Category Archives: Lifestyle


  Jambangan literraly means “flower vase”. This is what the Malay in Zamboanga called it when they discovered the place filled with flowers. The word Zamboanga came from this word. Ang literal na ibig sabihin ng Jambangan ay “plorera ng bulaklak”. Ito ang itinawag ng mga Malay sa Zamboanga noong nadiskubre nila ang lugar na punong-puno ng bulaklak.… Read More »


  Calamansi which is native to the Philippines is called Kidya in Baler, Aurora. Kidya is often seen in Baler restaurants and eateries, where tasty cold calamansi juice is good to drink after surfing. Ang Kidya ay tawag sa kalamansi sa Baler, Aurora. Ang Kidya ay madalas nakikita sa mga kainan sa Baler, kung saan masarap na inumin ang… Read More »

What is Palero?

  Palero is a term for people whose job is to collect garbage. Let us segregate our  garbage, so that our surroundings will become beautiful. How to segregate? Separate the different types of garbage into biodegradable and non-biodegradable. Sell ​​bottles, paper, cardboard, tin cans, pet bottles, plastics, and styrofoam in the junk-shop. Separate broken glass and glass bottles… Read More »

Ricardo Lantican: National Scientist

  Ricardo Lantican is an internationally recognized pioneer in plant breeding. He received the title of National Scientist in 2005 for developing over 20 enhanced mungbean, soybean, and peanut varieties. Dr. Ricardo Lantican is recognized for his contributions in plant breeding. His research shows the importance of genetic diversity as a weapon against environmental adversities. His work finds… Read More »

Rene Barrientos (Boxing) Sports Hero

  Rene Barrientos was born in Aklan on September 25, 1943.  He cemented his stature as one of the greatest hard-hitting boxers in the Philippines after reigning as the Philippine champion in the Super Featherweight division from 1964 to 1967. In 1969, Rene Barrientos claimed the World Boxing Council Super Featherweight crown after defeating American fighter Ruben Navarro… Read More »