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Bicol wide transport strike ready on Duterte’s 2nd SONA

Bicol wide transport strike ready on Duterte’s 2nd SONA

By Angel De Mesa NAGA CITY – Bicol region is already prepared for the upcoming region-wide transport strike on Monday, the day for President Rodrigo Duterte’s 2nd State of the…

GRP faces suit over AFP killing of peasant in Masbate

GRP faces suit over AFP killing of peasant in Masbate

MASBATE CITY — Rodolfo Tagalog Sr., father of peasant brutally killed in Milagros, Masbate filed a complaint against the Government of the Philippines (GRP) at the GRP-NDFP Joint Monitoring Committee…

2 die in road mishap in Sorsogon City

2 die in road mishap in Sorsogon City

SORSOGON CITY, 20July2017 (BicolToday.com) – A tricycle driver and his passenger died on the spot after getting hit by a mini truck along the national highway at Barangay Buhatan, this…

Masbate board member absent on Monday session, except vice governor

Masbate board member absent on Monday session, except vice governor

By Elmer James Bandol MASBATE CITY, 20July2017 — At around 1:50 PM Monday, an employee of Masbate Capitol shut off the functioning electric stand fan facing vacant seats of the…

Ragay NPA repulses advancing AFP column in Cam Sur; one soldier killed

Ragay NPA repulses advancing AFP column in Cam Sur; one soldier killed

By Bicol Today News Team RAGAY, Camarines Sur. 20July2017 – An Army soldier was killed in the Ragay firefight Wednesday, and not an NPA fighter, the New People’s Army (NPA)…

7 DBP branches in Bicol flex financial muscle, beef up as ‘infra bank’

7 DBP branches in Bicol flex financial muscle, beef up as ‘infra bank’

By Elmer James Bandol LEGAZPI CITY — Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) President & Chief Executive Officer Cecilia C. Borromeo has announced today that the state-owned bank will intensify…

Bicol farmers, peasant leaders meet to demand free land distribution

Bicol farmers, peasant leaders meet to demand free land distribution

LEGAZPI CITY – More than a thousand farmers and peasant leaders from Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao will gather in Legazpi City, Albay in Bicol region on July 12 to 13…

Bicol railways geared for reconstruction, not rehab — DOTr Sec

Bicol railways geared for reconstruction, not rehab — DOTr Sec

By Elmer James Bandol MANILA — “Kung sasakay sa train papunta ng Bicol, ang dapat dalhin ay kalendaryo, hindi relo!”.– a quite painful joke that belittles the reputation of Bicol…

NDF-BICOL rejects localized peace talks, upholds NDFP national peace talk initiative

NDF-BICOL rejects localized peace talks, upholds NDFP national peace talk initiative

DAET, Camarines Norte (BicolToday.com) – The underground National Democratic Front in the Bicol Region (NDF-BICOL) rejects the idea of “local peace talks” as floated by the state military, and instead…

Farmer in Labo, Camarines Norte, shot dead

Farmer in Labo, Camarines Norte, shot dead

LABO, Camarines Norte (BicolToday.com) – Forty-eight-year-old farmer Joseph MagoBaning was resting at his house when an unidentified gunman on motorcycle shot him dead for unknown reason. Labo police reported that…

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