Bicol police seizes P5.6-M illegal drugs in weeklong ops

LEGAZPI CITY, May 13 -- Some PHP5.6 million worth of illegal drugs were seized in weeklong anti-drug operations in the Bicol region from May 6 to 12. In a report on Monday, Brig. Gen. Andre Dizon, Po... Read More

3 dead, 4 hospitalized after eating pufferfish in Albay town

LEGAZPI CITY, May 10 -- The Police Regional Office in Bicol (PRO5) reported on Friday that at least three persons died while four were hospitalized due to food poisoning on Wednesday in Libon, Albay. ... Read More

Camarines Sur farmers earn more via direct marketing schemes

LEGAZPI CITY, May 9 -- The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) II in Camarines Sur has reported increased sales of farmers' produce through their participation in various direct marketing platforms of... Read More

Bicol police seizes P6.1-M illegal drugs, nabs 122 suspects in April

LEGAZPI CITY, May 8 -- The Police Regional Office in Bicol (PRO5) arrested 122 drug personalities and seized PHP6.1 million worth of illegal drugs during various drug operations in the six provinces o... Read More

P2-B Albay hospital project to offer services to other regions

LEGAZPI CITY, May 7 -- An additional building, worth PHP2.1 billion, to the Bicol Regional Hospital and Medical Center (BRHMC) in Daraga, Albay is expected to offer services not only to residents of A... Read More

BFAR declares Masbate waters red tide-free

LEGAZPI CITY, May 6 -- The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) in Bicol reported on Monday that all types of shellfish from the coastal waters of Milagros town in Masbate province are now... Read More

BFAR techno demo projects to boost tilapia production in Bicol

LEGAZPI CITY, May 3 -- The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) in Bicol has started distributing technology demonstration project packages to four local government units (LGUs) in Bicol. ... Read More

17 hot air balloons to take center stage in Bicol's 1st Loco Festival

LEGAZPI CITY, May 2 -- At least 17 colorful, gigantic hot air balloons will hog the limelight with Mayon Volcano as a fitting backdrop at the Old Legazpi Airport here for the first-ever Bicol Loco Hot... Read More

Over 16K local, overseas jobs offered in Bicol Labor Day fair

LEGAZPI CITY, May 1 -- More than 16,000 local and overseas job vacancies were offered to applicants in the ongoing Labor Day Job Fair of the Department of Labor and Employment-Bicol (DOLE-5) here and ... Read More

Albay highlights 'faith tourism' in this year's Magayon Festival

LEGAZPI CITY, May 1 -- The provincial government of Albay is incorporating "faith tourism" in this year's edition of the Magayon Festival to give a spiritual dimension to the annual event. "There ar... Read More