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Weather in the Philippines

The Philippines is a tropical country which lies pretty close to the equator. It is also close to the Pacific Ocean which has a great factor in its climate. The archipelago’s climate can be classified as humid subtropical, tropical monsoon, tropical savanna and tropical rainforest. The country has two pronounced seasons: the wet and the […]

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Philippine Flag

  Every element of the Philippine Flag has some sort of symbolism. This design was conceptualized by Emilio Aguinaldo while he was in exile in Hong Kong. The white triangle stands for equality and fraternity. The blue field for peace, truth and justice. The red field for patriotism and valor. The white triangle has three […]

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The Philippines: Pearl of the Orient

The Philippines is an archipelago of 7,107 islands located in Southeast Asia. It is situated approximately 750 miles from mainland Asia and is considered an ideal springboard for travels within the region. The Philippines is blessed with a tropical climate, miles of palm-lined white sand beaches, challenging summits, enchanting rivers and countless tour providers to […]

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Philippine History

The arrival of the Spaniards and the defeat of native Rajah Sulayman started the 333-year colonial period of the Philippines. Augustinian and Franciscan friars together with Spanish soldiers went from island to island setting up forts, looking for gold and spices, as well as spreading Christianity. The Roman Catholic faith was embraced by most of […]

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