Region 5 - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Region 5


WRONG: 'Naga top 5 city in crime volume'

Aug 24, 2018 - 8:15 AM

The Philippine National Police reads out their data sorted per region. Naga City is in Bicol, which is Region 5.

HOTBED? PNP chief Oscar Albayalde reads out unsorted data in a press conference defending President Duterte's pronouncement that Naga City is a shabu hotbed. Albayalde photo by Darren Langit/Rappler; Dowtown Naga photo by Nicolas Guarino/Shutterstock

Who is running in Bicol | 2016 Elections

Oct 11, 2015 - 1:00 AM

UPDATED Rappler s list of candidates for local positions in Bicol

Back to work for everyone – Salceda

Dec 07, 2014 - 6:14 PM

Class suspensions are maintained for all levels for Monday December 8 but work for all government and private sectors in Albay will resume


Jul 15, 2014 - 8:18 AM

UPDATED Here s a running live blog for the latest updates on GlendaPH Rammasun

Young Bicol swimmer finds peace in the water

Apr 29, 2013 - 9:03 AM

Young Bicol tanker Jan Carlo Cuadro finds peace in swimming

WATER IS SAFE HAVEN. Jan Carlo finds peace in swimming. Photo by Rappler/Alexx Esponga

NCR dominates artistic gymnastics

Apr 23, 2013 - 10:33 AM

NCR won 7 of the 8 gold medals at stake in artistic gymnastics

CALABARZON spikers trounce Bicol

Apr 22, 2013 - 10:58 AM

Margarette Galanza led CALABARZON to a two set sweep of Bicol in girls volleyball

SCORING LEADER. Galanza paced CALABARZON in the win. Photo by Rappler/Kevin dela Cruz.

Long jumper nets 1st gold for NCR

Apr 22, 2013 - 10:04 AM

John Resty Lorenzo won the long jump to nail the first gold medal for NCR in Palaro 2013

The Bicol Express chugs back to life

Nov 05, 2011 - 8:00 AM

For Bicolanos the reawakening of the once silent tracks means so much more than an additional means of travel between the capital and their hometowns

GRAND DAME. The Bicol Express at the platform of the PNR Tutuban Station, just arrived from a 12-hour trip from Naga City. Photo by KD Suarez.