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

Hello world! Welcome to Pilipinas.org!

Welcome to Pilipinas.org! Launching this site dedicated to everything about the Philippines today, June 12. Just in time with the celebration of the Philippines’ 114th independence from foreign oppression.