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History and nature at the tip of Bicol

SORSOGON CITY — Located at the tip of Bicol Peninsula and serving as the region’s gateway to the Visayas and Mindanao, Sorsogon province is known for its rich history, natural scenery and a rich culture of mixed Bicolano and Visayan … Continue reading

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NPA leader in Sorsogon has abandoned followers, says Army commander

MANILA, Philippines — The top leader of the communist insurgents in Sorsogon abandoned his men after last week’s encounter with the military that left his top lieutenants dead, the military said on Wednesday. Andres Hubilla alias Ka Magno, secretary of … Continue reading

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Exhausted fishing ground in Sorsogon turns into thriving fish reserve

JUBAN, Sorsogon—Until the late 1990s, illegal fishers exploded dynamite in this 110-hectare fishing ground, which resulted in the devastation of fish and their natural habitat, said Jenny Gabito, a local government technologist. But the town had shifted its energy in … Continue reading

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Five police chiefs sacked over ‘jueteng’

MANILA, Philippines – Interior and Local Government Secretary Jesse Robredo on Monday said that five police chiefs from Camarines Norte, Sorsogon, and Pangasinan were relieved from their posts for their failure to stop “jueteng” operations. Relieved were Senior Inspector Timothy … Continue reading

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Collision kills 3 in Sorsogon City

SORSOGON CITY—Three persons were dead and three others injured on Wednesday in a collision between a government ambulance and a bus on a highway in a village here. Killed were Benjie Guarte, 30, driver of the ambulance; Marilyn Ladimo, therapist … Continue reading

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Mount Bulusan spews ash anew

Wednesday, January 18. 2012 by Danny O. Calleja SORSOGON CITY— There is an alarming state of siltation in the major river and all its tributaries that serve as receiving ends of volcanic debris swept down by rain waters from the … Continue reading

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40 Bicol towns identified as geo-hazard areas

By Media Solutions Home Updated January 09, 2012 10:25 AM 1 comment to this post LEGASPI CITY, Philippines – Forty municipalities in Bicol Region are highly susceptible to natural disasters with the provinces of Camarines Sur and Catanduanes being on … Continue reading

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