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Arts and Culture

The journey of 'Trese': How a comic book from the Philippines found its way to Netflix

“At that time, nobody was really picking up anything from the Philippines,” said Tanya Yuson who saw the possibilities for “Trese” the year after the book came out.    The six-part anime series “Trese&rdq…
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People and History

Aguinaldo also wanted a monument for himself at Luneta

Did you know that Gen. Emilio F. Aguinaldo, considered as the first president of the Philippines after the end of the Spanish rule, also wanted a monument for himself like that of Dr. Jose P. Rizal at the old Luneta, now better known as Rizal Park in…
People and History .


Sustainable Tourism

Adopting sustainable tourism for the environment

In celebration of World Environment Day 2021 on June 5, the Department of Tourism (DOT) urged hotels and resorts to become DOT-accredited to receive assistance in its rapid adoption of sustainable practices.   "Reviving local economy and cr…
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Culinary Tourism

DOT, TikTok partner to promote local food tourism

The Department of Tourism (DOT) and video making and sharing app Tiktok introduced their newest campaign, #SarapMagingPinoy, to encourage locals to celebrate Filipino pride by sharing treasured dishes from all over the country and promote a renewed i…
Culinary Tourism .


Arts and Culture

Filipino-Australian named finalist of Australia's most prestigious portrait prize

Filipino-Australian Marikit Santiago was named as finalist but fell short in winning the Archibald Prize 2021 with her entry “Filipiniana.” Peter Wegner won the 100th year of Australia's most famous art prize with a portrait of 100-y…
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