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Passi City, Iloilo, Philippines

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Iloilo City News: Friday, October 24, 2014 -- Old downtown areas up in heritage conservation summit : ILOILO City is hosting the third Heritage Conservation Summit starting October 24 to 26 to discuss and exchange knowledge on revitalizing old downtown areas and best practices in heritage conservation in historic old quarters and districts in .... Full Story»

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Passi City,
Iloilo Province, Philippines

  • Passi City has a total of 51 barangays
  • Registered Voters of Passi City as of (2010) = 45,118
  • Passi City is in the "4th" Voting Congressional District of Iloilo.
  • Population of Passi City (as of Aug 1, 2007) = 76,045
  • Land Area of Passi City (as of 2007, in hectares) = 25,139
  • Passi City is a 4th class Component City and Partially Urban.
  • Passi City is in the Iloilo province and within Region_VI in the Western Visayas Area in the eastern side of the island of panay

Passi is also known as the "Sweet City" of Panay. The nickname stuck because Passi produces tons of fruits every year specially from its vast pineapple plantations. Passi has more land area, more people and more money in the province of Iloilo than any municipality in the iloilo province.

The richness of Passi leads to its creation as a 5th class city/component city of the province of Iloilo by virtue of Republic Act 8469 signed by the President Fidel V. Ramos in January 30, 1998.

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Location of Passi City, Iloilo, Philippines

  • 11.1000° N, 122.6333° E - Passi, Iloilo, Coordinates

Passi City is a newly created component City of the Province of Iloilo located in the central portion of Panay Island 50 kilometers away from the City of Iloilo. It is bounded on the north by the municipality of Dumarao, Capiz, on the northeast by Lemery, on the east by San Rafael, on the southeast by San Enrique and Dingle , on the south by Badiangan, on the southeast by Dueñas, on the west by Calinog and on the northwest by Bingawan.

History of Passi City, Iloilo, Philippines

Although its young distinction as a city, Passi is considered to be one of the oldest Spanish settlements in Iloilo. It was organized as a pueblo in 1766 with Don Martin Saligumba as its first leader.But the place has actually been settled by Malay migrants long before the arrival of the Spaniards.

According to popular legend, Spanish conquistadors stumbled on a small hut by the river’s bank where an old woman was fond winnowing pounded rice. One of them asked her, “¿Cómo se llama este lugar?” not knowing the native language of course. Much to the old woman’s surprise and perhaps excitement, she replied without much ado, “Ah, pasi,” which means some of the unhusked rice on her basket held in both hands. She must have thought that they were eager to know what was in the basket and what she was doing, because she could not understand their language. From that time on, the Spanish begun to call the place Pasi at first until it later evolved into Passi. Such legends about name origins are common throughout towns and cities in the Philippines, the core plot being a Spaniard asking the non-Spanish speaking natives what the name of the place is and the latter responding in what would end up eventually as the name of the place.

It is said that the first Spanish settlement was established in the area in 1766, marking the onset of Spanish colonial rule. In the traditional story, Spanish explorers anchored in Ansig, a place located at the mouth of Lamunan River. The name of the city is probably derived from Pasi, a Hiligaynon word meaning “unhusked grains of palay.”

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People of Passi City, Iloilo, Philippines

  • Passi City Population (as of Aug 1, 2007)= 76,045
  • Passi City Registered Voters (2009)= 45,118

Elected Government Officials of Passi City, Iloilo, 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 Officials of the City of Passi for the term of 2013-2016
  • Mayor of Passi City: Jesry Tiongson Palmares - UNITED NATIONALIST ALLIANCE / ABYAN ILONGGO
  • Vice-Mayor of Passi City: BARBERO, BONING - LABAN NG DEMOKRATIKONG PILIPINO
  • Councilors of Passi City:
  1. CHAVEZ, MELIN (UNA) UNITED NATIONALIST ALLIANCE / ABYAN ILONGGO 12883 10.15%
  2. PALMARES, BITOY (UNA) UNITED NATIONALIST ALLIANCE / ABYAN ILONGGO 11010 8.68%
  3. PANTIN, NEFIE INDEPENDENT 10833 8.54%
  4. BURMAN, LAI-LAI (UNA) UNITED NATIONALIST ALLIANCE / ABYAN ILONGGO 10813 8.52%
  5. PANES, HORACE (UNA) UNITED NATIONALIST ALLIANCE / ABYAN ILONGGO 10123 7.98%
  6. TEVES, MOTSOY (UNA) UNITED NATIONALIST ALLIANCE / ABYAN ILONGGO 9011 7.10%
  7. PANIZALES, BASAN INDEPENDENT 8947 7.05%
  8. PADILLA, ESONMOLOY (UNA) UNITED NATIONALIST ALLIANCE / ABYAN ILONGGO 7545 5.95%
  9. PAMA, NITOY (UNA) UNITED NATIONALIST ALLIANCE / ABYAN ILONGGO 7432 5.86%
  10. PALMARES, LINDA INDEPENDENT 6827 5.38%

Elected Officials of the City of Passi for the term of 2010-2013
  1. Ma Aura E Esguerra Landar-Layese
  2. Jayson Pamplona Padilla
  3. Cenonito Sotelo Pama
  4. Juan Javellana Masna
  5. Bonifacio Palma Barbero
  6. Noe Aguilar Lico
  7. Horace Anthony Abella Panes
  8. Basilio Longno Ligasan Jr.
  9. Ma. Gina Senina Palmares
  10. Melinda Garcia Chavez

Barangay Elected Officials of Passi City, Iloilo

Businesses in Passi City, Iloilo, 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

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Real Estate or Properties for Sale in Passi City, Iloilo, Philippines

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Churches, Mosques, or Places of Worship in Passi City, Iloilo, Philippines

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  1. Parish of San Guillermo
    • This massive baroque church of Passi City Iloilo was made in 1812, another Agustinian Church in the island of Panay. This was destroyed by fire caused by lighting in its earlier years. Now, this citadel in the middle of the plaza is home to the most number of images of the Blessed Virgin. A garden adorn with quite a number of saints is also found here. They named it Jardin de los Santos.

Schools in Passi City, Iloilo, Philippines

School year 2014-2015 starts June 2, 2014 and ends March 27, 2015, for public elementary and secondary schools. The school year will have 201 school days, of which 180 days are “nonnegotiable” student-teacher contact time.


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    • Telephone Number
    • Principal of the school

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Economy of Passi City, Iloilo, Philippines

The City of Passi is suitable for livestock raising especially in rural barangays. Livestock backyard raising is considered as secondary form of income generation among residents in the area.

Passi has one City Agriculture Office equipped with fully trained professionals specializing in different aspects of livestock raising, disease control, artificial insemination, rice and corn production, vegetable and cut flower, pest control and food processing.

Focusing on the livestock sector, it was learned that Passi City is one among the few municipalities/City in the Province with a budget for Animal Health Services and Disease Control. According to the City’s Annual Investment Plan for CY 2007 Animal Health Care amounts to Php 260,000.00. This budget is broken down to 40% (Php 104,000.00) for antibiotics and vitamins, 30% (Php 78,000.00) for vaccines and 30% (Php 78,000.00) for dewormers. Based on the Comprehensive Land Use Plan of the city, Agriculture is on the 3rd of its priority list and Animal Health Services under the Agriculture Program is on the 2nd of its priority list.

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Jobs in Passi City

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Natural Resources of Passi City, Iloilo, Philippines

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.
Build your riverbank protection with a built-in gutter system. Reforest within Ten Years - Guaranteed!


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.

Guaranteed within a few years, The Philippines will be lush again. >>Read More


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.

Tourists Attractions of Passi City, Iloilo, Philippines

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Festivals, Fiestas and Traditions of Passi City, Iloilo, Philippines

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MANILA, Oct. 25 -- President Benigno S. Aquino III on Friday vowed to address the concerns of the business sector, especially those on power supply and port congestion, to achieve the country's goal of inclusive growth.
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Farmers pay tribute to their patron saints; a procession of carabao carts bearing a myriad local produce is held; prizes are awarded to the strongest and most beautifully decorated carabaos.
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Hundreds of festively adorned carabaos are paraded by their farmer-owners on the street leading to the church; there the carabaos are made to kneel down as a homage to San Isidro de Labrado, the patron saint of farmers.

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PETER Gabriel Magnaye and Paul Jefferson Vivas showed impressive teamwork to pocket the men’s doubles title of the Swiss International Badminton Championship 2014 at the Centre Sportif Arena in Yverdon-Les-Bains in Switzerland recently.
The PBA-Smash Pilipinas pair played true to form in the last two crucial sets to turn back their top-seeded French rivals Baptiste Careme and Ronan Labar, 6-11, 11-9, 10-11, 11-6, 11-10, and win the men’s doubles open crown. .............................. Full Story»

Your Story about Passi City, Iloilo, Philippines

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Passi City, Iloilo, Philippines supports Philippine Cycling

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