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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...

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...