• Winter in Thailand

    Living in sweltering Bangkok always makes us look forward to the cooler season of December and January. I’m normally not fond of cold weather but a break from the humidity is always a delight. Even though ...

  • Siargao’s Naked Island

    One thing that Mindanao does not lack are beautiful white sand islands like the famous Naked Island in Siargao. If you think about it, Mindanao has many versions of islands like this, mostly undiscovered ones. For now, ...

  • Photo Diary: No Place Like Dahican

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  • Mindanao tourism to get a boost from Duterte admin

    DAVAO CITY, Nov. 20 (PNA) — Tourist arrivals in Mindanao are expected to rise by 10 to 20 percent year-on-year if backed with logistic support from concerned government agencies, a tourism official said. Department of Tourism-Mindanao ...

STATEMENT: On the Rome peace talks on January 19 -25

The Philippine government views with optimism, although with managed expectations, positive outcomes in the forthcoming resumption of peace negotiations in Rome on January 19 to 25 with the CPP/NPA/NDF. The 3rd round of talks hopes to ...

Iran seeks abaca supply, other Philippine Products

The Islamic Republic of Iran, long subjected to trade sanctions by the West, is now opening up its market to various agricultural products from the Philippines, especially Abaca and fruits. Iran’s Ambassador to the Philippines, Mohammad ...

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The golden years of SAMULCO

“If you teach a person how to catch a fish, he will eat for the rest of his lifetime.” In the early part of the 1960s, when Rev. Fr. Gerard Loiselle, P.M.E opened the doors of the Sta. ...
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Opinion

Tempest in a teacup

Tempest in a teapot (American English), or storm in a teacup (British English), is an idiom meaning a small event that has been exaggerated out of proportion. Communications Secretary Martin Andanar reaped the whirlwind when he scored the ...
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Opinion

Responding better to reproductive health needs

Whether we accept it or not, young people are having sex. With serious implications. Despite this, reproductive health services are nil. Health service providers are oftentimes hesitant to respond to their health needs and are usually unable to ...
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News

Phivolcs reiterates warning on Mayon, Bulusan due to monsoon rains

LEGAZPI CITY, January 19, 2017 (PNA) — Local watchers of Bulusan Volcano in Sorsogon and Mayon Volcano in Albay yesterday reiterated the warning initially issued to the public by the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) to avoid entry ...
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PHL, Japan inks partnership on drug rehab program

MANILA, January 18, 2017 (PNA) — The governments of the Philippines and Japan recently signed a program document to ensure cooperation on the treatment and rehabilitation of the country’s illegal drug users. The signatories were officials of member-agencies ...
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Sports

Basilan kid, 11 other young footballers to represent PH in Astro Kem Bola training camp in KL

MindaNation September 7, 2016
After almost two months of traveling around the country, Globe Telecom has finally picked 12 of the best young aspiring football players ...

Travel

Winter in Thailand

Kukie Moreno 16 days ago
Living in sweltering Bangkok always makes us look forward to the cooler season of December and January. I’m normally not fond of ...

Food

Make your own homemade Ginger Ale for a healthy and refreshing way to cool down

MindaNation November 17, 2016
Ginger ale is a healthy and refreshing way to cool down after a hard day at work. It is sweet and tangy, ...