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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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The site, to be located in the Bataan province, 56 km northwest of Manila, will have capacity for 180,000 metric tons per year of polypropylene and 170,000 metric tons per year of polyethylene.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Bustamante was forced to serve as a "comfort woman" for 14 months starting 1943 in Bataan Province, west of Manila.