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Ba·tan Islands

 (bə-tän′)
The northernmost island group of the Philippines, separated from southern Taiwan by a narrow channel.

Batan Islands

(bəˈtɑːn)
pl n
(Placename) a group of islands in the Philippines, north of Luzon. Capital: Basco. Pop: 16 467 (2000). Area: 197 sq km (76 sq miles)
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The province of Batanes has asked the Cagayan Valley regional development council (RDC) for funds to build an P800-million breakwater to protect its main port in Basco town from strong waves.
Among tourists and travelers, Batanes emerged as one of the most requested destinations in the country.
The Philippines' leading carrier, Cebu Pacific (PSE: CEB), is launching direct commercial air service between Manila and Batanes starting March 25, 2018, just in time for the summer travel season.
Cebu Pacific will start flying between Manila and Basco, Batanes on March 25, 2018-just in time for the summer travel season.
The Department of Tourism (DOT) said the candidates, in three groups, went island hopping in Batanes, Camiguin and Bohol as part of their four-day visit in the country.
As of 6 am yesterday, the eye of the typhoon was spotted 460km east northeast of Itbayat, Batanes moving west northwest at 20kph.
We have forces in Batanes that could help us monitor the activities of the Taiwanese," Navy spokesperson Lt.
The northernmost province of Batanes, particularly this capital town, is enjoying brisk tourist business in the first two months of the year.
Cebu Pacific (CEB) is launching a direct commercial air service between Manila and Batanes starting March 25, 2018, in time for the summer travel season after Batanes emerged as the most requested destination in a crowdsourcing campaign CEB launched last year.
A shipment full of emergency shelter repair materials and other relief supplies from the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) is now loaded in a Navy Ship that is bound to leave Sangley Point in Cavite for the island of Batanes.
Acting on the results of an online crowdsourcing campaign that it conducted last year, Cebu Pacific on Monday announced that it would launch flights between Manila and Basco in Batanes on March 25 .
After being hit by the strongest typhoon this year, rehabilitation for the families struck by Typhoon Ferdie in Batanes will finally start this October following the intense planning and assessment made by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), Provincial Government of Batanes, and other member agencies of the National Disaster Risk Reduction & Management Council (NDRRMC).