Category Archives: Lifestyle

The Aduana Building

The Aduana (Customs House) was a Spanish colonial structure that once housed a number of  government offices such as the Philippines mint and the offices of the Central Administration (Intendencia).   The Aduana Building is located in Magallanes Drive in Intramuros Manila.   The Aduana or Customs House in the Philippines was constructed based on a 1796 instruction… Read More »

National Artist For Visual Arts, Guillermo Tolentino

Today is the 128th birth anniversary of Guillermo Tolentino, National Artist for Visual Arts (Sculpture).   Guillermo Tolentino was born on July 24,1890 and passed away on July 12,1976.   He is a National Artist for Sculpture. Guillermo Estrella Tolentino is a product of the Revival period in Philippine art.   Returning from Europe (where he was enrolled… Read More »

Philippine History Month is August by virtue of Proclamation No.339

Philippine History Month is August of every year by virtue of Proclamation No.339.   Philippine History Month is as a way for remembering important people and events and to emphasize the most significant turning points in Philippine history.   This year’s history month 2018 theme is “Kasaysayan:Tuklasin,Mahalin,Palaganapin”. Proclamation No.339 was signed by President Benigno Aquino on February 16,2012.… Read More »

Pinggang Pinoy

What is Pinggang Pinoy? Ma. Jovina A. Sandoval, Science Research Specialist II from DOST-FNRI explains the importance of pinggang pinoy and how it can help you eat correctly and eat the right foods.   Pinggang pinoy simply teach you to always prepare a plated meal for yourself and for your family following the pinggang pinoy food guide.  … Read More »

Prayer In Time Of Flooding

Prayer In Time Of Flooding Lord God, You promised to all Creation that the great deluge will not occur again, that you will not again destroy the earth through catastrophic flooding. Because of mankind’s sins, you chastised the world with deadly water. Now we are reminded of our shortcomings and offenses as we see water rising. Have mercy… Read More »