New TB mobile clinic to boost detection, case finding in Bicol

LEGAZPI CITY, April 16 -- The Department of Health-Center for Health Development in Bicol (DOH-CHD-5) can now conduct more detection and case-finding activities for tuberculosis (TB) in the region aft... Read More

Bicol LGUs urged to open more centers for drug reformists

LEGAZPI CITY, April 16 -- The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in Bicol (PDEA-5) on Tuesday urged all local government units (LGUs) in the region to open Balay Silangan Reformation Centers to provid... Read More

Bicol cops give free rides to commuters amid strike

LEGAZPI CITY, April 15 -- The Police Regional Office in Bicol (PRO5) deployed 165 vehicles to various areas in the six provinces to provide "Libreng Sakay" (free rides) to passengers affected by the n... Read More

Tricycle drivers in Albay town to receive gov't fuel subsidy

LEGAZPI CITY, April 8 -- Registered tricycle operators and drivers association (TODA) members in Camalig town, Albay province are expected to receive fuel subsidies from the national government to hel... Read More

5 police officers in Bicol feted for various accomplishments

LEGAZPI CITY, April 8 -- The Police Regional Office in Bicol (PRO5) awarded on Monday five police officers with "Medalya ng Kagalingan" (PNP Merit Medal) and "Medalya ng Papuri" (PNP Commendation Meda... Read More

Comelec to deactivate 323K registered voters in Bicol

LEGAZPI CITY, April 8 -- The Commission on Elections (Comelec) confirmed on Monday that 323,340 inactive registered voters in the Bicol Region will be considered deactivated starting April 15, this ye... Read More

DSWD awards P3-M seed capital to 201 beneficiaries in Sorsogon town

LEGAZPI CITY, April 6 -- The Department of Social Welfare and Development in Bicol (DSWD-5), through its Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP), has awarded PHP 3 million seed capital funds to 201 indiv... Read More

NIA 'contract farming' seen to increase rice buffer stocks in Bicol

LEGAZPI CITY, April 4 -- The National Irrigation Administration (NIA) in Bicol is now preparing for the implementation of the contract farming program that will benefit more than 1,200 farmers belongi... Read More

CamSur disaster council on 'blue' alert due to extreme heat

LEGAZPI CITY, April 4 -- The Camarines Sur Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council on Thursday put its emergency operation center on "blue alert" to implement measures to safeguard the public a... Read More

Bicol police seizes P22.7-M illegal drugs, nabs 124 suspects in March

LEGAZPI CITY, April 3 -- The Police Regional Office in Bicol (PRO5) reported on Wednesday the seizure of almost PHP22.7 million worth of illegal drugs and the arrest of 124 drug personalities during 1... Read More