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The Proposed Bangsamoro Core Territory

Where is the Bangsamoro Core Territory?

The unfortunate incident at Mamasapano in Maguindanao has triggered public’s interest on the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) and the on-going peace negotiations between the Philippine Government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF). One of the things that both parties have been discussing is the

Vigan Calle Crisologo

Calle Crisologo de la Turista

Vigan is already known all throughout with its Spanish-colonial buildings that line up the city’s center, especially in Calle Crisologo. The well-preserved “Heritage Village” has become the city’s masterpiece of urban planning, and at the same time, its crown jewel. Recently, the city has been

Dinagyang Religious Sadsad

Growing Strong: The Religious Sadsad of Dinagyang

Over the past few years, Iloilo Dinagyang Festival’s fame has spread all throughout. For most tourists, and even locals, it’s all about those adrenaline-rushed street dance performances, outrageous costumes, and the painted warriors that either scare children or entertain them with all the moves. It

Papal Visit Map

The 2015 Philippine Papal Visit Map

Pope Francis is coming over to the Philippines from 15-19 January, 2015. Millions of Filipino Catholics, faithful and visitors, are expected to grace Manila for the activities like the Holy Mass at Luneta; meeting at the MOA Arena, University of Santo Tomas, and Manila Cathedral;

Black Nazarene Route Map

The 2015 Black Nazarene Procession Route Map

The Traslacion de Nazareno, or the traditional foot procession of the image of the Black Nazarene, is one of the largest religious processions in the Philippines. Every year, the faithful pull the carriage carrying the miraculous image of the Black Nazarene to the Quiapo Basilica–a

Legazpi Airport

How to Get in and Out of Legazpi Airport

Legazpi Airport is the primary air gateway of the City of Legazpi, Bicol’s regional capital, and the province of Albay. Located right at the heart of the city, going here isn’t really that hard. It’s only four kilometers from the city center. Plus, you get

Bohol Chocolate Hills

Bohol: Of Earth and Emotions (Part 1)

Five days after the 7.2 magnitude earthquake that rocked Central Philippines, we embarked on a journey to document, plot, and experience how Bohol was–the epicenter. From ruined colonial churches and buildings, to “sliced” Chocolate Hills, to the rising sea floor, and to the tense human emotions