Labuan Zamboanga City Philippines
98 Barangays of Zamboanga City within Region 9 - Mindanao in the Republic of The Philippines
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Welcome to Labuan, Bienvenidos a Labuan, Zamboanga City
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- 1 Location of Labuan, Zamboanga City
- 2 History of Labuan, Zamboanga City
- 3 People of Labuan, Zamboanga City
- 4 Elected Government Officials of Labuan, Zamboanga City
- 5 Businesses in Labuan, Zamboanga City
- 6 Real Estate or Properties for Sale or lease in Labuan, Zamboanga City
- 7 Churches, Mosques, or Places of Worship in Labuan, Zamboanga City
- 8 Schools in Labuan, Zamboanga City
- 9 Economy of Labuan, Zamboanga City
- 10 Natural Resources of Labuan, Zamboanga City
- 11 Tourists Attractions of Labuan, Zamboanga City
- 12 Fiestas and Traditions of Labuan, Zamboanga City
- 13 FORMER RESIDENTS OF LABUAN
- 14 Your Story about Labuan, Zamboanga City
- 15 Families of Labuan, Zamboanga City
- 16 Labuan, Zamboanga City supports Philippine Cycling
- 17 Labuan Zamboanga City Photo Gallery
- 18 Disclaimer
Location of Labuan, Zamboanga City
- Labuan is a coastal barangay and is about 36 kilometers from downtown Zamboanga City
- Location: West Coast
History of Labuan, Zamboanga City
Barangay Labuan is a coastal Barangay 36 kilometers west of the commercial center of Zamboanga City. The place was used to be occupied only by the Subanen tribe, the “lumad” in Western Mindanao. Labuan’s name was taken from the Subanen word which meant “you fall there”.
Aside from the Subanens, indigenous people like the Tausugs, Samals and Chavacano also settled in Labauan. Intermarriage among these indigenous people encouraged them to stay permanently in this Barangay.
The Legend of Labuan”:
Long before Labuan got its name, the place was occupied only by the natives who were from the Subanen tribe. This tribe was headed by Timuway- the chieftain of the Suibanens. This chief used to sell their agricultural products in Zamboanga City by means of a “balsa” or raft. The agricultural produce included gabi, calabasa and banana. As they kept their trading activities with the people in the city, they were asked where the vegetables/produce came from. The chieftain answered in his language “ditto sug Labu an in bato rampoon.”
Another legend says that during one of the trading as the Subanens were loading their produce in the raft; some people saw them on the shores and shouted “Labu-an-dyon”, which is Subanen mean “you will fall there”.
Labu means ‘let it fall’. From the on, the place where the produce came from became known to be “Labuan.”
After many years of trading, the Subanens developed friendship with the Chavacanos from the city. Many thins were sold to the Chavacanos by the Subanens by trading only. Until such time, one day, a prominent Chavacano family traded the place of Labuan with a ‘native corn mill made of stone’. The prominent Chavacano family transferred to Labuan. The Subanens moved to another place to settle down once again.
- article from the government of Zamboanga City
People of Labuan, Zamboanga City
According to the (2007 Census)
- The Total Population: 10,418
- Number of Household: 1,348
Elected Government Officials of Labuan, Zamboanga City
- Elected Officials of Labuan for the term of 2018 - 2020
- Punong Barangay Chairman/Captain : Ronald Ong Chua Maravilla
- Barangay Kagawads/Councilors:
- Ermelinda Baliquig Sana-Ani
- David Palabay Sapitula
- Munib Joe Antuyan
- Jawadi Sahi Sarail
- Jayson Abubakar Macasu
- Francisco Serra Santos
- Celsa Alar Guinilac
- Sangguniang Kabataan (SK officials)
- SK Chairman: ?
- SK kagawad:
- 7 members: need their names
- Elected Officers of Labuan for the term of 2013 - 2016-18
- Punong Barangay Chairman/Captain : Maravilla, Ronald Ongchua
- Barangay Kagawad Sapitula, David Palabay
- Barangay Kagawad Macasu, Jayson Abubakar
- Barangay Kagawad Saitas, Armando Ejan
- Barangay Kagawad Antuyan, Munib Joe
- Barangay Kagawad Sana-Ani, Ermelinda Bantigue
- Barangay Kagawad Sarail, Jawadi Sahi
- Elected Officers of Labuan for the term of 2010 - 2013
- Labuan, Barangay Chairman, Ronaldo O. Maravilla
- Labuan, Kagawad 1, Gilbert G. Basallote
- Labuan, Kagawad 2, Jayson A. Macasu
- Labuan, Kagawad 3, Armando E. Saitas
- Labuan, Kagawad 4, Ermelinda B. Sanaani
- Labuan, Kagawad 5, Munib A. Joe
- Labuan, Kagawad 6, Candido M. Biel Jr.
- Labuan, Kagawad 7, Bienvenido A. Abarro Jr.
- Labuan, SK Chairman, Kathrin Cate B. Biel
This is the.
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 need to be built or any infrastructure within the barangay is needed, all the barangay officials have to do is make a resolution and demand for it from 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."
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, "Sangguniang Panlungsod" does not have the power to remove any elected barangay officials from office. Only the COURT OF LAW can do this (judicial branch of the government). Information is power. Be informed.
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.
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.
- 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 does not exist anymore. Budgetary planning has been .
- 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. After the election they forget 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".
Businesses in Labuan, Zamboanga City
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- Resorts, restaurants, pension houses, or hotels are welcome to be listed here.
- Bakery, Mechanical Shop, Bicycle Shop, Tailor shops can be listed here.
- If you have a pharmacy or gas station, it can be listed here too.
- Hardware stores, Agrivets, salon, spas, etc. are welcome to be listed.
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- Businesses in Labuan
- Arevalo's Farmhouse
Real Estate or Properties for Sale or lease in Labuan, Zamboanga City
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Churches, Mosques, or Places of Worship in Labuan, Zamboanga City
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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.
Labuan enjoys a diversity of Religion.
- There are mosques
- Catholic churches
- Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal Parish
- Labuan, Zamboanga City ( Founded: 1988)
- Fr. Ricardo Borbajo - Parish Priest
- Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal Parish
Schools in Labuan, Zamboanga City
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The Don_Ramon_Enriquez_High_School. Part of the National High School system
- Labuan has a public Elementary School and a High School.
- The Elementary school is headed by Quirico O. Duterte.
- The High school is headed by Mr. Salihmatal H. Lagbas.
- Labuan is the center of Education for all the Barangays listed below.
|Barangay||Head of School||Enrollment|
|Anuling||Noemi N. Noble||300|
|Cadalagan||Zosimo H. Ledesma Jr.||227|
|Camp Susana||Rosalio B. Conturno||396|
|Labuan||Quirico O. Duterte||1790|
|Latap||Pilar M. Villanueva||407|
|Limpapa||Teofilo B. Macapili||464|
|Mtn. View||Marcellano P. Agustin Jr.||166|
|Pamucutan||Saac D. Kamsa||275|
|Patalon||Honesto D. Feliciano||737|
|Pole Diutay||Josefina D. Villalobos||193|
|Pole Grande||Romeo A. Santos||138|
|San Ramon||Patria E. Agado||148|
|Sinubong||Job Erico E. Aragon||300|
|Talisayan||Sarah D. Artates||638|
Economy of Labuan, Zamboanga City
Fish industry, Agal-Agal, Resorts
Natural Resources of Labuan, Zamboanga City
- 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.
- 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 Labuan, Zamboanga City
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Fiestas and Traditions of Labuan, Zamboanga City
In the Philippines a fiesta is usually celebrated in barrios or barangays. It is the official holiday of the LGU, the barangay. Filipinos love fiestas. It is a time for joy and celebration. A fiesta is of Spanish origin and is usually commemorated in association with a christian patron saint. Most barangays whose population have been clustered by Muslims(Moros) and their population is more than that of the Christians, the celebration of the fiesta have been cancelled and replaced with the Hari Raya or Eid al-Fitr.
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.
Fiesta of Labuan is celebrated every 27th of November.
FORMER RESIDENTS OF LABUAN
Name: Joseph de Leon
Job: English Teacher (Japan)
Born in Labuan, Zamboanga City in 1972 and left the place in 1985, Mr. Joseph de Leon is an Assistant English Teacher in Japan who never forget the poor children of his hometown in Zamboanga City particularly in Labuan and Lawingan. He started collecting clothes and school items in Japan and send them to the Philippines for free distribution to indigent children .On December 1, 2008, He established The ULILA Foundation (www.ulilafoundation.jappinoy.com)(www.josephsdeleon.webs.com) in Japan which aims to collect used/new clothings and other usable items for the indigent Filipino children in his hometown in Mindanao. He collects usable items from his neighbors and friends after his teaching job and did this daily since December 1,2008 until now , send those items in Zamboanga City and Manila. Last March 2009, he visited the Philippines for one Month and did his outreach mission in Zamboanga City with his former students as volunteers. From Dec. 2008 to January 2010, he was able to collect and send a total of more than 30,000 pieces of assorted school supplies, more than 23,000 pieces of clothings and still on going with his daily collection of relief goods after his daily teaching job in Japan. He also gives free English classes to Japanese Children in his community aside from being the town's only English Teacher. Read more
Your Story about Labuan, Zamboanga City
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Families of Labuan, Zamboanga City
List of Families whose names are deeply rooted in Labuan.
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Labuan, Zamboanga City 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.
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- 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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