Tabora’s ‘17 World Cup win to boost PHL bowling program

This year’s Bowling World Cup champions are Jakob Butturff of the United States and Krizziah Tabora of the Philippines (photo from Qubica AMF’s 2017 Bowling aworld Cup Facebook page)



PHILIPPINE bowling is near to being unnoticed on the global stage after the Paeng Nepomuceno era until Krizziah Lyn Tabora rose from her own struggles in international play to win this year’s Qubica AMF Bowling World Cup.

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Helpless in the city: Residents dumping trash illegally get away with it

The tarpaulin at an area of J. P. Laurel National Highway in Lipa City is clear: throwing trash in this public spot is strictly prohibited. What is also clear is that residents, whether living within or outside of Lipa City, have wanton disregard for this warning coming from barangay officials. Lipa's city- and barangay-level officials  ar enow feeling the heat of what to do with growing garbage. (photo from Marlon Alexander Luistro / The Filipino Connection)


LIPA CITY—What do Ayala and J.P. Laurel highways and Gen. Luna Avenue here have in common?

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Auditors to city hall: Don’t get garbage collection expenses from 20% dev’t fund

Garbage haulers from a barangay transfer trash from the barangay's own garbage truck to that of RC Bella Waste Management and Disposal Services. (photo by Marlon Alexander Luistro / The Filipino Connection)


LIPA CITY—The city’s solid waste management program landed again in the audit reports of the Commission on Audit for the second straight calendar year.

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Lipa City is province’s second-biggest source of garbage, says provincial data

Piled up trash at a major highway in Lipa CIty (photo by Marlon Alexander Luistro / The Filipino Connection)


LIPA CITY—This city is already having a voluminous amount of solid wastes in previous years before the population here experienced un-hauled trash in the latter part of 2016.

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Mas kumita, nakatipid ang pamahalaang lungsod noong 2016



LUNGSOD NG LIPA—Mas mataas ang kinita ng pamahalaang lungsod noong taong 2016 maliban sa mas tumipid sila ng mga P7 milyon sa gastusin.

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Quail festival in Lipa City presents ideas for biz ventures

Add quail eggs with pickles and one can have pickled quail eggs for a product. One can have pickled quail eggs with different flavors, like Jalapeño. (photo by MARLON LUISTRO / The Filipino Connection)


LIPA CITY – Hop on a Manila-bound bus here and you will see vendors selling quail eggs or pugo pegged at P10 per pack.

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Waste-to-energy technology not feasible ‘for now’ in Lipa, says CENRO

The City's Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) (photo from Facebook page of Lipa City CENRO)



LIPA CITY—The City Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) has turned down yet another proposal to build a waste-to-energy plant here citing the failure to find a suitable land and issues on the compliance with existing environment laws.

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[Community] Nina’s Special Puto and Tamales

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The recipe of kakanin (rice cake) was passed on to Aleng Ninay from her grand parents who started cooking in 1913. Using only first-grade rice, coconut milk, and sugar, Aleng Ninay is preparing and cooking her puto and tamales just how her lola had prepared them.

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Patok na paborita ng isang panaderya sa Lipa

Ang Fadullo's Special Paborita mulsa Brgy. Tibig (kuha ni Arvel Malubag / The Filipino Connection)



BRGY. TIBIG, LUNGSOD NG LIPA—Naalala ko noon, ani Jailel Fadullo. Boy ako sa isang gasolinahan, at 17 anyos.

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Eric Cray wins 400m hurdles gold at Asian championships

Twenty nine-year-old Filipino-American hurdler Eric Shauwn Cray won the country's first Asian Athletics Championships gold medal in eight years following his 400m hurdles golden conquest in Bhubaneswar, India (phto from the Asian Athletics Association).


MANILA–Eric Shauwn Cray revived Philippine athletics’ glory years in Asia by winning the 400m hurdles gold medal at the 22nd Asian Athletics Championships in Bhubaneswar, India. [Read more…]