CCP’s Arsenio J. Lizaso Is 2019 TOMP Awardee

In a recent ceremony at the Kalayaan Hall of the Malacanan Palace, Arsenio J. Lizaso, president of the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP), was named as one of the Ten Outstanding Movers of the Philippines (TOMP) for arts and culture. Another TOMP awardee under the same category of arts and culture is musician Joey…

DICT and Cisco Sign Memorandum of Understanding to Collaborate and Strengthen Cybersecurity in the Philippines

The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT), the administrative entity responsible for planning, developing, and promoting the national ICT development agenda of the Philippines, and Cisco, a worldwide leader in technology, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate and strengthen the cybersecurity in the Philippines. Under the MoU, both parties committed to…

Probe Documentary “Our Power” Sparks Conversation On Coal-Free Philippines

An advanced screening of the documentary “Our Power,” hosted by veteran journalist Che-che Lazaro, was recently held at the Far Eastern University Institute of Technology. “Our Power” is a 30-minute investigative piece produced by Probe Productions that looks into the socio-environmental and policy context of the Philippines’ dependency on coal as a major energy source,…

Overseas Filipinos Voting To Commence on April 13

The overseas Filipinos are now counting days before the start of the overseas voting for the 2019 mid-term election, which will start on April 13 and will last until May 13 at 6:00 p.m. (Philippine time). According to the data provided by the Department of Foreign Affairs-Overseas Voting Secretariat (DFA-OVS), there are more than 1.8M…

Bayambang, Pangasinan Successfully Acquired Another Guinness World of Record For Tallest Bamboo Sculpture

Bannering the theme “Bayang Pinagtibay ng Pananampalataya at Pagkakaisa Laban sa Kahirapan,” the municipality of Bayambang, Pangasinan celebrates Pista’y Baley from April 1 to 8, 2019. Currently the holder of the Guinness World Record for the longest barbecue grill that it garnered in April 2014, Bayambang successfully acquired another Guinness record, this time for the…

Pasayenos’ Choice: Edward Togonon For Mayor!

Few weeks from now, Pasay City will finally regain its lost glory when Pasayenos declare their all-out support to mayoralty candidate Edward Togonon by voting straight Tropang Togonon. Togonon may be a new face in the political arena of Pasay City but he is indubitably a veteran in taking steps to improve the living condition…

Kagitingan: Corregidor’s Heroic Legacy

Corregidor Island, a popular historical tourist attraction in the Philippines, is currently undergoing more improvements following a 10-month tourism masterplan by Palafox Associates. Now categorized as an eco-tourism site, Corregidor is managed and operated by the Corregidor Foundation, Inc. (CFI) under its current chairperson and CEO, Ms. Cynthia Carrion. It is strongly supported for development…

‘Bawal Bastos’ Bill To Lapse Into Law On April 21

Graffiti artists and Metro Manila student councils on Sunday unveiled a mural with the ‘No dress code for rape’ call as a stand against forms of sexual harassment in the streets. “This artwork is our way of taking back the streets. Every street or alley should be spaces free from sexual harassment,” Imi Espina of…

DOST-SEI Scholarships Hit New Record with 9,852 S&T Qualifiers

Qualifiers to the Department of Science and Technology – Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI) Scholarship Programs reached yet another all-time high as 9,852 graduating high school students clinch a slot in the country’s premier science scholarship programs. This year’s qualifiers breached the 8,994 mark of last year’s passers, up by 10 percent, a record for the…