Visayan Electric sends team to help restore power in Albay

PR 11/18/2020

In the past week, linemen from the Visayan Electric Co. have been working tirelessly to help restore power in the province of Albay, which bore the brunt of the strongest typhoon to hit the country this year.…

Mayon Volcano wows with ‘salakot’ clouds after typhoon

Ves Garcia - @inquirerdotnet 11/13/2020

Mayon Volcano made for an eye-catching view on social media after its peak was capped with salakot-like lenticular clouds anew on Thursday, Nov. 12. Photographer John Cidric Santillan took to Facebook to share snaps of the popular…

Snapshots of the storm

Kay Rivera - @inquirerdotnet 11/02/2020

It’s Sunday morning and winds are howling outside. On our barangay’s Facebook page, neighbors share photos of roads closed off because of debris or felled electrical posts. Friends send donations to people online who are asking for…

COVID-19 watch: 5 year-old PUI dies in Albay hospital

Ma. April Mier-Manjares 04/05/2020

LEGAZPI CITY — A five-year-old patient under investigation (PUI) for coronavirus disease 2019  (COVID-19), died on Saturday morning at Bicol Regional Training and Teaching Hospital (BRTTH) in Albay. Antonio Ludovice, Provincial Health Office chief, said the patient,…

Typhoon Tisoy slightly strengthens as its ‘eyewall’ hits N. Samar

Neil Arwin Mercado - Inquirer.net 12/02/2019

MANILA, Philippines — Typhoon Tisoy slightly intensified as its “eyewall” reaches Northern Samar, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) reported Monday afternoon. According to the state weather bureau’s 5 p.m. weather bulletin, Tisoy was…

Ako Bicol congressman, police escort shot dead

Inquirer.net 12/22/2018

ALBAY ATTACK MANILA, Philippines — Ako Bicol Rep., Rodel Batocabe and his police escort were shot dead in Albay on Saturday afternoon. The 52-year-old Batocabe was attending a gift-giving event for senior citizens and persons with disability…

PNP: No shabu found in car of slain Albay broadcaster

Inquirer.net 07/21/2018

De Lima says Joey Llana ‘another victim of impunity’ Legazpi City — The white crystalline substance found in several sachets inside a sling bag in the car of slain broadcaster Joey Llana were found not to be…

Albay churches to set ‘holy hours’ in support of ‘Day of Reparation’

Inquirer.net 06/17/2018

LEGAZPI CITY — All Albay Catholic churches would hold a series of Masses and setup the “holy hours” where the holy sacrament would be displayed to show support of the Day of Reparation launched by the Archdiocese…

Thieves steal Philvocs solar panel from Albay observatory station

Inquirer.net 05/31/2018

LEGAZPI CITY – Thieves have stolen two solar panels from the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) observatory station in Guinobatan town in Albay province. Eduardo Laguerta, Phivolcs resident volcanologist here, said the solar panels power…

Albay’s Gomez wins gold in PNG standard play chess

Marlon Bernardino 05/24/2018

GRANDMASTER (GM) John Paul Gomez of Albay Province took top honors in the 2018 Philippine National Games (PNG) Chess Championships, Standard Open Competition Wednesday night at the Robinsons Galleria Cebu. The top-ranked Gomez, with an ELO rating…

4.6-magnitude earthquake shakes Albay

Inquirer.net 05/05/2018

A MAGNITUDE 4.6 earthquake hit the province of Albay on Saturday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said. The tremor hit west of Rapu-Rapu, Albay at 10:18 a.m., Phivolcs said. The quake was felt as…

54,657 evacuees in Albay go home after Mayon alert level lowered

Inquirer.net 03/06/2018

LEGAZPI CITY–The Albay Public Safety and Emergency Management Office (Apsemo) has ordered the decampment of evacuees still staying in different evacuation centers in Albay. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology has lowered on Tuesday Mayon Volcano’s…

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