Salinas’ and PH’s Salt Iodization Program »

Salinas’ and PH’s Salt Iodization Program

In 1992, the Philippine Government made a commitment to uphold the goal of Universal Salt Iodization because of the alarming rate of Iodine Deficiency Disorder throughout the country.  The Department of Health invited all salt producers in the country to iodize the salt they are producing. The largest salt producer in the Philippines, Pacific Farms, […]

Fighting cancer, diabetes with guyabano »

Fighting cancer, diabetes with guyabano

ZAMBOANGA CITY/09 December 2015 by Airah Medija and Fritzie Luchana–According to the World Health Organization (WHO), almost 43% of the population around the world has been suffering from different illnesses like cancer, asthma, spasms and others. However, a research project,  headed by Dr. Annabelle Briones, chief of chemicals and energy division (CED) of the Institute […]

Al-Muhminat: A Voice for the IDPs »

Al-Muhminat:  A Voice for the IDPs

ZAMBOANGA CITY/06 March 2014 by Juseph Elas–It’s the increasing rate of mortality, health issues, and the seemingly slow response to the clamor of the internally displaced persons (IDPs) which drove a private group known as ‘Al-Muhminat’ to have a dialogue with the local government to petition for redress of grievances and be the voice of […]

Children as a Mirror of Reality in ‘Iyo Si Malik’ »

Children as a Mirror of Reality in ‘Iyo Si Malik’

ZAMBOANGA CITY/02 March 2014 by Ma. Alexis O. Asuncion–“Bang! Bang! Bang!” is the first line of Junjun, the protagonist in the film Iyo Si Malik. Iyo Si Malik is a film about two kids playing a battle war game in a burned house in Zamboanga School of Fisheries (Zamboanga State College of Marine Sciences and […]

Celebrating Dia de Zamboanga with a Spanish Film Fest »

Celebrating Dia de Zamboanga with a Spanish Film Fest

ZAMBOANGA CITY, 01 March 2014 by Francis Anthony G. Sadaya–Zamboanga City is in its 77th year of celebrating Dia de Zamboanga. One of the programs of the said event was the Spanish film festival held on February 26 and 27, 2014. The Spanish Film Festival catered classic and modern Filipino films. The festival also showed highly-praised […]

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