Bicol News

Murder of village chief in Sorsogon adds EJK list

Murder of village chief in Sorsogon adds EJK list

By Angel De Mesa SORSOGON, 18Aug2017 – Killing of a village chief Wednesday night in Sorsogon City adds another victim of Extra Judicial Killing (EJK) this month…

Sandiganbayan convicts Sorsogon Ex-Governor Raul Lee on 4 counts of graft

Sandiganbayan convicts Sorsogon Ex-Governor Raul Lee on 4 counts of graft

By BicolToday.com News Team QUEZON CITY, 18Aug2017 – The Sandiganbayan on Friday, August 18, convicted former Sorsogon Governor Raul Lee from six to ten years imprisonment for…

Nation

Taytay slums get cheap water thru Urban poor agency, Manila Water assistance

Taytay slums get cheap water thru Urban poor agency, Manila Water assistance

MANILA – “With this project, urban poor communities in Taytay, Rizal can now escape the recurring burden of unjust, expensive water rates.” This was the statement of…

Protecting environment, awareness, prosecution of cases much to be desired

Protecting environment, awareness, prosecution of cases much to be desired

By Elmer James Bandol MANILA — Environment literacy, awareness and strategic legal remedies are much to be desired behind environmental cases experienced in the country today. These…

Regions

“Not taking” chances”: Agriculture Usec Cayanan regrets avian influenza outbreak in Pampanga

“Not taking” chances”: Agriculture Usec Cayanan regrets avian influenza outbreak in Pampanga

By Elmer James Bandol MANILA — If more than 200,000 heads of poultry would be culled, or burned to ashes since the outbreak of avian influenza (AI)…

Ex-Cebu mayor faces graft for unliquidated cash advances

Ex-Cebu mayor faces graft for unliquidated cash advances

CEBU CITY – The Office of the Ombudsman has ordered the filing before the Sandiganbayan of four counts of Failure to Render Accounts (Article 218 of the…

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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