Bicol News

Dying man’s words lead Gubat police to arrest stab suspects

Dying man’s words lead Gubat police to arrest stab suspects

By BicolToday.com News Team GUBAT, Sorsogon – A dying man’s words mentioning his assailants had led the town police to catch the suspects. Police here Friday evening,…

Sorsogon’s latest count of ‘drug surrenderees’ hit 1,779; where are the ‘top guns’?

Sorsogon’s latest count of ‘drug surrenderees’ hit 1,779; where are the ‘top guns’?

By BicolToday.com News Team SORSOGON CITY –  Provincial police here reported the number of drug personalities who voluntarily surrendered has reached to 1,779, the latest count since…

Friday night gun-slaying in Sorsogon City

Friday night gun-slaying in Sorsogon City

By BicolToday.com News Team SORSOGON CITY – A local businessman here was shot dead Friday night, July 22, in front of his wife by 4 gunmen for…

CamNorte completes Bicol delegates, proceed to UPLB with Manilakbayanis

CamNorte completes Bicol delegates, proceed to UPLB with Manilakbayanis

By Reynard Magtoto CAMARINES NORTE, 22July2016 (BicolToday.com) – At least 463 people from Camarines Norte with 10 buses completed the delegation of Bicol in its People’s Caravan…

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Military presence in PUP Manila protested by CEGP

Military presence in PUP Manila protested by CEGP

MANILA, 24July2016 (BicolToday.com) – The College Editors Guild of the Philippines (CEGP) vehemently criticizes the entry of military personnel in Polytechnic University of the Philippines in Sta.…

Journalist union ‘thumbs up’ for Freedom of Information executive order

Journalist union ‘thumbs up’ for Freedom of Information executive order

MANILA, 24July2016 (BicolToday.com) – The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) on Sunday welcomes President Rodrigo Duterte’s signing of the executive order on Freedom of…

‘Left’ art for change in SONA people’s rally: from effigy to mural

‘Left’ art for change in SONA people’s rally: from effigy to mural

By BicolToday.com News Team QUEZON CITY – Instead of the provocative “effigies” as symbols of the militant Left in protest rallies, this SONA people’s rally under the…

Regions

Bicol abaca farmers see light over DA pouring new fund to Southern Leyte abaca

Bicol abaca farmers see light over DA pouring new fund to Southern Leyte abaca

By Joey Natividad CITY OF NAGA, Bicol Region – Abaca-producing areas in the Bicol Region which are shrinking owing to neglect by government policies and priority programs…

‘Floating shabu lab’ seized in Subic Bay

‘Floating shabu lab’ seized in Subic Bay

SUBIC, ZAMBALES, 12July2016 — Police operatives raided and seized a suspected floating shabu laboratory disguised as a fishing vessel and arrested four Chinese crews on-board while entering…

World

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

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…

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.…

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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