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Just plant and plant, the LGU plows your farm for free – Hamor

Just plant and plant, the LGU plows your farm for free – Hamor

By Bobot Estropigan Laguna CASIGURAN, Sorsogon (BicolToday.com) – The farmers will have just to plant and plant as the LGU will plow their farm free of charge including payment for…

Countryside poverty to increase due to coop tax exemption repeal – SIDECO

Countryside poverty to increase due to coop tax exemption repeal – SIDECO

By Felix ‘Boy’ Espineda, Jr. SORSOGON CITY – The twenty-nine strong primary cooperative members of SIDECO (South-Luzon Federation of Cooperatives) are bracing for the possible impact on their members of…

Brigada Eskwela’ in typhoon-torn Catanduanes

Brigada Eskwela’ in typhoon-torn Catanduanes

By Elmer James Bandol VIRAC, Catanduanes, 11May2017 (BicolToday.com) — ‘Brigada Eskwela’ will kick-off this year in this typhoon-torn island province from May 11 to 19 and to bring powerful message…

₱295K worth of prizes up for grabs in Casiguran Inter-Barangay Basketball Tourney 2017

₱295K worth of prizes up for grabs in Casiguran Inter-Barangay Basketball Tourney 2017

By Bobot Estropigan Laguna CASIGURAN, Sorsogon (BicolToday.com) – Some  ₱295,000.00 worth of prizes, excluding that for the Best in Uniform, are at stake in this year’s Casiguran Inter-Barangay Summer Basketball…

Cooperatives decry move to repeal of its tax exemptions

Cooperatives decry move to repeal of its tax exemptions

By Felix ‘Boy’ Espineda, Jr. MANILA, Philippines (BicolToday.com) – The Philippine Cooperative Center as the apex organization of the cooperatives nationwide in coordination with Coop Natcco partylist representatives, civil society…

Sec. Lopez’ non-confirmation is anti-poor – NAPC

Sec. Lopez’ non-confirmation is anti-poor – NAPC

By BicolToday.com Staff 04May2017 (BicolToday.com) – Where ever there is large-scale mining, the people are poor. Environmental Secretary Gina Lopez’ non-confirmation is a failure to recognize that poverty and environmental…

Gabriela commends Sec. Taguiwalo for standing her ground amid insults

Gabriela commends Sec. Taguiwalo for standing her ground amid insults

By BicolToday.com Staff 04May2017 (BicolToday.com) – Gabriela Women’s Party commends DSWD Secretary Judy Taguiwalo for standing her ground amid insults during her confirmation hearing before the Commission on Appointments (CA)…

Masbateño workers call to end contractualization, militarization, mining

Masbateño workers call to end contractualization, militarization, mining

By Suzene Cajegas MASBATE CITY, 02May2017 (BicolToday.com) – In celebration of Labor Day, progressive groups on Monday call for an end to contractual employments, mining in Aroroy town and for…

Catanduanes governor Cua, 2 others face murder raps over killing of newspaper publisher

Catanduanes governor Cua, 2 others face murder raps over killing of newspaper publisher

MANILA, 2May2017 — The family of slain journalist Larry Que in Catanduanes on Tuesday filed a murder complaint before the Department of Justice (DOJ) against three persons including Catanduanes Governor…

Bicol’s ‘must see’ paradise spots captured in images

Bicol’s ‘must see’ paradise spots captured in images

Boracay-fatigue? Bicol’s paradise waits to be discovered by the adventurous, the nature-lover, and the thrill-seeker. Still unexplored by the maddening crowd of tourists who frequent the Boracay dream, Bicol paradise…