PNA March 23, 2009, 12:07 am
LEGAZPI CITY--Women have greater educational advantage over men in all six provinces of the Bikol Region both in 2000 and 2003, estimates of gender-related development indicators generated by the National Statistical Coordination Board (NSCB) showed.
DOLE/PIA March 22, 2009, 11:59 pm
Naga City--Balete River in this city, pathway of the world renowned Peñafrancia Festival Fluvial procession, will become clean and green soon. This was assured by Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Bikol Regional Director Ernesto C. Bihis during a radio interview Monday morning.
Alec Francis A. Santos March 22, 2009, 11:53 pm
Ligao City--The children who witnessed the gunfight between forces of the New People’s Army (NPA) and the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) last Feb. 18 in barangay Balanac are severely traumatized, according to Cylek Manano of the Children’s Rehabilitation Center.
Victor Denis T. Nierva March 22, 2009, 11:47 pm
Nabua, Camarines Sur--“AKO NA ginikanan ninyo, rinugba ninyo ako (I who conceived you, you have destroyed).” In the internet site Nabua Forum, this statement is found marqueed over a picture of the demolished Gabaldon school building in Nabua, Camarines Sur. The building is currently the cause of protest among concerned Nabueños disgusted with the unreasonable demolition of a supposedly heritage structure by the local government here.
PIA March 22, 2009, 11:39 pm
Legazpi City --Environment activists rescued what they believe might be the smallest living offspring of the world’s biggest fish— a whaleshark (rhincodon typus) the size of a forearm. The World Wide Fund (WWF) for Nature said maritime officials, along with the environment activists in Pilar, Sorsogon, a town in the eastern Philippines, rescued the 15 inch–long newborn whale shark last week and released it in deep waters.
Elmer James Bandol March 22, 2009, 11:34 pm
MASBATE CITY--Despite lavish comfort for the position given by the mining company as chaplain, Fr. Edgar Monforte has resigned and joined the protesting community against Filminera Mining Corporation-Central Gold Asia Ltd. (FMC-CGA) in Aroroy, Masbate. March 22, 2009, 11:21 pm
Francis M. was down with being Brown with lyrics such as “Mga kababayan ko, dapat lang malaman n’yo, bilib ako sa kulay ko, ako ay Pilipino!”, “I am the Man from Manila. Kami ang tinig ng Kayumanggi”. He brought a sense of national pride into Pinoy hip-hop.
Victor Denis T. Nierva March 22, 2009, 9:07 pm
MANILA--The arrival of one diesel multiple unit (DMU) from its Korean manufacturer Hyundai-Rotem on Thursday, March 19, marked the start of a series of shipments of new trains for the Philippine National Railways.
Vox Bikol March 20, 2009, 2:26 am
Naga City --Nicole is a victim again, according to the official statement of Gabriela. According to the statement released by the progressive group, Nicole’s retraction through her new affidavit is a clear manifestation of the pressure the Subic rape victim is experiencing.
Jonas Cabiles Soltes March 12, 2009, 2:00 pm
NAGA CITY- Paciencia Tabinas, city auditor, spoke for Mayor Jesse Robredo on Friday (March 14), saying that the city government had not hidden the 2007 Commission on Audit Report from public. Tabinas was reacting to the issues raised by Vox Bikol columnist Atty. Che Carpio, regarding the claims to transparency of the Naga City government through the posting of vital information in its website.


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