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98 Barangays of Zamboanga City within Region 9 - Mindanao in the Republic of The Philippines
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On the East Coast Hwy: The barangay before Buenavista is Curuan and the one after Buenavista is Muti
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Buenavista zamboanga barangay hall
Federalism in the Philippines is simply a ploy to give the Bangsamoro an Islamic State. Bangsamoro is POISON. Religion must never rule supreme over any region, province, city, municipality or barangay. All religions must be treated equally.
The Philippine government must STOP FINANCING Islam.

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To have an Islamic State in a Non-Islamic federal form of government invites CHAOS and or possibly later secession from the country. India, USA, Australia, Brazil, Mexico, Argentina are some of the countries with the federal form of government. Issues with Islam exist but so far not one of them has a Muslim state. Because they know that it will only lead to chaos. Yet the Philippines tempts this Bangsamoro State idea. Learn from the mistake of Russia. They did this, and is now miserably paying the price. Religion and Government must be kept separate. Doesn't the Philippine legislature understand this? Or possibly the legislature of the Philippines was "bought and paid for" by the Muslim advocates and the Political Dynasty advocates?

Soldiers of the Philippines, you are at war with the Islamic Terrorists in Mindanao. These terrorists are MOROS or MUSLIMS.


The government of the Philippines is financing these Moros/Muslims, and here you are being shot at and killed by these Moros who are financed by the Philippine government.
Federalism in the Philippines is pushed and supported by four types of People.
✅ The first one is by the Muslims (Moros) because they want an Islamic state of their own. Federalism guarantees them an Islamic State.
✅ The second is by the greedy (Kanya-Kanya) mentality who are also the proponents of political dynasties.
✅ The third are the ignorant, the blind followers or the minions of the proponents of this type of federalism in the Philippines.
✅ The fourth are those who are paid to say yes. They are just chasing MONEY. They will do anything for MONEY.

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Buenavista Elementary School
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Buenavista School and covered court

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A Barangay Clearance is NEEDED in order to get a Business License.
So why is the barangay name not in most business addresses?
Ask your Barangay Captain/Chairman to create a Resolution to make it mandatory to put the barangay name in all Business addresses.
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Cha Cha Store and Oliver Bakery, Buenavista
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Buenavista Station of the Cross
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Buenavista Masjid (Mosque), Buenavista

Buenavista, Zamboanga City, Philippines
Buenavista is adjacent to the barangay of Curuan. It has rolling hills and savannas and it borders the sea. From the top of the buenavista hill you can see the fantastic view of the ocean. Buena is the Spanish word for Good or Great and Vista is the word for View. Someone stood on top of that hill and said "que BuenaVista!!". Hence the name.

Location of Buenavista, Zamboanga City

  • Distance from CITY PROPER: 54 Kilometers
  • Location: East Coast
  • The national highway runs through it.

History of Buenavista, Zamboanga City

Long time ago, during the Spanish era, in the year 1891, some Muslims had already occupied the place near the seashore and just beside it is a large area of mangroves full of big trees namely, bakhawan, pagotpot, and bungalou. Half kilometers from the said place was a hilly place, which was full of trees, the place where the natives would enjoy hunting wild animals. At the top site, several beautiful wild things could be seen such as the very clear seas, islands, mangroves, wildlife such as trees, flowers and animals.

One day, a troop of Spanish army passed by the place. They enjoyed looking around while the natives of the place were hiding in a big trunk of tress. One of the Spanish army who admired the beauty of what he had seen exclaimed, “Buenavista”, meaning good and beautiful sight. When the natives heard what they said they thought that the name of that place was “Buenavista”.

In 1958, Buenavista was enacted as one of the Barangays of Zamboanga City. It is a Barangay 54 kilometers away from the city proper and composed of seven (7) puroks. Article from the Buenavista LGU

People of Buenavista, Zamboanga City

  • (2007 Census)
    • Total Population: 5,218
    • Number of Household: 1,207
  • Population as of May 1, 2010 Census: 5,837

Elected Government Officials of Buenavista, Zamboanga City

The barangay election of May 14, 2018 is over. The COMELEC is supposed to make the election results PUBLICLY available as President Duterte promised. Will they? Over 500,000 officials were elected. Their names are hidden from the public. Made available only to the specific LGU. It is December of 2018 and the results are still not available. Election and Barangay Affairs Department (EBAD): Director Teopisto E. Elnas, Jr. does not reply to our emails. ebad@comelec.gov.ph (02-525-9298)

If you are an elected official of this barangay, please email the election result of your barangay to franklin_maletsky@yahoo.com. The names of the officials will be listed below. Share PUBLIC INFORMATION.


Elected Officials of Buenavista for the term of 2018-2021
  • Punong Barangay Chairman/Captain :
  • Barangay Councilors(Kagawads):

  • Elected Officers of Buenavista for the term of 2013-2016-18
  • Punong Barangay Chairman/Captain : Jumawan, Eugene Cornia
  • Barangay Kagawad Lambojon, Lorena Divinagracia
  • Barangay Kagawad Enesando, Araceli Custodio
  • Barangay Kagawad Comeros, Danilo Bedayo
  • Barangay Kagawad Bulanon, Orlan Singular
  • Barangay Kagawad Macapas, Melchor Suson
  • Barangay Kagawad Magsucang, Joey Lambojon
  • Barangay Kagawad Hakim, Nanie Arakani


Elected Officers of Buenavista for the term of 2007-2010

Barangay's power and authority

This is the "Barangay Code of the Philippines".

The barangay has power and authority over its domain. The improvement of the barangay rests on the barangay officials. The barangay chairman, the barangay council and the local businessmen forge the prosperity of the barangay. Not the president of the Philippines, senate, nor congress, not the governor of the province, not the mayor nor council of the municipality or city. Poor barangays stay poor because of weak and/or ignorant(uninformed) barangay leaders.

When roads need to be built or any infrastructure within the barangay is needed, all the barangay officials have to do is make a resolution and demand for it from the city or municipality council. The resolution will force the city/municipal council or responsible government office to hear the legitimate demands. "The squeaky wheel gets the grease."

Practically anything that has to do with the barangay, the barangay officials have a say on it and most likely the authority over it. The majority of the barangay officials are not aware of their duties and power. They depend on the city council or mayor. The elected barangay officials are afraid of the mayor and city/municipality's "Sangguniang Panlungsod". They are in fear of being ousted or removed from office. The truth is, "Sangguniang Panlungsod" does not have the power to remove any elected barangay officials from office. Only the COURT OF LAW can do this (judicial branch of the government). Information is power. Be informed.

The control of traffic is not up to the city council or chief of police. It is controlled by the barangay. If the barangay needs traffic enforcers, the barangay can make a resolution to demand it from the city or municipality council. When the electric coop or the water district do not maintain their lines, the barangay can directly demand for the maintenance from the utility companies. No need to wait for city council.

The citizens also has the power to make demands to the barangay officials. In case the officials get blinded. Simply file an official complaint with the barangay secretary naming the Punong barangay as the respondent representing the barangay.

  • BUDGET: As far as the preparation for the budget expenditures, it starts at the barangay level, then moves on to cities, municipalities, provinces and regions. The barangays need to exercise their authority. They need to put their yearly budget together for their administration and future projects. The majority of the barangays leave this job to the municipality and city. This is so wrong. Then when the budget doesn't come or is lacking, they complain.
  • The budget for the barangays does go to the City or Municipality, but simply for holding and later distribution. The city or municipality DOES NOT approve the budget. It was already approved by congress. The city or municipality simply "distributes" the approved budget.
  • Imperial Manila does not exist anymore. Budgetary planning has been "DECENTRALIZED since 1991.".

Ignorance keeps the pinoys thinking that Manila rules. Be informed, be educated and make your barangay prosper.

Businesses in Buenavista, Zamboanga City

Hart Store on Main Hwy, Buenavista

From 1962 upto date...there was really no remarkable business established in the Barangay,although it is highly Agricultural in Food production. both "KAINGIN and LOW-LAND farming is the major source of basefood for "PALAY and CORN" with BANANNA and CASSAVA coming in as alternate food.I can recall when We go to our FARM(PASTO) and watch our FATHER (HJI LATIF BAKIL)riding his HORSE how He HEARDED/PASTURED 100 plus CATTLEs and CARABAOS and ALSO HUNDREDS of GOATs.TODAY its only a GLIMPSE... AGRICULTURE is the BEST EVER BUSINESS for BUENAVISTA...maybe sooner those days when GOATS and Chickens with "MALAGKIT" and eggs were given to government officials as a GIFT of GRATITUDE for rendering PUBLIC SERVICES in the Barangay,which is NEVER We HEARD OF...COME to BUENAVISTA,,if you're an ENVIRONMENTALIST og\r an AGRICUKTURIST...there is also SEAWEEDS and other FISHERY Products that you can IMPROVE and INVEST...and the MOST BEAUTIFUL SCENE...BUNTUD...were we SLID with COCONUT SLEDGE"LURANG" from the TOP HILL down to the brook "SAPA" and SWIM....it was 1960s.

Real Estate for Sale or lease in Buenavista, Zamboanga City

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  • You can list your House and lot or farm land for sale or lease for free here in Z-Wiki

Churches, Mosques, or Places of Worship in Buenavista, Zamboanga City

The name of your church, mosque, or place of worship can be listed in this community page. Take a picture of the facade of your church or place of worship and it can be posted here. We can even provide you with a free webpage. You can enter the data (story about your place of worship) here yourself, email the information or pictures to (admin@zamboanga.com) or via Facebook.



Muslims and Christians

Schools in Buenavista, Zamboanga City

Write Story here as long as i remember there was a PRIMARY SCHOOL in Buenavista, 1960s,as i was studying for my grade 1 to grade 3,after my fathers death(1970,Assassinated while guarding the construction of Binaluy Bridge)we have to move to Zamboanga city proper.Until now NO additional School was erected,The Old Buenavista Elementary School stands still, producing dignified and proud professionals like engineers,nurses,teachers, etc...etc...anyway my classmate who was my rival in classroom standings is a proud teacher in this school trying to teach childrens of Buenavista to be successful in their quest for education(some has to walk as far as 5 km in going to school).With improved and modern softwares and techniques as well as facilities the Buenavista Elementary School shall STAND STRONG AND PROUD.

Economy of Buenavista, Zamboanga City

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Natural Resources of Buenavista, Zamboanga City

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 and thermal energy conversion. We have too many black outs.

Tourists Attractions of Buenavista, Zamboanga City

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  • Landmarks are usually photographed a lot by visitors. Send your pictures via email to (admin@zamboanga.com) or via Facebook.

Fiestas and Traditions of Buenavista, Zamboanga City

Barangay Fiesta: every May 12

Your Story about Buenavista, Zamboanga City

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You can talk about your personal experiences, your advocacies, the environmental conditions of your barangay, municipality, city or province.


Buenavista, Zamboanga City supports Philippine Cycling

Cycling anim.gif Bike Safety: Be aware of your surrounding. Get a headlight and a small flashing rear red light. Even for daytime riding, a bright white light that has a flashing mode can make you more visible to motorists who might otherwise Right Cross you. Don't ride against traffic. Ride with traffic, in the same direction. Don't stop in the blind spot of a vehicle.'

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

Your cycling activity can be posted here and it will be shown in all the Provincial, City, Municipal and Barangay pages. Your 2015 Cycling Race or Activity can be Posted here.

  • ILOILO CITY, April 27-May 2, 2015 (PNA) – Some 5,000 bikers are expected to join the second Iloilo Bike Festival slated April 27-May 2, 2015 as the city continues to aspire to become a bike-able walkable metropolis. The activity that supported by the John B. Lacson Foundation Maritime University (JBLFMU) and Megaworld Iloilo aims to promote Iloilo as a safe and bike friendly city, promote the share-a-road movement encourage Ilonggos to commute via biking and raise Ilonggos awareness on the benefits of biking on health, safety and environment concerns. Read More....
  • CYCLING Le Tour de Filipinas 2015 set as country celebrates 60 years of top-caliber cycling Feb 1 to Feb 4 2015 - View the result of the race: A four stage race. Stage 1 starts in Balanga and back to Balanga for a 126K race Feb 1, 2015 (Sunday); stage 2 starts in Balanga, Bataan to Iba, Zambales for a 154.7 K race Feb 2, 2015 (Monday); stage 3 starts in Iba, Zambales to Lingayen, Pangasinan for a 150.1K race Feb 3, 2015 (Tuesday); stage 4 starts in Lingayen, Pangasinan to Baguio City, Benguet for a 101.7K race Feb 4, 2015 (Wednesday). For a total distance of 532.5 Kms. Read More >>>
  • Ronda Pilipinas: Feb 8 - 27 2015:>> Discovering young riders for the national team will be the main objective of the LBC Ronda Pilipinas 2015 when the country’s premiere cycling race hits the road on Feb. 8 in Butuan City. Ronda Pilipinas executive project director Moe Chulani said the international multistage bikathon, which ends on Feb. 27, will have two qualifying legs of four stages each in Mindanao and the Visayas where the top riders will advance to face a tough foreign challenge in the six-stage Luzon finale. Read More>>>

Families of Buenavista, Zamboanga City

List of Families whose names are deeply rooted in the barangay of Buenavista.

  • BAKIL Family
    • Hji Abdulatif A. BAKIL(DECEASED)- TENIENTE del BARRIO (1950 to 1970)
    • Hji Sali B.AKBAR (DECEASED) Bo. Captain (----)

Buenavista Zamboanga City Photo Gallery

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