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NDFP senior adviser urges stronger protest, consultants are in danger

NDFP senior adviser urges stronger protest, consultants are in danger

By BicolToday.com Staff 12May2017 (BicolToday.com) – Former National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) chief negotiator and current senior adviser Luis Jalandoni urged stronger action against tailing peace negotiators by suspected…

Cooperatives decry move to repeal of its tax exemptions

Cooperatives decry move to repeal of its tax exemptions

By Felix ‘Boy’ Espineda, Jr. MANILA, Philippines (BicolToday.com) – The Philippine Cooperative Center as the apex organization of the cooperatives nationwide in coordination with Coop Natcco partylist representatives, civil society…

2 dead, 6 hurt in 2 Quiapo blasts

2 dead, 6 hurt in 2 Quiapo blasts

Philippine News Agency MANILA, 7May2016 — Two explosions rocked a busy area in Quiapo, Manila Saturday, killing two persons and injuring six others. The first blast took place at around…

Sec. Lopez’ non-confirmation is anti-poor – NAPC

Sec. Lopez’ non-confirmation is anti-poor – NAPC

By BicolToday.com Staff 04May2017 (BicolToday.com) – Where ever there is large-scale mining, the people are poor. Environmental Secretary Gina Lopez’ non-confirmation is a failure to recognize that poverty and environmental…

Gabriela commends Sec. Taguiwalo for standing her ground amid insults

Gabriela commends Sec. Taguiwalo for standing her ground amid insults

By BicolToday.com Staff 04May2017 (BicolToday.com) – Gabriela Women’s Party commends DSWD Secretary Judy Taguiwalo for standing her ground amid insults during her confirmation hearing before the Commission on Appointments (CA)…

CA rejects Gina Lopez as environment secretary

CA rejects Gina Lopez as environment secretary

By Bicoltoday.com Staff 04May2017 (BicolToday.com) – With the rejection of Gina Lopez as Environment Secretary, Filipinos and the revolutionary forces lost an additional friend in their struggle to defend the…

Duterte adds rhetoric vs terrorists in keynote speech before athletes

Duterte adds rhetoric vs terrorists in keynote speech before athletes

By Elmer James Bandol SAN JOSE DE BUENAVISTA, ANTIQUE, 23April2017 (BicolToday.com) — President Duterte junked his written two-page speech but added rhetoric against terrorists during the formal opening of 60th…

Lopez’ confirmation on 5th round of peacetalks ‘substantial’ on socio-economic reforms

Lopez’ confirmation on 5th round of peacetalks ‘substantial’ on socio-economic reforms

By Bicoltoday.com Staff 22April2017 (BicolToday.com) – “Yeah, I’ll go.” Environment and Natural Resources secretary Regina “Gina” Lopez is expected to attend the formal peace negotiations between the Government of the…

‘Crising’ slightly intensifies: landfall over Samar Saturday pm

‘Crising’ slightly intensifies: landfall over Samar Saturday pm

LEGAZPI CITY, 15April2017 — Tropical Depression Crising has slightly intensified and is forecast to make landfall over Samar on the afternoon of Black Saturday, the state weather bureau, PAGASA, has…

Public school classes start on June 5

Public school classes start on June 5

MANILA, 13April2016 — The Department of Education has announced that classes in public schools will start on June 5. DepEd assistant secretary Tonisito Umali said in an advisory that classes…

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