A TOTAL OF 1,147 PEOPLE

A TOTAL OF 1,147 PEOPLE, including 702 students, got their COVID-19 jabs last Nov. 4-5, 2021 at the CatSU Vaccination Center inside the gymnasium as the university prepares for the…

2021 BINIBINING CATANDUANES

2021 BINIBINING CATANDUANES Claudine Timola of Baras (center) is flanked by Binibining Catandungan Tourism Rosalexi Isidoro of Virac (2nd from left) and Binibining Catandungan Festival Christelle Santelices of Pandan (4th…

Cong. Sanchez stakes career on vow of sustainable power

“Mangyayari tabi an kuryente na pinangako ko.”With these words, an undaunted Congressman Hector S. Sanchez last week put at stake his personal reputation and political career on his assurance that…

No “ayuda” for poor families
during MECQ from Nov. 1-15

The national government will not provide financial assistance for poor families during the lockdown this Nov. 1 to 15, 2021 following the declaration of Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ) in…

REMEMBERING MY DAUGHTER KERIMA

How well do I know my daughter Kerima?Until I witnessed all the tributes given to her, I didn’t realize she had done so much, wrote poetry a lot and fought…

CatSU: BSP should rethink plan to use plastic in banknotes instead of abaca

The Catanduanes State University has joined the chorus of voices opposing the plan of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) to use polymers or plastic in banknotes instead of abaca…

Catandungan Festival 2021 contests’ results bared

For the second straight year, the celebration of the Catandungan Festival was pronounced a success despite many of its events held in virtual mode.Except for the Thanksgiving mass, opening ceremonies,…

Tariman’s first book of poetry out in December

Pablo A. Tariman first book of poetry – Love, Life and Loss During the Pandemic – will be released in December 2021.The Bicolano poet spoke as a resource person on…

Marijuana stash found in man’s eyeglass case

A police operation in San Andres last week led to the arrest of a new player in the illegal drug trade and the seizure of dried marijuana hidden inside an…

Why are some LGUs relaxing the MECQ guidelines?

The word “omnibus” is derived from Latin and means “to, for, by, with or from everything.” Among its many synonyms are “complete,” “comprehensive,” and “universal.”Precisely, the Omnibus Guidelines on the…