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FDA chief not target of ambush, says Camarines Sur top cop

Oct 18, 2018 - 6:50 PM

'Hindi nila alam na andoon si FDA [chief]. Nagkataon lang na nando'n,' says Camarines Sur police chief Senior Superintendent Reynaldo Pawid

SAFE. FDA chief Director General Nela Charade Puno escapes an ambush allegedly executed by the New People's Army. File photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

FDA chief's convoy ambushed in Camarines Sur

Oct 18, 2018 - 12:40 PM

(UPDATED) At least 3 cops are killed and 3 others wounded, while Food and Drug Administration chief Nela Charade Puno is unharmed, police say

CRIME SCENE. The tailing police vehicle of FDA chief Nela Charade Puno is left bloodied by the gunfire. Photo from Bicol Police

Bicol school official to pay for students' burned belongings – DepEd

Aug 30, 2018 - 3:10 PM

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

BURNT. School bags and their contents are reduced to ashes on the BCA campus grounds. Photo by Earl Vincent Cañaveral

School official who burned students' bags suspended

Aug 23, 2018 - 10:45 AM

(UPDATED) Bicol Central Academy school administrator Alexander James Jaucian is suspended by the school board for 90 days

BURNT. School bags and their contents are reduced to ashes on the BCA campus grounds. Photo by Earl Vincent Cañaveral

Raging school official who burned students' bags should go on leave

Aug 20, 2018 - 1:00 PM

DepEd Secretary Leonor Briones says: 'Hindi naman sila binabayaran para mumurahin o para takutin yung mga bata'

INVESTIGATE. Education Secretary Leonor Briones says the DepEd has launched a formal investigation into the burning of student's bags in Bicol Central Academy. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

COA orders Villafuerte, 3 others to return P24 million

Aug 19, 2018 - 7:54 PM

Former Camarines Sur governor Luis Raymund Villafuerte Jr is ordered to return money donated to an NGO between 2004 and 2005

DepEd Bicol probes burning of students' bags

Aug 19, 2018 - 7:10 PM

The Department of Education's regional office in Bicol says it is 'deeply saddened' by the incident and will look at possible sanctions

Photo by Earl Vincent Cañaveral

Naga to equip PUV drivers with first aid skills

Aug 01, 2018 - 8:00 AM

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

2 suspects in Mayor Bote slay nabbed in Camarines Sur

Jul 11, 2018 - 11:38 AM

(4th UPDATE) Police arrest Florencio Suarez and Robert Gumacay at a routine checkpoint along Andaya Highway in Del Gallego, Camarines Sur

SUSPECTS. Florencio Suarez and Robert Gumacay are identified as suspects in the killing of General Tinio Mayor Ferdinand Bote. PNP photos

PET wants CamSur officials to explain irregularities in ballots

Jul 05, 2018 - 5:42 PM

The electoral tribunal asks local officials about wet ballot seals, missing election returns, and questionable signatures

BALLOTS. Men transfer ballot boxes from a truck to the Legislative Building in Pili, Camarines Sur where representatives from the Supreme Court are waiting for them. File photo from the Office of the Vice President

FACT CHECK: Misleading video on priest in Camarines Sur murder case

Jun 26, 2018 - 2:12 PM

The blog post uses a November 2016 news report that is unrelated to the murder. Authorities have not yet officially named any suspect in the case nor confirmed there is a video of the crime.

Screenshot of website article supposedly showing a video of a murder in Baao, Camarines Sur, reportedly involving a priest

PNP arrests suspect in Camarines Sur judge Begino's slay

Jun 13, 2018 - 11:36 AM

(3RD UPDATE) Police identify Wilfredo Armea as the suspected killer of Judge Ricky Begino

Photo for illustration purposes from Shutterstock

Comelec suspends proclamation of barangay, SK winners in 3 Bicol provinces

May 17, 2018 - 7:34 PM

Assistant Regional Director Romeo Serrano says these 7 winning candidates are from the provinces of Albay, Camarines Sur, and Catanduanes

Camarines Sur court ruling stalls Naga airport expansion project

May 06, 2018 - 4:50 PM

The court tells the provincial government to stop its expropriation of lands for the Naga Airport

Photo from Wikimedia Commons

Barefoot Bicolana lass is Palarong Pambansa 2018's first gold medalist

Apr 16, 2018 - 1:50 PM

Lheslie de Lima dedicates her first Palarong Pambansa gold medal to detained Senator Leila de Lima, whom her lolo says is a 'close relative'

Lheslie de Lima from Camsur (bicol athletic region )the first gold medalist of the games showing her feet as she ran barefeet . Photo by Mau Victa

How solar-powered lamps empower women in Camarines Sur community

Apr 08, 2018 - 9:00 AM

Harnessing solar energy through small off-grid systems to power community livelihood and provide basic energy solutions is a big first step in ensuring energy access especially for people who hardly have any resources for electrification

Photos courtesy of WWF-Ph

Bongbong Marcos: Ballots from 4 precincts 'recently wet'

Apr 02, 2018 - 1:12 PM

Marcos visits the revision site of the tribunal and says the ballots of 4 precincts are wet. Furthermore, 38 ballot boxes have no audit logs.

ELECTORAL PROTEST. Supporters gather outside the Supreme Court on April 2, 2018 as Ilocos Governor Imee Marcos and former senator Bongbong Marcos arrive for the start of the initial vote recount. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

LOOK: Mayon ash reaches CamSur, face masks distributed

Jan 23, 2018 - 6:36 AM

Face masks are distributed by the local government to avoid respiratory problems

ASHFALL. Students from Camarines Sur goes back home with face covered on Monday afternoon, January 22, as heavy Mayon ashfall covers the area. Photo grabbed from Facebook/Migz Villafuerte

Floods hit 4 towns in Camarines Sur

Dec 27, 2017 - 4:54 PM

Some rivers and spillways in Camarines Sur's first district overflowed due to heavy rainfall, causing a surge of water in low-lying areas

Landslide in CamSur causes traffic jams along major highway

Dec 27, 2017 - 4:09 PM

(UPDATED) Heavy rain across the Bicol Region prompts the regional Office of Civil Defense to warn citizens to be on guard for floods and landslides

HIGHWAY CLEARING. Clearing operations along the Andaya Highway in Camarines Sur after a landslide, December 27, 2017. Photo courtesy Lucy Castaneda / DPWH Bicol

Bicolana OFW dies after serving 'two masters' in Saudi Arabia

Nov 18, 2017 - 11:30 AM

Ana Fe Velasco-Bania went to Riyadh in 2015 to work as a domestic helper. She returns to her hometown ahead of the end of her two-year contract, in a casket.

MOTHER OF 3. The family of Ana Fe Velasco-Bania at her wake. Photo by Rhaydz Barcia/Rappler

#SaferRoadsPH forum on making Bicol roads safer

Oct 27, 2017 - 4:38 PM

(3rd UPDATE) The 4th leg of the caravan will be held at the Arrupe Convention Center, Ateneo de Naga University in Naga City, Camarines Sur on January 24 from 12 pm to 5 pm

LOOK: Defective highway in Camarines Sur unsafe for motorists

Sep 05, 2017 - 7:25 PM

The local DPWH office says they are already working on having Andaya Highway repaired this month

DEFECTIVE. Another portion of the road where motorists tend to fall into a crash. Photo from The Philippine News Facebook page

Bongbong vs Leni: 2016 'election fingerprints' in possible recount areas

Jul 11, 2017 - 7:01 PM

EXCLUSIVE: Election results in these provinces may be up for recount if the Presidential Electoral Tribunal grants the petitions of Marcos and Robredo in their respective protests

Migz Villafuerte on Rachel Peters' Miss Universe PH 2017 win

May 01, 2017 - 9:55 PM

Rachel Peters boyfriend Camarines Sur governor Migz Villafuerte opens up on her Binibining Pilipinas win

Bongbong Marcos brings relief goods to Leni's bailiwick

Jan 06, 2017 - 6:40 PM

The losing vice presidential candidate and his cousin who also lost a senatorial bid in May 2016 bring help to typhoon victims in some Bicol areas

DEVASTATION. Some Bicol provinces were declared under a state of calamity after typhoon Nina roared through the region during the holidays. Photo from the Office of the Vice President

Robredo: Palace 'overreacted' to 'slow relief' remark

Jan 05, 2017 - 6:47 PM

Vice President Leni Robredo clarifies that she was not referring to the whole Bicol region but only some localities in the aftermath of Typhoon Nina Nock ten

AFTERMATH. Camarines Sur after Typhoon Nina roared through the province during the holidays. Photo from the Office of the Vice President

Robredo visits Nina-hit CamSur: 'I wish I was here'

Jan 03, 2017 - 7:17 PM

Actually nasa bakasyon ako pero hindi rin ako makapag concentrate Iyong inaasikaso ko iyong relief operations dito Vice President Leni Robredo says

Briones inspects schools devastated by Typhoon Nina

Dec 28, 2016 - 10:16 PM

At least 118 schools in Bicol Mimaropa and Calabarzon regions are being used as evacuation centers for about 4 050 families affected by Typhoon Nina

AERIAL INSPECTION. Education Secretary Leonor Briones on Tuesday, December 27, joins an aerial inspection of the areas affected by Typhoon Nina. Photo courtesy of DepEd

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Dec 28, 2016 - 8:13 PM

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Duterte in typhoon-hit Bicol: Let's return to normalcy ASAP

Dec 27, 2016 - 8:52 PM

The President also asks victims of the typhoon to give the government time to get things done

Smart offers free calls in areas affected by Typhoon Nina

Dec 26, 2016 - 11:41 PM

The telco also sets up charging stations in some of these locations in south Luzon

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Dec 26, 2016 - 9:09 PM

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Typhoon Nina affects over 100,000 in PH

Dec 26, 2016 - 7:56 PM

Thousands remain in evacuation centers as Typhoon Nina continues to move away from the Philippines

DEVASTATED. Residential areas in Naga City were shattered by Typhoon Nina. Photo by Jerome Ruiz Berja/Rappler

#ReliefPH: Help victims of Typhoon Nina

Dec 26, 2016 - 2:04 PM

UPDATED People affected by Typhoon Nina need your help and support This page shows the various ways you can help

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Dec 26, 2016 - 11:33 AM

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Camarines Sur under state of calamity

Dec 26, 2016 - 9:53 AM

UPDATED The province is placed under a state of calamity meaning the local government will have access to funds to help them respond to needs of typhoon victims

Thousands of Filipinos urged to evacuate before Christmas Day

Dec 24, 2016 - 4:50 PM

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

PREEMPTIVE EVACUATION. Thousands of Filipinos are urged to evacuate their homes before Christmas Day as Typhoon Nina (Nock-Ten) threatens to hit eastern part of the country

Camarines Sur orders evacuation ahead of Typhoon Nina

Dec 24, 2016 - 8:46 AM

The provincial government orders local officials to evacuate all families in risky areas by 3 pm Saturday December 24

PRE-EMPTIVE EVACUATION. The provincial government of Camarines Sur has ordered the evacuation of families living in low-lying and coastal areas ahead of the expected landfall of Typhoon Nina. File photo

LOOK BACK: High-profile ponencias of retiring SC Justice Jose Perez

Dec 14, 2016 - 3:23 PM

The Supreme Court s first homegrown justice retires on December 14 after more than 4 decades serving in the High Tribunal

HOMEGROWN JUSTICE. SC Associate Justice Jose Perez retires from the SC on December 14, 2016, after over 4 decades of service.

Bicol protesters: Hold Duterte accountable for Marcos burial

Nov 25, 2016 - 8:58 PM

Marches and rallies denouncing President Duterte s decision to allow a hero s burial for Marcos are held in Legazpi Daet Naga Sorsogon and Virac in the Bicol region

Photo by Rhaydz Barcia/Rappler

VP Robredo: Jesse's spirit lives in me

Aug 18, 2016 - 3:52 PM

Vice President Leni Robredo commemorates her husband s death anniversary for the first time as the country s second top official

SPIRIT LIVES ON. Vice President Leni Robredo said she still learns a lot from her late husband and former interior secretary Jesse Robredo's 'tsinelas' leadership even four years after his death. Photo from the Office of the Vice President

In the limelight: Village chiefs tapped to swear in nat'l officials

Jun 25, 2016 - 4:00 PM

Aside from Vice President elect Leni Robredo s chosen ones meet the other barangay captains who have administered the oath taking of national officials

LIMELIGHT. Lawmakers have also tapped barangay captains to administer her oath ahead of Vice President-elect Leni Robredo.

Meet the barangay captain who will swear in VP Robredo

Jun 22, 2016 - 6:47 PM

Ronaldo Coner is the chieftain of Barangay Punta Tarawal the smallest farthest and poorest barangay of the district that Leni Robredo has served as congresswoman of Camarines Sur

LOCAL CHIEF. Barangay Captain Ronaldo Coner will administer the oath-taking of Vice President-elect Leni Robredo on June 30. Photo from the Office of Representative Leni Robredo

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Jun 17, 2016 - 6:50 PM

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Mission #ProtectVPLeni: How the Robredo campaign guards a tight race

May 15, 2016 - 3:49 PM

The Leni Robredo team shifts from campaign to vote protection mode as it is poised to win a slim victory against Senator Ferdinand Bongbong Marcos Jr

Photo by Pat Nabong/Rappler

'Escudero supporters switched to Robredo to prevent a Marcos win'

May 11, 2016 - 4:10 PM

Political analyst Richard Heydarian says Leni Robredo became the rallying point for the reformist vote that wants to stop the return of Marcos to office

2016 elections: Which senators are winning in Bicol provinces?

May 10, 2016 - 2:46 PM

Reelectionist Franklin Drilon is the leading senatorial candidate in 3 of 6 Bicol provinces

VLOG: Robredo's long journey

May 10, 2016 - 2:34 PM

The LP candidate is currently leading the tight vice presidential race overtaking Senator Bongbong Marcos

Photo by Leni Robredo Media Bureau

Robredo, Sumilao farmers reunited in Naga City

Apr 29, 2016 - 6:55 PM

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

SUMILAO FARMERS IN NAGA. Vice presidential bet Leni Robredo welcomes the Sumilao farmers on their 15th day of marching from Bukidnon to Manila. Photo from Daglenz Dasco SUMILAO FARMERS IN NAGA. Vice presidential bet Leni Robredo welcomes the Sumilao farmers on their 15th day of marching from Bukidnon to Manila. Photo from Daglenz Dasco