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Group dares poll bets to carry human rights agenda

Group dares poll bets to carry human rights agenda

LEGAZPI CITY (11-Feb-2013) – Human rights should be an election issue, said Cristina Palabay, secretary general of Karapatan, “because the 2013 election is happening amid increasing human rights violations under…

PDEA nabs big-time pusher, seizes P250k worth of shabu

PDEA nabs big-time pusher, seizes P250k worth of shabu

LEGAZPI CITY (9-Feb-2013/PNA)- Operatives from the Regional Special Enforcement Team (RSET) of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) and the local police have seized P250,000 worth of methamphetamine hydrochloride, also…

Election security meet in Sorsogon

Election security meet in Sorsogon

SORSOGON CITY (BicolToday.com/7-Feb-2013) – Newly installed Police Provincial Director PSSUPT Ramon Ranara presided a coordinating conference on the salient provisions of Comelec Resolution 9615-A in preparation for a massive implementation…

Evie Escudero was not trained for legislative works, says Laurenaria

Evie Escudero was not trained for legislative works, says Laurenaria

By Felix ‘Boy’ Espineda, Jr. SORSOGON CITY (BicolToday.com /6-Feb-2103) – “She was not trained for legislative works” was the comment of aspiring governor Renato “Ato” Laurenaria when asked who among…

DOH to assess Catanduanes areas with perennial diarrhea outbreak

DOH to assess Catanduanes areas with perennial diarrhea outbreak

LEGAZPI CITY (4-Feb-2013/PNA) – Health Assistant Secretary Dr. Eric Tayag arrived in this city Monday afternoon to lead local health officials in conducting assessment of areas with perennial diarrhea outbreak…

Expect more PCOS failures in the 2013 election

Expect more PCOS failures in the 2013 election

SORSOGON CITY (2-Feb-2013) – “The mock election showed COMELEC has not learned from the 2010 automated election system (AES) implementation,” said Rick Bahague of Kontra Daya and VoteReportPH. “Serious problems…

Philhealth cards a political issue in Albay town

Philhealth cards a political issue in Albay town

Sangguniang members at odds with vice-mayor By Elmer James Bandol DARAGA, Albay  (BicolToday.com/1-Feb-2013) – The lack of quorum again in last Tuesday’s regular session of the Sanggunian in this premier…

Comelec dismisses Aga Muhlach disqualification case

Comelec dismisses Aga Muhlach disqualification case

Actor Aga Muhlach Es Un Filipino, y No Un Ciudadano Español, Declara COMELEC By Joey Natividad Special Correspondent TIGAON, Camarines Sur (BicolToday.com/31-Jan-2013) – Actor Aga Muhlach is a Filipino, and…

You can consider the Enrile’s as a political dynasty, Jack Enrile says

You can consider the Enrile’s as a political dynasty, Jack Enrile says

By Felix ‘Boy’ Espineda, Jr. SORSOSOGN CITY (BicolToday.com/29-Jan-2013) – “You can consider the Enrile’s as a political dynasty”, thus said by Representative Jack Enrile, but, we are in good stead…

House ratifies compensation bill for martial law victims

House ratifies compensation bill for martial law victims

By Cielito M. Reganit MANILA (28-Jan-2013) – The House of Representatives on Monday ratified the bicameral conference committee report on the human rights compensation bill for martial law victims. Once…