Coldplay Manila Philippines Concert and ticket information

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Recently, the social media is abuzz with the British pop rock band’s upcoming concert next year here in the Philippines. Coldplay will hold a concert in Manila on April 4, 2017, 8:00PM at the Mall of Asia Concert Grounds. This is part of the band’s A Head Full of Dreams Tour, and is presented byRead More

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Top 20 Most Common first names in the Philippines

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This is a 2005 survey of the NSO-Office of the Civil Registrar General which collected 1,688,918 copies of birth certificates from Local Civil Registry Offices nationwide for the whole year of 2005. The males were 52%, while the females were 48%. Joshua (.88%) was the leading name for males, and Angel (.58%) for females. TheRead More

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7 Facts about the name of the Philippines

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I’m absolutely sure, majority of Filipinos are unaware of the origin or meaning of our own country name, the Philippines. I, myself learned new things while researching for this piece. 1. The name Philippines was derived from the Spanish name Filipe or Philip in English, and specifically in honor of King Philippe II, the KingRead More

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6 Facts about Catholicism in the Philippines

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The origin of Catholicism in the Philippines dates back in 1521 when Fernando de Magallanes landed in Cebu. Although, Christianity has already been in the country years before when Arab Christian traders came to do business. 1. Philippines has the third largest Catholic population in the world. Roughly, there are about 81 million Catholics inRead More

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Videos: How will Federalism work in the Philippines?

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Most advocates of federalism here in the Philippines are from the provinces, and I myself is from Iligan City, and I was promoting it in the internet forums since 2005. So, it’s not a surprise that President Rodrigo Duterte, who is from Davao City is pushing for federalism form of government. Even before Duterte wasn’tRead More

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