Sari-sari stores, trimobiles to use e-wallet in dealings
By Jason B. Neola RETAIL businesses at the Naga City People’s Mall, sari-sari stores in the barangays, and trimobiles operating in this city will soon be collecting payments from their customers or passengers thru real-time electronic fund transfer for safe and seamless transactions. That is after the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) and the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) issued an order to city and municipal government units across the country to adopt t
PSU bags 4 major awards in filmmaking competition
By Sonny Malate GOA, Camarines Sur --- Filmmaking enthusiasts studying at the Partido State University in Goa main campus garnered four major awards in the recently concluded 6th short film competition organized by the Department of Health-Camarines Sur Treatment and Rehabilitation Center based in San Fernando town in this province. The winning entry was produced by the Twists and Turns Productions and the Bachelor of Arts in Communication students of the PSU. Ako’t Ako flick
Police net suspects, seize P3.7-M shabu
By Connie Calipay LEGAZPI City--- Four suspects were arrested and over PHP3.7 million worth of illegal drugs were seized in anti-drug operations in Bicol Region, the Police Regional Office in Bicol (PRO-5) said Wednesday. In an interview, PRO-5 spokesperson Lt. Col. Maria Luisa Calubaquib said the operation on Dec.12 to 13 by police operatives, in coordination with the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) Bicol, in Barangay Poblacion in Capalonga town, Camarines Norte pr
FEATURE: Saving the sardine from warming seas
By Rhaydz B. Barcia Couple Romeo de Luna, 62, and Elvira de Luna, 59, of Sitio Tambac, Maonon village in Ligao City survived daily through fishing within the Ticao-Burias Pass, the second-largest seascape in the Philippines. The couple, both elementary graduates with two children, are living in the fishing village at Sitio Tambac, Maonon, Ligao City, and have been involved in fishing for more than 40 years. Romeo said that he went home almost empty-handed in the last five yea
Fisherfolk receive BFAR fuel subsidy cash cards for Xmas
By Ana-Liza Macatangay THE regional office of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) in Bicol extended a Christmas giveaway to around 57 fisherfolk in the form of fuel subsidy cash cards in a simple ceremony held on December 14, this year, at the town’s Municipal lobby in Barangay Binalay in the municipality of Tinambac, Camarines Sur. The undertaking was conducted in coordination with the local government unit of Tinambac. In the data provided by the LGU’s Fis
Asignaturang Agrikultura para sa mag-aaral ng elementarya
By Rowena Sentellas- Agbulos Teacher I Himaao Elementary School Ang Agrikultura ay isa sa mga pangunahing trabaho sa bansang Pilipinas, kung kaya’t mahalagang malaman ng mga mag – aaral ng elementarya ang kahalagahan ng agrikultura sa pang araw – araw na pamumuhay. Ayon sa pananaliksik ni Maria Cristina A. Elli at Dr. Jhonner D. Ricafort ng Sorsogon State College, ang level of competency ng mga kaguruan sa agrikultura kung susumahin ay 3.12 na siya ring pinakataas na nakuha,
Envoys affirm stronger AU-PH tie, support in education, disaster relief
By Keren Anne Bernadas THE Australia government through James Yeomans, its embassy counsellor for political, economic and public affairs in the Philippines, together with Alexander O’Hara, embassy second secretary for politics on Thursday, December 15, met with Camarines Sur Provincial Governor Vincenzo Renato Luigi Villafuerte and some local media to discuss their plans on fostering support to the country in matters of education, health, disaster relief, peace and security a
SIMPLE CHRISTMAS TREAT
Balikbayan couple Drs. Ferdie and Liza Zantua enjoy being with the company again of old friends like Judge Pokoy Felizmenio (with his wife Olive and their lovely daughter), Bicol Mail publisher Nilo Aureus, Banker Jovi Alvarez, Businessmen Toni Shea, Quiles Lo, and Pete Servano at Grissini Ristorante.
A reunion of Naga Parochial School former teachers after the Closing Mass for the 75th Foundation Anniversary with the former Principal Mrs. Flavel Favoreal, former Executive Asst. Director for Academics Lydia T. Goingo and Mrs. Rosario B. Olalia, the inconbent principal.
BCA High School class of 1971 Christmas Party
THE BCA High School class of 1971 during their Christmas Party which was held at the residence of Franz Joven Llagas at the Villa Sorabella Subdivision in Naga City. Franz (foreground, holding a tablet) hosted and sponsored the event that was truly heartwarming and delightful.
ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION
Ms. Yukari Koike of the Embassy of Japan in Manila had an idea of Bicol’s wondrous places and the political landscape of Camarines Sur when she met with BM publisher Nilo Aureus last month in the city along with friends: BM editorial writer Prof. Rudy Baldemor, Ernie Verdadero, a well-known columnist, Businessman Melvin del Puerto, and BM Deskman Jason Neola.
2 sa 18 mga Bicolanong diputado nagvoto vs MWF
Sa diez y ocho mga congresista sa Bicol kabali an apat hali sa tolong mga party-list alagad saludo an mga Bicolano sa duwang ‘‘oragon’’ na congresista hali sa Camarines Sur asin Albay huli kan saindang mga panindugan asin dahilan dai nag-voto pabor sa kontroversyal na Maharlika Wealth Fund (MWF). Sa 321 total na miembros kan Camara-baja, 279 pabor asin anom an nagvoto kontra kabali an duwang Bicolano. Si Congresista Gabriel H. Bordado Jr. kan tercer distrito kan Camarines Sur
Rehistradong votantes sa Naga madugang 8.39%
Kun nadagos an pigtalaan na Sangguniang Kabataan asin Barangay elections kan Deciembre 5, 2022 an Ciudad nin Naga igwang total na 119,119 rehistradong votantes alagad piglalaoman liwat naman madugang nin hasta sa 8.39 porciento o maabot sa diez mil na registrant sa pagsikad kan pagpalista sa opisina kan Comelec sa ciudad kan Deciembre 12, 2022 para sa pag-andam kan eleksyon sa Oktubre 2023. Si Abogado Maico Julia Jr., election officer sa Ciudad nin Naga nagpahayag na base s
SA MAHARLIKA ISYU: Manipesto ni Bordado suportado kan dating BLGF director, consejal
Apesar kan pagkontra kan publico sa mga negativong komentaryo, an Maharlika Wealth Fund (MWF) an naaprubaran tolos sa ika-duwa asin ika-tolong pagbasa sa Camara-Baja sa votong 279 kontra 6 sa laog sana nin 17 diyas. Alagad digdi sa Ciudad nin Naga, sarong dating director kan Bureau of Local Government Finance, CPA-Lawyer asin miembro kan Sangguniang Panglungsod Consejal Salvador Del Castillo nagpahayag nin suporta sa manipestasyon ni Camarines Sur 3rd District Congressman Gab
Gob. Luigi amay binandera an red alert status huli kan mga paguran
Pili, Camarines Sur --- Amay pig-bandera ni Gobernador Luigi Villafuerte sa Red Alert Status an provincia sa tahaw kan makusog na mga pagbulos nin uran nganing maka-andam sa pre-empted evacuation nin mga residentes na nag-eerok sa mga kababan na lugar. An alert status kan gobernador kasunod kan binareta kan PAGASA kan ‘‘shear line’’ na haros enterong provincia nin Camarines Sur apektado nin mahiwas na tolong aldaw na mga paguran asin tubig baha. An direktiva kan jefe ejecuti