Tag Archives: Bicol Region

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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Cholera Epidemic Hits Bicol Region

By JENNY F. MANONGDO July 16, 2012 The World Health Organization (WHO) and the Department of Health (DOH) are assessing the appropriate measures to contain the outbreak of cholera in the province of Catanduanes after more than 2,000 have already … Continue reading

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Remembering a Great Solon

June 13, 1970 marks the second death anniversary of the late Rep. Vicente I. Peralta (N. 2nd district, Sorsogon) who at 54 succumbed to a heart ailment which ended is illustrious and colorful political career. Never in the history of … Continue reading

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CamSur edges out Metro Manila as top tourist stop

By: Riza T. Olchondra Philippine Daily Inquirer MANILA, Philippines — Camarines Sur, now more popularly referred to as “CamSur” particularly by the youth, has edged out Metro Manila as the top tourist stop in the Philippines. This, according to 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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Tourism alliance eyes 650,000 visitors

By Oliver Samson LEGAZPI CITY—More than half a million foreign visitors are expected in five years by the newly formed Albay-Masbate-Sorsogon Tourism Alliance. The cluster beefs up the Catanduanes-Camarines Sur-Camarines Norte Tourism Link. Albay Gov. Joey Salceda said an agreement … Continue reading

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Albay governor to seek reelection

TUESDAY, 01 MAY 2012 17:56 MANLY M. UGALDE LEGAZPI CITY – Amid speculations that he will abandon the Capitol and seek a Senate seat in next year’s election, Albay Gov. Joey Sarte Salceda said he would seek reelection to complete … Continue reading

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