Cops nab 3 for illegal mining in Camarines Norte

June 18, 2016 by · Comments Off on Cops nab 3 for illegal mining in Camarines Norte 

By Jorge Hallare

LEGAZPI CITY, June 17 (PNA) — Members of the Paracale Municipal Police Station (PMPS) and the Criminal Investigation and Detection Team (CIDT) of Daet town caught three men in the act of illegally mining in Sitio Bulaay, Barangay Palanas, Paracale, Camarines Norte, at about 2:30 p.m. Wednesday.

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Cops nab 3 for illegal mining in Camarines Norte

June 18, 2016 by · Comments Off on Cops nab 3 for illegal mining in Camarines Norte 

By Jorge Hallare

LEGAZPI CITY, June 17 (PNA) — Members of the Paracale Municipal Police Station (PMPS) and the Criminal Investigation and Detection Team (CIDT) of Daet town caught three men in the act of illegally mining in Sitio Bulaay, Barangay Palanas, Paracale, Camarines Norte, at about 2:30 p.m. Wednesday.

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DOT-Bicol says Catanduanes’ tourism industry showing more vigor

February 16, 2016 by · Comments Off on DOT-Bicol says Catanduanes’ tourism industry showing more vigor 

By Danny O. Calleja

LEGAZPI CITY, Feb. 15 (PNA) — With an increase of 19.77 percent in tourist arrivals in the third quarter of last year compared to the same period in 2014, the tourism industry in the Bicol island-province of Catanduanes is showing more vigor, according to the regional office of the Department of Tourism (DOT) here.

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PRDP pushes pili elemi as another sunshine product in Bicol

December 8, 2015 by · Comments Off on PRDP pushes pili elemi as another sunshine product in Bicol 

By Danny O. Calleja

PILI, Camarines Sur, Dec. 7 (PNA) — Implementers of the Philippine Rural Development Project’s (PRDP) programs in Bicol are pushing on elemi as a product with high potential of bringing sunshine to the region’s pili industry.

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DA names leading Bicol crops for farmers’ agri-entrepreneurship

September 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on DA names leading Bicol crops for farmers’ agri-entrepreneurship 

By Danny O. Calleja

LEGAZPI CITY, Sept. 28 (PNA) — Each of the six Bicol provinces has its own signature crops that homegrown farmers can exploit in their agricultural entrepreneurship ventures, according to the Department of Agriculture (DA).

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NIA-Bicol completes 3 irrigation systems; starts 2 new projects

September 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on NIA-Bicol completes 3 irrigation systems; starts 2 new projects 

By Danny O. Calleja

LEGAZPI CITY, Sept. 15 (PNA) -– After inaugurating three recently-completed irrigation projects in Camarines Sur, the regional office for Bicol of the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) based in Naga City has started two more for the completion of the coverage of over 850-hectare rice lands in the province.

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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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LGUs in 2 Camarines provinces ready support for Pacquiao’s fight with free public viewing

April 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on LGUs in 2 Camarines provinces ready support for Pacquiao’s fight with free public viewing 

By John Mark Escandor

NAGA CITY, April 28 (PNA) — A week before Manny Pacquiao meets Floyd Mayweather Jr. in the ring for the much-awaited fight of the century, several local government units (LGUs) in the two Camarines provinces in Bicol are ready to support the Filipino eight-division-boxing titleholder with free public viewing.

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Gov’t earmarks Php312-M BUB fund for agri dev’t in Bicol this year

April 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on Gov’t earmarks Php312-M BUB fund for agri dev’t in Bicol this year 

By Danny O. Calleja

PILI, Camarines Sur, April 17 (PNA) – Apart from its regular budget, the Department of Agriculture (DA) regional office in Bicol is using a total amount of over Php312 million provided by the national government under its Grassroots Participatory Budget Process (GPBP) for agricutlural development in the region.

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Legazpi stays vigilant vs dengue this summer

March 12, 2015 by · Comments Off on Legazpi stays vigilant vs dengue this summer 

By Danny O. Calleja

LEGAZPI CITY, March 11 (PNA) –- The City Health Office (CHO) here is not letting its guard down against dengue even in summer as it seriously takes a warning from the Department of Health (DOH) that the killer mosquito-borne disease has become an “all-season” syndrome in Bicol.

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