Residents of nine areas in Albay who were displaced by the eruption of Mayon Volcano in January are getting some P4.5 million in aid from Davao City.
With Mayon Volcano still spewing ash flumes and lava, the number of affected families has now climbed to 22,198 which is equivalent to 89,962 persons.
The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) has warned the possible lahar flow as heavy rains are expected over the Albay province brought about by the tail-end of a cold front.
Ambassador Marciano Paynor, Jr. said the cancellation of the event was recommended by the ASEAN Committee on Security.
The city government of Legazpi bagged the Best Local Government Unit award for its implementation of a child-friendly program in the entire region.
It turns out that it's quite easy to make Miss Universe 1999 1st Runner-up Miriam Quiambao happy.
Due to the severe impact of Typhoon "Nina," the Sangguniang Panlalawigan of Albay held a special session to pass Resolution No. 255-2016 declaring the entire province under a state-of-calamity Monday, December 26.
Nobody beats the original.
At least P27 million in development projects were not implemented by the municipal government of Bacacay in Albay, depriving the constituents of the benefits from the funds, state auditors said.