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An island of the northwest Philippines. It is the largest and most populous island in the archipelago.
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(Placename) the main and largest island of the Philippines, in the N part of the archipelago, separated from the other islands by the Sibuyan Sea: important agriculturally, producing most of the country's rice, with large forests and rich mineral resources; industrial centres at Manila and Batangas. Capital: Quezon City. Pop: 39 500 000 (2000). Area: 108 378 sq km (41 845 sq miles)
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the chief island of the Philippines, in the N part. 26,078,985; 40,420 sq. mi. (104,688 sq. km). Cap.: Manila.
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Meanwhile, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said the southwest monsoon is affecting southern Luzon, Visayas, and the western part of northern and central Luzon.
Pagasa: Cyclone threatens Northern Luzon !-- -- Helen Flores (The Philippine Star) - August 31, 2019 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines It will be rainy in parts of Luzon this weekend due to a low-pressure area off Cagayan as another potential cyclone threatens Northern Luzon next week, the state weather bureau warned the public yesterday.
This may turn the P975-million Luzon Bypass Infrastructure, a project that includes government-controlled cable landing stations in Aurora and La Union that will host the undersea cable, into a white elephant.
An eight-hour travel time from the northern part of Luzon to its tip down south and an inter-island linkage connecting the whole Philippines is the ultimate dream for the country.
A DAY after the Department of Energy (DOE) said the country will have stable power supply from March to June this year, the Luzon grid was placed on yellow alert on Tuesday due to insufficient operating reserve.
NEW Charlton boss Guy Luzon insists he has no qualms about working for a man who has sacked four managers in a year - including him.
Manila: Four people were killed while 67 -- including 53 fishermen and nine mountaineers -- remained missing as Typhoon Utor left for the South China Sea after a deadly 24-hour landfall in Luzon on Monday.
The death toll caused by a severe tropical storm that battered the Philippine main island of Luzon has risen to 25 while 31 people, mostly fishermen, are reported missing, officials said Wednesday.
The weather disturbance may make landfall in Northern Luzon anytime from Tuesday morning to Wednesday morning and may also affect Central Luzon and parts of Southern Luzon.
1 over extreme northern Luzon due to 'Hanna' !-- -- (Philstar.