Category Archives: Bicol Area

[Updated] Sorsogon-Related COVID-19 Articles

I am tracking the news about Sorsogon with regards to COVID-19: [PDI] Sorsogon town stops repatriation due to full quarantine site [PDI] Sorsogon gov: if new Covid-19 cases are discovered, it means we did tracing right [CNN] Seafarer from Florida … Continue reading

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Travelling to Sorsogon – Where to Gas Up

I normally take the Tanay/Pagsanjan/Lucban route when going to Sorsogon City. Although it’s a turtous route, it takes me 2.5h to 3hrs from Cainta to Pagbilao. And this takes a lot of fuel going up and down the mountain road. … Continue reading

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Manila to Sorsogon – Take the Rizal/Pagsanjan/Tayabas or SLEX Route?

On 2012, I wrote an article about a guide driving from Manila to Sorsogon via SLEX. It became a 4-part series – Driving from Manila to Sorsogon. And on December 2012, I wrote another article about the drive to Sorsogon … Continue reading

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5 Bicol police chiefs sacked

LEGAZPI CITY (PNA) – Five chiefs of police in the Bicol region had been relieved from their posts for failure to stop illegal gambling operations in their areas of responsibility, an official of the Philippine National Police (PNP) Regional Office … 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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DepEd Sorsogon, other units have new officials

LEGAZPI CITY — The Department of Education (DepEd) Sorsogon Schools Division Office (SDO) has new top officials headed by Dr. Loida N. Nidea, CESO V, as the schools division superintendent (SDS). Joseph John J. Perez, DepEd Sorsogon SDO information officer, … Continue reading

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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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