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  Visayas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Visayas is one of the three island groupings in the Philippines along with Luzon and Mindanao.
Western Visayas consists of the island of Panay and the western half of Negros.
Eastern Visayas consists of the islands of Leyte and Samar.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Visayas   (269 words)

 Western Visayas
Western Visayas is located in Central Philippines and lies between two large bodies of water, namely, Sibuyan Sea and the Visayas Sea.
The Western Visayas region's land resources are devoted to agriculture.
Western Visayas is rich in mineral and non-mineral resources.
ilonggos.tripod.com /western.htm   (253 words)

 Western Visayas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Western Visayas, one of the regions of the Philippines, is designated as Region VI.
Palawan, formerly part of Region IV-B, was moved to this region on May 23, 2005 by virtue of Executive Order 429.
Administrative Order No. 129 was issued on August 19, 2005, to "resolve" the negative backlash and as part of the supervison of the transfer process of Palawan from MIMAROPA to Western Visayas.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Western_Visayas   (174 words)

 Western Visayas Region   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
Region VI or Western Visayas is composed of the four provinces of Panay, the Guimaras Island and the western portion of the island of Negros and its outlying islands.
Its boundaries are the Visayan Sea on the east, the Cuyo East Pass on the west, the Sibuyan Sea and Romblon on the north and the Cagayan Island on the southwest.
Western Visayas is one of the richest regions in the country in terms of natural resources.
www.evis.net.ph /subregions/subregion6.htm   (553 words)

 The Manila Times Internet Edition | TOP STORIES > SWS exit poll matches Western Visayas result   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
Director Victor Gaborne of the Commission on Elections (Com-elec) in Western Visayas reported that President Arroyo of the Koalisyon ng Katapatan at Karanasan para sa Kinabukasan (K-4) received 1,520,562 votes while her closest rival, the actor Fernando Poe Jr.
Since only 577 precincts from Bacolod City are needed to complete the total canvass in Western Visayas, Gaborne said they are expecting the current voting distribution to remain the same, with most of the remaining votes expected to go to Mrs.
The Western Visayas region includes the provinces of Iloilo, Capiz, Aklan, Guimaras, Antique, Negros Occidental and the cities of Iloilo and Bacolod.
www.manilatimes.net /national/2004/may/20/yehey/top_stories/20040520top12.html   (721 words)

The culture history of Western Visayas is a story woven out of traditional lore and scientific studies.
In spite of the varying ecological orientations of the island world of Western Visayas, the forms of social relations among the people are remarkably uniform.
This is one of the five mildest types of headache recognized in Western Visayas.
litera1no4.tripod.com /hiligaynon_frame.html   (16451 words)

 .: Mindanews -16 April 2005 :.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
ZAMBOANGA CITY--- Western Visayas, powered by its dominance in swimming, topped the medal haul at the close of the 2005 National Private School Athletic Association meet, yesterday at the Joaquin Enriquiz Memorial Complex in this City of Flowers.
Southern Mindanao, which took lead in the first two-days of the annual national meet before the Western Visayas tankers made the biggest splashed at the pool late thursday, finished at second place with a total collection of 69 golds, 58 silvers and 49 bronze.
Western Visayas, proved could be able to accomodate close to 4, 000 athletes, finished with 7 golds, 5 of which from men's basketball, 4 silvers and 21 bronze.
www.mindanews.com /2005/04/16spt-western.html   (398 words)

 Western Visayas, Region VI, Philippines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
The Philippine Province of Aklan occupies the northwestern coastal plain of the island of Panay, in Region VI, Western Visayas.
The province of Antique, on the western side of Panay, is separated from the other provinces by a long range of mountains.
On the flank of Silay Mountain is Patag Valley, where the Japanese forces in Western Visayas made their last stand; thousands of them perished there.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/ph-vi.html   (1442 words)

 Bats and monitor lizards in the Western Visayas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
I am grateful to all Aberdeen University members of the Western Visayas Expedition for their contributions and support during the writing-up phase, but particularly to Cara Morgan for her very prompt and cheerful honesty.
The University of Aberdeen Expedition to the Western Visayas 1996 consisted of 20 students from four universities in Europe and the Philippines together with 12 DENR staff and hired guides.
However, on arrival in the Visayas it was obvious that the poster campaign initiated by William Oliver was still operating very efficiently and there seemed little point in commencing any new operation along the same lines.
mampam.50megs.com /wv/wv96report.html   (16096 words)

 NSCB Regional Division 6
The result of the 2003 Functional Literacy Education and Mass Media Survey revealed that in Western Visayas the functional literacy rate of population 10 to 64 yrs old were higher among women (85.2%) than in men (77.7%).
Statistical Congress in Western Visayas was conducted last October 26-27, 2005 at the Iloilo Grand Hotel, Iloilo City.
Western Visayas’ economy as measured by the Gross Regional Domestic Product (GRDP) was marked by a robust growth of 7.9 percent in 2004 surpassing its 5.9 percent growth in 2003.
www.nscb.gov.ph /ru6   (520 words)

 Sun.Star Bacolod - Alert up against kidnap groups in Western Visayas
ALL police units in Negros Occidental were placed on alert against the reported regrouping of kidnap-for-ransom and robbery activities of the notorious Ilonggo Group in Western Visayas.
Belarma echoed Aliño's appeal to the public to be vigilant and report to the nearest police unit the presence of suspicious looking persons in their community to pre-empt kidnapping activities.
He also called on residents in Western Visayas to desist from cracking jokes about any kidnapping activities, specifically through text messages.
www.sunstar.com.ph /static/bac/2004/07/10/news/alert.up.against.kidnap.groups.in.western.visayas.html   (332 words)

 The Manila Times Internet Edition | REGIONS > Palawan now in Western Visayas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
PALAWAN and Puerto Princesa City are now under the administrative jurisdiction of the Western Visayas region following their transfer from Southern Tagalog, the Department of the Interior and Local Government announced on Friday.
Interior and Local Government Secretary Angelo T. Reyes said the province was transferred to Western Visayas after President Arroyo issued Executive Order 429 reorganizing the region to include the province of Palawan and Puerto Princesa City.
Soliman said Rodolfo Feraren, director of the department in Southern Tagalog, and Evelyn Trompeta, director of Western Visayas, are preparing plans for the province’s and the city’s administrative transfer.
www.manilatimes.net /national/2005/jun/04/yehey/prov/20050604pro2.html   (216 words)

 IPEC: International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour- A UN/ILO initiative: SIMPOC
Education of the working children in western visayas
Working children in western visayas and their environment
Western visayas working children’s perception of present job
www.ilo.org /public/english/standards/ipec/simpoc/philippines/report/philip1995/r6/r6.htm   (180 words)

 The Philippines
In the Visayas, the islands are smaller, and are usually shaped with a large mountain range running down the center, so that the majority of the people live along coastal areas, while cultural communities tend to dwell in the mountainous parts of the islands.
The Eastern Visayas is the most rugged area of the Visayas with the high mountain peaks of Leyte and the forests of Samar.
In the western section of this region is the area of Bukidnon, which surrounds a larger river of Mindanao, known as the Rio Grande de Mindanao, or the Pulangi.
www.hawaii.edu /cseas/pubs/philippines/philippines.html   (7168 words)

 IPEC: International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour- A UN/ILO initiative: SIMPOC
As of July 1995, there are 2,154 thousand Filipino children aged 5 to 17 years in Western Visayas.
They comprise about 34.5 percent of the total population in Western Visayas or 9.6 percent of the total children 5 to 17 years old in the Philippines.
In Western Visayas, eight out of ten children are aged 5 to 14 years while two in ten are 15 to 17 years old.
www.ilo.org /public/english/standards/ipec/simpoc/philippines/report/philip1995/r6/scleter1.htm   (516 words)

 Western Visayas Bishops issue Pastoral Letter opposing coal plants   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
Western Visayas Bishops issue Pastoral Letter opposing coal plants
Eight Bishops from Western Visayas and Romblon recently signed a Pastoral Letter stating their strong objection to the entry of coal-fired power plant in Iloilo.
The Pastoral Letter distributed among all the Catholic dioceses in Western Visayas and Romblon called on all the faithful to heed the church's call in objecting coal-fired power plants and reaching out to government officials to sit down with the project's direct stakeholders.
www.thenewstoday.info /20050215/news1.htm   (727 words)

 Philippines Provincial Flags
Western Samar was officially renamed Samar on June 21, 1969.
57 19-Jun-65 Northern Samar [from (Western) Samar Province]
58 19-Jun-65 Eastern Samar [from (Western) Samar Province]
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/ph_prov.html   (702 words)

 I MINA'BENTE OCHO NA LIHESLATURAN GUÅHAN   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
Relative to commending and congratulating the Western Visayas College of Science and Technology, formerly known as “Iloilo School of Arts and Trades”, and its Alumni on Guam, on the occasion of its Centennial Celebration.
BE IT RESOLVED BY THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OF the Western Visayas College of Science and Technology was founded in 1905 as the Iloilo Trade School on Iznart Street, Iloilo City, with Mr.
RESOLVED, that the Speaker and the Chairman of the Executive Committee certify, and the Secretary of the Legislature attest to, the adoption hereof and that copies of the same be thereafter transmitted to Mr.
www.guamlegislature.com /28th_Guam_Legislature/EC_Res_28th/ECRes052.htm   (716 words)

 Arroyo wants Romblon, Palawan in W. Visayas, says exec - INQ7.net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
Rafael Coscolluela, Western Visayas presidential adviser, said on Friday that there would be "administrative headaches" involved in implementing the new regional grouping but that they would have to work out the mechanics and find out if it would be workable.
Coscolluela, Bacolod Rep. Monico Puentevella and Rep. Ignacio Arroyo (Negros Occidental, 5th district) held a consultation Friday with the Western Visayas regional directors at the Executive Inn in Bacolod City to listen to their various concerns.
Vicente Paragas, regional environment director, said the inclusion of Romblon and Palawan in the Western Visayas region was still being studied.
news.inq7.net /regions/index.php?index=1&story_id=38512   (492 words)

 Western Visayas Region - PIA
In Western Visayas, the national Statistical Board said that for school year 2001-2001, there were 1,018,706 elementary pupils enrolled in the public schools, while 425, 231 attended high school.
Antonia Tuazon said that the Visayas convention they are holding here, from September 22-23, 2003, is blazing the trail for building the capacity of local nutritionists and dieticians to push for the cause of nutrition in the region and in the country.
The Visayas convention is the first to be held by the PSND and the FOND, gathering nutritionists-dieticians from Regions 2, 6, 7, and 8.
www.pia.gov.ph /iloilo.htm   (13383 words)

 24 schools in Western Visayas hike tuition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
Fewer schools in Western Visayas have increased their tuition fees this year as compared to last year.
Freddie Maningo, Tuition Coordinator of Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) said only 24 schools are raising their tuition this school opening as compared to last year's 36.
Aklan Polytechnic Institute registered the highest tuition increase at 34% while the lowest is that of the Binalbagan Catholic College at 3.81%.
www.thenewstoday.info /20050513/iloilonews2.htm   (287 words)

 Sun.Star Iloilo - It's texters choice for Ms. Philippines Western Visayas 2003
It is for this reason that the Miss Earth and Miss Philippines delegates have deservedly been known as "beauties for a cause".
The Smart Communication Texters Choice is a way for Ilonggos to vote of who's the fairest among the lovely hopefuls for the Miss Philippines Western Visayas 2003.
The Miss Philippines Western Visayas 2003 is spearheaded by franchisee/producer, Mrs.
www.sunstar.com.ph /static/ilo/2003/04/03/life/it.s.texters.choice.for.ms..philippines.western.visayas.2003.html   (351 words)

 philippines western visayas by Philippine Website Index   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
For young Filipinas, it is chic to have a Western boyfriend.
The major trading and commercial centers of Western Visayas are the...
Fruit Bats in the Western Visayas, Philippines, 1996.
www2.nfsp-philippines.org /pinoypedia/philippines-western-visayas/index.html   (427 words)

 Alumni.NET - Western Visayas College of Science and Technology Bulletin Board   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
Western Visayas College of Science and Technology Bulletin Board
You need to be logged in and a member of this organization to post a message.
Return to Western Visayas College of Science and Technology Alumni Registry
www.alumni.net /bboard2.asp?orgid=10149995&secid=10000021   (66 words)

 Intel Education: An Innovation Odyssey Day 307
They take advantage of their spectacular natural setting to study the diversity of sea grasses or explore the community structures of mangrove forests where trees grow to record size.
Biyo is also devoting her energy, and her grant funds, to spreading the word about how to teach science research.
After organizing the fair in February, she has continued to provide professional development workshops to her colleagues in the Western Visayas region and from elsewhere in the Philippines.
www97.intel.com /education/odyssey/day_307/day_307.htm   (630 words)

 Western Institute of Technology - Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
In a ceremony conducted February 20, Western Institute of Technology's College of Engineering has been declared ISO 9001:2000 compliant by the Anglo Japanese American Registrars LTD, based in the United Kingdom.
The citation is given after WIT has passed all the requirements and met the standards of the accrediting body.
WIT TO The Western Institute of Technology under supervision of launching of the Student Government will be launching its own Little Theater.
www.wit.edu.ph   (248 words)

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