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Masbate native wins as 2015 Sinulog Festival Queen

CEBU CITY, 18Jan2015 (PNA) — The lead dancer of Tribu Himag-ulaw of Placer Masbate bested 15 others to win the 2015 Sinulog Festival Queen title. Julienne Hazel Penserga, a third…

Abante woman reporter in Bataan shot dead

BATAAN, 8Jan2015 – The Bataan correspondent of the tabloid, Abante, was murdered around 8:05 this morning. Mhike Cigaral of Bataan station DZXL and CLTV 36, and vice-chairman of the NUJP…

Mindanao situation: Christmas ceasefire shaky and may collapse!

Mindanao situation: Christmas ceasefire shaky and may collapse!

By BicolToday.com Reportorial Team CITY OF NAGA, Bicol Region – The Christmas ceasefire imposed by the government and reciprocated by the New People’s Army (NPA) is shaky and may collapse…

Governor throws full support to People’s Initiative for scrapping of pork funds

Governor throws full support to People’s Initiative for scrapping of pork funds

By Mary Judaline F. Partlow DUMAGUETE CITY, 17Dec2014 -– Negros Oriental Gov. Roel Degamo Wednesday announced his 100 percent support to a People’s Initiative calling for the abolition of the…

NorCot village officials to penalize households without toilet

NorCot village officials to penalize households without toilet

COTABATO CITY, 14Dec2014 (PNA) — Starting Monday, households in a remote village in North Cotabato will be penalized if they do not have sanitary toilet and proper sewerage system, officials…

9 killed, 17 hurt in Bukidnon bus blast

By Priam F. Nepomuceno MANILA, 9Dec2014 — Nine people were killed while 17 others were hurt after a bomb exploded at a passenger bus passing through Maramag town, Bukidnon Tuesday…

2 fatalities in Iloilo due to onslaught of Typhoon ‘Ruby’ — NDRRMC

  MANILA, 7Dec2014 — The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) on Sunday reported that two casualties including a one-year old girl in the province of Iloilo due…

6 provinces without power due to Typhoon ‘Ruby’

By Juzel L. Danganan MANILA, 7Dec2014 — Six provinces are without power due to the devastation of Typhoon “Ruby”, said the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) on Sunday.…

Service providers assure immediate post-typhoon repair

TACLOBAN CITY, 5Dec2014 — Power, water, and communication service providers in Leyte vowed to immediately address hurdles should typhoon Ruby’s winds destroy their facilities. Leyte II Electric Cooperative (Leyeco II)…

DOE coordinating with oil companies to replenish depleting stocks in Borongan, Eastern Samar

By Juzel L. Danganan MANILA, 5Dec2014 -– Department of Energy (DOE) Undersecretary Zenaida Monsada said Friday that the agency is coordinating with oil companies to replenish depleted fuel stocks of…