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Seven facts you might not know about the Philippines flag

Every Filipino knows the Philippine flag, but not everyone is familiar with its symbolism and history. Here are some facts that you might have not known about our national emblem – For the expats community and foreigners that live, vacation and tour the Philippines, these facts might be of some…



Today in history: Laurel-Langley Agreement signed by US and Philippines

  The Laurel-Langley Agreement was signed and approved by both the American and Philippine governments on September 6, 1955. Senator Jose P Laurel and James M Langley negotiated terms of the agreement in December, 1954. The treaty was a revised US-Filipino trade agreement replacing the outdated Bell Trade Act. The prior…



Windowless planes: Will they ever take off?

  For numerous travellers, the window seat gives you the optimal pleasure of seeing the world far below. That experience could be a thing of the past as the future of aircraft and super-sonic jets starts to take shape, with the suggestion that windows could become a thing of the past….




Filipino Lechon Kawali Recipe (Pan-Roasted Pork)

  Lechon Kawali is a favorite of the people of the Philippines. Lechon Kawali is loved by almost everyone and this simple, easy to follow recipe is something you use in your lifetime. Many that enjoy this food ask to have the sauce, a mixture of vinegar and patis (tuyo)…


Revolutionary See-through Solar Cells Can Turn Your Windows into Power-Stations

  MANILA, Philippines – Researchers’ at Michigan State University have developed something that can make installing windows in a home in the Philippines, a power saving energy supply. Called the “Transparent Luminescent Solar Concentrator,” the invisible solar cells are set directly into your glass windows. Using small organic molecules, the…