Janairo, DOH-MIMAROPA has donated Ultra-Low Volume (ULV) misting machines including insecticides and disinfectants to local government units including Balabac
in Palawan, Corcuera in Romblon, Lubang and Looc in Occidental Mindoro to be used for the continuing campaign against dengue, malaria and filaria causing mosquitoes in the region.
citizens should exercise extreme caution if considering travel in the southern Sulu Sea region between Balabac
Island and Palawan, in the Philippines; Sabah, Malaysia; and east to Zamboanga City, Mindanao, in the Philippines.
The boat and its 13 fishermen were apprehended this weekend off Balabac
town in Palawan province, 850 kilometres south-west of Manila.
Villena said that of the 91 poaching incidents since 1995, 52 occurred in internationally recognized Philippine waters around Balabac
, an island off the southernmost tip of Palawan, 11 at Tubbataha Reef, located in Sulu Sea southeast of Palawan, and nine in waters off Palawan's southern towns of Quezon, Rizal, and Bataraza.
Villena said the biggest group of Chinese come from China's Hainan Province and head to Balabac
town at the southern tip of Palawan and to the western side of the Spratly Islands.
Atos, commander of naval forces in the area, said informants had told them that Chinese poachers planted the net a week ago in the coastal district of Balabac
The fishermen, shaken but unharmed by the June 4 incident, immediately left the area, about 130 miles (210 kilometers) off Palawan province's Balabac
One of its smaller islands, Balabac
, located off the southern tip, is separated from Borneo by the Balabac
It took 12 more questions before Chandra missed - and Brandt correctly answered - the following question: "The Balabac
Strait connects the Sulu Sea with which other sea to the west?
Chester with landings in early October 1943, undertook the task of reporting on Japanese sea-traffic in the Sibutu Passage and the Balabac
Strait of the Sulu Sea.
IN a chilling echo of the latter-day hostage situation in Yemen, a hundred years ago in the Philippines, the natives of Balabac
rebelled against the Spanish governors and beheaded Naval Lieutenant Bellamy.
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