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  Albay Tourism: Churches: Guinobatan
In 1938, the Parish of Guinobatan had a land area of 29,564 hectares and a population of 31,048 with a Bicolano Parish Priest, Rev. FR.
It was said that every member of the families in Guinobatan, be they children and adults were seen in long lives to the direction of the church site bringing stones, bricks, sand and other building materials they could freely contribute for the reconstruction of the church.
Well, two parish priests earlier assigned in Guinobatan parish took turns in the renovation of the church when it was again destroyed by successive strong typhoons in the area.
tourism.albay.gov.ph /guinobatanchurch.htm   (1623 words)

  
  GlobalPinoy, Travel - Albay   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Albay lies at the southern tip of Luzon and at the center of the Bicol region.
The town was first renamed Albay, then Legaspi, as Albay went on to refer to the province.
Legazpi, the capital of Albay Province, is best known for its surrounding attractions, in particular, the majestic Mayon Volcano.
www.globalpinoy.com /travel/province/albay.php   (1069 words)

  
 Tanikalang Ginto www.filipinolinks.com Philippines : About the Philippines/Regions/Bicol Region/Albay/Municipalities
The town of Bacacay, Albay, Philippines is located in the eastern slope of the famous volcano, Mt. Mayon.
The Municipality of Daraga is destined to occupy prominent role in the development of Albay Province and in the entire Bicol Region.
Domingo, Albay, The cleanest and greenest municipality throughout Bicol Region and the birthplace of Sarung Banggui (national anthem of Bicol Region).
www.filipinolinks.com /About_the_Philippines/Regions/Bicol_Region/Albay/Municipalities   (552 words)

  
 Albay, Philippines
Priority was given to the sick and undernourished children and typhoon victims of Barangays Basud, Sugcad and Kinale in Polangui and Barangays Ilaor Sur and Ilaor Norte in Oas.
The first was on May 17 conducted in Abiawin, Infanta, Quezon with 350 beneficiaries; the second on May 26 with 310 patients of Barangay Bagacay, Legazpi City; and the third on August 12 with 724 residents of Ocampo town in Camarines Sur.
The Albay activity supports the Volunteer Ministers” aim to reach more people in the Philippines and introduce them to the program which will make available tools to the people that would equip them in coping with life”s daily problems within the workplace and in the home.
luzon.wowphilippines.com /albay   (1987 words)

  
 Albay's anti-drug drive yiel 2 top suspected drug pushers - Jun. 28, 2003
GUINOBATAN, Albay-The Albay provincial police arrested two suspected big-time pushers here, two days after Guinobatan town launched a massive campaign against illegal drugs and conducted compulsory drug tests on all its officials and employees.
The operation was an immediate result of the all-out campaign against illegal drugs in Guinobatan, said mayor Christopher Flores, who joined the police operation.
Confiscated from the suspect, who is a resident of Libon, Albay, was 15 milligrams of shabu (methamphetamine hydrochloride) contained in a sachet that was sold for 500 pesos.
www.inq7.net /reg/2003/jun/28/reg_2-1.htm   (321 words)

  
 G.R. No.L-41251   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
On June 7, 1974, the, Court of First Instance of Albay dismissed the petition for certiorari filed by petitioner although it made known to petitioner that another complaint may be against private respondent in accordance with the provisions of Section 3, Rule 117.
He thus concludes that the order of the Municipal Court of Guinobatan, Albay dismissing the original complaint is final.
But the order of the Municipal Court of Guinobatan, Albay in Criminal Case No. 4578 dismissing the first complaint for usury against the private respondent was not a decision on the merits thereof.
www.lawphil.net /judjuris/juri1976/mar1976/gr_41251_1976.html   (1199 words)

  
 Typhoon Reming
They returned to their homes in Guinobatan town in Albay province, most of which were still covered in volcanic sand.
MANILA, Philippines--Survivors of super typhoon “Reming” (international code name: Durian) are trooping back to their devastated home sites in Guinobatan, Albay due to the failure of government to provide them with relocation sites.
But on a trip to the homeland they so missed, they are foregoing vacations and sightseeing to instead extend a helping hand to their countrymen in dire need.
www.inquirer.net /specialfeatures/reming   (191 words)

  
 A race to save Albay's soft-shelled turtles - Nov. 13, 2003
GUINOBATAN, Albay -- Thousands of soft-shelled turtles in Guinobatan town, Albay province, might soon disappear if villagers do not stop catching them for food.
Since their discovery in the San Francisco River in Barangay Minto in 1997, the turtles, which belong to the family of Chinese soft-shelled turtles (Pelodiscus sinensis), have been cooked and served as appetizers during drinking sprees, according to the Protected Area, Wildlife and Coastal Zone Management Services office in Bicol.
The hunt for the marine species is getting out of control and has alarmed concerned residents, including Guinobatan's tourism officer Arturo Osia.
www.inq7.net /reg/2003/nov/13/reg_7-1.htm   (556 words)

  
 Albay one month after Reming
This photo was taken during a relief distribution in mid-December, 2006 in a barangay in Albay.
Busay, a barangay in Daragay, Albay where the famous Cagsawa ruins can be found, is one of the most devastated places in Bicol, with homes and famlies burried alive or swept away to the sea several kilometers away.
These photos were taken during a relief distribution in mid-December, 2006 in some barangays in Albay.
www.arkibongbayan.org /2007-01Jan23-albayonemonthafter/onemolnthafter.htm   (389 words)

  
 Sanctuary for soft-shelled turtles - INQ7.net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Albay love to eat during drinking sprees are now spared the trip to the butchers.
Since 2003, when a story about the slaughter of the creatures was published in the Inquirer, local and national government agencies have joined hands to stop people from catching, selling and killing the turtles, according to barangay chair Rudel Ocmer.
Ocmer said that since villagers had stopped the hunting, selling and killing of the turtles, it was now time to declare the barangay a sanctuary of the creatures in Albay.
news.inq7.net /regions/index.php?index=1&story_id=43385   (817 words)

  
 Manila Bulletin Online
GUINOBATAN, Albay – At least 468 people were killed and scores remained missing after super-typhoon "Reming" (international codename "Durian") triggered floods and landslides in several provinces, including Albay and Camarines Sur, which buried villages, officials said yesterday.
Officials said at least 350 people died in Barangay Maypon in Guinobatan, Albay when Reming’s heavy rains loosened the volcanic debris at the upper slopes of Mayon volcano, causing the deadly mudflows that buried the communities around it.
Albay provincial Gov. Fernando Gonzales said the death toll was still expected to rise because many people were still trapped under the debris.
www.mb.com.ph /issues/2006/12/02/MAIN2006120281251.html   (3553 words)

  
 Ivan About Town: Bicol Express in Albay   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
If you were to ask me, the candidates for national cultural treasure in Albay should have been the churches in Daraga or Camalig.
Indeed, it is the most well-preserved municipio in Albay, but there was so much clutter because of ongoing basketball competitions, the entire perimeter fence was covered with galvanized iron sheets maybe because they charged entrance to the games and with the cover, bystanders could not watch.
Gemma had asked me to survey it since the high school principal had visited her in Manila that morning (what a coincidence) hoping to ask help in restoring the building since it was quite dilapidated.
www.ivanhenares.com /2006/06/bicol-express-in-albay.html   (2311 words)

  
 Guinobatan Table Tennis Club
Memorial National Table Tennis Tournament is a sports competition organized by the Guinobatan Table Tennis Club, Inc. (GTTC, Inc) in coordination with Dra Lina B. de los Reyes-Asido, Dr. Tirzo B. de los Reyes Jr., the local government of Guinobatan and Ho.
Mayor Juan M. Garcia II in honor of the late Vice-Governor of Albay, Dr. Tirzo O. de los Reyes Sr.
The tournament will be under the supervision and management of the Guinobatan Table Tennis Club, Inc. However, accredited national or regional officials may assist in the conduction of the tournament as deemed necessary by the club officers.
www.geocities.com /guinobatantabletennisclub   (288 words)

  
 Albay Tourism: Oh la la Paradise Spring Resort
Between the 3 large spring-water swimming pools, clean, beautifully landscaped grounds and a host of leisure activities, such as ping-pong, billiards, basketball and badminton, Oh La La, is a perfect refuge to relax and is true to its unique name.
The awesome, well-kept grounds and foliage are a site to appreciate and make the Oh La La Paradise Resort definitely one of the places to visit in Albay.
Ask the driver to let you off at the Guinobatan Town proper, near the church.
tourism.albay.gov.ph /ohlala.htm   (317 words)

  
 Arroyo vs Alcantara : P-01-1518 : November 14, 2001 : J. Mendoza : En Banc
On August 4, 1999, respondent issued a subpoena to Joaquin Opiana, Sr., complainant’s father-in-law and a resident of Barangay Tandarora, Guinobatan, Albay, requiring him to appear before the Municipal Trial Court of Guinobatan, Albay.
Complainant’s subsequent request to examine the records of the Municipal Trial Court of Guinobatan, Albay also proved futile.
Complainant argues that the issuance of a subpoena on Joaquin Opiana, Sr., who was not a party in any case before the Municipal Trial Court of Guinobatan, Albay, hastened the latter’s death on August 27, 1999.
www.supremecourt.gov.ph /jurisprudence/2001/nov2001/am_p_01_1518.htm   (1963 words)

  
 CHAN ROBLES VIRTUAL LAW LIBRARY : PHILIPPINE SURPEME COURT DECISIONS ON-LINE
In its decision dated August 10, 1994, the Regional Trial Court (RTC) dismissed the aforesaid cases on the ground that the claims for damages are tenancy-related problems which fall under the original and exclusive jurisdiction of the Department of Agrarian Reform Adjudicatory Board (DARAB).
Bagagñan of the Municipal Trial Court of Guinobatan, Albay, is found guilty of unreasonable delay and is FINED P11,000 with a stern warning that a repetition of the same or a similar act in the future shall be dealt with more severely.
On the other hand, Sheriff Danilo O. Matias of the Regional Trial Court of Ligao, Albay (Branch 14), is ordered to pay a fine equivalent to his one-month salary, with a similar warning of stiffer sanctions for the same or a similar act.
www.chanrobles.com /cralawamnoMTJ-03-1513november122003.html   (2753 words)

  
 Bicol University   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The School of Philippine Craftsmen in Polangui, Albay was integrated with Bicol University (by virtue of Board of Regents Resolution No. 143 series 2000) and is now called the BU Polangui Campus.
The second semester of school year 2000-2001produced 33 graduates in the doctoral level, 78 in the masters degree and 2,595 in the baccalaureate courses.
The university is spread out in separate geographic locations in the Province of Albay namely: Polangui, Guinobatan, Daraga, Legazpi City, and Tabaco City.
www.bicol-u.edu.ph /index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=24&Itemid=49   (231 words)

  
 BJMP girds for 16th anniversary celebrations : Albay, Philippines
Domingo, Albay will be a preliminary activity to the BJMP’s 16th anniversary celebrations in August this year.
At least 100 pieces of narra seedlings, solicited from the seed bank of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) field office in Guinobatan, Albay, will be planted by personnel from the BJMP Bicol regional office and available field offices personnel from Albay BJMP.
Callos noted and echoed with great concern the call of the national leadership and other environmental protection advocates for the protection and preservation of the environment citing altered weather pattern, global warming extreme weather conditions as the immediate effect of blatant abuse of the environment.
luzon.wowphilippines.com /albay/?p=353   (304 words)

  
 yehey! News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
GUINOBATAN, Albay — Soldiers overran a communist rebel camp in Barangay Mauraro here on Monday even as they killed one guerrilla and captured four others.
Col. Arsenio Arugay, commander of the 901st Army Brigade here, said Ronnie Palenzuela, alias Ka Benjie, a native of this town, was killed during the raid.
Arugay said the slain rebel is believed to be the leader of a 30-man NPA band belonging to the Guerrilla Front 77 operating in the third district of Albay.
www.yehey.com /tabloids/print.aspx?a=20285   (214 words)

  
 Typhoon survivors return to homes in Mayon’s danger zone - 7/15/07
Despite being warned never to go back to the danger zone, families who have had enough of cramped evacuation centers and empty government promises returned home even if they were coming home to volcanic sand and nothing else.
Luces related that in five months, he was able to dig out his old home using a shovel and a crowbar he received in one of the earlier relief operations.
The rest of the work would have to be put on hold until the completion of land acquisition by local government units, she said.
services.inquirer.net /print/print.php?article_id=76798   (955 words)

  
 Albay mayors want dredging projects halted
GUINOBATAN, Albay—Several mayors in Albay province have asked the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) regional office in Bicol to suspend the dredging projects along Mayon volcano.
Albay Mayors’ League president, Guinobatan mayor Juan Garcia, expressed alarm over the ongoing dredging project in Barangay Maipon.
Aguas requested the Albay Mayors’ League and the Regional Disaster Coordinating Council (RDCC) to make representation before President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo for the suspension of Albay’s dredging projects, that is allegedly being undertaken without proper consultations with the local elected officials.
www.atenista84.net /sb/Archives/24Jun07/index.html   (279 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Saturday of August, thousands of devotees flocked to this coastal town in Albay to pay homage to the miraculous image of Our Lady of Salvation, Patroness of albay.
It is a joyous celebration held primarily to commemorate the Foundation Anniversary of Sorsogon since its establishment as a separate province from Albay.
A celebration of the province’s anniversary and tribute to its founders, to continuously remind the people of Catanduanes of the province’s independence from the province of Albay.
www.wowbicol.com /bicolfest3.htm   (1156 words)

  
 Update for Jamboree - Motorcycle Philippines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Albay and Sorsogon Clubs will meet the delegation at the provincial boundary of Albay and Camarines Sur.
But I've emailed all the clubs who had emails and asked them to discuss the literature with their members so as they would be familiar with it.
Please call a meeting of all the Albay clubs at 1 pm of thursday, April 28 at my residence in Guinobatan.
motorcyclephilippines.com /forums/showthread.php?t=24263   (1281 words)

  
 PHILIPPINE FORESTRY DEVELOPMENT FORUM: Press Release
The plywood and lumber will be distributed to schools, day care centers and barangay halls in Guinobatan to reconstruct damaged buildings, according to him.
Reyes assured the people of Guinobatan during the turnover ceremony that the DENR is ready to provide technical assistance in drawing up the town’s land use and zoning to minimize future damages brought about by typhoons and other natural calamities.
Apart from the relief mission, Reyes was in Albay to discuss local land use and zoning in line with the DENR’s development programs.
philforestforum.com /pressreleases/pr017.htm   (342 words)

  
 8 BOLT ALBAY JAIL   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Provincial warden Ramon Velasco identified the escapees as Allan Offemaria, alias "Ka Mike," an alleged member of the New People's Army (NPA) of Guinobatan, Albay, (murder); Rodito Dacillo of Salvacion, Daraga town (car theft); Edwin Riglos of Oas town (murder); Felizardo Gonzales of Sto.
Asked why they (the inmates who had remained) did not report to the guards what their cellmates have been doing before the escape, they said they were afraid of reprisals.
Police authorities, led by S/Supt. Pedro Tango, Albay provincial director, immediately responded to the alarm from the provincial guards by deploying some policemen armed with long firearms to go after the escapees.
www.newsflash.org /2003/02/ht/ht003151.htm   (329 words)

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