Mabini, Pangasinan, Philippines
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National - Capital Region ● I - Ilocos ● II - Cagayan ● III - C. Luzon ● IV-A - Calabarzon ● IV-B - Mimaropa ● V - Bicol ● VI - W. Visayas ● VII - C. Visayas ● VIII - E. Visayas ● IX - Zamboanga ● X - N. Mindanao ● XI - Davao ● XII - Soccsksargen ● XIII - Caraga ● XIV - CAR ● XV - BARMM
Within these 17 regions in the Philippines, there are 42,027 barangays, 1486 municipalities, 148 cities, 82 provinces. It has a democratic form of government and the freedom of speech is upheld by law. English is the "lingua franca" and is the mode of instruction in all high schools, colleges and universities. Laws and contracts are written in English.
- Minimize corruption and maximize prosperity with a Guarantee of One Senator per Region. They divided the Philippines into REGIONS, but kept SENATORIAL representation national with no accountability to any regions.. No wonder many regions remain poor. Petition for a regional senatorial election. All regions will have senatorial representation.
Barangays of Mabini, in the Pangasinan Province within Region 1 in the Republic of The Philippines
Bacnit • Barlo • Caabiangaan • Cabanaetan • Cabinuangan • Calzada • Caranglaan • De Guzman • Luna • Magalong • Nibaliw • Patar • Poblacion • San Pedro • Tagudin • Villacorta
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.
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List of Municipalities in the Pangasinan province within Region I in the Republic of The Philippines
Agno || Aguilar || Alcala || Anda || Asingan || Balungao || Bani || Basista || Bautista || Bayambang || Binalonan || Binmaley || Bolinao || Bugallon || Burgos || Calasiao || Dasol || Infanta || Labrador || Laoac || Lingayen (Capital) || Mabini || Malasiqui || Manaoag || Mangaldan || Mangatarem || Mapandan || Natividad || Pozorrubio || Rosales || San Fabian || San Jacinto || San Manuel || San Nicolas || San Quintin || Santa Barbara || Santa Maria || Santo Tomas || Sison || Sual || Tayug || Umingan || Urbiztondo || Villasis
Cities in the Province of Pangasinan: Alaminos City || Dagupan City || San Carlos City || Urdaneta City
Seal of Mabini Pangasinan
Mabini within the Pangasinan province
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Geography of Mabini, Pangasinan, Philippines
Mabini Land Area (as of 2007, in hectares)= 29,101
Location of Mabini, Pangasinan, Philippines
- Mabini is in the Pangasinan province. *Pangasinan is a province within the Ilocos Region_I in Luzon.
The municipality of Mabini is situated on the western part of the province of Pangasinan about 322 kms. North from Manila. It covers a total land area of 23,897.83 hectares or about 4.045% of the province’s land area. The municipality is generally hilly. The highest elevation , with 600 ft. above sea level, is located along the boundaries of Brgy. Villacorta and Municipality if Sual.
Starting with a population of 3,101 families in the year 1903, the municipality reached a population of 23,338 in the year 2007 as the latest NSO survey result. As of the first quarter of this year, there are 11,976 registered voters as validated by the COMELEC.
Reports of revenues as recorded by the Office of the Municipal Accountant states that the annual income of this municipality is P 51, 206, 255.60 which were totaled from the local taxes, permits and licenses, service income, business income, and other income such as the IRA or Internal Revenue Allotment. This municipality is already classified as a Third-class Municipality since June of 2008.
History of Mabini, Pangasinan, Philippines
- article below from the LGU of Mabini, Pangasinan
Presented by Vice-Mayor Alimar R. Briana
During SOMA 2009
According to old folks, the municipality of Mabini used to be a part of the Province of Zambales and was surrounded by mountains, forests, and valleys. It was originally called “BALINCAGUIN” that was derived from the Zambal phrase “BALI LAN CAGUIN” which means “ABODE OF BATS”. It is no wonder that this place got its name from the numerous caves wherein these flying mammals used as their natural habitat. These caves are found in the hills and mountain ranges that connect the Municipality to the Zambales mountains on its western side, and to the mountains of Tarlac in the south-western portion. Researchers claimed that the municipality was founded in 1610 by the Spanish missionaries who were Augustinian Recolletos Fathers, however, there were no official records that show if there were any other religious order who took over the parish until the emergence of Don Isidro Puzon who was believed to be the founder of the municipality.
Balincaguin, as per records, began to exist as a town in the year 1800 under the leadership of Don Isidro Puzon. In those days, the head of the town was called “CAPITAN”, which is equivalent to the position of the town mayor today. It had a population then of 770 families, majority of which were Ilocanos who migrated to the municipality to settle permanently due to its fertile soil. These settlers grouped themselves on a plain situated near the mountains and called the site “CONVENTA”. They produced superior quality of rice which was marketed to Manila and even to China. Other agricultural products were corn, sugar cane, cotton, etc. Aside from agriculture, there were home industries like saddle-making, knapsack-making, and hat-weaving. They also engaged in raising cattles, carabaos, horses, and goats. During those days, numerous bats inhabited the town and this drove the people to catch them. The catching of bats continued for many years until finally in 1930, these winged creatures had gone deeper to the forests.
After the Philippines’ declaration of Independence on June 12, 1898, a great surge of nationalism had swept the whole country. The townspeople noted the change and immediately demanded from the town officials a change of name of the town. Names of Filipino great men were submitted to the Municipal Council. The people in the place saw the spirit of idealism and patriotic character of Apolinario Mabini who was then the Chief Advisor of Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo. After a careful evaluation of the individual activities of the Filipino heroes, the local residents decided to change the name of the municipality from Balincaguin to Mabini so that in 1930, the town’s name became Mabini after “THE GREAT SUBLIME PARALYTIC” and “BRAINS OF THE REVOLUTION”. A monument of Apolinario Mabini now stands infront of the Municipal Building.
In 1904, the Municipality of Mabini was merged with the western municipalities like Anda, Alaminos, Bani, Bolinao, Burgos, Dasol and Infanta.These municipalities comprise the First District of the Province
MAJOR HISTORICAL AND SIGNIFICANT EVENTS
There were no records which tell about the municipality’s foundation year except on the existence of the Patronal Church that was built by the Spanish friars or Augustinian Recolletos Fathers in 1610.
Three great floods devastated Mabini. The first one was in 1832 when Conventa was flooded. It was a big flood as evidenced by the fact that the Catholic Church and convent and all other houses erected therein were under water. Aware of the danger of repetition of the incident, the settlers transferred the town site to upper grounds where it is now presently located.
Sometime in 1852, the Catholic Church was struck by lightning and was burned down. The church, although with concrete walls, used to be sheltered with cogon grass which was known to be a friend of fire once it is dried.
Nothing important or of great significance took place after the said incident until sometime in 1881, forty-nine years later after the first flood devastated the town, another one occurred. It had a more disastrous effect to livestock, human lives, and properties than the first one. It was popularly called as “The Flood of Don Nicolas” because the head of the town at that time was CAPITAN DON NICOLAS RIVERA. The 20-meter hill that is commonly called OLUMBUAYA HILL which means “Crocodile’s Head” was almost under water.
With the blessings of God Almighty, no calamity of grave nature took place in this municipality for many years. In 1925, the people of Balincaguin began to rejoice when an illustrious son of this small locality was elected Representative to the Second National Assembly, in the person of DON CIRILO BRAGANZA. Then in the latter part of 1930, the name Balincaguin was changed to Mabini by a Congressional Act through the recommendation of Municipal Council of this place headed by DON LOPE BRAGANZA, the incumbent Municipal President that year.
The third disastrous flood occurred in 1957. This flood was even published in the leading newspapers to be the most fatal catastrophe that happened in this place. This flood was commonly called “The Flood of Don Osting” because the mayor at that time was DON JUSTO DE GUZMAN, JR. The Olumbuaya Hill was totally submerged and the people were caught unaware of the impending disaster because it was past midnight when the flashflood occurred. More than seven hundred people living in the lower valley and other low-lying barangays perished and approximately eighty per cent of their homes and animals were swept away by the rampaging water and were carried away by the strong current towards the next town and into the China Sea. Because of this event, some of the affected families decided to move to another place to reside permanently.
Another flood occurred in 1992 but with less devastating effect due to the early preparation of the inhabitants. This time, the people were forewarned of the coming disaster. The local disaster committee had been organized to help in the evacuation of affected families. The only significant effect of this flood was the destruction of the 164 linear meter Braganza Bridge which at that time was newly rehabilitated and the damages to crops and livestock amounting to millions of pesos.
In December 1999, an earthquake of 6.5 intensity whose epicenter was a few kilometers from Mabini, shook the houses and other structures of Western Pangasinan and Northern Zambales bringing damages to the century-old Sto. Nino Church and making the town of Mabini in the limelight as the church is one of the oldest landmarks of the town. Luckily, the tremor came three days before the traditional Misa de Gallo or Dawn Mass or else, hundreds of churchgoers perished on that fateful early morning. With enthusiasm and vigor of civil and religious leaders, the Sto. Nino church was repaired and restored.
People of Mabini, Pangasinan, Philippines
- Population of MABINI as of 2020 census: 26454
- Mabini Population (as of 2015 Census) = 24,765
- Mabini Population (as of Aug 1, 2007 Census) = 23,338
- Mabini Registered Voters (2009 COMELEC) = 13,402
Elected Government Officials of Mabini, Pangasinan, 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.
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 Mabini for the term of 2022-2025
- Representative: Arthur "Art" F. Celeste
- Mayor : Colin Aben Reyes
- Vice-Mayor : Darius Padua Bonalos
- Councilor : Roger Viton Romero
- Councilor : Rommel Federico "Rommel" David Boling
- Councilor : Alvin Balin Briana
- Councilor : Fernando "Andong" Conde Fontelera
- Councilor : Jose Lomibao Barao, Jr.
- Councilor : Christian Zeus Dela Cruz Barcelona
- Councilor : Christian Karl "Karl" Bongalon Pamo
- Councilor : Richard Navarro Barrocan
- Elected Government Officials of Mabini for the term of 2019-2022
- Mayor of Mabini: DE GUZMAN, ARIEL (PDPLBN) 7,348
- Vice-Mayor of Mabini: BONALOS, DARIUS (PDPLBN) 7,854
- Councilors of Mabini
- REYES, COLIN (NP) 7,959
- BOLING, ROMMEL FEDERICO (PDPLBN) 6,665
- MALALIS, PASTOR (PDPLBN) 5,946
- BARROCAN, RICHARD (PDPLBN) 5,528
- BARAO, JOSE JR. (PDPLBN) 5,138
- FONTELERA, FERNANDO (IND) 5,103
- BARCELONA, CHRISTIAN ZEUS (NP) 4,958
- SALAS, ROWENA (PDPLBN) 4,949
- Elected Government Officials of Mabini for the term of 2016-2019
- Mayor of Mabini: Alimar Briana
- Vice-Mayor of Mabini: Colin Reyes
- Councilors of Mabini
- Darius Bonalos
- Romeo Boling Jr.
- Alma Luzaran
- Christian Zeus Barcelona
- Renillo Malalis
- Emmanuel Crisolo
- Jeric Estrada
- Danilo Campos Jr.
- Elected Government Officials of Mabini for the term of 2013-2016
- Mayor of Mabini: Carlitos Ruiz Reyes
- Vice-Mayor of Mabini: BRIANA, ALIMAR (NPC) NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION
- Councilors of Mabini
- REYES, COLIN (NPC) NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION 7562 10.84%
- CRISOLO, NIXON (NPC) NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION 6450 9.25%
- LUZARAN, ALMA (NPC) NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION 6360 9.12%
- BARCELONA, ARSENIO (NPC) NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION 6098 8.74%
- BOLING, ROMEO JR. (LP) LIBERAL PARTY 5913 8.48%
- JIMENEZ, ADDIE (NPC) NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION 5835 8.37%
- ESTRADA, JERICK (NPC) NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION 5751 8.25%
- BONALOS, DARIUS (LP) LIBERAL PARTY 4912 7.04%
- Elected Government Officials of Mabini for the term of 2010-2013 - Note: (*)re-elected
- Elected Government Officials of Mabini 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 Mabini, Pangasinan, 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
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- 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 for Sale or lease in Mabini, Pangasinan, Philippines
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Churches, Mosques, or Places of Worship in Mabini, Pangasinan, Philippines
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- 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 Mabini, Pangasinan, 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 Mabini 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
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Economy of Mabini, Pangasinan, Philippines
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Natural Resources of Mabini, Pangasinan, 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 Mabini, Pangasinan, Philippines
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Festivals, Fiestas and Traditions of Mabini, Pangasinan, 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 Mabini, Pangasinan, Philippines
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You can talk about your personal experiences, your advocacies, the environmental conditions of your barangay, municipality, city or province.
The oldest man or woman in Mabini, Pangasinan, Philippines
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DUMAGUETE CITY – The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) sees Siquijor as another province producing high-quality chocolates. Engineer Mario dela Peña, DOST-Siquijor provincial director, told the Philippine News Agency on Thursday that the department is assisting micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in the island province to embark on chocolate making as a new or added source of income. “We just learned that we can find the Creole cacao in Siquijor, whose beans or seeds are of higher quality," dela Peña said. "You cannot just find this anywhere, and somebody who grows this variety has offered to provide seedlings,” he said.
Taal's renewed 'vog' emissions affect health of students, crops
BATANGAS CITY – The Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) has called on school authorities in affected Batangas town to hold online classes to keep students safely at home amid Taal Volcano’s renewed spewing of volcanic smog or “vog”. In an interview on Thursday, Dr. Amor Banuelos-Calayan, PDRRMO head, revealed that her office has just received a report that several high school students from Balete town experienced skin irritation, breathing difficulties, and some even had asthma attacks. Apart from the human health toll, municipal officials in Balete have also reported an estimated PHP1.9-million damage to agriculture as highly acidic vog particles settle on top of crops.
Mabini, Pangasinan, 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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