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Saturday, January 18, 2020

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Big projects Duterte legacy in Bicol Region

LEGAZPI City, Albay: The Duterte administration has allocated huge outlays for the Bicol Region for generating jobs, addressing poverty and, in general, promoting rapid...

No casualties in bus fall down a ravine

LEGAZPI CITY: An Eagle Star bus from Manila bound for Samar fell into a 50-meter ravine at Barangay Hidhid, Matnog town in Sorsogon province...

Typhoon strands holiday travelers

Thousands of travelers were forced to spend Christmas in ferry terminals as Typhoon “Ursula” (international name: “Phanfone”) gained strength Tuesday, making sea crossings too...

Lawmakers want Nov 23 declared as Press Freedom

Legazpi City: Following the guilty verdict against Ampatuan brothers who masterminded the Maguindanao massacre, Ako Bicol party-list lawmakers have filed a proposed law declaring...

‘Bloated’ typhoon damage reports of Albay LGUs hit

LEGAZPI CITY: Albay Gov. Al Francis Bichara has questioned local government units that “bloated” their reports on damage from recent Typhoon “Tisoy.” The reports were...

Food aid sought by ‘Tisoy’ survivors in Sorsogon

MATNOG, Sorsogon: Residents of the typhoon-stricken town of Matnog in Sorsogon province are appealing for food, water and housing assistance as majority of them...

Bus trips to Bicolandia suspended over ‘Tisoy’

LEGAZPI CITY: The Office of Civil Defense (OCD) and the Land Transportation Office (LTO) ordered the temporary suspension of bus trips in Metro Manila...

Bicol braces for ‘Tisoy’

LEGAZPI CITY: The Office of Civil Defense (OCD) convened the disaster officials in Bicol on Friday afternoon to brace for Typhoon “Tisoy.” Claudio Yucot, OCD...

Sorsogon’s Pantomina sa Tinampo bags Guinness World Record

SORSOGON CITY: The traditional courtship, dance known locally as Pantomina sa Tinampo, participated in by 7,127 dancers made history by notching the Guinness World...

Carcass of female whale found

Legazpi City: The carcass of a young female sperm whale found dead at Tabgon village in Caramoan town last October 5 underwent necropsy to...

Jiro Manio, former child actor, nabbed for stabbing man in Marikina

FORMER child actor, Jiro Manio, was arrested for frustrated homicide in Marikina City, police reported on Saturday. Marikina City Police Station (CPS) reported that Manio,...

Ginebra wins PBA Governors’ Cup title

BARANGAY Ginebra captured the PBA Governors’ Cup title, beating the Meralco Bolts, 105-93, in Game 5 of their best-of-seven championship series at the Mall...

Duterte: Gamboa now ‘regular’ PNP chief

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has picked Lt. Gen. Archie Francisco Gamboa as the new head of the Philippine National Police (PNP). In his speech at the...

Locked down areas in Batangas because of Taal eruption rise to 14 

LOCKED down areas in Batangas have increased to 14 from four as Alert Level 4 remains over Taal volcano, local and disaster officials said...

2 foreign employees nabbed for qualified theft

TWO foreigners were arrested on Thursday night for allegedly stealing money from the company they were working for. Police identified the suspects as Wu Wen,...