‘Homeowners’ groups backed by ex-mayor:

Hundreds being recruited for gov’t-funded housing projects

Hundreds of Catandunganons are joining ‘homeowners’ associations being organized in the 11 towns to be guaranteed a slot in government-funded housing projects, starting with a Virac “subdivision” of 3,000 quadruplex-type…

2021 COA Annual Audit Reports:

Gigmoto LGU spent P805,845 for travel of job order employees

The Commission on Audit has called the attention of the Gigmoto municipal government for allowing the payment of P805,845.00 in travel expenses to job order personnel. “Stop the practice of…

SSS running after delinquent employers

Six establishments which have been delinquent in paying the Social Security contributions of their employees were visited last week by officials from the Social Security System (SSS) and the local…

DILG: 88% of LGUs nationwide have functional Peace and Order Councils

As the current administration reels in further reducing the crime rate in the country, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) last week said 88.24% or 1,477 out…

Early morning motorcycle crash claims life of student

The Virac police station last Sunday called on motorists to maintain their vehicles, drive carefully and refrain from driving while under the influence of liquor after a student was killed…

Comprehensive guidelines issued on functionality of VAW Desks in barangays

Five agencies of the national government last week issued comprehensive guidelines on the establishment, operationalization and monitoring of the functionality of the Violence Against Women (VAW) Desk in every barangay.…

LGUs reminded on ban to purchase, use luxury vehicles for operations

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) reminds newly elected local chief executives (LCEs) that local government units (LGUs) are prohibited from acquiring or using luxury vehicles for…

Victim claimed she was abused 3,074 times:

Former OFW guilty of 660 counts of rape, child abuse

In what could be a regional or national record of dubious repute, a former Overseas Filipino Worker has been found guilty of one count of rape by sexual assault and…

EBMC marks 50th anniversary this September

The Eastern Bicol Medical Center is celebrating its 50th anniversary this month with a series of activities that ends this Friday, Sept. 16, 2022, with a Fellowship Night at the…

CA clears broadcaster in 2017 libel suit filed by police officer

A radio blocktimer who now airs her program on Facebook has been acquitted by the Court on Appeals over a libel case filed by a police officer in 2017. Last…