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France redraws map of its regions


French lawmakers voted Wednesday to draw up a new map of the country’s regions, reducing them from 22 to 13, in a move aimed at trimming costs and improving efficiency.

Posted: December 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Inquirer Libre gives free ‘stations’ map to LRT, MRT riders


Riders of the LRT and MRT this morning were greeted by a unique map wrapped around the Holy Tuesday issue of Inquirer Libre.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Where in the world was Jose Rizal?

RIZAL MAP The Laguna provincial government has launched educational maps that are commemorative of Jose Rizal’s life and works during his five-year study and trips abroad. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

it’s “Rizal’s world.” The Laguna provincial government is coming out with a new version of educational maps that feature the life and works of national hero Dr. Jose Rizal.

Posted: January 9th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Full Titanic wreck site is mapped for 1st time

In this April 10, 1912 file photo, the Luxury liner Titanic departs Southampton, England, for her maiden Atlantic Ocean voyage to New York. An expedition team using sonar imaging and robots has created what is believed to be the first comprehensive map of the entire Titanic wreck site on the bottom of the North Atlantic Ocean. The luxury passenger liner sank about 375 miles south of Newfoundland, Canada, after striking an iceberg on its maiden voyage from England to New York on April 15, 1912, killing more than 1,500 people. (AP Photo, File)

Researchers have pieced together what’s believed to be the first comprehensive map of the entire 3-mile (4.8 kilometer)-by-5-mile (8-kilometer) Titanic debris field and hope it will provide new clues about what exactly happened the night 100 years ago when the superliner hit an iceberg, plunged to the bottom of the North Atlantic and became a legend.

Posted: March 9th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Did you know

The first accurate and detailed map of the Philippines was printed in Manila in 1734. Charted by Jesuit priest Fr. Pedro Murillo Velarde, it was drawn by Filipino artist Francisco Suarez and engraved by Nicolas de la Cruz Bagay. Known today as the Murillo Velarde map of the Philippines, the map included several sailing routes, […]

Posted: August 24th, 2011 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »