Santa Magdalena News
Bicol region has been in the news for the past months because of Mayon Volcano's imminent eruption. While Albay has the most affected towns due to the restive volcano and the Alert Level 3 raised by the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology, other parts of Bicol like Sorsogon and CamSur are ready to be discovered by holiday travelers who want to explore this part of Luzon.
A good 14 to 16 hours travel by land from Metro Manila, the trip going to Sorsogon is enjoyable, too, as one passes through various scenic spots in Luzon. Travelers must try out the local cuisines in pitstops ...
A fish vendor selling sea turtle (pawikan) meat was apprehended by the local police after their office received a report regarding the said prohibited activity.
P03 Franklin Mallapre, the apprehending officer, said that they have intensified their campaign against violators of RA 9147, otherwise known as the Wildlife Resources Conservation and Protection Act, in this province.
The suspect was named as Benjamin Dimaano y Echano, 67 years of age, and a resident of Barangay Salvacion, Bacon District, here.
He is regularly engaged in selling fish here and in the nearby towns.
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Sorsogon is the southernmost province in the island of Luzon. It is divided into fourteen municipalities with Sorsogon City as its capital, making it the center of industry, commerce and education in the province. Like every place in the Philippines, Sorsogon also boasts a lot of beautiful scenic spots. Little has seen the beauty of this province which has captivated every tourist who has seen it to come back.
Sorsogon's written history started in 1570 when two Augustinian friars, Alonzo Jimenez and Juan Orta, accompanied by a Captain Enrique de Guzman reached Hibalong, a small fishing vill ...