LEGAZPI CITY, Jan. 28 (PNA) -- Sorsogon has the highest incidence of Soil Transmitted Herminthalisis (STH) infections and six out of 10 elementary pupils suffer from the disease, Department of Health Bicol Regional Director Napoleon Arevalo said Thursday.
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.
LEGAZPI CITY, Jan. 26 (PNA) -– A colorful booklet recently made available as a disaster risk reduction management tool for children has earned the admiration of local anti-climate change impact crusaders.
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.
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.
LEGAZPI CITY, Jan. 7 (PNA) -- Great transformations, from its being elevated to a Highly Urbanized City (HUC) to the coming of more major private investments, are expected of this key Bicol urban metropolis this year.
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.
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.
LEGAZPI CITY, Jan. 5 (PNA) -- Classes in all levels in schools damaged by typhoon 'Nona' in the province of Sorsogon resumed Monday, the Department of Education (DepEd) Sorsogon Schools Division Office (SDO) said.
LEGAZPI CITY, Dec. 26 (PNA) -- The Department of Health (DOH)'s campaign for a zero-casualty goal in terms of firecracker injuries did not work out in the Bicol Region after it registered 24 cases during the period Dec. 21-Dec. 26.