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₱25 wage increase can only buy half-kilo rice

₱25 wage increase can only buy half-kilo rice

CITY OF NAGA, Bicol Region – Makabayan chairman Neri Colmenares hit the ₱25 wage increase approved by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), saying that this would not even…

Another Rights Lawyer Murdered in the Philippines, Killing Highlights Land Conflict in Negros 

Another Rights Lawyer Murdered in the Philippines, Killing Highlights Land Conflict in Negros 

By Carlos H. Conde Researcher, Asia Division Human Rights Watch @condeHRW By most accounts, Benjamin Ramos died doing exactly what he had always done as a human rights lawyer: helping his clients free…

Human rights lawyer murdered in Negros

Human rights lawyer murdered in Negros

By Nonoy Espina BACOLOD CITY, 07Nov2018 – A human rights lawyer was murdered in Negros Occidental Tuesday night. Benjamin Ramos, secretary general of the National Union of Peoples’ Lawyers in…

DPWH finally resolved 21-month old controversy Bicol vacancy post

DPWH finally resolved 21-month old controversy Bicol vacancy post

By Manly M. Ugalde LEGAZPI CITY, Albay – The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has finally resolved the 2 year- controversy in Bicol Regional office involving the much…

Child Rights Network wants justice for girl raped by police officer; 32,000 orphaned in anti-drug war, half million children deprived of parents serving in jail

Child Rights Network wants justice for girl raped by police officer; 32,000 orphaned in anti-drug war, half million children deprived of parents serving in jail

By Joey Natividad CITY OF NAGA, Bicol Region – Child rape is only one of several crimes perpetrated against children as a result of the Government’s war on drugs. 1…

DOH-Bicol silence worries UK organizers of Bicol medical mission project next week

DOH-Bicol silence worries UK organizers of Bicol medical mission project next week

By Joey Natividad CITY OF NAGA, Bicol Region, Philippines – A UK-based medical non-government organization (NGO) is worrying that its scheduled visit at Bicol Medical Center (BMC) in Naga City,…

Sorsogon villagers condemn councilor killing; NPA rebels blame AFP

Sorsogon villagers condemn councilor killing; NPA rebels blame AFP

JUBAN, Sorsogon (BicolToday.com) — Villagers and officials of Lajong, Juban, this province condemned the killing of their official Emilio Guab, who was gunned down Friday evening while watching a basketball…

151 firms engaged in Mayon minerals quarry produce millions for Albay

151 firms engaged in Mayon minerals quarry produce millions for Albay

By Manly M. Ugalde LEGAZPI CITY — More than 100 firms engaged in Mayon mineral quarry are increasing in numbers as they enjoy the profitable trade that also produces millions…

Sorsogon village official watching basketball gunned down

Sorsogon village official watching basketball gunned down

JUBAN, Sorsogon (BicolToday.com) — A village official was shot dead by a gunman while watching a basketball game at 8:00 in the evening, Friday, October 12 at Barangay Lahong, this…

Camarines Sur Water District cut-off alarm folks, children on serious health risks; politicians Villafuerte, Simando, Pacamarra blamed

Camarines Sur Water District cut-off alarm folks, children on serious health risks; politicians Villafuerte, Simando, Pacamarra blamed

By Joey Natividad TIGAON, Camarines Sur (BicolToday.com) – Fear of large-scale drinking water cut off that will place children and people at serious health risk was aired by residents here…

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