Camilo Jacob Historical Marker As we celebrate our 123rd Philippine Independence Day, let’s meet one of the Bicolano martyrs. Camilo Jacob, a native of Polangui, Albay, was one of 10 martyrs executed by firing squad at Luneta, Manila, on January 4, 1897. Jacob was a businessman and professional photographer who later became a revolutionary. He joined Triangulo Bicol,… Read More »
New and improved Calbayog Airport to revitalize Eastern Visayas The Duterte administration wants to improve the country’s airports, including upgrading Calbayog Airport. As a result, larger planes will be able to land, and daily flights to and from Eastern Visayas are expected to increase. Increased Passenger Terminal Building (PTB) passenger capacity from 176 to 450. New passenger terminal… Read More »
Stone Sinkers of Batanes Islands The National Museum of the Philippines features the stone sinkers excavated from the Batanes Islands. A stone sinker varies in size and functions as an anchor, plummet, or weight for nets and fishing lines. A stone sinker varies in size and functions as an anchor, plummet, or weight for nets and fishing lines.… Read More »
The Marawi Transcentral Road project, which started in July 2019, is expected to be completed by July 2021. It is part of the 18.97-kilometer project for Stage 1 reconstruction and development plan for Greater Marawi. This project is also a part of DPWH’s flagship infrastructure projects for Marawi Rehabilitation. You may want to read: Mindanao Railway Project
Electric Vehicles and Charging Stations Act According to Senator Win Gatchalian, the Electric Vehicles and Charging Stations Act will lessen the transport sector’s dependence on imported crude supply, a sustainability solution that will also be beneficial to the environment. You may want to read: How to check online traffic violations in the Philippines?