Marinduque

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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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With more than 52,000 families (234,000 people) still struggling to recover from the devastation brought about by Typhoon 'Nina' (international name: Nock-ten) in Marinduque province, the head of the provincial disaster management council asked the public to keep politics off relief operation efforts.
Luz then moved to Marinduque province and worked as a house helper for relatives, who supported her through college.
A plan to pursue the multimillion-dollar suit against a global mining firm gained the support of the Catholic Church and civil society groups in Marinduque province to recover the cost of damage left by the 1996 mine tailings spill, tagged as the worst mining tragedy in the Philippines.
A former mayor of Torrijos town in Marinduque province died after his motorcycle was hit by a passenger bus on Thursday, police said.
The sight of bluish green water flowing through the Boac River in Marinduque province has raised suspicions of a high level of acid seeping from mine wastes left in the defunct Marcopper mining site.
Missing was Reuben Pahilagmo, 59, of Gasan, Marinduque province, who went fishing last Monday.
And I told him I've been based in Cebu for sometime,' said Vidal, a native of Mogpog town in Marinduque province.
In June, the DOH gave away 13 bicycles to barangay health workers in Marinduque province and seven in Occidental Mindoro province.
Cruz, Marinduque province, due to wrongly delivered official ballots.
In Marinduque province, the Comelec declared a failure of elections in a village in Sta.