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Bonifacio

(bōnēfä`chö), town (1993 est. pop. 2,701), S Corsica, France. A picturesque port with trade in olive oil, wine, and fish, Bonifacio faces Sardinia across the Strait of Bonifacio (7 mi/11.3 km wide). The oldest town of Corsica, it was founded (c.828) on the site of a citadel built by Boniface I, count of Tuscany. It later passed to Pisa and to Genoa. There is a Pisan-style church (12th–13th cent.). The town, surrounded by a rampart, is medieval in character.
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The US President was also scheduled to visit Fort Bonifacio on 29 April at 10.
Bonifacio Cuarteros of the provincial disaster risk management office in Cagayan said thousands of residents were evacuated from high-risk areas in the province.
By Ritchie Horario and Jomar Canlas/Manila The battle for the municipal jurisdiction over Fort Bonifacio has gotten more intense after a lawmaker from Taguig City yesterday vowed a united fight against Makati City, which is claiming the bustling business centre.
Impunity breeds more violence, which will only be stopped by exemplary punishments," RSF said in an article posted in its website as it referred to the killing of photo-journalist Mario Sy, and tabloid columnists Bonifacio Loreto and Richard Kho.
at Two Serendra, Global City, Fort Bonifacio, a shopping and residential area in Taguig City.
By Bonifacio Taban Kuich May 6, 2013 (BENTIU) - Unity state authorities have removed 27 children from South Sudan's national army this week as part of the implementation of a series of agreements inked by military and the United Nations on 20 November 2009.
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With a view to boost tourism, preserve heritage and raise people's awareness of history, the Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) said that it was planning to develop and rehabilitate Fort Bonifacio tunnel in Taguig.
We have a huge inventory of accessories for the wide variety of brands and models," says Marcial Bonifacio, Managing Director of Phone Tablet Accessories Company.
In his message sent to Aires Bonifacio Ali on Tuesday, the Iranian vice-president felicitated him and his nation on their national day.
On our way to the medieval town of Bonifacio, the oldest town on the island, we drove through mountains - and they aren't the easiest to drive on as they tend to be corkscrew-like.