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4-hour brownout hits Legazpi City, 3 neighboring towns in Albay

By Mar Arguelles LEGAZPI CITY, Philippines—A four-hour brownout hit this city and the neighboring towns of Daraga, Camalig and Manito after a power line of the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) broke down, a ranking official of the Albay Electric Cooperative … 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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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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Sorsogon tops Magayon awards

Saturday, 14 April, 2012 Written by Florencio P. Narito LEGAZPI CITY — Albay Governor Joey Salceda, Bicol tourism regional director Maria Ong Ravanilla and Cagayan Rep. Juan Ponce Enrile Jr. on Tuesday awarded P500,000 to the UNOD Festival of Castilla, … Continue reading

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PNR dead in its tracks

By: Apolonio G. Ramos, Contributor Philippine Daily Inquirer 9:37 pm | Friday, April 13th, 2012 A vital factor in enhancing the economic development of our country is a modern railway system for Luzon. The Philippine National Railways is in its … Continue reading

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Notice to the Southroad Drivers during 2012 Holy Week

Last March 28, I went to Sorsogon and just stayed less than 12 hours and took the bus again back to Manila. I left Manila via Isarog bus line at 730pm and I arrived in Sorsogon at 10am; I had … Continue reading

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