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"Show of Force" -- US carrier strike group dispatched to South China Sea

By Camille Diola (philstar.com) | Updated March 4, 2016 – 10:26am

In this Jan. 15, 2016 photo, sailors assigned to the aircraft carrier USS John C. 680 more words

Japan Is Spending $107 Million To Rebuild a Tiny Pacific Island

Japan has announced it will spend more than a hundred million dollars rebuilding structures on a distant atoll whose total land mass is less than a hundred square feet, reports the South China Morning Post. 28 more words

Scientists Discover How Tectonic Plates Collide

Researchers have discovered how tectonic plates first collided in one of the world’s largest deep sea trenches.

One of the biggest questions yet to be answered about plate tectonics is how do subduction zones start? 768 more words

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Filipino Fishing

The Banka, a type of Filipino fishing vessel, also known as a pump boat, is seen all over the Philippines. Pump boats are made up of a central hull, like a canoe with outriggers on both sides. 40 more words


Volcanic Island of Aogashima, Japan

Aogashima is a small, tropical volcanic island in the Philippine Sea, under the administration of Tokyo despite being located some 358 kilometers away from the country’s capital. 119 more words


Philippine Inspired Costume I designed at the 2015 Binibining Pilipinas USA

Of the 20 contestants from the recently concluded Binibining Pilipinas USA 2015, 4  Fil-Am ladies wore my Philippine inspired costume for the Philippine Costume Competition. I have really thought and made some research just for this competition  since its really my passion in making costumes. 499 more words

One Moonless Night At The Sea And It Rain All Through It

we were young
we canoed silently the brown little boat
of our Grandpa
of course, we stole it
we had to go fishing under the blue sky… 346 more words