Category Archives: Lifestyle

On this day, July 11

  On this day, July 11, in 1985, Filipino Redemptorist priest and activist Rudy Romano was abducted by armed men in Tisa, Labangon, Cebu City and has not been seen since. Romano was known for his community work wherein he helped farmers, workers and the poor with their struggle for social change and better living and working conditions.… Read More »

On this day, July 8

  On this day, July 8, in 1987, the US government bars exiled dictator Ferdinand Marcos from leaving Hawaii because of concerns that he is trying to destabilize the Corazon Aquino government in the Philippines. The move was prompted by a report to the Justice Department by two lawyers, who posed as arms dealers, about their conversation with… Read More »

Back to bakUNA (una sa lahat, bakuna)

  Join free vaccination from July to September 2019 with the public school. This month from July to September 2019 the DOH with DepEd will resume and encourage all parents, teachers and local governments to participate in free immunization of students in public schools. Kindergarten to grade 7: Measles vaccine Grade 1 and Grade 7: Diphtheria Vaccine Makiisa… Read More »

Vaping Banned in Philippines Public Places

Vaping and e-cigarettes are now covered by the public smoking ban, based on an Administrative order of the Department of Health. Vaping in the Philippines became popular because of scientific evidence has unequivocally established that tobacco consumption and exposure to tobacco smoke causes death, disease and disability, lead to devastating health, social, economic and environmental consequences, and places… Read More »

On this day, July 5

  In a communiqué to the General Headquarters (GHQ) on this day, July 5, in 1945, Field Marshall Douglas MacArthur declares the liberation of the entire Philippines from Japanese occupation. The liberation of the Philippines, which took the Americans more than eight months to accomplish, began with the Leyte Landings on Oct. 20, 1944. It culminated in the… Read More »