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of the provincial government to Antipolo, it is highly favored to be officially designated as the new capital of the province. Board wants Antipolo officially named capital of Rizal. ''Retrieved October 23, 2009.'' On March 14, 2011, Antipolo was declared a "highly-urbanized city" by President (President of the Philippines) Benigno Aquino (Benigno Aquino III); such proclamation

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entity. On January 1, 1914, it once again became an independent municipality and remained so to this day. Cainta is one of fourteen (14) municipalities of Rizal Province after the inclusion of other towns of what are now referred to as Antipolo, Angono, Binangonan and Taytay. In 1942, Japanese Occupation troops entered Cainta. In 1942 to 1944, local guerrilla groups of the Hunters ROTC was the four year main invasions in Cainta against the Japanese, when the guerrillas was they retreating by the Japanese before the liberation. In 1945, local Filipino troops of the 4th, 42nd, 45th, 46th, 47th and 53rd Infantry Division of the Philippine Army and 4th Infantry Regiment of the Philippine Constabulary was started the liberated and captured in Cainta and helping the guerrilla resistance fighters of the Hunters ROTC Guerrillas to fought against the Japanese and ended World War II. thumb (File:Gaudencio Cardinal Rosales (1950s).jpg) At the request of Rufino Jiao Santos, Cardinal Archbishop of Manila, Rosales was appointed by Pope Paul VI on August 12, 1974 to become auxiliary bishop in the nation's capital. He was assigned to help the Manila archbishop in shepherding a very big area of the archdiocese of Manila. He took care of the ecclesiastical district of Antipolo, as well as San Juan, Mandaluyong, and Grace Park. Rosales was officially ordained as bishop of the titular see of Oescus in a ceremony on October 28, 1974. In 1980, he was assigned as rector of the archdiocesan major seminary, San Carlos Seminary. Antipolo, straddled mid-level in the mountainous regions of the Philippine Sierra Madre (Sierra Madre (Philippines)), is a town known for its ''suman'' and cashew products. History Although it sits along the boundaries of Angono (Angono, Rizal), Binangonan (Binangonan, Rizal) and Antipolo of the province of Rizal, this heritage site was discovered by the late National Artist of the Philippines awardee Carlos V. Francisco in 1965. Wikipedia:Antipolo Commons:Category:Antipolo City

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and securing crossings over the Marikina River and securing the Tagaytay-Antipolo Line. After being relieved 12 March in the Antipolo area, elements pushed south into Batangas and provinces of Bicol Region. They mopped up remaining pockets of resistance in these areas in small unit actions. Resistance was officially declared at an end 1 July 1945. The Division left Luzon 25 August 1945 for occupation duty in Japan, arriving in Yokohama 2 September 1945 and entering

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on the roadside. Buy * Roasted Cashew Nuts - Hot from the vendors outside of Antipolo Cathedral (the vendors will most likely come to you, rather than you come to them) * Filipino Rice Cakes - The most famous form of which, "kalamay", is another popular "pasalubong" that visitors carry away from Antipolo Eat There are a lot of fast food chains located at the town proper (Upper Antipolo) and in Cogeo area (Lower Antipolo). To name such, they are Jollibee, Macdonald's

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their jurisdiction. Other areas of the province are having difficulty to start the urbanization process, mainly because of the lack of main roads to connect these to economic centers. Antipolo, the province's capital city, is the center of trade and exchange, tourism, government and economy. It is also a center of education and sports because of the availability of various educational and physical training facilities. Acclaimed of its scenic attractions, the city also produces agricultural


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'''Antipolo''', officially the '''City of Antipolo''' ( east of Manila. It is the largest city in the CALABARZON Region. It is also the seventh most populous city in the country with a population of 677,741 in 2010.

It was converted from a municipality (Municipalities of the Philippines) into a component city of Rizal Province on April 4, 1998, under Republic Act No. (Republic Act) 8508. A new provincial capitol building was inaugurated in the city in March 2009 to replace the old capitol in Pasig which has long been outside the jurisdiction of Rizal Province; after Pasig was included in Metro Manila in 1975. With the transfer of the provincial government to Antipolo, it is highly favored to be officially designated as the new capital of the province. Board wants Antipolo officially named capital of Rizal. ''Retrieved October 23, 2009.'' On March 14, 2011, Antipolo was declared a "highly-urbanized city" by President (President of the Philippines) Benigno Aquino (Benigno Aquino III); such proclamation however still needs to be ratified in a plebiscite. Presidential Proclamation No. 124. (Retrieved 2011-06-14).

The city is popular for being a pilgrimage site. It prides itself as the "Pilgrimage Capital of the Philippines." Welcome to Antipolo City, Rizal, Philippines. ''Retrieved October 23, 2009.'' The Marian (Blessed Virgin Mary) image of the Our Lady of Peace and Good Voyage or the Virgin of Antipolo, which was brought in from Mexico in 1626, and enshrined in the Antipolo Cathedral has a continuous following among Filipino (Filipino people) Catholics since the Spanish era (History of the Philippines (1521–1898)). – The Church. ''Access on October 23, 2009.'' A popular custom of pilgrims to the Virgin of Antipolo is the trek going to its shrine on the eves of Good Friday and May 1, from various locations in Rizal Province and Metro Manila. Some pilgrims would begin the trek from Quiapo Church in Downtown Manila following the procession of the image. Antipolo Local Customs. ''Retrieved October 23, 2009.'' There is also an existing custom to have new cars blessed at the church in the belief that this will ensure the safety of the car and its passengers. New Car Blessing at Antipolo Philippine Travel Blog. ''Retrieved October 23, 2009.''

Its higher elevation than that of Metro Manila affords it a scenic view of the metropolis, especially at night. Its locally grown mangoes and cashews are popular among tourists, as well as suman (Suman (food)) – a local delicacy made out of glutinous rice. The Hinulugang Taktak National Park (Hinulugang Taktak), which was once a popular summer get-away is being restored to become again one of the city's primary attractions. – Hinulugang Taktak gets a P100-M makeover. ''Retrieved October 23, 2009.''

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