October 30, 2020

Typhoon ‘Quinta’ has  left close to P300 million initial damages on agricultural crops, the Office of Civil Defense in Bicol said.

Claudio Yucot, OCD Bicol regional director and RDRRMC chairman, said “Quinta” destroyed 5, 588 hectares of rice farms and high value crops...

October 30, 2020

The Philippine Women Judges Association (PWJA) in Bicol has expressed alarmed over the safety of their members following the attempt on the life of Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 56 Judge Jeanette Gaminde-San Joaquin on Oct. 20 in Puro Batia, Libmanan, Camarines Sur...

October 23, 2020

A lady judge who issued the warrants of arrest against two officials of  militant groups Gabriela and Karapatan in the Bicol region in July this year and her personal secretary were ambushed by motorcycle riding gunmen on Tuesday (Oct. 20) afternoon in Barangay Puro-Ba...

October 16, 2020

When Jess Dexisne graduated from medical school, his village – Barangay Bagacay in Legazpi City – chipped in to celebrate the milestone. The barangay chief even threw him a videoke party. 

A year later, Barangay Bagacay residents again found themselves jubilant. On Oct...

October 16, 2020

Fifteen melon-headed whale (Peponocephala electra) also commonly known as  electra dolphin, were found dead and believed to have been killed due to illegal blast fishing activity in Lagonoy Gulf, the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) said.

Nonie Enolva,...

October 16, 2020

Sporadic landslides and floods affected some areas in  the provinces of Sorsogon, Camarines Sur, Camarines Norte, andf Albay as Tropical Depression (TD) ‘Ofel’ brought heavy rainfall across the region since Tuesday  night untill Wednesday (Oct. 13-14), the government w...

October 9, 2020

BACACAY, Albay --- With few days left before the class opening on Oct. 5, school principal Ruby Obsinada, 53, of Cabasan National High School located in Cagraray Island, Bacacay town begged for help to have an internet access.

The 44-year old school principal has 988 s...

October 2, 2020

The plights of the waterless communities in the Bicol region specifically in Albay province will be addressed after the government approved the release of P200 million budget for community water systems, Ako Bicol (AKB) partylist Rep. Elizaldy S. Co said.  

Co said tha...

September 25, 2020

CAMALIG, Albay---Though all roads leading to Naga City was closed for devotees of the Our Lady of Peñafrancia during her week-long feast due to the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, faithful from other parts of the Bicol region never stopped professing their  devotion a...

September 25, 2020

The Diocese of Legazpi and lawmakers in Albay have strongly condemned the killing of two village officials and called on authorities to bring to justice the perpetrators of the crime.

The Diocese of Legazpi through Fr. Rex Paul Arjona, executive director of Social Actio...

September 25, 2020

MASBATE CITY ---  A 4.2 magnitude earthquake hit Cataingan town in the island province of Masbate anew after a 6.6 magnitude of earthquake took place last month.

The earthquake took place at 12:00 PM Wednesday, Sept. 23.

According to Phivolcs, the 4.2 magnitude tremor...

September 18, 2020

Albay 2nd District Rep. Joey Sarte Salceda has  lauded the members of the House of Representatives over the approval of the proposed Department of Disaster Resilience (DDR) that is expected to address and  respond in times of natural calamities as a result of the worse...

September 18, 2020

THE Bicol region is one of the country’s most vulnerable and dangerous  areas for media workers according Usec. Joel Sy Egco, executive director of the  Presidential Task Force on Media Security (PTFoMS). 

Since 2003, Egco said that some 14 local media worker...

September 4, 2020

CATAINGAN, Masbate--- A possible landslide may occur in Cataingan town due to ground ruptures with or without rainfall as aftershocks continue to hit the island province of Masbate, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.    

Paul A...

August 28, 2020

The Office of Civil Defense (OCD) Bicol has reported some P309 million damages in infrastructures caused by the 6.6. magnitude earthquake that struck the island province of Masbate on  Aug. 18, most of which were school buildings and facilities  of the Department of Ed...

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