‘Lawin’ damage on agriculture, infrastructure reaches P2B

MANILA — Super Typhoon Lawin’s estimated damage to agriculture and infrastructure in four regions in the Philippines has reached P2 billion, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said Sunday. The damage to infrastructure and agriculture reached P1,402,245,000 and P645,515,777.90, respectively, in Ilocos Region, Cagayan Valley, Central Luzon, and the Cordillera Administrative Region

London School of Marketing hosts unconventional graduation

THOUSANDS of students from across the globe have gathered in London to take part in what’s believed to be the UK’s biggest graduation of international students. Almost 2,000 students received their awards from the London School of Marketing (LSM) at the Global Graduation Ceremony, held at the O2 Arena. Among them were 47 students from the Philippines. The ceremony offered a modern take on traditional graduations with students able to…

Tulingan Festival 2016

Street performers depict fisher folk and mackerel tuna, known locally as tulingan, during the Tulingan Festival in the town of Sultan Naga Dimaporo in Lanao del Norte. The town marked its 63rd Charter Day last October 4. (Richel V. Umel)