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ALBAY IS 1ST PAFES IN BICOL REGION – DAR

The Albay provincial local government unit (LGU) accepted the challenge of the Department of Agriculture (DA) to pilot the Province-led Agriculture and Fisheries Extension System (PAFES) in the Bicol Region. Agriculture Secretary William Dar, Albay Governor Al Francis Bichara, and DA-Bicol Regional Field Office Director Rodel Tornilla concretized their partnership for the PAFES implementation through […]

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ALBAY GETS FIRST COOPERATIVE BUILDING – ZUBIRI

Senate Majority Leader Migz Zubiri recently met with the cooperative sector and educational assistance beneficiaries in the province of Albay, as he turned over projects and donations in the Municipality of Camalig and the City of Legazpi. Zubiri attended the inauguration and blessing of the Albay Provincial Cooperative Building in Camalig. Built through the veteran […]

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SAVE HOME OF ‘WORLD’S LARGEST FLOWER’ – CABREDO

A lawmaker in Albay has filed a bill seeking the declaration of Mt. Masaraga in Ligao City, Albay as a protected area. Albay 3rd District Representative Fernando Cabredo said the proposed measure entitled “Mt. Masaraga Protected Landscape (MMPL) Act of 2021” aims to provide funds for the mountain’s forest management operations. “Mt. Masaraga is home […]

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MULTI-SPECIES HATCHERY TO RISE IN LIGAO CITY

A P30-million multi-species hatchery will soon rise in an upland village in Ligao City to spur fish production and contribute to Albay province’s aquaculture industry. The facility, to be built in Barangay Maonon, will be a partnership between the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) 5 (Bicol) and the city government of Ligao, Albay […]

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ALBAY POLICE FIGHTS INSURGENCY WITH TFL PROJECT

Presidential Task Force on Media Security (PTFoMS) Executive Director, Undersecretary Joel Sy Egco, commended the Albay Police Provincial Office (APPO) for the successful launching of its Tanglaw ng Lahing Filipino (TLF) project at the Albay Astrodome in Legazpi City. “Personally, I am happy because the TFL project involves a lot of stakeholders. This is basically […]

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NEA: POWER RESTORATION IN ALBAY ALMOST COMPLETE

Electricity has been restored to 98 percent of consumers affected by the recent typhoons in Albay, while restoration work continues to the remaining households still without power in the province, the National Electrification Administration (NEA) said. Based on the monitoring of the NEA Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Department as of Thursday (January 21), the […]

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DENR PROBING GUINOBATAN LAHAR FLOW – CIMATU

A composite team led by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has been formed to verify claims that the quarrying operations around Mayon Volcano were to blame for the lahar flow that buried at least 300 houses and killed at least six residents in Guinobatan, Albay during the onslaught of Typhoon Rolly.This was […]

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TANAUNAN, LEYTE SENDS AID TO GUINOBATAN, ALBAY

Residents of Tanauan, Leyte honored the thousands of people who died during the onslaught of Super Typhoon Yolanda seven years ago in simple but solemn rites. For Eugie Cinco, 22, the annual commemoration will always be a meaningful as it honors those who died and remember the struggles and hardships of those who had survived. […]

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BULACAN DONATES P1M CASH TO CATANDUANES, ALBAY

The provincial government of Bulacan will send cash aid to the Bicol region, particularly to the provinces of Albay and Catanduanes, which were ravaged by Super Typhoon Rolly.  Governor Daniel Fernando said they would donate P500,000 each to the two provinces to help families badly affected by the weather disturbance. “We will donate P500,000 each […]

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SORSOGON HELPS CLEAR ALBAY ROADS – ESCUDERO

Sorsogon Governor Chiz Escudero sent a team to clear roads in Albay, one of the Bicol provinces that were hard hit by Super Typhoon Rolly. The team, composed of members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines’ (AFP) 903rd, 22nd, and 31st Infantry Division, Philippine National Police (PNP), the Department of Public Works and Highways […]