Parañaque City, Philippines
Barangays of Parañaque City, in the 4th District of Metro Manila Area,Philippines
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Parañaque City, Philippines
Geography of Parañaque City, Philippines
Geography of Parañaque City
Location of Parañaque City, Philippines
Parañaque City is located in the 4th district of Metro Manila
History of Parañaque City, Philippines
In 1572, Parañaque was said to be bounded by Ermita on the north and Cavite on the south. When the Spaniards came, Parañaque was already subdivided. It was so large that communication with the government was so hard. Their means of communication was so crude. People from other places settle here. Somehow they put up their own government based on kinship and proclaimed their independence.
Part of Parañaque was Cavite. Cavite was a “kakabit” or annex of the town. That is why it was called “Cabite” and later corruption of the word made it Cavite. Bacoor was used to be called bakod (wall) because of the wall that separated the town from the mother town. Zapote became independent because the people of the place cheated the people of Parañaque. Sapoti means to cheat. Las Piñas came from the word “pilas” meaning to tear-off, for they tore-off their land from Parañaque. >>Continue Reading>>>]
People of Parañaque City, Philippines
Total Population of Parañaque City
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 Government Officials of Parañaque City for the term of 2013-2016
- Mayor of Parañaque City: Edwin De Leon Olivarez - LIBERAL PARTY
- Vice-Mayor of Parañaque City: Jose Enrico Toledo Golez- UNITED NATIONALIST ALLIANCE
- Councilors in the 1st District:
- WEBB, JASON (UNA) UNITED NATIONALIST ALLIANCE 50853 9.40%
- NAVA, ROSELLE (UNA) UNITED NATIONALIST ALLIANCE 48575 8.98%
- GABRIEL, RAQUEL (UNA) UNITED NATIONALIST ALLIANCE 45710 8.45%
- VILLAFUERTE, JOAN (LP) LIBERAL PARTY 41595 7.69%
- LACSAMANA, ALMA MORENO (LP) LIBERAL PARTY 41406 7.66%
- INCIONG, BOK (UNA) UNITED NATIONALIST ALLIANCE 39731 7.35%
- BAES, ERIC (UNA) UNITED NATIONALIST ALLIANCE 39666 7.33%
- ALLANIGUE, RUFING (LP) LIBERAL PARTY 34981 6.47%
- Councilors in the 2nd District:
- SOTTO, WAHOO (UNA) UNITED NATIONALIST ALLIANCE 51274 7.56%
- YLLANA, RYAN (PMP) PWERSA NG MASANG PILIPINO 51223 7.55%
- FAVIS, BINKY (UNA) UNITED NATIONALIST ALLIANCE 49747 7.33%
- AMURAO, BENG (LP) LIBERAL PARTY 46103 6.79%
- ESPLANA, JUVAN (UNA) UNITED NATIONALIST ALLIANCE 45373 6.69%
- ANTIPUESTO, MILES (UNA) UNITED NATIONALIST ALLIANCE 45212 6.66%
- BUSTAMANTE, JACKIE (UNA) UNITED NATIONALIST ALLIANCE 41759 6.15%
- DE ASIS, TESS (LP) LIBERAL PARTY 39855 5.87%
- House of Representative in the 1st District: Eric De Leon Olivarez - LIBERAL PARTY
- House of Representative in the 2nd District: Gustavo Suarez Tambunting - UNITED NATIONALIST ALLIANCE
- Elected Government Officials of Parañaque City for the term of 2010-2013
- Mayor of Parañaque City: Florencio Mayuga Bernabe Jr.
- Vice-Mayor of Parañaque City: Gustavo Suarez Tambunting
- Councilors in the 1st District
- Councilors in the 2nd District
Barangay Elected Officials of Parañaque City
Businesses in Parañaque City, Philippines
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- Businesses in Parañaque City
- Paranaque City Realty
- The name of your business, address, phone number
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Churches, Mosques, or Places of Worship in Parañaque City, Philippines
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Schools in Parañaque City, Philippines
School year 2013-2014 starts June 3 and ends March 31, 2014, for public elementary and secondary schools. The school year will have 201 school days, of which 180 days are “nonnegotiable” student-teacher contact time.
The multisectoral Brigada Eskwela to prepare schools for the students’ return will be on May 21-26. Oplan Balik Eskwela will be from May 28 to June 8 while orientation on K to 12 for parents and other stakeholders will be on June 9.
Although private schools may deviate from the Department of Education (DepEd) calendar, they are enjoined not to start before June 3 and later than Aug 31.
School Year 2013-2014 in public elementary and high schools will start on June 3 and end on March 31, 2014 The name of your school in Parañaque City can be listed here. You can list it like this:
- Name of School. Private or Public. It can be an elementary school, high school, college.
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- Telephone Number
- Principal of the school
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Economy of Parañaque City, Philippines
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Natural Resources of Parañaque City, 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.
- Secretary Ramon J. P. Paje
- Department of Environment and Natural Resources
- Visayas Avenue, Diliman, 1100 Quezon City, Philippines
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 Parañaque City, Philippines
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Festivals, Fiestas and Traditions of Parañaque City, Philippines
Every city has some sort of a festival or tradition that is celebrated every year. In the Philippines almost all barangays that are predominantly populated by Christians celebrate fiesta. Tell us about the festivals, fiestas and traditions of Parañaque City.
Featured News of The Philippines
- Bargain hunting boosts Phl stocks
- Wednesday, June 19, 2013 12:00 am
- MANILA, Philippines - Bargain hunting and optimism over the continuity of US Federal Reserves’ stimulus measures lifted local share prices for the third straight session yesterday.
- The Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) rallied 2.83 percent or 179.36 points to settle at 6,518.77, while the broader all shares index jumped 2.26 percent or 88.99 points to 4,031.42..........Full Story
- Report: Phl has highest growth potential in TIPs
- Tuesday, June 18, 2013 5:08 pm
- MANILA, Philippines - The Philippines has the highest growth potential among a new group of nations expected to lead global economic growth over the next seven years, a global banking giant said.
- In a report, DBS Ltd. said the so-called TIPs— Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines— are increasingly becoming a major growth driver as advanced economies continued to reel from the debt crisis..........Full Story
- Carabao Festival
- Date: May 14 - Location: Angono, Rizal
- Farmers pay tribute to their patron saints; a procession of carabao carts bearing a myriad local produce is held; prizes are awarded to the strongest and most beautifully decorated carabaos.
- Date: May 14 Location: Pulilan, Bulacan
- Hundreds of festively adorned carabaos are paraded by their farmer-owners on the street leading to the church; there the carabaos are made to kneel down as a homage to San Isidro de Labrado, the patron saint of farmers.
- Tayao-Cabrera snares Formula Open karting title
- Wednesday, June 19, 2013 12:00 am
- MANILA, Philippines - Gabriel Tayao-Cabrera bested a tough field with a superb performance as he captured the Formula 125 Open Juniors crown in the Macau leg of the Asian Karting Open Championships at the Kartodromo de Coloane Circuit recently.
- Cabrera turned in an impressive 59-second mark in Heat 3 to the surprise of the big Macau karting aficionados in a feat that matched the laptimes of those in the upper Formula 125 senior class..........Full Story »
Van of slain witness vs car theft gang found in Parañaque
- Source: http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/189773/van-of-slain-witness-vs-car-theft-gang-found-in-paranaque
- By: Ruel Perez
- Tuesday, May 08, 2012
A van allegedly used by a slain key witness who testified against a car theft gang has been recovered in Parañaque City, Radyo Inquirer 990AM said.
The report said a team from the Scene of the Crime Operatives are now verifying if the Grandia van was indeed used by Alfred Mendiola before he and two others were killed early Sunday, their bodies found bound along Salawag, Dasmariñas,Cavite around 6:30 a.m.
Mendiola was a witness against the Dominguez brothers gang.
Your Story about Parañaque City, Philippines
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Parañaque City, 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.
Cycling Activity to Participate In
Tour de Zamboanga 2013: From the 11th of July, 2013 to the 14th of July, 2013. A four day 540 kilometer bicycle race for Charity!
- Due to the road constructions going on in the route of the Tour, we are eliminating the road bikes from this race.
- This is a (Non-Roadbike) individual bicycle race. Everybody is welcome in this race. The more the merrier. Racers who skip a stage will not be allowed to continue. Everybody who finishes the race and does not skip a stage is a winner.
The race starts at the port municipality of Liloy, Zamboanga del Norte and rests in the historical city of Zamboanga del Norte, Dapitan City to end the first stage. The following day the race will continue from Dapitan City to Pagadian City to end the second stage. The 3rd stage will be from Pagadian to Ipil. And finally culminate with the final stage from Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay to Zamboanga City.
Prizes for the Winners and Participants of Tour de Zamboanga
- 80 PRIZES in all to be Given Away. OVER ₱ 782,000.00 pesos in Prizes
- Grand Prize: The overall (liloy, dapitan, pagadian, ipil, zamboanga) first 15 finishers will be based on the overall accumulated time it took to finish the 4 stage race. The racer must finish all stages to qualify for the grand prize.
- The racer with the best accumulated time wins the championship. 1st:50K, 2nd:30K, 3rd:20K, 4th:15K, 5th:10K, 6th:9.5K, 7th:9K, 8th:8.5K, 9th:8K, 10th:7.5K, 11th:7K, 12th:6.5, 13th:6K, 14th:5.5K, 15th:5K
- Every stage has a winner. Prizes will be presented to the first 3 racers to win each stage. 1st:20K, 2nd:15K, 3rd:10K, 4th:6.5K, 5th:6K, 6th:5.5K, 7th:5K, 8th:4.5K, 9th:4K, 10th:3.5K, 11th:3K, 12th:2.5K, 13th:2K, 14th:1.5K, 15th:1K
- The winner of each stage keeps the prize money even if he/she can't continue with the race because of injury or other reasons. But because the racer skipped a stage he/she will not be allowed to continue with the race.
- Besides the Open Category, There are three (3) other competitive categories: (Women; Under 16 years old; 50 years old and over. Prizes for these categories are as follows: 25K 1st, 20K 2nd, 15K 3rd, 10K 4th, 5K 5th. Each Category gets a prize. Prizes given only to finishers of all 4 stages for these 3 categories.
- Finishers of all the 4 stages get a certificate of completion and a refund of their 1,000.00 peso registration fee. If a racer skips a stage he or she is will not be allowed to continue the race. Every finisher of the Tour de Zamboanga is a WINNER!
First Bicycle Race to cover the entire Zamboanga Peninsula
- Due to the election complications in the Zamboanga peninsula, the tour has been postponed to July 11 - July 14 of 2013.
Zamboanga del Norte, Zamboanga del Sur, Zamboanga Sibugay, and Zamboanga City.
- First Stage - July 11, 2013 (Thursday): Liloy to Dapitan City
- 143 Kilometers: This stage of the race does not have many hilly terrains. It will be mostly flat. The roads are cemented.
- Second Stage - July 12, 2013(Friday): Dapitan City to Pagadian City
- 128 Kilometers: The second stage will be more challenging as there will be more hills to climb. About 40% of the terrain will be hilly. It will be on the Osmena Hwy which is almost completely cemented. There are only a few kilometers that are still under construction.
- Third Stage - July 13, 2013 (Saturday): Pagadian City to Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay
- 139 Kilometers: The race from pagadian to Ipil will prove to be a grueling race specially the first 35 kilometers. The first 35 kilometers is about 80% uphill battle.
- Fourth Stage - July 14, 2013 (Sunday): Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay to Divisoria, Zamboanga City
- 130 Kilometers: There are three challenging parts to this section of the race. First challenge is the uphill climb from the border of zamboanga sibugay to the border of zamboanga city (barangay of licomo). After that is the twisty uphill in the barangay of Tigbalabag and finally the quiniput tuktukalaw climb. Then it will be a downhill race to the finish at the barangay of Divisoria.
All Philippine Cyclers are invited to participate in the open bicycle race. It is for a great charitable cause: Project BOSS - Brotherhood Operation Sweet Smile
- Total Distance to be traveled: 540 kilometers or 338 miles - Visit our WebPage
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