Vol. XX No. 42

December 27, 2000

Virac, Catanduanes


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Other News



Loot from Mormon's apartment traced

Lawmen have recovered assorted appliances and valuables stolen from the apartment of a missionary of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints 12 days ago. [FullStory]



Doc, retiree lose stereos to thieves

A physician and a retiree lost their car stereos to unidentified thieves recently in the capital town, police reported last week. [FullStory]



Snatcher of P4-T rode a sportsbike

A man riding a sports motorcycle reportedly grabbed a beltbag full of cash from a man who had just come out of a hardware store in the capital town last week. [FullStory]



Cheers spirit spreads to San Miguel town

From its birthplace in the capital town, the Christmas Cheers spirit has spread to nearby San Miguel, which has staged its own version for the second straight year.  [FullStory]




TRIBUNE'S TOP SELLER. Pablo Padilla receives a cash gift from PBM Fred Gianan, Jr. for being the top newsboy of the Catanduanes Tribune for 2000. The boy sold a total of 4,342 copies over 47 Wednesdays, more than a month's worth of this island's oldest newspaper.



LOOKING UP. Telecommunications is once again looking up in Catanduanes, following Mobiline's failure to operate its site, as Globe Telecom rushes up work on its cellsite and 40-meter tower, shown here from the bottom up.



RADIOHEADS. Participants from Bicol provinces, including Catanduanes' DX4-ARCC, in the 66th anniversary of the Philippine Amateur Radio Association (PARA) pose for posterity.



ON HUMAN RIGHTS. Members of the newly-organized Karapatan-Catanduanes headed by Marlon Buenafe (center, with microphone) listen as a witness testifies on alleged human rights violations in the province.


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