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Quezon,

province (1990 pop. 1,372,445), E central Luzon, the Philippines. Lucena is the capital. A long, narrow province bordering on the Philippine Sea and containing in part the rugged Sierra Madre Mts., it is an excellent source of timber. It produces coconuts and copra and has plywood mills and major wood-product manufactures, most notably Manila elemi (an oleoresin). Formerly called Tayabas, its name was changed in 1946 to honor President Manuel Quezon, who was born there, in the village of Baler.
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In thanking President Estrada for his participation in the inauguration event, Quezon Power General Manager Greg Daul cited the benefits that the power station is bringing to the region.
The Quezon City Government has joined the Quezon City Science Community Foundation, Inc.
There will be gatherings in Manila's Mendiola Park, near the presidential palace; in Quezon Memorial Circle, suburban Quezon City; at the University of the Philippines also in suburban Quezon City; in Baguio City, northern Luzon; in Naga and Legazpi cities, southern Luzon; in Iloilo and Tacloban cities in central Philippines; and in Davao City, southern Philippines.
MELBOURNE, Australia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Standard & Poor's CreditWire 10/31/97--Standard & Poor's today has affirmed its double-'B'-plus foreign currency rating and its triple-'B'-minus local currency rating on Quezon Power (Philippines) Ltd.
Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista and Mayor Toshihito Kumagai, of Chiba City, Japan recently signed a Reaffirmation of Friendship to strengthen their ties as sister cities.
9 January 2013) - A regional police officer was relieved including 15 policemen who did not wear uniforms when they established two checkpoints where 13 people, including three police officers and three military men, were killed in southern Luzon's Quezon, over alleged illegal gambling turf-war.
4, 1997--Standard & Poor's CreditWire 8/4/97 -- Standard & Poor's today has affirmed its double-'B'-plus foreign currency rating on Quezon Power (Philippines) Ltd.
Construction of Sariaya By-Pass, including Bridge, Sariaya, Quezon 2nd LD, Sta.
Manila: Authorities continued a massive manhunt for half a dozen gang members allegedly involved in illegal drugs, gambling, and kidnapping who escaped police attack that killed 13 others in southern Luzon's Quezon province last Sunday, authorities said, adding that four of those killed were policemen.
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 8, 1997--Ogden Corporation announced today that Quezon Power (Philippines) Limited Co.
Proposals for the project, which has been announced back in July 2014, are currently studied after Japan's Mitsubishi Electric Corp has been given the green light to set up the 612-metre tower in a seven-hectare lot along Quezon Avenue, a major thoroughfare of the city.
A third and fourth suspect, Jaymar Insadje and Gelan Pasawilan, were arrested by police in Culiat district in suburban Quezon City a few hours after the arrests of Altamirano and Quiambao while a still unnamed fifth suspect was slain in a shootout with police, reports said.