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Philippines News: Friday, June 5, 2015 -- Japanese companies express intention to expand businesses in the Philippines : TOKYO, Japan, June 5 -- President Benigno S. Aquino III on Thursday witnessed the signing of letters of intent between the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) and several Japanese companies that plan to invest or .... More
Zamboanga City News : Friday, June 5, 2015 -- Tree planting to highlight Arbor Day in Zamboanga City : ZAMBOANGA CITY, June 5 (PNA) -– The local government gears to join in this year’s observance of Arbor Day on June 25. The city-wide celebration dubbed as “Arbor Day na Ciudad de Zamboanga (Arbor Day in Zamboanga City)” will .... Full Story»
Zamboanga del Sur News: Friday, June 5, 2015 -- Pagadian City sets activities for 46th Founding Anniversary : PAGADIAN CITY, Zamboanga del Sur, June 5 (PNA) – The city government has lined up several activities for the celebration of this city’s 46th Founding Anniversary on June 21. City Information Officer Leah Agonoy said .... Full Story»
Zamboanga del Norte News: Friday, June 5, 2015 -- Zamboanga del Norte's Jalosjos opts out of BBL : MANILA, Philippines -- In opting out of the envisioned Bangsamoro autonomous areas, a lawmaker from Zamboanga del Norte said he and his constituents were only being faithful to the province's history. Representative Seth Frederick .... Full Story»
Quezon City News : Friday, June 5, 2015 -- DENR steps up campaign for responsible use of resources : QUEZON CITY, June 5 -- Using the battle cry “doing more with less,” the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is intensifying its awareness campaign for responsible use of resources in time for the celebration of .... Full Story»
Palawan News: Friday, June 5, 2015 -- Turtle visits puzzle elementary school in Puerto Princesa City : PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, June 5 (PNA) -- Children and school administrators at the Don Mauricio Reynoso Elementary School (DMRES) in this city are puzzled about turtle visits they are being paid recently despite the absence of .... Full Story»
Pangasinan News: Friday, June 5, 2015 -- Pangasinan ships three agri products to Socor, Indonesia : DAGUPAN CITY, June 5 (PNA)--Three agricultural products of Pangasinan, namely corn, onion shallots and okra have made it to the international markets. Eduardo Gonzales, regional technical director of the Department of .... Full Story»
Negros Occidental News: Friday, June 5, 2015 -- President Aquino signs Executive Order creating Negros Island Region : MANILA, June 5 (PNA) -- President Benigno S. Aquino III has issued Executive Order 183 creating a Negros Island Region (NIR), comprising of Negros Oriental and Negros Occidental. The President signed .... Full Story»
Makati News : Friday, June 5, 2015 -- 14 Makati athletes join PHL team in SEA Games in Singapore : MANILA, June 5 (PNA) --Fourteen varsity players of the University of Makati (UMak) have made it to the Team Philippines, representing the country in various sports at the ongoing 28th South East Asian Games (SEA Games) (June 5-16) in .... Full Story»
Iloilo City News: Friday, June 5, 2015 -- June 12 celebration to showcase Iloilo’s best : THE best of Iloilo will be presented to the public on June 12, as the city and province hosts the 117th Independence Day celebration for the first time. President Benigno Aquino III will lead the celebration with flag raising rites scheduled in .... Full Story»
Davao City News: Friday, June 5, 2015 -- Free cleft palate operation set on Independence Day : DAVAO CITY, June 5 (PIA) A free cleft palate operation will be conducted from June 12 to 20, 2015 at the Brokenshire Hospital. 1Lt. Isis Achanzar-Gabasa, public affairs officer of the Task Force Davao said the operation will be conducted by .... Full Story»
Cebu City News : Friday, June 5, 2015 -- 6 contractors vie for Php600-M first phase of new Php1.5-B Cebu City hospital : CEBU CITY, June 5 (PNA) -- At least six big construction companies have expressed interest to build the Php600-million first phase of the Php1.5-billion new Cebu City Medical Center (CCMC). The old CCMC building on .... Full Story»
Cagayan de Oro City News: Friday, June 5, 2015 -- MOSCAT hosts tour for agriculture appreciation : CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, June 5 (PIA) – In the aim to further raise awareness and appreciation of the agriculture education and technology, the Regional Association of Government Communicators (RAGCOM) Northern .... Full Story»
Angeles City News: Friday, June 5, 2015 -- Teachers: Don't discriminate persons with disabilities : ANGELES CITY -- Teachers of the Angeles Elementary School Special Education Center has appealed to employees of the SM City Clark that persons with disability (PWD) deserve to be treated correctly. Sped teacher Editha Pena, who .... Full Story»
Albay News: Friday, June 5, 2015 -- Salceda reorganizes Albay project monitoring body : LEGAZPI CITY, June 5 (PNA) – Albay Gov. Joey Sarte Salceda has reorganized the Provincial Project Monitoring Committee (PPMC) which is tasked to monitor and evaluate projects being implemented or that have been carried out in the province. Salceda said .... Full Story»
Cebu News: Friday, June 5, 2015 -- Cebu Archdiocese releases ‘Oratio Imperata’ for rain : CEBU CITY, June 5 (PNA) -- The Cebu Archdiocese has released an “Oratio Imperata” or a special prayer for rain as the province reels from a dry spell brought about by the prolonged mild El Niño phenomenon. Earlier, the Cebu Provincial Board placed .... Full Story»
ARMM Autonomous Region Muslim Mindanao News: Friday, June 5, 2015 -- DOST to host Halal Congress as it prepares for the ASEAN integration : COTABATO CITY, June 5 (PNA) --In preparation to the ASEAN integration, the Department of Science and Technology in Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (DOST-ARMM) will .... Full Story»

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Zamboanga City: Portal to The Republic of the Philippines

  • The Philippines is divided into Regions, Provinces, Cities and Municipalities, Barangays and Puroks.
  • As of March 31, 2010 according to the NSCB (National Statistical Coordination Board)
    • The Philippines is divided into 17 Regions.
    • There are 81 PROVINCES in the Philippines.
    • There are 144 Cities in the Philippines.
    • There are 1,491 Municipalities in the Philippines.
    • There are 42,028 Barangays in the Philippines.
      • We already have a webpage for each region, each province, every city, and every muninipality, and most of the barangays. Our goal is to ultimately have an interactive webpage for every barangay in the Philippines. With your help this can be accomplished.
  • Capital City: Manila
  • Independence: July 4, 1946. -- Incorrectly celebrated on June 12


Principal Government Officials of the Republic of the Philippines

Philippines Principal Officials: Term: 2010-2016

The Philippine Senate

  • Current Senate Members of the Philippines
  1. Edgardo J. Angara 1987–1998; 2001–2007; 2007-2013; 2013-2019
    • Quezon City, Luzon
  2. Paolo "Bam" Benigno Aguirre Aquino IV 2013-2019
  3. Maria Lourdes Nancy Sombillo Binay 2013-2019
  4. Alan Peter S. Cayetano 2007–2013; 2013-2019
    • Taguig City, Metro Manila, Luzon
  5. Franklin M. Drilon 2010-2016
    • Iloilo City, Iloilo, Visayas
  6. Juan Ponce Enrile 1987–1992; 1995–2001; 2004-2010; 2010-2016
    • Gonzaga, Cagayan Province, Luzon
  7. Francis Joseph G. Escudero 2007–2013; 2013-2019
    • Sorsogon City, Luzon
  8. Joseph Victor Gomez "JV Estrada" Ejercito 2013-2019
  9. Jose E. "Jinggoy" Estrada 2004-2010; 2010-2016
    • San Juan City, Metro Manila, Luzon
  10. Teofisto L. Guingona III - 2010-2016
    • Bukidnon, Mindanao
  11. Gregorio B. Honasan II 1995–2001, 2001–2004, 2007–2013; 2013-2019
    • Manila, Luzon
  12. Manuel Lito Lapid 2004-2010; 2010-2016
    • Pampanga, Luzon
  13. Loren B. Legarda 1998-2004; 2007–2013; 2013-2019
    • Manila, Luzon
  14. Mary Grace Poe Llamanzares 2013-2019
  15. Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr. - 2010-2016
    • Luzon
  16. Sergio R. Osmeña III - 2010-2016
    • Cebu, Visayas
  17. Aquilino "Koko" Martin De La Llana Pimentel III 2013-2019
  18. Ralph G. Recto - 2010-2016
    • Muntinlupa City, Metro Manila, Lipa City, Batangas; Luzon
  19. Ramon B. Revilla, Jr. 2004-2010; 2010-2016
    • Imus, Cavite, Luzon
  20. Miriam Defensor Santiago 1995–2001; 2004-2010; 2010-2016
    • Quezon City, Luzon
  21. Pillar "Pia" Juliana Cayetano Sebastian 2004-2010, 2010-2016
    • Taguig City, Luzon
  22. Vicente C. Sotto III - 1992-1998; 1998-2004; 2010-2016
    • Quezon City, Metro Manila - Luzon
  23. Antonio F. Trillanes IV 2007–2013; 2013-2019
    • Caloocan City, Luzon
  24. Cynthia "Hanepbuhay" Aguilar Villar 2013-2019
    • Las Piñas City, Luzon

The barangay system

  • The barangay system is what makes the Philippines, the community oriented country of the world. The core LGU (Local Government Unit) of the Philippines is the barangay. Each barangay has its Chairman (captain) and council who are elected into office every three years by popular vote of the community registered voters. Take the time to read the 130 pages of: The Local Government Code of The Philippines
  • Help update the webpage of the barangay you grew up in. Each page that we provide is an interactive page whereby any registered user may edit or update.
  • If you do not wish to register, you may still update your barangay via email to: franklin_maletsky@yahoo.com or Via Facebook by posting your updates or pictures to the OBI Facebook Page

Why doesn't the government of the Philippines promote the barangays?

  • The COMELEC as of May 7, 2015 still does not have all the barangay election results posted.
  • The DOT (Department of Tourism), seldom mentions the name of the barangay as to where the resorts or popular landmarks are.
  • The LTO - In the the section of driver's license where it says ADDRESS: (Street NO. City/Municipality, Province). It does not ask for the barangay.
  • Most business addresses in urban areas simply put the street number and name, City/Municipality, Province and zipcode. The barangay name is omitted. Yet to acquire or renew the business license, it is required that a barangay clearance must be acquired first.

Why does the Philippine government continue to make incorrect reports?

  • NSCB - National Coordination and Statistical Board reports incorrectly that Zamboanga City is part of the province of Zamboanga del Sur.
  • The COMELEC: Also reports that Zamboanga City is within the province of Zamboanga del Sur.
  • Geographically Zamboanga City is at least 112 kilometers from the border of Zamboanga del Sur. Zamboanga City borders only the province of Zamboanga Sibugay and Zamboanga del Norte.
  • Zamboanga City is in the Zamboanga peninsula but is not part of Zamboanga del Sur.

The oldest man or woman in The Philippines

Do you know who the oldest man or woman is in your community? Zamboanga.com is starting this inquiry in order to honor the older generation of the Philippines. Please provide the full name and date of birth of the elder living in your barangay. We will then post your entry in the Oldest Man or Woman in the Philippines page.

Zamboanga.com supports Philippine Cycling

Philippine Cycling is about cycling in the Philippnes. Philippine Cycling helps promote bike races, cycling clubs, bicycle tours, and the development of bicycle trails. Activities are coordinated with bike shops and cycling clubs throughout the Philippines to promote the fun of riding bikes. Philippine Cycling will be coordinating events with tour of Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao. Road biking and mountain bikings will be promoted by Philippine Cycling.
Cycling Activity to Participate In

Your cycling activity can be posted here and it will be shown in all the Provincial, City, Municipal and Barangay pages. Your 2015 Cycling Race or Activity can be Posted here.

  • ILOILO CITY, April 27-May 2, 2015 (PNA) – Some 5,000 bikers are expected to join the second Iloilo Bike Festival slated April 27-May 2, 2015 as the city continues to aspire to become a bike-able walkable metropolis. The activity that supported by the John B. Lacson Foundation Maritime University (JBLFMU) and Megaworld Iloilo aims to promote Iloilo as a safe and bike friendly city, promote the share-a-road movement encourage Ilonggos to commute via biking and raise Ilonggos awareness on the benefits of biking on health, safety and environment concerns. Read More....
  • CYCLING Le Tour de Filipinas 2015 set as country celebrates 60 years of top-caliber cycling Feb 1 to Feb 4 2015 - View the result of the race: A four stage race. Stage 1 starts in Balanga and back to Balanga for a 126K race Feb 1, 2015 (Sunday); stage 2 starts in Balanga, Bataan to Iba, Zambales for a 154.7 K race Feb 2, 2015 (Monday); stage 3 starts in Iba, Zambales to Lingayen, Pangasinan for a 150.1K race Feb 3, 2015 (Tuesday); stage 4 starts in Lingayen, Pangasinan to Baguio City, Benguet for a 101.7K race Feb 4, 2015 (Wednesday). For a total distance of 532.5 Kms. Read More >>>
  • Ronda Pilipinas: Feb 8 - 27 2015:>> Discovering young riders for the national team will be the main objective of the LBC Ronda Pilipinas 2015 when the country’s premiere cycling race hits the road on Feb. 8 in Butuan City. Ronda Pilipinas executive project director Moe Chulani said the international multistage bikathon, which ends on Feb. 27, will have two qualifying legs of four stages each in Mindanao and the Visayas where the top riders will advance to face a tough foreign challenge in the six-stage Luzon finale. Read More>>>

Businesses in The Philippines

How to Improve Your Business and Livelihood

The Philippine Livelihood Program: The Philippine government provides several programs to enhance the livelihood of the Filipino people. The department of Science and Technology through its Technology Research Center (TRC) regurlarly conducts various types of hands-on and personalized training programs.

  • DOST - Website
  • UPLiFT stands for Urban Program for Livelihood Finance and Training. - Website
  • DSWD Pro-poor and Livelihood Programs - Website

Take a picture of your Business (from a Sari-Sari Store to a Mega Mall). Upload that picture here in zamboanga.com and that picture can immediately be your business webpage. It is that easy. Here are two examples of how a picture becomes the webpage of the business: Twins Fried Chicken Restaurant and ABC Shopping Center

  • Give your business a good description. Add your address and contact number if available.
Possible Businesses
  • Auto, Trucks, Motorcycle and Bicycle dealers
  • Banks, Lending Firms, Pawnshops, and Financial Institutions
  • Clinics, Veterinary Clinics and Hospitals
  • Pharmacies, Drug Stores, Agri-Vets
  • Convenient Stores, Hardware and Supplies, General Stores, Sari-Sari Stores, Internet-Cafes
  • Department Stores and Appliance Stores
  • Supermarket, wet market, Fish Markets
  • Hotels, Motels, Pension Houses, Boarding houses and Resorts
  • Repair Shops: Shoe repair, Cellphone, Bikes (bicycles), motorcycles etc...
  • Restaurants, Carenderias, Coffee Shops, and Bakeries (Bakeshops)
  • Salons, Spas, Beauty Shops and Barber Shops
  • Gas Stations, Water Stations, Propane Stations

Would you like to create a wiki page of your own? It's Free

The barangay, municipality, city, and province wiki pages follow a strict format for data entry and editing. However, we allow users to create wiki pages of their own. We will even assist you. We encourage you to create your own wiki-page which does not have to follow the strict format of the main wiki:

Create you own personal page about the barangay in the municipality or City you live in. Title it like so: "Mybarangay, MyCityMunicipality, Myprovince, Philippines by MyFirstname Mylastname". You can update and edit this page anytime and anyway you want. It does not have to follow the standard format of the main wiki. It is your page. A link to your page will be inserted in this main barangay page. Here is an example page.

You can talk about your personal experiences, your advocacies, the environmental conditions of your barangay, municipality, city or province.


Most of the contents in this site are taken from the Department of Tourism, Comelec, National Statistical Coordination Board, DILG: Department of the Interior and Local Government, (LGU) government sites, online news, and other content sites about the specific community. This page does not serve as the official website of the community but rather compliments and helps the community to promote tourism and attract investors.

This is an interactive and collaborative webpage, meant to help promote this community and showcase it to the world via the internet.

This wiki page follows a format. The editor of this wiki page reserves the right to change formats, edit, or delete entries that may be considered as offensive, vulgar or not for the betterment of this wiki page.

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