Although he is best known for his stirring photos of the Vietnam War and Cultural Revolution in China, Marc Riboud also visited the Philippines in 1958 and used his talent to preserve a lot of memories. Some of these candid shots featured people from all walks of life and classes–from the late President Carlos P. Garcia to ordinary folks doing ordinary things.
This rare look into her daily life paints a beautiful portrait of Apo Whang-od, an artist molded by traditions and a Filipino now immortalized by her own art.
Modern times are threatening to wipe out the things that have made us uniquely Filipino. While progress is good, it should never stand in the way of us preserving those things that are rightfully part of our heritage and way of life.
Contrary to popular belief, not all the shocking practices our ancestors used to do have been relegated to the dustbin of history. In fact, these practices—far from being consigned to the schoolbooks—are actually very much in vogue today (some more than others).
General Gregorio “Goyo” del Pilar’s death at the age of 24 is a perpetual reminder that heroism knows no race, no gender, and certainly no age. Let’s pay tribute to the “boy general” who died fighting for our freedom, and whose legacy continues to inspire young Filipinos today.
There’s more to Philippine history than boring facts and useless details. In fact, it is full of twists, mysteries and everything nice–just like our typical evening telenovelas. Here are just some candid shots showing the dark, macabre side of Philippine history.
Haunted houses usually have bloody pasts, real-life paranormal events and other stuff that great horror fiction are made of. So if you’re hungry for a round of thrills and screams, this list is totally made for you!
Just like the rest of the world, however, the country also has its fair share of bizarre statues. And while they are still remarkable in their own way, we can’t help but be a bit unsettled (or scared silly) every time we look at them.
To celebrate the best years of Pinoy horror, we are bringing back some of the most hair-raising creatures that made us piss in our pants.
We’ve all experienced that sensation at least once in our lifetime: that scary, hair-raising feeling of someone (or something) is watching us. Read about these famous Filipinos who’ve allegedly had their own encounters with the supernatural.