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2 gunmen shoot dead Army man in Matnog, Sorsogon

2 gunmen shoot dead Army man in Matnog, Sorsogon

By BicolToday.com News Team MATNOG, Sorsogon, 29June2016 – Two unidentified gunmen shot dead Army soldier TSgt. Army Jerry Genavia Gelilio while sitting on a bench watching basketball…

Sorsogon CIDG head survives slay try in cockpit compound

Sorsogon CIDG head survives slay try in cockpit compound

By BicolToday.com News Team SORSOGON CITY, 29June2016 – Police operative SPO2 Rene Gile Enteria, of Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) was shot by a lone gunman…

Shortage of ‘for-rent’ barong tagalogs, gowns as Robredo, town officials oath-taking events come nearer

Shortage of ‘for-rent’ barong tagalogs, gowns as Robredo, town officials oath-taking events come nearer

By Joey Natividad CITY OF NAGA, Bicol Region, 28June2016 (BicolToday.com) – Witty TV host Ernie Verdadero said there is shortage of “for-rent” long-sleeve barong tagalogs and gowns…

Man shot dead in Ragay, Camarines Sur

Man shot dead in Ragay, Camarines Sur

By BicolToday.com News Team RAGAY, Camarines Sur – A man died after getting shot several times by a gunman using caliber.45 pistol and fled after the incident.…

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Duterte challenged to meet peace, human rights agenda in first 100 days; draft ready in UP meet

Duterte challenged to meet peace, human rights agenda in first 100 days; draft ready in UP meet

CITY NAGA, Bicol Region, 29June2016 – “Resume formal peace talks with the National Democratic Front of the Philippines, in accordance with previously signed bilateral agreements, and pursue…

Organized youth remind Duterte to get ‘top guns’ in drug campaign

Organized youth remind Duterte to get ‘top guns’ in drug campaign

By Joey Natividad CITY OF NAGA, Bicol Region, 28June2016 – Organized youth remind incoming President Rodrigo Duterte that he must go after the ‘top guns and big…

Japan in Balikatan: observer this year, active player soon

Japan in Balikatan: observer this year, active player soon

By Reynard Magtoto LEGAZPI CITY, 25June2016 (BicolToday.com) – Recently, more than 50, 000 Japanese protesters rallied on the Japanese island of Okinawa, Japan against the heavy United…

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Mindanao youth leaders to Duterte on education: Do not become “another Aquino”

Mindanao youth leaders to Duterte on education: Do not become “another Aquino”

By Joey Natividad CITY OF NAGA, Bicol Region, 28June2016 – Echoing calls by Bicol students, youth groups in Mindanao joined the nationwide call to end education capitalism,…

Philippines’ Displaced Children Barred from School

Philippines’ Displaced Children Barred from School

By Carlos Conde Human Rights Watch ZAMBOANGA CITY – Hundreds of Filipino children here were barred from attending class when schools opened this week. The reason? The…

World

NDFP, Duterte peace teams begin “informal” talks in Oslo, Norway

NDFP, Duterte peace teams begin “informal” talks in Oslo, Norway

By Joey Natividad CITY OF NAGA, Bicol Region, Philippines, 15June2016 – The much-anticipated preliminary talks between representatives of the incoming Duterte government and the National Democratic Front…

Filipino youth party offers sympathy to victims of Florida bloodbath; blames ‘culture of hate’

Filipino youth party offers sympathy to victims of Florida bloodbath; blames ‘culture of hate’

By Joey Natividad CITY OF NAGA, Bicol Region, Philippines  – Kabataan Party-list (Youth party) on Tuesday expressed solidarity to the people of the United States over the mass shooting…

Lifestyle

Amateur singing contest in Nabua, Camarines Sur

Amateur singing contest in Nabua, Camarines Sur

NABUA, Camarines Sur – A “Minus One” Amateur singing contest, open to ages 13 to 45 years old, at 7 pm, June 23 at San Juan, Nabua.…

NBDB releases reporting guide on correct textbook pricing

NBDB releases reporting guide on correct textbook pricing

By Joey Natividad CITY OF NAGA, Bicol Region – The National Book Development Board (NBDB) reminds the public to report any discrepancies of pricing of textbooks which…

Tech

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…

Journalists concerned over Facebook’s ‘censorship policies’

Journalists concerned over Facebook’s ‘censorship policies’

By Joey Natividad CITY OF NAGA, Bicol Region – Bicol journalists, members of Altermidya, share their concern as “acts of censorship” by Facebook’s unexplained blocking of postings by journalists, artists,…

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