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Mátészalka

. It has a television. *'''Red Rock tavern and music pub''', Erkel Ferenc u. 70. *'''Desperado Pub''', Hősök tere 8., +36-44-310-428 A famous local (albeit non-alcoholic) drink is homemade elderflower syrup diluted with water. Since this is a homemade drink not sold in stores, trying it will be a challenge. Your best bet will be looking for it in the small farmers' market near the city center where sometimes old ladies will sell the syrup, which you can dilute with water to make the drink


Purwokerto

Tbk. Handcrafts There are plenty of handcrafts and souvenirs stands in the nearby, Baturaden, a cool resort-town just 14 km to the north. Eat The following dishes should be on every traveller's agenda: * '''Gudeg''', a curry of jackfruit, chicken and egg served with rice, and is the most famous local dish. The most famous gudeg seller is in front of Pasar Manis, Jalan Gatot Subroto. * '''Mendoan''' is local food in Purwokerto, from a very slim Tempe (food from a fermented soy bean, very famous food in Java) and covered by dough of wheat flour. Although many places selling Mendoan, the best Mendoan only served in the village. Even though Mendoan sold at city is considerable tasty. * '''Sate Kambing''' Sate Kambing in Purwokerto Area (Banyumas, Sokaraja, Purbalingga) is also famous for very tender young Goat. One of the best is Sate Tiga Saudara. * '''Soto Purwokerto''' Budget *


Ao Nang

in English and German, most European languages also available. *


Jinhua

was promoted to City status, and now is responsible for administering four cities, four counties and a district. Animals raised there include dairy cattle, meat hogs (for the production of Jinhua ham, a famous local product for 900 years) and honeybees. Jinhua's industrial sector has developed more recently, producing machinery, metallurgy, pharmaceuticals, building supplies and electrical and electronic equipment. The Tang dynasty painter Guan Xiu http: web.whittier.edu academic english Chinese Guanxiu.htm (Kuan-hsiu) was born in Jinhua. He is known for his paintings of Buddhist (Buddhism) holy men. There are numerous scenic and historical sites in the Jinhua region, including many places associated with the Immortal Huang, and a palace of the Dukes of the Taiping Heavenly Kingdom (Taiping Rebellion). Geography thumb left 300px Jinhua in the Yangtze River Delta (File:China Map.jpg) Jinhua is located at latitudes 28° 32'−29° 41' N and longitudes 119° 14'−120° 46' E in the center of Zhejiang. It borders Hangzhou to the northwest, Quzhou to the southwest, Lishui to the south, Taizhou (Taizhou, Zhejiang) to the east, and Shaoxing to the northeast. Climate Jinhua has a humid subtropical climate (Köppen (Köppen climate classification) ''Cfa'') with four distinctive seasons, characterised by hot, humid summers and chilly, cloudy and drier winters (with occasional snow). The mean annual temperature is ) (born November 11, 1947 in Jinhua, Zhejiang) is a Chinese (People's Republic of China) painter (Painting). During Jin Dynasty Fu Liang became known for his literary abilities in his youth, and he served as the assistant to the general Huan Qian (桓謙), a cousin of the warlord Huan Xuan. After Huan Xuan usurped the throne in 403, Huan Xuan heard of his abilities and made him a court secretary, intending for him to reorganize the imperial archives, but before the project could get underway, Huan Xuan was overthrown by the coalition of forces led by Liu Yu. He then served as an assistant to Liu Yu's confederate Meng Chang (孟昶). He became briefly in charge of editing imperial edicts, but soon left his post as his mother died and he underwent the mandatory three-year mourning period. He resumed those responsibilities once the mourning period was over, and for a while, Liu Yu wanted to make him the governor of the rich Dongyang Commandery (東陽, roughly modern Jinhua, Zhejiang), but Fu declined, preferring to remain close to Liu Yu. Subsequently, in 415, when Liu Yu attacked the general Sima Xiuzhi (司馬休之), whom he suspected of opposing him, Fu became one of his assistants, and from that point on he directly served on Liu Yu's staff.


Andong

. There is an exhibit dedicated to this historic visit at Hahoe folk village museum. Andong soju is made using traditional methods that are centuries old unlike its popular modern counterparts. It is protected by government regulation to preserve authenticity and commands a steep premium in the marketplace. Local specialty foods thumb left Heotjesabap (Image:Korean.food-Andong.Hansik-Heotjesabab.jpg) Andong has famous local foods that originated in the city such as ''heotjesabap'', ''Andong jjimdak'', ''Andong soju (Soju)'' (a rice wine), ''Andong sikhye (Sikhye)'' (a punch), ''Geonjin guksu (Korean noodles)'' (a noodle dish), and salted mackerel. http: www.hansik.org zh restaurant recommendRestaurantView.do?fboardId 1075 ''Heotjesabap'' is a variety of ''bibimbap'', served with soy sauce (''ganjang'') instead of the ''gochujang'' (hot pepper paste) that is more commonly used. ''Heotjesa bab'' consists mainly of several types of ''namul'' (young sprouted vegetables) over white rice. It is also served with grilled fish, shark, and ''jeon (jeon (food))'' (Korean pancake). The dish originated in Andong. The term, ''Heotjesa bap'' literally means "dishes for fake ''jesa''" that are ceremonies for death anniversary and ancestor veneration held in Korea. The reason it is considered fake is that it is not covered in incense ash, as would happen to any food sacrificed in a jesa ritual. ''Andong jjimdak'' is a variety of ''jjim'' (a Korean steamed or braised dish), made with chicken, cellophane noodles, and various vegetables marinated (Marination) in a ''ganjang'' (Korean soy sauce (Soy sauce#Korean)) based sauce. The name literally means "steamed chicken of Andong." commons:Andong


Kajaani

64.2096 long 27.7300 directions phone (08) 6141 515 tollfree fax hours Mon-Fri 10AM - 11:30PM, Sat-Sun 11AM - 11:30PM price €5-9 content Famous local hamburger-grill. Big take-away dishes of kebab and fries, but location is rather far away from the city center. *


Baoding

armies that comprise the Beijing Military Region responsible for defending the PRC capital. Culture 250px thumb A courtyard in the mansion of the governor of Zhili (File:ZhiLiGovernorMansion.jpg) 250px thumb right Another street of Baoding (File:Baoding1.jpg) Perhaps the best-known item to supposedly originate in Baoding are Baoding Balls, which can be used to relax one's keyboard hand and strengthen one's wrist. The most famous local specialty food is the Donkey Burger (驴肉火烧


Kerch

; around, although not all of them are open until late. You can choose from a wide range of fresh fish. Smoked gobies (bychki vyalenye) is one of the most popular beings, particularly good with beer. At autumn & winter salted anchovy is available on the market. For more info about cafe & restaurants in Kerch look here : http: resto-kerch.ru Drink Crimea region is famous for its wines. Local wine stores offer a wide range of original Crimean wines. Most famous local wine


Mill Valley, California

, California Stinson Beach was built in 1929-1930. The stock market crash of 1929 (Wall Street Crash of 1929) and the ensuing Great Depression crippled what little railroad tourism there was to the point where the tracks were eventually taken up in 1931. During the Great Depression, many famous local landmarks were constructed with the help of the Works Progress Administration and the Civilian Conservation Corps, including the Mead Theater at Tam High (named after school board Trustee


Naga, Camarines Sur

for visitors. Kinalas Festival Naga City celebrates Kinalas Festival during its yearly anniversary of Chartership or Cityhood. It honors the most famous local delicacies, the Kinalas, and Siling Labuyo, with it having a food contest. Also known as Charter Day Festival, different organizations and schools, compete in Sports and Academics, as sponsored by the local government. Food and delicacies Naga is known to have some native foods and delicacies: * Kinalas - Kinalas and log-log are noodle soup dishes served Bicol style, similar to ''mami'' except for a topping of what looked like a Pansit Palabok sauce, and the meaty dark soup made from boiling a cow or a pig’s head until the flesh fell off. Kinalas luglog, from the Tagalog word "''kalas''", refers to the "fall off the bone" meat that is placed on top of the noodles. The soup is the broth of beef bone and bone marrow (sometimes skull and brain included) or what Manileños call "''bulalo''". http: kinalasnaga.blogspot.com The soup is topped with very tender meat slices that also came from the pig's head. It is usually served hot with an egg, sprinkled with roasted garlic and spring onions. Kalamansi and patis may be added according to taste. Kinalas is usually paired with Baduya Banana Cue or Camote Cue. * Buko Juice - Juice freshly extracted from a young coconut. http: www.pchrd.dost.gov.ph index.php 2012-05-23-07-46-36 2012-05-24-00-03-06 5588-the-beneficial-buko-juice * Nata de Coco * Pan de Naga - the local bread of the city http: leahdeleon.com 2012 10 17 pan-de-naga-pugon-pandesal Sports * Metro Naga Sports Complex in Barangay Pacol has Olympic-sized swimming pools, tennis courts and a track oval. "Heritage Tour". See Naga. Retrieved on 2012-06-13. * Naga City Coliseum- Later renamed as Jesse M. Robredo Coliseum in honor of the late DILG Secretary and Former Mayor of Naga City. Nightlife * The nightlife in Naga City is concentrated along Magsaysay Avenue where restaurants, bars and music lounges are lined up catering to tourist and locals alike. Nightlife in the city is considered as the most vibrant in Bicol. "Fun things to do in Naga City". Virtual Tourist. Retrieved on 2012-06-13. Infrastructure Transportation left thumb Philippine National Railways Naga railway station Naga Station (Image:WTNaga BAHALANA B47.JPG) By air Naga City is easily accessible by air. The city is served by the Naga Airport (WNP) located at Barangay San Jose in the neighboring town of Pili (Pili, Camarines Sur). It has a runway of 4,780 meters. Flights from Ninoy Aquino International Airport to Naga takes approximately 35–40 minutes with services provided by Cebu Pacific which has five flights daily, and Air Philippines that has six flights daily. The airport is capable of handling large and international aircraft. By land By land, Naga is a 7 to 8-hour ride from Manila via Quirino & Andaya Highways or 10 hours via the Maharlika Highway. It is approximately 22 hours from Cebu City with ferry transfers in Sorsogon, the southernmost province of the Bicol peninsula. Buses ply to Sorsogon and Tacloban. Railways Naga City is the Regional head office and the Center point of the Philippine National Railway's Bicol Line. Naga Prosper and flourished as it serves as a transit point of Commerce in Camarines' Area. Daily rail services to and from Manila were provided by the Philippine National Railways under Bicol Express Service. Naga with adjacent towns and cities from Tagkawayan, Quezon province to Ligao, Albay is served daily by Bicol Commuter's express. A plan has been expressed upon completion of the rehabilitation of the Line to Legazpi (Legazpi, Albay) the Bicol Commuter's Express will be extended up to Legazpi in the near future. Network Roads and Bridges Naga City's total road network as of December 2009 is 185.02 Kilometers, of which 147.67 km are now concreted; 14.63 km are concreted with asphalt overlay, 4.10 km are asphalted; 11.87 km are gravel surfaced while 5.76 km are still earth road unsurfaced. This translates to an increase of 19.74 km http: naga.gov.ph ecological-profile infrastructure-ecological-profile transportation-2 Land Transportation The common vehicles used for intra-city travel are ''Public-Utility Jeepneys'', ''Trimobiles'', and ''Padyaks''. Padyaks can be used in subdivision and barangay transportation. They provide medium amount of speed in terms of travelling to the city center. Trimobiles are most famous and most used land transport in the city. There are 1,500 units available for hire while 1,150 are for private use. There is now stiffer competition among drivers that create a wide range of problems such as fare overcharging, refusal to convey passengers, imbalance distribution of trimobile service resulting to a shortage of transport service in some areas of the city and rampant traffic violations. utility jeepneys (PUJ) and multicabs are another major mode of intra-city transport used by regular commuters, a total of 323 units. Inter-town trips are served by 403 Filcab vans and 708 jeepneys while inter-provincial trips are served by an average of 300 airconditioned and non-airconditioned buses and 88 Filcab vans. Late last year, about 50 taxi units became available in the city. They use the sides of new SM Naga City as waiting area for passengers within and outside the city. Major Roads There are different major roads in every district of the city. Centro (CBD I) * ''Elias Angeles Street'' http: nearbyph.com location 13.624248 123.185493 elias-angeles-street-sta-cruz-naga-city-camarines-sur-4400-philippines -is the main thoroughfare in CBD I. It is primarily used by people heading from the Partido (Partido (Philippines)) Area, the towns of Calabanga (Calabanga, Camarines Sur), Bombon (Bombon, Camarines Sur), Magarao (Magarao, Camarines Sur), Canaman (Canaman, Camarines Sur) and the barangays of Bagumbayan Norte and Sur, along with Barangay Calauag.. Formerly called Calle Real, it starts at the merging of Bagumbayan Road (Naga-Calabanga (Calabanga, Camarines Sur)-Siruma (Siruma, Camarines Sur)-Garchitorena (Garchitorena, Camarines Sur)-Partido (Partido (Philippines)) North Road) and Jacob (Hakob) Street. It passes through the Metropolitan Naga Cathedral (Naga Cathedral), the main plazas of Naga City, the Nagaland E-Mall, several banks, and the terminal heading to Naga City's north barangays. It ends at its junction with Caceres Avenue at the Barangay hall of Barangay Dinaga. * ''Peñafrancia Avenue''-is another thoroughfare in CBD I. It is primarily used by people from the northern barangays of Naga City (Panicuason, Carolina, Cararayan, San Isidro, Balatas, San Felipe, and Pacol) along with the barangays of Peñafrancia (Peñafrancia, Naga), Liboton, Dayangdang, and Tinago. It starts from the junction of Padre Garcia Avenue in which it becomes Pacol Road after crossing it. It passes through the barangay of San Felipe, the Our Lady of Peñafrancia Shrine, the barangay of Peñafrancia (Peñafrancia, Naga), which has the old houses of Naga City, and the Naga City Hospital, and through the CBD I, passing by the back portion of Nagaland E-Mall, San Francisco Church, the ''Plaza Quince Martires''. It ends at its junction with Panganiban Drive. http: nearbyph.com location 13.636003 123.198792 penafrancia-avenue-naga-city-cs-4400-philippines *''General Luna Street''-is a short but major thoroughfare in CBD I. It starts from Plaza Barlin, and ends at Caceres Avenue, at the Naga City People's Mall. http: nearbyph.com location 13.623058 123.184486 general-luna-street-naga-city-4400-camarines-sur-philippines *''Barlin Street''-is another thoroughfare in CBD I. It starts from Padre Burgos Street, near the University of Nueva Caceres, and ends at the Quadricentennial Arch Rotunda (Naga Cathedral) inside the compound of the Naga Cathedral. CBD II *''Panganiban Drive''-is the main thoroughfare in CBD II. It is primarily used by people heading from the barangays of Concepcion Pequeña, and Grande, along with barangay Del Rosario. It starts from Elias Angeles Street, in front of the Plaza Rizal. It passes through intersetions with Peñafrancia Avenue, Calle del Rio, Blumetritt Street, then passes to Ninoy and Cory Avenue, which is heading to SM City Naga, ''Bicol Central Station'', Jesse Robredo Coliseum, ''CBD Plaza Hotel'', ''Nueva Caceres Convention Center''. Panganiban Drive then passes to the regional offices of Department of Agriculture (Department of Agriculture (Philippines)), Department of Agrarian Reform, Department of Trade and Industry (Department of Trade and Industry (Philippines)), Department of Education, and Pag-Ibig. Panganiban Drive ends at the Central Rotunda. South Riverfront Growth Area *''Felix Plazo Street''-is the main thoroughfare in the area. It starts from Abella Street, and ends in the Bishop Francisco Gainza Highway, or locally known as Mabolo-Camaligan-Gainza Road, heading to the town of Gainza. LCC Central Mall is located in the street. Bagumbayan District thumb right Bagumbayan Street (File:WTNaga LAPANAK C28.JPG) *''Bagumbayan Street''-also known as '''Naga'''-Calabanga (Calabanga, Camarines Sur)-Siruma (Siruma, Camarines Sur)-Garchitorena (Garchitorena, Camarines Sur)-Partido (Partido (Philippines)) North Road is the main thoroughfare in the area. It strats from the merging with Jacob Street forming Elias Angeles Street, and ends as Bagumabayan Street in the intersection with Taculod Road. It passes through the barangays of Bagumbayan Norte, and Bagumabayan Sur. *''Queborac Drive''-is the main thoroughfare for residents in Marupit, Sua and Dugcal in the town of Camaligan (Camaligan, Camarines Sur), the residents of San Vicente, Del Rosario, Baras, and Poro in the town of Canaman (Canaman, Camarines Sur) and the residents of Jolly Neighbors Subdivision in Barangay Bagumbayan Sur. It starts from Bagumabayan Street, and ends at the Mabolo-Camaligan (Camaligan, Camarines Sur)-Gainza (Gainza, Camarines Sur) Road, which heads to Pamplona (Pamplona, Camarines Sur) Magsaysay District thumb right The intersection of Peñafrancia and Magsaysay Avenues (File:WTNaga EURO A28.JPG) *''Magsaysay Avenue''-is the main thoroughfare in the Magsaysay District, the center of nightlife in the Bicol Region. http: books.google.com.ph books?id 1ZjX38KrDqIC&pg PT1224&lpg PT1224&dq nightlife+most+vibrant+in+bicol&source bl&ots Xgk9jozkkg&sig lsFC8BN-EQ_Y0FxRIVKTIOzSCdc&hl en&sa X&ei TmZoU-6HBISE8gXxqYDoDw&ved 0CCYQ6AEwAA#v onepage&q nightlife%20most%20vibrant%20in%20bicol&f false It starts from the intersection with Queborac Drive and Bagumbayan Street. It then passes through a portion of Barangay Liboton, passing through the Naga College Foundation, and Camarines Sur National High School Liboton Annex (Camarines Sur National High School). It then intersects with Peñafrancia Avenue (Peñafrancia), and crosses the Naga River (Bicol River). It then enters the Magsaysay District with Avenue Square's complex. It intersects again with Balatas Road (heading to the Peñafrancia Basilica) and passes through some bars and nightclubs. It finally ends with the entrance to the rotunda along with Panganiban Drive and Maharlika Highway (Pan-Philippine Highway). http: nearbyph.com location 13.636100 123.193352 magsaysay-avenue-corner-catmon-street-naga-city-camarines-sur-philippines Phone services Naga is served by landline and mobile phone companies like BayanTel and Digitel of the Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company. Major mobile phone providers in the area include Globe Telecom, Smart (Smart Communications), and Sun Cellular. Public Services Health care thumb right The Bicol Medical Center (Image:Bicol medical center 1.JPG) thumb right AGO Foundation Hospital (Image:Ago foundation hospital naga city.JPG) Naga City hosts the largest hospitals in the Bicol Region. The government owned Bicol Medical Center and the Universidad de Sta. Isabel - Mother Seton Hospital owned and operated by the Daughters of Charity, along with the government-owned Camarines Sur Provincial Hospital are considered to be the largest hospitals in the Bicol Region in size and accommodation. Naga City also houses the only medical district in Bicol, The Metropolitan Naga Medical District. Naga City is the Medical Center of Bicol. * '''Bicol Medical Center (BMC)''', the largest hospital in the Bicol Region, formerly called the Camarines Sur Regional Hospital, is located in Concepcion Pequeña, offers specialty training in Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, General Surgery, Obstetric and Gynecology, Anesthesiology, Radiology, Ophthalmology, Otolaryngology, Orthopedics and Traumatology, the only in Bicol. This is also the base hospital of the Helen Keller Foundation where eye specialists all over the country are trained and later assigned in different parts of the Philippines. "Bicol Medical Center" Located in the BMC Compound are the following hospitals: *Bicol Optical Center- the only optical center in the Bicol Region that is instituted. *Bicol Orthopedic, Obgyne, and Respiratory Center *Bicol Trauma, and Cancer Center * '''Universidad de Sta. Isabel- Mother Seton Hospital (USI - MSH)''', is the biggest private hospital in the Bicol Region for the number of admissions, medical equipment facility, number of beds available, physical structure and number of board certified medical consultants. It is the only private hospital in Bicol offering specialty training programs accredited by the Philippine Medical Association’s component society in major fields of Medicine, like in Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, and General Surgery. "Universidad de Sta. Isabel-Mother Seton Hospital". * '''Camarines Sur Provincial Hospital''' another largest hospital in the Bicol Region and in Camarines Sur. It was created and founded in 1989 through Republic Act 9963. This integrated hospital is one of the first-class hospitals in the Philippines. * The Plaza Medica houses the Naga Endocrine Laboratory (also called the ''Endolab''), a modern specialty laboratory facility and hormone laboratory Naga. * Bicol Philanthropic Hospital (tertiary hospital) * Blessed Light Christian Hospital (tertiary hospital) * St. John Hospital (tertiary hospital) * Ago Foundation Hospital (tertiary hospital) * Naga City Integrated Hospital (tertiary hospital) * Dr. Nilo Roa Memorial Hospital (tertiary hospital) * Metropolitan Naga Medical Center (tertiary hospital) * Naga City Hospital (tertiary hospital) * Bicol Access Health Centrum (tertiary hospital) * NICC Naga Doctors Hospital (tertiary hospital) * Bicol Cardiovascular Diagnostic Center (secondary hospital) * Bicol Dietician Center (secondary hospital) * Bicol Heart Center (secondary hospital) * Delfin Rosales Integrated Infirmary (secondary hospital) * Almeda Medicare Community Center (secondary hospital) * Dr. Joaquin Perez Medical Infirmary (secondary hospital) Waste Management and Disposal Solid Waste The main pollutants in the city come in the form of solid waste generated daily. Generally, these wastes come from various sources: residential, commercial, industrial and institutional. Naga City generates approximately 85.8 tons of waste per year, based on the latest 2009 estimates, where agricultural waste makes up a little more than one-fourth (26%) of the total volume. Food wastes make up a slightly smaller share at 23%. Paper- based materials compose 12%, while the other material categories are spread out in smaller percentages. Solid wastes are disposed of and collected via the city’s garbage trucks which traverses ten routes on a daily basis. Collected wastes are then dumped at the ''Balatas Controlled Dump site'' where they are segregated according to type of wastes biodegradable and non-biodegradable. Waste A study on wastewater treatment facility is incorporated in the proposed septage management ordinance where the city will be very strict in the compliance of proper waste treatment by housing and establishment owners. The Local Water Utilities Agency has identified the Metro Naga Water District as its local partner in providing septage services, in exchange for the collection of environmental fees in water bills. The new wastewater treatment facility of SM City Naga, operational since April 20, 2009, has a capacity of 500 cu. meters per day but at present it is treating only around 200. http: naga.gov.ph ecological-profile waste-management Awards The concern for the environment of the Naga City government was nationally and internationally recognized. In 1998 it received the Dubai International Award as one of the Top 10 World Best Practices in Improving the Living Environment, for Naga City’s Participatory Planning Initiatives. It received the 1995, 1998 and 1999 Cleanest “AA” Slaughterhouse Awards given by the Department of Agriculture (DA) and the National Meat Inspection Commission (NMIC). In 1994, Naga City was a regional winner as the Cleanest and Greenest in Bicol. While on June 2001, LGU Naga City received the Saringgaya Award from the DENR for Distinguished Contributions in the Development of Environmental Programs in Region V. http: archives.pia.gov.ph ?m 12&sec reader&rp 1&fi p040326.htm&no 6&date 03 26 2004 Fire Safety The ''Naga City Fire Station'' is one of the most equipped fire stations in the country. Other fire stations include Naga Chin Po Tong Fire Brigade, and the Naga White Volunteer http: news.pia.gov.ph index.php?article 861393921793 Police and Law Enforcement The city is the location of two of the largest police stations in the Bicol Region . The historical ''Naga City Police Station'', which had been the military base of operations of the ''Guardia Civil'' in the Bicol Region, during the time of the Spanish Regime in the Philippines. http: naga.gov.ph see-naga attractions naga-city-police-station http: r05.pia.gov.ph index.php?article 861357375545 Another police office located in the city is the provincial office of the Philippine National Police in Camarines Sur, located in Barangay Concepcion Grande. http: r05.pia.gov.ph index.php?article 861385550341 Education Naga City is considered to be Southern Luzon's educational center due to its prestigious academic performances of schools, and is the home of six largest universities in the Bicol Region. The city is also the home of several colleges which produce high-quality people that can serve. Tertiary education left thumb Ateneo de Naga University (Image:WTNaga HMMM A2.JPG) WTNaga BAHALANA A13 left thumb Universidad de Sta. Isabel (File:WTNaga BAHALANA A13.JPG) The Ateneo de Naga University (ADNU) is Jesuit university in the Bicol Region, and is the largest catholic university in the Bicol Region. The school is accredited with PAASCU since 1979, making it one of the best universities in the country. ADNU is the first university in the Philippines to achieve PAASCU Institutional Accreditation, on top of its Autonomous Status, Level III Status, and its Center of Excellence in Teachers Education, Center of Development in Business Administration, Entrepreneurship, and Information Technology. It has produced top animators in the country since it launched its Bachelor's Degree in Animation. The university is also the alma mater of the very first Bicolano Jesuit priest, Father Juan Bonafe, S.J. - The Universidad de Santa Isabel is the oldest normal school for girls in Asia inaugurated on April 12, 1869. It is a sectarian school run by the religious Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul Sisters. The University of Nueva Caceres is the very first university south of Luzon, outside of Manila and is considered to be largest in the Bicol Region due to its population and size. The Bicol College of Arts and Trade, Then Camarines Sur Polytechnic Colleges, now Bicol State College of Applied Sciences and Technology has also a large student base in the city. Arch. Antonio Imperial III, who placed 2nd in the 2007 Architecture Board Exam, is a graduate of this school. One of the leading maritime schools in the country, Mariners Polytechnic Colleges Foundation, has two campuses in Metro Naga, one along Panganiban Drive and another in Canaman, a suburban town. WTNaga LAPANAK B2 right thumb University of Nueva Caceres (File:WTNaga LAPANAK B2.JPG) WTNaga HIJAB A18 right thumb The Naga College Foundation (File:WTNaga HIJAB A18.JPG) The Naga College Foundation is the leading Criminology school in the region. It has produced topnotch placements in the National Police Commission Examinations and the Criminologist Licensure Exams through the years (Top 3 Criminology School in the Philippines, 1993; Alex Pederio, 1999; Henry Navarro, 7th place, 1999; Noel Cabral, 6th placer, 2002; Romeo Caballero, 8th placer, 2002; Xavier Mirasol, 11th place, 2004; Frederick R. Eboña, National 2nd Placer, Licensure Board Examination 2009). Naga College Foundation's Nursing and Health Sciences Department also Produced a number of topnotchers in Nursing as well as Midwifery(Asther de la Cruz, National 3rd Placer, Midwifery, 2001; Leslie Guerra, National 6th Placer, Nursing, 2005, Neri Grace Zapata National 11th Placer, Nursing, 2008; Florian Maureen Palma, 3rd Placer Nationwide Midwives Licensure Examination 2009 and 15th Placer Nationwide Nursing Board Exam; Clarissa Leonor Tible Escober, 4th Placer Nationwide Nursing Board Exam 2009) as well as being the Top performing nursing school in Bicol since 2003; 100% passing rate, 1997. The oldest live-in Christian higher educational institute for the clergy in the country was established in the city in the early part of the 18th century. The Holy Rosary Seminary (El Seminario del Santissimo Rosario), a Roman Catholic seminary run by the Archdiocese of Caceres, has produced 22 bishops, including the first Filipino bishop, Jorge Barlin, and the first Filipino Cardinal to work in the Roman Curia, Jose Cardinal Sanchez. It has richly contributed as well to the national heritage through Jose Ma. Panganiban and Tomas Arejola and 7 of the 15 Bikol Martyrs. On January 29, 1988, the National Historical Institute declared the Holy Rosary Seminary as a National Historical Landmark. Secondary education and lower WTNaga HIJAB A12a left thumb The Naga Parochial School (File:WTNaga HIJAB A12a.JPG) The government-run '''Camarines Sur National High School''' registers over 15,000 enrollees every school year and it is the biggest secondary school in the region. Naga City Science High School was established in Naga City in 1994, it is considered to be one of the top-notch schools in the country. The school contains pilot curricula in Bicol Region, the Spanish (Spanish language) Curriculum, which is the third in the Philippines, and the Journalism curriculum, which are incubation for students to receive training and exposure to college-related situations. The school is also a consistent champion at the Doon Po Sa Amin or DPSA National Contest. https: www1.smart.com.ph about newsroom press-releases csr-news 2014 02 20 naga-generates-best-hometown-stories Two schools in the city, Saint Joseph School(SJS) and Naga Hope Christian School (NHCS), caters to Filipino-Chinese students. The '''Naga Parochial School''' (NPS) is the largest Parochial school in the Bicol region receiving 850 enrollees yearly. It is run by priests of the Archdiocese of Caceres. It is the first PAASCU-accredited parochial school in the Philippines. Some members of the clergy (63 as of 2007 with 3 bishops) assigned to the city are alumni of the school. This is an exclusive Catholic school for boys with Most Rev. Rolando Joven Tria Tirona as chair of the Board Trustees. Well-known personalities such as the late Raul Roco, Jesse Robredo, Francis Garchitorena, Luis R. Villafuerte, Jaime Fabregas, Jonathan Dela Paz Zaens, Archbishop Tito Yllana, Bishop Jose Rojas PC, DD are graduates of NPS. right thumb STI Naga (Image:WTNaga LAPANAK C45.JPG) Arborvitae Plains Montessori, Inc. (formerly Casa Dei Bambini Montessori), is a Montessori school (Montessori education) with eleven branches spread all over the Philippines offering education according to the Montessori method modified for the Philippine curriculum. The Naga City Montessori School was established in 1989 offering pre-school, grade school and high school education. The Village Montessori on San Leandro St. is the only school in the Bicol Region that offers the real Montessori method which follows the continuous progression curriculum of the American Montessori Society. Specialized computer schools have also mushroomed in the city due to popularity of computer courses, both degree and short-term. AMA Computer University and STI College have established campuses in the city. "Region V". AMA Computer University. Retrieved on 2012-05-13. "STI College - Naga". STI College. Retrieved on 2012-05-13. Other specialized computer schools include Worldtech Resources Institute (WRI), Philippine Computer Foundation College (PCFC) and CCDI. Tutorial and review centers for higher education are found in the city. Some of these centers are Art Review Center, Edgeworth Review Center, and AimOne Review Center. Tutorial centers such as Asiawise Study Center, which is located along Barlin St. (near Naga Cathedral), also offer review programs for UP and other college entrance tests, Philippine Science High School qualifying exam, and Law Aptitude Exam. City Youth Programs Some of the reasons are the Youth Code authored by City Councilor Hon. Ray-an Cydrick Rentoy and co-authored by Sangguniang Kabataan Federation President Hon. Dan Paolo Morales, the City Youth Officials Program, being member of the city council of the SKF President, recognition of various youth orgranizations, the Naga City Council for Youth Affairs, etc. City Youth Officials Program By virtue of SP Ordinance No. 2007-008, as amended by Ordinance No. 2009-017 dated March 19, 2007 and March 17, 2009 respectively Institutionalizing the Naga City Youth Officials Program and declared the period from April 15 to May 31 each year as City Youth Month. During this period, youth officials will be given the opportunity to handle the operations of the city government except in areas, which are policy determining or requiring monetary disbursements. Each year, 45 youths will be selected through a two-phase selection process (written and oral examinations) from a pool of qualified youth applicants nominees in Naga City. Naga City Youth Officials Website The youths that will be selected will be appointed as follows: align center WNP align center RPUN style "background:#DDDDDD" Naga Airport align center -


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