Category Archives: Hot off the Press

AKO BICOL upholds press freedom

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 … Continue reading

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AKO BICOL raised Atty. Gadon’s statement

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 … Continue reading

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Father Ted Lopez: The First Bicolano Gregorian Parish Priest in Rome

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 … Continue reading

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AKO BICOL REP CALLS FOR HOUSE PROBE ON STRANDED COAL ASSETS

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 … Continue reading

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AKO BICOL SECURES FUNDING FOR BICOL UNIVERSITY’S DISASTER RISK REDUCTION AND CONVENTION CENTER

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 … Continue reading

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AKO BICOL questions legal accountability of TNVS incidents

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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AKO BICOL Cong. Garbin completes Harvard Leadership Program

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 … Continue reading

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AKO BICOL on Resorts World House Inquiry

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 … Continue reading

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AKO BICOL tackles extension of validity of Driver’s License

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, … Continue reading

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AKO BICOL tackles problems of Socialized Housing

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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