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Homemade light bulbs provide free source of solar-powered light in the Philippines

December 29, 2011

Solar-powered light bulbs are being assembled from recycled materials and installed in rural homes in the Philippines. Read Article »


Make-A-Wish Foundation helps a child travel to the Philippines for Christmas

December 13, 2011

Rolfo "Julius" Dogillo, a 15-year-old Filipino boy, recently found out that the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Guam would be fulfilling his request and sending him and his mother home to the Philippines for the holidays. Read Article »


David Beckham plays soccer with kids in the Philippines

December 2, 2011

David Beckham, one of the most iconic soccer players in the world, recently took time out from the sport to travel to the Philippines as the Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF). Read Article »


Philippine charity groups attempt to break world record for longest line of coins

November 30, 2011

Students and charity groups in the Philippines are attempting to break a world record for the longest line of singe-denomination coins. Read Article »


Manny Pacquiao defeated Juan Manuel Marquez amid controversy

November 14, 2011

The MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas was the site of Manny Pacquiao's victory over Juan Manuel Marquez on Saturday night, and many Marquez fans are in an uproar. Read Article »


Glee star Charice Pempengco loses father in tragic murder

November 1, 2011

Glee cast member and singer Charice Pempengco's father was recently killed in a small town south of Manila. Read Article »


World's seven billionth member born in the Philippines on Halloween

October 31, 2011

Two minutes before the clock struck midnight on Halloween, Danica May Camacho was born in a hospital in Manila amidst a slew of cheers and camera flashes, according to CBS News. Read Article »


Clyde Drexler and NBA dance teams visit the Philippines

October 19, 2011

The National Basketball Association may be in a lockout with its players, but that doesn't mean that all basketball events have been suspended. Read Article »


Filipino man transforms himself to look like Superman

October 13, 2011

Herbert Chavez, a 35-year-old Filipino designer, decided to express his love for Superman in a unique and extreme manner. Read Article »


Filipino protesters use planking to send a message

October 10, 2011

Planking, the odd yet addictive game, went viral on the internet a few months back, and people in the Philippines used the new craze to facilitate a protest. Read Article »


Japanese company to build two casinos in Manila

September 30, 2011

Manila will soon be home to two brand-new casinos and three new hotels and more could follow if the first businesses are successful. Read Article »


Filipino woman gives birth on international flight

September 21, 2011

After her doctor gave her permission to board a plane from Manila to the U.S., Aida Alamillo thought she would still be pregnant when she landed. Read Article »


Authorities unsure of what to do with giant crocodile

September 15, 2011

Recently, the largest live crocodile to-date was captured in the southwestern Philippines, and the 21-foot, 2,300-pound creature has stirred up quite a bit of controversy. Read Article »


Philippines officials look to lift ban on au pair options for certain European destinations

September 14, 2011

Filipino officials are considering allowing citizens of the Philippines to travel to certain European countries to work as au pairs once more. Read Article »


Giant crocodile captured in the Philippines, another still may be on the loose

September 6, 2011

A crocodile weighing more than one ton was recently caught in the Philippines, but another giant croc may still be on the loose. Read Article »


Philippine flag saved by young girl during Typhoon Juaning

August 26, 2011

A young girl braved raging floodwaters brought on by Typhoon Juaning to save the Philippine flag as the storm caused major devastation in her hometown of Malinao, Albay. Read Article »


The Philippines hold strong in the first round of the 2011 Homeless World Cup

August 25, 2011

The Philippines team is doing well in the early stages of the 2011 Homeless World Cup. Read Article »


Filipino transportation secretary retires to spend more time with family

August 12, 2011

Traveling for work isn't for everyone, and the Philippines' tourism secretary Alberto Lim recently decided that he was not an on-the-go type of guy and announced that he would be stepping down at the end of the month. Read Article »


Typhoon rocks the Philippines, more yet to come

July 29, 2011

The rainy season is in full swing in the Philippines, which is great for the nation's crop and farming industry, but the storms are often dangerous and can result in flash floods and landslides. Read Article »


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