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Palau participated in the Malolos Congress of 1898. 
For a brief time in history, Palau was administered by Spain from the Philippines. Today, the Philippines is one of Palau’s diplomatic best friends not only because of the two country’s shared history but also because of how the Philippines vigorously supported Palau’s ...
 
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It’s a tricycle on Filipino steroids. 
There is a quirky Philippine tricycle making rounds in California and catching all sorts of stares as its built-in karaoke blasts unsuspecting neighborhoods with OPM tracks culled from the Philippines’ best hits of the century. Described as a “cultural marker” honoring Filipino heritage ...
 
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It was the personal copy of Claro M. Recto. 
An exceedingly rare and historical piece of Filipino heritage that has been sitting in a vault for nearly 100 years. Through Esquire Philippines, the signed copy of the 1935 Constitution is being shown to the public for the very first time. The copies ...
 
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The Spaniards turned to steamships to stop the dreaded Sulu pirates. 
The age of wind and sail was coming to an end. The age of steam and steel was approaching. And in the Philippines, it was Governor-General Narciso Claveria who heralded its advent. Claveria was the same governor-general who compiled a catalog of family ...
 
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The historic rock languished without historic markers for decades.
There is a rock in Homonhon Island that s believed to bear the initials of Ferdinand Magellan, allegedly carved by the Portuguese explorer himself when they arrived on the island 500 years ago. But now, the artifact, which came to be known ...
 
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A warm welcome greeted the Spanish sailors.
Five hundred years ago, Spain arrived for the first time in the Philippines. The Spanish expedition was commanded by Ferdinand Magellan and Juan Sebastian Elcano. To commemorate the 500-year anniversary of the first circumnavigation of the world, Spain sent out its historic ...
 
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'Words of those heathen people,' Pigafetta wrote. 
Five hundred years ago, Antonio Pigafetta preserved snapshots of the lives and culture of the precolonial Filipinos. Pigafetta was an Italian scholar and explorer who chronicled the first circumnavigation of the world led by Ferdinand Magellan. The voyage was so significant because, finally, ...
 
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The ship will dock in Guiuan, Homonhon, Cebu, and Suluan.
A Spanish ship powered by the wind will sail to the Philippines as it retraces the circumnavigation route of Ferdinand Magellan and Juan Sebastian Elcano. Currently, it is docked in Guam, where Magellan stopped in March 1521, a month before his death. ...
 
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It's about who circumnavigated the world first.
As part of the events celebrating the 500th anniversary of the first circumnavigation of the world, Instituto Cervantes de Manila, the cultural arm of the Embassy of Spain, will be holding the online debate "Magellan vs. Elcano" on Wednesday, March 10, at ...
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