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CITY OF CALOOCAN (METRO MANILA)


GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATION:

Divided into two separate areas:
Southern Caloocan City - directly north of the City of Manila, bounded to the northwest by Malabon and Valenzuela, to the east by Quezon City, west by Navotas
Northern Caloocan City - northernmost of the City of Manila, north by Quezon City, east by Valenzuela City and south by San Jose del Monte

ACCESSIBILITY:
Nearest airport:
Ninoy Aquino International Airport (in Pasay City)
Nearest seaport:
Port of Manila
Major road networks:
EDSA, North Luzon Expressway, Rizal Avenue, McArthur Highway, Quirino Highway, Light Railway Transit (LRT)

CLIMATE AND WEATHER:
Dry season (from January through April), wet season (from May through December)

HOTELS :
Abonce Motel, Aliw Inn/Genmart Hotel, Astrotel, Clover Lodge, Crown Hotel, Glonardian Lodge, Dream Scape Resort and Hotel, Kabayan Hotel, King's Lodge, Madonna Lodge, Marsman Hotel, Monaliza Lodge, Nice Hotel, Queensland Nationwide, Regina Inn Hotel, Sogo Hotel/Wishire Resort, Venus Hotel, Victoria court, Victory Lodge, Villa Regina Inn Hotel and Vinta Lodge

RESORTS: Amparo Resort, Dreamland Resort, Grogun Health Resort, Gubat sa Ciudad, Luzviminda Resort, Villa Celedonia Valley Resort,

TOURIST ATTRACTIONS:
Aurelio Residence - Antique House, Horace Higgins Hall - Phi.lippine National Railways, Monument of Andres Bonifacio, Residence of Gertrudes Sevilla, San Roque Parish Church, Santa Quiteria Church

FIESTAS AND EVENTS:
3rd Sunday of January - Pajotan De Sto. Niño Festival

ETHNIC GROUPS:
Bikol/Bicol, Bisaya/Binisaya, Ilocano, Tagalog, Waray

LANGUAGES AND DIALECTS:
Bikol, Bisaya, Binisaya, Cebuano, English, Hiligaynon, Ilocano, Ilonggo, Marano, Pangasinan, Panggalatok, Tagalog, Tausog, Waray,

RELIGION:
Aglipayan, Buddhism, Evangelical, Iglesia ni Cristo, Islam, Protestants, Roman Catholic

FAMOUS SONS AND DAUGHTERS:
Aubrey Miles - Actress

COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA:
Telephone:
PLDT, Globe, Smart, Sun
Internet:
PLDT DSL, Globe Broadband, Smart Bro, Sun Wi-fi
TV:
ABS-CBN Channel 2, Studio 23, GMA Channel 7, GMANews Channel 11, TV 5, Aksyon TV 41, ETC Channel 9, TalkTV 21, RJTV 29, ACQ-KBN Channel 39, Global Destiny Cable, Sky Cable, Cignal Satellite TV, Dream Satellite TV
Radio:
DZMM 630 AM, Tambayan 101.9 FM, Super Radyo 594 AM, Barangay LS 97.1 FM, Dream 106.7 FM, Radyo5 92.3 FM, Magic 89.9 FM, Love Radio 90.7 FM, Energy 91.5 FM, I FM 93.9, Easy Rock 96.3 FM, Home Radio 97.9 FM, RJ 100.3 FM, Star 102.7 FM, RMN 558 AM, DZRH 666 AM, DWIZ 882 AM, Sonshine Radio 1026 AM

SHOPPING AND ENTERTAINMENT:
Malls:
Araneta Square, Caloocan Grand Plaza, Ever Gotesco Grand Central, Jackman Emporium, Oneworld Department Store, Parco Department Store, Puregold, Super 8 Warehouse, Victory Central Mal, Zabarte Town Centerl
Popular establishments:
7-11, Barrio Fiesta, Best Friend Restaurant, Boy Ching Woo Restaurant, Caltex gas station, Chowking, Golden Apple Restaurant, Goldilocks, Greenwich, Hap Tian Tea House, Jollibee, Kenny Rogers Roasters, Kentucky Fried Chicken, Luk Foo International Cuisine, Mabini Home Bakeshiop, Mang Inasal, Max's Restaurant, McDonald's, MXT Restaurant, Mercury Drug, Ministop, National Bookstore, Orient Pearl Restaurant, Oriental Flavour Noodle House, Pancit ng Taga Malabon, Perry's Kitchen, Petron gas station, Pizza Hut, Rafael's Restaurant, Reddragon Seafood Restaurant, Shakey's Pizza Parlor, Shell gas station, Silver Crown Restaurant, Tropical Hut, Yellow Cab Pizza


Entertainment venues:

BANKS:
Allied Bank, Asia United Bank, Banco de Oro, Bank of Commerce, Bank of Makati, Bank of the Philippine Islands, BDO Private Bank, BPI Family Savings Bank, China Banking Corporation, China Savings Bank, Chinatrust, East West Bank, HSBC,Savings Bank, Land Bank of the Philippines, Malayan Bank, Maybank, Metrobank, Philippine Bank of Communications, Philippine Business Bank, Philippine National Bank, Philippine Savings Bank, Rizal Commerciall and Banking Corporation, RCBC Savings Bank, Robinsons Bank, Security Bank, Sterling Bank of Asia, Union Bank, United Coconut Planters Bank

UNIVERSITIES:
ABE International College of Business and Economics, Access Computer and Technical School, Airwolf Academy for Security Guard, Inc., AMA Computer College of Caloocan City, Inc., AMA Computer Learning Center, Inc., Angel Heart Professionals Inc., A.R. Ramos Institute of Science and Technology, Archelor Security Traning Center, Inc., Asia Trust Professional Caregiver, Inc., Asian Caregiving and Technology Education Center, Inc., Asian College of Science and Technology Foundation, Asian Institute of Computer Studies, Asian Security Career Development Center, Inc., Attentive Learning in Health Services, Inc.. Child Jesus College, Datamex Computer School, Demazenod Skills Training Center, Divine Mercy College Foundation, Elite Security Development Center, Inc., Franciscan of Our Lady of the Poor Institute, Inc., Holy Rosary
College Foundation, Immaculada Concepcion College, Informatics Kaloocan Computer Institute, Inc., Interface Computer College, International Direct Placement Specialist, Inc., International Electronics and Technical Institute, Inc., La Consolacion Collage of Caloocan City, Inc., La Consolacion College of Deparo, Lady of Lourdes Colleges of Caybiga, Lorraince Technical School of Caloocan City, Inc., Magnificent Security Career Development and Management Center Inc., Manila Central University, Martinez Caregiver Training Center, Inc., Martinez Memorial College, Metropolytechnic College, Montesorri Professional College of Caloocan City, MTC Academy Caloocan, Notre Dame of Greater Manila, Our Lady of Grace Parish Vocatonal Training School, Peopleserve International Center for Training and Skill Development Inc., St. Agustine School of Nursing Caloocan City, Inc. St. Claire College of Caloocan, St. Dominic Savio College, STI College, Systems Plus Computer College, Standout Professional Training Institute, Tasashyass College of Caloocan, TLA Training Center corporation, Transcription World Outsource Inc., University of Caloocan City, University of the East, World Citi Colleges Caloocan City, Xavier Technical Training Center Corp.

HOSPITALS:
Acebedo General Hospital, Baesa Advent Polyclinic & General Hospital, Bagbaguin Family Hospital, Bazarte Well Family Midlife Clinic, Clinica Terencio & Hospital, Col. Salvador Villa Memorial Hospital (PNR Hospital), Committee of German Doctors, CSV Maternity & Lying-In Clinic, Dante's Well Family Midlife Clinic, Dr. Jose N. Rodriguez Memorial Hospital, Fernandez General Hopsital, Francisca dela Cruz Well Family Midwife Clinic, Jean Demegillo Maternity and Lying In Clinic, John Paul Hospital, Kalookan City Puericultue Center, Lady of Lourdes Hospital Inc. of Caybiga, MCU-FD Tanchoco Medical Foundation Hospital, Martinez Memorail Hospital, Nephrology Center of Caloocan Dialysis Center, Inc., Nodado General Hospital, North Caloocan Doctor's Hospital, Our Lady of Grace Hospital, Pres. Diosdado Macapagal Memorial Medical Center, Ronn-Carmel General Hospital, San Lorenzo Ruiz General Hospital,

MONTHLY COST OF LIVING:
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PRA RETIREMENT INFORMATION:
Accredited facilities:

Merchant partners:
Registered retirement accommodations:

Retirement franchises:
Nearest PRA satellite office:
Head Office  29th Floor Citibank Tower 8741 Paseo de Roxas, Makati City
Number of PRA retirees: 455

LIRA MOA:

GOVERNMENT INFORMATION:
Investment zones:
Victoria Wave Special Economic Zone
Government agencies/branch offices:
Bureau of Immigration, Bureau of Internal Revenue, Civil Service Commission, Commission on Election, Department of Education and Culture, Department of Public Works and Highways, Department of Trade and Industry. Government Service Insurance System, Land Transportation Office, Metro Manila Development Authority(MMDA), National Bureau Of Investigation, National Housing Authority, National Statistics Office, Pag Ibig, Philippine Employment Services Office, PhilHealth, Public Attorneys Office,
Social Security System, Technical Education and Skills Development Authority

Consular Offices : Slovac Republic

 

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