Walwal

Are you among the Filipinos today who has a WalWal (wallet na walang laman) ?   How do you survive on a day of danger “petsa de peligro ? Share your experience below.   Walwal, acronym for “wallet na walang laman” is often experienced when you spend more that what you earn.   It also occurs when you… Read More »

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2018 Year-End Bonus and Cash Gift

Rules and Regulations On The Grant of the 2018 Year-End Bonus and Cash Gift   Starting November 15, government workers nationwide will receive their year-end bonus, equivalent to a full month’s salary, and cash gift which amounts to 5,000 pesos. DBM   Who are qualified? All positions of civilian personnel whether regular, contractual or casual in nature, appointive… Read More »

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Lifetime Cellphone Number Act will soon become a law?

Update: The Lifetime Cellphone Number Act bill is now RA 11202 or The Mobile Number Portability Act. Senator Gatchalian announces the approval of the bicameral conference committee report on the bill providing consumers the privilege of using a permanent mobile phone number or the Lifetime Cellphone Number Act. The Bill is expected to be ratified early next month.… Read More »

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Kuwitib and Hantik

In some parts of the Philippines, small ants are called “kuwitib” and large, red ants are called “hantik”.   How do you say “ants” in your dialect? Find out more about ants and other insects at the Insect World inside the Kalikasan room. Museo Pambata

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