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‘Belenismo’ attracts tourists to Tarlac

BIRTH OF CHRIST RECALLED Built by soldiers, a Nativity scene is displayed at the military’s Northern
Luzon Command at Camp Aquino in Tarlac province. The backdrop is made of plastic materials.

At dusk on Saturday, an elderly woman, aided by an assistant, stepped off a van and took a close look at a “belen” (Nativity scene) built at the town plaza.

Posted: November 17th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Mindanao Muslims seek gov’t help to preserve 634-year-old mosque in Tawi-Tawi

Tubig Indangan, Simunul Tawi-Tawi

Through the help of residents here, the Sheikh Karimul Makhdum mosque, the oldest historical and religious landmark in the country, was able to survive the elements for more than 600 years.

Posted: November 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

House passes bill mandating teaching of Moro culture in college

Pangalian Balindong

The House of Representatives has unanimously approved on final reading a bill mandating the teaching of Moro history, culture and identity in college.

Posted: November 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

30-story condo project in Sta. Ana halted


The community of Sta. Ana in Manila has been given a reprieve from the construction of a high-rise condominium development in the district, which, according to residents, is damaging the area’s historical, cultural and archaeological significance.

Posted: October 14th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

House panel OKs bill on Moro history subject

Pangalian Balindong

A House of Representatives panel has approved for plenary debate a bill for a Moro history, culture and identity studies as an elective subject in the higher education curriculum.

Posted: October 13th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »