Category Archives: Lifestyle

Largest Lake in the Philippines

  Largest Lake in the Philippines Did You Know? The Philippines’ largest lake, with an area of 356 square miles (922 square kilometers), is Laguna de Bay, on the island of Luzon. You may want to read: Maranao | Kalinaw Kultura

Hagbas

  Hagbas The month of September has been declared National Clean-Up Month by virtue of Proclamation 244 signed by former President Fidel V. Ramos on September 3, 1993. In observance of the National Clean-Up month, we are featuring today a traditional cleaning implements locally known as Hagbas. In rural areas, this indispensable tool or scythe is used to… Read More »

Tuklas Lunas

  Tuklas Lunas Drug discovery and development is a key priority to treat COVID-19. As the journey towards developing a COVID-19 cure progresses, let us show our support and gratitude to all our researchers this Philippine Medicine Day. Did You Know? “Tuklas Lunas” is a program of the DOST-Philippine Council for Health Research and Development, which aims to… Read More »

Endangered Sea Turtles in the Philippines

  Endangered Sea Turtles in the Philippines The Philippines is home to 5 of the 7 sea turtle species in the world: Green Sea Turtle (Chelonia mydas) Talisayon, Bildog, Hawksbill Turtle (Eretmochelys imbricata) Pawikan, Karahan, Payukan, Loggerhead Turtle (Caretta carreta) Pawikan, Bulawon, Leatherback Turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) Pawikan, Binalimbing, Laton, and Olive Ridley Turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea) Pawikan, Kantiwan, Mukoy.… Read More »

Social Security System Philippines Benefits

  Social Security System Philippines Benefits   September is Social Security Month! To uplift economic and social conditions, every citizen is encouraged to be an active member of the Social Security System. Social Security System Benefits: Sickness – A daily cash allowance paid for the number of days a member is unable to work due to sickness or… Read More »