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  Rizal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Rizal is bordered by Metro Manila to the west, the province of Bulacan to the north, Quezon to the east and Laguna to the south.
Rizal is a mountainous province perched on the western slopes of the southern portion of the Sierra Madre mountain range.
This consisted of the towns of Antipolo, Bosoboso, Cainta and Taytay from the Province of Tondo; and the towns of Morong, Baras, Tanay, Pililla, Angono, Binangonan and Jalajala from the Province of La Laguna, with the capital at Morong.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Rizal   (870 words)

Laguna is a province of the Philippines found in the CALABARZON region in Luzon.
Laguna is notable for being the birthplace of José Rizal, the country's national hero.
Laguna is also famous among tourists for the Pagsanjan Falls[?], the wood carvings created by the people of Paete[?] and Pakil[?], and the hot spring resorts in Los Baños[?] on the slopes of Mt.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/la/Laguna.html   (227 words)

 Laguna (province) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Laguna is also famous among tourists for the Pagsanjan Falls, Pila, Laguna Town Plaza, the wood carvings created by the people of Paete and Pakil, the hot spring resorts in Los Baños on the slopes of Mt.
In the forests of Mount Makiling and in the waters of Laguna de Bay are an abundance of flora and fauna.
Laguna was one of the eight provinces to rise in revolt against the Spanish misrule led by Generals Paciano Rizal of Calamba, Severino Taino of Pagsanjan, Agueda Kahabagan (woman general) of Calauan, and Miguel Malvar of Batangas.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Laguna_province   (1623 words)

 BookRags: José Rizal Biography
Rizal arrived home on Aug. 5, 1887, but after 6 months he left for Europe in the belief that his presence in the Philippines was endangering his relatives.
Rizal perceived the internal contradictions of the system as the source of social development concretely manifested in the class struggle.
Rizal still continues to inspire the people, especially the peasants, workers, and intellectuals, by his exemplary selflessness and intense patriotic devotion.
www.bookrags.com /biography-jose-rizal   (764 words)

 Rizal Travel Tips and Information - Rizal Travel Hotels Resorts Lodging Discounts Philippines
Rizal is one of the provinces closet to Metro Manila.
With a temperate climate, Rizal is protected from violent winds by the Sierra Madre Mountain ranges on the east and by the Batangas and Laguna mountains on the southwest.
Rizal is the province of choice and a definite tourist destination particularly in the field of arts and crafts.
alltravelnetwork.com /philippines/travelinfo/rizal-information.html   (5417 words)

 WOW Philippines :: Explore Philippines :: Description
Rizal province is Metro Manila’s closest eastern neighbor.
It is bounded on the north by Bulacan, on the east by Laguna and Quezon Province, and on the south by Laguna de Bay.
Rizal is composed of 13 municipalities and one city.
www.tourism.gov.ph /explore_phil/place_details.asp?content=description&province=24   (245 words)

 CALABARZON, Region IV-A, Philippines
Mount Banahaw, a dormant volcano on the border with Laguna, has been the scene of several dramatic episodes in the country's history, and is the focus of a number of religious rituals, some Christian, some not.
Rizal, by the way, was of partial Chinese descent (Chinese had been trading with, and settling in, this part of the Philippines centuries before the Spanish arrived), and was a native of Laguna Province.
Rizal Province extends eastward from the Manila area east of the Pasig River to Laguna de Bay, now, with the decline of Spanish and the ascendancy of English, often called Laguna Lake.
flagspot.net /flags/ph-iva.html   (1736 words)

 Encyclopedia entries starting with RIZ
Rizal is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Nueva Ecija, Philippines.
Rizal is a 2nd class municipality in the province of Palawan, Philippines.
Rizal is a 4th class municipality in the province of Zamboanga del Norte, Philippines.
encycl.opentopia.com /R/RI/RIZ   (2121 words)

 Centennial Garden
Contact Us aguna is located directly at the southern end of Rizal Province and bounded by the Sierra Madre Range on the east, Quezon Province on the south and Batangas and Cavite Province on the west.
Also during the rainy season, when the current is very swift and the falls gush heavily through the river, the boat-rides are cut short because of the danger posed by the high water.
The garden was initiated in 1978 by the National Institute of Science and Technology, University of the Philippines and the National Research Council of the Philippines.
www.centennial-gardens.com /laguna.htm   (1120 words)

 GlobalPinoy, Travel - Laguna
Laguna is 30 kilometers away from Manila and is bounded by the province of Rizal in the north, Batangas in the south, Quezon Province in the east and Cavite in the west.
It was officially christened "La Provincia de Laguna de Bai", after Bai (Bay), the largest town along the lake and also the first provincial capital.
Laguna is an amazing fusion of the industrialized urban and the charming beauty of the countryside.
www.globalpinoy.com /travel/province/laguna.php   (596 words)

 Laguna de Bay
Laguna de Bay is the largest lake in the Philippines.
Laguna de Bay has in fact been immortalized in the two novels of the Philippine national hero, Dr. Jose Rizal, himself a native of Calamba, a lakeshore town.
According to the Laguna Lake Development Authority, more than 50% of the BOD loadings of the lake comes from domestic sources, followed by industrial sources at 21%, agriculture at 13%, and forest at 1%.
www.psdn.org.ph /clear/lagunadebay.htm   (287 words)

 Rizal Province Travel Guide, Rizal Province hotels reservation, Antipolo City, Angono Rizal, Tanay Rizal
It is bounded on the north by Bulacan, on the east by Laguna and Quezon, and on the south by Laguan de Bay.
Rizal Province originally consisted of 26 municipalities - 14 from Manila and 12 from Morong.
Montalban´s Wawa Dam, at the foot of the Sierra Madre, is surrounded by limestone hills.
www.lakbaypilipinas.com /travel_rizal.html   (585 words)

 Laguna de Bay Masterplan
The Laguna de Bay is indeed a strategic resource for the economic and social development of the Region and of the country.
The Laguna de Bay watershed is underlain almost entirely by Quarternary (Pliocene-Pleistocene) clastic, pyroclastic and volcanic rocks, except for the extreme northern portion of the region, which is occupied chiefly by Tertiary rocks and a few erosional remnants of Cretaceous rocks.
The rate of increase in the province of Rizal and Laguna which, comprise the main portion of the region, was 5.8% and 3.9% respectively.
www.llda.gov.ph /masterplan.htm   (6459 words)

 Sun.Star Pangasinan - Jovellanos: Rizal the composer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
When Rizal wrote Leonor he was proceeding to Dagupan for a hurried rendezvous, she made special arrangements for a gathering in the guise of a raffle party purportedly to raise funds for charity.
When Rizal arrived in Dagupan, he had with him a special song entitled, "Leonor." It was said he composed the song while on the ship that brought him from Calamba to Dagupan.
Rizal who had a gift for prophecy (and clairvoyance as reflected in his, "the Philippines a Century Hence") probably knew he was seeing Leonor for the last time that was why the song was actually also a farewell song and the "Raffle party", a farewell party.
www.sunstar.com.ph /static/pan/2004/06/30/oped/mel.jovellanos.html   (577 words)

 Metro Manila - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The region is bordered by the provinces of Bulacan to the north, Rizal to the east, and Cavite and Laguna to the south.
Located west of Metro Manila, Rizal Park is the reference point for all kilometer points in the island of Luzon and the Philippines.
Rizal Park features the statue of the Philippine National Hero Jose Rizal, as well as several Philippine flags, a gigantic relief map of the Philippines, scenic Chinese gardens, and the several government offices, such as the Department of Tourism.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Metro_Manila   (3972 words)

 Rizal Province
It is bounded on the north by Bulacan, on the east by Laguna
drain Laguna de Bay and the Marikina Valley, respectively, Montalban Dam is a chief source of water for
Compared with other provinces in the region, agriculture in Rizal is less intense.
www.geocities.com /Athens/Marathon/9112/RIZAL.htm   (352 words)

 Jose Rizal [Biography]
BY TEOFILO H. JOSE RIZAL, the national hero of the Philippines and pride of the Malayan race, was born on June 19, 1861, in the town of Calamba, Laguna.
His father, Francisco Mercado Rizal, an industrious farmer whom Rizal called "a model of fathers," came from Biñan, Laguna; while his mother, Teodora Alonzo y Quintos, a highly cultured and accomplished woman whom Rizal called "loving and prudent mother," was born in Meisic, Sta.
In the cold morning of December 30, 1896, Rizal, a man whose 35 years of life had been packed with varied activities which proved that the Filipino has capacity to equal if not excel even those who treat him as a slave, was shot at Bagumbayan Field.
www.joserizal.ph /bg01.html   (770 words)

 The Manila Times Internet Edition | SPECIAL REPORT > Too many users endanger Laguna Lake marine life
LAGUNA Lake is the largest freshwater body in the Philippines.
Jose Rizal spent his childhood years on the shores of Laguna de Bay and wrote of its beauty in his novel, Noli Me Tangere.
The agency’s mandate is, “to carry out the development of the Laguna Lake Region with due regard and adequate provision for environmental management and control, preservation of the quality of human life and ecological systems, and the prevention of undue ecological disturbances, deterioration and pollution.”
www.manilatimes.net /others/special/2002/jul/15/20020715spe1.html   (1440 words)

 Museum Volunteers Philippines
Passing by Laguna de Bay in the early morning, he explained to a sleepy group that the name Laguna Bay, or Laguna de Bay, was an error in the translation of the ancient name Laguna Ba’i, meaning lagoon or lake woman, the mother figure being central to the Filipino culture.
However, Ino emphasized at the beginning of the tour the significance of the lake connecting Rizal province to Laguna Province.
We were to look for similarities in the works of art in both regions, to support the theory that artisans had traversed the lake and contributed their talents to the opposite side, with the Chinese influence very much in evidence.
mvphilippines.hypermart.net /Laguna.htm   (1243 words)

 Manila Bulletin Online
In commemoration of the 109th death anniversary of Dr. Jose P. Rizal yesterday in Baguio City, President Arroyo called on the Filipino youth to look up to Rizal as their role model, encouraging them to initiate change and reminding them to emulate and follow the examples and teachings of the National Hero.
Rizal, a doctor and novelist, was shot by firing squad on Dec. 30, 1896 at the Bagumbayan (now Luneta or Rizal Park) in Manila on charges of rebellion against the Spanish colonial masters.
One of the famous nuggets of wisdom of Rizal, she said, is that the youth is the hope of the fatherland.
www.mb.com.ph /issues/2005/12/31/MAIN2005123152863.html   (852 words)

 GNF - Laguna de Bay
Laguna de Bay is the largest lake of the Philippines covering a surface of 900 sq.
Laguna de Bay is fed by 21 rivers; its catchment area comprises about 3.820 sq.
In 1993 already, the Laguna Lake Development Authority has presented a plan for a controlled economical and social development of the region with the main objective to maintain the quality of life for both - man and ecosystems.
www.globalnature.org /docs/02_vorlage.asp?id=12808&domid=1011&sp=E&addlastid=&m1=11089&m2=11103&m3=11178&m4=12808   (158 words)

 Luzon's Great Lake
It was in the town of Ba-é on the lake’s southern shore that the Augustinians, established their first Christian mission station in Laguna, in 1571.
The heart-shaped lake, Laguna de Ba-é, is encircled by two provinces, Rizal and Laguna, and Metro Manila.
In 1762, the towns of the northern shore, Pasig, Cainta and Taytay, fell under the British; while in Laguna, resistance against British was able to spirit funds from Manila to aid in Simon de Anda’s campaign against the British.
www.lakbay.net /bahandi/bay.html   (688 words)

 Jose Rizal » Biography
JOSE RIZAL, the national hero of the Philippines and pride of the Malayan race, was born on June 19, 1861, in the town of Calamba, Laguna.
In the hope of securing political and social reforms for his country and at the same time educate his countrymen, Rizal, the greatest apostle of Filipino nationalism, published, while in Europe, several works with highly nationalistic and revolutionary tendencies.
Because of his fearless exposures of the injustices committed by the civil and clerical officials, Rizal provoked the animosity of those in power.
www.ac.wwu.edu /~fasawwu/resources/rizal/biography.htm   (767 words)

 Southern Tagalog
The provinces of Aurora, Batangas, Cavite, Laguna, Quezon and Rizal occupy the southern central portion of the island of Luzon.
The CALABARZON (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, and Quezon) with its contiguity to Metro Manila is being groomed for a large scale, multi-sectoral project complex that is foreseen to play a role in the development of Region IV.
Another notable characteristic is the existence of the much-utilized Laguna de Bay and the largely unutilized Taal Lake.
www.lwua.gov.ph /prov_ws/area_3_06.htm   (806 words)

 YEHEY!Finance | Economy - When money matters
Laguna led the provinces in market attractiveness - number of wholesale, retail, and fastfood outlets.
Laguna and Cavite were also in the top 10 in terms of market size - number of families with annual income equal or above P150,000, and number of persons employed.
Rizal led in market consumption and intensity dimension - ratio of expenditures to total family income.
www.yehey.com /finance/level3.aspx?id=51028&p=1   (266 words)

 HighBeam Research: Library Search: Results   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Rizal rates high points: Two of hero's kin inducted...
Antonio Antonio, said in its citation that Rizal was "a foremost exponent of journalism as a...
Homage to Rizal: park and monument unveiled in New...
www.highbeam.com /library/search.asp?refid=ency_botresults&q=Rizal   (1013 words)

 The Manila Times Internet Edition | METRO > ‘Janitors’ plague Laguna de Bay   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
BESIDES the Marikina River, the Laguna de Bay—the country’s biggest lake—has long been invaded by the destructive janitor fish but the Laguna Lake Development Authority (LLDA) has been sitting down on the complaint of fisherfolk.
Gerry Albert Corpuz, spokes­man for the Pam­bansang Lakas ng Kilusang Mamamalakaya ng Pilipinas (Pamalakaya), said the janitor fish population has lessened the catch of small fishermen relying on the Laguna Lake straddling the provinces of Rizal and Laguna and portions of Metro Manila.
Ranilo Cenina, a fisherman from Barangay Tayuman, Binangonan, Rizal, said that the number of janitor fish in the Laguna Lake is continuing to rise and dominates commercially important fish species like tilapia, ayungin and bangus because they are capable to lay many eggs.
www.manilatimes.net /national/2005/feb/26/metro/20050226met4.html   (321 words)

 United Trekkers Club: The Minor Climbs
Located along the boundary of Jala-jala Rizal, Pililia Rizal and Pakil Laguna, it is much nearer than Mt. Romelo or Famy and the Tanay hiking destinations, but a bit farther than Mt. Susong Dalaga in Baras Rizal.
The mountain summit gives you a view of the Laguna Lake as well as Talim Island and the historic towns of Rizal and Laguna.
This is different from the Pakil Laguna town itself since this one is located at the other side of the lake since the territory of Pakil spans across the lake.
www.geocities.com /utrekclub/thetrails/mn_sembranoinfo.html   (634 words)

 Clean Air Initiative: Asia - Police told to stop collecting road users' tax (Philippine Daily Inquirer)
LAGUNA, PHILIPPINES: Malacañang and the provincial government of Laguna came closer to a collision course over the road users' tax issue as police began enforcing President Macapagal-Arroyo's order to stop collecting the tax in the province.
The Calabarzon (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal and Quezon) police office Wednesday directed all provincial police units to arrest anyone who collects the tax from delivery vehicles in the region.
He said the order was in response to complaints raised by members of the business sector during the third "Pulong Bayan" (town meeting) of Ms Arroyo inside the Ford Compound in Sta.
www.cleanairnet.org /caiasia/1412/article-58910.html   (563 words)

 Some 6,000 firms in Laguna Lake not paying ecology fees - INQ7.net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
AROUND 6,000 companies in the Laguna Lake area are not paying their environmental user’s fee, depriving the government of millions in revenues, the Laguna Lake Development Authority (LLDA) said.
LLDA jurisdiction covers the Calabarzon (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal and Quezon) area, the biggest industrial hub in the southern Tagalog region and one of the fastest growing economic zones in the country.
The 90,000-hectare Laguna Lake is the largest inland body of water in the Philippines and one of the largest lakes in Southeast Asia.
news.inq7.net /regions/index.php?index=1&story_id=45803   (573 words)

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