Rappler's latest stories on sorsogon
Bulusan Volcano in Sorsogon is now 'in an abnormal condition' and sudden phreatic or steam-driven eruptions are possible, warns Phivolcs on Monday, July 6
As students struggle to access online classes, Pilar Reading Center helps make education more accessible by giving modular activities and training parents to be teachers at home during the pandemic
Kindness Station's response to the coronavirus outbreak is to encourage people to 'take what you need, leave some for others, and give what you can'
Casiguran town in Sorsogon buys fishermen's daily catch and sells these to residents for 20% to 30% lower than the market price
Other local governments in Bicol have also implemented measures to help sectors most vulnerable to the coronavirus outbreak
The provincial government has placed Sorsogon under a state of calamity even if it has no confirmed coronavirus case, as a proactive measure against the spread of the new virus
The suspected shabu was hidden in 20 individual teabags, which weighed around 20 kilos overall and were placed inside a gray luggage bag
Cleanup drives, however, are not new to them. The group has been doing cleanup activities every day.
'Our residents need to walk for several kilometers to go to Barangay Sinibaran, where a water fall is located, to get water,' says a village leader
Here is a list of areas placed under a state of calamity due to Typhoon Tisoy (Kammuri) in December 2019
Several buildings, trees, and electrical posts across the Bicol region are damaged after Typhoon Tisoy lashed the Philippines with fierce winds and heavy rain
These proposed bridges are no longer pushing through, with the Duterte administration shelving the 'challenging' projects
Over 7,000 people, including Governor Francis 'Chiz' Escudero and wife actress Heart Evangelista, perform the Pantomina sa Tinampo at Sorsogon's Kasanggayahan Festival for the historic feat
The 125th founding anniversary stamp features the most famous facets of Sorsogon
Principal Jessica Ascano's projects have not only benefitted students at Calongay Elementary School, but their parents as well
The sighting of 'very young' whale shark juveniles 'suggests that Ticao Pass may be a pupping ground for whale sharks, further increasing the ecological significance of the area,' says the World Wide Fund for Nature
'This will be the first lying-in clinic for blue crabs in the country or even in the world,' says Alex Sotto, chief of Barangay Poblacion in Castilla, Sorsogon
Ryan Hubilla, a 22-year-old senior high school student, and Nelly Bagasala, 69, who both advocated for human rights, are killed by unknown gunmen
She’s a crazy rich Asian with a big heart for animals
The haul adds to P2.8 billion worth of cocaine fished out of Philippine waters since 2009
(UPDATED) Senators Francis Escudero and Loren Legarda, who are on their last terms, win in their respective election bids in their provinces
In the past 10 years, at least 481 cocaine bricks have ended up in Philippine shores. We map where they were found.
The political battle – specifically a congressional race in Sorsogon's first district – disrupts a long-standing alliance between the Escuderos and the Lees
Escudero, who is running for governor of Sorsogon, gathers Bong Go, Romy Macalintal, and Florin Hilbay for Sunday lunch in his home
Francis 'Chiz' Escudero, who is on his second and last term as senator, is running for governor of Sorsogon in the May 2019 elections
When completed in 2020, SM City Sorsogon will be the biggest mall in terms of land area in the Bicol region
Mayor Edwin Hamor refuses to respond to the latest allegation that Aremar Construction, which he founded, earned P81 million from dummies
House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya Jr says the alleged scheme made Sorsogon prone to construction projects that are either incomplete or easily damaged
House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya Jr appeals to Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno and his in-laws to 'stop hiding the truth using technicalities and general denials'
Suspected gunman Henry Yuson has been identified by cops as a former New People's Army rebel
House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya Jr believes the statement of C.T. Leoncio Construction and Trading's lawyer, but he says the owner will still be liable for the anomalous contracts
Aremar Construction uses at least 8 dummy contractors, including C.T. Leoncio Construction and Trading, to bag government projects in Sorsogon, claims House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya Jr
House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya claims there is a 'clear case of conflict of interest' as Aremar Construction's biggest stockholder and incorporator are in-laws of the budget chief
(UPDATED) Heavy rains trigger flooding in areas along the path of Usman
The owner of CT Leoncio Construction and several public works officials in Bicol Region are among those summoned to a House rules committee hearing on Thursday, January 3
'So ano ba talaga 'yong basehan ng pagbigay ho natin ng pondo para sa flood control? May master plan tayo? Kamag-anak ba?' asks House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya Jr in relation to the proposed projects for 2019
The Bright Leaf Awards honors the most outstanding stories on agricultural issues and best farming practices
Ryan Homan wants to help children develop the habit of reading books in Donsol, Sorsogon
(UPDATED) Senator Francis Escudero, whose term ends in June 2019, is running under the Nationalist People's Coalition
As coconut pollinators, kiwot bees have helped the farm increase its yield by as much as 50%
Responders bring 11 passengers to Sorsogon Provincial Hospital, and 6 passengers to Sorsogon Medical Mission Group Hospital.
The Philippine Coast Guard will buy more high-speed boats and possibly drones to help monitor the country's coastline
The Taipei Economic and Cultural Office says 'so-called Taiwanese documents' submitted by the captain of the 'Jin Ming' ship were forged
Authorities suspect the illegal drugs came from a foreign cargo vessel marked 'Jin Ming'
In Sorsogon, the surfing bug evolved into a double-edged sword: kids enjoy surfing so much that they skip classes to spend more time catching the waves. A surfing camp found a way to change that.
On the road, a volunteer of Bike Scouts Philippines witness stories of bayanihan among passengers stranded due to Urduja
Nearly 7,000 passengers are stranded in areas affected by Tropical Storm Urduja
For years, Virginia Negrite mastered every detail of the lake, and the stories behind it
The country will be a laughingstock among nations which have respect for human rights says Sorsogon Bishop Arturo Bastes