Tag Archives: Bicol Region

Oct 17, a non-working holiday for Sorsogon

By Benilda A. Recebido SORSOGON CITY, Oct 17 (PIA) – The province of Sorsogon will be turning 118 years today, October 17. In observance of this, Sorsogon Governor Raul R. Lee issued Executive Order No. 012 series of 2012 declaring … Continue reading

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Airport relocation

By Florencio P. Narito Albay Governor Joey Salceda, has endorsed to the Department of Transportation and Communication and the Civil Aviation Authority the transfer of the Masbate Airport to accommodate bigger aircraft. The RDC Secretariat said expanding the terminal is listed as a key infrastructure  in … Continue reading

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Ako Bicol lawmaker blasts Comelec anew

MANILA, Philippines — Ako Bicol party-list Representative Rodel Batocabe on Monday urged the Commission on Elections to stop from issuing the list of disqualified partylist groups on a piecemeal basis. “If you will disqualify us, do it in one go,” … Continue reading

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Comelec to disqualify 7 incumbent party-list solons

By RG Cruz, ABS-CBN News MANILA, Philippines – Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Sixto Brillantes on Thursday refuted claims by Ako Bicol party-list congressmen that they were singled out, saying more incumbent party-list congressmen will see their groups barred from … Continue reading

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Ban in the catching of ‘lawlaw’ eyed for Bicol

By Ernesto A. Delgado Wednesday 3rd of October 2012 MASBATE CITY, Oct 3 (PIA) — Fishermen will be prohibited from catching sardines in Burias Strait for three months beginning December to allow the favorite fish species to reproduce and ensure … Continue reading

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Gov’t to seize Vietnam rice in Albay

LEGAZPI CITY—The 94,000 bags of imported rice from Vietnam worth P112.8 million face possible confiscation after the National Food Authority (NFA) in Albay failed to present the necessary import permits on Wednesday to prove that the cargo was not smuggled, … Continue reading

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Rinconada a Bicol tongue like no other

By Oliver Samson Iriga City —- Singing icon Nora Aunor, actors Jaime Fabregas and Rez Cortes, 2010 Miss Universe runner-up Venus Raj, Justice Secretary Leila de Lima and Eddie Ilarde, a former assemblyman, senator and congressman, are Bicolano but they … Continue reading

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