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Negros Occidental has produced a large number of athletes that have achieved success in both national and international circuits. The province is also well known for hosting national and international athletic events, which has given it a reputation as the sports capital of the Philippines.
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Published on 01/07/2020 by Papagei
Categories: Documentary, Travel
Tags: Negros, Occidental, Visayas
The Bicolano people are the fourth-largest Filipino ethnolinguistic group. Their native region is commonly referred to as Bicolandia, which comprises the entirety of the Bicol Peninsula and neighbouring minor islands, all in the southeast portion of Luzon.
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Published on 29/06/2020 by Papagei
Categories: Communities, Documentary, People
Naga is known for some native foods and delicacies. Kinalas and lug-lug are noodle soup dishes served Bicol style, similar to mami except for a topping of what looked like a pansit palabok sauce, and the meaty dark soup made from boiling a cow's or a pig's head until the flesh falls off. Kinalas is from the old Bicol word kalas, which refers to the "fall off the bone" meat that is placed on top of the noodles.
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Published on 01/07/2020 by Papagei
Categories: Documentary, Travel
Tags: Camarines, Naga
From the towering marble cliffs and enchanting lagoons to its 100 white sandy beaches, lush jungle and mangrove forest, prehistoric caves and waterfalls, El Nido is one of the top tourist destinations in Palawan, which is often referred to as the "Philippines' Last Frontier".
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Published on 28/06/2020 by Papagei
Categories: Documentary, Travel
Tags: Nido, Palawan
We’re in a catch-22 situation. I can understand the dilemma of the government on how to proceed in responding to the COVID-19 crisis. The pandemic has put the Philippines and most countries in a defensive position. That’s what the rules on preventing pandemics mandate—to be proactively defensive.
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Published on 30/06/2020 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Business, News and Events, Society
Tags: COVID-19, Defense, government, study, System
Interior Secretary Eduardo Año has directed police officials to investigate and file charges against organizers of a street dance and religious procession in a sitio (subvillage) here, where a surge in new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) infections has been recorded.
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On June 26, police in Manila arrested at least 20 people at an LGBT Pride event protesting an anti-terrorism bill that threatens rule of law in the Philippines. The police did not explain why they were arresting the protesters, only telling them that their actions were prohibited by law. There were no allegations of violence.
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Published on 30/06/2020 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: News and Events, People, Politics
Tags: Police, pride, Rights
The Department of Education (DepEd) is allocating P700 million to provide internet service to 7,000 schools nationwide, in preparation for the country’s shift from basic education system to online learning in view of the coronavirus pandemic, President Rodrigo Duterte told Congress.
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Published on 30/06/2020 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Education, Politics, Technology
Tags: COVID-19, DepEd, Internet
The Municipality of Bantayan, one of the three towns on Bantayan Island, has declared June 30 of every year as Bantayan Day. Bantayan Day is a state-centered special holiday that is separate from the religious feast days traditionally observed by the town for its patrons, Saints Peter and Paul, every June 28 and 29.
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Published on 30/06/2020 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Arts, Communities, News and Events
Tags: Bantayan, Fiesta
In 2018, Baguio was listed as one of the safest cities both in the ASEAN region, ranking sixth with a crime index of 40.57 and safety index of 59.43. The Baguio City Police Office also has the highest crime solution efficiency nationwide of 84%, compared to the national 77% and the region's 70%. In May 2019 BCPO also reported a drop of 27% in crimes, from 1,150 in 2018 to 834 in 2019. The BCPO was awarded as the country's best city police station in 2018.
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Published on 26/06/2020 by Papagei
Categories: Documentary, Travel
Tags: Baguio, Cordillera, Luzon, Pines
According to the 2015 Census, the population of the city was 2,936,116, making it by far the most populous city in the Philippines. This figure is higher by more than 1.1 million from Manila, the country's second-most populous city.
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Published on 27/06/2020 by Papagei
Categories: Documentary, Travel
Tags: City, Quezon
The University of Makati, a public, non-profit university, is the city's flagship university. Other institutions of higher education located in the city include the Asian Institute of Management (AIM), iAcademy, Asian Seminary of Christian Ministries (ASCM), Don Bosco Technical Institute of Makati, Assumption College San Lorenzo, Saint Paul College of Makati, Our Lady of Guadalupe Minor Seminary, and Asia Pacific College.
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Published on 25/06/2020 by Papagei
Categories: Documentary, Travel
Tags: Makati, Manila