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COVID-19: Heart, Pia Show Support For Each Other’s Relief Efforts

COVID-19 – Kapuso actress Heart Evangelista and Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach have been encouraging in each other’s COVID-19 relief efforts. The Philippine government has released billions to provide aid to the families who are greatly affected by the 2019 novel coronavirus crisis. they have also allotted money for the COVID-19 frontliners. Earlier this month, President...

Military resumes offensives vs NPA, denies violating lapsed ceasefire

The military has reported at least 3 armed clashes with communist guerrillas since the government’s unilateral ceasefire ended on April 15 MANILA, Philippines – Military offensives against the New People’s Army (NPA) have officially resumed and will continue despite the coronavirus pandemic, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) said on Friday, April 17. The government’s unilateral c...

Beauty Queen turned “TriKet” service provider assists farmers market their produce

Her advocacy during her Binibining Pilipinas 2019 stint is to help raise the quality of living of farmers in her hometown in Libon, Albay. Called “Binibini” in her place, Francia Papa Layderos was a former Miss Bicol University title holder and always emerged a winner in various local beauty pageants she joined like the  Mutya ng Daragang Magayon, Mutya ng Ibalong, Miss Kaogma and M...

Sorsogon province still free of COVID-19, governor says

Sorsogon province  in  the Bicol region was still free of the coronavirus disease as of Friday, Governor Francis Escudero said.advertisement In an interview on Dobol B sa News TV, Escudero said the province’s number of persons under monitoring (PUM) has gone down from 18,000 to 600, and the number of its persons under investigation (PUI) has decreased from around 400 to 10. “...

Bicol cops arrest ‘HVT,’ over 500 illegal gamblers amid ecq enforcement

AGENTS of the Police Regional Office have arrested a known ‘high-value’ drug target and over 500 individuals found engaged in illegal gambling activities including ‘tupadas’ amid the strict enforcement of the Enhanced Community Quarantine in the region, PRO5 director, Brigadier General Anthony S. Alcañeses told the Journal Group yesterday. The Bicol police director said around 9:45 p.m. last Wedne...

Sorsogon Vice Gov. Wowo Fortes says ECQ market offers discounted items

Residents of Barcelona, Sorsogon can make their P500 food coupons go a long way by shipping at the ECQ market operated by local government officials. This was according to Sorsogon Vice Gov. Wowo Fortes, who said on Facebook that the ECQ market is now open. The market offers discounted prices for pork, rice, egg, smoked fish, coffee, sugar, and vegetables. By shopping here, they could get more ite...

Brgy. Chairman, nangingisda para ipamigay sa mamamayan

Kahanga-hanga ang isang barangay chairman sa Sorsogon na nangingisda upang may maipamahagi sa mga mamamayan. Sa ulat, nakilala ito na si Kapitan Jojo Geraldino ng Bulan sa nasabing probinsiya. Ang kanyang effort, upang tugunan ang krisis na kinakaharap ng lahat dahil sa enhanced community quarantine dulot ng coronavirus disease.Sa tulong ng kanyang mga kasamahan, tuwing umaga, nangingisda si Kap a...

Batang nagtitinda ng camote cue, isinauli ang napulot na cellphone sa may–ari nito

Itinampok ng isang netizen ang isang batang babaeng nagtitinda ng camote cue na nagsauli ng kaniyang cellphone Nahulog niya umano ang cellphone habang siya ay nasa simbahan Tinawag niyang “anghel” ang naturang bata dahil sa katapatan at kasipagan nito Minsan, sa kahahanap natin ng mga anghel sa langit, nakaliligtaan nating maaaring may mga anghel din sa lupa. Maaaring nasa lansangan, nagtitinda, a...

“Kindness station” in Sorsogon allows residents to get free food, clothes, rice for free

A “Kindness station” was launched in Sorsogon Donors can drop off their donations there and residents in need of food and goods can just visit to ask anything for free According to the people behind the initiative, they want to foster the value of kindness and generosity and break the spirit of greed In Sorsogon, a station was launched to allow residents to just get food for free. Sorsogon’s “Kind...

36 stranded na construction worker, tinulungang makauwi ng Ako Bicol, Escudero

Nakauwi na sa kani-kanilang pamilya ang nasa 36 na construction worker na mga taga-Sorsogon matapos ma-stranded sa Quezon province dahil sa enhanced community quarantine. Sa tulong ng Ako Bicol party-list at ni Sorsogon Governor Chiz Escudero, nakarating na sa kani-kanilang lugar ang mga naipit na manggagawa, na ilang linggong na-stranded matapos na magsara ang kanilang construction firm na pinagt...

Di lang pang clear skin! Heart Evanglista thanks derma to the stars for face shield donations for Sorsogon

Doctors Aivee and Zee Teo aren’t just taking care of the stars’ skincare woes, they’re now helping ensure the safety of the country’s health workers. Actress Heart Evangelista, Sorsogon’s first lady, thanked the doctors for donating 500 pieces of face shields to the province. In a Facebook post, Evangelista said 500 face shields were going to Sorsogon. They do more than just give people clear skin...

An urgent call for unified action

We are now into the third week since the lockdown, otherwise known as the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ). To be exact, we are on Day 20 of the lockdown since March 15, 2020. To date, 136 people have died and 3,018 have been found to be COVID-19 positive. This is a 12-fold rise in deaths (from 11) and 21-fold rise in positive cases (from 140) in just 20 days. Seventeen fellow doctors – many I ...