February is National Arts Month!

Ready to let your creativity flow? What better month to do it than in February, the National Arts month! This year, the theme is “Ani ng Sining, Alab ng Sining (Harvest of the Arts, Flame of Art).”

Infographics: Philippine Heart Month

QUEZON City, Philippines – According to Department of Health (DOH), Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) is among the top killers in th Philippines, causing more than half of all deaths annually. This disease which is manifested primarily as heart attacks and strokes are caused by smoking, unhealthy diet, physical inactivity and harmful use of alcohol.   That is why the government exerts its full effort to raise people’s awareness about this serious health problem, thus declaring the […]

It’s Children’s Week!

A child is anĀ  important asset of the nation, that is why the government exerts full efforts to promote children’s welfare and enhance their opportunities for a happy life. There is even a week dedicated to celebrating the rights and responsibilities of children. Late President Diosdado Macapagal made this the fourth week of January of every year pursuant to Proclamation No. 190.

Volcanic Eruption Survival Tips

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology has hoisted an Alert Level 4 over Mt. Mayon following the volcano’s recent activity that could reportedly lead to “hazardous eruptions.” An eruption leads to the destruction of people’s properties and lives. Preparation, in short, is key to survival  

Infographic: Zero Waste Month

QUEZON CITY, Philippines – Piles of trash in most cities in Metro Manila welcomed the start of 2018, on the first day of January which ironically is considered as Zero Waste Month. According to waste and toxics watchdog Eco Waste Coalition, the trash found in the streets early this year comprised of food waste, paper packaging and plastic containers, remnants of firecrackers and fireworks, and household discards such as busted lamps, blankets and other unwanted […]

2018 holidays

Plan your holiday vacations this 2018 ahead of time and make every moment well-spent. Check out this calendar for your long-weekend goals! Note: Additional holidays may be announced at a later time.