Are you Kian Delos Santos sympathizer? Do you have a son like him? An eleventh grader who want's to be a policeman someday, but murdered by the people whom he idolized.
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 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.
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.
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 of the ship.
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 cases as supply of anti-rabies vaccines are still not distributed at every local...
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.
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.
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.
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 explain what they have just read. This will not be possible if parents should never...
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 people in all walks of life compressed as 'human sardines' inside each LRT or MRT...
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.
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 that a cooperative could offer.
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.
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 for the school evaluation. ...
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 Bible came into print. ...
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 world (next to India). ...
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 of his 4Ps (Pantawid Pangkabuhayan ng Pamilyang Pilipino) in order to alleviate...
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 era, between the USA and Russia...
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.
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 of the early settlers in the...
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 (it's still being disputed)...
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.
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 spending their money allowances. Find out how to be one on this hub.
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 the crime that is considered...
"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 right now.
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 leading forms of leaderships that...
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 around the world is sustained by supporting the campaign to make your profile photos...
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 all or both). I remember...
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 to travel with.
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 Candelaria (or simply Cande) Zapp who...
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 Diana Golden in 2001. Did the...
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 popular belief of the Savior's birth, Jesus Christ.
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, launching new products,...
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 writing hubs and blogs online), I still record and document whatever activities...
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 patented by other countries.
Karen Carpenter, the half of brother-sister tandem that immortalized the middle-of-the-road (MOR) songs, or you can call it love songs or ballads that continue to be the “earworms” of this generation. The cult following of The Carpenters reached...
Filipino cuisine is truly the melting pot in Asia. We have all the influences among other leading cuisines around the world.
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. Read on and leave comments.
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 night time. Or, is it a part...
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 spots. Find out how.
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 or contaminated that can be risky to your health.
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 personal accounts on demonic possessions stretched back to the Salem Witch Trial,...
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.
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 home, this hub will explain the basics of this local industry.
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 about the uses of coconut on this hub.
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 fruits we ate, were usually thrown...
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 creating your niche in the...
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.