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Ilocos Norte

Long before the coming of the Spaniards, there already existed an extensive region (consisting of the present provinces of Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur, Abra and La Union) renowned for its gold mines. Merchants from Japan and China would often visit the area to trade gold with beads, ceramics and silk. Read more »

Over 590 minor aftershocks hit Philippines, no damage

(AP) More than 590 aftershocks have hit the Philippines following a 5.2 magnitude earthquake, but most could not be felt by humans and none was strong enough to cause any damage, government seismologists said today.

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Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me!

While this might not have anything to do with Pinoys ordinarily, we love it so much we thought it’s worth sharing with everyone. ‘Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me! is NPR’s (that’s National Public Radio for you nonstateside) weekly current events quiz. Have a laugh and test your news knowledge while figuring Read more »

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Senators slam ‘unsolicited advice’ to justice chief

(via Inquirer) MANILA — Two senators on Sunday chided Justice Secretary Raul Gonzalez over his unsolicited advice to Chief Justice Artemio Panganiban to shun social gatherings if only to avoid contact with powers that-be who could otherwise influence the Supreme Court’s ruling on pending cases.

Philippine Idol Watch

Fire up your clicking skills and hear what Berg Loves Pizza has to say about Saturday night’s PIdol show: “freestyle…neocolours…side a… alternative? i dont think so! ill just ignore that detail na lang. this show was quite enjoyable, the best since r&b/soul week. there were some things different about Read more »