Albay placed under state of calamity due to dry spell

LEGAZPI CITY — Albay province has been placed under a state of calamity due to the damage caused by the dry spell, now pegged at PHP170 million worth of agricultural products,…

Daraga mayor, 8 others on DOJ lookout order: BI

MANILA — The Bureau of Immigration (BI) on Tuesday received an Immigration Lookout Bulletin Order (ILBO) against Daraga Mayor Carlwyn Go Baldo and eight others issued by the Department of Justice…

Mayon remains under alert level 2 despite phreatic eruptions

LEGAZPI CITY — Mayon Volcano in the province of Albay had two episodes of phreatic eruption at 7:59 a.m. and 8:05 a.m. on Monday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology…

Raps over killing of Albay journo downgraded to homicide

LEGAZPI CITY — Government prosecutors on Tuesday downgraded the charge, from murder to homicide, against the suspect who stabbed dead journalist Celso Amo at a covered court in Daraga town in…

2 dead, 2 hurt in road mishap in Albay town

LEGAZPI CITY — A driver and his companion died while two others were critically injured when the truck, loaded with coco lumber flitches, they were riding in plunged into a deep…

Pusher killed in Albay drug op

LEGAZPI CITY — A suspected illegal drug pusher from Metro Manila was killed Sunday night in a police drug operation at the boulevard in Barangay Puro here, according to Senior Superintendent…

Media security task force condemns slay of Albay radio anchor

BAGUIO CITY — The Presidential Task Force on Media Security (PTFoMS) strongly condemned the killing of Albay radio broadcaster Joey Llana, who was shot as he was driving his car along…

Radio anchor shot dead in Albay

LEGAZPI CITY — A radio anchorman was shot dead by still unidentified gunmen on Friday at his residence in Barangay (village) Peñafrancia, Daraga town in Albay. PNP-Bicol spokesperson, Chief Inspector Maria…

6 nabbed, P1.75-M illegal drugs seized in Albay

LEGAZPI CITY — Anti-narcotics operatives on Friday nabbed six suspected illegal drug pushers and seized 300 grams of suspected shabu worth PHP1.75 million in separate buy-bust operations in a hotel in…

Village chief gunned down in Albay

  LEGAZPI CITY — An incumbent village chief was gunned down Thursday night by a still unidentified gunman in Barangay (village) Harigue, a remote village in Libon, Albay, report reaching the…

Suspected drug pusher nabbed, P3M worth of shabu seized in Albay

  LEGAZPI CITY  — Anti-narcotics operatives nabbed a suspected illegal drug pusher and seized from him PHP3 million worth of shabu or crystal meth in a buy-bust operation Wednesday night…

5 arrested for drugs, P360K ‘shabu’ seized in Legazpi

  LEGAZPI CITY — The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency arrested five suspected illegal drug pushers operating in this city in separate areas on Tuesday and confiscated from them some PHP360,000 worth…

Mayon’s ashfall affects 178 villages in Camarines Sur

  NAGA CITY—The ashfall from the erupting Mayon Volcano has affected 178 villages, mostly in the towns in the fifth district of Camarines Sur in the boundary with Albay province.…

Classes resume amid Mayon threat: DepEd

MANILA — The Department of Education (DepEd) said classes continue in Albay amid the challenges brought by the Mayon volcano’s high level of unrest. In a press statement, DepEd said it…

Albay declared under state of calamity

LEGAZPI CITY — The Sangguniang Panlalawigan of Albay held a special session on Tuesday afternoon to pass Resolution No. ‎670-2018 declaring the entire province of Albay under a state of…

Residents evacuated as Mayon continues to spew ash, lava

  LEGAZPI CITY — Residents around Mayon Volcano’s 6-kilometer permanent danger zone and the extended 2 km danger zone in the city’s northern villages have been evacuated to safer grounds as…

Normal power transmission despite Mayon Volcano eruption: NGCP

LEGAZPI CITY — The National Grid Corporation (NGCP) in Southern Luzon reported normal power transmission despite Mayon Volcano’s phreatic eruptions starting Saturday afternoon. In an advisory, the NGCP said the…

Threat of deadly Mayon pyroclastic flows looms

MANILA — There is an increasing risk for deadly pyroclastic flows in Mayon Volcano which continues demonstrating unrest. People must avoid entering Mayon’s 6.0-km radius permanent danger zone and 1.0 km…

Thousands evacuated as Phivolcs raises alert level over Mayon

LEGAZPI CITY — More than 3,000 residents living inside Mt. Mayon’s 6-km radius permanent danger zone (PDZ) started evacuating as early as Saturday evening until Sunday morning as the Philippine Institute…

THE MAJESTIC MT. MAYON ON A CLOUDLESS DAY