“Once upon a time, a foreigner got lost in town. He met a fair maiden and asked, ‘What is the name of this place?’ The fair maiden thought that the foreigner was asking who she was and so she said, ‘Flora’. And so the foreigner took his book and wrote Flora as the name of the place.”
More Chris and Charlie: Remember our kailiyans who are in contention to become the “King of Filipino Migrant Workers in Korea? We blogged about them here. We hope that you followed Layad’s example and voted for either of the two here.
Who says you can’t grow durian, the best-tasting but worst-smelling fruit ever, in Apayao? The above photo courtesy of the Philippine Information Agency/Cordillera is proof that you can. Delmar Carino has a related story at the Inquirer.
PHOTO CREDIT: Redgie Cawis/PIA-CAR.
“This means that Kaelco (Kalinga-Apayao Electric Cooperative) lost 249,350.55 kilowatt/hour (kwh) to pilferers or roughly P1.9 million. The monthly subsidy should have been used to maintain power lines and electrify off-grid barangays.” — Kaelco Member Service Division Chief Cliford Alunday
Read the story at Sunstar Baguio.