#PresyoMerkado: Round fruits for a healthier you

Raul Constantine Tabanao 02/21/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Good morning everyone! It is not only during the New Year’s celebration that we should think of having round fruits on our table. Round fruits, while they represent a hope for prosperity in…

Chicos: Energy booster, rich source of fiber

Gerard Vincent Francisco 01/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — It’s known as chico in the Philippines. But did you know that this fruit with buttery flesh and grainy texture is actually known under so many names? Even “chico” is spelled in different…

Round fruits for media noche ‘almost sold out’ at Carbon market

Rosalie Abatayo 12/31/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Fewer vendors have remained at the Carbon Public Market in Barangay Ermita, Cebu City  with only six hours left before we welcome 2020. Shirley Garbo said that she was only waiting for her…

Of local Filipino traditions and the New Year

Immae Lachica 12/30/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines— New Year is not just a simple celebration for us Filipinos. Filipino traditions are always present in every celebration most especially in welcoming the new year. These traditions or practices complete the feeling of…

Round fruits for New Year’s eve dinner? Go local, DA urges

Karl Ocampo - Philippine Daily Inquirer 12/29/2019

Instead of imported apples, oranges or grapes, why not buy homegrown lanzones, siniguelas, santol, dalandan, bignay or coconut to grace the dining table for the New Year? One can also consider indigenous fruits, such as anang (Diospyros…

12 fruits for New Year’s eve  

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/11/2019

Cebu City, Philippines—In just a couple of weeks, we prepare to welcome another year with a bang by celebrating on New Year’s eve. Aside from the fireworks and food, one of the most common traditions of Filipinos…

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