Tag Archives: Albay

Mayon is acting Up Again

I saw this twit from PHIVOLCS. On another Rappler article, it qouted Gov. Salceda about mountaineers who died when got hit by falling rocks. Ingat tabi sa mga Albayanon na harani sa bulkan!

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Bacon-Manito rehabilitation faces 60-day delay

By: Amy R. Remo Energy Development Corp., the country’s largest producer of geothermal energy, expects the completion of the rehabilitation of the 130-megawatt Bacon-Manito geothermal power plants in Albay and Sorsogon to be delayed by 60 days. Although the BacMan facilities … Continue reading

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New airport to rise in Bicol

By: Ana G. Roa Philippine Daily Inquirer 11:29 pm | Monday, July 23rd, 2012 MANILA, Philippines–The National Economic and Development Authority (Neda) Investment Coordination-Cabinet Committee has approved the construction of a new airport in Daraga, Albay. The Neda ICC-CabCom approved the … Continue reading

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Choice nut shines across Bicol peninsula

Sorsogon — Bicol pili industry is processing more pulps and kernels to keep up with the demand of the market. The sector was pioneered by an agriculturist and entrepreneur, the provincial high-value crop commodity coordinator, said. “It was started by … Continue reading

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Firms vie for 38 coal prospects

By: Amy R. Remo Philippine Daily Inquirer 12:01 am | Saturday, March 31st, 2012 The Department of Energy on Friday received 69 bids for contracts to explore and develop 38 highly prospective coal blocks across the country, considered an “overwhelming” … Continue reading

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PNR adds more train trips to Bicol

By Paolo G. Montecillo Philippine Daily Inquirer 8:00 am | Saturday, March 10th, 2012 MANILA, Philippines—The Philippine National Railways (PNR) has announced it will make available additional trips to Bicol starting next month in line with state efforts to improve … Continue reading

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Driving from Manila to Sorsogon (Part 3 – Driving along Bicol Area)

From Andaya highway, you will exit via Sipocot. Sipocot has spotty highway – now it’s smooth, later you will find yourself in a crater-size pot holes. However, moving to Camarines Sur, the highway is much better – except for some … Continue reading

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