Albay town, POPCOM ink deal to localize family planning programs

LEGAZPI CITY, May 4 -- The local government of Camalig and the Commission on Population (POPCOM) signed a memorandum of agreement on Thursday to localize and institutionalize population management and... Read More

109 'Palaro' gold medalists from Sorsogon get cash rewards

LEGAZPI CITY, May 3 -- At least 109 Sorsogon athletes who won gold medals during the recently concluded "Palarong Bicol" on Tuesday received cash incentives from Governor Jose Edwin Hamor. In an inte... Read More

Albay, UNDP ink program for disaster resilience

LEGAZPI CITY, May 3 -- The provincial government of Albay (PGA) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in the Philippines, with support from the Australian government, on Wednesday inked a ... Read More

Cruise ship port to boost tourism in Legazpi City pushed

LEGAZPI CITY, May 2 -- Ako Bicol (AKB) Party List Representative Elizaldy Co on Tuesday expressed optimism of securing the necessary project fund to build a cruise ship port here. Co, chair of the Ho... Read More

Calabarzon most wanted nabbed in Bicol

LEGAZPI CITY, April 21 -- A rape suspect tagged as the most wanted person in Calabarzon has been arrested in Albay province, the Police Regional Office in Bicol (PRO-5) said on Friday. Lt. Col Malu C... Read More

DOH-5 urges parents to have kids vaccinated vs. measles, polio

LEGAZPI CITY, April 21 -- The Department of Health in Bicol Region (DOH-5) is urging parents to have their children protected against preventable diseases like measles-rubella (MR) and polio, as part ... Read More

Solar-powered facilities supply clean water to remote Albay areas

LEGAZPI CITY, April 20 -- Hundreds of residents in far-flung villages are now enjoying access to clean and reliable water from solar-powered water supply systems installed by the Ako Bicol (AKB) Party... Read More

Skilled workers in CamSur get livelihood kits

LEGAZPI CITY, April 20 -- At least 36 identified skilled workers in Camarines Sur received a Kabuhayan Starter Kit from the Department of Labor and Employment in Bicol (DOLE-5) early this week. In an... Read More

Flood control project to protect CamSur's coconut, abaca farms

LEGAZPI CITY, April 19 -- The Department of Public Works and Highways in Bicol (DPWH-5) has completed a new flood control project worth PHP54 million in Ragay, Camarines Sur. In a statement on Wednes... Read More

P1.6-M illegal drugs seized in weeklong ops in Bicol

LEGAZPI CITY, April 18 -- Some PHP1.6 million worth of illegal drugs were seized during police operations in Bicol Region on April 10 to 16. Brig. Gen. Westrimundo Obinque, Police Regional Office-Bic... Read More