Diit-diit sana an kuhit

Dae pa ngani sarong semana matapos na ianuncio kan DA na igua nang African Swine Fever sa Calolbon, Virac, Bato, San Miguel y Viga, mati na an efecto caini sa…

Bato police chiefโ€™s thoughtless outburst

The top three leaders of the province โ€“ Governor Joseph Cua, Congressman Hector Sanchez and TGP Partylist Rep. Jose Teves Jr. โ€“ addressed barangay captains from the towns of Bato…

Political will gets tested in the fight against ASF

โ€œImportante kaan dai sinda magpalaog. Kadakol pa man ning source ning karne. Manok, karbaw, igwa pa man ning alternative. Su supply nita, โ€˜pag โ€˜yan talaga nahawaan, magiging zero ang population.โ€…

Maltreated carabao gores San Miguel farmer to death

A farmer in San Miguel reportedly died last week after being severely wounded by his own enraged carabao in barangay Patagan Salvacion. A source at the local government unit said…

Police hunt 3 armed men who robbed Virac store

A manhunt has been launched by the Virac police station to locate and apprehend three members of an armed robbery gang who held up a mid-sized grocery store in Sto.…

JOHN ARCILLA AS THE HEALING PRIEST

by Pablo Tariman   John Arcilla as the healing priest, Fr. Fernando Suarez.   On this drizzling afternoon, actor John Arcilla talks about his roots which all started in Catanduanes…

Islander in the City by Pablo Tariman:

REMEMBERING CHRISTMAS IN MY HOMETOWN

My hometown Baras as seen from a helicopter after Typhoon Rolly. (Photo: Jeff Canoy)   I turn 72 on Dec. 30. That means I have spent the same number of…

Aviation Security Unit 5 gives Xโ€™mas gifts to 400 families here

Instead of holding a Christmas party, the Aviation Security Unit 5 and several of its provincial units decided to pool their resources to bring Christmas gifts to 400 families in…

2 TF Kapatid linemen from Iloilo, Negros test positive for COVID-19

PHYSICAL DISTANCING IS PROVING TO BE DIFFICULT to implement in the celebration of the Misa de Aguinaldo in different churches in the Diocese of Virac especially when heavy rains begin…

DA blames typhoons, relief efforts for ASF spread here

SOME QUARTERS ARE CLAIMING that, despite the DA regional officeโ€™s initial findings, signs of ASF infection in the local hog population began showing up before the trio of storms slammed…