Monthly Archives: February 2013

31% more tourists visited Sorsogon in 2012

By Olivery Samson SORSOGON CITY—The number of tourists who arrived in the province last year grew 31 percent to 151,323 local and 22,377 foreign tourists or a total of 173,700 from the 2011 total arrivals of 132,696, Provincial Tourism Officer … Continue reading

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Orisipon: Sorsogon City’s Tennis Courts

I played Tennis, on and off, since grade 5. I remember my uncle gave me this Wilson wooden racquet with braces. I would wake up early in the morning and go to GSIS tennis court. It’s very rare that I … Continue reading

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Coconut Industry in Sorsogon Province

Last year, according to the news copra prices dropped to PHP14/kilo. Our family said that in our area, it dropped to PHP15/kilo, a sure way to burn down any capital available. It takes PHP20/kilo of copra for them to make … Continue reading

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People Participation in Sorsogon City

I read this article – People Participation in Naga City . I have been living in Manila in the last 20 years that I am not very familiar with the dynamics of the community anymore.  It would be interesting if … Continue reading

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Delay in Bicol airport project hit

By Gil Cabacungan Four months after a bidding was held for the Bicol International Airport construction in Daraga, Albay, the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) has yet to award the contract for the project. Albay Gov. Joey Salceda said … Continue reading

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Compressor-enhanced cyanide fishing hurting Sorsogon fisherfolk

SORSOGON CITY, Sorsogon—For small-scale fishermen in Sorsogon province, April through August is the best time for fishing because during this period, the sea there is calm and clear. Unfortunately, it is also the worst because divers engaged in cyanide fishing, … Continue reading

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City Sights – The old Sorsogon town hall c12/2013

    Related article: Sorsogon Town Hall – Yesterday and Today [Updated]

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