Mactan

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Mactan

(mäktän`), coral island (1990 pop. 168,525), 24 sq mi (62 sq km), Cebu prov., the Philippines, just off the coast of Cebu island. Magellan was killed by Chief Lapulapu there in 1521. The spot is marked by a monument.
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In the comic book, Wave is a champion swimmer gunning for an Olympic medal at a very young age in Mactan Island. When the firm AlonTech recruited her for swimming ability tests, she was accidentally exposed to an illegal biotech chemical similar to the story line of Spiderman, who was also accidentally exposed to spider venom that, without scientific explanation, transferred spider abilities and more to the fictional character Peter Parker.
The Mactan Cebu Bridge Management Board will put more closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras in two bridges that connect this city to Mactan Island and Mandaue City in mainland Cebu to prevent incidents of suicide.
It was headed to Mactan Island when it encountered big waves around 4:30 a.m.
After Movenpick Hotel Mactan Island Cebu, this is the second Philippine-based property of global upscale hotel management firm Movenpick Hotels and Resorts.
Davao City Golf topped the 21-team cast which included SF Maharlika Golf, Silicon Valley Golf, Mactan Island Golf-2, Baguio Golf, San Juanico Golf, Mt.
These are Basco, Batanes to Currimao, Ilocos Norte San Juan, Batangas to Abra de Ilog, Occidental Mindoro Real, Quezon to Polillo island in Quezon Lucena, Quezon to Buyabod, Marinduque Pantao, Albay to San Pascual, Masbate Calbayog City, Samar to Cataingan, Masbate Cuyo, Palawan to San Jose de Buenavista, Antique Oslob, Cebu to Dumaguete, Negros Oriental Punta Engano, Mactan Island, Cebu to Jetafe, Bohol Poro, Camotes, Cebu to Isabel, Leyte Lipata, Surigao del Norte to Dapa, Surigao del Norte and Siaton, Negros Oriental to Dipolog City.
In Compostela and Mactan Island, at least a 138 KV, 100-megawatt power plant is recommended in both areas; a 138/ 69 KV with 50 MW in Calbayog City and another 138 KV, 100 mw in Corella town Bohol.
Thailand-based, global hospitality company Dusit International has signed a hotel management agreement with Robinsons Land Corporation (RLC), one of the Philippines' leading real estate companies, to operate the Dusit Thani Mactan Cebu, a five-star resort situated on the northern peninsula of Mactan island.
Mactan-Cebu International Airport, located on Cebuas Mactan Island, is the second busiest airport in the Philippines, after Manilaas Ninoy Aquino International Airport.
Steven Worboys, MD of Experience International, which sells property on the Mactan Island, just one hour from Manila, says: "The Philippines holds a great deal of potential, with a wealth of natural resources, a dynamic and progressive business outlook and a population committed to future prosperity."
Philippine Foreign Affairs Secretary Alberto Romulo said the 10 leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations and their six dialogue partners have confirmed their attendance at the twin summits, to be held on Mactan island in the central province of Cebu.
The MH-47 Chinook crashed in the Basilan Strait as the helicopter was flying from the southern island of Basilan to Mactan Island.