The need to recalibrate our COVID-19 response

The success of the country’s COVID response depends on the implementation of directives from the authorities. But as our understanding of the virus changes, so too should our response to it. Just recently, the World Health Organization updated its information to acknowledge that the coronavirus is transmitted through short-range aerosol transmission. To quote its April… Continue reading The need to recalibrate our COVID-19 response

Partnership not Privatization!

Last year, a Sangguniang Panlalawigan legislative measure (No. 523-2020) entitled “A Resolution Expressing Support for the Initiative to Privatize First Catanduanes Electric Cooperative, (FICELCO) Inc., and Calling for the National Electrification Administration (NEA), the Department of Energy (DOE) and the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) to Intellectually Validate the Privatization Effort in Order to Achieve Reliable… Continue reading Partnership not Privatization!

The Long Wait Relatively Over!

Apparently, after several years of inconvenience and waiting, the affected market vendors’ endurance, patience and perseverance, bore fruit. The controversial perennial question: “How long is temporary?; claimed  by a certain local legislator allegedly as his brainchild, is finally answered. The long wait is relatively over.            Those in the wet section—fish and meat area—at the… Continue reading The Long Wait Relatively Over!

On Bidding Documents Snatching

            The relatively booming construction industry in the province had been alerted by the reported snatching of bidding documents by a person with a back-up riding person right smack in the Department Of Public Works Compound. The victim was a hurried female staff of a construction company who is supposed to beat the deadline for… Continue reading On Bidding Documents Snatching