Author: J.A. Carizo

Php234-M floating blocks of cocaine found off Gubat, Sorsogon

Bicol News Today GUBAT, Sorsogon — Mystery hovers over the reported blocks of cocaine found along the coastal waters in Camarines Norte, Catanduanes, and now off the coastline of Sorsogon. About 39 kilograms of water-proof blocks of cocaine were found by three fishermen at the eastern sea waters of Barangay Bagacay, Gubat, Sorsogon at around … Continue reading Php234-M floating blocks of cocaine found off Gubat, Sorsogon

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Gov’t to award Bicol rail project in 4th quarter

Miguel R. Camus | Philippine Daily Inquirer The Department of Transportation (DOTr) plans to award the construction packages for a long-haul railway line that will link Metro Manila to Bicol province south of Luzon by the fourth quarter of this year. Timothy John Batan, transportation undersecretary for railways, said the 639-kilometer railway line to be … Continue reading Gov’t to award Bicol rail project in 4th quarter

Bicol supermarket ditches plastic packaging for banana leaves

Nikky Necessario | Agriculture.com.ph In this time of global climate change, a local supermarket in the Bicol region has started to use banana leaves as packaging. LCC Supermarket has been serving Bicolanos since 1945. It started as a textile store, becoming a supermarket and later on obtaining its own department store. Following this eco-friendly trend … Continue reading Bicol supermarket ditches plastic packaging for banana leaves

Salceda files TRO against NCR’s Provincial Bus Ban

Albay Rep. Joey Sarte Salceda is on the warpath against the move by the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) to ban provincial buses along EDSA and transfer their stations some 39 kms away to Santa Rosa, Laguna, which he branded as “anti-majoritarian and anti-proletarian”. Salceda on Monday (May 27) has sought a temporary restraining order … Continue reading Salceda files TRO against NCR’s Provincial Bus Ban