Author: Raffy Rico

Online Diksiyonaryo ng Wikang Filipino, Ilulunsad ng KWF!

Ilulunsad ang Online Diksiyonaryo ng Wikang Filipino sa 16 Disyembre 2021, 9:00–11:00 nu sa Bulwagang Romualdez, Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino, 1610 Kalye J.P. Laurel, Malacañang Palace Complex, Lungsod Maynila. Ang Online Diksiyonaryo ng Wikang Filipino ay hango sa database ng Diksiyonaryo ng Wikang Filipino na unang nalathala noong 1989. Ito ang kauna-unahang monolingguwal na diksiyonaryo ng wikang Filipino na binubuo ng 31,245 salitang pasok na inihanda ng Linangan ng mga Wika sa Pilipinas (dáting Surian ng Wikang Pambansa). Ang ikalawang edisyon na may 34,798 salitang pasok ay ang lathala sa ika-100 taon ng pagdiriwang ng kalayaan ng Pilipinas o...

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PRRD, LGUs commit to creating smoke-free environments in the new normal

“I call on everyone, especially our public health officials, local government leaders and fellow advocates to work together to achieve a truly smoke-free society for the current and future generations of Filipinos.” In a message sent by President Rodrigo Duterte and read by the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Undersecrtary Jonathan Malaya during the 2nd Smoke-Free LGU Forum themed “Sustaining Smoke-Free Communities in the New Normal,” several local government units (LGUs) and national government agencies including the DILG, Department of Health (DOH), and the Department of Education (DepEd) committed to sustain smoke-free environments, particularly during the...

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DOST Central Luzon Food Innovation Center to tap local farmers, BulSU president confirms

By Rachel R. Perez, DOST-STII, S&T Media Service   Photo by: Gerardo Palad, DOST-STII, DOSTv Bulacan State University (BulSU) president, Dr. Cecilia S. Navasero-Gascon confirmed that they plan to tap the local farmers to supply the raw materials needed for the production of the emergency/disaster food in the DOST’s Regional Food Innovation Center (RFIC) in Central Luzon. “Hindi pa s’ya (raw materials) galing sa [local] farmers. Nag de-develop pa kami ng technology, but once we have developed the technology, at least ready for commercialization, then we will be tapping the local farmers,” Gascon said when asked by the DOST-STII’s...

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DAR chief pinanumpa ang 126 kawani sa Bicol

Para palakasin ang pagpapatupad ng Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP) sa kabicolan, umabot sa kabuoang 126 kawani ng Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) sa rehiyon ang pinanumpa ni Secretary Bernie F. Cruz sa isang seremonya na ginanap noong Miyerkules, Disyembre 1, 2021, sa Marison Hotel Legaspi. Ayon kay Cruz ang mga kawani ay masusing pinili upang serbisyuhan ang mga magsasaka at tulungan ang DAR na dalhin ang panlipunang hustisya sa mga kanayunan. “Matatanggap ng mga magsasaka ang hustisyang nararapat, sa pamamagitan ng pagkakaloob sa mga magsasaka ng lupang matatamnan, pagbibigay ng support services projects upang mapagyaman ang kanilang lupain...

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Laguna youth join SEARCA-hosted hydroponics farming demo

Student, out-of-school youth, and young educators from various districts of Laguna joined a virtual demonstration of hydroponics farming hosted by the Los Baños-based Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) last November 27. The hydroponics demo was part of the Pook Luntian Sa Tahanan Ko project of Gawad Laguna, Inc. (GLI) in partnership with SEARCA, through the Young Forces for Agricultural Innovation (#Y4AGRI), and the NIU Greens Hydroponics. Engr. Albretch Hernandez and Floracoelli Masajo-Hernandez of Laguna-based NIU Greens Hydroponics facilitated the info-demo session. This was NIU’s second engagement with SEARCA, having featured how and...

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KWF at GUMIL Filipinas (GF), Magsusulong ng mga proyektong pangwika!

Magsusulong ng mga proyektong pangwika ang Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino at Gumil Filipinas (GF) na makatutulong sa pagtataguyod ng panitikan, kasaysayan, at kultura ng mga Ilokano. Ang dalawa ay magtatag ng mga kolaborasyon at mga gawaing networking sa pagpapaunlad ng wikang Ilokano. Nagkasundo ang KWF at GUMIL Filipinas (GF) na ipatupad ang Ilokano Language Development and Promotion ng GUMIL Filipinas kabilang ang estandardisasyon ng Ortograpiyang Ilokano. Isa pang proyektong pangwika na isusulong ay ang Innadal na mula sa salitang Ilokano na nangangahulugang “magkasamang matututo,” isang quarterly na seminar sa wikang Ilokano para sa mga kabalikat ng wikang Ilokano na...

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“Buwan ng Disyembre 2021”

“Serye ng Tulang Dagdag Kaalaman” Ni: Associate Prof JD AGAPITO “Buwan ng Disyembre 2021” Huling buwan ng taong 2021 Simoy ng hangin ay may kalamigan Hinihintay na muli ang kapaskuhan Masaya kasi ang hatid nito sa kalupaan Lalo na sa bansang mahal nating Pilipinas Sa buong mundo ay siyang pinakasikat Pagkat napakahaba ng inilalaang oras Maraming pakulo at tunay kang magagalak Ngunit pangalawang taon na ng pandemya Padalawang pasko na ring naiba Di makalabas ng bahay noong taong una Dahil mas matindi ang virus sa paghawa hawa Ngayong marami na rin ang bakunado Nagbabalikan na ang masa sa publiko...

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SSS sets release dates for 2021 December, 13th month pensions amounting to P27.5B

The Social Security System (SSS) issued a schedule for the release of the 2021 December and 13th month pensions of its pensioners. SSS President and CEO Aurora C. Ignacio said the total amount to be released for the said pensions stands at P27.5 billion for 3.14 million pensioners. “We have coordinated with our partner banks to credit the pensions on given dates during the first week of December so that our pensioners can receive and use them in time for the holiday season,” Ignacio said. Under the schedule, the dates of crediting of the said pensions for pensioners whose...

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BULACAN POLICE BUSTED OVER PHP 13M WORTH OF SHABU

Camp Olivas, City of San Fernando, Pampanga — Central Luzon Regional Director PBGEN MATTHEW P BACCAY said that Bulacan police were able to seize more than Php13-M worth of shabu and arrest a notorious drug peddler while his cohort managed to elude arrest during an anti-drug operation (buy bust), early Friday (November 26) in Malolos City, Bulacan. PBGEN BACCAY identified the suspect as Abubakar SANDIGAN alias Kapatid, 31 years old, tricycle driver from Brgy. 311, Quiapo, Manila who was caught by operatives of the City Drug Enforcement Unit (CDEU), Malolos City Police Station (CPS). Confiscated were two (2) green...

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