Camarines Sur

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

Bacolod supporters to Roxas: 'When you win, don't abandon us'

Apr 27, 2016 - 11:35 PM

Negros Occidental is the fifth most vote rich province in the country with 1 6 million registered voters Will they show up for Mar Roxas on May 9?

MAR COUNTRY? Bacolod city mayoral bets Bing Leonardia  (L) and Monico Puentevella (R) campaign with Mar Roxas. Photo by Claudia Gancayco

Binay’s dream: PH where the poor get free manicure, pedicure

Apr 27, 2016 - 8:45 AM

Vice President Jejomar Binay peddles his vision in vote rich Bicol a day after his voter preference rating sank to its lowest since pollsters held pre election surveys last year

BINAY IN CAMARINES SUR. Vice Pres. Jejomar Binay waves his supporters at Sagñay Sports Complex in Camarines Sur on Tuesday evening during his first salvo of political rally in Bicol. Photo by Rhaydz B. Barcia

5 of 6 Bicol governors support Grace Poe

Apr 26, 2016 - 12:13 AM

The presidential bet thanks the governors for her support The endorsement comes at a time when Poe is trailing Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte in surveys

BICOLANDIA. Five out of the 6 incumbent governors in the Bicol region have expressed support for presidential bet Grace Poe. Photo by Poe-Escudero Media Bureau

Poe seeks St Jude of the 'impossible' as poll nears

Apr 15, 2016 - 8:45 PM

Presidential bet Grace Poe says the decline in her ratings has revealed who her real supporters are

Presidential candidate Sen Grace Poe visits the Baseco Compound in Tondo, Manila for a campaign rally on April 14. Photo by Jay Morales

#PHVote: The rise of 'fat dynasties'

Apr 14, 2016 - 10:45 AM

In a forum organized by the Ateneo School of Government experts say political dynasties are one of the reasons why economic growth remains slow

PATRONAGE SYSTEM. Dr Ronald Mendoza, incoming dean of the Ateneo School of Government, says patronage politics is one of the reasons why political dynasties thrive. Photo by Charles Salazar/ Rappler

Clash between old and new for CamSur’s 3rd congressional seat

Apr 12, 2016 - 11:07 PM

Former representative Luis Villafuerte and Naga City vice mayor Gabriel Bordado Jr spar over local issues during Harampangan 2016 a debate series organized by church and civil society groups

COVETED SEAT. Former Camarines Sur 3rd district Representative Luis Villafuerte and former Naga City Vice Mayor Gabriel Bordado Jr participate in a debate organized by local church and civil society groups. Photo by Charles Salazar/ Rappler

Travel guide: Caramoan Islands, 2-day island hopping camping trip

Apr 03, 2016 - 8:41 PM

Watch a moonrise visit the enchanting lagoon of Matukad Island camp out under a sky full of stars – all while taking in the raw beauty of the Caramoan Islands

Photo provided by Gelyka Ruth R. Dumaraos

1 dead, 19 rescued as boat capsizes off Camarines Sur

Feb 25, 2016 - 1:13 PM

UPDATED Authorities are still searching for the boat operator the only one missing among the 21 passengers

LP's 2016 kick-off: Capiz, Iloilo, NCR, Bicol

Feb 04, 2016 - 10:44 AM

It s going to be a 4 province hop for the ruling Liberal Party next week

AQUINO'S ANOINTED. Liberal Party (LP) chairman President Benigno S. Aquino III, LP standard-bearer Mar Roxas, vice presidential candidate Leni Robredo, and the LP-led coalition's Senate slate. File photo by Joseph Vidal/Malacañang Photo Bureau

Ombudsman suspends re-electionist Camarines Norte governor

Oct 22, 2015 - 4:40 PM

Edgardo Tallado found liable for refusing to reinstate the provincial veterinarian is the same governor kicked out by the Liberal Party over the mistress scandal

Who is running in Bicol | 2016 Elections

Oct 11, 2015 - 1:00 AM

UPDATED Rappler s list of candidates for local positions in Bicol

VP bet Leni Robredo comes home to Naga

Oct 10, 2015 - 4:16 PM

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

HOME. Camarines Sur 3rd District Representative Leni Robredo addresses a crowd at the Naga city hall covered court, two days after she was declared in Manila as the vice presidential bet of the Liberal Party. Photo by Rhaydz Barcia/Rappler

8 things to know about Leni Robredo

Oct 08, 2015 - 7:46 PM

Here are interesting trivia about the Liberal Party s vice presidential bet in 2016

Villafuertes back Grace Poe-Leni Robredo ticket

Oct 06, 2015 - 10:54 PM

I will do everything to make Poe win in Camarines Sur says Governor Miguel Villafuerte For VP his family is not supporting Poe s running mate Chiz Escudero

ALL-OUT SUPPORT. The Villafuertes promise to make sure Grace Poe wins in the presidential race in Camarines Sur. She is guest speaker at the World Teacher’s Day celebration in the province, where she has also met with key political players. Photo by Rhaydz Barcia/Rappler

Do Bicolanos favor Leni Robredo’s VP bid?

Oct 06, 2015 - 4:39 PM

In 2016 Bicolanos will decide – who among the 4 candidates from their region will they vote for vice president?

RUNNING MATE. Camarines Sur Representative Leni Robredo accepts the 'challenge' to be Liberal Party standard-bearer Mar Roxas' running mate on October 5, 2015. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Aquino magic? LP says endorsement will boost Robredo’s numbers

Oct 06, 2015 - 4:00 PM

Camarines Sur Representative Leni Robredo is currently a survey laggard placing 10th in the latest vice presidential surveys

LP TICKET. Mar Roxas, President Benigno Aquino III, and Camarines Sur Representative Leni Robredo at Club Filipino. Photo by Lauro Montellano, Jr. / Malacañang Photo Bureau

Political realignments start in Robredo’s Camarines Sur

Oct 06, 2015 - 8:00 AM

The younger Villafuertes were hoping Leni Robredo would run for re election as congresswoman so their patriarch Luis Villafuerte Sr wouldn t be able to retake the distrct

FULL TEXT: Robredo's acceptance speech

Oct 05, 2015 - 1:38 PM

Dahil sa kahuli hulihan ng lahat ang mabuti ang parating mananaig Ang tama ang parating magtatagumpay

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Sep 18, 2015 - 12:08 PM

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Roxas: Leni Robredo qualified, should be considered for VP

Aug 18, 2015 - 2:53 PM

But the Camarines Sur representative says she is in no hurry to seek higher office as she is just growing into her job as a lawmaker

TANDEM? Administration standard-bearer Mar Roxas (left) and Camarines Sur Representative Leni Robredo at the commemoration of the death of the late interior secretary Jesse Robredo in Naga City on August 18, 2015. Photo by Bea Cupin/Rappler

Index shows local governments make PH more competitive

Jul 16, 2015 - 11:07 PM

The Manila is the country’s most competitive city while Davao del Sur heads the provinces according to the 2015 Cities and Municipalities Competitiveness Index

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May 29, 2015 - 6:00 PM

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