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  Local Government Unit: Provincial Government of Masbate
It is bounded on the north by the Bicol Mainland, on the south by the Visayan Sea, on the west by Sibuyan Sea and on the east by the Burias Pass, Ticao Pass and Samar Sea.
Masbate had a population of 707,668 as of the 2000 census, growing at an average rate of 1.71 percent from 1995 to 2000.
Masbate is the biggest cattle raising province in the region.
www.masbate.gov.ph   (244 words)

  
  Masbate - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Masbate is an island province of the Philippines located in the Bicol Region in Luzon.
Masbate town is the most important foundation however, and is now the seat of the diocese as well as the civil capital of the province.
Masbate's land area of 7000 square kilometers holds a population of 598,813 of which 85 per cent are Catholics.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Masbate   (496 words)

  
 The Diocese of Masbate
Names of places scattered over Masbate's 121 islands are reminders of the missionary journeys and church foundations that were made by the Spanish soldiers and missionaries long ago: San Pascual and Claveria in Burias, San Jacinto and Monreal in Ticao, Corpus and Esperanza in Aroroy.
Masbate town is the most important foundation however, and is now the seat of the diocese as well as the civil capital of the province.
Masbate's land area of 7000 square kilometers holds a population of 598,813 of which 85 per cent are Catholics.
www.cbcponline.net /masbate   (530 words)

  
 NSCB-RD5 - Overview of the Region >Masbate   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
It is bounded on the north by the Bicol Mainland, on the south by the Visayan Sea, on the west by Sibuyan Sea and on the east by the Burias Pass, Ticao Pass and Samar Sea.
Masbate had a population of 707,668 as of the 2000 census, growing at an average rate of 1.71 percent from 1995 to 2000.
Masbate is the biggest cattle raising province in the region.
www.nscb.gov.ph /ru5/overview/masbate.html   (209 words)

  
 Masbate City - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Masbate City is a 5th class city in the province of Masbate, Philippines.
It is the capital city of Masbate province.
Masbate City is politically subdivided into 30 barangays.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Masbate_City   (103 words)

  
 OVER SEAS July 2000: Masbate state of environment   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The municipality of Masbate registered the highest urban population at 32,532; Aroroy accounted for the greatest number of rural settlers at 52,133.
The province of Masbate is considered one of the richest in mineral resources in the country.
Masbate's coastal resources are varied and diverse, providing food and employment for over 2/3 of the population.
www.oneocean.org /overseas/200007/masbate_state_of_environment.html   (1761 words)

  
 GlobalPinoy, Travel - Masbate   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
It is composed of three major islands: Masbate, Burias and Ticao and rooted south of the Bicol's Mainland.
Aside from farming, Masbate is known as the cattle country.
Aside from their famous festivities, the island of Masbate is also blessed with beautiful beaches.
www.globalpinoy.com /travel/province/masbate.php   (506 words)

  
 Sun.Star Cebu - Masbate nips Cebu
Masbate pulled the plug on DBTC’s wing attacks by clogging the midfield and cutting the passing lanes.
It took another 30 minutes of the final half of action before Masbate stretched its lead after smashing in the elusive second goal, which would also be its last, at the 75th minute, again from the unyielding offense of Bravo.
Reaching the endgame, though, the Masbate booters started feeling the downside of their tight defense with fatigue leaving them in the dust as the revitalized DBTC went on the assault.
www.sunstar.com.ph /static/ceb/2003/02/11/sports/masbate.nips.cebu.html   (574 words)

  
 Province of Masbate
Like an Indian arrowhead, Masbate lies almost at the center of the Philippine archipelago with its tip pointing towards the north of Asia Gulf extending towards the China sea.
Its three islands (Ticao, Burias and Masbate) are bounded with clean and fine beaches.
Masbate can be reached from Legazpi City by land to the Port of Pilar in the adjacent Province of Sorsogon.
www.wowbicol.com /masbate.htm   (190 words)

  
 Masbate
The islands of Masbate were formed out of volcanic rocks over one hundred million years before man made his appearance in the tropical regions of the earth.
Two large caves in Masbate, the Bat-ongan Cave in Mandaon and the Kalanay Cave in Aroroy, are known worldwide as burial caves.
In each island, the rugged topography is concentrated in the northeastern portion and gradually recedes to blunt hills and rolling areas in the south, southeast, and southwest.
www.int-office.de /Philippinen/Masbate/body_masbate.html   (467 words)

  
 WOW Philippines :: Explore Philippines :: History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In December 1908, Masbate was annexed to the province of Sorsogon.
Emilio B. Espinosa, the lone house representative of Masbate, fought against a congressional bill authorizing the conscription of Filipinos into service of Imperial Japan and for this he was detained in Fort Santiago.
When Masbate was formally liberated on April 3, 1945, Pecso was sent to Masbate by President Osmeña to organize the civil government.
www.tourism.gov.ph /explore_phil/place_details.asp?content=history&province=30   (498 words)

  
 Masbate Province   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Masbate Province looks rather like a beat-up boomerang on the map.
Unlike the surrounding islands, Masbate does not have a particularly attractive landscape.
For a long time now, the area around the provincial capital Masbate as a result of large-scale deforestation to clear the land for cattle raising has appeared less pleasant and green.
www.regit.com /regitour/philipin/intplace/masbate.htm   (98 words)

  
 :: Welcome to Manila Bulletin Online ::
In San Fernando, Masbate, Joel Lingaya, 25 and Eugenio Monjares, 45, a native of Barangay Look, were seriously injured when they were fired at by still unidentified armed men.
The victims were rushed to the Masbate Provincial Hospital for medical treatment of gunshot wounds sustained and are now in critical condition.
In Milagros Masbate, suspected 12 New People’s Army (NPA) rebels abducted and killed a rebel returnee in Sitio Imbudo, Barangay Jumarawon.
www.mb.com.ph /issues/2004/05/02/PROV200405028610.html   (437 words)

  
 Local Government Unit: Provincial Government of Masbate   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Masbate, the province, the island, and its capital, occupies a transitional position between Bicol and the Visayas.
Villa Bayot, Masbate, Masbate This house was constructed in 1880.
During the Commonwealth period, President Manuel L. Quezon is said to have danced the tango in its halls and slept in its finest bedroom.
elgu2.ncc.gov.ph /masbate/index.php?id1=7   (736 words)

  
 Masbate
Masbate City (13 July) — Citing some P425 million in properties that went up in smoke last year in Masbate province, the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) provincial office urged incoming local officials to acquire fire trucks.
Agaton L. Margallo, Masbate provincial fire marshal, urges local government units to acquire firefighting equipment to meet the threat posed by fire, which could undo much of the economic gains in the localities.
Masbate City has three fire trucks but one of them needed repair, Margallo said as he lamented the apparent indifference of some local chief executives to the lack of readiness in terms of fire fighting equipment.
www.luzon.wowphilippines.com /masbate   (1820 words)

  
 The Manila Times Internet Edition | REGIONS > Alternative energy source for Masbate
Coconut husks and shells, which abound in Masbate and the Bicol region, will be used a fuel.
Demaree Raval, Shelby representative in the country, said the project conforms to state policy to promote the use of indigenous and renewable energy sources to reduce dependence on imported energy.
Masbate needs nine megawatts, but has only seven megawatts available for use.
www.manilatimes.net /national/2006/jan/12/yehey/prov/20060112pro1.html   (269 words)

  
 NSCB-RU5 - Overview of the Region >Masbate >Attractions
It is a 15-minute ride from the capital town of Masbate.
Another opening is at the center and the last is found at the top of the cave.
The celebration is a ritual for thanksgiving after the plentiful corn harvest.
www.nscb.gov.ph /ru5/overview/masbate/attractions.html   (353 words)

  
 Masbate Association of America, Inc   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The association was conceived in 1984 by some civic conscious Masbatenos to while away their longings from their home province of Masbate.
It was formulated with the sole purpose of a social and civic association to find ways to help and improve the economic standing of those who has less in life back home.
Its prime movers in the initial phase of the organization are Winston Bontigao, Joseph Bunao, Vilma F. Celera, Tito Magbalon Jr., Nonong Almario, Thelmo Mauleon, Moises and Linda Sia and the late Tony Maristela, Emil Sulat and Mike Ruelan.
www.masbatenos.didisaamerica.org /About.html   (93 words)

  
 Masbate, Ticao, Burias - Links
A Korean volunteer in the province, Brian Kang, who created the web site of Masbate Colleges and whom I had the pleasure of meeting once, uses the Internet by placing a long distance call to an ISP in Legazpi City at the Bicol mainland.
If you are submitting a personal site, please convince me that you (or your parents) are from Masbate by briefly introducing yourself and telling me the town where you came from - at least if your site doesn't say so already.
However, a new masbate website, masbateweb.com, was launched recently so this should provide more information about the province.
www.geocities.com /Athens/Agora/4129/masbatelinks.html   (397 words)

  
 Cryptozoology.com
This has the same story in Rumanian, but it also includes a sketch based on what the butcher drew in the sand (I haven't seen the sketch anywhere else, even though it's mentioned at Shadowlands).
IF it was a long-necked seal, the neck would be long and the tail very, very short.
I have no opinion about the Masbate monster, but the part about the butcher rings true.
www.cryptozoology.com /forum/topic_view_thread.php?pid=34249&tid=5   (770 words)

  
 Masbate travel guide
Masbate is an island province of the Philippines located in the Bicol Region in Luzon.
Its capital is Masbate City and consists of three major islands: Masbate, Ticao and Burias.
This beautiful island is also known as the "Wild West" of the Philippines.
www.world66.com /asia/southeastasia/philippines/masbate   (91 words)

  
 7 rebels, goons slain in Masbate - May 10, 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
MASBATE CITY -- Seven members of suspected New People's Army and a private armed group were killed in an encounter with Masbate police and soldiers of the 22nd Infantry Battalion in Barangay Lagta, Baleno town, Masbate province at about 2 p.m., Sunday.
Masbate is one of two provinces in the Bicol region placed under the control of the Commission on Elections due to the presence of NPA rebels and private armed groups.
The other Sunday night, after almost a month that her sister, who is running for a congressional seat, survived an ambush, gubernatorial candidate Fausto Seachon and his group were ambushed in Barangay San Vicente, Kawayan town, Masbate, resulting in the killing of a candidate for councilor in Uson town and the wounding of four others.
www.inq7.net /reg/2004/may/10/reg_1-1.htm   (453 words)

  
 In The Mind of a Dying Man   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Manuel H. Espinosa, Manny for short to his colleagues and Noli to his friends and provincemates, hails from the coconut and cattle producing province of Masbate, Philippines.
He is one of the pioneers and co-founders of the organization from his home province, the Masbate Association of America, Inc..
Manny or Noli was recently diagnosed in August with terminal cancer of the liver.
www.masbatenos.didisaamerica.org /photo_album.0.html1.0.html   (577 words)

  
 MASBATE  TWINS  SHARE  ONE  HEART,  LIVER,  GALL BLADDER   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
By Sheila Crisostomo - Doctors at the Philippine General Hospital (PGH) are closely monitoring the condition of conjoined twins from Masbate City who were found to be sharing a single heart, liver and gall bladder, Sen. Richard Gordon said the other day.
The twins were born to Reynaldo Garganta, a fisherman, and his wife Vilma.
They were brought to PGH from Sawang Uson, Masbate City last Tuesday under the auspices of Gordon.
www.newsflash.org /2004/02/hl/hl102088.htm   (444 words)

  
 Intensity 5.2 quake felt in Masbate, Bicol areas - INQ7.net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said the epicenter of the earthquake was located 60 kilometers north and 48 degrees west of the main island of Masbate.
Intensity 4 was felt in Masbate City while Legazpi City in Albay, Irosin in Sorsogon, Naga City in Camarines Sur, Roxas City in Capiz and Guinyangan, Quezon, recorded 3.
Intensity 2 was felt in Lucban, Quezon and intensity 1 at Cainta, Rizal and Manila.
beta.inq7.net /regions/index.php?index=1&story_id=28370   (314 words)

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