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European Union brings Copernicus Programme to Philippines
/ from March 15, 2019
THE European Union Delegation to the Philippines last March 11 the EU Earth Observation Copernicus Programme during its national conference on Copernicus Systems and Applications held in Makati City.The conference is a platform for international and local scientists, technologists, policy-makers, development workers and business people, to discuss ways on how ...
How to 'break the glass ceiling' in accounting
/ from March 6, 2019
ACCOUNTING has traditionally been a man's world, but there has been significant progress for women Certified Public Accountants (CPAs) in the Philippines in recent years.The 2018 CPA Tracker Survey of the Board of Accountancy (BOA) revealed that more than 64 percent of new CPA exam passers are female. Women are ...
Improving literacy one library at a time
/ from February 21, 2019
MANILA -- With the advent of technology and digital innovations, the relevance of public libraries, physical books, and educational materials is being challenged. Majority of Filipinos have turned to online platforms and apps to get their access to various reading materials.For Quintin Pastrana, founder and managing director of the Library ...
SM, BDO hold Christmas tribute to overseas Filipinos
/ from December 18, 2018
GOING home for Christmas has turned out to be a very pleasant surprise for some balikbayans this year as SM and BDO welcomed them with plenty of surprises, giveaways and raffle prizes through their annual "Pamaskong Handog" event recently held at the SM Mall of Asia Music Hall.The event, especially ...
'Eat Bulaga' scholar dedicates Civil Engineer board exam success to late pa
/ from November 30, 2018
"EAT Bulaga" scholar Jaydee Lucero, who topped the November 2018 Civil Engineering licensure examination, dedicated his well-earned success to his late father.Lucero, who graduated magna cum laude from the University of the Philippines-Diliman, got the highest passing rate of 97.20 percent among all the 13,887 examinees who took the board ...
Doctors Without Borders brings stories from the ground to Manila exhibit
/ from November 21, 2018
MANILA -- International medical humanitarian organization Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), also known as Doctors Without Borders, is set to host a week-long walk-through photo exhibit from November 23 to 29 at Greenhills Promenade in San Juan, Manila.With a collection of specially-curated photographs and a series of inspiring stories from the ...
3-time Palanca awardee picks e-readers over social media
/ from November 9, 2018
HOW does one develop the discipline to be a writer in this age of social media and blogs?For this three-time Palanca awardee, it has to do with choosing reading over spending time aimlessly scrolling on social media. If you ask his advice to aspiring writers today, it’s to own an ...
Unilever, MFIs champion safe drinking water for Filipino families
/ from September 3, 2018
NOT a day goes by that our activities do not require water. For most, it may seem unimaginable to even think about water not flowing out of our pipes. Unfortunately, this is the reality that nine million Filipinos face daily.While the rest of us who get to consume an average ...
How to start a small herb garden
/ from August 13, 2018
I JUST discovered something magical and I am quite addicted.After discovering my partner's mom had left some unused soil and manure, I decided that I needed to use them as they only take space on our already crowded shed.The only gardening I had experience with was in school.There was another ...
YouTube NextUp returns to Philippines
/ from July 27, 2018
YOUTUBE announced the launch of its NextUp contest in the Philippines to turbo-charge the careers of local up-and-coming YouTube creators.Since its launch in 2011, NextUp has helped over 500 creators in more than 13 countries take their channels to the next level, giving them skills, mentorship, and a network to ...