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Topic: Cagwait, Surigao del Sur

  Surigao del Sur - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Surigao del Sur is a province of the Philippines located in the Caraga region in Mindanao.
Its capital is Tandag and borders Surigao del Norte to the north, Agusan del Norte and Agusan del Sur to the west, and Davao Oriental to the south.
Surigao del Sur is located at the eastern coast of Mindanao and faces the Philippine Sea.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Surigao_del_Sur   (111 words)

 Philippine Provinces   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
It is bounded on the northwest by Surigao del Norte, on the southeast by Davao Oriental, on the east by the Pacific Ocean and on the west and southwest by the provinces of Agusan del Sur and Agusan del Norte.
Surigao del Sur was created as the 56th Philippine province on June 29, 1960 by virtue of R. No. 2786 and was formally separated from its mother province, Surigao del Norte, on September 18, 1960.
Surigao became the eastern District, comprising Agusan and all the islands between the towns of Butuan and Caraga in 1869.
www.bpre.gov.ph /scripts/phistory.asp?codeprov=SS   (1347 words)

 Old Surigao
In 1609, Juan de la Vega who was sent by the Spanish government to Surigao to subdue the hostile natives after Legaspi's final conquest of the Philippines, established a symbol of authority by erecting a stone fort and built a small settlement about the size of the football field enclosed by a stone wall.
Surigao was then called Caraga, a district which covered the present province of Agusan, the two Surigao and a part of Davao.
As center of faith and capital town of Surigao or Caraga, Tandag was fortified with cottas which were erected sometime by the 18th century within the northern side of the town and near the old cemetary at its west.
www.geocities.com /Athens/Cyprus/8446/tandag.html   (1338 words)

 Caraga Travel Guide
It is bounded by the Pacific Ocean on the east, the Bohol Sea and the Provinces of Misamis Oriental and Bukidnon on the west, and the Surigao
It embraces the four (4) Provinces of Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Surigao del Norte, and Surigao del Sur, and the three (3) cities of Butuan, Surigao and Bislig.
These provinces and cities were administratively under Region X except Surigao del Sur which was with Region XI before the creation of the Caraga Administrative Region.
www.caragatravelguide.com /profiles   (804 words)

 G.R. No. L-29199
Appeal from two resolutions of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) dismissing petitioner's petition for the annulment of canvass and proclamation made by the municipal canvassing board of Cagwait, Surigao del Sur, on November 16, 1967.
On November 16, 1967, a canvass of the votes cast for the candidates for municipal offices was made by four members of the municipal board of canvassers of Cagwait Surigao del Sur.
It was on May 23, 1968, that the Court of First Instance of Surigao del Sur came out with its decision declaring protestee Adelfo Luengas as the duly elected Mayor of Cagwait, with costs against protestant Ondona.
www.lawphil.net /judjuris/juri1969/mar1969/gr_l-29199_1969.html   (1246 words)

 GlobalPinoy, Travel - Surigao del Sur
One of the last remaining frontier province of the Philippines and has been described as an "Adventurer's Shangri-La by the Pacific" located in the northeastern part of Mindanao.
Surigao del Sur bounded by Surgao del Norte on the North, Philippine Sea on the east, Davao Oriental on the south and Agusan del Sur and Norte on the west.
Public transportation is necessary if you're from Surigao City, Prosperidad and San Francisco to go to the capital.
www.globalpinoy.com /travel/province/surigaosur.php   (450 words)

 IPDP for Surigao del Sur   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
A social assessment (SA) conducted in the Province revealed the existence of Indigenous Cultural Communities and Indigenous Peoples (ICC/IPs) in all the municipalities of Surigao del Sur where around 125,000 IPs belonging to the Manobo-Mandaya-Mamanwa cultural-minority groups are known to reside.
In line with the overall project objectives, the IPDP aims to increase the access of IP women in Surigao del Sur of reproductive age to acceptable, high quality and cost-effective reproductive health services and enable them to safely attain their desired spacing and number of children in a manner compatible with their practices and situation.
The Federation of Tribal Councils of Surigao del Sur, the municipal tribal chieftains and the tribal leadership shall be mainstreamed into the overall project activities.
www.doh.gov.ph /2safemotherhood/2whsmp2/surigao_sur.htm   (3313 words)

 Sun.Star Cebu - Espinoza: Surigao del Sur politics
I just returned yesterday from a two-day sojourn to my hometown, Cagwait, Surigao del Sur, to attend the town’s fiesta and somehow avoid the summer heat in the met-ropolis.
The commentator, who was discussing political issues, was apparently a supporter of Surigao del Sur Gov. Bebe T. Pimentel and Vice Governor Navarro.
However, Surigao del Sur, which is an almost forgotten province, is already raring to go.
www.sunstar.com.ph /static/ceb/2003/05/17/news/espinoza.surigao.del.sur.politics.html   (563 words)

 Local Government Website   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Lianga is one of the oldest town of Surigao del Sur created on October 17,1919 by virtue of Executive Order No. 27,much earlier than the creation of the Province of Surigao del Sur.At first Lianga was big municipality of,which extends from Cagwait to Barobo.
Even the municipality of Lianga has been created earlier than the other municipalities in Surigao del Sur and has been the center of logging operations in the central part of Surigao del Sur, still its development is very slow.
Lianga was created municipality of then undivied Province of Surigao del Suron October 17, 1917 by virtue of Executive Order No. 27 by then President Carlos P. Garcia.
elgu2.ncc.gov.ph /liangasds   (359 words)

 AFP Terror Campaign in Surigao del Sur Backfired, more than 60 AFP troops killed : QC IMC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The people of Surigao Del Sur were victims of atrocities before at the height of the AFP's "Oplan Lambat Bitag" in 1992.
The 4th ID PA is having their focus in Compostela Valley-Davao Oriental and Surigao del Sur areas.
Specific target in CARAGA is Surigao Sur, in particular, the mineral rich Andap Valley Complex.
qc.indymedia.org /mail.php?id=3526   (2829 words)

 The FISH Project   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The Surigao del Sur target area covers the 15 coastal municipalities of Surigao del Sur facing the Pacific seaboard with a combined coastline of 486 kms.
Surigao del Sur has 18 municipalities with a total land area of 4,552 sq kms.
The Pacific Seaboard Research Project of the Philippine Council for Aquatic and Marine Research and Development is working with the Surigao del Sur Polytechnic State College to assist municipalities along Lianga Bay to implement a coastal management program.
www.oneocean.org /fish/lanuza.html   (675 words)

 Bulatlat - The Philippines's alternative weekly newsmagazine
ANDAP VALLEY, Surigao del Sur - On April 28, residents of Diatagon in the town of Lianga, Surigao del Sur in southern Philippines wondered what a convoy of 11 Army trucks would be doing in their area.
On that day, three farmers in nearby Cagwait town were on their way to finish their work in the coconut farm.
The three - Nicolas Suazo, Jessie Payac and Rogelio Sumaya - recounted to Karapatan-Surigao del Sur the torture they underwent in the hands of the soldiers of the 58th IB and 6th Scout Rangers.
www.bulatlat.com /news/5-15/5-15-manobo_printer.html   (1329 words)

 Municipality of Bayabas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Bayabas was created as 12th municipality of Surigao del Sur on November 20, 1961 by virtue of Executive Order No. 452 issued by the late President Carlos P. Garcia, and formally inaugurated, organized and separated from its mother municipality of Cagwait and Tago on May 3, 1961.
It was in 1918 when Bayabas, then a sitio of La Paz, became a barrio under Tago, but in 1953 this became a barrio of Cagwait when the latter separated from Tago to become a new town.
But after world War II up to recent years with immigrants coming from Leyte and other Visayan and Mindanao provinces, with intermarriage of the young set, the present inhabitants are now mostly a conglomeration of people of different provincial origin.
elgu2.ncc.gov.ph /bayabassds   (328 words)

 Surigao del Sur
Surigao del Sur, in the Caraga Region of the Republic of the Philippines, was created by the division of the Province of Surigao in 1960.
The land slopes from the Diwata Range in the west down to a deeply indented coast, and then further down to the Mindanao Deep.
The remainder is largely forest, and industry is largely limited to logging and wood-processing, including paper-making, although Surigao del Sur reportedly sits on enormous reserves of iron ore.
www.kykofc.com /kentucky/koc_sites/int/Philippines/surigaodelsur.htm   (77 words)

 Kapatiran 25/26 - ISM 2005: Surigao Del Sur   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Of the 23 priority mining projects for mining operations, 12 of these are in Mindanao and five are in Surigao del Norte and Surigao del Sur.
This year has been especially traumatic for the Manobo of Surigao del Sur that we were introduced to, as the military have sought (mostly on behalf of foreign mining interests) to secure control of the province’s vast mineral and forestry resources.
In the case of Surigao del Sur, it was suggested to us on our journey that liberalisation of forestry and mining in the district has principally been a GMA initiative to pay back foreign debt.
www.converge.org.nz /psna/KapNo25n26/kap25art/art117.htm   (1397 words)

 Surigao del sur Resorts and Hotels, Surigao del sur hostels resorts hotels accommodation, Surigao del sur Hotel ...
Old folks still like to recount how some Visayan fishermen, forced by strong currents in what is now known as Surigao Strait, sought refuge in one of the huts somewhere in the province.
A white sand beach is in Cagwait south of the Surigao Capital.
The province can be reached by road from Surigao City in the north and from Prosperidad and San Francisco in Agusan del Sur in the west.
www.lakbaypilipinas.com /travel_surigao_del_sur.html   (684 words)

 PHILIPPINES: Peasant leader killed while sleeping at his house in Surigao del Sur, Mindanao
The security of the family of the victim must be ensured once the investigation commences.
Melanio Evangelista (43), a peasant, married with six children and a resident of Purok Brotherhood, Barangay Unidad, Cagwait, Surigao del Sur
I am writing to draw your attention to the killing of Melanio Evangelista, a leader of the Kapunungan sa mga Mag-uuma sa Surigao Sur (KAMASS) by unidentified gunmen while he was asleep at his home.
www.ahrchk.net /ua/mainfile.php/2006/1550?print=yes   (730 words)

 Bulatlat - The Philippines's alternative weekly magazine
The offensives took place in the northern Philippine province of Isabela and the upland provinces of Misamis Oriental, Surigao del Sur and Bukidnon in Mindanao.
The ambushes, raids and other offensives were carried out in the midst of government claims of the resumption of peace talks between it and the NDFP in Oslo, Norway.
Meanwhile, detachments of the AFP-Cafgu (Citizens Armed Force Geographical Units) in the towns of Cagwait and Marihatag, both in Surigao del Sur were also attacked by the NPA Sept. 22.
bulatlat.com /news/5-34/5-34-npa.htm   (521 words)

 Visit Philippines 2006 Calendar of Events - April to June   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
It is a multi-lateral Trade Exposition highlighting 12 renowned provincial festivals: Ati-Atihan of Aklan, Higantes of Angono, Iloilo''s Dinagyang Festival, Lucban''s Pahiyas, Davao''s Kadayawan, Ilocos Sur''s Viva Vigan, Bacolod''s Masskara, Zamboanga''s Hermosa, Naga''s Peñafrancia, Batangas'' Parada ng Lechon, Tacloban''s Pintados, and Cebu''s Sinulog.
A mountain climbing/trekking activity and via cruces participated in by the Catholic community of Zamboanga del Norte and the neighboring municipalities.
The provinces of Surigao del Norte and Surigao del Sur Simultaneously commemorate their charter anniversary.
www.dotpcvc.gov.ph /VPY-calendar/vpy-apriljune.html   (6536 words)

 Gold Star Daily Online
They are Janette Ariate of Tandag, Surigao del Sur; Bienvenida Borso of Espina Street, Surigao City; Mary Joy Suarez Galendez of St. Joseph Subdivision, Butuan City; Ana Lamanilao of Gigaquit, Surigao del Norte; Cherry Linaac of Nasipiti, Agusan del Norte;
NiƱo, Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur; Hilda Montenegro of Pakwan, Lanuza, Surigao del Sur; Ruth Sarvina of Mabuhay, Sison, Surigao del Norte; Teresa Gealan of Rizal, Basilisa, Surigao del Norte, Gemma Digol of La Purisima, Prosperidad, Agusan del Sur;
Jeralyn Llano of Zone 2, Poblacion 2, Santiago, Agusan del Norte; Margie Wong of Alegria, Surigao del Norte; Marivic Cinco of Imadejas Subdivision, Butuan City; Julie Ann Inot and Irene Aringue of Ong Yiu, Butuan City.
gsd9000.tripod.com   (4875 words)

 SONA 2003 - Region 13
Some 1,065 individuals from the Manobo tribe in Pakuan, Lanuza, Surigao del Sur benefited from 1 CADT issued by the government covering 11,811.18 hectares.
Accomplishment: SME Market Center in Agusan del Norte was strengthened to serve as one-stop shop for SMEs providing information and business counseling on SME management and development strategies.
Ugpason, Haguimitan, and Tunaw-an Bridges in Surigao del Sur, and Calaitan Bridge in Agusan del Sur
www.ops.gov.ph /sona2003/region13.htm   (1467 words)

 June Fiesta - Asia Finest Discussion Forum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
A showcase of religious heritage of the Surigaonons in honor of St. Virgen de la Paz Y de Buen Viaje.
Commemoration of the historical victory of the Filipino guerillas in Northern Luzon which led to the surrender of Gen. Yama$hita and the end of the Japanese occupation in the Philippines.
A celebration of fun and pageantry highlighted by a street presentation which showcases the legend of the City where its name was derived.
www.asiafinest.com /forum/index.php?showtopic=8830   (1043 words)

 PHNE: Headline News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Police said all 15 passengers of the single-engine banca were on their way to Placer town for a Roman Catholic Church activity when the accident happened.
Meanwhile, regional police headquarters in Butuan City assured local and foreign tourists to the Caraga that adequate security measures are being implemented to ensure the safety of tourists during the Kaliguan Festival set for June 21-24 at Cagwait, Surigao del Sur.
Olario said additional police units will also be posted along the boundaries of Agusan del Sur and Surigao del Sur following sightings of Muslim secessionist rebels in the area.
www.newsflash.org /2001/06/hl/hl013732.htm   (322 words)

 Sun.Star Cebu - Espinoza: Lent and the politicians
Sun.Star Cebu - Espinoza: Lent and the politicians
By ELIAS L. What I can vividly recall about Holy Week when I was in my elementary days in my small hometown in Cagwait, Surigao del Sur is that the town folks don’t do anything but pray for penance at the church.
The children were not allowed to play any game, so that our basketball court looked deserted.
www.sunstar.com.ph /static/ceb/2006/04/14/oped/elias.l..espinoza.html   (533 words)

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