PHILIPPINE ARTICLES

Independence Day in the Philippines

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Independence Day is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed. What do People do? Independence Day is a day when many people, including government officials, employees, and students, participate in nationwide parades.  However, the main highlight is the police and military parade in Manila headed more…

Naliyagan Festival

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Naliyagan Festival is Agusan del Sur’s province-wide festivity which coincidentally starts on June 12 which is the Philippine Independence Day and culminates on the Foundation Anniversary on June 17. Incepted in 1993 during the incumbency of the late Gov. Democrito O. Plaza, the festival is is recognition of the Manobo people’s loyalty to their tribal leader more…

Pintados-Kasadyaan Festival

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The Tacloban City fiesta celebration in Leyte province is one of the most anticipated events in the month of June. The Pintados-Kasadyaan Festival of Festivals of the province, on its 23rd year, brings together diverse festivities of participating municipalities, colorful parades and beautiful people more…

Why Full Spectrum CBD Oil Is So Expensive 

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CBD is a new and rapidly growing phenomenon, with sales tripling in the last three years. Despite the public perception of its benefits, CBD manufacturers are unauthorized to make medical claims on its effects. Because of lax regulations, low quality and low strength CBD oil are marketed for high more…

Pahiyas Festival 

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The fiesta color of summer come alive again as Lucban celebrates the SAN ISIDRO PAHIYAS FESTIVAL – referred to by many as a fiesta to end all fiestas. Every year, thousands of tourists and holidaymakers flock to this historic town commended as one of the cleanest and most peaceful communities more…

Philippines Weather & When to Go: May

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May overview May is one of the hottest months of the year in the Philippines, with temperatures often reaching 34°C and high humidity levels, particularly around Manila more…

Mangyan’s in Mindoro
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For decades the Mangyan, a people group on the Philippine island of Mindoro, have been robbed of their ancestral homelands and driven back into the mountains. The missionary Ewald Dinter supports them not only in their struggle for their land more…

DDB Eases Procedures for Accessing Medicines Classified as Dangerous Drugs

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Patients with legitimate medical needs can now access locally unregistered medicines containing dangerous drugs after approval of a Regulation by the Dangerous Drugs Board (DDB). more…

Cannabidiol is a Powerful New Antibiotic

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New research has found that Cannnabidiol is active against Gram-positive bacteria, including those responsible for many serious infections (such as Staphyloccocus aureus and Streptococcus pneumoniae), more…

March Weather in the Philippines

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By March things are really starting to heat up across the Philippines, with temperatures in the capital Manila, reaching as high as 32°C on occasion, and in the southern parts of this vast tropical archipelago it gets warmer still. more…

Holy Week Traditions in the Philippines

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Holy Week in the Philippines (Filipino: Mahal na Araw; Spanish: Semana Santa) is a significant religious observance for the country’s Catholic majority, more…

 Valentines Day
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Valentine’s Day, also called Saint Valentine’s Day or the Feast of Saint Valentine, is celebrated annually on February 14. Originating as a Western Christian feast day honoring one or two early saints named Valentinus, more…

Summer in the Philippines
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The Philippines is known for its countless, spectacular beaches, amazing destinations, festive fiestas, friendliest people, and cool summer fun. Indeed, the Philippines offers some of the most exciting activities during the more…

Top 15 Islands in Luzon

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Luzon is the largest and most populous island in the Philippines. It is ranked 15th largest in the world by land area. Located in the northern portion of the archipelago, more…

How Filipino Celebrate New Year’s Eve

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We now live in modern times, and yet some traditions can’t be easily erased—not in a superstitious country like the Philippines. Filipinos’ celebration of New Year’s Eve remains to be a remarkable one because of the more…

Christmas in the Philippines

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Christmas in the Philippines (Filipino: Pasko sa Pilipinas), one of two predominantly Catholic countries in Asia (the other one being East Timor), is one of the biggest holidays in the island. more…

Bonifacio Day

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Bonifacio Day is a national holiday in the Philippines, commemorating Andrés Bonifacio, one of the country’s national heroes. He was the founder and eventual Supremo of the Katipunan, more…

Visa Violators Face Severe Penalties in Japan

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The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration yesterday warned Filipino workers of the severe penalties foreigners may face for violating Japan’s law on the proper use of visa or more…

All Saints Day in the Philippines

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All Saints’ Day, also known as All Hallows’ Day, Hallowmas, the Feast of All Saints, or Solemnity of All Saints, is a Christian festival celebrated in honour of all the saints, known and unknown. more…

Hoping that this will not happen here in the Philippines (Cannabis Research)

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Foods that you must try in the Philippines

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Filipino cuisine has recently been tagged as the ‘next big thing’ to look out for in the culinary world. With the country’s variety of influences throughout its rich history, its traditional cooking techniques, and the Filipinos’ knack for combining more…

Mangyans Life and Culture

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Mangyan is the generic name for the eight indigenous groups found on the island of Mindoro, southwest of the island of Luzon, the Philippines, each with its own tribal name, language, and more…

September Philippines Weather

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September overview September is one of the wettest months of the year in the Philippines. The monsoonal rains are particularly prevalent across the northern island of Luzon, more…

Govt Blacklist Foreign Recruiters; Suspends Erring Agencies

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Twenty-one foreign recruitment agencies and direct employers were blacklisted and 19 erring local recruitment firms were suspended or whose licenses were canceled in a continuing bid by the more…

Best Time to Travel in the Philippines

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The Philippines are most popular during the dry season, between November and April. At this time the country is fully accessible, including its many beautiful islands and more remote areas. more…

Filipino Qualities

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There may be negative traits that are common to many Filipinos, such as crab mentality (envy and insecurity), mañana habit (procrastination) and tardiness, that are hindering our country’s progress and human development index. more…

Philippine Culture

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The culture of the Philippines is a combination of cultures of the East and West. Filipino identity was created primarily as a result of pre-colonial cultures, colonial influences, and foreign traders intermixing and gradually evolving together. more…

Philippine Cannabis Compassion Society

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Hear the true stories of the men, women, and children who are fighting for their lives and standing up for their right to safe, legal and affordable access to medical cannabis in the Philippines. more…

PH-Japan Labor Cooperation Pact Signed

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The governments of the Philippines and Japan on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Cooperation (MOC) providing better protection on the recruitment and deployment of Filipino workers to be hired under a new specified skills residency in Japan. more…