Secretary Locsin in Brussels

Secretary Locsin is in Brussels to represent President Rodrigo Duterte in the biennial summit that brings together leaders of Asia and Europe.   During their meeting, Secretary Locsin and Prime Minister Rutte discussed the state of relations between the Philippines and the Netherlands and steps both countries could take to further strengthen bilateral cooperation.   The Image above… Read More »

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Insulae Indiae Orientalis Is Now On Show

Insulae Indiae Orientalis is now on show at the Ayala Museum. Back when navigation was more than just waze and google maps.   An exhibit on rare Philippine Maps dating as far as the 1500s.   The image above, a map, represents the Spanish empire in the figure of a queen with Spain as the crown and the… Read More »

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The Unhealthy School Drink Environment

Children are exposed to unhealthy school drink environment because of High availability of unhealthy option (for example sugary drinks) Aggressive marketing of sugary drinks (advertising,sponsorship,promotion) Low availability or absence of safe drinking water. Instead of sugary drinks, children should drinkwater to stay healthy and quench thirst.   Sugary drinks often provide unnecessary calories, and in the case of… Read More »

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Accredited Accommodation Establishments in Boracay

Accredited Accommodation Establishments in Boracay. The following are the hotels that will be allowed to open for the soft opening of Boracay this October 26. Only the hotels listed will be allowed to re-open. This list is as of Oct 12, 2018. (DOT Secretary Puyat) 357 Boracay Resort – Station 3, Brgy.Manoc-Manoc – Number of rooms – 10… Read More »

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