On June 12, 2012, the entire Filipino nation marked their 114th Independence Day celebration from the Spanish colonization over a hundred years ago. This could be one of the most significant dates and events in the Philippines.
Philippine government had made this annual day June 12 Read more
There are many tourist attractions and historical places to visit in Manila, the capital of the Philippines. Although many the sights are historic, most visitors simply offer a fun day out, suitable for all the family. They tend to just stay there for a few days before going northwards to explore the highlands of Baguio, or heading Read more
One of the prettiest faces in Philippine showbiz today which also possesses good character traits every man will look for. She is no other than Carla Angeline Reyes Abellana or known as Carla Abellana. She was born on June 12, 1986 at Manila, Philippines. Before becoming an actress, Carla started as a commercial model that has already appeared in some local TV commercials including Palmolive Shampoo, Pantene, Jollibee Ice Craze, and many more.
Carla came from a clan of artists that her mother is Rhea Reyes who is a daughter of veteran actress Delia Razon. Her father is also a popular Filipino actor named Rey “PJ” Abellana. Not only for her physical looks, had she also had brains that added to her resume. In fact, Carla is a BS Psychology graduate where she became a Summa Cum Laude on her batch at Read more
Manila Ocean Park considers the first state-of-the-art Oceanarium which is located behind the Quirino Grandstand Luneta, Manila, Philippines. Its main attraction is a 25-meter long, 220 degree curved acrylic walkway tunnel. Aside from the Oceanarium itself, the marine park has also boutique mall, restaurant row, and function facilities. It is owned by China Oceanis Philippines Inc., a subsidiary of China Oceanis Group Ltd (COG); a company that specializes in the investment, building, and operation of public aquarium/oceanarium attractions.
MANILA, Philippines – A former key ally of President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo accused her Sunday of committing “a major impropriety” for allegedly socializing with officials from a Chinese company that was seeking a contract with her government.
The House of Representatives is recently considering an impeachment complaint against Arroyo that maintains she approved the granting of a $300 million national broadband contract to China’s ZTE Corp. in 2007 despite knowledge that the deal was ruined with bribery allegations.
The Hall of Fame trainer said in an international media-conference call on Monday that de la Hoya blamed him for losing to Floyd Mayweather Jr. in 2007.
Roach rejected de la Hoya’s claims and said Oscar strayed from using his bread and butter, the jab.
The area which is now occupied by Fort Santiago is a natural defensive position that has been used for centuries. Fort Santiago is a ruined old Spanish fort, now used as a park. There is a collection of rusting cars which belonged to previous Presidents dot the park. The fort is part of the structures of the walled city of Intramuros, in Manila, Philippines. The climb to the top of Fort Santiago is worth the view of the Pasig River.
Manila, Philippines – Ateneo survived a determined La Salle team to win 62-51 and clinch the men’s basketball championship of the University Athletic Association of the Philippines at the Araneta Coliseum. According to the fans, the game was very exciting and intensifying that would be considered one of the best games in league’s history. The game was very intense especially when the La Salle Green Archers scored 15 point lead in half-time of the game. But the Star Player shooting guard Chris Tiu, came to the rescue and led the way for the Blue Eagles with 16 points. This is the second time for Ateneo Blue Eagles since 2002 and fourth time in the UAAP Championship.