Sorsogon (Philippines)

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

WESM steps up collection of past dues

Share this:The operator of the Wholesale Electricity Spot Market (WESM) is stepping up collections of unsettled amounts on traded or procured electricity, primarily on some accounts with electric cooperatives.In a summary of unpaid energy settlement amounts ... [Published Manila Bulletin - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Masbate’s Buntod Reef lures local, foreign tourists

MASBATE CITY – More than 12 years after the Buntod Reef Marine Sanctuary was opened to the public in 2001, this piece of paradise amid the sea is now the top tourist destination in the island-province of Masbate.The sanctuary has a 250-hectare white sandbar ... [Published Business Week Mindanao - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

44 qualify as DOST’s SEI merit scholars

LEGAZPI CITY —- Forty-four Bicolano student examinees have qualified to the Science Education Institute (SEI) merit scholarship program of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) for school year 2014-2015.DOST Bicol Director Tomas B. Briñas said ... [Published Bicol Mail - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

LPA to bring rains in Bicol, Visayas

MANILA – The low pressure area (LPA) spotted east of the Philippines is forecast to bring rains in parts of Bicol region and Visayas, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said.PAGASA said the LPA, located ... [Published ABS-CBN News - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

IN MASBATE: Buntod Reef lures local, foreign tourists

By Rhaydz B. BarciaMASBATE CITY— Thirteen years after the Buntod Reef Marine Sanctuary was first opened to the public in 2001, this sandbar in the middle of the sea is now the top tourist destination in the island province of Masbate.The sanctuary has ... [Published Bicol Mail - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

DA rallies Bicol LGUs into heightened participation in climate-smart agriculture

PILI, Camarines Sur, April 16 (PNA) –- The Department of Agriculture (DA) is rallying provincial governments in Bicol into intensified participation in the ongoing implementation of a foreign-funded program that serves as a platform for a modern and climate-smart ... [Published Positive News Media - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Pagasa: Moderate to heavy rains over Visayas, Bicol

Share this:Residents in Eastern and Central Visayas and some parts of Bicol region will continue to experience occasional heavy rains due to the low-pressure area (LPA) affecting the country.As of 10 a.m. Tuesday, the LPA was at 80 kilometers (km) southeast ... [Published Manila Bulletin - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 3 reports

Remains of Filipino seaman killed over iPad to arrive home on Black Saturday

“Gaban was reportedly in a restaurant holding his iPad when a man tried to snatch it from him. He was shot when he resisted to give his gadget. The perpetrator was already arrested and is now in custody of the national police and special forces in Honduras,” ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 2 reports

House to probe mining firms

Share this:The House of Representatives is set to probe foreign and local mining companies who have been violating the country’s environmental laws.Western Samar Rep. Mel Senen Sarmiento filed House Resolution 950 urging the House Committee on Ecology ... [Published Manila Bulletin - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Philippines: Sorsogon LGU leads implementation of DSWD’s Core Shelter Project

Source: Government of the PhilippinesCountry: Philippines SORSOGON CITY, April 14 (PIA) – The provincial government of Sorsogon spearheaded the implementation of the Core Shelter Assistance Project of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

OPAPP to asses PAMANA project implementation in Sorsogon

SORSOGON CITY, April 14 (PIA) – Four barangays in the municipalities of Juban and of Gubat, Sorsogon are due for an executive visit by the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP) starting today April 14 until April 16.In a letter ... [Published Philippine Information Agency - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

PDEA AGENT KILLED IN SORSOGON AMBUSH

8:09 pmby ANOTHER Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) agent was killed during an ambush by unidentified gunmen in Sorsogon on March 22. PDEA Region 5 Director Archie Grande identified the fatality as Intelligence Officer 1 Arnel Estrellado, a member ... [Published Manila Times - Mar 25 2014]

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"After months of recurring leakages, the Philex mine spills had become the biggest mining disaster in the Philippines in terms of volume" Sarmiento said
DPWH field units have also been instructed to "conduct road check including the installation of directional signs, resealing of damaged pavements, and application of thermoplastic pavement markings before the Holy Week." — Joel Locsin/ JDS, GMA News
Antony Dayson, who farms in Sorsogon in Luzon, said: "We are adapting by diversifying our crops, selecting varieties that we know are better and returning to traditional varieties. We have been to the old farmers in upland areas who are growing varieties like wagwag, dinorado and wado varieties, which are better suited to wet conditions."

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WESM steps up collection of past dues [Published Manila Bulletin - Apr 19 2014]
Masbate’s Buntod Reef lures local, foreign tour... [Published Business Week Mindanao - Apr 19 2014]
Catanduanes offered chance to host Miss Earth I... [Published Catanduanes Tribune - Apr 18 2014]
44 qualify as DOST’s SEI merit scholars [Published Bicol Mail - Apr 16 2014]
IN MASBATE: Buntod Reef lures local, foreign t... [Published Bicol Mail - Apr 16 2014]
LPA to bring rains in Bicol, Visayas [Published ABS-CBN News - Apr 16 2014]
DA rallies Bicol LGUs into heightened participa... [Published Positive News Media - Apr 16 2014]
Remains of Filipino seaman killed over iPad to ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Apr 15 2014]
Pagasa: Moderate to heavy rains over Visayas, B... [Published Manila Bulletin - Apr 15 2014]
Neophytes shine in 2014 Metrobank Math Challenge [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Apr 14 2014]
Remains of OFW killed in Honduras to arrive on Sat [Published ABS-CBN News - Apr 14 2014]
Remains of Filipino seaman killed in Honduras t... [Published Philippine Star - Apr 14 2014]
House eyes probe on destructive mining ops [Published Manila Times - Apr 14 2014]
LPA continues to affect Eastern Visayas [Published Manila Bulletin - Apr 14 2014]
House to probe mining firms [Published Manila Bulletin - Apr 14 2014]
PinoyTravel treks toward success with Amazon We... [Published Philippine Star - Apr 14 2014]
Philippines: Sorsogon LGU leads implementation ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 14 2014]
OPAPP to asses PAMANA project implementation in... [Published Philippine Information Agency - Apr 14 2014]
House to probe mining companies [Published PH House of Representatives - Apr 14 2014]
Public safety during Lenten break assured [Published Business World - Apr 13 2014]
Taoid 2014 highlights Filipino legacies [Published Manila Times - Apr 12 2014]
Baguio motorists urged to take Marcos Highway [Published Philippine Star - Apr 11 2014]
Road projects to slow motorists down on Manila ... [Published GMA News.tv - Apr 11 2014]
DPWH orders contractors to remove road barriers [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Apr 11 2014]
Cops capture 5 wanted persons [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Apr 11 2014]
DPWH orders clearing of nat'l roads for Holy Week [Published Rappler - Apr 11 2014]
DPWH readies for Holy Week, clears road barriers [Published Gov.ph - Apr 11 2014]
3 Pinoy fishermen rescued by Chinese ship [Published ABS-CBN News - Apr 10 2014]
Comelec spokesman Jimenez to trek down Luzon to... [Published Interaksyon - Apr 10 2014]
Philippine experts divided over climate change ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 08 2014]
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Philippines: Sorsogon LGU leads implementation ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 14 2014]
Source: Government of the PhilippinesCountry: Philippines SORSOGON CITY, April 14 (PIA) – The provincial government of Sorsogon spearheaded the implementation of the Core Shelter Assistance Project of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) ...
Philippines: 8 Million More Filipinos Including... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Feb 25 2014]
Source: World BankCountry: Philippines Newly-approved project to empower more communities to participate in local planning, budgeting and implementation of projects that help reduce poverty WASHINGTON, February 20, 2014 – More than eight million Filipinos ...
Philippines: IOCC relief in Philippines focuses... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Feb 21 2014]
Source: International Orthodox Christian CharitiesCountry: Philippines Baltimore, MD (IOCC) — Recurring flooding and landslides since Typhoon Haiyan's destructive forces swept over the Philippines last November are slowing progress for families struggling ...
Philippines: Tracking Haiyan/Yolanda [Published H5N1 - Nov 07 2013]
It's bedtime Wednesday in Vancouver, early Thursday afternoon in the Philippines. Here's the most recent report from ABS-CBN News: Storm signals raised in 42 areas due to 'Yolanda'. You should also be checking PAGASA, the Philippines weather service. ...
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