Cong. Sanchez hits back

During last week’s meeting between FICELCO and SUWECO that was called by Cong. Hector Sanchez in his bid to find solutions to recent brownouts, the latter responded to the claim…

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…

One team, different parties

As it appears now, the winning team of Governor Joseph Cua, Congressman Hector Sanchez and Vice Governor Shirley Abundo in 2019 will be running under different political parties.It may be…

PRRD’s ill-advised rant vs. Sen. Gordon

President Rodrigo Duterte’s tirade against Sen. Richard Gordon for allegedly using the Philippine Red Cross, of which he is chairman, as a milking cow is wildly off the mark.His call…

The COVID-19 variants are here, except for Delta

Catanduanes has a total of six cases of Beta variant of the COVID-19 virus and five of the Alpha variant.Thankfully, not a single Delta variant case has been detected so…

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Alleged scammer no longer a CatSU employee

According to a ranking official of the Catanduanes State University’s Panganiban Campus, alleged cryptocurrency trading scam mastermind Darius Panti is no longer connected with the defunct radio station there. It…

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Missing snippets of local history

Sabotage is suspected to be the cause of fire that reduced nearly half a million pesos worth of plastic materials to ashes last Sunday before noon at a junkshop in…

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RCBC branch here to open this October at VTC

With just seven weeks to go before the filing of candidacies for the May 9, 2022 elections on Oct. 1-8, 2021, the political pot is now simmering with activity. Following…

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Sobering COVID-19 statistics

From Virac native, Florida, USA resident and MMA judge Bo Rodulfo comes this commentary on the current state of affairs at CatSU: “Have been around so long that I haven’t…

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A disparity between DOH and PHO data

There is some disconnect between the Department of Health-Center for Health Development Bicol and the Provincial Health Office as far as the COVID-19 situation is concerned. For example, the DOH’s…