2007 Highlights

Like what I did a year ago, here’s a list of some notable Batangbaler posts of 2007. Batangbaler is not the definitive source of everything that happens in Baler or the rest of Aurora Province. These are just the things I managed to post in this blog. Surely, more important things have happened but went pass my radar. The dates indicate when the articles were posted or when the event happened.

January 13 – Edmund Mendoza, Joel Faraon and Smith Dela Torre included in the 10 Best Surfers of 2006.

January 24 – News on inauguration of the Korean-funded Aurora Integrated Rice Processing and Milling Complex in Brg. Reserva.

January 25 – Sheryl Bernardino and sister Romilyn Bernardino-Cabiles from Baler found dead at Pasay City with multiple stab wounds.

January 31 – Mark Rodriguez, a 17 year old student from Baler killed in CLSU fraternity hazing incident.

February 10 – Araw ng Aurora 2007 Celebration begins with the Aurora Surfing Challenge.

February 17 – Tropical Depression live at Sabang Beach.

February 18 – Ms. Kristina Corpuz from Ma. Aurora crowned as Bb. Aurora 2007

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March 18 – Army pulls out 300 soldiers from Aurora

April 2 – Ambassador Gererd Chesnel of France visited the province as guest speaker of the ASCOT graduation ceremonies.

April 8 – Pakaskasan 2

April 13 – Aurora Southpoint Longboard Summer Jam on April 13 to 15.

April 14 – Jeho Bitancor exhibit in Vietnam on April 14-19.

April 15 – New Lawyers from Aurora – Sharon Ylanan, Phanie Rose Aragon, Robert James Ronquillo and Archimedes Aldaba.

April 20 – Padyak Para sa Kalikasan.

May 14 – Batangbaler liveblogs Aurora local election.

June 14 – Jeho Bitancor’s first solo exhibition in Singapore

June 24 – News on total log ban in Aurora province within 5 years

June 28 – celebration for the 108th Anniversary of the siege of Baler starts

June 30 – Philippine-Spanish Friendship Day

July 29 – Aurora named new economic zone

August 10 – Aurora joins Extreme North travel trade exhibit at Festival Supermall

August 19 – Baler Fiesta 2007

August 24 – San Luis Fiesta 2007

September 8 – Akaw Invasion 2 at Purple Haze Bar Quezon City

September 12 – Glenn Llamador from Dipaculao, Aurora won another arnis championship

September 23 – Aurora hailed as next health hub

September 30 – Chef Boy Logro visits Baler

October 1 – 4 chinese acquitted of drug raps

October 4 – Batangbaler is 6 years old

October 9 – Cafgu man killed in Aurora shooting

October 15 – Long time Aurora parish priest Fr. Edwin C. Agapay passed away

October 18 – 1 year anniversary of the Canadaw scandal.

October 25 – Gov. Belleflor Angara-Castillo Most Outstanding Governor

December 9 – 16-year-old Igorot student to represent RP in UN special session

December 28 – Typecast live in Baler

December 29 – Van falls into ravine in Dinadiawan.

About kidlat

Joseph T. Gonzales, aka Kidlat is the creator of Batangbaler, the website and online community of all the scattered Balereños and Aurorans on Earth. He is based in Baler.

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