SUWECO justifies long delay in delivery of two hydro projects

A top official of the Sunwest Water & Electricity Co. (SUWECO) last week blamed stringent government regulations for the delay in the construction and completion of its promised hydroelectric power…

Consumers to shoulder VIWAD’s P2.6-M tax payments to Capitol

Should the Virac Water District pay off the P2.6-million local franchise tax due the provincial government, it will be its 8,600 concessionaires who will eventually bear the burden through pass-on…

TGP urges IATF, LGUs to require only antigen test from vaccinated travelers

Talino at Galing ng Pinoy (TGP) Rep. Jose J. Teves Jr. has asked the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) and local government units to relax travel requirements for fully-vaccinated travelers by…

EBMC seeks P13-M in emergency funds to address increasing COVID19 cases

The increasing number of COVID-19 cases and subsequent admissions of patients are stretching the resources of public and private health facilities to the breaking point.Describing the situation as “alarming,” Provincial…

No “zero risk” from COVID-19 in any kind of public gathering

While many people, particularly those religiously following the minimum health protocols, have welcomed the move of the Virac IATF to re-impose a curfew and implement a liquor ban in the…

340 incumbents, aspirants
file COCs for 121 local posts

A total of 340 reelectionists and aspirants for 121 elective posts have filed their Certificates of Candidacies with the Commission Elections (COMELEC) during the Oct. 1-8, 2021 filing period.The total…

Proposed LTO Virac district office site
to have motor vehicle inspection center

Once completed, the proposed new site of the Land Transportation Office (LTO) Virac district office at Palnab del Sur will have a Private Motor Vehicle Inspection Center (PMVIC).This was indicated…

Boñales heads new officers
PCCI Catanduanes chapter

Sworn in as president of the Philippine Chamber of Commerce, Inc. (PCCI) Catanduanes Chapter, Catanduanes Bazaar and Supermart’s Frank C. Boñales has urged the business community on the island to…

Women as active leaders in politics

By the end of the period allotted for the filing of Certificates of Candidacies (COCs), what the Commission on Elections was holding for the people of Catanduanes was a mixed…

PENRO, IMT office hit by COVID-19

A number of personnel of the Incident Management Team (IMT) based at the provincial capitol has been laid low by COVID-19, with the entire office locked down and some staffers…