Manila Bay


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Manila Bay

n
(Placename) an almost landlocked inlet of the South China Sea in the Philippines, in W Luzon: mostly forms Manila harbour. Area: 1994 sq km (770 sq miles)

Manil′a Bay′


n.
a bay in the Philippines, in W Luzon Island.
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Noun1.Manila Bay - a naval battle in the Spanish-American War (1898)Manila Bay - a naval battle in the Spanish-American War (1898); the American fleet under Admiral Dewey defeated the Spanish fleet
Spanish War, Spanish-American War - a war between the United States and Spain in 1898
Philippines, Republic of the Philippines - a republic on the Philippine Islands; achieved independence from the United States in 1946
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30 /PRNewswire/ -- ITT Sheraton announced today that it has been selected to manage two hotels to be constructed in the Philippines, one in Manila Bay near the waterfront and the other in the mountain resort city of Tagaytay, an hour's drive from Manila, both of which will open in March 1999.
As the clock strikes 12 - enjoy the adrenaline rush of a breathtaking giant balloon drop with fireworks display in the full splendor of Manila Bay.
Philippine Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario and his US counterpart Secretary of State Hillary Clinton signed the historic declaration aboard the American destroyer, the EoACAyUSS Fitzgerald' which was anchored at Manila Bay.
PAMB said that the hydro project would have several benefits, including reduction of carbon dioxide emissions, job creation, potential contribution to a more effective flood control by real-time satellite technology that would accurately forecast the rainfall in hovering clouds, reduction sedimentation and siltation at Wawa, Marikina River, Laguna de Bay, Pasig River and Manila Bay.
It was likewise blamed for the bombing of a ferry that killed hundreds in Manila Bay in 2004.
The Manila Bay-Pasig River-Laguna Lake (MAPALLA) Ferry System Project involves the development of an integrated ferry system that would traverse Manila Bay, Pasig River, Marikina River, and Laguna Lake.
The whole of Roxas Boulevard overlooking Manila Bay was flooded and looked like a river, said Alma Mateo, who was stranded there for five hours.
Enjoy the comfiest bed in the world with white goose down pillows, revel in unrivaled views of the Manila Bay while dining at the stylish outdoor living area, and enjoy watching movies or listening to your favorite music using the Imperial Suite's state-of-the-art entertainment systems.
It has claimed responsibility for the bombing of a passenger ferry that sank and killed more than 100 people in 2004 in Manila Bay.
Filipino consortium Philtrak urged the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) to act on its proposed P993-million rapid bus transit system project in Manila Bay, which proponents intend to replicate in different parts of the country.
The first phase of the voyage will be flagged off at Manila Bay on June 24, passing by Boracay and Mactan in Cebu, central Philippines, besides Cagayan de Oro, Zamboanga, General Santos, Davao City and Siluag in Tawi-Tawi in the southern Philippines,.
Benitez said one classic case was the transaction of the Philippines Estates Authority (PEA) and the Amari Coastal Bay Development Corp involving the sale of some of the submerged lands in Manila Bay but was later on declared null and void by the Supreme Court citing that the reclaimed land remains inalienable natural resources of the public domain.