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  • Philippine Surfing Championship Tour To Rank Best PH Surfers

    Philippine Surfing Championship Tour To Rank Best PH Surfers

    In the age of digital media, surfing has become a noticeable topic of interest throughout the worldwide web. More people now want to feel the sense of unadulterated elation that is popularly known throughout the surfing community as ?stoke? or ?froth.?

    But there is a special breed of surfers who has nurtured their love for surfing in a whole different level. Surfing everyday for these individuals is not just a way to get their daily dose of stoke; it is an integral part of their lives, their bread and butter.

    Surfing has become a primal drive for these wave riders that is why the countr ...

  • The Birth Of The Philippine Professional Surfing League

    The Birth Of The Philippine Professional Surfing League

    The Philippine Surfing Championship Tour (PSCT), the country's premier professional surfing tournament recently announced the birth of the Professional Surfing League which will commence on the third week of September this year.

  • DOLE Grants P200K Rice Capital To Fisher Group

    The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has awarded an assistance amount of P214,000 to be used as capital for rice trading by the fisher community group Nursiha (Nurcia, Sibahay, Habag) in Lanuza Bay, Surigao del Sur, under a livelihood proposal developed with the assistance of environmental group Haribon Foundation.

    Composed of 28 volunteer fisher folks, Nursiha developed and submitted a livelihood proposal earlier this year under the guidance of Haribon, in collaboration with DOLE. Using DOLE's project proposal template, community organizations such as Nursiha were taught how to ma ...

  • Lanuza Aims To Be Surfing Capital

    Lanuza Aims To Be Surfing Capital

    The successful staging of the annual surfing festival held in this Pacific town has officially placed this once-sleepy coastal area on the map, as it vies to become one of the country's major surfing destinations.

    Held at the Doot Poktoy beach resort, the 14th yearly sporting event has drawn surfing professionals and enthusiasts from all over the country as they displayed their world-class surfing talents in the surfing fest.

    Lanuza Mayor Salvacion Azarcon said the sporting event has showcased the natural beauty and potential of her town to become an international surfing competition ven ...

  • Top Surfers Join Lanuza Surfing Festival

    Top Surfers Join Lanuza Surfing Festival

    The heat is on at this year's Lanuza Surfing Festival, which kicked off Sunday afternoon at Doot Poktoy Surfing Paradise in Lanuza.

    The surfing cup features some of the country's top surfers along with local and foreign participants.

    Piso Alcala, who finished second in the 2016 Siargao Surfing Cup, will face surfing champion Philmar Alipayo, who won the West Sumbawa Pro in Bali, Indonesia last July and is ranked second overall in the Asian Surfing Championship.

    Both Alcala and Alipayo are from the Philippines' surfing capital, Siargao.

    Nilbie Blancada, who is among Asia's top surfe ...

  • The Magkawas Falls Hike

    The Magkawas Falls Hike

    Kaunting lakad lang, tapos makikita niyo na ung falls, said Yum, our local guide in Lanuza.

    "What's new," I thought. Visits to waterfalls always require you to walk a few (or maybe a hundred) meters.

    A jungle of greens greeted us as we stepped out of Tanya's pick up. With no words being said, we snaked through its tall grasses and weeds, hoping to finally see Lanuza's Magkawas Falls.

    A few minutes passed and there was still no sign of water. We were in the middle of the woods, with its muddy grounds testing the strength of our slippers. Uphill and downhill we walked, holding on to the ...