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  Nueva Vizcaya - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Nueva Vizcaya is a province of the Philippines located in the Cagayan Valley region in Luzon.
The province of Nueva Vizcaya used to be a territory of the vast Cagayan Valley which was once an integral political unit with one governor.
The province is bounded to the north by Ifugao; to the northeast by Isabela; to the east by Quirino; to the southeast by Aurora; to the south by Nueva Ecija; to the southwest by Pangasinan; and to the west by Benguet.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Nueva_Vizcaya   (748 words)

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The Spanish expansion into Nueva Vizcaya was gradual, with the early exploratory expeditions meeting resistance from the indigenous people and the ruggedness of the terrain also keeping their progress at a slow pace.
Considering that Nueva Vizcayans had few schools to attend under the Spanish, and that schooling was not widespread in the province during the first decade of American rule, there would have been a limited population controlling the province, and the upland people would not have been widely included in the process of voting.
Although Nueva Vizcaya is relatively close to the political and economic center of the Philippines, it is isolated by its geography.
members.tripod.com /NewVizcaya/histviz.htm   (15612 words)

 Nueva Vizcaya   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
In 1856, Nueva Vizcaya was reduced in size with the creation of the province of Isabela in the central part of the Cagayan Valley.
The wide dispersal of people living in Nueva Vizcaya would suggest that there were no names shared between the different peoples for larger geographical areas, such as a common name for the province or the river valley.
The first mention of Nueva Vizcaya by the Americans was in the Philippine Commission report of 1900, just after the United States gained control of the Philippines.
www.geocities.com /jong_nvph/geography   (4134 words)

 Nueva Vizcaya
lt is situated at the northwestern part of Nueva Vizcaya and ideally located in the center of seven municipalities, bounded on the west by Solano, North by the municipalities of Bagabag and Diadi; East by the municipality of Diffun, Province of Quirino, southeast by Kasibu and Southwest by Bayombong.
The Municipality is situated in the southeastern portion of the province; bounded by the Municipality of Kasibu and the Province of Quirino in the Northeast; the Municipality of Alfonso Cateneda in the East; the Municipality of Dupax del Sur in the Southwest and the Municipality of Bambang in rhe Northwest.
lt is bounded on the North by the municipalities of Dupax del Norte and Dupax del Sur; on the South by the province of Aurora on the East by the province of Nueva Ecija and on the West by the province of Quirino.
www.geocities.com /jundelim/town.htm   (5232 words)

 Poll to resolve Nueva ... - Sept. 22, 2003   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
KASIBU, Nueva Vizcaya -- An intense battle for villagers' votes has started to heat up between pro-environment groups and a foreign firm in a controversy involving a proposed mining project in this upland town.
This developed after the Commission on Elections approved in an en banc resolution the holding of a plebiscite to resolve the mining controversy in the ore-rich village of Didipio.
The deposits are estimated at four million ounces of gold and 1.5 billion pounds of copper resources, said to be worth 121 billion pesos.
www.inq7.net /reg/2003/sep/22/text/reg_1-1-p.htm   (479 words)

A joint project of the Provincial Government of Nueva Viscaya and MGB-2, the medical mission was attended by almost 700 Didipio residents who trooped to the barangay clinic for medical examination and treatment.
Nueva Viscaya Governor Rodolfo Q. Agbayani made an early trip to Didipio in order to personally launch the mission but was forced to discontinue the trip when his service vehicle could not get through the slippery road at Barangay Capisaan.
The Didipio mission is the first in a series of medical and dental missions in the various mining communities of Nueva Vizcaya, to be implemented by MGB-2 and Governor Agbayani.
www.mgb.gov.ph /news/region_r2_didipiomed.htm   (356 words)

 GlobalPinoy, Travel - Nueva Vizcaya
Nueva Vizcaya, known as one of the numerous mountain in the Philippines.
Nueva Vizcaya’s major industries are both agricultural and industrial like logging and sawmill.
KIRANG PASS, Nueva Vizcaya - Has a monument erected by the Japanese to commemorate the gallantry of soldiers on both sides.
www.globalpinoy.com /travel/province/nvizcaya.php   (304 words)

 nueva_vizcaya   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The NUEVA VIZCAYA STATE UNIVERSITY is a historical metamorphosis of two entities merged to form a stronger academic alliance in Cagayan Valley.
Nueva Vizcaya - Watershed Haven Of The Valley Brief Description The history of Nueva Vizcaya could still be reflected from the culture and customs of its early settlers, which included the Ilongots (now...
NUEVA VIZCAYA Socio-Economic Profile Nueva Vizcaya had a total population of 366,962 in 2000, a household population of 74,402 and average household size of about 5...
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 Capisaan Cave Systems   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The aftermath of super-typhoon Feria might have left most of Northern Luzon devastated, but it certainly was not able to touch the underground paradise of the Kasibu Caves System in Baranggays Capisaan and Alayan in Nueva Vizcaya.
The two and a half hours trip to the upland town of Kasibu was an adventure treat in itself.
Like children unleashed from school, we scampered for prime spots on the roof of our minibus-like jeepney bound for Kasibu.
www.stormpages.com /mysticwaters/capisaan/capisaanprint.html   (799 words)

 The Manila Times Internet Edition | LIFE & TIMES > Nueva Vizcaya’s world-class caves   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
LIKE the world-renowned Banaue Rice Terraces in Ifugao province, Nueva Vizcaya once had its own wonder, the Salinas salt springs, which straddles on a mountainside in Barangay Salinas, Bambang town.
Aware of the slippery terrain, I left my Yamaha 125 dirtbike at the Nueva Vizcaya Press Club, clambered on the 4x4 Nissan Pathfinder of FTM food magnate Fer Mania, and took off from Bayombong, the provincial capital, some 268 kilometers north of Manila.
A Japanese cave expert theorized that the series of cave chambers could extend to as far as Dupax del Norte in southern Nueva Vizcaya to as far as the western side of Quirino province.
www.manilatimes.net /national/2003/may/30/life/20030530lif1.html   (1773 words)

 Zarzadzanie.info - /solano-nueva-vizcaya - search the web.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Nueva Vizcaya Philippines My Court is: Nueva Vizcaya Court No. 13 My Court is located at: Solano, Nueva Vizcaya My comments: Very Interesting and Infermative..........Keep up the good work........Hope to...
W e were on our way to Solano, Nueva Vizcaya, a good eight-hour trip from Manila, to conduct the first ever, Talk on...
Vizcaya 3711 Rev. Silahis Rullepa 0- Parish of St. Louis Beltran Solano, Nueva Vizcaya 3709 Rev. Charina M. Baltazar 0916-522 1933 Parish of St. Roque Tuao...
zarzadzanie.info /solano-nueva-vizcaya.html   (691 words)

 The Manila Times Internet Edition | METRO > DENR to review Australian firm’s mining permit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Elisea Gozun told The Manila Times in an interview that she had received complaints that the Climax Arimco Mining Corp.’s license was issued before the passage of Republic Act 7942, or the Philippine Mining Act of 1995, a law that governs the issuance of mining licenses.
She explained that residents of the predominantly Ifugao community of Barangay Didipio in Kasibu, Nueva Vizcaya, filed a petition recently asking the Supreme Court to cancel the mining company’s license and declare R.A. 7942 unconstitutional.
She explained that residents of the predominantly Ifugao community of Barangay Didipio in Kasibu, Nueva Vizcaya, filed a petition recently asking the Supreme Court to cancel the mining company’s license and declare R.A. unconstitutional.
www.manilatimes.net /national/2003/may/26/metro/20030526met5.html   (617 words)

 Opposing views surface at people’s mining summit 05-06-26   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
KASIBU, Nueva Vizcaya (June 20) — The People’s Mining Summit attended by some 700 individuals on June 20 at the Kasibu market turned out a venue of opposing views on mining.
The summit results may be the basis for Kasibu law-makers whether or not they will endorse the project.
A native of Nueva Vizcaya, Espino wanted a bigger role in the holding of the mining summit.
www.nordis.net /news/ndw050626/ndw050626_06kasibu.htm   (547 words)

 :: Welcome to Manila Bulletin Online ::   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Earlier, the municipal board of Kasibu, Nueva Vizcaya disapproved a proposed resolution endorsing the gold-copper project.
According to the Local Government Code, the endorsement by majority of the residents in the immediate impact zone (Didipio, Kasibu, Nueva Vizcaya) is enough to satisfy the ECC requirement," Mangaoang said.
Nagtipunan town has an unsettled boundary dispute with Kasibu over barangay Didipio, home of the Dinkidi Hill, which Australasian Philippines Mining Inc. (APMI) had confirmed to be rich in gold and copper ore deposits that could be mined for 15 years.
www.mb.com.ph /PROV2005081441891.html   (324 words)

 YEHEY!News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
KASIBU, Nueva Vizcaya: Warriors of the Bugkalot and Ifugao tribes here have warned mining companies to stay away from their ancestral land or face a protracted fight that would make all other tribal wars through the years in this region look like child’s play.
Boto-on, 65, of Kakiduguen, Kasibu, remembered the days he and his tribe went in “full-battle gear” against armed intruders, resulting in a carnage after two days and three nights of fierce fighting.
The FTAA area, however, was reduced to 21,465 hectares owing to the mandatory 10-percent annual area relinquishment in R.A. Climax-Arimco has a surface mineral extraction area of 325 hectares in Didipio, portions of which was also found in Barangay Dingasan, Cabarroguis in Quirino.
news.yehey.com /news3.asp?c=10&i=81357   (726 words)

 MRG - Development Conflict: The Philippine Experience   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Ifugao is the generic name used to refer to the people who live in or come from Ifugao province in the Cordillera region, in north Luzon.
In the 1960s some Ifugao families moved to the villages of the adjacent province of Nueva Vizcaya, after their traditional lands were flooded by the construction of the Magat Dam.
Didipio in Kasibu, Nueva Vizcaya was one such village.
www.minorityrights.org /Dev/mrg_dev_title4_philippines/mrg_dev_title3_philippines_6.htm   (1572 words)

 LRC-KSK/Friends of the Earth Philippines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The predominantly Ifugao and Ibaloi community of Baranggay Didipio, Kasibu, Nueva Vizcaya has, for some time, remained dependent solely on their land for sustenance.
As the holder of one of the only two existing FTAAs in the country, CAMC was given the right to explore and exploit mineral resources in a 37,000-hectare area straddling the provinces of Nueva Vizcaya and Quirino.
The Didipio people's resolve to assert their position through the people's initiative, their ongoing struggle to bring to fore their culturally rooted appreciation of their land, and their endless concern towards the preservation of their environment account for their continued vigilance that has always guided local communities in advancing their collective gains.
www.lrcksk.org /community/didipio.htm   (843 words)

 Pinoy news for global views - By Pinoys for Pinoys and Pinoys at heart   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Dominated by indigenous tribes, Didipio, a village located in the remote mountain boundary of Nueva Vizcaya and Quirino provinces, is around four hours away from the capital town of Bayombong through rugged and slippery mountain road, which is intermittently closed during rainy season.
Anti-mining groups here claim that majority of Kasibu villagers are opposed to any form of large-scale mining project in their area.
With yesterday’s rejection by the Kasibu council, CAMC can now rest hopes and concentrate its effort to obtain endorsement from the provincial board, whose majority of its members, including its presiding officer, Vice Governor Jose Gambito, have earlier expressed preference for the project.
gazettephilippines.com /pages/readmore/bannerstories/august/banner0810.htm   (461 words)

 PHNO: Hometown and Community News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Nueva Vizcaya, July 10, 2001 - Bayombong Bishop Ramon Villena has called on President Arroyo to heed the sentiments of local folk to rid the province of intrusions by mining companies.
The outspoken cleric, who sent a personal letter to the President last week, condemned the continuing presence of several foreign mining companies in the province despite persistent opposition from affected villages mostly in the uplands.
Didipio is located in the boundary of Kasibu, Nueva Vizcaya and Nagtipunan, Quirino where Climax Arimco is at present exploring for copper and gold deposits in an area of at least 30,000 hectares.
www.newsflash.org /2001/07/ht/ht001882.htm   (162 words)

 YEHEY!News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
KASIBU, Nueva Vizcaya: Residents of this mountain town urged local and provincial officials anew to eject from Ba­rangay Didipio here an Australian mining company, which they alleged, was insisting on starting operations despite the opposition of residents and local officials.
The MRF was formed in October last year and was meant to set aside an initial amount of P5 million for the immediate compensation of affected communities in Didipio once mining operations commence.
Mayor Romeo Tayaban of Kasibu said the local government unit was in full support to concerns and issues of the Didipio residents by not giving an endorsement to the proposed gold and copper extraction of Climax.
news.yehey.com /news3.asp?c=10&i=83364   (563 words)

 Sweet success for Vizcaya's citrus farmers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The sweet, tangy Vizcaya oranges-the Satzuma seedless and the Hamlin varieties-are the most popular, and arguably the best-tasting oranges produced in the country today.
This has earned the province the title "citrus capital of the Philippines," he says.According to Sison, significant changes in the lives of the villagers here are evident-from their previous cogon houses to today's well-built concrete structures.
Governor Rodolfo Agbayani has credited the farmers of Malabing Valley for their contribution in bringing down the poverty incidence in Nueva Vizcaya to a record low of 10.9 percent.
money.inq7.net /topstories/view_topstories.php?yyyy=2003&mon=08&dd=31&file=3   (1040 words)

 Local Government Unit of Kasibu   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Long before the opening of the municipal district of Kasibu, there was a school and a constabulary detachment for the Ilongots, which necessitated the establishment of a kind of government to administer the place.
For this reason, the provincial board during Governor Castañeda's time requested the Governor-General to authorize the establishment of this place as a provisional municipal district to be supervised and administered by the provincial board through the office of the provincial governor.
So, in 1925, the Governor-General issued an Executive Order for the organization of this place to be known as the municipal district of Kasibu.
elgu2.ncc.gov.ph /kasibu-nvizcaya   (122 words)

 Bambang, Nueva Vizcaya - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Bambang is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Nueva Vizcaya, Philippines.
According to the 2000 census, it has a population of 41,393 people in 8,742 households.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bambang,_Nueva_Vizcaya   (83 words)

 Australian mining project divides IP community   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The air was soon filled with smell of burnt skin of a sacrificial chicken and the priest said a prayer for guidance, as the participants--men and women dressed in colorful Ifugao clothing--began a slow circular dance.
For the indigenous peoples (IPs) of the largely Ifugao communities within Kasibu municipality of Nueva Vizcaya, located some 200 kilometers northeast of Manila, this ritual has symbolized a rich culture anchored on the land they have inherited from their ancestors.
That day, residents of barangay Didipio in Kasibu, along with non-government organizations and individuals, filed a petition before the Supreme Court questioning the authority of the mining company to operate in their area.
www.cyberdyaryo.com /features/f2003_0514_01.html   (1448 words)

 Indigenous peoples shape their own lives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The forum, held on May 20 at the provincial capitol of Nueva Vizcaya, marked the end of two-weeks of consultations conducted in the provinces of Nueva Vizcaya, Quirino, Isabela, Cagayan, and Batanes.
The entire activity was organized by the National Commission of Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) in partnership with Nueva Vizcaya’s provincial government, and with financial support from the Foundation for Community and Career Development (FCCD).
One of them, Nueva Vizcaya Gov. Rodolfo Agbayani, pledged to improve his current programs for indigenous constituents.
www.cyberdyaryo.com /features/f2000_0526_01.htm   (932 words)

 Marcopper Mining Corp. vs Bumolo : 139548 : December 22, 2000 : J. Bellosillo : Second Division
MARCOPPER MINING CORPORATION registered its mining claims in Pao, Kasibu, Nueva Vizcaya with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) from 2 February 1982 to 12 October 1982.
On 23 December 1982 and 26 March 1987 petitioner filed Prospecting Permit Applications (PPA) with the Bureau of Forest Development, DENR, on the alleged ground that a portion of the area covered by the mining claims was within the Magat River Forest Reservation under Proc.
1498 reserves for settlement purpose under the administration and supervision of the DAR certain parcels of land of the public domain situated in the municipalities of Dupax, Nueva Vizcaya and Maddela, Quirino.
www.supremecourt.gov.ph /jurisprudence/2000/dec2000/139548.htm   (1263 words)

 Manila Bulletin, Philippines : DENR men step up drive to protect wildlife species
The five giant fruit bats were freed to the wilderness in Kasibu, Nueva Vizcaya by DENR field men led by Provincial Environment and Natural Resources (PENRO) Roberto Apigo.
On orders of Principe, Apigo and his group posed as buyers and swooped down on the market in Bambang, Nueva Vizcaya last Tuesday and seized the turtles and fruit bats from Violeta Saludo, a vendor.
Saludo told the team that she had bought the big turtles for R100 each and the small ones for R50 each from an unidentifed hunter, who is from Bagiuo City.
www.ecologyasia.com /news-archives/2003/nov-03/manila-bulletin_031101_1.htm   (456 words)

 BBC News | ASIA-PACIFIC | Philippines crash claims 17 lives
The Asian Spirit plane, travelling between the capital Manila and Cauayan, 270km (165 miles) to the north-east.
It crashed in a mountainous area of Kasibu in Nueva Vizcaya province, officials said.
Soldiers found the wreckage of the 19-seat Czech-made Let L-410 aircraft, owned by the Asian Spirit airline, after local villagers reported the crash.
news.bbc.co.uk /low/english/world/asia-pacific/newsid_553000/553722.stm   (270 words)

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