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1 dead, 3 hurt in 2 road mishaps involving motorcycles in Tigaon, CamSur

1 dead, 3 hurt in 2 road mishaps involving motorcycles in Tigaon, CamSur

By Jorge Hallare LEGAZPI CITY, 30May2016 – Police have advised motorcycle riders to be more careful while driving their vehicles as more accidents involving this mode of…

Cops nab Masbate town’s No. 2 most wanted person

Cops nab Masbate town’s No. 2 most wanted person

LEGAZPI CITY, 30May2016 — Members of the Aroroy Municipal Police Station (AMPS) arrested a 61-year-old man tagged as the No. 2 municipal most wanted person of the…

Bicolanos rejoice over Leni’s triumph

Bicolanos rejoice over Leni’s triumph

LEGAZPI CITY, 29May2016 — Bicolanos from all walks of life, including the Diocese of Legazpi, are rejoicing over the victory of Camarines Sur Rep. Maria Leonor “Leni”…

No. 10 in Sorsogon town drug watch list busted

No. 10 in Sorsogon town drug watch list busted

LEGAZPI CITY, 28May2016 — A police officer who acted as a poseur-buyer arrested the Number 10 Drug Personality in Matnog, Sorsogon in a buy-bust operation done by…

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Nation

Climate change groups challenge Duterte for sweeping reforms in Energy sector

Climate change groups challenge Duterte for sweeping reforms in Energy sector

MANILA, 30May2016 (BicolToday.com) – Philippine Movement for Climate Justice (PMCJ), a nationwide climate justice coalition expressed its appreciation for the latest Climate Change Commission resolution calling for…

Journalists union calls for speedy solution on murder of tabloid reporter Balcoba

Journalists union calls for speedy solution on murder of tabloid reporter Balcoba

By BicolToday.com News Team CITY OF NAGA, Bicol Region – The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) condemns the murder of journalist Alex Balcoba in…

Peasants group welcomes NDF nomination of ‘Ka Paeng’ at DAR

Peasants group welcomes NDF nomination of ‘Ka Paeng’ at DAR

QUEZON CITY, 29May2016 (BicolToday.com) – The militant peasant group Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas (KMP) today welcomed the National Democratic Front of the Philippines’ (NDFP) nomination of veteran…

Regions

Duterte mulls on nationwide revamp of PNP, random drug test of police officers

Duterte mulls on nationwide revamp of PNP, random drug test of police officers

DAVAO CITY, 26May2016 — Presumptive President-elect Rodrigo Duterte is mulling on a massive revamp in the Philippine National Police (PNP) from the highest officers down to the…

Poverty incidence in Region 8 worsens from 2012 to 2015 – survey

Poverty incidence in Region 8 worsens from 2012 to 2015 – survey

TACLOBAN CITY, 16May2016 –- Poverty incidence in Eastern Visayas has worsened between 2012 to 2015, making the region as the country’s second poorest, based on the latest…

World

Nigerian blog reports corned beef of human meat from China sent to Africa

Nigerian blog reports corned beef of human meat from China sent to Africa

By Joey Natividad CITY OF NAGA, Bicol Region, Philippines –   A blog, possibly of Nigeria in origin, conveys anti-Chinese sentiment by posting that “corned beef from China…

Bicolana journalist Macel Ingles banned from covering voting in Norway

Bicolana journalist Macel Ingles banned from covering voting in Norway

By Joey Natividad CITY OF NAGA, Bicol Region – The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) denounces the Philippine embassy in Oslo, Norway for preventing…

Lifestyle

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…

Urgent appeal to believers of press freedom

Urgent appeal to believers of press freedom

Newsman Elmer James Bandol of Daraga, Albay is facing libel case in Masbate City for writing an article in an online media website that brought into public…

Tech

Militant youth develop Android app to battle election fraud

Militant youth develop Android app to battle election fraud

MANILA, 8May2016 (BicolToday.com) – Militant youth groups urge citizens to adopt their newly-developed Android app to combat election fraud. The anti-election fraud application was developed by Kabataang…

e-Grades for Teachers

e-Grades for Teachers

By Edsel D. Doctama SORSOGON CITY — New technologies have already been taken into consideration and have been on top of almost all systems being used in…

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