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BFAR on high alert against entry of botcha bangus from Batangas, Pangasinan

BFAR on high alert against entry of botcha bangus from Batangas, Pangasinan

LEGAZPI CITY – The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) Regulatory and Quarantine Division (FRQD) in Bicol are on full alert following reports of possible entry of dead “bangus”…

Freedom of expression groups urge court to withdraw contempt raps against journalist, massacre widow

Freedom of expression groups urge court to withdraw contempt raps against journalist, massacre widow

Members and partners of the International Freedom of Expression Exchange (IFEX) today urged the Court of Appeals to withdraw contempt charges against National Union of Journalists of the Philippines secretary…

Broadcaster in Cotabato City receives death threat

Broadcaster in Cotabato City receives death threat

A Cotabato City radio broadcaster has received reports death threats from yet unidentified sources. Vern Simon, 42, a reporter of the Catholic Church-run radio station dxMS and vice chair of…

Bayan ng Juban ibabalik sa unang distrito ng Sorsogon

Bayan ng Juban ibabalik sa unang distrito ng Sorsogon

SORSOGON CITY  – Isinusulong ngayon nina representative Salvador Escudero III at Deogracias Ramos, Jr.ng una at pangalawang distrito ng Sorsogon  ang  panukalang batas na magbabalik sa bayan ng Juban sa…

Why disaster strikes

Why disaster strikes

By BENJIE OLIVEROS, Bulatlat Analysis Re-posted by BICOLTODAY.com When Pagasa announced, early this week, that typhoon Chedeng might hit the country, local government officials frantically inspected and dredged rivers, canals,…

Albay province earmarks P236-M for 34,000 college scholars

Albay province earmarks P236-M for 34,000 college scholars

LEGAZPI CITY – Albay has earmarked some P236 million funds to finance the college studies of 34,000 scholars across the province despite budgetary constraints, a ranking official of the province…

Andal Sr. arraignment set on June 1

Andal Sr. arraignment set on June 1

MANILA, Philippines – Arraignment for Andal Ampatuan Sr., one of the principal accused in the Maguindanao massacre, has finally been scheduled on June 1, Wednesday, as per the Omnibus Order…

Budget woes, shortages imperil school opening in June – youth solon

Budget woes, shortages imperil school opening in June – youth solon

MANILA, Philippines – As classes are set to resume in June, Kabataan Partylist Rep. Raymond ‘Mong’ Palatino today warned that the lack of education budget poses a threat to the…

Sorsogon City Police ‘under fire’

Sorsogon City Police ‘under fire’

SORSOGON CITY – Umani ng batikos ang Sorsogon City Police matapos na ireklamo ng isang school teacher dahil sa diumano’y pananakit at illegal na pag-aresto ng apat na miyembro nito.…

SNHS offers open secondary school program

SNHS offers open secondary school program

SORSOGON CITY – Sorsogon National High School (SNHS) is offering the Open High School Program (OHSP) that will allow students who graduated from the elementary and who were not given…