DOT nominates Yamang Bukid for farm tourism award
The entrance to Yamang Bukid Farm, a virtual paradise, with well-maintained flower and vegetable gardens in Sitio Candes III, Barangay Bacungan, Puerto Princesa City, Palawan. (Photo by Julio P. Yap, Jr./THEPHILBIZNEWS)

DOT nominates Yamang Bukid for farm tourism award

Text and Photos by Julio P. Yap, Jr. YAMANG BUKID FARM, an emerging agro-tourism destination in Puerto Princesa City in Palawan is being shortlisted for a major award on farm…

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DOT, Globe partner to promote sustainable and digital tourism
From left: Globe Channel Management Group EVP Bernie Llamzon, Globe Chief Commercial Officer Albert de Larrazabal, Globe President and CEO Ernest Cu, General Luna Mayor Yayang Rusillon, Catangnan Barangay Captain Lito Saavedra , Globe myBusiness Senior Advisor Derrick Heng, Globe Business SVP Peter Maquera, and General Luna Administrative Officer Peejay Gorgonio.

DOT, Globe partner to promote sustainable and digital tourism

The Department of Tourism (DOT) and Globe have entered into a strategic partnership for the promotion and digital transformation of the Philippine Tourism industry while jointly advocating for the adoption…

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‘Sunflower Man’ tills the soil with just one hand
‘SUNFLOWER MAN’ – Sonny Tesado, 38, a contented and reliable farmer at the Yamang Bukid Farm in Barangay Bacungan, Puerto Princesa City in Palawan, is a diligent worker who, despite his disability, continues to extend his services to take care of the farm’s thousands of sunflower plants in order to support the needs of his family. (Photo by Julio P. Yap, Jr./THEPHILBIZNEWS)

‘Sunflower Man’ tills the soil with just one hand

By Julio P. Yap, Jr. Farmers usually work hard in the field with theirboth hands – either with a crop or seeds to sow in one hand, and a tool…

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Eating ‘balut’ with style – and innovation!
A balut vending machine introduced by the Department of Science and Technology ensures the right temperature to keep the fertilized duck egg fresh and delicious. (Photo by Dr. Rebekka Volmer/THEPHILBIZNEWS)

Eating ‘balut’ with style – and innovation!

By Dr. Rebekka Volmer Gibberish blackish tiny duck head becomes visible after sipping down the “sabaw.” Red and greyish veins covering the egg yolk, giving the egg a dirty disgusting…

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Dominguez downplays inflation impact of African swine fever
Swine fever fears do not seem to impact one reputable establishment known for roasting pigs as it fulfills its lechon orders for the day in Quezon City. (Photo by Monsi A. Serrano/THEPHILBIZNEWS)

Dominguez downplays inflation impact of African swine fever

By Joann Villanueva Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III has dismissed the impact of the African swine fever on domestic inflation rate, citing that consumers have alternatives to pork. “It’s a…

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PCAARRD, blazing the frontline of coffee R&D
Left Photo: Director Marita A. Carlos of the PCAARRD Applied Communication Division, delivers the message of the Executive Director during the opening program of the Coffee FIESTA at the SPAMAST Campus in Barangay Matti, Digos City, Davao del Sur. An exhibit booth displays coffee bean varieties during the Coffee FIESTA at the SPAMAST Matti, Digos City Campus

PCAARRD, blazing the frontline of coffee R&D

By Ricardo R. Argana As great consumers of coffee, the Filipinos are lucky that the Philippines, owing to its geographical location and climatic condition, can produce the four varieties of…

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