With so much unemployed people in this country, and the age factor, its getting harder and harder to get employed. Most of them end up in supermarkets and department stores as shelf stacker and cashiers, some are call centers agents and fast food crew.
We never forget to wear a smile because of the positive attitude that we possess amidst our problems or even after disasters come our way.
These are the main reasons why we should be proud of our race. Because our population is mostly composed of Roman Catholics, our faith and the traditions of the Church become part of our everyday living. We celebrate every special occasion with great preparations, one of which is the Christmas season.
When darkness falls and overrules the sunlight, sparkling eyes rove around the new sights to behold. This usually starts on the first day of September and is only seen in the Philippines.
Playful rainbow colors enthusiastically move about in the dark grey walls which were once lifeless and cold. This is but one of the marvelous sights as the most-awaited celebration comes near.
The material things are but usual things to be excited about; it is the different kind of freshness in the air, as if each place we go had been sprayed with the sweetest scent of the most expensive perfume, which makes Christmas a one of a kind celebration.
People from all walks of life unite in decorating their homes, inside and out.
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For the rich ones, dancing colors of green, red, yellow and blue from an expensive lantern rule the night. Human-sized Santa Clauses projected the best smiles as they sit under a humongous Christmas tree bejeweled with gaudy Christmas balls.
On the barrio setting, branches of real trees are placed in the living room dangled with only eight to ten ball candies making it the sweetest Christmas tree ever.
From the upper corners of the paintless walls, the stringed hand-made paper decors waltzed to the happy tunes of Christmas songs played on local radio stations. Little children roam the streets and like baby moths they circle the amplified light posts which had been magically turned into a Christmas light post with its boasting Christmas lights.
For the month of October, lovely voices are heard from children and choir groups roaming at night and singing Christmas carols. These are only some main activities that we long for as it reminds us how special Christmas is.
So, what is Christmas for us Filipinos? With our long preparation and celebration any one can say that it is the longest festival in our country. Christmas is more than just a celebration; it is a blissful way of welcoming the coming of our savior Jesus Christ.
As one united nation bonded with faith in God and love for family, we signify this season as a very special occasion as it is the time when we share precious moments together with our loved ones.
Filipinos love Christmas but it does not mean that we should only get excited and prepare for the activities on the month of December, it means that we should feel the Christmas spirit all the time of the year and do good deeds each day of our lives.Home of GMA News Online listing top breaking Philippine and international headlines, videos and photos encompassing sections of current world events, sports, economy and business, science and technology, pinoy abroad, showbiz entertainment, lifestyle, weather, traffic and local region stories.
Also includes foreign exchange rates, lotto results, board exam results. Not only is the Philippines one of the largest English-speaking countries in the world, it is the only Christian country in Asia. This Pacific island nation was under Spanish control for nearly years after it was first visited in by Ferdinand Magellan on his expedition around the world.
The Philippine Crocodile is found only in the Philippines, while the Indo-Pacific Crocodile is common in many countries. Philippine Flying Lemur. One of two species of lemurs that can fly, and this one is found exclusively in the Philippines.
This lemur can be found in Basilan, Leyte, Samar, Bohol and Mindanao. Jan 28, · Only in the Philippines - Dance to Mamang Sorbetero I was out shopping in Makati with an old friend who just arrived from San Francisco where she's been based for some 20 years now, when we came across the performance above.
Did you know that the Philippines hosted the first underwater pilgrimage on September , in Bien Unido, Bohol? It is also where you can find the only double barrier reef in the Philippines! Only in the Philippines did the combined U.S.-Filipino units mount a prolonged resistance, holding out with grim determination for five months.
The Strategic Setting The Philippine Islands, some 7, in number, form a natural barrier between Japan and the rich resources of east and southeast Asia.