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Flooding hits Albay due to heavy rain

Jan 03, 2018 - 9:44 PM

Albay Governor Al Francis Bichara orders evacuation of families living in areas vulnerable to landslides and flooding

Briones to Duterte: Form economic team ASAP

May 19, 2016 - 5:45 PM

Former national treasurer Leonor Briones also calls on president elect Rodrigo Duterte to discuss the details of his economic agenda for further public scrutiny and dialogue

CANDIDATE WATCH. Former national treasurer and Social Watch lead convenor Leonor Briones asks how presidential bets will fund their programs. Photo by Social Watch

2010 repeat: Is Joey Salceda jumping ship?

Apr 16, 2016 - 10:00 AM

The Albay governor – who also happens to be the Liberal Party s provincial chair – is absent from a show of force in the historic Club Filipino

ROXAS NO MORE? Albay Governor Joey Salceda attends the endorsement of Mar Roxas at Club Filipino. Rappler file photo

Albay’s Salceda endorses Mar Roxas’ presidential bid

Jun 04, 2015 - 9:18 PM

The governor provincial chairman of the Liberal Party makes his choice known even if party chairman President Benigno Aquino III will make his endorsement in July yet

Photo by Rhaydz Barcia

When disaster hits: Salceda's advice to local execs

Jan 30, 2014 - 8:30 AM

Among Albay Governor Joey Salceda s tips: Use the maps don t quarrel with other officials reward constituents who cooperate this doesn t come cheap

EXPERTS. Officials with experience in disaster risk reduction and recovery hand out tips to ensure rehabilitation in Typhoon Yolanda-affected areas go smoothly. Photo by Rappler

Yolanda problem: Too many meetings

Nov 25, 2013 - 6:03 PM

A delay in 5 seconds will cause a delay in 5 minutes 5 hours 5 days says a disaster response team from Albay that assisted Yolanda survivors

FIRST RESPONDERS. Team Albay arrived in Tacloban November 10, two days after Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) ravaged the city. Photo from Gov Joey Salceda's Facebook page

The promise of Daragang Magayon

Feb 26, 2013 - 11:16 PM

The production team should be lauded for taking off from a much loved indigenous tale amidst the massive Hollywood ification and Disney fication of our culture in contemporary times

A PROMISE UNFULFILLED? Ea Torrado as Magayon in 'Daragang Magayon: Ang Istorya ni Mayon.' Photo courtesy of Rina Angela Corpus