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picong

(ˈpɪkɒŋ)
n
Caribbean any teasing or satirical banter, originally a verbal duel in song
[from Spanish picón mocking, from picar to pierce; compare picador]
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These projects, which will start in 2022, include the P30-billion Picong Industrial Estate Freeport and Philippine Haj Airport in Lanao del Sur province; the P20-billion Tawi-Tawi Special Economic Zone and Freeport; agricultural ecozones allocated with P5 billion; and the P400-billion Mindanao railway project, among others.
Alonto also proposed constructions of Tawi-Tawi Freeport and Economic Zone, Picong Freeport, airport, and industrial estate, the next segments of the Trans-Mindanao HighSpeed Railway Project, and the establishment of Agri-Economic Cooperative Zones in the Bangsamoro areas to address food security.
As Bailey reminds us, from story telling, picong, and the Carnival to the various highly influential musical forms such as calypso, reggae, or dance hall, performance has historically served as a vehicle of self-expression and resistance in the Caribbean.
Likewise, the proposed new province of Lanao del Sur would consist of the municipalities of Bacolod-Kalawi, Balabagan, Balindong, Bayang, Binidayan, Butig, Calanogas, Ganassi, Kapatagan, Lumbaca-Unayan, Lumbatan, Lumbayanague, Madalum, Madamba, Marogong, Pagayawan, Picong, Pualas, Sultan Dumalondong, Tubaran and Tugaya, with Malabang as the new capital.
In a conversation with his father two hours after being abducted, Noraldin told Elias Yusoph, Commissioner of the Commission on Elections (Comelec), that he would be released only if votes in the municipalities of Malabang, Masiu, Picong, and Taraka in Lanao del Sur, were annulled, Comelec spokesman James Jimenez said yesterday.
Burnett's identification of picong and Ramazani's delineation
He spelled out the historical stories for the society in ways that calypsonians and their audiences appreciated--with spellbinding use of the language, impressionable oratorical flashes, a dazzling egotism based on a presumed absolute command of the subject material, the stance of the batonnier, the wit of the master picong artist, the conspiratorial tone of the holder of public secrets, and, not the last nor least of these qualities, the seductiveness of the accomplished Don Juan.
Su testimonio implacable en contra del catequismo comunista --las pomposidades polisilabicas del catecismo, su sintaxis concreta e inflexible-- mas rico que la disension de Orwell en su talante humoristico, sus risitas de desacuerdo y su tono de parodia continua, que me parece particularmente caribena, aunque tambien particularmente espanola en su picong, la palabra trinitaria para satira.
His text is marked with low puns, innuendo, and witticisms more in keeping with calypsonian picong (from French piquant or pique: insulting, often risque repartee with a social or personal thrust) and Shakespearean legerdemain than Homer's kind of word play.
One such place is in Picong (formerly Sultan Gumander), Lanao del Sur.
The order also enjoined the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) to "assist Lasureco" in reconnecting electricity to 27 towns, namely: Tamparan, Ditsaan-Ramain, Poona-Bayabao, Piagapo, Saguiaran, Taraka, Lumbayanague, Bacolod-Kalawi, Balindong, Marogong, Ganassi, Bubong, Buadipuso Buntong, Bayang, Madalum, Pualas, Madamba, Calanugas, Tubaran, Picong, Balabagan, Kaapatagan, and four other municipalities not named in the lawyer's statement.
Still without electricity, he said, were the towns of Butig, Lumbatan, Lumbayanague, Lumbaca-Unayan, Sultan Dumalundong, Bayang, Binidayan, Tubaran, Pagayawan, Ganassi, Madamba, Madalum, Bacolod-Kalawi, Calanugas, Malabang, Balabagan, Picong and Kapatagan.