By: Shiena M. Barrameda - Correspondent / @SBarramedaINQ Inquirer Southern Luzon / 04:23 PM February 08, 2019 LEGAZPI CITY – A fire hit a densely populated village near this city’s seaport Friday afternoon. Residents who managed to escape the raging flames said the fire started around 2 p.m. from one of the houses at Purok (zone) 2 of … Continue reading Fire hits village near Legazpi City’s seaport
Author: J.A. Carizo
Ano na an nangyayari sa Legazpi? Arog na kaan kagarapal an mga elihidong opisyal ta maski si Bong Go ginibo nang adopted son? Kadakul ngani na para-pakilimos na nagkakalat sa kalye dai maasikaso, dadagdagan pa ki saro na an kaya lang isipon an kapakanan kan Presidente bako an kapakanan kan kagabsan? Sa paagi kan City … Continue reading Bong Go as adopted son of Legazpi City?
When the Party-List System Act of the Philippines (Republic Act No. 7941) was approved in 1995, sectoral groups, especially the marginalized sectors, found hope of having their voices heard in the halls of Congress. Unfortunately, Robert Ingersoll was right: Hope is the only universal liar who never loses his reputation for veracity. Instead of the voice and power for the marginalized, the party-list became a system that opened more … Continue reading When ‘partylist’ and ‘proportional representation’ gets a new meaning
Bicolanos commuting to and fro Manila are worried of the proposed closure by the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) of the bus terminals along EDSA starting this April 2019. At least 49 provincial bus terminals stationed along EDSA will be closed as a measure to decongest the heavy traffic in Metro Manila. These terminals include … Continue reading Bicolanos want voice in closure of EDSA bus terminals
The 2019 mayoralty election in Gubat, Sorsogon is a rematch between Sharon Escoto and Roderick Co. In 2016, Escoto had beaten Co with a narrow margin of around 1,500 votes in the municipality populated by 27,000 voters. Co stays with the United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) while Escoto hops to the Nationalist People's Coalition (NPC) from … Continue reading 2019 Elections: Gubat, Sorsogon Candidates