Borongan

What is Borongan known for?


cultural stage

with the adjacent town of Maydolong) City parks The Hamorawon park is located at the center of the city proper itself and can easily be located by the presence of the giant acacia tree beside it. It contains the stylized rendition of a concrete giant clamshell the upper half of which being held up by two mermaids while at its base are two crocodiles with their mouths agape. This giant clamshell served as the then town's cultural stage where social presentations were held while the fenced


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


scenic view


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


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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).


appearances

distance downstream. The waters of this spring has been said to be miraculous the site itself having allegedly been the place where appearances of a lady in white (supposed to be the patroness saint of the city) have reportedly been seen. Unfortunately, access to this natural water source has of late been impeded and virtually blocked, its previous access road having been long fenced off leaving the spring almost unnoticeable already to busy passersby. Local government The city government


school

. Elementary schools * Ando Elementary School * Bato Elementary School * Balacdas Elementary School * Banuyo Elementary School * Baras Elementary School * Benowangan Elementary School * Bugas Elementary School * Cabalagnan Elementary School * Cabong Elementary School * Cagbonga Elementary School * Calingatngan Elementary School * Calico-an Elementary School * Camada Elementary School * Campesao Elementary School * Canlaray Elementary School * Can-abong Elementary School

* Canjaway Elementary School * Divinubo Elementary School * Eastern Visayas International Montessori School * Eugenio S. Daza Pilot Elementary School * Hebacong Elementary School * Hindang Elementary School * Ladders for Tomorrow Academy * Lalawigan Central Elementary School * Libuton Elementary School * Locso-on Elementary School * Maypangdan Elementary School * MSH Sisters Academy * Pepelitan Elementary School * Pinanag-an Elementary School * Punta Maria Elementary School * Sabang Central Elementary

School * San Gabriel Elementary School * San Gregorio Elementary School * San Jose Elementary School * San Mateo Elementary School * San Pablo Elementary School * San Saturnino Elementary School * Siha Elementary School * Sohutan Elementary School * Songco Elementary School * Sta. Fe Elementary School * Suribao Elementary School * Surok Elementary School * Taboc Elementary School * Tabunan Elementary School * Tamoso Elementary School Secondary schools File:Eastern Samar


selling'

, the only shopping mall in Eastern Samar Borongan City has a wet market located a little upstream and beside the northern bank of the Lo-om River in the Puray district of Brgy. H (Tarusan) selling the usual foodstuffs like rice & corn grains, dried & fresh fish (either caught locally or brought in frozen from Catbalogan City or Guiuan as well as other nearby towns), pork, beef, chicken, carabeef, preserved meats, vegetables, fruits, condiments & spices, rootcrops, native cakes

and the like. The place also sells locally-made and beautiful native basketware. It also has the largest and the only shopping mall in Eastern Samar. It opened in 2005 for business operations and is located along the national highway in Brgy. Songco at the northern fringe of the city. Appliance stores, mini-groceries and 'sari-sari' stores also abound throughout the length and breadth of the city selling items ranging from basic necessities to supplies for recreational and entertainment activities

. Several hardware stores also operate catering to the needs of the city's construction industry. The city has numerous restaurants and eateries offering local cuisine randomly located throughout the city limits while nightspots can be found mostly along the length of Baybay Blvd. at the eastern edge of the city immediately abutting the shoreline of Borongan Bay. Major and new oil companies have their own oil refueling stations within the city limits selling engine lubricants, kerosene as well


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).


320'

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).

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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