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Camarines Norte gets P246M in DAP


The Camarines Norte provincial government, a beneficiary of the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) of President Aquino that has at least P246 million in projects to show, has all the reasons to thank the present administration for its implementation before the Supreme Court struck parts of it as unconstitutional, Gov. Edgardo Tallado said on Thursday.

Posted: July 29th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Agri losses in Bicol due to ‘Glenda’ hit P3.74B


A week after Typhoon “Glenda” hit Bicol, the Department of Agriculture (DA) has placed the damage to agriculture and agricultural infrastructure in the region at P3.74 billion, and still counting.

Posted: July 28th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

80,000 people in Camarines Sur evacuated


The provincial government of Camarines Sur evacuated Tuesday some 80,000 persons in the northeastern coastal towns of Caramoan, Presentacion, Garchitorena, Tinambac and Lagonoy due to Typhoon “Glenda.” The typhoon is expected to cross the province after making landfall in the neighboring provinces of Albay and Sorsogon.

Posted: July 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Bicol braces for typhoon after 8-year lull

Storm clouds hover above Mt. Isarog in Camarines Sur on Monday, a day before tropical storm Glenda was expected to make landfall in Bicol region. Photo by Juan Escandor, Inquirer Southern Luzon

Eight years after Super Typhoon “Reming” killed about 1,000 people in a destructive strike across Bicol and nearby provinces, Bicolanos on Monday braced for another howler called “Glenda.”

Posted: July 15th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

29-km defense line to protect Bicol from CSI


Anticipating the possible entry to Bicol province of coconut scale insects (CSI) that have continued to attack coconut farms in neighboring Southern Tagalog, the Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA) has put up a 29-kilometer defense line in the region’s border.

Posted: July 15th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »