Category Archives: Lifestyle

Fernando Amorsolo | Grand Old Man of Philippine Art

Fernando Amorsolo is known as the Grand Old Man of Philippine Art.   He was the first National Artist of the Philippines.   Fernando Amorsolo was born on May 30, 1892 and he passed away on April 24, 1972,   He was one of the most important artists in the history of painting in the Philippines.   Amorsolo… Read More »

Kuwitib and Hantik

In some parts of the Philippines, small ants are called “kuwitib” and large, red ants are called “hantik”.   How do you say “ants” in your dialect? Find out more about ants and other insects at the Insect World inside the Kalikasan room. Museo Pambata

10 Ways to reduce cancer risk

Ways to reduce cancer risk   Cancer is one of the leading causes of death in the world. Yet, many of these deaths can be avoided.   Between 30-50% of cancers are preventable by healthy lifestyle choices.   Cancer is one of the leading causes of death in the Philippines.   The leading causes of death in the… Read More »

Sapatos Festival to start November 12

The Philippines shoe capital is all set for this year’s Sapatos Festival.   Quality and affordable shoes, bags, belts, and more items made by Marikina’s skilled craftsmen will be available at this year’s Sapatos Festival that will start on November 12, 2018 until January 6, 2019 at the Marikina Freedom Park.   Likewise, the much awaited stiletto race… Read More »

How much is the price of palay?

The price of palay being purchased by the NFA from the farmer’s produce are now worth Php20.70 per kilo.   According to Assistant Manager Ed Camua of NFA-Bulacan, the increase in the price of palay encourages more farmers to sell their produce to the NFA.   This is the first time that the agency (NFA) raised the local… Read More »