Who is the mayor of Pasig City Philippines?
Manila, February 24, 2021 — U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires John Law congratulated Pasig Mayor Vico Sotto on his selection as one of 12 global anti-corruption champions by the U.S. Department of State. The award recognizes Mayor Sotto’s commitment to transparency initiatives both as a Pasig city councilor and as mayor.
How many people live in Pasig, the Philippines?
Pasig, officially the City of Pasig ( Tagalog: Lungsod ng Pasig ), is a 1st class highly urbanized city in the National Capital Region of the Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 755,300 people.
Where does the name Pasig come from in the Philippines?
It may have also come from the Tagalog word “dalampasigan”, which means ” riverbank “. Pasig is bordered on the west by Quezon City and Mandaluyong; to the north by Marikina; to the south by Makati, the municipality of Pateros, and Taguig; and to the east by the municipalities of Cainta and Taytay in the province of Rizal .
Where does the Pasig River meet the Marikina River?
The Pasig River runs through it and forms its southwestern and southeastern borders with Makati and Taguig respectively, while the Marikina River forms its western border with Quezon City. The artificial Manggahan Floodway, built in 1986, begins at its confluence with the Marikina River in its northeast.
As part of the 2019 Philippine national general elections, voters in Pasig City elected their new congressman, mayor, vice mayor and councilors. Here are the official results from the Commission on Election (COMELEC):
Where can I find a list of pasigs?
Note: This list was compiled from the miscellaneous old documents about Pasig in The National Archives and the Archdiocesan Archives as well as in private collections of old families. Since it is still incomplete, additional data from primary sources will be much appreciated.
Where is the Roman Catholic Diocese of Pasig located?
The city is home to the Roman Catholic Diocese of Pasig, based in Pasig Cathedral, a landmark built around the same time as the town’s foundation in 1573. Pasig was formerly part of Rizal province before the formation of Metro Manila, the national capital region of the country.