Bicol News

Opposition heats up over ambitious Mayon Circumferential Road Project

Opposition heats up over ambitious Mayon Circumferential Road Project

By Manly M. Ugalde LEGAZPI CITY, Albay – A virtually unknown grandiose plan to build a circumferential road around the 261.4-kilometer in diameter Mayon Volcano have surprised…

Fully armed cops block farmers convoy joining peasant protest caravan

Fully armed cops block farmers convoy joining peasant protest caravan

  PAGBILAO QUEZON – Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas (KMP) condemned the blocking of the protest caravan of farmers from Bicol bound for Manila by the Provincial Public…

Nation

Groups decry fake modernization, support transport strike

Groups decry fake modernization, support transport strike

MANILA, 15Oct2017 — The League of Filipino Students (LFS) supports transport groups, drivers, and commuters in the two-day transport strike as protest against fake modernization schemes leading…

No work in all courts Monday due to transport strike – SC

No work in all courts Monday due to transport strike – SC

By Christopher Lloyd Caliwan MANILA, 15oCT2017 — The Supreme Court (SC) announced the suspension of work in all courts nationwide on Monday in connection with a scheduled…

Regions

“Not taking” chances”: Agriculture Usec Cayanan regrets avian influenza outbreak in Pampanga

“Not taking” chances”: Agriculture Usec Cayanan regrets avian influenza outbreak in Pampanga

By Elmer James Bandol MANILA — If more than 200,000 heads of poultry would be culled, or burned to ashes since the outbreak of avian influenza (AI)…

Ex-Cebu mayor faces graft for unliquidated cash advances

Ex-Cebu mayor faces graft for unliquidated cash advances

CEBU CITY – The Office of the Ombudsman has ordered the filing before the Sandiganbayan of four counts of Failure to Render Accounts (Article 218 of the…

Editorial Cartoon

40 Years Alone in Prison

40 Years Alone in Prison

Related Stories: Ex-Governor Raul Lee 40 years alone in prison; 2 co-accused, dead, acquitted Sandiganbayan convicts Sorsogon Ex-Governor Raul Lee on 4 counts of graft  …

Lifestyle

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…

Remembering now Saint, Mother Teresa of Calcutta in Manila

Remembering now Saint, Mother Teresa of Calcutta in Manila

By Joey Natividad CITY OF NAGA, Bicol Region, Philippines – While the Catholic world applauded Sunday over Pope Francis’ official proclamation and canonization of the late Mother…

Tech

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…

Bicol netizens to experience better Internet traffic

Bicol netizens to experience better Internet traffic

By Connie B. Destura LEGAZPI CITY, 17June2016 — Internet users in the Bicol Region will soon have an improved local Internet traffic quality and better Internet experience…

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