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Northern Samar human rights worker strangled inside military camp 20th IB

Northern Samar human rights worker strangled inside military camp 20th IB

CATARMAN, Northern Samar – Sargie Macallan, human rights worker and chair of Katungod-Sinirangan Bisayas’ Catarman chapter was strangled Sunday, November 26, by a military officer inside the camp of the…

A dollar for a drug-kill; Pinoy communists balk at Trump’s racist view

A dollar for a drug-kill; Pinoy communists balk at Trump’s racist view

MANILA – US President Donald Trump has promised USD 2 million to support President Duterte’s drug war, meaning more guns and bullets to snuff out the country’s poor who are…

AFP over-stepping local government duties in militarizing Northern Samar; human rights groups raise alarm

AFP over-stepping local government duties in militarizing Northern Samar; human rights groups raise alarm

CATARMAN, Northern Samar – Government military units in Norther Samar have become “ruthless and directionless” over reports that soldiers are using as scare tactic the anti-drug campaign, Oplan Tokhang, to…

Catanduanes court orders shabu queen jailed for life, fined Php1M

Catanduanes court orders shabu queen jailed for life, fined Php1M

By Manly M. Ugalde VIRAC, Catanduanes – A woman, who tried to commit suicide to prevent policemen searching for drugs two years ago, has been convicted for life and ordered…

Casiguran town to provide houses to 300 informal settlers

Casiguran town to provide houses to 300 informal settlers

CASIGURAN, Sorsogon – About 300 informal settlers in this town shall be provided houses by the local government, but they have to pay a minimal amount on a monthly basis…

Small town lottery collector in Magarao, Cam Sur shot dead over ‘winning money’

Small town lottery collector in Magarao, Cam Sur shot dead over ‘winning money’

By Bicol Today News Team MAGARAO, Camarines Sur – A bet collector for small town lottery (STL) was shot dead by a bet winner after the collector had failed to…

LGU-Casiguran gets good marks in financial management

LGU-Casiguran gets good marks in financial management

CASIGURAN, Sorsogon Province – The Local Government of Casiguran (LGU-Casiguran) was given good marks in Financial management as assessed by the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG). This good…

Hand grenade thrown at Army soldiers in Cawayan ‘municipio’, Masbate; 2 soldiers injured

Hand grenade thrown at Army soldiers in Cawayan ‘municipio’, Masbate; 2 soldiers injured

By Bicol Today News Team CAWAYAN, Masbate Province – Two unidentified men on a motorcycle threw a grenade at a group of Army soldiers stationed at the compound of LGU-Cawayan,…

Albay Governor wants Small Town Lottery stop

Albay Governor wants Small Town Lottery stop

By Manly M. Ugalde LEGAZPI CITY, Albay (BicolToday.com) – Rocked by internal dispute that resulted to the death of a gunman in a failed ambush of the controversial Small Town…

NUJP slams columnist for ‘slandering’ Bulatlat, PCIJ and CMFR

NUJP slams columnist for ‘slandering’ Bulatlat, PCIJ and CMFR

By Raymund B. Villanueva Kodao.org MANILA, Philippines — The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) slammed Manila Times columnist Rigoberto Tiglao for endangering writers and media organizations by…