(UPDATED) The Manila-Clark and Manila-Laguna lines will be funded by the Japan International Cooperation Agency, while the Department of Transportation is eyeing China for the Laguna-Sorsogon line
Lola Ayoy of Juban, Sorsogon, is still not taking any maintenance medicine at age 100
'We might be sleeping soundly here but our brothers in Marawi City are in miserable condition,' Colonel Alden Juan Masagca, commanding officer of the Army's 901st Infantry Brigade, says in his appeal to Bicolanos
3 AKO Bicol representatives file a resolution calling for a probe into the matter as BPI clients remain unable to withdraw money through ATMs
(UPDATED) The Office of Civil Defense advises travelers not to proceed to seaports after the cancellation of sea trips due to Tropical Depression Crising
The father and son tandem of Ramon and Michael Vibar are known in the Bicol region for carving God’s images into wood and cement
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The magnitude 5.4 quake, with an epicenter underneath the Philippine Sea, was felt in parts of Bicol and Eastern Visayas
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Blanche Gobenciong leads the Office of Civil Defense in the most disaster-prone region in the country
Chili cheesecakes, sili ice cream, and more – here are a few desserts with a kick to try for your next food trip!
The Department of Education says it can use the fund to fast-track the repair of damaged schools
'Actually nasa bakasyon ako pero hindi rin ako makapag-concentrate. Iyong inaasikaso ko iyong relief operations dito,' Vice President Leni Robredo says
The DSWD also says aid amounting to P158 million has been given to families affected by Typhoon Nina (Nock-ten)
The President also asks victims of the typhoon to give the government time 'to get things done'
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Globe Telecom and Smart Communications report voice, call, and data service disruptions in parts of Albay, Catanduanes, Camarines Sur, Sorsogon, Marinduque, Masbate, Oriental Mindoro, and Quezon
(UPDATED) People affected by Typhoon Nina need your help and support. This page shows the various ways you can help.
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More than one million Bicolanos are spending Christmas in evacuation centers due to the typhoon
The Department of Social Welfare and Development assures the public that emergency response teams are already on standby to address incidents in areas affected by Typhoon Nina
The order is intended to avoid adding to the congestion in ports
The government urges those who will be affected by Typhoon Nina (Nock-ten) to do preemptive evacuation as it threatens to hit the eastern part of the country on Christmas Day
The 3,641 passengers and 407 rolling cargos are bound for the Visayas and Mindanao, as well as the provinces of Catanduanes and Masbate
The provincial government orders local officials to evacuate all families in risky areas by 3 pm Saturday, December 24
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President Rodrigo Duterte and the Vice President reassure and thank each other through media interviews days after Leni Robredo resigned from the Cabinet
Chief Superintendent Melvin Buenafe says they do not discount the possibility of other existing shabu laboratories in other provinces of Bicol
DSWD Secretary Judy Taguiwalo clarifies that her Facebook post only wanted to highlight that the Philippines had been able to stand on its own in delivering immediate emergency relief
According to the Department of Social Welfare and Development, Lawin has affected a total of 13,428 families or 61,126 persons in 118 barangays
At least 24 rolling cargoes and 7 other sea vessels were grounded in ports in Catanduanes and Albay, according to the Office of Civil Defense-Bicol
Albay Governor Al Francis Bichara has enforced the no-sailing policy on all fishermen while coastal villages in the eastern seaboard of the province have been alerted to avoid possible storm surges due to Tropical Storm Karen
'These products still carry risk with them, as the technology used may still be defective and the substance used still contains nicotine,' say the proponents of House Bill Number 3330
Police Superintendent Lea Supelana, who leads Ligao City's fight against illegal drugs, says they are focusing on reaching out to the youth
PAGASA has warned fishermen that coastal waters in the eastern seaboards of Camarines Norte and Quezon, including Polillo Island, would be rough to very rough
The Philippines is one of the few countries in the world without a national identification system, says a proponent
3 representatives of AKO Bicol say cremation is less costly than the traditional burial rites in the country
Kabayan party-list Representative Harry Roque says there is no public clamor for federalism, but AKO Bicol's Rodel Batocabe says if the administration is serious about charter change, it should be pursued now
The drought-stricken areas point to at least P93 million lost for the first cropping alone at an estimated 80 bags minimum rice yield per hectare
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'Bicol had the most peaceful elections, with a 9.5 grade in a scale of 10,' says top cop Director General Ricardo Marquez
'Whoever the president and chief PNP may be, our work is the same. Just do your job,' Philippine National Police chief Director General Ricardo Marquez tells police officers in Bicol