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Sen. Chiz, other VIPs no show at blessing of ₱4.7–M Sorsogon prov’l satellite office

Sen. Chiz, other VIPs no show at blessing of ₱4.7–M Sorsogon prov’l satellite office

IROSIN, Sorsogon – Mistrust at the governor, Robert Lee Rodrigueza? or simply the invited distinguished guests were just busy with their hectic schedule and prior commitments? Or to put it…

Ombudsman dismisses Bacolod registrar of deeds

Ombudsman dismisses Bacolod registrar of deeds

BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental — The Office of the Ombudsman found Registrar of Deeds Romulo Gonzaga of Bacolod City, Negros Occidental, guilty of Grave Misconduct and Conduct Prejudicial to the…

Anakbayan hit harassment, arrest of striking Middleby workers

Anakbayan hit harassment, arrest of striking Middleby workers

BINAN CITY, Laguna – Youth group Anakbayan deplored the arrest Tuesday (July 3) and detention of seven workers of commercial cooking equipment supplier Middleby Philippines Corp. located inside the Laguna…

Ombudsman to sue Bulacan officials for operating illegal garbage dumpsite

Ombudsman to sue Bulacan officials for operating illegal garbage dumpsite

PAOMBONG, Bulacan – The Office of the Ombudsman announced Thursday it has found probable cause to charge former mayor Isagani Castro and 10 other local officials of Paombong, Bulacan, with…

Criteria must impose “no endo labor policy” for new player in Telco – says thinktank group

Criteria must impose “no endo labor policy” for new player in Telco – says thinktank group

MANILA – An infrastructure-oriented thinktank said the new major player in the telco industry should ensure compliance with labor standards, particularly President Rodrigo Duterte’s policy against ‘endo (end of contract).’…

Sorsogon solon turns over three 2-classroom buildings in Donsol, Pilar

Sorsogon solon turns over three 2-classroom buildings in Donsol, Pilar

By Bobot Estropigan Laguna, contributor PILAR, Sorsogon – First District Representative Evelina “Nanay Evie” Escudero turned over three 2-classroom buildings cum evacuation centers costing P2.6-M each building in Ogod Elementary School and…

Teacher Beth dies at 56, a former human rights worker

Teacher Beth dies at 56, a former human rights worker

By Joey Natividad  TIGAON, Camarines Sur — Bernadette “Beth” Pilapil-Garilao, a public school elementary teacher, who had spent her youth searching for victims of “Desaparecidos” or the “disappeared” died Thursday, July…

Barcelona, Sorsogon mayor’s advocacy for early identification of children with disabilities kicks off

Barcelona, Sorsogon mayor’s advocacy for early identification of children with disabilities kicks off

By Bobot Estropigan Laguna, contributor SORSOGON CITY — A seminar attended by some three hundred daycare workers, community development workers, municipal health officers and SPED or Special Education Practitioners held…

Sorsogon vice-gov tells women’s group: unite and cooperate

Sorsogon vice-gov tells women’s group: unite and cooperate

By Bobot Estropigan Laguna, contributor SORSOGON CITY (BicolToday.com) — Nothing is more valuable in an organization than being closely-knit and very cooperative in all the worthy endeavors of the association. Thus…

Donsol, Sorsogon revenue up despite low tourist arrivals

Donsol, Sorsogon revenue up despite low tourist arrivals

By Bobot Estropigan Laguna, contributor DONSOL, Sorsogon – In spite of the reduction in the number of tourists from In spite to June this year we still noted a spike…