Rappler's latest stories on Camarines sur
'We want the government to know that it is what small operators are capable of paying for and it is also good enough and safe for the passengers,' says Libmanan Transport Service Cooperative president Marino Traballo
The van driver and 8 passengers died on the spot, according to the police
The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources in Bicol says the results of the necropsy on the young female sperm whale showed it had a jaw fracture 'attributed to a single, high-energy impact which is unknown as of this time'
Local residents bury the carcasses with the supervision of environment officials
'The humanity that she has, she got from our mother. So it was really a very moving moment,' says Senator Leila de Lima's brother Vicboy
(UPDATED) Environment officials say the cause of death could have been drowning as the pawikan failed to resurface for oxygen
The driver and two other passengers are reported to have been severely injured and are rushed to the Bicol Medical Center for treatment
(UPDATED) The victim is a former regional head of the political party Bayan Muna, and works as a staff member of former Camarines Sur vice governor Ato Peña
(UPDATED) After 'pamamanhikan,' a bride-to-be and 12 of the groom's friends and relatives die in a Camarines Sur truck accident
The Camarines Sur congressman fails to unseat the son of his bitter rival LRay Villafuerte
(UPDATED) Retired Police Colonel Ramiro Bausa, an independent candidate for Legazpi City councilor, was a former Camarines Sur police chief
High school students Eugene Rivera, Joscel Manzanero, and Keith Cadores earn the honor after winning in the 2018 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair – the largest pre-college science competition in the world
The police in the region also report it has recovered over 600 firearms since the start of the Comelec gun ban
The administration-allied Senate slate is hosted by two rivals in the Camarines Sur gubernatorial elections: Rolando Andaya Jr and Miguel Villafuerte
'Ipinagtatanggol ko lamang po 'yong mga legal na pamamaraan. Para hindi siya madaya no'ng isang taong hindi marunong tumanggap ng pagkatalo,' says Romulo Macalintal, the lead legal counsel of Vice President Leni Robredo
The opposition senatorial candidates say the visit is 'symbolic' as they aspire to be as 'decent and excellent' as the late DILG chief
'Peace education starts with having only one girlfriend!' Otso Diretso senatorial bet Samira Gutoc tells high school students in Iriga City
Opposition senatorial candidates tell the people in the hometown of Senator Leila de Lima that they can count on them to fight for justice and human rights
The 8 opposition candidates tour Camarines Sur, home province of the Robredos
Camarines Sur Vice Governor Fortunato 'Ato' Peña cites personal reasons for his decision
(UPDATED) The missing Agta-Tabangnon members, aged 5 to 16, are from villages in Buhi town hit by landslides last week
Of the 49 recorded casualties in the province, 27 are still being verified by Camarines Sur disaster officials
The LPA that was Tropical Depression Usman leaves dozens of fatalities and damaged infrastructures
(UPDATED) The Philippine Coast Guard in Bicol says 11 bodies were recovered in Tiwi, Albay, and 10 in Nato, Camarines Sur
(3rd UPDATE) At least 16 have died in Camarines Sur, 15 in Albay, and 6 in Sorsogon due to Tropical Depression Usman as of Sunday afternoon, December 30
Lake overflow is 'still threatening' nearby areas, says PAGASA
Residents of Balatan, Camarines Sur, give a giant leatherback turtle a send-off. It got entangled in a fishing net and received treatment for its bruises ashore.
(UPDATED) The female leatherback sea turtle, accidentally caught off the coast of Balatan town, weighs 500 kilos and has a carapace length of 1.75 meters. It was later released back to the sea.
'Hindi nila alam na andoon si FDA [chief]. Nagkataon lang na nando'n,' says Camarines Sur police chief Senior Superintendent Reynaldo Pawid
(UPDATED) At least 3 cops are killed and 3 others wounded, while Food and Drug Administration chief Nela Charade Puno is unharmed, police say
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
(UPDATED) Bicol Central Academy school administrator Alexander James Jaucian is suspended by the school board for 90 days
DepEd Secretary Leonor Briones says: 'Hindi naman sila binabayaran para mumurahin o para takutin yung mga bata'
Former Camarines Sur governor Luis Raymund Villafuerte Jr is ordered to return money donated to an NGO between 2004 and 2005
The Department of Education's regional office in Bicol says it is 'deeply saddened' by the incident and will look at possible sanctions
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
(4th UPDATE) Police arrest Florencio Suarez and Robert Gumacay at a routine checkpoint along Andaya Highway in Del Gallego, Camarines Sur
The electoral tribunal asks local officials about wet ballot seals, missing election returns, and questionable signatures
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.
(3RD UPDATE) Police identify Wilfredo Armea as the suspected killer of Judge Ricky Begino
Assistant Regional Director Romeo Serrano says these 7 winning candidates are from the provinces of Albay, Camarines Sur, and Catanduanes
The court tells the provincial government to stop its expropriation of lands for the Naga Airport
Lheslie de Lima dedicates her first Palarong Pambansa gold medal to detained Senator Leila de Lima, whom her lolo says is a 'close relative'
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
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.
Face masks are distributed by the local government to avoid respiratory problems
Some rivers and spillways in Camarines Sur's first district overflowed due to heavy rainfall, causing a surge of water in low-lying areas
(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
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.