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Bangus (scientific name Chanos chanos; internationally known as milkfish) is our national fish thus we must be aware of the top 10 ways on how to cook one.



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"My friends and I are set to climb Mt. Pulag at the end of this month. I am quite afraid of heights but my friends insisted that I conquer my fears. They assured me that mountain climbing is an experience of a lifetime that will make me appreciate nature more. What are some tips on the basics of mountain climbing should a first-time climber like me know? -Rhea"


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Hi, Rhea! It's good to know that you've decided to conquer your fear of heights. Doing research is always important, especially for first-time climbers such as yourself. You may start by reading up about climbing preparations, indispensable equipment, ideal climbing locations, and safety guidelines. Prepare your body for the climb by doing challenging activities like endurance running, weight lifting, and hiking to have enough strength and endurance needed for the climb. Avoid buying equipment impulsively, and instead, invest on necessary gear.

Among the basic items suggested by the Philippine Mountaineering Group are expedition packs, pack rain cover, watch, lightweight hiking shoes, fleece or wool jacket and pants, socks, lightweight underwear, first-aid kit, sun hat, bandanas, sunglasses, toiletry kit, sunscreen and lip balm, anti-mosquito lotion, water bottles, pocket knife, headlamp, and camera. Familiarize yourself with the ethics of mountaineering and climbers' responsibilities as listed by the Dahon Palay Mountaineers. Good luck and enjoy your first climb!

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Bangus Festival is an annual festivity in Dagupan City, Pangasinan that kicks off every month of April. It celebrates the province's Bonuan bangus, which is renowned for its unique taste.

Bangus Festival, first celebrated in 2002, was the brainchild of former mayor Benjamin S. Lim, who wished to emphasize the local bangus industry and promote Dagupan as the Bangus Capital of the World. Initially a part of the thanksgiving festival Pista'y Dayat, Bangus Festival developed into a two-week socio-economic program of activities that highlights the city's top produce.

The festival commences with the lighting of 1,000 barbecue grills lined up to cook thousands of bangus, which stretches up to two kilometers. This also serves as a competition for hundreds of cooks, whose dishes are not only judged by the grilling but through whipping up the tastiest and most creative way of serving bangus. The contest was eventually called “'101 Ways to Cook Bangus” and won for the city a recognition in the Guinness Book of World Records for the longest barbecue in 2003.


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  • April 24, 1982 - The First Cecil Awards night was held at the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP). It was an annual recognition of individuals and institutions who have contributed to the development of Philippine music. It was named after Cecil Lloyd who is considered the Father of the Philippine Recording Industry.


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Mateo Capinpin

Brigadier General Mateo Capinpin was a Filipino war time commander of the Philippine Army's famed 21st Division. He was born on April 22, 1887 in the present day Morong Rizal.

He grew up and took his elementary and secondary education in Laguna High School. After graduating from High School in 1906, at the age of 19, he joined and was enlisted in the Philippine Scouts where he started as a Private and was honorably discharged as a Major. During his itinerary with the Philippine Scouts from 1906 to 1918, Capinpin was acclaimed to be the only one who knew his Company Roster by heart. Stories have it that at night, he could call from the roll even without lights. As the youngest First Sergeant, he was only 24 when he was given his strips. He was noted to be a strict disciplinarian and that he had the reputation of being the "meanest" non-commissioned officer.


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