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Albay heavy rains up risks of Mayon lahar flow

Albay heavy rains up risks of Mayon lahar flow

By Connie Calipay LEGAZPI CITY –The Albay Public Safety Emergency Management Office (APSEMO) on Saturday urged the people to be on alert against possible lahar due to heavy rains brought…

Relief, funds for Mayon evacuees

Relief, funds for Mayon evacuees

By Elmer James Bandol LEGAZPI CITY — The next question is WHEN? hangs like Damocles sword for Mayon evacuees in tremendous increased number reaching to 60,564 persons after the live…

Mayon eruption reaches 21,000 affected families, estimated at 83,533 persons

Mayon eruption reaches 21,000 affected families, estimated at 83,533 persons

By Priam Nepomuceno MANILA, 25Jan2018 — The continuing unrest of the Mayon Volcano has so far affected 21, 733 families in Albay, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council…

Problems in Cam Sur small town lottery; bets collectors strike shaping up

Problems in Cam Sur small town lottery; bets collectors strike shaping up

By Joey Natividad TIGAON, Camarines Sur – Slow down of bet collection in Small Town Lottery (STL) in this town is shaping up several bet collectors and their “cabo” are…

Power transmission normal amid Mayon Volcano eruption – NGCP

Power transmission normal amid Mayon Volcano eruption – NGCP

By Connie Calipay LEGAZPI CITY — The National Grid Corporation (NGCP) in Southern Luzon reported normal power transmission despite Mayon Volcano’s phreatic eruptions starting Saturday afternoon. In an advisory, the…

Mayon eruption, rains force Albay to suspend classes

Mayon eruption, rains force Albay to suspend classes

By Connie Calipay LEGAZPI CITY, 15Jan2018 — The Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (PDRRMC) ordered all local government units (LGUs) in Albay province to execute the localized suspension of…

SEC revocation of Rappler seen as Duterte admin moves to constrict press freedom

SEC revocation of Rappler seen as Duterte admin moves to constrict press freedom

“The Duterte regime’s revocation of Rappler’s Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) registration, after months of articles about the Duterte regime’s anti-people drug war campaign, is clearly a move to constrict…

Media group Rappler’s certificate of incorporation revoked by SEC

Media group Rappler’s certificate of incorporation revoked by SEC

By Leslie Gatpolintan, PNA MANILA, 15Jan2018 — The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has revoked the certificate of incorporation of Rappler Inc. and Rappler Holdings Corporation allegedly for violating the…

PAGASA warns Bicol officials of massive flooding, rainfall

PAGASA warns Bicol officials of massive flooding, rainfall

By Rhaydz Barcia, PNA LEGAZPI CITY—The country’s weather bureau warned Bicol officials, disaster responders and the public to be on guard for possible massive flooding and landslides as the region…

Albay PDRRMC orders evacuation as Mayon alert now at level 2

Albay PDRRMC orders evacuation as Mayon alert now at level 2

By Mike Dela Rama, PNA LEGAZPI CITY, 14Jan2018 — The Albay Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (PDRRMC) ordered the evacuation of residents in areas surrounding the Mayon Volcano…