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    regional exponent for progressvol. xxii, no. 33 Bicol, the philippines may 10-16, 2015 p5.00

    Salceda vs Co in Albay's 3rd District New NFA warehouseinaugurated in Libmanan

    GINHAWANG NAGUEO GK VILLAGE GROUNDBREAKINGAn initial 40 new houses will be built by the City Govt of Naga and Gawad Kalinga for the least economically resilient families in Naga with the assistance of Cong. Leni Gerona Robredo.

    SALCeDA Co


    CAyEtANOs PtK HELPs CREAtE mEANINGfUL CHANGESenator Alan Cayetanos PTK (Presyo-Trabaho-Kita/Kaayusan) lending program continues to provide financial assistance to farmers, fishers, market vendors, jeepney and tricycle drivers. Gusto nating magkaroon ng tunay na pagbabago kayat mayroong

    PTK, Sen. Cayetano said. Sa kaunting tulong, nagkakaroon ng puhunan para sa pang-araw-araw na pangangailangan at para mapaunlad ang buhay ng ating mga kababayan. The Bato Vendors Association is among the PTKs beneficiaries.

    Ambulant and sidewalk vendors have been part of Filipino culture. Offering convenience to consumers while foregoing rent charges, this may seem like a win-win situation for vendors.

    But it is a practice pro-hibited by law because vendors occupy sidewalks intended for pedestrians, leaving the latter no alter-native but to walk on the streets and in turn obstruct flow of traffic.

    So when Bato's town Mayor Jeanette Bernaldez received a P100,000 PTK (Presyo-Trabaho-Kita/Ka-ayusan) grant from Senator Alan Cayetano, she chose to help the Bato Vendors

    Association's members buy and operate their own food stalls.

    Gamit ang P100,000 na ibinigay ni Sen. Alan sa PTK, bumili kami ng food carts na nagkakahalaga ng P10,000 bawat isa at ibinigay sa mga vendors para maging maayos ang mga vendors, lalo na ang nagbebenta ng pagkain, Mayor Bernaldez said.

    The mayor was happy to see that the first beneficia-

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    LEGAZPI CITY -- Albay Governor Joey Sarte Salce-da has openly expressed his intention to run in the sec-ond congressional district of the province in 2016.

    In his facebook post on Saturday, Salceda confirmed that he registered as a voter of the nearby Daraga town on Friday to pursue what, he said, "people want him to do

    after his term ends.""I wanted it to be totally

    my own decision. So yester-day, alone and told no one and on first thing in the morning and without fanfare, I regis-tered as voter of Daraga, Al-bay, where over the past eight years I have in reality resided and owned a house in Purok 5, Barangay Penafrancia. It was to pursue my intention to run as the LP (Liberal Party) candidate for the 2nd District congressional seat of Albay. I

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    PILI, Cam.Sur A new warehouse, which can store up to 100,000 cavans of rice, has recently been inaugu-rated in Bahay, Libmanan, Camarines Sur, the Nation-al Food Authority(NFA) announced.

    The warehouse which is intended to serve both Dis-tricts 1 and 2 of the prov-ince was built at the cost of PhP19 million.

    Bicol ambulant vendors geta place for business with PtK

  • Bikol reporter2 may 10-16, 2015

    The Biz News Asia also reported that the Bureau of Customs is the governments second biggest cash generator with revenues up to P400 Billion this year.

    This very huge amount of money can do many things in terms of social service for the people throughout the country.

    * * * * *The proposed Bangsamoro Basic

    Law (BBL) is now in Congress. It will be deliberated and voted upon the soonest possible time since President Benigno S. Aquino is vigorously pushing for its approval and his allies dominate Congress. Lets tell our legislators to read this proposed law carefully especially the article on wealth-sharing and the article on territory which is apparently is not only unfair but unconstitutional among others.

    One of the three Bad Deals made by the administration with the secessionist Moro Islamic Liberation Front reported in the Biz News Asia dated March 16-23, 2015 is the following:The present autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) has a budget of P24.3 Billion under the 2015 national budget.

    Under the BBL, a new ARMM will be created to replace the ARMM. It will have a budget of 4% of the total national

    revenue. Total national tax revenues is P2,194 billion (2.19 trillion) in 2015. Four percent of that is P87.76 billion and the current P24.3 billion current budget of the present ARMM, you get P112 billion.

    That is just for starters. The new ARMM can operate free ports, license casinos, put up power plants, grant forest and water concessions, create government corporations, among its minor powers. It can create provinces, towns and barangays. The ARMM is so powerful it can amend the present 1987 Constitution.

    After this Bangsamoro sub-state is created as the new ARMM, it can buy air planes, ships, guns, arms, ammunitions, military equipment, etc. for its own use. What will the government do if and when they declare they want to cede and be independent from the Philippines as it has always been their long cherished dream and ambition. Will proponents of the BBL please answer.

    * * * * *From the Vatican Pope Francis

    again pressed the International Community to do something about the killing of Christians in several parts of the world and not look the way around. He has been increasingly vocal about the fate of Christians and being targeted by Islamic extremists in parts of the Middle East, Africa and Asia, per report of the Philippine Graphic dated April 20, 2015.

    I am echoing his cal l to the international community but also to the Christians all over the world to do something too, for their own protection and self-preservation. We want to co-exist peacefully with everybody and even to those with different religions. But we should also protect our lives which God has given us.

    When Customs Commissioner John Philip Sevilla resigned on April 22, 2015, his boss, Finance Secretary Cesar Purisima reportedly extolled him to high heavens saying: As the head of the Customs Reform Team, he has helped the Bureaus collections by 21% year on year 2014 versus 5% in the pre-reform period, transformed Customs to be one of the most radically open and transparent agencies in government, has made government regulation more efficient for doing business in the country, and has taken great strides to thwart graft, technical and outright smuggling by filing cases, alert orders and seizures against erring importers, brokers and officials. The Bureau of Customs is the most improved national government agency in terms of revenue collection last year, thanks in no small part to the person who led it.

    The following day, April 23, 2015, Sevilla held a press conference. He said in effect he was fired by President Benigno S. Aquino III. He was forced to resign. The cause of his ouster was political pressure from the powerful Iglesia ni Cristo sect. The sect reportedly wanted their protegee, a certain lawyer Teddy Sandy S. Raval to be promoted to head the Bureau of Customs enforcement and security services (ESS) from his current post of acting Chief of BOCs intellectual property office. Sevilla named his powerful backers Purisima himself, Executive Sec. Paquito Ochoa; Carlo Carag, a Finance Undersecretary of Purisimas and Teofilo Pilando, Jr., a deputy executive secretary.

    Sevilla also said he would not allow the bureau to be used as a source or a milking cow for raising funds for politicians in connection with the 2016 elections.

    The reason of Sevillas resignation from the Bureau of Customs is putting a lie to the overused Daang Matuwid of the Aquino administration beside others.



    Atty. TONY (APA) ACYATANI was my mothers pet! Although

    she completed Grade 2 only she can deliver vernacular speeches, in my elementary school, especially during awarding rites. When I graduated valedictorian at the Paete Elementary School she was allowed to speak after my own speech. Her advice to my classmates could be summarized: Poverty is not a hindrance to success. We have a loving God who will guide us and bless us so we can attain the fulfillment of our dreams. What a foresight! I love you, my dear Ina!

    PHL ECONOMY: The Service sector, including Tourism has become one of our major contributors of growth. Allied to this is our export of manpower that brings in foreign exchange remittances. While there was a comparative reduction of FX inflows in the first two months of 2015 (due to the Yuletide and post-Glenda volume) the March 2015 level being computed now appears to have increased. The estimated increase is 7.7%, against Februarys 4.2%.

    At the background of our OFW remittances, there is a growing call on the government to optimize usage of our manpower locally so that the evils of family separations could be reduced. The Mary Jane Veloso case has shown that many of our kababayans are taking undue risks in going abroad just to earn for their family. Many have unknowingly become drug mules which put their lives and health in extreme jeopardy.

    EXPORTS: Our government must honestly solve (not by press releases) the port congestion problems! Releases from Customs of imports are unduly delayed which increases carrying costs of merchandise. On the other side of the coin our exports are also suffering delays thereby putting at risk product delivery, not to mention possible damages and obsolescence. These delays may be taken advantage of by our export competitors.

    Japan and USA continue to be our primary export markets. Nearby Hong Kong, Singapore and China are also our export destinations. Our trade relation with the bullying nation is highly negative since our imports from said country are ultra-high. Mine is just a small voice (in the wilderness?) urging my fellow Pinoys to stop patronizing Chinese products. Touring China now is risky because of the hate campaign against Filipinos in the mainlands major cities.

    WISDOM: Our deep roots in the soil of service will surely bring abundant fruit in the tree of leadership.

    Atty. APA chairs Acyatan & Co., CPAs-DFK International is past chair of ASEAN Federation of CPAs, PICPA past president and Hall-of-Famer, and ACPAPP Lifetime Achievement Awardee).

    TRIBUTE: On this special day, lets pay our highest respect to that God-given person who brought us to life, spending nine months of sacrifice and hardships carrying us in their wombs. After giving birth to us they took care of us painstakingly, not even allowing mosquitoes to fly down on our supple flesh. Our mothers are the Lords gift to us not only as source of life but also as the fountain of good learning and advices in life.

    Let us salute our mothers for rearing us to what we are now. In the case of my own mother she literally sacrificed her own life so I can start my college education in Manila. She told me I should study at the Philippine College of Commerce even if she had to enslave herself. She worked as the laundrywoman for four of our neighbors. Her frail body lasted only ten months (lack of sustenance, medicines) passing away before I finished first year college!

    MY INA: How I wish my mother could have lived up to the time that already became a professional and senior bank executive. It would have been very easy to make her happy and fulfilled because her desires are Spartan and simple. She had one wonderful experience entering a Manila department store (no malls yet in those times) to buy some necessities. She repeatedly told her experience to friends who are provincianas like her.

    Happy Mothers Day

    ViSiT ouR

    lee g. dullesco iiHead, Advertising Associates



    Tel. No. (054) 475-6262

    ed g. yuEditor


    Putting a Lie to Daang Matuwid & what will the Govt do if Bangsamoro decides later to cede from the Philippines?, Pope Francis recent call




    editorial Tying a string

    around the worldin 1952, Manuel Condes Genghis Khan

    was shown at the Venice Film Festival where it earned the praises of movie crit-ics who hailed it as a masterpiece.

    After 61 years since the Philippines participated in the art biennale, the same film will be back in the city of gondolas for the 56th Venice Biennale.

    Genghis Khan, the Bicolano film di-rectors classic cover on the life of the Mongolian conqueror, will serve as a unifying thread for the Philippina par-ticipation centered on the theme: Tie a string around the world, conceived by curator Dr. Patrick Flores of the univer-sity of the Philippines Department of Art Studies.

    in his curatorial proposal, Flores said the theme stemmed from Khans promise to his woman to tie a string around the world, referring to his list of conquered nations. Appropriately, the theme cap-tures the notion of nation which the Phil-ippines attempt to show.

    The countrys return to Venice was initiated by Sen. Loren Legarda who pushed the need for the Philippines to engage the international community on the cultural level. i hope through our participation in the Venice Biennale, more Filipino artists will be encour-aged not only in exhibiting their craft, but also in promoting the relevance of art in nation building.

    Legardas observation and hope should also be heeded by our local visual artists who continue to regard arts as merely a painterly and canvas-bound practice meant in the words of the great Pablo Pi-casso, to decorate apartments.

    They should, like Manuel urbano (aka Conde), engage the world and creatively, tie a string around the world.

    The Philippine pavilion located at the Plaza Mora, will also feature the in-termedia work of Jose Tence Ruiz and filmmaker Mariano Montelibano iii. -fpj

  • Bikol reporter 3may 10-16, 2015

    DOT affirms TRIPLE-C thrust By ANA-LizA S. MACATANGAy

    NAGA CITY --- DOT-V Regional Direc-tor Maria Nini O. Ravanilla, during the ALMASOR and TRI-PLE C Technical Work-

    ing Group meeting held recently at

    the Avenue Plaza Ho-

    tel here c o n -

    veyed to the stakeholders the departments com-mitment to pursue the ALMASOR investment program, including its continuous project moni-toring and the realization of the TRIPLE C Develop-ment Framework.

    We see TRIPLE C com-plementing the existing tour-ism blueprint and with a 15 per cent increase in tourists arrival every year, we can say that it is possible that we can attract 6 million visi-

    tors in 2016. What more if TRIPLE C will be de-

    veloped?, Rava-nilla stated.

    TRIPLE C members con-vened recently to put the al-liances mission into a more clear and achievable per-spective. It was attended by representatives coming from the provinces of Camarines Sur, Camarines Norte and Catanduanes. Municipal planning and tourism offi-cers, including TRIPLE C TWG members were also invited to participate in the workshop.

    Ravanilla believes that the increasing tourist arrival or its continuous influx in the region would translate to more job opportunities for the locals and a more posi-tive business atmosphere for industry managers.

    DOT has already con-


    ducted provincial consulta-tions and site validations in the three provinces in 2014. The inputs taken from the said activities were used in the preparation of the TRI-PLE C Area development plan for 2015-2020. In Cat-anduanes, 9 potential tour-ist sites were visited by the team,12 in Camarines Norte and 13 sites in Camarines Sur.

    Camarines Sur is among the priority areas for prod-uct and destination develop-ment. A visitor center with restroom worth 4.3M is being eyed to be constructed in the municipality of Buhi. There is also a proposal to acquire outrigger boat for the coastal

    town of Tinambac. Capa-longa, Camarines Norte was chosen as a perfect site for the development of sports-adventure and eco-tourism park and for the construc-tion of tourist information/assistance center and estab-lishment of board work in the said area.

    Meanwhile, the tourism coalition of ALMASOR has further strengthened its pro-motions and marketing cam-paign by joining national and international tourism fairs. Other accomplishments of the ALMASOR include the printing of the Soul of the


    South Coffee table, dis-tribution of ALMASOR flyers and presentation of the video documentary on ALMASOR dubbed Bi-col Paradise.

  • Bikol reporter4 may 10-16, 2015hAlo-hAlo

    What are the benefitsof using solar energy?

    Although almost 100% of all barangays in the Philippines are now reached by the national electrification program in one form or another through the Strategic Power Utilities Group (SPUG), many individual households still do not have electricity. This is particularly true for isolated areas such as island barangays that have very few and widely scattered population. According to a 2010 report of the Department of Energy (DOE), only 73.7% of households nationwide were supplied with electricity either from the grid or off-grid sources. The departments ideal goal is to electrify at least 90% of Philippine households by 2017. Of course, there are various factors that are hampering the total electrification of the entire archipelago. These include poverty, geographical isolation, population explosion and technical issues. Electrifying isolated and far-flung island barangays, for example, is proving to be difficult. In some of these areas, only small-scale solar power is the viable option. On an economic standpoint, it is still expensive to use solar power to cover the entire energy needs of a typical Filipino home but it is sufficient to at least provide energy for lighting and recharging purposes.

    Solar energy is the most abundant renewable source of energy on earth. It is free but requires some investment to be harnessed. The technology for harnessing the suns energy is now well-developed, affordable and sufficiently reliable to be used for a wide range of applications. These include industrial, commercial and household applications.

    On average, the cost of solar power generation on per kilowatt-hour basis is still more expensive than conventional sources such as coal and gas power. Nonetheless, the overall cost is steadily decreasing as the technology improves and the number of users increases. It is mainly an issue of economy of scale.

    Installing solar power systems for household use has the following basic advantages:

    1. Green energy -- Solar power is environment friendly. It is clean energy, which means that virtually no pollution is produced when generating electricity. Unlike a gasoline or diesel-powered electric generator, for instance, a solar power system does not produce carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide and other toxic gas by-products of combustion.

    2. Energy independence -- Using photovoltaic systems will significantly reduce or even eliminate the dependence of homes to power companies. Installing the system may represent some significant investment but the long-term benefit is virtually free electricity. A home can be hooked up to a solar power system as a source of backup power during outages, supplementary source of power or as the main source of power.

    3. Financial break -- Reducing the dependence from the commercial power grid directly translates to monetary savings. The utility bills will be significantly reduced. Some jurisdictions may also provide tax cuts for homes that utilize solar energy. Excess energy generated by the solar power system may also be resold back to the grid for extra profit.

    4. System portability -- The system can easily be transported and installed anywhere else. It is also modular, which means that small portions of the system like one panel can be removed and repurposed. It can even be used as power source for vehicles or can be used in camping.

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    orolay Tinapay


    FRANk PEones jr.

    ining tanog garo ka minakakan nin kopra o kaya nin tsitsaron.

    Kun summer, sa Dimasalang kami kadto nagbabakasyon sa harong kan sakong amaon, asin an pigbabantayan ming magagi pagkaaga si nagkukurahaw nin Napooooy. Mas boot ko si tsakoy kaysa sa pan bonete na dai ko aram kun ipinangaran ini sa lugar kadto na iyo na an Magsaysay garo ngonyan. Sa Quality Bakery, na buhay pa ngonyan, pirme kong pigbabakal si saindang galleta huli sa namit na sogok kaini. Siempre, sa New China Restaurant an pinakamasiram na siopao. May panahon kadto na naglakop an bareta na kaya masiram an siopao sa saro man na bakery huli ta karne nin ikos an palaman kaini. Arog kayan an kompetisyon sa mga bakery kadto na nag=orog an init kan mauso si hot pandesal. Bago an pan de sal na may kalunggay, nagpainitan nin hot pan de sal an mga bakery sa Naga. Si saro, pigbandilyo na sinda igwang very hot pan de sal. Si kataid kaini, an advertisement, very, very hot pan de sal. Si ika-tolo, hottest pan de sal. Kinaagahan, nasulo si tolong bakery.

    Kan nakaaging semana naggibo ako nin personal kong trivial pursuit. Boot kong maaraman kun an pan Legazpi sa Legazpi man nanggad enot na nahorno o kaya ipinangaran ini sa conquistador na Kastila. Mayo akong nakuang kompletong kasimbagan, kaya bukas pa ini sa orog pang pagsasaligsig. Ano ta matagas ini asin garo an numero otso? Siisay nakaisip kan korte kaini?

    An tinapay may sadiri man na kasaysayan, alagad huli ta dai kita nabubuhay sa tinapay sana asin an mga istoryador kaipuhan man na magkaigwa nin kwarta, dai ini masyadong natataan nin atensyon. Kaya naisip ko na tanganing makakontribwer sa literatura asin kasaysayan kan tinapay, kaipuhan ining magpoon sa personal o lokal na inagihan o eksperyensya.

    Halimbawa, sa baryong kinada-kulaan ko sa Salvacion sa Iriga, an enot kong nanamitan na tinapay, idtong inaapod na moderna, na mahamis asin kolor pula. Riniribay mi an dikit ming nahimoloan na inaning paroy nin moderna asin coke sa sarong tindahan duman kaidto. Dangan, kan nakakapabanwaan na kami, an midbid na kakanan na barato iyo idtong

    sadiri kan Tsinong an pangaran si Ampoy. Paborito duman na orderon kan mga namamahaw duman iyo si pan de leche, na pan de sal man sana na idinudotdot kan mga nagkakakan kaini sa gatas, na leche sa Kastila. Si pan de sal kadto, dakula, garo sa daragang tinutubuan pa sana nin suso. Bakong arog ngonyan na garo pirmeng may kulang na binabayaan sa simong halanuhan kun mahalon mo na. Pinakabaratong tinapay kaidto si mga tada-tada nin manlaen-laen na klase nin tinapay na pinatagas asin pigpidaso nin sararadit sa panaderya ni Wah Kiong. Inaapod mi ining rogrog ta nagrarakdag an trigo kaini huli ta maragpok ining marhay, minagibo

    May 2, 2015 (Saturday)

    7:00 AM Archdiocesan Pilgrimage and Flores de Mayo Pilgrims of the Partido District Celebrant: Msgr. Roberto Carpio

    May 9, 2015 (Saturday)

    7:00 AM Archdiocesan Pilgrimage and Flores de Mayo Pilgrims from the Rinconada District Celebrant: Msgr. Jeffrey Nelson Tria

    May 16, 2015 (Saturday)

    7:00 AM Archdiocesan Pilgrimage and Flores de Mayo Pilgrims from the Bay District Celebrant: Fr. Jose Cortes

    May 18, 2015 (Monday):

    INAS VISIT TO NAGA CITY PEOPLES MALL5:45 PM Candlelight Procession (from Basilica-Peoples Mall)7:00 PM MASS AFTER THE TRASLACION

    May 19-22, 2015 (Tuesday to Thursday)

    5:00 PM Confessions c/o Cathedral Priests6:00 PM MASS

    May 22, 2015 (Friday):

    FIESTA SA PEOPLES MALL8:30 AM CONCELEBRATED MASS10:00 AM CONFIRMATION11:00 AM BAPTISM5:00 PM PONTIFICAL CONCELEBRATED MASS Main Celebrant & Homilist: Most Rev. Rolando J Tria Tirona, O.C.D., D.D.7:00 PM FLUVIAL PROCESSION (Peoples Mall to Basilica)

    May 23, 2015 (Saturday):

    7:00am Archdiocesan Pilgrimage and Flores de Mayo Pilgrims from the Central District Celebrant: Msgr. Zosimo Sanado9:00 AM Confirmation (Organized by Basilica Auxiliaries)4:00 PM CORONATION RITES of REYNA ELENA 2015 & Her Court5:00 PM Mass / Procession to Plaza Quezon

    Peafrancia May Festival


    NAGA CIty fARmERs WEEK 2015in support of our local "agripreneurs" the Naga City Farmers' Agri Fair was opened May 7 with the attendance of former Vice Mayor Lourdes Asence.

  • Bikol reporter 5may 10-16, 2015

    399 hired in Jobs Fair

    RIBBONCUttINGDoLe Regional Director Nathaniel Lacambra, Naga City Mayor John Bongat and SM AVP for operations in South Luzon Jason Terrenal during the opening of the two day jobs fair at SM City Naga in celebration of Labor Day last May 1, 2015. Over Four Thousand job seekers trooped to SM City Naga for the two day jobs fair last May 1 and 2, simultaneously done with other SM malls and in partnership

    with the Department of Labor and employment and Public Employment and Service Office. At least Ninety Seven companies including local, national and overseas offered 10, 631 job vacancies in the said activity. A total of Three Hundred Ninety Nine applicants were hired on the spot. A livelihood fair which showcased products of DOLE beneficiaries from various provinces was also held alongside the jobs fair.

    LEGAZPI CITY- A nice dinner, not just breakfast, will surely be served to 399 Bicolano families after the Labor Day.

    This is what DOLE Bicol regional director Nathaniel

    V. Lacambra proudly said to members of the tri-media 4-days after the simultane-ous 2015 Labor Day Mega Jobs Fair in Legazpi and Naga City.

    The 399 Bicolanos whom

    RD Lacambra was referring to, were the Hired-On-The-Spot (HOTS) of the recently concluded Jobs Fairs in the two (2) biggest Cities of the Bicol region.

    Its fulfilling. To know

    that more than a hundred Bicolano families will have food on their table after Labor Day, is really fulfill-ing... RD Lacambra said meaningfully.

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    PRiViLeGe SPeeCHBy Honorable Vidal P. CastilloMay 5, 2015 Regular Session

    Good Morning!As expected by some others, especially some

    of the members of the PNP, that this morning, I will be going to sponsor a Resolution for Commenda-tion.

    So be it.

    Mr. Chairman and my esteemed colleagues, last Wednesday , April 29, 2015, a group of Personnel of the Intel of NCPO led by PCI Benito E. Dipad, Jr., arrested Victor Lorenz T. Rosales A.K.A. Ch-inglo. Leader of CHINGLOs Drug Group reported operating in Naga City and neighboring munici-palities in Camarines Sur. Chinglo ranked No, 3 in the list of the Citys Top 10 Most Wanted Person, however, he ranked Number 1 in the Top 10 Most Wanted Person in the entire Region 5 on Drug per-sonalities.

    "Poon 2006 kan inisyu ni Hon. Judge Maria Eden Huenda Altea and Presiding Judge kan RTC Branch 61 kan Ciudad nin Naga ang warrant of ar-rest, with no bail recommended, haloy asin halawig an mga binilang na mga taon bago ini nadakop. Alagad maliwanag ang mensahe, na gabos na bagay digdi sa kinaban may katapusan. Asin ngu-nyan na aga, masakit para sa sakuya na matapos ang matrayumpong pagkakadakop sa No. 1 Most Wanted person digdi sa Region 5 na imbwelto sa droga dae ako magirong asin selencio sana kita. Nin huli dakula an sakong pagtubod na ang Sang-guniang Panlungsod kan Naga, sa pamamayo kan satuyang mahigos asin dedikadong Vice Alcalde asin Presiding Officer Nelson Legacion kairibahan kita gabos, na kita sararo, sa pag condenar sa mga taong imbwelto asin nabubuhay sa pagpabakal ni shabu, ang integridad kan Sangguniang Panlung-sod mantinido, asin igwa, bilog an determinasyon, na maging Drug Free ang Maogmang Lugar kan Ciudad nin Naga sa mga maabot na aldaw. Buhay na buhay pa sa satuyang kaisipan para sa mao-gma asin magayon na futuro kan satuyang mga jovenes lalong lalo na kang mga youth officials na kaiba ta."

    With this content, Mr. Chairman and with the consideration of the body, I would like to sponsor again a Resolution Congratulating and Commend-ing the PNP-Naga Intelligence group led by PCI Benito E. Dipad, Jr., under the direct supervision of PSSUPT Narciso D. Domingo, OIC-NCPO, for the successful arrest of Victor Lorenzo T. Rosa-les a.k.a. CHINGLO, leader of CHINGLOs Drug Group that ranked Number 1 in the Top 10 Most Wanted Regional Level on Drug Personalities.

    Thank you and again Good Morning!

    Present during the in-auguration was NFA Ad-ministrator Renan Dalisay, Cong. Dato Arroyo, Mayor Jimenez and Vice Mayor Bulaong of Libmanan, and Mayor Villanueva of Ca-busao.

    Dalisay assured his au-dience that the NFA main-tains a buffer stock of rice

    good for 30 days or 10-15% of the rice consumption of Filipinos. He also reiter-ated NFAs commitment to stabilize the price of rice as well as ensure its supply at all times, including times of natural calamities.

    The warehouse was built on a 1-hectare lot donated by Dante Guiruela.

    new nfa warehouse . . .

  • Bikol reporter6 may 10-16, 2015

    Balatas Road, Brgy. Balatas, Naga City

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    eLizABeTH V. AoNueVo APRiL 10, 2015LyDiA M. BRioSo APRiL 5, 2015ViCeNTe F. euSTe SR. APRiL 10, 2015MARiA NiMFA o. MuRALLo APRiL 7, 2015CASiANo V. BueNAAGuA APRiL 11, 2015NyDiA S. SeRViNo APRiL 10, 2015PeDRo T. GARCeRo JR APRiL 14, 2015ABRAHAM F. CuRBA SR. APRiL 14, 2015eLMeR B. VALeNzueLA APRiL 14, 2015oTiLiA B. CLAVo APRiL 16, 2015JoB A. RoMeRo APRiL 17, 2015CHARiTy B. FeRNANDez APRiL 18, 2015ReNe L. KALAw APRiL 19, 2015eDuARDo B. ViDAL APRiL 22, 2015eRLiNDA C. BAAReS APRiL 22, 2015ToMASA T. ReCieNTeS APRiL 25, 2015JoNATHAN S. ALANo APRiL 24, 2015eSTReLLA B. AzuR APRiL 29, 2015MARiA CoRAzoN A. oRANTe APRiL 28, 2015JeFFRe F. RAoN APRiL 30, 2015MANueL C. TiPoNeS APRiL 29, 2015MAGDALeNA S. VeRAR APRiL 30, 2015


    AFFiDAViT oF CLAiM wiTH wAiVeR oF RiGHTSNotice is hereby given that the named parties are the only surviving heirs of the deceased depositor TRiNiDAD Q. BANDiBAS who died on December 19, 2014; with no known debts or obligations at the time of her death, left Savings Deposit with the Philippine Veterans Bank, Naga City; the Heirs hereby request said Bank to release the balance deposit in favor of LUCENA B. RIVERA, her co-heirs having waived their rights over the said deposit in her favor, as acknowledged before Notary Public Atty. Imee Abardo-Estrada., Doc. No. 119, Page No. 24, Book No.XIV, Series of 2015.BiKoL RePoRTeRPublished: May 10, 17 and 24, 2015

    PROVINCIAL BLOOD COUNCILVice Governor Fortunato Pena recently inducted the offi cers of the Provincial Blood Coordinating Council at the Regent Hotel in Naga where they planned to create a mobile blood donation team, a blood volunteer program, a hospital blood committee, and to hold a blood donation month.

    listened for two years and our people leads me here as the best way, and with the biggest challenge: to level up the Al-bay transformation work-in-progress focusing on 1 (one)," his Facebook post read.

    He cited some of his prime projects in the district such as

    salceda vs co in alBay's . . .the completion of the Daraga International Airport, the Southrail Project or the Ma-nila-Albay-Matnog, funding for the two critical bridges from Cagraray to Batan and Batan to Rapu-Rapu and oth-er infrastructure projects.

    "Having stated my inten-

    tion, I have gone to Joroan to seek the blessing of our Ina which I have done in my past nine political endeavors. I have visited the Garden of Faith to seek the blessing of my mother Cielo Adelina Flo-rin Sarte and brother Ray and my ancestors -- my lolo and lola," he added.

    Salceda's ancestors came from Polangui, Albay, in the third district -- where he was a three-term representative.

    In 2007, he became the governor of the province.

    In social media, several posts have been showing that AKO Bikol Party-list Rep. Christopher S. Co was eyeing to run for the same position.

    Co is one of the successful businessmen in Albay and a brother of Zaldy S. Co -- the chairman and chief operating offi cer of the family-owned Sunwest Group of Companies which is into real estate de-velopment, construction and leisure property businesses, among others.

    In a related story,Salceda has been invited as panelist and speaker at the third an-nual Disaster Preparedness Forum on July 2, 2015 at the Melia Hotel in Hanoi, Viet-nam.

    The forum is an annual

    event hosted by CSR Asia and sponsored by Prudence Foundation. The event is ex-pected to draw the attendance of more than 150 participants and be widely covered by the media as based on the success of the previous years forum.

    Both of our organizations are committed to strength-ening the role the business sector can play in helping communities build capacities for disaster preparedness, re-sponse and recovery, CSR Asia chairman Richard Wel-ford said.

    This years forum titled Creating Values through Strategic Partnerships will

    focus on bringing together key leaders in business, hu-manitarian and government sectors across the Asia-Pa-cific region to help advance and form strategic partner-ships for community disas-ter preparedness, Welford added.

    Salceda will be participat-ing in the panel titled The evolving role of business in community disaster prepared-ness and the need for strate-gic partnership together with individuals representing the private sector, humanitarian and media to help provide a holistic view on the said area. -PNA

    The connection between jobs and food on the table were coined by DOLE Bi-col after overhearing simple talks from a group of pre-sumably HOTS applicants while having lunch last May 1 at SM Naga.

    The group, according to RD Lacambra, were just so happy that they were hired that day and that they could duplicate the lunch feast they are enjoying that moment, back at home, for their familys dinner.

    They (group of ap-plicants) were right. Job means food. No job means no food. RD Lacambra added saying that he was re-ally touched by the conver-sation.

    On record, DOLE Bicol registered a total of 4,071 job applicants for both Jobs Fairs in which 2,658 in SM Naga and 1,413 in LCC Legazpi. Of the total job ap-plicants some 3,388 (2,423 in Naga and 965 in Legazpi) were qualifi ed for a job.

    399 hired in JoBs fair . . .Of the applicants, ten (10)

    were referred to TESDA while two (2) were referred for livelihood assistance.

    The 399 combined HOTS is broken down as follows. The Naga Jobs Fair recorded the most number of HOTS with 366 while 33 HOTS were from the Legazpi affair. Con-sequently, the HOTS for local employment were 211 males with only 150 females while there are 5 HOTS for overseas em-ployment in which 4 were males and 1 female.

    DOLE Bicol Assistant Regional Director Atty. Ma. Karina Perida shared that there are actually more than 399 Bicolanos who ben-efi tted from the Jobs Fair and these are not just the HOTS.

    We are too focused on the HOTS and sometimes forget that we still have what we call the near-hires or those applicants who are waiting for further inter-

    views. Technically they will still be hired on a later date. ARD Trayvilla added.

    On the Jobs Fair tally sheet, the Total Near Hire Applicants is 238 wherein 176 for local employment and 62 for overseas employ-ment. For local employ-ment on this category, the females topped with 104 vs 72 for males. Similar with overseas employment, the females dominated with 35 near hires while only 27 for males.

    If we add the total near hires to the HOTS we will have 637 Bicolanos landing a job on Labor Day. This will be more fulfi lling RD Lacambra added.

    As of press time, DOLE Bicol in cooperation with the PESO offi ces in Legaz-pi and in Naga, is already monitoring not just the pos-sible placement of the near hires but also the possible placement some of the Job Applicants labelled under Qualifi ed Applicants.

    According to DOLE Bi-col, the Near Hires have an 90% chance of landing a job while those labelled under Qualifi ed Applicants have about 70-80% of still get-ting a job.

    Lets just cross our fi n-gers and pray for them, RD Lacambra encouraged.

    The SM Mega Jobs and Livelihood Fair was in partnership with SM City Naga, Metro Naga PESO, Naga Colleges Foundation Inc. (NCF) and ABS-CBN Bicol while the LCC Jobs Fair in Legazpi City was in partnership with LCC Mall, Legazpi City PESO Of-fi ce and ABS-CBN. -RAY-MOND ESCALANTE

  • Bikol reporter 7may 10-16, 2015

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    All unredeemed items/articles pawned at ASPe iGuAL-DAD PAwNSHoP, Cor. igualdad ext. & J. Hernandez Ave., igualdad, Naga City, pawned from from DeC. 1-31, 2014 whose terms have expired will be sold to public auction sale on JuNe 1, 2015 from 9:00 A.M.-12:00 NooN.

    Redemption/Renewals of all pledges covered by the above-mentioned date will be honored until MAy 28, 2015 only. THe MANAGeMeNTBiKoL RePoRTeRPublished: MAy 3 and 10, 2015


    All unredeemed items/articles pawned at ASPe eXPLoR-eR PAwNSHoP, Ground Floor, Bichara Complex, Abella St., igualdad, Naga City, pawned from from DeC. 1-31, 2014 whose terms have expired will be sold to public auction sale on JuNe 1, 2015 from 9:00 A.M.-12:00 NooN.

    Redemption/Renewals of all pledges covered by the above-mentioned date will be honored until MAy 28, 2015 only. THe MANAGeMeNTBiKoL RePoRTeRPublished: MAy 3 and 10, 2015


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    Redemption/Renewals of all pledges covered by the above-mentioned date will be honored until MAy 28, 2015 only. THe MANAGeMeNTBiKoL RePoRTeRPublished: MAy 3 and 10, 2015


    All unredeemed items/articles pawned at R. M. ASPe PAwNSHoP, Cor. Panganiban & elias Angeles Street, Naga City, pawned from DeC. 1-31, 2014 whose terms have expired will be sold to public auction sale on JuNe 1, 2015 from 9:00 A.M.-12:00 NooN.

    Redemption/Renewals of all pledges covered by the above-mentioned date will be honored until MAy 28, 2015 only. THe MANAGeMeNTBiKoL RePoRTeRPublished: MAy 3 and 10, 2015


    All unredeemed items/articles pawned at ASPe CRowN-JeweL PAwNSHoP & JeweLRy SToRe, Bichara Mall corner J. Hernandez & Gen. Luna Sts., Naga City, pawned from from DeC. 1-31, 2014 whose terms have expired will be sold to public auction sale on JuNe 1, 2015 from 9:00 A.M.-12:00 NooN.

    Redemption/Renewals of all pledges covered by the above-mentioned date will be honored until MAy 28, 2015 only. THe MANAGeMeNTBiKoL RePoRTeRPublished: MAy 3 and 10, 2015


    Two of some 110 hatchlings or infant green sea turtles try it out in the open sea as DeNR Region V official release them in Maramba, Oas town in Albay on April 28, 2015. It took two months for the eggs to hatch. in Feb. this year, a green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) nested or laid its 140 eggs in one of the town's beaches (Photo: CeNRoGuinobatan)

    ries paid their loans religiously. "With its initial success, the as-sociation is now in a position to buy 20 more stalls," She said.

    "Their success serves as my inspiration," said Senator Alan Peter Cayetano, who was recently informed of the successful collaboration between the local government and the vendors' association.

    Naipakita ng samahan na ito na madali na magkaroon ng kaayusan kung tulong-tulong, Sen. Cayetano said. Tama lang na magkaroon ang vendors ng kani-kaniyang pwesto nang hin-di maka-abala sa pedestrians at maging sanhi ng trapik.

    This, he adds, is one of the thrusts of the PTK program. "The program is an innovative way of giving our people an easier access to credit to groups

    who would not be qualified to avail of loans from banks and other lending institutions," the senator pointed out.

    Ang PTK ay una nating hak-bang para magkaroon ng tunay na pagbabago ang buhay ng tao. Ito dapat ang nasa isip ng goby-erno paano makakatulong sa publiko sa halip na makaper-wisyo, Sen. Cayetano said.

    He thanked Mayor Bernaldez for her vision and initiative in in-troducing the food carts project using the PTK grant.

    Based on the experiences of the PTK program, Sen. Cayetano said PTK has also proven that with little guidance and help, transport, farmers', fishermen's, market vendors' groups, can be relied upon to help improve their members livelihood.

    Bicol amBulant vendors . . .

    Bicols indigent Sr. Citizens get P50M pension fundBy DANNy o. CALLeJA

    LEGAZPI CITY Over 8,300 indigent senior citizens in Bicol are going to benefit from the nearly Php50 million in newly-released national gov-ernment fund for their social pension, according to the De-partment of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD).

    The amount is the regions share from the total of Php1.2 billion recently released by the Department of Budget and Man-agement (DBM) to the DSWD for the 200,000 needy elderly in all the 16 administrative regions of the country in support of the Aquino administrations goal to facilitate inclusive growth.

    As the countrys economy expands, Filipinos, young and old, should benefit directly from our reforms. This is exactly what inclusive growth is all about, DSWD Regional Director Arnel Garcia on Friday here said.

    The fund release is mandated under Republic Act (RA) 9994 or the Expanded Senior Citizens Act of 2010 that provides for the Social Pension of Indigent Se-nior Citizens, which means more elderly indigents can now receive additional government assistance in the form of a monthly stipend amounting to Php500, he said.

    The same Act also mandates the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) to automati-cally place under its coverage all the at least 2.16 million senior

    citizens across the country who have yet to get the health insur-ance.

    In announcing the fund re-lease over the week, DBM Sec-retary Florencio Butch Abad said we crafted the 2015 budget to prioritize the poor and the vul-nerable, including indigent se-nior citizens. This release will al-low us to address the basic needs of our elderly indigents, who do not otherwise have the resources to support themselves.

    Indigent senior citizens are defined under RA 9994 as any elderly who is frail, sickly or with disability, and without pen-sion or permanent source of in-come, compensation or financial assistance from his/her relatives to support his/her basic needs, as determined by the DSWD in consultation with the National Coordinating and Monitoring Board.

    The P1.2-billion releasewhich will benefit a total of 200,000 elderly indigents aged 65 and abovewas charged against the 2015 General Appropriations Act (GAA), under the DSWDs Php5.96-billion budget for Social Pension for Indigent Senior Citi-zens.

    Through this fund, the ad-ministration could support this year a total of 200,000 indigent senior citizens living anywhere within the countrys 16 regions, with Bicol having 8,329 -- the third lowest in number following Central Mindanao (Region XII),

    the lowest with 7,756, and the Southern Tagalog (Region IV-A) with 8,309.

    The Php1.2 billion fund is di-vided among regions according to the number of beneficiaries as follows: National Capital Region, Php106.004 million, 17,674 bene-ficiaries; Region I, Php51.522 mil-lion, 8,587; Region II, Ph68.898 million, 11,483; Cordillera Auton-omous Region, Php82.914 million, 13,819; Region III, Php74.934 million, 12,489; Region IV-A, Php49.854 million; Region IV-B, Php63.372 million, 10,562; Re-gion VI, Php54.516 million, 9,086; Region VII, Php 50.322 million, 8,387; Region VIII, Php78.132 million, 13,022; Region IX, Php70.950 million, 11,825; Re-gion X, Php59.748, 9,958; Region XI, Php143.160 million, 23,860; Region XII, Php46.536 million; and Region XIII, Php149.124 million, 24,854.

    The beneficiaries were pre-identified through the Listah-anan or the National Household Targeting System for Poverty Reduction (NHTS-PR), an infor-mation management system that determines who and where the poor are and made available to government agencies and other social protection stakeholders as a basis in identifying potential targets of social protection pro-grams and services.

    In Bicol, the 2011 Listah-anan, which was validated in the last quarter of 2014 through the Proxy Means Test (PMT), identified a total of 10,643 social pensioners with ages 70 years old and above who have been receiv-ing the Php500 monthly stipend since 2009.

    The validation was done fol-lowing reports on discrepancies involving the program wherein some beneficiaries were either unqualified or non-existing.

    Garcia said the current listing of beneficiaries is now reliable fol-lowing the PMT as it assures that only those qualified and deserv-ing are getting the pension under RA 9994 which is an expanded version of the past program that qualified only those who were 70 years old and above.

    Under this new fund, 65 years old and above are covered, which means more senior citi-zens are getting the benefits, he explained.

    Dakulaon na tabang samo ang pension na ini para maka-bakal kami ning bulong asin iba ming mga kaipuhan na mag agom (This pension is a big help to us. Because of it, we are able

    to buy medicines and our other needs), Editha Alegre, a ben-eficiary here, told the Philippine News Agency.

    Hence, the social pension re-lives hope that the senior citizens will spend the remaining days of their lives without much daily liv-ing trouble, according to Garcia.

    Prior to the release of the fresh fund, the DSWD was required to furnish the DBM various docu-ments, including the special budget requests, with the support of a detailed Financial Plan, a

    Monthly Disbursement Program (MDP), a Physical Plan, and oth-er documentary requirements.

    It isnt enough that the bud-get can support our indigent se-nior citizens. We also need to improve how government works so that the funds will actually go straight to the beneficiaries. In working closely with our agen-cies and helping them improve their budget and project plans, we can make public spending more transparent and accountable, Abad said.

  • Bikol reporter8 may 10-16, 2015