Tag Archives: Matnog Sorsogon

SMC, PNCC mull over P700-B Quezon-Samar road, bridge deal

Conglomerate San Miguel Corp. and the Philippine National Construction Corp. (PNCC) are studying a massive P700-billion toll road project and bridge stretching from Quezon province to Northern Samar. The project, which still requires a feasibility study and may take eight to … Continue reading

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Orosipon: Talaga, Magkakaigwa na sin Tren sa Sorsogon??

This is an interesting article from Manny Villar – Integrated Luzon Railway Project. According to the government site, it’s just a feasibility study (meaning, it may or may not be built at all). One can remember the MRT lines 2 and … Continue reading

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Experience aquadventure on pink isles

 MATNOG, Sorsogon—Lovers of adventure and cheap thrills will find a paradise waiting for them, after initially overcoming the challenges posed by Matnog’s tricky water currents. Surrounded by placid inland seas, the islands of Tikling and Subic off the coast of … Continue reading

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Pampanga delivers huge help to Leyte

JAVIER, Leyte—Barely a week after Supertyphoon Yolanda ravaged Leyte, help was immediately delivered by a delegation from the province of Pampanga, led by acting Gov. Dennis Pineda. The acting governor led the delegation that traveled by land from Pampanga and … Continue reading

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Ex-cop gunned down in Sorsogon

LEGAZPI CITY, Philippines—A retired policeman was gunned down by a suspected hit man of the New People’s Army in his house in Matnog, Sorsogon, Wednesday morning, police said. Virgilio Miguel Garra, a native of Matnog who retired as senior police … 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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Mariculture parks propel tourism plans

By Juan Escandor Jr. MATNOG, Sorsogon—When tourists began arriving by motorboat to see the coves and islands of Matnog in the San Bernardino Strait in Sorsogon, municipal officials realized that it was time to boost the town’s brand of ecotourism … Continue reading

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