The Philippine Nation
The Republic of the Philippines has a representative democracy modeled after the United States of America’s system of government.
Ati-atihan is one of the festivities in the Philippines held annually every third Sunday of January in Kalibo, Aklan, in honor of the town patron, the infant Santo Niño.
Christmas in the Philippines
Being one of the two Catholic countries in Asia, the Philippines celebrates Christmas like no other country in the region.
The Filipino cuisine combines Spanish-Mexican, Chinese, Indian, Japanese and even American influences that have affected the regional cuisines of different ethnic groups in the Philippines.
The history of the Philippines is believed to have begun with the arrival of the first humans via land bridges at least 30,000 years ago.
Bataan is a province of the Philippines belonging to the Central Luzon region.
Southern Leyte is a province of the Philippines located in the Eastern Visayas region.
Tawi-Tawi is an island province of the Philippines, consisting of 107 islands and islets, located in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM).
Benguet is a landlocked province of the Philippines located in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) in Luzon.
Rizal is one of the first class provinces of the Philippines located in the CALABARZON region, just 16 kilometers east of Manila.