3.8 magnitude quake jolts Catanduanes
A 3.8-magnitude earthquake has jolted Virac, Catanduanes Friday morning, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said. Phivolcs said than an intensity III has been recorded in Naga City while an intensity II was felt in Virac, ...
Nagkakasararong Catandunganon sends help to Yolanda victims
Organizers say each pack contained 5 kilos of rice, 2 canned goods, 4 noodles, 2 packs of coffee, a box of matches and used clothing, which were all repacked at the Philippine Red Cross Catanduanes Chapter last Nov. 17-18 and then transferred to a ...
PhilHealth vows more benefits despite Capitol's P54-M debt
The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation will continue to provide a wider range of services to its members in Catanduanes despite the provincial government's unsettled P54-million arrears in premium payments. PhilHealth Regional Vice President ...
Fun runners to raise funds for Yolanda victims
Catanduanes runners are set to raise funds for the victims of super typhoon Yolanda in two events set in the first week of December. First to kick off will be the “Dalagan…Tabang sa Kabisayaan” Run for a Cause sponsored by the United Kingdom - Virac ...
Virac LGU weighs its market options
Including the municipal governments, LGUs in Catanduanes paid premiums of only P27.5 million. PhilHealth officials say the P54 million will continue to be treated as due from the provincial government, even if the Wong administration enrols ...
Scrapping of EBMC eco-enterprise urged
Facing a bleak Christmas without the traditional cash gift, the 141 permanent employees of the cash-strapped Eastern Bicol Medical Center (EBMC) have called on the administration of Governor Araceli Wong to scrap the economic enterprise and re ...
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The need to revisit the DRRM Law
While this total failure in disaster response systems is unthinkable in Catanduanes based on its people's experience, having been hit by four of the strongest typhoons in Philippine history, there could be a similar breakdown at the barangay and ...
Will the Virac mayor heed the council's call?
16 – CSU Laboratory Schools; Dec. 17 – Taytay Elementary School; Dec. 18 – Juan M. Alberto Memorial Elementary School; Dec. 19 – Virac Pilot Elementary School; Dec. 20 – Catanduanes Colleges; Dec. 21 – Catanduanes National High School; Dec.
Post-Yolanda Reflections: Samar and Leyte musically in my mind
I heard the piece in the FB posting of pianist Najib Ismail (twice a Catanduanes visitor) and I thought what a beautiful song which might as well describe the utter desolation in the Visayan landscape. The musical piece hardly heard in voice recitals ...
PDAF gone, so what?; DBM and DA mumble over SARO
In case of our lone congressional district, some P90 million worth of infrastructure projects will likely run the pipeline soon as Congressman Cesar tries to muscle his way around in both houses of Congress to salvage what is due for the province even ...
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