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         The City of Sorsogon The City of Sorsogon  was Created by virtue of Republic  Act. 8806, which was signed into law on August 16, 2000 and ratified during a plebiscite on  December 16, 2000. R.A. 8806, also known as the Cityhood Law, called for the  merger of the  municipalities  of Sorsogon and Bacon into a component city of the Province of Sorsogon,  Sorsogon thus, functioned as a full-pledged city  on June 30, 2001, with the assumption into  office of  the first only officials. Located 600 kilometers southeast of Manila, Sorsogon is part  of the geographical chain linking Luzon to the rest of the Philippines.  read more....

       

        MAYOR   LD DEFIES ODDS, WINS CONVINCINGLY The people of Sorsogon City have finally  decided to whom they would entrust their future in the next three years after the last vote had  been  canvassed in the recently concluded automated polls the first ever computerized election in  the country. The election of mayor LD for a second term was formalized after he was proclaimed  by the City Board of Canvassers (CBOC) composed of city prosecutor,  city election officer and  city schools division superintendent as city mayor elect on  May 10 elections. Based on the BOC   official count mayor LD garnered 36,991 votes against the 25,954 votes collected  by his lone  opponent Vice Mayor Edmundo Atutubo or a margin of 11,037 votes  read more.....

 

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            Republic Act No. 8806, which became a law in August 16, 2006 and was ratified by the constituents of the then municipalities of Sorsogon and Bacon that resulted in the merging of the municipalities, paved the way to the birth  of Sorsogon City. Sorsogon originated from the word "Sosogon" which means trace. This, after the colonizer, in their attempt to reach there destination, ask the local inhabitants for directions. Unable to understand the language, used by the visitors, the local folks just answered  them "SOSOGON", at the same time pointing towards the river, in a gesture of showing them the route. Thus, colonizer named the place "SOSOGON",... read more

 
 

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               LD spearheads  distribution  of school bags  Sorsogon City    Mayor Leovic R. Dioneda  once    again showed  love and care to school  kids.  This   was   after Mayor   himself spear-headed  the distribution of school bags and other school supplies  to  various students of day care centers and pre-schools run by the LGU in the city of Sorsogon. Mayor LD first visited the day care center in Brgy. Bibincahan, East District and personally gave the school supplies to the said children. He also visited and gave the same to the kids of the said schools in all the barangays of the city. read More...               

 
 

                 

CELEBRATING THE NEW SORSOGON CITY PUBLIC MARKET  It was a rainy Wednesday afternoon last June 17, 2009 when the new Sorsogon City Public Market (wet section) was opened to the public. The event was marked by a ribbon-cutting ceremony and a short program with no less than Mayor Leovic R. Dioneda and Rep. Salvador “Tatay” H. Escudero III receiving the people of Sorsogon City as they flocked to the SCPM. read more...       

 

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