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Our tax laws allow casualty losses to be claimed as deduction for income tax purposes
The employment rate in the country is at 94.7% as of January 2018
The administration of President Rodrigo Duterte purchased communications surveillance equipment from the UK. What should citizens know about state monitoring?
Under a revolutionary government, a person or a group can express dissent through a 'counter revolution' – an opening for civil war, says UP Political Science associate professor Aries Arugay
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UPDATED Despite the Americanization of our Christmas celebration old practices and traditions from the Spanish colonial period remain with us to this day
UPDATED Here s a list of items and practices considered part of the Filipino Christmas but actually Spanish in origin
Are you as familiar with the key and historical events that happened during the second month of the year?
A unanimous decision a majority decision a split decision or a draw? Find out how the winner is determined if a boxing match goes the distance
If the carnage of Manila in 1945 did not happen we would have had a very different Philippines today Our momentum ran out and the other nations in Asia eventually surpassed it
Let’s look back at events that happened in the past Septembers and let’s test through this quiz if you still remember them
In 100 years she has been senator educator founder of the Bayanihan Philippine Dance Company and head of significant UN organizations
UPDATED Get to know more about the former Senate president and one of the country s greatest statesmen
The WHO reports that about 36% of all cases of MERS – which has already reached at least 25 countries – resulted in death
PMA has a pre war technically oriented curriculum patterned after that of the US Military Academy at West Point with a total of 284 units for 4 years of training
For over a century the prestigious Philippine Military Academy has been a training ground for the country s future military leaders
From January to March 1970 student leaders protest against the government of Ferdinand Marcos prompting the declaration of Martial Law in 1972
UPDATED The Philippines is not the only Southeast Asian nation competing in this year s Winter Games Check out some fast facts about PH Thailand and East Timor s participation
Senator Juan Ponce Enrile turns a year older on Valentine s Day
(UPDATED) How can one become a state witness, and how one can be admitted to the Witness Protection, Security and Benefits Program?
December 25 in the past years was a period of greatness triumph and celebration for many reasons
UPDATED See how countries performed in Miss World Miss Universe Miss Earth and Miss International over the years
Let s take a peek into the life of Andres Bonifacio by retracing his footsteps from his birth to his death
2nd UPDATE The NDRRMC plays a major role in keeping the country safe from disasters and ensuring quick recovery afterwards
Since 1991 there have been 14 previous instances when Signal No 4 was raised in the country
Do you know which sites across the country used to be cemeteries? Check this out.
Revisit the origins and the stories behind notable, unique and historical cemeteries in the country
Voter turnout for the 2010 barangay polls was up by 2 6 compared to 2007 See if more will go to the polls in 2013 on October 28
Here s some interesting information about the Philippines participation in the Olympics