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Armed men kill 4 persons, injure 2, in massacre at Aroroy, Masbate

Armed men kill 4 persons, injure 2, in massacre at Aroroy, Masbate

By Fel Monares AROROY, Masbate (BicolToday.com) – Armed men barged into a village house and shot down the occupants, killing 4, and wounding two others in what appeared to be…

Farmers hit plan for turning Bicol coastal areas into ‘boulevard region’ to satisfy eco-tourism

Farmers hit plan for turning Bicol coastal areas into ‘boulevard region’ to satisfy eco-tourism

By Joey Natividad CITY OF NAGA, Bicol Region – Militant farmers here hit President Duterte for abandoning genuine agrarian reform as the anchor piece for agricultural development, and replacing this…

36 Bicol private, state universities to hike tuition

36 Bicol private, state universities to hike tuition

By Jorge Hallare LEGAZPI CITY. 7June18 — The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) on Tuesday approved the increase in tuition in 36 private and government colleges and universities in Bicol…

Legazpi smoke ban shows aggressive performance, however…

Legazpi smoke ban shows aggressive performance, however…

Part 1 By Elmer James Bandol LEGAZPI CITY, Albay – An aggressive performance as “Smoke-Free City” was shown in 2017 report submitted to the offices of Mayor and Sangguniang Panglungsod…

Government is top practitioner of ‘labor contracting’, not Jollibee, Dole, PLDT, says labor group

Government is top practitioner of ‘labor contracting’, not Jollibee, Dole, PLDT, says labor group

By Joey Natividad CITY OF NAGA, Bicol Region –  “The Government of the Republic of the Philippines must be on the top list of job contracting or sub-contracting,” COURAGE, the organization of…

Bicol scientist warns cooking oil in wet markets may be carcinogenic, urges need for serious study

Bicol scientist warns cooking oil in wet markets may be carcinogenic, urges need for serious study

By Joey Natividad NABUA, Camarines Sur (BicolToday.com) – Unlabeled cooking oil in plastic bags being sold in public markets and talipapa (flea market) must be placed under serious study for…

Good kitchen practices, common sense, can prevent food poisoning incidence, says Bicol food safety expert

Good kitchen practices, common sense, can prevent food poisoning incidence, says Bicol food safety expert

By Joey Natividad NABUA, Camarines Sur – Common sense, hygiene, and good food handling practices can prevent the occurrence of various forms of food poisoning and contamination which have caused…

Senator Escudero reveals tourism roadmap for Sorsogon; Casiguran tourism plan cited

Senator Escudero reveals tourism roadmap for Sorsogon; Casiguran tourism plan cited

SORSOGON CITY – Senator Chiz Escudero presented the tourism roadmap for the province of Sorsogon during his meeting with Tourism Officers. Escudero cited some concerns in the implementation of tourism…

Suspected leader of drug ring falls in Legazpi City

Suspected leader of drug ring falls in Legazpi City

By Mar Serrano and Jorge Hallare LEGAZPI CITY — Another sibling of a village chairman here yielded 50 grams of shabu (crystal meth) worth PHP300,000 during a drug raid Wednesday.…

Prime Water Sorsogon to jack up rate P51.55; exorbitant high

By BicolToday.com News Team SORSOGON CITY – The private company Prime Water Resources Corporation in Sorsogon City is seeking to increase water rate to P51.55 per ten cubic meter. In…