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Topic: Caramoran, Catanduanes

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  Encyclopedia: Catanduanes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Catanduanes was known as an early center of Shipbuilding during the early Spanish period and it is believed that its name is derived from the Catandungan River, along whose banks tando trees used extensively for shipbuilding were found.
In 1755, Catanduanes was overran by the raiders who pillaged and burned the towns of Virac and Calolbon, Luyang Cave, in San Antonio, is the mass grave of islanders who were massacred in that raid.
Catanduanes is a Kidney-shaped island at the eastern-most seaboard of the Philippines.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Catanduanes   (2660 words)

 Catanduanes Tribune - About Catanduanes Province   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Catanduanes, a kidney-shaped island, is one of the six provinces of the Bicol region and the 12th largest island in the Philippines.
Catanduanes is also currently one of the country’s largest producer of unprocessed abaca fibers cultivated on some 19,438 hectares of available cropland.
Catanduanes has an airport, the Virac Airport, situated in San Isidro Village, which is presently served by the Asian Spirit Airline with daily flights during peak months and five weekly flights during the rest of the year.
catanduanestribune.com /About/Catanduanes.aspx   (1158 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)

 PhilCentral   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Catanduanes, (opposite the Bicol Region), is bounded by the Maqueda Channel on 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.
Diego de Herrera with nine Augustinians sailed from Acapulco to the Philippines aboard the galleon, "Espiritu Santo." 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.philcentral.com /7028/15056.html?*session*id*key*=*session*id*val*   (882 words)

 GlobalPinoy, Travel - Catanduanes
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   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Catanduanes represents a lone congressional district classified as fourth class in 1995.
Despite the impact of weather patterns prevailing, the hostile topographical condition for farming, the continuing use of traditional technology and the absence of commercial size farms, the province's economy remain agriculturally dependent.
Catanduanes' basic literacy rate in 1990 is about 95% slighlty below the regional average of 96.5%.
www.joson.us /marem/catanduanes.html   (1313 words)

 GreenCat Inc. Official Website
In Catanduanes, mountains are remembered not by their heights but by tough trails.
It is dubbed as the city's fence as it literally fences the the capital town of Virac from its two neighboring town - Caramoran and san Miguel.
It is the mountain that enchanted the minds of the founders, inspired their ideals, captivated their hearts, lit their aspirations, the mountain where GreenCat was born.
greencat_inc.tripod.com /mountains.htm   (155 words)

 The Catanduanes Tribune   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Consumers of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) in Catanduanes have joined dealers and retailers in asking the Philippine Coast Guard to lift the ban on the loading of LPG cylinders on roll-on-roll-off passenger vessels to and from the island.
Members of the Catanduanes Association USA witnessed the crowning of Miss CAUSA 2004, Queen Jessica Courtney, and her three princesses at the Marriott Hotel in Norwalk, California on October 16, 2004.
Highlighting its fishing and tiger grass industries, the float of the Caramoran municipal government won first prize and P20,000 in the grand parade of the Catandungan 2004.
www.catanduanestribune.com /Issues/102704/Index.html   (509 words)

 Philippines: Policemen slain by communist rebels   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Chief Inspector Loreto Tablizo, the deputy police chief of Catanduanes province, was shot dead in the provincial capital Virac on Sunday by eight suspected New People's Army (NPA) guerrillas as he stepped out of a cockfighting arena, a police report said.
Catanduanes deputy police director Chief Inspector Loreto Tablizo was killed on Sunday afternoon by a group of heavily armed men, believed to be members of the NPA, in front of the Catanduanes coliseum after a major cockfighting event in this town 5 p.m.
On Friday the house of a certain Major Alberto, commandant of the Catanduanes State College ROTC (Reserve Officers Training Corps), was allegedly attacked by the NPA, but the commandant was not at home during the attack.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/f-news/966339/posts   (903 words)

 The Manila Times Internet Edition | REGIONS > C’duanes OIC gov in hot logs trouble   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The vehicle was being driven by a certain Juan Pria of San Roque village, Gov. Leandro Verceles had appointed Tuplano OIC governor of Catanduanes earlier.
This is the third incident in the island province that a provincial board official was implicated in illegal logging activities.
The logs were seized while being transported from Catanduanes to Manila.
www.manilatimes.net /national/2004/mar/21/yehey/prov/20040321pro9.html   (664 words)

 Welcome to the Official Website of Provincial Government of Catanduanes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Turn of 17th c - Franciscan missionaries arrived at Caramoran; church and parish of Catanduanes were first established.
September 26, 1945 - Francisco A. Perfecto, representing the sub-province of Catanduanes as the fourth district of Albay, filed House Bill No. 301, authorizing the separation of Catanduanes from Albay.
One legend states that Catanduanes came from the word "tandu", a native click bettle that was abundant throughout the island.
www.catanduanes.gov.ph /facts.htm   (430 words)

At least 10 fishermen were reported missing in the provinces of Camarines Norte, Albay and Catanduanes.
Still another unidentified fisherman was reported missing since Monday from Caramoran, Catanduanes, the OCD said.
At least 550 were stranded at the port in Tabaco, Albay, 400 in Masbate and 30 in Virac, Catanduanes.
www.newsflash.org /2003/05/hl/hl018451.htm   (1853 words)

 MUNICIPALITY OF CARAMORAN   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The municipality of Caramoran is located in the northern part of the island province of Catanduanes, more or less 87 kilometers from the capital town of Virac.
If you are in Tabaco, Albay you can reach the place by taking a small passenger/cargo motorboat direct to Caramoran or if you like, the big motor vehicle like the M/V Eugenia and Starferry or the fast sea vessel like the M/V Calixta in going to San Andres (Calolbon).
Caramoran is bounded on the north by the Municipality of Pandan, on the east by the Municipality of Viga, Panganiban and Bagamanoc, on the south by the Municipality of San Andres and Virac, on the West by Maqueda Channel.
elgu2.ncc.gov.ph /caramoran-catanduanes   (132 words)

 The Catanduanes Tribune   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The Catanduanes State Colleges once more reasserted its excellence in health care and engineering education by earning high passing rates in the recent midwifery and civil engineering board examinations.
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)

 Caramoran Catanduanes - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Pili reported that 163 families consisting of some 978 individuals had lost their homes in the provinces of Catanduanes and Camarines Norte due to the destructive 60 kilometers per hour winds packed by the typhoon.
Pili said power outages had been reported in Catanduanes and Camarines Norte and in some part of Camarines Sur and Albay province.
In Catanduanes, the improving weather permitted government engineers to start cleaning operations in some areas hit hard by landslides.
www.mb.com.ph /issues/2004/11/18/PROV2004111822763.html   (487 words)

 People vs Sarmiento: 126145 : April 30, 2001 : J. Puno : First Division
Spouses Hermes B. Sarmiento and Lolita Sarmiento, and their son, Rudy Sarmiento, were charged before the Regional Trial Court of Virac, Catanduanes, with the crime of murder.
That this offense is aggravated by the use of superior strength.
Perfecto Tablizo, the father of the victim, testified that he spent approximately P50,000.00 for the wake and burial of the victim and another P50,000.00 for  the prosecution of the accused.
www.supremecourt.gov.ph /jurisprudence/2001/apr2001/126145.htm   (3192 words)

 The Catanduanes Tribune: Major Stories   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
According to DPWH Catanduanes district engineer Ignacio Odiaman, the San Miguel-Viga-Panganiban-Bagamanoc national road was finally cleared for traffic last Saturday (Dec. 4), with the backfilling of approaches and temporary reinstallation of a washed-out span at the vital Pagsangahan detour bridge.
This development comes as good news to transport operators who had suspended operation since Nov. 15 due to the massive landslides that blocked the roads as a result of typhoon “Unding.” Commuters to Pandan and Caramoran had the more difficult time as they were forced to take a motorboat ride along the island’s western coast.
On the other hand, still impassable is the Panganiban-Sabloyon (Caramoran) road due to numerous landslides and scoured bridge approaches in six river crossings.
www.catanduanestribune.com /Issues/120804/News01.html   (305 words)

 PROVINCIAL ROUNDUP ... - Aug. 18, 2003   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
VIRAC, Catanduanes -- An investigator of the Pandan Municipal Police Office was killed in an ambush while on his way home to neighboring Caramoran town.
Catanduanes police director Senior Superintendent Walberto Mandin identified the victim as senior police officer-2 Pedro Roselyn.
Roselyn, according to Mandin, was shot by a group of heavily armed men believed to be members of the New People's Army.
www.inq7.net /reg/2003/aug/18/text/reg_11-1-p.htm   (550 words)

 PROVINCIAL ROUNDUP ... - Aug. 05, 2003   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The program seeks to rehabilitate some 11,345 hectares of abaca plantations and replant 1,906 hectares more with abaca, which is projected to benefit some 4,044 farmers in the province.
LEGAZPI CITY -- A New People's Army leader was killed by his comrades in Caramoran town, Catanduanes, according to Catanduanes police chief Senior Superintendent Walberto L. Mandin.
Mandin said Espiras was responsible for rampant extortion in Catanduanes and was branded a traitor by his comrades.
www.inq7.net /reg/2003/aug/05/text/reg_7-1-p.htm   (719 words)

 Catanduanes.Net Association, Inc.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
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.
Ogerio’s unprecedented achievement as the first CE Board Topnotcher from the CSC auspiciously paved the way for other CSC engineering graduates to set their own records, earning the reputation for the school, and particularly the faculty and staff of the CSC College of Engineering, as the top caliber producer of civil engineering graduates.
Ruben, who hails from San Pablo, Virac, Catanduanes, finished his elementary grades at Virac Central Elementary school and his secondary education at the CSC Laboratory High School.
www.catanduanes.net /community/print.php?sid=668   (545 words)

 Sun.Star Manila - 'Hot' logs seized in Catanduanes
ABOUT 5,000 board feet of illegally cut lumber in Catanduanes were seized in a series of operations conducted by a joint team of policemen and personnel of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR).
In a report to Camp Crame, PNP Region 5 Chief Restituto Mosqueda said his men and DENR personnel assigned in Catanduanes raided several warehouses located in the town of Caramoran and San Andres last December 8 and confiscated from there undocumented 3,198 board feet of mahogany lumber and 263 board feet of narra.
All the confiscated lumber and cutting equipment were placed under the custody of the DENR in Virac, Catanduanes for proper disposition.
www.sunstar.com.ph /static/man/2004/12/11/news/.hot.logs.seized.in.catanduanes.html   (342 words)

 WOW Philippines :: Explore Philippines :: Description   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Catanduanes, “An Eco-Adventure Paradise,” is for those who love nature at its best.
Lies in the easternmost part of the Bicol peninsula, separated from the mainland Bicol by the Maqueda Channel and the Lagonoy Gulf.
It is the first land mass of the Philippine archipelago to kiss the Pacific Ocean, making it directly open to the path of tropical cyclones, hence the appellation, “The Land of the Howling Winds.”
www.tourism.gov.ph /explore_phil/place_details.asp?content=description&province=29   (435 words)

 BACKGROUND - ARDCI.ORG   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
ARDCI's responsibilities for microfinance were inherited from the Catanduanes Agricultural Support Programme (CatAg), a 5-year development project first established by the European Union and the Department of Agriculture.
ARDCI was created to continue the operations of CatAg's savings and lending activities (after its 5-year project life) and to serve as the sustainable home for its operations.
It opened its doors wide to the public for the first time in October 2002 with main office at Bato, Catanduanes.
www.ardci.org /background.htm   (392 words)

 'Unding' cuts off power in Bicol region - INQ7.net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Heavy rains brought by Unding triggered flooding and landslides in the island-province of Catanduanes and left 2,758 passengers stranded in bus terminals and seaports across Bicol, according to the Office of the Civil Defense.
OCD Bicol regional director Arnel Capili said a report from the Catanduanes Engineering District Office to the Department of Public Works and Highways regional office here said the approaches to the Pagsangahan Bridge in San Miguel and the San Vicente Bridge in Gigmoto Catanduanes were washed out by flood waters.
The Catanduanes Disaster Coordinating Council also reported that floods rendered the Paruroc Spillway in San Andres, Catanduanes impassable to all types of vehicles while all river crossings were also flooded.
beta.inq7.net /regions/index.php?index=1&story_id=18775   (581 words)

 Catanduanes.Net Association, Inc.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Our Community is going have an important role in the building of a New Catanduanes, which for now is being recognized by the men and women of the world who have roots and blood connections in Catanduanes, for being a big supporter and an advocate of the poor.
I would like to say a big thank you to all the officers and active members of this association because if it were not for their efforts, nothing is going to get done.
Many of the kids in Catanduanes especially in their formative years could use our help.
www.catanduanes.net /cna   (337 words)

 ‘Unding’ causes landslides - INQ7.net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
LEGAZPI CITY, Albay, Philippines -- (UPDATE) Several flooded areas and landslides were reported in Catanduanes as torrential rains brought by tropical storm “Unding” (international codename: Muifa) battered the island-province on Tuesday.
Reports reaching the Office of Civil Defense (OCD) here said landslides occurred in Barangay Barihay in Caramoran town and Barangay Ginitligan in Gigmoto, but there were no reported casualties from the storm.
The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Catanduanes office also reported heavy flooding caused by water spillout in San Andres town, while Barangays Oga and Camburo in Pandan were partially flooded.
news.inq7.net /top/index.php?index=1&story_id=18396   (319 words)

 Species info - HTML
In the late 1950s, when it was characterised as "a somewhat rare duck" (Meyer de Schauensee 1957), the species was found in large feeding flocks (up to 100) in freshwater bodies in southern Negros, but very few birds were present in the early 1970s (Alcala and Carumbana 1975).
On Catanduanes in 1971 the Philippine Duck gathered "in large numbers" to feed (Gonzales 1983).
Food consists of "fish, shells, seeds, and the shoots of young plants", and at Caramoran on Catanduanes in 1971 farmers complained that birds caused considerable damage to newly sown fields and sprouting crops (Gonzales 1983); also insects and rice (Gonzales and Rees 1988).
www.rdb.or.id /view_html.php?id=72&op=anasluzo   (2755 words)

 The Catanduanes Tribune: Major Stories   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The son of Bayani Barba Vega of Daet, Camarines Norte and the former Estela Sarmiento Valeza of Rawis, Virac, Catanduanes also excelled in his pre-college years.
Arvin Lawrence will join the rest of the new civil engineers in their oathtaking ceremony before the PRC Board of Civil Engineering this Dec. 20 at the Philippine International Convention Center in Pasay City.
He is the second CE board topnotcher to come from Catanduanes, the first being Catanduanes State Colleges’ Edwin Ogerio of Caramoran who is now with the AFP Engineering Battalion.
www.catanduanestribune.com /Issues/120104/News04.html   (283 words)

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