Monthly Archives: July 2012

Loida Lewis is China’s newest public enemy no. 1

By Rodel Rodis China’s newest Public Enemy No. 1 is no longer exiled human rights activist Chen Guancheng but Loida Nicolas-Lewis, the New York-based national chair of the US Pinoys for Good Governance (USP4GG). After Lewis held a press conference in … Continue reading

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New airport to rise in Bicol

By: Ana G. Roa Philippine Daily Inquirer 11:29 pm | Monday, July 23rd, 2012 MANILA, Philippines–The National Economic and Development Authority (Neda) Investment Coordination-Cabinet Committee has approved the construction of a new airport in Daraga, Albay. The Neda ICC-CabCom approved the … Continue reading

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Purpose Driven Travels: The Gubat, Sorsogon Book Sharing Project

Originally posted on Tadonggeniuskuno:
“A room without books is like a body without a soul.” ― Marcus Tullius Cicero Traveling is a privilege to most Filipinos. In a country beset by poverty, not everyone has the chance to visit exotic…

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A Feedback from one of the Readers

Note: This feedback is sent via email. One of the reasons why I am maintaining this site.  ——————————————————————————————- It was nice reading your blog about my hometown, Bacon, Sorsogon City. With the way you described your childhood days of swimming … Continue reading

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Graft raps filed vs Sorsogon officials, bank execs over P350-M loan

SORSOGON CITY — Sorsogon provincial officials and two top executives of the Land Bank of the Philippines (LBP) have been charged for graft in connection with the P350-million loan recently acquired by the province. Charged for violations of Republic Act … Continue reading

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Cholera Epidemic Hits Bicol Region

By JENNY F. MANONGDO July 16, 2012 The World Health Organization (WHO) and the Department of Health (DOH) are assessing the appropriate measures to contain the outbreak of cholera in the province of Catanduanes after more than 2,000 have already … Continue reading

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P163-M lotto pot still unclaimed

By Perseus Echeminada (The Philippine Star) Updated July 14, 2012 MANILA, Philippines – The lucky bettor from Sorsogon who won the 6/55 Grand Lotto jackpot of P163.9 million has yet to claim the prize, the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) … Continue reading

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It’s more fun in the waters of Sorsogon

ONE major destination in our three-province romp across the Bicol region (the others are Albay and Camarines Norte) is the province of Sorsogon, known for its whale shark (butanding) sightseeing tours. Event organizer Bernard Supetran and I just had a … Continue reading

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Collision kills 3 in Sorsogon City

SORSOGON CITY—Three persons were dead and three others injured on Wednesday in a collision between a government ambulance and a bus on a highway in a village here. Killed were Benjie Guarte, 30, driver of the ambulance; Marilyn Ladimo, therapist … Continue reading

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By Gertrude Peralta Shaw Vicente L. Peralta, was Congressman for the 2nd District of Sorsogon, Sorsogon, representing that province for almost 16 years, when, a heart attack at the age of 54, shortened his life and the impressive representation he … Continue reading

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