[Video] Getting Around

Transportation is More Fun in the Philippines! If you have never been to the Philippines, this video of various methods of transportation can seem hilarious, but you will witness how people travel and get around this country on a daily basis. People here utilize various methods of transportation, and many do it as a necessity, because they […] Read More

Samar – A Hidden Paradise

Have you ever wanted to explore parts of our planet where nobody has ever been? These days, unless you to venture far north to the Arctic Circle or far south to the Antarctic, chances are somebody has been there and done that. With the exception of the deep sea, the Amazon Rainforest (which consists of 50% […] Read More

Peso Strengthens

Philippine News publication – JPM The Philippine Peso closed on Monday at 41.025 to the USD, the highest level since March 2008, mainly due to a jump in remittances from overseas Filipino workers and the reported rise in consumer spending in the United States, the country’s major trading partner. The last time the Peso closed […] Read More

Discover Calbayog City

Calbayog City is designated a first class city in the province of Samar, Philippines. It is located along the western coastal region in the Calbayog governance district. The district is composed of 157 barangays, 25 of which are urban barangays. The latest census (2010) indicated Calbayog City with a population of 172,778 (37,395 households). Calbayog […] Read More

Northern Samar

Northern Samar (Filipino:Hilagang Samar) is a province of the Philippines located in the Eastern Visayas region. Its capital is Catarman and is located at the northern portion of the island of Samar. More…. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Northern_Samar Read More

Samar

Samar, formerly and also known as Western Samar, is a province in the Philippines located in the Eastern Visayas region. Its capital is Catbalogan City and covers the western portion of Samar Island as well as several islands in the Samar Sea located west of the mainland. Leyte Island is just to the west connected by the San Juancinto Bridge. More…. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samar Read More

Calbayog History

Last updated: Monday, 13 February 2012 01:00 History Calbayog began as early as 1600 in a settlement called Hibatang by the river bank of the present Oquendo River. It had 2,000 inhabitants under the spiritual guidance of a certainJesuit, Father Ignacio de Alzina. The present barangay Anislag was the forerunner of Calbayog settlement. The barangay […] Read More

Education in the Philippines

The following interesting article about education is one that was shared by ASEAN Community on facebook. THOUSAND OF FOREIGN STUDENTS FLOCK TO THE PHILIPPINES FOR WORLD CLASS QUALITY YET AFFORDABLE EDUCATION Thousands of foreign university students are flocking to the Philippines, attracted by cheap yet high-quality courses conducted in English and an easy-going lifestyle outside […] Read More