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Bicol mission returns to Leyte to rebuild schools


Army engineers from the Bicol region left on Wednesday morning for the second phase of rebuilding schools in typhoon-stricken Tacloban City and other areas in Leyte province.

Posted: February 3rd, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Regions | Read More »

‘Quedan’ picks up more power but won’t affect PH directly

Project NOAH MTSAT image as of October 2, 2013, 1:32 PM. Screengrab from http://noah.dost.gov.ph/

Tropical Storm Quedan continued to gain strength east of the Philippines on Wednesday but it was not expected to affect any part of the country directly, the state weather bureau said.

Posted: October 2nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Governor hits Secretary Petilla’s announcement on Albay ‘power crisis’

Albay Governor Joey Salceda. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Albay Governor Joey Salceda said Tuesday it may be a “first time in history of public governance” that a problem was announced to the public without a prepared solution in mind.

Posted: February 12th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Drive safely, Quezon police exec urges holiday motorists


Police advised holiday travelers passing Quezon province to drive safely and not be distracted by the beautiful scenes along the road.

Posted: December 23rd, 2012 in Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Task Force Pablo activated in Bicol Region

Bicol Region

The Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (RDRRMC) in Bicol on Sunday activated Task Force Pablo, a disaster response group that would undertake search and rescue operation in areas in the region expected to be affected by flooding, landslides and storm surges during the expected landfall of typhoon Bopha, to be locally called “Pablo” in the Philippines.

Posted: December 2nd, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Honasan, Escudero rally behind Ako Bicol lawmakers

Senators Gregorio Honasan and Francis Escudero

Even with three senators and a host of congressmen from the Bicol region, lawmakers see nothing wrong with additional representation from a party-list group like the discredited Ako Bicol.

Posted: October 12th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Senate bill to protect ‘sinarapan’


The preservation and conservation of the exotic fish “sinarapan,” said to be the world’s smallest commercial fish, will be advanced by a Senate bill that seeks to establish “sinarapan sanctuaries” in Camarines Sur and Albay provinces.

Posted: September 21st, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

3 killed in bus, ambulance collision in Bicol


An ambulance driver and his two passengers were killed after their vehicle figured in an accident with a passenger bus in Bicol Wednesday afternoon, police said Thursday.

Posted: July 12th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

CamSur, Philippine tourism seen getting boost with ‘Survivor’ show

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Caramoan Islands has emerged as a top destination for watersports enthusiasts all over the world, and was recently chosen as one of the 10 best islands and beaches in the Philippines by CNNGo, a television and online travel magazine of CNN, the largest international cable news network in the world. Photo by Don Lejano/INQUIRER.net

Philippine tourism could not have gotten a bigger boost than this. It’s now official. The location of the 25th season of the hit reality TV show “Survivor US,” one of the highest-rating shows in the United States, is Caramoan Islands in Camarines Sur.

Posted: May 17th, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Heavy rains batter Bicol; summer storm brewing off Eastern Mindanao

MTSAT ENHANCED IR Satellite Image for 02:32 A.M. PST

A low pressure area off eastern Mindanao will bring rains to the region although it is not expected to escalate into a cyclone, the weather bureau said on Monday.

Posted: March 20th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Bicol transport strike tagged as failure


Militant transport groups failed to muster enough numbers to paralyze transport operations in Bicol in a strike aimed at protesting the continued increase in fuel prices.

Posted: March 11th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

PNR adds more train trips to Bicol


The Philippine National Railways (PNR) has announced it will make available additional trips to Bicol starting next month in line with state efforts to improve connectivity between Metro Manila and key provinces.

Posted: March 10th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

More crop losses seen in Bicol

The Department of Agriculture (DA) in Bicol projected more crop losses in the coming days as floods continued to wreak havoc on the region’s farms.

Posted: February 19th, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | 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


  • Lacson eyes P106-B ‘Yolanda’ rehab masterplan
  • What Went Before: Malacañang allies alleged involvement in pork scam
  • Timeline: Napoles tell-all
  • 12 senators on Napoles ‘pork’ list, says Lacson
  • Napoles surgery in Makati hospital successful
  • Sports

  • Mixers trim Aces; Painters repulse Bolts
  • 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

  • The best flavors of summer in one bite, and more
  • Homemade yogurt, bread blended with pizza, even ramen
  • Visiting chefs from Denmark get creative with ‘ube,’ ‘ buko,’ ‘calamansi,’ mangoes
  • Salted baked potatoes
  • A first in a mall: Authentic Greek yogurt–made fresh in front of diners
  • 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

  • Cost-recovery provisions for affected gencos urged
  • This time, BIR goes after florists
  • Philippine Airlines to stop shipment of shark fins
  • PH banks not ready for Asean integration
  • Stocks down on profit-taking
  • 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

  • PH seeks ‘clearer assurance’ from US
  • 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
  • Marketplace