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Topic: Bagamanoc, Catanduanes

  Virac, Catanduanes - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Virac is a 2nd class municipality in the province of Catanduanes, Philippines.
Virac is the seat of an independent diocese of Catanduanes with Bishop Manolo Delos Santos, D.D., at the helm.
When the Spaniards set foot on the shore of Catanduanes, Virac was a small community led by Datu Lumibao and his wife Milbigan.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Virac,_Catanduanes   (571 words)

In the beginning, Bagamanoc proper was yet nameless, unmarked by the footprints of men.
Bagamanoc is used to be called a small town of big people and property.
Yes, Bagamanoc is small as a chicken, but like her sons she is as proud as gallant.
www.bagamanoc-catanduanes.gov.ph /index.php?cat1=2&cat2=1   (468 words)

 Basic Facts - Province  of Catanduanes
The PROVINCE OF CATANDUANES, (opposite the Bicol Region), is bounded by the Maqueda Channel on th the west, the Pacific Ocean on the north and east, and the Lagonoy Gulf and Cabugao Bay on the south.
The Island, with a land area of 1,511.5 square kilometers and a population of 215,356 in 2000, is composed of 11 towns, with Virac as the capital.
Although it was reported that the galleon was shipwrecked near the coast of Catanduanes in April 1576, the others claimed that the disaster was caused by bad weather and all the crewmembers perished.
www.wowbicol.com /basic_facts_catanduanes.htm   (638 words)

The frequent rainfall in the wet seasons also does its share in keeping Catanduanes as green on the ground as it is from the sky, from where the island shines, diva-like, like a teardrop-shaped emerald in the Pacific’s sapphire cloak.
Over recent years, Catanduanes’ beaches have attracted aqua sport and diving enthusiasts from as far away as Japan, Germany, France and the United States, attracted by the dollar’s strong purchasing power, and the strong horseshoe-shaped waves that reach Catanduanes from the Pacific — challenging waves that are perfect for seasoned surfers.
Catanduanes is a province that wears its piety on its sleeve.— at Viga, for example, nearly every street has a small chapel maintained by the town’s womenfolk.
www.newsflash.org /2003/01/tl/tl001879.htm   (1319 words)

 GlobalPinoy, Travel - Catanduanes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Catanduanes province is seated along the typhoon belt area, northeast of Legazpi City and separated by Marqueda Channel from the island of Luzon.
Catanduanes is famous for its "Kagharong Festival", a folk-religious activity depicting a Christmas tradition.
Another festivity in the province is the "Dinahit Festival", a celebration of Catanduanes’ anniversary commemorating the first migrant to the island province with the use of "dinahit" sea craft.
www.globalpinoy.com /travel/province/catanduanes.php   (669 words)

 Catanduanes - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
The province is located on the islands of Catanduanes, Palumbanes, Panay.
Albay | Camarines Norte | Camarines Sur | Catanduanes | Masbate | Sorsogon
Catanduanes, People and culture, Economy, Geography, Political, Municipalities, Physical, History, External links and Provinces of the Philippines.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/Catanduanes   (182 words)

 Philippine Catanduanes island puraran beach resort
Catanduanes island is located in the easternmost part of the Bicol peninsula, separated from the mainland Bicol by the Maqueda Channel and the Lagonoy Gulf.
Getting to Catanduanes from Manila is not hard, in fact you can reach Catanduanes from plane, ferry or road transport from Manila, the country’s international gateway, and it really depends on how long you have available time.
The airport on Catanduanes is in the capital Virac.
www.philippinecountry.com /philippine_beach/catanduanes.html   (2034 words)

There are only two (2) educational levels available, the secondary or high school level and the elementary level, wherein the latter is divided into 2 school districts: the Bagamanoc South and North Elementary School Districts composing of 12 elementary schools.
Each district has one central elementary school, the Bagamanoc Central Elementary School for the south district and the Bugao Elementary School for the north district.
For the secondary level, there are three public high schools in the municipality strategically located to cater to the educational needs of the high school age population.
elgu2.ncc.gov.ph /bagamanoc-catanduanes/index.php?cat1=4&cat2=1   (148 words)

 The Catanduanes Tribune   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
A 22-year old former errand boy at the Bagamanoc police station is set to file charges against a police officer for a shooting incident two months ago that was apparently hushed up by the authorities.
A resident of barangay Cavinitan in the capital town has claimed that she was mauled by three of her neighbors recently due to a misunderstanding.
Even at the height of typhoon “Yoyong,” personnel and volunteers of the Philippine National Red Cross Catanduanes Chapter were already distributing relief goods to typhoon victims at evacuation centers in the capital town.
www.catanduanestribune.com /Issues/120804/Index.html   (430 words)

 Tinig.com - Ang Tinig ng Bagong Salinlahi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
The military already acknowledged that Catanduanes is one of the areas where the NPA has expanded.
A resident of an upland barangay in Catanduanes observed that, "minsan, mga tolo lang sinda, minsan kinsi na may mga darang halaba" (sometimes they are in a group of three, sometimes they are in a group of 15 with long firearms).
Jose Vera from Pandan, Catanduanes was one of the Senators when the Philippines was still under the American colonizers.
www.tinig.com /v18/v18knf.html   (1149 words)

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CATANDUANES (PNA) - The province of Catanduanes, opposite the Bicol Region, is bounded by the Maqueda Channel on the west, the Pacific Ocean on the north and the east, and the Lagonoy Gulf and Cabugao Bay on the south.
Santiago said the place is being "sold" as one of the destinations in the country as there are several landmarks to see – resorts, caves, falls, restaurants for dining and for those who love shopping, abaca craft and rattan craft are plentiful.
The municipality of San Miguel was the first recipient of the satellite-based PCO in Catanduanes and Santiago hopes that the other municipalities –; Bagamanoc, Baras, Bato, Caramoran, Gigmoto, Pandan, Panganiban (Payo), San Andres (Calolbon), San Miguel, Viga and Virac –; will follow soon.
www26.brinkster.com /catnes/news/mbnews.htm   (626 words)

 WOW Philippines :: Explore Philippines :: Description   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Catanduanes, “An Eco-Adventure Paradise,” is for those who love nature at its best.
It is a place where you could go back to simplicity and revel in the absence of man-made preoccupations and self-made entrapments; a total escape, they say.
The best time of the year to visit Catanduanes is from the months of March to August when the weather turns dry.
www.tourism.gov.ph /explore_phil/place_details.asp?content=description&province=29   (435 words)

 The Catanduanes Tribune: Headline News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
The names of two persons who were reported as having died in Viga town due to the typhoon were removed from the casualty list after health authorities found out that their cause of death was not typhoon-related.
The PDCC report stated that the calamity affected a total of 4,111 families composed of 19,968 persons in 65 barangays in the towns of Bagamanoc, Baras, Pandan, Viga and Virac.
While “Unding’s” winds did not cause much damage to power lines of the First Catanduanes Electric Cooperative, Inc., it took a few days before electric service was restored to northern towns as coop linemen cleared fallen trees and repaired damaged house connections.
www.catanduanestribune.com /Issues/112404/Headline.html   (451 words)

 Cervantes vs Pereyra : A. M. OCA IPI NO.03-1607-P : July 14, 2004 : Atty. Yasay-Nunag : Second Division
MCTC, Baras, Catanduanes and attached (sic) the Summons, copy of Complaint and other attachment thereof, as requisites (sic) legal fees under Section 9 of Rule 141 of the Rules of Court, as amended under Administrative Circular No. 3-2000 dated June 15, 2000.
Complainant avers that respondent's presence at the MCTC, Baras, Catanduanes produces tension between her family and that of the respondent's because respondent filed baseless and fabricated criminal cases against the members of her family which were dismissed by the Provincial Prosecutor of Catanduanes.
What is on record is that complainant received a letter from Magdalena Salvacion, Clerk of Court of MTC Bacoor, Cavite dated February 24, 2003 informing her that the summons and the complaint for service upon defendant Shelle Pereyra Tariman had already been indorsed.
www.supremecourt.gov.ph /resolutions/2nd/2004/2Jul/am_oca_ipi_03_1607_p.htm   (1443 words)

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Initial reports received here from the Catanduanes Provincial Police Office stated that two policemen manning an advance command checkpoint leading to the Virac airport were shot dead at pointblank range by four unidentified armed men.
About an hour later, Catanduanes police director Senior Superintendent Rosero was leading a police team returning to Virac from barangay Buyo where the policemen conducted "hot pursuit" operation when a Nissan Frontier patrol car they were riding hit a landmine.
According to witnesses, he was among a band of rebels who raided the Bagamanoc municipal police station in 2001, killing two police officers and taking away several firearms.
www.mb.com.ph /issues/2005/02/15/PROV2005021528700.html   (457 words)

In Bagamanoc town, Catanduanes, a newly constructed sea wall collapsed after continuous battering by huge waves as Yoyong hit the island province yesterday, Noriel Vargas of the Catanduanes Provincial Disaster Management Office told The STAR via cellular phone.
Agao said another 15 passengers were kept at Virac port in Catanduanes; 30 passengers at Sabang port in San Jose, Camarines Sur; and 375 passengers at Pilar port in Sorsogon, along with four fast crafts and three motor bancas bound for Masbate City.
The DSWD had already distributed some 300 bags of rice for the evacuees in Catanduanes, another 200 bags of rice in Camarines Norte, 1,500 bags of rice in Camarines Sur, and another 35 bags of rice for the evacuees in Libon town, Albay.
www.newsflash.org /2004/02/hl/hl101399.htm   (1464 words)

 Catanduanes - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Catanduanes is an island province of the Philippines located in the Bicol Region in Luzon.
Its capital is Virac and the province lies to the east of Camarines Sur across Maqueda Channel.
This page was last modified 05:36, 14 August 2006.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Catanduanes   (72 words)

 PIA News Releases
VIRAC, CATANDUANES (26 May) — The provincial government has approved a P5.8 million calamity fund as initial support for the immediate relief of thousands of families rendered homeless by typhoon ‘Dindo’ which battered the island province Monday May 17, with packing winds of about 180 kph.
The calamity fund will have priority for the towns of Pandan, Baras, Gigmoto, Bagamanoc and San Andres towns in the island province which bore the brunt of typhoon ‘Dindo’.
Reports said that some 110 houses were totally damaged in the municipality of Bagamanoc.
www.pia.gov.ph /news.asp?fi=p040526.htm&no=8   (542 words)

 Balita - Linking Filipinos worldwide with news since 1994
Bagamanoc reported 110 houses that were totally damaged while in Baras, reports said only 30 percent of the total number of houses were left standing by the typhoon.
To be given priority for the relief operations under the P5.8 million calamity fund are the municipalities of Pandan, Baras, Bato, Gigmoto, Bagamanoc and San Andres, all areas that suffered the most number of families as their houses were totally destroyed by the 180 kilometer-per-hour wind packed by 'Dindo.'
Verceles identified the fatalities as Angel Calderon and Margarita Eustaquio both of Pandan town, Domingo Salvador of San Andres and Rodolfo Frias of Bagamanoc.
news.balita.ph /html/article.php/20040526220217576   (999 words)

 CSC grad is 19th place in Oct. 2005 CPA Board exam :: Catanduanes.Net Association, Inc. :: An Internet-Based Community ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Or so it seems for the petite 22-year old Merlen C. dela Cruz of Magsaysay, Bagamanoc, Catanduanes and a graduate of the Catanduanes State Colleges (CSC) College of Business and Accountancy last March 2005.
Merlen graduated from Bugao Elementary School, Bagamanoc, Catanduanes as valedictorian.
She then moved to her relatives in Gordon Heights in Olongapo City and took her secondary education in the Catholic-run St. Anne Academy.
community.catanduanes.net /index.php?name=News&file=article&sid=694   (1037 words)

 Welcome to the Official Website of Provincial Government of Catanduanes
Catanduanes' approach to development is focused on making full use of its natural resources.
Resource based agro-industrial development is the focus of the province.
The Catanduanes Provincial Industrial Center is currently being developed to attract investors interested in abaca production and processing, marble extraction and processing ceramics manufacture and fish and food processing.
www.geocities.com /ampsanctuary/dti.htm   (369 words)

 Global Nation | INQ7.net
LEGAZPI CITY, Albay--At least 27,000 people were evacuated from their homes in different parts of the Bicol region to escape possible flash floods or landslides due to Typhoon Yoyong on Thursday, the Office of Civil Defense here said on Friday.
Communication in the different provinces of the region was difficult as there was no electricity and many phone lines were cut.
The seawall in Bagamanoc, Catanduanes collapsed due to heavy rains and strong winds.
www.inq7.net /globalnation/sec_new/2004/dec/03-03.htm   (127 words)

 News :: Catanduanes.Net Association, Inc. :: An Internet-Based Community of People from Catanduanes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
More and more graduates from the Catanduanes State Colleges are joining the league of board topnotchers and placers.
For topping the May 2005 Civil Engineer Licensure Examination with an outstanding rating of 98.25%, an honor befitting a national achiever was accorded to Ruben Tabuzo Quintal Jr.
A torch parade was held last May 18, 2005 around downtown Virac by the CSC community, led by its president, Dr. Asuncion V. Asetre, proclaiming the latest feat achieved by Quintal who also made waves last year as the penultimate champion in two prestigious national civil engineering quiz competitions.
www.catanduanes.net /community/modules.php?op=modload&name=News&file=index&catid=&topic=10   (616 words)

 Congregation of the Mission   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
The rest of the meeting was devoted to planning this year’s summer mission.
Team 1, composed of Imee and Vangie, met and had breakfast with Bishop Manolo de los Santos of Catanduanes in his residence at Fiat Homes.
Team 2 (Joven and Julie) spent almost the whole day traveling to St. Anthony de Padua in Bagamanoc to pay a courtesy call on Fr.
www.cmphilippines.org.ph /news/january05/news-popmission.html   (848 words)

 The CATANDUANES STATE COLLEGES Philippines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Mesa, Bagamanoc, Catanduanes, now teaches at a DepEd supervised school in Bugao, Bagamanoc.
A graduate of the Catanduanes State Colleges (CSC) placed 9th in the Agriculturist Licensure Examination given by the Board of Agriculture of the Professional Regulation Commission this July 2006.
Ferdinand Barrameda Tariman, a 2002 Bachelor of Science in Agriculture major in Crops Science graduate of the CSC College of Agriculture and Fisheries landed on the 9th spot with a rating of 83 percent.
www.catanduanes.gov.ph /csc/main.htm   (675 words)

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