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COOP NATCCO denies vote buying scheme to win 3 seats in congress

COOP NATCCO denies vote buying scheme to win 3 seats in congress

By Felix ‘Boy’Espineda, Jr. SORSOGON CITY (BicolToday.com/06-April-2013) – The gung ho style of campaign mudslinging did not spare leading Party List COOP NATCCO from operators of another party list which…

Government intervention needed on Albay power crisis, not privatization – says Casiño

Government intervention needed on Albay power crisis, not privatization – says Casiño

LEGAZPI CITY (BicolToday.com/4-April-2013) – Makabayan senatorial candidate Teddy Casiño on Wednesday urged for government intervention to act on the issue of power firm Albay Electric Cooperative (ALECO), and its outstanding…

Sorsogon congressional bet Perete rejects black prop lies quitting house race

Sorsogon congressional bet Perete rejects black prop lies quitting house race

By Felix ‘Boy’ Espineda, Jr. SORSOGON CITY – (BicolToday.com/02-April-2013) – Candidate for Congress Arnulfo Perete strongly denied that he has backed out from the House race and pointed at his…

DSWD-Bicol tightens watch vs ‘epals’ as local campaign starts

DSWD-Bicol tightens watch vs ‘epals’ as local campaign starts

LEGAZPI CITY (31-Mar-2013) – The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) in Bicol is shifting to high gear in its fight against “epals” as the campaign period for local…

North Korea declares ‘State of War’ vs. South Korea

North Korea declares ‘State of War’ vs. South Korea

MOSCOW (30-Mar-2013/PNA/RIA Novosti) – North Korea has declared that it entered a “state of war” with South Korea, saying that all issues between the neighboring countries will be handled in…

Sorsogon solon supports Senator Chiz amid controversy

Sorsogon solon supports Senator Chiz amid controversy

By Angel Ayala GUBAT, Sorsogon (BicolToday.com/27-Mar-2013) – Congressman Deogracias ‘Ding’ Ramos (2nd District, Sorsogon) over the week expressed support for beleaguered Senator Chiz Escudero after the latter was berated over…

Chiz hurt over Heart’s parents hurting backlash

Chiz hurt over Heart’s parents hurting backlash

By Joey Natividad Special Correspondent CITY OF NAGA, Bicol Region (BicolToday.com/25-Mar-2013) – Senator Chiz Escudero got hurt over the verbal backlash unleashed by the parents of showbiz celebrity Heart Evangelista…

CA ruling in Ortega slay case dismays bishop

CA ruling in Ortega slay case dismays bishop

MANILA (23-Mar-2013) – A Catholic bishop expressed dismay with the Court of Appeal’s decision to clear former Palawan Gov. Joel Reyes of murder charges for the killing of a broadcaster…

PNoy reminded in Bicol visit over unsolved killing of student activist Cris Hugo

PNoy reminded in Bicol visit over unsolved killing of student activist Cris Hugo

By Joey Natividad Special Correspondent CITY OF NAGA, Bicol Region (BicolToday.com/21-Mar-2013) – Human rights group on Tuesday expressed dismay over the unsolved killing of student leader Cris Hugo 7 (seven)…

Atenean tops 2012 bar exam, Bicolano ranks 7

Atenean tops 2012 bar exam, Bicolano ranks 7

LEGAZPI CITY (20-Mar-2013) – A total of 949 out of 5,686 examinees passed the 2012 bar examination, the Supreme Court said Wednesday. Top 10 1. Ingles, Ignatius, Michael D. Ateneo…