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WHO lauds PH health chief for 'strong' tobacco control advocacy

May 30, 2017 - 5:27 PM

Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial is one of the 6 from the Western Pacific Region who received the 2017 World No Tobacco Day 2017 Award

UNITARY TAXATION. Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial opposes House Bill 4144 which proposes a two-tier excise tax structure on cigarettes. Rappler screenshot

#PugadBaboy: Waddling to Church

Jan 06, 2017 - 12:00 PM

Singapore names orchid after Duterte

Dec 16, 2016 - 10:43 PM

Introducing Dendrobium Rodrigo Roa Duterte a violet red orchid the Singaporean government names after the President during his state visit to their country

DUTERTE'S ORCHID. This orchid was given the name Dendrobium Rodrigo Roa Duterte during the President's state visit to Singapore. Image from PCO

New orchid species found in Philippine forest guerrilla zone

Jun 24, 2016 - 9:33 PM

The species are found only in a mountain range on the rebellion torn Mindanao area in the southern Philippines and have eluded those cataloguing plant life for 200 years

NEW SPECIES. This undated handout photo shows an orchid Dendrobium lydiae taken on Bukidnon province on the Southern island of Mindanao. Five new orchid species have been discovered in increasingly denuded Philippine mountains, highlighting the need to protect forests in one of the world's most biologically diverse countries, conservationists said Friday. Photo by Miguel David de Leon/AFP

2014 color of the year: Radiant orchid

Jan 04, 2014 - 2:15 PM

Be sure you re in vogue Wear the color of the year

The secret life of Tony de Zuñiga

May 14, 2012 - 10:31 PM

Mang Tony may have gone but his legacy will always live on

LIVE ON FOREVER. Mang Tony will live on forever in the hearts of comic book fans. We salute you for raising the flag for Filipino comics artists! Photo from robot6.comicbookresources.com

Free comic books, anyone?

May 01, 2012 - 8:26 PM

Free Comic Book Day FCBD Philippines is all set What titles are you looking to get?

COMICS GALORE. Comic book lovers have reason to rejoice anew for FCBD this Month. Photo from FCBD Philippines' Facebook page.

To shoot or not to shoot

Jan 04, 2012 - 7:23 AM

Photographers often take from every subject and their limits are their own

REMNANTS. Cagayan de Oro reels from disaster but aims to recover. Photo by John Javellana