Tag Archives: Matnog Sorsogon

Orosipon: Talaga, Magkakaigwa na sin Tren sa Sorsogon??

This is an interesting article from Manny Villar – Integrated Luzon Railway Project. According to the government site, it’s just a feasibility study (meaning, it may or may not be built at all). One can remember the MRT lines 2 and … Continue reading

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Experience aquadventure on pink isles

 MATNOG, Sorsogon—Lovers of adventure and cheap thrills will find a paradise waiting for them, after initially overcoming the challenges posed by Matnog’s tricky water currents. Surrounded by placid inland seas, the islands of Tikling and Subic off the coast of … Continue reading

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Pampanga delivers huge help to Leyte

JAVIER, Leyte—Barely a week after Supertyphoon Yolanda ravaged Leyte, help was immediately delivered by a delegation from the province of Pampanga, led by acting Gov. Dennis Pineda. The acting governor led the delegation that traveled by land from Pampanga and … Continue reading

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Ex-cop gunned down in Sorsogon

LEGAZPI CITY, Philippines—A retired policeman was gunned down by a suspected hit man of the New People’s Army in his house in Matnog, Sorsogon, Wednesday morning, police said. Virgilio Miguel Garra, a native of Matnog who retired as senior police … Continue reading

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“Bicol Express”, “Mayon Limited”, “Matnog Extension” railway prospects to boost development in the countryside — Salceda

LEGAZPI CITY, May 17 (PIA) — Albay Governor and Bicol Regional Development Council chair Joey Sarte Salceda sees the Railway Development Summit next month as a way of convincing President Benigno S. Aquino III to put railway development at the … Continue reading

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Mariculture parks propel tourism plans

By Juan Escandor Jr. MATNOG, Sorsogon—When tourists began arriving by motorboat to see the coves and islands of Matnog in the San Bernardino Strait in Sorsogon, municipal officials realized that it was time to boost the town’s brand of ecotourism … Continue reading

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South Korean nabbed in Sorsogon for kidnapping

MANILA, Philippines (Xinhua) – A South Korean national allegedly involved in the kidnapping of a fellow Korean in Cebu last year was arrested in Matnog last night, local police said today. Erwin Doma, Chief Inspector of the Sorsogon provincial police … Continue reading

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PNR dead in its tracks

By: Apolonio G. Ramos, Contributor Philippine Daily Inquirer 9:37 pm | Friday, April 13th, 2012 A vital factor in enhancing the economic development of our country is a modern railway system for Luzon. The Philippine National Railways is in its … Continue reading

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Port projects awarded

Posted on February 03, 2012 07:30:32 PM THE PHILIPPINE Ports Authority(PPA) has issued separate notices of award for P268.42-million worth of port development projects. In a copy of the Notice of Award posted on the government agency’s Web site yesterday, … Continue reading

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Bishop condemns ill effects of mining in Sorsogon

SORSOGON CITY (Oct. 21, 2011) – Outspoken Sorsogon bishop, Arturo Bastes told local news group “Media Solutions” how Iron ore mining is slowly destroying the environment in Matnog, Sorsogon, as he also opposed a planned geothermal exploration around Bulusan volcano … Continue reading

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