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Massacre of B’laan family, not encounter – Karapatan

Massacre of B’laan family, not encounter – Karapatan

MANILA, Philippines (19-Oct-2012) – “It was a massacre and not an encounter,” said Cristina Palabay, secretary general of Karapatan belying claims of Lt. Col. Alexis Bravo, head of the 27th…

Kasanggayahan Festival 2012 a success, says Sally Lee

Kasanggayahan Festival 2012 a success, says Sally Lee

By Felix ‘Boy’ Espineda, Jr. SORSOGON CITY (BicolToday.com/18-Oct-2012) – The theme speaks for itself for the 118th Foundation Anniversary of the Province of Sorsogon, thus agri related enterprises abundant and…

Recto resigns as ways and means chair over sin tax row

Recto resigns as ways and means chair over sin tax row

By Jelly F. Musico MANILA (15-Oct-2012/PNA) – Amid uproar against his alleged ‘watered down’ version of Sin Tax bill, Senator Ralph Recto stepped down on Monday as chairman of the…

Reds on Moro framework agreement: We won’t be stampeded into half-baked peace

Reds on Moro framework agreement: We won’t be stampeded into half-baked peace

By Jaime Sinapit, InterAksyon.com MANILA, Philippines — The government cannot use the draft framework agreement with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) to force the Communist Party of the Philippines-New…

Donaire wins via TKO, retain WBO title

Donaire wins via TKO, retain WBO title

By Jelly F. Musico MANILA (14-Oct-2012/PNA) – Nonito ‘The Filipino Flash’ Donaire dominated Japan’s Toshiaki Nishioka before scoring an impressive 9th-round technical knockout to retain his World Boxing Organization (WBO)…

27 senatorial aspirants qualified to run in the 2013 – Comelec

27 senatorial aspirants qualified to run in the 2013 – Comelec

MANILA (13-Oct-2012/PNA) – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) qualified at least 27 senatorial aspirants, out of the 84 who filed their Certificates of Candidacy (COCs), to run in the 2013…

Comelec disqualifies Ako Bicol, 12 other party-list groups

Comelec disqualifies Ako Bicol, 12 other party-list groups

MANILA (11-Oct-2012/PNA) – The Commission on Elections has released on Wednesday the list of 13 disqualified party-list organizations, including Ako Bicol — the group that won the biggest margin in…

Sorsogon Gov. Lee behind Laurinaria in online survey

Sorsogon Gov. Lee behind Laurinaria in online survey

By Felix ‘Boy’ Espineda, Jr. SORSOGON CITY (BicolToday.com/11-Oct-2012) – If the result of the online survey is a gauge of voter’s sentiments and preference then former Vice-Governor Renato Laurinaria of…

Supreme Court issues TRO on Anti-Cybercrime Act

Supreme Court issues TRO on Anti-Cybercrime Act

By Lorenz Niel Santos, InterAksyon.com MANILA, Philippines (09-Oct-2012) – The Supreme Court on Tuesday unanimously voted for the issuance of a temporary restraining order (TRO) stopping the enforcement of the…

Kasanggayahan Festival 2012 kicks off

Kasanggayahan Festival 2012 kicks off

By BicolToday.com SORSOGON CITY (08-Oct-2012) – “Sorsogon Paunlarin, Agrikultura’t Industriya Pasiglahin” is the theme for Kasanggayahan 2012 celebration, a vision to propel the province with agriculture base industry. The organizers…