Category: Current Events

Albay issues new travel guidelines (as of March 20)

Albay Governor Al Francis Bichara issued Executive Order (EO) No. 8-1 last March 20, 2021 which clarifies the previous EO he issued last March 18. The key points on the latest EO are as follows: Albay is not in a lockdown. Travel within the province is allowed.Individuals from other provinces of the Bicol Region are … Continue reading Albay issues new travel guidelines (as of March 20)

Catanduanes issues new travel restrictions

Catanduanes Governor Joseph Cua issued today, March 20, 2021, Executive Order No. 12 series of 2021 which defines the new border entry guidelines to the island province. The order is to take effect on Monday, March 22, 2021. EO No. 12 ,which repeals the previous travel guidelines issued by the governor, now requires the presentation … Continue reading Catanduanes issues new travel restrictions

Albay’s new border restrictions as of March 18

In line with the surge in the number of COVID-19 Cases, Albay Provincial Governor Al Francis Bichara issued Executive No. 8 series of 2021 dated that March 18, 2021 sets up the new guidelines for entering the Province of Albay. The EO, which takes effect on the midnight of March 19, 2021, provides new rules … Continue reading Albay’s new border restrictions as of March 18

2,327 Medical frontliners inoculated in Bicol

The Bicol Region received a total of 17,600 doses of SINOVAC and ASTRA ZENECA Vaccine from March 4 to 10, 2021 according to the Department of Health - Center for Health Development in Regional Office No. 5. This is part of the allocation given to the region by the national government. 11,000 of the total … Continue reading 2,327 Medical frontliners inoculated in Bicol

Albay Province and Legazpi City among the Top 10 LGUs in collection efficiency

The Province of Albay and the City of Legazpi are among the Top 10 local government units in the country for their efficiency in collecting locally sourced revenues in 2019 according to the Bureau of Local Government Finance (BLGF) of the Department of Finance (DoF). The Provincial Government of Albay ranked 3rd among the 81 … Continue reading Albay Province and Legazpi City among the Top 10 LGUs in collection efficiency

LTFRB opens additional bus routes to Bicol

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board opened new bus routes from Metro Manila to the Bicol Region and vice versa. This is after the regulatory boar issued Memorandum Circular NO. 2021-009 which allows provincial buses to resume their operations starting March 4, 2021. The operations are conditional as public utility bus are required to … Continue reading LTFRB opens additional bus routes to Bicol

Catanduanes Travel Guidelines (March 2021)

Traveling to Catanduanes, the Land of the Howling Winds? Before you book your tickets, please check the following requirements for a hassle-free trip.  The Province of Catanduanes is in Modified General Community Quarantine (MGCQ) status from March 1-31, 2021. Inbound and outbound travels are allowed. In general, the Provincial Government does not anymore require the mandatory 14-day … Continue reading Catanduanes Travel Guidelines (March 2021)