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Batanes,

the Philippines: see Batan IslandsBatan Islands
, island group, 76 sq mi (197 sq km), northernmost of the Philippine islands. They include the islands of Itbayat, Batan, Sabtang, and a number of islets, and comprise the province of Batanes. Basco is the provincial capital.
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5 in magnitude struck three minutes apart in Batanes Province, northern Luzon on Thursday, Phivolcs said.
0 degrees East) 750 kms east northeast of Itbayat municipality in Batanes province.
The new destinations include Basco in the Batanes province of the Philippines to be launched on May 1; Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia on May 2; Darwin, Brisbane, and Perth in Australia on June 1; Guangzhou in China on June 2; Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates on October 1; Dubai in the United Arab Emirates on November 1; Doha in Qatar on November 1; and Riyadh, Jeddah, and Dammam in Saudi Arabia on December 1.
Edgar Manda, general manager of Ninoy Aquino International Airport, said the plane was on its way to Laoag, some 410 kilometers north of Manila, and was to proceed from there to Basco in northernmost Batanes Province.
Meanwhile, the weather bureau issued a warning for the possibility of another typhoon, which may be spawned off the northern Philippines Batanes Province and hit the Philippines within the next 24 hours.