Niyogyugan Festival

Hurry and catch the last three days of Niyogyugan Festival! Witness unique Quezon statesmanship and creativity using coconuts.   Quezon’s annual Niyogyugan Festival showcases the province’s culture and its main product, coconut.   This year’s Festival is slated on August 9 to 20 at Perez Park, Lucena City, featuring an agri-tourism exposition, recognition of outstanding farmers and fisherfolks… Read More »

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38 Philippine Foreign Service Officers Confirmed

The Commission of Appointments Confirmed the Appointment of 38 Philippine Foreign Service Officers.   The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) extended its gratitude to the Commission of Appointments for the smooth confirmation of 38 Philippine Foreign Service officers on 15 August 2018.   The Commission on Appointments (CA) consists of the President of the Senate, as ex-officio  Chairman, 12… Read More »

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The Gate of Fort Santiago

The Gate of Fort Santiago.   Fort Santiago in Manila was constructed using volcanic tuff (adobe).   It was built between 1589 and 1592 on the former site of the wooden citadel of Rajah Soliman, ruler of Manila.   Governor Santiago De Vera (1584-1590) named the fort as his namesake and in honor of Santiago Matamoros or St.James… Read More »

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Philippine Cities With Plastic Bans

Are you aware that there are Philippine cities with plastic bans?   These cities which ban plastic in the Philippines are the following: Muntinlupa Las Pinas Pasig Pasay Makati Quezon City (within city hall) Cebu (within city hall)   There are so many places in the Philippines beginning to implement a policy of banning plastic which is great.… Read More »

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Strengthened Anti-Hospital Detention Bill

Strengthened Anti-Hospital Detention Bill proposed.   Senator of the Philippines, Risa Hontiveros is pushing for more severe penalties for hospitals and clinics that do not allow their patients to leave or to be discharge unless the hospital or clinic bill is paid. According to the good Senator, Hospitals and clinics are a place of treatment and not a… Read More »

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