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 Cities of the Philippines - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
They do not enjoy much autonomy and representation in the Congress as chartered cities.
As of December 2004, there are 117 cities in the Philippines.
The League of Cities of the Philippines (LCP) is a non-profit organization and is not a government agency.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cities_of_the_Philippines   (818 words)

  
 Pasay City - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Other national government office could be found in pasay: Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA); Senate of the Philippies; Philippines National Bank building; Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA).
Pasay City was one of the original four cities of Metro Manila.
It is adjacent to the City of Manila and is bounded to the south Parañaque, to the northeast by Makati and Taguig and to the west in Manila Bay.
www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/Pasay_City   (898 words)

  
 Philippines Encyclopedia Article @ LocalColorArt.com
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.
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 use of Spanish in the Philippines has declined since American rule but the Spanish language has historical and cultural significance in the Philippines, a legacy of centuries of Spanish colonization.
www.localcolorart.com /encyclopedia/Philippines   (5013 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.
The main campuses of leading Philippine universities such as the Ateneo de Manila University and the University of the Philippines is also located here.
psychcentral.com /psypsych/Quezon_City   (3408 words)

  
 Philippines
The Philippines is not a party to the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction.
American citizens are urged to remain aware of their visa status while in the Philippines and to follow immigration laws and regulations strictly.
Americans are urged to defer non-emergency travel to central, southern, and western Mindanao, and the islands of Basilan, Tawi-Tawi, and Jolo, located in the Sulu archipelago in the southwest of the Philippines, due to military operations against kidnappings and other criminal activity.
travel.state.gov /travel/cis_pa_tw/cis/cis_999.html   (3421 words)

  
 Asian Institute of Management
FIVE METRO cities, five mid-sized cities, and 10 small cities have been cited as the Philippines’ most competitive, based on results of the Philippine Cities Competitiveness Ranking Project (PCCRP) 2005.
CCP was established in 1997 with the end goal of helping Philippine urban centers cultivate competitive industries, promote healthy communities, and maximize the competitiveness potential of Philippine cities.
Sixty-five cities were surveyed in PCCRP 2005, the fourth edition of the project.
www.aim.edu.ph /home/announcementc.asp?id=721   (997 words)

  
 Philippines
Only six cities in the Philippines have sewerage systems, leading to a high incidence of water-borne diseases.
The Philippines generates nearly 2.5 million tons of hazardous waste each year, and while a regulatory framework for managing this waste exists, government officials lack the capacity to effectively implement and enforce the regulations.
In association with the implementation of this plan, nine city councilors and environmental officials recently toured the Bais City landfill to learn about a liner made of local clay that they could adapt for their cities.
www.usaep.org /accomplishments/philippines.htm   (2555 words)

  
 About the Philippines
The total area of the Philippines is 299,404 square kilometers.
There are over 30 volcanoes in the Philippines, 10 of which are classified as being active.
The islands of the Philippines can be conveniently divided into three groups.
www.islandsweb.net /places   (284 words)

  
 Philippines
University of the Philippines - Philippines, University of the, main campus at Quezon City, the Philippines; English language;...
The Philippines were ceded to the U.S. in 1899 by the Treaty of Paris after the Spanish-American War.
The Jones Law (1916) provided for the establishment of a Philippine legislature composed of an elective Senate and House of Representatives.
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0107887.html   (1576 words)

  
 Sun.Star Network Online - 78 governors to stop Cebu split?
Since newly created provinces will also push to have their own capital cities, the same effect is seen on the income of all cities over the Philippines.
Garcia also vowed to bring the issue before the League of Provinces of the Philippines, as well as the League of Cities of the Philippines.
Should the proposals sail through the House of Representatives, those who want to keep Cebu the way it is will have to rely on Senator Serge Osmeña III, a congressional veteran said.
www.sunstar.com.ph /static/net/2005/02/21/78.governors.to.stop.cebu.split..html   (451 words)

  
 Cities Philippines Asia Regional
the Pacific (UAandP), cites Cagayan de Oro as the best positioned for future growth and investments among 23 leading urban regional cities of the Philippines.
After supplying the northern cities of Ilam Province with gas, the refinery...
Tiger Airways currently serves 13 cities in seven countries - Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, Macau SAR, the Philippines, Australia and Indonesia.
www.iaswww.com /ODP/Regional/Asia/Philippines/Cities   (334 words)

  
 Japanese Occupation Radio - The Philippines
The United States assumed sovereignty over the Philippines in 1898 with the intent of ultimately granting independence to this populous Asian-Pacific nation.
The Philippine Islands with their more than 80 million people were at one time part of the vast Spanish Empire.
Army troops nearly 60,000 strong landed on Luzon Island, and the Philippine Islands were then occupied and administered as part of the Japanese empire.
radiodx.com /spdxr/Jap_Philippines.htm   (787 words)

  
 The Philippines
The beautiful country of the Philippines comprises of over 7000 islands, however most of the developed tourism destinations are located on 4 or 5 of them.
The Philippines has it all, beautiful beaches, a great night life with excellent bars and restaurants, and offers visitors some amazing hotels to choose from.
The Philippines will be one destination you will want to return to time and time again.
www.asiatraveltips.com /Philippines.shtml   (224 words)

  
 PEMSEA.ORG
It evolved from the League of City Mayors of the Philippines until it was institutionalized as the League of Cities of the Philippines under the Local Government Code of 1991.
The League of Cities of the Philippines (LCP) is an organization of 117 cities.
The LOICZ Project focuses on the area of the earth's surface where land, ocean and atmosphere meet and interact, the Coastal Zone.
www.pemsea.org /c2c/rellinks/links_orgs_kl.htm   (136 words)

  
 League of Cities of the Philippines
The League of Cities of the Philippines expresses its deepest sympathy to the bereaved family and constituents of Mayor Luis R. Biel II of Isabela City, Basilan for his untimely demise on March 3, 2006.
THE LEAGUE of Cities of the Philippines (LCP) has reiterated its support to the administration of President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo amidst the mounting tension caused by alleged destabilization efforts from disgruntled military officials.
ANGELES CITY – Mayor Carmelo “Tarzan” Lazatin welcomed with much appreciation the appointment of Lawyer Edgardo Pamintuan as new chairman of Subic-Clark Area Development Council (SCAD) saying that the latter is the man who is fit for the job.
www.lcp.org.ph   (565 words)

  
 International Relations Article Archive
The occasion marked the second visit between Ford, Philippine elected officials, and staff members of the League of Cities of the Philippines...
Florida League of Cities President Clay Ford and League International Relations Committee Chairman J.J. Beyrouti met with four mayors from the Philippines on May 23 - 24, 2005, during a League-hosted event in Orlando.
Exchange Continues Between Florida League of Cities and League of Cities of the Philippines
www.flcities.com /membership/international/articles.asp   (253 words)

  
 Marikina, Pasig, and Davao 'top business attractions' - INQ7.net
BAGUIO CITY, Benguet, Philippines -- Businessmen have chosen Marikina, Pasig and Davao as the most competitive metropolitan cities in the Philippines, according to a report by the Asian Institute of Management (AIM) Policy Center.
Cities with little provision for adapting to change appeared to have suffered the most from the evolving trade environment, said Carmelita Usman, Benguet provincial director of the Department of Trade and Industry.
Danilo Sebastian Reyes, country manager of ClientLogic Philippines, said his firm believed in the highly skilled work force of Baguio City and was not dismayed with its telecommunications infrastructure, contrary to a Department of Trade and Industry official’s statements.
beta.inq7.net /nation/index.php?index=1&story_id=1691   (999 words)

  
 Open Directory - Regional:Asia:Philippines
There are three classes of cities in the Philippines: the highly urbanized, the independent component cities which are independent of the province, and the component cities which are part of the provinces where they are located and subject to their administrative supervision.
This category contains links for the official cities of the Philippines.
The Philippines defines three distinct types of local government units: Cities, Municipalities, and Barangays.
dmoz.org /Regional/Asia/Philippines/desc.html   (848 words)

  
 Cities (Philippines)
The Angeles City, Philippines nightlife area of Balibago is world famous for its bars and nightclubs.
Lucena City english- Welcome to the Coco-Palm City of Southern Tagalog..
The city stands at the crossroad of trade and transportation within Quezon Province, being its administrative center
www.tuttinsieme.it /tutti/tut/as/philippines/cities.htm   (108 words)

  
 Living and Working in the Philippines
This visa is available to a seaman serving in a vessel arriving at a port of the Philippines and seeking to enter temporarily and solely in pursuit of his calling as a seaman.
Limited services are also available from numerous BI sub-ports in these cities throughout the Philippines.
For foreigners entering the Philippines solely to carry on trade or commerce between the Philippines and the United States of America pursuant to an existing treaty of commerce and navigation.
usembassy.state.gov /posts/rp1/wwwha006.html   (2814 words)

  
 Philippines: Governmental resources
League of Cities of the Philippines - "has represented the communal efforts of city mayoralties throughout the country in their efforts to share and promote best practices in the fields of public adminstration and governance, as well as critical urban issues, such as environmental management and public works administration"
Organically, its mandate is rooted in the Local Government Code of 1991, which provides for the formation of Leagues in all levels of the local bureaucratic hierarchy - from the provinces, cities, municipalities, and the barangays.
League of Provinces of the Philippines - " an organization of 78 provincial subdivisions comprising the Philippine Republic.
www.ldb.org /phili2.htm   (873 words)

  
 Women on the March in the Philippines : QC IMC
Women in key cities in the Philippines held simultaneous marches on 27 April 2005 for the launching of the Welga ng Kababaihan laban sa Kahirapan at Globalisasyon (Women’s March Against Poverty and Globalization).
Later in the day, a forum was held at the University of the Philippines to further unite on the framework of the campaign, and listened to testimonies of women from different sectors who shared their personal experiences of how poverty and globalization affected their lives.
2005 marks a special year for the women’s groups in the Philippines: it is the Centennial Year of the Philippines Women’s Movement.
qc.indymedia.org /news/2005/05/3285.php   (1024 words)

  
 Sun.Star Iloilo Online
Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas, joined by Councilor Jed Patrick Mabilog, right, gets a warm welcome from City Hall employees during his arrival Thursday after he is elected national president of the League of Cities of the Philippines.
THE LEAGUE of Cities of the Philippines (LCP) is opposing the reduction of the local government units' Internal Revenue Allotment (IRA) share.
Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas said the budget cut will drastically affect the operations of cities, including Iloilo City, which stands to lose P42 million.
www.sunstar.com.ph /static/ilo/2004/07/24   (191 words)

  
 Other of the Philippines
Silver phone boots are also found around key cities in the Philippines, the cost for a local five-minute calls is about two pesos.
Direct distance dialing for local and international calls is available in Manila and other major cities in the Philippines.
Deliveries to other parts of the world are not a problem in the Philippines.
www.esprint.com /~pointcebu/~pointphil/other1.htm   (1118 words)

  
 Travel to the Philippines
The Philippines is home to some of the best underwater dive sites in the world.
The Philippines is rich in its many forms of Public transportation.
Information on Cities and provinces in the Philippines
www.hinigugma.com /Travel   (1260 words)

  
 The online photo archive of the Philippines
Cities: Cities in the Philippines are usually not pretty, walking in the heat and diesel is stressful.
The republic of the Philippines was declared in 1946 with a democracy after the American role model.
In center of the Philippines we find a large number of medium and small sized islands, grouped together as the Visayas, with Cebu City as their most important city.
www.foto-cd.com /philippines   (5298 words)

  
 Laoag City - Psychology Central
Image:Ph locator ilocos norte laoag.png Laoag City is a 2nd class city in the province of Ilocos Norte, Philippines.
It is the capital city of Ilocos Norte, and also the province's political, commercial, and industrial hub.
The municipalities of San Nicolas, Paoay, Sarrat, Vintar, and Bacarra form its boundaries.
psychcentral.com /psypsych/Laoag   (346 words)

  
 The Asian Resource Center for Decentralization
Cities in the Philippines enjoy a wide array of powers acquired thru the devolution process enshrined in the Local Government Code of 1991.
The League of Cities of the Philippines (LCP) has joined the growing number of partners who have pledged support for the 3rd International Conference on Decentralization to be held in October 2003.
League of Cities of the Philippines supports 3rd ICD
www.decentralization.ws /icd3news2.asp   (232 words)

  
 Urban Development - Cities Alliance Grant To Help Cities Formulate And Implement Participatory Development Strategies
League of Cities of the Philippines (LCP) will implement the project.
The Cities Alliance is a global coalition of cities and their development partners, committed to address urban poverty reduction.
With the decentralization of most national government functions through the Local Government Code of 1991, executive, administrative and financial powers were transferred to local government units (LGUs), placing upon Philippine cities a greater role in the country’s economic growth and development.
web.worldbank.org /WBSITE/EXTERNAL/TOPICS/EXTURBANDEVELOPMENT/0,,contentMDK:20679024~menuPK:337184~pagePK:64020865~piPK:149114~theSitePK:337178,00.html   (705 words)

  
 Philippine Urban Forum PSC Directory
The League of Cities of the Philippines is a non-profit organization composed of 84 cities within the Republic of the Philippines.
And because it is part of the University of the Philippines through the college of Public Administration, it will always reflect the expertise and integrity of these institutions.
Established in 1984 by the Philippine Province of the Society of Jesus, ICSI is composed of a small group of individuals with solid academic training in the social sciences and related fields.
home.earthlink.net /~lordprozen/PUF/about/directory.html   (3616 words)

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