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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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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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SORSOGON SEEKS UNESCO SEAL FOR BULUSAN PARK

The Provincial Government of Sorsogon, through the Sorsogon Provincial Tourism, Culture and Arts Office (SPTCAO) is applying for the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Global Geopark Seal for Bulusan Volcano Natural Park. Already, the SPTCAO is finalizing the requirements needed to have the Bulasan Volcano Natural Park be an addition to the 169 […]

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Business & Economy

GLOBE LTE SAVES DONSOL TOURISM, ONLINE LEARNING

Just like any coastal town in the county, most people in Donsol, Sorsogon rely on the sea for their livelihood. The sea gives them fish and the magnificent butandings or whale sharks to earn their keep.  These gentle giants were responsible for giving Donsol monikers and accolades such as the Best Animal Interaction in Asia […]

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‘FIRST-IN, FIRST-OUT’ IN PORTS – ESCUDERO

To solve the perennial problem of congestion and complaints against fixers, Sorsogon’s provincial government will implement a “first-in, first-out” (FIFO) policy in the ports of Matnog, Castilla, and Pilar starting second week of December.  Sorsogon Governor Chiz Escudero said he had a series of meetings with concerned government agencies and private business groups to explain […]

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SARDINE FACTORY TO OPEN IN SORSOGON – ESCUDERO

Due to the abundance of sardines (Sardinelia lemuru) locally known as “tamban” or “law-law” fish and strategic access to big fishing grounds, Bulan town in Sorsogon will be opening its first big-scale sardine canning factory in Bicol. Governor Chiz Escudero said the sardine factory of the Guinbe Food Corporation, a known manufacturer of quality sardines, […]

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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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TASK FORCE SLAMS MURDER OF EX-SORSOGON RADIOMAN

The Presidential Task Force on Media Security (PTFoMS) has denounced the killing of former radioman Jobert “Polpog” Bercasio who was gunned down by motorcycle riding-in-tandem gunmen near Seabreeze Homes in Brgy. Cabid-an, Sorsogon on September 14. “The government strongly condemns the heinous killing of Mr. Jobert Bercasio,” PTFoMS co-chair and Presidential Communication Operations Office Secretary […]