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Albay seeks to curb misuse of ambulance with fine and penalty

Albay seeks to curb misuse of ambulance with fine and penalty

LEGAZPI CITY — In an attempt to curb blatant misuse of government ambulance vehicles, which should be solely devoted to transport seriously sick and injured patients for medical treatment, the Albay provincial legislative council on Monday passed an ordinance with accompanying penalty and fine. The…

Tsinelas Day: Naga marks 2nd death anniversary of Robredo

Tsinelas Day: Naga marks 2nd death anniversary of Robredo

Today, August 18th, the second death anniversary of former local government secretary and Naga city mayor Jesse Robredo is a non-working holiday, if the wishes of the current local leadership and council is to be granted. Mayor John Bongat and congresswoman Leni G. Robredo including…

APEC and Mt. Mayon, the tale of two volcanoes

APEC and Mt. Mayon, the tale of two volcanoes

Indeed, with the alarming upheaval in the belly of beguiling Mayon Volcano, another one is letting out a steam of its own. It would seem to confirm that Albay is home to two volcanoes that both pose threat to health and normal economic life of…

Alert level 2 as Mayon volcano rumbles

Alert level 2 as Mayon volcano rumbles

Legazpi City, Aug.16 — Albay provincial risk management council alerted local officials on the possibility of evacuation of residents living in the perimeters of the permanent 6-KM danger zone of Mount Mayon. Earlier, the state volcanology institute raised alert level 2 after an abnormal activity…

Catholic faithful bid farewell to former Caceres Archbishop Legaspi

Catholic faithful bid farewell to former Caceres Archbishop Legaspi

The Catholic faithful in Bicol paid last respects to the late Archbishop Leonardo Legaspi, former CBCP president and archbishop emeritus of Caceres who passed away at UST Hospital on August 8 of Friday, 5:00 A.M. at the age of 78 after a long battle with…

Forest fire in Mt Isarog put off by volunteers and guts

Forest fire in Mt Isarog put off by volunteers and guts

Calabanga — Putting out forest fire is an emerging challenge for local governments and communities which has no equipment nor dedicated personnel for the task. Take the current case of the huge fire that gutted about 100 to 150 hectares of second forest growth in…

DA: Bicol pilot area for climate change resistant crops

DA: Bicol pilot area for climate change resistant crops

The Department of Agriculture selected Bicol Region as the pilot area for climate change resistant or adapting crops in line with the climate change resiliency program of the government. Agriculture secretary Proceso Alcala on Sunday said the region will also serve as the laboratory for…

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