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Ex-actress finds calling in Baler, helps boost town's surf industry
/ from October 22, 2019
BALER, Aurora -- Over the years, the quaint and rustic town of Sabang on this side of the Pacific Ocean has morphed into a top surfing hub, along with La Union and Siargao. Known as the birthplace of Philippine surfing, local and foreign tourists flock here to watch and ride ...
Unleash the Filipino creative: Metrobank Art & Design Excellence celebrates 35th year
/ from September 16, 2019
TRACING its humble beginnings in the year 1984, the annual Metrobank Art & Design Excellence (Made) was conceived by late Metrobank Group founder and chairman Dr. George S.K. Ty at a time when the nation was at the throes of economic crisis and socio-political unrest. The Filipino people were in ...
Innovation that aids locked-in syndrome patients wins top prize
/ from September 2, 2019
JAY Patrick Nieles, a BS Electronics Engineering student from the University of Santo Tomas (UST), won the coveted Project of the Year award at the 30th BPI-DOST Science Awards held last August 2 at the Alphaland City Club in Makati City.Nieles's research on helping locked-in syndrome (LIS) patients communicate through ...
Fulong vies for Guinness record
/ from June 27, 2019
TWEENTY five sand-sculpture artists from seven countries will showcase artistic creations during the 12th Taiwan Fulong International Sand Sculpture Art Festival on August 25. The sand sculpture exhibit aims to encourage "the biggest number of people to create sand-sculptures together" for the Guinness World Record. During the event, there will ...
Work begins on zoning marine protected area
/ from May 10, 2019
PALAWAN -- Scientists from World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Philippines and Large Marine Vertebrates Research Institute Philippines (Lamave) have set up an acoustic network to study shark and ray movements and habits in Cagayancillo.The research, funded by WWF-Singapore, is part of a three-year large marine protected area project in ...
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 ...