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Tropical Storm Son-tinh's Reach Over Philippines Shown By Nasa Satellite
2012-10-25 09:55:42

The latest tropical storm in the western North Pacific Ocean has already spread its clouds and showers over the Philippines, as seen in NASA satellite imagery. NASA's Aqua satellite captured an image as it flew over Tropical Storm Son-tinh today, Oct. 24. On Oct. 24, 2012 at 0445 UTC (12:45 a.m. EDT) the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) instrument that flies aboard NASA's Aqua satellite captured a visible image of Tropical Storm Son-tinh. At the time of the image,...

2012-04-08 23:00:53

Sybaritic, Inc. & Oxygen Botanicals Online (http://www.oxygenbotanicalsonline.com), the Skin care division of Sybaritic, Inc. has agreed to become an official sponsor of the 2012 6th Boracay Dragon Boat International Festival that will take place April 26 - 28 at Boracay Beach Resort in Boracay Island, Philippines. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) April 08, 2012 Sybaritic, Inc. & Oxygen Botanicals Online (http://www.oxygenbotanicalsonline.com), the Skin care division of Sybaritic, Inc. has...

2011-12-02 14:00:00

Cebu Tech Jobs is the latest free classified job search listings available on the Internet for technical job positions for the Cebu community. Cebu, CEB (PRWEB) December 02, 2011 Clicking Labs is yet again up for another release of its latest projectsâ”Cebu Tech Jobs. Cebu Tech Jobs is to provide the public with the ultimate go-to platform where locals can find the best technical jobs in Cebu, Philippines. Having recently moved their companyâs base to Cebu...

2008-10-17 09:00:15

Philippines-based airline Cebu Pacific has announced that it will increase flights from four-times to eight-times daily between Manila and Boracay, starting December 10, 2008. The airline will use its fifth new ATR 72-500 aircraft for the additional frequencies. The all-inclusive Go lite fare to Boracay starts at PHP1,188 and passengers with bags will add PHP200. Candice Iyog, vice president for marketing and distribution at Cebu Pacific, said: "Boracay continues to be the Philippines's...

2008-07-14 06:00:34

Envent Holding Philippines, a renewable energy firm, has signed a geothermal service contract for the Biliran Island in Leyte, Philippines. The Biliran Geothermal Development Project is located on the island of Biliran in the eastern Visayas region of the Philippines. An island province, Biliran lies just a few kilometers north of the island of Leyte. The upstream part of the project will be executed by Envent's associate company, Biliran Geothermal. Thor Gislason, chairman of Envent,...

2008-07-14 06:00:21

Text of report in English by Philippine newspaper Philippine Daily Inquirer website on 14 July [Report by Jerome Aning: "Fishers ask Aussie PM to stop oil exploration"] Manila, Philippines - A militant group of fishermen wants Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd to "persuade" oil exploration company, NorAsia Energy Ltd, to abort its planned oil and gas exploration in the Visayan Sea and the Cebu-Bohol Strait. In an open letter to Rudd, the Pambansang Lakas ng Kilusang Mamalakaya ng...

2008-07-11 15:00:41

Envent Holding Philippines Incorporated announced today the signing of a Geothermal Service Contract for Biliran Island in Leyte, Philippines. Envent is a renewable energy business dedicated to the exploration and development of geothermal sources in the Philippines. Envent is currently working on several geothermal projects in the Philippines and is committed to contributing to the Philippine government's target of an additional 1,200 MW of renewable energy by 2013. Envent's key...


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2007-07-16 14:27:22

The Visayan Warty Pig, Sus cebifrons, is a critically endangered species of pig. It can only be found on two of the Visayan Islands in the central Philippines. It faces unique challenges for survival in the wild. The challenges include little room to escape from predators, food shortages and hunting. Due to the small numbers of remaining Visayan warty pigs in the wild, little is known of their behaviors or characteristics outside of captivity. The Visayan warty pig receives its name from...

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