VIWAD customers to be billed P3.56 per cubic meter septage fee starting next year

By the start of 2023, all 9,000 concessionaires of the Virac Water District will find a new item in their water bill: the P3.56 per cubic meter septage fee approved…

SP endorses 2-year extension for retiring FICELCO GM Zafe

The Sangguniang Panlalawigan has approved a resolution strongly endorsing the extension of service of Engr. Raul V. Zafe as general manager of the First Catanduanes Electric Cooperative, Inc. (FICELCO) for…

LGUs, DSHUD to identify homeless beneficiaries:

Catanduanes among initial sites of P500-B Pambansang Pabahay

Local government units and the Department of Social Housing and Urban Development (DSHUD) will identify Informal Settler Family (ISF) beneficiaries of the Marcos administration’s Pambansang Pabahay para sa Piliipino which…

Islander in the City | Pablo A. Tariman:

FILIPINO WINS 2022 THAILAND INTERNATIONAL GUITAR COMPETITION

The winning streak of classical guitarist Adrik Cristobal continues. After winning the 7th Valerio International Guitar Competition in Yogyakarta, Indonesia in 2019 and the National Music Competitions for Young Artists…

2021 COA Annual Audit Reports:

San Andres LGU commended for completing DRRM, dev’t projects

San Andres local officials were commended by the Commission on Audit for ensuring the implementation and completion of its programs, projects and activities under the Disaster Risk Reduction and Management…

Paraiso lot owner ignoring Cease-and-Desist Order?

As early as last year, the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) issued a Cease-and-Desist Order for (CDO) for premature conversion against the registered owner of the land in Hiyop, Pandan…

Small Business Corp. offers Rise Up loans for small entrepreneurs

Small businesses have another opportunity to gain access to financial services, with state-owned Small Business Corporation (SBCorp) offering so-called RISE UP loans for entrepreneurs who have yet to recover from…

SEC warns public against investing in unregistered firms

LEGAZPI CITY, Albay (PIA) – The office here of Securities and Exchange Commission has warned the public against investing in unregistered investment companies or agents, saying investors in such companies…

2022 a year of awards for Christian pastor-educator

With three awards in a row, the head pastor of a Christian congregation, who is also a head teacher at the San Miguel Rural Development High School, has much to…

The Pambansang Pabahay para sa Pilipino

By the way the Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development (DHSUD) explained last week to local officials, the Marcos administration’s bid to reduce the six-million-unit housing backlog in the…