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₱900 M “kill budget” over ₱1K “human rights” budget a shameful act, says Sorsogon Bishop

₱900 M “kill budget” over ₱1K “human rights” budget a shameful act, says Sorsogon Bishop

SORSOGON CITY – The House-approved a P900-million ($18-million) budget for Oplan Double Barrel, the police’ anti-illegal drugs campaign, over a measly P1,000 ($20) budget for human rights protection has caused…

Army linked on councilman slaying, says Sorsogon NPA

Army linked on councilman slaying, says Sorsogon NPA

SORSOGON CITY — The NPA command here, Celso Minguez Command (CMC), pointed at the 31st IBPA as “responsible” for the killing of village councilman Salvador Atienza of Barangay Trece Martirez on…

Another civilian killing in Sorsogon

Another civilian killing in Sorsogon

SORSOGON CITY – Another killing of civilian occurred in Barangay Bacolod, Juban, Sorsogon  province. At about 10 am, Wednesday, September 13, habal-habal driver Alvin Oplida, 26 years old , a…

Village councilman shot dead in Sorsogon

Village councilman shot dead in Sorsogon

CASIGURAN, Sorsogon, 12Sept2017 – Village Councilman Salvador Atienza of Barangay Trece Martirez was shot dead by unknown gunmen. The killing occurred about 4 pm on Tuesday. According to the initial…

Mariano rejected as DAR secretary; farmers protest

Mariano rejected as DAR secretary; farmers protest

By Raymund B. Villanueva, Kodao MANILA, Philippines — The Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas (KMP) condemned the rejection of Rafael Mariano as Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) secretary and blamed President Rodrigo…

NDF-Bikol hits Sorsogon officials ‘doing nothing’ on rise of EJKs, civilian killings

NDF-Bikol hits Sorsogon officials ‘doing nothing’ on rise of EJKs, civilian killings

By Bicol Today News Team DAET, Camarines Norte – Public officials of Sorsogon Province were cited by the umbrella underground National Democratic Front-Bikol (NDF-Bikol) for “turning their backs” on the…

STL invades jueteng-free Catanduanes

STL invades jueteng-free Catanduanes

By Manly M. Ugalde VIRAC, Catanduanes, 29Aug2017 — Resisted and sustained for decades by past leadership attempts to launch jueteng in this tiny island province, the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office…

Customs smuggling controversy ‘sizzling hot’ on Duterte anti-corruption drive

Customs smuggling controversy ‘sizzling hot’ on Duterte anti-corruption drive

MANILA, 27Aug2017 – BAYAN reacted tersely on the stinking smuggling controversy at the Bureau of Customs implicating President Duterte’s son on the billion-peso smuggling operations. “The expose on corruption in…

Grief, anger run high over Kian’s funeral; police “kill-for-money” exposed

Grief, anger run high over Kian’s funeral; police “kill-for-money” exposed

By Bicol Today News Team CITY OF NAGA, Bicol Region – Anti-Duterte sentiments among the militant and progressive sectors in Manila heat up as slain minor student Kian de los…

Gunman shoots at radio commentator in Legazpi City; misses, hits car 

Gunman shoots at radio commentator in Legazpi City; misses, hits car 

LEGAZPI CITY, Albay – Unidentified gunman shot at a radio commentator, hitting his car instead, in Legazpi City at about 8:50 am, Thursday, August 24. The incident happened along Imelda Roces…