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Ombudsman slaps Bato mayor Bernaldez in CamSur suspension without pay

Ombudsman slaps Bato mayor Bernaldez in CamSur suspension without pay

By Elmer James Bandol BATO, Camarines Sur (BicolToday.com) – – Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales has slapped penalty of six months and one day without pay as administrative suspension…

Teachers coop directors charged with 9 counts of estafa

Teachers coop directors charged with 9 counts of estafa

By Felix ‘Boy’ Espineda, Jr. SORSOGON CITY, 20May2015 (BicolToday.com) – The order of Judge Rofebar Gerona of RTC Branch 53 remanding the information filed by State Prosecutor…

Nation

Violent dispersal of Tanduay picketline denounced

Violent dispersal of Tanduay picketline denounced

MANILA, 20May2015 (BicolToday.com) —  We denounce Tanduay Distillers Inc. (TDI) owner Lucio Tan for the violent dispersal of striking workers at the Cabuyao, Laguna distillery. We hold…

Student group decries CHED’s approval of tuition hikes in 313 private HEIs

Student group decries CHED’s approval of tuition hikes in 313 private HEIs

CITY OF NAGA, Bicol Region — The youth group League of Filipino Students (LFS) condemned on Tuesday the Commission on Higher Education‘s (CHED) approval of tuition and…

Regions

SC holds oral arguments on Ombudsman petition vs. CA’s TRO on Binay suspension

SC holds oral arguments on Ombudsman petition vs. CA’s TRO on Binay suspension

BAGUIO CITY, 15April2015 (PNA) — The Supreme Court (SC) will conduct on Tuesday afternoon the oral arguments on the petition filed by the Office of the Ombudsman…

“Get out from our lands! ”- Lumads evacuees to State troops in Mindanao during Davao dialogue

“Get out from our lands! ”- Lumads evacuees to State troops in Mindanao during Davao dialogue

By Joey Natividad CITY OF NAGA, Bicol Region, 9Mar2015 (BicolToday.com) – A dialogue between tribal ethnic Lumads and the military in Davao City turned out into a…

World

International Federation of Journalists concerned on 2 newsmen in libel cases

International Federation of Journalists concerned on 2 newsmen in libel cases

MANILA – The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins its affiliate the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) in expressing strong concern over the arrest…

ILPS demand Nieto to investigate killing of Mexican activist

By Reynard Magtoto MANILA (BicolToday.com) — Various organizations under the International League of Peoples’ Struggles (ILPS) demand the Mexican president to conduct serious investigation into the killing…

Lifestyle

Filipino Edick Glanz Ayala Nuesca, student in US, wins gold medal in Scholastic Olympics

Filipino Edick Glanz Ayala Nuesca, student in US, wins gold medal in Scholastic Olympics

MARYLAND, USA – – – Edick Glanz Ayala Nuesca, a Bicolano studying in the US, won the first prize on Spelling last week in the just-concluded 2015…

Love Food Hate Waste App Gets a Makeover

Love Food Hate Waste App Gets a Makeover

The Love Food Hate Waste app has been given a rather welcomed makeover before the Christmas period. Ideal for this time of year, the well known app will help…

Tech

Palarong Bicol 2015 kicks off in Camarines Sur; 8000 athletes, guests attending

By Nancy Ibo Mediavillo LEGAZPI CITY, 14Mar2015 — At least 8,000 athletes, coaches, local government and education officials and guests are expected to attend the opening of…

Mars likely to have sea larger than Earth’s Arctic Ocean: study

Mars likely to have sea larger than Earth’s Arctic Ocean: study

WASHINGTON, March 6 (PNA/Xinhua) — Ancient Mars likely had a primitive ocean that held more water than Earth’s Arctic Ocean, U. S. space agency NASA said Thursday.…