Because of a cholera epidemic in Manila 3,000 plus Filipinos went on a violent rampage as they turned their anger against foreigners in the city. 125 were killed and many more injured, British, Chinese, French and Russians were butchered. On […]
Botanist Gregorio Tiongson Velasquez was Born in born in Calumpit, Bulacan In 1925 and 1931 Gregorio Tiongson Velasquez obtained Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees from the University of the Philippines. In 1937 he received a Master of […]
Many students expected to start back to school today after a long holiday only for it to be announced that all Cavite schools are closed because of rain. Others started last week so did manage a week at school before […]
Just received this email and thought it might be useful for anyone looking to buy a house in the Philippines. Dear Brits In the Philippines I would just like to let you know of a positive experience I have recently […]
If you are looking for a construction contractor this list of licensed PCAB contractors could be a great help. There is also a list of contractors that were blacklisted by PCAB at the time this was published. List of licensed […]
When you mention the Philippines to some people some of them straight away think of the squats in Manila, sadly it is rare for the media to show how beautiful the Philippines is as they focus more on the bad […]
Tondo Fire Destroys over 100 Homes It is reported that a fire in Tondo Manila has destroyed over 100 homes. The fire started in the early hours on Sunday the 28th of February. Residents have been evacuated to barangay halls in Balot. It is […]
PAWS is a registered non-profit organization which is dedicated to the protection and the promotion of humane treatment of all animals. It runs an animal shelter called “PARC” (PAWS Animal Rehabilitation Centre) located at Aurora Blvd., Katipunan Valley, Loyola Heights, […]
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