Philippine Native Plants List

  Philippine Native Plants List Some of the Philippines’ native plants! Are you familiar with them? Antipolo Tree (Artocarpus blancoi) Family: Moraceae Endemic Type of plant: Tree Other names: Tipolo, Pakak Bagawak-morado Family: Lamiaceae Indigenous Type of plant: Shrub or small tree Other names: Fireworks Tree, Starburst, and Bunga de Febrero Cinnamon Family: Lauraceae Species Distribution: Native (17… Read More »

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On this day, May 27

  On this day, May 27, in 1906, the Culion Leper Colony began its operations. This was upon the arrival in Culion of 365 leper-stricken people from Cebu, facilitated by the United States Coast Guard. Leprosy was already in the Philippines when the Spaniards arrived. In 1633, some Japanese Christians banished from their homeland for embracing Christianity had… Read More »

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Sec Jesse Robredo Birth Anniversary

  Sec Jesse Robredo Birth Anniversary Today, May 27, 2020 is the 62nd birth anniversary of Jesse Robredo, a public servant who was Naga City Mayor and Secretary of the Interior and Local Government. His achievements gained him international recognition, marked by remarkable transparency and accountability. A Memorial Mass in commemoration of his 62nd birth anniversary will be… Read More »

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National Flag Day of the Philippines

  National Flag Day of the Philippines (May 28 – June 12) National symbols like flags and heraldic items embody the identity of a nation. The country’s history, culture, and political aspirations command the respect of its citizen and those of other nations. The following are excerpts from the rules and regulations implementing the Flag and Heraldic Code… Read More »

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JV Ejercito Accomplishments

  JV Ejercito Accomplishments These are some of Sen. JV Ejercito’s authored laws that Filipinos are now enjoying the benefits. Universal Health Care National Integrated Cancer Control Free College Education Creation of Human Settlement Department Extension of Driver’s License Validity Free Irrigation Services Extension of Passport Validity National Mental Health Balik Scientist Program Speed Limiters in PUVs HIV/AIDS… Read More »

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