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In the News (Thu 23 May 19)

  
  Capiz Shell Candles
A gift from the sea, capiz shells were once used in the Philippines for windowpanes.
Through the creativity and artistry of local craftsmen, capiz shells are used to brighten homes and color the holidays, often taking on seasonal shapes, most always set off with candlelight, sunlight or electricity.
Our capiz shell products are manufactured by small extended family companies, often with two or three generations active in the business.
www.expressionofself.com /candles.html   (247 words)

  
  The Provincial Profile of Capiz
Miguel Lopez de Legazpi chose to settle in Capiz to escape the Portuguese blockade of Cebu and because food was in greater abundance in the area.
One notable landmark in Capiz is the Pan-ay church.
Capiz has a total land area of 2,633 square kilometers and a population of 624,469, of which 90.5% is literate.
www.geocities.com /lppsec/pp/capiz.htm   (1103 words)

  
 Capiz Information
Capiz is (unfairly) rumored to have a number of aswang and covens of witches.
It is said that in Capiz in 1570, the Datu Bankaya’s wife of the Aklan district gave birth to twin daughters.
Capiz, which was part of Aklan in pre-Spanish times, was one of the early settlements of the Malayas, centuries before the coming of the Spaniards to the Philippines.
www.bookrags.com /wiki/Capiz   (832 words)

  
 WOW Philippines :: Explore Philippines :: Description   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Province of Capiz is known as the Seafood Capital of the Philippines.
The Province of Capiz occupies a land area of 2,633 square kilometers, representing 21% of the total land area of Panay.
Hiligaynon is the dominant dialect spoken in the province.
www.tourism.gov.ph /explore_phil/place_details.asp?content=description&province=33   (379 words)

  
 Eloy's Capiz Shell Maker - Cebu, Phillipines Products
Capiz is normally used as a raw material for home decoration and construction.
For Capiz to open naturally, the shells are dried, thus avoiding damage to the shells.
Popularly known as "Capiz", pearl oysters reproduce prolifically, are ecologically harvested and flourish in the warm, tropical ocean waters of the Philippines.
www.capizshellproducts.com /index.htm   (136 words)

  
 WOW Philippines :: Explore Philippines :: Famous For   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Capiz shell products, admired for their beauty and transluscent quality, are in such great demand abroad that sometimes local exporters can hardly supply the needs of the market.
Located in Tapaz, Capiz, it is a cultural minority of Indonesian stock that worships spirits, practice secondary burial, and hunt with blowguns.
Ten kilometers north of the town of Sapian, Capiz are the mussel farms that patiently lie like a silent picture of a thousand bamboo stilts arrayed six feet apart.
www.wowphilippines.com.ph /explore_phil/place_details.asp?content=famousefor&province=33   (574 words)

  
 Choose A Capiz Shell Chandelier For Your Room
Capiz shells are actually the outer shell of the windowpane oyster, a mollusk with the scientific name of placuna placenta.
The Capiz shell got its name because originally it was harvested near a small town in the Philippine's called Capiz.
Because of a dying technique the capiz shells are available in several pastel colors which include pink, robin's egg blue, golden amber, and a light green.
www.lightingus.com /capiz-shell-chandelier.html   (885 words)

  
 What is Capiz?
Capiz is both a geographical location and the name of a shell that is used largely in interior decorating and for decorative gifts and accessories.
Capiz shell, which is used for decorative purposes, is the outer shell of the marine mollusk, Placuna placenta, found in the shallow coastal waters of the Philippines.
Capiz is often used to create lampshades or other luminescent objects, such as candle holders, because of its striking appearance when light shines through.
www.wisegeek.com /what-is-capiz.htm   (415 words)

  
 Capiz showcases unique culture at regional tourism assembly | Philippines Travel Blog
Roxas City (29 October) — The province of Capiz capped last Saturday its participation in the 2006 Western Visayas Regional Tourism Assembly in Iloilo City with a cultural presentation that showcased “authentic and true-to-form” Capiceño culture and way of life at the SM City Activity Center in Iloilo City.
The words “authentic and true-to-form” came from organizers of the event led by the Department of Tourism (DOT) as they acknowledged the efforts exerted by local government units in the region to depict their distinct culture as a major component of the local tourism industry.
The cultural show was the culminating activity of the celebration of Capiz Day dubbed “O Capiz” as one of the major highlights of the entire tourism assembly which had its beginnings in the Best of the Regions Showcase – WOW Philippines, national tourism event held in Intramuros, Manila in 2003 and 2005.
www.lakbaypilipinas.com /blog/2006/11/01/capiz-showcases-unique-culture-at-regional-tourism-assembly   (806 words)

  
 Twin Hearts Realty
Its real estate projects in Capiz and Aklan are located strategically in growth areas, and come complete with modern amenities at par with the world's best.
In Roxas City, Capiz, "the Philippines' Seafood Capital", Twin Heart's Realty has been known since 1992 for residential projects that connote reliability, quality, and value-for-money.
In Kalibo, Aklan, Twin Hearts Realty has brought to "the Ati-atihan Country" its fine reputation of excellent workmanship with the delivery of the province's first modern subdivision.
www.mycapiz.com   (149 words)

  
 asianplants: capiz, wall panelling, window pictures, panels, capiz shells
The idea of the luxerious 20's, to use Capiz for interior decoration and wall panelling, was revived and brought to the standard of today, in regard of technical possibilities, durability and esthetics.
Capiz - a product of mother nature, a flat, transparent shell from the South China Sea, with its subtle pearl effect, is the basis for a range of products which is limited only by our own imagination and creativity.
Capiz - panels are specially designed for Hotels, furnishing of lobbys, bars, dining rooms, pools, as shower separation, for Intarsia on furnitures, walls and ceilings, for covering of pillars, for furnishing of movies and theaters, TV-studios etc.etc.
www.asianplants.com /html/capiz/c1.html   (286 words)

  
 Capiz Creations Pg 4
Fluttering around this Capiz shell, poppy candleholder is a butterfly whose color is enhanced by the glow of the flame.5 1/2" diameter, 15 1/2" high.
Fashioned in Capiz shell and hand-colored, this candleholder casts an angelic glow when lighted from behind by a tea light.4 1/2"x1"x7 1/2" high. Exclusive.( Temp Out of Stock- E T A May 15 )
Hand-painted Capiz shell is fashioned into the shape of leaping dolphins on this circular, sun-catcher, wall plaque.6 1/2" diameter.
www.djmenterprise.com /acatalog/Buy_Online_Catalog_Capiz_Creations_Pg_4_92.html   (365 words)

  
 Capiz Windchimes - Shell Wind Chime -- Home Decorating
White capiz shells are hand strung and hang from a bamboo cap.
These double capiz shells come in three different vibrant colors and are covered by a natural wood top.
These colored round capiz shells come in vibrant colors and are hang from a natural bamboo.
www.seashellcity.com /homedecor/homedecor24.html   (192 words)

  
 Capiz Shell Suncatchers
The Spanish first used capiz sea-shells which are translucent, to make windows during the sixteenth century.
Capiz shells are harvested from the tropical waters of the South China Seas surrounding the Philippines Islands.
Capiz sea-shell sun-catchers make a perfect gift for yourself or someone special, and will provide years of enjoyment and pleasure.
www.mygiftbarn.com /suncatchers.html   (112 words)

  
 Sun.Star Iloilo - Capiz guv denies getting kickback from fertilizer fund   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The province of Capiz was among the recipients of P5 million liquid fertilizers through GMA implemented by the DA and distributed to the farmer beneficiaries through Local Government Units.
Representative Fredenil Castro of the 2nd District of Capiz earlier said to be the recipient of the P5 million fertilizer, said that they were distributed by the DA regional office.
Meanwhile, Representative Rodriquez Dadivas of the 1st District of Capiz, said he is supposed to be the recipient of P3 million however, only P1.5 million had been received by his office.
www.sunstar.com.ph /static/ilo/2005/12/04/news/capiz.guv.denies.getting.kickback.from.fertilizer.fund.html   (648 words)

  
 Welcome to the Province of Capiz   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Capiz is also the biggest rice and corn producer in the region.
The coastal waters of Capiz constitute one of the richest fishing grounds in the Western Visayas.
Its fertile land is a good grazing ground for cattle and for raising swine, goats and poultry.
www.capiz.gov.ph /index.php?id=trade   (309 words)

  
 Capiz
He admitted that some Capiz towns are considered election areas of concern because of reported presence of insurgents and intense political rivalry among local candidates.
However, the province of Capiz is not included in the Philippine National Police’s (PNP) list of nine provinces classified as election areas of concern based on the initial assessment of the prevailing situation in these areas.
He said that the government is committed to strengthen programs to propagate the MSMEs by addressing the concerns on access to funds and capital, transportation and infrastructure, and supply chain efficiency which are already found in the Medium Term SME Development Plan.
www.visayas.wowphilippines.com /capiz   (2880 words)

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