Manito, Albay, Philippines
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List of Municipalities in the Albay Province within Region V(Bicol) in the Republic of The Philippines
Bacacay | Camalig | Daraga (Locsin) | Guinobatan | Jovellar | Libon | Malilipot | Malinao | Manito | Oas | Pio Duran | Polangui | Rapu-Rapu | Santo Domingo (Libog) | Tiwi
Cities in the province of Albay: Legazpi City (Capital) | City Of Ligao | City Of Tabaco
Seal of the Municipality of Manito, Albay
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Location of Albay within the Philippines
Municipality Hall of Manito, Albay
- Manito has a total of 15 barangays
- Registered Voters of Manito as of (2010) = 11,899
- Manito is in the "2nd" Voting District of Albay.
- Population of Manito (as of Aug 1, 2007) = 21,652
- Land Area of Manito (as of 2007, in hectares) = 10,740
- Manito is a 4th class Municipality and Partially Urban.
- Manito is in the Albay province and within Region V - in the southern tip of the island of luzon also called the Bicol Region.
- 1 Geography of Manito, Albay, Philippines
- 2 Location of Manito, Albay, Philippines
- 3 History of Manito, Albay, Philippines
- 4 People of Manito, Albay, Philippines
- 5 Elected Government Officials of Manito, Albay, Philippines
- 6 Businesses in Manito, Albay, Philippines
- 7 Manito, Albay, Philippines supports Philippine Cycling
- 8 Real Estate or Properties for Sale or lease in Manito, Albay, Philippines
- 9 Churches, Mosques, or Places of Worship in Manito, Albay, Philippines
- 10 Schools in Manito, Albay, Philippines
- 11 Sports and Recreation in Manito, Albay, Philippines
- 12 Arts and Culture in Manito, Albay, Philippines
- 13 Economy of Manito, Albay, Philippines
- 14 Natural Resources of Manito, Albay, Philippines
- 15 Tourists Attractions of Manito, Albay, Philippines
- 16 Landmarks: Monuments or Historic buildings in Manito, Albay, Philippines
- 17 Festivals, Fiestas and Traditions of Manito, Albay, Philippines
- 18 Your Story/News about Manito, Albay, Philippines
- 19 The oldest man or woman in Manito, Albay, Philippines
- 20 Families of Manito, Albay, Philippines
- 21 Manito, Albay Photo Gallery
- 22 Why Z-Wiki Manito, Albay, Philippines?
- 23 Disclaimer
Geography of Manito, Albay, Philippines
Geography of Manito
Location of Manito, Albay, Philippines
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History of Manito, Albay, Philippines
MANITO BRIEF HISTORY
MANITO is located on the eastern part of Albay, elevated as plateau facing Legazpi City: on the west of the Albav Gulf and surrounded by mountains on the east and south.
The poblacion Is just a stone's throw away from the seashore. It is hounded between two rivers, the Camanitohan and buvo divers that serve as Irrigation for small ricefield and sources of the residents.
Contrary to the people of this small town believe, the first settlers in the area came from Bacon, Cagraray Island or Casiguran which are geographically situated near Manito In prehistoric time, the Bicolanos from the above mentioned places had shown evidence of civilization. Recently artifacts unearthed from this place both by Filipino and foreign anthropologist show that Bicol Is Indeed Inhabited first by Bicolanos, not traders from foreign lands.
In 1840, a few settlers the Visayas can and settled in the place near the coast of Manito, because of fear from Moro marauders. They officially established the place and named It Manito, because it was abounding In clinging vine called "nito” Which belongs to rattan family and is used as raw material for making baskets. When nito vines are artistically made into baskets, the finished products are very beautiful because of the natural dark brown color similar to the color of coffee. The prefix "Ma” means plenty Manito means "plenty of nito".
Later, natives form the neighboring towns of Albay, Bacon, and Rapu-rapu who a fled from the Moro raiders found a safer place near the seashore and near the thick west Of Manito. In the post this town was surrounded by thick forest that gave natural fiction — o haven of safety and comport — to the Visayan settlers. Although they were braved and courageous they lacked arms and ammunitions to fight the Moros.
In the early years at settlement the center of this place that soon became the poblacion had only a fear scattered houses surrounded' to pour in, the forests were awed. The cleared areas were planted with abaca and other crops. Due to the abundance of food and money which the people earned through the sale of their forest and agricultural products Manito became a progressive settlement. But today it is left Mind by neighboring towns. This is probable due to its poor natural location and lack of industry. Forests are mostly denuded due to concession granting permission In the awn of trees in 1980s, while replanting of trees was neglected. Perhaps if nito vines had been planted together with other forest trees, the income atone fir this industry might be one of the major source of the residents these days.
The patron saint of this town is St. Rafael the Archangel whose feast day is celebrated every 24 dap of October.
In 1882 the municipality of Manito emerged in the limelight by virtue of PD k.20364 establishing Manito as reservation area for Geothermal Exploration and development On June 1904, the BACMAN geothermal Project has started its full operation and on October 80,1998, His Excellency President Joseph Estrada Inaugurated the additional 1.5 megawatt power/multi-crop drying plant located at Pawa, Manito in support of his food security program.
People of Manito, Albay, Philippines
- Total Population of Manito as 2015 census: 24,707
- Total Population of Manito as 2010 census: 22,819
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. Republic Act 7160 chapter 4.
- Elected officials of Manito for the term of 2016-2019
- Mayor of Manito: Joshua Mari Daep
- Vice-Mayor of Manito: Carlito Belludo
- Councilor of Manito:
- Jerry Arizapa
- Arly Guiriba
- Randy Madrid
- Nad Supat
- Rene Espedido
- Loida Joy Benitez
- Rogelio Aringo
- Malou Dagsil
- Elected officials of Manito for the term of 2013-2016
- Mayor of Manito: Caesar "TOY" Sabater Daep (NP)
- Vice-Mayor of Manito: Jerry "JER" Dasalla Arizapa (NP)
- Councilor of Manito:
- Arly "ARLY" Cansilao Guiriba (NP)
- Carlito "LITO" Jadie Belludo (NP)
- Loida "JOY" Joy Osida Benitez (PDP)
- Marjun "JUN" Daria Dagsil (IND)
- Rene "NONG" Aycardo Espedido (LP)
- Rogelio "ELYO" Agripa Aringo (NP)
- Tomas Jr. "TOM" Uno Ardales (NP)
- Gregorio "GREG" Abellano Bayna (PDP)
- Elected officials of Manito for the term of 2010-2013
- Mayor of Manito: Caesar Sabater Daep
- Vice-Mayor of Manito: Jerry Dasalla Arizapa
- Councilors of Manito:
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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.
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.
- 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 does not exist anymore. Budgetary planning has been .
- 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. After the election they forget 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".
Businesses in Manito, Albay, Philippines
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.
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Manito, Albay, Philippines supports Philippine Cycling
Philippine Cycling is about cycling in the Philippnes. Philippine Cycling helps promote bike races, cycling clubs, bicycle tours, and the development of bicycle trails. Activities are coordinated with bike shops and cycling clubs throughout the Philippines to promote the fun of riding bikes. Philippine Cycling will be coordinating events with tour of Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao. Road biking and mountain bikings will be promoted by Philippine Cycling.
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- 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>>>
Real Estate or Properties for Sale or lease in Manito, Albay, Philippines
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Churches, Mosques, or Places of Worship in Manito, Albay, 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 Manito, Albay, Philippines
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School year 2018-2019 starts Monday, Monday, June 4, 2018 and ends on Friday, April 5, 2019, for public elementary and secondary schools. The School Year shall consist of 208 school days inclusive of the five-day In-Service Training and the three days for the Parent-Teacher Conferences (PTC) conducted within the school year. However, learners are expected to be in school for a total of 200 class days.
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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 proficient in ENGLISH.
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Sports and Recreation in Manito, Albay, Philippines
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Arts and Culture in Manito, Albay, Philippines
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Economy of Manito, Albay, Philippines
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Natural Resources of Manito, Albay, Philippines
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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.
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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 Manito, Albay, Philippines
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Landmarks: Monuments or Historic buildings in Manito, Albay, Philippines
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Festivals, Fiestas and Traditions of Manito, Albay, 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.
- Fiesta date of Manito is celebrated every 24th day of October.
- The patron saint of this town is St. Rafael the Archangel.
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Your Story/News about Manito, Albay, Philippines
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- In 1982, the municipality of Manito came into the limelight when then President Marcos issued P.D. 2036-A establishing a large part in Manito (a portion of Bacon Sorsogon) as reservation area for a Geothermal Project (subject to private rights, of course)
Almost 1/4 of the area comprising almost five Barangays (boroughs) covering 6.5 kilometers across is owned by the late Cesario Fabricante (a prominent Bicolano lawyer) and Maria Garchitorena (a daughter of the first governor of Camarines Sur & colleague of Gen. Aguinaldo - Don Andreson) and passed it on intact to their heirs Sr. Blesila (a nun, Daughters of Charity), Cesar Augusto and Tiberio Cesar. It is a beautiful pristine place free of pollution from locomotives. It is the home of the Philippine National Oil Corporation and the National Power Corp of the Philippines where the former operates its steam fields and the later its power plant generation.
The area was depopulated by then president Marcos to prevent it from becoming a breeding ground of the local branch of the NPA. Its history goes back to prehistoric times when it showed evidence of civilization and artifacts uncovered showed it inhabited by Bicolanos. Settlers from visayas came in in 1840 fleeing from Moro marauders. The rattan family called locally as "Nito" is used as raw material for making baskets and furniture, thus the name Manito. "The prefix "Ma" means plenty and "nito" make for "Manito" which means plenty of nito.
In the early years the poblacion only had a few scattered homes surrounded by forest. The more than 5 square kilometers owned by the Fabricante Estate is the only one preserved from the ravages of deforestation and abuse. When PNOC built the roads crossing the estate, it had preserved the environmental integrity of the land where few automobiles other than those authorized gain access to its facility which includes a large administrative building near its pipelines and steam plants. From user: IP-Address:22.214.171.124 on 00:26, 12 December 2009
The oldest man or woman in Manito, Albay, Philippines
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Families of Manito, Albay, Philippines
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