Caloocan


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Caloocan

 

a city in the Philippines, located in the southwestern part of the island of Luzon. Population, 274, 500 (1970). It is part of the industrial complex of Greater Manila. Caloocan has traditional branches of industry, such as the production of rubber articles, food processing and the production of food specialty items, and textile and garment industries. The city also has metallurgical, machine-building, and chemical industries.

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By 2003, the government had already contracted the China National Machinery and Equipment Corporation (CNMEC) for construction of an 80-kilometre railway line -- the so-called North Railway Project -- linking Caloocan to Malolos and Clarkfield,
Benjardi Mantele of the Caloocan City police said a driver discovered the first improvised bomb in a brown envelope inside a jeepney in Caloocan around 2 a.
The claim came at the time when JR won a beauty pageant in Caloocan City, where she and her mother live.
The 56-year old winner whose name was not released recalled that a government lawyer once told him during the settlement of a court case that the only way he could pay a debt of 300,000 pesos (Dh 25,000) for the amortisation of his house in suburban Caloocan, that has piled up over years, was for him to win the lotto, Ferdinand Rojas General Manager of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) that runs the lotto games, told the Inquirer.
Meanwhile, Navotas were 3-1 (3,006-2,941) winners over Caloocan in a battle between the top two teams in the league.
The Department of Health National Capital Region Office (DOH-NCRO) today started its second round of regular antidengue misting and disinfection operations in all bus terminals in Metro Manila starting in Caloocan City.
Luistro says there are currently four areas in Metro Manila where Kariton Klasrums are already being utilized, particularly in Malabon, Caloocan, Quezon City, and Pasig.
Elsewhere around the league, Caloocan scored a 3-1 (2,811-2,698) win over Marikina paced by Joe Llanes's 595 series to stay in second place overall; Malabon played to a 2-2 (2,801-2,688) deadlock with Makati as Soliman Villanueva (660) and Medel Salazar (677) topped all scorers; and Manila outplayed Quezon City 4-0 (2,850-2,631) led by JM Villanueva's 629.
The West Zone of the Greater Manila Area covers ertain portions of Manila, Quezon City, Makati (west of South Super Highway), Caloocan, Pasay, ParaEaque, Las PiEas, Muntinlupa, Valenzuela, Navotas and Malabon, all in Metro Manila; and cities of Cavite, Bacoor and Imus, and the towns of Kawit, Noveleta, Rosario all in the province of Cavite.
Late last year young lawmaker Mitzi Cajayon of Caloocan in Metro Manila, said the continued dominance of political clans in the country as unconstitutional.
Former leaders Caloocan continued to drop despite a narrow 3-1 (2,737-2,720) triumph over Pasig.
Ella was watching the fireworks display just outside their house in Caloocan, in northern Metro Manila, when she suddenly collapsed.