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1,708 Articles of interest in Philippines

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  • EDSA Shrine

    The Shrine of Mary, Queen of Peace, Our Lady of EDSA, or more popularly, the EDSA Shrine is a small church of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Manila located at the intersection of Ortigas Avenue and Epifanio de los Santos Avenue (EDSA) in Barangay…

  • Air Philippines Flight 541

    Air Philippines Flight 541 was a scheduled domestic flight operated by Air Philippines from Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Manila to Francisco Bangoy International Airport in Davao City, the Philippines. On April 19, 2000 the Boeing 737-2H4 c…

  • Rizal Library

    The Rizal Library is the main university library of the Ateneo de Manila University. It mainly serves and supports the teaching and research in the Loyola Schools.

  • Moro Crater massacre

    The Moro Crater massacre is a name given by the Americans to the final phase of the First Battle of Bud Dajo, a military engagement of the Philippine-American War which took place March 10, 1906, on the isle of Jolo in the southern Philippines. Forc…

  • Miriam College

    Miriam College (Tagalog: Dalubhasaang Miriam) is a non-stock, non-profit Filipino Catholic educational institution for girls and young women in Quezon City, Philippines.

  • Bohol Sea

    The Bohol Sea, also called the Mindanao Sea, is located between Visayas and Mindanao in the Philippines. It lies south of Bohol and Leyte and north of Mindanao.

  • Bataan Peninsula

    The Bataan Peninsula is a rocky extension of the Zambales Mountains, on Luzon in the Philippines. It separates the Manila Bay from the South China Sea.

  • Bantayan, Cebu

    Bantayan is a first income class municipality on Bantayan Island in the province of Cebu, Philippines. It is located 136 kilometres (85 miles) by road and sea from Cebu City. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 74,785, making it the…

  • Zamboanga International Airport

    Zamboanga International Airport (Filipino: Paliparang Pandaigdig ng Zamboanga; Chavacano: Aeropuerto Internacional de Zamboanga) (IATA: ZAM, ICAO: RPMZ) is the main airport serving Zamboanga City in the Philippines. The airport is Mindanao's third-b…

  • Naval Station Sangley Point

    Naval Station Sangley Point was a communication and hospital facility of the United States Navy which occupied the northern portion of the Cavite City peninsula and is surrounded by Manila Bay, approximately eight miles southwest of Manila, the Phil…

  • Magat Dam

    Magat Dam is a large rock-fill dam on the island of Luzon in the Philippines. The dam is located on Magat River, a major tributary of Cagayan River.

  • Ayala Museum

    The Ayala Museum is run privately by Ayala Foundation, Inc. This six-storey edifice houses ethnographic and archaeological exhibits on Filipino culture, art, and history.

  • USS Harder (SS-257)

    USS Harder (SS-257), a Gato-class submarine, was the first ship of the United States Navy to be named for the harder, a fish of the mullet family found off South Africa. One of the most famous submarines of World War II, she received the Presidentia…

  • Lubang Island

    Lubang Island is the largest island in the Lubang Group of Islands, an archipelago which lies to the northwest of the northern end of Mindoro in the Philippines. The Lubang Islands are about 150 kilometres (93 mi) southwest of Manila. There are seve…

  • Loakan Airport

    Loakan Airport (Filipino: Paliparan ng Loakan, Ilokano: Pagtayaban ti Loakan) (IATA: BAG, ICAO: RPUB) is an airport serving the general area of Baguio City, located in the province of Benguet in the Philippines. The airport is classified as a Class …

  • World Youth Day 1995

    World Youth Day 1995 was a Catholic youth festival that took place from January 10–15, 1995 in Manila, Philippines. It was the first time for an Asian country to host the event.

  • Tabon Caves

    The Tabon Caves, dubbed as the Philippines' Cradle of Civilization, are a set of caves located on Lipuun Point, north of Quezon municipality, in the south western part of the province of Palawan on Palawan Island, in the Philippines. The caves are n…

  • SM City Cebu

    SM City Cebu is a large shopping mall located in Cebu City, Philippines. It is the 4th shopping mall owned and developed by SM Prime Holdings, the country's largest shopping mall owner and developer. It is the company's first shopping mall outside o…

  • Parish of the Holy Sacrifice

    The Parish of the Holy Sacrifice, also the Church of the Holy Sacrifice, is a landmark Catholic chapel in the University of the Philippines Diliman. It belongs to the Roman Catholic Diocese of Cubao and its present parish priest is Rev. Fr. Henry E.…

  • Paco, Manila

    Paco, formerly known as Dilao, is a district of Manila, Philippines located south of Pasig River, and San Miguel, west of Santa Ana, southwest of Pandacan, north of Malate, northwest of San Andres Bukid, and east of Ermita. According to the 2000 cen…

  • Baclaran Church

    The National Shrine of Our Mother of Perpetual Help (Filipino: Pambansáng Dambana ng Ina ng Laging Saklolo) also known as Redemptorist Church and colloquially the Baclaran Church, is a prominent Catholic National shrine along Roxas Boulevard in Bacl…

  • Lake Lanao

    Lake Lanao (Maranao: Ranao or Ranaw) is a large lake in the Philippines, located in Lanao del Sur province in the country's southern island of Mindanao.

  • Ermita

    Ermita is a place in Manila, Philippines. It is a significant center of finance, education, culture and commerce.

  • De La Salle Santiago Zobel School

    The De La Salle–Santiago Zobel School (DLSZ, De La Salle–Zobel or Zobel; Filipino: De La Salle–Paaralang Santiago Zobel) is a Catholic institution for boys and girls located in Muntinlupa City, Metro Manila, the Philippines.

  • Angono Petroglyphs

    The Angono Petroglyphs (Filipino: Mga Petroglipo ng Angono) is the oldest known work of art in the Philippines located in the province of Rizal. There are 127 human and animal figures engraved on the rockwall probably carved during the late Neolithi…

  • Camp Aguinaldo

    Camp General Emilio Aguinaldo (CGEA) is the military headquarters of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and is located in Quezon City in the Philippines. It is located along Epifanio de los Santos Ave. (or EDSA), in front of Camp Crame, the n…

  • San Francisco, Agusan del Sur

    San Francisco (sometimes colloquially shortened to "San Franz") is a first class municipality in the province of Agusan del Sur, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 70,986 people.

  • Moro Gulf

    The Moro Gulf is part of Celebes Sea, and the largest gulf in the Philippines. It is off the coast of Mindanao Island in the southern Philippines. It is one of the country's tuna fishing grounds.

  • Manila Central University

    The Manila Central University (Pamantasang Sentral ng Maynila in Filipino, commonly abbreviated as MCU, formerly known as the Escuela de Farmacia del Liceo de Manila) is a private, non-sectarian, non-stock educational institution situated in EDSA, C…

  • Kabankalan

    Kabankalan, officially the City of Kabankalan and often referred to as Kabankalan City, is a first class city in the province of Negros Occidental, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 167,666 people, making it the secon…


    DWWX-TV, channel 2, is the flagship station of Philippine television network ABS-CBN Corporation. Its studios and transmitter are located at the ABS-CBN Broadcasting Center at Sgt. Esguerra Ave., Mother Ignacia St., Diliman, Quezon City.