Bicol News

Albayano activists lie down despite rain to support third round peace talks, release of political prisoners

Albayano activists lie down despite rain to support third round peace talks, release of political prisoners

By Reynard Magtoto LEGAZPI CITY, 19January2017 (BicolToday.com) – “Bilanggong Pulitikal, Palayain! (Free All Political Prisoners!),” a youth protester repeatedly shouted as he lay down in the middle…

‘Suspend Tagudando to avoid doctoring of documents’- Rodulfo

‘Suspend Tagudando to avoid doctoring of documents’- Rodulfo

By Elmer James Bandol LEGAZPI City, 11Jan.2017 (BicolToday.com) – Bicol Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Director Reynaldo G. Tagudando, who is facing twin criminal and two administrative…

PAGASA-Legazpi issues red rainfall warning in parts of Sorsogon

PAGASA-Legazpi issues red rainfall warning in parts of Sorsogon

By Mike Dela Rama LEGAZPI CITY, 10Jan2017 —- The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Administration (PAGASA)-Legazpi station has raised the red rainfall warning in Sorsogon, particularly in…

Health officials raise alarm over cholera outbreak in Catanduanes; 1 dies in Bato town

Health officials raise alarm over cholera outbreak in Catanduanes; 1 dies in Bato town

By Mike Dela Rama LEGAZPI CITY, 10Jan2016 — Health and local government officials in the island province of Catanduanes have expressed alarm over the cholera outbreak that…

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Nation

NDFP slams allegations of fractiousness

NDFP slams allegations of fractiousness

By BicolToday.com News Team LEGAZPI CITY, 23January 2017 (BicolToday.com) – The National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) denounced allegations that the revolutionary organization is split into…

‘First achievement of the 3rd round’: Parties sign supplemental guidelines of Joint Monitoring Committee

‘First achievement of the 3rd round’: Parties sign supplemental guidelines of Joint Monitoring Committee

By Altermidya.net  ROME, Italy—The National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) and the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) signed today the supplemental guidelines to…

Unilateral ceasefire untenable; bilateral ceasefire prospects dim–NDFP

Unilateral ceasefire untenable; bilateral ceasefire prospects dim–NDFP

By Raymund B. Villanueva, Kodao Productions ROME, Italy–The National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) submitted a long list of complaints against the Government of the Republic…

Regions

GRP chief negotiator visits NPA stronghold

GRP chief negotiator visits NPA stronghold

MANILA, 27Dec2016 — Government chief peace negotiator (GRP) Silvestre Bello made a historic first by visiting one of the village strongholds of the rebel New People’s Army…

‘Jaguar’ cousin’s arrest to have big impact on Central Visayas ‘shabu’ supply, says PRO 7 chief

‘Jaguar’ cousin’s arrest to have big impact on Central Visayas ‘shabu’ supply, says PRO 7 chief

CEBU CITY, 19Sept2016 — Chief Superintendent Noli Talino, Police Regional Office (PRO) 7 director, said the arrest in Bicol of a cousin of the slain suspected big-time…

World

Duterte Unleashes Human Rights Calamity – HRW

Duterte Unleashes Human Rights Calamity – HRW

Abusive ‘War on Drugs’ Kills Thousands New York, January 12, 2017 – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has initiated a “war on drugs” in which police and “unidentified…

Int’l community condemns assassination of Russian ambassador to Turkey

Int’l community condemns assassination of Russian ambassador to Turkey

BEIJING, 20Dec2016 (PNA/Xinhua) — The international community has voiced condemnation of the assassination of the Russian ambassador to Turkey Andrei Karlov, and their determination to fight against…

Lifestyle

Remembering now Saint, Mother Teresa of Calcutta in Manila

Remembering now Saint, Mother Teresa of Calcutta in Manila

By Joey Natividad CITY OF NAGA, Bicol Region, Philippines – While the Catholic world applauded Sunday over Pope Francis’ official proclamation and canonization of the late Mother…

8th Pandayang Lino Brocka Political Film and New Media Festival

8th Pandayang Lino Brocka Political Film and New Media Festival

MANILA – The 8th Pandayang Lino Brocka Political Film and New Media Festival is now accepting entries until July 30, 2016. The Pandayang Lino Brocka is a…

Tech

Bicol netizens to experience better Internet traffic

Bicol netizens to experience better Internet traffic

By Connie B. Destura LEGAZPI CITY, 17June2016 — Internet users in the Bicol Region will soon have an improved local Internet traffic quality and better Internet experience…

Journalists concerned over Facebook’s ‘censorship policies’

Journalists concerned over Facebook’s ‘censorship policies’

By Joey Natividad CITY OF NAGA, Bicol Region – Bicol journalists, members of Altermidya, share their concern as “acts of censorship” by Facebook’s unexplained blocking of postings by journalists, artists,…

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