Siquijor


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Siquijor

(sēkēhôr`), island (133 sq mi/344 sq km), one of the Visayan Islands, the Philippines, just off the southeast coast of Negros. Fishing is its economy's mainstay; land use is primarily agricultural. The main town and chief seaport is also called Siquijor.
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The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) in Negros Oriental is investigating the circumstances surrounding the running aground of the MV Ocean Jet 15 fastcraft on the reefs in nearby Siquijor island-province over the weekend.
Also known as the Island of Fire, Siquijor is more than its so-called 'sorcerers' mix and brew as it is haven to enchanted waterfalls and pristine beaches.
The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Siquijor Provincial Office awarded the first BAGWIS Bronze Award in the province to Prince Hypermart-Larena during its first year anniversary celebration at the Queen Gate Larena, Siquijor.
Dark tourism,' is how Clemente teases the activities one can do in Siquijor, being famous for its annual 'Witches Festival' held every Black Saturday, in Barangay San Antonio in Siquijor City, What people believe as witches, however, are really herbalists, locally known as albularios, who come from all over the Visayas and Mindanao to recharge their healing powers.
Manila: An 11-year-old boy died in Siquijor, central Philippines, after a fish he caught fell into his mouth accidentally, choking him to death.
I happen to live on the small island of Siquijor, very near to the north coast, with a fantastic 200-degree view of the sea and nearby volcanic islands.
Most of the victims were from Bohol, where 199 people were killed, while 13 dead were from the nearby province of Cebu and one from Siquijor province.
4 million people were affected by the earthquake, which destroyed more than 34,000 houses in Bohol, Cebu, Siquijor and Negros Oriental province.
159 people were killed in Bohol province, the epicentre of Tuesday's quake, while twelve other victims were from the nearby provinces of Cebu and Siquijor, the same sources added, noting that emergency workers rushed food, water, medicines, tents and other relief goods to the survivors, many of whom still staying outdoors for fear of aftershocks.
The Philippine National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said in a report released Wednesday that 99 people had been killed, of whom 90 died in Bohol, eight in Cebu and one in Siquijor.
At least 16 others died in nearby Cebu and another on Siquijor Island.
com)-- Proving that “It's more fun in the Philippines” SpiceRoads Cycle Tours has launched a 13-day bicycle tour that explores five islands in the Visayas group - Cebu, Bohol, Camiguin, Siquijor and Negros.