2021 COA Annual Audit Report:

Capitol elective official, others granted ‘improper’ cash advances for supplies

In 2021, the provincial government of Catanduanes allowed an elective official and personnel of other agencies to draw cash advances totaling ₱150,000.00 for the payment of various supplies and swab…

Cat’nes health facilities score in 11th Salud Bicolnon Awards

Health facilities from Catanduanes bagged six trophies in the 11th Serbisyong Salud Bicolnon Awards and Araw ng Pasasalamat conducted by the Department of Health (DOH) Bicol Center for Health Development…

DPWH to implement P2.8-B infra projects in Catanduanes

Almost P2.8 billion worth of vital infrastructure projects has been allocated for the province of Catanduanes in the 2023 General Appropriations Act and will be implemented soon by the Department…

Islander in the City | Pablo A. Tariman:

WHEN STILLNESS BECOMES LIFE

To wake up With the cold night air Suddenly engulfed By the nocturnal View of the islands And the stillness stuns You are looking At the big wide sea And…

Man arrested 18 months after killing own mother

A fish vendor was apprehended by the police last week, two-and-a-half years after he allegedly stabbed his own mother to death and then stole her money. Capt. Lorenzo Alberto of…

12-year-old boy kills self after scolding from father

Virac Mayor Samuel Laynes has ordered the police to conduct an investigation into the death by hanging of a 12-year-old boy in barangay Capilihan last Sunday, the first suicide incident…

EXCEPT FOR THIS RECURRING LANDSLIDE

HUNDREDS OF FISHERFOLK FAMILIES

More action needed to prevent suicides

The suicide note that the 12-year-old boy sent as a cellphone message to his mother before he hanged himself last Sunday morning could have broken any cold-hearted parent. Thrice, the…

Laborer collared in Virac buy-bust op

Drug enforcement agents and police personnel arrested a laborer in Virac who allegedly yielded shabu in a buy-bust operation last week. According to the belated report, personnel from the Regional…