Catanduanes Tribune Appeals for Help to Readers to Further Improve its Services

For the first time in the 10-year history of the Catanduanes Tribune website (it began appearing on the Internet in December 2000, seven months after founder Fred Gianan Sr. died of pancreatic cancer), we would like to appeal to our dear readers to help us further improve the website.

As proposed by loyal reader Raymond Abundo of USA, we would like you, especially those who live and work abroad, to join him as one of our Preferred Subscribers by paying US$100 or P5,000 yearly for the privilege of reading the Tribune website. Preferred Subscribers will enjoy reading the raw Tribune materials ahead of the website issue and will likewise receive gift and promotional items from the Tribune.

Readers who are in the Philippines are likewise encouraged to volunteers their own contributions to our effort to enhance the website through the following: hiring of a local web expert to assist web admin Richard Revelar; pursue the introduction of Breaking News section and interactive news; and, procure necessary equipment for news gathering and IT.

Subscription payments and donations may be sent by Western Union courier to Catanduanes Tribune c/o Fernan Arcilla Gianan, 200 J. Luna St., Calatagan, Virac, Catanduanes, Philippines, or through US-based Edwin Arcilla Gianan through Chase Checking Account Number 009-7119-4792. Kindly send an email to this writer ( detailing the amount sent, remittance tracking number, date sent, and your name and address. Thank you in advance!

by Fernan A. Gianan, Inside Page
Source: Catanduanes Tribune - 14 January 2010