Blog Posts - Eastern Visayas



PAL Transferring Several Flights to Clark

  MANILA, Philippines – Philippine Airlines (PAL) is implementing changes in the schedule of some domestic flights beginning today as the carrier prepares to operate flights out of the Clark International Airport in Pampanga in support of gove...
by Texan in the Philippines on Sep 1, 2016

Local Links

  * * * * * * * * Special Occasions (S.O.) Cafe - https://www.facebook.com/socalbayog/ Marju Krisel Hotel & Resort - https://www.facebook.com/Marju-Krisel-Hotel-and-Resort-178511258836943/ STI Calbayog - https://www.facebook.com/calbayog.
by Texan in the Philippines on Aug 26, 2016

Unified Vehicular Volume Reduction Program

  The city of Calbayog is growing by leaps and bounds.  There is a lot of construction on going and more construction is planned.  Most of this construction is in the downtown area (Calbayog Proper).  More buildings means less space for peopl...
by Texan in the Philippines on Aug 9, 2016

All Before Noon

  This morning was an interesting one.  I stayed up late last night (again) so I didn’t even think about getting up until 0845.  I didn’t get up, but I thought about it.  I finally did get up at 0900 because the power went out.  ...
by Texan in the Philippines on Jul 26, 2016

Individual Brownout

  July 20th started out just like any other day.  I was on the computer as usual, taking care of things.  Along about 3 pm I noticed the light bulb above me flickering.  I thought that the light bulb had finally bit the dust.  I was thinking...
by Texan in the Philippines on Jul 22, 2016

BAHANDI: Eastern Visayas Island Treats at OTOP DTI Makati: July 2016

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) through its Bureau of Domestic Trade Promotion (BDTP) welcomes micro, small, and medium enterprises’ (MSMEs) products from Region 8 in its Makati Showroom as they showcase Eastern Visayas Treasures at OTOP...
by Manila Shopper on Jul 17, 2016

CEB Launches 3 More Visayas Routes

  Cebu Pacific (CEB) seeks to strengthen its presence in the Eastern and Western Visayas regions with the launch of three more routes from Cebu to Ormoc, Roxas and Calbayog within this year. Cebu Pacific (MB File photo Starting November 19, 2016...
by Texan in the Philippines on Jul 6, 2016

My 4th of July Party

  Well another 4th of July has come and gone.  We didn’t have any fireworks, but that’s fine with me.  I’m not a big fan of fireworks.  This 4th saw me having my first party at my house.  We’ve been here over 6 years...
by Texan in the Philippines on Jul 5, 2016

Several Firsts Day

  On this day, the 35th birthday of our son John Michael, we accomplished several things for the first time since we’ve been here.  Some of these firsts were finding things are the Metro Supermarket, making them the first time that they&#...
by Texan in the Philippines on Jul 2, 2016

Titing’s Birthday Dinner

  Today was the day we were able to take Titing out to eat for his birthday.  Since it is for him, we let him decide where he wanted to go.  He chose Marcial’s Grill.  That’s not really a surprise.  I still think it’s the b...
by Texan in the Philippines on Jun 26, 2016

Calbayog Eyes Eco-Tourism to Spur Development

  CALBAYOG CITY, Samar — The local government here will focus on eco-tourism projects to generate more jobs for locals. Mayor Ronaldo Aquino, who got a fresh mandate to lead the city, said that different sectors will benefit from the ongoi...
by Texan in the Philippines on Jun 26, 2016

Goodbye Trike, Hello Headphones

  Well we sold our tricycle (trike) today.  I can’t say I’m sorry to see it go.  I never really wanted to get it, but Lita thought it would boost our income here.  It did some, but not really that much.  I thought it was more tro...
by Texan in the Philippines on Jun 24, 2016

Trike Handyman and Videos

  As I was looking through my newly reformatted phone, trying to set the date, time and snoop around a little, I noticed something that I did not expect to find.  When they reformat isn’t it suppose to delete ‘everything’?  I...
by Texan in the Philippines on Jun 19, 2016

Bishops Call for Separate Samar Administrative Region

  CATARMAN, Northern Samar – A group led by the three Catholic bishops of Samar Island is leading a campaign to declare the island a separate region from Eastern Visayas. This group, backed by local government units in the island, will ask Pr...
by Texan in the Philippines on Jun 15, 2016

Along Tomas Gomez St.

  I finally got off my butt and went out to make a couple more videos and even took a few more pictures of some progression going on down there.  This is the first video I made without talking on the video.  I wanted to see if it is better thi...
by Texan in the Philippines on Jun 14, 2016

A Trip Down Bugallon St.

  This was my 2nd video of 14 June.  I don’t have as much annotations as in the first video, but this street is not as exciting as Tomas Gomez St.  I have plans for more streets downtown and thinking of something else I could do.  If yo...
by Texan in the Philippines on Jun 14, 2016

Only 1 Province not a ‘Hot Spot’ in East Visayas

  TACLOBAN CITY—All but one province in Eastern Visayas have been classified as areas of concern for the coming elections in May by police, which based its definition of a potential hot spot on intense political rivalry, presence of private ar...
by Texan in the Philippines on Jan 14, 2016

Bahandi Eastern Visayas Trade Fair at SM Megatrade: September 2-6 2015

Come and shop at Bahandi Eastern Visayas Trade Fair on September 2 - 6, 2015 at Megatrade Hall, SM Megamall.  This year's Bahandi Trade Fair is made more meaningful as it will feature products crafted and food processed by producers who have sur...
by Manila Shopper on Aug 30, 2015

7-Eleven opens first store in Boracay

With all the establishments that have opened in Boracay, people may wonder, where’s our favorite convenience store? After all, Boracay is a destination that never sleeps, making it the perfect candidate for a 7-Eleven.  Philippine Seven Corpor...

400 residents evacuate from Isabela towns as Dodong nears

More than 400 residents were evacuated from Dinapigue and Benito Soliven towns in Isabela province on Saturday night due to the threat from Typhoon Dodong, eadio dzBB's James Agustin reported.In the coastal town of Dinapigue, 443 people or 133 famili...
by Tech Pinoy on May 9, 2015


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