editorial

Why We Need Lifeguards In Galera
editorial

Why We Need Lifeguards In Galera

PUERTO GALERA — Do you think public beaches along our town should have lifeguards? In Puerto Galera, saving lives needs to become a community effort following a rash of drownings at White Beach and Bulabud in 2017. One of the teens, drowned after being caught in a rip current in […]

Support the Mayor
editorial

Support the Mayor

For the longest time, the Municipality of Puerto Galera has always been one of the more insignificant Tourist Destinations in the eyes of the Department of Tourism (DOT). Different reasons from different sectors on why so. But today one thing is apparent, the Town of Puerto Galera is significantly in […]

Why we need a RORO?
editorial feature news

Why we need a RORO?

We cannot fully belabor this enduring issue as it is at the core of the problems besetting the tourist industry. Everybody in Puerto Galera is talking about it, is in agreement with it and thinks it’s needed. However, it seems no one is doing anything to get a RORO ferry […]

Ordinance vs loud bikes needed
editorial environment

Ordinance vs loud bikes needed

IT’S hard to understand why our town and provincial legislators remain deaf to the growing clamor by majority of their constituents to enact ordinances against loud motorcycles that produce nerve-wracking noise even in the late hours of the night not just along major roads but also along quiet neighborhood streets. […]

editorial

Thank You, Mrs. Locsin

Maraming Salamat po, Mrs. Locsin. To us who know your generous heart to Puerto Galera and its people, we sincerely say, Thank You. No other life has had such an impact to Puerto Galera and to the future of its 40,000 inhabitants than Mrs. Cecilia Yulo Locsin. She has given […]

editorial

Are public hearings useful?

Invitations to public hearings are communicated via the community channel of TVNET.  Organizations normally get notices in writing to attend the hearings.  Upon arrival to the hearing, only then will one be given a copy of the draft ordinance. A public hearing is defined as a process where interested parties […]