The Philippines shows the world how to celebrate Christmas

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

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Philippine Weather Update

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.

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Philippines vs Singapore Ticket 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

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How the Azkals got its Name

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

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Hiyor-Hiyoran Island

This photo was taken at Surigao del Sur in my latest adventure. Hiyor-Hiyoran Island is one of the Britania Group of Islands in Brgy. Britania, San Agustin, Agusan del Sur. – ChooseIliganCity (Inquisitor)

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Marilou Diaz-Abaya (October 8, 2012)

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

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The Philippines delivers on growth

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

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Metallurgical Engineer licensure exam result (August 2012)

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

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Beauty of Vigan

I haven’t been to Vigan, but the photos and from the words of my friends who’ve been there, makes me want to visit this place or even stay maybe for months. Have you been there or do you have plans of travelling there? Vigan City is also nominated in New 7 Wonder Cities, together withRead More

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PHL360° Episode 5 : East Express – Rough Start

SYNOPSIS EPISODE 5 : “EAST EXPRESS – ROUGH START” What do an offbeat rough terrain, piping hot summer afternoon, an ATV and the far east await our Sporty Tripper Hannah and Urban Nomad Chyng? A rough start to the enchanting peninsula of the Bicol Region. After a long 10-hour bus ride to Legaspi City, theRead More

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PHL360° Episode 4: Wild West – Exile

SYNOPSIS EPISODE 4 : “WILD WEST: EXILE” Ron and Chichi found out they were going to paradise. Or is it really the paradise that they are expecting? This season of PHL360° circles around the stories of eight indie travelers embarking on a trip around the Philippines. This is an entertaining and informative project for gung-hoRead More

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