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Sorsogon rights workers: July 28 ‘encounter’ was a massacre

Sorsogon rights workers: July 28 ‘encounter’ was a massacre

By Raymund B. Villanueva/Altermidya SORSOGON CITY — Activists and human rights workers say the killing of two New People’s Army (NPA) members and two civilians last July 28 in Casiguran…

Teachers laud Free Higher Education law; call for vigilance on implementation, budget allocation

Teachers laud Free Higher Education law; call for vigilance on implementation, budget allocation

By Joey Natividad CITY OF NAGA. Bicol Region (BicolToday.com) – Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) on Fridayled teachers, students and parent organizations welcoming President Duterte’s signing into law Thursday the Free Higher Education Law,…

Free Tuition law signed; students demand speedy implementation, warn of loopholes

Free Tuition law signed; students demand speedy implementation, warn of loopholes

By Joey Natividad CITY OF NAGA, Bicol Region – President Duterte’s signing into law Thursday and made publicFriday the Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act, giving free tuition and no “other school…

Bicol jueteng switches to celfone betting and collection

Bicol jueteng switches to celfone betting and collection

By Manly M. Ugalde LEGAZPI CITY (BicolToday.com) – The recent resurrection of the Small Town Lottery (STL) launched by the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office in Bicol have yet to dismantle…

“Revolution must go on”, says Camarines Sur NPA over Hubilla’s death in Sorsogon clash

“Revolution must go on”, says Camarines Sur NPA over Hubilla’s death in Sorsogon clash

IRIGA CITY, Camarines Sur – The NPA Edmundo Jacob Command (NPA-EJC) in Rinconada district, Camarines Sur, deplored the wasting of human lives in the recent Sorsogon clash Friday morning that resulted to the death…

NDF-Bicol on Sorsogon clash: sympathy for 2 dead civilians, highest honor, martyrdom to 2 slain NPAs

NDF-Bicol on Sorsogon clash: sympathy for 2 dead civilians, highest honor, martyrdom to 2 slain NPAs

CITY OF NAGA, Bicol Region – Honor and sympathy are expressed by the National Democratic Front – Bicol (NDF-Bicol) for the slain 2 red fighters in Sorsogon clash Friday, and…

Peasant family in Sagñay, Cam Sur, files Writ of Amparo to Army’s illegal arrest, detention of civilian

Peasant family in Sagñay, Cam Sur, files Writ of Amparo to Army’s illegal arrest, detention of civilian

SAGÑAY, Camarines Sur  – Seeking justice, the Narvaez family filed Writ of Amparo on Wednesday, July 26, against the illegal arrest and detention of their son, Antonio, by troops of…

Latest illegal detention of Sagñay peasant in Camarines Sur adds to long list of human rights violations

Latest illegal detention of Sagñay peasant in Camarines Sur adds to long list of human rights violations

By Joey Natividad CITY OF NAGA, Bicol Region – Human rights umbrella group. Karapatan noted a continuous increase of human rights violations by State forces in some areas in the…

Top Bicol NPA killed in Sorsogon clash, 3 others including 2 civilians

Top Bicol NPA killed in Sorsogon clash, 3 others including 2 civilians

By Bicol Today News Team CASIGURAN, Sorsogon, 28July2017 — One of the top officers of the New People’s Army (NPA) in the Bicol Region was killed in Casiguran, this province,…

Danica roro vessel from Masbate stranded mid-sea off Sorsogon

Danica roro vessel from Masbate stranded mid-sea off Sorsogon

By Elmer James Bandol PILAR, SORSOGON, July 27, 2017 — It was about 2:45 PM Thursday, when roro boat of Denica Lines Inc., stopped its engine while in the mid-sea…