WATCH: The Easter Sunday mass in Naga City by Archbishop of Caceres
WATCH: The Easter Sunday mass in Naga City by Archbishop of Caceres

Happy Easter!! As part of our continuing coverage of the Holy Week and partial culmination of the activities, we share below the just concluded mass celebration in Naga Metropolitan Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist. Archbishop of Caceres, the Most Rev. Rolando Octavus Joven Tria Tirona, OCD, D.D. , led […]

WATCH: Easter Sunday Message of VPOP Leni Robredo
WATCH: Easter Sunday Message of VPOP Leni Robredo

Sharing here the message of Vice President Leni Robredo for Easter Sunday 2019. Pagbati po ng isang maligayang Pasko ng Muling Pagkabuhay sa ating mga kapatid na Kristiyano at sa buong sambayanang Pilipino. Mapalad tayong ipagdiwang ang araw na ito sapagkat kasabay ng muling pagkabuhay ng ating Panginoong Hesukristo ay […]

Happy Holidays Happy New Year from us to you all!!
Happy Holidays Happy New Year from us to you all!!

Happy Holidays, Happy New Year, to all our readers, the few followers and friends of this site and our social media pages. Advisory: After April 21, 2018, we stopped posting links on two of our OLD facebook pages. The first one is thebulletintoday (dot) com page. This originally links to […]

Why Camarines Sur rejected medical equipments solicited by VP Robredo for Calabanga
Why Camarines Sur rejected medical equipments solicited by VP Robredo for Calabanga

Yes, Camarines Sur rejected medical equipments solicited by vice President Robredo destined for Calabanga. Why the province of Camarines Sur rejected acceptance of medical equipments solicited by vice President Leni Robredo for an infirmary hospital in Calabanga was a no brainer attitude. Here’s the story. Vice President Leni Robredo successfully […]

Camalig town in Bicol wants to build an international convention center
Camalig town in Bicol wants to build an international convention center

Imagine this. A handsome building rising on Quituinan Hill fronting the majestic Mount Mayon would be a sight to behold. That prospect emboldens the municipal council committee on infrastructure of Camalig in Albay coming forward with the plan. They proposed to build a P3.5 billion Bicol International Convention Center located […]

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

Daraga tops list of Richest Bicol towns of 2017
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, […]

University of Nueva Caceres now under new corporate ownership? Again?
University of Nueva Caceres now under new corporate ownership? Again?

Ownership of the University of Nueva Caceres change hands. Kind of. For decades, the Hernandez family of Naga city and Libmanan town used to own and manage the first and largest university in Bicol. But not anymore as the education arm of the Ayala Corporation, the AC Education, Inc., (AEI) […]

Naga is richest city in Bicol region
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 […]

Why Fuentebella’s Partido Development Administration got the axe
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 […]

Pooled Editorial: Speak Truth to Power, Keep Power in Check
Pooled Editorial: Speak Truth to Power, Keep Power in Check

RODRIGO R. Duterte’s presidency has altered and controlled the public discourse so radically in its favor in ways rude and bold. One tragic result: it has restricted and narrowed the celebrated freedom of the Philippine press and the people’s cherished right to know. Pooled Editorial: Speak Truth to Power, Keep […]

Mayon erupts anew,  residents cower in fear, awed by its beauty!
Mayon erupts anew, residents cower in fear, awed by its beauty!

Yes it is. Each time the majestic volcano in Albay province erupts, reactions are in varied forms. The affected residents cower and tremble in fear for their lives, property and livestock. Tourists and disaffected residents flock to the city and get a good view of the eruption. On Monday, the […]

Legazpi Water coming up with rate increase despite complaints on water potability, etc.
Legazpi Water coming up with rate increase despite complaints on water potability, etc.

Legazpi water consumers, brace yourselves for the upcoming no holds-barred rate increase in your area. This we learned as the local Legazpi City Water District (LCWD) posed at enforcing its rates increase this August 2017. As with the usual logic, the increase is being justified by the management specifying that […]

Construction of north-bound boulevard begins in Legazpi City
Construction of north-bound boulevard begins in Legazpi City

The construction of phase one of seawall boulevard project in the northern portion of Legazpi City has begun as part of the P2.1-billion master flood control project supervised by the Department of Public Works and Highways and the City Engineering Office. On Tuesday, city mayor Noel Rosal disclosed the project […]

Bicolanos are too poor to open a savings account – Survey
Bicolanos are too poor to open a savings account – Survey

Many Bicolanos are either living dirt poor, pay check to pay check, do not have money left to put up a bank account, or do not have confidence in the Philippine banking system. Either one of the above could be true. Take a look at the recent finding based on […]

Stormy Weather prevails in Bicol on Christmas day, no thanks to ‘Nina’
Stormy Weather prevails in Bicol on Christmas day, no thanks to ‘Nina’

Thanks but no thanks to you, severe tropical storm ‘Nina’ for that awful weather. Some parts of Bicol will go through the most important and final night of Simbang Gabi on a cold, wet and stormy weather, all bundled into one. Before the clock struck 12 midnight severe tropical storm […]

Pinoys can bring, send home balikbayan boxes worth P150-K tax free
Pinoys can bring, send home balikbayan boxes worth P150-K tax free

MANILA, Dec. 22 — Just in time for the holiday. Pinoys can bring or send home balikbayan boxes worth P150-K tax free. Starting December 25, balikbayan boxes with values not exceeding P150-K will be exempted from paying duties and taxes. This was confirmed by Bureau of Customs spokesperson Neil Anthony […]

UN Security Council condemns deadly terrorist attack of Cairo Coptic Orthodox cathedral
UN Security Council condemns deadly terrorist attack of Cairo Coptic Orthodox cathedral

UNITED NATIONS, Dec 12 — The UN Security Council on Sunday “condemned in the strongest terms” a terrorist attack in the Egyptian capital of Cairo, which killed at least 25 people, stressing that “those responsible for these killings should be held accountable.” The 15-nation UN body, in a press statement […]

This is the open letter by the Diocese of Legazpi on extra judicial killings
This is the open letter by the Diocese of Legazpi on extra judicial killings

This is the full text version of the open letter directed to President Rodrigo Duterte, circulated by the Bishop, Clergy, Religious and Lay Leaders of the Diocese of Legazpi, if you may care to read: “The End Does Not Justify The Means” Dear Mr. President WE, the Bishop, Clergy, Religious […]

Plenty of time to catch spectacular November Supermoon tonight
Plenty of time to catch spectacular November Supermoon tonight

Tonight is the night. One can have plenty of time (minutes) to catch the one spectacular sight above. The upcoming supermoon tonight, November 14th will be specially super because it’s the closest full moon seen from the Earth since 1958. The nextt episode of another supermoon of the same magnitude […]

One dead, four others injured by riding in tandem attack in Tabaco City
One dead, four others injured by riding in tandem attack in Tabaco City

One dead, four others injured by riding in tandem attack in Tabaco City TABACO CITY, Nov 3 — Armed men riding-in-tandem sprayed bullets on a group of five men, leaving one dead and four seriously wounded at predawn Wednesday here. The fatality was identified as Joseph B. Borleo, 24 years […]

Update: Bicol PNP says 351 public, barangay officials among drug surrenderees
Update: Bicol PNP says 351 public, barangay officials among drug surrenderees

More local public officials, many on elective posts, are among drug surrenderees according to the last tally by the Philippine National Police in Bicol. Some 351 public officials in the region, mostly barangay officials, suspected of being drug personalities have surrendered to authorities from July 1 to October 21. Bicol […]

Bulusan volcano spews ash, the second eruption this week
Bulusan volcano spews ash, the second eruption this week

BULUSAN, Sorsogon — Active Mount Bulusan, here, spewed a kilometer-high ash cloud that lasted for around nine minutes early morning on Wednesday, its second time this week. Volcanologists of the Philippine Institute of Volcanolgy and Seismology (Phivolcs) found 0.5 millimetres traces of ashes that drifted towards villages in this town. […]

Bicol police drive against illegal drugs add more fatalities
Bicol police drive against illegal drugs add more fatalities

If the count of persons daily placed inside body bags is a certain measure of success, then the Duterte administration-driven campaign versus the proliferation of illegal drugs is a calculated success in Bicol. It seems. The rising death count is becoming a source of accomplishment for police officials in the […]

Bicol gears for Tropical Storm ‘Karen’ as stranded passengers increase
Bicol gears for Tropical Storm ‘Karen’ as stranded passengers increase

The number of passengers stranded in Bicol is rising due to the oncoming severe Tropical Storm ‘Karen’ (International name: Sakira). On Friday morning, some 1,045 passengers have been stranded in ports after the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) suspended sailing of sea vessels due to the prevailing rough weather brought. Updated […]

Severe Tropical Storm ‘Karen’ intensifies, threatens Bicol, Quezon, Aurora provinces
Severe Tropical Storm ‘Karen’ intensifies, threatens Bicol, Quezon, Aurora provinces

Tropical cyclone ‘Karen’ (international name ‘Sakira’) intensified into a severe tropical storm Friday and threatened Catanduanes province to unleash maximum sustained winds of up to 100 kph. Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said in its severe weather bulletin 7 released Friday afternoon that ‘Karen’ packed maximum sustained […]

Lone gunman kills ABC-Bicol president
Lone gunman kills ABC-Bicol president

DONSOL, Sorsogon — The village chief of Barangay Tinagonan of this town was shot multiple times by a lone gunman on Sunday afternoon. The fatality was Joel Briones, 47, the current president of the Bicol Association of Barangay Captains who died on the spot after a lone gunman riddled his […]

Husband of barangay official in Libon shot dead by lone gunman
Husband of barangay official in Libon shot dead by lone gunman

Libon, Albay, Oct. 4 — Anoher Bicolano falls victim of extra judicial killing over the weekend here. A man identified by police as Ramon Concepcion, 60, was killed on the spot when a lone gunman shoot him in different parts of the body. Chief Insp. Eduardo Azotea of the Libon […]

Filipino-Australian model bags Miss Philippines World 2016 crown
Filipino-Australian model bags Miss Philippines World 2016 crown

A Filipino-Australian model was crowned last night the country’s representative to the upcoming Miss World 2016 beauty tilt in Washington DC in December. Catriona Elisa Magnayon Gray, 22 topped the list of winners among the 23 contestants during the pageant held at the Manila Hotel Tent on Sunday night. Gray’s […]

Looming disconnection from NGCP, APEC threatens consumers with power disconnection
Looming disconnection from NGCP, APEC threatens consumers with power disconnection

Less than three months from now or about December 22nd this year, the province of Albay could be out of electric service, again. This is the scenario if local end-user power retailer Albay Power Energy Corp. (APEC) will get disconnected from the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) before […]

President Duterte visits Bicol military camp in a breeze
President Duterte visits Bicol military camp in a breeze

It was a brief whistle stop. The President of the Philippines (POTP) Rodrigo Duterte arrived Wednesday afternoon at Camp Elias Angeles at the headquarters of the 9th Infantry Division (ID) of the Armed Forces of the Philippines in Barangay San Jose, Pili, Camarines Sur. Duterte’s scheduled visit was anticipated originally […]

President Duterte visits officers and men of 9th ID in Camarines Sur
President Duterte visits officers and men of 9th ID in Camarines Sur

NAGA CITY, Sept. 21 — President Rodrigo R. Duterte is expected to visit government security forces in Bicol under the 9th Infantry Division of the Armed Forces of the Philippines in Camp Elias Angeles located in Barangay San Jose, Pili, Camarines Sur today. Upon arrival in the morning in Naga […]

Ombudsman indicts Cam Sur Congressman Andaya on PDAF scam
Ombudsman indicts Cam Sur Congressman Andaya on PDAF scam

Camarines Sur 1st district congressman Rolando Andaya, Jr., was formally charged by the Office of the Ombudsman, for his role as the secretary of the Department of Budget and Management, in connection with the anomalous utilization of the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) released during the term of President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo.

Political flies: Hundreds of turncoat Bicol LGU execs swear membership to PDP-Laban
Political flies: Hundreds of turncoat Bicol LGU execs swear membership to PDP-Laban

In a typical move of politicians at safeguarding their turf and vested interest, some 500 local Bicol politicians dropped membership from their respective political parties and took their oath on Thursday morning in Legazpi city before House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez as new members of Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan. PDP-Laban […]

Copy-cat anti-drug “vigilante” operation gets into the groove in Naga City?
Copy-cat anti-drug “vigilante” operation gets into the groove in Naga City?

The blood of alleged vigilante killings now spreads in Bicol. This after two bodies were found in separate areas of Naga City on consecutive days, Saturday and Sunday. Both victims were found with packaging tapes around their heads complimented with board signs by their side that warns: “Huwag tularan ang […]

Suspect in Quiapo road rage killing handcuffed in Masbate
Suspect in Quiapo road rage killing handcuffed in Masbate

Trapped in Bicol. The pursuit for the suspect of a road rage killing in Quiapo Monday night ended in Milagros town of Masbate province in Bicol. A joint Army intelligence and provincial police team handcuffed the suspect who surrendered Friday noon. The suspect, identified as Vhon Martin Tanto, also known […]

Drug pushers accuse Naga City cops as protectors
Drug pushers accuse Naga City cops as protectors

Three members of the Philippine National Police (PNP) in Naga City (Camarines Sur) facing investigation as protectors of the illegal drug trade have been relieved of their duties. Police Senior Supt. Marlon Tejada, CIDG regional operations director in Bicol, said an arrested drug pusher pinned down two policemen with ranks […]

Inaugural speech of Vice President Leni Robredo
Inaugural speech of Vice President Leni Robredo

Inaugural Message of Leni Robredo during the Oath Taking of the Vice President of the Philippines at Quezon City Reception House, June 30, 2016 To my beloved countrymen: There are moments in our lives that shine brighter than others. Like when I met Jesse. Or when I saw my children’s […]

The barangay that gave Robredo 100% of its votes and zero to her opponents
The barangay that gave Robredo 100% of its votes and zero to her opponents

CALABANGA, Camarines Sur — As third district Congresswoman Leni Robredo got elected vice president in the May 2016 national elections, a barangay in the town of Calabanga was dragged into the limelight. It is because Robredo harvested all the votes of the entire village of Punta Tarawal of this town […]

Pooled Editorial: The President and The Press
Pooled Editorial: The President and The Press

Regrettably, the conversation between President-elect Rodrigo Duterte and the news media has turned sharp and shrill. All but lost in the noise is the two parties’ common duty in law and tradition to serve and to inform the Filipino people on issues, events and policies that affect their interest and […]

No economy is an island, so will PH get hit by BREXIT?
No economy is an island, so will PH get hit by BREXIT?

Not yet in and yet, the choice technocrats of the incoming Duterte regime are quick to sound off that the European phenomenon called BREXIT, the departure of the United Kingdom (also known as Great Britain) from the European Union will have no effect on the local economy. While many countries […]

Bicol cops kill suspect drug pusher, collars user
Bicol cops kill suspect drug pusher, collars user

As the President-elect Rodrigo Duterte’s inauguration rite nears, more drug personalities are either busted or meet their death in the hands of police officers. Is this mere coincidence or cops are upstaging their buddies to be recognized of their loyalty to the new Malacañang tenant? Senior Insp. Bernardo Peñero and […]

Duterte’s “Labor” man wants to change name of department
Duterte’s “Labor” man wants to change name of department

DAVAO CITY — What’s in a name of an old government department or agency? Rody Duterte’s incoming labor secretary, Silvestre Bello III, is into deep thoughts of renaming the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE). Bello told reporters in a Davao City press briefing he is suggesting for the department […]

Earthquake jolts Batanes as restive Bulusan volcano calms down
Earthquake jolts Batanes as restive Bulusan volcano calms down

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) noted in its earthquake bulletin issued at 10:37AM a magnitude 5.6 temblor whcih struck the Batanes province on dawn of Monday. The quake agency traced the location at 65 kilometers west of Sabtang town and happened at 2:20 AM. With a depth […]

Salceda wants to separate OCD from NDRRMC
Salceda wants to separate OCD from NDRRMC

LEGAZPI CITY — If he will have his way, outgoing Albay governor Joey Salceda will separate the Office of Civil Defense from the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council. Now that he is the newly elected representative of the second legislative district of Albay, it is exactly what he […]

Andaya, Salceda chairs, co-chairs House committee on appropriations
Andaya, Salceda chairs, co-chairs House committee on appropriations

Outgoing Bicol Regional Development Council chairman Joey Sarte Salceda announced during the last council meeting at the National Economic Development Authority office on Friday he was given the position of senior vice chairman of the committee on appropriations in the 17th Congress while Camarines Sur 1st district Rep. Rolando Andaya […]

Bicol private schools gets nod to hike tuition fees
Bicol private schools gets nod to hike tuition fees

LEGAZPI CITY — The Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) has approved the requests of 12 out of 22 private colleges and universities in the Bicol Region for increases in tuition fees and other school fees this coming school year while it rejected those of eight others for lack of requirements […]

What to look forward to from newly-elected president of the Philippines
What to look forward to from newly-elected president of the Philippines

With opponents having conceded defeat, the elected, new president of the Philippines (POTP) is Davao City mayor Rodrigo Duterte. The maverick candidate from Mindanao garnered 15,763,349 votes, Manuel Roxas II with 9,595,188 votes, Grace Poe with 8,857,728 votes, Jejomar Binay with 5,263,232 votes and Miriam Defensor Santiago with 5,263,232 votes. […]

I am a Filipino. I am a writer.  Our tools are vigilance and memory
I am a Filipino. I am a writer. Our tools are vigilance and memory

I am a Filipino. I am a writer. Our tools are vigilance and memory. A growing number of writers and journalists gathered their thoughts together for a united statement. And sharing here is the English only version, although it has a Tagalog translation. A MANIFESTO I am a Filipino writer. […]

Read text only version of the 3rd presidential candidates’ Pilipinas Debate 2016
Read text only version of the 3rd presidential candidates’ Pilipinas Debate 2016

Don’t want to watch the playback video coverage of the just concluded 3rd and last presidential candidates’ PiliPinas Debate 2016 held in Phinma University of Pangasinan in Dagupan City? Then, take your time and dig in to the text only, the transcribed version of the dabate here as provided by […]

Smartmatic says results will be known 24 hours after election
Smartmatic says results will be known 24 hours after election

MANILA — Smartmatic International, the tech firm handling the automated election system of the Commission on Elections for the May 9, 2016 general elections reported that it will deploy some 45,000 technicians in all of the 36,788 voting centers as well as in the canvassing centers. “Everywhere where there will […]

Ballot switching error, transmission readiness failure arises from 10 Comelec test sites
Ballot switching error, transmission readiness failure arises from 10 Comelec test sites

This is just the tip of an iceberg in the Comelec’s readiness in the conduct of the May 9, 2016 elections. Less than sixteen days before the anticipated national polls, the Commission on Elections agency was confronted with ‘minor’ glitches in the highly anticipated tests of its system, at least […]

NCRAA dominates harvest of gold medals in Palarong Pambansa 2016
NCRAA dominates harvest of gold medals in Palarong Pambansa 2016

As of end of day of April 13, 2016 here is the current medal standing of eighteen competing regional athletic teams on the on-going Palarong Pambansa being hosted by the province of Albay with competition venues spread about the facilities in towns and Legazpi city. Dominating the harvest of gold […]

Bicol PNP beefs up security during Holy Week, summer vacations
Bicol PNP beefs up security during Holy Week, summer vacations

Security during the Holy Week feastivities and summer season is now in place, according to top Philippine National Police Bicol official on Tuesday. Bicol regional director Police Chief Supt. Augusto M. Marquez Jr. said his directive for this purpose stands effective up to May 31. The summer vacation and holy […]

Money laundering: Deguito, Torres gets RCBC ax for falsification of documents
Money laundering: Deguito, Torres gets RCBC ax for falsification of documents

The two officers of the Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation in its Makati city Jupiter branch, where the US $81 million stolen from Bangladesh Bank was processed, have been axed from their jobs. In a statement Tuesday, lawyer Maria Cecilia Fernandez-Estavillo, head of RCBC’s legal and regulatory affairs group, said RCBC […]

Ridge of high pressure area brings warm, humid air on Holy Monday
Ridge of high pressure area brings warm, humid air on Holy Monday

For Holy Monday forecast, partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms will prevail over Metro Manila, Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao. Expect to experience warm and humid weather in the next three days in most parts of the country because of the ridge of high pressure area extending […]

Amazing how technology and functionality can make a good living space for 200 SQ ft
Amazing how technology and functionality can make a good living space for 200 SQ ft

Amazing how technology and functionality can make a good living space for 200 SQ ft! After watching the short video presentation, what can you say? It is the combination of best practice, modern technology, great vision for functionality, money well spent and space functionality used to the max roled into […]

Second round of PH presidential debates tonight at UP-Cebu auditorium
Second round of PH presidential debates tonight at UP-Cebu auditorium

Are you watching the second round of the presidential debates? Today, March 20, the candidates will again have their verbal clash with one hour extension as compared to the last. The Visayas round still under the auspices of the Commission on Elections will happen at the auditorium of the University […]

Why it took long for police to arrest Daniel Padilla’s uncle, ex CamNorte guv Roy Padilla
Why it took long for police to arrest Daniel Padilla’s uncle, ex CamNorte guv Roy Padilla

Why it took long for police officers in arresting Daniel Padilla’s uncle, former CamNorte guv Roy Padilla? Arrest warrant was finally served. Camarines Norte Ex-Governor Casimiro “Roy” Padilla Jr. was finally detained over a malversation of public property conviction which was upheld by the Supreme Court of the Philippines (SCOTP). […]

Pope Francis joins social photo sharing site Instagram under “Franciscus”
Pope Francis joins social photo sharing site Instagram under “Franciscus”

View this post on Instagram Pray for me Rezad por mí Pregate per me صلوا من أجلي Priez pour moi Módlcie się za mnie Rezem por mim Betet für mich Orate pro me A post shared by Pope Francis (@franciscus) on Mar 19, 2016 at 4:24am PDT Pope Francis joins […]

Fly Dubai plane crashes in Russia’s Rostov-on-Don with 62 passengers
Fly Dubai plane crashes in Russia’s Rostov-on-Don with 62 passengers

A passenger Fly Dubai Boeing-737-800 en route from Dubai to Russia’s Rostov-on-Don, crashed at the city airport missing the runway amid poor visibility, an emergencies source told RIA Novosti on Saturday. All passengers and crew perished. According to the source, 62 passengers, including four children, and seven crew members were […]

Petition seeks reversal of Supreme Court of the Philippines ruling on Poe candidacy
Petition seeks reversal of Supreme Court of the Philippines ruling on Poe candidacy

It is not over until it is totally, finally over. But it would seem not yet, for the moment, when it comes to the disqualification case of front runner presidential candidate Senator Grace Poe. For again, the Supreme Court of the Philippines (SCOTP) on Friday received a petition to reverse […]

Ruling on issuance of voter receipts on May 9 elections final – SCOTP
Ruling on issuance of voter receipts on May 9 elections final – SCOTP

The Supreme Court of the Philippines (SCOTP) en banc on Thursday affirmed with finality its earlier ruling ordering the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to activate the printing of the voter receipt on the May 9 synchronized automated national elections. The justices voted 12-0. The ruling was made after the conduct […]

Senate hearing on the alleged US $100-million money laundering in PH, second part
Senate hearing on the alleged US $100-million money laundering in PH, second part

This is the scheduled, second part of the Senate of the Philippines’ Blue Ribbon Committee hearing, prying into the alleged recent US $100 million laundering operations in the country. Obviously, laundering or not, it has a negative effect already on the remittance activities of OFWs who have nothing to do […]