Bicol News

To please tourists, 300 island residents in Sorsogon City face eviction

To please tourists, 300 island residents in Sorsogon City face eviction

By BicolToday.com News Staff SORSOGON CITY – “Pleasing the local and foreign tourists at the expense of driving out the homeless.” This city’s tourism program is more…

Bicol’s ‘must see’ paradise spots captured in images

Bicol’s ‘must see’ paradise spots captured in images

Boracay-fatigue? Bicol’s paradise waits to be discovered by the adventurous, the nature-lover, and the thrill-seeker. Still unexplored by the maddening crowd of tourists who frequent the Boracay…

Nation

Duterte adds rhetoric vs terrorists in keynote speech before athletes

Duterte adds rhetoric vs terrorists in keynote speech before athletes

By Elmer James Bandol SAN JOSE DE BUENAVISTA, ANTIQUE, 23April2017 (BicolToday.com) — President Duterte junked his written two-page speech but added rhetoric against terrorists during the formal…

Lopez’ confirmation on 5th round of peacetalks ‘substantial’ on socio-economic reforms

Lopez’ confirmation on 5th round of peacetalks ‘substantial’ on socio-economic reforms

By Bicoltoday.com Staff 22April2017 (BicolToday.com) – “Yeah, I’ll go.” Environment and Natural Resources secretary Regina “Gina” Lopez is expected to attend the formal peace negotiations between the…

Regions

Chico River heroes’ marker of Cordillerans: follow footsteps, continue the struggle

Chico River heroes’ marker of Cordillerans: follow footsteps, continue the struggle

By Reynard Magtoto 26April2017 (BicolToday.com) – “Ama Macliing was not just my father. He was our father, a father of the Cordillerans. This marker is ours to…

NDF flag hoisted in Zambo public school

NDF flag hoisted in Zambo public school

ZAMBOANGA CITY, 25April2017 – The local police are conducting an investigation to determine who hoisted a communist flag in one of the government schools in this city.…

World

Philippines: Arrest of Duterte Critic Widens ‘Drug War’

Philippines: Arrest of Duterte Critic Widens ‘Drug War’

Senator Leila de Lima Detained on Politically Motivated Drug Charges New York, February 24, 2017 – The arrest of Philippine Senator Leila de Lima on politically motivated…

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…

Lifestyle

Plain Filipina housewife sings Italian Opera Aria Song “O Mio Babbino Caro”

By Ruby Lim Tanyu I visited an old town Tigaon, Camarines Sur, Philippines. Rebecca Sabella-Natividad, a plain housewife, sings before me an Italian Aria opera song “O…

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…

Tech

PLDT to provide fiber Internet service to 4.4M households by end 2017

PLDT to provide fiber Internet service to 4.4M households by end 2017

MANILA, 7Feb2017 — PLDT is eyeing to expand the reach of its fiber-powered fixed line network by 80 percent to 4.4 million homes by the end of…

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…

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