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Lumang Kapinunan Art Exhibit to open in Bacacay, Albay this week

Lumang Kapinunan Art Exhibit to open in Bacacay, Albay this week.....»»

Source: Bicolstandard BicolstandardCategory: NewsAug 16th, 2018Related News

Lagman: Palace should act on House rejection of proposed 2019 budget

        Malacaang has to think twice in saying that it would not "cave in" to the desire of the House of Representatives to revert to an obligation-based budgeting system, Albay 1st District Rep. Edcel Lagman warned on Tuesday.   In a statement, Lagman said Malacaang has to act on the lower chamber's rejection of the Department of Budget and Management's (DBM) proposed P3.757-trillion cash-based budget for 2019 "to foreclose the adverse consequences of a reenacted budget on the Executive."   Lagman also said Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque's pronouncement on Monday that a reenacted budget favors the Executive department was ...Keep on reading: Lagman: Palace should act on House rejection of proposed 2019 budget.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Aug 14th, 2018Related News

Jakarta-bound Furuya tops local, foreign bets in ASTC triathlon

Japanese Jumpei Furuya, priming up for the Jakarta Asian Games next week, outclassed the entire field to rule the elite Open of the Mt. Mayon ASTC Triathlon Asian Cup, before a sizeable crowd in Legazpi City, Albay yesterday......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsAug 12th, 2018Related News

Cops clash anew with Albay crime group; firearms seized

LEGAZPI CITY --- Police have clashed anew with the notorious Concepcion Criminal Group, a gun-for-hire group involved in various crimes in the Bicol region, in Bato town, Camarines Sur on Sunday morning, police said. Chief Inspector Maria Luisa Calubaquib, Bicol police spokesperson, said members of the police mobile forces in Camarines Sur who were on patrol encounteredat least 10 members of the criminal group in Barangay Del Rosario around6:30 a.m. The encounter led to a 20-minute firefight where several members of the crime group were reportedly wounded, according to an initial police report. Police operatives recovered from the place of encounter an M4 Colt rifle, three handg...Keep on reading: Cops clash anew with Albay crime group; firearms seized.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Aug 12th, 2018Related News

‘Inflation may hit 6% without interventions’ - Joey Salceda

Inflation or the rate of increase in the prices of goods and services could reach a new record high this month if the government does nothing drastic to keep it in check, Albay Rep. Joey Salceda warned yesterday......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsAug 11th, 2018Related News

New P120-M hospital now ready to serve Albay, neighboring provinces

New P120-M hospital now ready to serve Albay, neighboring provinces.....»»

Source: Bicolstandard BicolstandardCategory: NewsAug 10th, 2018Related News

Locals consume 25,000 longganisa in Albay fest

        GUINOBATAN, Albay---Upon hearing the sound of a siren, thousands of residents started eating 25,000 pieces of fried crispy longganisa (sausages) that were put on banana leaves on a boodle fight meal along the streets in this town's center on Friday.   The boodle fight, which is now on its second year, serves as one highlight of the Longganisa Festival celebrated here every August, said Guinobatan Mayor Ann Ongjoco.   Aside from thousands of longganisa, residents also consumed 2,500 pieces of scrambled eggs, 1,500 sliced tomatoes, 1,000 pieces of fresh cucumber, and bowls of steamed rice that stretched for about 300 meters....Keep on reading: Locals consume 25,000 longganisa in Albay fest.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Aug 10th, 2018Related News

Several members of Albay crime group wounded in clash, police say

LEGAZPI CITY - Several members of a criminal group operating in the Bicol region, particularly in Albay province, were wounded in an encounter with policemen on Friday in Libon town. Members of the.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsAug 10th, 2018Related News

DOE, PIA team up on E-Power Mo forum in Albay

DOE, PIA team up on 'E-Power Mo' forum in Albay Vox Bikol Fri, 08/10/2018 - 05:23.....»»

Source: Voxbikol VoxbikolCategory: NewsAug 9th, 2018Related News

Tariff cuts only

Albay Congressman Joey Salceda is more popularly known to many of us who have covered Malacanang Palace, specifically during the term of former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, as one of her “A” students......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsAug 9th, 2018Related News

6 dead in Tabaco City road mishap

6 dead in Tabaco City road mishap Vox Bikol Tue, 03/07/2017 - 04:38 LEGAZPI CITY, March 5 (PNA) —- Six people died on the spot and three others were injured when the driver of a 22-wheeler truck lost control of the wheels and the vehicle collided with a motorcycle running on the opposite lane before smashing onto two houses alongside the national highway in Tabaco City, Albay, said a report that reached the headquarters here of the Police Regional Office (PRO5)-Bicol on Monday morning. Sr. Insp. Ma. Luisa Calubaquib, PRO5 spokesperson, said their investigation showed the driver of the motorcycle identified as Albert Barogo, 37, was decapitated and his upper torso was severed due to the impact of the accident that occurred at the national highway at the boundaries of Barangay Estancia in Malinao, Albay and Barangay Quinastillojan in Sabloyon Road, Tabaco City around 2:45 p.m. on Sunday. She said Barogo’s back-riders -- his wife Jasmin, 36 and son Clark Camiro, 2, -- all residents of Soa village, Malinao also died on the spot. Investigators said the truck was traversing the highway from Ligao City going to Tabaco City when the driver lost control of the steering wheel, took the opposite lane and collided with the motorcycle before hitting the two houses on the roadside. The truck driver and his two helpers also died on the spot after they were pinned down by their cargo of tons of steel sheets they were supposed to deliver to Tabaco City. Police identified the driver as Orlando B. Campo, 49, a resident of Naga City, Camarines Sur and the two truck helpers as Rommel M. Nantes, 27 and James L. Romero, both residents of Camalig, Albay. It took hours for the rescue team from the Bureau of Fire Protections of Tabaco City to retrieve the bodies of the truck helpers. The bodies of the six fatalities were brought to the Ziga Memorial District Hospital in Tabaco City around 6:10 p.m. Three members of a family living in one of two houses that were rammed by the truck were also injured and rushed to the same hospital. They were identified as Daniel Bonganay, 57, Jeffrey, 36 and Jazon, 28. Police said the family members suffered injuries in the head and body. Probers said their initial investigation showed the truck driver lost control of the steering wheel after the brakes of the trailer truck malfunctioned. (PNA) LAP/GVR/JH/CBD.....»»

Source: Voxbikol VoxbikolCategory: NewsAug 9th, 2018Related News

DOH lauds LGUs, health stakeholders during Salud Bikolnon Awards

DOH lauds LGUs, health stakeholders during Salud Bikolnon Awards Vox Bikol Sat, 12/09/2017 - 01:26 NAGA CITY, Dec. 6 (PIA) --- The Department of Health (DOH) Regional Office V lauded the significant contribution of their partners in the successful implementation of various health programs of the government during the 8th Salud Bikolnon Annual Recognition and Awarding held at the Avenue Plaza Hotel, Monday here. With the theme “Pagpakusog asin Pagdara kan Serbisyong Salud sa Komunidad” (Strengthening the delivery of health services in the community) various local government units (LGUs), health implementers and other stakeholders ramped off the stage in an ASEAN inspired attire to receive their awards. First on the list of the awardees are the Municipal Government of Juban and Casiguran in Sorsogon and the municipalities of Guinobatan, Tabaco and Daraga in Albay. The aforementioned LGUs are proud recipients of the DOH Red Orchid Awards which speak of their adherence to a 100% tobacco-free environment. LGU Daraga will receive Php200,000.00 having reached the category of a Hall Famer while the rest will receive Php100,000.00. Under the hospital category, Dr. Fernando B. Duran Sr. Memorial Hospital in Sorsogon and Juan M. Alberto Memorial District Hospital in San Andres, Catanduanes will receive the same award, while the Camarines Sur Polytechnic Colleges in Nabua, here in Camarines Sur made it too under the School Category. The Red Orchid Awards was also bestowed to the following offices under the Government Category:  BJMP District Jails in Albay, Legazpi City, Sorsogon City  and Naga City District Jail.  The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) in Camarines Norte and the Civil Service Commission V in Legazpi which is now a Hall of Fame holder. The provincial government of Masbate was one of the most applauded awardee, taking home most of the most coveted recognition:  Best No Balance Billing award, Rabies Free Island award given to its four municipalities, namely; Batuan, Monreal, San Jacinto and San Fernando.  It was also adjudged as one of the two top performing province on community-based deworming. The City government of Masbate is also one of the Best Implementers of National TB Control Program. The following LGUs was also given with the same award under the municipal category:  Manito in Albay, Jose Panganiban in Camarines Norte, Sangay in Camarines Sur, Viga in Catanduanes, and Bulan in Sorsogon. The Bicol Medical Center (BMC) made it to the Best Achiever for Belly Gud for Health( 2nd runner up), together with the Ziga Memorial Hospital in Tabaco City while Dr. Fernando B. Duran Sr. Memorial District Hospital n Sorsogon grabbed the crown as Champion.  ( LSMacatangay,  PIAV/Camarines Sur)  .....»»

Source: Voxbikol VoxbikolCategory: NewsAug 9th, 2018Related News

Gloria to the rescue?

IN another sign that the more things change, the more they stay the same, Gloria Arroyo has apparently again felt called upon to use her neoliberal economic magic to pull the Philippines’ chestnuts out of the fire. Working with former Albay governor and now Congressman Joey Salceda, Arroyo presented a number of proposals aimed at [...] The post Gloria to the rescue? appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Source: Manilatimes ManilatimesCategory: Aug 9th, 2018Related News

DOE, PIA team up on E-Power Mo forum in Albay

LEGAZPI CITY (PIA) - The Department of Energy (DOE) has teamed up with the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) to conduct the "E-Power Mo" forum in Albay as part of its bid to inform consumers about u.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsAug 8th, 2018Related News

DOE, PIA team up on E-Power Mo forum in Albay

LEGAZPI CITY (PIA) - The Department of Energy (DOE) has teamed up with the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) to conduct the "E-Power Mo" forum in Albay as part of its bid to inform consumers about u.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsAug 8th, 2018Related News

Albay couple busted for drugs

Albay couple busted for drugs.....»»

Source: Bicolstandard BicolstandardCategory: NewsAug 8th, 2018Related News

Cushions to inflation surge needed

Albay Representative Joey Salceda on Monday said he anticipates that surging inflation is likely to persist until yearend, and that the administration's economic managers should implement aggressive measures to cushion its effects. Salceda, an economic analyst, said July inflation is likely to have spiked to 5.6 percent and by August….....»»

Source: Journal JournalCategory: NewsAug 7th, 2018Related News

WATCH: How Ironman darling Mendez fell in love with PH

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – Despite the numerous selfies and swooning from fans, elite triathlete Mauricio Mendez will never forget the first group of Filipinos who warmly welcomed him to the Philippines.  "The first time I came here, I went to Albay for XTERRA race, and I became close to ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsAug 5th, 2018Related News

UNESCO urge gov’t to probe Albay media slay

BAGUIO CITY — Director-General Audrey Azoulay of United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization(UNESCO) condemned the killing of Joey Llana, a radio broadcaster in Albay provincest 2 in a statement released on August......»»

Source: Nordis NordisCategory: NewsAug 5th, 2018Related News

Arroyo Proposes 5 Economic Measures to Cushion Inflation

House Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo has proposed at least five economic measures that would cushion the impact of rising inflation, Albay (2nd District) Rep. Joey Salceda said. According to the newly-installed House Speaker, the measures would reduce tariff on oil, electricity and food commodities such as fish, rice and meat, Salceda said in an interview […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsAug 5th, 2018Related News