Pili, Camarines Sur (15 November) -- The Biotech for the Media and Advocacy Resource Center (BMARC) spearheaded the Training on Biotechnology for some 100 town/provincial officials of the two Camarines provinces last November 8-9 at the Capitol Complex, here.
Naga City – The local government of this city is set to file cases against Police Senior Superintendents Bal Tira, OIC PNP Regional Director for Bikol and Romeo Tambungui, Camarines Sur PNP Provincial Director. This is in connection with the perceived unwarranted relieve of 14 organic member of Naga City Police Office.
The 18th Philippine Catholic Congress on Deafness (PCCD) will be held at the Pili, Capitol Convention Centre on November 23-26 with the theme “WE CARE: Creating an Enabling & Inclusive Environment for the Deaf.” Initiated in 1989 by Fr. Luke Mootgard, the Executive Secretary of the Health and Handicap Committee of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines then, the annual Philippine Catholic Congress on Deafness is a gathering where insights and stories of the delegates are shared with other members of deaf organizations coming from the entire country.
Pili, Camarines Sur – About P13.1 Million in aqua-culture damages to government fishery facilities and privately operated fish ponds was declared by the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) regional office in Bikol, as a result of heavy rains and flooding in this region since October 27, this year.
Because of the heavy, constant rain, several municipalities became submerged in floodwaters in this province. In the town of Baao, several barangays became inundated after Baao Lake overflowed its banks. Barangays Eulalia, San Francisco, and San Jose in Baao were still inundated as of presstime.
Naga City (September 20) – The Commission on Elections' (Comelec) frequent changing of election-related activities has resulted in confusion among candidates for the Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) and barangay elections here.
The Camarines Sur Watersports Complex (CWC) and the provincial government of Camarines Sur are once again gearing up the final preparations for the hosting for the 3rd straight year the Philippine Cable Wakeboard Nationals on March 27-30, 2008 wherein nationally ranked wakeboarders will see action and compete for fame, prizes, and possibly, extreme sports glory as well as international recognition.
More than just a community newspaper, Vox Bikol has grown into a standard, a golden rule for Bikol media. True to its roots, Vox Bikol has shown repeatedly in its 25 year history its thrust towards things nobler and greater than all the wealth and power in this world. What started as a meeting between friends and colleagues at a vacant lot straddling the town boundaries of Canaman and Magarao, grew into what it is today, a stalwart of justice and truth.
Bula, Camarines Sur – (March 28) A high ranking officer of the New Peoples Army (NPA) died in an encounter with the Philippine Army in a remote area of this town as government troops verified a report from civilians that the armed rebel group celebrated their founding anniversary.
Naga City - (March 29) A Bikolano made it to the top ten among the passers of the 2007 Bar Examination held last September at the De la Salle University in Manila. Atty. John Michael Galauran was ranked fifth in the recent Bar Examination given by the Supreme Court with an average grade of 81.09 percent.