Monthly Archives: October 2012

UB Defends SL-Bicol Cage Title

University of Batangas opens defense of its title when the South Luzon/Bicol regional games of the Philippine Collegiate Champions League (PCCL) 2012 National Collegiate Championship kicks off Nov. 3-5 at the J.M. Robredo Coliseum in Naga City. Looming as the … Continue reading

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‘Ofel’ dead now up to 27—NDRRMC

Three more drowning victims were recovered by authorities in Batangas and Sorsogon over the weekend, bringing to 27 the death toll from Tropical Storm “Ofel,” the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said Sunday. Undersecretary Benito Ramos, NDRRMC … Continue reading

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Radio commentator nabbed for drugs in Sorsogon

Anti-narcotics agents nabbed a radio commentator during a sting operation in Sorsogon, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency said on Thursday. The PDEA said the suspect, Felicito Lazaro, 62, a radio commentator,of Bagong Silang, Masbate City, was arrested by authorities after … Continue reading

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Business establishments urged to renew permits earlier

By Benilda A. Recebido SORSOGON CITY, Oct 15 (PIA) — The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) headquarters in this city has started inspecting all establishments in anticipation of the yearly One-Stop-Shop Program for business permits renewal at the city hall … Continue reading

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PNR Train Advisory – October 1, 2012

Source: PNR Website

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Oct 17, a non-working holiday for Sorsogon

By Benilda A. Recebido SORSOGON CITY, Oct 17 (PIA) – The province of Sorsogon will be turning 118 years today, October 17. In observance of this, Sorsogon Governor Raul R. Lee issued Executive Order No. 012 series of 2012 declaring … Continue reading

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Chiz’s mom to run for Congress

MANILA, Philippines – The widow of Sorsogon Rep Salvador Escudero III will seek to fill the seat he vacated in Congress in the coming polls, the Bicol Mail reported. Sen Francis Escudero made the announcement last week that his mom Evelina Guevara-Escudero … Continue reading

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Sorsogon is rice-sufficient

By Oliver Samson Sorsogon City — The province has sufficient rice despite traders shipping stocks to meet deficiencies in Masbate and Samar, said a National Food Authority official. Eliseo Caliwag, NFA provincial manager, said the agency has prepared enough buffer … Continue reading

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Airport relocation

By Florencio P. Narito Albay Governor Joey Salceda, has endorsed to the Department of Transportation and Communication and the Civil Aviation Authority the transfer of the Masbate Airport to accommodate bigger aircraft. The RDC Secretariat said expanding the terminal is listed as a key infrastructure  in … Continue reading

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Sorsogon’s Kasanggayahan Fest goes global with worldwide Photowalk

By Benilda A. Recebido SORSOGON CITY, Oct. 12 (PIA) — For the first time, the annual Kasanggayahan Festival of Sorsogon province will gain international exposure in a worldwide photowalk both by professional and photography enthusiasts from Bicol and Sorsogon in … Continue reading

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