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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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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51 Old Colorized Photos Reveal The Fascinating Filipino Life Between 1900 – 1960

Colorized photographs provide us with a portal to our past, an incredible view of our ancestors’ daily life as if they’re just arm’s length away. After all, that is exactly the purpose of old photos: To tell stories, satisfy our curiosity and make history come alive.

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13 Nostalgic Pinoy Kid-Oriented TV Shows That Defined Our Childhood

Speaking of TV shows, what most of us really miss are those educational programs that entertained and stimulated our minds at the same time. Here are 13 of the most nostalgic Pinoy kid-oriented TV shows ever.

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14 Classic Philippine Brands And Their Surprising Origins

There’s a history behind everything, and this is especially true for Philippine products we’ve grown to love over the years.

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20 Classic Filipino Toys That Will Make You Super Nostalgic

Although we now live in a high-tech world, it makes sense to find a perfect balance between allowing our kids to play with their gadgets and introducing them to the toys that have made Filipinos who they are. Here are a few unforgettable toys and games that will make every true Pinoy extremely nostalgic.

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Captivating Color Photos Show What Philippines Looked Like In The 1960s

While the academics view the 1960s as a critical turning point in Philippine history, others who grew up in this era could only reminisce. For them, it’s a vault full of memories they will forever cherish.

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6 Things We No Longer See On Philippine Airplanes

Time was such a thief; some of the things that once put Philippines and its airlines on the map are now but a distant memory. Join me as we relive the glory days of Philippine commercial airlines, their airplanes, and the memorable in-flight features that no longer exist.

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100 Years of Filipino Men And Women’s Beauty Captured In Vintage Photographs

Photography has provided us with a virtual gallery of Filipinos–prominent or forgotten–whose beauty remains captivating despite the many generations that came and went. These faces reflect our history–the struggles we went through and how colonization left a mark on the way we dress, look, and perceive ourselves.

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Top 10 Scariest Pinoy Movie Monsters

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.

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10 Amazing Things We No Longer See In Pasig River

Pristine, majestic, and breathtaking. These are the adjectives used to describe Pasig River. But that was before people started dumping their wastes into the river. Today, the water is so dirty that one bucket from it would have been enough to wipe out the dinosaurs.

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QUIZ: Can You Guess These Famous Manila Landmarks By Their Old Photos?

This quiz is another fun way to learn the history of our beloved city. But for every item you answer, may you realize how beautiful Manila is, and the terrible scenario that might happen the moment we stop caring, respecting and preserving our cultural heritage.

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10 of the Most Hilarious Characters From Classic Pinoy Komiks

After artist Tony Velasquez gave us the first successful Filipino comic strip, Kenkoy, many more followed in his footsteps. These enduring funny characters they created are proof that cartooning is here to stay.

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Fantastic 116-Year-Old Color Pictures of the Philippines

You probably have seen some of these photos already, but not with vibrant colors. And that makes this photo collection special: the natural colors make the pictures more real, bringing us back to the year 1899 when Philippine-American War was in its earliest stages.

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14 Nostalgic Pinoy Foods From Your Childhood That Are Extinct Now

For every well-loved product that has withstood the test of time, there was a one-hit wonder that disappeared as soon as we hit puberty. They may have flopped due to factors we couldn’t care less, but these products forever became part of our childhood and something we’ll look back over and over again.

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13 Amazing True Stories Behind Classic Filipino Brand Names

Kodak. Frigidaire. Thermos. These are but a few brand names which, through years of familiarity, have been absorbed into our language and used freely every day. Here are a few fascinating origin stories of popular Philippine brand names, and the interesting behind-the-factory accounts of how they came to be.

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22 Things We No Longer See in Manila

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7 Traditional Filipino Games You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

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