Parañaque City, Philippines
Barangays of Parañaque City, in the 4th District of Metro Manila Area,Philippines
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Parañaque City is one of the 17 cities within Metro Manila
Parañaque City within the NCR Region
NCR within Luzon
The Philippine government must STOP FINANCING Islam.
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Parañaque City, Philippines
- 1 Location and Geography of Parañaque City, Philippines
- 2 History of Parañaque City, Philippines
- 3 People of Parañaque City, Philippines
- 4 Elected Government Officials of Parañaque City, Philippines
- 5 Businesses in Parañaque City, Philippines
- 6 Real Estate or Properties for Sale or lease in Parañaque City, Philippines
- 7 Churches, Mosques, or Places of Worship in Parañaque City, Philippines
- 8 Schools in Parañaque City, Philippines
- 9 Economy of Parañaque City, Philippines
- 10 Natural Resources of Parañaque City, Philippines
- 11 Tourists Attractions of Parañaque City, Philippines
- 12 Festivals, Fiestas and Traditions of Parañaque City, Philippines
- 13 Featured News of The Philippines
- 14 Parañaque City News
- 15 Your Story about Parañaque City, Philippines
- 16 The oldest man or woman in Parañaque City, Philippines
- 17 Parañaque City, Philippines supports Philippine Cycling
- 18 Parañaque City, Philippines Photo Gallery
- 19 Disclaimer
Location and Geography of Parañaque City, Philippines
- 14.4667° N, 121.0167° E - Parañaque, Coordinates
Parañaque City is located in the 4th district of Metro Manila
History of Parañaque City, Philippines
In 1572, Parañaque was said to be bounded by Ermita on the north and Cavite on the south. When the Spaniards came, Parañaque was already subdivided. It was so large that communication with the government was so hard. Their means of communication was so crude. People from other places settle here. Somehow they put up their own government based on kinship and proclaimed their independence.
Part of Parañaque was Cavite. Cavite was a “kakabit” or annex of the town. That is why it was called “Cabite” and later corruption of the word made it Cavite. Bacoor was used to be called bakod (wall) because of the wall that separated the town from the mother town. Zapote became independent because the people of the place cheated the people of Parañaque. Sapoti means to cheat. Las Piñas came from the word “pilas” meaning to tear-off, for they tore-off their land from Parañaque. >>Continue Reading>>>]
People of Parañaque City, Philippines
- Total Population of Parañaque City as of 2010 per Census: 588,126
- Registered voters as of 2010 per COMELEC: 308,460
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".
|Elected Government Officials of Parañaque City for the term of 2016-2019|
|Councilors of Parañaque City|
- Elected Government Officials of Parañaque City for the term of 2013-2016
- Mayor of Parañaque City: Edwin De Leon Olivarez - LIBERAL PARTY
- Vice-Mayor of Parañaque City: Jose Enrico Toledo Golez- UNITED NATIONALIST ALLIANCE
- Councilors in the 1st District:
- WEBB, JASON (UNA) UNITED NATIONALIST ALLIANCE 50853 9.40%
- NAVA, ROSELLE (UNA) UNITED NATIONALIST ALLIANCE 48575 8.98%
- GABRIEL, RAQUEL (UNA) UNITED NATIONALIST ALLIANCE 45710 8.45%
- VILLAFUERTE, JOAN (LP) LIBERAL PARTY 41595 7.69%
- LACSAMANA, ALMA MORENO (LP) LIBERAL PARTY 41406 7.66%
- INCIONG, BOK (UNA) UNITED NATIONALIST ALLIANCE 39731 7.35%
- BAES, ERIC (UNA) UNITED NATIONALIST ALLIANCE 39666 7.33%
- ALLANIGUE, RUFING (LP) LIBERAL PARTY 34981 6.47%
- Councilors in the 2nd District:
- SOTTO, WAHOO (UNA) UNITED NATIONALIST ALLIANCE 51274 7.56%
- YLLANA, RYAN (PMP) PWERSA NG MASANG PILIPINO 51223 7.55%
- FAVIS, BINKY (UNA) UNITED NATIONALIST ALLIANCE 49747 7.33%
- AMURAO, BENG (LP) LIBERAL PARTY 46103 6.79%
- ESPLANA, JUVAN (UNA) UNITED NATIONALIST ALLIANCE 45373 6.69%
- ANTIPUESTO, MILES (UNA) UNITED NATIONALIST ALLIANCE 45212 6.66%
- BUSTAMANTE, JACKIE (UNA) UNITED NATIONALIST ALLIANCE 41759 6.15%
- DE ASIS, TESS (LP) LIBERAL PARTY 39855 5.87%
- House of Representative in the 1st District: Eric De Leon Olivarez - LIBERAL PARTY
- House of Representative in the 2nd District: Gustavo Suarez Tambunting - UNITED NATIONALIST ALLIANCE
- Elected Government Officials of Parañaque City for the term of 2010-2013
- Mayor of Parañaque City: Florencio Mayuga Bernabe Jr.
- Vice-Mayor of Parañaque City: Gustavo Suarez Tambunting
- Councilors in the 1st District
- Councilors in the 2nd District
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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 ignorant 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 council and congress 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 .
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 and finance the religion of Islam. It violates the constitution's "separation of church and state".
Businesses in Parañaque City, 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: Twins Fried Chicken Restaurant 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
- If you have real estate property, whether its commercial, residential, farm land, or just empty or vacant lots in Parañaque City, you can list that property for free. Click to VIEW, EDIT, or ADD Realty Listings.
- You can list your House and lot or farm land for sale or lease for free here.
- If you are a real estate developer, you can list your subdivision, condominiums, high rises, apartment complexes, shopping strips or malls, and open market developments for Free.
Churches, Mosques, or Places of Worship in Parañaque City, 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 (email@example.com) or via.
- FILIPINOS WAKE UP! THE TAXES YOU PAID ARE USED BY THE GOVERNMENT TO EXCLUSIVELY FINANCE THE RELIGION OF ISLAM.
Schools in Parañaque City, Philippines
- Take a picture of your school building(s) and send your pictures via email to (firstname.lastname@example.org) or message me via . I will then post the pictures in this page.
School year 2017-2018 starts Monday, June 5, 2017 and ends Friday, April 6, 2018, for public elementary and secondary schools. The School Year shall consist of 204 school days inclusive of the five-day In-Service Training and the four days for the Parent-Teacher Conferences (PTC) conducted every quarter. However, learners are expected to be in school for a total of 195 class days.
- List of schools: >>> click
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.
The name of your school in Parañaque City can be listed here. You can list it like this:
- Name of School. Private or Public. It can be an elementary school, high school, college.
- Address of your school
- Telephone Number
- Principal of the school
You can also create a webpage for your school. We can help you.
Economy of Parañaque City, Philippines
- If you have an article that talks about the improvement of the economy of Parañaque City you can post that article here. If you come across any news items that talk about the economy of Parañaque 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 Parañaque 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 Parañaque City" page.
Natural Resources of Parañaque City, Philippines
- Protect the environment
It is sad but true that as of the year 2012 the rivers of the Philippines continue to be the #1 Sewer Systems of the Philippines.
Protect & Save the Rivers. Do not let your sewer drain into the river. Your community can be the first to initiate this project.
Build your riverbank protection with a built-in gutter system. Reforest within Ten Years - Guaranteed!
Let us plant more trees in every barangay in the entire Philippines. It does not make any difference if the barangay is urban, partially urban or rural; we need more trees. Trees will prevent erosion, provide oxygen, prevent green house effect, and even a place of business for the shade tree mechanic.
The Philippines is a tropical country and practically anything will grow. The DENR has the planting trees project that goes on every year. Lots of picture taking for the media. Planting trees one by one is the "human" way of doing it. This individual planting of trees is good if done to "line" the roads and highways with trees or along fences or property divisions, or if you have a plantation.
To reforest the nation of the Philippines we have to plant trees the "mother nature" way. Sow the seeds during the rainy season. Go deep into "bald" forests and plant trees by sowing seeds. If there's not enough volunteers to do this, use the military helicopters to fly over the designated areas and sow the seeds.
Guaranteed within a few years, The Philippines will be lush again. >>Read More
We are using our rivers as our sewer system. If you ask a Filipino, "Are the Filipinos a clean people?" The answer is an automatic, "Yes!". However, the Filipinos are suffering from the same disease or attitude as most people do, and that is the "NIMBY" disease or "NIMBY" attitude. (NIMBY) Not In My Back Yard. So it is OK to dump my garbage and sewer there. Not mine! Someone else will take care of it.
This attitude is killing our rivers. Your great-grandparents, grandparents or parents were once proud to tell the stories of how they enjoyed swimming in the river behind your house or nearby. However, you can't say the same or tell the same stories to your kids or grand kids. Why? Because your generation is killing the river.
- Secretary Ramon J. P. Paje
- Department of Environment and Natural Resources
- Visayas Avenue, Diliman, 1100 Quezon City, Philippines
We have so much water in the Philippines and yet very little to drink.
Instead of relying too much on Diesel fuel and Coal to generate the majority of Philippine's Electrical energy Supply, we can concentrate more on renewable and sustainable source of energy such as: Hydro Power, Solar Power, and Wind Power and thermal energy conversion. We have too many black outs.
Tourists Attractions of Parañaque City, Philippines
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- Post the Parañaque City landmarks here.
Festivals, Fiestas and Traditions of Parañaque City, 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.
Featured News of The Philippines
- Apparel sector gains from trade war
- Monday, August 13, 2018
- Apparel exporters are hoping for a 10 to 20 percent increase in exports this year brought about by the shift of orders from China to the Philippines from American buyers.
- Maritess Agoncillo, executive director of the Confederation of Wearables Exporters of the Philippines (CONWEP) told reporters the imposition of high tariffs on products coming from China by the US has prompted the transfer of sourcing of garments and bags from their factories in China to factories from the Philippines ........... Full Story»
- Foreign investments still coming
- Sunday, August 12, 2018
- Foreign direct investments (FDI) continued to surge into the country for the January-May 2018 period, with registered net inflows hitting $4.8 billion, or a growth of 49 percent from the comparable period in 2017, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said.
- In a statement, the central bank said investment inflows were boosted by continued favorable investor sentiment on the back of the country’s solid macroeconomic fundamentals and growth prospects ........... Full Story»
- Festivals in the month of November in the philippines
Adivay: November : La Trinidad, Benquet ★ Banaag Festival: November 1 : Anilao, Iloilo ★ P'yagsawitan Festival: November 3rd week: Maragusan Compostela Valley ★ Binabayani Festival: November Last week: Olongapo, Zamboales ★ Tan-OK ni Ilocano Festival: November third week: Ilocos Norte ★ Crown Festival: November 3rd week: Taytay, Rizal ★ Tumba (Candle) Festival: November 2: San Luis, Batangas ★ Pinta Flores Festival: November 3 to 5: San Carlos City, Negros Occidental ★ San Carlos City Fiesta: November 4: San Carlos City, Negros Occidental ★ Angono Arts Festival: November 5 to 25: Angono, Rizal ★
- BOSS Ironman big boost to Minda tourism program
- Monday, August 13, 2018 12:00 am
- MANILA, Philippines — The BOSS Ironman Motorcycle Challenge held its first ever endurance run event in Mindanao recently, highlighting the region’s natural treasures and boosting the region’s tourism program.
- Officials from various local government units in Mindanao, led by House Deputy Speaker Ferdinand Hernandez, lauded event organizer the BMW Owners Society of Safe Riders (BOSS) for bringing to the region the Ironman Motorcycle Challenge, which gave the locals a chance to showcase their tourist destinations ............................... Full Story»
Van of slain witness vs car theft gang found in Parañaque
- Source: http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/189773/van-of-slain-witness-vs-car-theft-gang-found-in-paranaque
- By: Ruel Perez
- Tuesday, May 08, 2012
A van allegedly used by a slain key witness who testified against a car theft gang has been recovered in Parañaque City, Radyo Inquirer 990AM said.
The report said a team from the Scene of the Crime Operatives are now verifying if the Grandia van was indeed used by Alfred Mendiola before he and two others were killed early Sunday, their bodies found bound along Salawag, Dasmariñas,Cavite around 6:30 a.m.
Mendiola was a witness against the Dominguez brothers gang.
Your Story about Parañaque City, Philippines
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The oldest man or woman in Parañaque City, Philippines
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Parañaque City, Philippines supports Philippine Cycling
Philippine Cycling is about cycling in the Philippnes. Philippine Cycling helps promote bike races, cycling clubs, bicycle tours, and the development of bicycle trails. Activities are coordinated with bike shops and cycling clubs throughout the Philippines to promote the fun of riding bikes. Philippine Cycling will be coordinating events with tour of Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao. Road biking and mountain bikings will be promoted by Philippine Cycling.
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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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