Monthly Archives: January 2012

BacMan geothermal plant seen running by Sept.

Posted on January 29, 2012 10:18:46 PM ENERGY DEVELOPMENT Corp. (EDC) expects to complete rehabilitation work on its Bacon-Manito (BacMan) geothermal power plant by September, more than a year later than planned, an official said last week. “For BacMan, the … Continue reading

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Lessons from Donsol

By Amer R. Amor, VERA Files Posted at 01/29/2012 10:30 PM | Updated as of 01/30/2012 12:42 AM What other towns can learn about whale sharks (First of two parts) It was an image Butanding Interaction Officer (BIO) Allan Amanse … Continue reading

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Earthquakes Rock Bicol And Cagayan

By ELLALYN B. DE VERA January 28, 2012, 7:53pm MANILA, Philippines — A moderately strong earthquake measuring 5.5-magnitude on the Richter scale jolted parts of Bicol Region Saturday morning. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) recorded the 5.5-magnitude … Continue reading

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Orosipon – Ministry of Human Settlement

My cousin’s family home is located along Brgy. Balogo, just in front of the old building of Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR). In the ’80s, the said building hosted to Ministry of Human Settlement lead by the former first lady … Continue reading

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Orisipon – Jane’s Restaurant aka Velasco Restaurant

Jane’s Restaurant was originally located in plasa and transferred around in the 90s, if the author’s memory serves him right. Before Jane’s it was known as Velasco Restaurant, one of the few restos in the old town of Sorsogon. Velasco brings … Continue reading

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Burgos Street’s Buildings Gallery

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Bicol revs up economic engine

By Fernan Gianan, Jonas Cabiles Soltes, Mar Arguelles 9:47 pm | Wednesday, January 25th, 2012 In this Year of the Water Dragon, Bicol is poised to take off. The optimism stems from the region’s economic growth in previous years as … Continue reading

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