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Overworked teacher’s suicide in Cavite renews call for new policies covering work playing field

Overworked teacher’s suicide in Cavite renews call for new policies covering work playing field

By Joey Natividad CITY OF NAGA, Bicol Region – The suicide on Thursday, August 23, of a newly-hired kindergarten teacher In Bacoor, Cavite, owing to work overload and exposure in…

Bicolana scientist excels in Neurophysics; research on treatment for Parkinsons, Alzheimer diseases

Bicolana scientist excels in Neurophysics; research on treatment for Parkinsons, Alzheimer diseases

LONDON, United Kingdom — “I want to return to the Philippines to train future scientists,” said Bicolana scientist Jhalique Jane Fojas who is currently completing her PhD in Nanoscience and…

Campus writers “to move on” fight against Marcos “mimic”, defy Marcos family call “to forget, move on”

Campus writers “to move on” fight against Marcos “mimic”, defy Marcos family call “to forget, move on”

By Joey Natividad CITY OF NAGA, Bicol Region – Contrary to Ilocos Governor Imee Marcos’ statement for the “nation to forget and move on” in response to the death anniversary…

Albay NPAs shoot dead 2 soldiers in ambush

Albay NPAs shoot dead 2 soldiers in ambush

CAMALIG, Albay – Two state troopers were killed in an ambush staged by New People’s Army (NPA) guerrillas in Panoypoy village, Camalig, Albay. The ambush happened on Tuesday, August 21,…

4 Masbate cops injured in NPA landmine explosion

4 Masbate cops injured in NPA landmine explosion

By Fel Monares MASBATE CITY (BicolToday.com) — Four policemen were injured Friday morning, August 24, when an improvised explosive device (IED) blasted the utility vehicle they were riding on along…

File cases against Bicol Central Academy, Cam Sur official, on “burning” of student belongings, – dares youth group

File cases against Bicol Central Academy, Cam Sur official, on “burning” of student belongings, – dares youth group

By Joey Natividad PILI, Camarines Sur – Shara Mae Landicio, spokesperson of Samahan ng Progresibong Kabataan, on Monday urged affected students and parents of Bicol Central Academy, where the burning…

DepEd is poised to “burn” ₱5M gov’t support to private school involved in burning students’ bags

DepEd is poised to “burn” ₱5M gov’t support to private school involved in burning students’ bags

By Elmer James Bandol LEGAZPI CITY — Department of Education Regional Dir. Gilbert T. Sadsad revealed that he will recommend a national policy that would penalize private schools violating Child…

Owner of Bicol school orders burning of students’ backpacks in bouts of anger

Owner of Bicol school orders burning of students’ backpacks in bouts of anger

By Joey Natividad LIBMANAN, Camarines Sur – An irate school administrator and owner of Bicol Central Academy in this town, in an uncontrollable tantrum, ordered the burning of several backpacks…

Denied HR claimants to petition Congress to amend Reparations Law, RA 10638

Denied HR claimants to petition Congress to amend Reparations Law, RA 10638

By Joey Natividad TIGAON, Camarines Sur – Human rights claimants, who were denied by the HR Claims Board for recognition and reparation, are organizing themselves to petition Congress for extension…

Anti-drug agency links Naga City’s Peñafrancia festival, conventions as “factors” to thriving drug trade

Anti-drug agency links Naga City’s Peñafrancia festival, conventions as “factors” to thriving drug trade

By Joey Natividad CITY OF NAGA, Bicol Region – President Duterte, tagging Naga City as “hotbed of shabu” during his latest interview aired by CNN Philippines, was validated by anti-drug…