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25 Interesting Facts About ‘Schindler’s List’ Movie You Probably Don’t Know Yet

25 Interesting Facts About ‘Schindler’s List’ Movie You Probably Don’t Know Yet

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This year, 2018 marks the 25th anniversary of the release of the movie Schindler's List, probably the best Holocaust movie Hollywood has ever made. And as the world knows, multi-awarded director Steven Spielberg directed this film, which won seven out of twelve Oscar nominations including Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Adapted Screenplay. The film also won several other awards from BAFTA and Golden Globes. Released in December 1993, Schindler's List is based on the novel Schindler's Ark by Australian novelist Thomas Keneally, and featured the true story of German industrialist Oskar Schindler, who saved 1,200 Polish Jews refugees during World War II. This 3 hours-15 minute black and white movie stars Liam Neeson as Schindler and Ben Kingsley as Itzhak Stern, Schindler's accountan...
List: 112 State Universities and Colleges, 78 Local Universities and Colleges With Free Tuition

List: 112 State Universities and Colleges, 78 Local Universities and Colleges With Free Tuition

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All state colleges and universities (SUCs) and local universities and colleges (LUCs) across the Philippines are now offering free tuition to qualified Filipino students. This is after President Rodrigo Duterte signed Republic Act No. 10931, also known as Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act of 2017 last August 3, 2017. According to CHED, it had an en banc meeting last February 13 and it was decided to include the 78 LUCs, wherein qualified students of the school year 2018-2019 will enjoy the benefit of free tuition fee. As per CHED’s description, LUCs are educational institutions created by local government units through ordinances and other enabling acts. The free tuition law covers 8 SUCs in Metro Manila, 49 in the rest of Luzon, 26 in the Visayas, and 31 in Mindanao
18 Filipino Women Who Were First in Philippine History

18 Filipino Women Who Were First in Philippine History

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Filipino women, or Pinays as Filipinos call them are known to be sweet, respectful, caring, religious, family-oriented, and great in cooking. And even before the Spanish era, they somehow have already enjoyed equal rights with men. However, they were treated as the weaker sex, and being paid less when it comes to employment. But as time goes by, Pinays have proven that they can also conquer the careers that only men used to conquer. This includes arts, sports, medicine, business, and even politics. And because March is National Women’s Month and March 8 is National Women’s Day, below is the list of Filipino women who became first in their respective fields. #1 Hidilyn Diaz, first Filipina to win an Olympic medal Weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz, a native of Zamboanga City, made history
Lists of Gemstones and Non-Metallic Minerals Found in the Philippines

Lists of Gemstones and Non-Metallic Minerals Found in the Philippines

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The Philippines is one of the richest countries in the world in terms of mineral deposits but most these are composed of metallic minerals like nickel, aluminum, platinum, gold, lead, copper, and others. Diamonds, emeralds and other highly valuable stones are not found in the Philippines as these minerals are developed in places with a hot climate, especially in Africa and other deserted regions. Despite of the absence of extremely rare gemstones in the country, there are also valuable materials that worth mining. Reports from a number of mining companies in the country state that some valuable stones and crystals like hematite, garnet, agate, quartz, and others are found in different parts of the country. Moreover, although not considered mineral as it is produced biologically...
Lists of Most Profitable Animals to Farm in the Philippines

Lists of Most Profitable Animals to Farm in the Philippines

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Animal domestication in the Philippines for profit is among the top industries ever since the country was colonized by the Spaniards more than 500 years ago. The Philippines produce different kinds of meat for local consumption; produce eggs, leather, fur, and other animal products that can be useful to human needs. Animal farming is the main source for people living in rural areas aside from planting and cultivation of crops and vegetables. A typical family living in the provincial rural area usually owns a pair of cattle, several goats, a couple of hogs, free range chickens, and dogs. All these animals (except the pet dog) provides extra income for the family. Due to the increasing demands, commercial poultry and hog growers are investing in rural areas to expand their produc...
Top 10 Oldest Philippine Trees

Top 10 Oldest Philippine Trees

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The Philippines has rich biodiversity and natural resources. There are tens of thousands of plant species distributed in its more than 7,000 islands and some remained undiscovered by humans. Somewhere out there in the middle of the jungle, surely there are thousands of old trees in there and some may have been died already due to their age, but since they left undiscovered, it is hard to distinguish their real age. The size of the tree cannot be considered a deciding factor to determine the age of the tree. Some species are small and some grow to huge size despite their young age. This list provides only the oldest known Philippine trees discovered by humans and most of these are actually found outside the jungle. Balete, acacia, mangoes – are some of the biggest and oldest
Top 10 Most Profitable Vegetables to Grow in the Philippines

Top 10 Most Profitable Vegetables to Grow in the Philippines

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Farming is not only a decent job but also profitable and enjoyable. Many people who spend their retirement on doing backyard farming. Another important thing about farming is that you can do it anywhere. If you don’t have the land to farm, urban farming is a booming hobby and business. If you are aiming for a large-scale farming, we provide the list of profitable vegetables that can give you a high return on your investment. The list below is taken from the Philippine Statistics Authority data for 2003 to 2015. Here is the list of the best vegetables to farm (with scientific names) in order to make profit. 1. Onion Bulb Allium cepa - There were 181,208 metric tons of onion bulbs produced locally on 2016. Filipinos consumed 194,672 metric tons , including imports with an average
List of Sharon Cuneta-Gabby Concepcion Movies

List of Sharon Cuneta-Gabby Concepcion Movies

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Without a doubt, the Sharon Cuneta-Gabby Concepcion love team is one of the most well-loved love teams in the Philippine entertainment industry. And although their marriage lasted for only three years, fans still love their reunion movies. The ex-couple has a daughter, KC Concepcion, who is also somehow doing well in her showbiz career. As a teenage girl growing up when Sharon and Gabby did their first movie together, I was able to watch almost all of their movies in cinemas. And because they were recently reunited via a McDonald's TV commercial that immediately viral, below is the complete list of all the Sharon-Gabby movies, so fans can recall their kilig moments. #1 Dear Heart (1981) Directed by Danny L. Zialcita, ‘Dear Heart’ is the first ever movie of Sharon and Gabby, and is
Top 15 Hardwood Trees to Plant in the Philippines for Profit

Top 15 Hardwood Trees to Plant in the Philippines for Profit

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? (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Tree planting in the Philippines is not only an enjoyable hobby but also a profitable business and can helf preserve our depleting ecosystem. Although the forestry business in the Philippines is mostly dominated by Gmelina and Mahogany, there are also other native Philippine forest trees that worth investing. By planting Philippine native trees, you are not only making money, but also helping preserve these threatened tree species. Below are some of the threatened endemic Philippine tree species (except for mahogany, gmelina, and acacia), with their scientific names that worth preservation and planting. #1. Gmelina (Gmelina arborea) Although Gmelina is not a native Philippine tree, it is the most important and widely distribu...
12 Most Dangerous Animals in the Philippines

12 Most Dangerous Animals in the Philippines

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The Philippines is a tropical country that is rich in biodiversity and natural resources. With more than 7,000 islands, the country also houses hundreds of thousands of animal species that can pose dangers to humans if not properly informed or clueless on how to deal with this dangerous and sometimes deadly animals. Every island in the Philippines has a different set of dangerous, poisonous, and venomous creatures. Listed below are the most common animals that pose threat to humans. These animals can be found in most islands except for the crocodiles which are considered critically endangered. Here is the 12 most dangerous animals in the Philippines #1. Snakes Snakes are everywhere in the Philippines, and either it is poisonous or not, snakes are scary. There are more people wh...