The real work begins for elected officials

By noon tomorrow, June 30, 2022, all the newly elected provincial and municipal officials of Catanduanes will have assumed their respective posts. For the great majority of local chief executives…

22,000 families in Cat’nes, Samar to get cash aid before typhoon landfall

QUEZON CITY — A total of 22,000 households, including 42,239 children, in typhoon vulnerable municipalities will benefit from multi-purpose unconditional cash transfers as the Department of Social Welfare and Development…

Genetically modified Golden Rice to benefit nearly 200,000 people

Nearly 200,000 Catandunganons, including 29,919 children aged 0-59 months old and 11,963 pregnant and lactating mothers, will be benefited once production of Golden Rice on the island begins. This was…

Layoffs, hiring spree seen as new execs take over

With just 15 days to go before the new chief executives take over in three towns of Catanduanes where the incumbents lost, most of the casual, job order and contractual…

DepEd: At least 10,000 pupils undergoing subject refreshers

The Department of Education (DepEd) in Catanduanes last week officially launched its three-year Learning Recovery Plan intended to provide refreshers to at least 10,000 learners with low levels of mastery…

Candidates nowhere to be seen as DPWH, brgy. officials remove campaign materials

Despite a directive from the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), candidates in the recent local elections were nowhere to be seen as barangay officials largely shouldered the…

Rodriguez, Cua brods post landslide victory

Breaking a three-decade jinx, Governor Joseph Cua won a third and final term by a huge margin, the same definitive victory hacked out in last Monday’s election by his brother,…

PDRF, partners launch abaca farm school in Catanduanes

The Philippine Disaster Resilience Foundation (PDRF), with the support of Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, has launched the Farmers Field School on Abaca Production in the municipalities of Virac and San…

Over P500-k toga rental during pandemic:

COA audit team now looking into graft complaint vs. VG Abundo

The Commission on Audit has began looking into allegations of graft and other violations against Vice Governor Shirley Abundo and three other individuals over a P500,000 contract covering the rental…

The PPCRV Provincial Candidates’ Forum

On Friday, April 29, 2022 from 5:30 to 10:30 PM, the Catanduanes Electorate should take time to watch, either in person or online, the Provincial Candidates’ Forum sponsored by the…