Pineapple-made textile: an industry to watch out for


Gone are the days when pineapple leaves are tossed into the compost pit or buried in the landfills. For from its thorny leaves come fine and sustainable textile.  

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President declares Boracay Island under state of calamity


The prevalence of fecal coliform in the waters and abuse of environmental laws are serious issues that led the government to decide on the rehabilitation of the tourist destination.

10 healing properties of the paragis weed

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Had it not for social media, I would have forever hated the ubiquitous weed called Paragis. I had no inkling it's loaded with a significant number of curative properties. It's not a new discovery. In fact, people in the olden times have been using paragis, a certain weed believed to have several curative properties. Even some …

Why is the coconut tree called Tree of Life?

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When you live long enough anywhere in the Asia-Pacific region, you will realize why the coconut is called “the tree of life”. From housing materials to novelty items, to oil and food production... name it! You’ll be amazed at the versatility of the coconut. Every part of the palm tree has its own shares of uses.

How online stores can make their services better


Online shopping is undoubtedly one of the greatest comforts customers can have. Admittedly, many online stores do fall short of shoppers’ expectation at times. But considering the competition that constantly looms over the industry, owners would not be hurt if potential buyers help them improve their craft.

Verbal abuse: how far does it affect a child victim?

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Verbal abuse is a specific type of emotional abuse. Most often, the aggression happens right at home. And victims are often not keen on reporting it because they think it’s the norm in their household. They rather keep the impact within themselves. What is verbal abuse? Verbal abuse, also known as name calling, exists in …