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Poor Bicolanos pained by toll of over-fishing on favorite fish

Poor Bicolanos pained by toll of over-fishing on favorite fish

By Danny O. Calleja MAGALLANES, Sorsogon, 14April2014 — Pilchards, locally called “lawlaw,” which used to be the most abundant and affordable fish for poor Bicolanos, have been…

Php800-M mini-hydro project supplies sustainable energy in Catanduanes

Php800-M mini-hydro project supplies sustainable energy in Catanduanes

SAN MIGUEL, Catanduanes, 11April2014 (PNA) — This island province is now less likely to be affected by recurring power outages with the presence of the Php800-million hydro-power…

Nation

No conditions meeting with DoJ Secretary – Napoles lawyer

No conditions meeting with DoJ Secretary – Napoles lawyer

By Christopher Lloyd T. Caliwan MANILA, 22April2014 — The lawyer of alleged pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Lim Napoles said on Tuesday that there are no conditions…

Senate readies for lengthy debates over Bangsamoro Law – Guingona

Senate readies for lengthy debates over Bangsamoro Law – Guingona

By Joseph John J. Perez SORSOGON CITY — The road to peace is indeed long, winding and circuitous as Senator Teofisto “TG” Guingona admits that lengthy and…

World

5 confirmed dead in 8.2 quake in Chile

SANTIAGO, 2April2014 (PNA/Xinhua) — Five people have died in a 8.2-magnitude earthquake that hit off Chilean northern coast Tuesday, according to Interior Minister Rodrigo Penailillo. According to…

Tsunami waves sparked by powerful quake strike northern coast of Chile

SANTIAGO, 2April2014 (PNA/Xinhua) — Tsunami waves generated by a 8.0-magnitude earthquake that hit off the coast of Chile Tuesday have stricken some areas in the north of…

Sports

Le Tour de Filipinas blasts off on April 21-24

MANILA, 11April2014 (PNA) — Le Tour de Filipinas kicks off on April 21-24 with a field of 10 continental teams and five clubs from eight foreign countries…

Olympian Martinez to visit Albay in time for Daragang Magayon Festival

Olympian Martinez to visit Albay in time for Daragang Magayon Festival

LEGAZPI CITY, 1March2014 (PNA) — Filipino Olympian Michael Christian Martinez is expected to visit Albay any day during the Daragang Magayon Festival starting last week of March…

Showbiz

Senate Blue Ribbon committee to subpoena actor Mat Ranillo in pork scam probe

By Jelly F. Musico MANILA, 13Feb2014 (PNA) – The Senate Blue Ribbon committee will subpoena Mat Ranillo III in connection with the investigation on the alleged pork…

The problem with celebrities

The problem with celebrities

Marginal Note By Felix ‘Boy’ Espineda, Jr. BicolToday.com I don’t really think that a celebrity is above a fool for fools thrive in a bubble imaginable in…

Tech

U.S. weighs pros, cons of giving up control of Internet domain name system

By George Bao LOS ANGELES, 22March2013 (PNA/Xinhua) — The United States is weighing pros and cons of giving up the control of the world’s Internet domain name…

China has 3.5 million websites

China has 3.5 million websites

BEIJING, 23March2014 (PNA/Xinhua) — The total number of websites in China had reached 3.51 million by the end of last year, huge step up since China’s first…

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