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Brooke's Point, Palawan, Philippines
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Barangays of Brooke’s Point in the Palawan Province within Region IV-B(mimaropa) in the Republic of The Philippines
Amas • Aribungos • Barong-barong • Calasaguen • Imulnod • Ipilan • Maasin • Mainit • Malis • Mambalot • Oring-oring • Pangobilian • Poblacion I • Poblacion II • Salogon • Samareñana • Saraza • Tubtub
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List of Municipalities of Palawan Province within Region IV-B(Mimaropa) in the Republic of The Philippines
Aborlan | Agutaya | Araceli | Balabac | Bataraza | Brooke's Point | Busuanga | Cagayancillo | Coron | Culion | Cuyo | Dumaran | El Nido | Kalayaan | Linapacan | Magsaysay | Narra | Quezon | Rizal | Roxas | San Vicente | Sofronio Española | Taytay
Cities in the Province of Palawan: Puerto Princesa City (Capital)
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Geography of Brooke’s Point, Palawan, Philippines
Brooke’s Point Land Area (as of 2007, in hectares)= 130,340
Location of Brooke’s Point, Palawan, Philippines
History of Brooke’s Point, Palawan, Philippines
Brooke’s Point was formerly called Bonbon. It was named after the English explorer Sir James Brooke who discovered the town and helped the early settlers.
Brooke’s Point is a 1st class municipality in the province of Palawan, Philippines. Named after Sir James Brooke, the municipality has become famous for its promotion of ecotourism. It is also famous for holding a world record, as the biggest pearl in the world, known as the Pearl of Lao Tzu, was found in its waters. According to the August 2007 census, it has an estimated population of 58,537.
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Brooke’s Point, Palawan : This progressive town is the origin of the Pearl of Allah or the Pearl of Lao Tzu, the biggest pearl in the world.
The Tridacna shell, weighing almost 50 kilos of the clam â€œpearlâ€ which measures 9.45 inches in diameter and weighs 6.4 kilograms is still being kept at the house of the village chief of barangay Oring-Oring in this town.
According to the Guinnessâ€™ Book of World Records, the San Francisco Gem Laboratory values the pearl at 40 million US dollars.
Manang Aisa, wife of Oring-Oring barangay captain Krustan Mattarasal, said they have kept the shell since 1969 and is frequently visited both local residents and foreigners in curiosity. Asked If she will sell the shell, if the price is good, why not?, Manang Aisa, 64 years old replied.
Local researchers claim to have documented narrative evidence to indicate that the pearl originated here in 1935 and was not handed to a foreigner as a gift, as generally viewed, but actually stashed away to be sold and never returned.
The Muslim diver, who found the gem, said its surface bore the image of a turbaned face, and he named it the Pearl of Allah.
Raul Quijano Jr., an engineer who also acts as the municipality's tourism officer, and his team have made researches on the history of the pearl and to have traced the descendants of Panglima Pisi, the tribal chieftain who gave the pearl to a certain Wilburn Dowell Cobb on May 7, 1934.
But Panglima Pisi's descendants are saying that it was actually given to him to be sold to a buyer.
George Pisi, who claims to be a direct descendant of Panglima Pisi, earlier possessed half of the shell, but it was transferred to Mattarasal family.
The other half is now in the custody of Leonila Vegonte, also a resident of Oring-Oring.
In his account published originally in the Natural History magazine in 1939, Cobb said a Muslim diver had drowned when his foot was caught by the giant Tridacna giga clam. When the body was brought to Panglima Pisi, the chieftain took possession of the bivalve and discovered the pearl inside.
Cobb said his first offer to buy the pearl from Panglima Pisi was turned down. But when he returned to the village in 1939, he came upon the chieftain's dying son and helped him recover from malaria using Western medicine.
As a reward, the tribal leader supposedly gave him the pearl.
Cobb brought the pearl back to the United States in 1939 and had it authenticated in the American Museum of Natural History.
After his death in 1980, Cobb's estate sold the pearl to a Victor M. Barbish, a millionaire from Colorado Springs, who wanted to give it to his daughter Gina Diane Barbish. Barbish said the pearl is lodged in a Denver bank vault and a series of safe deposit boxes, and has reportedly expressed his desire to turn it over to a museum.
An Associated Press story on the pearl in 2005 quoted Barbish as saying: It draws the wrong type of people.
Barbish, who now owns 66 percent of the pearl, has claimed to have received an offer in 1999 from the world's top terrorist, Osama bin Laden, for 60 million US dollars, purportedly to give to Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein.
He also claimed that an emissary of President Ferdinand Marcos offered to buy it, but the deal did not push through when the Philippine dictator was ousted from power in 1986.
Based on Barbish's accounts, a Chinese merchant, who is a descendant of the ancient Chinese philosopher Lao Tzu, told him that the pearl dated back to the Sui dynasty.
Lao Tzu, the founder of Taoism, had reportedly wanted to spend his final years far from civilization. As he prepared to depart, he handed to a nephew a small amulet to be placed inside a clam, where it grew to become the Pearl of Lao Tzu.
Eventually, the legend continues, the pearl was lost in a shipwreck centuries ago, then found in 1934 by a diver who drowned when he reached into a huge clam to take it.
In a latest report, a Colorado jury awarded a 34.4 milion US dollar share on the pearl to the heirs of a woman whose husband, bar owner Joe Bonicelli, was linked to her murder in 1975.
His children now reportedly want the pearl sold so they can be paid the settlement they won against their father's estate
People of Brooke’s Point, Palawan, Philippines
- Population of BROOKE'S POINT, PALAWAN as of 2020 census: 73,994
- Brooke’s Point Population (as of 2015 Census) = 66,374
- Brooke’s Point Population (as of May 1, 2010 Census) = 61,301
- Brooke’s Point Population (as of Aug 1, 2007 Census) = 56,311
- Brooke’s Point Registered Voters (2009 COMELEC) = 28,734
Elected Government Officials of Brooke’s Point, Palawan, 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.
Budget of Municipalities and Cities: The Philippine budget formulation system is not centralized. It has been decentralized since 1991. It is the responsibility of each LGU to submit their budgetary needs for review. Failure to submit is the problem. "IMPERIAL MANILA IS A MYTH!".
- Absolutely NO need for FEDERALISM. It is a ploy to give the Bangsamoro an Islamic State and finance the religion of Islam. It violates the constitution's "separation of church and state". We need a representation of a MINIMUM of one SENATOR per REGION..
- Contrary to Pres. Duterte's ranting (July 2019): Elected public officials can't be suspended by the DILG or the office of the president unless an official complaint has been filed. Republic Act 7160 chapter 4.
- Elected officials of Brooke’s Point for the term of 2019-2022
- Mayor of Brooke’s Point: Mary Jean Feliciano (PPP) 19,198
- Vice-Mayor of Brooke’s Point: QUIACHON, JAJA ORDINARIO (NPC) 17,276
- Councilors of Brooke’s Point:
- BADUA, ROGELIO (PPP) 16,886
- CRESPO, ELISEO (PPP) 14,291
- FERRARIS, ARTURO (PPP) 14,190
- BALEAN, ROMEO (PPP) 13,380
- LACANDAZO, ED (PPP) 12,506
- DUGASAN, HAYATI (PFP) 11,996
- LEE, JAMIE JANE (IND) 11,657
- ABENGOZA, BERNARDO JR. (PPP) 11,406
- Elected officials of Brooke’s Point for the term of 2016-2019
- Mayor of Brooke’s Point: Mary Jean Feliciano
- Vice-Mayor of Brooke’s Point: Cesareo Benedito Jr.
- Councilors of Brooke’s Point:
- Jaja Quiachon
- Rogelio Badua
- Eliseo Crespo
- Bong Ferraris
- Jonathan Lagrada
- Romeo Balean
- Ton Abengoza
- Ed Lacandazo
- Elected officials of Brooke’s Point for the term of 2013-2016
- Mayor of Brooke’s Point: FELICIANO, MARY JEAN (PPP) PARTIDONG PAGBABAGO NG PALAWAN
- Vice-Mayor of Brooke’s Point: BENEDITO, CESAREO JR. (NPC) NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION
- Councilors of Brooke’s Point:
- CRESPO, ELISEO (PPP) PARTIDONG PAGBABAGO NG PALAWAN 10448 7.59%
- ABENGOZA, BERNARDO JR. (PPP) PARTIDONG PAGBABAGO NG PALAWAN 9860 7.16%
- BENEDITO, EYONG (NPC) NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION 9677 7.03%
- BADUA, DODOY INDEPENDENT 8455 6.14%
- DUGASAN, HAYATI (LP) LIBERAL PARTY 8094 5.88%
- LACANDAZO, ED (LP) LIBERAL PARTY 8005 5.82%
- BALBERAN, CHING (LP) LIBERAL PARTY 7190 5.22%
- MANDAWA, ARTISO (PPP) PARTIDONG PAGBABAGO NG PALAWAN 7158 5.20%
- Elected officials of Brooke’s Point for the term of 2010-2013
- Mayor of Brooke’s Point: Narciso Bote Leoncio
- Vice-Mayor of Brooke’s Point: Cesareo Reyes Benedito Jr.
- Councilors of Brooke’s Point:
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- Every Government Unit in the Philippines is within a Barangay. The municipal hall, city hall, the provincial capitol building, and even the Malacañang Palace where the president resides is within a Barangay.
The barangay has power and authority over its domain. The improvement of the barangay rests on the barangay officials. The barangay chairman, the barangay council and the local businessmen forge the prosperity of the barangay. Not the president of the Philippines, senate, nor congress. Not the governor of the province, not the mayor nor council of the municipality or city. Poor barangays stay poor because of weak and/or ignorant(uninformed) barangay leaders.
When roads or any infrastructure need to be built, improved or repaired, all the barangay officials have to do is make a resolution and present it to the city or municipality council. The resolution will force the city/municipal council or responsible government office to hear the legitimate demands. "The squeaky wheel gets the grease."
- Each city or municipality is represented by the "barangay association or federation". The elected president of the Association of Barangay Council and the President of Kabataan (SK) association each have a seat in the City/Municipality council. Their powers are the same and equal to the elected city/municipality councilors. They are there to help lobby the demands of the barangays. They are not there just to collect a big salary and rub elbows with the regular elected city/municipality council, but to also represent the needs of the barangays.
- The duties of the barangay officials are specifically written in Chapter III(Punong Barangay) and Chapter IV (The Sangguniang Barangay). Read it..
Practically anything that has to do with the barangay, the barangay officials have a say on it and most likely the authority over it. The majority of the barangay officials are not aware of their duties and power. They depend on the city council or mayor. The elected barangay officials are afraid of the mayor and city/municipality's "Sangguniang Panlungsod". They are in fear of being ousted or removed from office. The truth is, the "Sangguniang Panlungsod" does not have the power to remove or suspend any elected barangay officials from office. Only the COURT OF LAW can do this (judicial branch of the government). Elected public officials can't be suspended by the DILG or the office of the president unless an official complaint has been filed, there must be proof and there must be due process. Republic Act 7160 chapter 4, Section 60. Information is power. Be informed. Do not be intimidated by the president, senator, congressman, governor, mayor, vice-mayor, or councilors. Do your job.
The control of traffic is not up to the city council or chief of police. It is controlled by the barangay. If the barangay needs traffic enforcers, the barangay can make a resolution to demand it from the city or municipality council. When the electric coop or the water district do not maintain their lines, the barangay can directly demand for the maintenance from the utility companies. No need to wait for city council.
The citizens also has the power to make demands to the barangay officials. In case the officials get blinded. Simply file an official complaint with the barangay secretary naming the Punong barangay as the respondent representing the barangay.
- If the power lines are sagging, don't go to the power company, go to the barangay office. Ask the barangay for a DEMAND resolution against the power company.
- If the water lines are busted, don't wait for the water company, go to the barangay office. Ask the barangay for a DEMAND resolution against the water company.
- If the potholes in the road are not fixed, don't wait for the The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), go to the barangay office. Ask the barangay for a DEMAND resolution against the DPWH.
- Are you beginning to get the point?
Cleaning the shorelines, drainage systems, streets, rivers, and parks within your barangay is YOUR responsibility. You are accountable for this. It is not the responsibility of the City/Municipality officials. The citizens and officials of the barangay are responsible. Stop blaming others.
- BUDGET: As far as the preparation for the budget expenditures, it starts at the barangay level, then moves on to cities, municipalities, provinces and regions. The barangays need to exercise their authority. They need to put their yearly budget together for their administration and future projects. The majority of the barangays leave this job to the municipality and city. This is so wrong. Then when the budget doesn't come or is lacking, they complain.
- The budget for the barangays does go to the City or Municipality, but simply for holding and later distribution. The city or municipality DOES NOT approve the budget. It was already approved by congress. The city or municipality simply "distributes" the approved budget.
- The bureau of internal revenue is in cahoots to subdue the barangays, municipalities and provinces. They call the rightful shares to the taxes collected as "Internal Revenue Allotment Dependency". It is not a dependency. It is the lawful and rightful share of the LGU as specified in "TITLE III, SHARES OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNITS IN THE PROCEEDS OF NATIONAL TAXES, CHAPTER I, Allotment of Internal Revenue Taxes, Section 284."
- "IMPERIAL MANILA IS A MYTH!", it does not exist anymore. The Philippine budget formulation system is not centralized. . It is the responsibility of each LGU to submit their budgetary needs for review. Failure to submit is the problem.
- DURING ELECTIONS: Where do City and Municipality politicians go to campaign? They seek the support of the Barangay officials. They plead to the barangay folks for the votes. Even the candidate for president. But after the election they ignore you. Do not ever forget the power of the barangay.
Ignorance keeps the pinoys thinking that Manila rules. Be informed, be educated and make your barangay prosper.
- Absolutely NO need for FEDERALISM. It is a ploy to give the Bangsamoro an Islamic State where the religion of . Bangsamoro will be a HOMELAND not for all Filipinos but for only the Muslim Filipinos. It violates the constitution's "separation of church and state". Religion is always good for the people but it should never be embraced or financed by government. Tax exemption is not tantamount to financing. Every non-profit organization is tax-exempt.
Businesses in Brooke’s Point, Palawan, Philippines
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Sports News of Brooke’s Point, Palawan, Philippines
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Sports News: updated 11/10/21
Kaya Iloilo sweeps Group B in Copa '21
MANILA – Kaya Iloilo pipped Mendiola with a 6-0 beating on Wednesday night to complete a sweep of Group B action in the Copa Paulino Alcantara at the PFF National Training Centre in Carmona.
A Jovin Bedic brace in the first half set the tone for the inaugural tournament champ even as the club netted three goals in each of the two halves to seal the top seed in its group ahead of the semifinals next week.
Bedic capitalized on an erroneous Mendiola attempt to keep the ball out of his reach and quickly raced inside the penalty box to open the scoring for Kaya Iloilo in the 11th minute.
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Updated: January 28, 2022
Davao Sur cops seek help to ID hog-tied, floating body at sea.
DIGOS CITY – Police officials in Sta. Cruz, Davao del Sur are seeking the public's help to identify the cadaver of a woman found floating a few kilometers from its shorelines. In a statement Friday, Maj. Kristine Miraña, the Sta. Cruz police chief, said the Provincial Crime Laboratory Office in Digos City, Davao del Sur on January 25 had taken a buccal swab specimen/sample from the cadaver to extract its DNA to hasten the identification of the victim. The municipal health officer of Sta. Cruz town has also finished their post-mortem examination, the police said. Miraña said these steps were part of police protocol in cases wherein the identity of the victim has yet to be established.
Zambo City hospital stops OB-Gyne admission due to Covid-19 surge
ZAMBOANGA CITY – The government-run Zamboanga City Medical Center (ZCMC) announced Friday that its obstetric and gynecology (OB-Gyne) department will temporarily stop admitting pregnant mothers in their second to fourth pregnancy for normal delivery. The ZCMC, through its Public Affairs and Customer Care Unit (PACCU), said in a statement that the decision was reached due to the current surge of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) cases in the city. “We will only accommodate those with complications or those in their first and fifth pregnancy and above,” the ZCMC said. The ZCMC said there are 249 patients admitted to the Covid-19 wards and emergency room (ER) as of Thursday, January 27. The Covid-19 bed capacity of the hospital is 160.
Real Estate for Sale or lease in Brooke’s Point, Palawan, Philippines
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Churches, Mosques, or Places of Worship in Brooke’s Point, Palawan, Philippines
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- FILIPINOS WAKE UP! THE TAXES YOU PAID ARE USED BY THE GOVERNMENT TO EXCLUSIVELY FINANCE THE RELIGION OF ISLAM.
Freedom of religion, yes. Equality, yes. But no favoritism.
Schools in Brooke’s Point, Palawan, Philippines
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Economy of Brooke’s Point, Palawan, Philippines
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Natural Resources of Brooke’s Point, Palawan, Philippines
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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.
- Secretary Roy Cimatu - since May 8, 2017
- Department of Environment and Natural Resources
- Visayas Avenue, Diliman, 1100 Quezon City, Philippines
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 and thermal energy conversion. We have too many black outs.
Tourists Attractions of Brooke’s Point, Palawan, Philippines
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Festivals, Fiestas and Traditions of Brooke’s Point, Palawan, Philippines
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The cities or municipalities usually have yearly festivals where all the barangays participate. The cities or municipalities hold contests for the best floats in parades.
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The oldest man or woman in Brooke’s Point, Palawan, Philippines
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Brooke’s Point, Palawan, Philippines 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>>>
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