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PNP chief Purisma to turn over a thousand service firearms to Bicol police

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PNP Chief Alan Purisima. FILE PHOTO

Philippine National Police Chief Director General Allan Purisima is expected Friday morning here to turn over a thousand service pistols to the Bicol police.

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

LGUs told to stop violating law on solid waste

Sen. Loren Legarda.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Sen. Loren Legarda has appealed to local governments to comply with Republic Act No. 9003 (Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000) as 576 open dumps are still operating after the law banned these in 2000.

Posted: October 16th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Magma rising as Mayon lull is over

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Mayon Volcano. MARK ALVIC ESPLANA/INQUIRER SOUTHERN LUZON FILE PHOTO

Mayon Volcano has again shown magma movement after a week of slumber, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported on Friday.

Posted: September 27th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Volcanologists say lull in Mayon rumbling could be deceptive

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A WOMAN cooks her family’s meal at a shelter for residents of areas within a six-kilometer radius danger zone around Mayon Volcano. MARC ALVIC ESPLANA/INQUIRER SOUTHERN LUZON

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said Mayon Volcano is now exhibiting a behavior similar to what it displayed in 1984 when there was a lull before the volcano erupted.

Posted: September 25th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Era of ‘elite’ riders of Ina pagoda ends

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FLUVIAL PROCESSION The Our Lady of Peñafrancia’s pagoda boat heads back to the Bicol patroness’ permanent residence at the Basilica Minore during a fluvial procession. Saturday’s event is a culminating act to a weeklong religious feast in Naga City. JUAN ESCANDOR JR.

Farmer Wilfredo Cedo felt honored and happy to have been chosen by his parish priest in Libmanan town, Camarines Sur province, to board the pagoda boat with the Our Lady of Peñafrancia or Ina, the patroness of Bicol, which is revered by millions of people around the world.

Posted: September 25th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

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