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VIRAC, CATANDUANES – Natagpuang wala ng buhay ang isang 22-year old na criminology student sa loob mismo ng kanyang inuukupang boardinghouse sa barangay ng Rawis noong nakaraang linggo.

Batay sa impormasyon, pasado ikawalo ng umaga noong September 24 nang madiskubre ng mga kaibigan at boardmates ang katawan ng biktimang si Patrick Levy Tebelin na wala ng buhay habang nakabulagta sa higaan sa loob ng inuukupa nitong silid sa Platero’s Boarding house.

VIGA, CATANDUANES – Isang Improvised Explosive Device (IED) ang sumambulat, may limampung metro lamang ang layo sa posisyon ng pulisya na noo’y naghahanda para magsagawa ng regular COMELEC checkpoint.

VIRAC, CATANDUANES – Anim (6) na mga panabong na manok ni dating Virac Mayor Cito Alberto ang ninakaw ng isang binatang tambay noong nakaraang linggo sa farm sa Barangay Palta.

Samantala, matapos ang paggagalugad, natagpuan ito sa pag-iingat ng ilang residente, kung kaya’t isinabit ang bumili sa kasong paglabag sa Anti-fencing law.

Through the collaborative efforts of Governor Joseph Cua, RTC Executive Judge Lelu Contreras, and PNP Provincial Director PSSupt. Jesus Martirez, Catanduanes leads to being the first in the country to launch a well-organized treatment, rehabilitation and reintegration program for Surrendering Drug Users (SDUs).

With the increasing number of SDUs nationwide and intending to effectively address the expected rise in number of SDUs in the province in the latter part of 2016, the three had an urgent meeting together with Provincial Health Officer Dr. Hazel Palmes earlier in July to establish a program regarding the matter. The meeting led to the formulation of Catanduanes’ coined Community Based Treatment and Rehabilitation (CBTR) Program. CBTR formally started last July 18 and is now on its third level according to Dr. Palmes.

VIRAC, CATANDUANES – Nasungkit ni Vice Governor Shirley A. Abundo ang isang pagkilala mula sa Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), sa 2016 Awarding Ceremony na idinaos sa lungsod ng Naga noong nakaraang linggo.

Ang nasabing pagkilala ay nakapaloob sa isang Appreciation Lunch na pinangasiwaan ng BSP bilang bahagi ng kanilang pasasalamat sa lahat ng institusyon o mga indibidwal na nagpamalas ng ibayong pagsuporta sa mga adbokasiya at programa ng BSP.

NAGA CITY---  In recognition of their invaluable contribution in nation building and support of its advocacy programs, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) conferred accolades to their deserving institutional partners and stakeholders on Tuesday at the BSP Assembly Hall here.
 
Now on its 23rd year, BSP honored organizations and institutions that have provided exemplary support to the BSP’s statistical undertakings, especially in disseminating vital information regarding the BSP’s programs and advocacy in its 2016 Awards Ceremony and Appreciation Lunch for their stakeholders in Bicol region.
 
With the theme “sustained partnership, sustained economic growth,” BSP took cognizant of the successful alliance that they have built with their partners through the years, highlighting their assistance in delivering the BSP’s primary mandate of promoting price stability and ensuring financial stability.
 
Ngo & Sons Trading and Industries, Inc. was this year’s Outstanding Respondent among Large and Medium Firms while Ramarplus Incorporated was recognized as the Outstanding Respondent among small firms for the Business Expectation Survey (BES) in Region V.
 
The award is given to respondents who have regularly submitted their responses to the quarterly BES on time.
 
This year’s Outstanding Partner for the report on regional economic developments award went to the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA)-Region V.  Also awarded as Outstanding Regional Partners in currency programs of BSP were the Diocese of Legazpi for coin recirculation and Albay Bankers Association and Camarines Sur Chamber of Commerce and Industry for the Demonetization of the New Design (NDS) series.
 
The award given to the outstanding regional partner in currency program of the BSP for the demonetization of the NDS reconizes stakeholder’s efforts in providing exemplary support in the promotion, coordination and implementation of the demonetization of the NDS banknotes of the BSP.  Recipients may come from partners coming from the private, public, non-government organizations, groups or individuals.
 
This year’s Outstanding regional partners for implementing BSP advocacy on the conduct of Public Information Campaigns was awarded to the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Bicol regional office and Central Bicol State University of Agriculture (CBSUA) (Naga Branch).  
 
DSWD and CBSUA were cited in terms of their responsiveness to requests, logistics support and invitation of participants to ensure the smooth conduct of PICs in their respective localities. (MAL/LSM-PIA5/Camarines Sur)

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