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  Isabela Provincial Capitol   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Isabela today is one of the premier provinces of the north, one of the more progressice in the country and Santiago, the commercial center of Region 02 has been declared an independent city thru a plebescite last July 3,1994 under RA 7720.
Isabela comprises an aggregrate land area of 10,655 square kilometers, representing almost 40 percent of the regional territory.
It is the largest province in the region and the second province in the country in terms of land area.
www.isabelaprov.gov.ph /index.php?cat1=11   (105 words)

  
 WOW Philippines :: Explore Philippines :: Description   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Isabela, the biggest province in the Cagayan Valley Region, is now one of the premier provinces of the north.
It is the largest province in the region and the second largest province in the country in terms of land area.
Isabela is acknowledged as the hub of trade and commercial activities in the region due to its central location in the region.
www.tourism.gov.ph /explore_phil/place_details.asp?content=description&province=6   (536 words)

  
 Isabela (province) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Isabela is a province of the Philippines located in the Cagayan Valley region in Luzon.
This primarily agricultural province is the second largest in the Philippines, and the largest on the island of Luzon.
Isabela today is the premier province of the north, one of the more progressive in the country and Santiago, the commercial center of Region 02 has been declared an independent city last July 7, 1994.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Isabela_province   (838 words)

  
 The Provincial Profile of Isabela
The largest province in northern Luzon, Isabela is the rice granary of the region.
The western portion of the province is generally flat while the eastern portion rise and peak along the Sierra Madre Mountain Range, which seals the lowlands from the Pacific coast.
Isabela's workforce is young and highly literate and is supported by ten educational institutions and a variety of technical and vocational schools.
www.geocities.com /lppsec/pp/isabela.htm   (1372 words)

  
 washingtonpost.com: Surprise Victory in Philippines Puts Crack in Dynasty Tradition
Padaca achieved her victory by stumping from morning to midnight across the impoverished villages of Isabela with a handful of volunteers, showing little sign of being slowed by a bout of childhood polio that leaves her using crutches.
The change in Isabela was one of several notable setbacks this spring for ruling families, including reversals in the urban outskirts of Manila and on the trading island of Cebu.
In Isabela, the country's second-largest province in area, the Dys established themselves in trucking, prospering from the region's lucrative logging trade.
www.washingtonpost.com /ac2/wp-dyn/A32041-2004Sep18?language=printer   (1310 words)

  
 Major Hubs 5 Major Destinations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Sights of attraction in the province are the name Laguilian Bridge which is the longest in the north, the Magat River and Irrigation Dam which is the biggest in the country.
The new province was named in honor of "Her Royal Highness Queen Isabela II" of Spain.
Although the province did not play a major role in the revolt against Spain, it was in Palanan that the final pages of the Philippine Revolution was written when the American forces led by Gen. Frederick Funston finally captured Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo on March 23, 1901.
www.asia-planet.net /philippines/cauayan.htm   (752 words)

  
 Isabela Farmers Lock Horns with American Mining TNCs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Isabela in northern Philippines is a typical farming province that is linked to other provinces by the Sierra Madre mountain range.
Endowed with natural resources, the province is now on the world map for one reason: its coal deposits worth millions of dollars.
Based on government projections, the Isabela coal project is expected to bring in $217.41 million in investments in the next three years.
www.bulatlat.com /archive/010isabela.htm   (1950 words)

  
 The Provincial Profile of Nueva Vizcaya
The province is bounded by Ifugao on the north, Isabela on the northeast, and Quirino to the east.
When the province of Isabela was created in 1856, Nueva Vizcaya lost a major portion of its northern and northeastern territories and its capital was transferred to Bayombong.
The Isinais and the Gaddangs used to predominate in the province of Nueva Vizcaya.
www.geocities.com /lppsec/pp/nvizcaya.htm   (1431 words)

  
 GlobalPinoy, Travel - Isabela
The province of Isabela is the second province of Luzon.
The province of Isabela is also known for its interesting and fascinating spots.
The Honeymoon Island, which is located in Divilican, is popular for its beautiful beaches and the Beach of Dinapique known for its white sands and crystal waters.
www.globalpinoy.com /travel/province/isabela.php   (274 words)

  
 Sun.Star Bacolod - Capitol eyes to adopt reorg system of Isabela province
NEGROS Occidental Gov. Joseph Marañon is eyeing to adopt the reorganization system of Isabela province that reduced the cost of personnel services by 28 percent.
Marañon, who visited Isabela last week, said that through the reorganization, the northern Luzon province was able to save P7 million a month which it used to fund its free hospitalization and medicine program.
He said Isabela province offers 50 percent additional incentives in the availment of the early retirement program.
www.sunstar.com.ph /static/bac/2002/10/08/news/capitol.eyes.to.adopt.reorg.system.of.isabela.province.html   (245 words)

  
 bayanihan dot org - 28 - DOT promotes Isabela Province as major tourist destination
Coinciding with the celebration of its 150th founding anniversary, Isabela Province is now being promoted by the Department of Tourism (DOT) as one of the major tourist destinations in the Philippines, particularly in the field of eco-tourism.
Isabela is known as the biggest province in the Cagayan Valley Region and is now one of the premier provinces of the north.
Although the province did not play a major role in the revolt against Spain, it was in Palanan where the final pages of the Philippine revolution were written when the American forces led by General Frederick Funston captured General Emilio Aguinaldo on March 23, 1901.
www.bayanihan.org /html/article.php?story=20060428224451416   (1455 words)

  
 Isabela Province
Region II is the location of the Province of Isabela, created in 1856 and named for Isabela II, then the Queen of Spain.
Isabela is the biggest (10,665 sq.km.) and most populous (1,277,000) province in the Cagayan Valley, and comprises one city and thirty-six towns, of which Ilagan is the capital.
The Cagayan River runs through the central plains, which are separated from the coast by the Sierra Madre Mountains.
www.kykofc.com /kentucky/KOC_Sites/int/Philippines/isabela.htm   (170 words)

  
 Isabela Philippines Online
There are only two cities in Isabela Santiago and Cauayan, it's good to hear that Cauayan City is improving, but what happened to Santiago City, do you know the reasons why.
But the best thing that I can say to Isabela is that it is the place where educating people is very good because I am a product of the place, and now I'm sharing this knowledge to other parts of the country.
Built in 1624, it is said to be the oldest in the province.
www.da-isabela.com   (751 words)

  
 Reds urge 'people power' in Isabela - May 25, 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
ILAGAN, Isabela -- The spokesperson of the Communist Party of the Philippines in Northeast Luzon has urged residents of Isabela province to exercise "people power" and proclaim Maria Gracia Cielo Padaca of the Aksyon Demokratiko (Democratic Action) party as the winner in the gubernatorial elections.
Dy, national chair of the Nationalist People's Coalition and the acknowledged leader of the Dy political clan in the province, said he would not step down because he is mandated to serve the province until June 30.
Isabela governor blames communists for woes (May 21, 2004)
www.inq7.net /reg/2004/may/25/reg_1-1.htm   (657 words)

  
 ‘Jueteng’ return shortlived in Isabela - INQ7.net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
ILAGAN, Isabela--Bet collectors in the province said the resumption of jueteng operations lasted only three days last week because the government was closely monitoring Isabela province.
A head collector in an Isabela town said their financiers informed them that jueteng operations would be stopped because the province has become “mainit” (being closely monitored) due to the supposed testimony that former Governor Faustino Dy Jr.
Isabela Bishop Sergio Utleg said he has yet to confirm and certify reports that Isabela is jueteng-free.
news.inq7.net /regions/index.php?index=1&story_id=46610   (659 words)

  
 The Manila Times Internet Edition | REGIONS > NPA rebels ransack police station in Isabela province
The station is located behind the Sierra Madre mountain ranges fronting the Pacific Ocean, about 10 hours away from the nearest police provincial outpost.
The raid prompted Director General Arturo Lomibao, Philippine National Police chief, on Wednesday to dismiss the Isabela provincial director and order the entire Dinapigue police force to face retraining.
Barba’s suspension is part of the PNP “one-strike” policy applied to police officers who fail to defend their stations from rebel attacks.
www.manilatimes.net /national/2006/apr/20/yehey/prov/20060420pro1.html   (221 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Isabela, province, Philippines (Southeast Asia Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
AllRefer.com - Isabela, province, Philippines (Southeast Asia Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
The fertile Cagayan River valley, which is in the central and eastern part of the province, is a leading tobacco- and cacao-producing region.
The rugged Sierra Madre on the east is mineral rich; iron, nickel, and copper deposits, as well as the nation's major manganese mines, are there.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/I/IsabelaPhi.html   (157 words)

  
 Isabela - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Isabela, city and fishing port in the southern Philippines, on Basilan Island, in Zamboanga del Sur Province, in Basilan Strait.
Galápagos Islands, group of islands in the Pacific Ocean, constituting a province of Ecuador, about 1,050 km (about 650 mi) off the western coast of...
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 da-isabela.com :: description
Isabela is the place where I was born and where my roots are on my mother's side.
I was born in Ilagan but i spend most of my years in Cauayan.
Isabela is be come nice and many people is happy.
www.da-isabela.com /tmp/viewtopic.php?t=12   (914 words)

  
 Musicals.Net :: View topic - Hello From Isabela Province,Philippines. (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab-6.cs.princeton.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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 Province of Isabela Travel Tips - Province of Isabela Travel Guide - VirtualTourist.com
Province of Isabela Travel Tips - Province of Isabela Travel Guide - VirtualTourist.com
Home » Travel Guides » Asia » Philippines » Province of Isabela » General Tips
We patienly wait as all of them crossed the road, when finished I asked Louis the chauffer to stop the car once more only to take this picture looking back at this very Isabela scene.
www.virtualtourist.com /travel/Asia/Philippines/Province_of_Isabela/General_Tips-Province_of_Isabela-BR-1.html   (195 words)

  
 Province of Isabela Local Customs - Travel Guide - VirtualTourist.com
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Isabela is the second "holiest" province of The Philippines.
Traffic jams are becoming a serious problem in large cities where trycicles and jeepneys are constantly blamed of causing such a situation.
www.virtualtourist.com /travel/Asia/Philippines/Province_of_Isabela/Local_Customs-Province_of_Isabela-R-1.html   (254 words)

  
 .: Sun.Star Network Online - Election Page :.
ISABELA province will soon have a new governor once the seven members of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) sign a resolution giving the go-signal for the proclamation of the province.s chief executive.
Commissioners Resurreccion Borra and Mehol Sadain sought the lifting of the temporary restraining order (TRO) against Grace Padaca, who won in the gubernatorial race last 10 polls by 40,000 votes against incumbent
The resolution, penned by Sadain, is being circulated among the commissioners to finally proclaim Padaca as the rightful winner and governor of Isabela.
www.sunstar.com.ph /specials/race2004/2004-05-27/Comelec.to.okay.proclamation.of.new.Isabela.guv.html   (265 words)

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