Monthly Archives: April 2012

Here’s another one for Sorsogon State College!

Sorsogon State College is ranked third on the most no. of board passers for Licensure Examinations for Teachers (LET) – 60 passed out of 71 examinees! The news article was published last April 26, 2012.

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Poor folks in Sorsogon taught how to make a living from ‘hilot’

By Tarra Quismundo Philippine Daily Inquirer 3:40 pm | Wednesday, April 25th, 2012 MANILA, Philippines—For a poor community in Sorsogon, the traditional “hilot” home remedy will soon become a source of livelihood. The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (Tesda) … Continue reading

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Trip to Sorsogon Later Tonight (crossing my fingers on the bus)

My 100-year grandmother died over the weekend, exactly 2 months after his 100th birthday. I am taking the Isarog line with lazy boy seats. I chose this so that my daughter and I can relax on a long trip, plus … Continue reading

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Oslob’s tuki tour operators to visit Donsol

By Carmel Loise Matus Cebu Daily News 7:52 am | Thursday, April 19th, 2012 Oslob and Cebu tourism officials will go to  Donsol in Sorsogon province next month to see for themselves “best practices” in whale shark tourism. “Although they … Continue reading

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From leprosarium, a community life

By Juan Escandor Jr. Philippine Daily Inquirer 9:47 pm | Wednesday, April 4th, 2012 CABUSAO, Camarines Sur–Maria Dichoso Rull, 83, has nothing more to ask in life; she is contented living inside a hospital ward and her children never fail … Continue reading

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Pulling Bicol up from poverty with coco fiber ropes

The story of Dr. Justino Arboleda By: Ralph Fajardo Philippine Daily Inquirer 11:05 pm | Saturday, April 14th, 2012 In the early 90s, when the then dean of Bicol University’s College of Agriculture, Dr. Justino Arboleda, first heard of a … Continue reading

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NFA told to open buying stations, start purchasing farmers’ fresh palay

Sunday, April 15, 2012 MANILA — Farmers’ organizations in various parts of the country said that local traders are manipulating the market price of freshly harvested palay as they called on the government to immediately open its buying stations to … Continue reading

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Sorsogon tops Magayon awards

Saturday, 14 April, 2012 Written by Florencio P. Narito LEGAZPI CITY — Albay Governor Joey Salceda, Bicol tourism regional director Maria Ong Ravanilla and Cagayan Rep. Juan Ponce Enrile Jr. on Tuesday awarded P500,000 to the UNOD Festival of Castilla, … 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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Women empowered through peace and dev’t projects in Sorsogon

Friday, April 13. 2012 MANILA — The scorching afternoon sun illuminates her bronze skin as she walks a mile or two to the newly built irrigation area. Today, she is going to check if everything in the site is in … Continue reading

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