Junking of Bt talong by SC may hamper food security -- DOST

Submitted by Vox Bikol on Sun, 01/31/2016 - 09:02

LEGAZPI CITY, Jan. 28 (PNA) -- The Supreme Court's decision to totally halt the Bt talong (eggpant) field-testing propagation and commercialization of genetically modified organisms (GMO) may affect the country’s food security, a Department of Science and Technology (DOST)-National Academy of Science and Technology (NAST) statement said Thursday.

IEC in Cebu ‘fully secure’

Submitted by Vox Bikol on Thu, 01/28/2016 - 10:05

CEBU City, Jan. 27,2016 – Interior and Local Government Secretary Mel Senen Sarmiento said he is satisfied with the security measures provided by the Philippine National Police (PNP) for the ongoing 51st International Eucharistic Congress, ably supported by the Armed Forces of the Philippines and other law enforcement agencies.

Legazpi to host 7th Edition of Le Tour De Filipinas world biking contest

Submitted by Vox Bikol on Thu, 01/28/2016 - 10:00

LEGAZPI CITY, Jan. 26 (PNA) -- Close to half a million foreign and local visitors are expected to arrive in this premier city of Bicol to witness the Le Tour De Filipinas, an international biking competition now on its seventh year, City Mayor Noel Rosal said at a press conference Tuesday.