Articles with the tag "Philippine" (12)

Much welcome is the news that the Armed Forces, after prodding from senators, is open to reconsidering the deal that allows a China-backed telco to install communication equipment and facilities in Philippine military camps. Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said he’s taken note of the senators’ concerns and will look again into the agreement.
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A country is never complete without a culture. Culture is an encompassing sociological term, which came from the Latin word, cultura, denoting cultivation. Comprehensively, it is a process of enhancing the evolution of human capabilities with the objective of carefully classifying and representing various human experiences, by the unique use of symbolic ideas or concepts; thereby, acting them out in a creative and imaginative way.
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Published on 20/03/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Culture, Documentary
Tags: Analysis, culture, Philippine
On any December morning, especially as the thin cool air gives way to a balmy, bright day, the hapless Filipino who cuts across San Francisco's Chinatown on the way to work will feel a touch of homesickness. Were he or she a habitue of Manila's Chinatown, the smell, sounds and bustle of San Francisco's Chinatown could trigger a flood of memories—Quiapo, Escolta, Ongpin, Divisoria...
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Published on 13/03/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Communities, Documentary
Tags: Chinese, Pansit, Philippine, Porcelain
This is a stereo card (or stereograph) featuring Filipino Scouts in Theodore Roosevelt’s inaugural parade, March 4, 1905. (US presidential inaugurations always took place on March 4 through 1933 then the 20th amendment moved the inauguration to January 20.) Because it is a stereo card, it appears as a three-dimensional image when viewed through a stereoscope.*
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Published on 13/03/2018 by Papagei
Categories: Documentary, Technology
Tags: 3D art, Image, Philippine, Scouts
The history of the Philippine flag dates back to the year 1896, during the Philippine Revolution against the Spaniards. Filipinos had no national flag at the time, but when they had to revolt against Spain, the revolutionary group knew they had to raise a banner that would represent the Philippines. This led to a series of events that eventually gave birth to the Philippine flag we have come to know.
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Published on 04/02/2018 by Papagei
Categories: History, Culture
Tags: Flag, independence, Philippine
Philippine Music comes in a variety of forms, covering a wide spectrum of sources, geographically and historically; and representing more than 100 ethnolinguistic groups as well as different social and cultural environments in the Philippines. The totality of these forms may be categorized into three distinct repertoires: 1) Asiatic oral traditions; 2) westernized oral traditions; and 3) western-influenced art and popular music, and semi classical music.
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Published on 26/12/2017 by Papagei
Categories: Arts, Culture, Documentary
Tags: forms, music, Philippine, spectrum
In the early years of the American colonization, ballet and modern dance were introduced to the Filipinos through a steady stream of foreign teachers, notable among whom were Luva Adameit, Kaethe Hauser, Trudl Dubsky andAnita Kane. They promoted dance in the 1930s not only by opening their own schools but by staging performances and presenting their own choreographies.
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Published on 26/12/2017 by Papagei
Categories: Arts, Culture, Documentary, Entertainment
Tags: Choreographers, dances, Philippine
The Philippine tarsier, (Tarsius syrichta or Carlito syrichta) is very peculiar small animal. In fact it is one of the smallest known primates, no larger than a adult men's hand. Mostly active at night, it lives on a diet of insects. Folk traditions sometimes has it that tarsiers eat charcoal, but actually they retrieve the insects from (sometimes burned) wood. It can be found in the islands of Samar, Leyte, Bohol, and Mindanao in the Philippines.
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Published on 18/12/2017 by Papagei
Categories: Documentary, Fauna and flora, Travel
Tags: forest, habitat, Philippine, Tarsier