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During the 17th to 19th centuries, the Chinese survived a ruthless persecution by the Spaniards, and still emerged as crucial economic assets in the Philippines.
The history of the Chinese in the Philippines during the 16th to 18th century is usually relegated to the footnotes, when in fact, they were crucial actors who actively shaped Philippine history.One of the reasons why colonial and pre-colonial Chinese in the ...
 
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A Ting Hun is much more than an extravagant exchange of gifts.
Pre-wedding traditions are spread throughout the world, and every culture has its own version. For the Filipino-Chinese, there’s the formal engagement ceremony called the Ting Hun. A Ting Hun is a pre-wedding custom that’s similar to the Filipino tradition of pamamanhikan, a ...
 
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The vase, which dates back to the 18th century, was stored in a shoebox.
When it comes to finding hidden treasure, here's proof that the attic is a great place to start.An 18th-century Chinese vase that was discovered by chance in a shoebox in the attic of a French family home has sold for 16.2 million euros, ...
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