Bicol News

Water supply and quality, related issues:  only local problems requiring local solutions, says Legazpi City Mayor Rosal

Water supply and quality, related issues:  only local problems requiring local solutions, says Legazpi City Mayor Rosal

LEGAZPI CITY, Albay – Speaking Tuesday at the first of a series of consultation tackling water supply and wastewater management issues, Legazpi City Mayor Noel Rosal gave emphasis to…

Security threat cancels ASEAN meeting in Bicol

Security threat cancels ASEAN meeting in Bicol

By Manly M. Ugalde LEGAZPI CITY, 21Aug2017 – Security threat have forced the cancellation of the 5-day Association of Southeast Asian Ministerial meeting in Bicol scheduled to…

Nation

NGO Center for Environmental Concerns supports House move to investigate Reclamations’ socio-eco impacts

NGO Center for Environmental Concerns supports House move to investigate Reclamations’ socio-eco impacts

QUEZON CITY – The Center for Environmental Concerns (CEC) – Philippines supports the House Resolution filed by Makabayang Coalition ng Mamamayan (MAKABAYAN) representatives in Congress on August…

Militant students demand justice for Kian, 12,000 victims of Duterte’s anti-people war

Militant students demand justice for Kian, 12,000 victims of Duterte’s anti-people war

CITY OF NAGA, Bicol Region – The League of Filipino Students (LFS), with chapters in most Bicol schools, demand justice for Kian delos Santos, a senior high…

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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