WESTERN BICUTAN

Landmarks in Western Bicutan,Taguig City,District 2

Parokya ng Ina ng mga Dukha

Location: Sampaguita St. Western Bicutan, Taguig City

Parokya ng Ina ng mga Dukha or Our Lady of the Poor Parish was founded February 1994 as it was declared an independent parish with Rev. Fr. Nick Blanquisco as the newly installed parish priest.

Western Bicutan National High School

Location: E.P. Housing, Western Bicutan, Taguig City.
Tel. No: 838-7462

The construction of this high school was formalized because of Republic Act 7991 passed by Congress. The act states that there shall be established national high school in barangay Western Bicutan, Taguig and be known as WESTERN BICUTAN NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL.

FTI Complex

Location: East Service Road, South Superhighway, Taguig City.
Tel. Nos: 838-3177 / 838-4301 to 32.

This 120-hectare complex is the only agro-industrial commercial estate in the heart of Metro Manila. It cradles more than 300 flourishing light to medium scale companies involved in food manufacturing, electronics, garments and service industries. For more information, you can visit their website http://www.fti.gov.ph.

– TUP Campus

Location: Km. 14 East Service Road, South Super Highway, Taguig City.

TUP Taguig campus was established in 1977 as one of the three prototype technician institutes in the Philippines. On January 3, 1985, the BOR passed and adopted Resolution No. 100 s. 1985 changing the name of the Manila Technician Institute to TUP Taguig campus. At present, TUP Taguig offers programs in pre-baccalaureate, baccalaureate, and masters level. For more information, you can visit their website http://www.tup.edu.ph.

Taguig City Hospital (formerly Taguig Pateros District Hospital)

Location: East Service Road, Western Bicutan, Taguig City.
Tel. No: 837-8132 / 838-3485 / 837-2144.

TESDA

Location: East Service Road, Western Bicutan, Taguig City.
Tel. No: 887-7777.

The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) was established through the enactment of Republic Act No. 7796 otherwise known as the “Technical Education and Skills Development Act of 1994”, which was signed into law by President Fidel V. Ramos on August 25, 1994. This Act aims to encourage the full participation of and mobilize the industry, labor, local government units and technical-vocational institutions in the skills development of the country’s human resources.

The merging of the National Manpower and Youth Council (NMYC) of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE). The Bureau of Technical and Vocational Education (BTVE) of the Department of Education, Culture and Sports (DECS), and The Apprenticeship Program of the Bureau of Local Employment (BLE) of the DOLE gave birth to TESDA. For more information, you can log on to: http://www.tesda.gov.ph/.

Veterans Museum

Location: Barangay Western Bicutan, Taguig City. It features war stories as interpreted by life-sized montages and retold by different art forms combined with advanced technology.

It is the only museum in our country that shows World War II in form of tableaus on the daily life of Filipino crusaders during the said time. A secret tunnel, used during World War II, is part of a guided tour of the Philippine Army Museum. Displayed at the Museum are war materials such as weaponry, war relics and dioramas depicting the multi-dimensional role of army soldiers.

The Veteran’s Museum was inaugurated by former President Fidel Ramos in 1997 and opened in 1998 by former President Joseph Estrada. Gilberto Lomotan was the architect who worked on the building with colleague Banjo de Ocampo. The museum, designed by JGPL Designers and Builders, is managed by the Veterans Federation of the Philippines and the Board of Trustees of the Veterans of World War II.

The artists from different provinces such as Banaue, Pampanga, Laguna, and Bulacan hand-carved statues made in wood.

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