Category Archives: Lifestyle

The Gate of Fort Santiago

The Gate of Fort Santiago.   Fort Santiago in Manila was constructed using volcanic tuff (adobe).   It was built between 1589 and 1592 on the former site of the wooden citadel of Rajah Soliman, ruler of Manila.   Governor Santiago De Vera (1584-1590) named the fort as his namesake and in honor of Santiago Matamoros or St.James… Read More »

Philippine Cities With Plastic Bans

Are you aware that there are Philippine cities with plastic bans?   These cities which ban plastic in the Philippines are the following: Muntinlupa Las Pinas Pasig Pasay Makati Quezon City (within city hall) Cebu (within city hall)   There are so many places in the Philippines beginning to implement a policy of banning plastic which is great.… Read More »

Magdalena Gamayo: Gawad Manlilikha ng Bayan

Magdalena Gamayo: Gawad Manlilikha ng Bayan   Magdalena Gamayo, Gawad Manlilikha ng Bayan, was born on August 13,1924.   Magdalena Gamayo of Pinili, Ilocos Norte, for more than seven (7) decades, her eyes have dimmed, but she is still considered the most distinguished weaver today.   As a result, she was awarded the 2012 Gawad Manlilikha ng Bayan… Read More »

Pagasa Color Coded Rainfall Advisories

Pagasa Color Coded Rainfall Advisories   Red means evacuation Orange means alert for possible evacuation Yellow means monitor the weather condition   Red – (Torrential) more than 30mm rain, observed in 1 hour and expected to continue in the next 2 hours. Serious flooding expected in low lying areas.   Orange – (Intense) 15-30mm rain, observed in 1… Read More »

Ang Wika Ko ni Rio Alma

Ang Wika Ko   For those Filipino students who are looking for poetry during this month of language or Buwan ng Wika, here is a little gift of our National Artist of the Arts Virgilio S. Almario for you.   Sa mga naghahanap ng tula para sa Buwan ng Wika 2018, narito ang munting handog ng ating Pambansang… Read More »