Borongan

What is Borongan known for?


celebrity

* Boy Abunda - television host, publicist, talent manager and celebrity endorser. He is dubbed as the "King of Talk" in local show business. He is originally from Brgy. Campesao. * Aaron Ebio - portrait and fashion photographer. Hailed as one of the top 15 wedding photographers in the Philippines. Shoots for various media and modeling agencies. * Ino Amoyo - professional hair stylist. Represented the Philippines and was among the top finalists of the 2014 Worldwide Hair Tour


power main

landline and wireless) connections are available within the city limits and up to a certain limited distance from the city proper. Cable television is also available to city subscribers as well as to inhabitants up to a certain limited distance from the city proper. The city has a government-run FM radio station although it operates only on limited broadcast time at certain hours of the day. Electric power Main electric power supply to the city is through an interconnection with the Leyte


national high

National Comprehensive High School Administration Building.jpg 220px right thumb The Eastern Samar National Comprehensive High School (ESNCHS) Administration Building. ESNCHS is the largest high school in the entire Eastern Samar province. * Benowangan National High School * Calingatngan National High School * Eastern Visayas International Montessori School * Eastern Samar National Comprehensive High School * Lalawigan National High School * Maypangdan National High School * Saint Mary's

College (formerly Saint Joseph's College), High School Department * Seminario de Jesus Nazareno (exclusive high school for boys) * MSH Sisters High School * Sta. Fe National High School * Supt. Fidel E. Anacta Sr. Memorial High School Colleges * Nativity of Our Lady College Seminary * Saint Mary's College (formerly Saint Joseph's College) * Our Lady of Mercy College University * Eastern Samar State University Notable Boronganons Arts, Entertainment & Culture


top fashion

competition in London. * Kristine Montes - model. A regular in many of the top fashion shows in the country. Sports * Roderick "Manoy" Bazar - surfer and skimboarder. Winner of the masters' category in the 2014 Zap Amateur World Championships of Skimboarding in Delaware, USA. , whether born, raised, or residing. · The fact of their association should have a reliable source cited. · Alphabetical by last name please · All others will be deleted without further explanation -- References birth_place Borongan, Philippines occupation Actress, Comedienne :*0600 UTC - The JMA upgrades Tropical Storm Roke (02W) to a severe tropical storm. :*1200 UTC - Typhoon Roke (Auring) approaching landfall south of Borongan, Philippines. :*1800 UTC - The JMA downgrades Severe Tropical Storm Roke (02W) to a tropical storm. ;August 10 :*0000 UTC - Low pressure system 93W designated Tropical Depression Huaning by PAGASA 320 nautical miles (590 km) east-northeast of Borongan Samar Island, Philippines. :*1200 UTC - Joint Typhoon Warning Center reclassifies Low pressure system 93W as Tropical Depression 10W (Huaning).


artifacts

and the energy to search for them within the vast territorial expanse of the city. There is said to be a famed hidden cave in one of the offshore islands of Borongan Bay containing the long-boned remains and antique artifacts (i.e. necklaces, porcelainware, etc.) of apparently ancient people whose true history have been obscured by the mists of time and only snippets of which have survived to this day in tales and legends among the local folk who continue to zealously preserve as well as guard

and protect them from the curious and from the occasional vandal looter, believing that allowing such remains and artifacts to be disturbed or taken away will bring bad luck or misfortune to the nearby local inhabitants. Beaches and surfing spots 220px right thumb Sunrise viewed from Borongan City's Baybay Boulevard. (File:Borongan City Sunrise.JPG) Borongan City has many beaches, the most notable of which can be found in Divinubo Island and in Ando Island, both of which boast of white


fashion shows

competition in London. * Kristine Montes - model. A regular in many of the top fashion shows in the country. Sports * Roderick "Manoy" Bazar - surfer and skimboarder. Winner of the masters' category in the 2014 Zap Amateur World Championships of Skimboarding in Delaware, USA. , whether born, raised, or residing. · The fact of their association should have a reliable source cited. · Alphabetical by last name please · All others will be deleted without further explanation -- References birth_place Borongan, Philippines occupation Actress, Comedienne :*0600 UTC - The JMA upgrades Tropical Storm Roke (02W) to a severe tropical storm. :*1200 UTC - Typhoon Roke (Auring) approaching landfall south of Borongan, Philippines. :*1800 UTC - The JMA downgrades Severe Tropical Storm Roke (02W) to a tropical storm. ;August 10 :*0000 UTC - Low pressure system 93W designated Tropical Depression Huaning by PAGASA 320 nautical miles (590 km) east-northeast of Borongan Samar Island, Philippines. :*1200 UTC - Joint Typhoon Warning Center reclassifies Low pressure system 93W as Tropical Depression 10W (Huaning).


commercial service

principally by means of land or sea transport. The Borongan Airport is already minimally serviceable. As of late 2014 it has been announced that a weekly flight shall be run from the airport. Operating once every Wednesday this will be the first commercial service at the airport for a number of years. Sea The Port of Borongan is classified as a national port and can accommodate medium-draft sea vessels, linking the town with the other coastal and riverine towns of the province as well as major coastal cities of Eastern Visayas, Central Visayas and Bicol regions. Access to and from the outlying inhabited offshore islands of Borongan Bay is either through motorized as well as sail- or oar-driven outrigger bancas. Land Bus transport, airconditioned and ordinary, is the dominant means of public land conveyance to Borongan City from Manila (and vice versa) passing overland through the Pan-Philippine Highway (Maharlika Highway) through southern Luzon, a short roll on, roll off 1-hour boat ride across the San Bernardino Strait from Matnog, Sorsogon to Allen, Northern Samar, then southwards to Catbalogan City, Western Samar, east across the mountainous and forested geographical spine of the island, then southwards again from the town of Taft until finally entry into the city on the eastern coast of Samar. There are also ordinary mini-buses and air-conditioned shuttle vans from Tacloban City going to Borongan City (and vice versa). Another route from Tacloban City is through the Pan-Philippine-Japan Friendship Highway on a west-to-east-to-north course that traverses the southern coastal fringe of the island of Samar crossing the San Juanico Bridge from Tacloban City turning right at the junction southwards to Basey and then Marabut, Samar then eastward across the provincial boundary to Lawa-an in Eastern Samar passing by the famous municipality of Balangiga, turning left at the junction past Quinapondan town northward to the municipality of Gen. MacArthur and onwards to Borongan City itself. The main forms of public mass transport in and around the city are motorized tricycles, motorcycles, passenger jeepneys, multicabs and bicycles. There is no taxicab service available within the city. Air Flights to and from the capital Manila are currently being served weekly by South East Asian Airlines International at Borongan City Airport. Communications Landline telephone, cellular phone as well as internet (both landline and wireless) connections are available within the city limits and up to a certain limited distance from the city proper. Cable television is also available to city subscribers as well as to inhabitants up to a certain limited distance from the city proper. The city has a government-run FM radio station although it operates only on limited broadcast time at certain hours of the day. Electric power Main electric power supply to the city is through an interconnection with the Leyte electric power grid that comes from the electricity generated by the Tongonan geothermal power plant located in the adjacent island of Leyte. The distribution of the power supply within the city and the entire province of Eastern Samar is operated and managed by the local electric cooperative. Education Borongan City has many elementary schools, high schools, colleges and a lone university. It has the highest literacy rate among the municipalities in the whole province of Eastern Samar. Elementary schools birth_place Borongan, Philippines occupation Actress, Comedienne :*0600 UTC - The JMA upgrades Tropical Storm Roke (02W) to a severe tropical storm. :*1200 UTC - Typhoon Roke (Auring) approaching landfall south of Borongan, Philippines. :*1800 UTC - The JMA downgrades Severe Tropical Storm Roke (02W) to a tropical storm. ;August 10 :*0000 UTC - Low pressure system 93W designated Tropical Depression Huaning by PAGASA 320 nautical miles (590 km) east-northeast of Borongan Samar Island, Philippines. :*1200 UTC - Joint Typhoon Warning Center reclassifies Low pressure system 93W as Tropical Depression 10W (Huaning).


articles related

Julian, Eastern Samar San Julian East ''Philippine Sea'' South Maydolong (Maydolong, Eastern Samar) Southwest Basey, Samar West Calbiga, Samar Pinabacdao, Samar Northwest Hinabangan, Samar (Category:Borongan) Category:Populated places in Eastern Samar


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Strait. At present, there are 55 barangays, 22 of them in the poblacion. http: newsbreak.com.ph index.php?option com_content&task view&id 5707&Itemid 88889464 It is in the process of renewing its image as a poor and underdeveloped town in the 1980s. Typhoon Sanvu (Huaning) formed as a tropical depression on the morning of August 10 at 0000 UTC (0800 PHT (Philippine Standard Time)) 320 nautical miles east-northeast of Borongan on Samar Island

, Philippines. :*1800 UTC - The JMA downgrades Severe Tropical Storm Roke (02W) to a tropical storm. ;August 10 :*0000 UTC - Low pressure system 93W designated Tropical Depression Huaning by PAGASA 320 nautical miles (590 km) east-northeast of Borongan Samar Island, Philippines. :*1200 UTC - Joint Typhoon Warning Center reclassifies Low pressure system 93W as Tropical Depression 10W (Huaning).


Philippines

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subdivision_type Country subdivision_name Philippines subdivision_type1 Region (Regions of the Philippines) subdivision_name1 Eastern Visayas (Region VIII) subdivision_type2 Province (Provinces of the Philippines) subdivision_name2 Eastern Samar subdivision_type3 Congr. district (Legislative districts of the Philippines) subdivision_name3 Legislative district of Eastern Samar Lone district of E. Samar

Borongan

'''Borongan''', officially the '''City of Borongan''' (Waray (Waray-waray language): ''Siyudad han Borongan''; ), is a component city (Cities of the Philippines) and the provincial capital of the province (Philippine province) of Eastern Samar, Philippines. Its cityhood was settled by the Supreme Court of the Philippines when it decided with finality on April 12, 2011 the constitutionality of its city charter, Republic Act 9394, which conferred upon and elevated the status of the municipality of Borongan into a component city of the province of Eastern Samar. *

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