The country’s bet Kylie Verzosa just crowned Miss International 2016 held in Tokyo, Japan on October 27. She bested other beautiful women from 65 countries. Miss International 2016 – Philippines – Kylie Verzosa 1st runner up – Australia 2nd runner up – Indonesia 3rd runner up – Nicaragua 4th runner up – USA Other award winners:Read More
The Philippine Statistics Authority have reported that the country’s poverty incidence has decreased to 21.6%. It was 25.2 percent in 2012 and 26.3 percent in 2009. This number is based on higher employment percentage, stable income and low inflation. The 21.6% data means that there are 1.4 million less poor Filipinos this year than inRead More
Our very own Philippine Army Scout Rangers are one of the best elite special forces in the world. Getting into the Ranger group, a recruit must endure and pass an advanced 6 month training at Camp Tecson, in San Miguel, Bulacan. In this video, there are 206 applicants, who are already soldiers from different regimentsRead More
The Bureau of Customs reported a revenue collection of P33.951 billion for September, a significant improvement under the Duterte administration. In August, BoC collected P33.002 billion of revenue, that’s almost a billion of pesos increase. During the Pnoy administration, BoC collected P32.651 billion for September of 2015, a significant 2 billion boost. The largest port ofRead More
Below is the list of the deadliest storms that hit the Philippines in terms of the number of death. Two of the storms in the list I have witnessed the aftermath of the devastation – Yolanda and Sendong. Storm name International name Date Center of Devastation Number of deaths of people 1. HaiphongRead More
This is a welcome news, especially to Filipino drivers, the driver’s license now has a validity of 5 years. The implementation though varies from region to region. Refer to the image for the information.
The usual solutions that our government uses to solve the traffic problem are ‘build more infrastructures such as roads and bridges’, and ‘ban these type of vehicles in certain duration of time’. Those two are the most famous short-term solutions that the preceding administrations as well as this present Duterte administration is undertaking. Nevertheless, IRead More
RAM Ratings, a Malaysian company that does independent credit opinions to guide investors, has recently upgraded the Philippines’ credit score to seaA1(pi) or Stable from seaA2(pi) or Positive. RAM said, that the rating upgrade was based on “economic resilience in the midst of external volatility that compares favourably to ASEAN peers”. Another factor was theRead More
PNP Chief Bato Dela Rosa have announced on Monday that suspected Leyte drug lord Kerwin Espinosa was nabbed in United Arab Emirates. The son of Albuera, Leyte Mayor Ronaldo Espinosa Sr. is currently being held in Abu Dhabi, the capital of UAE. The arrest order was issued in the Regional Trial Court Branch 14 forRead More
The Mount Mayon, known for its beauty and destruction, but more about the former. Popular for its beautiful cone shape, and can often be seen on post cards. Mayon is a good example of a symmetrical stratovolcano, other examples are Mount Fuji in Japan and Mt. Agua in Guatemala. This active volcano is located inRead More
Kat de Castro a staunch Duterte supporter posted a photo of a man that looks like the PNP Chief Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa but blessed with much hair.
A job applicant in an Ortigas Center office in Pasig City allegedly ganged up on a female recruitment staff after telling him “he failed the initial interview”. The suspect Julian Palad III, fled immediately the iStaff Solutions office after the attack. Palad didn’t put any contact address or numbers on his resumé, and His lastRead More
Many netizens react on Senator Leila De Lima’s bill about the police warning the suspects through a megaphone during crime operations. She dubbed her bill as “Anti-Extrajudicial Killing of 2016”, but the social media is abuzz about it. Stephen Rznsk initially thought that it was a spoof. But it’s not from AdoboChronicles, guys. Even SenatorRead More
Mariano Marcos, was the father of the kicked-out former Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos. Several schools and other structures in the Ilocos Region were named after him, three of these are Don Mariano Marcos Memorial Elementary School, Don Mariano Marcos Memorial Elementary School. Roads and streets were named after him. Commonwealth Avenue in Quezon City usedRead More
A handy, lightweight and durable camera that can take quality videos and still photos should be a must-have for travelers. A traditional digital camera will disappoint you, invest in the best camera, and that is the GoPro Hero4 Silver. GoPro Hero4 Silver is now down at P14,999 from P20,990. That’s almost P6,000 discount! Go getRead More