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Barangays of Liloan in the Southern Leyte Province of The Philippines
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Philippines News: Thursday, April 24, 2014 -- 2015 is ‘Visit Philippines year’ : The Philippine tourism sector is gearing up for 2015 as “Visit Philippines year” (VPY 2015) which was declared by Department of Tourism (DOT) during the 17th Meeting of ASEAN Tourism Ministers, a part of activities in ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) in Sarawak, Malaysia, on January 16-24, 2014. .... More

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List of Municipalities in the Southern Leyte province within Region VIII in the Republic of The Philippines
Anahawan | Bontoc | Hinunangan | Hinundayan | Libagon | Liloan | Limasawa | Macrohon | Malitbog | Padre Burgos | Pintuyan | Saint Bernard | San Francisco | San Juan (Cabalian) | San Ricardo | Silago | Sogod | Tomas Oppus
Cities in the Province of Southern Leyte: Maasin City (Capital)
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Liloan,
Southern Leyte Province, Philippines

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Geography of Liloan, Southern Leyte, Philippines

Geography of Liloan

Location of Liloan, Southern Leyte, Philippines

Liloan is located ....

History of Liloan, Southern Leyte, Philippines

HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT

Liloan, Southern Leyte

Liloan was founded in 1820 but ecclesiastical work begun 1918. Its territory in composed of the Poblacion, Amaga, Anilao, Bahay, Cagbungalon, Calian, Caligangan, Candayuman, Catig, Estela (founded by three (3) Bohol immigrants and in 1904 was made a barrio bigot. Peter Borseth), Himay-angan (from Himasa Felicilda, for abundance of produce from the sitios and was founded by Gregorio Dagooc), Ilag, Magaupas, Malangza, and Molopolo (constituted in 1901 by councilor Jorge Kapili, Although existing since 1886, named after two islets “Pulo”), Pandan,
Pres. Quezon, Pres. Roxas, San Isidro, San Roque and Tabugon.

A lighthouse stands like a sentry of the bay, which is a safe harbor during inclement weather. The bay is picturesque and from the passage it looks like a postcard town surrounded by the wind breaking hills. A historical landmark of a great war long ago, is being considered by the provincial and local government in memory of one milestone of Southern Elite’s history when the town was chosen as invasion site in the liberation of the Philippines, where once Marauding planes frequently attack the town as part of the impossible dream to extirpate the liberation forces.

Liloan is located in the Northern side of the Panaon Island that looks like a blind diverticulum except that on closer distance there is a tiny passage, dividing Mainland of Leyte and Panaon Island, called “Wawa” (a Panaon Strait Passage).

The passage is famous for swirling currents from turbulent minute maelstrom when off tides rush in. The minute whirlpools are called “Lilo”. Liloan derived its name from the phenomenon.

People of Liloan, Southern Leyte, Philippines

Total Population of Liloan

Elected Government Officials of Liloan, Southern Leyte, Philippines

The Sangguniang Panlungsod is composed of the City (Municipality) Vice-Mayor as Presiding Officer, regular Sanggunian members (Councilors), the President of the Association of Barangay Captains and the President of the Sangguniang Kabataan.

They shall exercise and perform the legislative powers and duties as provided for under Republic Act No. 7160, otherwise known as the Local Government Code of 1991. Shall consider and conduct thorough study all matters brought to their attention and consequently pass resolutions, enact ordinances and to introduce recommendations.


Elected officials of Liloan for the term of 2013-2016
  • Mayor of Liloan: CHONG, SHIRLEY (NUP) NATIONAL UNITY PARTY
  • Vice-Mayor of Liloan: CHUA, WILLY (NUP) NATIONAL UNITY PARTY
  • Councilors of Liloan:
  1. LIM, ALEX (NUP) NATIONAL UNITY PARTY 1699 8.78%
  2. CUARES, BOY (NUP) NATIONAL UNITY PARTY 1670 8.63%
  3. LIM, LOLOY (NUP) NATIONAL UNITY PARTY 1619 8.37%
  4. UY-OCO, JUNEL (NUP) NATIONAL UNITY PARTY 1503 7.77%
  5. BARBA, TENY (NUP) NATIONAL UNITY PARTY 1490 7.70%
  6. LOREZO, NONOY (NUP) NATIONAL UNITY PARTY 1441 7.45%
  7. MAAMO, DODONG (NUP) NATIONAL UNITY PARTY 1415 7.32%
  8. RENTUZA, ONJING (NUP) NATIONAL UNITY PARTY 1329 6.87%

Elected officials of Liloan for the term of 2010-2013

Barangay Elected Officials of Liloan, Southern Leyte

Businesses in Liloan, Southern Leyte, Philippines

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Real Estate for Sale in Liloan, Southern Leyte, Philippines

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Churches, Mosques, or Places of Worship in Liloan, Southern Leyte, Philippines

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Schools in Liloan, Southern Leyte, Philippines

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Economy of Liloan, Southern Leyte, Philippines

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Jobs in Liloan, Southern Leyte

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Natural Resources of Liloan, Southern Leyte, Philippines

Protect the environment

It is sad but true that as of the year 2012 the rivers of the Philippines continue to be the #1 Sewer Systems of the Philippines.

Protect & Save the Rivers. Do not let your sewer drain into the river. Your community can be the first to initiate this project.
Build your riverbank protection with a built-in gutter system. Reforest within Ten Years - Guaranteed!


Let us plant more trees in every barangay in the entire Philippines. It does not make any difference if the barangay is urban, partially urban or rural; we need more trees. Trees will prevent erosion, provide oxygen, prevent green house effect, and even a place of business for the shade tree mechanic.

The Philippines is a tropical country and practically anything will grow. The DENR has the planting trees project that goes on every year. Lots of picture taking for the media. Planting trees one by one is the "human" way of doing it. This individual planting of trees is good if done to "line" the roads and highways with trees or along fences or property divisions, or if you have a plantation.

To reforest the nation of the Philippines we have to plant trees the "mother nature" way. Sow the seeds during the rainy season. Go deep into "bald" forests and plant trees by sowing seeds. If there's not enough volunteers to do this, use the military helicopters to fly over the designated areas and sow the seeds.

Guaranteed within a few years, The Philippines will be lush again. >>Read More


We are using our rivers as our sewer system. If you ask a Filipino, "Are the Filipinos a clean people?" The answer is an automatic, "Yes!". However, the Filipinos are suffering from the same disease or attitude as most people do, and that is the "NIMBY" disease or "NIMBY" attitude. (NIMBY) Not In My Back Yard. So it is OK to dump my garbage and sewer there. Not mine! Someone else will take care of it.

This attitude is killing our rivers. Your great-grandparents, grandparents or parents were once proud to tell the stories of how they enjoyed swimming in the river behind your house or nearby. However, you can't say the same or tell the same stories to your kids or grand kids. Why? Because your generation is killing the river.

Contact:

  • Secretary Ramon J. P. Paje
  • Department of Environment and Natural Resources
  • Visayas Avenue, Diliman, 1100 Quezon City, Philippines
  • +63-2-929-6626
  • osec@denr.gov.ph

We have so much water in the Philippines and yet very little to drink.


Instead of relying too much on Diesel fuel and Coal to generate the majority of Philippine's Electrical energy Supply, we can concentrate more on renewable and sustainable source of energy such as: Hydro Power, Solar Power, and Wind Power. We have too many black outs.

Tourists Attractions of Liloan, Southern Leyte, Philippines

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Festivals, Fiestas and Traditions of Liloan, Southern Leyte, Philippines

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Your Story about Liloan, Southern Leyte, Philippines

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Sports News of Liloan, Southern Leyte, Philippines

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  • Power Pinays out of Asian Club tilt
  • Thursday, April 24, 2014 12:00 am
MANILA, Philippines - PLDT Home TVolution Philippines took a stinging 25-7, 25-13, 25-12 defeat from title contender Hisamitsu Spring Japan to bow out of the 2014 Asian Women’s Club Volleyball Championship in Nakhon Pathom, Thailand yesterday.
The Power Pinays, who made it to the quarters by finishing fourth in the six-team Group B with a 2-3 (win-loss) record, proved no match to the power-hitting Japanese, falling to the consolation pool ....................... Full Story»

News and Events

  • 2015 is ‘Visit Philippines year’
  • Thursday, April 24, 2014
The Philippine tourism sector is gearing up for 2015 as “Visit Philippines year” (VPY 2015) which was declared by Department of Tourism (DOT) during the 17th Meeting of ASEAN Tourism Ministers, a part of activities in ASEAN Tourism Forum (ATF) in Sarawak, Malaysia, on January 16-24, 2014. VPY 2015 will coincide with the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Ministerial Meetings and Leaders’ Summit in 2015 and a preparation for the country’s hosting of ATF in 2016.
DOT is drawing up a calendar of events for VPY 2015 to include a mix of exceptional work of Filipinos in painting and graphic arts, cinema, performing arts such as dance, music, and theater, as well as unveil more historic treasures, national wonders, breathtaking adventures, exquisite products, and ecotourism activities, for visitors to come and enjoy the promise of “more fun in the Philippines.” ....................... Full Story»

  • IFC, Phl to ramp up green buildings project
  • Wednesday, April 23, 2014 1:15 pm
MANILA, Philippines — International Finance Corp., a member of the World Bank Group, is stepping up its work with the Philippine government to expand the development of green buildings.
IFC is also conducting technical studies that will be used in drafting laws requiring new buildings to reduce electricity use. These measures will help the country cut the greenhouse-gas emissions of new buildings by 20 percent annually. ....................... Full Story»

Liloan, Southern Leyte, Philippines supports Philippine Cycling

Philippine Cycling is about cycling in the Philippnes. Philippine Cycling helps promote bike races, cycling clubs, bicycle tours, and the development of bicycle trails. Activities are coordinated with bike shops and cycling clubs throughout the Philippines to promote the fun of riding bikes. Philippine Cycling will be coordinating events with tour of Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao. Road biking and mountain bikings will be promoted by Philippine Cycling.
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