PNA March 30, 2009, 12:13 pm
NAGA CITY--Senior citizens can now avail of the 20 percent discount on their take-out orders from the Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) branch here following a court-approved compromise agreement between the food firm and the city’s Senior Citizens Federation...
PNA March 30, 2009, 12:09 pm
LEGAZPI CITY--The Land Bank of the Philippines (LBP) has earmarked P2-billion loan facility under its Development Advocacy Program for Bikol this year. Mauricio Feliciano, LBP vice president and general manager for Bikol, said the amount would finance projects of priority sectors such as small fishermen and farmers (SFFs) and small and medium enterprises (SMEs).
PNA March 30, 2009, 12:06 pm
LEGAZPI CITY--Its all systems go for the RP-US Balikatan exercise beginning April 1, a ranking Philippine Army official said on Thursday. Army Col. Ariel Bernardo, commander of the 901st Army Brigade here, said that only humanitarian mission and civil engineering would be held in the selected barangays in the provinces of Albay, Sorsogon and Masbate...
PNA March 30, 2009, 12:04 pm
PILI, Camarines Sur--The ban on shellfish from two coastal areas of Bikol is still imposed, the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) Regional Office here said in a warning. Shellfish ban is still imposed in Juag Lagoon in Matnog, Sorsogon Bay, Sorsogon; the coastal waters of Milagros in Masbate, all of Bikol region...
Alec Francis A. Santos March 30, 2009, 12:01 pm
LEGAZPI CITY--The first soldiers of an estimated 6,000-strong US contingent have started arriving in Bikol, according to Bikolano Alliance for Nationalism and Against Balikatan (BAN Balikatan) spokesperson Jocelyn Bisuña. She said that around a hundred soldiers are now booked in several prominent hotels in the city, prompting organizers of the Magayon Festival to look for alternate housing for tourists.
PNA March 30, 2009, 11:58 am
SORSOGON CITY--Members of the provincial legislative board of Sorsogon have expressed support for the full autonomy of Bikol, the second poorest among the country’s 16 regions, as an alternative to better governance and progress.
Tito Genova Valiente March 25, 2009, 7:02 am
The beginning of summer is the beginning of graduation season. In various newscasts, there are guidelines coming from the some officials of the department taking care of education regarding the wisdom – or the lack of it – in engaging the many politicians much too eager to deliver their thoughts about the value of education. Often, one hears from these individuals the most banal of speeches, the severely trite advice, and nostalgia always for the kind of education they have received in the past.
Fr. Luisito A. Occiano March 25, 2009, 6:55 am
Half way through Lent , we find ourselves praying for more cleansing and more purity in our relationship with God. Although lent is not required anywhere in the scriptures, it has been a custom, which Christians have practiced for most of the last two thousand years. In many languages, the word “Lent” actually means “Fast.” This is where the custom of giving up something for Lent originated.
Victor Denis T. Nierva March 25, 2009, 6:44 am
SA KINABAN nin mga suan oy na pagtubod sa mga supernatural na pangyayari, biyo kitang pinapatanidan na likayan an paghirô, paghirá, paggaba, o pagraot nin mga dáan na bagay huli sa mga elemental na puwedeng nag-eerok digdi. Pinapatanidan kita kan mga gurang na mag ‘tabi apo’ kun minaagi sa madidiklom na parte kan kakahuyan o pag nakakahiling kita nin mga punsô na tinutubudan na erokán nin mga duwende asin tawong lipod.
Che Carpio March 25, 2009, 6:29 am
In early 1998, as May or Robredo “blessed” and campaigned for his interim successor Cho Roco, his administration released a P2,085,000.00 loan to Sabang Puro Urban Kabisig Organization, Inc. (SPUKOI). This, the COA questioned in 2002:


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