The Bicol Canada Community Association, Inc. will elect a new set of officers on Feb. 16. Rafael Nebres, incumbent president, said members of the association came from Bicol, the Philippines’ Region 5, consisting of the provinces of Albay, Camarines Norte, Camarines Sur, Catanduanes, Masbate, and Sorsogon.
By Esther Misa Chavez
SAN FRANCISCO—Guess what was finally at the table and much appreciated the recently held 38th annual Winter Fancy Food Show at the Moscone Center in this city? The lowly pili nut! And why not? This hard to crack nut with the creamy, nutty taste has been sidelined for years since there was just no way [...]
By Mar S. Arguelles
Libon, a small but rich agricultural town in the third district of Albay province, has the potential to become a rural tourism hub in the Bicol region.
By Mar S. Arguelles and Delfin T. Mallari Jr.
Disaster authorities here lifted on Friday the alert status from high to normal in the provinces of Camarines Norte and Catanduanes after receiving an order from the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council to lift the emergency warning, the Office of Civil Defense in Bicol said.
By Danica Hermogenes
, Fatima Reyes
The plains of the countryside, the landscapes of hills and coconut trees, the serenity of remote villages, views of the sea and high bridges – these were some of the scenes that were unique to passengers aboard a Philippine National Railways (PNR) train which left Tutuban station in Manila a few minutes past 7 a.m. on May 22.