Vox Bikol

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September 26, 2011

NAGA CITY (Sep 25, 2011) - Typhoon Pedring (International name: NESAT) was spotted 9:00 A.M. today north east of the Bicol region is moving fast at 28 kilometers per hour (kph) west-northwesterly towards the Aurora province.

Pedring is now 235 kilometers Northeast of Virac, Catanduanes with maintained centerwind of 150 kph with gusts up to 185.

It is expected to become a Category 4 Typhoon early Tuesday morning as it approaches the coast of Aurora wiith a centerwind up to 250 kph...

September 18, 2011

Today, the whole Kabikolan celebrates the feast of its mother, their ina, Our Lady of Peñafrancia. Today, we celebrate our 301st anniversary of our devotion to her. Today, we celebrate our personal love stories with her. She is the mother of God, the mother of Bikolanons, the mother of us all.

September 14, 2011

NAGA CITY (Sep 3, 2011) - Lawyer Salvador "Badong" del Castillo, a native of this city and an incumbent city councilor has been appointed Assistant National Director Bureau of Local Government Finance (BLGF).

September 14, 2011

Naga City native, Lawyer James Jacob, is the new Chairman of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) after the resignation of its chief, Chairman Nelson Laluces.

September 3, 2011

NAGA CITY (Sep 3, 2011) - Officials of the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) announced to the media its resolve to push through with a controversial dam construction in Lupi Camarines Sur and presented some changes to design and implementation that aims to make the multi-million peso project more acceptable to most stakeholders.

August 28, 2011

NAGA CITY  (Aug 28, 2011 12:30 P.M.) - Typhoon Mina (International name: Nanmadol) has already killed 6 in the Philippines and now takes aim at Taiwan. Its core has started to move away from the Batanes Group as it moves directly northward towards Southern Taiwan at 15 kilometers per hour (kph).

August 27, 2011

NAGA CITY (Aug 27, 2011 1:00 P.M.) - The core of powerful Typhoon Mina (International name: Nanmadol) is now passing very close to the town of Santa Ana or along Escarpada Point in Northeastern Cagayan. It has a centerwind of 205 kilometers per hour (kph) and gustiness up to 250 kph. The 24-hour Rainfall Accumulation near the center is estimated at very high 400 mm.

August 27, 2011

NAGA CITY (Aug 26, 2011 11:00 P.M.) - Mina is now a Super Typhoon and it poses danger to Cagayan and Batanes as it packs a center wind of 250 kilometers per hour (kph), breaching Category 5 level, and its inner rainbands bring heavy squalls along Cagayan, Isabela and Northern Aurora. Peak wind gusts near the center reach 305 kph.

August 25, 2011

NAGA CITY (Aug 25, 2011, 8:00 A.M.) - Typhoon Mina (International Name: Nanmadol) drifts West-Northwest threatening the Batanes Group of Islands as it continues to bring moderate to heavy rains in Eastern Luzon. Rain forecast near the center is a high 510 millimeters.

August 22, 2011

Electrifying atmosphere erupts again in Benghazi tonight as celebration erupts in reaction to two pieces of information released by no less than the Transitional National Council (TNC): one, that the Presidential Guards of Moammar Gadhafi have surrendered to the rebels and, secondly, that Gadhafi's son, Seif al Islam, was captured by the rebels in the in the Rixos Hotel in Tripoli.