Author: J.A. Carizo

‘Magbikol Kita’ provides COVID awareness in Bikol language

By: bestofbicol.ph The platform Magbikol Kita is helping out Bicolanos maneuver through technical, medical terms on Covid-19. With recent DEPED studies showing that thousands of pupils in Bicol can’t read in English or Filipino, we ask: how else can we improve proficiency in a region teeming with rich languages and literary history? Is there a way … Continue reading ‘Magbikol Kita’ provides COVID awareness in Bikol language

Bicol records no new COVID-19 case; 8 of confirmed cases have recovered

Mar S. Arguelles | Philippine Daily Inquirer LEGAZPI CITY – Records show that no new coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) positive cases were recorded in the Bicol region on Friday while eight of the 11 people earlier tested positive for the viral disease have recovered, Department of Health (DOH) in Bicol health surveillance unit, said. The … Continue reading Bicol records no new COVID-19 case; 8 of confirmed cases have recovered

Daraga registers zero PUI

The Municipality of Daraga, Albay registered zero persons under inverstigation (PUIs) for Coronavirus-19 (Covid 19) as of April 4, 2020. This was announced by Mayor Vic Perete of Daraga. The municipality, however, is still home to a Covid-19 positive patient and 120 remaining PUMs.

DOLE Bicol shells out P45.7M in aid for 9,000 displaced workers

Mar S. Arguelles | Inquirer.Net LEGAZPI CITY – The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) in Bicol has released on Thursday P45.7-million worth of financial assistance to over 9,000 displaced workers in Bicol following the temporary closure of hundreds of establishments due to the enforcement of the enhanced community quarantine, a health measure to prevent … Continue reading DOLE Bicol shells out P45.7M in aid for 9,000 displaced workers

3 COVID-19 patients in Bicol recover

Rey Anthony Ostria | Inquirer Southrrn Luzon GUINOBATAN, Albay—Three coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) patients in Bicol have recovered on Thursday, according to the Department of Health. Patients PH763, PH765, and PH2145 were all experiencing mild symptoms of the disease, but they were confirmed negative of the virus causing COVID-19 after their second tests. PH763 was … Continue reading 3 COVID-19 patients in Bicol recover

Lino Brocka, National Artist for Film and Broadcast Arts, uragon

April 3 is the birthday of the National Artist Lino Brocka of Pilar, Sorsogon. He was born in Pilar and lived in Nueva Ecija. Courtesy of Bicol Museum LINO BROCKANational Artist for Film and Broadcast Arts (1997)(April 3, 1939 – May 22, 1991) Catalino “Lino” Ortiz Brocka, director for film and broadcast arts, espoused the … Continue reading Lino Brocka, National Artist for Film and Broadcast Arts, uragon

PNP Bikol adheres to the dismantling of barangay checkpoints along national highways and provincial roads

Philippine Examiner Camp BGen Simeon A Ola, Legazpi City— PNP Bikol will now be dismantling all barangay checkpoints along national provincial roads in compliance with the order of the DILG Secretary Eduardo Año to establish a uniform implementation of the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) guidelines for the prevention of the spread of the Corona Virus … Continue reading PNP Bikol adheres to the dismantling of barangay checkpoints along national highways and provincial roads