Agri losses from Maring hits P2.17B, over 78,600 farmers affected 

THE DAMAGE caused by severe tropical storm Maring (international name: Kompasu) climbed to P2.17 billion from the previous estimate of P2.14 billion, with 78,634 farmers and fishers affected.    In a bulletin on Tuesday morning, the Department of Agriculture (DA) said 103,069 metric tons (MT) of production volume were lost due to Maring. The affected commodities include rice, corn, high-value crops, livestock, and fisheries. Losses were also […]

Pages: Grand Slam

Like golf, the sport of tennis has four major tournaments. There’s the Australian Open, the French Open, Wimbledon and the US Open. If you win all four in the same calendar year, that’s called winning a Grand Slam. That achievement is so rare that it has been accomplished by only five human beings—of the estimated […]

Libre: Freedom

Freedom is a cause worth fighting for. People sacrifice their lives in the name of freedom. It is important for those who enjoy the freedom won from rulers and aggressors to mark the event with meaningful activities. On June 12, 2021, the Philippines observes the 123rd anniversary when Emilio Aguinaldo raised the flag of the […]