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Topic: Caibiran, Biliran

  Biliran - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Biliran is one of the smallest provinces in the Philippines and it is located in the Eastern Visayas region.
The inhabitants of Biliran primarily speak Cebuano and Waray.
Biliran, together with the islands of Samar and Leyte were constituted into a separate province in 1735.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Biliran   (785 words)

An island province, it is bounded by the Visayan Sea on the north, Carigara Bay on the south, Samar Sea on the east and the Strait of Biliran on the west.
Biliran has a total land area of 55,542 hectares, approximately 60% (33,192 ha.) is considered alienable and disposable while the remaining (22,350 ha.) is made of forestland.
Cebuano, spoken by 57.79 percent of the population, and Waray-waray by 40.80 percent, are the major dialects spoken in the island.
darfu8.tripod.com /rp_biliran.htm   (1316 words)

 Biliran Island - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Biliran is a volcanic island in central Philippines.
Central Biliran - Libtong Thermal Areas (12 hot springs and one bubbling pool)
Tectonic Setting: Biliran Volcano is part of the curvilinear belt of Quaternary volcanoes in eastern Philippines, parallel to Phil.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Biliran_Island   (105 words)

 Official Website of the Provincial Government of Biliran   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Biliran became a regular province on May 11, 1992 after a plebiscite was conducted in accordance with R.A. The island province, which was formerly a sub-province of Leyte, belongs to the Eastern Visayas region (Region 8).
It is bounded on the north by the Visayas Sea, on the south by the Carigara Bay, on the east by the Samar Sea, and on the west by the Strait of Biliran.
Biliran has a combination of warm and cool climatic zones, thus the prevailing climate is ideal for the cultivation of a wide range of agricultural crops.
www.biliran.gov.ph /biliranprof   (1661 words)

 The Provincial Profile of Biliran
Carigara Bay to the south and Biliran Strait to the west of the island separates it from Leyte.
Biliran was the only town on the island and was previously a visita of the town of Leyte.
century, with the wane of the Moro raids, that immigrants from Samar, Leyte, Cebu, Bohol and Iloilo proceeded to settle in Biliran.
www.geocities.com /lppsec/pp/biliran.htm   (786 words)

 WOW Philippines :: Explore Philippines :: Description
Biliran Island, a young province, lies between Northern Leyte and Eastern Samar.
Biliran comprises eight towns: Kawayan, Almeria, Naval, Biliran, Culaba, Caibiran, Cabucgayan, and Maripipi, with Naval as the capital town.
Biliran is bounded on the north by the Samar Sea; on the east by Western Samar; on the west by Visayan Sea ; and on the south by Carigara Bay.
www.tourism.gov.ph /explore_phil/place_details.asp?content=description&province=48   (239 words)

 Welcome to Pesocard.Com - Always There For You!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Bounded on the north by Visayan Sea, on the east by Samar Sea, on the west by strait of Biliran and on the south by Carigara
Biliran is from slight flat to gently rolling and rough terrain.
The Bilirans speak a mixture of the Cebuano and Waray dialect.
www.pesocard.com /provinces/region8_biliran.html   (558 words)

 Biliran   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Biliran Island, a newly created province, lies between Northern Leyte and Eastern Samar.
But somehow between 1668-1712, the name Isla de Panamao was changed to Biliran, a name derived from a native grass called “borobiliran” which grew abundantly on the plains.
Color abounds: the luminous green of the young shoots carpeting the floor of the paddies, the rich ochre brown of the mud walls and the charcoal fl of the basalt rocks.
www.evis.net.ph /infocenter/attractions/Biliran.htm   (342 words)

 NSCB RU-8 - Overview of Biliran   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Biliran is the youngest and the smallest among the six provinces in Eastern Visayas.
The island province of Biliran is comfortably nestled between the islands of Leyte and Samar and is situated about 123 kilometers north of Tacloban City, the regional center.
Young as she is, Biliran, has already gained recognition having won the Cleanest and the Greenest Province in Eastern Visayas for three consecutive years.
www.nscb.gov.ph /ru8/biliran.htm   (323 words)

 G.R. No. 119220   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
They were to conduct an intelligence patrol as required of them by their intelligence officer to verify reports on the presence of armed persons roaming around the barangays of Caibiran.
Accused-appellant, in his defense, did not contest the confiscation of the shotgun but averred that this was only given to him by one of his companions, Hermogenes Cenining, when it was still wrapped in coconut leaves.
Tasked with verifying the report that there were armed men roaming in the barangays surrounding Caibiran, their attention was understandably drawn to the group that had aroused their suspicion.
www.lawphil.net /judjuris/juri1996/sep1996/gr_119220_1996.html   (2318 words)

 Biliran Province
I reconstruct its possible origin, its communal activities that can be inferred from documents, extant folklore, place-names, and monuments, its impact on the folk religious practices of the Leyte-Samar region, as well as its legacy for local millenarian movements, including the Pulahan movement during the early American period, over the next two centuries....
A Stone Age tool, a broken earthen burial jar that contained human bones and a small pot, and a half-hectare complex of structural ruins have stirred deeper interest in Biliran province's culture and heritage among local officials, residents and researchers...
Natives of Biliran and their kin and friends around the world now converge in this cyberspace venue, if only to hear the "curacha" music.
www.geocities.com /rolborr/official.html   (366 words)

 Artifacts from Biliran's past - INQ7.net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
A lesser-known set of artifacts in Biliran is an earthen secondary burial jar that contained human bones and a small earthen pot.
This was during the launching of the Biliran Museum Project that was timed with the 11th anniversary of Biliran.
The Biliran revolt was led by Padre Gaspar Ignacio de Guevara, a native priest from Samar who was the first parish priest of the Biliran pueblo.
news.inq7.net /regions/index.php?index=1&story_id=41356   (1036 words)

 PIA News Releases   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Naval, Biliran (30 November) -- With the high cost of electricity and intermittent power failure in the province of Biliran, Governor Rogelio J. Espina and Naval Mayor Gerardo S. Espina, Sr.
It is the intention of LGU-Biliran to energize first the municipality of Naval thru the mini-hydro electric plant since it is the center of trade and commerce in the province.
It is estimated that the power to be generated by the geothermal source found in the municipality of Caibiran is 42 megawatts which is more than enough to cover the total electric consumption of all electricity consumers in the province of Biliran.
www.pia.gov.ph /news.asp?fi=p051130.htm&no=42   (773 words)

 Biliran Volcano, Philippines - John Seach   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The volcano is located on Biliran Island off the western coast of Leyte Island.
Hot springs, bubbling pool and thermal areas are at the volcano.
Ashfall was measured at Caibiran 12 km to the east.
www.volcanolive.com /biliran.html   (47 words)

Cebuano, spoken by 57.79% of the population is found mainly on the western area of the island, nearest Cebu, while Waray[?] spoken by 40.80% can be found on the eastern portion.
Borrinaga, Rolando O. “Lost meanings in Biliran.” [1] (http://www.geocities.com/bilirannews/whatname.html)
Borrinaga, Rolando O. “How Biliran got its name.” [2] (http://www.geocities.com/rolborr/bilname.html)
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/bi/Biliran.html   (755 words)

 People vs Garillo : 146189 : February 24, 2003 : J. Quisumbing : En Banc
Garillo claimed that he never returned to Caibiran until October 1995 when he was picked up by the operatives of the Caibiran PNP Station at the Malabon City Jail, where he was first detained.
Anselmo Lierma, a fisherman from Tomalistis, Caibiran, testified that he was fishing at sea off the coast of Tomalistis, when a pumpboat with three (3) males on board, approached his boat.
Lierma recalled that on August 21, 1995, or four (4) days after the incident, he executed an affidavit before the police of Caibiran to the effect that he was out at sea fishing on the night of the crime, when a pumpboat with 3 persons came alongside his boat.
www.supremecourt.gov.ph /jurisprudence/2003/feb2003/146189.htm   (3461 words)

 YourArt.com >> Encyclopedia >> Biliran   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Borrinaga, Rolando O. “Lost meanings in Biliran.” http://www.geocities.com/bilirannews/whatname.html
Borrinaga, Rolando O. “How Biliran got its name.” http://www.geocities.com/rolborr/bilname.html
Category:Provinces of the Philippinesilo:Biliranceb:Biliran ja:ビリラン州 no:Biliran Biliran war:Biliran pam:Biliran tl:Biliran
www.yourart.com /research/encyclopedia.cgi?subject=/Biliran   (792 words)

 Biliran - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
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Biliran | Eastern Samar | Leyte | Northern Samar | Samar | Southern Leyte
You can find it there under the keyword Biliran (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Biliran)The list of previous authors is available here: version history (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Biliranandaction=history).
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Biliran   (917 words)

 ROSEL, Salvador C
`Thus, by the act of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan to approve a new staffing pattern of the Provincial Government of Biliran, the abolition of the old positions in the old staffing pattern is likewise abolished.
The only issue to be resolved is whether or not the reorganization of the Province of Biliran was undertaken in compliance with Republic Act No. 6656 (an Act to Protect the Security of Tenure of Civil Service Officers and Employees in the Implementation of Government Reorganization, and its Implementing Rules and Regulations).
  Accordingly, the Governor of the province of Biliran is hereby directed to reinstate or reappoint Salvador C. Rosel to his former position or its equivalent under the new staffing pattern without loss of seniority rights and shall be paid backwages from the time he was separated until his actual reinstatement.
www.csc.gov.ph /mread01/res-010241.html   (2037 words)

 COUPLES FOR CHRIST - Melbourne, Australia
LOOSE CHAINS- As told by Mil Dedil, an inmate at the Biliran Provincial Jail and a new member of the CFC Servants of the Lord, to Jaime Cagabhion of CFC Biliran, Philippines.
I come from Caibiran, Biliran, (in the Philippines), but I am now in jail with my brother Jose, charged with the murder of our neighbor (who killed my father).
I was enjoying the privilege until the time I heard about my wife going with another man. I escaped, rushed to Manila, only to find that my wife was actually faithful to our marriage vows and living with her mother in Alabang.
members.tripod.com /~RabboniHouse/cfctestm.htm   (1309 words)

 Manila Journal » Blog Archive » Biliran starts three-day 14th provincehood celebration today
Naval, Biliran (May 9) — One of the most interesting events that the people in region 8 and other parts of the country as well as the whole world should not miss to witness is the provincehood anniversary celebration in Biliran province.
The province of Biliran that has became a regular province in May 11, 1992 will celebrate its 14th provincehood anniversary this year with a lots of awe-inspiring, culturally-rich, muscle-flexing, heart-warming and people-oriented socio-civic activities to be held within the three-day affair which will begin today until D-Day on May 11.
Governor Espina added that the 14th provincehood anniversary celebration is also an appropriate time to extend gratitude and recognition to the former community leaders and officials who have contributed in the making the province’; roads to progress of today easier and safe to tread on.
manilajournal.com /?p=373   (476 words)

 WOW Philippines :: Explore Philippines :: Famous For   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The beautiful yet little known island of Biliran teems with pretty white sand beaches, majestic islets, rich marine life and coral gardens, enchanting falls and springs, and rice terraces replicating Ifugao creativity and ingenuity.
It is located in Caibiran, Biliran, and commonly accessible within 20 minutes from the town proper by motorboat.
Tomalistis, along with around seven other falls that can be found in less accessible spots in the area, would attract adventure tourists.
www.tourism.gov.ph /explore_phil/place_details.asp?content=famousefor&province=48   (287 words)

 Office of the President Website - Newsroom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Biliran (21 July) -- The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Regional Office No. 8 thru its pro-poor program Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan - Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services: Kapangyarihan at Kaunlaran sa Barangay (KALAHI-CIDSS: KKB) project has prioritized 10 barangays in the municipality of Caibiran as recipients of the project.
The identification of the ten barangays came out as a result during the 2nd Municipal Inter-Barangay Forum held on June 17, 2005 wherein prioritized barangays in the municipality of Caibiran were evaluated as to the completeness of documents for their proposed sub-projects and were finally ranked for funding.
The prioritized barangays are given grant of 70% of the total sub-project cost of each barangay in which the total amount of the municipal grant is P5,100,000.00.
www.op.gov.ph /news.asp?newsid=11607   (465 words)

 Biliran Maiinit Hot Spring   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Location: Caibiran, Biliran; approximately 40 minutes by jeepney from Naval via the cross-country road to Caibiran.
Location: Kawayan, Biliran the resort can be reached by land transport in an approximately 40 minute ride from Naval and 10-minute ride from Poblacion Kawayan.
Description: A twin pool (one for adults and another for children) fed by a free- flowing mineral spring water and shaded by coconut trees and other lush tropical plants.
www.evis.net.ph /infocenter/attractions/Biliran[03].htm   (286 words)

 PIA News Releases   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Naval, Biliran (February 27) -- With the approval of the proposals submitted by the towns of Naval and Caibiran to the National Nutrition Council (NNC), two checks worth P250,000.00 will be handed to the Local Chief Executives (LCEs) of the two towns in Biliran province.
LAKASS is also an effective and sustainable development program that will enhance nutrition benefits and is aimed to families most affected and at-risk to malnutrition in nutritionally-depressed communities in the country.
It can be recalled that the municipalities of Caibiran and Naval were identified to be nutritionally depressed towns in Biliran province per results of the survey conducted by NNC in 2000.
www.pia.gov.ph /news.asp?fi=p060227.htm&no=17   (287 words)

 region 8
Eastern Visayas or Region 8 is composed of six (6) provinces namely Leyte, Southern Leyte, Biliran, Eastern Samar, Western Samar (Samar) and Northern Samar.
In Leyte island's north and southern portion, one finds a mountainous terrain, while extensively level areas dominate the northern portion and coastal flat areas scattered in the northwest.
Biliran being the smallest got at least 2.6% share of the total land area of the region.
www.da.gov.ph /agribiz/region8.html   (866 words)

PEPE P., Presiding Judge of the Regional Trial Court, Branch 37, Caibiran, Biliran, is hereby DESIGNATED Acting Presiding Judge of the Regional Trial Court, Branch 15, Burauen, Leyte, effective immediately and to continue as such until the appointment and assumption to duty of the regular judge thereat or until further orders from this Court.
ENRIQUE C., Presiding Judge of the Regional Trial Court, Branch 16, Naval, Biliran, is hereby DESIGNATED Acting Presiding Judge of the Regional Trial Court, Branch 37, Caibiran, Biliran, in addition to his regular duties in his own court effective immediately and to continue until the return of Judge Pepe P.
They shall be entitled to reimbursement of travelling expenses with per diems and additional expense allowance and hardship allowance as provided for in Resolution No. 99-1-04-SC of the Court En Banc dated 2 February 1999.
www.supremecourt.gov.ph /Circulars/2001/admin_order/admin_order_16_01.htm   (147 words)

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