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 (pə-nī′, pä-)
An island of the central Philippines in the Visayan Islands northwest of Negros. Corn and rice are among its crops.


(Placename) an island in the central Philippines, the westernmost of the Visayan Islands. Pop: 3 500 000 (2000). Area: 12 300 sq km (4750 sq miles)



an island in the central Philippines. 2,595,314; 4446 sq. mi. (11,515 sq. km). Cap.: Iloilo.
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The southwest monsoon, meanwhile, will bring scattered light to moderate rains with at times heavy rain showers over Ilocos Region, Central Luzon, Metro Manila, Calabarzon, Mimaropa, Panay Island, Guimaras and the rest of Cordillera Administrative Region.
The southwest monsoon will also bring scattered light to moderate rains with at times heavy rain showers over Ilocos Region, Central Luzon, Metro Manila, Region IV-A, (Calabarzon), Region IV-B (Mimaropa), Panay Island, Guimaras, and the rest of the Cordillera Administrative Region.
This is in the aftermath of the November 2013 Typhoon Yolanda (international name Haiyan), which battered northern Iloilo province and other parts of Panay Island. (Tara Yap / MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO)
The DENR in Western Visayas had initially identified 60 hectares for the propagation of bamboo in Panay Island. The DENR also estimated that there are more than 6,100 hectares of plantations in the entire island.
Weather forecasters said residents of Ilocos region, Cordillera Administrative Region, Cagayan, Occidental Mindoro, Panay Island, Guimaras and Palawan, including Calamian and Cuyo islands will experience moderate to heavy rains today until Wednesday morning.
During the recent joint meeting of the Provincial Peace and Order Council and Provincial Anti-Drug Abuse Council presided by Governor Antonio Del Rosario, he said the extortion activities by the NPA in Panay island reached less than P5 million monthly.
Faye Irene Junio, who is a nurse at Calderdale Royal Hospital, has a house in the Aklan Province of the Panay Island and says she knows many people who have been affected.
"Our personnel are able to reach some of the more remote communities, including the numerous small islands scattered along the coast of Panay Island," said Colonel Stephen Kelsey, with Canadian Joint Operations Command (CJOC), after two weeks on the ground.
First, this scene was a very real incident that occurred in the Panay Island town of Igbaras on November 27, 1900.
According to Domingo Casupang, head of the Coal and Nuclear Minerals Division at the Department of Energy, the Department, under its Energy Programme for 2002-09, has identified at least three mine-mouth power projects - on Panay Island (100 MW) in 2006, in Isabela (300 MW) in 2007 and in Zamboanga (100 MW) in 2009.
The Guimaras-Iloilo-Negros bridge project, recent reports said, includes the construction of a 14.3-kilometer bridge from Panay island to Guimaras, and another 5.7-kilometer bridge connecting Guimaras to Negros.
'For Panay Island, our targeted employers to avail of the CPCP is 4,201,' she said.