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  The Provincial Profile of Surigao Del Norte
The provinces of Agusan del Norte and Surigao del Sur border the province to the south.
Mainland Surigao del Norte is a cradle of civilization of the province.
Surigao del Norte is a mosaic of varied landscapes at the rim of the Asian continental shelf.
www.geocities.com /lppsec/pp/surigaonorte.htm   (1160 words)

  
  Surigao del Norte - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Surigao del Norte is the northernmost of the Mindanao provinces and is an important transportation route between Visayas and Mindanao.
Surigao del Norte is a mosaic of islands at the rim of the Asian continental shelf.
It is bounded on the north and east by the vast Pacific Ocean, on the south by the Provinces of Agusan del Norte and Surigao del Sur, and on the west by the historic Surigao Strait.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Surigao_del_Norte   (1567 words)

  
 Caraga Travel Guide
With a land are of 273,902 hectares or 2,739.02 square kilometers, Surigao del Norte ranks third in the Caraga Region in terms of land area which is equal to 0.99% of the total land area of the Philippines.
Surigao del Norte is a group of islands at the rim of the Asian continental shelf.
It is bounded on the north and east by the vast Pacific Ocean, on the south by the Provinces of Agusan del Norte and Surigao del Sur, and on the west by the historic Surigao Strait.
www.caragatravelguide.com /profiles/sdn.html   (676 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Claver, Surigao del Norte   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
San Benito is a 5th class municipality in the province of Surigao del Norte, Philippines.
San Isidro is a 5th class municipality in the province of Surigao del Norte, Philippines.
San Jose is a 5th class municipality in the province of Surigao del Norte, Philippines.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Claver,-Surigao-del-Norte   (580 words)

  
 San Jose - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
San José – or its anglicised form San Jose – is the Spanish for Saint Joseph.
It is a common toponym in parts of the world where the Spanish language is or was spoken.
San Jose, California, United States – the largest city with the name.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/San_Jose   (291 words)

  
 Surigao City - Gateway to Mindanao
Centrally located between the bustling city hall, the San Nicolas' College compound and the city cathedral, the park features a tree house, pavilion, a huge sun-dial, a children's playground and lots of beautiful plants and flowers, of course.
Surigao's version of the famous San Juanico Bridge, this wooden footbridge is the country's longest at 391 meters.
Del Carmen Swamps - Known as the rarest and one of the biggest mangrove forest the Philippines and a sanctuary of the endangered crocodylus porosus, the salt water crocodile.
www.surigao-city.de /sights.html   (1383 words)

  
 Caraga Travel Guide
It was through Surigao Strait that the fleet of Ferdinand Magellan after a brief stay at the island of Homonhon sailed into the Philippines Archipelago during the epic voyage of discovery and eventual circumnavigation of the world in 1521.
It is bounded by Dinagat Island on the north, the mainland of Surigao del Norte on the South, Hinatuan passage on the East, Surigao Strait and Southern Leyte on the West.
Surigao City is comprised of 54 barangays, 33 are mainland 21 are island barangays.
www.caragatravelguide.com /profiles/surigao.html   (907 words)

  
 Sights & Sceneries   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Centrally located between the bustling city hall, the San Nicolas' College compound and the city cathedral, the park features a tree house, pavilion, a huge sun-dial, a children's playground and lots of beautiful plants and flowers, of course.
Surigao's version of the famous San Juanico Bridge, this wooden footbridge is the country's longest at 391 meters.
Del Carmen Swamps - Known as the rarest and one of the biggest mangrove forest the Philippines and a sanctuary of the endangered crocodylus porosus, the salt water crocodile.
www.josiedavis.name /surigao_city/sights_sceneries.htm   (1349 words)

  
 San Beda Colleget   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
San Beda College was thus granted the authority to confer the degree of Bachelor of Arts and diplomas for elementary and high school education.
San Beda College also became one of the founding schools of the Catholic Educational Association of the Philippines.
Today, San Beda College is a growing community of students, personnel, faculty, alumni and administrators—all united with the mission of contributing to the Church and to Philippine society.
www.sanbeda.edu.ph /about.htm   (1427 words)

  
 Surigao Norte Features
It is surrounded on the north and east by the Pacific Ocean, on the south by the Provinces of Agusan del Norte and Surigao del Sur, and on the west by the historic Surigao Strait.
Surigao del Norte is one of the four provinces comprising the newly created Caraga Region of Mindanao.
A rich potential in tourism, Surigao del Norte is blessed with a panoramic group of islands surrounded of the country's most beautiful coral reefs and sea walls at the rim of the Asian continental shelf.
members.tripod.com /dtisdn/sdnmain.htm   (918 words)

  
 SurigaoIslands.com :: About Surigao del norte
The whole of Surigao was later divided into two separate provinces in June 19, 1960 by virtue of Repulic Act 2786.
Surigao del Norte lies northeast of Mindanao, bounded on the north by Leyte Gulf, on the east by the Pacific Ocean, on the west by the Surigao Strait, and on the south by Surigao del sur and Agusan del Norte.
Its municipalities are Alegria, Bacuag, Basilisa, Burgos, Cagdianao, Claver, Dapa, Del Carmen, Dinagat, General Luna, Gigaquit, Libjo, Loreto, Mainit, Malimono, Pilar, Placer, San Benito, San Francisco, San Jose, San Isidro, Sta.
www.surigaoislands.com /about.html   (607 words)

  
 The Ultimate Surigao del Norte - American History Information Guide and Reference
The province consists of three major islands—Dinagat Island, Siargao Island, and Bucas Grande Island —in the Philippine Sea, and a small region at the northernmost tip of the island of Mindanao.
In 1901, this comandancia became a sub-province of Surigao, and in 1907, Agusan became a separate province.
On June 19, 1960, through Republic Act 2766, the province was divided to form Surigao del Sur and Surigao del Norte.
www.historymania.com /american_history/Surigao_del_Norte   (1203 words)

  
 Ecleo runs for mayor from jail   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
He is expected to win handily in the mayoralty race since majority of the residents of San Jose town are members of the Philippine Benevolent Missionaries Association (PBMA), of which he is the supreme leader.
Former Rep. Romeo Jalosjos also ran - and won - as second district congressman of Zamboanga del Norte while behind bars for the rape of a minor.
Ecleo's father, Ruben Sr., who founded the PBMA 40 years ago, served as the first mayor of San Jose, one of seven towns on Dinagat Island.
www.rickross.com /reference/pbma/pbma24.html   (234 words)

  
 Surigao del Norte   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Surigao del Norte es una provincia de las Filipinas situadas en la región de Caraga en Mindanao.
Esta porción del continente confina a Agusan del Norte, y a Surigao del Sur al sur.
Surigao del Norte es el más situado más al norte de las provincias de Mindanao entre y es una ruta importante del transporte Visayas y Mindanao.
www.yotor.net /wiki/es/su/Surigao%20del%20Norte.htm   (184 words)

  
 Municipal Government of San Jose   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The Municipality of San Jose was named in honor of Jose Ecleo who has its pioneer and the father of the late renowned Mayor of the Municipality of Dinagat, Hon.
The strong spirit of brotherhood and the desire of the members to be in constant association with its founder brought the phenomenon and remarkable increase in the population of San Jose.
This achievement was affirmed when San Jose received the National Award as the “Most Outstanding Barangay in the Philippines” in 1980.
www.caraga13.gov.ph /sanjose   (272 words)

  
 Philippine Catholic Links
Desmond Hartford, MSSC - The Prelature of Marawi encompasses the province of Lanao del Sur.
Davao del Norte is surrounded by its sister provinces: Davao Oriental to the east, and Davao del Sur to the west and south.
It was formed from the Dioceses of San Fernando, Pampanga (the town of Tarlac and southern towns) and the Diocese of Lingayen-Dagupan (the northern towns).
home.catholicweb.com /philcathlinks/index.cfm/NewsItem?ID=74565&From=Home   (3158 words)

  
 The Daily Dipolognon: News around the Philippines
San Jose del Monte * San Fernando * San Pablo * Santiago * Silay * Surigao * Tabaco * Tacloban Tacurong * Tagaytay * Taguig * Tagbilaran * Talisay * Tuguegarao * Tangub * Tagum * Toledo Trece Martires * Urdaneta * Valenzuela * Zamboanga
Bukidnon * Bulacan * Cagayan * Camarines Norte * Camarines Sur * Camiguin
Surigao del Norte * Surigao del Sur * Tarlac * Tawi Tawi * Western Samar * Zambales * Zamboanga del Norte * Zamboanga del Sur * Zamboanga Sibugay
www.dipolognon.com /dipolognonHeadlinePHILIPPINES2.htm   (2076 words)

  
 Situation Reports: Philippines: Floods and Landslides - Feb 2006, Philippines: Update n° 7 on the effects of flooding ...
Municipalities: 31 1 in Leyte, 7 in Southern Leyte, 1 in Davao Oriental, 5 in Agusan del Norte; 7 in Agusan del Sur; 7 in Surigao del Sur; and 3 in Surigao del Norte Barangays 305 A total of 15 brgys in Leyte, 33 in Southe rn Leyte, 4 brgys.
in Davao Oriental, 82 brgys in Agusan del Norte; 62 in Agusan del Sur; 91 in Surigao del Sur; and 18 in Surigao del Norte
A total of 532 houses were partially damaged: 10 in Agusan del Sur, 75 houses in Agusan del Norte, 5 in Surigao City, 415 in Surigao Del Norte, 27 in Surigao Del Sur.
www.reliefweb.int /rw/rwb.nsf/db900SID/VBOL-6M3K5J?OpenDocument&RSS20=03   (1155 words)

  
 Murder suspect running ... - Mar. 04, 2004
His mother, Surigao del Norte Representative Glenda Ecleo, is seeking reelection in the province's first district.
A younger brother, Allan, was serving his third and last term as mayor of San Jose.
His impending freedom, albeit temporary, and his return to public office in San Jose have heightened the Bacolod family's fears for their safety.
www.inq7.net /nat/2004/mar/04/text/nat_10-1-p.htm   (771 words)

  
 Faith, Hope and Politics
In the history of Surigao del Norte province, he holds the record for having the longest term as mayor.
Judging from the available evidence, the PBMA's influence is limited to the province of Surigao del Norte, especially the organization's home base of San Jose, the most thickly populated town on Dinagat island, north of Surigao City.
Months later, barrio San Jose, of which he was then barangay captain, was elevated into a municipality.
www.pcij.org /stories/1995/ecleos.html   (1408 words)

  
 R.A. 6769   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The seat of government of the Municipality of San Jose shall be in Barangay San Jose Proper.
After ratification by a majority of the votes cast in a plebiscite to be conducted in the entire Municipality of Dinagat, Surigao del Norte, within sixty (60) days from approval of this Act, the President shall appoint the officials of the new municipality.
Thereafter, the proportionate share of the new Municipality of San Jose in the obligations, funds, assets, and other properties of the Municipality of Dinagat shall be transferred to the newly created municipality upon recommendation of the Commission on Audit.
www.lawphil.net /statutes/repacts/ra1989/ra_6769_1989.html   (349 words)

  
 False murder charges. TVI and the latest form of harassment
Leaders of the Anislagan community in Surigao del Norte including the Barangay Captain, Councillors and the Pastora of the local United Church of Christ currently face charges of attempted murder, arson and other charges following their successful opposition to the forced entry of Manila Mining Corporation into their community.
I understand from reports that three prominent and widely respected leaders of the Subanon people have been accused of involvement in an ambush of a TVI mining company vehicle that occurred on December 26 2002 and which resulted in the death of 13 people and the wounding of seven others.
Indeed there has been a clear presumption previously that the attack was perpetrated by known armed groups who operate in the area and who were seeking to extract "tax" payments for the use of the road.
www.minesandcommunities.org /Action/action42.htm   (1236 words)

  
 WowSurigao! » Blog Archive » “YES” takes lead over “NO” in Dinagat plebiscite
Surigao del Norte  — The “Yes” votes took the lead over the “No” votes in Saturday”s plebiscite for the creation of Dinagat Island into a province which the Commission on Elections (Comelec) described as “peaceful and orderly”.
With only 45 percent voted of the total 297,959 registered voters in the entire Surigao del Norte, the lowest so far in the history of political exercise in the province, SP member Elvis dela Merced said in an interview that, “This is real grassroots democracy at work.
Recently, proponents of “No” vote to Dinagat Provincehood protested of alleged number of voters who voted in the towns of San Jose, Basilisa, and Dinagat and alleged coercion to some voters to vote for a “Yes.” However, they have not filed formally their complaint before the poll body.
wowsurigao.com /?p=316   (420 words)

  
 The Manila Times Internet Edition | SPECIAL REPORT > PBMA members insist group no cult
He is believed to be hiding inside a well-fortified and guarded PBMA shrine in San Jose, a Surigao del Norte town on the impoverished island of Dinagat.
Ruben Jr.’s brother, Allan II is mayor of San Jose.
Barbers “advised” Chief Supt. Olario to get the ex-mayor of San Jose, Surigao del Norte, after the congresswoman reportedly asked Caraga police not to serve an arrest warrant until the Court of Appeals (CA) decides on a petition for a temporary restraining order.
www.manilatimes.net /others/special/2002/jun/10/20020610spe1.html   (1352 words)

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