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…

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…

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…

SK officials set to finally receive honorarium beginning this year

Like their Sangguniang Kabataan chairperson, other SK officials can expect to receive a monthly honorarium beginning this year following the release of implementing guidelines by the Department of Budget and…

2021 COA Annual Audit Report:

COA flags P10-M in hospitals’ cash advances for medicine purchases

The Commission on Audit has doubted the propriety and regularity of over P10 million in cash advances used by the Eastern Bicol Medical Center (EBMC) and district hospitals in the…

2010 poll overspending cases here among 1,024 junked by Comelec

Four candidates in the 2010 local elections in Catanduanes were among those whose unresolved cases were dismissed by the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) last week. The other Wednesday, Jan. 4,…

100 tons of Golden Rice harvested in 17 sites, including Catanduanes

More than 100 tons of beta carotene-enriched Malusog Rice have been harvested this wet season in 17 pioneer production sites across the country, including Catanduanes. This was announced by the…