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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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He said for so many years, the hospital, formerly called the Malabang District Hospital, has been catering to the medical needs of not only the municipality of Malabang, but also of Balabagan, Kapatagan, Morogong and Picong municipalities in Lanao del Sur.
Gabriel issued a statement, which read: "To my teammates and members of the England team, especially their captain Joe Root, I extend an unreserved apology for a comment which in the context of on-the-field rivalry, I assumed was inoffensive picong and sporting banter.
Gabriel issued a statement, which read: "To my team-mates and members of the England team, especially their captain Joe Root, I extend an unreserved apology for a comment which, in the context of on-the-field rivalry, I assumed was inoffensive picong and sporting banter.
aACoeTo my team-mates and members of the England team, especially their captain Joe Root, I extend an unreserved apology for a comment which in the context of the on-field rivalry, I assumed was inoffensive picong and sporting banter.
Other MinDA projects like creation of Agro-Ecozones, Picong Ecozone, Bucas Grande Eco-Tourism, Information and Technology and Business Process Management, Interconnectivity projects like roads and bridges, and flood control projects are all complementary investments that will benefit from Islamic Finance, and can catapult the general condition of laggard infrastructure to endogenously growing administrative regions within the island.
The long-term projects, which is planned to 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.
The activity covered Lanao del Sur's Picong, Kapatagan, Piagapo, Saguiaran, Kapai, Ditsaan, Bubong, Molundo, Lumba Bayabao.
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.
"Picong Duel," by the Mighty Sparrow & Lord Melody
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.
impulse characteristic of the Caribbean cultural tradition of picong: