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LANDSLIDE WINS FOR VILLAFUERTES — PULSE ASIA

Young entrepreneur Luigi LRV Villafuerte is the runaway winner in the gubernatorial race in the province of Camarines Sur, based on the most recent pre-election survey by the prominent pollster Pulse Asia that showed him getting a third more than the combined votes of his four other rivals that include a former Cabinet secretary and […]

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VILLAFUERTES FILE CANDIDACIES IN CAMARINES SUR

Camarines Sur Rep. LRay Favis Villafuerte has filed his certificate of candidacy for congressman representing the second district of Bicol’s economic powerhouse. The former deputy speaker, who was three-term governor of the province before his election to the House of Representatives, is seeking his third term as legislator. The representative’s son, Miguel Luis “Migz” Reyes […]

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DOST HELPS PRODUCE BAMBOO-FRAMED FACE SHIELDS

As the number of COVID-19 cases continue to spike in the province of Camarines Sur, the Bula Masarig Engineered Bamboo, one of the top manufacturers of bamboo-made products in the province, made an initiative to produce face shields with frames made from kauayan-tinik. The kauayan-tinik is a perennial, woody-stemmed grass known for its versatile uses. […]

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DPWH COMPLETES ROAD IN MINALABAC, CAMSUR – VILLAR

Residents of Barangay Sagrada in Minalabac, Camarines Sur have been reaping the benefits of the Department of Public Works and Highways’ (DPWH) completed farm-to-market road (FMR) in their community. According to Secretary Mark Villar, the improvement into concrete of the 1-kilometer FMR was implemented by DPWH Camarines Sur 2nd District Engineering Office (DEO) from July […]

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PRC AIDS ROLLY-HIT CATANDUANES, CAMSUR – GORDON

The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) in partnership with American Red Cross, USAid, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, and Qatar Red Crescent, conducted relief efforts to aid the typhoon-affected families in Catanduanes and Camarines Sur, distributing cash grants and shelter tool kits beneficial to their recovery. With the unbearable damage brought by […]

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‘BAYANIHAN 3’ REHAB PLAN GETS VILLAFUERTE SUPPORT

Camarines Sur Representative LRay Villafuerte is backing a proposal in the Senate for a new fiscal package in 2021 on top of next year’s proposed General Appropriations Act (GAA), this time a “Bayanihan 3” plan for the large-scale rehabilitation of provinces and cities devastated by three strong typhoons—Quinta, Rolly, and Ulysses—that battered Luzon in succession […]

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MMDA DEPLOYS REHAB TEAM TO ROLLY-HIT CAMSUR – LIM

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has deployed personnel to Barangay Abo, Tigaon, Camarines Sur which suffered severe devastation following the onslaught of Super Typhoon Rolly. MMDA Chairman Danilo Lim said the contingent will provide rehabilitation assistance to the affected families. “We have to help out our kababayans who have been severely affected by Rolly.” “We […]

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VILLAFUERTES ASK DUTERTE AID FOR ROLLY-HIT CAMSUR

Camarines Sur (CamSur) officials led by 2nd district Rep. LRay Villafuerte and Gov. Migz Villafuerte have appealed for immediate relief and assistance from President Duterte for at least 80,000 families in the province’s 35 municipalities and one city (Iriga) hit the hardest by super typhoon Rolly, considered the strongest land-falling tropical cyclone to ever hit […]

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CREATE TASK FORCE FOR REHAB OF TYPHOON-HIT AREAS

Camarines Sur Rep. LRay Villafuerte has proposed to President Duterte the creation of a special task force to take charge of rehabilitating Camarines Sur (CamSur), Catanduanes, Albay, and other areas in Bicol and Calabarzon (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, and Quezon) that were ravaged by typhoons Quinta and Rolly. Villafuerte made this proposal as he welcomed […]

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CAMSUR COOP SETS EXAMPLE AS TEMPLATE OF NEW NORMAL

Direct government purchase of rice and other agricultural produce should be the template for new normal in agriculture, said Senator Kiko Pangilinan. This is following the success story of the Camarines Sur Multi-Purpose Cooperative that reported, during the pandemic, an almost nine-fold increase in year-on-year sales from 2019 to 2020 due to the direct purchase of […]