Legazpeños plant 4,000 tree seedlings on Valentine’s Day

By Emmanuel Solis,  February 15, 2018, 12:02 am LEGAZPI CITY — It was a rainy Valentine’s Day morning here on Wednesday but the weather did not deter some 1,000 Legazpeňos from planting 4,000 different seedlings during the annual “Lakad Tanim Para sa Puso” organized by the city government. Gemilina, Acacia, Balgang, Auri, Bokan and various other seedlings were […]

Mayon volcano eruption sparks Philippine tourism boom

Ayee Macaraig, Agence France-Presse Posted at Jan 30 2018 12:23 PM LEGAZPI – With chili-flavored “lava ice cream” in demand and awestruck tourists packing onto viewing decks, the erupting Mayon volcano is sparking a local business boom in an impoverished region of the Philippines where tens of thousands of others have fled for their lives. Albay […]

Love amid calamity: Newlyweds photographed before erupting Mayon Volcano

Arianne Merez, ABS-CBN News Posted at Jan 26 2018 03:10 PM | Updated as of Jan 26 2018 03:25 PM MANILA – Love truly conquers all. They say the wedding day is one to remember forever. And for a newlywed couple in Albay, their day was made even more special by the Mayon Volcano, still picturesque even as […]

Castilla Sorsogon gives 100k to Legazpi City

Emmanuel P. Solis LEGAZPI CITY-The Municipality of Castilla Sorsogon gave a financial assistance to the City Government of Legazpi as part of the support to the affected people residing in the foot of Mt. Mayon who are now staying in the designated evacuation centers. Mayor Joan Aquende of Castilla together with the members of the […]

Rosal orders proper waste disposal in evacuation centers

Emmanuel P. Solis LEGAZPI CITY-the City Government here is informing all the evacuees in the city’s evacuation centers to properly follow the Ecological Solid Waste Management Program (ESWMP) A city top official said in an interview Tuesday. Rosal directed the office of the City Environment and Natural Resources (CENRO) and the barangay officials to ask […]