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ALBAY LGU HOSTS SOGIE SEMINAR FOR LGBTQ COMMUNITY

Members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (LGBTQ) community in Camalig town, Albay province have learned the importance of the Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity or Expression (SOGIE) Equality Bill through a seminar facilitated by the local government unit (LGU). Tim Florece, Camalig information officer, said the meeting held recently focused on the provisions […]

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ALBAY GOV’T GIVES ALL 720 BRGYS P100K SUBSIDY EACH

The provincial government of Albay has issued a memorandum circular on the guidelines for the implementation of the Barangay Assistance Program for the 720 barangays in the province. Lilibeth Dimaculangan, provincial information officer, said Memorandum Circular No. 13, series of 2022, issued by the Office of the Governor states that the program aims to augment […]

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BFAR TURNS OVER BOATS, ENGINES TO ALBAY FISHERS

The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources in Bicol (BFAR-5) has turned over 10 fiberglass boats and 11 marine diesel engines to some fishermen of the province of Albay at the Agri-Food Consolidation and Trading Center (AFCTC) in Barangay Cabangan, Camalig, Albay. Albay Vice Governor Edcel Grex Burce Lagman, in a social media post, thanked […]

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NEW ALBAY GUV ROSAL TO PRIORITIZE HEALTH, TOURISM

Albay Governor-elect Noel Rosal said he would prioritize concerns on health services which were brought to his attention by residents in remote areas during his campaign sorties. Rosal, the outgoing mayor of Legazpi City, said he was moved by different stories narrated to him by residents with regard to their difficulties in times of medical […]

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DARAGA TO ATTRACT INVESTORS WITH INFRA PROJECTS

The local government unit (LGU) of Daraga, Albay broke ground for its P60-million legislative, business building that will be constructed beside the town hall building. The three-story building to be constructed in a 2,366-square meter floor area was financed from the town’s general fund for 2021 and is expected to be completed in a year. […]

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LEGAZPI CITY GIVES BRGY OFFICIALS P3K AID – ROSAL

Officials of the 70 villages in Legazpi City received P3,000 each as financial assistance from the national government for their role in carrying out the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccination program. Mayor Noel Rosal said the assistance came from the social fund of President Rodrigo Duterte. “The P2.3 million fund of the financial assistance was […]

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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 […]