High number of Covid-19 admissions,
surge of new cases led to Alert Level 4

A day before the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) issued the declaration placing Catanduanes under Alert Level 4, the island province had the highest bed occupancy rate among top 10 areas…

DOH: Vaccination of 12-17 year-olds here to begin soon

About 18,000 young Catandunganons aged 12 to 17 years old may soon be vaccinated against COVID-19, following the launching of vaccination rollout for the pediatric population in the Bicol mainland…

Gov. Cua calls for volunteers to join ramped-up vaccination

Governor Joseph Cua has called on nurses and medical professionals to volunteer to be part of new vaccination teams to be created in an effort to intensify COVID-19 vaccination efforts…

Limited face-to-face classes require vaccination of over 90% of students

Limited face-to-face classes in all degree programs in Higher Educational Institutions (HEIs) will soon be allowed provided there should be a high vaccination rate among faculty and students, among others.In…

Marriages up by 350% in 2021

Preliminary vital statistics for the first half of 2021 indicate that the number of marriages in the province of Catanduanes has more than tripled compared to that recorded for the…

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…

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…