Tribu Sama

  The term Sama is derivative of the word “sama-sama”, meaning togetherness.   They are a cohesive and peace-loving people.   They are living in the coastal communities in the Davao City today.

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Senate Honored Philippines Mixed Martial Arts Champions

  The Philippine Senate Honored the Philippines Mixed Martial Arts Champions.   Senator Gatchalian is proud to be with the Cordillera warriors headed by the champion Mr.Eduard Folayang.   Eduard Folayang is the new One Championship Champion in the lightweight division.   The other champions are: Kevin Belingon – One Bamtamweight World Champiom Geje Eustaquio – One flyweight… Read More »

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Current Home Office of the DFA | Original ADB Headquarters

  On This Day, December 3, 1965, President Diosdado Macapagal laid the foundation stone of the Asian Development Bank Headquarters (ADB) on Roxas Boulevard, Pasay City.   The said building which was inaugurated in 1972 is the current Home Office of the DFA, after the ADB moved to its new headquarters in Ortigas Center, Mandaluyong City.

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F. Sionil Jose | National Artist for Literature

  Happy birthday National Artist for Literature F. Sionil Jose. He was born on December 3, 1924.   F. Sionil Jose’s writings since the late 60s, when taken collectively can best be described as epic. Its sheer volume puts him on the forefront of Philippine writing in English.   But ultimately, it is the consistent espousal of the… Read More »

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Panaghiusa Festival

  Panaghiusa Festival is a convergence of DSWD’s programs and services.   Panaghiusa in Cebuano means solidarity.   The festival aims to showcase the positive impact in the lives of partner-beneficiaries through their success stories and their livelihood products.   The activities on this occasion is geared toward increasing public awareness on DSWD programs, services and accomplishments. (mb)… Read More »

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