By Atty Oliver Olaybal A second look at the lockdown ordered by the national government, would disclose that lockdown could only be done on the basis of the martial law powers of the President. No one could be lawfully detained without a court-issued warrant, unless the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus is suspended. … Continue reading Unconstitutional Lockdown
Despite the increasing cases of Corona Virus Disease 2019 (Covid-19) in Metro Manila and the nearby regions, the Bicol peninsula remains free of the pandemic albeit with a number of persons under monitoring (PUM) and persons under investigation (PUI). As of March 20, the Department of Health (DOH) Region 5 reported 39 PUIs and 97,215 … Continue reading “The Kit” and zero confirmed Covid-19 case in Bicol Region
Rhaydz B. Barcia | Rappler.Com ALBAY, Philippines – The provincial government of Albay is fast-tracking the rehabilitation of the Mayon Skyline Hotel in Tabaco City to set it up as quarantine center for cases of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. Located in Tabaco's Barangay Buang, the former commercial hotel near the active … Continue reading Albay sets up Mayon Skyline Hotel as coronavirus quarantine center
The Province of Albay is the most, if not one of the most, disaster-prone areas in the country. It lies along the path of typhoons and is literally situated in the ring of fire. Aside from the regular flooding and landslides, the province is also being battered by Mayon's eruption every 8 to 10 years. … Continue reading Lessons from Albay’s experience in responding to disasters
The Rinconada Center for Arts and Culture of the Camarines Sur Politechnic Colleges and the Savage Mind is organizing a Forum on Rinconada Cinema and Literature with the internationally acclaimed Bicolano writer, Kristian Cordero on March 16-19, 2020 at Nabua City Camarines Sur. The event will be participated in by special guests such as film … Continue reading CSPC and Savage Mind set forum on Rinconada Cinema and Literature
Rhaydz Barcia | Rappler.com ALBAY, Philippines (UPDATED) – The Department of Health (DOH) in Bicol announced on Thursday, February 13, there are 12 new persons being monitored in the region if they would develop coronavirus symptoms. Persons under monitoring (PUMs) do not exhibit symptoms but have a history of travel to countries with confirmed cases … Continue reading 12 persons monitored in Bicol for coronavirus symptoms
Will Andaya Highway's MIND BLOWING CONSTRUCTION JOBS remain as Bicol's trademark for roads or can it also be an expressway-like highway like Sorsogon's?