Mike Navallo and John Gabriel Agcaoili | ABS-CBN News MANILA (UPDATE)—Provincial buses may continue to ply EDSA as a Quezon City court has issued a preliminary injunction against the ban on buses from outside Metro Manila at the major thoroughfare. In an order dated July 31, Quezon City Branch 223 Judge Caridad Walse-Lutero granted the plea … Continue reading QC court halts provincial bus ban
The Department of Health (DOH) declared a National Dengue Alert on Monday, July 15, 2019 due to the alarming record of dengue cases all over the country. State of calamities due to Dengue were declared in the provinces of Palawan, Capiz, Iloilo, Antique and South Cotabato. Dengue is the fastest growing vector-borne disease transmitted by … Continue reading Dengue, Dengvaxia and “Rainbow fish”
MARLEN V. RONQUILLO | The Manila Tines A plan of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) to ban provincial buses from entering EDSA through the closure of their terminals along the major metropolitan road was supposed to have been carried out one month or two before the May elections. A cold, cynical calculation, that the … Continue reading Opinion: Provincial bus ban from EDSA: A toxic combination of stupidity and cruelty
Ma. April Mier Manjares | Philippine Daily Inquirer LEGAZPI CITY, Albay, Philippines — To improve the lives of farmers and their productivity, especially in the midst of climate change, Albay’s provincial government has opened Farmers Bounty Village, a one-stop shop agricultural complex in Camalig town. “This is to attract farmers and teach them how to … Continue reading Farm tourism: Albay opens agri one-stop shop
Mar Serrano | July 11, 2019 LEGAZPI CITY -- Opposition to a proposed lighting project around Mt. Mayon is mounting, prompting Albay Governor Al Francis Bichara to ask the proponent to put the plan on hold. Ako Bicol (AKB) Party-List president Elizaldy Co proposed the PHP500-million undertaking during an administration political rally at the Albay … Continue reading Plan to ‘light up’ Mayon Volcano draws flak
There is a clamor that the Good Manners and Right Conduct Bill, or Senate Bill No. 1855 filed by outgoing senator JV Ejercito last 17th Congress be refiled. Accordingly, the bill is consonant with the "the policy of the State to promote character formation and wholesome personality development by requiring schools at the elementary and … Continue reading GMRC for government officials or for elementary students?
Politiko | July 10, 2019 A neophyte party-list lawmaker is already the subject of controversy ahead of the start of the 18th Congress on July 22. Politiko learned that Ang Probinsyano party-list Rep. Alfred Delos Santos punched a waiter at Biggs Diner in Legazpi City, Albay on July 7. A closed circuit television (CCTV) footage … Continue reading Ang Probinsyano rep punches waiter in Legazpi resto