Bicol News Now, Economy, Luzon

Why Fuentebella’s Partido Development Administration got the axe

11 Oct , 2018  

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 of its corporate life with […]

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Bicol News Now, In Motion, Religion

Watch the Good Friday Procession and Tableau of Calabanga

30 Mar , 2018  

Sharing here the coverage and watch the Good Friday procession and tableau in Calabanga, particularly by the Catholic Parish of La Porteria. As all roads lead to the celebration, but more of observance of the most holy week of the year in the Catholic world, many devotees and pious believers tread their way to Calabanga. […]

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Bicol News Now, Education, NOAH

DepEd Bicol says no major problem during first day of school

6 Jun , 2017  

For lack of proper monitoring standard, an official of DepEd Bicol summarily said there were no major problems met on the first day of school in various provinces and cities of the region. Spokesperson Mayflor Jumamil said the education department had prepared for “Balik Eskwela” this school year with 973 TLS (temporary learning spaces) units […]

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Bicol News Now, Travel, Video

Watch Gov. Migz new tourism video campaign for CamSur

11 May , 2017  

Have you been to CamSur, yet? Or, when was your last visit of the province? We are posting this because Governor Migz Villafuerte is rolling out the invitation to local tourists and ‘outsiders’ alike, to savor the warmth welcome for tourists. Take note the premier province of Bicol offers incomparable prestine beaches in world class […]

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Bicol News Now, Election

Why a second airport in CamSur will rise in San Jose

6 Mar , 2017  

Why a second airport in CamSur will rise in San Jose. Can’t get enough good airport in the province of Camarines Sur? Perhaps, this is why another airport project is coming up. The Partido area in the province of Camarines Sur is getting its own airport. ATPV 2,181

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Bicol News Now, Environment, News

CamSur Gov. Villafuerte favors cutting trees off highways in the province

2 Jan , 2017  

After typhoon Nina caused wide destruction on the province of Camarines Sur on the night of Christmas 2016, Camarines Sur Governor Miguel Luis Villafuerte suddenly favors cutting off trees along the national highway traversing the province. In a Facebook post, Gov. Villafuerte wrote: “My proposal to DENR (Department of Environment and Natural Resources), DPWH (Department […]

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Bicol News Now

Typhoon Nina extends Christmas vacation of students in Camarines sur

2 Jan , 2017  

Typhoon Nina extends Christmas vacation of students in Naga city, including some areas of Camarines Sur. Yes, you read it right. Not only did howler typhoon Nina brought extensive damage on crops and properties in some Bicol provinces. The typhoon also tripped the power in the region. Sustaining damages, the on-grid area transmission lines by […]

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Bicol News Now, News

Typhoon Nina left behind trolls to pick issue on yellow bags for Naga relief goods

29 Dec , 2016  

Divided. This is the single, apt word to describe how the chasm of political discombobulation has infected the Filipino psyche. Fueled more by paid trolls who make sure to get small minute details and pick on it if only to stir non-productive discussion. While the many areas in the Bicol region agonize in the hapless […]

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Bicol News Now, News, Weather Stories

These are the 12 transmission lines which sustain damages from typhoon Nina

27 Dec , 2016  

The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) confirmed 12 major transmission power lines in South Luzon damaged by the howler typhoon ‘Nina’ that plunged over 2 million service users. These are the 12 major transmission lines which sustained damages from typhoon Nina which plunged some provinces either into total blackout or with partial electric […]

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Bicol News Now, News, Weather Stories

Typhoon Nina devastates Bicol, over 2 million residents without electric service

27 Dec , 2016  

Typhoon Nina wrought havoc on Bicol provinces. It left families homeless and plunged the region in black out as the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines and various local electric service providers work 24/7 to restore power. Local government units gathered its personnel to do restoration and relief work. Like the one below from Naga […]

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Bicol News Now, Crime, News

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

26 Oct , 2016  

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 Regional Police director Chief Supt. […]

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Bicol News Now, News, Video

President Duterte visits Bicol military camp in a breeze

22 Sep , 2016  

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 at 11 AM in the […]

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Bicol News Now, News, Video

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

21 Sep , 2016  

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 City he will proceed to […]

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Bicol News Now, News, Religion, Video

The full coverage Peñafrancia 2016 Fluvial Procession in Naga City

17 Sep , 2016  

The Peñafrancia festivities celebration continues with the masses at the Naga Metropolitan Cathedral, then the street procession at about 3 PM towards Danlugan (Dalhugan) where the images will sail thru the Naga river back to the Penafrancia Basila Minore. Another mass will be celebrated right after the arrival of the images at the church. Alternative […]

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Bicol News Now, News, Tech News

Blackout. No cell, no internet during Peñafrancia 2016 procession, fluvial?

17 Sep , 2016  

Naga City and the surrounding areas will be transported to the “dark ages” again when the clock strikes just about 12 noon and until 6 pm or way beyond that today. It is because the government has theorized that one way to protect the celebration from any untoward incident, is by stopping the cellular services […]

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Bicol News Now, News, Religion

Peñafrancia 2016 showcases Bishop Gainza Agro-Industrial Fair support on Bicol entrepreneurs

17 Sep , 2016  

If you are in the vicinity of Naga City savoring the festivities and celebration in connection with the ongoing Peñafrancia 2016 celebrations, better yet visit the venue of Francisco Gainza agro-industrial trade fair before it finally closes. Tourists and locals alike, are encouraged to take a stroll, enjoy, and shop at the fair which opened […]

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Bicol News Now, News, Religion, Video

Full coverage Peñafrancia 2016 Friday military parade in Naga City

16 Sep , 2016  

The Peñafrancia festivities celebration continues with the civic parade and float competition. The Peñafrancia festivities celebration continues with the military parade and competition. The street parade is still part of the continuing tradition during the celebration of the Peñafrancia feastivities and festivities which ends on Saturday, after the street and fluvial procession. Alternative coverage, if […]

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Bicol News Now, News, Religion, Video

Voyadores Festival 2016 competition in Naga City

15 Sep , 2016  

The Peñafrancia 2016 festivities celebration continues with the voyadores festival competition. The street dance parade is still part of the continuing tradition during the celebration of the Peñafrancia feastivities and festivities which ends on Saturday, after the street and fluvial procession. Alternative coverage, if available streamed live by local TV stations, below:     Or, […]

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Bicol News Now, News, Video

Full coverage of the civic parade and float competition in Naga City

15 Sep , 2016  

The Peñafrancia festivities celebration continues with the civic parade and float competition. The street parade is still part of the continuing tradition during the celebration of the Peñafrancia feastivities and festivities which ends on Saturday, after the street and fluvial procession. Alternative coverage, if available streamed live by local TV stations, below:     Or, […]

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Bicol News Now, News, Video

Boys, Girls Scouts parade and inter-school drum xylophone majorettes competition in Naga City

14 Sep , 2016  

The Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts of the Philippines occupy the center stage in today’s activities during the Peñafrancia feastivities and festivities celebration. The best way to get the close up view of participants would be at the Naga City Plaza Quezon reviewing stand when participants showcase the best of their best. This is of […]

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Bicol News Now, Crime, News

Camarines Sur 2nd District Congressman L-Ray Villafuerte suspended by Sandiganbayan

10 Sep , 2016  

Newly elected and first term congressman Luis Raymond Villafuerte of the second district of Camarines Sur was handed down a preventive suspendion order by the Sandiganbayan. On Wednesday the graft court ordered the suspension for 90 days of the former Camarines Sur governor who held the post for nine years from 2004 up to 2013 […]

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Bicol News Now, Nation, News, Video

Two months into the anti-drugs campaign, body count breaches 2,500

7 Sep , 2016  

The number of drug fatalities, persons killed in the continuing campaign of the government against illegal drugs already passed 2,500 within a period of two months. It is the same period of President Rodrigo Duterte’s tenure at the helm of the government. The Philippine National Police update on Tuesday include 1,033 drug suspects killed and […]

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Bicol News Now, Crime, News

Ombudsman indicts Cam Sur Congressman Andaya on PDAF scam

17 Aug , 2016  

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.

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Bicol News Now, Crime, News

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

1 Aug , 2016  

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 mga pushers — Bicol Vigilantes,” […]

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