Mayon Volcano

Mayon Volcano, also known as Mount Mayon, is an active stratovolcano in the province of Albay, in the Bicol Region, on the island of Luzon, in the Philippines.Renowned as the "perfect cone" because of its almost symmetrically conical shape, Mayon forms the northern boundary of Legazpi City. Local folklore refers to the volcano as Bulkang Magayon (Filipino: 'Magayon Volcano'), after the legendary...
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The Pansit Gallery [Photos by MVI (Shubert Ciencia)]

Pansit  (Asian noodles) is integral part of quite a number of Filipino cuisines. both eaten daily and in almost all festive  occasions (birthdays, wed...

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Metro Manila

 

Metropolitan Manila ( Filipino : Kalakhang Maynila , Kamaynilaan ) or the National Capital Region (NCR) ( Filipino : Pambansang Punong Rehiyon ) is the metropolit...

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Breastfeeding more crucial in emergencies

Breastfeeding more crucial in emergencies

BANGKOK, 13 November 2009 (IRIN) - A recent spate of natural disasters in Asia has further underscored the importance of breastfeeding during emergenc...

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Facts on Barriers to Contraceptive Use In the Philippines

Facts on Barriers to Contraceptive Use In the Philippines

The review and policy paper from Guttmacher Institute (New York) and Likhaan, May 2010. provides an overview and "facts" on barriers to contraceptive use in the Philippines that became the basis of their recommendations.

One key finding that was not g...

RP economy seen to do even better at 8%

THE PHILIPPINE economy is expected to grow by 8 percent this year due to favorable conditions that are seen to benefit emerging markets, according to Barclays.

The international finance institution recently upgraded the country’s growth forecast, a ta...

Philippines' "President's Fish" Faces Extinction

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MANILA, Philippines – The lobed river mullet, Cestraeus plicatilis, is seriously diminishing in number due to overfishing and is facing extinction, according to the Philippine Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR).

The species is very valua...

Sober up, Aquino tells CBCP

Sober up, Aquino tells CBCP

President Benigno Aquino 3rd on Monday told the country’s bishops to be less confrontational with the government over th...

Christopher and Ma. Victoria Bernido won the 2010 Magsaysay Award

Christopher and Ma. Victoria Bernido won the 2010 Magsaysay Award

The Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation awarded the 2010 Magsaysay Award to the couple Christopher Bernido and Ma. Victoria...

Population Pyramid: The Philippines Remains a Nation of Young Filipinos

Population Pyramid: The Philippines Remains a Nation of Young Filipinos

The issue of reproductive health and population control have been in the news in the Philippines recently because it bro...

Obama appoints  two Filipino Americans to key posts

Obama appoints two Filipino Americans to key posts

Washington D,C, 16 Sept 2010 . US President Barack Obama appointed two Filipino-American rights advocates  to key governm...

$100M medical facility to rise in Makati

MANILA, Philippines—General Electric, the fifth largest company in the United States, through its healthcare subsidiary,...

Pinay student wins intl photo ‘democracy challenge’

Pinay student wins intl photo ‘democracy challenge’

A young boy, carrying a parol , walks to school along a dirt road pockmarked with puddles.

What’s wrong — or rather, what’s...

 

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Manila Welcomes OECD Move to Strike Off Philippines From Tax Havens' List

MANILA, Philippines (Xinhua) - The Philippine government on Wednesday welcomed the move of the Paris-based Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) to strike off the country from its list of tax havens.

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