Fr Wilmer Joseph Tria of St Jude Thaddeus Parish calls for 'unconditional service' during the Holy Thursday Mass
The telco also sets up charging stations in some of these locations in south Luzon
Vice President Leni Robredo commemorates her husband's death anniversary for the first time as the country's second top official
'Now is the time to move beyond good will and advocacy and show leadership, innovation, and share resources,' says UN Resident Coordinator in the Philippines Ola Almgren
The LP candidate is currently leading the tight vice presidential race, overtaking Senator Bongbong Marcos
Problems in the vote counting machines affect even administration vice presidential bet Leni Robredo
Leni Robredo acknowledges her and Rodrigo Duterte's positions on certain matters may differ. Her husband told Newsbreak that as early as 14 years ago.
The meeting is reminiscent of the Sumilao march in 2007 when the late interior secretary Jesse Robredo, joined by his wife Leni, welcomed 55 Sumilao farmers in Naga City
Leni Robredo’s 2016 campaign won’t be easy. It will also see her in a similar battle as in 2013: against scions of well-entrenched political families.
It's going to be a 4-province hop for the ruling Liberal Party next week
The Liberal Party's VP bet says she was not comparing Naga and Davao when asked about Duterte's leadership style
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After she is declared as the vice presidential bet of the Liberal Party, she tells her kababayan it might be time to draw attention to the neglected Bicol region
In 2016, Bicolanos will decide – who among the 4 candidates from their region will they vote for vice president?
But Albay Governor Joey Salceda is worried about splitting the Bicol vote since another Bicolano, Senator Chiz Escudero, is also running for vice president
'Good governance, transparency, accountability and people empowerment can also turn the whole country into a happy place'
Two things should stick, says Jesse Robredo's widow: Staying grounded and immersing yourself in the problems of the people you serve
'Good governance should be demanded by the constituents. Unless there is convergence of good citizens and good leaders, this is difficult,' the late DILG chief once said
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There has been public pressure on the local government to stop local eateries from serving pawikan soup, based on the endangered species
Born in Naga, the new apostolic nuncio to Australia is 67-year-old Archbishop Adolfo Tito Yllana
Jesse’s stirring words become more crucial today as we confront the public cynicism amid the never-ending tales of corruption issues and deepening social inequality
Deputy Presidential Spokesperson Abigail Valte says the Aquino administration is not stifling critics who speak up against it
Sandiganbayan raffles the plunder and graft cases of Senators Enrile, Estrada and Revilla. Aquino heckler faces charges. Jolie: Warzone rape an int'l agenda
The Naga City police files criminal charges against Ateneo student Pio Mijares only after detaining him for 32 hours
Aquino vows due process in pork scam cases. Estrada's lawyer says there's no proof Jinggoy got P183 M. Jolie co-chairs summit to end sexual violence
On Independence Day, President Benigno Aquino III also urges Filipinos to vote wisely in the 2016 elections to ensure a 'more just and prosperous' nation that their forefathers had fought and died for
President Benigno Aquino III honors 15 martyrs from Bicol who died fighting for independence
Naga City proper is within the catchment area of the Bicol River Basin – the old business district sits barely above sea level. The city was isolated by flood before.
Jesse Robredo’s life and career continues to set the standard for what effective, good governance can, and should, look like
The bill seeks to mandate agencies to fully disclose their financial transactions, budgets, and documents of public interest – like her late husband did in Naga
CamSur congressional bet Leni Robredo files a vote buying complaint against incumbent Rep Luis Villafuerte and spouse Nelly
An affidavit on vote buying by the Villafuertes could be a basis for a criminal complaint for a violation of election laws
Civil society groups rally in front of the Villafuerte mansion in Naga City to protest vote-buying
Rappler goes around provinces in the Philippines for an in-depth look at the politics and the people, 6 months before the 2013 elections. In Camarines Sur, voters are tired of political dynasties but possess attitudes that perpetuate these clans in power.
(UPDATED) A series of lapses in safety procedures, both in flight and on the ground, led to the deadly August 18 crash off Masbate City that killed Interior Secretary Jesse Robredo and two pilots
The widow of the late Interior Secretary Jesse Robredo, who is running for Congress, has since embraced her decision and vows to continue her husband's legacy
Raul Matamorosa, mayor of Lupi, Camarines Sur, was having a television repaired in a shop in Naga City when he was shot in the head by a man accompanied by two accomplices Saturday
Nagueños mark the 40th day after Robredo's death with a program of activities to honor their former mayor
The Robredo case underscores one critical point for the Left: the new Left is out there. The current Left can either recognize this and do something about it, or once again be left out in the emerging politics of change.
Ramon Magsaysay and Jesse Robredo bore striking similarities. Both were regarded as men of the masses, and they passed away under the same unfortunate circumstances.
Despite holding one of the highest-ranking positions in the country, the late Interior Secretary Jesse Robredo maintained a modest lifestyle in his beloved Naga City
The reason Jesse Robredo is mourned is not only because he was extraordinary, but because this is a country so content with the ordinary that men like Robredo have no choice but to die legends
Robredo said he expects bad people to be smart and to fight hard; so to defeat them, good people should not only be smarter, they should also fight harder.
President Aquino pays tribute to the late Interior and Local Government Secretary Jesse Robredo as a trailblazer in the straight and narrow path
Robredo once said, 'For this country to succeed, we need to make heroes out of the ordinary people. We need to make heroes of ourselves.'
The youth and urban poor were among the sectors closest to Jesse Robredo's heart. Students and former Naga squatters say thank you to the late Interior Secretary for changing their lives.
So closely did we connect with him that every time we met him in youth events or saw him strolling along the plaza, my high school friends and I would endearingly call him 'Mayor tang Jesse (our Mayor Jesse)'
What's your Jesse Robredo story? The city that Jesse Robredo built bids him goodbye with stories and remembrance.