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Albay Third District towns eyed for commercial cacao production

LIGAO CITY—The third congressional district of Albay is hopping on the bandwagon of commercial cacao production. Its representative, Rep. Fernando Gonzalez, on Sunday here said that as much as possible, all lands covered by his district that are available and … Continue reading

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DILG awards Seal of Good Local Governance to Catanduanes, Bato

LEGAZPI CITY (PIA) — Two provinces, a city and 14 towns in the Bicol region were conferred Thursday night with the Seal of Good Local Governance (SGLG) or Pagkilala sa Katapatan at Kahusayan ng Pamahalaang Lokal from the Department of … Continue reading

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[Updated] Politics in Bicol is Heating Up

With the 2016 election just around the corner, more articles about Chiz and Leni are showing up. Here are some articles that I like: The Leader I want: Chiz Escudero’s to-fix List for 2016 [9/17/2015] Mar-Leni Sealed [9/22/2015 Philippine … Continue reading

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JB Line Bicol Express

While driving in Tambo, Paranaque, I encountered a jeepney Bicol Express painted in blue. I found it strange. I grew up riding the Bicol Express – JB Line and its livery is yellow, green and red. I grew up listening … Continue reading

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Wow! Ovaltinees!

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Sorsogon’s List of Governors – 1894 to 1967

This list is from 1894, when Sorsogon separated[1] from Albay, ‘til 1967. 1894-95[2] Jose de la Guardia 1895-96 Guillermo Montes Salienda Salazar, Marquez de la Vastida 1897-98 Leandro[3] Villamil 1898-99 Celestino Mercarder[4] 1900[5]-01 This was the start of American occupation. … Continue reading

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Who is Bernardino Monreal?

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