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  Pasig city - Wikitravel
The City of Pasig is a city in the Philippines that is part of the greater group of cities that compromise Metro Manila.
Pasig City is home to the Ortigas Center, the country's fastest growing commercial and financial district.
Pasig City is home to the Ortigas Center, where business and financial activities necessitate hotels of premier quality.
wikitravel.org /en/Pasig_city   (470 words)

  Pasig City - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pasig City is one of the cities and municipalities that comprise Metro Manila in the Philippines.
Located along the eastern border of Metro Manila, Pasig City is bordered on the west by Quezon City and Mandaluyong City; to the north by Marikina City; to the south by Makati City, Pateros, and Taguig City; and to the east by the municipality of Cainta in the province of Rizal.
Pasig City a is primarily residential-industrial town but it is increasingly becoming a commercial area.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pasig_City   (467 words)

 Friendster - Pasig FULL
Pasig is one of the oldest towns in the Philippines.
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is one of the oldest edifices in the city.
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 Socialized Housing Program - Pasig City   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The conversion of Pasig into a city was duly ratified by the Pasiguenos on 21 January 1995 in a plebiscite conducted for the purpose.
Insofar as the City of Pasig is concerned, the audit was aimed at determining whether the city effectively contributed to the government’s objective of providing shelter security units to the targeted low-income group taking into consideration the factors enumerated in the overall audit objective.
It was focused on the city’s function as originator of the CMP projects of the City in coordination with the NHMFC, particularly that of the Ninoy Aquino Pilot Community (NAPICO) II Homeowners Association (HOA), Inc., for financing.
www.coa.gov.ph /COA_htm/GWSPA/2001-2002/SHP/Pasig_SHP01-02.htm   (1467 words)

 GlobalPinoy, Travel - Pasig City
Located on the southeastern tip of the Pasig River bordered by Quezon City and Marikina on the north, Cainta and Taytay on the east, Mandaluyong City on the west and Pateros, Taguig and Makati on the north.
The rivers of Pasig and Marikina dwell throughout the city.
The Immaculate Concepcion was built in 1575; Bahay ng Tisa, one of the oldest houses in the country was built in 1850 and Concepcion Mansion was built in 1937.
www.globalpinoy.com /travel/province/pasig.php   (295 words)

 The Manila Times Internet Edition | METRO > Pasig city government gathers 91,103 signatures for Charter change
PASIG City’s 30 barangays have joined the signature campaign for Charter change.
The signatures represent 25.38 percent of the 358, 859 registered voters in the city.
Mayor Vicente Eusebio of Pasig received the signed questionnaires, which were turned over to the local elections officer, the lawyer Romeo Alcazar for verification.
www.manilatimes.net /national/2006/apr/04/yehey/metro/20060404met9.html   (106 words)

 Cheap Hotels in Pasig City book Pasig City Hotels
Recreational and health amenities such as the gym, outdoor swimming pool with recreation deck, sauna with cold plunge bath, massage parlor for men and women and dental and medical clinics are provided in-house.
This position is as well one mile from Makati and Mandaluyong, four miles from Quezon City, and seven miles from Manila Domestic Airport.
We cover nearly every city in Philippines, whether its discount hotels in Davao City, General Trias Cavite or cheap hotels in Iloilo City, not only great value for money but also high quality.
www.kasbah.com /resort_hotels/pasig_city_philippines.htm   (1070 words)

 Gloria Dared To Go After Pasig Drug Den
Jaworski reiterated his call for Pasig City city officials including Mayor Vicente Eusebio to be held under preventive suspension so as not to jeopardize the follow-up operations being conducted by the Philippine National Police on the other suspects linked to the busted drug den's operations.
Tomas in Pasig that were raided by police last Feb. 10 when, he said, more pieces of evidence could have been obtained that could lead authorities to the source of the illegal substances.
He said the Pasig City government should not have ordered the immediate demolition of the shanties but should have carried it out after the police's investigations in the area had been concluded.
www.mapinc.org /drugnews/v06/n218/a01.html?294812   (417 words)

 Pasig Travel Tips and Information - Pasig Travel Hotels Resorts Lodging Discounts Philippines
Pasig is directly under the jurisdiction of the Metro Manila Authority.
The Pasig Town Hall is the seat of government located at the end of a wide, well-paved and well llighted Caruncho Avenue in the center of the town.
Pasig is considered urbanized in 85% of its area, and 15% is for agricultural use.
alltravelnetwork.com /philippines/travelinfo/pasiginfo.html   (731 words)

 City of Pasig vs COMELEC : 125646 : September 10, 1999 : J. Ynares-Santiago : En Banc
To begin with, we agree with the position of the COMELEC that Civil Case No. 94-3006 involving the boundary dispute between the Municipality of Cainta and the City of Pasig presents a prejudicial question which must first be decided before plebiscites for the creation of the proposed barangays may be held.
The City of Pasig argues that there is no prejudicial question since the same contemplates a civil and criminal action and does not come into play where both cases are civil, as in the instant case.
In the case at bar, while the City of Pasig vigorously claims that the areas covered by the proposed Barangays Karangalan and Napico are within its territory, it can not deny that portions of the same area are included in the boundary dispute case pending before the Regional Trial Court of Antipolo.
www.supremecourt.gov.ph /jurisprudence/1999/sept99/125646.htm   (1416 words)

 The Manila Times Internet Edition | BUSINESS > Pasig City aims for call-center hub status   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Pasig become a favored location of business outsourcing companies such as call centers because of its ideal geographical location, highly accessible public transport, availability of modern infrastructure and friendly business environment.
Information technology industry leaders said that Pasig City is fast emerging as a favorite choice of call-center companies wishing to operate in the Philippines.
Pasig’s property sector has benefited from the call center boom, with call centers occupying a total floor area of 31,483 square meters of prime office space.
www.manilatimes.net /national/2005/oct/01/yehey/business/20051001bus6.html   (325 words)

 "Places to Live~Pasig City~Tourist Attraction In pasig city Philippines"
Pasig is approximately 12 kilometers east-south-east of Manila, with a total land area of 3,100 hectares or approximately 31 square kilometers.
It is bounded on the north by Quezon City and Marikina, on the east by Cainta and Taytay, on the west by Mandaluyong, and on the south by Pateros and Taguig.
Of the city's total land area, 85 percent is for residential, institutional, commercial, and industrial use.
www.livinginthephilippines.com /ncr_pasig_city.html   (323 words)

 pasig - philippines - HASTRAVEL.COM   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Pasig City is known as the burgeoning business district in Metro Manila.
The city of Pasig is also home to a number of hotels and suites which include Holiday Inn Galleria, Astoria Plaza, Richmonde Hotel, the Linden Suites and a lot more.
One of the main attractions of Pasig City which can be tourist-friendly is the Pasig City Rainforest and Waterpark.
www.hastravel.com /package_list.aspx?listType=country&category=all&location=pasig&country=philippines&listAll=no   (260 words)

 ACT condemns DepEd inaction on Pasig education crisis : QC IMC
Average class sizes in the city have shot up from 45 to 75, electric fans in classrooms remain switched off, and late afternoon classes are lit by candlelight.
The city’s school children suffer, hundreds of teachers lose their jobs, while the national government stands on the sidelines and watches.
ACT called for the immediate rehiring of all of Pasig City’s contractual teachers and the payment of all the public schools’ utility bills.
qc.indymedia.org /mail.php?id=1208   (580 words)

 ABS-CBN Interactive
The head of the Pasig City public information office has resigned after a series of tragedies and major news events placed the city under intense media scrutiny, DZMM reported Friday.
The raid resulted in the sacking of the Pasig City police chief, a precinct commander and a barangay chairman.
After living in a Makati City hotel for more than two months, a Dutch tourist is now languishing in the hot and crowded Bicutan detention center of the Bureau of Immigration, after failing to pay his hotel bills of more than P300,000.
www.abs-cbnnews.com /storypage.aspx?StoryId=30189   (1054 words)

 The Hindu : Opinion / News Analysis : Lessons from Pasig City
The death of 74 persons in a stampede at Pasig City, a Manila suburb, on Saturday morning was a terrible tragedy, but what triggered it off is equally tragic.
The media in the Philippines have done themselves proud in their sharp and critical comments on the how and why of the Pasig incident.
That is the message from Pasig City and the deaths of 74 poor Filipinos.
www.hindu.com /2006/02/06/stories/2006020604141100.htm   (667 words)

 Philippine Covenanters Reach Out to Displaced Families - Evangelical Covenant Church
PASIG CITY, PHILIPPINES (August 14, 2002) - The Jesus Evangelical Covenant Church of Pasig City has been reaching out to more than 100 families displaced by last week's fire that destroyed more than 40 houses.
The homes were situated closely together in a suburban area that is part of metropolitan Manilla, according to David and Ronna Husby, Asia regional coordinators for the Evangelical Covenant Church's Department of World Mission.
"Two of the families happen to be the sister and sister-in-law of one of the Pasig City church leaders, Brando Barrentes," the Husbys said.
www.covchurch.org /cov/news/item2288.html   (293 words)

 PASIG FIRE AND RESCUE VOLUNTEER - HOMEPAGE!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Welcome to the Pasig City's first fire and rescue volunteer webpage.
Our group was established June 1,1998 by a group of dedicated volunteer firefighters, civic minded persons, and others who are ready to serve the people at all times at no costs.
For those who have a heart of volunteer, especially who are resident of Pasig City.
www.geocities.com /pasigfirervg   (181 words)

 Ferry service banned in Pasig City - INQ7.net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Barangay officials have banned boats from crossing the Pasig River from Barangay Pineda in Pasig City to Makati City after the only boat ferrying passengers across the river to Makati capsized four days ago.
Many students and workers from Pasig City use the boat service daily to go to Makati, which is just across the river, because it is a cheaper route.
The brothers were in their shanty at Barangay Pineda, Pasig City, when they heard screams, Gloria was told.
news.inq7.net /metro/index.php?index=1&story_id=30200   (1073 words)

 BK Online: "Top Pasig Polluters named", 5/24/00   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Ten Pasig river polluters were given the “Lason sa Pasig Award” (Pasig River Polluter Award) in rites held on April 22, 2000 at the Makati River Park.
The mock awards, launched in 1996 and organized by non-government organization Sagip Pasig Movement, has become a yearly event which aims to highlight the huge contributions of industries to the pollution of the Pasig River.
On March 30, 2000, the DANIDA became the first recipient of the annual “Gawad Kalinga sa Ilog Pasig”, a citation for the biggest supporters of the Pasig River’s Rehabilitation.
www.bwf.org /bk/2k/05/24_02.html   (472 words)

 Pasig City Information
Another belief was that it was derived from "pasigan" which means "baybay ng ilog", river edge or bank in English.
The most convincing theory on the origin of the name came from the late Dr. Jose Villa Panganiban, a linguist, polyglot, professor and former director of the Institute of National Language.
He said that the word "Pasig" is an old Sanskrit word referring to a "river flowing form one body of water to another", in the case of the Pasig River, from Laguna de Bay (pronounced Ba-l) to Manila Bay.
www.hotel4stay.com /philippines/Pasig/pasig.html   (365 words)

 Pasig City - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Along its western border is the eastern half of Ortigas Center, one of the top business districts in the metropolis (the western half is in Mandaluyong City).
The headquarters of the Philippine Stock Exchange, which is also home to one of its trading floors, is located here.
On February 4, 2006, a stampede at a soccer stadium killed at least 74 people.
dictionpedia.com /en/Pasig_City   (309 words)

 Early Christmas in Pasig City - INQ7.net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Instead of getting it at the end of the year, city employees will receive half of their Christmas bonus this month.
The city decided to release part of the benefit to help employees cope with the expenses of the opening of classes next week.
The early release is "an offshoot of the city's good financial standing," Mayor Vicente Eusebio said in a statement.
news.inq7.net /metro/index.php?index=1&story_id=39256   (231 words)

 Sun.Star Baguio - Pasig City bet is Mr. Panagbenga
Sun.Star Baguio - Pasig City bet is Mr.
The 30-year-old gym instructor of Rainforest Gym in Pasig City came out too strong in topping the openweight division and maximized his symmetry in the winner-take-all overall division to go home P15,000 richer.
Paolo Vergara, an HRM student of the University of Baguio and the contest's best poser awardee, and Ranel Muñoz of Power Gym in San Fernando, Pampanga, gave Paterno a strong scare in the execution of the seven mandatory poses with Vergara coming in as a dark horse with his vastly ripped physique.
www.sunstar.com.ph /static/bag/2005/03/04/sports/pasig.city.bet.is.mr..panagbenga.html   (416 words)

 About Ortigas Center, Pasig City, Metro Manila, Philippines
Skyscrapers, high-rise buildings and condominiums, supermalls and department stores, subdivisions, townhouses, business and commercial establishments, health spas, movie and entertainment facilities, fine dining restaurants and fast food chain of stores---all of these are reflective of a town in transformation which has now become one of the highly urbanized cities in Metropolitan Manila.
This is Pasig today, a suburban town which became a city by virtue of Republic Act 7829 effective 08 December 1993.
In fact, big business and financial establishments are scrambling for a space to set up their respective offices at the Ortigas Center, which is fast developing into a financial and commercial district, giving Ayala Center a stiff competition.
www.islandsaccommodations.com /places/ortigas.htm   (142 words)

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