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Albay couple gives free vegetables to neighbors from ECQ to MGCQ

Jun 25, 2020 - 10:47 AM

Jonathan and Dalyn Yap heeded the call of the Albay government for residents to tend vegetable gardens during the lockdown, and they have been providing free vegetables to their community since then

URBAN GARDEN. Jonathan and Dalyn Yap tend their vegetable garden in Legazpi, Albay. Photo by Rhaydz B. Barcia/Rappler

Legazpi City reiterates rules vs discrimination of frontliners, OFWs

May 23, 2020 - 12:51 PM

The Legazpi City government gives the reminder following reports and complaints from residents who were harassed because they were suspected to be coronavirus carriers

CITY HALL. Legazpi City Hall in Albay. Photo by Irvin Parco Sto. Tomas/Wikimedia Commons

SSS runs after delinquent employers in Legazpi City

Aug 02, 2019 - 11:04 AM

Legazpi City was the latest stop in the nationwide Run After Contribution Evaders operations of the SSS

NON-COMPLIANT. SSS Acting Vice President for Operations Legal Services Division I and II Renato Jacinto S. Cuisia posts a show cause order outside a non-compliant business establishment in Legazpi, Albay. Photo by Mavic Conde

LOOK: Albay supermarket uses banana leaves, abaca instead of plastic

Apr 28, 2019 - 11:05 PM

A supermarket in Legazpi City, Albay, goes for eco-friendly alternatives to wrap fresh produce

Legazpi bishop urges voters not to sell their votes

Apr 15, 2019 - 10:55 PM

Legazpi Bishop Joel Baylon even challenges parishioners who attended the Palm Sunday service to drop the palaspas if they will give in to vote buying

EASTER. Bishop Joel Baylon of the Diocese of Legazpi leads the children back to Albay Cathedral right after the Easter Sunday dawn mass held at Penaranda Park. File photo by Rhaydz Barcia/Rappler

Papal Nuncio misses plane, skips Bicol Youth Day

Mar 04, 2019 - 8:50 PM

The absence of Archbishop Gabriele Giordano Caccia disappoints over 3,000 youth delegates from all over Bicol

SUBSTITUTE. Bishop Joel 'Bong' Z. Baylon of the Diocese of Legazpi officiates the mass celebration on Saturday afternoon during the Bicol Regional Youth Day. Photo by Rhaydz B. Barcia

Legazpi court bars overseas travel for Daraga Mayor Carlwyn Baldo

Jan 25, 2019 - 5:02 PM

The Legazpi Regional Trial Court issues a a Precautionary Hold Departure Order against the local chief exeutive

PHDO. A Legazpi court bars overseas travel for embattled Mayor Carlwyn Baldo of Daraga, Albay, who was arrested for an unrelated firearms offense on January 22, 2019. (Photo courtesy by CIDG Albay)

Camarines Norte mayor laments 'disappointing' federalism roadshow in Albay

Dec 08, 2018 - 5:17 PM

Jose Panganiban town Mayor Ricarte Padilla says the speakers failed to meet the basic expectation of the participants, some of whom traveled for over 5 hours to attend the event

ANTI-CORRUPTION CHIEF. Dante Jimenez, Chairman of the Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission, addresses the 2nd convention on federalism in Legazpi, Albay, on December 7, 2018. Photo by Rhaydz Barcia/Rappler

Mass held in Budiao Ruins for the first time in 204 years

May 12, 2018 - 8:32 PM

The Budiao archaeological project is the first attempt to investigate and better understand the structure of Budiao Church which was buried by volcanic debris during Mount Mayon's eruption in 1814

MASS AT BUDIAN RUINS. Mass is held in the Budian Ruins for the first time in over 200 years on May 11, 2018.  Photo by Rhaydz Barcia/Rappler

Diocese of Legazpi forms coalition to stop killings, promote human rights

Dec 09, 2017 - 10:52 PM

The 'Andurog sa Derechos' is a multisectoral coalition of government agencies, civil society groups, and faith-based organizations in the Bicol region

ANDUROG SA DERECHOS. A coalition to stop killings and promote human rights in the Bicol region. Photo by Rhaydz Barcia/Rappler

#ThankYouTeacher: Netizens praise second parents, mentors

Oct 05, 2017 - 3:04 PM

With political issues polarizing society, PH netizens come out united to thank their teachers

3 missing, thousands flee as Glenda hits Albay

Jul 15, 2014 - 9:41 PM

President Benigno Aquino III tells disaster officials: The objective has to be to minimize the casualties and the hardship of our people

EVACUATING AGAIN. Hundreds of Yolanda (Haiyan) survivors, who still live in tents, return to the Tacloban Astrodome as Glenda (Rammasun) is set to affect Tacloban City. Photo by Roy Lagarde/Rappler