Rescuers evacuate residents near a flooded village in Marikina City, Metro Manila August 7, 2012. Rescuers rushed to reach trapped residents across the Philippine capital on Tuesday, as torrential rains triggered severe flooding. Flood waters reached up to two metres (6.5 feet) in the village of Tumana in Marikina City, an eastern suburb of metropolitan Manila, where some residents were stranded in their homes. REUTERS/Cheryl Ravelo (PHILIPPINES - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT SOCIETY)

#PaalalaNiVibal: Paano maging handa at manatiling ligtas sa baha?

Panahon na naman ng sunod-sunod na pagpasok ng bagyo sa ating bansa kaya naman kaliwa’t kanan na ang mga lugar na binabaha. Marahil ay sanay na ang ilan sa paulit-ulit na pagbaha, ngunit ito pa rin ay posibleng maging banta sa buhay at ari-arian kaya’t dapat na malaman kung paano ito dapat paghandaan. Ang...
chapter 3-women-of-malolos

How Spanish Are We?

Alas-sais: you turn on your television set and watch your favorite telenovelas. You sit in the sala with your feet raised on your lamesa. While eating late merienda, you react to the most dramatic scenes of the series. This is how it is for most Filipino families. We may not see it but we are...
Photo: PH2 Farrington / Wikimedia Commons

How July 4 Connects the Filipinos and Americans

We have fought and faced battles together. We have stood side by side during one of the darkest times of Philippine history. These are just two ways to describe the connection between the Philippines and the USA. Whether we like it or not, Filipinos and Americans will always be connected with each other. The...
14_basic disaster kit_505699

#PaalalaNiVibal: Disaster Preparedness Tips na Dapat Alam Mo Ngayong Panahon ng Bagyo

Panahon na naman ng tag-ulan. Taon-taon dumadaan sa bansa ang malalakas na bagyo na nagdudulot ng matinding pinsala sa mga komunidad sa siyudad at probinsya. Hindi na ito nakapagtataka lalo na’t ang bansa ay nasa bahagi ng Northwestern Pacific Basin. Dahil dito, nagbabadya ng panganib ang pagbaha na dulot ng malakas na pag-ulan.  Ang...
blackboard-business-chalkboard-355988

Have You Heard These Things about STEM Subjects?

Transitioning to a K-12 Program from a 10-year education system may be quite confusing. Most of you grew up with the knowledge that high school will only take four years and after that, you go straight to college. But senior high school is now here. The Senior High School (SHS) program requires you to...
HUMSS1

Is there future in HUMSS?

Many people say that if you want to become useful in the future, go for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) or Accountancy, Business, and Management (ABM) strand in senior high school. But wait, we seem to be missing something. The Humanities and Social Sciences (HUMSS) strand holds a great promise, too. Sadly, not...
adult-asian-bar-323503

3 Vital Truths in Engaging in a Digital Society

There is no denying that we now live in a digital age. We wake up in the morning and grab our phones from under our pillows–snoozing alarms, checking texts, scrolling endlessly through social media. Traveling to different places has never been so accurate with directions from advanced map applications. Now, it only takes one...
35477062_201839277116296_8839767535323709440_n

Public school teachers’ battle of wits for #PaFREECPDniVIBAL

Not just ten, not just eleven, and not even twelve. Thirteen! Thirteen public school teachers were selected as winners of free slots for the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Training held at the Vibal office in G. Araneta Avenue last June 15, 2018. CPD is one great tool to aid professionals on their ongoing journey...
ramadan-3384043_960_720

Fun Facts You Must Know About Eid Al Fitr

Ramadan is the most sacred month of the year in Islamic culture. Muslims fast and abstain from pleasures from sunrise to sunset for a month to observe this tradition. Eid Al Fitr is the feast that marks the end of Ramadan and signifies a new beginning. Here are some of the things you must...
FILCHI5

5 Things to Thank Our Chinese Friends for this Fil-Chi Friendship Day

More than the dragon and lion dances, lucky charms, and the tikoy that are all visible during the local celebration of the Chinese New Year, the Philippines has also earned a treasure trove of Chinese influence in our culture as the Chinese men stayed in the country in the past. What’s in this treasure...