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(ˈtɑr lɑk)

a city on N central Luzon, in the N Philippines. 160,595.
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The belen is the true symbol of Christmas, according to Isabel Cojuangco-Suntay, founder of the Tarlac Heritage Foundation that organized the Belenismo.
Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council 3 (RDRRMC3) reported that three casualties were recorded in Aurora, two in Nueva Ecija, and one each in Tarlac and Zambales.
The DOE has mainly announced commercial the 12-MW Maibarara-2 (M2) project that is an expansion of the existing 20-MW Maibarara-1 facility in Batangas, and the 50-MWp Tarlac solar power station in in Central Technopark, Tarlac City.
Around 200 activists on Thursday staged a rally at the gate of Central Azucarera de Tarlac here to commemorate the so-called 'Hacienda Luisita massacre' where seven farmers were killed in 2004 when soldiers and policemen retook a gate of the former sugar estate during a strike.
TARLAC CITY, Tarlac - The Yuchengco Group of Companies (YGC), through Malayan Insurance Company (MIC), has formally turned over on Friday the newly refurbished 84-year-old Rizal Monument to the city government, as part of YGC's Buhay Rizal Values Campaign Program.
The initial phase of the CLLEx, which covers 28 kilometers, will connect the Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressway (SCTEx) in Tarlac City and the Pan-Philippine Highway or Daang Maharlika in Cabanatuan City.
But in Tarlac, the spirit of the Nativity comes alive every year with a competition that promotes the art of making the belen.
Tarlac City, Tarlac -- In a renewed anti-illegal drugs campaign, a composite team of law enforcers here simultaneously raided six houses that allegedly serve as a "shabu tiangge" (drugs flea market) in Barangay San Nicolas, here, and arrested 20 suspects.
PTT will develop the facility on the Clark-Tarlac segment of the largely empty SCTEx, on two hectares located in Barangay Santiago, Concepcion, Tarlac.
The Tarlac police detained an activist on Wednesday after militant farmers stormed a contested property inside the former sugar estate on the eve of the so-called Hacienda Luisita massacre in 2004.
In a whirlwind of sorties, President Aquino led yesterday the ceremonial turnover of school buildings in Malolos City, Bulacan and Tarlac City.
Back in the late 1980s, when travel from Metro Manila to northern Luzon took roughly half a day, Tarlac province used to be known as the 'wee wee stop.