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Marinduque

(märēndo͞o`kā), province (1990 pop. 185,524), the Philippines, between Mindoro and S Luzon. It includes Marinduque Island and 24 other islands. Iron, gold, silver, and copper are mined there. There is also a lumbering industry and subsistence farming.

Marinduque

an island of the central Philippines, east of Mindoro: forms, with offshore islets, a province of the Philippines. Capital: Boac. Pop. (Marinduque province): 217 392 (2000). Area: 960 sq. km (370 sq. miles)
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A passing cargo vessel rescued the three foreigners off the coast of Mansalay town in Mindoro Oriental province, 114 kilometres from Marinduque, on December 20, the coast guard said.
He cited the 1996 mining disaster in Marinduque, an island-province about 160 kilometers southeast of Manila.
4), from 23 March to 24 April, explored the central islands, including Panay, Negros, Cebu, Leyte, Samar, Masbate, and Marinduque.
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c) Placer Dome has been named the sole defendant in a Complaint filed on October 4, 2005, by the Provincial Government of Marinduque, an island province of the Philippines ("Province"), with the District Court in Clark County, Nevada.
Ocampo cited instances of man-made environmental damages like the 1996 Marcopper Mining tragedy in Marinduque which led to the biological death of the Boac and Makalupnit rivers, destroyed hectares of farmlands and displaced families.
Meanwhile, a former mayor of Boac, Marinduque, has asked the Supreme Court to declare the PDAF unconstitutional.
Meanwhile, among the 13 killed in the 18-minute long shoot-out on Maharlika Highway in Lumutan village, Atimonan, Quezon at 3pm on Sunday were police officer Jeffrey Tarinay Valdez, and Police Superintendent Alfredo Perez Consamino, superintendent of MIMAROPA (Occidental Mindoro, Oriental Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, and Palawan in southern Luzon and southwestern Philippines), said police head Chief Superintendent James Melad of Calabarzon (composed of Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, and Quezon provinces in southern Luzon).
An 88-year-old woman died from hypothermia in the central province of Marinduque, the Office of Civil Defence said.
Court"), Fourth Judicial Region, Boac, Marinduque, Philippines
TSX:PDG)(NYSE:PDG)(ASX:PDG)(SWX:PDG)(BOURSE:PDG) ("Placer Dome") has beennamed the sole defendant in a Complaint filed on October 4, 2005, by the Provincial Government of the Island of Marinduque, Philippines ("Province"), with the District Court in Clark County, Nevada.