Over 2000 Bicolano workers get monetary claims thru DOLE’s SEnA

About 2,220 workers in the region have benefitted from the simplified and fast resolution of labor issues from the Single Entry Approach (SEnA) program.

DENR okays DPWH request to cut 129 trees in Luyang widening project

Engr. Jerry R. Arena, who was recently designated as officer-in-charge of the Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (PENRO), informed DPWH District Engineer Gil Augustus A. Balmadrid that a Special Tree Cutting Permit (STCP) has been granted to the DPWH covering the 129 trees which are inside Alienable and Disposable (A&D) Land.

DILG directs LGUs to create, activate BHERTs vs. nCoV

This was the directive issued by Interior and Local Government Secretary Eduardo Año on Sunday, as he stressed that each barangay must be adequately informed about the disease and prepared to adopt protocols in containing it.

PPOC frustrated by lack of progress in probe of riding-in-tandem shootings

Acting Governor Shirley Abundo said the incidents that occurred in December 2019 and just last Jan. 21, 2020 have caused fear among the people and affected the island’s image as a tourist destination.

Screening of passengers, other measures implemented vs. nCoV

The preemptive measures came after the Provincial Peace and Order Council (PPOC) chaired by Acting Governor Shirley Abundo received a briefing last Thursday (Jan. 30, 2020) from Provincial Health Officer II Dr. Hazel Palmes on the results of the coordination meeting held a day earlier with local health stakeholders.

CSC kicks off search for outstanding gov’t workers

CSC Information Officer for Bicol Rona Jane Nuñez said the nominations to the 2020 Search for Outstanding Government Workers can now be submitted to the CSC regional office and provincial offices not later than March 31, 2020.

Abaca stripper nabbed for acts of lasciviousness

Police in San Andres town arrested an abaca stripper last week who was facing a criminal charge of acts of lasciviousness committed years ago.

PRRD, Bong Go aid Taal evacuees in Sto. Tomas, Batangas

Aside from the distribution of relief goods to affected families and individuals, the Office of the President also gave financial assistance to disaster-stricken local government units (LGUs) to help in their recovery and rehabilitation efforts. Senator Go also gave away dust masks to affected LGUs for distribution to residents to protect them from the effects of the ashfall.

Police on alert in wake of riding-in-tandem shooting

The provincial director’s action reportedly came just a day before a riding-in-tandem gunman fired at Caramoran councilor Zaldy Francisco Idanan, 57, while he was traveling to his home on board a motorcycle last Jan. 21, 2020.

High-res CCTV cameras to help keep San Andres safe, secure

The system, equipped with 24/7 real-time high-definition recording and playback capability, will be controlled by the MDRRMO in coordination with the Philippine National Police (PNP) and the Office of the Mayor, would also allow the agencies to respond to emergency calls and assistance, as well as ensure smooth traffic management.