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Albay gov. thanks Sorsogon, CamSur for aid to Mayon-affected towns

Albay Governor Jose Salceda on Monday thanked Sorsogon and Camarines Sur provinces for extending assistance to some Albay towns affected by the situation caused by restive Mayon Volcano. In posts on his Facebook account, Salceda said Sorsogon gave P550,000 to … Continue reading

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Feature: People behind the scenes that make UNWTO ASEAN Summit a success

LEGAZPI CITY, May 26 (PIA) – They made the recent United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) International Conference on Tourism and Climate Change a success but they did not make it to … Continue reading

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Heritage clinics, cleanups mark Taoid 2014

The National Heritage Month of May ushered in the Taoid celebration of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA). The Ilocano word for “heritage,” Taoid is the flagship program of NCCA’s Subcommission on Cultural Heritage (SCH), headed by … Continue reading

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Butandings return to Albay-Masbate-Sorsogon waters

LEGAZPI CITY – After three years of irregular presence, the giant whale sharks, or butandings as they are fondly called, are back in the Almasor (Albay-Masbate-Sorsogon) area, though for how long is never quite certain. The gentle giants, which are … Continue reading

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“Bicol Express”, “Mayon Limited”, “Matnog Extension” railway prospects to boost development in the countryside — Salceda

LEGAZPI CITY, May 17 (PIA) — Albay Governor and Bicol Regional Development Council chair Joey Sarte Salceda sees the Railway Development Summit next month as a way of convincing President Benigno S. Aquino III to put railway development at the … Continue reading

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Catanduanes Joins ALMASOR Tourism Group

LEGAZPI CITY – The Almasor (Albay-Masbate-Sorsogon) Tourism Alliance has welcomed  into its fold the island province of Catanduanes, with its old churches, rock-hard mountains and waterfalls, and idyllic beachfronts with waves that are known to surfers as among the “best … Continue reading

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Delay in Bicol airport project hit

By Gil Cabacungan Four months after a bidding was held for the Bicol International Airport construction in Daraga, Albay, the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) has yet to award the contract for the project. Albay Gov. Joey Salceda said … Continue reading

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