Sitan: God of the Lower World

  Sitan, is the god of the lower world, a leader of the evil of the ancient hell. He encourages the mortal to commit sin, with the help of his four disciples. (Filipino Mythology) The four disciples or representatives of Sitan are as follows: Manggagaway Manisilat Mangkukulam Hukluban Manggagaway brings illnesses and often imitate a human form and… Read More »

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Edith L Tiempo Famous Works

  Do you know Edith L Tiempo? She was proclaimed National Artist for Literature 1n 1999. The Philippine Postal Corporation (Phlpost) even printed 25,000 copies of the commemorative stamp which are being sold at Php12 each. Phlpost released the new commemorative stamps to mark the birth centenary (1919-2019) of National Artist Dr. Edith L. Tiempo. These stamps are… Read More »

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On This Day, May 11

  On this day in 1818, Filipino merchant and sharecropper Francisco Mercado was born in Biñan, Laguna. Educated in Latin and philosophy at the Colegio de San Jose in Manila, Mercado settled in Calamba in 1830 to be a sharecropper in the newly opened Dominican estate there. In 1848, he married Teodora Alonso Realonda, daughter of the municipal… Read More »

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On This Day, May 12

  On this day, May 12, in 1964 the Philippines established diplomatic ties with the European Economic Community (EEC). The European Economic Community was a regional organization which aimed to bring about economic integration among its member states. It was created by the Treaty of Rome of 1957. Upon the formation of the European Union in 1993, the… Read More »

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What documents are free of charge under the First Time Job Seekers Act?

  First Time Job Seekers Act (Republic Act 11261) exempts first-time job seekers from paying for documents they need to submit to potential employers. Senator Joel Villanueva hailed the recent signing of the First-time Jobseekers Assistance Act (RA 11261) which waives government fees and charges on documents needed by first-time jobseekers for their employment. Under the law, individuals… Read More »

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