Sorsogon (Philippines)

Type: City
Name: Sorsogon (Philippines)
Country: Philippines
Latitude: 12.98
Longitude: 124.010002
population: 81,419
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

In landmark deal, co-op, rural banks join forces

BSP clears way for Network Consolidated Cooperative BankThe single-biggest consolidation deal in the local cooperative banking industry, which was approved by regulators last year, has been completed, with six separate lenders now operating under one ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Trouble in paradise

Share this:The Aquino administration through the Department of Tourism (DoT) is working double time to get 10 million happy foreign tourists traipsing around the country by 2016.The tourism industry, after all helps provide for the Philippine economy, ... [Published Manila Bulletin - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Aurora, Quezon to experience heavy rains

Aurora and Quezon provinces may expect some moderate to heavy rains today due to the moisture-laden northeast monsoon or amihan, the government weather said.The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said ... [Published Yahoo Philippines News - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 3 reports

EDC bags new contracts for solar power, wind energy projects in Philippines

Energy Development Corp (EDC) has secured seven new contracts from the government for the development of solar power and wind energy projects. In a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange, Lopez-owned EDC said it received one solar energy service ... [Published Regulación Eólica con Vehículos Eléctricos - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Heart Evangelista’s parents will not attend her wedding

Like and/or Share This Article: [embedded content]MANILA, Philippines- Kapuso actress Heart Evangelista revealed that her parents will not attend her upcoming wedding to Senator Francis “Chiz” Escudero set on February 15 next year.Despite her parent’s ... [Published Kicker Daily News - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

Show-and-tell rich in local flavors

AMY BESA: It’s just a matter of understanding what you have and being proud of it.The cheese tart that chef Patricia Benedicto is demonstrating this day at Enderun Colleges in Taguig City is one of the three stars of the exclusive “Ang Sariling Atin” ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

House panel OKs bill on Moro history subject

Pasig City Rep. Roman Romulo. CONGRESS.GOV.PHMANILA, Philippines — A House of Representatives panel has approved for plenary debate a bill for a Moro history, culture and identity studies as an elective subject in the higher education curriculum.Pasig ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 12 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 3 reports

‘Amihan’ coming this week

Christmas is in the air.The cold weather-associated northeast monsoon or “hanging amihan” is about to set in as early as this week, manifested by the shift of wind direction to northeasterlies, the government weather bureau said yesterday.Philippine Atmospheric, ... [Published Tempo - Oct 12 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

NGCP: Scheduled power interruption in several areas Thursday

Several provinces may expect scheduled power interruptions on Thursday, October 9, the National Grid Corp. of the Philippines said.In a series of advisories, the NGCP said the scheduled power interruptions will include:- 7 to 8 a.m. and 45 minutes between ... [Published GMA News Online - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 05 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 1 reports

New storm set to enter PH Wednesday

Share this:A new storm brewing in the Pacific Ocean is expected to enter the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR) by Wednesday or Thursday but may not make landfall over any part of the country, according to state forecasters.The Philippine Atmospheric, ... [Published Manila Bulletin - Oct 05 2014]
First reported Oct 05 2014 - Updated Oct 05 2014 - 1 reports

Philippine runaway bus kills three children

MANILA: At least three children and another passenger were killed and 35 others injured when a passenger bus developed faulty brakes while going down a hilly portion of the national highway in Albay province in the Bicol Region, police reported on Su ... [Published The Gulf Today - Oct 05 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 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 - Sep 30 2014]

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...Waves in these areas may go upup to 4.5 meters. "Fishing boats and other small seacrafts are advised not to venture out into the sea while larger sea vessels are alerted against big waves" PAGASA said. — Joel Locsin/VC, GMA News
"While Filipino and Muslim cultures may have differences, it is a fact that they are bound by a common heritage, the land they call Philippines, and they have a lot in common, on top of which, is the clamor for peace" Balindong said
"Kung hindi magbabago ang bilis niya bukas ng umaga nakalabas na ito ng PAR" he said in an interview on dzBB radio
"[Ompong] is expected to enhance the northeasterly winds which will result to rough to very rough sea conditions over the seaboards of Northern Luzon and the easterneastern seaboard of Central and Southern Luzon" Pagasa said

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In landmark deal, co-op, rural banks join forces [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Oct 19 2014]
EDC obtains financing for Burgos, Ilocos Norte ... [Published Business World - Oct 19 2014]
Trouble in paradise [Published Manila Bulletin - Oct 18 2014]
Aurora, Quezon to experience heavy rains [Published Yahoo Philippines News - Oct 18 2014]
Legislator seeks stricter SALN procedure [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Oct 18 2014]
EDC bags new contracts for solar power, wind en... [Published Regulación Eólica con Vehículos Eléctricos - Oct 17 2014]
EDC wins new solar, wind contracts [Published Business World - Oct 17 2014]
EDC bags new contracts for solar, wind projects [Published Interaksyon - Oct 17 2014]
DA spotlights importance of family farming in W... [Published Philippine Department of Agriculture - Oct 16 2014]
Heart Evangelista’s parents will not attend her... [Published Kicker Daily News - Oct 14 2014]
Show-and-tell rich in local flavors [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Oct 13 2014]
Local staple food have been consistently growin... [Published Philippine Information Agency - Oct 13 2014]
House panel OKs bill on Moro history subject [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Oct 13 2014]
‘Amihan’ coming this week [Published Tempo - Oct 12 2014]
No tropical cyclone expected this week – Pagasa [Published Philippine Star - Oct 12 2014]
Take those sweaters out of the closet [Published Manila Bulletin - Oct 12 2014]
National network of alternative media outfits f... [Published Bulatlat.com - Oct 12 2014]
Feast of Our Lady of the Pillar [Published Manila Bulletin - Oct 11 2014]
PAGASA: Rain over most of PHL Sunday, seas not ... [Published GMA News Online - Oct 11 2014]
PCSO: 80 years of serving the Filipino people [Published Manila Times - Oct 11 2014]
Surfers to vie for 50k in Majestic Puraran Surf... [Published Catanduanes Tribune - Oct 11 2014]
House panel okays bill including Moro History, ... [Published PH House of Representatives - Oct 11 2014]
PAGASA: ITCZ to bring rain over Bicol, Vis-Min;... [Published GMA News Online - Oct 10 2014]
Rains to continue as 'Ompong' enhances northeas... [Published Interaksyon - Oct 10 2014]
DOTC eyeing P320-B North-South rail line [Published Manila Bulletin - Oct 09 2014]
‘Ompong’ exiting PH by weekend [Published Manila Bulletin - Oct 09 2014]
Identified HIV-positive prosti reported missing [Published Bicol Mail - Oct 09 2014]
'Ompong' is world's strongest storm this year [Published Interaksyon - Oct 09 2014]
‘Ompong’ now a super-typhoon but won’t directly... [Published Manila Bulletin - Oct 08 2014]
‘Ompong’ intensifies into super typhoon [Published Manila Bulletin - Oct 08 2014]
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Vehicle Accident - Pacific ocean - west - Phili... [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Oct 05 2014]
EDIS Number: VI-20141005-45525-PHL Date / time: 05/10/2014 06:32:07 [UTC] Event: Vehicle Accident Area: Pacific ocean - west Country: Philippines State/County: Province of Albay Location: Kimantong Number of Deads: 2 person(s) Number of Injured: ...
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 ...
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