Some Filipinos refer to themselves as Pinoy or sometimes the feminine Pinay (/ˈpɪnaɪ/ Tagalog: ['pɪnai]) instead of the standard term, Filipino.[page needed]Filipino is the widespread word to call the people in the Philippines. The word can be formed by taking the last four letters of Filipino and adding the diminutive suffix -y in the Tagalog language (the suffix is commonly used in Filipino nicknames: e.g. "Nonoy" or "Kokoy" or "Toytoy"). Pinoy was used for self-identification by the first wave of Filipinos going to the continental United States before World War II and has been used both in a pejorative sense and as a term of endearment, similar to Desi. (Full article...)
Image 3With Manila's Filipino-Hispanic roots, Daniel Burnham's urban planning of the city and its government buildings was part of the City Beautiful Movement and in the style of Neoclassical architecture, with Burnham saying Manila had "the bay of Naples, the winding river of Paris, and the canals of Venice". It produced examples such as the Manila Central Post Office and Jones Bridge, circa 1930s.
Image 4La Paz Batchoy is a noodle soup made with pork organs, crushed pork cracklings, chicken stock and beef loin.
Image 5Parol (Christmas lanterns) being sold during the Christmas season
Image 49American troops guarding the bridge over the River Pasig on the afternoon of the surrender. From Harper's Pictorial History of the War with Spain, Vol. II, published by Harper and Brothers in 1899.
Image 52The leaders of the SEATO nations in front of the Congress Building in Manila, hosted by Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos on October 24, 1966. (L-R:) Prime Minister Nguyen Cao Ky (South Vietnam), Prime Minister Harold Holt (Australia), President Park Chung-hee (South Korea), President Ferdinand Marcos (Philippines), Prime Minister Keith Holyoake (New Zealand), Lt. Gen. Nguyễn Văn Thiệu (South Vietnam), Prime Minister Thanom Kittikachorn (Thailand), President Lyndon B. Johnson (United States)
Image 60Fort Santiago Postern of Our Lady of Solitude, Manila, through which on October 5, 1762, Lieutenant Governor Simón de Anda y Salazar escaped the British bombardment during the conquest of Manila.