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Mt. Bulusan’s steam-driven explosion causes ash fall in 3 towns of Sorsogon

​SORSOGON CITY — Bulusan Volcano in Sorsogon unleashed some fury, spewing a dark gray ash column yesterday afternoon which blew over three municipalities of the province, regional disaster officials said. Office of the Civil Defense (OCD) Bicol Director Raffy Alejandro, who … Continue reading

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Sorsogon to establish 30-hectare Pili Orchard in 2020

​SORSOGON CITY, August 15 (PIA) – The province of Sorsogon through the Office of the Provincial Agriculture will establish a Pili Orchard by the year 2020 covering a 30 hectares of land under the Philippine Rural Development Program (PRDP).   PRDP … Continue reading

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‘Carina’ strands 3,000 passengers in Bicol ports

LEGAZPI CITY—The Office of Civil Defense (OCD) Region 5 has noted some 3,145 passengers stranded in various ports in Bicol due to inclement weather brought by Tropical Depression “Carina.” As of 5 p.m. Saturday, OCD 5 reported 2,314 passengers were … Continue reading

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Mario Guariña (Sorsogon Governor – 1910 to 1912 and 1913 to 1916)

Mario Guarina was born in Casiguran. He was a senator for the Bicol region and worked hard during his term of the development of the fiber industry, especially for Sorsogon. Source: p479 Philippines: A History of the Bikol Region, Jaime … Continue reading

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Bernardino Monreal (Sorsogon Governor – 1908 to 1909)

Bernardino Monreal of Casiguran is a physician by profession. He has the distinction of the first elected Provincial Governor of Sorsogon under the American Regim e after Sorsogon had acquired its independence from Albay as a province. Among the major … Continue reading

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Jose P. Zurbito (Sorsogon Governor – 1917 to 1919)

Provincial Library. Among the Bikol Politicians, Jose Zurbito stands as one whose records could be considereed very outstanding. He was twice elected as Member of the Philippine Assembly: 1909-1912, and 1913-1916 of Sorsogon; 1916-1918, then Governor of Masbate; in 1919-1924, … Continue reading

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Why Sorsogon is today’s cool option

ROUGH IT UP AND SURF, OR JUST CHILL IN CHIC SIAMA. DISCOVER IT BEFORE IT GETS BORA-HOT   At least once in your life, as a Filipino, you should experience the sight of landing at Legazpi airport, Albay, and see … Continue reading

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