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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...

Congestion in evacuation centers remains amid decampment of residents beyond 8-km danger zone

Posted on: February 9th, 2018 | No Comments
Legazpi, ALBAY — Amid the decampment of evacuees living beyond the 8-km extended danger zone last Friday, evacuees still feel they are like packed sardines at the evacuation centers in Albay. According...

PNP assures tight security in Albay danger zone chokepoints

Posted on: February 7th, 2018 | No Comments
Legazpi, ALBAY — Philippine National Police (PNP) Region 5 reiterated that only residents whose houses are outside the 8-km permanent danger zone can go back to their homes. “Mayroong mga police...

President Duterte wants permanent evacuation center in Albay

Posted on: February 7th, 2018 | No Comments
Legazpi, ALBAY — President Rodrigo Duterte has seen the congestion in evacuation centers in Albay. For this reason, Presidential Adviser for Political Affairs, Francis Tolentino has received an order from...

Albay health sanitation office strictly monitors vendors in evacuation centers

Posted on: February 1st, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — The Albay provincial health sanitation office is strictly monitoring the vendors selling food items at the temporary shelters especially since it may cause a spread of disease among...

Some water sources in Albay contaminated with coliform bacteria

Posted on: February 1st, 2018 | No Comments
ALBAY, Philippines – Based on the quality water analysis of the Provincial Health Office (PHO) of Albay, 30 out of 42 water sources of evacuees in Albay are contaminated with coliform...

Albay LGU studies possible return of residents to their homes within the 8-9km danger zone

Posted on: January 31st, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Local officials admitted being unable to sustain the food supply needed by evacuees. Should the Mayon Volcano continues to show signs of improvement, the provincial government of...