Sorsogon (Philippines)

Type: City
Name: Sorsogon (Philippines)
Country: Philippines
Latitude: 12.98
Longitude: 124.010002
population: 81,419
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 36 mins ago - 1 reports

Tropical storm expected to enter PAR this weekend

Share this:A tropical storm off the Pacific Ocean is seen to enter the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR) this weekend but may have no direct effect on any part of the country, according to state forecasters.The storm with international name “Phanfone” ... [Published Manila Bulletin - 6 hours ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 2 reports

Phivolcs enhances monitoring network for Philippine’s active volcanoes

SORSOGON CITY – The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) in its bid to enhance the monitoring network of Mt. Bulusan, will be holding a three-day series of seminar-workshops in the direct impact and highly susceptible municipalities ... [Published Business Week Mindanao - 11 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

ENERGY DEVELOPMENT : EDC targets full capacity of Bacman plants

MANILA, Philippines - Lopez-owned geothermal company Energy Development Corp. , is aiming to hit the full capacity of 130 megawatts for the Bacon-Manito geothermal power plants by next year, the company top official said.At present, the geothermal plant, ... [Published 4 Traders - 18 hours ago]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Wroughton nurse lends helping hand in the Philippines

A WROUGHTON nurse joined the disaster relief efforts in the Philippines by hand-delivering £4,000 worth of medical equipment to a hospital in the country to improve health services in rural areas.Ed Sipoy, a charge nurse of the BMI Ridgeway Hospital for ... [Published Swindon Advertiser - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 3 reports

‘Mario’ threatens Bicol with mudslides

Heavy rains from tropical storm “Mario” (international name “Fungwong) that may persist until the weekend could trigger mudslides in Bicol Region, where families are being evacuated due to the possible eruption of Mayon Volcano in Albay province, state ... [Published Tempo - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 2 reports

Farmer killed in Sorsogon clash

MANILA, Philippines - A farmer was killed in an encounter between Army soldiers and suspected New People’s Army (NPA) guerrillas in Bulusan, Sorsogon yesterday.Jestoni Garote died after a stray bullet hit him during a firefight that occurred in Barangay ... [Published Philippine Star - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Sorsogon cacao nursery to produce 1 million seedlings

SORSOGON CITY—The 2-hectare cacao nursery recently established in a village here is now in the process of producing one million seedlings that would jump-start the massive production of the high-value crop in the province“Our cacao seedling stocks are ... [Published Business Mirror - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 2 reports

‘Luis’ gains more power, moving closer to Luzon

By ELLALYN B. DE VERATropical storm “Luis” (international name “Kalmaegi”) further intensified while at sea and moved closer to Northern Luzon, prompting the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) to raise ... [Published Tempo - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 2 reports

Philippines: Tunnel-Type Agriculture Arms Philippine Farmers Against Extreme Weather

Source: World Food ProgrammeCountry: Philippines By Faizza Tanggol Farmers from Sorsogon face the constant challenge of extreme weather conditions which damage their crops. Thanks to the US Government, Bicol University, and the World Food Programme, ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 2 reports

Tourism Board launches 13th Philippine Travel Exchange

The Tourism Board of the Philippines (TPB) will hold the 13th Philippine Travel Exchange (PHITEX 2014) on September 2 to 5 at the SMX Convention Center with the theme: “Innovate & Integrate, Empower & Engage.”This annual promotional activity of TPB aims ... [Published Adobo Magazine - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 2 reports

Malacanang welcomes WB’s new financial package

- A A + ATuesday, September 2, 2014MALACANANG on Sunday welcomed the World Bank’s announcement that it will extend a P22.4- billion financial package intended for rural infrastructure development and assistance for Filipino fishermen and farmers.“Ikinagagalak ... [Published Sun Star Network - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 3 reports

$508-M World Bank loan package to benefit poor farmers

Share this:The government is aiming to increase the household income of rural poor communities with the help of the multi-billion-peso loan package from the World Bank.Presidential Communications Operations Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr. said the $508-million ... [Published Manila Bulletin - Aug 31 2014]

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"We are bringing online the full 130 MW of power before the 2015 supply shortage in the Visayas" EDC chairman Federico Lopez said
"(It) is borne out of a deep sense of duty to pay homage to communities that confront the realities of climate change, disaster risk, poverty, and environmental abuse" he is quoted as saying on the project's official website
"Kausap lang natin pala si Speaker [Sonny Belmonte] kanina, may mga engagements siya tulad sa National Defense College of the Philippines, commencement speaker siya, ang nire-report niya sa atin, maulan at 'yung usual suspects raw -- Araneta baha, pero otherwise ulan lang talaga ang dinadala. Mukhang ang report sa akin hindi masyadong pinsala doon sa dulot ng malakas na hangin and this is also 5 p.m."
...the killings of American and British journalists, and we will continue condemning such brutal crimes," he said during a national conference. "Cambodia has no possibility to send forces to directly fight with ISIS group in Iraq, but, mentally and politically, we support all activities that destroy terrorism groups -- not only ISIS, but also al-Qaida and other groups." ( Cambodia-U.S -ISIS)

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Tropical storm expected to enter PAR this weekend [Published Manila Bulletin - 6 hours ago]
Phivolcs enhances monitoring network for Philip... [Published Business Week Mindanao - 11 hours ago]
ENERGY DEVELOPMENT : EDC targets full capacity ... [Published 4 Traders - 18 hours ago]
Philippines: Phivolcs enhances monitoring netwo... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 29 2014]
Catanduanes joins 25th Philippine Travel Mart [Published Catanduanes Tribune - Sep 28 2014]
Camarines Norte bridge opens, brings relief to ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Sep 28 2014]
Human Rights Victims Claims Board: Where the el... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Sep 27 2014]
PH climate envoy to embark on 40-day Climate Walk [Published Rappler - Sep 25 2014]
WICKED WINKS: Owning Bicol geothermal plants [Published Bicol Mail - Sep 25 2014]
Wroughton nurse lends helping hand in the Phili... [Published Swindon Advertiser - Sep 23 2014]
Authorities fear Mayon eruption may set farms, ... [Published Interaksyon - Sep 21 2014]
Filipinos to attend Opus Dei bishop’s beatifica... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Sep 21 2014]
Discovering the Philippines one island at a time [Published Business Mirror - Sep 20 2014]
Why PNoy didn't cut short overseas trip for 'Ma... [Published ABS-CBN News - Sep 20 2014]
Lightning knocks out NAIA radar [Published Philippine Star - Sep 19 2014]
Philippine Storm Kills Two in Manila as Thousan... [Published Bloomberg - Sep 19 2014]
‘Mario’ threatens Bicol with mudslides [Published Tempo - Sep 19 2014]
2 railway woes: No PNR funds, ‘overused’ MRT [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Sep 18 2014]
Farmer killed in Sorsogon clash [Published Philippine Star - Sep 18 2014]
Jaw-dropping [Published Sun Star Network - Sep 18 2014]
‘Mario’ may trigger landslides in Bicol, state ... [Published Manila Bulletin - Sep 18 2014]
Xinhua Asia-Pacific News Summary at 1000 GMT, S... [Published China.org.cn - Sep 18 2014]
Civilian killed in crossfire in Sorsogon clash—... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Sep 18 2014]
Signal No. 1 up in 6 areas [Published Manila Bulletin - Sep 18 2014]
Sorsogon cacao nursery to produce 1 million see... [Published Business Mirror - Sep 17 2014]
Luis out; new LPA spotted [Published Philippine Star - Sep 15 2014]
Pagasa: ‘Luis’ moves outside PAR [Published Sun Star Network - Sep 15 2014]
Over 1,700 families affected by 'Luis' [Published Philippine Star - Sep 15 2014]
Luis destroys Bicol bridges [Published Philippine Star - Sep 14 2014]
Stranded passengers in Bicol ports rise to over... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Sep 14 2014]
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Philippines: Phivolcs enhances monitoring netwo... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 29 2014]
Source: Government of the PhilippinesCountry: Philippines SORSOGON CITY, Sept. 29 (PIA) – The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) in its bid to enhance the monitoring network of Mt. Bulusan, will be holding a three-day series ...
Philippines: Tunnel-Type Agriculture Arms Phili... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 03 2014]
Source: World Food ProgrammeCountry: Philippines By Faizza Tanggol Farmers from Sorsogon face the constant challenge of extreme weather conditions which damage their crops. Thanks to the US Government, Bicol University, and the World Food Programme, ...
Philippines: How WFP And USAID Helped Prepare S... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 26 2014]
Source: World Food ProgrammeCountry: Philippines One never knows the effectiveness of a disaster preparedness and response programme until a disaster strikes. So how did communities in Sorsogon fare when Typhoon Glenda (international name: Rammasun) hit ...
Philippines: Glenda rehab for agri sector launc... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 05 2014]
Source: Government of the PhilippinesCountry: Philippines From the Department of Agriculture Barely two weeks after Typhoon Glenda devastated Bicol and several other areas in Luzon and Visayas, the Department of Agriculture (DA) launched on Friday ...
Philippines: Pagibig assures aid for Glenda vic... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 28 2014]
Source: Government of the PhilippinesCountry: Philippines By: Sally Atento-Altea LEGAZPI CITY, July 28 (PIA) – Processing of calamity loans is ongoing for eligible members of Pag-ibig Fund in the Bicol region residing in provinces declared under state ...
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