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Bong Revilla off the hook on pork barrel fund plunder case

As many expected, former Philippine senator Bong Revilla on Friday was acquitted by the Sandiganbayan of the plunder case in relation to the misuse of P224 million pork barrel funds. Pork barrel funds were coated as Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) of previous administrations. His co-accused, bussinesswoman Janet Lim Napoles […]

This flying preacher remind us of the hoverboard priest

Remember the Filipino priest who celebrated a mass rolling around using a hoverboard? Yes, he was Fr. Albert San Jose of Our Lady of Miraculous Medal parish of Binan in Laguna. His hoverboard mass video became viral but received flack from some netizens and the Catholic hierarchy. Eventually, the priest […]

Naga airport in Pili soon ready for night landings, take-offs

The domestic airport in Pili serving metropolitan Naga and the provinces of Camarines Sur and Camarines Norte will soon be capable of catering to evening flight take-off and landing operations. The Naga airport, which is operated by the Air transportation Office (ATO) of the Department of Transportation and Communications, has […]

The truth about migrants “invading” US and Europe

To get a good grasp of the illegal immigrant crisis in the United States (America), and in Europe (European Union), we are sharing below two video coverage, one for each. These are different takes on the massive migrant caravan that began marching from Central America, mostly coming from Honduras, with […]

Daraga tops list of Richest Bicol towns of 2017

The town of Daraga in Albay province, has total assets of P1.029 billion making it to the top of the list among the richest municipal local government units (LGU) for 2017, besting 106 others in Bicol region, according to the Commission on Audit (COA). Daraga, aside from topping the list, […]

Naga is richest city in Bicol region

Naga City, Bicol’s financial, business, educational and religious capital now has a total net worth of over P4.675 billion, making it the richest local government unit (LGU) in the region, according to the Commission on Audit (COA). The City of Ligao, in Albay province, followed far second, with a total […]

China builds world’s longest sea-crossing bridge

Where can one find the world’s longest sea-crossing bridge? The easiest guess is in Hong Kong. But to be more specific, it starts from Hong Kong through Zhuhai (in China’s southern Guangdong province) and connecting with Macau Special Administrative Region. The long and winding structure was built at the tune […]

Pope Francis to canonize Paul VI, Cardinal Romero today

Pope Francis will canonize two new saints today, by far the most controversial personalities of the 20th century in the Roman Catholic Church. St. Peter’s Basilica will host the ascension to sainthood of Pope Paul VI (left photo) and martyred Archbishop Oscar Romero of El Salvador (right photo). Pope Francis […]

Why Fuentebella’s Partido Development Administration got the axe

Why Fuentebella’s Partido Development Administration got the axe. The administration is cleaning up the mess of the past. Or, so it seems. Recently, Malacañang abolished a Bicol-based Government Owned or Controlled Corporation (GOCC) created during the administration of former president Fidel V. Ramos. The Partido Development Administration (PDA) was snapped […]

What's Rising

More tributes to the Fallen44 of Mamasapano killing fields

More song, slides tribute to the Fallen44 of Mamasapano killing fields Can’t get enough tributes? Here’s more gathered more tributes for the Fallen44, here highlighting one made for the PNP and by a private individual. Good enough the Fallen44 Philippine National Police Special Action Force that saw action in the […]

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Gov’t officials, importers face criminal raps on garlic racket

Gov’t officials, importers face criminal raps on garlic racket. MANILA, Jan. 8 — Some 100 individuals, which include Aquino government officials and garlic importers, are facing criminal charges for abnormal increase in the market price of garlic in 2014. The National Bureau of Investigation on Wednesday filed criminal charges against […]

‘Rich’ Bicol towns flunk DOF’s fiscal stability scorecard

Rich Bicol towns flunk DOF’s fiscal stability scorecard Yes, 94 Bicol municiplaities, including the 16 that are first class, flunked in financial accomplishments according to the Department of Finance tally for local government units of the country. These municipalities dumped a dismal performance rating in the DOF’s LGU scorecard on […]

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Throwback

Mayon: The mounting cost of keeping safe the evacuees

After the state volcanology institute Phivolcs raised alert level 3 pertaining to Mayon’s restiveness, the government starts piling millions of pesos in current and projected expenses beginning from the day residents were hauled from the affected areas to the evacuation sites in Albay. So now, governor Joey Salceda has announced […]

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Legazpi Mayor Rosal Wants More Job Fairs in City

LEGAZPI CITY, Aug. 18 (PNA) – Legazpi City Mayor Noel E. Rosal urged the Public Employment Services Office (PESO) of this city to conduct more job fairs to give the city constituents, particularly the undergraduate and high school students, an opportunity to get employed. Rosal disclosed that two international companies, […]

DILG awaits position paper on one island region from Negros governor

BACOLOD CITY, March 16– The landmass of the country has limited prospect of increasing, with China continuously chipping away a wide swath of Philippine territory in the South China, yet more local governments get created, like new cities, towns, provinces and now a proposed Negros Island Region, favoring an opportunity […]

P-Noy announces increase in allowance of uniformed men

QUEZON CITY, Dec 19 — Philippine soldiers, police officers and other uniformed men will be getting an increase in their subsistence allowance. This was announced by President Benigno S. Aquino III on Thursday during the celebration of the 79th Armed Forces of the Philippines Day held in Camp General Emilio […]

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