Monthly Archives: February 2012

Driving from Manila to Sorsogon (Part 3 – Driving along Bicol Area)

From Andaya highway, you will exit via Sipocot. Sipocot has spotty highway – now it’s smooth, later you will find yourself in a crater-size pot holes. However, moving to Camarines Sur, the highway is much better – except for some … Continue reading

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Sorsogon water firm preserves watershed areas, pursues contour agricultural farming

By Irma A. Guhit Tuesday 21st of February 2012 SORSOGON CITY, Feb.21 (PIA) — Watershed areas need to be cared for, preserved and protected as these sustain the source of water, said Engr. Ronaldo G. Borbono, manager of the Sorsogon … Continue reading

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Orosipon – Istorya San Lola Ko (Happy Birthday Lola Felisa)

Even when I was a kid, I prefer to listen to the stories of those older than me. One thing that never fails to amaze me, is the fact that lola never showed that she has a favorite among my … Continue reading

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Travel Tip – Dealing with Public Restrooms

It’s been a perennial challenge for travelers on a long trip to have clean restrooms along the way, especially for the ladies. Here’s a tip that I learned from my sister in law – a lighter and a rubbing alcohol (hand … Continue reading

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Driving from Manila to Sorsogon (Part 2 – Driving along Quirino Highway)

Note: This is the second of the series, Driving from Manila to Sorsogon. From Calauag City, one can decide if he wants to take the Bitukang Manok going to Naga City. From what the author gathered, the road is very … Continue reading

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17 Bicol schools to impose tuition hikes

By Media Solutions Home Updated February 14, 2012 05:00 PM 0 comment to this post LEGAZPI CITY, Philippines – Seventeen higher education institutions (HEI) in Bicol region signified intentions to raise tuition fees on school year 2012-2013, the Commission on … Continue reading

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Sorsogon City is still Waiting for the Google Map Update

It would have been more fun if Google Map can now cover Brgy. Balogo, the whole of Bibincahan, Cabid-an and other nearby barangays. Besides, the local government can use it for planning purposes especially for disaster risk management. Oh well, that’s … Continue reading

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