Bicol News Now, Crime, News

Bicol cops kill suspect drug pusher, collars user

24 Jun , 2016  

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 Senor Insp. Andrew Alcomendas, chiefs […]

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Bicol News Now, News, Travel

Camarines Sur tops tourist arrivals in 2014 among Bicol provinces

23 Apr , 2015  

The province of Camarines Sur registered the biggest number of tourist arrivals in 2014 among Bicol provinces. According to the Department of Tourism, CamSur experienced a growth rate of 20.25 per cent from 1,547,678 in 2013 to 1,861,010. In contrast, Albay province attained a measly growth of 8.92 per cent, from 880,427 to 958,931 with […]

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Bicol News Now, News, NOAH

PNP Masbate provincial director confirms illicit drug trade happening inside detention cells

7 Apr , 2015  

MASBATE CITY, Masbate, April 7 — PNP Masbate provincial director confirms illicit drug trade happening inside detention cells. Trading (pushing) of illegal drug thrives and was happening under the nose of the Philippine National Police officers in the holding center of the PNP provincial police office in Camp Bonny Serrano, here. Other than housing temporary […]

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Bicol News Now, News

Acting Masbate governor stops government funded projects in Cawayan

17 Mar , 2015  

CAWAYAN, Masbate, March 17 — The appointment of vice-governor Vince Home Revil as acting governor of Msbate province is disrupting government funded projects in this town. Revil allegedly withholds funding of projects alloted to the municpality which are already financed by the provincial government while detained Governor Rozalina Lanete was still in office. Meanwhile, Mayor […]

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Bicol News Now, Education, News

Bicol DepEd release list of schools to offer senior high program in 2016

14 Mar , 2015  

LEGAZPI CITY, March 14 – Despite the seeming unpreparedness in offering the proposed new senior high school (SHS) program, the Department of Education (DepEd) confirms that 1,251 schools in Bicol are ready (sic) to offer the K to 12 curriculum by 2016. DepEd V Education Program Supervisor Cecile Ferro disclosed that SHS program will offer […]

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Bicol News Now, Crime, Human Rights, News

Murder of Masbate tabloid publisher-editor, 173rd in PH

1 Mar , 2015  

MASBATE CITY , March 1 — A local tabloid publisher and editor in Masbate province was murdered Saturday. Ariel Verano Lerit, the publisher-editor of the tabloid Masbate Times was stabbed to death while inside a KTB bar in this city with fellow media personnel Bobby Bornillo. The unfortunate incident happened just when the two men […]

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Economy, Governance, News

Masbate farmers coop acquire rice processing center

3 Aug , 2014  

PILI, Camarines Sur, -– The Narangasan multi-purpose cooperative based in the town of Milagros in Masbate province recently received a rice processing facility built by the agriculture department (DA). The building with an area of 300 square meters was completed at the cost of P56 million equipped with a multi-pass mill and a mechanical dryer […]

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Governance, News

Inmate bolts Sorsogon prison, another dies in Masbate jail

21 Jul , 2014  

LEGAZPI CITY, July 21 — Residents have expressed concern over the situation in local jails after a prisoner escaped from the city district jail in Barangay Balogo, Sorsogon City on Sunday afternoon while an inmate died of ailment inside his detention cell in Masbate early Monday morning. According to the police report inmate Carlos Espera […]

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News, Weather Stories

7 provinces under Signal 3 as Typhoon Glenda maintains strength

15 Jul , 2014  

Seven provinces are now under public storm signal No. 3 as typhoon “Glenda” has maintained its strength and continues to move westward towards Bicol region, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) on Tuesday. Public storm signal No. 3 (winds of 101-185 kilometers per hour is expected in at least 18 […]

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News

Gold town Aroroy wants to borrow P45-M to finance projects

26 Jun , 2014  

The town of Aroroy, whose coffers is supposed to be full because of its rich gold and other minerals mine operation, will secure a loan of P45 million to finance a housing project and acquire heavy equipment. According to Mayor Enrico Capinig, the loan proceeds that will be sourced from a bank will be earmarked […]

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News, Poverty

Poor Bicolanos get unsafe drinking water from ground wells- DSWD

1 May , 2014  

LEGAZPI CITY — Official government data revealed that there are 187,673 Bicolano households which do not have access to safe drinking water and adequate sanitation, according to the Department of Social Welfare. The provinces of Masbate, Camarines Sur and Albay posted the highest incidences of households with no access to safe water and which have […]

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Milestones, Nation, News

Bea Rose Miss Int’l 2013 crown completes PH almost grandslam in pageants

22 Dec , 2013  

Completing the almost grandslam sleuth of Philippine beauties in various pageants around the world was the triumphant win of Bicolana stunner who hailed from Cataingan town of Masbate province. Binibining Pilipinas 2013 Bea Rose Santiago was crowned 2013 Miss International in the beauty pageant held in Tokyo, Japan last week. Gathered from the grapevine, the […]

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News

DOH Dugong Bicol Awards given to LGU heads

19 Dec , 2013  

Sixteen town and city mayors, and hundreds of barangay captains, received recognition from the regional office of the Department of Health for initiating blood-letting drives in their localities during the agency’s Dugong Bicol Awards. Awardees include the mayors of Tabaco city and Tiwi in Albay, Naga city, Ragay, Sipocot, Cabusao, San Fernando, Milaor, Camaligan, Canaman, […]

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News

Yolanda damage to Bicol agriculture peg at P175M with displacement of 708,464 residents

17 Nov , 2013  

Yolanda damage to Bicol agriculture peg at P175M with displacement of 708,464 residents. The latest update on the damaged wrought on Bicol provinces from the Office of Civil Defense in Legazpi city says that damage to agriculture amounted to an estimate of P175 million with 4,005 farmers were affected. A total of 708,464 persons, representing […]

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Disaster, Headlines, Nation, News

Update on Yolanda Damages: Death count increases to 3,637 with 12,501 injured and 1,186 missing

17 Nov , 2013  

As of 6:00 PM, November 16, there are now 3,637 individuals reported as dead, 12,501 injured and 1,186 missing. A total of 2,104,037 families or 9,815,895 persons were affected in 9,699 barangays in 44 provinces, 539 municipalites and 56 cities of Calabarzon, Mimaropa, Bicol, Eastern Visayas, Central Visayas, Western Visayas, Northern Mindanao, Caraga and Davao […]

News

DSWD: 718,208 persons now in 581 evacuation centers of Typhoon Yolanda-affected provinces

8 Nov , 2013  

Some 718,208 individuals or 145,641 families affected by super typhoon “Yolanda” are now being sheltered in 581 evacuation centers in 29 provinces in seven regions of the country, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) reported Friday. According to DSWD Secretary Corazon J. Soliman, the affected persons were from regions 4-A, 4-B, 5, 6, […]

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Headlines, News

Typhoon Yolanda makes 5th landfall in Panay Island, Bicol provinces still affected

8 Nov , 2013  

Typhoon Yolanda makes 5th landfall in Panay Island, Bicol provinces still affected. The howler slightly accelerated and made its fifth landfall in Concepcion, Iloilo on Friday noon, the state weather bureau said. In a press briefing in PAGASA, Weather Forecaster Aldczar Aurelio said the first landfall was around 4:40 a.m. over Guiuan, Eastern Samar, the […]

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Headlines, News

Super Typhoon Yolanda ravages many provinces; Stormy weather prevails over Philippines

8 Nov , 2013  

Super Typhoon Yolanda ravages many provinces; Stormy weather prevails over Philippines. Stormy weather will prevail in most parts of the country as typhoon “Yolanda” has made landfall in Samar on Friday morning, according to PAGASA. PAGASA weather forecaster Gener Quitlong said typhoon Yolanda made landfall over Guiuan, Eastern Samar around 4:40 a.m. placing 22 provinces […]

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Headlines, News, Weather Stories

Signal No. 3 on Masbate; No. 2 on Sorsogon, Albay and Burias; No. 1 on CamNorte, CamSur, Catanduanes as Typhoon Yolanda barrels through the islands

7 Nov , 2013  

Signal No. 3 on Masbate; No. 2 on Sorsogon, Albay and Burias; No. 1 on CamNorte, CamSur, Catanduanes as Typhoon Yolanda barrels through the islands Signal 4 on Samar, Samar, Leyte, S. Leyte, Biliran; Signal 3 on N. Samar, Masbate, N. Cebu, Bantayan, Siargao, Dinagat, as Typhoon Yolanda barrels through the islands. At least five […]

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Headlines, News

Southern Bicol provinces prepare for landfall of Typhoon Yolanda

7 Nov , 2013  

The southern Bicol provinces of Sorsogon, Masbate and Albay are getting ready for typhoon Yolanda. The howler is expected to bring heavy rains that could cause widespread flooding in the areas. In the thick of preparations for the coming typhoon, the Department of Education- Bicol regional office has readied schools that will be used as […]

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News

Bicol Provinces on Blue Alert Status as Typhoon Santi Approaches

10 Oct , 2013  

Bicol provinces on blue alert status as typhoon Santi approaches. The Regional Disaster and Risk Reduction Management Council and the Office of Civil Defense have raised the blue alert status in the Bicol region due to Typhoon “Santi.” Blue alert means all PDRRMCs in the provinces of Albay, Sorsogon, Masbate, Catanduanes, Camarines Norte and Camarines […]

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Crime, Governance, News

PNP Bicol sacks 6 police chiefs due erroneous crime stat reports

9 Oct , 2013  

The Philippine National Police Bicol regional office sacked the chiefs of police of six local government units in the region because of erroneous reports on crime statistics in the respective areas of responsibility. Insp. Malou Calubaquib, PNP Bicol regional spokesperson, identified the sacked police as Supt. Lorenzo Trajano of Daraga town, Chief Insp. Mauro Taytay […]

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News

Bicol Congressmen Use P3.881Bn Pork Barrel Funds Between 2009 and 2013

18 Sep , 2013  

Bicol congressmen received a total of P3.881 billion pork barrel funds between 2009 and March 2013, according to the records of the Department of Budget and Management. The amount represent funds released to 24 present and past congressional representatives of the six Bicol provinces. Representative District  Amount 1 Bravo, Narciso Jr. R.  1st District, Masbate […]

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nuBLOGGER, Travel

Chicken, Fish, Beef and Pork Barrels Find Its Way on the Feast Tables in Fiestas

7 Sep , 2013  

Chicken, fish, beef and pork barrels find its way on the feast tables in fiestas Calabanga, 07 September 2013 – Yes. Definitely. Chicken, fish, beef and pork barrel finds its way on the feast tables in Calabanga, if we have to measure the volume of food served during this time of merriment. Far and devoid […]

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