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The Sunbirds are back again

The Sunbirds come always back to our garden in Camiguin. Usually mid to end of February the adults fill the air with their songs. Then they start to build the astonishing nests. The olive-backed sunbird...

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Solar Eclipse 2016 – it’s almost over

Solar Eclipse 2016 – a strange kind of light covered our beach this morning in Agoho, Camiguin. A light partial cloud layer reduced the sunlight furthermore. Just before 9 o’clock at “Merinda” time, the sunlight considerably...

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Taxis – Nationwide Lower Taxi Tariffs

Taxis – Nationwide Lower Taxi Tariffs. Taxis will have new fares effective on March 19, 2016. The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has announced nationwide lower tariifs. The lowered rates will be implemented nationwide, except for...

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Bicol Express – Bridge heavily damaged

The famous Bicol Express is now interrupted in two spots. After a landslide heavily damaged the tracks in Quezon late 2012, a flashflood heavily damaged a bridge near Ragay, Camarines Sur. A section of...

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Solar Eclipse next week in the Philippines

Solar Eclipse on March 9 in the Philippines. Although it will be a total solar eclipse accompanied by a Supermoon, the eclipse will be only partial in the Philippines. Below is the exact data...

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More Earthquakes in the Philippines

More Earthquakes in the Philippines. In the first two months of 2016 we recorded more earthquakes than in the previous years. In two first months of we counted 2016 an average of 7.2 earthquakes...

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NAIA-1 Dayrooms – failed again

NAIA-1 Dayrooms – Yesterday we got a message saying ‘kindly check our webpage https://dayroomnaiat1.wordpress.com‘. We were shocked! About a year ago we wrote that the NAIA-1 Dayrooms do have a severe communication problem. And...

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Bulusan volcano is nervous – PHIVOLCS is investigating

Bulusan volcano is nervous – A team from the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) central office will be in Sorsogon province this week to conduct a survey of Mt. Bulusan’s edifice, after another...

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Last Call for old Philippine Pesos

Only 2 weeks left for your old Philippine Pesos banknotes. From January 1 to December 31, 2016 you only can change these old banknotes in authorized agent banks and the BSP Cash Department. From...