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.
Although the Spaniards controlled the Philippines for 333 years, the Spanish language could never prevail in the country.
Indigenous Religious Beliefs and Practices in the Philippines
Though religion in the Philippines has been influenced by western religions, they still maintain a distinct Southeast Asian flavor in their spiritual beliefs and practices.
Philippie urban and rural classification
In the Philippines, areas are classified as either urban or rural.
The Filipino and Filipina, commonly known as Pinoy and Pinay in local language, are made up of several ethnic groups that speak Austronesian languages.
Cavite is a province of the Philippines located 30 kilometers south of Manila in the CALABARZON Region in Luzon.
La Union is a province of the Philippines located in the Ilocos Region in Luzon.
Aurora is a province of the Philippines and is located in the Central Luzon region.
Biliran is the fourth smallest province in the Philippines and is located in the Eastern Visayas region.
Bulacan is a first class province of the Republic of the Philippines situated in the Central Luzon Region just north of Manila, the nation’s capital.