Senator Win Gatchalian expresses support for the Department of Energy’s move in advancing the promotion and enhancement of the development of Waste-To-Energy (WTE) facilities in the country. The latest DOE Circular is consistent with Gatchalian’s proposed Waste-To-Energy Act (Senate Bill No. 1789) which primarily seeks to establish a regulatory framework for facilities utilizing WTE technologies
Senator Lito Lapid has filed P.S. Res No. 903 to congratulate and commend Romeo “John” Gonzales Arcilla for winning the Volpi Cup for Best Actor in the 78th Venice International Film Festival. Filipino actor Arcilla portrayed the character of Sisoy Salas in the Filipino film “On the Job: The Missing 8” and he became the
Senator Grace Poe sponsored a bill that aims to address and penalize the proliferation of subscriber identity module (SIM) card-aided fraud in the country especially in the pandemic. “Our reliance on our mobile phones for various financial and personal transactions requires us legislators to ensure that digital connectivity is safe for all users,” Poe said.
Homeless senior citizens in Angeles City will now have a safe place to stay and live in. The city government inaugurated the first city-operated home for the aged. “No homeless senior citizens. No elderly will stay on the streets,” Mayor Carmelo Lazatin Jr. said. “Bale Pusu” will initially house eight to 12 female senior citizens.
The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has completed the construction of three new flood control structures aimed to ensure safety of residents in Barangays Lonoy and Cag-olango in Calbayog City, Samar. Citing a report from DPWH Region 8 Director Nerie Bueno, Secretary Mark Villar said that the flood control structures are built to
To provide hope and livelihood opportunities to persons deprived of liberty (PDLs) at the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) in Muntinlupa City, the Department of Agriculture (DA), Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR), Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA), and Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) sealed a partnership to implement the “Bagong Buhay sa Gulay” project, complementing
The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) inspected a number of private establishments in cities of Mandaluyong and San Juan at the start of the pilot implementation of the COVID 19 Alert Level 4 in the National Capital Region. MMDA Chairman Benhur Abalos, with San Juan City Mayor Francis Zamora and Mandaluyong City Mayor Menchie Abalos,
In the virtual courtesy call of Singapore Trade Minister Gan Kim Yong to Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Ramon Lopez, the two officials talked about further strengthening the Philippines and Singapore’s partnership in digitalizing micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs). Both recognized the surge of e-commerce during the COVID-19 pandemic and its significant
Things just keep getting better and better! One of Flex Fuel PH’s strong suit is their resilience through the pandemic, and their not stopping anytime soon! Few days ago, Flex Fuel posted save the dates for 3 events this month, with 2 grand openings slated for this week! ANOTHER FLEX FUEL IN BATANGAS OPENS TODAY!
As they hustle to be one of the biggest distributors of petroleum products in the Philippines by 2030, Flex Fuel made efforts to continue operating throughout the pandemic. New Station in Batangas Now Open! Despite the weather and technical difficulties, the Grand Opening of Flex Fuel Pangao Ibaan pushed through yesterday at 5:00PM! Flex Fuel
One of the downsides of working remotely is that we don’t have the same opportunities to build rapport easily, and communicate with the help of tone and facial expressions. Some businesses also streamlined through working asynchronously, which means we rely on text-based means of communicating like chat or emails. Email etiquette is important for everyone.
Convenience and premium service just got closer, with Flex Fuel’s 4th station in Rizal! Flex Fuel PH Tagpos Binangonan is opening tomorrow, September 8, 2021. This is a 2-island station that also features a 72sqm Lucky Mart Convenience Store. Their other branches in Rizal are in: Santiago, Baras; Calumpang, and Dalig! Keep winning with Flex
We often see sunsets as a signal that the day is about to end. When we see the sun reaches the west, we know we are about to finish another working day or a day in class. With its beautiful colors, sunset is like the universe’s way of tapping our back for making it through
Maybe they are right when they say Baguio is where broken hearts go. Be that as it may, I refuse to believe it’s a place to dump brokenness and lost souls wandering through the stillness of Baguio’s cozy ambiance. Maybe, instead of thinking of it as a boot camp for our emotional misfits, we should
Quezon City, the city of the stars. The second richest city in the country and the best place for a food crawl. One would never run out of things to do and go to in this city. From its rich history down to the dishes that land on your table, Quezon City offers a wide
I first had the opportunity to visit South Korea in 2015. As soon as I got off the plane and processed where I was, I really felt a connection with the place. This was odd for me because I knew almost nothing about Korea. At the time, I had only started watching some Korean dramas
Proper bed pillows reinforce and support the complex structures of the head, neck, shoulders, hips, and spine during sleep. This is because they keep the upper body aligned, and are able to relieve pressure and offset tension spots in the body. HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT BED PILLOWS Size Because of this purpose, the pillows
They say that you don’t kick the habit until you hit rock bottom. Unfortunately, some of these habits can cause unhealthy effects on our bodies. For one, lifestyle-related diseases are caused by unhealthy habits, which we may find challenging to get rid of. The Department of Health defined cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, respiratory diseases, and some
Milk tea or Bubble tea. A thirst-quenching, flavorful drink with irresistibly fun to chew pearls. During the first decade of the millennium, we were introduced to pearl shakes. Those iced-shaken powdered drinks with weirdly large ‘dyahe’ straws—yeah, big straws used to be so weird back then. Come the second decade of the ’00s; a new craze came
Food allergies are the unusual response of the body’s immune system to certain food items. Here in the Philippines, the common food allergy triggers include cow’s milk, nuts, soy, and seafood, to name a few. While allergic responses are generally minor, some reactions can cause more long-term harm when ignored. What are food allergic responses?
To some, wearing socks is nothing but a hassle – especially since it’s usually warm or hot where we live. It feels lighter not to wear socks, too! But making a habit out of not wearing socks makes us miss out on all the benefits that socks bring us. Benefit 1: Protects from Calluses and
Our face is the most exposed part of our body to different kinds of elements: dust, sunlight, sweat, and other things that can affect the skin. Being exposed to pollution and extreme heat can irritate the skin and can cause dryness, itchiness, among others. This is why it’s important to develop healthy habits and routines
One of the things I really wanted when I started my first corporate job was to go to work in comfortable clothes, or not have to worry about how I dress for work and how I looked. Because of this, working remotely was something that really appealed to me. Now that we’ve been in various
Moisturizers are part of almost all skincare regimen. This ensures that the skin has enough moisture to give it thecapacity to heal itself. Generally, skin care doesn’t have a lot of medical and scientific research backing. But as a society, we have been using moisturizers for a long time. NATURAL OILS According to research, our prehistoric
Money Heist is the kind of series that even those who dread watching series are hooked like it’s an IV drip. This article contains no spoilers. Bella Ciao! If we are looking at the brighter yet mundane side of things in this pandemic, we would say one of those would be that we can now
Some fans would have my head sent on a pike for saying this, but Jaja Santiago is the Philippines’ future of volleyball. Despite issues looming around the sport and its officiating bodies, an athlete that should have been recognized long before the accolades she has been amassing on the international stage has emerged to become
Much has been said about the new breed of Team Lakay fighters as the likes of Lito “Thunder Kid” Adiwang, Stephen “The Sniper” Loman, Jeremy “The Juggernaut” Pacatiw, and Jhanlo Mark Sangiao have all garnered hype upon their arrival in ONE Championship. But make no mistake about it, that excitement isn’t limited to the legendary stable’s
MARK THE DATE AUGUST 21, 2021 7:00 PM Things are looking better and better for SugboAnon Social’s E-HUB’s concert for a cause! Just recently, a new set of TALAs were revealed! Just like a meteorite, these TALAs are here to make a BIG EXPLOSION on the night of the event sharing their talents, stories, wisdom,
In honor of Buwan ng Wika, we´ll talk about Filipino Idiomatic Expressions. Idioms are phrases or sayings that are used to describe a situation. They are a type of figurative language that gives us the opportunity to describe our circumstances or express ourselves in a more creative way. Idioms also help you understand and speak
It has been almost two years since the pandemic shifted our lives. An era that continues to challenge our daily living, to this day, and pushed some of us to the brink of giving up. No industry or sector was spared by the wrath of the COVID-19 pandemic. People losing their jobs, sources of income
Whether it be through cartoon animation or ramen, which sounds so good right now in this rainy weather, Japanese culture has been making waves in various landscapes in the country, long before the dominance of our Oppas and Noonas from K-dramas and K-pop scene. Shout out to the ARMYs and BLINKs out there! For this
One of the things that kept me busy through this pandemic is my attempt to learn a new language. Since I chose to study Korean on my own, I found it to be more difficult than I expected. It’s completely different from what I’m used to because the characters they use are different. The romanized
Did you know that there’s a variety of garden birds that roam around our cities? The most common birds are the Maya, the Euronesian sparrow that we can find almost anywhere in the Philippines; and the Bato-bato, or what is also called a zebra dove for its dove-like appearance and gray and white colors. But
Over 270 students, workers, and professionals related to construction listened to inspiring stories of Filipino women in the construction industry in an event hosted by FilPass Tamperproof Tech Inc. last September 1 via AirMeet and FilPass’ Facebook page. The Industry Academe Linkage for Construction Series: Women in Construction is the third episode in the set
For the longest time, women have been robbed of opportunities to succeed – such is the case in the Philippine construction industry. With that, FilPass Tamperproof Tech Inc. will be holding a virtual talk titled, “Industry Academe Linkage for Construction Series: Women in Construction” on September 1, 2021 via AirMeet and streamed live on the
The yo-yo is a toy that often dies down but manages to come back. This is usually through revolutionary evolutions of the toy itself or through evolutions on how it’s played. Because of this, the toy always seems to be a contemporary product. Unknown to many, the yo-yos, although not called that until the 1920s,
The Philippines is a country that has good soil and resources. Many plant species thrive here because of it. In the Common Weed Species with Medicinal Uses (RISE Vol. 21, No. 1) published by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, they outlined 27 common weed species in the Philippines. One of these is the
Increase in popularity of computer games, and computer-dependent professions has brought the mechanical keyboard back for a better typing experience. Some of the biggest differences in mechanical and membrane keyboards are aesthetics, experience, and price. The mechanical keyboard is usually a lot more expensive than the regular keyboards even with the same specifications. Let’s talk
Pilipinas, a nation of more than 7,000 islands and over 170 languages. Additionally, you have always been home to inventions from resilient and brilliant Filipino minds. You are the source of inspiration for so many young, innovative minds to stand up to the rigors of changes in the modern world. Our reason for pushing through
Just like how we might hear different things even while we listen to the same track, or see different colors even when we’re looking at the same dress (yes, the blue and black or white and gold dress debate!), we all experience senses differently. Sometimes, our difference in perception is little, but with some individuals,