1,245 hogs afflicted by ASF culled

March 01, 2020
A total of 1,245 hogs afflicted by the African Swine Fever (ASF) have been culled over the week by personnel of the Department of Agriculture (DA) Region-5, as the DA implemented a lockdown on the trade of live and processed pork products in the towns of Bombon, Magarao and Calabanga, all in the third district of C. Sur province.

Heavy equipment torched

February 15, 2020
Police Captain Dexter Panganiban, spokesperson of the Albay Police provincial office said, a representative from Horizontal Builders Corporation owned by contractor “Bucky” Macandog sought assistance from the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) in Daraga town, that their dump truck at barangay Lacad and a backhoe in barangay Pandan were reportedly on fire. While on their way to the location of the fire, local residents told that minutes earlier, armed men in groups were seen to have set ablaze the heavy equipment.

306 rebs, others yield in Masbate

December 28, 2019
A TOTAL of 306 communist rebels and sympathizers consisting of 47 regular members of the New People’s Army (NPA), 150 members of the “milisiyang bayan,” 51, members of the “sangay ng partido sa lokalidad,” and 51 mass-based supporters of the local communist movement in Masbate returned to the fold of the government, a spokesperson of the Army’s 9th Infantry Division reported on Friday.

Port congestion worsens after ‘Ursula’

December 27, 2019
After three days of being stranded at the port, some 10,358 passengers complaned of slow dispatch of both private and commuter vehicles to “roll-on-roll-off” vessels, even as regular trips of seacrafts bound for Masbate and Allen, Samar resumed at 7 p.m. on Wednesday.

Infant dumped in well

November 12, 2019

LIBON, Albay-Villagers, who were about to bath at a village well were shocked to find a newly born female infant dumped inside the well at barangay Libtong here, the local police reported on Monday

4-vehicle collision: 1 dies, 1 hurt

November 12, 2019
A Toyota Hi-Ace van driven by a German national reportedly lost control which triggered a four-vehicle crash that left one dead and another injured along the Maharlika Highway at Zone 1, barangay Tambo, Pamplona, C. Sur last Sunday.

Bus rams parked truck,

October 31, 2019
LUPI, Cam. Sur - A bus ferrying passengers from Leyte and bound for Cubao, Quezon City was almost split into half, when its front rammed a dump truck loaded with sand while parked along the side of the Rolando Andaya Highway at the boundary of barangay Tanawan in this municipality early dawn of Wednesday.