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Bicol tour offer: Almasor or Triple C


Planning a vacation? Bicolandia has two enticing cluster offerings for tourists—“Almasor” and “Triple C.”

Posted: April 24th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Bicol, Northern Mindanao on blue alert as they brace for ‘Domeng’

MT Satellite image April 7, 2014, 12:01 PM/pagasa.dost.gov.ph

As Tropical Storm “Domeng” (international name: Peipah) approaches, two regions are already on heightened alert for the impending weather disturbance.

Posted: April 7th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

New NDF spokesperson

Almost a year after its spokesperson in Bicol province died in a clash with government soldiers, the National Democratic Front (NDF)-Bicol formally introduced its new spokesperson in the region on social media and its official blog on Thursday.

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

Syndicate hounding claimants, says CHR

A Commission on Human Rights (CHR) official on Monday warned of a syndicate enticing people to become beneficiaries of a compensation package for martial law victims for a fee.

Posted: February 25th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Hundreds stranded in Bicol ports


More than 1,700 passengers, some 400 trucks and buses and about a dozen seacraft remained stranded in the ports of Sorsogon and Masbate over the last two days after they were prevented from leaving ports due to the bad weather spawned by Tropical Depression Basyang.

Posted: February 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

120,000 bags of Viet rice bought by NFA now in Bicol


Port workers started unloading on Monday at least 120,000 bags, or 6,000 metric tons, of rice imported from Vietnam that arrived on Saturday at Port of Legazpi, said an official of the National Food Authority (NFA).

Posted: January 31st, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

5,500 passengers stranded in Matnog port—OCD

Matnog port. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

Around 5,500 passengers bound for Samar province were stranded at Matnog port in Sorsogon after maritime authorities suspended ferry crossings due to turbulent seas churned up by tropical depression “Agaton”, the Office of Civil Defense in Bicol said Saturday.

Posted: January 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

7,500 passengers stranded in Bicol port


Around 7,500 passengers were stranded at the Matnog port in Sorsogon due to turbulent seas, Rafael Bernardo Alejandro, Office of Civil Defense regional director, said Friday morning.

Posted: January 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Heavy rains strand 177 in CamSur ports

camarines sur map

At least 177 passengers remained stranded in seaports in Camarines Sur over the last 24 hours as moderate to heavy rains spawned by the northeast monsoon continued to pour without let up across Bicol since Friday last week.

Posted: January 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Bicol measles cases rise; 35 C. Luzon areas watched

Government doctors in the Bicol region have reported a surge in measles cases, following the treatment of 14 patients who showed symptoms of the disease in the first week of January.

Posted: January 12th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Miss Int’l Bea Rose Santiago gets warm welcome in Bicol homecoming

Miss International 2013 Bea Rose Santiago. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

Hundreds of fans warmly welcomed on Tuesday newly crowned Miss International Bea Rose Santiago, a Bicolana from Masbate, as she stepped down a commercial plane and walked down the terminal ramp at the Legazpi domestic airport.

Posted: December 31st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Reds hit Army’s SOMO violation in Bicol


Communist rebels in the Bicol has accused the military of violating its own Suspension of Offensive Military Operation (SOMO).

Posted: December 26th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Beneficiaries of gov’t cash assistance to be hired as tourism workers

Resident of Tacloban City. CDN PHOTO/LITO TECSON

Beneficiaries of the government’s conditional cash transfer program in the Bicol region are to be hired as tourist guides and facility caretakers under a project funded by the Department of Social Welfare and Development, the Department of Tourism and the Department of Interior and Local Government next year.

Posted: December 14th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

  1. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  2. Opinions split on Napoles turning state witness
  3. Delfin Lee: Blame Pag-Ibig, not me
  4. Plunder complaint filed vs PNP chief, firearms office head over license delivery deal
  5. Cedric Lee’s cohort flies out of PH despite look-out order – De Lima
  6. San Juan cops fail to arrest Cedric Lee
  7. More ‘Yolanda’ bodies found
  8. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  9. Lawyer: Napoles ‘will tell all’
  10. Boy ‘sexually assaulted’ at Indonesia international school
  1. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  2. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  3. Estrada: Gigi Reyes won’t testify vs JPE
  4. Bernice Lee arrested by NBI team
  5. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  6. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  7. Suspect in Vhong Navarro’s mauling wants to turn state witness – De Lima
  8. Reckless driver endangered lives of Aquino, entourage–report
  9. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  10. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  1. KL confirms Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 ended in Indian Ocean
  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  4. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  5. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  6. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  7. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  8. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  9. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia
  10. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima


  • Save the queen? Aide takes fall for Enrile, Gigi Reyes
  • Napoles turnaround alarms whistle-blowers
  • Palace prepared to charge its allies
  • 12 senators on Napoles ‘pork’ list, says Lacson
  • PNP chief on plunder raps: ‘Amateurish’
  • Sports

  • Mixers trim Aces, force do-or-die tiff
  • Donaire junks Garcia as coach, taps father
  • ’Bye Ginebra: No heavy heart this time
  • UAAP board tackles new rules
  • Baguio climb to decide Le Tour de Filipinas
  • Lifestyle

  • Entering the monkhood a rite of passage
  • Haneda International Airport: A destination on its own
  • Wanted: Beauty queen with a heart that beats for the environment
  • Kim Atienza: At home with art and design
  • Life lessons I want to teach my son
  • Entertainment

  • Return of ‘Ibong Adarna’
  • Practical Phytos plans his future
  • In love … with acting
  • From prison to the peak of success
  • ‘Asedillo’ location thrives
  • Business

  • Philippine Airlines to stop shipment of shark fins
  • PH banks not ready for Asean integration
  • Stocks down on profit-taking
  • Banks allowed to use ‘cloud’
  • SMIC to issue P15-B bonds
  • Technology

  • ‘Unlimited’ Internet promos not really limitless; lawmakers call for probe
  • Viber releases new design for iPhone, comes to Blackberry 10 for the first time
  • Engineers create a world of difference
  • Bam Aquino becomes Master Splinter’s son after Wiki hack
  • Mark Caguioa lambasts Ginebra teammates on Twitter
  • Opinion

  • Editorial cartoon, April 24, 2014
  • Talking to Janet
  • Respite
  • Bucket list
  • JPII in 1981: walking a tightrope
  • Global Nation

  • China and rivals sign naval pact to ease maritime tensions
  • What Went Before: Manila bus hostage crisis
  • Obama arrives in Tokyo, first stop of 4-nation tour
  • Believe it or not: Filipinos love US more than Yanks
  • PH, HK end bitter row; sanctions lifted
  • Marketplace