Jovita Fuentes: National Artist For Music

Today, August 7 is the 40th death anniversary of Jovita Fuentes.   Jovita Fuentes is a national artist for music.   She was born on February 15, 1895, and passed away on August 7, 1978.   Long before Lea Salonga’s break into Broadway, there was already Jovita Fuentes‘ portrayal of Cio-cio san in Giacomo Puccini’s … Read more

RA 11055: Philippine ID System Act Is Now A Law

Finally, it’s a law! RA 11055, the Philippine ID System Act has been signed into law by President Duterte, 17 years after I first filed the bill in the 12th Congress. After 5 Congresses and 2 Presidential Administrations, it’s now officially established, Ruffy Biazon said.   Representative Gary Alejano of Magdalo partylist on the other … Read more

Linggo ng Hika (Proclamation No.442 s.1994)

Linggo ng hika is celebrated every 2nd week of August of every year.   Proclamation No.442 s.1994 declared the second week of August of every year as Asthma Week. The Proclamation was signed on August 10,1994 by President Ramos.   The linggo ng hika or asthma week is celebrated under the auspices of the Philippines … Read more

LPG Business Philippines

LPG Business Philippines The LPG business in the Philippines is thriving. Almost all houses, even those in the far-flung areas in the provinces use one. Here is a link ( for those interested to engage in the business of LPG retailing or distribution. The Department of Energy (DOE) is stepping up its efforts to maximize … Read more

Sen Trillanes Statement Calling Cayetano Political Snake

Here is Sen Trillanes’ statement over Allan Peter Cayetano’s word war against former President Benigno Aquino III. Secretary Allan Peter Cayetano of Foreign Affairs has proven to be a political snake. The Panatag standoff happened in 2012. during which time Cayetano was still a loyal ally of the Aquino administration, so obviously, he never saw … Read more