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  Pampanga - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pampanga is a province of the Philippines located in the Central Luzon region.
Pampanga is bordered by the provinces of Bataan and Zambales to the west, Tarlac and Nueva Ecija to the north, and Bulacan to the southeast.
Pampanga, one of the richest provinces in the Philippines, was re-organized as a province by the Spaniards on December 11, 1571.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pampanga   (595 words)

 History of Pampanga Towns
Lubao which was once also called Baras derived its present name from a Kapampangan word meaning "outside of the narrow sea between two isles", is typically rural and it is endowed with fertile land and water resources very rich in marine life.
Its current geographical area is situated in the southwestern part of Pampanga bounded in the north by the municipality of Floridablanca, in the east by the municipality of Guagua, in the south by the town of Sasmuan and in the west by the Province of Bataan.
Lubao catapulted to international prominence when one of its favorite sons, President Diosdado P. Macapagal was elected to the presidency of the Republic of the Philippines on November 14, 1961.
www-rcf.usc.edu /~camiling/history_lubao.htm   (1488 words)

 Lubao, Pampanga - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lubao is a 1st class municipality in the southwestern part of the province of Pampanga, Philippines.
According to the 2000 census, it has a population of 125,699 people in 23,446 households.
Notable people from Lubao include former President Diosdado Macapagal and current President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Lubao,_Pampanga   (110 words)

 WOW Philippines :: Explore Philippines :: Things to Do   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
(Magalang, Pampanga) San Bartolome Church - Established by the Augustinians in 1605, it was the scene of the encounter between the followers of Andres Malong led by Melchor de Vera and the Spanish troops in 1660.
(Clark, Pampanga) Expo Pilipino is the Philippine National Centennial Exposition and centerpiece of the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the declaration of Philippine Independence on June 12, 1898.
The exposition, located in Clark Field, Pampanga, is a celebration of the Filipino's history, culture, and achievements in the past 100 years, as well as aspirations for the next millennium.
www.tourism.gov.ph /explore_phil/place_details.asp?content=thingstodo&province=12   (3269 words)

 My Pampanga.com-Famous Kapampangans of Culture & the Arts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Born in October 1912 in Lubao, Pampanga, he was a teacher who became a High School principal and then a distrct school supervisor in Mabalacat.
Born July 23, 1910 in Lubao, Pampanga, educator, public school administrator, poet-laureate, writer-author, novelist in the Kapampangan language and a provincial governor's awardee for the enrichment and propagation of the Kapampangan language.
One of Pampanga's outstanding literary talents, he was known for his wit, and for once jumping on a Manila stage during one of his plays, to trample the American flag.
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Prior to the arrival of the Spanish conquistadores in the 16th century, Lubao was one of the three oldest settled communities in Pampanga with advanced culture and civilization.
Lubao which derived its name from a Kapampangan word meaning outside of the narrow sea between two isles is typically rural and it is endowed with fertile land and water resources very rich in marine life.
Its current geographical area is situated in the southwestern part of Pampanga bounded in the north by the municipality of Floridablanca, in the east by the town of Guagua, in the south by the town of Sasmuan and in the west by the Province of Bataan.
www-rcf.usc.edu /~camiling/luben.htm   (912 words)

 Diosdado Macapagal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Macapagal was born in Lubao, Pampanga to Urbano Macapagal and Romana Pangan.
He graduated valedictorian in the Lubao Elementary School, graduated with second highest rating in the Pampanga High School.
His family was poor, but with the help of Honorio Ventura, the Secretary of Interior at that time, he studied law and graduated in the University of Santo Tomas and pursued and earned the postgraduate degree of Doctor of Civil Law and Ph.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Diosdado_Macapagal   (579 words)

 Philippine Presidents
Diosdado Macapagal was born in Lubao, Pampanga on September 28, 1910 to Urbano Macapagal and Romana Pangan.
Known as the "poor boy from Lubao," He rose to become the 9th President of the Philippines in 1961.
His journey from his humble beginnings in Lubao to the country's premier office in Malacanang was an inspiration for Filipinos.
www.angelfire.com /trek/nevcal/dmacapagal.html   (868 words)

 The Manila Times Internet Edition | REGIONS > Pampanga mayors willing  to donate one month’s pay   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
MABALACAT, Pam­panga—Mayor Marino Morales, outgoing president of the Pampanga chapter of the League of Municipalities of the Philippines (LMP), has recommended that all mayors in the country donate their one-month salaries to the Arroyo administration to help solve the financial crisis in the country.
Morales told local newsmen that he has sounded other LMP members in Pampanga to lead in donating their one-month salaries in response to the call of their provincemate President Arroyo to give their shares in solving the country’s financial problem.
Mayor Dennis Pineda of Lubao, Pampanga LMP chapter president, also endorsed the recommendation of Morales, saying that donating their one-month salaries to help the government would not be much of a sacrifice for them.
www.manilatimes.net /national/2004/sept/17/yehey/prov/20040917pro8.html   (596 words)

 Poe rebuffed in Macapagal country - Feb. 13, 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Lubao is the birthplace of the late President Diosdado Macapagal whose works and writings continue to inspire the daughter who followed his footsteps to the presidential Palace.
Asked why he chose Pampanga, he said that he needed to bring to the Kapampangans his message about the coming "new dawn'' for the country under his presidency.
As the convoy was about to enter Lubao, it started to drizzle, forcing Poe and his party to step down from the flatbed truck they were using as a platform and seek temporary shelter in their 4 x 4 wheel-drive vehicles.
www.inq7.net /nat/2004/feb/13/nat_5-1.htm   (562 words)

 lubao pampanga by Philippine Website Index   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
P. Macapagal and the late Purita dela Rosa of Lubao, Pampanga.
Cruz Lubao, Pampanga, nexsfm-lubao, 22.3, 78, Layak Junction, Bataan,
is a former "tininti del barrio" of Remedios, Lubao, Pampanga.
www2.nfsp-philippines.org /pinoypedia/lubao-pampanga/index.html   (357 words)

 Sun.Star Pampanga - Lubao cops nab brothers in class softdrinks rob
Keith Ernald Singian, Lubao Police Station chief, identified the suspects as brothers Jun Velasquez alias Jun-jun, 24, married; and Joel Velasquez, 21, single, both residents of Barangay San Rafael, Baruya, Lubao, Pampanga
Police said the suspects are facing a previous case of frustrated homicide and are on temporary liberty by posting bail.
The Lubao police said the latest robbery case of the Velasquez brothers arose when the suspects alleged robbed a retail store last Sept.18.
www.sunstar.com.ph /static/pam/2003/10/14/news/lubao.cops.nab.brothers.in.class.softdrinks.rob.html   (343 words)

 G.R. No. 107741   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Petitioners' motion for reconsideration praying that the writ of preliminary injunction be set aside and that the case be dismissed for lack of merit was denied by the lower court on April 25, 1990.
Vicente Jimenez, CARPO/Officer-in-Charge, Provincial Office of Pampanga, to the Secretary of the Department of Agrarian Reform which was transmitted to the DARAB on September 18, 1989.
Petitioners were detained at the municipal jail of Lubao, Pampanga on October 8, 1992.
www.lawphil.net /judjuris/juri1996/oct1996/gr_107741_1996.html   (3922 words)

 Famous Kapampangans   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Gregorio Fernandez, a native of Lubao, one of the pioneers of Philippine cinema, was a popular movie director and a pillar of the Philippine movie industry (by Alejandro S. Camiling and Ernie Turla).
From Lubao, he was a wandering minstrel that typified the barrio folks.
Born in Clark Field, Pampanga on Nov. 9, l980, this half Filipino lass has lived in Angeles City, Turkey, Europe, California, Florida and now in South Carolina where she won the state title.
www.geocities.com /Athens/Academy/4059/famous4.htm   (4259 words)

 Malacañang Museum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Poet, politician, lawyer, diplomat, statesman, economist and intellectual, Diosdado Macapagal was born to poverty but rose due to diligence and brilliance.
He bore the distinction of being the first genuinely poor man to become president; of having the most academic credentials when he was sworn into office; of having served in nearly all the branches of government with great distinction; and of never having lost his reputation for being honest and God-fearing.
Diosdado Macapagal is buried in the Libingan ng mga Bayani.
www.op.gov.ph /museum/pres_macapagal.asp   (943 words)

 The Manila Times Internet Edition | TOP STORIES > Mikey’s SAL: From P50,000 to P76.4M   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Arroyo’s worth in 2001, his first year as the vice governor of Pampanga and first year of his mother as president, was P5.72 million, according to the document.
In his second year as Pam­panga vice governor, Arroyo’s worth was P5.003 million, with P2.608 million under cash on hand/ cash in bank, P250,000 under personal effects, and P2.14 million under shares of stocks.
As of December 31, 2004, Arroyo’s P76.531 assets consisted of the P4-million house in Lubao, Pampanga; an P8-million house in La Vista, Quezon City; P13.75 million under cash on hand/ cash in bank, P18 million personal effects, P25.88 million shares of stocks, P5.9 million motor vehicles, and P1 million furniture and other fixtures.
www.manilatimes.net /national/2005/jul/14/yehey/top_stories/20050714top8.html   (291 words)

Lubao became the capital of the Philippine Revolutionary government under General Emilio Aguinaldo in 1898.
During those trying times, the people of Lubao exerted efforts to help the marchers by giving them food or medicines at the very risk of their own lives.
With the ascent of Gloria Macapagal Arroyo in 2001 to the Presidency and the eventual election of her eldest son, Juan Miguel "Mikey" Arroyo, as vice governor of Pampanga, Lubao suddenly awakened from its deep sleep.
www.newsflash.org /2002/06/tl/tl001744.htm   (605 words)

 Lubao, Pampanga History
with Teresita Z. Camiling, BSE, MA Prior to the arrival of the Spanish conquistadors in the Philippines in the 16th century, Lubao was one of the three oldest settled communities in Pampanga with advanced culture and civilization.
Pineda who is also the president of the Pampanga and Central Luzon Mayors Leagues and the strong support of Lubenian Congresswoman Zenaida C. Ducut, the dynamic lawmaker of the 2nd District of Pampanga.
His wife and co-author of the aforementioned publications, the former Teresita Manalansan Zuniga of Lubao, Pampanga is a public school teacher in Pasadena, California.
www-rcf.usc.edu /~camiling/lubao_history.htm   (1484 words)

 G.R. No. 110031   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
This is an appeal from the decision of the Regional Trial Court of Pampanga, Branch 52, at Guagua, Pampanga, finding accused-appellant Alberto Carpio guilty of murder, qualified by treachery, and sentencing him to suffer reclusion perpetua.
He led the police to the backyard of a certain Eming Dabu in San Pablo I, Lubao, where the fatal gun, a.22 caliber homemade pistol, was recovered.
Cruz, Lubao, Pampanga, and the post-mortem examination of the dead victim support his claim of self-defense because they show that the victim was shot while he and accused-appellant were facing each other.
www.lawphil.net /judjuris/juri1997/nov1997/gr_110031_1997.html   (2406 words)

 Views from the Pampang
The rehabilitation of the damaged rails became the responsibility of our new colonizers and before long, the Pampanga stations were once more in service.
The rise of the Expressways and the closure of the Tarlac-Dagupan route in 1 January 1988 signalled the end of the famous Manila-Dagupan railroad.
Today, Pampanga's train stations are but a shadow of their glorious past.
www.geocities.com /balen_net/alex01.htm   (638 words)

 ABS-CBN Interactive
Police on Thursday announced the rescue of a 13-year-old kidnap victim and the arrest of two suspected abductors in Lubao, Pampanga, before noon Wednesday.
The girl was freed from her kidnapper at the Olebasi REsort along Gapan-Olongapo Road, Barangay Concepcion in Lubao, at around 11:15 a.m.
Calderon identified the two suspects arrested as Jose Marin Manlangue, 38, of Barangay Concepcion in Lubao and Jimmy Altoberos, 25, a native of Sagay City, Negros Occidental.
www.abs-cbnnews.com /storypage.aspx?StoryID=22303   (476 words)

 Philippine Headline News Online's CyberForum
In the Macapagal's home province of Pampanga, it is traditional for Catholics to offer fresh eggs to implore the heavens for blessings and miracles.
The eggs, freshly bought from a poultry farm in Apalit town, were delivered to the Carmelite convent in nearby Guagua town on Friday when heavy rains were battering the rest of the province.
Lubao is a coastal town and monsoon rains inundate the town for days.
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 Vice President Diosdado Macapagal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Born on September 28, 1910, Diosdado hailed from San Nicolas, Lubao, Pampanga.
Despite poverty, he finished at the head of his class in the Lubao Elementary School in 1925 and was salutatorian at the Pampanga High School in 1929.
He received his Associate in Arts from the University of the Philippines in 1932 and became a scholar at the Philippine Law School, where he excelled in oration and debate.
free.hostdepartment.com /o/ovpmis/bio/dadong.html   (410 words)

 pampanga legend by Philippine Website Index   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Pampanga is populated by resourceful hardy folk who are justifiably proud of their
Pampanga police on Monday swooped down on a suspected drug den in Lubao town, where...
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www2.nfsp-philippines.org /pinoypedia/pampanga-legend/index.html   (512 words)

 Mexico, Pampanga
He strongly advocated social justice for everyone regardless of social and economic status and countenanced the elimination of graft and corruption in governmental bureaucracy.
Mexico, known as the cradle of the Socialist Movement in Pampanga is still a farming community with sugar and palay as its principal crops.
They wrote "The Province of Pampanga and Its People" and other articles including "President Diosdado P. Macapagal – In Retrospect" and the history of the towns of Apalit, Lubao, Masantol, Mexico, Minalin, San Fernando and Santo Tomas.
www-bcf.usc.edu /~camiling/mexico_history.htm   (587 words)

 :: Welcome to Manila Bulletin Online ::   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
By FERDIE J. LUBAO, Pampanga — President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo yesterday cast her vote here and made a pitch once more on the importance of the people’s right to vote.
She arrived at the Lubao East Central Elementary School at 9:50 a.m.
She was the 90th voter to do so in the said polling precinct.
www.mb.com.ph /issues/2004/05/11/MAIN200405119231.html   (482 words)

 July 28 2002
LUBAO, Pampanga – President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo today directed the Department of Justice (DOJ) to designate a special prosecutor to handle the charges against the Abu Sayyaf members who were responsible for the series of atrocities as well as in the massacre of about 20 families in Basilan last September.
LUBAO, Pampanga – President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo today cast her vote in the barangay elections here in her home province, 13 days after the electoral exercise here was deferred by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) due to the flooding caused by the series of storms that hit the country.
GUAGUA, Pampanga – President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo today said she will personally take up with United States Secretary of State Collin Powell the "humane and dignified treatment" of overstaying Filipinos when the latter visits the Philippines early next month.
www.news.ops.gov.ph /archives2002/july28.htm   (1393 words)

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