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Casiguran local government ₱5 million worth of school needs subsidy to students

Casiguran local government ₱5 million worth of school needs subsidy to students

CASIGURAN, Sorsogon, 10Mar2017 (BicolToday.com) — Mayor Edwin “Boboy” Hamor allocated Php 5 million to beef up the town’s education program to help students, from kindergarten to senior high school. The…

Sorsogon contractor lauded for doing more, charging none

Sorsogon contractor lauded for doing more, charging none

SORSOGON CITY, 10Mar2017 (BicolToday.com) – The small circle of Justice personnel here lauded the contractor, who renovated the Bulwagan ng Katarungan building, for doing more and walking the extra mile…

International Women’s Day: Bicol women face threat from looming state fascism

International Women’s Day: Bicol women face threat from looming state fascism

By Joey Natividad CITY OF NAGA, Bicol Region, 08March2017 (BicolToday.com) – Women’s groups, led by BRAVE-BICOLANA on Wednesday flocked into this city’s main streets as they vowed to continue fighting…

Bulusan Volcano grumbles weal phreatic explosion, ejects steam plume

Bulusan Volcano grumbles weal phreatic explosion, ejects steam plume

CASIGURAN, Sorsogon – Bulusan Volcano remains abnormally active as it generated a very weak phreatic eruption on Thursday, March 2 at 1:57 PM. The Bulusan seismic monitoring network has monitored…

Buy bust in Legazpi City terminal yields P150,000 worth ‘shabu’

Buy bust in Legazpi City terminal yields P150,000 worth ‘shabu’

By Jorge Hallare LEGAZPI CITY, 28Feb2017 —- Agents of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) arrested a known personality in the illegal drug trade in this city who yielded P150,000…

Gold panner killed in Masbate; cop nabbed for 2016 murder in Albay

Gold panner killed in Masbate; cop nabbed for 2016 murder in Albay

By Jorge Hallare LEGAZPI CITY, 28Feb2017 — A gold panner was killed in Aroroy, Masbate on Monday evening while an active policeman assigned in Camp Crame was arrested on Monday…

Florencia passenger bus crashes into Tigaon bridge railings, many injured

Florencia passenger bus crashes into Tigaon bridge railings, many injured

By Joey Natividad TIGAON, Camarines Sur, 28Feb2017 (BicolToday.com) – A Florencia passenger bus, cruising near a bridge almost plunged into the river after its driver lost control over the steering…

Bicol militants demand peace talks resumed during EDSA People Power anniversary

Bicol militants demand peace talks resumed during EDSA People Power anniversary

LEGAZPI CITY, 25Feb2017 — Hundreds of militant activists, led by Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan)-Bicol, staged separate rallies in the cities of Legazpi, Naga and Sorsogon and Daet town on Saturday…

Rising fascism, intra-elite rivalry linked to de Lima’s arrest – progressive groups say

Rising fascism, intra-elite rivalry linked to de Lima’s arrest – progressive groups say

By Joey Natividad CITY OF NAGA, Bicol Region, 26Feb2017 (BicolToday.com) – Amid calls to march in protest over President Duterte’s rising fascism timed for EDSA’s anniversary on Saturday, the arrest of…

Plain Filipina housewife sings Italian Opera Aria Song “O Mio Babbino Caro”

By Ruby Lim Tanyu I visited an old town Tigaon, Camarines Sur, Philippines. Rebecca Sabella-Natividad, a plain housewife, sings before me an Italian Aria opera song “O Mio Babbino Caro,”…