Capitol eases travel restrictions, cites success of vax campaign

Fully-vaccinated travelers from areas with the same Alert Level as Catanduanes or lower can now enter the province by presenting only their vaccination cards, instead of a negative RT-PCR test…

Robredo vows to improve transport system in Bicol if elected president

Rural development, especially the transportation system, will be the central focus of her administration if she is chosen president in May 2022, Vice President Maria Leni Robredo said last week…

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…

Lighted buoys at two ports
part of P448-M PPA project

Ships heading to Virac and San Andres ports can now dock without the possibility of running aground on nearby coral reefs, as solar-powered navigation buoys have been installed at the…

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Travelers victimized by private vans

For several months now, there have been countless reports of numerous passengers victimized by unscrupulous operators of private vans offering their transport services from Metro Manila to Tabaco. And despite…

DPWH to tear down boundary arches along national highway

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has begun informing municipal mayors that it would remove all boundary markers, particularly welcome arches straddling the national highway, in compliance with…

Public, travelers urged to heed border control, health protocols

Governor Joseph Cua last week made a public appeal to constituents and travelers to Catanduanes to abide by the minimum health protocols being implemented against COVID-19, particularly the stricter border…

UV Express vans not eligible for ‘modern’ PUV franchise

Local transport operators who invested in UV Express vans were recently disappointed to learn that their vehicles cannot be granted franchises under the government’s Public Utility Vehicle Modernization Plan (PUVMP).…