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“Not taking” chances”: Agriculture Usec Cayanan regrets avian influenza outbreak in Pampanga

“Not taking” chances”: Agriculture Usec Cayanan regrets avian influenza outbreak in Pampanga

By Elmer James Bandol MANILA — If more than 200,000 heads of poultry would be culled, or burned to ashes since the outbreak of avian influenza (AI) last week, an…

Ex-Cebu mayor faces graft for unliquidated cash advances

Ex-Cebu mayor faces graft for unliquidated cash advances

CEBU CITY – The Office of the Ombudsman has ordered the filing before the Sandiganbayan of four counts of Failure to Render Accounts (Article 218 of the Revised Penal Code)…

2 Mindanao journalists shot dead; NUJP condemns killings

2 Mindanao journalists shot dead; NUJP condemns killings

MANILA – The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) condemns the murder of two journalists within a day apart in Zamboanga del Sur and Sultan Kudarat provinces. The…

Anti-poverty commission holds peace forum in Mindanao; LGUs crucial in peace-building

Anti-poverty commission holds peace forum in Mindanao; LGUs crucial in peace-building

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY (BicolToday.com) – The National Anti-Poverty Commission (NAPC) conducted a peace forum for Mindanao with hope of setting up a road map for lasting peace as a…

MARBAI farmers get back 145-hectare Lapanday farm

MARBAI farmers get back 145-hectare Lapanday farm

MADAUM, Tagum City, 18May2017 — Agrarian Reform Secretary Rafael Mariano on Thursday led the peaceful reinstallation of 159 members of the Madaum Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Association Inc. (MARBAI) as rightful…

Chico River heroes’ marker of Cordillerans: follow footsteps, continue the struggle

Chico River heroes’ marker of Cordillerans: follow footsteps, continue the struggle

By Reynard Magtoto 26April2017 (BicolToday.com) – “Ama Macliing was not just my father. He was our father, a father of the Cordillerans. This marker is ours to be proud of,”…

NDF flag hoisted in Zambo public school

NDF flag hoisted in Zambo public school

ZAMBOANGA CITY, 25April2017 – The local police are conducting an investigation to determine who hoisted a communist flag in one of the government schools in this city. Supt. Ariel Huesca,…

2 NPA POWs released in Davao del Sur ahead of SOMO

2 NPA POWs released in Davao del Sur ahead of SOMO

By BicolToday.com Staff 20April2017 (Bicoltoday.com) – WITHOUT waiting for a copy of the announced Suspension of Military Operations (SOMO) order from the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), the New…

QC health dept recommends closure of lying-in clinics

QC health dept recommends closure of lying-in clinics

By BicolToday.com Staff QUEZON CITY, 29March2017 (BicolToday.com) – At least 72 private lying-in clinics in Quezon City will be closed for failure to comply with national and local health standards.…

QC Barangays urged to give free internet services

QC Barangays urged to give free internet services

By BicolToday.com Staff QUEZON CITY, 27March2017 (BicolToday.com) – Barangays in Quezon City were urged to provide free internet services to enable the public to access government services online. The Quezon…

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