1 day ago · Background. The Philippines is a multilingual state with more than 175 living languages originating and spoken by various ethno-linguistic groups. There was no one single common language across every cultural group in the Philippine archipelago when the Spanish arrived in the 16th century, although chroniclers of the time noted that the kings or chiefs of small polities normally spoke five ...
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4 days ago · The Philippine languages, per Adelaar and Himmelmann (2005) The Philippine languages are a proposed group by R. David Paul Zorc (1986) and Robert Blust (1991; 2005; 2019) that include all the languages of the Philippines and northern Sulawesi—except Sama–Bajaw (languages of the "Sea Gypsies") and a few languages of Palawan—form a subfamily of Austronesian languages.
6 days ago · Filipino and English are the official languages. Filipino is based largely on Tagalog, a native language spoken in Metro Manila and neighboring provinces. The Filipino language, is a cousin of the Malay language. Other local languages and dialects are Cebuano and Ilocano and many others.
6 days ago · The 2017–18 PBA season was the 43rd season of the Philippine Basketball Association. The league continued to use the three-conference format, starting with the Philippine Cup . The Commissioner's Cup and the Governors' Cup were the second and third conferences in the upcoming season.
Jan 14, 2021 · In 2015, the second season of the franchise was the most watched television program in the entire year, having garnered an average television viewership rating of 41.7%. Television ratings for The Voice of the Philippines on ABS-CBN come from two major sources, namely from AGB Nielsen and Kantar Media.
Jan 11, 2021 · The 2017 Pacific typhoon season was a below-average season in terms of Accumulated Cyclone Energy and the number of typhoons and super typhoons, and the first since the 1977 season to not produce a Category 5-equivalent typhoon on the Saffir-Simpson scale. The season produced a total of 27 named storms, 11 typhoons, and only two super typhoons ...
Jan 19, 2021 · A season is a part of a year. Most areas of the Earth have four seasons in a year: spring , summer , autumn ( British English ) or fall ( US English ), and winter . In some areas, there are a different number of seasons.
5 days ago · Season 3 (2017) Main article: Wildflower (season 3) In a carefully orchestrated hijacking, Ivy gatecrashes a celebration being held by the Ardientes and reveals her real identity as Lily Cruz, to the bemusement of the Ardientes who supervised her "burial" in the cemetery.
Jan 15, 2021 · Philippines, island country of Southeast Asia in the western Pacific Ocean. It is an archipelago consisting of some 7,100 islands and islets lying about 500 miles (800 km) off the coast of Vietnam. Manila is the capital, but nearby Quezon City is the country’s most-populous city.