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 Guam, U.S.A. - Quezon City, Republic of the Philippines
The settlement was selected as the new capital of the Philippines in 1937 and officially as capital from 1948 to 1976.
The settlement was selected as the new capital of the Philippines in 1937 and officially replaced Manila as capital from 1948 to 1976.
He was elected the first president of the newly formed transitional Commonwealth of the Philippines in 1935 and reelected in 1941.
www.alfredoantolin.com /qc.html   (2088 words)

  
 China Historical Maps - Perry-Castañeda Map Collection - UT Library Online
Ports in China, Japan and the Philippines 1860 Part II Plans of Schanghai [Shanghai, China], Iloilo [Philippines], Sual [Port Sual, Philippines], Taiwan [now Tainan, Taiwan], Zamboanga [Philippines], Khiungtscheu [Kiungshan/ch'iung-Shan, China] From Mittheilungen aus Justus Perthes' Geographischer Anstalt uber Wichtige Neue Erforschungen auf dem Gesammtgebiete der Geographie von Dr. A.
A portion of "Originalkarte der Provinz Kwang Tung (Canton) zur Ubersicht der Deutschen Missions-Stationen" from Mittheilungen aus Justus Perthes' Geographischer Anstalt uber Wichtige Neue Erforschungen auf dem Gesammtgebiete der Geographie von Dr. A.
Related Maps of Interest: Historical Maps of Asia and China Maps (Recent)
www.lib.utexas.edu /maps/historical/history_china.html   (1047 words)

  
 Philippines - Travelling to the Philippines - Holidays in the Philippines - www.reiswijs.co.uk
Capital City and largest city in Mindanao: Davao City
From the national dishes such as adobo, lechon and sinigang, to the fiery foods of the Bicol region where coconut milk is a favored ingredient, Filipino food is a concoction of tantalizing textures, flavors, and colors.
Its spectacular landscape is made up of mountainous regions in the north, the flat vistas of the central plain, lakes and volcanoes in the southern peninsula, and a coastline dotted with caves and sandy-beached islands.
www.reiswijs.co.uk /destinations/asia/philippines/philippines.html   (2334 words)

  
 Asbury Theological Seminary
Irwin has also worked as a consultant for Capital City Alliance Church in Manila, at the Summer Institute of Linguistics in the Philippines, and served on the organizing committee of the Asia Graduate School of Theology which serves schools and seminaries throughout the Asian region.
Irwin has taught at Asian Theological Seminary and Alliance Biblical Seminary, both in Manila, and in 1993 was a visiting professor at Seattle Pacific University.
While in the Philippines, she worked at schools and seminaries as a faculty member, registrar and academic dean.
www.ats.wilmore.ky.us /about/staff/bios/irwin_e.shtml   (2334 words)

  
 Quezon, Philippines, Pictures
The settlement is named for Manuel Luis Quezon y Molina, the first president of the Commonwealth of the Philippines, who was instrumental in having the capital moved here; it was returned to Manila in 1976.
The site was selected as the new capital of the Philippines in 1937 and officially replaced Manila as capital from 1948 to 1976.
In Quezon City are the University of the Philippines (1908) and Ateneo de Manila University (1859).
www.greatestcities.com /Asia/Philippines/Quezon_City.html   (2334 words)

  
 Maps Of The Philippines
Batangas Capital: Batangas city Chartered Cities: Batangas City, Lipa City, Tanauan City Municipalities: Agoncillo, Alitagtag, Balayan, Balete, Calaca, Calatagan, Cuenca,...
Leyte Capital: Tacloban City Chartered Cities: Ormoc City, Tacloban City Municipalities: Abuyog, Alanggalang,Albuera, Babatngon,, Barugo, Bato, Baybay, Burauen, Calubian...
Capital: Manila City Chartered Cities: Mandaluyong City, Makati City, Paranaque City, Manila City, Marikina City, Pasig City, Caloocan City, las Pinas City, Malabon City, Mu...
www.camperspoint.com /rubrique.php3?id_rubrique=147   (2334 words)

  
 SurfWax: News, Reviews and Articles On Capital Offense
Plunder is a capital offense in the Philippines.
Ransom kidnapping is a capital offense in the Philippines.
To the Mississippi jury that acquitted the brutal murderers of 14-year-old Emmett Till in 1955, it was a capital offense for a black boy to whistle at a white woman.
www.lawkt.com /files/Capital_Offense.html   (2334 words)

  
 Municipality of BALER
It remains the capital town when Aurora was officially created as an independent province by virtue of Batas Pambansa Blg.
In 1901 under the American Administration the district was in corporated to the Province of Tayabas, later named Quezon Province.
On June 14, 1951 by virtue of R. No. 648 Baler becomes the capital town of sub-province of Aurora.
www.baler-aurora.gov.ph /index.php?cat1=2   (513 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Metro Manila
Tondo is one of the districts of the Philippines capital city of Manila.
The metropolis is officially called the National Capital Region (NCR; Filipino: Pambansang Kabiserang Rehiyon) and is composed of Manila plus 16 neighboring cities and municipalities, including Quezon City, the capital from 1948-1976.
Philippine National Railways (PNR), a state-owned railway company under the Department of Transportation and Communication of the Philippines, was created in its present form in 1984.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Metro-Manila   (513 words)

  
 Manila - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Manila (Filipino: Maynila) is the capital of the Philippines.
Among them are the University of the Philippines in Manila, the De La Salle University and the University of Santo Tomas, consistently among the top-tier universities as recognized by the Commission on Higher Education and the Professional Regulatory Commission.
The City of Manila is the chief seaport of the Philippines.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Manila,_Philippines   (3037 words)

  
 Radio Australia - News - Philippines on alert for possible Easter attacks
Philippine security officials say they have arrested a suspected Muslim militant and recovered at least 11 sacks of explosives in a suburb of the capital, Manila.
An army commander in the Philippines with an improvised bomb and sacks of explosive materials seized from a house in suburban Manila.
Easter is one of the most important annual holidays in the Philippines, a largely Roman Catholic country.
www.abc.net.au /ra/news/stories/s1330469.htm   (3037 words)

  
 Quezon City - Psychology Central
The city was named after Manuel L. Quezon, the former president of the Commonwealth of the Philippines who founded the city and developed it to replace Manila as the country's capital.
Being the former capital, many government offices are located in the city, including the Batasang Pambansa, the seat of the House of Representatives, which is the lower chamber in the Philippine Congress.
Diliman is also home to the main campus of the University of the Philippines.
psychcentral.com /psypsych/Quezon_City   (3408 words)

  
 My Philippines News » Blog Archive » Rescue workers are still searching in the Philippines - Capital News 9
Rescue workers are still searching in the Philippines - Capital News 9
This entry was posted on Saturday, February 18th, 2006 at 6:37 pm and is filed under Philippines News.
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www.myphilippinesnews.com /2006/02/18/rescue_workers_are_still_searching_in_the_philippines_-_capital_news_9   (273 words)

  
 Development Bank of the Philippines
Among the major provisions incorporated in the new DBP Charter were the increase of authorized capital stock from P5 billion to P35 billion, and the creation of the position of President and CEO.
The DBP delivered to the economy substantial benefits in capital formation, employment generation and increased revenues, particularly in the countryside.
DBP's history can be traced back during the Commonwealth when the early infrastructure for development financing was laid by the government.
www.devbankphil.com.ph /Profile/pro_history.php   (273 words)

  
 Philippines - Catholic Church Local History and Ancestors Genealogy Research
The Archdiocese of Ozamis presently encompasses "the civil province of Misamis Occidental and the cities of Ozamiz, Oroquieta (capital of the province) and Tangub".
The Diocese of Laoag encompasses the civil province of Ilocos Norte, located in the northernmost edge of the island of Luzon, and its capital, the city of Laoag.
The Diocese of Virac was formed from the Diocese of Legazpi in the province of Albay, and encompasses the civil province of Catanduanes.
home.att.net /~Local_Catholic/Catholic-Philippines.htm   (273 words)

  
 Mindoro Travel Information - Mindoro, Philippines
Oriental Mindoro is composed of 15 municipalities, with Calapan City as the capital of the province.
In Mindoro Oriental, a number of jeepneys ply the capital from the neighboring towns and to the interior.
Strains of the Mangyan dialect spoken are Arayan, Alagnan, Buhid, Hunuo, and Tadyawan.
mindoro.hotels-resorts-reservation.com /info/about.htm   (273 words)

  
 Political Map of the Philippines
Province Capital : This is the municipality or city which serves as the seat of the provincial government.
The National Capital Region map is at a scale of 1:~631,000 and all municipalities and cities are shown grouped under their respective NCR district.
District : The congressional/legislative districts that the province is divided into or the number of districts for those cities that have congressional representation separate from that of the province.
islandphilippines.com /map.htm   (273 words)

  
 Mindoro Travel Information - Mindoro, Philippines
Oriental Mindoro is composed of 15 municipalities, with Calapan City as the capital of the province.
In Mindoro Oriental, a number of jeepneys ply the capital from the neighboring towns and to the interior.
It is bounded on the north by Verde Island and the Verde Passage, on the east by Maestro de Campo Island and Tablas Strait, on the south by Semirara Island near Pandarodan bay, and on the west by the province of Occidental Mindoro.
mindoro.hotels-resorts-reservation.com /info/about.htm   (273 words)

  
 PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, or THE PHILIPPINES - Online Information article about PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, or THE PHILIPPINES
In 1571 the city of Manila was founded and became the insular capital.
Flora.The rich and varied flora of the Philippines is essentially Malayan, intermixed with Chinese and Australian elements, but with sufficient individuality to constitute a sub-region, there being at least 769 species peculiar to the archipelago.
The neat cattle, which are of Australian and Indian origin, are raised chiefly for beef, their hides and their horns; about nine-tenths of them were destroyed by the rinderpest and the war at the close of the 19th century.
encyclopedia.jrank.org /PER_PIG/PHILIPPINE_ISLANDS_or_THE_PHIL.html   (273 words)

  
 PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, or THE PHILIPPINES - Online Information article about PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, or THE PHILIPPINES
In 1571 the city of Manila was founded and became the insular capital.
The island of Mindanao is traversed north to south by mountain ranges, which rise in their summits to heights exceeding 4000 ft. That along the east coast is longest and least broken, and between it and the next range inland is the level valley of the Agusan river, from 40 to 5o m.
In the lowlands and on the lower mountain slopes the forests are composed chiefly of broad-leaved trees, common among which are the bamboo, the coco and other palms, and the banyan tree; but on the higher mountain slopes pines are most abundant.
encyclopedia.jrank.org /PER_PIG/PHILIPPINE_ISLANDS_or_THE_PHIL.html   (273 words)

  
 Bicol, Region V, Philippines
Northwest from Sorsogon we reach the Province of Albay, area 2,554 sq.km., population 1,108,000 in seventeen towns and one chartered city, Legazpi, also spelled Legaspi, which is the provincial capital and the regional headquarters.
Northwest of Albay on the Bicol Peninsula is the Province of Camarines Sur, population 1,600,000, area 5,445 sq.km., in two cities (Iriga and Naga) and thirty-five towns, of which Pili is the capital.
The Philippine Republic's Region V, Bicol, comprises six provinces: Masbate, Catanduanes, Sorsogon, Albay, Camarines Sur, and Camarines Norte on the southern end of Luzon island.
www.fotw.net /flags/ph-v.html   (273 words)

  
 Economy of the Philippines
In his article "The Philippines at the Crossroads" Paul D. Hutchcraft noted that the early 1990's presented a number of challenges for the then president Fidel Ramos (1).
President Estrada has lead the Philippines into the the Information Age with a push to develoup the infrastructure and human capital necessary to build an electric economy.
Starting a business in the Philippines is fairly easy - the organization only has to set up a branch office in the Philippines or set up a new subsidiary (2).
www.csubak.edu /PacificRim/countryprospectus/economy.htm   (908 words)

  
 Travel Destination: KALINGA APAYAO
For those of you who were born with considerably weaker posteriors, a one-hour flight from Manila to Tuguegarao, the capital of Cagayan Province, is a viable alternative.
A day before this brief exchange took place, my friends and I had arrived in Tabuk, the capital of the northern Philippine province of Kalinga.
From the smog-choked confines of Manila, it is a nine- to ten-hour drive which takes you through the provinces of Bulacan, Nueva Ecija, Nueva Vizcaya, Isabela and finally Kalinga.
www.stopovermedia.com /featured_articles/kalinga.html   (908 words)

  
 Rural Bankers Association of the Philippines -
However, the outstanding credit accommodations which a rural bank may extend to each of its stockholders owning two percent (2%) or more of the subscribed capital stock, its directors, or officers shall be limited to an amount equivalent to the respective outstanding deposits and book value of the paid-in capital contributions in the bank.
All rural banks in operation as of the date of approval of this Act shall be exempt from the payment of all taxes, fees and charges of whatsoever nature and description, except the corporate income tax and local taxes, fees and charges, for a period of five (5) years from the approval of this Act.
All rural banks created and organized under the provisions of this Act shall be exempt from the payment of all taxes, fees and charges of whatever nature and description, except the corporate income tax and local taxes, fees and charges, for a period of five (5) years from the date of commencement of operations.
www.rbap.org /article/archive/www1.rbap.org/840   (908 words)

  
 WOW Philippines :: Explore Philippines :: History
The northern portion was named Surigao province, with Surigao town as the capital, and the southern part as Nueva Vergara with Caraga town as its capital.
About 300 years ago, Davao Oriental was merely a part of Caraga province, forming part of the Encomienda de Bislig with the Encomienda de Seargao, Butuan, and Tandag.
The province became historically important in 1846, when a distinguished Attorney-at-Law, Don Jose Uyanguren, upon the order of Gov. Narciso Claveria, organized settlements with considerable inhabitants south of Encomienda de Bislig.
www.tourism.gov.ph /explore_phil/place_details.asp?content=history&province=59   (908 words)

  
 TRT6 abstracts / 27-29 October, 2000
Department of Philosophy, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City 1101, Philippines
A survey of the relative value preferences of Medical students like their urge to earn, do research, have good amiable working conditions,a challenging job, preference to teach, was done with the help of a modified questionnaire constructed by our national experts in behavioural sciences.
Our survey of about 200 scientists of different disciplines in science consisted of administering a questionnaire containing questions which first checks the awareness, understanding of certain developments in medical biotechnology and new biology and then checks their attitudes towards them for introduction and use in Indian context from bioethical standpoint.
www2.unescobkk.org /eubios/trt6abs.htm   (14610 words)

  
 Gheos.com - Travel Information for Philippines
Younger audiences might learn simpeler things, for example that the capital of Philippines is Manila.
Apart from the capital of Manila, information on numerous other cities and places of interest in Philippines is available, including:
Travelers can look which visas they need, what means of transportation are available and other important information they should know when traveling to Philippines.
www.gheos.com /destinations/philippines.htm   (287 words)

  
 Manila Encyclopedia, Definition, History, Biography @ ALIENARTIFACTS.COM
Manila (Filipino: Maynila) is the capital city of the Philippines.
In 1595, Manila was proclaimed as the capital of the Philippine Islands.
Among them are De La Salle University and the University of Santo Tomas, both consistently among the top-tier universities as recognized by the Commission on Higher Education and the Professional Regulatory Commission.
www.alienartifacts.com /encyclopedia/Manila   (2468 words)

  
 Philippines - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Republic of the Philippines (Filipino: Republika ng Pilipinas), or the Philippines (Filipino: Pilipinas), is a country in Southeast Asia with Manila as its capital.
The government of the Philippines is organized as a presidential-unitary republic, where the President functions as head of state, the head of government, and the commander-in-chief of the armed forces.
Approximately 5% of Filipinos are Muslim and Islam has been present in the Philippines longer than Christianity.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Philippines   (4331 words)

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