Category Archives: Lifestyle

Philippine Harvest : August 24-26

Sustainable and responsible tourism will be the focus of the second edition of the Philippine Harvest under the helm of the Department of Tourism (DOT) to be staged at the Central Square Mall at Bonifacio High Street, Global City in Taguig from August 24-26. As one of the main thrusts of the Department, the trade fair is themed… Read More »

The New Liwasang Gomburza

The new Liwasang Gomburza is a work in progress.   The Project’s Title is “Site Development and Integration PF The Gomburza Monument and the Old Legislative Building Along and Across Padre Burgos Avenue in the City of Manila”.   This is a project of the National Museum in partnership with the Intramuros Administration and implemented with the support… Read More »

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 »