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Large numbers of Philippines articles could benefit from geocoding[edit]

The category Category:Philippines articles missing geocoordinate data now contains over 2000 articles that appear to be eligible for geotagging, but have not been geotagged. I'd greatly appreciate any help that members of this project could give to adding these coordinates. For help in how the geotagging system works, please see Wikipedia:Wikiproject Geographical coordinates. Thanks, -- The Anome (talk) 14:41, 20 June 2015 (UTC)

Neighborhoods of Manila?[edit]

Does anyone have any knowledge of what Binondo, Ermita, Intramuros, San Miguel, Tondo, etc. really are or what they should be called? Initially, these areas were referred to as "districts" here in WP. That's why this Category:Districts of Manila was created. Recently though, some user/s like PH 0447 have begun revising the articles and calling them either "neighborhoods" or just "places" in Manila. I'm not sure neighborhood is a correct term tho as we have barangay as its local equivalent. And we know those areas are composed of several barangays so it can't be the right terminology to use. If those aren't districts, could there be a better word for it?-- RioHondo (talk) 04:13, 27 June 2015 (UTC)

According to the Charter of the City of Manila, Section 6, these are "municipal districts", so "district" is the correct term (at the risk of confusion with the legislative districts). —seav (talk) 18:38, 27 June 2015 (UTC)
I'd rather call "legislative districts" as "legislative districts", and these... uh places as plain old "districts". –HTD 21:15, 30 June 2015 (UTC)
Thanks seav! I have reverted those labels and notified the editor about this error. Actually, i find it weird that some people use "legislative districts" as references to geographic areas within a city. And i noticed this also affects Quezon City which breaks down its barangays per legislative district. I didn't know there was a use for legislative districts outside of politics. Or that it should be a basis for administrative subdivisions within a city. Our legislative districts are like constituencies, ridings, or electoral districts that change size and jurisdiction every so often depending on population. "Districts" on the other hand are more permanent and is based on geography not on representation of population. So there shouldn't be confusion regarding this.--RioHondo (talk) 03:09, 1 July 2015 (UTC)

Moro related articles[edit]

Has anyone noticed current editing regarding Moro related articles recently?--RightCowLeftCoast (talk) 05:50, 27 June 2015 (UTC)

Page suggestion to the article about Philippines (link:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philippines)[edit]

11:50, 30 June 2015 (UTC)Imperator Livius Ceasar (talk)Dear Editors of Tambayan Philippines ,

Greetings

Can I suggest in your excellent page to add additional info about our country about the Spanish name of the Philippines , La Republica de Filipinas or Filipinas https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philippines . Due to the reason that Philippines is a hispanic country like Mexico,Argentina,Chile,Cuba it's once called as the Spanish East Indies and we cannot deny the fact that a very big part of our history cannot stand without Spainish legacy . Thank You

TBH I don't really see the benefit of adding non-English official names since it won't help the English speaker. I could probably make an exception on "official languages", of which Spanish isn't.... –HTD 21:14, 30 June 2015 (UTC)

Copyright Violation Detection - EranBot Project[edit]

A new copy-paste detection bot is now in general use on English Wikipedia. Come check it out at the EranBot reporting page. This bot utilizes the Turnitin software (ithenticate), unlike User:CorenSearchBot that relies on a web search API from Yahoo. It checks individual edits rather than just new articles. Please take 15 seconds to visit the EranBot reporting page and check a few of the flagged concerns. Comments welcome regarding potential improvements. These possible copyright violations can be searched by WikiProject categories. Use "control-f" to jump to your area of interest (if such a copyvio is present).--Lucas559 (talk) 20:26, 2 July 2015 (UTC)

PhilWiki Community User Group[edit]

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