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4 NPA rebels killed in Masbate encounter

4 NPA rebels killed in Masbate encounter

LEGAZPI CITY, 13Feb2014 — At least four suspected New People’s Army (NPA) rebels were killed on Monday in a clash with Army soldiers in Barangay (village) Pangle, a remote village…

Catanduanes team to Palarong Bicol 2017 shows Bicolanos’ resilient spirit

Catanduanes team to Palarong Bicol 2017 shows Bicolanos’ resilient spirit

By Connie B. Destura LEGAZPI CITY, 10Feb2017 — Despite the challenges confronted by their home province after it was ravaged by super typhoon Nina on Christmas Day last year, young…

Sorsogon NPA clarifies Casiguran clash

Sorsogon NPA clarifies Casiguran clash

SORSOGON CITY, 10Feb2017 (BicolToday.com) – The New People’s Army (NPA) in Sorsogon clarified on Thursday its position on the encounter with Army soldiers in Casiguran on February 6 that resulted…

“Palarong Bicol could be different” – Abcede

“Palarong Bicol could be different” – Abcede

Legazpi City hosting back after 20 years By Elmer James Bandol LEGAZPI CITY, 09Feb2017 (BicolToday.com) — Department of Education (DEPEd) Bicol Director Ramon Fiel G. Abcede has expressed “providential intervention”…

PLDT to provide fiber Internet service to 4.4M households by end 2017

PLDT to provide fiber Internet service to 4.4M households by end 2017

MANILA, 7Feb2017 — PLDT is eyeing to expand the reach of its fiber-powered fixed line network by 80 percent to 4.4 million homes by the end of 2017, as it…

Youth party slams revival of mandatory ROTC for Grades 11 and 12, calls for abolition

Youth party slams revival of mandatory ROTC for Grades 11 and 12, calls for abolition

MANILA, 9Feb2017 — KABATAAN Party-list condemns the recent signing of the revived mandatory Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) program for senior high school students (Grades 11 and 12). According to…

Bicol Zika virus-free but health authorities call for renewed fight vs disease-carrying mosquitoes

Bicol Zika virus-free but health authorities call for renewed fight vs disease-carrying mosquitoes

By Samuel M. Toledo LEGAZPI CITY, 7Feb2017 —- The Bicol region has remained “Zika virus-free” but health authorities in the region are not letting their guard down after suspicions were…

NDFP awaits GRP’s formal notice on termination of peace talks, consultants ‘not hiding’

NDFP awaits GRP’s formal notice on termination of peace talks, consultants ‘not hiding’

By BicolToday.com staff 07February2017 (BicolToday.com) – President Rodrigo Duterte has declared the suspension of Peace Talks between GRP and National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP). He likewise ordered the…

Army man wounded in Masbate clash

Army man wounded in Masbate clash

MASBATE CITY, 7Feb2017 (BicolToday.com) – Another clash occired in Masbate, after the fighting in Sorsogon Monday morning. An army corporal was wounded during firefight in mining town Aroroy, Masbate. Based…

NDFP, GRP could ‘talk while fighting’

NDFP, GRP could ‘talk while fighting’

By BicolToday.com staff LEGAZPI CITY, 03February2017 (BicolToday.com) – The National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) assured the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) that the recently announced…