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Pasig City Metro Manila, Pasig City Philippines

Pasig City History - Pasig City Education - Pasig City Economy - Pasig City Districts Barangays - Pasig City Accomodations

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" Pasig City Economy "

On the western border of Pasig, and arguably more significant eastern part of Mandaluyong, lies the Ortigas Center. As one of the top business districts in the metropolis, numerous high-rise office buildings, residential condominiums, commercial establishments, schools and malls are located here. The University of Asia and the Pacific (UA&P), one of the most exclusive universities in the country, is located here, as well as the head office of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines.

Northwest of Ortigas Center is the Meralco Compound, home and head office of Meralco (Manila Electric Company), which is the largest electrical distribution company in the Philippines. The headquarters of the Philippine Stock Exchange, which is also home to one of its trading floors of the country, is located here. The headquarters of San Miguel Corporation, owner of the largest producer of beer in the Philippines, is also located here. Call centers flocked businesses in Ortigas Center since late 90's, a hub for job-seekers and opportunities.

Prominent FM radio stations are located here and has been airing since late 1980s. Due to the businesses and investments Ortigas Center relatively absorbs, the barangay of San Antonio has the largest income for a single local government unit in the country.

Notable along Ortigas Avenue and E. Rodriguez Sr. Avenue (C-5) lies Frontera Verde, a newly privately-owned development area which boasts restaurants, pet shops, mall, park, village, office buildings and a small zoo. El-Pueblo, a colonial-themed commercial complex in Ortigas Center, provides new concept of cafes, restaurants and bars. Metrowalk (formerly Payanig), a commercial spot along Ortigas Avenue and Meralco Avenue, was established in 2005 near Ortigas Center which comprises shops, depot warehouses, stalls, restaurants and bars.

The Medical City, a private hospital located near Meralco compound along Ortigas Avenue, offers years of experience operation and administration that serves not only the Pasig citizens but also other municipalities.

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Desserts Food, Philippine Cuisine

As a tropical oriental country it should come as no surprise there are many treats made from rice and coconuts. One often seen dessert is bibingka, a hot rice cake optionally topped with a pat of butter, slices of kesong puti (white cheese), itlog na maalat (salted duck eggs), and sometimes grated coconut. There are also glutinous rice sweets called biko made with sugar, butter, and coconut milk.

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