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  Infanta, Quezon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Infanta is a second class municipality in the province of Quezon, Philippines.
Infanta is one of the oldest towns in Quezon.
In 1835, Binangonan del Ampon was renamed "Infanta" by Captain Juan Salvador in honor of the saint "Jesus Infante" (Child Jesus)..
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Infanta,_Quezon   (525 words)

 Quezon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Quezon is a province of the Philippines located in the CALABARZON region in Luzon.
Quezon City is not located in and should not be confused with Quezon province: Quezon City is located in Metro Manila, a region to the west of CALABARZON, while Quezon province is in eastern CALABARZON.
Quezon is located southeast of Metro Manila and it is surrounded by the provinces of Aurora to the north, Bulacan, Rizal, Laguna and Batangas to the west and the Camarines provinces to the east.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Quezon   (672 words)

 The Ultimate Infanta, Quezon Dog Breeds Information Guide and Reference
Infanta is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Quezon, Philippines.
It is a solid plane at the foothill of the Sierra Madre Mountains with a total land area of 342.76 km² and with a population of 39,125 scattered among its 36 barangays.
The name was given by a Spanish Captain named Juan Salvador in 1835 in honor of the eldest daughter of King Philip II of Spain Infanta’s growth potential has been reinforced by the introduction of the long needed road networks that have been opened the area to development.
www.dogluvers.com /dog_breeds/Infanta,_Quezon   (985 words)

 Activist bishop bids farewell to diocese - Aug. 29, 2003
This was the appeal in Filipino of Bishop Julio Xavier Labayen, outgoing Catholic head of the Prelature of Infanta, during the canonical installation of his replacement, Bishop Rolando Tria Tirona, in a three-hour ceremonial Mass in the Infant Jesus of Prague and St. Mark Cathedral here on Wednesday.
Infanta is considered historical to the Carmelite friars in the Philippines as this was the place of their first assignment in the country.
Quezon Representative Rafael Nantes, co-convenor of Labayen in Tipan, a Church-based coalition of local multisectoral organizations, said the outgoing bishop would continue to be a part of the organization.
www.inq7.net /reg/2003/aug/29/reg_3-1.htm   (658 words)

 Quezon Province Travel Guide, tayabas, lucban, pahiyas festival, mayohan, lucena, sariaya, gumaca
On 12 June 1902, the district of Principe, formerly under Nueva Ecija, the district of Infanta, including Polillo which was under Laguna and Marinduque as a separate province were annexed to Tayabas.
Quezon Province is located to the south of Baguio.
Quezon was at one time under the jurisdiction of various provinces.
www.lakbaypilipinas.com /travel_quezon.html   (742 words)

 The Prelature of Infanta
The Prelature of Infanta was established April 25, 1950, the same year that the Diocese of Lucena was created.
The Diocese of Lucena covers the southern portion of Quezon Province while the Prelature of Infanta covers the northern part including the sub-province of Aurora, the archipelago of Polillo and the island of Jomalig.
The titular patron of the Prelature of Infanta is the Divine Infant Jesus of Prague, and the secondary sponsor is St. Mark, the Evangelist.
www.cbcponline.net /infanta   (251 words)

 Province of Quezon
So, as a native of Infanta, I am also filled with nostalgia about our hometown especially after after one year from the deluge - - when on 29 November 2004, flash floods wrought havoc to Infanta, Quezon.
It may be recalled that Infanta, together with the neighboring towns of Real and Gen. Nakar in Quezon Province suffered loss of lives, destructions to properties, homes, roads and bridges as well as farmlands.
In addition to the MDCC, the town of Infanta has, through ICDAI, satellite and aerial maps which enabled officials to have a “post disaster map” and a GPS satellite ground topographical survey.
www.quezon.gov.ph /news/nov/deluge.htm   (908 words)

 Balik Kalikasan Online "Estrada's buddy assailed for mangrove destruction", October, 2000   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
The local environment officials had already declared the said 15-hectares fishpond project illegal in the absence of an approved Fishpond Lease Agreement from the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources and also due to illegal cutting of mangroves in the area.
Fighting for the survival of remaining mangrove areas is an uphill battle for the environmentalist.
The other option for them, according to some of the residents, is to solicit the support of the New People's Army operating in the area to do the work of stopping the fishpond project.
www.bwf.org /bk/2k/10/infanta.html   (566 words)

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Infanta is one of 13 municipalities of the first district of Quezon province.
In Infanta, Quezon, the representative farmers for both LEISA and conventional farm were tenants.
In Infanta, Quezon, the lowest gross revenue was obtained during the wet season in the Conventional farms (USD 357/ha) while the highest gross revenue was obtained in the Organic farms during the dry season (USD 771).
www.cipav.org.co /lrrd/lrrd14/6/mend146.htm   (4219 words)

 Newbreak   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
QUEZON -- The rains started pouring that noon of Nov. 29, 2004, and with hardly any letup continued to fall till evening.
Much of Quezon and Aurora provinces is part of the Sierra Madre, the country’s biggest mountain range, extending from as far north as Cagayan through parts of Southern Luzon down to the Camarines provinces in Bicol.
Quezon is among the country’s poorest provinces, ranking ninth among the top 10 provinces in number of poor families.
partners.inq7.net /newsbreak/common/printable.php?site_id=48&story_id=24428   (2322 words)

 Diocese of Lucena   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Many in Quezon believe that these two friars were the true founders of the towns of Lucban and Tayabas (now Lucena) in Quezon.
Quezon Province, including its subprovince of Aurora in the north, has a shoreline that stretches along the eastern seaboard of Luzon from Isabela in the north, to the western end of the Bicol Peninsula in the south.
In September of 1946 the old name of the province, Tayabas, was changed to Quezon, in honor of the first president of the Commonwealth of the Philippines, President Manuel L. Quezon, with Lucena as its capital.
www.cbcponline.org /jurisdictions/lucena.html   (482 words)

 Balik Kalikasan Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
INFANTA, Quezon – Fed up with government indecision and ambiguities, some 1,500 townsfolk from this municipality in northern Quezon province took the matter into their own hands on February 8, 2001 and demolished the dikes of the 15-hectare illegal fishpond reportedly being applied for leasehold by a "close buddy" of ousted President Joseph Estrada.
Oscar Catelo, from the Infanta Integrated Community Assistance Inc. (ICDAI), a church-based organization that is in the forefront of the opposition against Asistio's fishpond project, also said that they was not privy to the peoples initiative.
BK tried to contact Bishop Julio Labayen of the Prelature of Infanta, but he was not in the area.
www.bwf.org /bk/2001/04/n_06.html   (705 words)

 Quezon Province vs Marte : 139274 : October 23, 2001 : J. Quisumbing : Second Division
QUEZON PROVINCE, represented by its Governor, WILFRIDO L. ENVERGA, and LIWAYWAY R. LAREZA, in her capacity as Municipal Treasurer of General, Nakar, Quezon, petitioners, vs.
Finally, this court holds the claim of the plaintiff as innocent purchaser for value should be proven by evidentiary proof, and the extent of the subject property allegedly within/covered by Titulo de Propriedad No. 4136 should be established with definiteness and certainty.
The latter in turn describes the subject land as a “parcel of land situated at General Nakar and Infanta, Quezon, principally, and at Laguna and Rizal provinces, consisting of 50,497 hectares, more or less, covered under Titulo de Propriedad No.
www.supremecourt.gov.ph /jurisprudence/2001/oct2001/139274.htm   (2124 words)

Editor's Note: As a Project Agency, Metro Infanta Foundation received a voluminous report on the status of the implementation of the relief and Rehabilitation Funds for the typhoon disaster victims in the Prelature of Infanta from the Social Action Center.
Or if not born in Quezon province, must be married to a Quezonian and must have resided in Quezon for at least ten years as an adult; or if not born in Quezon province and not married to a Quezonian, must have resided in Quezon for at least fifteen years as an adult.
A person from Quezon province may be nominated by 1) an individual with endorsement of a social, civic, religious, government, non-government or people´s org., or group; and 2) by a social, civic, religious, government, non-government, or people´s org., or group.
www.infanta.org /aug05.htm   (1411 words)

 FCF Quezon Project Summary Filipino Children's Fund
In Infanta as elsewhere, the difficult circumstances of poverty and unemployment are often especially pronounced among children.
The purpose of the FCF and INSTRUMENT program, therefore, was to keep the children of Infanta at home and provide them with the basic skills and tools to contribute productively to the community while helping to maintain themselves and their families.
Through active participation, these young boys and girls are assured of having at least the minimal knowledge and skills to help sustain themselves and their families and to become productive members of their rural community.
www.fcfinc.org /proj_summ/quezon.html   (385 words)

 :: Welcome to Manila Bulletin Online ::
In an interview in Camp Aguinaldo, Quezon City, Cruz said that a 50-50 cost-sharing scheme between the government and a group of private entities will be implemented in the construction of the low-cost housing units.
Quezon Representative Rafael P. Nantes and Quezon Governor Wilfrido Enverga assured that they will negotiate with lot owners in the towns of Infanta, Real, and General Nakar, all in Quezon, for the acquisition of other housing relocation sites.
Nantes told Soliman and Cruz that the towns of Infanta, Real, and General Nakar need 6,777 housing units as this is the number of families rendered homeless by the storms.
www.mb.com.ph /issues/2005/01/04/MTNN2005010425628.html   (799 words)

 Typhoon Winnie
The death toll was expected to rise as rescuers were unable to reach areas cut off by huge mudslides and fast-moving floodwater in the wake of tropical depression Winnie and as the country braced for another powerful storm.
At least 306 people died in the towns of Real, Infanta and General Nakar in Quezon province, about 80 km east of Manila, Social Welfare Secretary Corazon Soliman told television.
Quezon Philatelic Club members prepared 12 boxes of used clothes and donated these items to the victims of flash floods in Northern Quezon province.
www.cddstamps.com /typhoon_winnie.htm   (264 words)

 U.S. Pacific Command: An Official Military Website Fri, Aug. 11, 2006
QUEZON -- Philippine soldiers unload sacks of relief goods unloaded from a military helicopter in Quezon province.
INFANTA, Philippines -- Filipino troopers unload relief goods from a US Navy helicopter in the typhoon-ravaged town of Infanta, Quezon province, east of Manila.
Some 600 U.S. Marines were deployed in the three devastated towns of Real, Infanta and Gen. Nakar to assist in the recovery efforts after recent storms left hundreds dead and displaced 20,000 from their homes.
www.pacom.mil /piupdates/0412storms/photos.shtml   (2237 words)

 Philippine Floods Kill Hundreds   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Infanta residents blamed the flooding on illegal loggers, who they said were responsible for all the tree trunks washed down by the flood.
SG Armand Balilo, spokesman of the Philippine Coast Guard, said the town hall of Infanta, which is normally a center for disaster relief, was destroyed by the storm, forcing them to use a local airport for evacuees.
The Quezon Provincial Police Office said around 90 percent of houses along the coastal barangays of Real were totally damaged, displacing hundreds of families.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/f-news/1291077/posts   (5185 words)

 Metro Infanta Foundation
It was also during the month of August when he died in the United States of America and when World War II was about to end.
Organizers of the Metro Infanta Foundation's planned benefit concert postponed the Aug. 25, 2006 event to February 2007 to give them more time to plan.
We are reposting it as an invitation to the Infanta Central Class of 1957.
www.infanta.org   (486 words)

 ReliefWeb: Philippines: Comprehensive report on the after-effects of 4 typhoons, damage assessment and relief/recovery ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
The municipalities of Real, Infanta and General Nakar, Quezon Province suffered substantial damage and the estimates indicated in the report are only partial.
Infanta, Real and General Nakar heavily damaged and inaccessible due to flood, mud, landslides, logs, approximately affecting 45 kms of backbone lines.
On December 6, 2004, the PCG vessel was in Infanta, Quezon and unloaded one third of the relief goods before it proceeded to Puerto Real and vicinity to unload the remaining relief goods.
wwwnotes.reliefweb.int /w/rwb.nsf/vID/4A4469D3EAADDAFA49256F69001F047F?OpenDocument   (3573 words)

 Gawad Kalinga
Infanta and its neighboring towns, Real and General Nakar, became the major faces of devastation to Filipinos here and abroad.
Many other areas were affected, some just as badly, but Infanta was the one most known by the public because national media gave it the most focus.
So far, Infanta and Gen. Nakar in Quezon, Roxas, Bongabong and Mansalay in Mindoro Oriental, Gabaldon in Nueva Ecija, and Dingalan in Aurora are prepared for their first GK villages and the building of houses will begin when site development work is substantially done.
www.gawadkalinga.org /gk_news/gk_news_view.php?id=0412-006   (320 words)

 Sun.Star Manila - Fire office to hold health mission for typhoon victims
THE Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) will hold dental and medical mission in Infanta, Quezon on Wednesday for the victims of the past typhoons Winnie and Yoyong that hit many areas of Luzon last November.
The health mission is in compliance with the directive of Local Government (DILG) Secretary Angelo Reyes to provide medical assistance to hundreds of families in Infanta, Quezon affected by the past calamity.
The town of Infanta in Quezon province was mostly hit by the flashfloods.
www.sunstar.com.ph /static/man/2005/01/10/news/fire.office.to.hold.health.mission.for.typhoon.victims.html   (302 words)

 Bahrain Tribune Daily Newspaper, Bahrain
Social Welfare Secretary Corazon Soliman said 306 of the fatalities were from the towns of Real, Infanta and General Nakar in Quezon province, 75 km east of Manila.
Another 100 people were dead in the nearby town of Infanta, while 92 more killed in General Nakar town, she added.
The towns of Real, Infanta and General Nakar in Quezon were the hardest hit by the tropical depression, which dumped heavy rains over a large area of the eastern and northern Philippines overnight.
www.bahraintribune.com /ArticleDetail.asp?CategoryId=0&ArticleId=52787   (505 words)

 IRRI - International Rice Research Institute
Farmers from 12 barangays in Infanta, Quezon Province, are fast learning how to use sustainable pest and crop management intervention measures to improve the health of rice seeds.
Assistant scientists Lina Diaz (second from left) of the Social Sciences Division and Dr. Silvino Merca (extreme right) of IRRI’s Seed Health Unit are shown explaining to four of the 35 farmer-participants how to assess the vigor of rice seedlings in their germination stage.
The International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), in cooperation with the Infanta Integrated Community Development Assistance, Inc. (ICDAI), is currently training farmers from 12 barangays in Infanta, Quezon on how to adapt intervention measures in improving the health of rice seeds for sustainable pest and crop management.
www.irri.org /media/photo/photo.asp?id=5   (360 words)

 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
This particular case study was conducted from 1998 to 2000 in Infanta, Quezon.
In our case study, we also documented the background (age, educational attainment) of the farmers, their household, tenurial relation as it affects their decision making in farming, the role of the farmers’ wives (women) and members of their families in farming.
As a background information for farming in the case study area, a description of agro-environment of the town of Infanta, Quezon as well as the village (Brgy.
www.uplb.edu.ph /ca/agronomy/resources/organic_sa_case_ctudy_exec_summary.html   (1085 words)

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