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'If you did not give Bongbong a chance here in Bicol in the past elections, this time maybe you can give me, or another Marcos, a chance to be in the Senate,' senatorial candidate Imee Marcos asks Bicolanos in a campaign sortie
Vice President Leni Robredo recalls her own come-from-behind victory in 2016 and urges her fellow Bicolanos to vote for the opposition senatorial candidates in 2019
(UPDATED) The mayor is transferred back to his detention cell in Legazpi City, Albay
The DILG will have to meet with the Comelec after Mayor Baldo's inquest proceedings, and determine if he no longer has the capacity to govern
Health officials in the region say this 'might also be the real picture across the country' following issues with the enactment of the 2019 national budget
He replaces slain AKO Bicol representative Rodel Batocabe at the House of Representatives
(3rd UPDATE) The NDRRMC says 28 people are missing
Evacuation is ordered for fear of landslides
Bariis Sangguniang Kabataan Chairman Judy Ann Coderis is seeking help on behalf of affected residents who need potable water and food, medicine, clothing, and hygiene kits
(UPDATED) The Office of Civil Defense -Bicol Region fears the number of fatalities will continue to increase
(UPDATED) Most of the fatalities are in Albay and Camarines Sur
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Police insist that AKO Bicol congressman Rodel Batocabe was assigned only one security escort, SPO1 Orlando Diaz, who also died during the attack
The robbery happens while Representative Alfredo Garbin Jr is at a press conference in Daraga, Albay, announcing the P15 million reward for the arrest of suspects in Rodel Batocabe's murder
(UPDATED) The P15 million bounty is separate from the reward being raised by the House of Representatives through donations from its members
(UPDATED) 'You know so well we were winning the race. You coward just had to take him out,' says Gertie, the wife of slain Ako Bicol Representative Rodel Batocabe
(UPDATED) A service for the late Rodel Batocabe's friends, family, colleagues in Manila will also be held, with details to be announced soon
(UPDATED) The House of Representatives' Visayan bloc hopes 'people would start cooperating with the police conducting the investigation'
(UPDATED) The wife of AKO Bicol Representative Rodel Batocabe shares photos of them on vacation, saying, 'I will always have these in my heart'
Vice President Leni Robredo also condemns the murder of AKO Bicol Representative Rodel Batocabe, saying that 'impunity must end'
The late AKO Bicol Representative Rodel Batocabe was one of the more vocal partylist lawmakers. He was running for mayor of Daraga.
(UPDATED) His police escort is also killed during a gift-giving event for senior citizens and persons with disabilities in the town of Daraga
The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration in Bicol says the OFWs got a total of P36.8 million in livelihood assistance
Major General Raul Farnacio says 'taking extreme measures' is necessary 'because circumstances demand it'
Vice President Leni Robredo says Malacañang should justify its use of the term 'lawless violence,' as many people worry about creeping martial law
(UPDATED) This is to 'suppress lawless violence and acts of terror' in those areas, according to Memorandum Order 32 which also reinforces guidelines for the implementation of a state of national emergency
Creatures of myth and horror stories passed down from one generation of BUeños to another
Bicol Central Academy administrator Alexander James Jaucian will pay for damaged laptops, clothing, pocket wifi, cellular phones, school materials, and almost P20,000 of burned cash
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(UPDATED) Bicol Central Academy school administrator Alexander James Jaucian is suspended by the school board for 90 days
The Samahan ng Progresibong Kabataan says there are 'no amount of words to condemn the dastardly act' of Bicol Central Academy administrator Alexander James Jaucian, whose rage was caught in a viral video
DepEd Bicol Director Gilbert Sadsad will also ask the board of directors of Bicol Central Academy to remove administrator Alexander James Jaucian from the school
DepEd Secretary Leonor Briones says: 'Hindi naman sila binabayaran para mumurahin o para takutin yung mga bata'
The Department of Education's regional office in Bicol says it is 'deeply saddened' by the incident and will look at possible sanctions
Maria Yzabell Angel Palma has reaped awards and recognition at home and abroad for her eco-friendly AirDisc
(UPDATED) Bicol Central Academy administrator Alexander James Jaucian is caught on video shouting at students, calling them 'stupid'
Kusog Bicolandia aims to champion genuine social equality, where every Bicolano shall be given access to the same basic needs: quality health services, education, livelihood, emergency assistance, pension and shelter (HELPS)
A new ordinance in this city in the Bicol region will train drivers of jeepneys, trimobiles, padyak, and e-trikes to become first responders during road crashes
Father Rex Paul Arjona, executive director of the Diocese of Legazpi's Social Action Center, hits 'how Albayanos have been manipulated... to railroad federalism'
(UPDATED) This official did not only have a video presentation at a federalism convention attended by thousands in Albay, he had his speech read by a fellow Cabinet official too
Albay 2nd District Representative Joey Salceda envisions the Bicol Regional Training and Teaching Hospital to become 'the Philippine General Hospital of the south'
The suspect reportedly asked for P15,000 for each child to take part in a sexual 'show'
MV Jack Daniel has departed from the Port of Pantao in Libon town on its way to Masbate province
Former regional director Jun Abrazaldo confronts LTFRB chief Martin Delgra III before the oath-taking ceremony of new LTFRB Bicol director Vladimir Custer Kahulugan
With 3 golds, a silver, and a bronze, CARAGA positions itself as the country's newest source of wrestling hopefuls
Lheslie de Lima dedicates her first Palarong Pambansa gold medal to detained Senator Leila de Lima, whom her lolo says is a 'close relative'