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buntal

[bu̇n′täl]
(textiles)
A fine, white fiber derived from the leaves of the talipot palm. Also known as buri.
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The mall's public relations officer, Veronica Cunan, said SM City Baliwag paid tribute to the buntal hat in response to appeals from elderly citizens to help keep the art of hat weaving from dying.
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'Besides that, the Sarawak State Health Department has also stationed doctors to look into the health of the evacuees,' he told reporters after visiting the flood relief centre at Masjid Darul Mustaqin, Kampung Buntal here today.
Competitions on buntal weaving and arangya design are also held during the Pahiyas to promote the town's culture and tradition.
He photographed buildings and portraits in the outstations (such as Buntal, Ban, Sri Aman, Sarikei, Sibu, Bintulu, Kapit and Belaga, among many other places) as well as in Kuching.
After lunch, most participants believed that Orola must have offered more than enough eggs to Santa Clara - the heat of the noonday sun was palpable that the rowdy men in shorts and the ladies in colorful native buntal hats were gasping for breath, perhaps longing for a touch of snowflakes.
The DOST is also planning to revive and preserve the dying industries in Bulacan, such as the making of bakya (wooden slippers) in Meycauayan, Baliwag town's buntal (palm leaf) hat and fishponds, among others.
Homegrown shops in Lucban town sell buntal hats and other handicraft items.