Catanduanes offered chance to host Miss Earth International pre-pageant
Any day now, the provincial government expects to receive a proposal from organizers of Miss Earth International for Catanduanes to host the pre-pageant of the global beauty contest sometime this November. This favorable development came after the ...
Summertime in Virac, Catanduanes: A “Biyahe ni Drew” itinerary
Catanduanes is 366.29 kilometers from Manila – far from the busy city life and closer to island paradise. With Catanduanes' mountainous terrain and pristine beaches, it's no wonder that it was one of the shooting locations for US-based reality TV show ...
Vice Governor favors limestone quarrying
Vice-Governor Jose “Bong” Teves Jr. moves for selective and regulated mining to produce substantial amount of limestone cement for the erection of the Friendship Bridge connecting two places in Catanduanes and Camarines Sur nearest in distance owing ...
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VG Teves defers limestone hearings; Pushes for in depth study
In a move that could block to a screeching halt the on-going efforts to exempt limestone quarrying from the total ban on mining in Catanduanes, Vice Governor Jose “Bong” Teves Jr. has ordered the deferment of public hearings on the controversial issue.
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Virac police score in shabu buy-bust
With one Ernesto Tabor Jr. As poseur-buyer, lawmen from the Catanduanes provincial intelligence section and the Virac police hatched the entrapment operation against Tatac in the morning of April 7. Tabor sent text messages to Tatac and the latter ...
The battle against limestone mining is not yet over
The April 7 public hearing of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan on the propos ased resolution endorsing Congressman Cesar Sarmiento's House Bill 670, which declares Catanduanes a mining-free zone, but asking for exemption on the quarrying of limestone, ...
PCCI calls on local chamber to promote quality Filipino products
The leadership of the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) last week urged the officers and members of its chamber in Catanduanes to work on developing local industries and quality Philippine products. In his address read by PCCI Vice ...
Virac Water District hosts BIWADA Sportsfest
The delegates arrived yesterday and immediately immersed themselves in a Videoke Challenge at the Catanduanes Athletic Complex. After celebrating Mass at the Immaculate Conception Cathedral, the officials and employees of the Bicol WDs will join a ...
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San Andres' educ'l programs get thumbs-up from DepEd chief
In a meeting with Schools Division Superintendent Dr. Jose Doncillo, supervisors and principals at the Deped Catanduanes division office, the secretary lauded the island province for establishing a tradition of excellence as early as the elementary ...