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Philippine Monkey Eating Eagle

The national animal of the Philippines is the Philippine monkey-eating, eagle. It is the largest of all eagles and was declared as the national bird o…

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Philippine Biodiversity

Muelle Bay

Puerto Galera's excellent harbor, which is adjudged as one of the most beautiful bays in the world, is a magnet for boat and sailing enthusiasts. The …

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Festival

Kalilangan Festival

Kalilangan in General Santos City every fourth week of February is a celebration of the harmonious co-existence of numerous cultural and religious com…

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Food

Sorbetes

In early 1920s, sorbetes (ice cream) was concoted. Back then, ice cream dealers would bred their own cows and milk them first hand to ensure the fresh…

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Philippine Biodiversity

The Biggest Game Preserve and Wildlife Sanctuary

.The biggest game preserve and wildlife sanctuary in the Philippines is located on Calauit Island in Palawan.…

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Animals

Flying Lemur

The Flying Lemur is one of the most distinct Earth creatures that live in the Philippines. It can glide across 100 meters of space in a single leap. I…

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History

Puerto Galera Museum

.This facility houses several collection of Chinese and Siamese pottery from the 15th to the 19th centuries, Ming Dynasty burial jars, and a fine coll…

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History

Mt. Pinatubo Eruption

Mt. Pinatubo erupted on June 15, 1991 which created the largest mushroom cloud in the world. The eruption ejected 10 billion metric tons of magma and …

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Science and Technology

Philippine Airlines' first flight

Philippine Airlines' first flight was from Manila to Baguio on March 15, 1941. The plane was a twin-engine Beech Model 18 carrying five passengers. Th…

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People

First Same-Sex Marraige

The first same-sex marriage in the Philippines was between two NPA members.…

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