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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An Army officer who took over the helm as new head of the military task force overseeing Cebu, Bohol, and Siquijor on Tuesday said he would take pain in retaining the insurgency-free status of the three provinces to sustain their economic development.
Siquijor synoptic station paves way for new airport !-- -- Rainier Allan Ronda (The Philippine Star) - August 29, 2019 - 12:00am SIQUIJOR, Siquijor, Philippines The governor of this province expressed elation over a project of the Department of Science and Technology-Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (DOST-PAGASA) to set up a synoptic weather station in Siquijor town.
Celebrated for the first time in the Province of Siquijor, the three-day regional event is held at the Capital Square, Siquijor, Siquijor with the theme: "Science fo the People: Enabling Technologies for Sustainable Development."
Cortez gave ample proof of this in his highly informative anthropological booklet with the subtitle, 'A Case Study on Sorcery and Healing Practices in Siquijor.'
Held at the Provincial Capitol, representatives from the Department of Energy (DOE) Visayas Field Office, Province of Siquijor Electric Cooperative (PROSIELCO), and the Siquijor Provincial Government discussed the current situation of power supply in the province and the necessary steps to solve it.
The Bureau of Agricultural Research (BAR) and the University of the Philippines-Los Banos (UPLB) have rolled out a project that seeks to help breeders improve the native strain of Siquijor beef so they can eventually export quality meat.
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.
Some 3.4 million people were affected by the earthquake, which destroyed more than 34,000 houses in Bohol, Cebu, Siquijor and Negros Oriental province.
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. In addition, 276 others were wounded.
Bangkok, Thailand, June 27, 2012 --(PR.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.
Jean-Paul Dumont's Visayan Vignettes (1992) is an extremely well-written account of his fieldwork in the island of Siquijor, a place which is far more prosaic than its notoriety for its witches suggests.
Jean-Paul Dumont conducted fieldwork on the Philippine island of Siquijor (which is located in the southern Visayas, between Cebu and the northwest coast of Mindanao) in 1980 and 1981, revisiting the island in 1983 and 1986.