An Ultimate Guide To Philippine Mythology’s Legendary Deities

In this three-part series, you’ll get to know more about these interesting deities from Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. We’ll examine their stories, special powers, and other details that will tickle the curious child in you.

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How to Get NBI Clearance Online: An Ultimate Guide to Application, Renewal, Fees, and Requirements

In this comprehensive guide, I’ll walk you through on how to get or renew an NBI clearance–whether you’re in the Philippines or another country–in 2018 (and beyond).

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How to Get Philippine Passport: An Ultimate Guide to Application, Renewal, Fees, and Requirements

To save you from all the headaches, I’ve laid down the bare bones of getting and renewing your Philippine passport in 2018 (and beyond).

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How to Get Married in the Philippines – An Ultimate Guide

Just by looking at your friend’s share-worthy wedding pictures on Instagram, you already get the idea that getting hitched can

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The Many Faces of Whang-od, Philippines’ Legendary Tattooist

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.

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12 Annoying Attitudes of Filipinos We Need To Get Rid Of

Although these negative traits do not diminish the fact that Filipinos are a very awesome people, it’s just sad that they have continued to pull us down personally and as a nation.

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12 Surprising Facts You Didn’t Know About Pre-Colonial Philippines

The fact that the little information we have about our ancestors were recorded by foreigners makes me wonder what would have happened had they not colonized us. We’ll probably never know, but for now, let’s learn some of the most interesting facts about our ancestors I bet you didn’t encounter in school.

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30 Filipino Words With No English Equivalent

We’re so creative we have words that defy exact translation into English. We’ve compiled thirty such words. While they’ll make sense to Pinoys and baffle foreigners, they’re entertaining just the same.

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6 True Stories From Philippine History Creepier Than Any Horror Movie

There are a bunch of horror flicks based on true stories, but everyone knows that a “creative license” almost always dictate the final output. So where exactly can you find original, mind-blowing true stories that will give you the creeps? None other than the archives of Philippines’ shocking history.

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13 Beloved Pinoy Products That Are No Longer Available

Our past is a gallery of winners and losers. While some local brands such as Jollibee have withstood the test of time, there were plenty of other Filipino products that unfortunately received the proverbial axe.

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10 Most Infamous Traitors in Philippine History

Judas Iscariot. Brutus. Benedict Arnold. These are but a few of the numerous famous personalities we’ve come to associate with the word traitor. Unfortunately for us, the Philippines has also had its fair share of such characters.

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8 Famous Filipino Events You Didn’t Know Influenced The World

It may come as a surprise to some how a geographically small country could influence events on a global scale. However, the reality is that the Philippines has had its fair share of events significant enough to influence the world in a big way. Here are some of them.

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10 Notorious Crimes of the 1960s That Shocked The Philippines

The Vizconde Massacre, the Hultman case, the Marikina killings and the Ampatuan Mass Murder. These were just a few of the gruesome crime stories that hogged media headlines for months–even years–in recent memory. But there were cases just as shockingly chilling, perhaps even more so, as these sensational crimes from the 1960s decade.

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The Way We Were: Rare Color Photos of the Philippines in the 1950s

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.

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“Flag Of Our Mothers”: Little-Known Facts About The Trio Who Made The Philippine Flag

A housewife, a seven-year-old child, and a young Katipunera. One fateful day in 1898, these three women had their paths converged in Hong Kong to create a flag that symbolized the rebirth of a nation. A flag that can tell inspiring tales of patriotism—if only we let it speak.

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The Oldest Known Photos of the Philippines Ever Taken

Tucked away in a cabinet at the 7th floor of a New York City building were a group of 18 rare daguerreotypes of Manila from the 1840s, possibly the oldest photographic record of the Philippines ever discovered.

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Why is Filipino spelled with an ‘F’ when the Philippines is spelled with a ‘Ph’?

After all, Italians live in Italy and Malaysians are the people of Malaysia. So why on earth can’t they call us Philippians or Philippinos? The answer lies in our history, and it’s a tad complex than you thought.

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