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Bridge in Balingasag repaired

PIA reports: Alignment of the Mambayaan Bridge I in Balingasag town, Misamis Oriental has been restored to its original condition as of Jan.18. However, it is not yet passable as DPWH is still settling the...

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Extremely heavy Thunderstorm in Camiguin

An extreme thunderstorm woke up Camiguin this morning. Especially the coastal region between Mambajao and Yumbing experienced blinding lightnings and shaking thunders. Butch woke up around 4 a.m. by torrential rainfall. I got shaken in...

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More Milk for Camiguin Children

“More Milk for Camiguin Children” has been announced by the Philippine Information Agency (PIA), Camiguin branch. More children get daily supply of fresh milk here after a government subsidized dairy farm was established in 2013....

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Of Volts and Mice – the LED Drama

The LED Drama – In our house some 150 LED lamps, stripes and spotlights give us wonderful light in the night. From the beginning we opted for LED lamps because of their energy efficiency and their...

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Camiguin vs. Langkawi Part 4

Camiguin vs. Langkawi – Let’s explore the island. First of all we had to organize transportation. We prefer a motorbike because one can stop anywhere, drive nearly anywhere and the top is always open. To...

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Camiguin vs. Langkawi Part 3

Camiguin vs. Langkawi – The flight from Kuala Lumpur to Langkawai needs about 50 minutes. When you are lucky, you can see Penang from your aircraft. Skyscrapers on an island – oh, no! The approach...

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Camiguin vs. Langkawi – Part 2

Camiguin vs. Langkawi – two cultures! Before we take the plane from Kuala Lumpur to Langkawi, I show you some eye catching differences and an almost perfect betrayal. After having arrived in the city of...

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The Pope’s Depression

The Pope’s Depression is approaching Samar. The Tropical Depression 01W will intensify and arrive in Samar when the Pope will visit Leyte. Currently the TD is about 1,565 km east of Siargao Island. The Pope’s Depression...

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Camiguin vs. Langkawi – Part 1

Camiguin vs. Langkawi – two islands of similar size in two different south-east Asia countries. Philippines vs. Malysia. We’ll write about our 2 weeks experience in a series of articles. Why compare Camiguin vs. Langkawi ?...

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AirAsia troubles

AirAsia is in troubles. After the regretful crash of AirAsia (Indonesia) flight QZ-8501 the sister company AirAsia-Zest (Philippines) records again three incidents. AirAsia plane priority landing at NAIA Yesterday afternoon, a Manila-bound AirAsia plane made a...

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Strong Earthquake in Zambales

A Strong Earthquake in Zambales woke people up at 3.31 a.m. this morning. The focus was 43 km southwest of San Antonio town in a depth of 84 km. This tectonic earthquake was felt at intensities...