By Sarah Brown, CNN iReport (CNN) — Where would you find the most Christmas spirit in the world? It’s hard to say for certain, but if a global competition were to be held, the Philippines would have an excellent shot at winning. The southeast Asian island nation has the world’s longest festive season — andRead More
I believe the sites I found are very informative and useful regarding updates of the Philippine weather. PAG-ASA NOAH Weatherbug – Be sure to search for the city you want to know about the rainfall information.
Source: Azkals.com Ticket information for the Philippines vs Singapore FIFA International Friendly game on November 15, 2012, at 7:00PM to be held in Cebu City. Ticket prices: VIP: P2,000 Red: P800 White: P600 Blue: P400 Yellow: P400 Pink: P200 Green: P200. Portable bleachers: P1,000. Venue: Cebu City Sports Center, also known as Abellana Sports Center.Read More
Azkals is the nickname of the Philippine Football Team. The word “azkals” meaning a “street dog” was derived from two Tagalog words “aso” and “kalye”. “Aso” means dog in English, while “kalye” is street. In the Philippines, dogs that roam around the streets are called “askal”. A fan suggest “azkal”, he got the inspiration fromRead More
From: Choose Philippines The Philippines just lost one of its great filmmakers. Marilou Diaz-Abaya (March 7, 1955 – October 8, 2012) was a multi-awarded film director in the Philippines. She was the founder and president of the Marilou Diaz-Abaya Film Institute and Arts Center, a film school based in Antipolo City. She was the directorRead More
Stefan Wagstyl August 30, 2012 FT.COM The Philippines is keeping pace with its southeast Asian neighbours. Following robust second quarter GDP growth figures from Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand, Manila on Thursday posted an increase of 5.9 per cent year-on-year for the three months to June – beating the 5.5 per cent consensus forecast. It wasRead More
34 of 45 pass metallurgical engineer licensure exam INQUIRER.net August 28th, 2012 MANILA, Philippines – The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) on Tuesday announced that 34 out of 45 passed the Metallurgical Engineer Licensure Examination given by the Board of Metallurgical Engineering in the cities of Manila and Davao from August 25-27. The members of theRead More
Robert Blair Carabuena issued a public apology. The copy is taken from MMDA’s Facebook page. Click here for the bigger copy of Carabuena’s apology.
Photo credits to BakitWhy. Rodolfo Vera Quizon, Sr, popularly known for his screen name as Dolphy died of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) last June 9 at the intensive care unit of Makati Medical Center. Also called Pidol to his friends, started his career in showbusiness during the World War II in 1944. But priorRead More
Rappler reported that Manuel Pangilinan is close to complete the purchase of GMA 7 network. MANILA, Philippines – The group of businessman Manuel V. Pangilinan is close to sealing a deal estimated at P52.5 billion to purchase a controlling 80% stake in GMA Network Inc. This was reported by the Inquirer on Monday, July 9,Read More