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  Cebu - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cebu lies to the east of Negros Island; to the east is Leyte and to the southeast is Bohol province.
Cebu itself does not have a rich source of raw materials for furniture-making due to denudation of the forests, however, several the manufacturers are able to procure their materials from other islands and from imports as well.
Cebu is known for its narrow coastlines, limestone plateaus, and coastal plains, all characteristics of a typical tropical island.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cebu   (2718 words)

Cebu is the oldest Spanish settlement in the Philippines.
It is bounded on the East by the Camotes Sea, on the West by the Tanon Strait, on the North by the Visayan Sea and on the Southeast by the Bohol Strait.
In the aftermath of the assassination of Benigno Aquino and the subsequent instability in Manila, Cebu grew and prospered.
www.cityofseattle.net /tda/TBfrontsistercebu.htm   (1804 words)

 PIlipino in japan, Filipino in japan
Cebu in Central Visayas is in the center of the Philippines archipelago.
Cebu City, the regional capital of Central Visayas, lies at the heart of the Philippine archipelago, 365 miles south of Manila.
Located midway on the East Coast of Cebu Island, it is bounded on the north by the Municipality of Talisay and on the west by Toledo City and Balamban.
www.geocities.com /pilipinoinjapan/cebu_philippines.html   (1068 words)

 Cebu Strait - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cebu Strait, sometimes called Bohol Strait, is a strait in the Philippines that separates the island provinces of Cebu and Bohol.
The Cebu Strait connects the western part of Bohol Sea with Camotes Sea, and is a major sea-lane connecting Cebu City on its northern end with port cities in the south such as Dumaguete City and Cagayan de Oro City.
Mactan Island, on the northern end of the same strait has the Mactan International Airport, one of the major airports in the country.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cebu_Strait   (110 words)

 Cebu   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Its capital is Cebu City and it is composed of a long narrow island that stretches 225 km.
Cebu is also home to a number of Spanish and Chinese communities who play an important economic and marketing role in the Cebuano society.
The Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry, an organization comprised of Cebu's business elite, are centering the city's growth and economy on information and communications technology, with the aim of making it a premier ICT investment, software, and e-services hub in Southeast Asia.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/C/Cebu.htm   (1646 words)

Cebu was the capital of the Spanish colony for six years before its transfer to Panay and then to Manila.
Spanish rule in Cebu ended on 24 Dec. 1898, in the wake of the Treaty of Paris signed on 10 Dec. The Spaniards, under Cebu politico-military governor Adolfo Montero, withdrew to a caretaker committee of Cebuano citizens.
Cebu is well on its way towards becoming a viable center for contemporary art and no longer is it necessary for local artists to move to Manila to practise and develop their art.
litera1no4.tripod.com /cebuano_frame.html   (7187 words)

 www.philtours.com - Cebu   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Cebu is an elongated island bordered on the west by Tañon Strait and on the east by Cebu Strait.
Cebu is 365 nautical miles south of Manila and can be reached in an hour through air travel via Philippine Airlines, Air Philippines, and Cebu Pacific.
Cebu can also be reached by boat from neighboring islands and via WG and A from Manila.
www.philtours.com /cebu.html   (515 words)

 Cebu Islands Philippines
In contrast to the bustling metropolis, the rest of Cebu's 167 islets and islands are lined with idyllic white sandy beaches and pristine clear waters.
Magellan's cross planted in Cebu as a symbol of natives embracing the Christian faith), Cebu is replete with historical first's.
The late Senator Vicente Rama, formerly representative of Cebu's 3rd district was instrumental as author and sponsor of the bill.
cebu.islandsphilippines.com   (1171 words)

Cebu City, the capitol of the province of the same name, is the second largest city in the Archipelago and is a port of entry.
Figure Vl-24 shows Cebu Harbor, one of the finest in the Philippines, formed by the strait between Cebu and Mactan Island.
Limits of the harbor are defined by a line extending from Bantolinao Point on the northern tip of Mactan Island, due north to the mainland of the island of Cebu and a line extending from Lauis Ledge on the southwestern tip of Mactan Island to Lipata Point on Cebu.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/facility/cebu.htm   (416 words)

 Cebu Travel Information , Philippines
Bohol, just across the Tanon Strait from Cebu, is a mysterious land of wondrous geological formations, lush forests alive with rare species of flora and fauna, and idyllic seaside towns with Antillan houses that cluster around centuries-old churches.
Today, Metropolitan Cebu is a 33,000-hectare complex of three cities and six municipalities.
The Cebu Capitol, seat of provincial government, is a magnificent edifice of pre-war vintage.
asiatravel.com /cebu/cebuinfo.html   (918 words)

 Cebu: Southern Retreat
Cebu is the primary destination of approximately 30 to 40 percent of foreign tourists who visit the Philippines.
Cebu’s newest tourist destination is Casa Del Mar Golf & Dive Resort located in the northwest part of Cebu, in the charming town of San Remigio.
The spectacular views of the Tañon Strait and Cebu’s skyline can be seen from each air-conditioned suite beautifully adorned with patterned Spanish tiles.
www.suite101.com /article.cfm/17880/101741   (507 words)

 OVER SEAS -- The Online Magazine for Sustainable Seas
Tañon Strait is a narrow waterway separating the islands of Negros and Cebu, bounded in the north by the Visayan Sea and in the south by Bohol Sea.
It is thus shared by more than a dozen towns in both Negros Oriental and Cebu, who value the Strait as a fishing ground and navigational lane and a natural pathway for dolphins and whales.
Tañon Strait has been declared a protected seascape for dolphins and whales to highlight the importance of these marine mammals in the area.
www.oneocean.org /overseas/oct98/having_a_whale_of_fun.html   (2420 words)

 Sinulog.Com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
As early as dawn, 46 contingents from the towns of Cebu Province and from all over the country prepared themselves to compete for the much-coveted Sinulog Dance Contests with Sinulog-Based and Free Interpretation Categories.
The 5th season of the Cebu Schools Athletic Foundation, Inc. (CESAFI) basketball competition is set to open on July 31 at the Cebu Coliseum.
Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña has ordered the preparation of advertisements that would urge businessmen in Manila to invest in Cebu in view of the political turmoil in the capital.
www.sinulog.com   (216 words)

Located east of Cebu and southwest of Leyte in the Philippines' Central Visayas region, Bohol is bounded on the north by the Camotes Sea, on the west by the Cebu Strait, and on the South by the Bohol Sea.
Metro Cebu is the second biggest metropolis in the country and rivals Metro Manila, the National Capital Region, in many ways.
It is the capital of Cebu which is made up of 167 islands and islets.
www.dotpcvc.gov.ph /Destinations/bohol.htm   (1739 words)

 Greenpeace Flays US
The shipbreaking plant, a 20-hectare facility located in the Aboitiz-owned Cebu Industrial Park in Balamban town, has also been accused of polluting the Tanon Strait between Cebu and Bohol.
However, she said there had been a ''weak implementation'' of the law and its implementing guidelines in previous years.
Cebu residents have filed a complaint with the Convention's secretariat in Geneva against KandA's alleged polluting activities.
www.ban.org /ban_news/another.html   (678 words)

 Siquijor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
To the northwest of Siquijor is Cebu and Negros, to the northeast is Bohol and to the south, across the Bohol Sea is Mindanao.
Siquijor is the third smallest province in the country both in terms of population and land area, after Camiguin and Batanes.
It lies southeast from Cebu and Negros across Cebu Strait (in some references called Bohol Strait) and southwest from Bohol.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/S/Siquijor.htm   (608 words)

 THE PHILTRAVEL WIZARD ~ Visayas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Ride the waves on a hobie cat, jet ski or windsurf in the many resorts; or dive beneath the waves for a shimmering glimpse of the wonders of the Visayan Sea.
Cebu City is the capital of the main island Cebu, its many beaches are only a few hour's drive from downtown; and Mactan island is a veritable haven of white sand, fringed with skycrapping coconut trees and top-rated beach clubs with complete facilities.
In the waters of the Cebu Strait, between Cebu and the island of Bohol, are Cabilao, Balicasag, Panglao and Pamilacan islands, where submarines cliffs plunge down to depths thriving with fish and other aquatic life.
www.philtravel.net /wiz_destvisayas.htm   (375 words)

 Scuba World - Dumaguete   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The diving off the islands of Apo, Siquijor, Sumilon and several points are accessible from the main islands of Negros and Cebu.
The last Southern-most town of Cebu province, this dive site in the coastal area is fronting the underwater cemetery to the Japanese divers.
Ideal for video-graphy and still photography because the max depth is only 60ft/20m with very good visibility, marine life is very colorful and sometimes big tuna can be seen.
www.scubaworld.com.ph /index.php?pid=87   (440 words)

 Untitled Document
This is evident particularly in the southern portion of the Cebu South road where majority of its residents live (see Slides No. B8).
CO 1361 which was promulgated by the Cebu City Council (The governing body at the city level composed of 7 elected officials headed by the Vice Mayor) in 1990, provided for the system of proper collection and disposal of wastes in the city (refer to Appendix 1).
Among the barangays of Cebu that have active representation in the city government, BSN was identified to be one of the four pilot areas for the implementation of the above ordinance.
www.globenet.org /preceup/pages/ang/chapitre/capitali/cas/phiman_b.htm   (4984 words)

 Cebu Philippines Online Reservation Services By Best Asia Philippines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Cebu's strategic cebu makes it ideal for those who wish to travel to the other islands and provinces.
Among the culture of islands and islets that comprise the Visayas, one province stands out: Cebu, a unique blend of tropical paradise and business haven.
Shortly after the landing of the Japanese Army in Cebu City on April 10, 1942, the entire province became the principal Japanese base due to its strategic cebu and substantial population.
www.cebu.bestasiaphilippines.com   (1120 words)

 bayanihan.org: 17 - Oil drilling in Tanon Strait crowds out Cebu fishers
Oil drilling in Tañon Strait in Cebu has drastically depleted the catch of small fishers and threatens a marine sanctuary, an activist fisher folk group reported on Friday.
The mission’s findings disputed claims by Governor Gwendolyn Garcia of Cebu that the provincial government consulted with small fishers and other affected residents before the Department of Energy approved the project.
The strait lies between the islands of Negros and Cebu.
www.bayanihan.org /html/article.php/20050916225217336/print   (518 words)

 Lapu-Lapu --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Rectangular in shape, the low-lying island is part of the province of Cebu and has extensive mangrove swamps.
It has an area of 24 square miles (62 square km), and it protects the harbour of Cebu City.
It is the centre of Visayan-Cebuano culture and has preserved a strong Spanish tradition in its cultural life.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9047181   (419 words)

 All Travel Network Philippines - Philippine Hotels Resorts Tours Reservations Services
Where Cebu juts out to meet the island of Negros, there is Sumilon Marine Sanctuary off Sumilon island.
In Cebu, Boom City of the South, go on a cultural tour of the many scenic attractions of the historic province, hunts for bargains in handicrafts, preserved foods and guitars, or delve into the roots of this oldest Spanish settlement in the country.
In Aklan, dad soot on your body and stomp your feet to the rhythm of the age-old Ati-atihan festival.
alltravelnetwork.com /avl/city_visayas.asp   (418 words)

 President's Faculty R & D Grant
Over the past decade the status of knowledge of marine mammals in the Philippine archipelago has increased dramatically, expanding from an initial list of 12 known species to a current list of 25 confirmed species and two unconfirmed species.
The Tañon strait is a localized branch of the Cebu strait, which is heavily utilized by cetaceans.
We propose to attach radiotelemetry transponders to selected animals in the southern portion of the Tañon strait, and to follow them using global positioning systems (GPS) data for up to two weeks.
www.nova.edu /cwis/vpaa/facscholar/winners0304/cetaccans.html   (353 words)

 Peponocephala electra of Philippine Mamillian Fauna
It is locally common in the Tanon Strait and near Siquijor Island.
Sighted in the eastern Sulu and Bohol seas (Dolar and Perrin, 1996; Dolar and Wood, 1993; Leatherwood et al., 1992) and Tanon Strait (Dolar and Perrin, unpubl.
data) and Cebu Strait (Hammond and Leatherwood, 1984).
www.fieldmuseum.org /philippine_mammals/Peponocephala_electra.htm   (101 words)

 BOHOL BATANGAS SCUBA DIVING DIVESITE DESCRIPTIONS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
This eight-square-kilometer island jutting out into the waters of the Cebu Strait and the Bohol Sea is the convergence point of hammerheads sharks, tunas, dolphins, groupers, and mackerel that abound around the island.
Chartered dive boats running from Mactan Island on Cebu down Balicasag often include a stopover at Cabilao Island on their itineraries.
This spot is just off the west coast of Bohol, about 2 hours out of Mactan (in fair weather) and 2 hours from Balicasag.
www.divephil.com /bohol/diving.html   (357 words)

 Cebu   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
In the Census of Population and Housing (http://www.census.gov.ph/data/pressrelease/2002/pr02150tx.html2000) (Census 2000), Cebu City recorded a total population of 718,821 persons, 56,522 more compared to the 1995 Census of Population (POPCEN) results.
Dazzling Cebu - What it is now (http://www.dazzlingcebu.com)
Bohol |; Cebu | Negros Oriental | Siquijor
www.apawn.com /search.php?title=Cebu   (1631 words)

Located in Sogod, Cebu, about 75 km from MCIA, it is a paradise nestled amidst 27 hectares of lush tropical gardens with 20 luxurious cabanas and bedrooms fitted with verandas overlooking the sea.
And on the way to Alegre, one can see Cebu’s rich history through picturesque homes and Old Spanish churches.” The resort boasts three private beach coves, a restaurant that serves international cuisine, a 47-meter swimming pool, and two children’s pools.
Activities from Aquamarina cover a wide range of water sports activities from jet skiing, snorkeling to diving.
www.suite101.com /print_article.cfm/17880/101741   (682 words)

 ExpeditionFleet.Com - Dive Destinaions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Diving the islands of Apo, Siquijor, Sumilon and several points on the main islands of Negros and Cebu from the base at Coconut Plantation Resort.
Marine life is very colorful and sometimes big tuna can be seen.
There are three daily ferry schedules between Cebu and Dumaguete.
www.explorerfleet.com /destinations/dumaguete.html   (525 words)

 ARCS RC6 - (800) 596-7245
Leyte Gulf to Mayo Bay including Leyte_ parts of Cebu and Bohol and the N. Eastern Coast of Mindanao
Surigao Strait with Leyte Gulf and Hinatuan Passage
Western Part of Bohol Sea with Cebu Strait and part of Tanon Strait
www.mdnautical.com /arc6.htm   (277 words)

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