What is samahang Batya festival?
December to January | Muntinlupa,Metro Manila, Philippines. Is celebrated from December to January with a display of different costumes and masks made of paper mache. This is a yearly competition of talent and creativity of the townsfolk.
What makes Manila an important city?
Manila has been the principal city of the Philippines for four centuries and is the centre of its industrial development as well as the international port of entry. It is situated on one of the finest sheltered harbours of the Pacific region, about 700 miles (1,100 km) southeast of Hong Kong.
What is national capital region known for?
The National Capital Region (NCR), also known as Metropolitan Manila, is the country’s political, economic, and educational center. The smallest region in the Philippines, it is the most densely populated region which is a home to over 12 million Filipinos.
What is the history of Las Pinas?
Las Piñas was one of the earliest fishing settlements on the shores of Manila Bay. It was proclaimed as a province of Manila either in 1762 or 1797. Agustin, a Spanish historian, and Fr. Juan de Medina placed it at 1762.
What are the original cities and the municipalities that compose the NCR?
When Metro Manila was established, there were four cities, Manila, Quezon City, Caloocan, Pasay and the thirteen municipalities of Las Piñas, Makati, Malabon, Mandaluyong, Marikina, Muntinlupa, Navotas, Parañaque, Pasig, San Juan, Taguig, Valenzuela and Pateros.
What are the products of NCR?
Products, Services & Solutions in the National Capital Region
- Assisted Acquisition Services for IT and Professional services.
- Child Care Services.
- Energy Conservation and Recycling services.
- Moving, Shipping and Transportation Services.
- Property Disposal.
- Property Management Services.
- Real Estate Solutions.
- Technology Partners.
What is the only municipality in NCR?
Pateros is the lone municipality in the region.
Who invented Philippine flag?
Emilio AguinaldoFlag of the Philippines / Designed by
Emilio Aguinaldo designed the Filipino flag as it looks today. The flag was sewn by Dona Marcela Marino de Agoncillo with the help of her daughter Lorenza and Mrs. Delfina Herbosa de Natividad (niece of the Philippine National Hero – Dr. Jose P.