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Quezon City jail : Inside the Philippines most notorious prison where 3,600 inmates live in a space built for 800

Inside the Philippines most notorious prison where 3,600 inmates live in a space built for 800.Inmates rest in their sleeping quarters inside the Quezon City jail at night in Manila. Photo / Getty ImagesEye-opening images reveal the daily life of 3,8...

If the CPP-NPA can’t make peace with Duterte, they can’t make peace with any president

“You can’t talk peace and have a gun.” – “Kaleidoscope World” by Francis Magalona (1964-2009) President Rodrigo Duterte announced a unilateral ceasefire with the Communist [read more]...
by The Filipino Scribe on Jul 29, 2016

Lobo Cave: Samar’s Captivating Underground Realm of Many Faces

There’s an alien world right under our feet. It’s a world where nothing is what it seems, where wonders defy imagination, and where the most trivial decisions can determine whether we live or perish. The world of mysterious caves is a par...
by Adrenaline Romance on Jul 26, 2016

Gentlemen of the Philippines 2016: 30 Official Candidates

The thirty (30) candidates of the 1st Gentlemen of the Philippines pageant were presented to the media last July 24 at Sulo Riviera Hotel's Acqua Lounge in Quezon City.The candidates strutted in their Pegarro Swim by Julius Jaguio & Domz Ramo...
by The Intersections & Beyond on Jul 24, 2016

Alta Masa to be revived against drugs

Let’s be clear.Anti-criminality against drug lords and others, checked.Mobilization of government resources to curb the spread of drug addiction, checked.Allocation of government resources for the rehabilitation of drug addicts, checked. Government...
by New Philippine Revolution on Jul 17, 2016

Duterte should revive Estrada’s Philippine Drug Abuse Resistance Education program

Even during the campaign season, President Rodrigo Duterte has repeated over and over again that fighting the proliferation of illegal drugs in the country will [read more]...
by The Filipino Scribe on Jul 15, 2016

Philippines calls on Beijing to respect tribunal ruling on South China Sea

Philippine Foreign Affairs Secretary Perfecto Yasay delivers a statement during a press conference following a ruling by a UN-backed tribunal on the South China Sea, in Manila, July 12, 2016. (Photo by AFP)...

How to compute income tax in the Philippines

Agree on it or not, it is undeniable that this thing called income tax or “withholding tax” ate huge part of our income. On this article, we’ll share how to compute income tax in the Philippines to better understand why you’re...
by ThinkPesos.com on Jul 12, 2016

Philippine army kill 40 Daesh-linked Abu Sayyaf militants

This photo taken on June 1, 2016 shows Philippine soldiers on patrol during an operation against Daesh-linked militants at a remote village in Butig town, Lanao del Sur province. (AFP photo)...

Philippine UITF and Mutual Fund Performance July 2016

* List as of July 5, 2016 ** Past performance is not a guarantee of future performance.Source: uitf.com.ph                 pifa.com.ph...
by Money and Opportunity on Jul 7, 2016

JULY 2016 Philippine UITF and Mutual Fund Performance

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by Money and Opportunity on Jul 7, 2016

12 Amazing Videos To Encourage You to Travel Around the Philippines

The Philippines—this is it! This is the tropical paradise that you have been looking for all your life. Now, it’s time to visit our archipelago of 7,107 beautiful islands. These videos provide an infinitesimal glimpse of what the Philippi...
by Adrenaline Romance on Jun 21, 2016

Duterte administration on the right track

The incoming administration's ten point economic agenda seems very promising. First off, it is doable. Second, it specifically addresses major stumbling blocks in the country's progress and thirdly, the agenda seemed necessary for the Philippines to...
by New Philippine Revolution on Jun 21, 2016

How to Promote Your Hotel Online

The tourism industry in the Philippines is continuously booming. Tourists around the world are always searching for our country’s beautiful spots and looking for guides on how to get there. If you own or manage a hotel, this industry boom is a grea...
by Business Tips Philippines on Jun 21, 2016

Ghost of Ferdinand Marcos looms over Philippine strongman

Philippines President-elect Rodrigo Duterte. Photo / BloombergRodrigo Duterte won the Philippine presidency in a blaze of hard-line rhetoric - an outsider who will stamp out crime and corruption.But his power base is tied to the nation's oldest polit...

US aircraft carriers begin drills in Philippine Sea

This photo released on June 19, 2016 by the US Navy shows a flight formation of Boeing F/A-18E and F Super Hornets above the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis in the Philippine Sea. (Photo by AFP)Two US aircraft carriers along with their accompany...

Countries with most islands in the world

Countries with most islands. Experts find it difficult to decide which is the country that has the most islands in the world, the competition is very tight. Many of these islands are very small and do not appear listed in all counts, so it is difficu...
by We care about your travel on Jun 17, 2016

Countries with most islands in the world

Countries with most islands. Experts find it difficult to decide which is the country that has the most islands in the world, the competition is very tight. Many of these islands are very small and do not appear listed in all counts, so it is difficu...
by We care about your travel on Jun 17, 2016

By snubbing Robredo, Duterte is ignoring the example set by his predecessors

With less than three weeks to go before he assumes office, President-elect Rodrigo Duterte has remained steadfast in not giving Vice President-elect Leni Robredo any position in the cabinet. According to him, he cannot give Robredo any post because i...
by The Filipino Scribe on Jun 12, 2016

US, Philippines kick off military drills near South China Sea

Philippine and US marines ride on a boat during a joint military drill. (file photo)The United States and the Philippines have kicked off this year’s annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) joint military exercises.The CARAT Philip...


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