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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
Makati is the financial center of the Philippines; it has the highest concentration of multinational and local corporations in the country. Major banks, corporations, department stores as well as foreign embassies are based in Makati. The biggest trading floor of the Philippine Stock Exchange is situated along the city's Ayala Avenue.
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Published on 26/06/2020 by Papagei
Categories: Documentary, Travel
Tags: Makati, Manila
The Panaad Park and Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in the city. It is currently used mostly for football matches. It is the home stadium of Philippines Football League team Ceres–Negros F.C. It was used for the 2005 South East Asian Games and was the venue of the pre-qualifiers of the 2007 ASEAN Football Championship or ASEAN Cup.
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Published on 28/06/2020 by Papagei
Categories: Documentary, Travel
Tags: Bacolod, Negros
Bacolod is the Philippines' third fastest growing economy in terms of information technology (IT) and business process outsourcing (BPO) activities. The city has been recommended by the Information and Communication Technology Office of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) and Business Processing Association of the Philippines (BPAP) as the best location in the Visayas for BPO activities.
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Published on 26/06/2020 by Papagei
Categories: Documentary, Travel
Tags: Bacolod, Masskara, Negros
Filipino cuisine has evolved over several centuries from its Malayo-Polynesian origins to become a mixed cuisine with many Hispanic, Chinese, American, and other Asian influences that have been adapted to local ingredients and the Filipino palate to create distinctively Filipino dishes. Dishes range from the very simple, like a meal of fried salted fish and rice, to the elaborate, such as the paellas and cocidos created for fiestas
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Published on 26/06/2020 by Papagei
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Tags: archipelago, country, Philippines
Transportation in the Philippines is facilitated by road, air, rail and waterways. As of 2014, there are 216,387 kilometers of roads in the Philippines, with only 61,093 kilometers of roads paved. The 919-kilometer Strong Republic Nautical Highway (SRNH), an integrated set of highway segments and ferry routes covering 17 cities was established in 2003.
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Published on 24/06/2020 by Papagei
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Tags: archipelago, country, Philippines
The Philippines' international relations are based on trade with other nations and the well-being of the 10 million overseas Filipinos living outside the country. As a founding and active member of the United Nations, the Philippines has been elected several times into the Security Council. Carlos P. Romulo was a former President of the United Nations General Assembly.
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Published on 26/06/2020 by Papagei
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Tags: archipelago, country, Philippines
Ethnologue lists 186 individual languages in the Philippines, 182 of which are living languages, while 4 no longer have any known speakers. Most native languages are part of the Philippine branch of the Malayo-Polynesian languages, which is itself a branch of the Austronesian language family. In addition, various Spanish-based creole varieties collectively called Chavacano exist.
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Published on 23/06/2020 by Papagei
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Tags: archipelago, country, Philippines
The Philippines is an archipelago composed of about 7,641 islands with a total land area, including inland bodies of water, of 300,000 square kilometers (115,831 sq mi). This makes it the 5th largest island country in the world.The 36,289 kilometers (22,549 mi) of coastline makes it the country with the fifth longest coastline in the world.
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Published on 25/06/2020 by Papagei
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Tags: archipelago, country, Philippines
In 1521, Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan arrived in the area, claimed the islands for Spain, and was then killed at the Battle of Mactan. Colonization began when Spanish explorer Miguel López de Legazpi arrived from Mexico in 1565, establishing control of Cebu, Panay, and Luzon. The Spaniards established Manila, at what is now Intramuros, as the capital of the Spanish East Indies in 1571.
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Published on 23/06/2020 by Papagei
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Tags: archipelago, country, Philippines