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Albay, DOT host UN World Tourism Organization conferences


Some 2,000 delegates from 32 Asia-Pacific countries will participate in three conferences of the United Nations World Tourism Organization to be hosted by Albay province and the Department of Tourism from May 15 to 20.

Posted: May 15th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

German arrested for allegedly beating up Filipina girlfriend


For allegedly beating up his Filipina girlfriend, a German national has been arrested by the police in Tabaco town, Albay province.

Posted: February 19th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Law scholar in New Zealand will be Albay’s youngest judge

Joan Mosotalla photo

Joan Mosatalla is just waiting to be appointed as the youngest trial court judge in Albay province.

Posted: November 2nd, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Rescue of Russian mountaineer from Mt. Mayon proved costly

In this photo taken from Legazpi, the capital city of Albay province in the central Philippines, a cloud of ash shoots up to the sky as Mayon volcano erupts about 450 kilometers (285 miles) southeast of Manila Tuesday morning, May 7, 2013. A mountain guide said three foreign climbers and their Filipino guide were killed when the volcano, one of the Philippines' most active volcanoes, spewed rocks and ash after a 3-year calm. AP FILE PHOTO/Allan Imperial

Russian tourist Mark Yuchyugyaev’s fascination with the majestic beauty of the Mayon Volcano proved to be costly, in more ways than one.

Posted: May 25th, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

Nations must give more aid, says Albay governor


Albay Gov. Joey Salceda on Sunday bemoaned the tepid response of the international donor community to the Philippines’ plea for aid for close to a million victims of super Typhoon “Pablo” (international name: Bopha), saying that countries whose huge greenhouse emissions caused climate change should bear a bigger responsibility for its victims.

Posted: January 6th, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »