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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...

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DANGER ! Made in China

DANGER! When “Made in China” meets “Philippines Electricity” then life can become really dangerous. Last night we made such a burning experience. I thank Butch for saving our lives and our house. Everybody knows and uses...

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Bicol Special – the Journey

Bicol Special will guide you during one week through these beautiful, yet unknown region of the Philippines. The coming highlights will be Naga City, the cultural capital, Daet-Bagasbas surfing, the Pili wakeboard center and...

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Dynamite fishing

Dynamite fishing and cyanide fishing are the worst that can happen to corals and other animals around our islands. Even 15 years after stopping this awful practice, nature did not yet recover. When you...

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Silly job

Silent Gardens want to help people coming in and going out of the Philippines. OK, we like much more those who are visiting the country but with the current economy, we also have to...

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Haunting Camiguin – the picture

 This animated picture is haunting Camiguin’s social media community. It’s called JOY is Kalipay!!!!  There seems to be a new disco to be established uphill – in Upper Cogon. Sorry, we do not have more information...

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Typhoon NURI/Paeng – the Eye

Typhoon NURI/Paeng is just now developing its eye. You can witness this genesis watching our 24 hours satellite loops. Typhoon NURI/Paeng develops extremely fast over the warm waters of the Philippine Sea. It has already reached...

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Typhoon NURI/Paeng still zigzag

NURI/Paeng got typhoon strength early this morning. As a Typhoon Category 1 the directional forces aren’t yet built up. The storm center still moves on a zigzag course. Typhoon NURI/Paeng will gain further strength and become...

Weather 2014-11-01 0

Severe Tropical Storm NURI / Paeng

Severe Tropical Storm NURI / Paeng is intensifying rapidly while turning northwest to north. The satellite clearly show the begin of the spinning winds. NURI / Paeng is expected to get typhoon strength around 3 a.m. tonight....