LEGAZPI CITY – Sorsogon Gov. Francis Escudero, who seeks a return to the Senate, has urged the government to channel all revenues from taxes on fuel to a more substantial aid package for struggling households, instead of granting them a proposed monthly allowance.
LEGAZPI CITY – The Philippine National Police (PNP) Regional Office in Bicol (PRO-5) has its units that the use of mobile and motorcycle security for incumbent government officials and political aspirants in the campaign for the upcoming May 9 elections is strictly prohibited.
LEGAZPI CITY – The Department of Agrarian Reform in Bicol (DAR-5) said some 71,726 hectares more of “CARPable agricultural lands” in the Bicol region, or lands qualified for inclusion in the agrarian reform program, but remain “undistributed.”
LEGAZPI CITY – A total of 296 graduates of law schools in the Bicol Region have hurdled the 2020-2021 Bar examinations, the result of which was released by the Supreme Court (SC) last Tuesday.
LEGAZPI CITY – At least 231 policemen are currently undergoing specialized training prior to their deployment to different Bicol provinces to serve poll duties and help ensure safe, orderly, and honest elections.