Category: Current Events

Albay placed under state of calamity due to El Niño

Politiko Bikol | Apr 17, 2019 The Albay Sangguniang Panlalawigan has declared a state of calamity as the province feels the effects of El Niño. The SP adopted Resolution 1159-2019 declaring state of calamity due to the El Niño phenomenon as well as to prepare for the dry spell that will be coming and to … Continue reading Albay placed under state of calamity due to El Niño

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After hospital discharge Mayor Baldo back in prison

Rhaydz B. Barcia | BicolMail.com February 7, 2019   LEGAZPI CITY --- Daraga Mayor Carlwyn Baldo on Monday night was brought back to his detention cell in Legazpi City after almost two weeks of confinement at the University of Santo Tomas-Legazpi Hospital due to asthma and hypertension attacks. Lawyer Merito Lovenzky Fernandez, head of Mayor … Continue reading After hospital discharge Mayor Baldo back in prison

Fire hits village near Legazpi City’s seaport

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

Bicolanos want voice in closure of EDSA bus terminals

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

Sen. JV prioritizes railway modernization in Bicol

Bicol StandardMonday, February 04, 2019 Bicol Standard photo NAGA CITY (Bicol Standard) – Re-electionist Senator JV Ejercito urged Bicolanos to join him in pressuring the government to expedite railway modernization, especially of the South Line of the Philippine National Railways. In a press conference on Feb. 1 at Villa Caceres, this city, Ejercito underscored the … Continue reading Sen. JV prioritizes railway modernization in Bicol