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Typhoid hits 18 Albay villages, 66 hospitalized

Typhoid hits 18 Albay villages, 66 hospitalized

LEGAZPI CITY (11June2013/PNA) – Sixty-six residents in 18 villages in the town of Oas, Albay were downed by suspected typhoid fever, the Provincial Health Office (PHO)said on Monday. Dr. Nats…

Tropical depression ‘Dante’ intensifies into storm

Tropical depression ‘Dante’ intensifies into storm

MANILA, 9June2013 (PNA) – Tropical depression “Dante” on Sunday intensified into a storm and continued to move over Philippine Sea, said the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA).…

People benefit doubted from change in Senate leadership

People benefit doubted from change in Senate leadership

NAGA CITY, 9June2013 – It’s still about narrow partisan politics, so the people only stand to gain nothing from it. This was how the Bagong Alyansang Makabayan described the ongoing…

Masbate news contributor shot dead

Masbate news contributor shot dead

NAGA CITY, 8June2013 – A news stringer for a Cebu City-based radio station was shot dead inside the store he owned in Masbate province Sunday morning, June 1. Miguelito “Mike”…

Enrile resigns as Senate president

Enrile resigns as Senate president

By Jelly Musico MANILA, 5June2013 – Sen. Juan Ponce Enrile Wednesday resigned irrevocably as Senate president, a day before the 15th Congress regular session adjourns sine die Thursday. Enrile announced…

5 House Representatives for Sorsogon in 16th Congress

5 House Representatives for Sorsogon in 16th Congress

By Felix ‘Boy’ Espineda, Jr. SORSOGON CITY, 5June2013 (BicolToday.com) – Though Sorsogon has only two political districts, but the party-list rules gives it three more seats in the lower house…

Lack of classrooms, teachers, textbooks – plague 1.6M public school students in Bicol

Lack of classrooms, teachers, textbooks – plague 1.6M public school students in Bicol

LEGAZPI CITY, 3June2013 – The perennial problem on backlogs in classrooms, teachers and textbooks met the public school students in Bicol even as the opening of classes went on smoothly…

1.6M public school students in Bicol on June 3 opening

1.6M public school students in Bicol on June 3 opening

By Danny O. Calleja, Connie B. Destura and Cherry Acabado (OJT) LEGAZPI CITY, 2June 2013 – At least 1.6 million students will flock to the region’s public elementary and high…

Priest tell Comelec top guy: Explain before complaining

Priest tell Comelec top guy: Explain before complaining

MANILA, 2June2013— A Catholic priest urged poll chief Sixto Brillantes Jr. not to be overly sensitive to criticisms after he scored the Catholic bishops for raising concerns over glitches of…

Mysterious explosion in Global City kills 3, cause unknown

Mysterious explosion in Global City kills 3, cause unknown

MANILA (1June2013/PNA) – Three people died and five, including a US citizen and two minors were injured Friday night when a mystery blast rocked Serendra Condominium at the upscale Global…