By Tina G. Santos
From overseas Filipino workers to entrepreneurs. Many OFWs have started to believe there are better opportunities beyond overseas work as more than 3,700 returning OFWs, including those who were repatriated from troubled countries, have ventured into business in 2012, according to the Department of Labor and Employment.
By Ernesto M. Ordoñez
Carabaos are a good source of milk for nutrition and livelihood. What is keeping it from expanding faster? Three C’s—credit, credit, credit.
By Ralph Fajardo
In the early 90s, when the then dean of Bicol University’s College of Agriculture, Dr. Justino Arboleda, first heard of a report naming Bicol as the second poorest province in the Philippines, he was incredulous. “I could not believe it! How could Bicol be the second poorest province?” he asked. “We are so rich in coconut trees, the tree of life itself.”
By Marla Viray
For this tobacco-producing province, promoting a healthier image does not stop at just banning smoking in casinos and public areas.
By Amadís Ma. Guerrero
Palawan, Oriental Mindoro and Camarines Norte are among the most captivating of our provinces, filled with coastal areas, beaches and resorts, rivers and streams, venues for adventures aqua sports, and attractive to tourists both foreign and domestic.