Monthly Archives: July 2013

Ex-cop gunned down in Sorsogon

LEGAZPI CITY, Philippines—A retired policeman was gunned down by a suspected hit man of the New People’s Army in his house in Matnog, Sorsogon, Wednesday morning, police said. Virgilio Miguel Garra, a native of Matnog who retired as senior police … Continue reading

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DTI Sorsogon to launch SSF Project for Sorsogon food & craft makers

SORSOGON CITY, July 23 (PIA) — The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) provincial office here will launch one of its priority projects towards the development of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in the province. Public Information Officer Senen … Continue reading

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Sorsogon City takes issues one step at a time

SORSOGON CITY, July 22 (PIA) — The administration of the newly elected Mayor Sally A. Lee of this city faces big challenges to the local chief executive. City administrator Atty. Cesar J. Balmaceda disclosed that the major problem is the … Continue reading

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Jose Barlin – The First Bicolano Bishop

Jorge Imperial Barlin was the first Filipino bishop of the Catholic Church. His miter as the 28th bishop of Nueva Caceres was granted to him by the Vatican in secret consistory on December 14, 1905. His Episcopal consecration was held … Continue reading

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GNPower supply agreement with Sorsogon electricity co-op OKd

Regulators have authorized Sorsogon II Electric Cooperative Inc. (Soreco II) to source its power from GNPower Mariveles Coal Plant Ltd. Co. (GMCP), where conglomerate Ayala Corp. acquired a 17.1-percent stake last year to add to its growing power generation portfolio. … Continue reading

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NPA leader in Sorsogon has abandoned followers, says Army commander

MANILA, Philippines — The top leader of the communist insurgents in Sorsogon abandoned his men after last week’s encounter with the military that left his top lieutenants dead, the military said on Wednesday. Andres Hubilla alias Ka Magno, secretary of … Continue reading

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How much did NPA earn in Sorsogon during 2013 polls? Army official has estimate

LEGAZPI CITY — How much did the communist New People’s Army rebels earn “in extortion money” from local candidates in Sorsogon province alone during the May 13 synchronized elections? Army Col. Joselito Kakilala, commanding officer of the Army’s 903rd Infantry … Continue reading

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