News from the Philippines

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Topical Depression approaching

A  Topical Depression is approaching the south of the Philippine islands. The depression is still out of PAR (the Philippine Area of Responsibility) and everybody is more interested in Pacquiao vs. Mayweather. But this Topical...

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With a little help

With a little help from my friends – who does not know this song by the Beatles and wonderfully performed by Joe Cocker. We from Silent Gardens help a bit almost every day. Today had...

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Dry – dry – dry – El Niño!

Dry – El Niño is almost here. Over in Bohol they already had water problems begin of April. Here in Camiguin, especially in Agoho, it didn’t rain now for 2 weeks. Spring water levels are lowering and...

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Do not throw anything

Do not throw anything in the sea or anywhere else than a trash bin. Last Friday morning Fishermen had found a dead sea-turtle floating and it was starting to smell. This is an excerpt of an article...

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Sea Turtle Photo-Bomb

Sea Turtle Photo-Bomb – Diovani De Jesus writes:  We were posing for a group photo at Apo Island when this sea turtle surfaced to breathe and photo-bombed! This shallow area in Apo Island, Negros...

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Modern Naga City

Modern Naga City, the capital of Camarines Sur has published their new governmental website today. Also today the City Council has announced the introduction of electric tricycles called e-trike. The Naga City website Sangguniang Panlungsod means...

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Good News from Camiguin

Good News from Camiguin – the Bohol Ferry is back! After almost a year of interruption, after almost a year of many frustrations of Camiguin residents, and of travelers between Bohol and Camiguin alike, Super Shuttle Ferry...

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Black-out Mindanao

Black-out Mindanao. Last night all Mindanao had no power starting 1 a.m. on Easter Sunday. At this moment, NGCP is still trying to determine whether the blackout was due to technical failure, plant shutdowns, or toppled...

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Tropical Storm MAYSAK/Chedeng

Tropical Storm MAYSAK/Chedeng – Lucky Philippines again. The monster typhoon seen this week approaching our islands has lost most of its destructive energy.  The Doppler radar stations on the east coast report light to medium rainfall. This...

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Typhoon MAYSAK/Chedeng now Cat.4

Typhoon MAYSAK/Chedeng continued to weaken while approaching the Philippines. Central pressure is now at 935 hPa. Forward speed slowed down to 15 km/h west-northwest. The title photo had been shot by Samantha Cristoforetti from...

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