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Proudly Pinoy-made: Theo & Philo artisan chocolates

Theo & Philo artisan chocolates are 100 percent Philippine-made: the founders are Filipinos, the ingredients are sourced from Filipino farmers, and the factory hires locals to handcraft quality chocolate bars in the tradition of the highest quality chocolates in the world. The chocolates use cacao from Davao and sugar from Bacolod. Founder Philo Chua’s welcome message …

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‘Ilawod’ gets clever while working within familiar frameworks

Dan Villegas’ (with a script from Palanca winner Yvette Tan) first horror film finds its terror in the neuroses of the modern family. “Ilawod” tells the story of dissatisfied journalist Dennis (Ian Veneracion) who mainly investigates supernatural claims. He’s tired of not being taken seriously as a journalist and is trying to get a promotion. But …

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South Song and Luzon

In 1276 AD, Emperor Du Zong (度宗) of South Song (1127-1279) surrendered to the Yuan (Mongolian) army. The minister of Rites, Lu Xiu Fu (陸秀夫), refused to surrender. He left Lin An (臨安, the capital of South Song, now Hangzhou) with General Zhang Shi Jie (張世傑) and other officials, and installed the son of Du …

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2,000-year-old cliff paintings feature Arabian horses

Chinese and German archaeologists believe they have found images of what appears to be Arabian horses on some 2,000-year old cliff paintings in the Yinshan Mountains of North China’s Inner Mongolia autonomous region. Over 10,000 ancient cliff paintings have been found in the Yinshan Mountains. Wu Jiacai, director of the North China Institute of Cliff …

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