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Palace denies plans to allow U.S. bases

Palace denies plans to allow U.S. bases

MANILA (13-Nov-2012/PNA) – Malacanang assured Monday there were no plans to allow the return of American military bases in the country despite the announcement of the Obama administration to increase…

Mayor De Castro, bank manager and 8 others facing civil suit

Mayor De Castro, bank manager and 8 others facing civil suit

By Felix ‘Boy’ Espineda, Jr. SORSOGON CITY (BicolToday.com/11-Nov.2012) – In a move to prevent possible waste of public funds, a tax payer’s suit for declaratory relief, damages with application for…

Sorsogon’s tahong industry continues to flourish free from red tide

Sorsogon’s tahong industry continues to flourish free from red tide

By Danny O. Calleja SORSOGON CITY (10-Nov-2012/PNA) – Sorsogon’s tahong (green mussel) industry has risen anew as a P100-million a year industry with the province’s coastal waters, once pestered by…

5 big load users fall in anti-pilferage drive in Albay

5 big load users fall in anti-pilferage drive in Albay

By Alfredo L. Vargas Jr. LEGAZPI CITY (9-Nov-2012/PNA) – At least five big load consumers in this city were apprehended in violation of Republic Act No. 7832 or the Anti-Electricity…

Aking Bikolnon clarifies issues hurled by Comelec-delisted Ako Bicol

Aking Bikolnon clarifies issues hurled by Comelec-delisted Ako Bicol

By Joey Natividad Special Correspondent NAGA CITY (BicolToday.com/8-Nov-2012) – Aking Bikolnon Partylist, denied links with delisted Ako Bicol Partylist, and claims that it has organizational structures at the village level,…

Obama wins re-election, no big change in U.S. policy in sight

Obama wins re-election, no big change in U.S. policy in sight

By Lee Chi-dong WASHINGTON (7-Nov-2012/PNA/Yonhap) – U.S. President Barack Obama secured re-election Tuesday by carrying almost all of the major battleground states, including Ohio, Wisconsin and Colorado. Obama has secured…

Obama, Romney camps claim victory as US goes to polls

Obama, Romney camps claim victory as US goes to polls

WASHINGTON (6-Nov-2012/PNA/PTI) – Notwithstanding the latest opinion polls suggesting a close fight between incumbent Barack Obama and his rival Mitt Romney, both the Democrat and Republican camps have claimed victory…

Bicolana Fil-Am politician sees Republican win in U.S. polls

Bicolana Fil-Am politician sees Republican win in U.S. polls

By Joey Natividad Special Correspondent TIGAON, Camarines Sur (BicolToday.com/6-Nov-2012) – A Fil-Am politician in the San Francisco-Bay Area (California) is convinced Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney is going to win…

Greenpeace predicts fish crisis, Philippine seas in deep trouble

Greenpeace predicts fish crisis, Philippine seas in deep trouble

By Elmer James Bandol DONSOL, Sorsogon (BicolToday.com/4-Nov-2012) – “We are in deep trouble. The government must acknowledge that our seas are in crisis”, said Vince Clinches, Ocean Campaigner for Greenpeace…

Cremation becoming popular among Filipinos

Cremation becoming popular among Filipinos

By Ferdinand G. Patinio MANILA (1-Nov-2012/PNA) – A senior prelate said that cremation is becoming popular among Filipinos. Retired Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Oscar Cruz said the reason why many people are…