Articles in the category People (126)

How strongly can a song impact a people’s spirit and will in the pursuit of its national aspirations? The right song inspires. It unites. It motivates people to persevere. For us Filipinos, the song “Bayan Ko” has become our unofficial second anthem, especially in times of national trials and turmoil.
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Published on 13/09/2020 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: History, People, Society
Tags: Filipino, Foreign, language, National Anthem, Philippine, Spanish
The photograph shows a giant golden-crowned flying fox, a large bat native to the Philippines, which can have a wingspan of up to 5ft5in but is only around one foot in height Although the flying mammals can have wing-span of up to 5ft5in, slightly above the average height of women in the UK, the bats only grow to a height of around a foot.
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Published on 09/07/2020 by Puerto Parrot
Categories: Environment, Mythology & folklore, People
Tags: fruit bat, gold
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
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