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Division Of City Schools-Manila
The Division of City Schools – Manila, or simply the DCS-Manila, is a division under the supervision of the Department of Education. It also refers to the three-tier public education system in Manila, the Philippines. The main office of the DCS- Manila
Manila
is situated at the main building of the Universidad de Manila
Manila
at the Mehan Garden. The DCS-Manila Superintendent is mandated by Republic Act No. 4196 (now the PLM Charter) to be a member of the six-man Board of Regents of the Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila. The division has two universities, 32 public high schools, 71 public elementary schools.[1]Contents1 Public elementary and high schools1.1 District 1 1.2 District II 1.3 District III 1.4 District IV 1.5 District V 1.6 District VI2 Public colleges and universities 3 ReferencesPublic elementary and high schools[edit] District 1[edit]Jose Corazon de Jesus Elementary School Vicente G
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Department Of Education (Philippines)
The Department of Education (abbreviated as DepEd; Filipino: Kagawaran ng Edukasyon) is the executive department of the Philippine government responsible for ensuring access to, promoting equity in, and improving the quality of basic education.[2] It is the main agency tasked to manage and govern the Philippine system of basic education. It is the chief formulator of Philippine education policy and responsible for the Philippine primary and secondary school systems. It has its headquarters at the DepEd Complex in Meralco Avenue, Pasig
Pasig
City. The department is currently led by the Secretary of Education, nominated by the President of the Philippines
Philippines
and confirmed by the Commission on Appointments. The Secretary is a member of the Cabinet. The current Secretary of Education is Leonor Briones
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Pandacan
Pandacan
Pandacan
is a district in Manila, Philippines
Philippines
known for the Pandacan oil depot.Contents1 Profile1.1 Landmarks 1.2 Schools 1.3 Churches2 History 3 Modernization3.1 From industrial to commercial 3.2 Beautification programs 3.3 Modern housing4 Tourism and Events 5 See also 6 References 7 External linksProfile[edit]Modern residential housing in PandacanIn 2000, Pandacan
Pandacan
had a total population of close to 82,194. The original residents of the district are Tagalog migrants from the province of Bulacan
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Transportation In Metro Manila
The transportation system of Metro Manila
Metro Manila
is a cooperation of complex systems of infrastructure. The first automobile and trams in the Philippines
Philippines
first ran through the city. Throughout the metropolis, different means of transportation can be used such as buses, jeepneys, taxis, trains, tricycles, and even horse carriages (Kalesa), which are now only used in the major streets of Manila. Metro Manila
Metro Manila
is served by three different railway networks: the Manila
Manila
Light Rail Transit System (composed of LRT-1 and LRT-2), the Manila
Manila
Metro Rail Transit System (composed of the MRT-3) and the Philippine National Railways (composed of the PNR Metro Commuter)
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Mayor Of Manila
The Mayor of Manila
Manila
(Filipino: Punong Lungsod ng Maynila) is the head of the executive branch of the Manila's government. The mayor holds office at Manila
Manila
City Hall. Like all local government heads in the Philippines, the mayor is elected via popular vote, and may not be elected for a fourth consecutive term (although the former mayor may return to office after an interval of one term). In case of death, resignation or incapacity, the vice mayor becomes the mayor.Contents1 History 2 List of Mayors of Manila2.1 (1901–Present)3 Elections 4 Vice Mayor of Manila4.1 (1901–Present)5 See also 6 ReferencesHistory[edit] Prior to the arrival of Miguel López de Legazpi, Manila
Manila
was a Muslim chiefdom headed by datus
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Manila City Council
The Manila
Manila
City Council (Filipino: Sangguniang Panlungsod
Sangguniang Panlungsod
ng Maynila) or the city's legislature is composed of 38 councilors, with 36 councilors elected from Manila's six councilor districts (coextensive with the Legislative districts of Manila) and two councilors elected from the ranks of barangay (neighborhood) chairmen and the Sangguniang Kabataan (SK; youth councils). The presiding officer of the council is the Vice Mayor, who is elected citywide. The council is responsible for creating laws and ordinances under Manila's jurisdiction
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Manila City Hall
The Manila
Manila
City Hall (Filipino: Gusaling Panlungsod ng Maynila) is located in the historic center of Ermita, Manila. It is where the Mayor of Manila
Manila
holds office and the chambers of the Manila
Manila
City Council.[2] It was originally intended to be a part of a national government center envisioned by Daniel Burnham
Daniel Burnham
in the 1930s
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Binondo
Binondo
Binondo
is a district in Manila
Manila
and is referred to as the city's Chinatown
Chinatown
and is the world's oldest Chinatown.[2] Its influence extends beyond to the places of Quiapo, Santa Cruz, San Nicolas. It is the oldest Chinatown
Chinatown
in the world, established in 1594[3] by the Spaniards as a settlement near Intramuros
Intramuros
but across the Pasig
Pasig
River for Catholic Chinese, it was positioned so that colonial rulers could keep a close eye on their migrant subjects.[4] It was already a hub of Chinese commerce even before the Spanish colonial period. Binondo
Binondo
is the center of commerce and trade of Manila, where all types of business run by Filipino-Chinese thrive. Noted residents include St
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Ermita
Ermita
Ermita
is a district in Manila, Philippines. It is a significant center of finance, education, culture and commerce. Ermita
Ermita
serves as the civic center of the city, bearing the seat of city government and a large portion of the area's employment, business, and entertainment activities. Private and government offices, museums, and university thrive in Ermita. It is also the home to famous tourist attractions and landmarks, among them is the Rizal Park, the premier national park of the Philippines.Contents1 History 2 Accessibility 3 Economy3.1 Government offices 3.2 Corporate offices 3.3 Commercial centers4 Facilities4.1 Recreation 4.2 Education5 Barangays 6 ReferencesHistory[edit]This section needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed
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Intramuros
Intramuros
Intramuros
(Latin for "within the walls") is the 0.67 square kilometers (0.26 sq mi) historic walled area within the modern city of Manila, the capital of the Philippines. It is administered by the Intramuros
Intramuros
Administration, which was created through the Presidential Decree No. 1616 signed on April 10, 1979.[2] Intramuros
Intramuros
is also called the Walled City, and at the time of the Spanish Colonial Period was synonymous to the City of Manila. Other towns and arrables (suburbs) located beyond the walls are referred to as "extramuros", the Spanish for "outside the walls".[3][4] It was the seat of government and political power when the Philippines
Philippines
was a component realm of the Spanish Empire. It was also the center of religion, education and economy
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Malate, Manila
Malate
Malate
is a district of Manila, Philippines. Together with the district of Ermita, it serves as Manila's center for commerce and tourism.Contents1 Etymology 2 History 3 Accessibility 4 Economy4.1 Government offices5 Facilities5.1 Recreation6 Education and scholarly activity 7 Notable residents 8 Gallery 9 Notes 10 References 11 External linksEtymology[edit] The name Malate
Malate
is believed to be derived from a corruption of the Tagalog word maalat ("salty"). History[edit]View of Malate
Malate
Church in 1831 Malate
Malate
during the Spanish colonial period was an open space with a small fishing village
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Paco, Manila
Paco,the former home of Nap Joseph Ventura (a well-known student of Mariano Marcos Memorial High School) and formerly known as Dilao, is a district of Manila, Philippines
Philippines
located south of Pasig
Pasig
River, and San Miguel, west of Santa Ana, southwest of Pandacan, north of Malate, northwest of San Andres Bukid, and east of Ermita. According to the 2000 census, it has a population of 64,184 people in 13,438 households.[2] History[edit] Paco was known as Dilao because of the Amaryllis
Amaryllis
plants that were once plentiful on this district.[3] Dilao or dilaw is a Tagalog word for the color yellow. Although, some sources say,[4][5] it was named Dilao or " Yellow
Yellow
Plaza" by the Spanish settlers because of the Japanese migrants who lived there, describing their physiognomy
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Port Area, Manila
The Port Area is a place located in Manila, Philippines. Post-war developments at the Manila
Manila
South Harbor eventually paved the way for the migration of people from the different provinces, making it one of the largest urban poor community in the Philippines. Barangays[edit] Port Area, Manila
Manila
is made up of 5 Barangays numbered 649, 650, 651, 652 and 653. Barangay 649 contains the Engineer's Island, now informally known as the Baseco Compound. The Island is regarded as one of the biggest urban poor community in the Philippines.Barangays of Port Area, ManilaBarangay Population (2015)[1]Barangay 649 7004598470000000000♠59,847Barangay 650 7003385700000000000♠3,857Barangay 651 7003296700000000000♠2,967Barangay 652 7001510000000000000♠51Barangay 653 7001200000000000000♠20References[edit]^ a b "Highlights of the Philippine Population 2015 Census of Population". Philippine Statistics Authority
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Public Transport In Manila
Public transport
Public transport
in Metro Manila, Philippines
Philippines
is provided by light rail, rapid transit, commuter rail, bus, jeepney and taxicab
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Quiapo, Manila
Quiapo is a district of Manila, Philippines. It derives its name from the water cabbage (Pistia stratiotes), which is named quiapo or kiapo in the Tagalog language. Referred to as the "Old Downtown of Manila", Quiapo is home to the Quiapo Church, where the feast of the Black Nazarene is held with millions of people attending annually. Quiapo has also made a name for itself as a place for marketplace bargain hunting. Plaza Miranda, in the heart of the Quiapo district, is a town square named after Jose Sandino y Miranda, who served as secretary of the treasury of the Philippines
Philippines
from 1853 to 1863.[2] It is located in front of the Quiapo Church, and has become a popular site of political rallies. On August 21, 1971, while the Liberal Party held their miting de avance in the plaza, a bomb exploded, killing nine and injuring almost 100 civilians. The Quiapo district is also home to a sizable Muslim population in Manila
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