Category Archives: Lifestyle

The Philippine crocodile

  The Philippine crocodile is a freshwater species endemic to the country. Found only in Luzon and Mindanao, some estimates suggest there are less than 140 left in the wild. While crocodiles have gotten a bad reputation for attacking people, they are in fact shy and will not attack unless provoked. The Philippine crocodile is listed as critically… Read More »

RA 10932 Anti Hospital Deposit Law

  RA 10932 Anti Hospital Deposit Law (2017) An act stengthening the Anti-Hospital Deposit law by increasing the penalties for the refusal of Philippine hospitals and medical clinics to administer appropriate initial medical treatment and support in emergency or serious cases. “It shall be unlawful for any hospital or medical clinic to request or solicit any form of… Read More »

Who is Dee Khong Hee?

  Dee Khong Hee was a member of Wha Chi 48th Squadron veterans. Wha Chi, an anti-Japanese guerrilla detachment in the Philippines, was formed by a group of courageous men bound by a common hatred of the Japanese and a burning desire to fight for Philippine freedom. Dee Khong Hee, one of the last surviving veterans of Wha… Read More »

Wooden Eggbeater

  Wooden Eggbeater Now on our second week in the observance of Nutrition Month in the country, the National Museum Bohol is sharing to you this relic of a bygone age. A deceptively simple tool that is yet another proof of the sophistication, craftsmanship, and ingenuity of our forebears. This wooden Eggbeater or Mixer was an essential tool… Read More »

Diosdado Macapagal’s favorite food

  Diosdado Macapagal’s favorite food Home-cooked sinigang was a favorite of the late President Diosdado Macapagal, especially when cooked and served by his wife, Purita. Sinigang shared with the family is one happy experience of every Filipino household especially during the quarantine.   You may want to read: Pinggang Pinoy