Albay designer uses ‘pinukpok’ to promote Bicol culture

Rhaydz B. Barcia | Rappler.Com LEGAZPI CITY, Philippines – A 31-year-old designer in Albay is slowly making a name for herself by specializing in formal wear made from "pinukpok" or abaca fiber. Jean Alta is the woman behind Kutur ni Jean. Her pinukpok creations have been shipped across the country and have reached as far … Continue reading Albay designer uses ‘pinukpok’ to promote Bicol culture

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Tricycle asin Motorsiklo: Mga Hade kan Tinampo

Kan nag-uli ako sa Albay kan nakaaging Undas, saro sa makulog sa mata iyo an mga motorsiklo asin mga tricycle na nagpapasad-pasad sa Highways. Lalo na paglaog mong Camarines Sur sa Madaya, este, Andaya Highway dangan sa Maharlika Highway. Dahil nag-southroad ka, bako ka taga-lugar, kaipuhan mo magtaong respeto sa mga ini. Maghalat ka na … Continue reading Tricycle asin Motorsiklo: Mga Hade kan Tinampo

Kusidong Isda

There are different versions of "kusido" or stewed fish. Kusido is from the Spanish "cocido" or "cooked" and can refer to "boiled meat and vegetables". In Bicol, though, "cocido" or "kusido" automatically refers to boiled fish and vegetables. Below is a video courtesy of Umagang Kay Ganda of ABS-CBN about a different version of kusido. … Continue reading Kusidong Isda

LGU Irosin RE Team tests hydro-power generation

Pico hydro-power generation parts (pressure and flow rate tester, turbine, dynamo, voltage regulator, inverter, variable transformer) assembled by the Irosin LGU Renewable Energy Team under the tutelage of Engineer Obet Verzola and close watch of Mayor Pidoy Cielo were tested with relative success. The test gave the Team a 30-watts power generation reading through a … Continue reading LGU Irosin RE Team tests hydro-power generation