Bawal Bastos Law RA 11313

  Bawal Bastos Law | RA 11313 (Safe Spaces Act) A. No sexual harassment in schools and workplaces. B. No sexual harassment in the streets. C. No sexual harassment online. D. No sexual harassment in public spaces (bars, restaurants, public transportation) Punishable acts: 1. Physical, psychological, and emotional threats 2. Unwanted sexual misogynistic, transphobic, homophobic, and sexist remarks… Read More »

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Critically Endangered Plants in the Philippines

  Critically Endangered Plants in the Philippines 1. Balanophora coralliformis, Petser, Tandang & Barcelona (Balanophoraceae) 2. Calamus batanensis (Becc.) Baja-Lapis (Arecaceae) 3. Medinilla daliciana, Fernando & Balete (Melastomataceae) 4. Greeniopsis megalantha Merr. (Rubiaceae) 5. Nepenthes peltata Sh.Kurata (Nepenthaceae) 6. Helminthostachys zeylanica (L.) Hook (Ophioglossaceae) 7. Paphiopedilum adductum Asher (Orchidaceae) 8. Hypericum pulogense Merr. (Hypericaceae) 9. Cycas currani, K.D.Hill… Read More »

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Laksoy Wine

  Laksoy wine is Butuan City’s local wine. The wine is derived from the sap of the matured flower of Nipa (Nypafruticans) then processed. Nipa palm is an abundant natural resource that abounds in Butuan City. Having this abundant resource in the region, the Nipa Palm plays a part in the Butuanons survival up until now. Residents in… Read More »

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Binondo-Intramuros Bridge

  Binondo-Intramuros Bridge Project The ongoing construction of the Binondo-Intramuros Bridge. The 710-meter bridge project will connect Intramuros at Solano Street and Riverside Drive and Binondo at San Fernando bridge with a viaduct structure over Estero de Binondo. Its target completion is 2021. You may want to read: Sacobia Bridge

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Endangered Plants in the Philippines

  Endangered Plants in the Philippines Terminalia darlingii Merr (Combretaceae) Dendrobium bullenianum Rchb.f (Orchidaceae) Hoya wayetii Kjoppenb. (Apocynaceae) Cyathea contaminans (Wall.) Copel. (Cyatheaceae) Rafflesia speciosa Barcelona & Fernando (Rafflesiaceae) Nepenthes ventricosa Bianco (Nepenthaceae) Xanthostemon vordugonianus (Myrtaceae) Pemphis acidula (Lythraceae) Medinilla stenobotrys Merr. (Melastomataceae) You may want to read: 5 Philippine Endangered Animals

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