Society

Subic Ay Festival 2018: Subic Town Celebrates Araw ng Mangingisda at Magsasaka

Around 1,000 registered farmers and fisherfolks from seven coastal barangays in Subic town, Zambales joined the “Araw ng Mangingisda at Magsasaka” held at New Fishport. Some 50 small fishing boats and commercial fishing vessels carrying patron saints and images participated in the fluvial parade. According to Miguela Lolita Buan, Municipal Agriculturist, the local government unit …

Prepping the Philippines for the Papal Visit

While millions of Filipino Catholics are preparing themselves spiritually for Pope Francis’ visit, the Philippine government is exhausting all means to ensure that the Papal visit goes without any hitch. Around 40,000 soldiers and police officers are assigned to protect Pope Francis and to maintain order during the Pope’s 5-day state and apostolic visit. From …

Manila Cathedral Reopens: The Beauty Has Been Restored, Improved

The Manila Cathedral is one of the Philippines’ historical marks that tourists should never missed visiting. And now that it has been restored, it will definitely give another life in Intramuros, Manila. Today, April 9, the cathedral was re-opened to public after more than two years that it has been closed for repair. It was …

UP Tops 2013 Bar Exams

A law graduate of University of the Philippines tops the 2013 bar examinations, the Supreme Court releases the results today. The top 10 passers are: Pangan, Nielson G. (University of the Philippines)-85.80% Oyales, Mark Xavier D. (University of the Philippines), and Wilwayco, Dianna Louise R. (Ateneo de Manila University)-85.45% Ortea, Rudy V. (University of Batangas)-84.20% …