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Bicol nursing schools grabs 4 top spots

Bicol nursing schools grabs 4 top spots

LEGAZPI CITY – The Professional Regulations Commission (PRC) Bicol has announced that four Bicolanos landed in the top ten of the Nursing Licensure Examinations held July 2011 with only 48…

RH and national budget bills deserve equal priority – Lagman

RH and national budget bills deserve equal priority – Lagman

LEGAZPI CITY – Albay representative and Minority leader Edcel Lagman has called on Congress to give the Reproductive Health Bill (RHB) equal billing with the General Appropriations Bill (GAB) as…

Albay braces for floods, landslides as strong LPA, ITCZ trigger heavy rains

Albay braces for floods, landslides as strong LPA, ITCZ trigger heavy rains

LEGAZPI CITY – The Albay Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Council (PDRRMC) is on heightened alert Monday and places the province under state of preparedness as a Low Pressure Area (LPA)…

KBP Sorsogon starts 3-day media olympics

KBP Sorsogon starts 3-day media olympics

SORSOGON CITY – Almost 200 members of  local media attended the thanksgiving mass, that signalled the start of a three-day activity for the 2nd Media Olympics. Andy Espinar, KBP president…

Cancer center opens in Bicol

Cancer center opens in Bicol

LEGAZPI CITY – Bicolano cancer patients need not go to Manila for further diagnosis and treatment for their life threatening disease with the opening today of the Bicol’s only cancer…

Diarrhea outbreak kills 2 in Albay

Diarrhea outbreak kills 2 in Albay

LEGAZPI CITY – Health authorities have expressed alarm over the resurgence of the diarrhea outbreak in the capital town of Albay a month after a similar incidence took place in…

Groups ask CA not to confirm Paje as DENR secretary

Groups ask CA not to confirm Paje as DENR secretary

Environmental activists lead by Kalikasan People’s Network for the Environment support the Senate Commission on Appointment’s deferment of the approval of Ramon Paje’s appointment as Department of Environment and Natural…

Army soldier killed, 3 others wounded in Masbate landmine explosion

LEGAZPI CITY – A Philippine Army soldier was killed and three others were wounded when their service vehicle hit a landmine planted by suspected New People’s Army (NPA) rebels along…

NPA rebels attack Masbate town police station; 7 cops wounded

NPA rebels attack Masbate town police station; 7 cops wounded

LEGAZPI CITY – Suspected communist rebels initiated a series of offensives in Masbate province on Sunday, attacking the Philippine National Police (PNP) station in the town of Mobo, followed by…

Congress approves House Bill 4820 for the creation of Nueva Camarines

Congress approves House Bill 4820 for the creation of Nueva Camarines

NAGA City – An overwhelming majority vote in the House of Representative Wednesday (August 3) favored House Bill 4820, otherwise known as “An Act Creating the new province of Nueva…