August 7, 2020

The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) has launched the Bicol Regional Recovery Program (RRP) to address the adverse impact of the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic in the region’s economy.

NEDA Bicol assistant regional director Edna Cynthia S. Berces, dur...

August 1, 2020

The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Bicol said that based on its initial assessment as of April 2020, the region’s economy has suffered  approximately P7.6 billion losses as a result of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19).

“It was equivalent to 4.07 p...

July 17, 2020

The Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM) Bicol office has  introduced the Demographic Vulnerabilities Tool (DVT) to help local government units (LGUs) in curbing the spread of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) as cases continue to surge in the region.


July 17, 2020

LEGAZPI CITY  --- The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Bicol regional office has bared that there are some 179 contact tracing teams  deployed across the region to prevent the spread of coronavirus disease (Covid-19).

Olivio Ramirez, DILG Bic...

June 26, 2020

With the increased testing capacity in the country, the Department of Health (DOH) Bicol said that the new guidelines on expanded coronavirus disease (Covid-19) testing broadens the coverage of persons to be tested.

Dr. Ernie Vera, DOH Bicol regional director, said tha...

June 11, 2020

With the huge impact of community quarantine to the labor sector, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Bicol has called on  employers to protect jobs and prevent retrenchments by adapting the alternative work schemes.

Joel M. Gonzales, DOLE Bicol regional dire...

May 14, 2020

The Department of Agriculture (DA) Bicol regional office has urged rice farmers in the region to harvest their  palay before Tropical Depression “Ambo” affects the region starting Thursday, May 14.

Emily Bordado, DA Bicol information chief, said that farmers can harves...

April 15, 2020

LEGAZPI CITY --- The Department of Education (DepEd) regional office here has allowed some local government units (LGU) in Bicol to convert public schools into makeshift isolation or quarantine facilities for suspected carriers of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19).


February 6, 2020

Experts on climate change gather for the Low Carbon Forum in Manila on January 7, 2020. 

LEGAZPI CITY --- Being ranked as the third most disaster-prone country in the world, the Philippines has continued to strengthen its resilience through mainstreaming of Disaster Ris...

January 23, 2020

LEGAZPI CITY — The Bicol regional office  of the Civil Service Commission (CSC) here has announced last week that it is now accepting nominations for this year’s search for outstanding government workers.

CSC Bicol information officer Rona Jane Nuñez said the nominatio...

September 19, 2019

LEGAZPI CITY --- The Civil Service Commission (CSC) Bicol is on track of validating and inspecting more than 30 government agencies nominated for the search for Outstanding Smoke-Free Government Office in the region.

This is an annual search of CSC in line with the cele...

September 19, 2019

LEGAZPI CITY --- Putting premium on the welfare of students, the Department of Education in Bicol (DepEd-5) has employed guidance counselors and teachers to monitor children at risk in schools.

Mark Kevin Arroco, project development officer of DepEd-5, said guidance cou...

September 19, 2019

100TH MILLION BABY. Jamaica Khelly Añonuevo, together with the Popcom and CHO personnel. Jamaica received sack of rice, school supplies, bag, toys, cake and vitamins. Photo by Casandra Balala

LEGAZPI CITY --- “The quality of life we give to the children depends on the f...

August 1, 2019

GUIDANCE.  DepEd Information Officer Mayflor Marie of Department of Education discusses the agency’s child protection policy. Photo by Danica Caballero

LEGAZPI CITY --- Amid reports about cyberbullied students, the Department of Education in Bicol has reiterated the nee...

July 11, 2019

LEGAZPI CITY --- With the arrest of drug dealers and a massive drug education drive, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Bicol (PDEA-5) enforced its “supply, demand and harm reduction” strategy to eradicate the illegal drug problem.

At a recent meeting of the Bic...

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