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Synonyms for Corregidor

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

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"For years, Corregidor Island seemed to be perceived solely as a popular historical site, with its idyllic features unknown to many," CFI Chairperson and CEO Cynthia Carrion said.
The symbolically discordant character of the Mindanao Garden of Peace within the spatial domain of Corregidor Island was not lost on Matibag.
Fake news about the Jabidah Massacre, he said, is still being used in Ibon Foundation manuals, to agitate indigenous peoples (IPs) children in Salugpungan schools, by saying that the military was responsible for the cold-blooded murder of 64 Muslim youths in Corregidor Island, thus triggering the Moro insurgency.
4) Corregidor Island is the site of the Pacific War Memorial.
Accounts of the massacre that saw dozens of military recruits from Sulu and Tawi-Tawi killed on Corregidor island differ.
Labit said there have been 'a lot of Japanese pilgrims in town for Lord Takayama until October.' They have been visiting Intramuros, the University of Santo Tomas (UST), Corregidor Island and the Saint Martin de Tours Church in Taal, Batangas, among others.
Prior to the Russian ships' arrival, Philippine Navy (PN) vessel BRP Ramon Alcaraz (PS16) rendered customary meeting procedure at the vicinity of Corregidor Island and escorted the vessels to their designated berthing area.
Once a peaceful fishing ground, Corregidor Island became a fortified garrison due to its proximity to our nation's capital.
Corregidor set to lure more visitors !-- -- Catherine Talavera (The Philippine Star) - February 1, 2019 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines The Tourism Promotions Board (TPB) is eyeing to lure more tourists to visit Corregidor Island through an updated branding campaign.
BRP Ramon Alcaraz (PS-16) joined the Thai ships at the vicinity of Corregidor Island and escorted them to port.
The customary practice that the Philippine Navy (PN) renders to all visiting navies began with a PN vessel, BRP Ramon Alcaraz (PF16), meeting the RTN vessels at the vicinity of Corregidor Island and subsequently escorted them to the berthing area.
The WSM, DOT earlier said, will promote tourist spots like Rizal Park, Intramuros, Bonifacio Global City, Corregidor Island, Tagaytay City, Bataan, Davao City and Coron Island in Palawan.
He also toured the Corregidor Island as part of his four-day visit.
On March 18, 1968 - exactly 51 years ago - at least 28 Moro recruits of the Philippine Army were shot to death on Corregidor Island in what has since been known as the Jabidah massacre.
The television series, which is projected to air in 70 countries, will feature destinations such as Rizal Park, Intramuros, Bonifacio Global City, Corregidor Island, Tagaytay City, Bataan, Davao City, and Coron Island in Palawan among others.