A separate media statement said Frasco's election 'is seen as a boost to further develop the Visayan Islands
given his previous local chief executive experience and acumen for community development, fiscal management, and public infrastructure development".
In 1848, Don Jose Oyanguren assisted by the Sama tribe from what is now known as the Island Garden City of Samal, and others warriors from Luzon and the Visayan islands
drove Datu Bago out of the Davao Gulf, pushing him and his men inland through the Davao River.
A year earlier, Conde Nast also declared Palawan the third-best island in the world, just behind Boracay, and Cebu and Visayan Islands
The festival has become such an icon of the Visayan islands
that it has inspired a modern building's design.
With these earthquakes affecting the Visayan islands
, it is worrisome that a bigger quake might be coming our way, but certainly it was the first time I realized that the whole country was experiencing earthquakes in two days.
The Israeli firm will be exploring for oil in an area just northeast of Palawan, within the vast sea bounded in the north by Mindoro, in the east by the Visayan islands
, in the southeast by Mindano and Sulu, in the southwest by Borneo, and in the west by Palawan.
The book, titled From Seas to the Mountains (Kadagatan Tubtub Kabukidan): Traditional Knowledge Practices of Panay and Guimaras, shows how traditional knowledge systems and practices promoted cultural resiliency and sustainable development in the two Visayan Islands
What makes Cebu and Visayan Islands
quite different from a number of tourist destinations in the Philippines is that it offers a fusion of island life, historical sites and a metropolis.
It caused massive floods and landslides in southern Luzon and the Visayan Islands
. Moving swiftly west, Damrey intensified over the next two days to a Category 1, according to the Saffir-Simpson scale, in the Pacific Basin before slamming into Vietnam's south-central coast.
Recent estimates suggests just 200 warty pigs are left in their native habitat in the Visayan Islands
in the central Philippines - making them the rarest of all wild pigs.
Recent estimates suggest just 200 warty pigs are left in their native habitat in the Visayan Islands
in the Philippines - the rarest of all wild pigs.
The Filipino expats living in Oman responded to the recent calamities that ravaged the Visayan Islands
leaving thousands homeless and helpless.