Tag Archives: Camarines Sur

‘Tree tunnel’ in Sorsogon lost to road widening

A tree-lined portion of the highway is among the most photographed spots in Bulan, Sorsogon, but some fear the so-called “tree tunnel” will soon be seen only in photos. Hundreds of almost century-old trees are set to be cut down … Continue reading

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Camarines Sur to have youngest governor in history; Aga Muhlach leads

LEGAZPI CITY – Only one member of the fragmented by still influential Villafuerte clan of Camarines Sur made it in Monday’s elections, and the youngest at that, traunching his own grandfather in the province’s gubernatorial race. The rest of the … Continue reading

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Rice production in Sorsogon falls short of local demand–NFA official

SORSOGON CITY—Rice production in Sorsogon province in 2012 fell short of meeting local consumer demand, according to National Food Authority (NFA) Provincial Manager Eliseo B. Caliwag. “Annual consumption [of the staple in] Sorsogon is 1,956,400 bags of rice,” Caliwag said. … Continue reading

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3 Senators Oppose Bill Splitting Camsur Province – Sotto

By Cathy Yamsuan Philippine Daily Inquirer Thursday, August 30th, 2012   MANILA, Philippines—Senate majority leader Tito Sotto on Thursday claimed that three senators have indicated plans to oppose the bill carving Nueva Camarines province from the existing Camarines Sur. Sotto named … 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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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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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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