Sorsogon 4Ps beneficiaries learn financial literacy via DSWD program

LEGAZPI CITY, March 1 -- The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) 5 (Bicol) has begun implementing the Digital Financial Literacy Program, which will capacitate Pantawid Pamilyang Pilip... Read More

DOT names Masbate province as 'Art Capital' of Bicol

LEGAZPI CITY, Feb. 29 -- To further promote and give way to diversified art sectors in Masbate, the Department of Tourism-Bicol (DOT-5) has issued a proclamation declaring the province as the "Art Cap... Read More

Camarines Norte farmers to get higher palay price from NFA

LEGAZPI CITY, Feb. 29 -- Rice farmers in Camarines Norte province who sell their palay to the National Food Authority-Bicol (NFA-5) will now receive a higher price of PHP28 per kilogram. In a phone i... Read More

Solon to give P10-M reward to cops over gang leader's neutralization

LEGAZPI CITY, Feb. 26 -- Ako Bicol Party-List Representative Elizaldy Co on Monday committed a PHP10-million reward from his pocket to the Philippine National Police (PNP) personnel involved in the ne... Read More

2 suspected NPA members nabbed for extortion in Sorsogon

LEGAZPI CITY, Feb. 26 -- Police arrested two suspected members of the New People's Army (NPA) engaged in robbery and extortion activities in an entrapment operation over the weekend in Sorsogon provin... Read More

Fire-hit market store owners in Iriga City get P1.6-M livelihood aid

LEGAZPI CITY, Feb. 26 -- The Department of Social Welfare and Development in Bicol (DSWD-5) has distributed a total of PHP1.68 million in cash assistance, the third tranche of aid given to 84 fire-aff... Read More

DBM grants P93-M to 7 Bicol LGUs for water, sanitation projects

LEGAZPI CITY, Feb. 24 -- At least seven local government units (LGUs) in the Bicol region will receive PHP93 million worth of assistance from the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) for water su... Read More

PhilMech: P92-M farm equipment to lessen losses of Sorsogon farmers

LEGAZPI CITY, Feb. 23 -- Some 2,000 farmers from 20 qualified farmers cooperatives and associations (FCAs), as well as two local government units (LGUs) in the province of Sorsogon, will benefit from ... Read More

P1.3-M shabu seized in Naga City drug bust

LEGAZPI CITY, Feb. 23 -- Operatives of the Police Regional Office in Bicol (PRO5) arrested a high-value individual and seized PHP1.3 million worth of shabu in a buy-bust operation in Barangay Concepci... Read More

DOH Bicol issues warning vs. diseases caused by El Nino

LEGAZPI CITY, Feb. 22 -- The Department of Health-Center for Health Development (DOH-CHD) in Bicol on Thursday urged the public to follow measures to prevent El Nino-related health issues. In an advi... Read More