Douglas MACARTHUR, leader of the US Army Forces in the Far East, while another lateral served as the seat of government for the Commonwealth of the Philippines.Certain lateral tunnels of the Malinta Tunnel complex present dioramas that show what life was like inside the tunnels.QUEZON of the Philippines Commonwealth were located in laterals just inside this entrance.Inside the Malinta Tunnel complex on the island of Corregidor. 1941-) one of the lateral tunnels served as the Headquarters of Gen.To contact the Central Intelligence Agency click here.two equal horizontal bands of blue (top) and red; a white equilateral triangle is based on the hoist side; the center of the triangle displays a yellow sun with eight primary rays; each corner of the triangle contains a small, yellow, five-pointed star; blue stands for peace and justice, red symbolizes courage, the white equal-sided triangle represents equality; the rays recall the first eight provinces that sought independence from Spain, while the stars represent the three major geographical divisions of the country: Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao; the design of the flag dates to 1897 Super-Typhoon Haiyan slammed into the eastern Philippines on 7 November 2013 as the strongest tropical cyclone of the year.Its outlet, the Pasig River, exits at the northwest corner of the lake, flows westward through Manila, and empties into Manila Bay.
PAGASA, the Philippines weather organization noted that Hiayan's maximum sustained winds at landfall were near 234 kph/145 mph.
As Super-Typhoon Haiyan moved over the central Philippines on 8 November, NASA's Aqua satellite captured this visible image showing that Haiyan maintained its structure as it moved over the east central Philippines but that large, thick bands of thunderstorms spiraled into the center from the northeast. Trilobed Laguna de Bay, the largest lake in the Philippines, is visible near the upper center of this east-looking, photograph of central Luzon, Philippines.
The lake is more than 51 km (32 mi) long and covers 891 sq km (344 sq mi).
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