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The Calamian Deer in Palawan
on Aug 19, 2011 in Philippine Deer Palawan philippine spotted deer Calamian Islands Calamian Deer wildlife Calauit Islands The Calamian Deer (Axis calamianensis), also known as Calamian Hog Deer, Philippine Deer or Usa in local term, is endemic only in Calamian Group of Islands in Palawan, Philippines. Its included in  IUCN Red list in 2007 as endangered specie...

Pablo Antonio, National Artist in Architecture
on Aug 18, 2011 in National Artist of the Philippines National Artist Pablo S. Antonio. Pablo Antonio National artist in architecture Art Deco Pablo S. Antonio, National Artist in Architecture (1976) pioneered modern Philippine Architecture. His architecture adapts the Art Deco techniques which is dominant motif during his time. His design is based on simplicity and clean structural design.

The Luxury Dusit Thani Manila Hotel
on Aug 18, 2011 in Manila Hotel 5 star hotel Philippine Hotel Hotel Dusit Thani Manila Hotel Dusit Thani Manila Hotel is a luxury five star hotel located in the center of financial district in Makati City, Manila. The hotel is a located within the financial, commercial, entertainment and shopping district and just a short distance from Manil...

Magellan's Cross in Cebu City
on Aug 18, 2011 in Ferdinand Magellan Cebu City Magellan's Cross philippine destinations cross Magellan's Cross was planted on April 14, 1521 to mark a spot in Cebu City. It is also a symbol of the birth of Christianism in Philippines after the baptismal of Rajah Humabon, his wife Queen Juana and 800 natives of Cebu. The oldest cross in the Ph...

World's Largest Shot Slam
on Aug 16, 2011 in world's largest shot slam Pinoy Records Naga City Coliseum Guinness World Records Ginebra San Miguel The largest shot slam in the world was achieved in Naga City, Camarines Sur, Philippines on 27th of December 2010 with 2,435 people which broke the previous Guinness World Records of 1412 participants in Mexico. The participants is composed of m...

Vulcan Point in Taal Volcano
on Aug 16, 2011 in Pinoy Records Taal Volcano Vulcan Point Taal Lake Guinness World Records Only in the Philippines, you will find the world's largest island within a lake (crater lake of Taal Volcano) inside the island (Taal Volcano) inside the lake (Taal Lake) within the island (Luzon Island). Vulcan Point, about 40 meters in diameter was...

Largest March Against Illegal Drugs
on Aug 11, 2011 in PAGCOR largest march against illegal drugs Department of Education Pinoy Records Dangerous Drugs Board anti-illegal drugs campaign Guinness World Records DDB-PDEA On March 21, 2009, the Philippines was listed in Guinness World Records for having the largest march against illegal drugs, the participants came from public school students accompanied by their parents. They called it "Grand BIDA March", BIDA stands...

The Philippine Hawk Eagle
on Aug 11, 2011 in Philippine hawk eagle birds Spizaetus philippensis Nisaetus philippensis wildlife The Philippine Hawk Eagle (Nisaetus philippensis with earlier name as Spizaetus philippensis) belongs to a species of bird of prey in the Accipitridae family same as Philippine Eagle. This hawk eagle is endemic to Philippines and lives in subtropical...

Most Different Dishes on Display
on Aug 11, 2011 in Pinoy Records most different dishes on display Guinness World Records Kraft Food Philippines broke the previous Guinness World Records from India for having most different dishes on display. The display of 5,845 was presented at Araneta Coliseum, Quezon City, Philippines on December 14, 2009.  Kraft Food Philippin...

The Philippine Cobra
on Aug 11, 2011 in Red List IUCN near threatened cobra wildlife Philippine Cobra Naja philippinensis The Philippine Cobra (Naja philippinensis) or "ulupong" in Tagalog is listed as "near threatened" in IUCN due to heavy persecution in some areas and widely trading of this species. They are endemic in Philippines, in Luzon, Mindoro, Masbate, and Mari...

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