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Babae hinuldup nin P92,200 sa Guinobatan, Albay

Babae hinuldup nin P92,200 sa Guinobatan, Albay.....»»

Category: newsSource: bicolstandard bicolstandardJun 17th, 2018

Babae, biktima nin budol-budol sa Albay

Babae, biktima nin budol-budol sa Albay.....»»

Category: newsSource:  bicolstandardRelated NewsNov 24th, 2018

Transport strike paralyzes Guinobatan in Albay

PUBLIC transportation in Guinobatan, Albay has been rendered paralyzed as almost 95 percent of jeepney drivers and operators participated in the 24-hour transport strike in the Bicol region. Concerned Drivers and Operators-Pinagkaisang Samahan ng mga Tsuper at Operator Nationwide (Condor-Piston) Bicol secretary-general Ramon Rescovilla said in an online report that the transport strike was meant […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsOct 16th, 2018

Locals consume 25,000 longganisa in Albay fest

        GUINOBATAN, Albay---Upon hearing the sound of a siren, thousands of residents started eating 25,000 pieces of fried crispy longganisa (sausages) that were put on banana leaves on a boodle fight meal along the streets in this town's center on Friday.   The boodle fight, which is now on its second year, serves as one highlight of the Longganisa Festival celebrated here every August, said Guinobatan Mayor Ann Ongjoco.   Aside from thousands of longganisa, residents also consumed 2,500 pieces of scrambled eggs, 1,500 sliced tomatoes, 1,000 pieces of fresh cucumber, and bowls of steamed rice that stretched for about 300 meters....Keep on reading: Locals consume 25,000 longganisa in Albay fest.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 10th, 2018

DOH lauds LGUs, health stakeholders during Salud Bikolnon Awards

DOH lauds LGUs, health stakeholders during Salud Bikolnon Awards Vox Bikol Sat, 12/09/2017 - 01:26 NAGA CITY, Dec. 6 (PIA) --- The Department of Health (DOH) Regional Office V lauded the significant contribution of their partners in the successful implementation of various health programs of the government during the 8th Salud Bikolnon Annual Recognition and Awarding held at the Avenue Plaza Hotel, Monday here. With the theme “Pagpakusog asin Pagdara kan Serbisyong Salud sa Komunidad” (Strengthening the delivery of health services in the community) various local government units (LGUs), health implementers and other stakeholders ramped off the stage in an ASEAN inspired attire to receive their awards. First on the list of the awardees are the Municipal Government of Juban and Casiguran in Sorsogon and the municipalities of Guinobatan, Tabaco and Daraga in Albay. The aforementioned LGUs are proud recipients of the DOH Red Orchid Awards which speak of their adherence to a 100% tobacco-free environment. LGU Daraga will receive Php200,000.00 having reached the category of a Hall Famer while the rest will receive Php100,000.00. Under the hospital category, Dr. Fernando B. Duran Sr. Memorial Hospital in Sorsogon and Juan M. Alberto Memorial District Hospital in San Andres, Catanduanes will receive the same award, while the Camarines Sur Polytechnic Colleges in Nabua, here in Camarines Sur made it too under the School Category. The Red Orchid Awards was also bestowed to the following offices under the Government Category:  BJMP District Jails in Albay, Legazpi City, Sorsogon City  and Naga City District Jail.  The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) in Camarines Norte and the Civil Service Commission V in Legazpi which is now a Hall of Fame holder. The provincial government of Masbate was one of the most applauded awardee, taking home most of the most coveted recognition:  Best No Balance Billing award, Rabies Free Island award given to its four municipalities, namely; Batuan, Monreal, San Jacinto and San Fernando.  It was also adjudged as one of the two top performing province on community-based deworming. The City government of Masbate is also one of the Best Implementers of National TB Control Program. The following LGUs was also given with the same award under the municipal category:  Manito in Albay, Jose Panganiban in Camarines Norte, Sangay in Camarines Sur, Viga in Catanduanes, and Bulan in Sorsogon. The Bicol Medical Center (BMC) made it to the Best Achiever for Belly Gud for Health( 2nd runner up), together with the Ziga Memorial Hospital in Tabaco City while Dr. Fernando B. Duran Sr. Memorial District Hospital n Sorsogon grabbed the crown as Champion.  ( LSMacatangay,  PIAV/Camarines Sur)  .....»»

Category: newsSource:  voxbikolRelated NewsAug 9th, 2018

2 alleged NPA rebels fall, yield in Bicol

LUCENA CITY -- Army soldiers captured one alleged New People's Army (NPA) rebel in Albay province, while another surrendered in Camarines Norte province on Tuesday.   Soldiers led by a Lt. Tawantawan from Task Group Albay of the Army's 902nd Infantry Brigade were conducting combat patrol when they encountered suspected rebel Lestino Rosero in Barangay Boldo, Guinobatan, Albay, said Col. Danilo Benavidez, Southern Luzon Command public information officer.   Rosero yielded one caliber .38 revolver, 150 rounds of caliber 7.62 mm and 5.56 mm ammunition, parts of anti-personnel improvised explosive devices and an M14 rifle.   Soldiers brought Rosero to the Gui...Keep on reading: 2 alleged NPA rebels fall, yield in Bicol.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 30th, 2018

Mayon kids listen to stories of hope, coping

GUINOBATAN, Albay --- Living in temporary shelters has been a challenging experience, especially to children who still have limited understanding of their plight after fleeing their homes from an eruptive Mayon volcano.   So when the Inquirer Read-Along session was held at Lower Binogsacan Elementary School here on Feb. 24, some 90 child evacuees saw heroes in the characters of the stories that offered them hope and courage in the time of uncertainty.   The young listeners, aged 4 to 11, are among the evacuees who left their villages within the 6 to 7-kilometer-radius danger zone of Mt. Mayon and have been staying in 57 shelters around Albay since January, after...Keep on reading: Mayon kids listen to stories of hope, coping.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 10th, 2018

PSCO hands over P30-M in cash assistance for Mayon evacuees

LEGAZPI CITY --- The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) in Albay turned over on Wednesday P30 million in cash assistance to the local government units affected by continuing unrest of Mayon Volcano. The cash assistance was released by Nelly Loyola, manager of PCSO Albay, following a memorandum of agreement (MOA) signing on Tuesday between the PCSO and the Albay provincial government and the mayors of affected towns and cities. The towns are Malilipot, Bacacay, Santo Domingo, Daraga, Camalig, and Guinobatan. And the cities are Tabaco, Ligao, and Legazpi. Mayon crisis manager Francis Tolentino, who witnessed the signing, said that under the agreement, the fund would ...Keep on reading: PSCO hands over P30-M in cash assistance for Mayon evacuees.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2018

Gordon advises PAO chief: ‘Don’t be too noisy’

ALBAY, Philippines – Senator Richard Gordon on Saturday, February 10, gave some advice to Public Attorney’s Office (PAO) chief Persida Acosta in handling the Dengvaxia controversy: “Don’t be too noisy.” Gordon made the statement in an interview with reporters in Guinobatan town, where he led Mayon relief operations ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 10th, 2018

Former Mayon victims provide fresh vegetables for Mayon evacuees

ALBAY, Philippines – Merlinda Oropesa, 39, and daughter Cyril harvest pechay from the communal farm at Kenney Village in Barangay Maurora, Guinobatan town. Melinda and Cyril are former Mayon evacuees. They used to be residents of Barangay Maipon in Guinobatan before being relocated to the Kenney Village resettlement area. Kenney Village is named ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 6th, 2018

WATCH | Mt. Mayon blows twice, scatters ash and grits over Camalig, Guinobatan

ALBAY PROVINCE – The erupting Mayon Volcano blew twice during the daytime Tuesday, once at 11:50 a.m. and then again at 5:11 p.m., sending up huge columns of ash and grits that scattered and fell mostly on the towns of Camalig and Guinobatan. Meanwhile, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) sustained its public […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsJan 30th, 2018

Air quality in towns affected by ash fall ‘unhealthy,’ says EMB

  GUINOBATAN, Albay-The Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) Bicol of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources describes the air quality in areas affected by Mount Mayon's eruption as "alarming and acutely unhealthy."   Engineer Nathan Campo, environmental specialist, said "the air that is being inhaled in Guinobatan area is very hazardous wherein it contains high substance (pollutants or particulates) due to ash spewed out by the volcano."   Latest data obtained by EMB Bicol using the air pollution monitoring equipment shows that air quality reached its critical level on Tuesday. The measurement reading was 553. The normal or average is 150....Keep on reading: Air quality in towns affected by ash fall ‘unhealthy,’ says EMB.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 30th, 2018

PHOTO | Free shower in Guinobatan, Albay

PHOTO | Free shower in Guinobatan, Albay.....»»

Category: newsSource:  bicolstandardRelated NewsJan 30th, 2018

Ash fall covers Guinobatan town in Albay again

GUINOBATAN, Albay --- After an entire weekend without ash fall, this town was covered in ash again after Mayon Volcano erupted at around 8:16 p.m. Monday. An official of the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said, however, they were not sure how tall the ash column was after the eruption. Mariton Bornas, chief of Phivolcs' Volcano Monitoring and Eruption Prediction Division, said that there was active lava flow on the southeast side of the volcano. "Mayon Volcano is heavily clouded and the ash may be from [pyroclastic density currents] or just small lava fountains," Bornas said. "We cannot be sure. What we are sure is right now, there is active la...Keep on reading: Ash fall covers Guinobatan town in Albay again.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 29th, 2018

Globe Sets Up Libreng WiFi, Tawag, Charging Stations in Albay

Globe Telecom set up four Libreng Tawag, Libreng WiFi and Libreng Charging stations in Albay province following the eruption of Mayon Volcano. Specifically, Libreng Tawag, Libreng WiFi and Libreng Charging services are being provided by the telecommunications operator in Guinobatan West Central Elementary School, Gogon Elementary School and Albay Central School in Legazpi and in […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJan 29th, 2018

PHOTOS | Ashfall in Guinobatan, Albay

PHOTOS | Ashfall in Guinobatan, Albay.....»»

Category: newsSource:  bicolstandardRelated NewsJan 24th, 2018

Soldiers helping Mayon evacuees ambushed by NPA

LEGAZPI CITY, Philippines — A soldier was wounded in an ambush staged by New People’s Army (NPA) rebels in Guinobatan, Albay on Monday. Source link link: Soldiers helping Mayon evacuees ambushed by NPA.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJan 24th, 2018

Soldiers helping Mayon evacuees ambushed by NPA

LEGAZPI CITY, Philippines — A soldier was wounded in an ambush staged by New People’s Army (NPA) rebels in Guinobatan, Albay on Monday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 23rd, 2018

'WalangPasok: Class suspensions, Tuesday, January 23

Please refresh this page for updates. MANILA, Philippines – Here is a list of areas and schools where classes have been suspended for Tuesday, January 23, due to the status of Mayon Volcano . Albay  – The following cities and municipalities have classes suspended in all levels, public and private: Legazpi Daraga Camalig Guinobatan Ligao Oas Polangui Meanwhile, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2018

IN PHOTOS: An ash cloud is visible on the side of Mayon Volcano as lava continue…

IN PHOTOS: An ash cloud is visible on the side of Mayon Volcano as lava continues to flow from its crater. PHIVOLCS noted that lava collapsed on Tuesday morning which caused ash fall in a number of barangays in the towns of Guinobatan and Camalig in Albay. (MB Photo by Ali Vicoy) Story to follow:… link: IN PHOTOS: An ash cloud is visible on the side of Mayon Volcano as lava continue….....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJan 16th, 2018

Alert level 2 raised over Mayon after phreatic eruption

GUINOBATAN, Albay---The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) raised Mayon Volcano's alert status to Alert Level 2earlySunday. Mayon, one of the most active volcanos in the country, spewed grayish steam and ash plume that reached 2.5 kilometersSaturdayin a phreatic eruption that lasted for an hour and 47 minutes starting4:21 p.m. Residents are now advised not to enter the 6-kilometer radius permanent danger zone (PDZ) to avoid harm from explosions, rock fall, and landslides that may occur in the area. Phivolcs also advised civil aviaton authorities to advise pilots not to fly close to the summit of the volcano as sudden eruption may cause hazards to a...Keep on reading: Alert level 2 raised over Mayon after phreatic eruption.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 14th, 2018