Category Archives: Politics

Any news about politics in the city, province or any related news.

Sorsogon board member shot dead

Senior Superintendent Ronaldo Cabral, Sorsogon provincial police director, said the victim, Pedro Alindogan Ravanilla, 64, a resident of Barangay (village) Pangpang, Sorsogon City, was shot in front of Roda Building along the Maharlika Highway, also in Barangay Pangpang, around 8:50 … 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: Probinsiya ni Chiz ‘rape capital’ ng Pinas?December 8, 2015Written by Mari [11/23/2015 JOURNAL Online] #TheLeaderIWant: The Ambition … Continue reading

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Town mayors back grassroots budget process

MANILA, Philippines–Town mayors have come out in defense of the grassroots participatory budgeting process (GPBP), describing the new budget strategy as transparent and output-oriented, and an effective way to cut red tape to prevent wastage of public funds. Mayor Jess Burahan, … Continue reading

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Sorsogon governor suspends himself

Sorsogon City – Sorsogon Governor Raul R. Lee requested Vice Governor Antonio H. Escudero to assume as officer-in-charge of the Office of the Provincial Governor during the next 90 days, starting June 1. Lee requested Escudero to take his post, … 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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Sorsogon-Related List of 2013 Election News

Since there are too many news about the 2013 mid-term election coming in, the site admin decided to simply list them down and add more in the next several days: May 11 (Rappler) – NPA owns up ambush on SWAT … Continue reading

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3 SWAT men wounded in clash with armed group in Sorsogon

NAGA CITY – Three members of a Philippine National Police’s Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) team were wounded in a clash with a still unidentified armed group of civilians on Friday afternoon in Sorsogon City, police said. Inspector Mahalaleel Palmones … Continue reading

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