Sorsogon (Philippines)

Type: City
Name: Sorsogon (Philippines)
Country: Philippines
Latitude: 12.98
Longitude: 124.010002
population: 81,419
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 2 reports

Philippines: How WFP And USAID Helped Prepare Sorsogon For Typhoon Glenda

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 ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

LPA won’t intensify

The low-pressure area (LPA) east of Visayas is not expected to intensify into a tropical depression but it will still bring light to moderate rains and thunderstorms over some parts of the country, the State weather bureau said yesterday.As of yesterday ... [Published Tempo - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

No hand in dairy project bidding

I am concerned with the impression made by news reports that the Makabayan bloc, of which I am a member, is involved in the implementation of an irregular National Dairy Authority (NDA) project.In the NDA report, it is indicated that my office was allotted ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

Add’l requirements sought for foreigners desiring to marry Filipino women

Share this:A woman lawmaker has asked her colleagues to move forward the final passage of a House measure that prescribes additional requirements for foreigners who desire to marry a Filipina before Congress adjourns on Sept. 27.Cebu Rep. Gwendolyn Garcia, ... [Published Manila Bulletin - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Bravo to the SC justices for DAP, PDAF rulings

Where does this 84-year-old “high blood” stand in the present conflict between the executive department and the judicial department?I am for principles and the basic foundations of the law, society and government that underlie the present, exigent issues ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

Lawmakers question tourism infrastructure priorities

MANILA, Philippines - Congressmen are questioning the priority projects chosen by the Department of Tourism (DOT) and the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) for their tourism infrastructure convergence program.In separate letters to Tourism ... [Published Philippine Star - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 2 reports

DA: Chicken supply to normalize next month

MANILA, Philippines - Supply of chicken in Metro Manila and other parts of the country will normalize by next month, Department of Agriculture (DA) officials said yesterday.“Supply is tight but there is no shortage. Children should be able to continue ... [Published Philippine Star - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 2 reports

DA says return of investment bigger if assistance is given directly to farmers

Created on Wednesday, 13 August 2014The Department of Agriculture said the return of investment is bigger if assistance is given straight to farmers because they will also be able to feed more with what they plant.“Malaki ang multiplier effect kung sa ... [Published Philippine Department of Agriculture - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Duck from Cagayan, honey from Sorsogon, salt from Guimaras

“KINAGANG,” a Sorsogon specialty served at Purple Yam MalateThe “tinolang manok” in carved green papaya containers never fails to impress diners.This time it was Machiko Chiba, Japanese cooking specialist and a guest of Maritess Lopez, wife of Philippine ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 2 reports

'Globe, PLDT strike interconnection deal in Sorsogon'

Philippines operator Globe Telecom said its landline service Globelines has secured a local interconnection deal with market competitor Philippine Long Distance Telephone (PLDT) in the Sorsogon province. Subscribers of both service providers in the Sorsogon ... [Published Individual.com - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 2 reports

Glenda rehab for Agri launched in Bicol

MANILA – Barely two weeks after typhoon Glenda devastated Bicol and several other areas in Luzon and Visayas, the Department of Agriculture launched on Friday its rehabilitation blueprint for the agri-fishery sector in the region, starting with the distribution ... [Published Business Week Mindanao - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

Globelines, PLDT activate interconnection in Sorsogon

Share this:Subscribers of Globelines and PLDT (Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company) in Sorsogon will no longer pay long-distance rate when calling each other within the province as the two telecommunication service providers have activated their ... [Published Manila Bulletin - Aug 04 2014]

Quotes

"Juban is really very thankful for your kind heart. We are lucky enough that WFP and the US helped us to be prepared and so we quickly responded to the situation,” said Nicolas. "
"Thus, the government should relay and communicate the publicpublic policy on these matters through the use of the most effective and accessible means, the broadcast media" Escudero said
"People thought we were rich because my mother was in Hong Kong, sending home money. My friends said I was lucky to be able to go to college, that we had a metal roof on our house – not everyone had that. I did feel like we were different from others in the village. But, I never felt like I was rich. They didn’t know how difficult it was, that I couldn’t be with my mum. They are the lucky ones, because they have a family – not like me. Sometimes, I envy them."
...with finality Palparan's bid to stay at the NBI  during Monday's arraignment of the ex-general, Karapatan Secretary General Cristina Palabay said, "this is a historic day for all victims of human rights violations."

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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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