The Love Bus

The Love Bus The Love Bus is one of the first air-conditioned buses in the country. It was a brainchild of former First Lady Imelda R. Marcos who was a Metro Manila Governor back then. It was revolutionary vehicle when it was first launched, painted in blue and with ‘no standing on the aisle’ policy.…

BLISS-Bagong Lipunan Improvement of Sites and Services

BLISS-Bagong Lipunan Improvement of Sites and Services EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 517 January 9, 1979 ADOPTING THE BAGONG LIPUNAN SITES AND SERVICES PROGRAM AS A DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY WHEREAS, the government has declared it a national policy to achieve an equitable distribution of socio-economic opportunities in the country to, among others, curb the alarming migration rate; WHEREAS,…

Philippine International Convention Center

Philippine International Convention Center The Philippine International Convention Center is a convention center located in the Cultural Center of the Philippines complex in Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines. The facility has been the host of numerous local and foreign conventions, meetings, fairs, and social events. The PICC served as the office of the Vice President of…

Pantabangan Dam

Pantabangan Dam Pantabangan Dam is an earth-fill embankment dam on the Pampanga River located in Pantabangan in Nueva Ecija province of the Philippines. The multi-purpose dam provides water for irrigation and hydroelectric power generation while its reservoir, Pantabangan Lake, affords flood control. The reservoir is considered one of the largest in Southeast Asia and also…

Pangasinan State University

Pangasinan State University Pangasinan State University, commonly referred to as PSU, is a state university in the Philippines. The university was founded in its current form in 1979. PSU is notable for its many locations throughout the province of Pangasinan. It is mandated to provide advanced instruction in the arts, agricultural and natural sciences as…

Candaba Viaduct

Candaba Viaduct   The Candaba Viaduct (also known as Pulilan–Apalit Bridge) is a 5 km (3 mi). bridge passing over the Candaba Swamp and adjacent Pampanga River in the North Luzon Expressway. It is one of the longest bridges in the Philippines consists of 4 lanes (2 northbound and 2 southbound). Overlooking Mount Arayat, viaduct…

Maharlika Highway

Maharlika Highway The Pan-Philippine Highway, also known as the Maharlika (“Nobility/freeman”) Highway is a 3,517 km (2,185 mi) network of roads, bridges, and ferry services that connect the islands of Luzon, Samar, Leyte, and Mindanao in the Philippines, serving as the country’s principal transport backbone. The northern terminus of the highway is in Laoag, Ilocos…

Patapat Viaduct

Patapat Viaduct The Patapat Viaduct is a viaduct at the municipality of Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte, a coastal resort town on the northernmost tip of Luzon Island in the Philippines. The bridge is elevated 31 meters over sea level. It is a concrete coastal bridge 1.3 km long and connects the Maharlika Highway from Laoag, Ilocos…