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Mariveles, Province of Bataan, Philippines

  • Mariveles has a total of 18 barangays
  • Registered Voters of Mariveles as of (2010) = 60,011
  • Mariveles is in the "2nd" Voting Congressional District of Bataan.
  • Population of Mariveles (as of Aug 1, 2007) = 102,844
  • Land Area of Mariveles (as of 2007, in hectares) = 15,390
  • Mariveles is a 1st class Municipality and Partially Urban.
  • Mariveles is in the Bataan province and within Region_III in the western part of the island of luzon.

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Geography of Mariveles, Bataan, Philippines

Mariveles covers a total land area of 15,920 hectares or 153 kilometers representing 12% of the total land area of Bataan Province. Of this, 19% is forestland (home to an Aeta community speaking a Sambalic language called Mariveleño); 6% is agricultural land; 15% is industrial and residential; and 60% is pasture land which could easily be converted into an industrial facility.

Location of Mariveles, Bataan, Philippines

Mariveles is located at the southern tip of the Bataan Peninsula. It is about 173 kilometers from Manila via the North Luzon Expressway, Gapan-Olongapo Road and Roman Highway.

History of Mariveles, Bataan, Philippines

Originally known as village of Camaya, belonging to the corregimiento of Mariveles. Served as checking point for ships entering or leaving Manila Bay. Invaded by the Dutch in 1600 and 1609. Assumed each present name when the province of Bataan was created in 1754. Witnessed the surrender of Major Manuel L. Quezon in 1901, Gen. Artemio Ricarte in 1904 and Major Gen. Edward P. King Jr. in 1942. Starting point of the Death March on April 1942.

Historical accounts referred to Mariveles as the refilling stop for merchant ships before coming into Manila Bay. The Chinese pirate Li Ma Hong was recorded to have briefly stopped in Camaya (former name of Mariveles) for fresh water and supplies before proceeding to attack Manila. Mariveles also figured in the revolt against Spain with a handful of Katipuneros laying siege on a Spanish camp just as the uprising was declared. During the 2nd World War, the municipality served as the temporary camp for the captured Filipino and American soldiers who defended Corregidor and Bataan. Thus, the gruelling "Death March" to Capaz, Tarlac started in Mariveles, and another point in Bagac.

[This article from the municipal govt. of Mariveles]

People of Mariveles, Bataan, Philippines

Total Population of Mariveles

Elected Government Officials of Mariveles, Bataan, Philippines

The Sangguniang Panlungsod is composed of the City (Municipality) Vice-Mayor as Presiding Officer, regular Sanggunian members (Councilors), the President of the Association of Barangay Captains and the President of the Sangguniang Kabataan.

They shall exercise and perform the legislative powers and duties as provided for under Republic Act No. 7160, otherwise known as the Local Government Code of 1991. Shall consider and conduct thorough study all matters brought to their attention and consequently pass resolutions, enact ordinances and to introduce recommendations.


Elected Government officials of Mariveles for the term of 2013-2016
  • Mayor of Mariveles: CONCEPCION, JESSE (NUP) NATIONAL UNITY PARTY
  • Vice-Mayor of Mariveles: ISIP, VICTORIANO (NUP) NATIONAL UNITY PARTY
  • Councilors of Mariveles:
  1. LOPEZ, MEL (NUP) NATIONAL UNITY PARTY 29065 9.12%
  2. RUBIA, LITO (NUP) NATIONAL UNITY PARTY 27898 8.76%
  3. CONCEPCION, AJ (NUP) NATIONAL UNITY PARTY 26700 8.38%
  4. PEÑALOZA, JEFF (NUP) NATIONAL UNITY PARTY 20898 6.56%
  5. CATIPON, TITO (NUP) NATIONAL UNITY PARTY 20678 6.49%
  6. CASTAÑEDA, JO (LP) LIBERAL PARTY 20224 6.35%
  7. GOLOCAN, HARRY (LP) LIBERAL PARTY 18190 5.71%
  8. SUNGA, ANGELITO (NUP) NATIONAL UNITY PARTY 17884 5.61%

Elected Government officials of Mariveles for the term of 2010-2013

Barangay Elected Officials of Mariveles, Bataan, Philippines

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Businesses in Mariveles, Bataan, Philippines

Garments and footwear are the major industries in Mariveles located mostly at the Bataan Export Processing Zone, a former 1,200 hectares barren jungle i transformed into a modern industrial complex with more than 60 multinational companies manufacturing products for the World and providing employment to more than 25,000 Filipinos.

Bataan Export Processing Zone preferred industries are: Wearing apparel, Garments, Textile, Electronics, Sporting Goods, Leather Products, Chemical Stabilizers, Fiberglass, Reinforced Plastic Products, Materials Handling Equipment, Synthetic Optical Lenses. Remarkable progress took place at the Bataan Export Processing Zone, the first and premiere economic zone in the country, now called the Bataan Economic Zone.

Most of the large-scale industries operation in the province of Bataan are located in Mariveles. There are two economic zones operating in Mariveles , the Bataan Economic Zone and the Petrochemical Industrial Estate. The Bataan Economic Zone contributes 30 to 40 percent of the regional export sales. Some of the locators in the zone manufacture shoes, textiles, tennis balls, optical lenses, electronics as well as bulk handling of grains. The Petrochemical Industrial Estate, as the name connotes, will house chemical and other heavy industries. Current locators in the estate are the Petrocorp, which established a polypropylene plant and the Phil. Resin Industries which will construct the first polyvinyl chloride plant in the country. A polyethylene and naptha cracker plants are also in the pipeline. The Bataan Technology Park, Inc. now has locators from Crown Pacific, Inc. and Asia International Auction. Future investors have envisioned putting up a cutflower and honeybee production, and taxi-cab manufacturing.

Export performance of Bataan reached $ 416,158,578 in 1998, generated mainly by the Bataan Economic Zone (BEZ) and the Petron Bataan Refinery (PBR).

Investments. Investments generated amounted to P3,398,191.00 in 1998 which represents in investments through business name registrations, financing and enterprise assistance and BEZ expansion.


THE PETROCHEMICAL DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION The nominal entry of new investors in the country, in the 1990’s, while reflective of the global economic downtown, nonetheless brought another giant investment in Mariveles. The Philippine National Oil Company – Petrochemical Development Corporation (PNOC-PDC), a multi-million dollar project, came in as the biggest single investment in 1993.

Sprawled on a 530-hectare land along the coastal area at Brgy. Batangas Dos, PNOC-PDC operated and developed the area as a petrochemical industrial estate, and established thereat petrochemical and related industries either by itself or in joint venture with private investors. Today, there are five companies operating within the complex employing some 2000 Filipino workers.


PLASTIC CITY Diversified Plastic Film, a petrochemical downstream industry established its plant at Brgy. Alion. Now, on its expansion phase, it is expected to become a plastic city and has a projected employment of 5,000 workers in the next five year

TOTAL PHILS. CORPORATION Another multi-million dollar investment , TOTAL FINA ELF is the merger of 3 leaders in the petroleum and chemical industries: TOTAL, PETROFINA, and ELF AQUITANE. Its oil distribution terminal is located along the coastal area of Brgy. Alas-asin. A US $20 million project, the terminal is a strong and indisputable contender in the local oil industry today. Equipped with the state-of-the-art facilities, it is expected to supply up to 5% of the country’s oil demands within the next 5 years even as it meets the requirements of existing clients.


ASIAN TERMINAL INC. (ATI) Endowed with a deep-water bay, Mariveles has excellent potentials of a world-class port facility. In fact the Asian Terminal Inc. (ATI), the country’s premiere port operator and logistics provider has developed and is now operating a 10-hectare bulk grain terminal in the town designed to carry out efficient handling, storage and distribution of imported bulk and grains. In operation since 1996, Mariveles Grain Terminal is the first of its kind in the Philippines and one of the most advanced in Asia today.


SAN MIGUEL CORPORATION Inside its 10-hectare facility, ATI also housed the Integrated Bulk Handling Terminal of the San Miguel Corporation, the country’s biggest business conglomerate today.

The terminal receives malt in bulk direct from the ship’s hold and stores it in concrete silos near the pier. The malts are then delivered to 4 San Miguel breweries in Polo, Valenzuela City; San Fernando, Pampanga; Mandaue City in Cebu and Davao City.


HERMA SHIPYARD INC. (HSI) Formerly the Bataan Shipyard and Engineering Corporation, Herma Shipyard Inc. is strategically located at the entrance of Manila Bay, 34 nautical miles north of Manila.

With an industrial area of 17 hectares, it has a wharf space of 310 meters, a drydock facility measuring 173 meters long, 30.6 meters wide and 12.2 meters deep with a drydock capacity of up to 15,000 DWT.

Backed up by a full-service industrial complex and an experience pool of technical workforce, Herma Shipping Inc., offers a complete line of shipyard services like ship drydocking, repair and maintenance, ship upgrade, industrial engineering and fabrication services, port terminal services and warehousing facilities.

A member of Herma Group, an industry leader in Philippine petroleum marine transport, oil trading, environmental and waste management, its port facilities are available for domestic and international cargoes and products.

Religions in Mariveles, Bataan, Philippines

The religions in Mariveles

Most of the people in mariveles is Chatolic believer and about 20 percent others like Protestant,Church of Christ etc.

Schools in Mariveles, Bataan, Philippines

Schools in Mariveles

Mariveles National High School, Cabcaben

BEPZ Multinational School

ANTONIO G. LLAMAS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (AGLES)

Polytechnic University of the Philippines

Economy of Mariveles, Bataan, Philippines

The economy of Mariveles

Entrepreneurship


One big contribution of the industrial revolution now going on in Mariveles is the self-employment generated in the surrounding localities made possible by the salaries and wages that flow into the local economy.

People started spending money pushing up the prices of commodities eventually providing gainful livelihood for small and medium entrepreneurs in the locality.

Real Estate Development

Real estate development around the town which was very negligible before is now progressing rapidly with several subdivision being develop in outlaying barangays.

Apartments are being built around the town to accommodate workers and executives and their families.

Multinational firms likewise built grand staff houses for their expatriates and Filipino executives at Brgy. Malaya, inside the Bataan Economic Zone.

Revenue Collection

The most significant contribution of the industrialization of Mariveles, is the economic gains the town has achieved in terms of revenue collections.

In 1998, when Mayor Boboy Peliglorio took over, the town has a modest income of P49.741 million. The following years, saw Mariveles posting significant increases in revenue collection. In 2002, the Municipality has posted a revenue of P170,480,119.61 and P162,053,378.63 in 2003.

In Year 2001, Mariveles topped the revenue collection performance (P121,581,325.45) among the 11 towns and 1 city in Bataan making it the richest town in the province.

It was also the year when Mariveles was reclassified from a 2nd class town to a 1st class municipality.

To date, Mariveles still remains the undisputed No. 1 in terms of revenue collection in Bataan, even as it is eyeing for cityhood in the very near future.

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Natural Resources of Mariveles, Bataan, Philippines

The natural resources of Mariveles

Camaya Coast

Mt. Tarak

Sibul hot Spring

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Talaga Beach

Protect the environment

It is sad but true that as of the year 2012 the rivers of the Philippines continue to be the #1 Sewer Systems of the Philippines.

Protect & Save the Rivers. Do not let your sewer drain into the river. Your community can be the first to initiate this project.
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Let us plant more trees in every barangay in the entire Philippines. It does not make any difference if the barangay is urban, partially urban or rural; we need more trees. Trees will prevent erosion, provide oxygen, prevent green house effect, and even a place of business for the shade tree mechanic.

The Philippines is a tropical country and practically anything will grow. The DENR has the planting trees project that goes on every year. Lots of picture taking for the media. Planting trees one by one is the "human" way of doing it. This individual planting of trees is good if done to "line" the roads and highways with trees or along fences or property divisions, or if you have a plantation.

To reforest the nation of the Philippines we have to plant trees the "mother nature" way. Sow the seeds during the rainy season. Go deep into "bald" forests and plant trees by sowing seeds. If there's not enough volunteers to do this, use the military helicopters to fly over the designated areas and sow the seeds.

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We are using our rivers as our sewer system. If you ask a Filipino, "Are the Filipinos a clean people?" The answer is an automatic, "Yes!". However, the Filipinos are suffering from the same disease or attitude as most people do, and that is the "NIMBY" disease or "NIMBY" attitude. (NIMBY) Not In My Back Yard. So it is OK to dump my garbage and sewer there. Not mine! Someone else will take care of it.

This attitude is killing our rivers. Your great-grandparents, grandparents or parents were once proud to tell the stories of how they enjoyed swimming in the river behind your house or nearby. However, you can't say the same or tell the same stories to your kids or grand kids. Why? Because your generation is killing the river.

Contact:

  • Secretary Ramon J. P. Paje
  • Department of Environment and Natural Resources
  • Visayas Avenue, Diliman, 1100 Quezon City, Philippines
  • +63-2-929-6626
  • osec@denr.gov.ph

We have so much water in the Philippines and yet very little to drink.


Instead of relying too much on Diesel fuel and Coal to generate the majority of Philippine's Electrical energy Supply, we can concentrate more on renewable and sustainable source of energy such as: Hydro Power, Solar Power, and Wind Power. We have too many black outs.

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Tourists Attractions of Mariveles, Bataan, Philippines

The tourist attractions of Mariveles

Fiestas and Traditions of Mariveles, Bataan, Philippines

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Your Story about Mariveles, Bataan, Philippines

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Families of Mariveles, Bataan, Philippines

List of Families whose names are deeply rooted in Mariveles, Bataan, Philippines.
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