November 7, 2019

When Vice President Leni Robredo was quoted by Reuters criticizing President Rodrigo Duterte’s “failed” anti-drug war, she probably was not expecting such piqued reaction from the president. Duterte’s outburst made Robredo to backtrack from “stopping the drug war” to r...

November 7, 2019

There are historians and historians as there are history and histories.


In the National Library, there is an odd and gripping collection of stories about provinces, towns and villages. It is called “Historical Data (Philippines).” The data were collated following an Ex...

November 7, 2019

Nothing can keep me away from my daily walk. Cold weather or hot weather, rain or shine, I’m up and about for my daily walk, as if my life depended on it, pardon the soapbox.


I was a walking person once. We all were back in the province. When I went to work in the big...

November 7, 2019

Pistang mga gadan. Pistang mga kalag. All Saints Day. All Souls Day.  Kun sa Tagalog, “Undas”.
Halloween.


Ubos kun ubos. Gabos kun gabos. 


Kan panahon mamundo an Nobyembre 1 saka 2, madiklom sa kampo santo. Basa, lapok  asin malaboy kun mauran. An mga kandila ordinaryo...

November 7, 2019

I heard this last week.  I thought to myself, why does the President seem to be burning with anger against the Vice President about the drugs problem? I thought everyone has gone tired talking about that. People have turned to talking about the traumatic traffic in Met...

November 7, 2019

In a live television interview last night Vice President Leni Robredo has accepted her designation by President Rodrigo R. Duterte as the Chairman of the Inter-Agency Drug Committee (ICLAD). As such, she becomes a member of President Duterte’s Cabinet and Co-Chairman o...

November 7, 2019

Gospel Lk     LK 20:27, 34-38

Some Sadducees, those who deny that there is a resurrection, came forward.


Jesus said to them, “The children of this age marry and remarry; but those who are deemed worthy to attain to the coming age and to the resurrection of the...

November 7, 2019

In the celebration of the World Mission Sunday last October 20, 2019, the Commission on Mission of the Archdiocese of Caceres, headed by its current Director Rev. Fr. Gerome Pelagio, had conducted the 16th Children Youth and Mission Festival.


For this year, the said ev...

November 7, 2019

Taking off from their parishes and mission assignments, the priests of the archdiocese will be on a weeklong retreat at St Paul Renewal Center, Alfonso Cavite from Nov 11-15, 2019.


As a consequence of this, there will be less liturgical activities in the 92 parishes of...

November 7, 2019

The need to preserve the Bicol region’s “last remaining frontier” took the spotlight during a forum on ecology, as Bishop Manolo de los Santos of Virac stressed that protecting the Catanduanes Natural Park is a shared duty.


Speaking at a convention on climate change in...

November 7, 2019

LEGAZPI CITY --- Instead of donning the traditional Halloween costumes, the public celebrated All Saints’ Day here by participating in a procession where everyone is wearing a saint’s habit.


The “procession of the saints,” that kicked off at St. Gregory the Great Cathe...

November 7, 2019

LEGAZPI CITY ---  The Department of Health (DOH)  vaccination campaign against polio in Bicol went in full swing as over 27,000 children have been vaccinated during the past two quarters of this year.


Dr. Monrey Mancilla, DOH Immunization Program chief, said in an...

November 7, 2019

CORN BY-PRODUCTS.  Rural Improvement Club (RIC) members-farmers from different parts of Camarines Sur underwent training on the utilization and manufacturing of corn by-products last October 28-30, 2019. pgomultimediarbmjr110619 with photos from fb_ProvinceofCamSur
 

Th...

November 7, 2019

The Pantomina dancers interpret the sinalampati-style dance in the streets of Sorsogon City, which bag the first Guinness World Record for the Largest Filipino Folk Dance. Sorsogon Provincial Tourism Office

SORSOGON CITY---The traditional courtship dance known locally a...

November 7, 2019

NAGA CITY, --- The Social Security System (SSS) in collaboration with the Philippine National Police (PNP) nabs another business owner of a non-compliant establishment during the SSS version of Oplan Tokhang on October 22, 2019. 


SSS and PNP has served a warrant of arr...

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