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Ateneo scholar, daughter of jeepney driver, appeals for solidarity amid strike

Ateneo scholar, daughter of jeepney driver, appeals for solidarity amid strike

By Joey Natividad CITY OF NAGA, Bicol Region, 1Mar2017 (BicolToday.com) – The working high school girl student in Ateneo de Naga waited for the money padala from his father, a…

‘Parents will also suffer in Jeepney Phase-out’

‘Parents will also suffer in Jeepney Phase-out’

By BicolToday.com staff LEGAZPI CITY, 27Feb2017 (BicolToday.com) – Jeepney Drivers and Operators are in the forefront of neoliberal attack through Jeepney Phase-out under Emergency Traffic Power Bill. However, other sectors…

Expect 90% paralysis: Bayan-Bicol encourages commuters, drivers, operators join the transport strike

Expect 90% paralysis: Bayan-Bicol encourages commuters, drivers, operators join the transport strike

By BicolToday.com staff LEGAZPI CITY, 27Feb2017 (BicolToday.com) – “Before year 2018 ends, you will be deprived of tricycle and jeepney for your work and will suffer in debts because of…

Bicol University, Legazpi City government suspend classes for Monday jeepney strike

Bicol University, Legazpi City government suspend classes for Monday jeepney strike

By Joey Natividad LEGAZPI CITY, Albay, 26Feb2017 (BicolToday.com) – Bicol University on Sunday suspended classes for Monday owing to looming nationwide jeepney strike, while City Mayor Noel Ebriega Rosal declared…

Bicol int’l airport potential contractor’s reputation questioned

Bicol int’l airport potential contractor’s reputation questioned

By Felix ‘Boy’ Espineda, Jr. DARAGA, Albay, 26Feb2017 (BicolToday.com) – The construction of the last phase of the Bicol International Airport in Albay Province, touted as the gateway of Southern…

Schools in fear over renewed fighting in Sorsogon

Schools in fear over renewed fighting in Sorsogon

SORSOGON CITY, 13Feb2017 (BicolToday.com) — Army troops belonging to Charlie Company led by 2Lt. Michael P. Bancud engaged early Friday a New People’s Army (NPA) fighters at Tula-Tula Norte, Magallanes,…

Early dawn fire in Legazpi City displaced hundreds of families

Early dawn fire in Legazpi City displaced hundreds of families

By Elmer James Bandol LEGAZPI CITY. 09Feb2017 (BicolToday.com) — More than 90 families are displaced by an early dawn fire today that razed down about a hundred houses in barangay…

Sorsogon, Masbate, Quezon province hotspot in combat operations

Sorsogon, Masbate, Quezon province hotspot in combat operations

By BicolToday.com staff LEGAZPI CITY, 07February2017 (BicolToday.com) – Sorsogon and Masbate in Bicol region and Quezon province in the Calabarzon region are the priority areas in military operations according to…

4 Army troopers wounded in Sorsogon clash

4 Army troopers wounded in Sorsogon clash

[Updated] SORSOGON CITY, 6Feb2017 (BicolToday.com) – Fighting erupted Monday morning between Army and New People’s Army (NPA) fighters in the hills of Casiguran, Sorsogon amid shaky truce that has been…

Duterte terminates govt’s ceasefire; reds remain hopeful for 4th round of talks

Duterte terminates govt’s ceasefire; reds remain hopeful for 4th round of talks

By Reynard Magtoto 03February2017 (BicolToday.com) – After series of armed clashes in the past weeks and disagreement over the release of hundreds of political prisoners, President Rodrigo Duterte has announced…