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BFAR expresses concern over death of giant whale near Sorsogon’s butanding sanctuary

BFAR expresses concern over death of giant whale near Sorsogon’s butanding sanctuary

By Danny O. Calleja PILAR, Sorsogon, (5-Jan-2012/PNA) – The Bureau of fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) field office in Sorsogon has renewed its call for the protection of endangered marine…

Gokongwei holdings acquires Legazpi Savings Bank

Gokongwei holdings acquires Legazpi Savings Bank

By Felix ‘Boy’ Espineda, Jr. SORSOGON CITY (BicolToday.com/30-Dec-2012) – The banking community here are guessing what will be the new name of Legazpi Savings and Loan Association, Inc. known as…

2 Bicolanos finalists in search for ‘2012 Rizal Model Students’

2 Bicolanos finalists in search for ‘2012 Rizal Model Students’

LEGAZPI CITY (29-Dec-2012/PNA) – This year’s search for “Jose Rizal Model Students of the Philippines” has yielded two finalists from Bicol. Emil Lim of the Divine Word College of Legazpi…

P32-M agri crops lost to ‘Quinta’ floods in Bicol

P32-M agri crops lost to ‘Quinta’ floods in Bicol

LEGAZPI CITY (28-Dec-2012/PNA) – The Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (RDRRMC) on Thursday placed at over P32 million the initial damage to agricultural losses in Bicol’s five provinces…

Bishop joins gov’t drive for peaceful Masbate polls

Bishop joins gov’t drive for peaceful Masbate polls

By Danny O. Calleja LEGAZPI CITY (28-Dec-2012/PNA) – The church hierarchy in Masbate has aligned itself with the government campaign to ensure peaceful and honest 2013 elections in the province.…

Quinta death toll reaches 3 – NDRRMC

Quinta death toll reaches 3 – NDRRMC

MANILA (27-Dec-2012/PNA) – At least three people were reported killed in the wake of Tropical Cyclone Quinta (Wukong), the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) reported on Thursday.…

‘Quinta’ weakens to tropical depression – PAGASA

‘Quinta’ weakens to tropical depression – PAGASA

MANILA (26-Dec-2012/PNA) – The state weather bureau on Wednesday downgraded “Quinta” into a tropical depression and only 13 areas from former 31 remained under storm signal number one. Philippine Atmospheric…

CHRISTMAS IS FOR CHILDREN, HOW ABOUT US?

CHRISTMAS IS FOR CHILDREN, HOW ABOUT US?

December 25, 2012 Christmas is only for children. Their innocence isolate them from the harsh realities of an inhuman world. The adults know. The grown-ups know that the man next-door…

Spending Christmas day in prison

Spending Christmas day in prison

By Joey Natividad Special Correspondent DAET, Camarines Norte (BicolToday.com/24-Dec-2012) – The sectoral group COURAGE, whose members work in the government sector lamented a very bleak Christmas for its members despite…

Scuba divers discover three ravaged coral reefs in Albay Gulf

Scuba divers discover three ravaged coral reefs in Albay Gulf

By Alfredo L. Vargas Jr. LEGAZPI CITY (22-Dec-2012/PNA) – At least three coral reefs in Albay Gulf were found damaged by blast fishing, officials and staff of the Pacific Blue…