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New endemic trees are available on the GCash Forest.
In the past, the GCash Forest only had narra and dungon on its list of trees for adoption and planting. In 2020, it added a special species (and the most expensive in terms of points), the great yakal tree. There’s a reason why these ...
Rafael Crame was a talented officer in the Spanish and American colonial governments.
In February 1986, at the height of the EDSA People Power Revolution, Camp Crame became the focal point of events as then-Defense Minister Juan Ponce Enrile and then-AFP Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Fidel V. Ramos consolidated their forces at the police ...
Here are photos from the EDSA People Power Revolution.
On the last week of February in 1986, more than 2,000,000 civilians, as well as political, military, and religious figures flocked to Epifanio de los Santos Avenue. It would come to be known as the People Power Revolution as Filipinos braved tanks and stood vigil in the streets ...
There were over 1,800 residents in Guinsaugon. Only 53 survived.
The 15th anniversary of the Guinsaugon Landslide on February 17 quietly passed as an ordinary day for most Filipinos. But for the people of Guinsaugon in the little town of St. Bernard in Southern Leyte, it is an unforgettable event that scarred ...
The Santo Niño is one of the most popular patrons of Filipino Catholics.
Among Catholic populations across the world, only Filipinos have a unique devotion to the Holy Child Jesus or the Santo Niño. The Santo Niño de Cebu is the oldest Christian relic in the Philippines, given by Ferdinand Magellan to Rajah Humabon and ...
This iconic toy beat other souvenirs in the Philippines.
Despite how popular you might think it is, the barrel man is not the top souvenir from the Philippines. It’s something more iconic and found all over the archipelago: the jeepney.A new study by Club Med has revealed the top-selling souvenirs from ...
Who are the Lumads and why are they the most vulnerable ethnic group in the Philippines?
Recently, the Lumads made national news when the Philippine National Police took into custody Lumad students and teachers in a school in Cebu City. According to official police reports, what happened was a “rescue” but human rights groups call it a “raid.”In ...
The green dots on this map represent radio stations broadcasting in real time.
There is a virtual globe similar to Google Earth in which you can see many of the world’s radio stations as tiny little green dots. If you zoom in on one of these green dots, your device will automatically play the audio being ...
Then it skipped December 31 to catch up with the rest of Asia.
Time, at least as humans perceive it, has not always been constant. Nowadays, if you fly to Singapore, you don’t need to adjust your watch. Both countries fall under the same time zone. But it wasn’t so long ago that the Philippines ...
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