Haligi ng Dangal Awards is back!

Now in its second year, the Haligi ng Dangal is a biannual award conferred upon exemplary works of Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Interior Design, and Environmental Planning honoring both the built form and their respective designers.   The vision of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), through the National Committee on Architecture and the Allied Arts,… Read More »

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Free College in Cebu

Free College in Cebu (libre na ang kolehiyo sa Cebu) College is now free in public universities and colleges in Cebu. College is now free in the following universities and colleges Cebu Normal University Cebu Technological University (Cebu State College of Science and Technology) Carcar City College Sibonga Community College Senator Bam Aquino is the principal sponsor of… Read More »

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Fisherman caught illegally trading balintong in Taytay Town

Some 10 live critically endangered scaly anteaters (pangolin or balintong) were seized Friday from a fisherman moonlighting as an illegal wildlife trader in Barangay Liminangcong, Taytay town.   Balintong (Manis culionensis) resembles a reptile with neat scales and no teeth, and is only found in the Philippine province of Palawan.   It can be found in forests, grassland,… Read More »

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Josephine Dela Vina | Philippine Sports Hall of Fame

Josephine Dela Vina was included in the third batch of enshrinees in the Philippine Sports Hall of Fame in Athletics. Josephine Dela Vina said, that everytime she win in an international meet, tears would fill her eyes when the Philippine tri-color was hoisted and the band played the national anthem. Although her father is Mexican, she believe she… Read More »

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Two Classes of NFA Rice

There are two classes of NFA rice often seen in the Philippine provinces.   These are the regular milled and the well milled rice.   Regular milled NFA rice cost Php27 and a well milled NFA rice cost Php32.   The National Food Authority (NFA) however, clarified that both classes of rice sold at Php27/kg. and Php32/kg are… Read More »

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