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SORSOGON HAS MOST ISO-CERTIFIED LGUS – ESCUDERO

Sorsogon Governor Chiz Escudero has announced that the municipalities of Bulusan and Irosin have been awarded the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) certificates recently, the latest local government units (LGUs) in the province to receive the seal of approval from the standards-setting body for their quality and efficient public service. According to Escudero, Bulusan and Irosin […]

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SORSOGON REOPENS DOORS TO TOURISTS – ESCUDERO

The provincial government of Sorsogon reopened its doors to both local and foreign tourists with better infrastructure, improved facilities, and more attractions in several tourism sites. Governor Chiz Escudero assured that “a more beautiful and better” province awaits tourists when they visit Sorsogon as travel restrictions are eased around the country with the decline in […]

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SORSOGON REOPENS WHALE SHARK INTERACTION

The tourism industry in Sorsogon is optimistic about recovering from the economic slump after health authorities downgraded the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) alert status to Level 2, resulting in eased restrictions and the opening of more establishments. Bobby Gigantone, chief of the Sorsogon Provincial Tourism Office (SPTO), said they have reopened the “butanding” or whale shark […]

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SORSOGON TO BUILD SHELTER FOR HOMELESS LGBTQ+

Homeless, abandoned, and elderly members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) community will soon have a place to stay in Sorsogon after a Good Samaritan donated 1,500 square meters of land for the project in Barangay San Juan Roro, Sorsogon City. Salvador Mendoza, Sorsogon provincial information officer, said the soon-to-be home for […]

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ESCUDERO EYES SORSOGON AS BICOL’S TOP ABACA SOURCE

Sorsogon Governor Francis Escudero is eyeing to make the province one of the top producers of abaca in the region with the new building and facility of the Philippine Fiber Industry and Development Authority (PhilFIDA) in the town of Juban. Escudero said PhilFIDA is conducting a study to boost abaca production in a bid to […]

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SORSOGON OPENS ANIMAL SHELTER, CLINIC – ESCUDERO

Hundreds of stray and abandoned pets such as dogs, cats, and farm animals now have a home in Juban, Sorsogon after the provincial government opened three facilities for them as part of its adherence to the Animal Welfare Act. Salvador Mendoza, Sorsogon provincial information officer, said the newly inaugurated Provincial Veterinary Office, Animal Shelter Building, […]

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NURSES IN SORSOGON TO GET PAY HIKE – ESCUDERO

The provincial government of Sorsogon has started implementing a budget circular that will increase the salaries of nurses working in public hospitals, as part of the Salary Standardization Law (SSL) 5 which takes effect this January. Governor Francis Escudero said 139 nurses deployed to nine public hospitals run by the provincial government will be the […]

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SORSOGON EYES 84.7% FULL VAXXED RATE BY END 2021

Sorsogon Governor Chiz Escudero has expressed confidence that the province will be able to achieve the desired population protection against coronavirus disease (COVID-19) before the year ends. “Marami kaming nabigyan ng first dose noong National Vaccination Days na inaasahan naming mabibigyan ng second dose bago matapos ang taon kung kaya’t mararating namin ang mahigit kumulang […]

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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 […]