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  Eastern Samar - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bordering the province to the north is Northern Samar and to the west is Samar province.
Eastern Samar faces the Philippine Sea to the east, and Leyte Gulf to the south.
It is bounded on the north by Northern Samar, on the east by the Philippine Sea, on the west by Western Samar, and on the south by the Leyte Gulf.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Eastern_Samar   (200 words)

 Eastern Samar
As embodied in this Act, the eastern province is composed of 23 municipalites with Borongan as the capital.
Eastern Samar is bounded on the east by the Philippine Sea, which forms part of a greater body of water, the Pacific Ocean.
To the north lies Northern Samar; to the west, the province of Samar; and to the south, the Leyte Gulf.
darfu8.tripod.com /rp_easternsamar.htm   (944 words)

 GlobalPinoy, Travel - Eastern Samar   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
The province of Eastern Samar lies on the eastern portion of Samar island.
Surrounded by Northern Samar on the north, Philippine Sea on the east, Samar on the west and Leyte Gulf on the south.
The eastern and northern part of Samar was called Ibabao and the town of Borongan became the center of trade and military shaft of the Spaniards in the Pacific region.
www.globalpinoy.com /travel/province/esamar.php   (562 words)

 Rosita's Bakery Giporlos E. Samar
Eastern Samar is bounded on the east by the Philippine Sea which forms partof a greater body of water, the Pacific Ocean.
The 23 municipalities composing the province are Jipapad.
As embodied in this Act, the eastern province is composed of 23 municipalities with Borongan as the capital.
www.geocities.com /TheTropics/Beach/4155/rositabakery.html   (801 words)

 SkyscraperCity - Eastern Visayas (Leyte, Samar and Biliran)
It is bounded on the north by the Visayas Sea, on the south by the Carigara Bay, on the east by the Samar Sea, and on the west by the Strait of Biliran.
Eastern Samar is one of three provinces on Samar Island, the second largest island in the Visayas, the region between Luzon Island to the north and Mindanao Island to the south.
Eastern Samar, being located on the Pacific Ocean experiences greater rainfall throughout the year without the hot, dry season from March to May like most of the Philippines.
www.skyscrapercity.com /showthread.php?t=257691&page=2   (4498 words)

 Eastern Samar environmental news
Camarubuan, Jiabong, Samar (name withheld) secretly told the victim’s father Mano Sosing Racab, that the Alpha Company of the 34IB were conducting patrol operations that time in the area of incidents.
He disclosed that even before his getting elected as the chief executive of his province, he is already aware of the environmental conditions of the island, and have included it to his 15-point political agenda, which he prominently presented to his constituents in Eastern Samar during the campaign period.
CATBALOGAN, Samar – A Cebu-based Non-Government Organization egg on media practitioners in the island of Samar to make use of alternative journalism in the course of their news reporting – particularly on environmental advocacy – to be able to maximize media influence on the issue being raised.
www.samarnews.com /News_clips/news14.htm   (2866 words)

 Balangiga, Eastern Samar - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Balangiga is a 5th class municipality in the province of Eastern Samar, Philippines.
According to the 2000 census, it has a population of 10,662 people in 2,113 households.
This incident during the Philippine-American War remains one of the longest-running and most controversial issues between the Philippines and the United States.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Balangiga,_Eastern_Samar   (113 words)

 G.R. No. 151914
Petitioner Coquilla was born on February 17, 1938 of Filipino parents in Oras, Eastern Samar.
Respondent’s frequent or regular trips to the Philippines and stay in Oras, Eastern Samar after his retirement from the U.S. Navy in 1985 cannot be considered as a waiver of his status as a permanent resident or immigrant.
On the merits, the question is whether petitioner had been a resident of Oras, Eastern Samar at least one (1) year before the elections held on May 14, 2001 as he represented in his certificate of candidacy.
www.lawphil.net /judjuris/juri2002/jul2002/gr_151914_2002.html   (3515 words)

 G.R. No. L-31374
Amongst the registered candidates for the congressional seat of the lone district of Eastern Samar during the 1969 elections are Felipe J. Abrigo, petitioner, and Vicente O. Valley, private respondent.
On December 12, 1969, the canvass was concluded, except for precinct 5-A of Oras where the parties agreed to defer the tally because the name of Valley as well as the votes received by him were not recorded in the return.
Meanwhile, on December 13, respondent Valley went to the Court of First Instance of Eastern Samar on petition dated December 11 (Election Case 42 heretofore mentioned), for a recount of votes cast in the nine precincts (9, 9-A 12, 15, 16, 17, 18-A, 21-A and 22) of Oras aforestated.
www.lawphil.net /judjuris/juri1970/jan1970/gr_31374_1970.html   (3770 words)

 PIA News Releases
PIA Regional Chief Tiopes told Leyte Samar Daily Express that the purpose of these "series of phone-patch radio interviews" of the President is to make her "aware of the region's pressing and immediate problems and concerns." This way, she said, the President can easily make the necessary and immediate actions.
According to her, the President will also be heard addressing issues and concerns of the region in other radio stations based in other municipalities and cities of the region in the succeeding months.
Calbiga-Calbayog city road network in Samar; the rehabilitation of the Daniel Z. Romualdez Airport of this city; programs of her administration in helping the region's coconut farmers; and the status of the relief assistance extended by the government to the victims of the December 19 landslides in Panaon Island in Southern Leyte.
www.pia.gov.ph /news.asp?fi=p040128.htm&no=2   (596 words)

 :: Welcome to Manila Bulletin Online ::
Glen Rabonza, commanding general of the Army’s 8th Infantry Division based in Catbalogan, Samar, disclosed that the six NPA rebels remain unidentified while the slain officer was identified as Lt. Dixson Dacoro, team leader of the Alpha Company of the 14th Infantry Battalion based in Oras town.
The military has also heightened their presence in the two interior towns of Maslog and Jipapad, both in Eastern Samar after receiving intelligence reports that the NPA rebels are planning simultaneous attacks on the two municipalities as part of their renewed intensified operations against the government after the May 10 elections.
Raided were the towns of Motiong, San Jose De Buan and Calbiga in Samar, and Gamay in Northern Samarand Quinapondan in Eastern Samar.
www.mb.com.ph /issues/2004/07/05/TOUR2004070513364.html   (407 words)

 Oras, Eastern Samar - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
Oras, Eastern Samar - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
Oras is a 4th class municipality in the province of Eastern Samar, Philippines.
According to the 2000 census, it has a population of 31,315 people in 6,201 households.
www.startsurfing.com /encyclopedia/o/r/a/Oras,_Eastern_Samar_0c9e.html   (38 words)

 Samar: Message Board 5
Halo to marinyl na andyan sa hønefoss, norway taga calbayog samar.
Samar is a rich land with creative and talented people.
Samar will not progress and unless Samareños liberate themselves from the "patron" and "kuratsa" culture not to mention the parochial political patronage.
www.samarnews.com /Message_Board/message_board5.htm   (2932 words)

An army officer and six communist rebels were killed in a clash yesterday in the central island of Samar, the military said.
Soldiers from the army's 14th Infantry Battalion were patrolling a village outside the town of Oras, in Eastern Samar province, when they encountered about 50 New People's Army guerrillas.
Eastern Samar is one of three provinces on Samar Island, about 550 kilometers (345 miles) southeast of Manila, where guerrilla activities have intensified in recent months.
www.rantburg.com /poparticle.php?ID=37173&D=2004-07-04&HC=1   (187 words)

 Mengote vs Judge Lorenzo Sr : 98_638 : February 2, 2000 : Atty. Dris : Second Division   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Mengote against Judge Celso F. Lorenzo, Sr., Branch Clerk of Court Raquel G. Kho, and Court Stenographer Riza Libanan, all of the Regional Trial Court, Branch 5, Oras, Eastern Samar, for falsification of public documents.
Judge Lorenzo is, in addition, charged with ignorance of the law and conduct unbecoming a judge.
It is borne out by the records, which show that the Chief of Police of Oras, Eastern Samar received the warrant of arrest on August 24, 1998 and that the accused was delivered to the Sub-Provincial Jail of that municipality on the same date.
www.supremecourt.gov.ph /resolutions/2nd/2000/2Feb/98_638.htm   (431 words)

 North Eastern Samar   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
A few years ago, Pastor Calixtro traveled from his home in Oras, Eastern Samar, to hold an evangelistic campaign in Gamay.
According to the 2000 survey, there were 28 evangelical churches in the Northeastern Samar area, with a total attendance of 631.
On Thursday, April 15, I plan to drive to Northeastern Samar to see where God is working, and to explore where more churches might be planted.
www.webmissions.org /jlatzko/north_eastern_samar.htm   (471 words)

 Inquirer Visayas :Problems that bind Eastern Samar - Asia Finest Discussion Forum
IN THE WORDS of Eastern Samar folk, "ga-ud" refers to the flotsam that drifted toward the sea from several large rivers in the province but which clog the mouths of their tributary creeks and streams.
Floating garbage often clogs the mouth of its waterway connecting to the Oras River and obstructs river traffic.
The trainings were funded by the Eastern Samar Program Unit of Plan Philippines, a nongovernment organization working with local partners to build child-friendly communities.
www.asiafinest.com /forum/index.php?showtopic=37047   (995 words)

 Estehanon Podcast   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Borongan Eastern samar Philippines Pinoy Filipino Samarnon more...
DILG recognizes Adalim as Taft mayor…Magellan’s landing in Homonhon Island commemmorated…Landslide danger areas in Borongan identified by MGB…50 families in Lawaan, Eastern Samar evacuated due to landslide fears…St. Mary’s College (formerly St. Joseph’s College) to hold Grand Alumni Homecoming.
Senator Jamby Madrigal visits Eastern Samar; airs oppositon to logging in Samar island...Taft mayoralty row heats up as cases are filed vs. Engr.
estehanon.podomatic.com   (1265 words)

 Reds face counterattacks; ... - Jul. 02, 2003   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
She said the Communist Party of the Philippines-National Democratic Front must be held accountable for the "terrorist acts of the NPA," and hinted that the government might reconsider the implementation of an existing agreement on safety and immunity guarantees for NDF leaders forged for the peace talks.
On Thursday, 11 militiamen, five soldiers and a soldier's wife were killed when rebels attacked an Army patrol base in Oras, Eastern Samar.
Expressing concern over the new NPA attacks, Ms Macapagal said the guerrillas were exploiting the fact that government troops were spread over several fronts, as a result of the anti-terrorism campaign in Mindanao.
www.inq7.net /nat/2003/jul/02/text/nat_4-1-p.htm   (906 words)

 Samar Island charity programs began in Calbayog City undertaken by U.S.A.-SAMAR (Phils.) Educational & Cultural ...
USSECF Samar Chapter Recipients of Humanitarian Aid Program – Started in 1998, Calbayog City became the recipient of medical equipments and medical supplies from the Mercy Hospital and Red Cross of Sacramento, California.
An estimated 100 hectares of the sorrounding seas and shoreline of Brgy.
Malajog, was officially declared as "Malajog Mariculture Zone", the first of its kind in Samar Island, and in Eastern Visayas Region.
stkitts.globat.com /~ussecf.com/sponsors.html   (802 words)

 Dahong Pilipino - The Filipino Canadian Business Directory
Large containers of these donated goods have been sent to Manila, Davao, the Eastern Samar towns or Oras, Borongan and Balangkayan, and Virac in Catanduanes.
She is funding a scholarship program for poor but deserving high school students in her hometown and has donated parcels of land in Oras to build a small church and a small library.
In recognition of her service to the community, Elena was nominated for the Banaag Award in 2002 which is given annually by the President of the Philippines to Filipinos or foreign individuals for advancing the cause of Filipino communities overseas or for supporting specific sectors/communities in the Philippines.
www.dahongpilipino.com /whoswho2005-06/agala.htm   (671 words)

 Eastern Samar Province, Region 8, Philippines
Eastern Samar comprises the eastern portion of Samar Island.
land is found principally in the valleys and deltas of the Ulut and Oras rivers.
What is now Eastern Samar was the first area of the Philippines sighted by
oasis.fortunecity.com /acapulco/215/region8/eastsamar/eastsamar.htm   (229 words)

 REDS STORM SAMAR TOWN POLICE STATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
TACLOBAN CITY, March 18, 2004 (STAR) By Miriam Garcia Desacada - Some 100 communist guerrillas stormed the police station of the Samar town of San Jose de Buan before dawn yesterday, leaving four lawmen and two civilians wounded and four rebels killed in the ensuing gunfight.
Chief Superintendent Dionisio Coloma Jr., Eastern Visayas police director, said Senior Inspector Arnulfo Gerenilla, the town’s police chief, and his three men — PO1s Noel Capales, Cris Advincula and Artemio Rebato — put up a fight and were wounded in the gunbattle that lasted for more than an hour.
Last year, the NPA attacked the police stations of Calbiga, Samar and Quinapondan, Eastern Samar and the patrol base of the Army’s 52nd Infantry Battalion in Oras, Eastern Samar in the run-up to the Dec. 26 anniversary of the Communist Party of the Philippines.
www.newsflash.org /2004/02/ht/ht004227.htm   (448 words)

 Coquilla vs Comelec : 151914 : July 31, 2002 : J. Mendoza : En Banc
SC affirmed COMELEC's cancellation of certificate of candidacy of Eastern Samar mayor.
SC justified cancellation due to mayor's misrepresentation of residency and citizenship.
On February 27, 2001, he filed his certificate of candidacy stating therein that he had been a resident of Oras, Eastern Samar for “two (2) years.”
www.supremecourt.gov.ph /jurisprudence/2002/jul2002/151914.htm   (1160 words)

 COMMUNIST REBS TARGET 12 MORE MUNICIPALITIES IN EASTERN VISAYAS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
This, as a New People’s Army commander, a certain Badok, whose unit operates in Lope de Vega, Northern Samar, and other rebel leaders from Bobon and San Jose, Northern Samar were reportedly seen in a meeting reportedly to plan for more attacks.
Among the supposed targets of the NPA offensive are the towns of San Isidro, Catarman, Palapag and Rosario, all in Northern Samar, and the Catarman detachment of Alpha Company of the Army’s 63rd Infantry Battalion.
The NPA, according to the intelligence reports, is also girding to attack the police stations in the towns of Dolores, Giporlos, Hernani, Taft, Maslog, Arteche, Maydolong and MacArthur.
www.newsflash.org /2003/05/hl/hl018284.htm   (319 words)

 Oras (Philippines) map - nona.net
Oras is a populated place in Eastern Samar, which is a region of Philippines.
An overview map of the region around Oras is displayed below.
download a GPX waypoint file of Oras for your GPS receiver
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