Monthly Archives: September 2011

National Security Policy of 2011 to 2016

I know this is not directly about Sorsogon, but since the province is sometimes rock by insurgents, I am sharing it with the readers anyway. You can download it from this site.

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Coast Guard allows stranded passengers to leave Samar ports

TACLOBAN CITY, Philippines—The Philippine Coast Guard on Tuesday allowed 481 passengers on 54 buses to leave two ports in Northern Samar where they had been stranded since Monday when the authorities suspended ferry crossings in light of the approach of … Continue reading

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Over 3,000 passengers stranded due to ‘Pedring’

MANILA, Philippines – The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said on Tuesday that 3,186 passengers were stranded in various ports due to typhoon “Pedring.” In its latest report, NDRRMC said 1,113 passengers were stranded in Matnog, Sorsogon; … Continue reading

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San Miguel power unit bags new supply contracts

MANILA, Philippines – San Miguel Energy Corp. (SMEC), the power generation arm of San Miguel Corp. (SMC), has been awarded two new power supply contracts. Based on Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) documents, SMEC has been chosen by Ilocos Norte Electric … Continue reading

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PNR gets old trains from Japan

By: Paolo G. Montecillo Philippine Daily Inquirer The Philippines has received a donation of used train cars from the Japanese government, paving the way for more commuters to use the recently opened railway service between Metro Manila and the Bicol … Continue reading

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PNP: Two cops hurt in Sorsogon attack

Two police officers were hurt in an attack by a group of unidentified armed men in the island province of Sorsogon in the Bicol Region Friday night, the Philippine National Police said. PNP spokesman Chief Superintendent Agrimero Cruz Jr identified … Continue reading

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Patrol car saves police post from NPA attack in Sorsogon

Sorsogon, Philippines – A police patrol car saved an undermanned town police station in Sorsogon from being overrun by communist rebels who have been intensifying the attacks in province in the past few days. Supt. Wilson Asueta, spokesman of the … Continue reading

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