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Who is Aman Sinaya?

  Aman Sinaya is a rival of Bathala. She is the goddess of the sea. There fighting resulted in the creation of the Philippine archipelago. She sent powerful waves to the god of heaven, which in turn was repaid by the massive slab of the earth. From here formed the islands and mountains, surrounded by oceans.(Philippine Mythology) Siya… Read More »

What is the top infectious killer in the Philippines?

Tuberculosis is the top infectious killer in the Philippines. Every day, 70 Filipinos die from TB, although it is a curable disease. TB is the leading killer of people with HIV and a major cause of deaths related to antimicrobial resistance. About 1 million Filipinos have active TB disease, the 3rd highest prevalence rate in the world. Tuberculosis… Read More »

El Niño in the Philippines

  Get to know some facts about El Niño , the phenomenon which we are currently experiencing in the Philippines. Facts About El Niño in the Philippines Did you know that 1. El Niño translates from Spanish as the “Boy Child” or the “Little One”. 2. Usually El Niño occurs every 4 to 12 years and causes a… Read More »

Who is Amihan?

  According to the stories, Amihan saved our ancestors, “Malakas and Maganda” from the confinement of a bamboo. She is one of the first three creatures in the world, including Bathala (Heaven) and Aman-Sinaya (Sea). She claims to have no gender and is symbolized by a golden bird.(Filipino Mythology) Ayon sa mga kwento, si Amihan ang nagligtas sa… Read More »