LOCATION. The first chamber of Callao Caves where a mini-chapel has been established is the location of at  least four films including an international one (see related story).

          Special Report Privatization of Callao Resort By Benjie S. De Yro     If plans won’t miscarry, the once-famous Callao Caves may once again regain its lost glories. That is, if the provincial government led by the new administration of Governor Manuel Mamba, will pursue its plan of giving the… Continue reading

Commentary

(BFAR region 2 files) ( This is an advance copy from One Luzon emag of the Philippine Information Agency) Long Road to Conservation The visit of typhoon Lando (international name: Koppu) in Cagayan Valley has brought advantage to the fishery sector: Ludong  (Cestraeus plicatilis) finally arrived. The President’s Fish, which   spawn-run to the mouth of the Cagayan… Continue reading Commentary

Isabela town holds on to pottery as flagship product

The writer interviews Acting Mayor Geoffrey Formoso on the CWF product inside the production area in Santa Maria town. SANTA MARIA, Isabela, October 30 (PIA) – The bright future of pottery industry becomes brighter for this Ibanag town when the government operationalized the first-ever production center for ceramic water filter in the country this year.… Continue reading Isabela town holds on to pottery as flagship product

Agrarian department opens docu film making tilt

DAR opens docu film making tilt By Benjie S. De Yro CAGAYAN, Philippines, Oct. 13 (PIA) – The Department of Agrarian Reform in Tuguegarao  City, Cagayan Valley region has leveled up its information and education campaign as the pre-production phase of its documentary film making competition started last week. Dubbed as Davvun 2015 Agrarian Film… Continue reading Agrarian department opens docu film making tilt

Marlon Littaua: Breaking local singing traditions at 50

He started singing rather late at 19, unlike his siblings who began joining local amateur singing competitions in high school. But for Marlon Littaua, one of the most enduring balladeers of Tuguegarao City, singing will always be a lifetime passion, equally embraced by her wife Beverly (nee Velasco), a banker. At 50, the husky voice… Continue reading Marlon Littaua: Breaking local singing traditions at 50