Training on the Development of Electronic Barangay Baseline Data System for Planning and Budgeting , a timely training to all barangay officials in the Philippines.
The local museum of my hometown opened last April 24, 2016. An amazing thing was revealed by the guest speaker-historian, Dr. Danilo Gerona. This hubber was amazed of how old his town might be!
The empowerment of volunteers in many communities here in the Philippines is the main project of DSWD-KALAHI-CIDSS:NCDDP, not just the foreign-funded projects being given to the selected barangays.
Suddenly on a spotlight by acting a role of a lifetime. It's about faith, about family and the whole community in Philippine setting.
The people and their culture, the place and its tourist spots, the local businesses and native delicacies...let's explore my hometown, Minalabac, Camarines Sur, Philippines, through Buswak Festival.
Flying gigantic hot air balloons as pre-summer attraction in the windy Clark field (former American military base) of Pampanga, Philippines is as sight to behold! It happens every February.
The Pork Barrel System in the Philippines should come to an end. The expose on scams and well-known people who manipulated it brought outrage to millions of Filipinos who clamor for its abolition.
Ever heard of sweet rice cake? Perhaps not, when you're still not living here in the Philippines. Let me teach you on how to make this Filipino delicacy. Get ready with your sweet tooth.
Last summer of 2013, I braved to make a bamboo basket, with the help of an elderly, dubbed as the 'basket lady' in our barrio (county). Look what I've done. You can do it, too!
Are we still living up to the example set by The Good Samaritan, one of the parables shared by the Son of God, Jesus Christ?Are we still willing to help others in dire need?Are we like the Samaritan?
This hubber provides insights on how to be part of a conduction team on board commercial vessel. It covers the responsibilities of every seafarer assigned in every department for checking and testing the seaworthiness...
Cases of dog bites and other animals, such as cats, horses, goats, carabaos and pigs are increasing every year. The Department of Health(DOH) is now having hard time catering on the needs of every patient and unusual...
It is a must to eat sardines or include it in your meals each day. This hub spills out the healthy factors that highlight sardines as one of the most nutritious food in the world.
Sambong tea is now commercially available at the nearest drug store if you're interested aside from its capsule version. Other benefits are enumerated here in this hub.
This hub is about a seminar that happened in Parañaque City last Aug. 17-19, 2012 where this hubber, was one of the participants. Cooperative Management and Governance is a timely event that active cooperative...
It's a scary society. Effects of moral decay are everywhere.How can we live in a society that more than half of the population are committing immoral acts? Find out what are these I'm talking about.
Who's who in art installations and sculpture using twigs and branches plus other organic materials. You have to find out with this hub. Read on!
The Philippine General Hospital is both public and training hospital for medical students of UP- Manila. It is also a training hub for post-graduate courses.
Molluscum contagiosum, those painless warts on your face...it affects your personality if it is already visible. Immediately seek for a medication in order to get rid of it.
Some of early users of this coffee-saving tip gained an ample reduction in their electrical consumption. This is good news to the skyrocketing prices of electricity in the Philippines.
Effective Parenting Series # 2 - READING as the key to your child's success for better comprehension
Reading is important among children in order to hone their skills in comprehension or understanding things that they usually see or encounter everyday. From simple words into complex ones, children should be able to...
Have you ever experienced being a trucker's paynante or chaperon. I acted assistant for a day, who delivered a truck of packages at the factory in Subic Bay Freeport Zone. I enjoyed the travel and the experience and the...
The most affordable and free-traffic ride is the LRT or MRT. You'll pay a less-expense trip and less-polluted environment. You can appreciate what you see while having the trip and also endure the smell of different...
When you hear the term "Tropical Party", what comes to mind is a party at the beach. Well, you're guess is partially right, but, there's always surprises when you experience a tropical gathering here in the...
Ever watch the movie Leap Year? Well, it was made way back 2010 but it will worth-seeing again this year 2012 or the next leap year to come, every after four years. Romantic films are at loose again.
"It's MORE FUN in the Philippines." This is the 2012 Ad Campaign of the Department of Tourism in order to boost the industry to the international scene. How effective it is? Well, it is receiving a lot of...
Indie Film Review in the Philippines is my additional advocacy showcasing the rise of this sector in the entertainment industry. Film recommendations are also featured in order for you to take interest on the products...
What an amazing feat for this woman that I had known for just a short while. Doing a One-Woman Exhibit and Fashion Show this 2012 will be a grand task for her, but she's taking it by stride. All recycled materials...
Wieliczka, Poland is full of surprises. This Catholic nation abounds from both natural and man-made splendor like this saltmine.
This hubber is fond of taking photos on any subject that interests him. Food is not an exception. He's one of those food trippers, as your may call him, who always wanted a share of souvenir at the food he cooks, eats...
Cooperatives are more powerful and beneficial to the needs of the community. With the shared capital increasing while borrowing money and paying it properly, members-in-good-standing (MIGS) will reap all the benefits...
The Papier Tole Shop is located at Intramuros, Manila. It is near the Beaterio church. Many local and foreign tourists frequent the shop for souvenirs and memorabilia.
The Pillow Project in School is a very humbling venture by the education department in the Philippines. I don't know when this was initiated but just recently, I've been involved with this environment-friendly endeavor.
Miss Universe 2011 is still the most-talked beauty tilt to date. Controversies blotted the pageant due to the presence of those interpreters. Such a waste to be watching four of the Final 5 relying on the explanation...
Water Bonsai is the latest fad in home gardening. The beautiful twist is that you can grow the saplings of your choice inside your home due to a technology initiated by a Filipino inventor, Edwin dela Torre.
The last week of July and the first two weeks of August this year were spent by this hubber. travel_man1971, helping his cousin, who happened to be a principal at the elementary school of the neighboring barrio, prepare...
The issue between Pro-Gun and Gunless Society is the hot topic in the Philippines due to gun-related death cases that increase yearly.
Controversies between Art & Religion: The "Kulo" Exhibit - Art Installation of Mideo Cruz highlighting Catholicism
Religion jives with art. Back in medieval times, art and religion exist side by side. It ranges from hand paintings, sculptures, portraits and sketches of holy characters that existed long before the compilation of the...
Don't give any reason that will make harmful bacteria stay on your skin or in your body. Take a bath daily or stay clean. Personal hygiene reflects your attitude everyday, whenever you're home or at work.
I've been writing poems and songs, since elementary days. Some won at local competitions, while the rest are waiting to be published, hopefully.
If you're in a tropical country, like the Philippines, you'll be interested to learn on how to ripen bananas. Yes, welcome to the authentic banana republic of Asia. This country is one of largest banana exporter in the...
Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Project by Travel Man# 3 - Bonsai: How to make one as added attraction for your garden
How to make a bonsai - it's not as easy as you think. You can follow a step-by-step process by reading this hub. Perennial trees are usually the ones used in making bonsai or miniature trees. It is a masterpiece on its...
Achievements of President Benigno S. Aquino III are impressive. I even participated , as one of the casual employees in our town, conducting surveys for the CBMS (Community-Based Monitoring System) before the launching...
They've made films out of it. It's not a result of science fiction that you read on books or e-books these days. It's been the talk of the town since the early 60s when science exploration started during the Cold War...
The 1964 movie Mary Poppins (acted by Julie Andrews), with its black-and-white presentation, catches my attention during my growing up stage. The song, Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious, was left imprinted in my mind...
Herbs and Spices Almanac is my personal journey in collecting local valuable herbs. I also share whatever new ideas or medical breakthrough those herbs will impart in the medical community and help those in needs.
All Photos by Travel Man (taken March 25, 2011) The Philippine government and its people should humbly accept that there are errors committed during the August 23, 2010 Luneta incident, where 8 Hongkong nationals...
Filipino-American wrestler-bodybuilder-actor Dave Michael Bautista, Jr or BATISTA-The Animal, sporting a Philippine emblem tattoo Photo by: Ernie Pena Even before Spanish regime, TATTOO has been part of the tribal life...
Circumcision in the Philippines happens every summer to help teenagers for the personal hygiene and entry to manhood or rites of passage.
One the 10 Worst Computer Viruses that destroyed almost 10 billion computers worldwide is the I LOVE YOU VIRUS. It was the thesis project of a Filipino programmer named Onel de Guzman and his group who accidentally...
Bartering offers a lot a opportunity to talented but penniless individual. There are many options for you to learn from and go out as victor.
Ophiuchus It was astronomer Parke Kunkle of Minnesota, USA, who announced that the Earth is currently at different spot in relation to the sun, and its equatorial alignment has changed about 3,000 years ago coinciding...
What will happen if your partner agrees with my 'unique' plan for a wedding? You can learn a thing or two with my suggestions. Just don't be mad at me because I always host or emcee weddings. Read on!
High school students are always interested in friendship during this stage of education. Making friends and creating groups are but some of their most anticipated pastime. However, some students can be very cautious in...
Own a house and lot in the Philippines through Home Mutual Funds financing. This hub will guide you on how to avail one.
What happened to the Vizconde massacre case here in the Philippines is a pure oppression of rights. After 15 years, the accused led by Hubert Webb, Tony Lejano, Pyke Fernandez, et al, were acquitted (Dec.14, 2010)to...
"Amazing grace, how sweet, thy sound". I cannot memorize all the lyrics, but I hum the song by heart. Listen to the song and it will carry yourself into a kind of bliss, away from the tiredness you are felling...
Many forms of government are implemented around the world to secure the sovereignty of those nations. From elementary. high school and collegiate levels, students researched and studied the differences between the...
The world of cartoon characters enthralls the children and the child in us. The new dimension of animation lead us to limitless interpretations of human imagination. In so doing, the advocacy to fight child abuse...
Geraldine Javier-Oliva, once a beauty queen of her town, Balayan, Batangas, Philippines; happily married with Mario Esguerra Oliva; sired children; with a stable job but been challenged by a severe kidney disease;...
Jessica Cox, the first-ever female armless pilot Jessica Cox, driving her car using her feet The first week of December ,as the Advent season opens, is dedicated to all handicapped, in all forms (armless, no feet at...
Can't wait to hear mass for the 9-consecutive pre-dawn sermons regarding the Gospels for Christmas season. Are you ready to complete those set of masses?
Bermuda Triangle is a part of many urban legends around the world, although, facts about known disappearances of sea vessels or crafts were thoroughly investigated to avoid the notion that the area is a dangerous place...
Recent photo of Zapp Family in Japan (2010) First, they were two...now they are already six; those rambunctious children, eager to travel the world with their parents. Yes, that's possible with Herman and...
The Olympian skier, Diana Golden-Brosnihan (March 20, 1963-August 25, 2001) A 'love story' out of breast cancer? Yes, fellow hubbers, two people became closer because of this 'dreaded' disease that claimed the life of...
What will you have in mind if the parents of your godson or goddaughter reminded you of his/her forthcoming birthday. You can easily give money or you can have an ample time thinking for memorable gifts that he/she will...
Naga City is dubbed as the 'Heart of Bicol', hence it is heart-shaped when you see it from the sky. This once laid-back city is now a major tourist attraction in the Peninsula. Find out why with this hub.
The Hot Springs of Albay serves as my banner hub for my series on Amazing Travel in the Philippines. It scored a 100 Hub Score way back 2011 and gave me a satisfying 100 % profile score. Find out why...read on!
Refresh yourself as to why Filipinos celebrate Christmas in a span of 100 days. Starting September every year, people in all walks of life are starting to save for the biggest celebration every December 25th, the...
The Famed MALL of ASIA owned by SM Prime Holdings (Photo courtesy of http://www.sm-shoemart.com/) Whether you're just window shopping, hunting for sales items, frequenting and eating at the food court, ice skating,...
Amazing Travel in the Philippines -Better Be Here in Naga City, Bicol every September for Peñafrancia Fiesta
The religiosity of the Bicolanos is vividly observed come Penafrancia fiesta. I may not be the one who'll brave the throng of devotees and be one of them. Yet, as member of the media (passive but still observing and...
Newly Crowned Miss UNIVERSE 2010- Miss MEXICO Jimena Navarette(Photo courtesy of http://uktodaynews.com/) The Miss Universe 2010 Logo The Miss Universe 2010 Winner - Miss Mexico Jimena Navarette (Photo courtesy of...
Chiffon cake is the first cake that I've tasted when I was just a toddler, around 3 years old. My elder sister celebrated her birthday with the chiffon cake as the major center of the food treats. I like the...
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Police brutality tarnishes the achievements that the department earned for the last decades. In the Philippines, the police is one of the least respected institution because of what the scalawags are doing, highlighting...
There are lots of argument as to who or what invention should make every Filipino proud. This hub is a tribute to Philippine scientists who fought for their recognition as some of their inventions were copied and...
Have you eaten this buffer fish or "butete" in the Philippines. Its meat is succulent that's why even it has a very poisonous history, people still dare try tasting it. It's a dare you can never escape once...
UMPHERSTON Sinkhole, Mt Gambier, South Australia City of Craters, Lakes, Caves & Sinkholes (Photo: Coonawarra Discovery.com) DEVIL's SINKHOLE Rock Springs, Edwards County, Texas ...
Filipino cuisine is truly the melting pot in Asia. We have all the influences among other leading cuisines around the world.
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THE CHEF's KNIFE (Photo courtesy of http://247things.wordpress.com/) KINDS OF KITCHEN KNIFE (Photo courtesy of http://members.shaw.ca/) Whoever designed and patented the Chef’s knife or the French knife became...
Hair loss causes depression or sensitivity among men and women. Although, other may ignore it or brand it as hopeless case or what nature calls, this hubber tend to salvage the only hope he can get from nature.
Have you been admitted to the hospital? Scary incidents happened there. It's not a fallacy. There's always truth to the rumors about maltreatment that the patients experienced from the doctors, nurses and medical aides....
The most controversial hub I ever made. Although there are lots of arguments regarding the authenticity of the facts bared therein, it's up to the readers to weigh the revelation that is essayed on this hub.
This hub is about making an organic soap at home through a re-purposing procedure. Find out why most of the readers want to try this at their own home, too.
Is it a necessity or part of destiny?I mean, you can look at sex as necessity in order to satisfy your needs. Sex for you is just like changing clothes everyday. You can easily eye for pickup girls for a quickie during...
Sweaty and dark underarms are but a shame to most women. It's okay for men, but it seems they are feeling the same thing, too. With some cosmetic enhancement, you can raise your arms without worrying of those dark...
Posters for environment drawn while on board a commercial ship by this hubber earned 1st, 3rd and honorable mention placings at the 2009 Maritime Poster Calendar of Greek's HELMEPA. Although, the prizes were not given...
Eating street food is the favorite past time of many bystanders and pedestrians. The smell of food being cooked along the streets may entice you to buy from the street hawkers. The only caution is whether, it is clean...
Health is synonymous with beauty. What's inside of your body will reflect on your physical appearance. Have you heard of Colon Cleansing? This is the most-sought-after remedy to clean your tummy. Find out how.
My brother's story on being a victim of witchcraft is hard to believe. I'm still thinking if those symptoms that happened on me, too, seemed so surreal. Bizarre things are happening these days. Films, writings and...
Do you impose limitations on your child's hyper-activeness? Better observe you children's behavior. Maybe, they're showing qualities of being gifted individuals.
Tired of buying medicines at the nearest drug store? Then, you can go back to basics, after all, fruits and vegetables are nature's medicines.
My salute to the heroism of Efren Penaflorida, a very dedicated educator who's works, with awards or not, are inspiring other people to help educate those children whose families are incapable to support them.
Quail is dubbed as 'pugo' here in the Philippines. Have you ever eaten, tokneneng or kwek-kwek? It is a flour-laced fried quail eggs, a kind of street food that favors the palate of Filipinos. How to raise quail at...
Have you heard about the popularity of Coco Juice os Buko Juice in the USA today? Americans are craving for this health juice drink instead of soda in order to combat obesity and other health deficiencies. Read more...
Buying fruits in the market can be all-year round. This is because we always need fruits for regulation of wastes in our body, aside from the nutrients and minerals we get from eating fruits. However, pulps of some...
Cyber Bullying is rampant online and it's happening all over the world. How can we track down offenders. I am sure, one of those who are reading this hub also experienced unjust vexation at the chat room of Facebook or...
Aside from raising your own children, or just starting a family, why not indulge yourself into another interesting hobby: raising herds of ducks in your own home at your backyard? This will be suitable for you while...
I've been to some major ports of east and west coasts of USA. With online information and brochures given by ship's visitors whenever we are loading or discharging cargoes, I was able to merge the data into this hub....
Building a PreSchool Learning Center is a not-so-far-away dream of my friend, who's presently teaching a daycare center in Manila. Here's how she planned to acquire her own school building.
How can we do it? Using onion paper and salt are the main ingredients in invisible writing. We used to do it when I was child, if some secret words are to be relayed to my sisters and brothers, without the knowledge of...
My first-ever hub regarding my travel outside the country. It's Kandalaksha, Russia -dubbed as the place where the sun never sleeps.