News from the Philippines

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Ferries sunk – confirmed!

Ferries sunk:  We got a confirmation from a reliable person with an update of what had happened. Now it’s too dark. We’ll dispatch a photographer tomorrow morning.  We just received an image from Christopher Rodriguez:...

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Ferries sunk?

Ferries sunk? All our communication channels are going mad. A first message informed us that a boat sunk between Benoni (Camiguin) and Balingoan (Mindanao).  Our inquiries first showed up with Super Shuttle Ferry #15...

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Weather update from Balingoan

We just got a Weather update from Balingoan. Our friend Vincenzo (aka. Kalen) is supervising the work on his newest project, La Vela Pizzeria in the port of Balingoan. He informs us that currently no boat is leaving...

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A rainy day

A rainy day does not yet make a rainy season. As predicted yesterday a weak Low Pressure Area (LPA) reached the southern Philippines today. However a rainy day does not announce the usual 8...

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Weather update southern Philippines

Weather update southern Philippines: A weak Low Pressure Area (LPA) is approaching Surigao. We expect cloudy to rainy weather for tomorrow, Wednesday November 26. There is no danger! Atmospheric pressure is nearly normal with...

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A lesson of cooperation

A lesson of cooperation is taught in Camiguin. Two restaurants with two different owners cooperate instead of competing. That could be a good lesson for local business owners. It is really funny to see...

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Rice Farmer or Photographer?

Rice Farmer or Photographer – who lives better? Last night I had an Internet chat with Arno Enzo, a well known photographer, diver and underwater photographer. Arno wants to publish his outstanding pictures as...

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Women like Silent Gardens

Women like Silent Gardens! This morning we analyzed Silent Gardens to see where we can improve, what interests readers and from where our readers come. Have a look in our statistics. Women like Silent...

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Manila Trench is rocking

The Manila Trench is an oceanic trench in the Pacific Ocean, located west of the islands of Luzon and Mindoro.  This subduction zone reaches a depth of about 5,400 metres,  in contrast with the average depth of...

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Hotel Reviews – be careful

Hotel Reviews can be very helpful when looking for a hotel in a place you had never been before. Websites such as Agoda, Booking.com, Tripadvisor and Lonely Planet are full of such Hotel Reviews. ...

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Earthquakes – a strong series

Earthquakes – a strong series shook the underground of the northern Philippines. Yesterday, 6 rather strong earthquakes rattled north of Ilocos Norte. The series started at 9:34 p.m. on November 17 with a magnitude...

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Camiguin Volcan – a Star is born

Camiguin Volcan Beach Eco Retreat & Dive Resort in Naasag has a new star: Divemaster Trainee Jonas Jon Loco aka. “Harry Styles”! The Camiguin Volcan Beach Eco Retreat & Dive Resort or short VolcanBeach is one of...

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e-startUP – educate, evolve, emerge

e-startUP – educate, evolve, emerge is an idea, is a project, is a path! Jürg Wyss, the initiator and founder has a vision – the #wyssion.  The e-startUP idea Jürg had traveled around the world as...