Atlantis of the Philippines? Exploring the Mysterious “Lost Island” of San Juan

Let’s unravel the mysteries of Philippines’ lost island that supposedly vanished without a trace.

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Larry Itliong: A Forgotten Badass Hero of Filipino Immigrants

In an era best remembered for its civil rights movements, one Filipino left his own mark on history by leading the fight for better working conditions in a country thousands of miles away from his homeland.

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The Oldest Known Photos of the Philippines Ever Taken

Tucked away in a cabinet at the 7th floor of a New York City building were a group of 18 rare daguerreotypes of Manila from the 1840s, possibly the oldest photographic record of the Philippines ever discovered.

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The Pre-Colonial ‘Filipino’ Pirates Who Terrorized China in 1174 AD

While it is well-known that our ancestors often traded with the Chinese who came to our shores hundreds of years ago, lesser-known is the fact that it was actually the pre-colonial Filipinos who reached China’s shores first—not the other way around.

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