Dead Whale Found With 88 Pounds of Plastic Inside Body in the Philippines

By Daniel Victor/nytimes.com – A beached whale found in the Philippines on Saturday died with 88 pounds of plastic trash inside its body, an unusually large amount even by the grim standards of what is a common threat to marine wildlife. The 1,100-pound whale, measuring 15 feet long, was found Read more »

The women who helped shape Philippine feminism

By Nads Esteva/cnnphilippines.com – Women’s Month is greeted with the approval of Rice Tariffication Bill, the reclamation projects in Manila Bay and the administration’s refusal to recognize the demands of contractual and underpaid laborers such as the protesting NutriAsia workers and Sumifru plantation workers in Liwasang Bonifacio. All these pressing Read more »

How to Retire in the Philippines

By Javier Simon/finance.yahoo.com – If you want to spend your retirement in year-round warmth with the backdrop of rain forests or beaches, the Philippines may be your ideal option. The cost of living in the Philippines dips significantly lower than it does in the U.S., and the government takes Read more »

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This play tells the urgent story of a Filipino comfort woman

By Chang Casal/cnnphilippines.com – Some traumas are so severe that, though the mind tries to forget, the feeling always remains. Memories become hazy and details are forgotten, but sometimes out of nowhere, like a dam breaking, they come flooding in. For Maria Rosa Luna Henson, a radio announcement in 1992 Read more »

Oops: Kare-kare, lechon, and crispy pata are the real placers in ‘Best Dishes In The World’ 2019 list

via rappler.com – Kare-kare, lechon, and crispy pata don’t just deserve a place on your dinner table – these well-loved national dishes apparently also deserve their spots on Taste Atlas’ Top 100 Best Traditional Dishes In The World list of the year. The 3 popular meaty dishes loved by both Read more »

A peek into the Revised Corporation Code of the Philippines

By Amicus Curiae/.bworldonline.com – On 20 February 2019, President Rodrigo Duterte signed into law Republic Act No. 11232, otherwise known as the Revised Corporation Code of the Philippines (the “New Code”), which may be considered as a landmark legislation updating the 38-year-old Corporation Code of the Philippines (the “Old Code”) Read more »

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