Category: Current Events

Burabod Musika

The Bughaw Digital -- a company that believes in the power of the arts and of communication in transforming individuals and communities -- is organizing the first-ever music camp in the Bicol Region from February 23 -27, 2020. The Burabod Musika camp has two tracks -- the song-writing track and choral conducting track. To be … Continue reading Burabod Musika

The Bicol International Airport to start Operations in 2020

The Bicol International Airport (BIA) will finally be operational this year, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) announced last January 4. The Bicol International Airport Runway The airport, located at Alobo, Daraga, Albay, has been delayed for 11 years not only because of budgetary issues but also of security concerns. For a number of times, the … Continue reading The Bicol International Airport to start Operations in 2020

NGCP Electric Power Restoration Targets in Bicol

The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) announces the target dates for the restoration of power in the select provinces in the Bicol Region after damages to major powerlines brought by Typhoon Tisoy (Kammuri): Camarines Sur: CASURECO 1 – December 8 CASURECO 2 – December 11 CASURECO 3 – December 17 CASURECO 4 – … Continue reading NGCP Electric Power Restoration Targets in Bicol

Educo Philippines says at least 130,000 children affected by typhoon Tisoy (Kammuri) in Bicol region in central Philippines

Educo | ReliefWeb.Int Educo, a humanitarian and development organization based in Bicol region since 2005, has deployed rapid assessment teams and planning for humanitarian and early recovery interventions (Legazpi City, December 5, 2019) –Child-focused agency Educo estimates that at least 130,000 children have been affected in the aftermath of typhoon Tisoy [international name: Kammuri] based … Continue reading Educo Philippines says at least 130,000 children affected by typhoon Tisoy (Kammuri) in Bicol region in central Philippines

IN PHOTOS: Typhoon Tisoy leaves trail of destruction across Bicol

Rappler.com TISOY'S WRATH. Toppled electric posts and a toppled truck in Guinobatan, Albay, on December 3, 2019. Photo by Guinobatan Mayor Ann Gemma Ongjoco MANILA, Philippines– Uprooted trees, fallen electrical posts, and damaged structures across Bicol marked Typhoon Tisoy’s (Kammuri) trail of destruction on Tuesday, December 3, as fierce winds and heavy rains battered the … Continue reading IN PHOTOS: Typhoon Tisoy leaves trail of destruction across Bicol