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There is also a ritual dance named after her as it is performed to be a counter-measure against Bakunawa. He has deep affection towards Magindang, but plays with him by running away so that Magindang would never catch him. The reason for this is because he is shy to the man that he loves. If Magindang manages to catch Bulan, Haliya always comes to free him from Magindang's grip; Magindang , the god of the sea and all its creatures. He has deep affection to the lunar god Bulan and pursues him despite never catching him.

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Due to this, the Bicolanos reasoned that it is to why the waves rise to reach the moon when seen from the distant horizon. Whenever he does catch up to Bulan, Haliya comes to rescue Bulan and free him immediately; Okot , god of forest and hunting; and Bakunawa , a gigantic sea serpent deity who is often considered as the cause of eclipses, the devourer of the sun and the moon, and an adversary of Haliya as Bakunawa's main aim is to swallow Bulan, who Haliya swore to protect for all of eternity.

The literacy rate of the province stood at Masbate is endowed with rich natural resources. In line with its agriculture are other industries such as large farming, livestock and poultry raising. Along its coastal areas, fishing industry predominates. Agricultural lands are planted with rice, corn, rootcrops and coconut. Masbate ranks second to Bukidnon in raising cattle.

Farming is the main source of livelihood. Copra is the leading product, followed by corn , rice and rootcrops. Fishing is a major industry along the coast. Rich minerals are found in the province. Masbate is described by geologists as a province sitting on a "pot of gold". Other minerals found in the area are manganese , copper , silver , iron , chromite , limestone , guano , and carbon. Cottage industries such as furniture and cabinet making, ceramics, garments, handicrafts and metalcrafts, are likewise source of livelihood.

An agricultural province, Masbate remains a net importer of consumer and industrial products. Construction materials, particularly cement, are sometimes sourced from as far as Iligan City in Mindanao. Major institutions of higher learning in the province include the state-supported Dr. Emilio B. Espinosa Sr. School in Nipa, Palanas, Masbate. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article is about the province.

For its capital city, see Masbate City. For the major eponymous island of the province, see Masbate Island. This article needs additional citations for verification.

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It has a total land area of 2,, hectares 5,, acres or 7. Type II climate is characterized by having no dry season but a pronounced maximum rainfall from November to January. Samar Island and the eastern part of Leyte Island fall under this type of climate. Type IV on the other hand has an even distribution of rainfall the year round and a short period of dry season that can be observed starting February up to May.

This type of climate is well exhibited at the western half of Leyte island and some portion of Samar which covers the municipality of Motiong up to San Isidro of Northern Samar.


In November , the region was struck with the highest death toll in the nation by Super Typhoon Haiyan , the second deadliest typhoon ever to violently hit the Philippines. Typhoons frequently hit the region along with the Bicol region as the most typhoon prone parts of the Philippines. The region's sea and inland waters are rich sources of salt and fresh water fish and other marine products.

It is one of the fish exporting regions of the country. There are substantial forest reserves in the interiors of the islands. Its mineral deposits include chromite , uranium in Samar , gold , silver , manganese , magnesium , bronze , nickel , clay , coal , limestone , pyrite and sand and gravel. It has abundant geothermal energy and water resources to support the needs of medium and heavy industries. Eastern Visayas consists of 6 provinces , 1 highly urbanized city , 1 independent component city, 5 component cities, municipalities and 4, barangays. Eastern Visayas is primarily an agricultural region with rice , corn , coconut , sugarcane and banana as its major crops.

Primary sources of revenue are manufacturing, wholesale and retail trade and services. Mining, farming, fishing and tourism contribute significantly to the economy. Manufacturing firms include mining companies, fertilizer plants, sugar central, rice and corn mills and other food processing plants. Tacloban is the hub of investment, trade and development in the region. Other industries include coconut oil extraction, alcohol distilling, beverage manufacture and forest products. Home industries include hat and basket weaving, metal craft, needlecraft, pottery, ceramics, woodcraft, shell craft and bamboo craft.

Eastern Visayas is home to several state universities, including the prestigious University of the Philippines Visayas Tacloban College. The region is also home to the University of Eastern Philippines UEP , located in Catarman , Northern Samar , which holds the most number of baccalaureate and post-baccalaureate courses among universities in the region. Also, the region is home to Palompon Institute of Technology , a maritime school in the Philippines providing deck and engine cadet.

Its main campus is located in the municipality of Palompon , Leyte province. Southern Leyte State University with five extension campuses, is the only state university in the province of Southern Leyte. In Biliran , Naval State University is the province state university. For Eastern Samar , the Eastern Samar State University is the only state university of the province with four extension campus while Samar State University is Samar's state university with two extension campuses.

For teacher education, the Leyte Normal University specializes in education courses.

The Visayans: 1000 AD In The Philippines

The region's Leyte and Samar islands serve as main link between Luzon and Mindanao by land transport. A total of nine airports, are strategically located in different parts of the six provinces that define the region. Daniel Z. Romualdez Airport in Tacloban is the main gateway by air to the region. The region is the top producer of geothermal energy supply in the country. The province of Leyte hosts the biggest geothermal plant in the Philippines.

Still, geothermal exploration is ongoing in the nearby province of Biliran. With abundance of river system, the region has potential in hydroelectric production. The strait of San Juanico between Leyte and Samar islands has been declared as potential source for water current and tidal energy sources. Tinikling , the Philippines' national dance is folkdance that originated from the region. But the most popular cultural dance among Warays is the Kuratsa , danced during feast celebrations and special gatherings. The Leyte Kalipayan Dance Company , a local cultural group, held highly successful performances around the world.

Waray people are music lovers whose folkloric music are mostly ballads in form, famous of which is Dandansoy while Iroy nga Tuna Motherland is a patriotic song. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article needs additional citations for verification.

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