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SALCEDA WELCOMES FRASCO, DOT PEP EXECS IN ALBAY

Day 2 of the Philippine Experience Program (PEP) Bicol wrapped up on a high note, with delegates receiving a welcome dinner hosted by Albay 2nd District Representative Joey Salceda at Sumlang Lake in Camalig, following a productive day touring several Municipalities in Albay for a preview of the diverse tourism products that one may find […]

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MAYON EVACUEES TOLD TO RETURN HOME

Albay Governor Grex Lagman has ordered 2,441 families or 8,763 individuals now in evacuation centers following the unrest of Mayon Volcano to return home. These residents have sought refuge in different evacuation centers in Albay since June. Lagman signed the decampment order of the Albay Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council- Albay Public Safety […]

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DPWH FINISHES HEALTH FACILITY IN TABACO CITY

The newly-renovated Dr. Lorenzo P. Ziga Memorial District Hospital in Tabaco City, Albay is now providing better quality healthcare services for the people. The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) in convergence with the Department of Health – Center for Health Development (DOH-CHD) in Region 5 recently completed the improvement works on the district […]

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ALBAY TOURISM GETS BOOST FROM TIEZA

The Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority (TIEZA) made an offer to the province of Albay to further boost tourism through infrastructure development assistance. In a forum held recently, TIEZA in cooperation with the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and the Provincial Government of Albay (PGA), through the Local Economic Development and Investment Promotions […]

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ALBAY TO LAUNCH DIGITAL RICE CLUSTER PROGRAM

The Digital Rice Cluster Program will soon be implemented in the Province of Albay. Governor Grex Lagman confirmed that after being chosen as a pilot province, Albay is preparing for its full-blast implementation together with the National Rice Program of the Department of Agriculture (DA) Secretary, President Ferdinand ‘Bongbong’ Marcos Jr., where Albay will take […]

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RESILIENCE OF ALBAYANOS AMID MAYON UNREST LAUDED

Albay Governor Grex Lagman praised Albayanos as he reported updates on response operations amid the unrest of Mayon Volcano. In a conference spearheaded by the League of Corporate Foundations (LCF) Committee on Disaster Resilience (CDR), Lagman reported that about 5,776 families, equivalent to 20,184 individuals, were evacuated in about 34 temporary shelters spread all over […]

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MASBATE GOV’T SENDS P2M AID FOR ALBAY’S MAYON OPS

The Provincial Government of Masbate thru Governor Antonio “Tony” Kho donated P2 million to help Albay’s Mayon Operations. The turnover of donation was held during the flag-raising last Monday within the vicinity of the Albay Capitol.  On behalf of the Masbate Governor, their Provincial Treasurer Eduardo Arcenas personally handed the cheque to Albay Governor Edcel […]

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DELA ROSA DISTRIBUTES AID DURING ALBAY VISIT

Senator Bato Dela Rosa has partnered with the Department of Social Welfare and Development Field Office Bicol for the agency’s Assistance to Individuals in Crisis Situation (AICS) program payout to senior citizens at the San Andres Evacuation Center, Sto. Domingo, Albay. Dela Rosa arrived earlier to visit Albay due to Mayon’s continued unrest, where he […]

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LAGMAN ORGANIZES MAYON DISASTER RESPONSE DESK

Albay Governor Grex Lagman has ordered the creation of a Disaster Response Desk (DRD). “The DRD will facilitate support from national government Agencies (NGAs), non-government organizations (NGOs), local and international organizations, and private sector agencies to provide for the needs of our Mayon-affected evacuees,” Lagman explained. The governor issued Executive Order No. 33, or “Creating […]

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UAE, CHINA SEND AID TO ALBAY AMID MAYON UNREST

Senate Minority Leader Koko Pimentel III extended his deepest appreciation and heartfelt thanks to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the People’s Republic of China for their generous assistance and donations in support of the families affected by the unrest of Mayon Volcano in Albay. “These two nations have exemplified the true spirit of friendship […]