CSO supports Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program via Unity Walk in Manila on April 15

April 14, 2016 by · Comments Off on CSO supports Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program via Unity Walk in Manila on April 15 

MANILA, April 13 — A civil society organization (CSO) — iHELP-Manila — will lead a Unity Walk in Manila on Friday, April 15, at 2 p.m. in support of the enactment by Congress of the bill seeking to institutionalize the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) to reduce poverty and promote human capital development.

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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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Typhoon 'Nona' causes PhP3.3-B damage in Bicol

January 5, 2016 by · Comments Off on Typhoon 'Nona' causes PhP3.3-B damage in Bicol 

LEGAZPI CITY, Jan. 4 — Typhoon "Nona" slapped Bicol with a PhP3.3-billion damage to public infrastructure and agricultural crops when it ravaged the region in December last year, the Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (RDRRMC) said on Monday.

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LTFRB suspends operations of 10 Raymond buses

January 5, 2016 by · Comments Off on LTFRB suspends operations of 10 Raymond buses 

By Azer N.Parrocha

MANILA, Jan 4 (PNA) — A fatal road accident in Sariaya, Quezon prompted transport authorities to impose a 30-day suspension order to 10 units of a bus company after the mishap killed one and injured around 40 others.

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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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Bus hits car; 2 dead, 3 critically hurt

December 27, 2015 by · Comments Off on Bus hits car; 2 dead, 3 critically hurt 

CAMP GEN. SIMEON A. OLA, Legazpi City, Dec. 26 — Two persons died on the spot and three others were seriously injured after a passenger bus rammed a car along the Maharlika Highway in Barangay Palestina, Pili, Camarines Sur at 4:25 a.m. Saturday.

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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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12 more wanted persons bagged by Bicol police in 2 days

September 20, 2015 by · Comments Off on 12 more wanted persons bagged by Bicol police in 2 days 

LEGAZPI CITY, Sept. 19 — Members of the Philippine National Police Bicol's various units arrested 12 more wanted persons in a span of two days, the regional office said Saturday.

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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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