The theme of the Philippines’ nutrition month for 2014 is “Kalamidad Paghandaan: Gutom at Malnutrition Agapan!” When translated into English, this means: “Prepare for Disasters: Prevent Hunger and Malnutrition.” The them... More »

The Nutrition Month in the Philippines is in June every year. This is pursuant to the Nutrition Act of the Philippines that was signed on June 25, 1974.The National Nutrition Council (NNC) leads the launching of the cele... More »

March has been designated as National Nutrition Month. National Nutrition Month is an annual campaign sponsored by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics that focuses on making informed food choices, developing healthy e... More »

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Economic problems in the Philippines include high unemployment and the concentration of wealth in a small number of wealthy families. Although the Philippine economy grew substantially in the early 2010s, lingering pover... More »

Some of the most famous gymnasts from the Philippines include Bea Lucero-Lhuillier and Danica Calapatan. Both have won medals for their performances. More »

Countries that are near the Philippines are primarily Taiwan and China to the north and Malaysia and Indonesia to the south. Because the Philippines is located on an island group, it has no countries that directly border... More »

The major rivers in the Philippines are the Cagayan River, Rio Grande de Mindanao and the Agusan River. The country has a total of 421 rivers, but scientists consider 50 of them biologically dead. More »