During the annual World Robot Olympiad (WRO) in Abu Dhabi, a high school team from Central Luzon won the fourth place and they took home the Best Technical Design award. The team had invented a robot that could detect flood.
The Food and Nutrition Research Institute (FNRI) and DOST proved that Virgin coconut oil (VCO) has no cholesterol content so the public should not be worried. VCO is rich in medium-chain saturated fatty acid which is metabolized in another way from long chain fatty acid or LCFA. So MCFA does not produce cholesterol as explained by Dr. Trinidad, Scientist II of the FNRI-DOST.
Ormoc City has the largest sugarcane plantation. At present, the city belongs to the multi-billion peso industry. One of their products is muscovado sugar. The residents here call it panocha, calamay, or sangkaka. It is a kind of unprocessed, pure, and non-centrifugal cane sugar draped in withered banana leaves in sphere shape.