Mayors welcome higher IRA by 2022 due to SC ruling on Mandanas case

The League of Municipalities of the Philippines (LMP) Catanduanes Chapter recently expressed with the impending implementation of the Supreme Court’s ruling on the Mandanas case that would increase the local…

NEA: Loans to power co-ops reach P440 million in 2020

The National Electrification Administration (NEA) disbursed P440-million worth of loans, including calamity loans, to 20 electric cooperatives (ECs) last year. Data from the NEA Accounts Management and Guarantee Department (AMGD)…

Cagayan’s No. 6 Most Wanted nabbed in San Andres town

Cagayan province’s No. 6 Most Wanted Person was arrested last week in San Andres town where ha apparently fled to escape criminal charges for rape. According to the Catanduanes police,…

RTC judges inhibit from cases handled by “disrespectful” lawyer

A Manila-based lawyer will have to wait for the Supreme Court to assign a new judge to handle his cases after the Regional Trial Court’s two judges inhibited themselves due…

Man who battered wife, kid to death sentenced to over 24 years in prison

The man who battered his wife and youngest child to death using a stick last November 2020 has pleaded guilty to all charges and will spend most of his remaining,…

GMA Kapuso Foundation donating 6 classrooms to Virac public school

In the first such donation to the Catanduanes since supertyphoon Rolly, the GMA Kapuso Foundation, Inc. is donating six classrooms to Palta Elementary School in Virac in a partnership with…