On fake Fb accounts and sick APORs

The public is warned against the proliferation of fake accounts on Facebook, which could be used by their unscrupulous creators in scams or by trolls to create posts using your name, something which could get you in trouble with private persons or the government.

Dim prospects for on-line learning

With high-speed internet in the capital town of Virac still about a year away from being realized, the prospect of learning through on-line classes appear dim, not only for students but also among teachers.

Man in jail for fatal stabbing

According to the police, the suspect, Solomon Tabuzo Jr., initially quarreled with a man called “Onyok” whom he asked as to his identity sometime at 11 P.M. of June 1 in barangay Danicop.

Cong. Hector Sanchez “too busy” to explain side on Anti-Terror Bill

He apologized to the Tribune for his being unable to answer the paper’s query on his reasons for sponsoring the controversial bill, saying that since that morning of the query, he had been attending committee hearings that would last until the afternoon.

Virac mayor gets SB nod to set tricycle fares via EO

A source told the Tribune that last May 14, 2020, the SB Committee on Public Utility and Transportation discussed the draft resolution proposed by Councilor Reynante Bagadiong enacting an ordinance amending Municipal Ordinance No. 2019-01 by providing an addendum to the procedure prescribing fare rates for the operation of tricycles for hire in Virac.

Virac LGU establishes one-stop shop for LSIs

Last week, the administration of Mayor Sinforoso Sarmiento Jr. established the Bayanihan One Stop Shop to manage the processing of LSIs securing Medical Clearance Certificate (MCC) and Travel Authority (TA).
This is in compliance with the directive of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) that pushed for the creation of such bodies at the municipal level.

DepEd prepares for “blended learning,” asks parents, stakeholders for support

It is also working out where the budget for the printing of the modules will come from, including each school’s Maintenance & Other Operating Expenditures (MOOE), as the reproduction of the learning materials could prove costly depending on the materials and process used.

High-speed internet in Virac still 12 months away – PLDT

This does not include the establishment of its cable landing station in Virac and the connection of the underground fiber optic cable to the existing overhead Fiber Home lines, which will take at least another six months to complete.

Never too late for 1st Returning Overseas Filipino

The very first Returning Overseas Filipino (ROF) to arrive in the province was resigned to finishing his 14-day quarantine at a government facility as ordered by local health authorities.

FICELCO’s math on ‘high’ power bills proven correct

At the Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP) special meeting of the Committee on Energy chaired by PBM Edwin Tanael, FICELCO officials led by General Manager Engr. Raul Zafe used the actual billing records of complainant John Tarrobal, a barangay kagawad of Cabugao, to illustrate how the power consumption and billing increased last May 2020.