Monthly Archives: January 2013

An American embraces his Filipino past

By Juan Escandor Jr. NAGA CITY—American Donald Pribor rode the train back to Manila from Naga City in late October last year. He had just been to Gubat town in Sorsogon, retracing the route taken by his kinfolk during World … Continue reading

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Abaca plantation in Sorsogon town up for rehab

LEGAZPI CITY, Jan. 22 (PIA) — Ninety-hectares of abaca plantation in Irosin, Sorsogon will be replanted this year as part of the Abaca Industry Rehabilitation Project of the Fiber Industry Development Authority (FIDA). The project is funded by Itochu, a … Continue reading

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DOE plans to renew info drive on Sorsogon energy sources

THE Department of Energy (DOE) and Summa Kumagai Inc. (SKI) who propose to put up a geothermal facility at the outskirt of Mt. Bulusan in Sorsogon plan to start another round of information campaign after efforts to locate an underground … Continue reading

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Rice production in Sorsogon falls short of local demand–NFA official

SORSOGON CITY—Rice production in Sorsogon province in 2012 fell short of meeting local consumer demand, according to National Food Authority (NFA) Provincial Manager Eliseo B. Caliwag. “Annual consumption [of the staple in] Sorsogon is 1,956,400 bags of rice,” Caliwag said. … Continue reading

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Gallery: Jollibee In Front of Good Luck

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Rehabilitation of mangrove forest boosts Sorsogon town’s ecotourism

by Oliver Samson PRIETO DIAZ, Sorsogon—The successful rehabilitation of the sprawling mangrove forest here by a group of residents has boosted the eco-tourism program of this municipality found 36 kilometers southeast of Sorsogon City. The group calling itself Seagrass, Mangrove … Continue reading

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Present from my Almamater, Sorsogon Pilot Elementary School

   

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