Mary Flor Diaz wins 3 Silver Medals

Mary Flor Diaz wins 3 Silver Medals Congratulations Mary Flor Diaz for winning three silver medals in the women’s 45kg class of the 2021 Asian Weightlifting Championships in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.   You may want to read: 1st Filipino to win an Olympic silver medal

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Cabra Island Lighthouse to be rehabilitated

Cabra Island Lighthouse to be rehabilitated Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) Commandant, Admiral George V Ursabia Jr, and PCG District Southern Tagalog Commander, Commodore Tito Alvin G Andal visited the Cabra Island Lighthouse situated at Lubang, Occidental Mindoro on 16 April 2021. The PCG intends to rehabilitate the historic lighthouse to intensify Coast Guard’s presence in the vicinity waters… Read More »

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Begonia titoevangelistae

Begonia titoevangelistae Do you know that you can name a plant after someone? Let’s look at Begonia titoevangelistae, a plant species named after a curator from the National Museum of the Philippines. Begonia titoevangelistae is an endemic and critically endangered plant from Catanduanes. The name Begonia titoevangelistae is a scientific name. It is a formal botanical name that… Read More »

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Guano

Guano (Tae ng Paniki) or (Bat Droppings) In celebration of the International Bat Day, April 17, today’s Dignayan Biyernes features a mineral deposit made from the poop of bats — the guano. Guano, commonly known as bat and seabird feces is considered a mineral deposit. It is rich in phosphates and nitrogen, with a little amount of potassium,… Read More »

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Sipa

Sipa Summer is here! Why not take a break from the internet and sweat away from the heat, while safely playing traditional games with your family at home? For this Museum From Home series, the National Museum of the Philippines features Larong Pinoy that has become symbols of our cultural heritage and pride. “Laro” is the Filipino term… Read More »

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