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For Nov 16

The other week, my Messenger had the “Ikaw ba yan sa video?” message sent to me by a friend. I did not open the message or its link (http://tiktok.v79s.club/laaA38W), fearing…

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The PICE’s typhoon-resilient building

  Under its PICE Green Engineering Project (PGEP), the Philippine Institute of Civil Engineers (PICE) through the PICE Quezon City chapter and its partner, the PICE Catanduanes chapter, is constructing…

Virac mayor’s fear comes true

Through this column, the Tribune wishes to apologize to DPWH District Engineer Edy Ferdinand Joven, who was reported in a Facebook report that he had already traveled to the mainland…

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Virac Cheers 2022 to start Dec. 10

The long-awaited repair of the Plaza Rizal covered courts in Virac, which was left unattended for nearly two years since it was battered by super typhoon Rolly in November 2020,…

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Something suspicious about Stuurman case

There is no truth to the report that the fugitive Dutchman arrested by immigration agents and police officers in Calatagan Tibang, Virac, last Oct. 14 spent some time at the…

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The power to approve Job Order contracts

Last Sept. 30, 2022, Gov. Joseph Cua issued a memorandum terminating all job order employees of the provincial government, including that of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan and the Office of the…

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A review of climate extremes in Virac

While looking for the latest Climate Outlook issued by PAGASA during last week’s 152nd Climate Forum, I happened to come upon the weather agency’s database on climatological extremes for the…

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Apologies to everyone

There were several typographical errors in today’s issue which this publisher left uncorrected due to the late arrival of the edited file. One extraneous phrase in the headline story that…

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WB studying solar power for islands

Power industry expert UP Prof. Rowaldo del Mundo was in Catanduanes for two days last week together with two representatives of the World Bank. It may be recalled that the…

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Tidal energy remains a distant promise

Former Cong. Cesar Sarmiento reportedly accompanied several executives of a power firm who visited FICELCO recently. The executives were from Energies PH Inc. (EPHI), which seeks to build Southeast Asia’s…