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

Posted on: January 3rd, 2019 | 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: December 28th, 2018 | 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: September 15th, 2018 | 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: July 20th, 2018 | 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: February 26th, 2018 | 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: February 23rd, 2018 | 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...

Albay tourism thrives anew

Posted on: February 19th, 2018 | No Comments
Legazpi, ALBAY — Even before the recent activities of Mt. Mayon, the volcano has been drawing attention from tourists. Aside from its perfect cone shape that is seen in the...

Store owners in Albay face charges for violation of price freeze, price tag laws

Posted on: February 14th, 2018 | No Comments
  ALBAY, Philippines — The owner of eight stores in Albay are now facing complaints due to violations of the Price Tag Law and the prevailing price freeze in the province....

DENR updated geohazard map around Mt. Mayon may possibly cause relocation of residents

Posted on: February 14th, 2018 | No Comments
  ALBAY, Philippines — Jose Oera, a farmer in the province of Albay described his family’s present situation. “Kasi papaano ang pamilya mo kung basta-basta ka lang lilipat doon, wala naman...

Mt. Mayon’s damage to agriculture reaches P185-M

Posted on: February 9th, 2018 | No Comments
Legazpi, ALBAY — It’s not a month yet since Mt. Mayon began to erupt, but its damages to agriculture in the province of Albay has already reached P185 million. The...