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Fire Prevention Month is an annual nationwide observance held every March in the Philippines during which fire prevention activities are administered by the Bureau of Fire Prevention (BFP), local government units, firefighting agencies, schools, and other institutions.

Education on fire safety and prevention needs to be consistently prioritized in the Philippines given the large number of fires that occur throughout the country, most of which are due to faulty electrical connections. In 2006 alone, there were some 8,823 fire incidents in the Philippines, causing 271 deaths, 596 injuries, and about P3.2 billion worth of property damage.

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"I am currently a fourth year high school student. I am still unsure of what course to take in college. I know I've always dreamed of becoming a doctor. But now, I am having second thoughts if I am really fit for it. Please help me decide. :( -Chynna"


Hi there Chynna! I remember the days when my classmates and I were too excited to enter a university. How time flies! Choosing what course to take is surely one of the hardest decisions to make in life.

The most basic consideration when choosing a college course is knowing what you want, something you've always wanted to get into. You can also go for a career assessment care of your local guidance office to make choosing a college course systematic and easier. Know what you're good at by assessing your skills and talents. Consider your values (fulfillment, altruism, etc) to help you determine what you would like to get out of a career besides material compensation. Look forward and assess your commitment to your chosen path. Be sure if you possess the skills and the patience to go the distance. You also need to look at the career options available within this major. A certain course may offer a diploma upon completion but doesn't guarantee a job. Check out the job placement statistics of others who have pursued your chosen degree. Keep these things in mind but be sure to follow your heart.

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There are movies so successful in infiltrating the public's consciousness that decades after their release, people can still reenact specific scenes with the lines intact. Case on point: the pivotal scene in Himala, which has already been recreated and parodied a million times (and still counting). These memorable sequences have built careers, provided awards, guaranteed box office success, and spawned dance remixes. Here is a list of those passages in our nifty reminder of the most memorable lines in Philippine cinema.

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  • March 28, 1901 – President Emilio Aguinaldo, a prisoner of Colonel Frederick Funston, arrived in Manila on the USS Vicksburg from Palanan, Isabela.
  • March 28, 1907 – Governor James Francis Smith issued a peace certificate that declared that since the publication of the Philippine Census in 1905 there had been no serious disturbances of the public order. He added that for the past two years, Filipinos had been "law-abiding, peaceful and loyal to the United States".
  • March 28, 1979 – President Ferdinand Marcos signed into law Cabinet Bill No. 15. Also known as the Dairy Industry Development Act of 1979, it aims to accelerate the production, processing, marketing and distribution of local milk products. The Philippine Dairy Corporation (PDC) was created to be the lead government dairy agency tasked to carry out these objectives.

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Vic Vargas

Jose Maria Marfori Asuncion, popularly known as Vic Vargas (28 March 1939-19 July 2003) was a Filipino movie and television actor, famous for his role as “Andres”, a quintessential henpecked husband in Andres de Saya opposite Ms. Universe Gloria Diaz.

A three-time national judo champion at the age of 17, Pinggoy (his nickname) earned his AB Architecture degree at the University of Sto. Tomas (UST). He was a Physical Education teacher who specialized in martial arts at the University of the East (UE) before he entered showbiz.

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