Light rains seen in most parts of PHL — PAGASA

February 3, 2016 by · Comments Off on Light rains seen in most parts of PHL — PAGASA 

MANILA, Feb. 3 — Expect rains in most parts of the country on Wednesday due to the presence of two weather systems affecting the country, according to Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA).

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Fair weather seen on Friday

January 29, 2016 by · Comments Off on Fair weather seen on Friday 

MANILA, Jan. 29 — The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said on Friday that except for isolated raisnhowers or thunderstorms, most parts of the country will experience fair weather because of the presence easterlies affecting the country.

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Bicol fails to meet zero score in firecracker victims as DOH lists 24 patients

December 27, 2015 by · Comments Off on Bicol fails to meet zero score in firecracker victims as DOH lists 24 patients 

LEGAZPI CITY, Dec. 26 — The Department of Health (DOH)'s campaign for a zero-casualty goal in terms of firecracker injuries did not work out in the Bicol Region after it registered 24 cases during the period Dec. 21-Dec. 26.

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Wage increase in Bicol takes effect on Christmas Day

December 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on Wage increase in Bicol takes effect on Christmas Day 

MANILA, Dec 21 — Workers in the Bicol Region will receive a fitting gift this Christmas — a wage increase.

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Legazpi promotes commercial production of native chicken under organic agriculture

September 9, 2015 by · Comments Off on Legazpi promotes commercial production of native chicken under organic agriculture 

By Danny O. Calleja

LEGAZPI CITY, Sept. 7 (PNA) -– The office of the city agriculturist here is pushing for the implementation of a project towards commercial production of native chicken as part of its organic agriculture advocacy for safe food.

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'Egay' now a tropical storm; signal no. 1 up in Isabela, Cagayan

July 3, 2015 by · Comments Off on 'Egay' now a tropical storm; signal no. 1 up in Isabela, Cagayan 

MANILA, July 3 — At least two areas in Northern Luzon is now under public storm warning signal no. 1 as tropical depression "Egay" intensified into tropical storm category as it continues to move in a northwest direction, according to Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) on Friday.

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DOH-Bicol to give free HIV testing in 7 centers

May 12, 2015 by · Comments Off on DOH-Bicol to give free HIV testing in 7 centers 

LEGAZPI CITY, May 10 — The Department of Health Regional Office V (DOH-ROV) will give free and confidential human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) testing starting Monday at seven identified HIV-screening clinics in the Bicol Region.

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DPWH-Bicol comes up with own official publication

April 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on DPWH-Bicol comes up with own official publication 

By Nicolle Jude Lloren (OJT)

LEGAZPI CITY, April 22 (PNA) — The Department of Public Works and Highways Bicol Regional Office (DPWH-Bicol) has launched its official publication, the Bicol Rev-Up, with its maiden issue covering the January-March period.

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Tolentino bares subway project to ease Metro traffic, donates Php21-M traffic lights to Legazpi

April 22, 2015 by · Comments Off on Tolentino bares subway project to ease Metro traffic, donates Php21-M traffic lights to Legazpi 

By Rhaydz B. Barcia

LEGAZPI CITY, April 22 (PNA) — The worsening traffic congestion in the Metro Manila would ease in 2019 with the construction of a 300- kilometer subway transport system patterned in Tokyo, Japan, Metro Manila Development Authority Chairman Francis N. Tolentino said here.

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Albay Agta tribe adapts to extreme weather via indigenous ways

March 27, 2015 by · Comments Off on Albay Agta tribe adapts to extreme weather via indigenous ways 

By Rhaydz B. Barcia

TIWI, Albay, March 26 (PNA) — Lydia Ariate, 53, mother of four children and a resident of Sitio May Harige, an upland tribal sub-village of Barangay Misibis in this town, dwells in a house locally called by indigenous people as "kurob."

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