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  Quirino: Just the facts...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Its capital is Cabarroguis and was named after Elpidio Quirino (additional info and facts about Elpidio Quirino), the sixth President of the Philippines (additional info and facts about President of the Philippines).
Quirino used to be part of the province of Nueva Vizcaya, until it was separated in 1966.
Quirino is subdivided into 6 municipalities (additional info and facts about municipalities).
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/q/qu/quirino.htm   (111 words)

Quirino Province, known to many as the "Unexplored Paradise of the North", is peculiar by its nature.
The province is endowed with its intact ecosystems and tourist attractions such as the enchanting natural caves found in Diffun, Aglipay and Saguday, the fascinating water falls in the thick forest of Don Mariano Perez, and the breathtaking crystal clear and blue waters suitable for rafting.
Quirino as a separate province was enacted on September 10, 1971.
www.newsflash.org /2004/02/si/si001805.htm   (984 words)

 The Manila Times Internet Edition | REGIONS > Police arrest suspect in barangay captain slay   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
SANTIAGO CITY–A primary suspect in the assassination of a barangay captain in Diffun, Quirino, was nabbed by operatives of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CDG) after a witness tagged him as the culprit in the killing.
Despite his refusal to cooperate to repeated invitations by investigators, joint operatives of the CIDG and Diffun police armed with an arrest warrant collared Fernando Dionisio at his residence Tuesday morning and brought him to the CIDG district headquarters to shed light on his alleged involvement in the crime.
Dionisio, a former Diffun policeman, was pointed by a witness as the triggerman in the shooting of Geronimo Bautista, president of the Association of Barangay Captains in Quirino.
www.manilatimes.net /national/2003/may/29/prov/20030529pro7.html   (486 words)

 The Provincial Profile of Quirino
The area of what is now the province of Quirino was part of the range of Ilongot tribesmen who hunted and practiced upland agriculture.
Quirino is a major surplus producer of rice and corn, coffee and peanuts and is the leading producer of bananas in Region II.
Quirino is now slowly gaining the reputation of the producer of high quality banana chips, peanuts, processed meat and vinegar.
www.geocities.com /lppsec/pp/quirino.htm   (1014 words)

 Local Government Website   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Carved from out of the region where the headwaters of Cagayan River descend to the Cagayan plains, Quirino is the newest of the five provinces in Cagayan Valley. It composes the municipalities of Aglipay, Cabarroguis, Diffun, Maddela, Nagtipunan and Saguday.
Tourism is a little explored potential industry in a ruggedly beautiful province such as Quirino.  Subterranean caves, challenging rock face cliffs and white water rapids have attracted a growing number of nature challenge sports enthusiasts.  The tourism industry is rudimentary and investing in better tourist facilities and support services is potentially rewarding.
Quirino’s small-scale industries include furniture making, woodcarving, and basketry, which are prevalent in the province.  Marble tile production and figurine industries operate, while in the province its agri-line processing awaits investors.
elgu2.ncc.gov.ph /quirino   (340 words)

 Quirino Province
Quirino was set off as a subprovince in 1966, named in honor of the late Elpidio Quirino, second President of the independent Philippine Republic, and raised to the rank of a province by legislative act of 1971.
Quirino is divided into six towns; its capital is Cabarroguis.
Quirino contains the actual confluence of three mountain streams that is regarded as the head of the Cagayan River.
www.kykofc.com /kentucky/KOC_Sites/int/Philippines/quirino.htm   (250 words)

 February 09 2004
DIFFUN, Quirino – President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo today lauded Quirino Representative Junie Cua for the successful implementation of her administration’s five pillars of modernization and development in the six municipalities of Quirino province.
The province of Quirino is composed of Diffun, Saguday, Cabarroguis, Aglipay, Maddela and Nagtipunan.
Welcoming the President upon her arrival at Quirino State College (QSC) were Governor Pedro L. Bacani, Representative Cua, Vice Governor Dakila Carlo E. Cua, Diffun Mayor May Calaunan, Reynaldo Villamayor, president of the QSC and Samuel Benigno, vice president of QSC.
www.news.ops.gov.ph /archives2004/feb09.htm   (3639 words)

 The Manila Times Internet Edition | REGIONS > Barangay chairman shot dead   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Bernardo Baui, Diffun chief of police, said a stray bullet hit one passerby, but was declared out of danger by attending physicians.
As of now, Diffun police is investigating whether or not the brothers participated in the killing.
Another angle that Diffun police is pursuing is Bautista’s alleged involvement in confiscating a truckload of illegally cut forest products.
www.manilatimes.net /national/2003/may/15/prov/20030515pro7.html   (514 words)

 Quirino - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Quirino is a province of the Philippines located in the Cagayan Valley region in Luzon.
Its capital is Cabarroguis and was named after Elpidio Quirino, the sixth President of the Philippines.
This page was last modified 01:35, 27 December 2005.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Quirino   (102 words)

DIFFUN, Quirino -- The president of this town's Association of Barangay Captains was killed while a village councilman was wounded on Sunday when armed men attacked them in Barangay Ricarte Norte here, police said.
Geronimo Bautista, ABC Diffun league president, succumbed to three bullet wounds in the chest.
Village councilman Teodoro Alcantara was wounded and was brought to a hospital in nearby Isabela.
www.inq7.net /reg/2003/may/14/reg_9-1.htm   (623 words)

As a consequence of the fencing, one Cristeta Pastor and others instituted on September 12, 1992 an action for forcible entry and detainer against Veluz, docketed as Civil Case No. 307, before the Municipal Trial Court of Diffun, Quirino, then presided over by respondent, claiming ownership of the land in question, per TCT No.
At the hearing held on November 17, 1992, complainant challenged the jurisdiction of the court contending that the said land is within the territorial limits of Saguday, Quirino, an adjacent town.
The Chief of Police of the Philippine National Police of Diffun, Quirino is hereby directed to cause the arrest and detention of defendant Emiliano Veluz and to keep him behind bars until further orders from the court.
www.chanrobles.com /cralaw1997107.htm   (1687 words)

 Veluz vs Babaran : AM MTJ-93-759 : September 5, 1997 : J. Hermosisima, Jr : First Division
Complainant Emiliano Veluz claimed ownership of an agricultural land, situated at La Paz, Saguday, Quirino, on the strength of TCT No. 6101 in his name.
  At the hearing held on November 17, 1992, complainant challenged the jurisdiction of the court contending that the said land is within the territorial limits of Saguday, Quirino, an adjacent town.
For displaying contemptous and disrespectful behavior during the scheduled relocation survey, defendant Emiliano Veluz is hereby cited for direct contempt of court.
www.supremecourt.gov.ph /jurisprudence/1997/sep1997/am_mtj_93_759.htm   (1562 words)

 Project 5.7: Upland integrated aquaculture-agriculture systems in forest borderzone management   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Philippine-German Community Forestry Project Quirino, based in Diffun, Quirino, is a development project of bilateral cooperation between the Philippines and Germany, executed by GTZ and KfW in collaboration with the Provincial Government of Quirino and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR).
Its aims are to contribute to the sustainable management of the natural resources (forest, land and water) within the project areas through community organization and self-help in order to conserve the watershed function of the areas and to safeguard the livelihood of the upland population.
The project area covers 23 700 hectares, of which 19 300 are still thickly forested, with a population of 3 500 persons in 660 households.
www.dec.ctu.edu.vn /cdrom/cd6/projects/iclarm_1197/iaasp_7.htm   (526 words)

 Quirino   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
We’re going to miss her by next year, alas, maybe for a couple.
Manila Mayor Lito Atienza has urged city residents to join the nonstop revelry at the Rajah Sulayman Park across the Roxas Boulevard Baywalk and witness a spectacular fireworks display to greet the New Year.
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www.infoslurp.com /information/Quirino   (445 words)

 Presidential Management Staff   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Presidential Response : I laud Quirino Representative Junie Cua for the successful implementation of my administration’s five pillars of modernization and development in the six municipalities of Quirino province.
Congressman Cua has successfully implemented my infrastructure modernization program such as the O-Ilaw project which provided electricity to isolated barangays in the six municipalities; construction of 22 high school buildings in far-flung barangays; modernizing the agricultural sector; providing livelihood projects for the poor; and sustaining the development of the environment.
I urge the students of Quirino province to apply for the Student Assistance Fund for Education for a Strong Republic (SAFE 4 SR).
www.op.gov.ph /pms/currentissues.asp?action=view&id=2002   (249 words)

 area_1_05   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Region II or "Cagayan Valley" is found in the northernmost part of Luzon.
The region is composed of five provinces namely: Batanes, Cagayan, Isabela, Nueva Vizcaya and Quirino covering a total land area of 2,683,758 hectares, 64% of which is forestland.
The country's largest river basin, the Cagayan River Basin, is found in the region, comprising an area of 25,469 square kilometers.
www.lwua.gov.ph /prov_ws/area_1_05.htm   (593 words)

 Presidential Management Staff   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Farm-to-market roads are also funded by the yearly P20 billion budget for the modernization of agriculture, so that farmers can easily bring their products to the market.
In the history of the Philippines, my administration has irrigated the most land with 100,000 hectares in Quirino alone.
Last year’s typhoon "Harurot" inspired the launching of the "Kalsada Ko, Alagaan Ko" project in Cagayan Valley where many farmers lost their jobs because of the typhoon.
www.op.gov.ph /pms/currentissues.asp?action=view&id=1996   (328 words)

With such reasons, the Voice of the Youth Network of Quirino Province is organizing the Diffun Young Leaders Summit 2003 aiming to empower the young people of Diffun, Quirino, Philippines
QYLS 2003 provides a venue of discussion and debate about issues confronting youth leaders and actively sought to bring about change of those issues.
To attract the attention of the media both in Quirino and National youth-related issues.
projects.takingitglobal.org /YLE/about   (438 words)

 SEA Consultants, Inc.
The Project involved the preparation of a detailed rehabilitation plan for the Ganano River Watershed in Diffun, Quirino Province for the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR).
The rehabilitation plan included thorough field inspection of the watershed, preparation of maps, survey and assessment of bio-physical and socio-economic features of the site, determination of the optimal number/density location and design of infrastructures, and description and qualification of the socio-economic and environmental impacts of the watershed development.
In addition to the conduct of the study, SEA also secured a loan from a financial institution for the project.
www.seaconsultants.com /projects/agricultural.htm   (1827 words)

 Province of Cagayan Website :: Arts
In the south district, the territory from Nassiping to Fural, a barrio of Gamu (Isabela), the spoken dialects were the Irraya, Gaddang, Iyogad, Catalagan, Dadayag, Aripa and Aeta.
In general, Irraya was spoken from Tuguegarao, to Ilagan; the Gaddang from Reina Mercedes (Isabela) to Bayombong (Nueva Vizcaya); the Iyogad was the dialect in the plains of Diffun (Quirino) toward the Cagayan River; and in the towns of Dupax, Bambang and Aritao in Nueva Vizcaya, the Isinay and Ilongote were spoken.
The missionaries, on starting their evangelization work in the territory from Masi to Gattaran, had to learn the spoken dialect, Ibanag, in which they had to preach.
cagayano.tripod.com /arts/ibanagpotent.html   (793 words)

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Improvement in student-textbook ratio (DepEd) Accomplishment: From June 2001 to June 2003, a total of 3,451,640 textbooks were procured for Region 2 resulting in a 1:1 textbook-pupil ratio in Grades 1 to 6, and in the 1st and 2nd Year High School,except for English 3 (Grade 3) with a 1:2 ratio.
Push for the resolution of the coconut levy issue in favor of coconut farmers (PCA) Accomplishment: In line with the government’s thrust to help coconut farmers and develop the coconut industry, the government enrolled some 1,431 farmer-beneficiaries in Region 2 in the upgraded insurance coverage program.
Upgrade Math and Science education (DepEd) Accomplishment: Some 20,955 public and private school teachers in Region 2 were trained on the new Basic Education Curriculum and 884 were trained on linear, sequential approach in teaching Math.
www.kgma.org /acc/Region2.doc   (1553 words)

 PHNO: Headline News Philippines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
- The National Bureau of Investigation told media yesterday that Quirino Province Governor Pedro Bacani has been positively identified by a witness as the mastermind of the kidnapping and murder of a Barangay captain in Diffun town, Quirino.
Bacani and provincial prosecutor Ferdinand Orias have been ordered to appear at NBI headquarters in Manila on March 15 to face an inquiry into the slaying of Morjil Valencia, president of the Association of Barangay Captains.
The Barangay official's decomposing body was found five days later the shore of Cagayan River in Aparri, Cagayan with both hands cut off, his penis severed and toenails all pulled out.
www.newsflash.org /1999/03/ht/ht000700.htm   (214 words)

 Sun.Star Manila - Arroyo unfazed as rivals woo Sin, other groups for support
Bunye said such projects are the Coastal Road extension that the President inaugurated in Bacoor, Cavite Saturday and the government's study now, pay later program, which she would introduce in Diffun, Quirino, Monday.
After her visit to Quirino, Arroyo would proceed to Tuguegarao City for the opening of the Cagayan Valley Regional Athletic Association (CVRAA).
Bunye, meanwhile, said Arroyo would look into the complaints of a group of farmers who are seeking the ouster of Agrarian Reform Sec.
www.sunstar.com.ph /static/man/2004/02/09/news/arroyo.unfazed.as.rivals.woo.sin.other.groups.for.support.html   (278 words)

 GlobalPinoy.com, Provincial News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Heading the project is the International Network for the Improvement of Banana and Plantain (Inibap).
The three schools are the Ilocos Sur Polytechnic State College in Santa Maria, Ilocos Sur; Don Mariano Marcos Memorial State University in Bacnotan, La Union; and Quirino State College in Diffun, Quirino.
Agustin B. Molina, the Inibap regional coordinator for Asia and the Pacific, said the project aims to evaluate Musa and other popular local banana varieties in order to rehabilitate the banana industry, which has been ravaged by a number of diseases.
www.globalpinoy.com /news/provincial/04272004/prov1.htm   (508 words)

 News Update   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Rev. Getty Ferrer was ordained last December 4, 2004 at St. Joseph Parish, Poblacion Centro, Rizal, Nueva Ecija at 9:00 am by Most Rev. Leo Drona, SDB, DD.
Florentino Daynos was ordained at Diffun, Quirino for the Diocese of Bayombong on November 11, 2004.
Michael Grospe was recently ordained last December 14, 2004 at Holy Family Parish, Quezon, Nueva Ecija at 9:30am by Most Rev. Soc Villegas.
m-a-s.org /news.htm   (587 words)

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