AKO BICOL strongly condemns the attack on veteran radio journalist and former Chairman of Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster ng Pilipinas-Albay Chapter Hermogenes “Jun” Alegre. Further, AKO BICOL zealously manifests its unity with other media and non-government organizations in condemning efforts to stifle press freedom in the Bicol region. While freedom of speech, expression, and the […]
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At the resumption of the House Committee on Justice’s deliberation on the Sereno Impeachment Case, Deputy Minority Leader and Ako Bicol Party List Representative Alfredo Garbin, Jr. raised Atty. Gadon’s statement over the weekend claiming that he received information that the said “oligarch” is planning to pay-off senators with P200 million to ensure Sereno’s acquittal.
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AKO BICOL Partylist extended their warmest congratulations to Father Bonifacio “Ted” Lopez who will be installed as the First Bicolano Gregorian Priest and Third Filipino to become Parish Priest at the Sister Elizabeth Parish and Zachary, Vatican City, Rome on October 29, 2017 at exactly 10:30 in the morning. “Knowing that another Filipino will be […]
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AKO BICOL Partylist Representative Christopher Co, chair of the House Committee on Climate Change, called for an investigation into what a new civil society report calls the “losing gamble” on existing and future coal plants in the Philippines. “Renewable energy is the win-win solution for the people and the climate, and this report just further […]
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Bicol University is now looking forward to the construction of the 321M Convention and Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Center after confirmation that initial funds amounting to 200M has been secured under the 2018 National Expenditure Program through the efforts of Ako Bicol Partylist Representative Rodel M. Batocabe. Bicol University President Arnulfo Mascariñas expressed his […]
Read More AKO BICOL SECURES FUNDING FOR BICOL UNIVERSITY’S DISASTER RISK REDUCTION AND CONVENTION CENTER
During the House Committee on Metro Manila Development with Transport Network Companies (TNCs) Uber and Grab, AKO Bicol Rep. Rodel Batocabe raises the question of legal accountability in cases of vehicular and road incidents involving TNVs.
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Congratulations, Deputy Minority Leader and Ako Bicol Party List Representative Alfredo A. Garbin, Jr. for completing the Harvard Kennedy School’s Leadership in Development Program! The Harvard Kennedy School in Cambridge, Massachusetts brought together an international cohort of senior public leaders as they face an increasingly complex tapestry of economic, political, and social challenges. The program […]
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AKO Bicol Rep. Rodel M. Batocabe at the continuation of the House inquiry on the Resorts World Manila incident which was set in motion through HR 1065 filed by AKO Bicol. Leading to the House inquiry, Cong. Batocabe hopes to identify the parties to be held accountable for this horrific incident and the possible legislative steps to […]
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Deputy Minority Leader and Ako Bicol Party List Representative Alfredo A. Garbin, Jr. joins the Bicameral Conference Committee Meeting at the Senate on the extension of the validity of Driver’s License from 3 to 5 years and renewable for 10yrs, provided that the driver has not committed any traffic violation within the previous license validity. […]
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Cong. Rodel Batocabe of AKO Bicol Partylist in the joint congressional hearing of the Committee on Housing and Urban Development while looking for ways to solve the problems of Socialized Housing.
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