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Rappler's latest stories on Tiwi


Kusog Bicolandia pushes for independent Bicol power grid

Dec 26, 2019 - 5:13 PM

‘We are wondering why we need to get electricity from the Tayabas station of NGCP when we can tap directly from Tiwi or BacMan geothermal power plants,’ the regional political party says

POWER SOURCE. Officials of Energy Development Corporation show off to members of the local media in Legazpi the facilities of BacMan geothermal field in Manito town. Bicol is producing clean and renewable energy from two geothermal plants in Tiwi and Bacon Manito geothermal plants but 70 percent of Albayanos remain powerless after typhoon Tisoy occurence. Photo by Rhaydz Barcia/Rappler

Usman-affected families in Albay village wish for safe relocation site

Jun 08, 2019 - 7:42 PM

Residents of Barangay Maynonong in Tiwi, Albay, have received help after their village experienced landslides in December 2018, but their ultimate wish is to live in a place free from the threat of disaster

Photo by Mavic Conde/Rappler

How a head teacher brings change to remote school in Albay

May 29, 2019 - 6:21 PM

Joem Periña has been teacher-in-charge of Sto Cristo Elementary School in Tiwi town for only 6 months, yet the local community has already felt the 'good changes' he has implemented in the school

TEACHER-IN-CHARGE. Joem Eprina, teacher-in-charge of Sto Cristo Elementary School, takes a breather during the Brigada Eskuwela on May 27, 2019. Photo by Mavic Conde

How Santo Entierro unites Albay families in Good Friday procession

Apr 20, 2019 - 8:00 AM

'While making mistakes is part of our being human, we should not lose hope,' says a devotee, explaining how for her, Santo Entierro represents Jesus taking responsibility for our sins to save us

GOOD FRIDAY PROCESSION.Devotees join the Good Friday procession in Tiwi, Albay, on April 19, 2019. Photo by Mavic Conde

Buried and rescued: Tales of landslide survivors, rescuers in Albay town

Jan 16, 2019 - 3:02 PM

Overnight, the Consulta family loses 3 members to a landslide in Tiwi, Albay

SURVIVORS. Melita Consulta sustained wounds on her thighs and legs after getting buried in a landslide for hours. Beside her is  son Jason Cipcon, who survived the Tiwi landslide as well. Photo by Mavic Conde

Residents in 2 areas in Tiwi, Albay asked to leave due to land cracks

Jan 02, 2019 - 5:40 PM

Evacuation is ordered for fear of landslides

LANDSLIDES. Firefighters carry a body buried in a landslide in Barangay Sugod in Tiwi, Albay on December 30, 2018. Photo by Mavic Conde/Rappler

Coast Guard: 21 bodies recovered in Albay, CamSur landslides

Dec 30, 2018 - 11:45 PM

(UPDATED) The Philippine Coast Guard in Bicol says 11 bodies were recovered in Tiwi, Albay, and 10 in Nato, Camarines Sur

Tuna fishers in Albay revive old practices to save seas

Mar 25, 2017 - 8:15 AM

Our tuna fishers are doing this to avert the impact of warming oceans because of climate change says Wilfredo Chavenia chair of the Fisheries and Aquatic Resource Management Council in Tiwi town

CATCH OF THE DAY. A fishermen bears his catch in Barangay San Roque, Tabaco City, Albay. Photo by Rhaydz B. Barcia/Rappler

Tiwi eks "T2" menggugat cerai suaminya

Mar 16, 2017 - 11:29 AM

Tiwi menikah dengan pria asal Jepang Shogo Sakuramoto tahun 2013 lalu

Tiwi eks duo T2 sudah menggugat cerai suaminya, Shogo Sakuramoto. Foto dari akun Instagram Tentangtiwi.

ADB backs first 'climate bond' issuance in Asia-Pacific

Feb 29, 2016 - 8:40 PM

The P10 7B Aboitiz led bond will be boosted by a direct ADB loan of P1 8B for the development of the Tiwi MakBan facilities

REFURBISHING. The money raised for the bonds will go to the development of APRI's Tiwi-Makban geothermal facilities. The MakBan geothermal facility (pictured) located in Sto Tomas Batangas currently has 10 operating units while the Tiwi Geothermal Power located in Albay has 4 operating units.  Both geothermal facilities have a combined generating capacity of 390 megawatts. Photo from AboitizPower's website.

On foot: The joys of wandering

Jul 25, 2013 - 6:26 PM

Wandering and getting to know an unfamiliar place on foot has its benefits

YOUNG AND CAREFREE. When you are traveling, observation becomes a primary means of entertainment. All photos courtesy of Rai Conde

Enjoying Kurangon's quiet charm

Jul 18, 2013 - 1:00 PM

This unassuming island is home to marine life and a haven to visitors who want to see a different view of Mayon

SUGAR-LIKE. Walking on foot is recommended for you to enjoy the soft powdery sand of Kurangon. Photo courtesy of Leticia Catalan (Taga Tiwi Albay Facebook Page)

Albay: Capture postcard-worthy photos of Mt. Mayon

Jul 02, 2012 - 12:28 PM

We list spots in Albay Bicol where fun and a great view of the almost perfect cone are constant