10 Things You May Not Know About Eid al-Fitr

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What do you know about Ramadan and the Islamic faith? For some Filipinos, July 17 will be the start of yet another much-awaited long weekend. Holidays, after all, don’t come very often for the busy corporate slave. For our 11 million Muslim brothers and sisters in the Philippines, July 17 is a […]

Pride March 2015: Filipino LGBTQs Make History in Luneta

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The fight for love, equality, and freedom continues in the historical urban park in the Philippines. Situated by the Manila Bay and adjacent to the walled city of Intramuros, the Luneta National Park is an important site in Philippine history. It was where Jose Rizal, one of the nation’s greatest heroes, was executed on December 30, […]

Time and trace Philippine history: Fort Santiago

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Travel back in time and trace Philippine history at Fort Santiago in Intramuros, the famed “Walled City,” where the historic fortress at the mouth of the Pasig River served as the Spanish military headquarters during the country’s turbulent Colonial Era. Today it stands as a Shrine of Freedom, a memorial […]