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‘Parents will also suffer in Jeepney Phase-out’

‘Parents will also suffer in Jeepney Phase-out’

By BicolToday.com staff LEGAZPI CITY, 27Feb2017 (BicolToday.com) – Jeepney Drivers and Operators are in the forefront of neoliberal attack through Jeepney Phase-out under Emergency Traffic Power Bill. However, other sectors…

Expect 90% paralysis: Bayan-Bicol encourages commuters, drivers, operators join the transport strike

Expect 90% paralysis: Bayan-Bicol encourages commuters, drivers, operators join the transport strike

By BicolToday.com staff LEGAZPI CITY, 27Feb2017 (BicolToday.com) – “Before year 2018 ends, you will be deprived of tricycle and jeepney for your work and will suffer in debts because of…

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 charges signifies the…

Bicol University, Legazpi City government suspend classes for Monday jeepney strike

Bicol University, Legazpi City government suspend classes for Monday jeepney strike

By Joey Natividad LEGAZPI CITY, Albay, 26Feb2017 (BicolToday.com) – Bicol University on Sunday suspended classes for Monday owing to looming nationwide jeepney strike, while City Mayor Noel Ebriega Rosal declared…

Bicol militants demand peace talks resumed during EDSA People Power anniversary

Bicol militants demand peace talks resumed during EDSA People Power anniversary

LEGAZPI CITY, 25Feb2017 — Hundreds of militant activists, led by Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan)-Bicol, staged separate rallies in the cities of Legazpi, Naga and Sorsogon and Daet town on Saturday…

Bicol int’l airport potential contractor’s reputation questioned

Bicol int’l airport potential contractor’s reputation questioned

By Felix ‘Boy’ Espineda, Jr. DARAGA, Albay, 26Feb2017 (BicolToday.com) – The construction of the last phase of the Bicol International Airport in Albay Province, touted as the gateway of Southern…

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 Mio Babbino Caro,”…

4 NPA rebels killed in Masbate encounter

4 NPA rebels killed in Masbate encounter

LEGAZPI CITY, 13Feb2014 — At least four suspected New People’s Army (NPA) rebels were killed on Monday in a clash with Army soldiers in Barangay (village) Pangle, a remote village…

Schools in fear over renewed fighting in Sorsogon

Schools in fear over renewed fighting in Sorsogon

SORSOGON CITY, 13Feb2017 (BicolToday.com) — Army troops belonging to Charlie Company led by 2Lt. Michael P. Bancud engaged early Friday a New People’s Army (NPA) fighters at Tula-Tula Norte, Magallanes,…

Catanduanes team to Palarong Bicol 2017 shows Bicolanos’ resilient spirit

Catanduanes team to Palarong Bicol 2017 shows Bicolanos’ resilient spirit

By Connie B. Destura LEGAZPI CITY, 10Feb2017 — Despite the challenges confronted by their home province after it was ravaged by super typhoon Nina on Christmas Day last year, young…