Latest Stories
You are browsing People, Events, and Places

Workshop on autism set

A workshop on the latest breakthroughs on autism and recommended ways of dealing with the condition based on decades of medical research will be conducted on Nov. 4 at the Eastwood Richmonde Hotel in Libis, Quezon City.   The speaker will be Dr. Ronald Leaf, a licensed psychologist, who has been studying this medical condition […]

San Francisco HS ’89 to celebrate 25th anniversary Dec. 29

  The San Francisco High School (formerly Don Mariano Marcos High School) Batch ’89 will be celebrating its 25th anniversary on Dec. 29. “One Night of History” will be held at 5 p.m. at the 9Spoon Function Hall of the Bay Leaf Hotel in Intramuros, Manila.

Learn all about Parkinson’s

The Movement Disorder Society of the Philippines (MDSP), in cooperation with the Philippine Neurological Association (PNA), will launch Gabay Alalay, a national Parkinson’s disease lay group, on Nov. 9 at the AFP Medical Center auditorium on V. Luna corner Kalayaan Avenue in Quezon City.   The event, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., will usher […]

Group shows how Meralco can drop power rates by P3

The consumer group Matuwid na Singil sa Kuryente Consumer Alliance Inc. (MSK) says the Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) could drop its residential and commercial rates by P3 per kilowatt hour, under a 10-point program it presented to the Department of Energy during a multisectoral meeting earlier this month.   Half of the P3 or P1.50 […]

6th ‘Halina’t Umawit’ at CCP

  The 6th Halina’t Umawit – a Philippine Children’s Choir Festival will be held on October 26 at 7 pm at the Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo (Main Theater) of the Cultural Center of the Philippines. This event is presented by the Cultural Center of the Philippines and Ave Maria Children’s Choir Foundation, Inc. Halina’t Umawit – […]

BPO workers model financial stability

A fruitful career in the contact center or the BPO (business process outsourcing) industry, combined with sound financial plans, is a powerful asset today and in the future. Work becomes not only a source of stable employment but an avenue to demonstrate, as well as develop, financial wellness and freedom. What it takes at the […]

Huawei Philippines to host ICT Carnival 2014

Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, will be holding the Huawei Philippines ICT Carnival 2014 from October 28 to 31. This ICT roadshow with the theme “Pave the Future a Better Way” will present local partners and customers with the latest enterprise solutions and services from Huawei Philippines.  Driven by its dedication […]

Boarding School Admissions Fair booked for November 6

Investing in a child’s education is investing for the future. However, because of an increasingly competitive environment, parents also prioritize the type of education that they avail for their child. Beyond having a good foundation of academic knowledge, parents see to it that their child is equipped with a unique skill set which can help […]

Mark Salvatus returns to CCP for solo exhibit ‘Latitudes’

        The Cultural Center of the Philippines with support from Sony Philippines Incorporated presents “Latitudes,” a solo exhibition by 13 Artists Awardee Mark Salvatus at the Pasilyo Vicente Manansala (2F Hallway Gallery) ongoing until 16 November. “Latitudes” features three new works by Salvatus, two of which are ongoing projects that will be […]

Ged Merino’s ‘Beneath the Surface, Structures, and Scratches’ at the CCP

        The Cultural Center of the Philippines presents “Beneath the Surface, Structures, and Scratches,” a solo exhibition by Ged Merino at the Bulwagang Carlos V. Francisco (Little Theater Lobby) ongoing until 23 November 2014. Merino’s textile-based works are stitched prints sourced out by rubbing, hammering and scratching onto any surface with texture […]

Last call for entries to 26th CCP alternative film and video tilt

Entries to the 26th CCP Independent Film & Video Festival (Ika-26 Gawad CCP Para sa Alternatibong Pelikula at Video) will be accepted until October 21, 2014, 6pm at the CCP Film, Broadcast and New Media Division (formerly Media Arts Div.) at the 4/F, CCP Main Building, Roxas Boulevard, Pasay City.   The Gawad CCP Para […]

Bill to curb youth smoking backed

A bill seeking to establish a minimum price on cigarettes to curb smoking among the youth has gained more support at the House of Representatives.   House Bill No. 5013 filed by Romblon Rep. Eleandro Jesus F. Madrona proposes a Minimum Cigarette Price (MCP) per pack of cigarettes to deny youth access to cigarettes.   […]

Feeding program for Iloilo school kids