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SORSOGON EYES 160K JABS IN ‘BAKUNAHAN, BAYANIHAN’

The provincial government of Sorsogon is targeting to vaccinate 53,586 per day from its 14 municipalities and one city during the three-day inoculation campaign. Governor Chiz Escudero directed all mayors to fully support the vaccination rollout and encourage all government offices, agencies and local government units (LGUs) to assign and allow all their health care […]

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20 SORSOGON BRGYS WITH HIGH VAX RATES GET P1M EACH

The provincial government of Sorsogon will give a cash incentive to the top 20 out of the 541 barangays with the highest vaccination rate in relation to population. Salvador Mendoza, provincial information officer, said the top 20 villages will receive P1 million each. “The said incentive is part of the province’s strategy to ramp up […]

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HISTORIC SORSOGON PROVINCIAL CAPITOL RESTORED

The century-old Provincial Capitol of Sorsogon, a survivor of the Japanese occupation during World War II in 1941 and natural calamities and is among the historical landmarks of the Bicol region, has undergone a full renovation. The neoclassical architectural building was designed by Architect William Parsons and was completed in 1916 during the term of […]

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MORE IN-PERSON CLASSES IN COVID-FREE AREAS URGED

Sorsogon Governor Chiz Escudero has expressed hope that the pilot run of the limited face-to-face (F2F) classes permitted by the Department of Education (DepEd) would be expanded to include more schools in areas free from coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). “Kami sa lalawigan ng Sorsogon ay nagpapasalamat sa DepEd pagkakasama ng isa nating paaralan para sa […]

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NTF-ELCAC BUDGET CUT TO HIT 150 SORSOGON BRGYS

At least 150 villages in Sorsogon province will be affected by the substantial reduction in the proposed 2022 spending plan of the National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC). Sorsogon Governor Chiz Escudero said the anti-insurgency task force’s allotment for the Barangay Development Program (BDP) this year has benefitted 16 villages in […]

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MEDICAL OXYGEN PLANT SOON TO RISE IN SORSOGON CITY

A P94.5-million medical oxygen plant will soon rise in Sorsogon City to boost the supply in the province and the rest of Bicol, Sorsogon Governor Chiz Escudero said. Escudero said the facility would greatly contribute to improving the healthcare system of Sorsogon and boost its fight against coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The governor explained the construction […]

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INMATES SHOULD BE ABLE TO VOTE – ESCUDERO

Sorsogon Governor Francis Escudero urged the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to ensure that inmates or persons deprived of liberty (PDLs) would be able to exercise their rights to vote in the May 2022 local and national elections. In a statement posted on his Twitter account, Escudero said the rights of these PDLs should be upheld […]

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SORSOGON HELPS CLEAR ALBAY ROADS – ESCUDERO

Sorsogon Governor Chiz Escudero sent a team to clear roads in Albay, one of the Bicol provinces that were hard hit by Super Typhoon Rolly. The team, composed of members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines’ (AFP) 903rd, 22nd, and 31st Infantry Division, Philippine National Police (PNP), the Department of Public Works and Highways […]

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PRIETO-DIAZ TOWN ON 7-DAY LOCKDOWN – ESCUDERO

Sorsogon Governor Chiz Escudero has ordered a lockdown on the town of Prieto-Diaz following initial findings that at least 75 persons had direct contact with a patient from the town who died of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). In Executive Order (EO) No. 52-2020, the lockdown took effect on August 6 and would last for at […]

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SORSOGON ALLOWS PARTIAL OPERATION OF HARDWARE STORES, PET STORES – ESCUDERO

Sorsogon  Governor Chiz Escudero has allowed the partial operation of hardware stores and pet stores in the province of Sorsogon. In his Executive Order No. 23-2020, Escudero said the permission being granted was based on Memorandum No. 20-16 of the Department of Trade and Industry issued last April 13. “The operation shall be limited only to […]