Philippines

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Find out what happened in the last four weeks in Manila and the Philippines and how the international media portrayed it!

  1. 180 Malaysian delegates attend 4th WACOM Manila
  2. Manila Five in Court: Two Confessed to Plot, Three Have Not — Should Their Cases Be Merged?
  3. Sushmita Sen on judges panel for Miss Universe pageant 2017 in Manila on January 30
  4. Miss Universe beauty pageant kicks off in Manila
  5. Proteste vor US-Botschaft in Manila gegen Trump (German)
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The millions of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) count as "national heroes" in the Philippines. They do not only provide a living for their families back home, but also make a considerable contribution to the country's gross domestic product and its economic growth.

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PLDT (Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company) offers a wide range of Internet services including traditional Internet access via their myDSL products as well as prepaid and post-paid plans.

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte addressed the Filipino people at around 4.15 pm today. If you weren’t able to watch Duterte’s first State of the Nation Address (SONA) or weren’t able to catch everything he said, take a look at the summary below to see what to expect under Duterte's administration.

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Philippine President Rodrigo Roa Duterte will be addressing the nation on Monday, July 25, 2016 at 4 pm.

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Want to learn more about Philippine art, culture, and history? The National Museum offers all of it and you don't have to pay a single centavo to get in! The National Museum consist of the National Museum of the Filipino People, the National Art Gallery, and the National Planetarium. All three buildings are located within walking distance in Manila. The National Museum also operates regional museums all over the Philippines.

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The voice of the Filipino was heard in the May 9 polls giving Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte a landslide of over 16 million votes. On June 30th, the new President will be sworn in as the 16th President of the Republic of the Philippines. Learn more on what to expect on that date. 

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Get your Philippine flags ready, it's the country's Independence Day! Find out more about this national holiday and what Filipinos do to celebrate it. 

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Planning to travel around the Philippines? You will need these smart travel hacks to avoid stress during your Philippine adventure. Smart vacation hacks numbers 9 and 20 are crucial.

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The Philippines has a high number of holidays throughout the year, most of them to celebrate religious festivities or national heroes. Here is the list of nationwide holidays in 2016.

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Looking to live in a tropical paradise? The Philippines is a popular destination for retirees. Find out why. 

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Experience a feeding frenzy at Bonifacio Global City this April by attending the World Street Food Congress.

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Megacitizens looking to extend their visa or put up a business while staying in the Philippines might want to check out our list of government agencies and bureaus that could be helpful on the aforementioned legal subjects. 

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Are you ready for 2016? If you are spending the year in Manila and in different parts of the Philippines, take a look at the holidays, festivals, events, and concerts coming to the country this year. 

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Located approximately 48 kilometers west of the Philippine capital Manila, the island fortress of Corregidor serves as reminder of the courage and valor of Filipino and American soldiers who bravely defended the country from invading Japanese forces during the Second World War.

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Moving to a tropical paradise like the Philippines is a dream come true for many, but on the other end of the spectrum - especially for the ill-informed, this big move could become a nightmare. But don’t let the dream go just yet because as soon as you learn about the common mistakes that foreigners make when moving to the country, you will be just fine.

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Planning to buy a home in the Philippines? Find out how to buy property in the country as a foreign national.

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The bullet planting scam is a con where unscrupulous airport personnel drop ammunition into the luggage of unsuspecting travelers. These travelers are later extorted for exorbitant amounts of money, according to reports.

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Malacañang Palace has announced the regular and special non-working holidays this 2015. Note that the Philippines have so-called long weekends. This happens when a holiday falls on a weekend and the President deems Friday or Monday a holiday.

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This garden of native trees is among the newest biodiversity spots inside the University of the Philippines in Diliman. 

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After browsing through our website or spending several hours on various search engines you still can't find what you are looking for? Or you simply don't have the time or patience for it? No problem, just send an e-mail with your question to "Juan" and he will come back to you within 72 hours.

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Being an archipelago, the main way to get to the Philippines is by airplane. Here we list down all the local and international airlines that fly to the country, with passenger as well as cargo planes. In case you prefer flying by yourself, we also listed down places in Metro Manila where you can do a flight training and get a pilot's license.

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Experience a Filipino-Spanish gastronomic journey with Madrid Fusión Manila. The gastronomy congress started in 2003 and is being held annually since then. Today, it is among the most important Spanish gastronomy gatherings that bring together chefs from different parts of the globe.

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The Lopez Museum covers more than 600 years of Philippine Arts & Letters, featuring famous Philippine artists, historic maps, colonial-time drawings and pictures, and a library with over 20,000 titles.

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