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Philippines News: Thursday, August 28, 2014 -- Philippine economy rebounds, joins Asia top performers : MANILA, August 28, 2014 (AFP) - The Philippine economy rebounded to post 6.4-percent growth in the second quarter and regain its status as one of the strongest in Asia, authorities said Thursday .... More
Zamboanga City News : Thursday, August 28, 2014 -- Five-day Philippine Scouting Centennial Jamboree set in Zamboanga City : ZAMBOANGA CITY, Aug. 28 (PNA) – Preparations are underway for the holding of the five-day Philippine Scouting Centennial Jamboree in this city. Boy Scouts of the Philippines (BSP) Scout Executive Arthur Griño said .... Full Story»
Zamboanga del Sur News: Thursday, August 28, 2014 -- DA sets technology forum on Adlai production in Dinas, Zamboanga del Sur : PAGADIAN CITY, Zamboanga del Sur, Aug. 28 (PNA) -– The Department of Agriculture (DA) is holding a two-day technology forum on Adlai production in the nearby town of Dinas, this province. The two-day event, dubbed as .... Full Story»
Zamboanga del Norte News: Thursday, August 28, 2014 -- Soldier killed by pal : A SOLDIER was shot to death by his subordinate inside a military camp in the municipality of Sirawai, Zamboanga del Norte, the police reported Thursday. Police Regional Office (PRO)-Zamboange Peninsula Information Officer-in-Charge Inspector Dahlan Samuddin said the incident .... Full Story»
Quezon City News : Thursday, August 28, 2014 -- QC pouring P100M for ‘Boulevard of Stars’ : The Quezon City government is pouring in P100 million to live up to its moniker “The City of Stars” and eventually to become the “Film Capital of the Philippines.” At Wednesday’s press briefing on the upcoming Quezon City International Film Festival, Vice Mayor Joy .... Full Story»
Palawan News: Thursday, August 28, 2014 -- Palaweño wins 2014 Search for The Outstanding Philippine Soldiers : PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Aug. 28 (PNA) -- A Palaweño, who is an enlisted personnel of the Philippine Army (PA), is this year’s winner of the 2014 Search for The Outstanding Philippine Soldiers (TOPS) jointly organized by the Metrobank .... Full Story»
Pangasinan News: Thursday, August 28, 2014 -- Pangasinan to hold series of chess clinics, tournaments : LINGAYEN, Pangasinan, Aug. 28 (PNA) -- The provincial government will conduct a series of chess clinics for young woodpushers in the last quarter of this year as part of the sports development program of Governor Amado Espino Jr. Modesto .... Full Story»
Negros Occidental News: Thursday, August 28, 2014 -- IN MAMBUKAL : Japanese propose P40M investment : A Japanese investor is proposing to lease the Governor's Lodge at the Mambukal Resort in Murcia, Negros Occidental, to build a nursing home for elderly Japanese that will also be a training ground for caregivers to be sent to Japan, Provincial .... Full Story»
Makati News:Friday, August 29th, 2014 - Mall guards nab cabbie linked to 2 Makati holdups:The driver of a taxi cab linked to at least two holdup-robbery cases was arrested on Saturday night after he went back to the mall in Makati City where five days earlier, he had picked one of his victims whom he stabbed and then left for dead in Quezon City.... Full Story»
Iloilo City News: Thursday, August 28, 2014 -- Taekwondo experts grace regional inter-school taekwondo tourney in Iloilo City : ILOILO CITY, Aug. 28 (PNA)-- Close to 500 boys and girls with ages ranging from primary to teens sent by their respective schools in Western Visayas are currently locked in friendly battles as they showcase their talents in .... Full Story»
Davao City News: Thursday, August 28, 2014 -- Davao Catholic schools sportsfest kicks off : DAVAO CITY, Aug. 28 (PNA) -- The annual Davao Association of Catholic Schools (DACS) Sportsfest formally kick off Wednesday with a colorful grand opening at the gymnasium of this year's host Holy Cross of Davao College. More than 3,000 students and faculty .... Full Story»
Cebu City News : Friday, August 29th, 2014- Cebu experiences ‘worst flooding this year’:MANILA, Philippines — A 16-year-old-boy has been reported missing while hundreds of employees and students in Metro Cebu were stranded after heavy rains that lasted two hours Thursday afternoon caused knee-deep floods. ... Full Story»
Cagayan de Oro City News:Friday, August 29th, 2014- Cops abducted Mulawan: Oro mayor: AFTER a Cavite trial court judge dismissed the rape case filed against Cagayan de Oro Water District (COWD) senior draftsman and whistleblower Emmanual Mulawan Sr., Mayor Oscar Moreno said the arresting officers, who identified themselves as members of the Gitagum town police and apprehended Mulawan, have a lot of explaining to do.... Full Story»
Angeles City News:Thursday, August 28, 2014 - Manila Water unit to invest nearly P4 billion in Clark facilities: A SUBSIDIARY of Manila Water Company, Inc. has committed to invest nearly P4 billion to improve water and wastewater services within the Clark Freeport Zone in Pampanga. ... Full Story»
Albay News: Thursday, August 28, 2014 -- Mayon, Misibis Bay captivate NBA superstar : LEGAZPI CITY, Aug. 28 (PNA) -- Mount Mayon’s mesmerizing beauty, the rich green scenery along the way and the powdery white beach of Misibis Bay in Cagraray Island captured NBA superstar Shawn Marion of the Dallas Mavericks during his first visit to Albay province. Marion, .... Full Story»
Cebu News: Thursday, August 28, 2014 -- Officials start craze in Cebu : CEBU, Philippines - The Ice Bucket Challenge phenomenon that has gone viral online and counts world leaders and famous world personalities among its participants has started in Cebu! Two government officials have taken the challenge with the pledge to donate to the Amyotrophic Lateral .... Full Story»
ARMM Autonomous Region Muslim Mindanao News: Thursday, August 28, 2014 -- DepEd-ARMM develops 4 special programs to make pupils more competitive : COTABATO CITY, Aug. 28 (PNA) –- To make students in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) competitive, the region’s Department of Education (DepEd-ARMM) will pilot four .... Full Story»

Interactive Google Map of The Philippines was established in 1997 to expose Zamboanga City to the world. We did extensive studies about the history of the City of Zamboanga. We also started an online Chavacano Dictionary to propagate the official dialect of Zamboanga City.

In 2009 we decided to make the City of Zamboanga the portal to the Philippines via the internet so we coined the phrase ", the Portal to The Philippines". As of 2013 we have every Barangay in the Philippines linked to its Municipality and every municipality is linked to its Province and every province is linked to its Region. Nobody else in the world has this.

We thank you for your collaboration. Your picture uploads is helping provide a pictorial documentation of the Philippines. Every picture uploaded is categorized. Your continued support is greatly appreciated not just by but by all the Filipino people.


Featured Philippine News

  • Philippine economy rebounds, joins Asia top performers
  • Thursday, August 28, 2014 2:32 pm
MANILA, August 28, 2014 (AFP) - The Philippine economy rebounded to post 6.4-percent growth in the second quarter and regain its status as one of the strongest in Asia, authorities said Thursday.
The private sector took the lead as the economy recovered from a relatively modest expansion of 5.6 percent in the first quarter, which was partly due to the impact of devastating natural disasters, economic chiefs said ........................ Full Story»

  • Phl stocks extend winning streak
  • Wednesday, August 27, 2014 12:00 am
MANILA, Philippines - The Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) extended yesterday its winning streak, closing above the 7,100-mark for the second time this year.
Despite fluctuating throughout the day, the PSEi managed to gain 0.19 percent or 13.26 points to close at a fresh 14-month high of 7,146.35. The broader all shares index also inched up 0.09 percent or 3.87 points to 4,221.42 ........................ Full Story»

The Republic of The Philippines, its history and its arts and culture

Republic of The Philippines Arts and Culture of The Philippines History of The Philippines
This is the one thing that separates us from the rest of the world - our colorful and lively culture that makes us distinctly Filipino. This includes traditions, language, arts, etc. which are found in museums, churches and galleries, found within the heart of the key cities.
Most provinces have their own identifying folk dances too wherein they showcase the elegance and beauty of the way we do things, the way we dress, the way we see things as shown in different paintings, as we have been influenced by events that happened in our history.
That’s not all. When you have lived in the Philippines long enough, you’ll know that it’s not an exaggeration to say there is a town that’s celebrating its fiesta every single day...>>>Read More
The history of The Philippines can be divided into seven very distinct phases:
  1. the pre-Spanish period (before 1521);
  2. the Spanish period (1521-1898);
  3. the Filipino Revolution period;
  4. the American period (1898-1946);
  5. the Japanese occupation period;
  6. the Philippine Independence and
  7. the post-Independence period (1946-present). » Full Story


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