5 facts about Valentines Day

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Valentines is probably one of the top most celebrated “holidays” in the world. Filipinos in the Philippines celebrate Valentines Day like the Western countries do, like giving of flowers, out on romantic dinner and card giving. But Valentines Day is more than those romantic gestures, and the only “fact” that most of us mere mortalsRead More

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House submerged by Flood after the LPA in Iligan City

Although the rain volume during the Low Pressure Area (LPA) last Monday January 16 was nowhere near Sendong’s. There are still a few isolated flooding especially in low-lying areas, such as in the photo below. I had a little chat with this woman in the picture. “What happened to this house during Sendong?” I asked.Read More

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6,836 Passed the November 2016 Nurse Licensure Examination

The Professional Regulation Commission has released the names of 6,836 new nurses out of 14,322 passed the November 2016 Nurse Licensure Examination held in cities of Manila, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legazpi, Lucena, Pagadian, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and Zamboanga. The registration for the issuance of Professional Identification Card (ID) and Certificate of RegistrationRead 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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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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