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Albay under state of calamity due to El Niño

Posted on Saturday, 13 April 2019 03:25 AM | No Comments
The province of Albay in Bicol region has been placed under state of calamity due to the effects of the El Niño phenomenon. Based on the report of the Provincial...

Baldo asks Duterte, DOJ: ‘Review Batocabe slay case’

Posted on Saturday, 13 April 2019 03:14 AM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Daraga, Albay Mayor Carlwyn Baldo maintains his innocence in the killing of Ako Bicol Party-list Representative Rodel Batocabe. In a press conference on Friday, Baldo appealed to...

Daraga Mayor Baldo faces murder raps over Batocabe slay

Posted on Thursday, 4 April 2019 07:19 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Justice (DOJ) on Thursday indicted Daraga, Albay Mayor Carlwyn Baldo who was tagged in the killing of Ako Bicol Party-list Rep. Rodel Batocabe. Baldo...

Pistol used in Batocabe slay recovered from fishpond in Ligao City, Albay

Posted on Wednesday, 23 January 2019 04:26 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine National Police (PNP) recovered the .45 calibre pistol which jammed on the day of the killing of Ako Bicol Party list Rep. Rodel Batocabe. The...

Daraga Mayor Carlwyn Baldo denies hand in Rep. Batocabe’s assassination

Posted on Thursday, 3 January 2019 08:26 PM | No Comments
  ALBAY, Philippines — Incumbent Daraga Mayor Carlwyn Baldo has denied allegations of masterminding the killing of AKO Bicol party-list Representative Rodel Batocabe. Mayor Baldo asserted his innocence saying he...

Comelec considers placing Daraga, Albay under its control

Posted on Friday, 28 December 2018 12:36 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Following the killing of Ako Bicol Rep. Rodel Batocabe, the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) said it is considering to place the municipality of Daraga, Albay under its...

Residents surrounding Mt. Mayon ordered to evacuate

Posted on Saturday, 15 September 2018 05:06 PM | No Comments
  ALBAY, Philippines – A threat of lahar flow prompted more than 2,500 residents living at the foot of Mt. Mayon in the municipality of Guinobatan to rush to evacuation...

Radio announcer Joey Llana ambushed in Albay

Posted on Friday, 20 July 2018 11:31 AM | No Comments
  ALBAY, Philippines – DWZR Zoom Radio announcer Joey Llana was ambushed at 4:45 a.m. on Friday (July 20). According to Police Regional Office 5 Director PCSupt. Arnel Escobal, Llana...

DPWH-5 urge LGUs to construct permanent evacuation centers

Posted on Monday, 26 February 2018 10:18 AM | No Comments
ALBAY, Philippines — A 3,000-square meter lot is needed to be able to build permanent evacuation centers in Albay towns. The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) calls on the...

Phivolcs closely monitors damage in Mayon’s crater

Posted on Friday, 23 February 2018 12:17 PM | No Comments
ALBAY, Philippines — The series of lava fountaining of Mt. Mayon last January on to February has reportedly damaged one part of the volcano’s crater. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and...