Rep. Helen Tan, House Committee on Health Chairperson, files bill for the elimination of Trans Fat in the Philippine food supply

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Rep. Angelina “Helen” Tan, district representative of Quezon (4th district), has filed House Bill No. 7934, “AN ACT TO PROTECT FILIPINOS FROM THE HARMFUL EFFECTS OF TRANS-FATTY ACIDS” or the Trans Fat Free Philippines Act on Wednesday, October 28, 2020.

Rep. Tan highlighted in her explanatory note the need to have an integrated and comprehensive approach to ensure that all Filipinos are health literate, provided with healthy living conditions, and protected from hazards and risks that could affect their health. Rep. Tan who spearheaded the passage of Republic Act No. 11223 or the Universal Health Care Act in 2019, now seeks to eliminate trans fat as part of “a healthcare model that provides all Filipinos access to a comprehensive set of quality and cost-effective, promotive, preventive, curative, rehabilitative and palliative health services without causing financial hardship and prioritizes the needs of the population who cannot afford such services.”The proposed legislation is suppo…

Meet the official Candidates of Miss Silka Palawan 2018.

The 15 official candidates of Miss Silka Palawan 2018 is now on roll for hectic schedules, after passing the screening last July 13-15 at the Chinatown Center Palawan, they will be presented at a show on August 3 at the Activity Center of SM City Puerto Princesa, organizers Cosmetique Asia Corporation and Travel and Marketing Experts, Corp (TMX) announced it last July 31.

To comprise this year’s batch of the annual pageant are Xianne Caileigh Francisco, Ivy Rose Palo, Danica Carillo, Arjane Cafugauan, Airah Mae Suson, Judy Ann Dagohoy, Sabrina Rose Wagner, Precious Eppiefammy Badon, Daena Yapparcon, Maria Veronica Sinajon, Zia Mae Gustilo, Jeri Bernadeth Cortez, Kia Czaryl Valle and Almera Rosadenio. 

The Talent and Swimwear competitions will be held at the NCCC Mall Activity Area on August 4 and 5 respectively. The winner will be crowned at the Grand Finals on August 25 at Robinsons Place Palawan which will be graced by a TV celebrity from Manila.

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