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All Saints' Day and All Souls' Day

People visit graves at the Heroes’ Cemetery in the Taguig City area of Manila November 1, 2006. On All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day, Roman Catholic feasts on November 1 and 2, cemeteries across the country are crowded with people paying their respects to departed loved ones. REUTERS/Darren Read more »

Japan will not export toxic waste to the Philippines

Japan said on Monday it will not dump toxic wastes in the Philippines unless the Arroyo government would allow it. In a statement, the Japanese Embassy in Manila neither confirmed nor denied that the free trade agreement signed between the Philippines and Japan contains a provision on the importation of Read more »

Tagaytay, Marikina among Asia-Pacific cities honored by WHO

(AP) THE World Health Organization (WHO) on Saturday commended eight cities in the Asia-Pacific region — including Tagaytay and Marikina — for programs aimed at improving the health of their populations.

Campaign for Real (Pinay) Beauty

Real women face real issues. Here you’ll read stories of hope and inspiration about women who have truly made a difference and showed that beauty comes in all shapes, shades and sizes.


The guy is Comics. Writes, draws and has dedicated his time to advocating the success of the Comics industry in the Philippines. Drop by a Barnes and Noble, grab a comics history book and there’s a good chance you’ll find his name mentioned. We could talk more but we’ll let Read more »

Calling all Pinays in America