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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…

Masbate police engaged NPA rebels in 2 hours firefight

Masbate police engaged NPA rebels in 2 hours firefight

LEGAZPI CITY (28-Jan-2013) – A two-and-half hour hostilities erupted on Saturday between police forces and the communist rebels in Barangay Cantorna, a remote village in San Jacinto town in Masbate,…

DOH Chief calls for bigger role in health agenda for LGU’s

DOH Chief calls for bigger role in health agenda for LGU’s

By Felix ‘Boy’ Espineda, Jr. SORSOGON CITY (BicolToday.com/27-Jan-2013) – Referring to the devolution of the 1990’s of certain health services and functions to local government units, Secretary Enrique Ona of…

Human rights group doubts new AFP Chief rights record

Human rights group doubts new AFP Chief rights record

By Joey Natividad Special Correspondent CITY OF NAGA, Bicol Region (BicolToday.com/23-Jan-2013) – Barely not enough time to warm up his seat, newly installed AFP chief of staff Lt. General Emmanuel…

Environmental groups slams US troops for damaging Tubbataha Reef

Environmental groups slams US troops for damaging Tubbataha Reef

LEGAZPI CITY (22-Jan-2013) – Kalikasan PNE strongly denounces the US military forces for trespassing on Philippine waters and destroying environmentally-vulnerable areas in the Tubbataha Reef National Park thursday. “This incident…

Aga Muhlach scores two wins in legal battle over his candidacy

Aga Muhlach scores two wins in legal battle over his candidacy

By Joey Natividad Special Correspondent NAGA CITY, Camarines Sur (BicolToday.com/22-Jan-2013) – Actor Aga Muhlach has won two skirmishes in his uphill legal battles when the Court of Appeals (CA) ruled…

Visiting healing priest ignites faithful with his prayer book

Visiting healing priest ignites faithful with his prayer book

By Elmer James Bandol LEGAZPI CITY (BicolToday.com/16-Jan-2013) – Visiting healing priest has ignited the beliefs of the Catholic faithful here by way of his book entitled “Straight From The Heart”,…

Tropical Depression “Bising” maintains strength as it exits PHL – PAGASA

Tropical Depression “Bising” maintains strength as it exits PHL – PAGASA

MANILA (13-Jan-2013/PNA) – Tropical Depression “Bising” has maintained its strength as it moves northward and may exit the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR) on Monday afternoon, the state weather bureau…

Aga Muhlach greets new year with 22% lead in survey

Aga Muhlach greets new year with 22% lead in survey

By Joey Natividad Special Correspondent TIGAON, Camarines Sur (BicolToday.com/10-Jan-2013) – Actor Aga Muhlach greeted the New Year with a big bang when he announced that he was leading by 22%…

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…