Paper craft gifts for your Valentine

By Joanne Namnama P. Dilim Thinking of what to give to your loved ones on Valentine’s Day? A bouquet of flowers, chocolates, and fluffy stuffed toys...

Love in the time of Covid-19

Liza Agoot BAGUIO CITY -- Showing affection to loved ones during the onslaught of a dreaded disease inspired a floral designer to think outside the box...

Get love locked on Valentine’s Day

Filane Mikee Cervantes MANILA – The custom of love locks is a quintessential way to seal the romance deal on Valentine’s Day. But you don’t have to...

IDEAL MASTERPLAN: REHABILITATION AND DEVELOPMENT OF LAGUNA LAKE AS ECOTOURISM BY ALPHA OMEGA BUILDERS

By Joone Clooney The Ideal Masterplan: The Brief Rehabilitation Summary Of Laguna Lake Phase 1 & 2 as Ecotourism Driving Sustainable Development And Business Hub"...

Exploring WV’s geology, prehistoric past

By Leonard T. Pineda, I What was Western Visayas millions of years ago? People may now be able to find the answer to this question through...

‘Run Away from Sugar’ kicks-off Mindanao leg oral health awareness celebration

By Emmanuel D. Taghoy DIPOLOG CITY, Zamboanga del Norte, Feb. 10 (PIA) – The sporty City of Dipolog takes center stage as it hosts the...

PHLPost promotes universal love with heart shaped stamps

By Jimmyley E. Guzman MANILA, Feb. 9 (PIA) –-- Love is in the air as the Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) released special stamps featuring the digital...

Rhodora T. Gonzales, Ph.D. – A Voice for Peace

  While a lot of women in the Philippines take the spotlight for their beauty and talent, a few build their names through their advocacies. ...

MEET NOEL LLAVE: THE ARTISAN MARTIAL ARTS EXPERT

By Joone Clooney Born in barangay Malagonlong, Lipa City, Batangas, the 30-year old Handicraft artist, NOEL LLAVE, is also a 5th Dan Karatedo expert of...

Health Tips (if you cannot avoid travelling)

PIA Desk If you cannot avoid traveling, here are the tips that you can do to protect yourself and others. #2019nCoV | #Alert | #Health |...

Be spoiled in unspoiled waters at San Pablo Island

By Marcelo M. Pedalino Those wanting to escape the fast-paced routine, the humdrum of daily life, may find comfort here in San Pablo Island, a...

Novel Coronavirus: Facts and Hysteria

By George Siy  THE best remedy for outbreaks and a possible calamity is calm study, practical decisions, and quick execution. Hysteria needs to be managed or...

City librarian’s love for books reaps new recognition

By Anne Hazel Fajardo-Flores “Reading is very important and we cannot learn if we do not read. We cannot be successful in our crafts without...

Precautionary measures against novel Coronavirus

By Gene V. Baquiran As the world’s population is threatened over novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) rapid spread that has killed over three hundred individuals in China,...

‘Open Door’ saves 1,300 Jews fleeing the Holocaust

By Susan G. De Leon Between 1941 and 1945, the Nazi regime sought to eliminate the Jewish community. Jews were murdered by death squads or transported...

Masks to wear against the Novel CoronaVirus (2019-nCoV)

by Nariyoung Kim  With the increasing number of people getting infected by the Novel Coronavirus in China, it is no question that the people are...

Feature: Keeping cops spiritually fit

By Alex Lumaque The province’s policemen are up for a double mission as they seek to keep fit not only their physiques but also their...

Hobby turned into a profitable business venture gets boost from DOST

By April M. Bravo The Small Enterprise Technology Upgrading Program (SETUP) of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) continues to bring micro, small and...

Tboli’s new tour package to highlight jewelry-making industry

By Danilo E. Doguiles KORONADAL, South Cotabato, Jan. 24 (PIA) – Here’s another reason to come toTboli town in South Cotabato: a tour to its...

WHO, China discuss next steps in battle vs. coronavirus outbreak

BEIJING -- The Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, on Tuesday met Chinese President Xi Jinping here and shared the...

Duterte Admin pursues solutions to improve access to organ transplant in PH

by OSBG Based on recommendations by Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go, President Rodrigo Duterte stressed the need to capacitate the National Kidney and Transplant Institute...

Pampanga villagers taught to beat plastic pollution

by Marna Dagumboy Del Rosario CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga—Some 600 residents in this city joined the “Refill Revolution” and trooped to the Poblacion Basketball...

PH safe for tourists amid coronavirus scare: DOT

by Joyce Ann L. Rocamora MANILA -- The Philippines remains a safe travel destination for foreign tourists amid a scare over the novel coronavirus (nCoV) reaching...

S. Korea cuts visa processing time for Pinoys

by Joyce Ann L. Rocamora MANILA -- The Korean visa processing period starting February 2020 will be reduced to 10-15 days, the South Korean Embassy in...

‘Sakay-Sakay,’ a heritage of faith and pride

By Marcelo M. Pedalino This year’s fluvial parade called Sakay-Sakay was spiced with a moderate pouring rain lasting for about twenty minutes, but rather than...

DOH warns public vs. health problems due to coronavirus

by Ma. Teresa Montemayor MANILA -- The Department of Health (DOH) on Wednesday warned the public against the health issues which may be caused by a...

Pangasinan town celebrates 15th Talong Festival

By Liwayway Yparraguirre VILLASIS, Pangasinan -- The smell of sautéed vegetables in bagoong, a fish sauce or paste, filled the air and the smiles of the...

Show highlights importance of responsible pet ownership

by Christine Cudis MANILA -- While many people treat pets, dogs in particular, as part of their families, there are also those who also think of...

Seamstress makes free face masks for Taal-affected individuals

by Lade Jean Kabagani BATANGAS -- You don't need to have a lot of money to help. A 61-year old seamstress, Rosalina Mantuano, of Lipa City has...

‘Ate Jane’: Pinay with a big heart helping Filipinos in France

  MANILA -- Living in comfort in France never hinders a Filipina from lending a helping hand to her fellow Filipinos who are in dire need...

Rescuing Palakitik, Taal Volcano Island dog

by Joyce Ann L.Rocamora MANILA -- One of the most uplifting stories of the week amid the distress and destruction brought by Taal Volcano's unrest was...

MEET ISMAEL AVISO: AN OUTSTANDING FILIPINO INVENTOR

  A Filipino inventor has convincingly shown and proved a bare-bones electric vehicle with an 11-kW DC motor running on just one 12-volt battery, which...

Halt operations, tourism establishments in Taal danger zone told

by Joyce Ann L. Rocamora MANILA – The Department of Tourism (DOT) on Wednesday directed the tourism establishments that continue to operate in areas affected by...

Direct Switzerland-Manila flights eyed

by Joyce Ann L. Rocamora MANILA -- Talks for the opening of direct flights between Switzerland and the Philippines are ongoing, a Swiss tourism official said...

UHC law protects Filipinos from financial burden due to sickness

by John Ray Saavedra CEBU CITY – The Universal Health Care (UHC) Law will protect every Filipino from the risk of financial burden in seeking medical...

Reopening of Aparri Port seen to open opportunities for Cagayanos

By Gene V. Baquiran TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Jan. 9 (PIA) – Cagayan Gov. Manuel Mamba said that the ongoing dredging activities in some barangays in...

Emmanuel’s saving dash wins PH mixed relay bronze

  By Rey Anthony H. Chiu BOHOL (PIA) -- For a consummate duathlete who trained for the individual event - a 10-kilometer run, bike for 40-km...

Getting back into shape with DOH’s ’10 Kumainments’, Pinggang Pinoy as your food guide

By Emmanuel D. Taghoy DIPOLOG CITY, Zamboanga del Norte, Jan 6 (PIA) - - -  It seems getting back into shape and reducing that excess...

Travel expo puts spotlight on families, offers huge discounts

  MANILA -- Traveling is one of the ways for families to bond and create great memories. This is one of the things that the Philippine...

New virus cause of China pneumonia outbreak: WHO

by Raymond Carl Dela Cruz MANILA – A new coronavirus was identified by Chinese authorities from a pneumonia patient in Wuhan, China after an outbreak of...

Plastics to worsen waste, health problems

  ANKARA -- If the current trend continues and 1 billion tons of plastic are produced annually by 2050, very serious health and waste problem may...

Stories of faith: Devotees share ‘influence’ of Black Nazarene

by Christine Cudis MANILA -- Every January 9, the feast of the Black Nazarene gathers millions of devotees from Manila and neighboring provinces. The huge crowd often...

Search for ‘Lingkod Bayani’ in government service on

by CSC QUEZON CITY, Jan. 2 -- Do you know honest and hardworking government workers deserving of an award? The Civil Service Commission (CSC) announces the...

P20 paper bill now has a coin version

By Venus May H. Sarmiento From an orange-colored paper bill, the 20-peso Philippine money now has a coin version. The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) informed...

Currimao seaport to welcome another cruise ship’s arrival

by Leilani Adriano LAOAG CITY—The international seaport of Currimao is set to welcome another cruise ship on Monday (January 6), the Provincial Tourism Office said. Xavier...

This Lechon de Leche by a Filipino home cook captured the world

https://www.philstar.com/lifestyle/food-and-leisure/2019/12/24/1979372/lechon-de-leche-filipino-home-cook-captured-world? by Dedet De La Fuente Hi, everyone. I’m Dedet. Christmas evenings were spent with my daddy’s relatives. I had this uncle who, before giving me his...

Rizal Day: Customs, traditions and celebrations

  Celebrated every 30th of December, Rizal Day is a national holiday that commemorates the life and heroism of Dr. José Rizal – a man...

The IP journey of Pinyapel: From creation to going global

By IPOPHL As part of the global pursuit to save the earth, the packaging industry, the biggest contributor to the plastic economy, is given a...

Feature: Start the year right financially: Income-savings=expenses

By Venus May H. Sarmiento With bonuses and other monetary incentives coming afloat this time of the year, financial experts offer a good way to...

Agri chief: Buy, promote local fruits

by DA In keeping with the local tradition of preparing round fruits during the New Year to bring luck and prosperity, Agriculture Secretary William Dar...
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