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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Tandang Sora | Mother of the Philippine Revolution

Tandang Sora (Melchora Aquino) alone raised her six children and when the Katipunan was founded, she helped the members by taking care of them like her own children.   This is the reason for her arrest by the Spaniards. The Spaniards tortured her to extract information on the whereabouts of the KKK’s members but she never yielded and… Read More »

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Capt.Carlos R. Ruiz III is the new BRP Tarlac Commander

BRP Tarlac welcomes its new commander, Capt.Carlos R. Ruiz III.   Barko ng Republika ng Pilipinas (BRP) Tarlac LD601 welcomes its new commanding officer during the Change of Command Ceremony at Pier 13, South Harbor, Manila on November 05, 2018.   After 1 year and 7 months at the helm of BRP Tarlac LD601, Capt. Estelito B. Lagadia… Read More »

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