Monthly Archives: May 2013

Legazpi Savings Bank keen on selling Andy’s Point Hotel in Sorsogon

SORSOGON CITY—The Legazpi Savings Bank (LSB) is still keen on selling Andy’s Point Hotel formerly owned by the Albay-based Liao family after its foreclosure in 2011 due to unpaid debt amounting to P12 million, LSB Sorsogon Branch Operation Officer Jose … Continue reading

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4 groups pre-qualified for Bicol airport contract

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) has pre-qualified 4 groups for consulting and engineering services for the Bicol International Airport project. According to Transportation Undersecretary Rene Limcaoco the groups that qualified for the P120.4-million contract include: … Continue reading

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Residents do not want a geothermal plant in Irosin, Sorsogon–ICAG

IROSIN, Sorsogon—In the 1990s, the locals successfully blocked attempts of the Philippine National Oil Co. (PNOC) to put up a geothermal power plant in the area, Irosin Coalition Against Geothermal (ICAG) Chairman Dr. Precy D. Gante told the Business Mirror … Continue reading

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Robertson’s Department Store and Supermarket c2010

Robertson’s, a department store founded in Camarines Sur, is one of the three department stores in the city – other two are Good Luck Dep’t. Store and Sampaguita Dep’t. Store. Only the other two are still open for business. Robertson’s … Continue reading

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“Bicol Express”, “Mayon Limited”, “Matnog Extension” railway prospects to boost development in the countryside — Salceda

LEGAZPI CITY, May 17 (PIA) — Albay Governor and Bicol Regional Development Council chair Joey Sarte Salceda sees the Railway Development Summit next month as a way of convincing President Benigno S. Aquino III to put railway development at the … Continue reading

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Arrest order out vs. re-electionist Sorsogon governor

The Sandiganbayan Fifth Division has ordered the arrest of re-electionist Sorsogon governor Raul Lee and several others in connection with two graft charges filed against them by the Office of the Ombudsman. The case stemmed from the alleged anomalous purchase … Continue reading

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Sorsogon Provincial Hospital Upgrade to Cost P108 million

SORSOGON CITY—The Dr. Fernando B. Duran Sr. Memorial Hospital in Sorsogon province faces a P108-million upgrade to provide patients with comfortable accommodations and better health services at par with the services offered by private hospitals in the province, Dr. Edgar … Continue reading

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