Category Archives: Lifestyle

Bayawan-Kabankalan road completed

Bayawan-Kabankalan road completed The newly-constructed four-lane concrete road in Bayawan City, Negros Oriental has a length of over 1.6 kilometers. It connects the remote barangays to Kabankalan City. It now provides easier safe access to health centers, public market, and schools. Source: @PIADesk via Assistant Secretary Jonji Y. Gonzales (office of the Presidential Assistant for the Visayas) You… Read More »

Nene Lungay: the grand dame of Boholano artists

Nene Lungay: the grand dame of Boholano artists She was born Hermogena Aceron Borja on September 2, 1929 in Tagbilaran, to a clan of artists and artisans. Her grandfather, Ramon, was a painter, one of those employed to assist Cebuano masters Raymundo Francia and Canuto Avila as they painted murals on the ceilings and interior walls of several… Read More »

Inocencia Solis (Athletics)

Inocencia Solis (Athletics) Inocencia Solis (2nd Hall of Fame Awards Enshrine) is the 1998 Distinguished Filipino Woman Achiever in Sports Philippine Centennial Celebration. She is the 1958 PSA Sports Athlete of the Year. Gold medal: 1962 Jakarta Asian Games 4X100m Gold medal: 1958 Tokyo Asian Games 100m Silver medal: 1958 Tokyo Asian Games 4X100m Bronze medal: 1954 Manila… Read More »

Bawal Billboard Tuwing Bagyo Act

Bawal Billboard Tuwing Bagyo Act The House of Representatives, led by Speaker Lord Allan Velasco, approved on third and final reading Tuesday, House Bill(H)B 7174, which seeks to regulate the use of billboards during typhoons as a public safety measure for the protection of motorists and pedestrians. Voting results were 205 affirmative, zero negative, and four abstentions. The… Read More »

On this day, March 2

On this day, March 2, in 1847 , Cayetano Arellano, first Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines, was born in Udyong (now Orion), Bataan. He set the foundation for the Philippine judiciary. Born to Don Servando Arellano, a Spaniard, and Crisfora Lonzon of Bataan, Cayetano Arellano was a working student in his early years, finishing… Read More »