The Philippines

1 SIMPLE BREAKFAST, SIMPLE LIFE | Life in the Philippine Countryside | Episode 37

27 jan. 2021

Today, join me as I showcase another simple yet fulfilling life in the countryside. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. People in the countryside needs to eat a hearty meal to keep themselves strong the whole day. For today’s breakfast, I cooked “sarsiadongg isda” and “kinirog”. It’s simple but yet delicious, satisfying and nutritious. We ate beside the green ricefields while enjoying the soothing sound of nature. Hope you’ll enjoy the video gagayyem! Keep smiling and always choose to live simple.💚

2 🇵🇭 Untamed Philippines Documentary | Philippines Documentary | Philippines Documentaries ❤️

7 aug. 2020
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3 sep. 2019

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The visitor to Metro Manila commonly sees the Philippines as the most westernized of Asian countries and in many ways, it is. But there is also a rich underlay of Malay culture beneath the patina of Spanish and American heritage.

National cultural life is a happy marriage of many influences, as the indigenous Malay culture is assimilated and adapted to different strains in a practice typical of Malay temperament. An upsurge of Philippine nationalism stimulated a desire to preserve the ancient heritage without restricting its openness to foreign artistic influence.

The Philippines is an archipelago of 7,107 islands. It stretches from the south of China to the northern tip of Borneo. The country has over a hundred ethnic groups and a mixture of foreign influences which have molded a unique Filipino culture.

Before the Spanish explorers came, Indo-Malays and Chinese merchants had settled here. In 1521, the Spaniards, led by Ferdinand Magellan, discovered the islands. The Spanish conquistadores established a colonial government in Cebu in 1565. They transferred the seat of government to Manila in 1571 and proceeded to colonize the country. The Filipinos resisted and waged Asia’s first nationalist revolution in 1896. On June 12, 1898, Emilio Aguinaldo declared the Philippines independent from Spain and proclaimed himself president.

After ruling for 333 years, the Spaniards finally left in 1898 and were replaced by the Americans who stayed for 48 years. On July 4, 1946, the Americans recognized Philippine independence.

The Philippines is the third largest English-speaking country in the world. The country is divided into three geographical areas: Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. It has 17 regions, 81 provinces, 136 cities, 1,494 municipalities, and 41,995 barangays. (Barangay – The smallest political unit into which cities and municipalities in the Philippines are divided.

It is the basic unit of the Philippine political system. It consists of less than 1,000 inhabitants residing within the territorial limit of a city or municipality and administered by a set of elective officials, headed by a barangay chairman or punong barangay)

3 Aurora Province: The Treasure of the Philippines | Free Documentary


17 jan. 2019

Aurora Province: The Treasure of the Philippines | Nature Documentary
The Aurora Province is located on the East-Central part of Luzon Island, the main Island of the Philippines. The province of Aurora covers the eastern portion of the Sierra Madre Mountains, hence it is generally mountainous. Its coastline spans 332 kilometres in length. Aurora is a province blessed with an abundance of tourist attractions. It has its share of historical sites such as the home and resthouse of former Phil-ippine President Manuel L. Quezon. The province also has a beautiful Catholic church and several historical markers. Its natural attractions include picturesque waterfalls, lush greenery on mountainsides, and panoramic beaches. Surfing, snorkelling, scuba diving, mountain climb-ing and trekking are only some of the activities you can enjoy in Aurora. The social life is dominated by a mixture of old traditions of the natives and modern arts. So the displeasing dances of former head hunters can be admired as well as the work of highly talented artists of today’s time. The population lives predominantly on farming and skilled crafts. It is conspicuous how engaged scientists work out solutions for an eco-logical lasting way of managing agriculture and to increase the conser-vation management. The influence of Spanish conquerors in Auroras history is still present at many places trough to the architectural style of historic buildings. Also a big Part of the population is Catholic.
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4 Explore the Amazing Land of the Phillipines – True Adventure Documentary

3 jun. 2014

The Real World of The Philippines is the first in a series of adventure motion pictures that documentary filmmaker, Rick Howard made in Southeast Asia. Hired by the Philippine Department of Tourism to film water sports, Rick spent eight months traveling from one end of the Philippine Islands to the other. Rick explored, experienced and filmed, not only the water sports, but also the beautiful people, their fascinating lives and everything else this amazing country has to offer. You’ll visit majestic towering mountains with their exotic tribes of people unchanged by time. Then visit the people in a sea side fishing village of serene, tropical lagoons and coconut palms. You’ll see how this place is affected when a violent and destructive South China Sea, typhoon strikes in the night and ravages into the morning, but it did provide great waves for Rick and his partner Clark, to ride. You’ll experience the serenity and beauty of a Dowest temple and the wild celebration of the Ati-Ati-Han festival, much like Mardigras in New Orleans, but in the central Philippines. Then the delicate beauty of the jungle orchards on the island Mindanao in the south. 
In the central Philippines, Rick boarded a 120 foot diving boat named The Lady of the Sea and it took him on a one week diving adventure to three little islands where Rick filmed beautiful under sea sights in the clearest water he’s ever seen. From The Lady, Rick will take you scuba diving on majestic coral reefs that seem to go on for ever. The fish found on the coral reefs of the world are the most colorful found anywhere and any scuba diver will agree that the sights under water in this country, are some of the best this world has to offer. 
The colorful history of these islands is revisited from the time when Ferdinand Magellan first discovered them and was killed here, to the present time in this movie, when the Marcos Regime was in power. This meant guns everywhere, military checkpoints at night and all of things that people have to live with when they’re under martial law. 
Rick was lucky to be working for the Philippine Department of Tourism because it was a government agency. So, even in these tense times of military rule, Rick was allowed excess into places and permitted to film things that would have been impossible otherwise. The Real World of The Philippines is the story of this true adventure.

5 SANTOL(Climb, Eat, Cook) | Life in the Countryside | Episode 18 | Gayyem BenBen

1 sep. 2020

Yuhooo! How’s life gagayyem? Since santol(cotton fruit) is in season today in the Philippines, I decided to get some before they will drop on the ground. Santol is very popular in the Philippines and you can also find it in other South East Asian countries. It tastes sweet when riped. Since we live in the countryside we have a lot of santol tha we love to share!
On this video I cooked Ginataang Santol and jam for our family dinner and they enjoyed it! I hope you’ll enjoy also watching this video! Keep smiling!😁♥️

6 Philippines – People in the mountains of Cebu | Simple beautiful


5 mei 2018

Amazing to see how people live like this and they always seem so happy. This mountain vally is somewhere outside of the town Toledo and it made me feel like I was in a movie

7 – 10 Best Places to Visit in the Philippines – Travel Video

30 jul. 2020

Check out all the places seen in this video:… 
The Philippines is an island nation located in the Western Pacific. The region boasts one of the world’s longest combined coastlines due to the nation’s seven thousand tropical islands. From pristine beaches and marvelous natural wonders to interesting historic sites and beautiful coral reefs, the Philippines pack many exciting things to see and do. Here is a look at some of the best places to visit in the Philippines:

8 Life in the Philippines pt 1 | A Foreigner’s Perspective

18 mei 2019

I visited the Philippines to get a glimpse of the everyday lives of Filipinos. Thanks to our sponsor ExpressVPN. Go to, to take back your Internet privacy TODAY and find out how you can get 3 months free.
Check out my previous video about commuting in Manila Check out part 2 – Homes, Family & Work
Special thanks to all the locals that showed me around. You know who you are!
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9 Pope Francis shaken by ANAK-TNK street children


22 jan. 2015

Pope Francis surprise visit at TNK foundation – January 16, 2015 Youth encounter Manila, testimony of TNK kids and tears of Glyzelle – January 18, 2015

10 The street children of Manila call to mind Pope Francis … to visit ANAK-Tnk

22 sep. 2014

Dear Holiness,
Hundreds of neglected, battered and sexually abused children who still believe in this hope you proclaim on the rooftops of the world have sent you letters …
January 2015 – Papal visit in Manila

11 Pope Visit to ANAK-Tnk Street Children: One Year later

17 jan. 2016

One year ago, at the occasion of the Papal Visit to the Philippines, Pope Francis embraced the street children of ANAK-Tnk Foundation and was deeply touched by the testimony of Glyzelle Palomar and Jun Chura. An encounter that they will never forget…

12 Philippines Life

17 feb. 2015

People in the Philippines going about their daily activities. Part of this was shot in the Lapu Lapu City mercado while a man was on a loudspeaker trying to sell medicine to cure hemorrhoids.
This replaces a 2 part video that became corrupt and could not be repaired.

13 Most Dangerous Ways To School – PHILIPPINES

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9 jul. 2019

Most Dangerous Ways To School – Philippines.
The children from Madibago in the southern Philippines have one of the most spectacular and dangerous ways to school in the world. Some walk alone through the jungle for hours, others risk their lives, in order to make it past a steep face of rock and boulders, overgrown with moss and tree roots.

On the peninsula Zamboanga del Norte in the southern Philippines, the thinly populated coastal strip gives way to sharply rising mountains. Eleven-year-old Aible lives close to the sea, but her school is located in the heart of the mountains. A ride on a motorbike taxi costs only one US-Dollar, but Aible’s family simply doesn’t have the money, like most of the families here. So for decades, children from Madibago have been taking the shortcut through the jungle. They call it Pam-Pang: A gigantic wall that the children must climb every single day – in the hopes of a better future. In some places its slope is 90 degrees. Many people have fallen here. Some have critically injured themselves while trying to climb Pam-Pang.

The weather can change suddenly in the Philippines. Thanks to the high humidity, short, heavy rain showers tend to be the rule – even in the dry season. And for Aible this means even greater danger on her way to and from school. The roots, the rocks, the soil – all becomes even more slippery than usual. But that doesn’t keep the children from chasing their dreams.


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5 jul. 2016

A day in the life of scavengers. Philippines….SURVIVAL in EXTREME….Thousands of street children begging and scavenging in the garbage dumps, seeking food and treasures to recycle, or sell….Searching amid the decaying carcasses, burning tires, flames and toxic fumes. This is their life! PLEASE HELP US TO HELP THEM….

15 Philippines / Manila Slums / Navotas Cemetery

11 sep. 2020


16 Assignment Asia: Philippines Swim to School

6 jan. 2016

It’s been said many times that the best ticket out of poverty is to get an education. And for the young characters in our first story, that’s just the case. These are Filipino children who go to great lengths, literally, to get to school, sometimes without breakfast or lunch. It’s heartbreaking, but at the same time it gives you hope – that their future might be brighter than the struggles they endure today.

Our next story is about an experiment in China that is just breaking ground. We travel to Shanghai where we learn how a few schools are helping boys develop more ‘male-oriented’ roles as they make their way into adulthood. In a society where the mother has more influence over a child’s education, some experts say Chinese boys aren’t growing into the men of generations past. As a result, there is a growing demand by parents for the schools to step in, and one mother says she already sees a difference in her young son as a result of this program.

Finally, if ever there were an example of how an education can help a person out of poverty, it’s with our next story. Anil hit a stroke of luck (pun intended) when he beat a top amateur in golf, an experience that paid off and gave him a reprieve from the daily life in the slums of Mumbai. Now he’s trying to pay it forward by helping others learn to play golf so that they too have a chance at a better life.

We hope you enjoy the show!

17 Investigative Documentaries: PAAralan (TREADucation)

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27 sep. 2017

To children living in Latag, Nasugbu, Batangas, going to school means facing risks daily.

They begin their three-hour trek to school at 3 AM. They cross rivers and ravines barefoot, as the mud can sometimes be too deep.

Elsa is in grade 10. She and her sister, who is in fifth grade, join 100 other students who walk to school every day. During rainy seasons, the children have to cross a bridge that is close to collapsing. They keep their school uniforms in their backpacks and find ways to change into them when they near their school.

In this report, Investigative Documentaries finds out why going to school has become a life-threatening activity in this small community, and why the local government has not provided them a safer option to get to school.

18 Reel Time: Tulay ng Piloto | Full Episode (with English subtitles)

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27 sep. 2017

“Bayanihan” is a Filipino word that refers to an outpouring of community spirit, with a group of people working together for the common good. This is an inspiring story of how bayanihan fuels a young boy’s dream to fly.

In a remote village in the island of Panay in the Philippines, a young boy named Arcel has learned to juggle work and school to help feed his family. He earns a living from selling abaca, a fiber used in producing banknotes, which he sells for barely a dollar per kilo. Despite the odds, Arcel dreams of becoming a pilot.

Every day, Arcel takes the precious steps towards realizing his dream by crossing a wobbly bridge made of vines from the forest. It’s dangerous, but it’s the only way for him to get across the river that separates his home from his school. Since Arcel’s only pair of slippers fell into the river, he’s had to walk barefoot all the way to school, and up the mountain where he cuts down abaca plants.

The future and dreams of this little village’s children rest on this bridge. But now that it has begun to deteriorate, will Arcel’s dream continue to fly high? Until when can the forest provide?

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19 Deadliest Journeys – Philippines : When The Mountain Rumbles

In première gegaan op 15 nov. 2019

Thousands make a perilous journey in the Philippines to see a saint in the hope of miracles. To complete the journey they must survive mudslides, ancient transport and deadly ravines. –

20 Street Kids Living Under A Bridge, In Manila

26 mei 2020

Homeless street kids, living under the bridge. Manila, Philippines. Was the walk home from the mall in Manila safe?

Our mission is to build mini recycling pods on the streets and have them run by homeless people. Solving two problems at once. This will then allow for garbage waste to be sorted at first contact, rather than at the garbage dump. It will also provide temporary shelter for the homeless operators. 

Please subscribe to follow our journey on this mission. Any donations to help prevent plastic pollution and aid in housing the homeless is truly appreciated. Every donation really does help and makes a huge difference to both people

21 The Philippines’ Queen of Extortion | 101 East

13 nov. 2020

From a ramshackle village north of Manila, a seedy criminal enterprise is taking place. Using social media and fake personas, a ruthless young gang is luring unsuspecting men from around the world into explicit online chats. The men then discover the chats have been secretly recorded and will be publicly released unless they pay vast sums of money. While the scam is making the criminal syndicate rich, it is leading some of the victims to suicide. 101 East investigates a lucrative online “sextortion” racket in the Philippines.

22 Kids Risk Death Diving for Gold in Philippines

30 sep. 2015

(Manila, September 30, 2015) – The Philippine government is failing to protect children who dig and dive for gold in dangerous small-scale mines, Human Rights Watch said today in a new report and video, released ahead of Children’s Month in the Philippines.

23 Au secours des petits coeurs de Manille

25 jan. 2016

Documentaire sur les enfants des rues et des bidonvilles de Manille, pris en charge par la Fondation Anak-Tnk.

24 Le Secret de la Joie – Les enfants de la rue à Manille

16 jan. 2015

A Manille, capitale des Philippines, de nombreux enfants des bidonvilles, ou qui vivent dans la rue, abandonnés par leurs familles, sont livrés à eux-mêmes, proies faciles pour des prédateurs de toute sorte. Une association, ANAK-Tnk, « un pont pour les enfants », portée par un prêtre français, Matthieu Dauchez, se bat pour les arracher au pire et construire avec eux leur avenir. Au cœur de la détresse, l’expérience d’une lumière, d’une joie plus forte que tout, qui trouve sa source dans l’union au Christ.
Ce film est réalisé par la Communauté du Chemin Neuf via le réseau de international prière « Net for God ».
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25 ‘They’re pregnant at 11 years old’: the women smashing Catholic taboos in the Philippines

10 jul. 2017

Such is the stigma around sex education and family planning in the Philippines that 65% of women there still do not use contraceptives. Five years ago the Philippine Congress passed a reproductive health law guaranteeing universal access to family planning, but misinformation is still rife. We follow three campaigners working in communities to challenge the myths, and help girls and women plan their families and take control of their future

26 A 10-year old child’s labor of love and sacrifice | Investigative Documentaries

29 mei 2015

Poleana is like every other kid who wants to play and finish her studies. But because her parents cannot even place food on their plates, her simple dream is considered a luxury.

27 ANAK-Tnk _ Les enfants des rues de Manille (Reportage 52 min)

12 aug. 2014

Depuis 1998, l’association ANAK-Tnk vient en aide aux enfants des rues et des bidonvilles de Manille. La mission des éducateurs de la fondation est d’aller chercher les enfants dans la rue pour les convaincre de venir à la fondation et de quitter les vices de la rue.

28 Manila’s Smokey Mountain Slum

23 jun. 2014

Manila isn’t the poorest city on earth but it is the most densely populated with about half of it’s residents living in slums. One of the most remarkable is Smokey Mountain, a community literally situated on a garbage dump.

29 Poverty In Manila Philippines – Babies born on the street

18 okt. 2017

Poverty In Manila Philippines – Babies born on the street My name is Jay and this is my vlog. I wanted to share my experiences of being a Black American living in the Philippines. I’m married to a beautiful Filipina who you will see in my vlogs her name is Kay.

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Thank you for supporting the channel it means a lot to me. 
African American Expat living vlogging in Manila Philippines. Living on a Budget in the Philippines is important to foreigners trying to start a new life. Because of my skin tone and round face people say I look like Luke Mejares. My channel is dedicated to sharing my journey in life in the Philippines married to a beautiful filipina. We are an interracial couple joined in marriage with a strong relationship. Some of my goals with my vlogs is to share my knowledge, experiences of being a foreigner in the Philippines and most of all I want to help people in need. Since moving to the Philippines I’ve been emotionally touched by the level of poverty in the Philippines. I want to do something and give back to the great people of the Philippines. Homeless in the Philippines is a real issue like all other places but I live here now so I need to help my community. The poor people in the Philippines need a voice and I hope I can give them one.

30 Eating With A Homeless Family – Cebu City, Philippines

9 jan. 2018

Today while walking around Cebu City, Philippines I met a homeless family that lost their home in a fire two years ago. Since then they have been living anywhere they can find. From sidewalks, under tress, on benches, to old abandoned buildings and everywhere in between. It’s one thing if it was just the adults but they have two small children ages 2 and 6. I have nieces and nephews the same age. I can’t imagine kids that young not having a house to go to and sometimes going days at a time without having a meal. 
The only money they make is from Jake, the man in the photo, selling bottled water on the busy streets of Cebu City. Which I saw first hand and is not an easy job at all. Temperatures can easily reach over 100 Fahrenheit some days and with very little shade it can be dangerous for your health. It’s easy to look at homeless people on the street and think they are just lazy. Try selling water for 8 hours or more in a day in the scorching heat and only make about 4 dollars.

31 Having a meal with a homeless family – Cebu, Philippines – feeding the hungry

17 jan. 2018

I met a family of 7 living on the streets of Cebu. We had a meal and chatted. Afterwards their neighbor showed me her home.

32 Feeding 500 kids with US$195 in Philippine slums


5 jun. 2018

Generous sponsors gave meals for impoverished kids in Cebu City.
We prepared vegetables, cooked, organized and distributed tickets around the squatter area.

33 The Dark Side of Philippines (Extreme Poverty)

25 dec. 2017

12.500 bags were handed out for the people who really needed it. Each bag feeds a family for few days.

34 Poverty in the Philippines. The Family That Lives Under A Bridge.

22 mei 2018

Poverty in the Philippines. The Family That Lives Under A Bridge. Village People Philippines.
Village People Philippines visit some urban poor living under a bridge in Cebu City.
Village People Philippines is a channel created by a group of Filipinos to present to the World, what is real everyday life for many Filipino people. Village People Philippines will focus mainly on two extended Filipino families who despite being financially poor, remain culturally rich. Proud Filipino families happy and content, enjoying the fruits of their own efforts and hard work. Not looking for donations, just the opportunity to share their lives and make new friends.
Many other village people have expressed a desire to also share their life stories and experiences, many of which would have otherwise never been remembered or heard. Herbal healing, superstitious beliefs, witch craft, gold panning and other activities will also be featured on the channel, as will videos of parties, festival and fiestas.
We invite you along for the journey.
Maayong Aga
Life in the Philippines is in the Extremes….there’s the Very, very, very RICH and there’s the Very, very, very, very Poor. This is the product of what you call….CORRUPT Public Officials. Election is Coming here comes again the Vote Buying business of Politicians….and here’s the very, very, very big Churches for the Poor with gold images of Jesus and the Altar. Sad life but I can see they look comfortable under the bridge with loud tv and you want to bet? They all have cellphones. We have these vast mountains and ocean properties owned by the gov’t. They could have built an affordable public housing for these people. I’m Pinoy in my early years I volunteer giving shots and giving health educations to these kababayan. Many of them lived there from generations to generations. It’s been a habit since no mortgage, no water bills, no electricity bills. I grew up in the Mountains and moved to Chicago I will never ever lived in that slum conditions under the bridge, in the cemetery. There’s a wide, green, fresh air and foods in the Mountains…I hope your video open the eyes of your politicians.
john smith
the Phillpine Government needs to invest in housing this is shame to see how can they be in office doing nothing you must enrich the Lives of the Republic the Citizens so shameful to see about the Republic Of Phillippines.
fij 01i
The more poor , the more kids . OH Man !! How can they escape from poverty ?

35 Spaghetti dans la poussette-canular

1 feb. 2013

On dirige l’aveugle vers la poubelle pour qu’il puisse vider son assiette dedans. Mais la concierge pousse la poubelle juste au moment où l’homme arrive et il verse son spaghetti directement dans la poussette du bébé qui se met à pleurer sans rien comprendre.
Une présentation de la chaine vidéo YouTube officielle de Juste pour rire les gags. Bourrez-vous la face des meilleurs et plus drôls gags de caméra cachée jamais tournés.