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Holy Week (Filipino: Semana Santa) in Christianity is a week-long commemoration of Christ's passion and resurrection starting from Palm Sunday to Black Saturday, leading to the much celebrated Easter Sunday. Filipinos are known for their solemn observance of Holy Week. It is their way of renewing their relationship with God and is commonly regarded as the season of repentance and mending of immoral living.
The Philippine Star listed Ten of the Common Holy Week Practices in the Country:
In February 2016, Forbes Magazine listed 300 young entrepreneurs, innovators, and leaders in Asia across 10 fields, namely: arts (art and style, food and drink); manufacturing and energy; entertainment and sports; consumer technology; finance and venture capital; enterprise technology; media and marketing; health care and science; social entrepreneurs; and retail and e-commerce. Filipinos in the first-ever “Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia” are:
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) seeks to encourage governments and people from across the globe to recognize and preserve places which show a deep cultural heritage, by recognizing these places as World Heritage Sites. The Philippines now has three cultural sites and two natural areas inscribed on the World Heritage List, plus twenty-eight more submitted to the tentative list. Here are ten of the heritage sites in the Philippines recognized by the UNESCO World Heritage Centre:
A hotel is a place that has rooms in which people can stay especially when they are traveling. It provides food, lodging, and other services for paying guests. Some have been around for so long, as early as the early twentieth century, that they reflect moments of history and hold great significance for the country.
The “10 Historic Hotels in Manila” based on Nicai De Guzman's article on spot.ph include:
Filipino scientists are committed individuals – the thinkers, doers, and problem-solvers – that make all the difference in the world. They come from various fields and industries who work towards solving real-life problems that many Filipinos face. Their dedication, perseverance, innovativeness, and positive attitude to work productively despite limited resources, serve as example to young, aspiring scientists. The following is a list of Singapore Asian Scientist Magazine's "8 Filipino Scientists to Watch":
Even before Filipina beauty queens conquered the world stage and won beauty pageants, the Philippines has real queens and princesses who possessed more than beauty and a body, but also brains and sharp wit.
Early Muslim society included the aristocrats who are also members of the ruling class. Datus, rajahs, and sultans occupied the top rung of the hierarchy. On the other hand, Filipino Muslim royals had very little freedom and their affairs were only limited to household activities. However, there were exceptional queens and princesses who wielded great influence that changed the course of Muslim socio-political history. The following is a list of FilipiKnow's “8 Real Filipina Queens and Princesses Too Awesome for Disney Movies”:
The Filipino is a hopeless romantic. We watch romantic films because we want to feel happy, excited, and crazy. There are times that we want to watch to support our love teams, feel the kilig, be updated of the latest “hugot” lines, or have a last song syndrome (LSS) with their theme songs. However, there are also times when we just want to swoon over something different, to feel the painful, heart-wrenching complexities of love. After all, these are the stories that we could relate to. The following is a list of 10 Romance Indie Films You Should Watch from spot.ph:
Ramen is a Japanese soup dish which consists of Chinese-style wheat noodles served in meat- or fish-based broth, with toppings such as pork, seaweed, or green onions. It is usually enjoyed on rainy or cold nights. The warmth and the aroma of the soup is enough to keep you cozied up. Sadly, they can get quite expensive, with bowls ranging from Php 400 and up. When In Manila listed 10 places in Manila where you can get your ramen fix below Php 300:
Celebrity hook-ups and breakups are always interesting to know. In the advent of social networking sites, one may see who’s together, who’s not, and who’s just dating for quite some time. As they say, show business brings a lot of pressure to celebrities thus some couples who are once happy together may go on their separate ways. Their stories becoming an interesting gossip to talk about. Stories about new relationships and break-ups remind people that celebrities are real people too who have feelings and emotions just like anyone. The following is a list of the Top Celebrity Break-ups and Hook-ups of 2016: