Catanduanes


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Catanduanes

 

an island in the Philippine Archipelago; part of the Republic of the Philippines. Area, 1, 448 sq km; elevation, up to 814 m. A coral reef extends along the northern coast. There are evergreen forests. Catanduanes has tropical agriculture.

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Manila province is the largest demand generator for abaca fiber in the Philippines, followed by Catanduanes, Leyte and Davao City.
The evacuation of residents was fast-tracked because of the impending arrival of Typhoon Noul, a 300 kilometre-wide storm with sustained winds of 140kph near the centre and gustiness of up to 170kph, said Pama, adding the typhoon was expected 220 kilometre east of Virac Catanduanes, in the Bicol region on Saturday morning
Escondido, CA, United States Dimensions of innovation: social representations in the postharvest initiative of fish fortification in Catanduanes island, Luzon, Philippines Jimmy Masagca (1); Minerva Morales (1); Delia Sorra (2); Aurora Araojo (2); Meda Mercado (3); Ma.
Eighteen other fishermen from the eastern provinces of Catanduanes and Camarines Norte also were unaccounted for.
A native of Catanduanes, Bicol, Francisco, a registered nutritionist and dietician, arrived in Qatar in 2010.
Thirty-two fishermen were rescued in rough waters off the eastern island of Catanduanes on Saturday after their boat ran out of fuel during the storm.
Philippine coast guard operations officer Mark Angue said the Panamanian-registered M/V Sun Spirit began to list Saturday off Catanduanes province and sent a distress signal.
Five others perished in landslides or drowned, including a fisherman, whose body was found floating on Saturday off eastern Catanduanes province after he went missing late last week.
Bernardo Alejandro, regional disaster management head in the worst-affected area of southern Luzon, said seven of the fatalities were from Albay province while at least one is confirmed in neighboring Catanduanes province.
The Blue-breasted Blue Flycatcher (Muscicapidae) is endemic to Luzon and Catanduanes islands where it inhabits primary and selectively-logged forests between 100 and 1,200 m (Taylor 2006).
Five communist rebels and two policemen were killed Friday when insurgents on board two dump trucks swooped down on a town police station in Catanduanes Province in the main Philippine island Luzon, a spokesman for the police said.
Perhaps this ignored the claim of farmers that coconut palms suffered massive dying-off in 1914 in Nabua, Camarines Sur, and in 1919 in Calolbon, Catanduanes (Calinisan, 1948; De Leon, 1951; De Leon & Bigornia, 1953).