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  WOW Philippines :: Explore Philippines :: Description   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Occidental Mindoro is situated along the western part of the island, located south of the province of Batangas in Southern Luzon.
On the north, it is bounded by Verde Island Passage, on the west and the south by Mindoro Strait, and on the east by Oriental Mindoro.
The topography of Occidental Mindoro is generally rugged, with narrow strips of coastal lowlands.
www.tourism.gov.ph /explore_phil/place_details.asp?content=description&province=20   (594 words)

 Occidental Mindoro - Definition, explanation
Occidental Mindoro is a province of the Philippines located in the MIMAROPA region in Luzon.
Its capital is Mamburao and occupies the western half of the island of Mindoro; Oriental Mindoro is at the eastern half.
Marinduque | Occidental Mindoro | Oriental Mindoro | Palawan | Romblon
www.calsky.com /lexikon/en/txt/o/oc/occidental_mindoro.php   (176 words)

  Occidental Mindoro
Occidental Mindoro is a province of the Philippines located in the MIMAROPA[?] region in Luzon.
Its capital is Mamburao[?] and occupies the western half of the island of Mindoro; Oriental Mindoro is at the eastern half.
The South China Sea is to the west of the province and Palawan is located to the southwest, across Mindoro Strait[?].
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/oc/Occidental_Mindoro.html   (68 words)

 Occidental Mindoro - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Occidental Mindoro (Filipino: Kanlurang Mindoro, “Western Mindoro”; Spanish: Mindoro Occidental) is a province of the Philippines located in the MIMAROPA region in Luzon.
The population of Occidental Mindoro is 380,250 as of the 2000 census, making it the country's 21st least populated province.
Occidental Mindoro is a cultural melting pot, populated mostly by recent immigrants.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Occidental_Mindoro   (2014 words)

 Mamburao-USA Association - Provincial Profile
Occidental Mindoro is the western part of the island of Mindoro, south of Batangas.
It is bounded on the north by the Calavite Passage, on the east by Oriental Mindoro, on the west by Apo East Pass, and on the south by the Mindoro Strait.
The plains of Occidental Mindoro are inhabited by the Tagalogs and the remote forested interior by the Mangyans.
www.musabulletin.com /mamburao.htm   (519 words)

 The Provincial Profile of Occidental Mindoro
Occidental Mindoro is the western half of the fabled island.
Mindoro was annexed to the province of Marinduque in June 1902, but was made a special province in November of the same year.
Occidental Mindoro is migrant territory with many families tracing their roots to other provinces.
www.geocities.com /lppsec/pp/occmindoro.htm   (916 words)

 STR Facts and Figures - Occidental Mindoro
The province of Occidental Mindoro is characterized by successive mountain ranges, valleys and plateaus with rolling grazing lands along the coast.
The province is bounded by Verde Island Passage on the north, Mindoro Strait on the south and west and Oriental Mindoro on the east.
km., Occidental Mindoro is composed of 11 municipalities and 162 barangays.
www.nscb.gov.ph /ru4/facts_figures/mimaropa/fact_occ.mindoro.htm   (213 words)

 Mindoro Oriental Province   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Northeast of Palawan in Region IV is the island of Mindoro, which (with surrounding smaller islands) which constituted the Province of Mindoro from 1921 until 1950, when it was split into Occidental and Oriental halves.
Occidental Mindoro has a population of 378,000 in eleven towns on 5880 sq.km.
Oriental Mindoro has the oldest Spanish fort in the Philippines, with the cannons that were used against Moro raiders, whose depredations continued well into the nineteenth century.
www.kykofc.com /kentucky/KOC_Sites/int/Philippines/mindorooriental.htm   (162 words)

 Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The Apostolic Vicariate of San Jose, Mindoro is a suffragan of the Archdiocese of Lipa.
West of it is the Mindoro Straits and east of it the island of Marinduque.
When the province of Mindoro was made an apostolic prefecture in 1936, it still remained under the jurisdiction of the Diocese of Lipa and had Bishop William Finneman, SVD at the helm of the prefecture.
www.cbcponline.org /sj_mindoro   (555 words)

 About Oriental Mindoro - Orientalmindoro.com
The province´s varied topgraphy is dominated by rugged mountain ranges from the west and fertile valleys towards the eastern coast.
In the early 17th century, the island of Mindoro was separated from bonbon (now Batangas) and organized into a corregimiento.
Mindoro originally included the island of Maestro de Campo, east of Pinamalayan, but this has since become a part of Romblon.
www.orientalmindoro.com /about.asp   (500 words)

 Armed Forces of the Philippines Youth | The Official Website   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
San Jose, Occidental Mindoro: March 5-8, 2004 participated in by the SK San Jose, Magsaysay and Rizal funded by Governor Josephine R. Sato.
Sablayan, Occidental Mindoro: March 11-14, 2004 participated in by SK and OSY of Sablayan, Calintaan and Rizal-Funded by Mayor Mintu of the Municipality of Sablayan A total of 235 participants attended the said event.
San Jose, Occidental Mindoro: April 10-13, 2005 with 215 participants from SK and OSY of San Jose and Magsaysay Occidental Mindoro -funded by Gov Sato and Mayor Romulo festin of San Jose-Bagong Sikat Grounds and Gymnasium
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 MINDORO OCCIDENTAL, PHILIPPINES   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Mindoro became part of Batangas Province when the latter was made a separate province known as Bonbon.
At the beginning of the 17th century, the island was separated from Batangas and organized into a "Corrigimento" with Puerto Galera as its capital and placed under the jurisdiction of Marinduque.
From the original number of eight towns, Occidental Mindoro is now composed of eleven municipalities.
www.geocities.com /lubangisland/history.html   (411 words)

 Occidental Mindoro
The investigator said Reyes, the son in law of Mindoro Occidental Rep. Amelita Villarosa, bought the Zig Zauer 9mm cal. pistol he supposedly used in committing suicide from a certain Michael Dy.They are trying to identify said person as of press time.
Police are investigating the death of a son-in-law of Occidental Mindoro Rep. Ma.
Mindoro, (PNA) — Officials of the National Food Authority (NFA) here met with farmer- leaders from the towns of Mamburao, Abra de Ilog, Paluan, Sta Cruz and Sablayan recently to dicusss programs aimed at helping corn farmers and corn users.
luzon.wowphilippines.com /occidentalmindoro   (2587 words)

 Candidates 'secure' ... - May 20, 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
MAMBURAO, Occidental Mindoro -- The election period makes the Mangyan people in Mindoro the most sought-after constituency.
Candidates are said to herd them to one place and teach them how to write the candidates' names and bring them to the polling places on election day.
Cruz and Mamburao, candidates traditionally gather the tribal folk under the "pala-pala," a shed with a roof made from coconut leaves and fenced with wires, and keep them there until the voting day.
www.inq7.net /reg/2004/may/20/text/reg_10-1-p.htm   (839 words)

 Oriental Mindoro,
Oriental Mindoro occupies the eastern part of the island of Mindoro.
It is bounded on the north by the Verde Island Passage, on the east by Tablas Strait, on the west by Occidental Mindoro, and on the south by Semirara Island.
The province's varied topography is dominated by rugged mountain ranges on the west and fertile valleys towards the eastern coast.
www.fortunecity.com /oasis/acapulco/215/region4/ormindoro/ormindoro.htm   (540 words)

 Bulatlat - The Philippines's alternative weekly magazine
The case, she said, rested mainly on accounts by witnesses who were either tortured or paid.
Meanwhile, Mamburao politician Jose Villarosa, who was charged together with the six farmers, has yet to be sentenced.
She sells vegetables at the Mamburao public market and her earnings from these were what sustained her and their children through the nearly nine years that her husband was detained.
www.bulatlat.com /news/6-5/6-5-mamburao.htm   (740 words)

 TravelSmart.NET - Puerto Galera Mindoro - Land of the Golden Mine
Mindoro is the next big island to the south of Manila.
It is divided into the provinces of Mindoro Occidental, which is the western part, and Mindoro Oriental, the eastern part.
It is a fair bet that it will not be long before the northern stretch of coastline from Mamburao to Sablayan in Mindoro Occidental becomes an important centre of tourism.
www.travelsmart.net /ph/resorts/Mindoro   (714 words)

 Technology Provision / Upgrading   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
In addition a unit was constructed for the DA-Occidental Mindoro Hog Breeding Farm in Mamburao.
Two units in Oriental Mindoro were constructed including One for the Villarusis’ Farm in Panggulayan, Pinamalayan.
In Mamburao, Occidental Mindoro, the local government provided a minimal amount for the establishment of an experimental lemon grass nursery.
mis.dost.gov.ph /region4/Ar2002b/imp_01a.htm   (482 words)

 Puerto Galera Travel Information - Best Asia Philippines - Cheap? Affordable and Best Discount Puerto Galera Philippine ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
In the early years of Spanish rule, Mindoro was administered as part of the province of Batangas.
But during the 17th century, Mindoro was separated from the Batangas having Puerto Galera as its capital.
Access to Oriental Mindoro from Manila is by a two and a half hour land trip to Batangas City, and then by a two-hour ferry boat ride either to Calapan or Puerto Galera.
www.bestasiaphilippines.com /mindoroinfo.shtml   (794 words)

 Welcome to the Philippines: Current Events   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The Department of Justice yesterday issued an arrest order against Rep. Jose Villarosa (Lakas, Occidental Mindoro) after he was named as an alleged conspirator in the murder of the two sons of his political rival, Paul and Michael Quintos last Dec. 13.
Meanwhile, an agent of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) was killed while another was injured last Sunday in an operation conducted in Mindoro by the NBI and the local police against suspects in the Quintos' slay.
Michael and Paul Quintos were attending a birthday party in Mamburao on Dec. 13 when five armed men barged into the house and shot the brothers in cold blood.
www.bergen.org /AAST/projects/Philippines/congress.htm   (989 words)

 Mindoro Hotels and Travel Destinations, Puerto Galera Hotels & Resorts, Mindoro Accomodation
Trade relations with China where Mindoro was known as "Mai’ started when certain traders from "Mai" brought valuable merchandise to Canton in 892 A.D. The geographic proximity of the island to China Sea had made possible the establisment of such relations with Chinese merchantmen long before the first Europeans came to the Philippines.
Historians claimed that China-Mindoro relations must have been earlier than 892 A.D.., the year when the first ship from Mindoro was recorded to have sailed for China.
Historians believed that the first inhabitants of Mindoro were the Indonesians who came to the island 8,000 to 3,000 years ago.
www.lakbaypilipinas.com /travel_mindoro.html   (550 words)

 MacReport.Net - Today's Markets
The two iron deposits are separated by 5,000 meters; Nagsabongan is at 700 meters altitude located at the upper reaches of the Mamburao River.
The company will establish a project office at the provincial capital of Occidental Mindoro, Mamburao, in September 2006 and begin initial infrastructure, building a 26 km heavy haul road along side the Mamburao River to the iron deposits area.
Both north and south sides of the island ports are approximately 30 km from the Mamburao highway intersection at Cabacao.
www.macreport.net /todaysMarkets.asp?id=4345   (317 words)

 San Jose, Occidental Mindoro - Definition, explanation
San Jose is a municipality in the province of Occidental Mindoro in the Philippines.
It is considered the main commercial plot in the province.
The population growth experienced by San Jose is attributed to growing number of immigrants.
www.calsky.com /lexikon/en/txt/s/sa/san_jose__occidental_mindoro.php   (115 words)

 ABS-CBN Interactive
Three people died and 11 others were hurt after a bus rammed a passenger van on a highway in Mamburao, Occidental Mindoro, before dawn Sunday, DZMM reported.
The injured, meanwhile, were initially identified as Evelyn Alvelico, Prescila Saldeo, Soliman Aldase, Ana Paler, Rodelo Hernandez, Anthony Requenda, Militio Valdez, Mary Grace Pascua, Irene Magbantaya and foreign missionaries Hanna Wormington and Emma Abraham.
The vehicles were on their way to Mamburao from Sablayan town when the accident occurred.
www.abs-cbnnews.com /storyPage.aspx?storyId=47906   (207 words)

 Protest action in support of Mamburao political detainees 3 : QC IMC
Last court hearing of 7 peasant political prisoners from Mamburao, Occidental Mindoro postponed, which was supposedly in November 10.
But there was an assembly and protest action in front of the Quezon City Hall of Justice by support group, Tanggol Magsasaka.
Opinions are those of the contributors and are not necessarily endorsed by the QC Independent Media Centre.
qc.indymedia.org /mail.php?id=1769   (109 words)

 Manila Bulletin Online
The earthquake’s epicenter, he said, was located 59 kilometers (kms) northwest of Mamburao, Occidental Mindoro with its depth of focus estimated at 20 kms.
The earthquake was felt at Intensity 5 in Looc, Occidental Mindoro and Lubang while it was Intensity 3 in San Fernando City, Pampanga; Tagaytay City, Pasig City, and Cavite.
The Mamburao earthquake is the first for this month.
www.mb.com.ph /issues/2006/03/02/MTNN2006030257580.html   (174 words)

 The Manila Times Internet Edition | TOP STORIES > DILG gives blockaders two days to disperse
The PNP chief, Director General Oscar Calderon, has security beefed up in the provinces of Batangas and Iloilo; Pasay City; Jaen, Nueva Ecija; Mamburao, Occidental Mindoro; Aguilar, Pangasinan; and Valle­hermoso, Negros Occidental.
Local officials who were preventively suspended on orders of the Office of the Ombudsman include San­chez; and municipal mayors Joel Panaligan of Mamburao, Occidental Mindoro; Ricardo Evangelista of Aguilar, Pangasinan; and Joniper Villegas of Vallehermoso, Negros Occidental.
Puno had called on local officials to follow the example of Cavite Gov. Erineo Maliksi who accepted his suspension order and opted to use his legal options instead of calling for a revolt.
www.manilatimes.net /national/2007/jan/17/yehey/top_stories/20070117top3.html   (624 words)

 Tinig ng Marino - News & Features: Evergreen Ship Rescues 3 Pinoy Fishermen from Sinking Boat
The rescued three fishermen were Jiemy Arizala, 23; Roger Pioquinto, 40; and Nathaniel Duba Jr., who all hail from Mamburao in Occidental Mindoro.
The master immediately informed the Evergreen office about the rescue, who in turn communicated with Cargo Safeway, as the manning agent in the Philippines, to verify information on the whereabouts of the three Filipino seafarers and also arrange for their proper disembarkation and eventual repatriation from Indonesia.
Panaligan of Mamburao, Occidental Mindoro sent a written confirmation to Cargo Safeway saying that the three fishermen were indeed his constituents and that the three were reported to have been missing since the first week of February.
www.ufs.ph /tinig/marapr06/03040603.html   (757 words)

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