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Quezon City is the largest city in Metro Manila.
The southern portion is drained by the very narrow San Juan River and its tributaries to Pasig River, while running in the northern portions of the city is the equally narrow Tullahan River.
Quezon City is bordered by Manila to the southwest, by Caloocan City and Valenzuela City to the west and northwest.
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  Presidents » Quezon
Quezon was instrumental in obtaining passage in 1916 of the Jones Act, which granted the Philippines a greater degree of self-government and promised the islands eventual independence.
Quezon resigned as commissioner and returned to Manila to be elected to the newly formed Philippine Senate in 1916; he subsequently served as its president until 1935.
Quezon was married to the former Aurora Aragon.
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  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.
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 Manuel L. Quezon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Quezon was also instrumental in promoting a project to resettle the refugees in Mindanao.
Quezon suffered from tuberculosis and died in Saranac Lake, New York on August 1, 1944.
Quezon was married to his first cousin, Aurora Aragón Quezon, and had four children: María Aurora "Baby" Quezon (1919-1949), María Zeneida "Nini" Quezon Avancena (1921-), Luisa Corazón Paz "Nenita" Quezon (1923-1923) and Manuel L. "Nonong" Quezon, Jr.
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In 1909 Quezon was appointed resident commissioner for the Philippines, entitled to speak, but not vote, in the U.S. House of Representatives; during his years in Washington, D.C., he fought vigorously for a speedy grant of independence by the United States.
Quezon fought for passage of the Tydings-McDuffie Act (1934), which provided for full independence for the Philippines 10 years after the creation of a constitution and the establishment of a Commonwealth government that would be the forerunner of an independent republic.
Quezon was elected president of the newly formulated Commonwealth on Sept. 17, 1935.
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 Welcome to the Official Website of The Manuel L. Quezon University   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Quezon was born in the small town of Baler, province of Tayabas (renamed Quezon, in his honor) on August 19, 1878.
Quezon was admitted to the Philippine Bar on April 16, 1903, after having copped one of the first ten placers in the bar examination.
The success of Quezon in obtaining this new independence measure and in having it accepted by the Philippine legislature, made him the undisputed leader of the Filipino people, especially after his party candidates for senator and governor in the whole country had swept the polls in the election held in June 1934.
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 Aurora Quezon Information
Quezon was born on February 19, 1888 to Pedro Aragon and Zeneida Molina, in Baler (then in Tayabas Province).
Quezon returned to the Philippines in 1945, she was offered a slot in the Liberal Party slate for the May, 1945 elections, as a senator, but she declined.
Aurora Boulevard in Quezon City was named in her honor in 1951, and in the same year, President Elpidio Quirino created the Aurora sub-province, comprising Baler and surrounding areas in Quezon Province.
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 BT Research - Quezon City   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Quezon City is not located in and should not be confused with Quezon province, which was also named after the president.
Quezon City is also the major entertainment capital of the Philippines, as many Filipino TV shows, music, and movies are produced here.
Quezon City is bordered by Manila to the southwest, by Caloocan City and Valenzuela City to the west and northwest.
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Quezon Power was built to help address a major power crisis that was hitting the Philippines in the late 1990’s.
Quezon is proud of a safety history that includes 2.5 million man-hours with no lost time incidents.
Quezon is also equipped with a Continued Emissions Monitoring System, and counts among its staff the only U.S. certified stack smoke reader in the Philippines.
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 WOW Philippines :: Explore Philippines :: Description   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Conveniently located at the heart of Quezon City, the area was developed to simulate a natural forest setting and serve as a breather from high-rise and concrete.
Diliman in Quezon City is home to the University of the Philippines, the country’s foremost institute of higher learning and considered the finest in the Far East.
Quezon City is five times bigger than Manila, and in area, it is second to the country's biggest city, Davao City.
www.tourism.gov.ph /explore_phil/place_details.asp?content=description&province=81   (431 words)

 The American Experience | MacArthur | People & Events | Manuel L. Quezon (1878-1944)
Quezon's destiny, in particular, would be interwoven with MacArthur's in ways profoundly important to both of them.
Manuel Quezon was born to Spanish mestizo parents in the remote town of Baler in Tayabas province, on the east coast of Luzon.
Quezon led the Filipino contingent that was present when Franklin Roosevelt signed the new Philippine Constitution in the spring of 1935.
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 Manuel L. Quezon Summary
Quezon was considered "bright but lazy"; but when he joined the revolutionary forces of Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo during the revolution against Spain, Quezon displayed his fearless, bold, and quick-tempered style of fighting.
Quezon suffered from tuberculosis and died in Saranac Lake, New York on August 1, 1944.
Quezon was married to his first cousin Aurora Aragón Quezon and had four children: María Aurora "Baby" Quezon (1919-1949), María Zeneida "Nini" Quezon Avancena (1921-), Luisa Corazón Paz "Nenita" Quezon (1923-1923) and Manuel L. "Nonong" Quezon, Jr.
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 WOW Philippines :: Explore Philippines :: Description   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The province of Quezon, flocked for a festival and venerated for a volcano, is Metropolitan Manila’s gateway to Southern Luzon and the Bicol Region.
It is an elongated province east of Manila and the downward chain of Luzon provinces.
And because Quezon is also a part of the route to the Bicol Region, both by bus and by train, its quaint little towns, which serve as stop-over points for travelers, can benefit much in terms of revenue generation through accommodation and dining establishments.
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 Quezon City Travel Information, Maps, Tourist guide and Philippines Hotels.
In 1938, President Quezon purchased 1,529 hectares from the vast Diliman Estate of the Tuason Family.
On October 12, 1939, President Quezon signed the Bill into law, thus the city was born.
Although some quarters may observe that Quezon City today may not be what its founder had conceived it to be, the efforts made by the past administrations up to the time of incumbent Mayor Ismael A. Mathay, Jr.
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 The Provincial Profile of Quezon
Quezon is the farthest eastern province of the Southern Tagalog region and is a
Quezon province plays a vital role as a new axis of growth in the fast developing economy of Southern Tagalog.
The province of Quezon is anchoring its development around two proposed economic zones that will allow it to participate in the rapid industrialization of the region.
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 The Official Website of the Quezon City Government - History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Quezon City was created on October 12, 1939 by virtue of Commonwealth Act 502.
In 1975, Quezon City became part of the larger urban governance scheme that is Metro Manila, with the creation of the Metropolitan Manila Commission by virtue of Presidential Decree 824.
Quezon signs into law Commonwealth Act No. 502, officially establishing Quezon City, and assumes the position of Mayor in a concurrent capacity.
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 Quezon City Hotels - Hotels in Quezon City, Philippines. Travelmart.net: GUARANTEED LOW RATES on your Quezon City ...
That Quezon City has been dubbed as the “City of New Horizons” holds truth when it comes to culture and lifestyle – the experience is fresh and not quite what would be expected of the usual urban setting.
Quezon City was conceived in a dream of an incomparable man, the late Philippine President Manuel Luis Quezon.
The tallest structure in the city, Quezon Memorial Circle pierces 66 meters to the sky, a fitting tribute to the founder of Quezon City and one of the country’s greatest statesmen, President Manuel Luis Quezon.
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 quezon province
The province formerly known as Tayabas, now Quezon, was explored by the Spaniards in 1571 and 1572 when Juan de Salcedo visited and explored upon the order of the first Spanish Governor General of the Philippines, Miguel Lopez de Legaspi, the central portion of Tayabas in his march across Laguna to Paracle.
The Guintong Yaman Ng Quezon which was inaugurated on August 4,1978 coinciding with President Quezons Centennial celebration, is a show window of the cultural heritage of the province, especially that of the late President Manuel L. Quezon.
Quezon Province may be rightfully called the cradle of Filipino nationalism in the same way that Cebu is referred as the cradle of Christianity for in her bosom were born great and uncompromising nationalist such as Quezon and Recto.
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 GLP Past Grand Masters - MW and President Manuel L. Quezon
Brother Quezon was initiated an Entered Apprentice on March 17, 1908; passed to the degree of Fellow Craft on May 18, 1908; and raised to the sublime degree of Master Mason on May 23, same year, in Logia Sinukuan under the Gran Logia Regional de Filipinas.
During the term of Quezon as President, eight Grand Masters occupied high government positions and practically all members, of his official family were masons.
But he kept it, like the realist that he was, in the only way in which it can be kept in a democracy, by winning the faith and love of the people.
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 Quezon Province Hotels - TravelMart.net
At the close of Filipino-American hostilities, a civil government was established in the province in 1901, and Lucena was appointed the capital.
On 7 September 1946, Tayabas was renamed Quezon Province in honor of President Manuel L. Quezon, president of the Philippine Commonwealth, who hailed from the town of Baler.
The province of Quezon is accessible to Manila and its neighboring provinces via a network of roads regularly plied by various bus lines such as the Batangas-Laguna-Tayabas-Bus Co. (BLTB), Tritran, JAM, JAC Liner, Philtranco, and Superlines.
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