Bonifacio


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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 first was just disappearing in the straits of Bonifacio; the other, following an opposite direction, was about to round the Island of Corsica.
The vibe reminiscent of the world's top cosmopolitan cities is the same appeal that embraces anyone who pays a visit to Uptown Bonifacio in the northern portion of Fort Bonifacio.
The police commander in charge of Lawton, site of the Bonifacio Shrine just a stone's throw from the Manila city hall, has been sacked by the new mayor of the city.
Contract award notice: Supply of lighting fixtures - redevelopment of public lighting i or excerpt from the municipality of san bonifacio (vr).
The Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) is consolidating major real estate projects in the southern portion of Fort Bonifacio and has tapped urban developer Megaworld Corporation to help in managing the estate.
Activists burn an effigy of President Rodrigo Duterte near the US Embassy in Manila yesterday, during the commemoration of the 155th birthday of working-class hero Andres Bonifacio.
Today, we commemorate the day Andres Bonifacio was born 155 years ago.
'Megaworld is proud to build the new home of JPMorgan Chase as it consolidates its existing Metro Manila operations under one roof-all in a state-of-the-art, prime and green office tower right at the heart of the booming Uptown Bonifacio. This multibillion-peso deal with a single company is the biggest in the country's office leasing industry,' said Jericho P.
Bonifacio's portrait is etched on the obverse of the coin, along with the markings, "ANDRES BONIFACIO", "5-PISO" and "REPUBLIKA NG PILIPINAS" in bold font and in microprints, and the mint mark.
Pedro Bonifacio -- now with Portuguese lower league Atletico Malveira but who played for Doxa Katokopia in the past -- told Portuguese magazine Expresso he was part of a fixed game during Doxa's Cup game against Olympiakos Nicosia on December 7, 2011.
Glenda Tibe Bonifacio, Pinayon the Prairies: Filipino Women and Transnational Identities (Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press 2013)
Manila: On the 149th birth anniversary of national hero Andres Bonifacio, President Benigno Aquino called on Filipinos to emulate his courage and ability to fight the odds.