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Mayon experts believe ‘Big Bang Possible’

Mayon experts believe ‘Big Bang Possible’

By Elmer James Bandol LEGAZPI CITY — A stronger eruption of Mayon Volcano termed by journalists as the “BIG BANG”, is possible, however, its current condition is not leading to…

Agri damage ₱35 million due to Mayon eruption; displacing more 3,000 farmers

Agri damage ₱35 million due to Mayon eruption; displacing more 3,000 farmers

By Elmer James Bandol LEGAZPI CITY, 25Jan2018 — Department of Agriculture (DA) in Albay has estimated around P35 million worth of damage to rice, corn, crops, and vegetables, while about…

Albay province under state of calamity

Albay province under state of calamity

By Connie Calipay LEGAZPI CITY — The Sangguniang Panlalawigan of Albay held a special session on Tuesday afternoon to pass Resolution No. ‎670-2018 declaring the entire province of Albay under…

141 rockfalls recorded at Mt. Mayon; Alert Level 3 up

141 rockfalls recorded at Mt. Mayon; Alert Level 3 up

LEGAZPI CITY, 15Jan2018 — The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) raised Mayon Volcano’s alert status to Alert Level 3 Sunday evening, as 141 rockfalls have been recorded in…

Evacuation of affected areas ordered; Mayon Volcano ejects ash

Evacuation of affected areas ordered; Mayon Volcano ejects ash

By Mike Dela Rama, PNA LEGAZPI CITY, 13Jan2018 — The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) is closely monitoring the behavior of Mayon Volcano after it spewed ash due…

Floods, landslides in Bicol caused by day-long rains force evacuation of 300 families

Floods, landslides in Bicol caused by day-long rains force evacuation of 300 families

By Juan Escandor, Jr, and Mar Serrano NAGA CITY, 12Jan2018 — Heavy rains and thunderstorms spawned by the tail-end of a cold front prevailing since Thursday have caused flooding incidents…

Townsfolks of Pili, CamSur capital town, confused over rulings on mayor suspension

Townsfolks of Pili, CamSur capital town, confused over rulings on mayor suspension

By Juan Escandor Jr. PILI, Camarines Sur — With two mayors assuming and disposing of the function of the local chief executive of Pili, the capital town of Camarines Sur…

BSP chartered plane crashes in Bicol; lands in wrong airport

BSP chartered plane crashes in Bicol; lands in wrong airport

By Mar Serrano LEGAZPI CITY — A private plane carrying at least six personnel of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) made an emergency landing on Wednesday at the runway…

Drug enforcement authorities probe Taiwanese vessel over ₱125-M cocaine shipment

Drug enforcement authorities probe Taiwanese vessel over ₱125-M cocaine shipment

By Mar Serrano, PNA LEGAZPI CITY — The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) is looking into the possible involvement of a Taiwanese vessel in the dumping of 24 kg. of…

Hunt on behind dumping of ₱125 million cocaine in Sorsogon

Hunt on behind dumping of ₱125 million cocaine in Sorsogon

By Mar Serrano, PNA LEGAZPI CITY — Joint operatives of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA)-Bicol, Philippine National Police (PNP), Philippine Navy (PN), Philippine Air Force (PAF) and the Philippine…