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.

Groups say S&T workers get no real pay hike, lose benefits under SSL 2015

Submitted by Vox Bikol on Thu, 01/28/2016 - 09:53

LEGAZPI CITY, Jan. 26 (PNA) – Workers in the government’s science and technology (S&T) sector have expressed their strong opposition to some provisions of the proposed new salary standardization law (SSL), which they claim would give them no real salary increase but pay cut and loss of certain benefits.

Cagsawa Ruins to have new look

Submitted by Vox Bikol on Thu, 01/28/2016 - 09:51

DARAGA, Albay, Jan. 23 (PNA) -- The more than two-century-old Cagsawa Ruins, recently declared as a historical treasure in the country by the National Museum of the Philippines (NMP), will soon undergo refurbishing as a means to protect, preserve and promote this national historical property.

Php2.1-B pumping project now ready to free Legazpi from floods

Submitted by Vox Bikol on Sat, 01/09/2016 - 23:00

LEGAZPI CITY, Jan. 7 (PNA) -- The much-awaited operation of the vaunted three pumping stations under the controversial Php2.1-billion flood control project of this regional center city is seen to free this coastal city from perennial flooding that often renders business establishments close.

Salceda cautions bidders on poor food delivery to Palaro athletes

Submitted by Vox Bikol on Sat, 01/09/2016 - 22:56

LEGAZPI CITY, Jan 6 (PNA) -- After Albay athletes and coaches complained of poor food provision during Palarong Panlalawigan and Palarong Bicol and now, during the training in preparation for the sports competitions, Albay Governor Joey Salceda directed provincial sports coordinator Roderick Mendoza to iron out the problem in the soonest time so that it would never be repeated in future sports events, especially in the Palarong Pambansa this coming April.