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PDEA-Bicol has new chief

PDEA-Bicol has new chief

LEGAZPI CITY,  24June2016 — The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Bicol regional office has a new head in the person of Director III Jeoffrey C. Tacio, replacing…

Local and Special Non-working holidays in Sorsogon City on June 29-30, 2016

Local and Special Non-working holidays in Sorsogon City on June 29-30, 2016

By Felix ‘Boy’ Espineda, Jr. SORSOGON CITY, 24June2016 (BicolToday.com) – To honor its patron saints Peter and Paul the office of the city mayor here issued Executive…

Sorsogon City mayor Lee violates RH law, DOH readies charges

Sorsogon City mayor Lee violates RH law, DOH readies charges

SORSOGON CITY, 24June2016 (BicolToday.com) — The Department of Health is readying charges against Sorsogon City Mayor Sally Lee for “gross violations” of Reproductive Health law when she…

Hunt for hit-and-run black car with plate number ZJA 551

Hunt for hit-and-run black car with plate number ZJA 551

By BicolToday.com News Team OCAMPO, Camarines Sur – A hunt is on for a black car with plate number ZJA 551 which allegedly bumped a pedestrian and…

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CHED chair Licuanan described “kapit-tuko” for refusal to resign – militant Bicolano students

CHED chair Licuanan described “kapit-tuko” for refusal to resign – militant Bicolano students

By Joey Natividad CITY OF NAGA, Bicol Region, 23June2016 (BicolToday.com) — The top official of the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) is described as “kapit tuko”, “hanging…

Duterte peace panel, NDFP to forge deal on interim ceasefire

Duterte peace panel, NDFP to forge deal on interim ceasefire

By Lilian C. Mellejor DAVAO CITY, 22June2016 — An agreement for an interim ceasefire of both the government armed forces and the communist rebels is expected to…

Kabataan slams outgoing Pres. Aquino for inaction against contractualization

Kabataan slams outgoing Pres. Aquino for inaction against contractualization

By BicolToday.com News Team SORSOGON CITY, 21June2016 – Youth party slammed the Aquino administration for turning a blind eye on the worsening labor crisis in the country.…

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Philippines’ Displaced Children Barred from School

Philippines’ Displaced Children Barred from School

By Carlos Conde Human Rights Watch ZAMBOANGA CITY – Hundreds of Filipino children here were barred from attending class when schools opened this week. The reason? The…

Duterte team, Joma to meet in Oslo for preliminary talks on peace agenda

Duterte team, Joma to meet in Oslo for preliminary talks on peace agenda

By Lilian C. Mellejor DAVAO CITY, 10June2016 — The team of President-elect Rodrigo Duterte will hold preliminary talks with Communist Party of the Philippines-National Democratic Front of…

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NDFP, Duterte peace teams begin “informal” talks in Oslo, Norway

NDFP, Duterte peace teams begin “informal” talks in Oslo, Norway

By Joey Natividad CITY OF NAGA, Bicol Region, Philippines, 15June2016 – The much-anticipated preliminary talks between representatives of the incoming Duterte government and the National Democratic Front…

Filipino youth party offers sympathy to victims of Florida bloodbath; blames ‘culture of hate’

Filipino youth party offers sympathy to victims of Florida bloodbath; blames ‘culture of hate’

By Joey Natividad CITY OF NAGA, Bicol Region, Philippines  – Kabataan Party-list (Youth party) on Tuesday expressed solidarity to the people of the United States over the mass shooting…

Lifestyle

Amateur singing contest in Nabua, Camarines Sur

Amateur singing contest in Nabua, Camarines Sur

NABUA, Camarines Sur – A “Minus One” Amateur singing contest, open to ages 13 to 45 years old, at 7 pm, June 23 at San Juan, Nabua.…

NBDB releases reporting guide on correct textbook pricing

NBDB releases reporting guide on correct textbook pricing

By Joey Natividad CITY OF NAGA, Bicol Region – The National Book Development Board (NBDB) reminds the public to report any discrepancies of pricing of textbooks which…

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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