Himamaylan City, Negros Occidental, Philippines
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Barangays of Himamaylan City, in the Negros Occidental Province within Region 6(Western Visayas) in the Republic of The Philippines
Aguisan • Barangay I • Barangay II • Barangay III • Barangay IV • Buenavista • Cabadiangan • Cabanbanan • Carabalan • Caradio-an • Libacao • Mahalang • Mambagaton • Nabali-an • San Antonio • Sara-et • Su-ay • Talaban • To-oy
The Philippines has been a "decentralized" form of government since 1991, contrary to what most Filipinos think. Ever since the creation of Republic Act 7160, each LGU is responsible for its own domain. Even the smallest LGU the barangay creates its own Budget. It is not dependent on handouts from the city, municipality or province. "IMPERIAL MANILA IS A MYTH!", it does not exist anymore. The Philippine budget formulation system is not centralized. . It is the responsibility of each LGU to submit their budgetary needs for review. Failure to submit is the problem.
- Himamaylan City is in the Negros Occidental province and within Region VI in the Island of negros Western Visayas.
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List of Municipalities in the Negros Occidental Province within Western Visayas Region VI in the Republic of The Philippines
Binalbagan || Calatrava || Candoni || Cauayan || Enrique B. Magalona || Hinigaran || Hinoba-An || Ilog || Isabela || La Castellana || Manapla || Moises Padilla || Murcia || Pontevedra || Pulupandan || Salvador Benedicto || San Enrique || Toboso || Valladolid
Cities in the province of Negros Occidental: Bacolod City (Capital) || Bago City || Cadiz City || Escalante City || Himamaylan City || Kabankalan City || La Carlota City || Sagay City || San Carlos City || Silay City || Sipalay City || Talisay City || Victorias City
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Himamaylan City Hall
Himamaylan City Police Station
Downtown Himamaylan City
- Himamaylan City has a total of 19 barangays
- Registered Voters of Himamaylan City as of (2010) = 58,497
- Population of Himamaylan City (as of Aug 1, 2007) = 102,014
- Land Area of Himamaylan City (as of 2007, in hectares) = 36,704
- Himamaylan City is a 3rd class Component City and Partially Urban.
- Himamaylan City is in the Negros Occidental province and within Region VI in the Island of negros Western Visayas.
Location of Himamaylan City, Negros Occidental, Philippines
- 10.1000° N, 122.8667° E - Himamaylan, Coordinates
- Himamaylan City is in the Province of Negros Occidental
- Negros Occidental is in the Island of negros and within Region VI.
- The Island of negros is in Western Visayas.
History of Himamaylan City, Negros Occidental, Philippines
- article copied verbatim from: http://www.himamaylancity.gov.ph/about/history/
The Municipality of Himamaylan derived its name from the Ilonggo words, “Hima & Babaylan”, a Herbolario or quack doctor that drives the Hima through a process of curing rituals. This happened when the first group of Spanish colonizers landed in the place; they found that most of the natives were afflicted with the malady, which was known to them as “Hima”. To cure this malady, the natives had to call on the services of the Babaylan, who in their belief possess the power to drive the Hima away.
In the middle part of 1565, the Spaniards came and subjugated Himamaylan. They introduced Encomienda System by which a piece of land including its products and other resources, and its inhabitants were granted to members of the conquering force as their puppets. The first Spanish priest, constructed a makeshift church and gathered the native which they later called “Himaya”, a thanksgiving for driving the “Hima” away. Himaya was also a place for spiritual paradise to the Babaylan. They later called “Himaya” as Himamaya-an or Himamaylan, but because of the tongue twisting sound of its syllables which the priest find difficulty in pronouncing, they changed the word to Himamaylan to suit their diction. The name Himamaylan was adopted officially when the place was founded into a township or pueblo. Thus, the town got its name both from historical and dialectical origin.
Himamaylan was founded in the 18th century. Although there was no definite record found, it became the second capital of Negros Island from 1795-1849; first being Municipality of Ilog. The town’s historical landmark, the Spanish Kota (Fortress) was the seat of the Old Spanish Government. It was also the place where many natives were cured of their sickness and consequently converted to Christianity.
Himamaylan’s historical records showed that in 1565 when the Spaniards came, there spur a quantum jump in the people’s religious life. From a pagan life, fresh arterial blood pumped into the multiplying discipline. In a span of only a few years after Spanish Colonization, embracing the Catholic Faith, the dame dramatic transformation continued to happen that even intellectuals of today is mystified in their own findings and misbelief that they were naturally drawn to the faith.
On November 4, 1898, the revolutionary forces in Himamaylan received orders from Gen. Juan Araneta to dislodge the Spanish Soldiers stationed in the town on November 5, and the rest of the towns in Negros. Due to lack of weapons they were not able to carry out the order and it was only on November 8, 1898 when the Deputy Commander for Southern Negros in the person of Gen. Rafael Ramos showed the Spanish Corporal a copy of the Act of Capitulation, that the Spanish Soldiers surrendered, thus, making Himamaylan as the last town to have been liberated from the Spanish Government.
When the Americans came on December 28, 1898, they easily capitulated the island of Negros from the Spanish Colonizers, thereby establishing the American Rule in the whole island.
In the year 1942, after the fall of Bataan and Corregidor to the Japanese forces, three days after Negros Occidental also fall, thus, the Japanese Military Government was established in the whole province.
In the year 1945, the American liberated the Province of Negros Occidental from the Japanese forces, three (3) days after Negros Occidental Fall; Japanese Military Government was established in the whole province. In the year 1945, the American liberated the Province of Negros Occidental from the Japanese forces, thereby establishing another American era until independence was granted to the Philippines on July 4, 1946.
Through the years, Himamaylan has likewise found its prominence in its political role in the Province of Negros. Illustrious sons of the town have risen to political prominence; most worthy mentioning were Hon. Rafael Ramos, Hon. Agustin Ramos and Hon. Valeriano M. Gatuslao, the late Congressmen, Hon. Elesio Limsiaco, Sr. and Hon. Agustin Gatuslao.
With the advent of the New Republic, after Presidential Proclamation No. 1081, Himamaylan continued its march to prominence in the field of politics by sending two of its illustrious sons; Hon. Roberto Gatuslao and Hon. Antonio Gatuslao to the Interim Batasang Pambansa, Hon. Jose M. Gatuslao as mayor of the town ushered the municipality to its growth and progress in the mainstream of political, social and economic development.
The collapse of the Marcos dictatorship during the People Power Revolution on February, 1986 installed new dimension throughout the country. Revolutionary government had been declared by Corazon C. Aquino regime and consequently appointed Officer in charge in all Local Government Units with the appointment of Hon. Ernesto Rodriguez as the OIC of the municipality until 1988.
Post EDSA era saw the empowerment of the Women Sector in the country as well as in the Municipality with the election of Hon. Providencia V. Silverio into the Office as the newly elected Local Chief Executive. During this time massive development projects focused on poverty alleviation were introduced to the municipality. It was during this time (1988-1992) that government services/public services were made closer, accessible and easier to the people. The municipality was alleviated from the lowest status of a 5th class to 3rd class municipality during her term. It was also during this administration that rebel returnees in large magnitude have returned to the fold of the law.
In the year 1992, Hon. Hernan Gatuslao has sworn into office as Municipal Mayor. His untimely demise in 1993 made Hon. Luz R. Bayot, the incumbent Vice-Mayor assumed the reign of leadership of the Local Government until 1995. During her administration and on the basis of the respective average annual income amounted to P20,258,402.80 for Calendar Year 1992-1995 duly certified to by COA Himamaylan was reclassified from 3rd class to a first municipality.
The passage of Republic Act 7160 in 1991 otherwise known as Local Government Code of the Philippines added impetus to the development program of the municipality. Efficient and expeditious delivery of services was witnessed by the people. Furthermore, the barangays were able to have their share of fund from the National Government resulting to an improved service to barangay constituents.
The nineties (90’s) was really a year for women empowerment, with the assumption into the office of another woman, Hon. Carminia G. Bascon in 1995. With her vision for development, Himamaylan were assured of a bright future as development efforts were focused in all sectoral concerns of the Municipality.
Luz Ramos Bayot, was elected lady mayor in 1998 together with Raymond I. Tongson, dynamic leaders who at that time, together charted the course of the municipality into becoming a new component city of the province. Together, they vigorously pursue for the Integrated Comprehensive Development of the Municipality with focus on food security and sustainable development to all sectors and supportive of the National Program on Poverty Alleviation.
In the Political Arena, Himamaylan is more blesses than the other Local Government Units in Negros Occidental.
Mr. Rene Silos, former Board of Director of NOCECO was elected as Sectoral Representatives representing the Association of the Philippine Electric Cooperatives.
The election of Cong. Lozada as Representative of the 5th Congressional District in year 19998 brought good luck and hope to all Himamaylanon as he successfully steer the Municipality into becoming a first City in the 5th district with the approval (98%)of the people in a plebiscite held March 31, 2001.
Eventually, Hon. Luz R. Bayot and Hon. Vice Mayar Raymund I. Tongson became the first City Mayor and Vice Mayor respectively.
In the May 2001 election, Hon. Carminia G. Bascon and Vice Mayor Raymund I. Tongson (2nd term) were elected as the new Executives of the newly born city of Negros Occidental.
With these developments, Himamaylan can leapfrog its progress and development, thereby giving more benefits to its people and its eventual alleviation from economic stagnation.
Himamaylan, with the support and cooperation of every sector, will continue to march towards its rightful destiny in the future as one of the progressive cities in Negros Occiddental. Making of Himamaylan City
House Bill No. 9885 filed by Cong. Apolinario L. Lozada, Jr. Then Congressman of the 5th district Of Negros Occidental converted the Municipality of Himamaylan into one of the component cities of Negros Occidental. It was then under the administration of municipal Mayor Hon. Luz. R. Bayot.
Senate Bill No. 2255 sponsored by Sen. Sergio Osmeña III, converting the Municipality of Himamaylan into a City of Himamaylan, Negros Occidental.
17 Feb 2000- Public hearing of the Bill No. 9885 in the Municipality of Himamaylan, held at the Himamaylan National High School. It was attended by several Senators and Congressman and more than ten thousand Himamaylanons.
07 Mar 2000 – Congressional Committee Hearing and unanimous approval of the House Bill No. 9885 held at the Rembrandt Hotel.
31 Jan 2001 – at 10:00 A.M., Senate Committee Hearing on the Cityhood.Sen. Sergio Osmeña III presiding with Cong. Jose Apolinario L. Lozada. Jr. Present with the Municipal Officials of Himamaylan.
01 Feb 2001 – at 4:30 P.M., The Cityhood of Himamaylan was presented on second reading during the Senate Session.
08 Feb 2001 – at 9:00 A.M. The City of Himamaylan was approved on third and final reading at the senate.
05 Mar 2001 – at 10:00 A.M., the Republic Act No. 9028, “An Act Converting the Municipality of Himamaylan, Province of Negros Occidental into a component City of Himamaylan”, was signed in a ceremony at the Heroes Hall of Malacañang Palace.
31 Mar 2001 – Ratification of the Republic Act No. 9028 got an overwhelming support through a plebiscite.
30 Mar 2002 – Himamaylan City celebrates its First Charter Anniversary Celebration.
People of Himamaylan City, Negros Occidental, Philippines
- Population of CITY OF HIMAMAYLAN, NEGROS OCCIDENTAL as of 2020 census: 116,240
- Himamaylan City Population (as of 2015 Census) = 106,880
- Himamaylan City Population (as of 2010 Census) = 103,006
- Himamaylan City Population (as of Aug 1, 2007 Census) = 102,014
- Himamaylan City Registered Voters (2009 COMELEC) = 58,586
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.
Budget of Municipalities and Cities: The Philippine budget formulation system is not centralized. It has been decentralized since 1991. It is the responsibility of each LGU to submit their budgetary needs for review. Failure to submit is the problem. "IMPERIAL MANILA IS A MYTH!".
- Absolutely NO need for FEDERALISM. It is a ploy to give the Bangsamoro an Islamic State and finance the religion of Islam. It violates the constitution's "separation of church and state". We need a representation of a MINIMUM of one SENATOR per REGION..
- Contrary to Pres. Duterte's ranting (July 2019): Elected public officials can't be suspended by the DILG or the office of the president unless an official complaint has been filed. Republic Act 7160 chapter 4.
- Elected Government Officials of Himamaylan City for the term of 2019-2022
- City Mayor: Rogelio Raymund Intrepido Tongson
- City Vice-Mayor: Justin Dominic Silos Gatuslao
- Councilors of Himamaylan City:
- Johnny Taguas Ades
- Janet Tanmoya Villafranca
- Samuel Repique Belarga
- Aly Bayle Tongson
- Marie Antoinette Rabago Limsiaco
- Pablo Montero Libo-On
- Julie Ann Torillo Vasquez
- Michael Bern Chua Javelosa
- Teresita Alila-In Gamposilao
- Emmanuel Valdeviezo Castro
- Elected Government Officials of Himamaylan City for the term of 2016-2019
- Mayor of Himamaylan City: Tinto Bascon
- Vice-Mayor of Himamaylan City: Mencit Bascon
- Councilors of Himamaylan City:
- Julie Ann Torrillo-vasquez
- Ricky Genova
- Justin Silos Gatuslao
- Mary Jane Faduga
- Julian Gatuslao
- Emmanuel Castro
- Gerry Gamposilao
- Janet Villafranca
- Nene Saguban
- Nonoy Javelosa
- Elected Government Officials of Himamaylan City for the term of 2013-2016
- Mayor of Himamaylan City: Agustin "Tinto" Ernesto Gatuslao Bascon - NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION
- Vice-Mayor of Himamaylan City: Carminia "Mencit" Gatuslao Bascon - NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION
- Councilors of Himamaylan City:
- BADAJOS, LARRY (NPC) NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION 18497 6.49%
- GENOVA, RICKY (NPC) NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION 18047 6.33%
- CASTRO, EMMAN (NPC) NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION 17089 5.99%
- FADUGA, MARY JANE (NPC) NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION 16746 5.87%
- VASQUEZ, JULIE ANN (LP) LIBERAL PARTY 15721 5.51%
- GATUSLAO, HERNAN (NPC) NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION 15372 5.39%
- SAGUBAN, NENE (NPC) NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION 15166 5.32%
- SIAN, HARRY (NPC) NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION 14802 5.19%
- TONGSON, ALY JR. (NPC) NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION 14656 5.14%
- JAVELOSA, NONOY (LP) LIBERAL PARTY 14315 5.02%
- Elected Government Officials of Himamaylan City for the term of 2010-2013
- Mayor of Himamaylan City: Agustin Ernesto Gatuslao Bascon
- Vice-Mayor of Himamaylan City: Carminia Gatuslao Bascon
- Councilors of Himamaylan City:
- Elected Government Officials of Himamaylan City for the term of 2007-2010
This is the.
- Every Government Unit in the Philippines is within a Barangay. The municipal hall, city hall, the provincial capitol building, and even the Malacañang Palace where the president resides is within a Barangay.
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 or any infrastructure need to be built, improved or repaired, all the barangay officials have to do is make a resolution and present it to 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."
- Each city or municipality is represented by the "barangay association or federation". The elected president of the Association of Barangay Council and the President of Kabataan (SK) association each have a seat in the City/Municipality council. Their powers are the same and equal to the elected city/municipality councilors. They are there to help lobby the demands of the barangays. They are not there just to collect a big salary and rub elbows with the regular elected city/municipality council, but to also represent the needs of the barangays.
- The duties of the barangay officials are specifically written in Chapter III(Punong Barangay) and Chapter IV (The Sangguniang Barangay). Read it..
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, the "Sangguniang Panlungsod" does not have the power to remove or suspend any elected barangay officials from office. Only the COURT OF LAW can do this (judicial branch of the government). Elected public officials can't be suspended by the DILG or the office of the president unless an official complaint has been filed, there must be proof and there must be due process. Republic Act 7160 chapter 4, Section 60. Information is power. Be informed. Do not be intimidated by the president, senator, congressman, governor, mayor, vice-mayor, or councilors. Do your job.
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.
- If the power lines are sagging, don't go to the power company, go to the barangay office. Ask the barangay for a DEMAND resolution against the power company.
- If the water lines are busted, don't wait for the water company, go to the barangay office. Ask the barangay for a DEMAND resolution against the water company.
- If the potholes in the road are not fixed, don't wait for the The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), go to the barangay office. Ask the barangay for a DEMAND resolution against the DPWH.
- Are you beginning to get the point?
Cleaning the shorelines, drainage systems, streets, rivers, and parks within your barangay is YOUR responsibility. You are accountable for this. It is not the responsibility of the City/Municipality officials. The citizens and officials of the barangay are responsible. Stop blaming others.
- 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.
- The bureau of internal revenue is in cahoots to subdue the barangays, municipalities and provinces. They call the rightful shares to the taxes collected as "Internal Revenue Allotment Dependency". It is not a dependency. It is the lawful and rightful share of the LGU as specified in "TITLE III, SHARES OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNITS IN THE PROCEEDS OF NATIONAL TAXES, CHAPTER I, Allotment of Internal Revenue Taxes, Section 284."
- "IMPERIAL MANILA IS A MYTH!", it does not exist anymore. The Philippine budget formulation system is not centralized. . It is the responsibility of each LGU to submit their budgetary needs for review. Failure to submit is the problem.
- DURING ELECTIONS: Where do City and Municipality politicians go to campaign? They seek the support of the Barangay officials. They plead to the barangay folks for the votes. Even the candidate for president. But after the election they ignore you. Do not ever forget the power of the barangay.
Ignorance keeps the pinoys thinking that Manila rules. Be informed, be educated and make your barangay prosper.
- Absolutely NO need for FEDERALISM. It is a ploy to give the Bangsamoro an Islamic State where the religion of . Bangsamoro will be a HOMELAND not for all Filipinos but for only the Muslim Filipinos. It violates the constitution's "separation of church and state". Religion is always good for the people but it should never be embraced or financed by government. Tax exemption is not tantamount to financing. Every non-profit organization is tax-exempt.
Businesses in Himamaylan City, Negros Occidental, Philippines
- How to Improve Your Business and Livelihood
The Philippine Livelihood Program: The Philippine government provides several programs to enhance the livelihood of the Filipino people. The department of Science and Technology through its Technology Research Center (TRC) regurlarly conducts various types of hands-on and personalized training programs.
- DOST - Website
- UPLiFT stands for Urban Program for Livelihood Finance and Training. - Website
- DSWD Pro-poor and Livelihood Programs - Website
Take a picture of your Business (from a Sari-Sari Store to a Mega Mall). Upload that picture here in zamboanga.com and that picture can immediately be your business webpage. It is that easy. Here are two examples of how a picture becomes the webpage of the business: FHM Garden Grill and Catering and ABC Shopping Center
- Give your business a good description. Add your address and contact number if available.
- Possible Businesses
- Auto, Trucks, Motorcycle and Bicycle dealers
- Banks, Lending Firms, Pawnshops, and Financial Institutions
- Clinics, Veterinary Clinics and Hospitals
- Pharmacies, Drug Stores, Agri-Vets
- Convenient Stores, Hardware and Supplies, General Stores, Sari-Sari Stores, Internet-Cafes
- Department Stores and Appliance Stores
- Supermarket, wet market, Fish Markets
- Hotels, Motels, Pension Houses, Boarding houses and Resorts
- Repair Shops: Shoe repair, Cellphone, Bikes (bicycles), motorcycles etc...
- Restaurants, Carenderias, Coffee Shops, and Bakeries (Bakeshops)
- Salons, Spas, Beauty Shops and Barber Shops
- Gas Stations, Water Stations, Propane Stations
Real Estate or Properties for Sale or lease in Himamaylan City, Negros Occidental, Philippines
- If you have real estate property, whether its commercial, residential, farm land, or just an empty lot in Himamaylan City, you can list that property for free.
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- If you are a real estate developer, you can list your subdivision, condominiums, high rises, apartment complexes, shopping strips or malls, open market developments here for Free.
Churches, Mosques, or Places of Worship in Himamaylan City, Negros Occidental, Philippines
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) or via.
- FILIPINOS WAKE UP! THE TAXES YOU PAID ARE USED BY THE GOVERNMENT TO EXCLUSIVELY FINANCE THE RELIGION OF ISLAM.
Freedom of religion, yes. Equality, yes. But no favoritism.
Schools in Himamaylan City, Negros Occidental, Philippines
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Due to Covid19: Pursuant to the instructions of President Roa Duterte, and as recommended by the DepEd, classes for the year 2021-2022 will be opened but will be monitored.
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PUBLIC NOTICE: Why pretend that the National language of the Philippines is Tagalog? It should be English. To be a Teacher, doctor, lawyer, engineer, architect, nurse, computer technician; what books do you learn from? English books of course. All your tests are in English. The constitution of the Philippines is written in English. All the laws and new laws introduced by congress are in English. For that matter, you can't be a teacher in a school system unless you know English. The "Licensure Exam for Teachers" is in ENGLISH! Who are these people forcing Tagalog down our throats? Tagalog is simply one of the many dialects of the Philippines. Keep your dialects but learn and be fluent and proficient in ENGLISH.
The name of your school in Himamaylan 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.
- Address of your school
- Telephone Number
- Principal of the school
You can also create a webpage for your school. We can help you.
Himamaylan NHS - San Antonio NHS - Public High School
Himamaylan NHS - Public High School
Economy of Himamaylan City, Negros Occidental, Philippines
- If you have an article that talks about the improvement of the economy of Himamaylan City you can post that article here. If you come across any news item that talks about the economy of Himamaylan City, you may post it here. Of course you have to reference the writer of the article. Any improvement to transportation, power and service usually improves the economy of the community, so go ahead and report that too.
If you have a job available and that job is within Himamaylan City, Philippines, you may post it here.
Remember to be as descriptive as possible and to post your Company name, Contact person, physical address, email address and Phone number.
Post expiration of Job Application. Go ahead and Click to Insert your job offer in the "Jobs in Himamaylan City" page.
Natural Resources of Himamaylan City, Negros Occidental, 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 Roy Cimatu - since May 8, 2017
- 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 and thermal energy conversion. We have too many black outs.
Tourists Attractions of Himamaylan City, Negros Occidental, Philippines
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Festivals, Fiestas and Traditions of Himamaylan City, Negros Occidental, Philippines
In the Philippines a fiesta is usually celebrated in barrios or barangays. It is the official holiday of the LGU, the barangay. Filipinos love fiestas. It is a time for joy and celebration. A fiesta is of Spanish origin and is usually commemorated in association with a christian patron saint. Most barangays whose population have been clustered by Muslims(Moros) and their population is more than that of the Christians, the celebration of the fiesta have been cancelled and replaced with the Hari Raya or Eid al-Fitr.
The cities or municipalities usually have yearly festivals where all the barangays participate. The cities or municipalities hold contests for the best floats in parades.
Your Story about Himamaylan City, Negros Occidental, Philippines
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The oldest man or woman in Himamaylan City, Negros Occidental, Philippines
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Featured News of The Philippines
Updated: May 26, 2022
Flood mitigation project in Pangasinan town completed.
BUGALLON, Pangasinan –The flood mitigation project in Barangay Pantal here has been completed and is expected to protect residential areas along the Agno River. In a statement issued on Thursday, Department of Public Works and Highways Ilocos regional information officer Esperanza Tinaza said the project measures 342 linear meters.
Curfew lifted in Bacolod City
BACOLOD CITY – The city government here announced on Wednesday night the lifting of curfew hours more than two years after the onset of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) in the country. Mayor Evelio Leonardia issued Executive Order (EO) 25 dated May 24, repealing the previous directive setting the curfew from midnight to 4 a.m.
Himamaylan City, Negros Occidental, 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
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- 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>>>
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