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My school at home

There was news recently of the Philippine run of “Les Miserables” beginning this March and of a Filipino-Australian girl who is cast as Cosette. My girls know many of the songs in “Les Miserables,” especially Cosette’s solo, “Castle on a Cloud.” Shobe immediately asked, “If she’s here, how will she go to school? Maybe she …

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In search of cattle slaughter pit 台牛坑

A team of researchers from Kaisa Para Sa Kaunlaran headed to Cagayan Valley and Ilocos in January 2016 to find out more about locations No. 5 Lam-Ong and No. 6 Thay Gu Khang. Initial research was conducted by Conor Lim Dunham at the National Library, National Archives, University of Sto. Tomas archives and the Archdiocesan …

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The Philippines in the Selden Map《東西洋航海圖》

The National Mapping and Resource Information Authority (NAMRIA), as of last count, listed the Philippines as having more than 7,500 islands. Some of our islands are now disputed territory. To combat China’s “historic” claim to these islands, Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio has been using ancient maps of the Philippines, including the Selden …

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