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The National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) opened this year’s National Heritage Month in the province of Sarangani from on May 24 until today in time with the celebration of the annual Sarbay Festival. The National Heritage Month, per Proclamation 439, recognizes “the need create among the people…

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Liwanag, an exhibition of works by artist Aze Ong, opened on May 22 at the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) Gallery with a fashion show of her creations. The exhibit runs until June 22. Ong’s art are wearable crochets like handmade jewelry, bags, necklaces and clothes. “I…

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My driver, Bernard, is turning 60 this year. He has been driving for me for over two decades now and has been exposed to many of my projects, knows many of my friends and colleagues, and is almost the telltale sign that “I am probably in the area” when our…

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The world celebrated the International Day for Biological Diversity as led by the United Nations (UN) on May 22. Observed since 2002, the day was created by the UN General Assembly to increase the world’s awareness and understanding of biodiversity issues. This year, to coincide with the designation of 2013…

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Haribon Foundation for the Conservation of Natural Resources is the pioneer organization for biodiversity conservation. It is a membership organization committed to nature conservation, and one of the activities that Haribon regularly conducts for members and friends are bird-watching sessions. This is one way of paying homage to Haribon history,…

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It’s been almost a month since a tourist submarine was reported by a Japanese national visiting the country to have hit some coral reef beneath the Mactan Channel in Cebu. The concerned foreigner, Satoshi Toyoda, personally saw the incident, caught it on video, and posted it on YouTube. To his…

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Experts and the millions of cancer advocates all over the world are diligently contributing to the growing body of knowledge about cancer management and care. What’s more remarkable is that the focus now is not just on the diagnosis and treatment of cancer patients, but on the equally important continuing…

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The bones and joints work together for the body to move. But with poor diet, lack of proper exercise and natural aging, the bones become brittle while the joints wear out. As result, posture and mobility are affected making both body parts important health concerns. However, unlike osteoporosis prevention, there…

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London: British counter-terrorism police were on Thursday investigating the murder of a man thought to be a soldier, who was butchered and beheaded on a busy London street by two men shouting Islamist slogans. The attackers, wielding knives including a meat cleaver, carried out the attack a few hundred meters…

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A remodeled basement can add comfort and value to a home. In fact, according to Remodeling magazine’s 2013 Cost vs. Value Report, basement remodels are still one of the top remodeling projects and typically consist of about a third of the entire home’s available space. When it comes to finishing…