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…

Duterte sends more troops in Bicol, Samar, Negros vs ‘lawless violence’

Inquirer.net 11/23/2018

President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the deployment of additional troops to different provinces around the country to suppress “sporadic acts of violence” allegedly committed by lawless groups. Upon Duterte’s directive, Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea signed Memorandum Order…

Bicol professor writes ‘hugot’ test instructions to discourage cheating

Inquirer.net 10/19/2018

Tests are a part of student life as much as the many attempts to cheat during exams when the teacher’s not looking. But one college professor wanted none of that and made sure his students understood in…

Espenido promoted, transferred to Bicol

Inquirer.net 10/15/2018

Former Ozamiz City police chief Jovie Espenido has been promoted to the rank of Superintendent following his transfer to Region V, Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief Director General Oscar Albayalde said. “May order na siya, he is…

DepEd investigates bag torching incident in Bicol

Inquirer.net 08/19/2018

IRIGA CITY — The Department of Education (DepEd) Bicol will review its policies to see if sanctions can be imposed on Bicol Central Academy’s school permit to operate and its other benefits from the government. This is…

School in Bicol burns students’ bags for not complying with ‘no-bag’ order in activity

Inquirer.net 08/18/2018

A viral video of a private school allegedly confiscating bags and valuables of students for violating its “no-bag” order is currently making rounds on social media, making netizens fume. In a tweet posted by Earl Vincent Cañaveral…

‘Odette’ left passengers stranded in Bicol, Batanes ports

Inquirer.net 10/14/2017

MORE than a hundred passengers were stranded in different ports in Bicol and Batanes on Saturday as tropical storm Odette (international name: Khanun) continue to unleash heavy rains over northern and central Luzon. This development came after…

Bizmen see cheaper goods, lowered prices of gasoline

Victor Anthony V. Silva 01/17/2017

Business leaders in Cebu welcomed the idea of building an oil refinery in the province, citing its benefits to the local economy. For Virgilio Espeleta, Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) vice president for business development,…

Globe makes difference through giving

PR 01/11/2017

FOR the children at the Philippine General Hospital (PGH) Pediatric Cancer Clinic and for those who lost their homes and belongings when Typhoon Nina hit the Bicol region last month, Christmas was certainly a challenging time which…

Billy Crawford and Coleen Garcia now engaged

Apple Ta-as 12/21/2016

TWO thousand sixteen seems to be the year of celebrity proposals, weddings and babies. This, as another celebrity couple just got engaged. Singer-host Billy Crawford popped the question to her girlfriend for two years, actress Coleen Garcia.…

4th Giro D’ Luca cycling in Bohol on May 20-22

Calvin D. Cordova 05/17/2016

THE FOURTH edition of the annual Giro d’ Luca will feature a record-breaking field with 400 local and foreign cyclists putting their will and stamina to the test on May 20 to 22 in Bohol. “There were…

VESSELS STRANDED

Jhunnex Napallacan, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag and Inquirer 12/13/2015

Signal No. 1 in north Cebu due to ‘Nona’ Some 1,532 passengers were stranded in Cebu City ports yesterday after the Philippine Coast Guard-Cebu Station barred sea travel for vessels going to Eastern Visayas and Manila due…

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