Balamban (Philippines)

Type: City
Name: Balamban (Philippines)
Country: Philippines
Latitude: 10.5061
Longitude: 123.714996
population: 22,283
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Cebu shipbuilder launches 185th bulk carrier

CEBU CITY, April 23 (PNA) — Tsuneishi Heavy Industries (Cebu) Inc. has launched an 82,000-deadweight metric ton type bulk carrier SC-209 at its shipyard in Balamban town in Cebu’s western seaboard.The SC-209, christened as the M/V Emerald Star, is the ... [Published Positive News Media - 6 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

THICI launches another ship

A WEEK after it launched a 58,000-deadweight metric ton ship, Tsuneishi Heavy Industries (Cebu), Inc. launched a bigger vessel yesterday, the 82,000-deadweight metric ton type bulk carrier SC-209.The SC-209 or M/V Emerald Star is the 185th ship launched ... [Published Sun Star Network - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 4 reports

Marijuana farms in Benguet destroyed

8:15 pmby COMBINED elements of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) and the Philippine National Police destroyed P14.7 million worth of marijuana during the three-day operation dubbed as “Golden Green Bush” in Benguet last week.Authorities destroyed ... [Published Manila Times - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Roperos: Retail trade

WHEN I was just a kid in knee pants, my mother opened a retail store in the public market. She hired two sales ladies to take care of it during school days, and helped the two women on weekends.She did it, I heard her reason out when asked why, to augment ... [Published Sun Star Network - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Shipbuilder eager for work

HENDERSON-based global defence contractor Austal says it would jump at the chance to build a new fleet of Australian patrol boats if the Federal Government moves to upgrade existing stock.Locally, Austal – which also has a defence shipyard in Mobile, ... [Published InMyCommunity - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

The danger of cults

A bill proposed by a militant partylist group seeks to crack down on cults due to the rising influence of groups like the Philippine Benevolent Missionaries Association (PBMA) of fugitive lawmaker Ruben Ecleo Jr.We haven’t seen the end of the likes of ... [Published Cebu Daily News - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Wenceslao: ‘Dios Amahan’ and religious cults

I FIRST heard the religious cult name “Dios Amahan” in the mid ‘80s in one of Cebu City’s mountain barangays. It was the only phrase deciperable in the “habak” of a man who suddenly became sure of himself because of it. The undecipherable words were supposed ... [Published Sun Star Network - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 29 2014 - Updated Mar 29 2014 - 1 reports

Skeletal Remains of Boy ‘Sacrificed’ by Alleged Cult Leader, Will be Laid to Rest

NAGA CITY, Philippines – A boy who was allegedly killed by a cult leader, will be taken to his hometown in Barangay Alpaco, Naga City on Friday, to be finally laid to rest.The bones of the boy, Angelo Repuela, were discovered in the home of Casiano Apduhan ... [Published Kicker Daily News - Mar 29 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Nalzaro: ‘Leap of faith’

I AM entertaining the idea of setting up my own religious group once I retire from my media work. I have observed that the best “racket” in this world is using belief and religion.In fact, I have already recruited my first few “disciples,” namely Ehda ... [Published Sun Star Network - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Ex-brgy. official becomes a healer, cult leader

WHILE Casiano Legaspino Apduhan sat, handcuffed and cross-legged on a plastic chair, his daughters and other relatives took turns wiping the sweat from his face.“My followers call me Dios Amahan (God the Father),” the 45-year-old said.Behind him loomed ... [Published Sun Star Network - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 2 reports

NBI arrests cult leader, finds body of boy, 14

By Ador Vincent S. MayolInquirer VisayasBALAMBAN, Philippines—Agents of the National Bureau of Investigation in Central Visayas on Wednesday arrested a 45-year-old cult leader in the mountain barangay (village) of Buanoy here.Casiano “Tatay Loloy” Apduhan, ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 22 2014 - Updated Mar 22 2014 - 1 reports

Transcentral moonwalk

CEBU, Philippines - I toyed with the idea of a Transcentral Road walk two years ago. It happened as planned, just recently. But it had taken scores of postponements before the idea could finally leave a track.Even my small circle of hiking enthusiasts ... [Published Philippine Star - Mar 22 2014]

Quotes

"We are especially pleased with the exceptional seakeeping coupled with the hulls ability to carry additional deadweight with a minimal loss of speed, provided by Austal's fine entry Z-bow hull form."
"It also illustrates the confidence that ADNOC has in Austal and our shipbuilding facilities in the Philippines, which has been earned through a competitive tendering process and backed up by several successful recent deliveries from Austal's Philippines shipyard."
"It is very good to see Austal ships being transferred in this manner and continuing to support agencies and navies across the region.  I congratulate Customs on developing this initiative" he said
"Through superior design and skilled workmanship we are providing vessels on time and within budget, and, according to feedback from Customs and Border Protection, that class of vessel is exceeding their high operational expectations."

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Cebu shipbuilder launches 185th bulk carrier [Published Positive News Media - 6 hours ago]
THICI launches another ship [Published Sun Star Network - Apr 22 2014]
Marijuana farms in Benguet destroyed [Published Manila Times - Apr 15 2014]
Over P14-M worth of marijuana destroyed in Benguet [Published Sun Star Network - Apr 15 2014]
15-Apr-2014, 1:02 PM : PEDA, PNP destroy P14.68... [Published Interaksyon - Apr 15 2014]
Over P14M worth of marijuana destroyed in Benguet [Published Philippine Star - Apr 15 2014]
Tsuneishi ‘to be hub in expansion’ [Published Sun Star Network - Apr 14 2014]
AUSTAL : Delivers First of Three 27m Wind Expre... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 14 2014]
Cebu’s natural wonders: Rein in summer spending... [Published Philippine Star - Apr 11 2014]
Into The Chocolate Chamber and beyond [Published Philippines Daily Tribune - Apr 09 2014]
AUSTAL : Awarded Contract for Two High Speed Fe... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 09 2014]
Local DRRM units urge public to be alert, heed ... [Published Sun Star Network - Apr 08 2014]
AUSTAL : Superseded Bay Class Patrol Boats Stan... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 04 2014]
AUSTAL : Awarded Contract for Survivability Tes... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 03 2014]
Roperos: Retail trade [Published Sun Star Network - Apr 01 2014]
AUSTAL : Cape Leveque Keel Laying Ceremony [Published 4 Traders - Apr 01 2014]
Shipbuilder eager for work [Published InMyCommunity - Apr 01 2014]
The danger of cults [Published Cebu Daily News - Apr 01 2014]
Wenceslao: ‘Dios Amahan’ and religious cults [Published Sun Star Network - Mar 31 2014]
Skeletal Remains of Boy ‘Sacrificed’ by Alleged... [Published Kicker Daily News - Mar 29 2014]
Nalzaro: ‘Leap of faith’ [Published Sun Star Network - Mar 28 2014]
Ex-brgy. official becomes a healer, cult leader [Published Sun Star Network - Mar 26 2014]
NBI arrests cult leader, finds body of boy, 14 [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Mar 26 2014]
Police find boy’s body in pit inside healer’s h... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Mar 26 2014]
AUSTAL : Delivers Third Joint High Speed Vessel [Published 4 Traders - Mar 26 2014]
Transcentral moonwalk [Published Philippine Star - Mar 22 2014]
Coliform found in creeks, river [Published Sun Star Network - Mar 21 2014]
‘Yolanda’ blasts through PH; 3 dead [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Nov 08 2013]
Mass evacuation ready [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Nov 06 2013]
Evacuation centers, rescue plans set in Visayas... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Nov 06 2013]
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