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Recovered U.S. War Drone off Masbate ignites nationalist outrage

Recovered U.S. War Drone off Masbate ignites nationalist outrage

By Joey Natividad Special Correspondent LEGASPI CITY, Albay (BicolToday.com/09-Jan-2013) – Nationalist groups in the Bicol Region bewailed the unlawful intrusion of United States war material in the country over the…

Scuba divers name 16 dive sites in Albay Gulf

Scuba divers name 16 dive sites in Albay Gulf

By Mike de la Rama LEGAZPI (8-Jan-2013/PNA) – Scuba divers in the province of Albay have identified 16 dive sites in Albay Gulf and parts of Legazpi City’s coastal areas…

BOSS now operational in Sorsogon City

BOSS now operational in Sorsogon City

SORSOGON CITY  (BicolToday.com/7-Jan-2013) – Access for faster business license permit and renewal is now possible after the opening of the Business One-Stop Shop (BOSS) at LGU-Sorsogon City today. This was…

DepEd Bicol uses color coding for efficient teacher distribution

DepEd Bicol uses color coding for efficient teacher distribution

LEGAZPI CITY (6-Jan-2013/PNA) – Department of Education (DepEd) officials in Bicol have implemented since middle last year a color-coding scheme in an effort to reassign and redeploy teachers to public…

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.…