Infographics – National

July is Nutrition Month – Read your food labels!

QUEZON City, Philippines (July 22) – Do you read your food labels? July is Nutrition Month! It’s that time of the year when we are reminded to eat a healthy, balanced diet! And to some, eating healthily may be like a chore but the truth is it is very easy to eat healthy! The secret is reading the food labels! Every food product that we purchase has a label on it. This label gives us […]

July is Nutrition Month! So eat your fruits and veggies!

QUEZON City, Philippines (July 18) – July is Nutrition Month! Time to bring out our fruits and veggies! Primary and secondary schools nationwide celebrate Nutrition Month to promote the consumption of healthier food and to discourage students from eating unhealthy food. This year’s theme is “Healthy diet, make it a habit– for life.” Nutrition month is also the time when every Filipino family is encouraged to eat a balanced diet with a variety of food […]

July 15 is World Youth Skills Day!

QUEZON City, Philippines (July 14) – July 15 is World Youth Skills Day, and every year,the United Nations observes the day with a special event revolving around a theme. This year, the UN is observing World Youth Skills Day with a special event on the theme of “Skills Development to Improve Youth Employment.” Understanding what works to support young people in today’s and tomorrow’s labor market through training and skills development will be the key in […]

PHL Red Cross steps up program on disaster resilience

  The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) has stepped up its programs and activities promoting disaster resilience as the country observes National Disaster Resilience Month this July. On June 28, President Rodrigo Duterte signed Executive Order No. 29, shifting the focus of the month-long event from disaster consciousness to disaster resilience. With the onset of the typhoon season, PRC and all its chapters are on full alert and have intensified its recruitment and engagement of 143 […]

PHL ready for this quarter’s Nationwide Simultaneous Earthquake Drill – #BidaAngHanda

  Everybody is enjoined to participate in this quarter’s nationwide earthquake drill, #BidaAngHanda, as the country prepares for the “Big One.” All schools, and offices –both public and private– as well as the whole population signified their intention and readiness to “duck, cover and hold” at exactly 2 p.m. on Thursday, June 29, 2017. “Disaster preparedness must be innate in our families and communities. Sama-sama tayong maghanda at maging bida. Sa June 29, 2017, 2PM, […]