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CHInoy TV (Mandarin Chinese: 菲華電視台, Hanyu Pinyin: Fēi huá diànshìtái) is a magazine show that tackles various topics on the Chinese-Filipino lifestyle and culture. It also features up-to-date information about the latest news and events within the Chinese-Filipino community. The show airs on PTV Channel 4 every Sunday at 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM. While CHI stands for good life and energy, it also stands for a portmanteau of Chino and Pinoy or Chinese-Filipino. The show uses three languages namely: English, Filipino, and Mandarin Chinese (with English subtitles, however) during CHInoy Plus.




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"What's up Miss Mindy? Since it is the first death anniversary of the late beloved President Corazon Aquino, I would like to know the origin of the term “Cory Magic,” which is believed to have sparked the EDSA revolution. -Andi"


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Hi Andi! I'm doing fine here at Wikipilipinas. Regarding your question, Father Catalino Arevalo of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines described Corazon Aquino as having a “will of steel” in calling for civil disobedience against the Marcos administration, but nonetheless displayed no “fuzz, fret or fury” when she led the EDSA People Power revolt. These remarkable characteristics of Tita Cory are believed to have inspired the people to topple the Marcos regime—thus, the term “Cory Magic.” You may read this to know more about her legacy.

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More Tsinoy Than We Admit is a book that explores how the Tsinoys have helped shape the destiny of the Philippines and the region over the span of many centuries. Edited by Richard Chu, the book's essays lay out the complex reality that Tsinoys have had to navigate, as both more "Chinese" and more "Filipino" than we may admit.


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  • August 28, 1898 – Supremo of the Katipunan Andres Bonifacio issued a manifesto setting August 29 as the start of the general uprising against Spain.
  • August 28, 1898 – Two months after the Philiippines declared Independence from Spain, General Wesley Merritt was appointed as “military governor” of Southeast Asia.
  • August 28, 1987 – Colonel Gregorio Honasan and members of the rebel group Reform the Armed Forces Movement (RAM) attempted to seize the Malacañang Palace and gunned down several members of the Presidential Security Group (PSG). President Corazon Aquino's only son Benigno Simeon Aquino III was wounded in the assault.


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Nazaria Lagos, known as the “Florence Nightingale of Panay,” was the pioneer Red Cross leader in the Visayas region. A native of Dueñas, Iloilo, she had done numerous humanitarian activities including the nursing of the revolutionaries, thus, became the Revolution's first nurse and later, director of the hospital of the Revolutionary army. She was also the maker of the first Philippine flag in Iloilo.


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