Category: Economy

DTI-Bicol opens more Negosyo Centers

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) - Bicol continues to reach and assist micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) throughout the region through its Negosyo Centers, now totaling to 25, after 12 additional centers were launched for the first semester of this year. The launching of these Negosyo Centers are in line with the … Continue reading DTI-Bicol opens more Negosyo Centers

DA Bicol engages LGUs to buy palay from local farmers

Lovella P. Guarin/ DA RAFIS 5   NAGA CITY – To engage the support and involvement of the Local Government Units (LGUs) in addressing the dip in prices of palay, DA Bicol OIC Regional Executive Director Rodel P. Tornilla invited the governors and the provincial agriculturists for a meeting on September 10, 2019. DA 5 … Continue reading DA Bicol engages LGUs to buy palay from local farmers

Winners and losers in the Batocabe slay case

Ako Bicol Partlylist Representative Rodel Batocabe was attending a gift-giving activity in Barangay Burgos in Daraga, Albay on December 22, 2018 when he was shot dead along with his police escort, SPO2 Orlando Diaz. The incident also led to the wounding of seven bystanders. Six days later, the Philippine National Police (PNP) released facial composite … Continue reading Winners and losers in the Batocabe slay case

Competitiveness of cities and municipalities in the Bicol Region

Halos kasabay kan bush and forest fires na nangyayari sa mga banwaan kan Manito, Rapu-rapu asin Bacacay iyo man an pagluwas kan Competitiveness Ranking kan mga siyudad asin municipalidades kan Pilipinas. Maski dagos-dagos an pag-omaw ni Gobernador Joey Salceda sa Polangui sa pagiging numero-15 sa ranking, dai kaini natabunan ang pagdakula kan mga huring-huding lalo … Continue reading Competitiveness of cities and municipalities in the Bicol Region

CamSur partition: It’s not the economy, stupid! (3)

The economics of the partition? Naga City Councilor Joseling Tuason is partly correct to say that “more than the political concessions that might be accorded those public figures who are pursuing or resisting the partition, there are grave social and economic restructuring of the entire setup and existing status of Camarines Sur if any changes … Continue reading CamSur partition: It’s not the economy, stupid! (3)