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Synonyms for Bataan

the peninsula and island in the Philippines where Japanese forces besieged American forces in World War II

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BOSTON -- Denham Capital announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its interests in the GNPower Mariveles project, a 600 megawatt power generating plant currently undergoing commissioning in the Philippines' Bataan province, to Ayala Corporation ("Ayala"), a Philippines-based conglomerate, for $155 million.
In a press briefing in Bataan province, Alvarez also denied saying the Davao City mayor was now part of the opposition.
Hailing the move, the Bataan Province officials and AFAB executives have stated that the Citicore-led new plant project has facilitated generation of about 300 jobs for the locals.
On Tuesday fishermen and residents reported the sudden unusual appearance of hundreds of the dolphin-like melon-headed whales just off the coast of the town of Pilar in Bataan province.
Police Chief Superintendent Reynaldo Berroya said in a statement that Hadi Yousef Alghoul was arrested Thursday night in Balanga City in Bataan Province, north of Manila.
Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez jokingly referred to President Duterte as 'gago' (idiot) in a speech before new recruits of the ruling Partido Demokratikong Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) party in Bataan province on Thursday.
and partners have inked an agreement with five local banks aiming at financing 70 percent of the funding requirement of a 660-megawatt power plant expansion project in Mariveles, Bataan province.
Manila: Filipino experts are trying to find an explanation for a rare occurrence that left some 500 dolphins stranded at a shallow portion off the coast of Bataan province west of the Philippines capital.
soldiers who surrendered to the Japanese forces were forced to trek from Bataan Province to a concentration camp in Capas in Tarlac Province.
Segundo Metran, who served as deputy commander of the 24th Infantry Battalion at Limay town in Bataan province, also said the coaccused, Lt.
Bustamante was forced to serve as a "comfort woman" for 14 months starting 1943 in Bataan Province, west of Manila.
The PAO on Tuesday examined the body of an 11-year-old boy from Bataan province.
said on October 12, 2014 it started up a $2-billion modern refinery in Bataan province, ahead of commercial operation in 2015 which will double the company s gasoline production.
In 2001, the late Pope John Paul II appointed Villegas auxiliary bishop and then three years later as bishop of Balanga in Bataan province.
Local marine conservation efforts take center stage in the annual festival in Morong, Bataan province.