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Celebrating Francisco Arcellana’s literary Legacy

THE Intertextual Division of the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) invites teachers, students and lovers of Philippine Literature to the opening ceremonies of the Centennial Celebration of the birth of National Artist Francisco Arcellana on September 6 at p.m. at the CCP Little Theater.  This event is free and open to the public. There […]

MLQU is now in Quezon City

Home is where your heart is. Manuel L. Quezon University is now at Quezon City. The symbolic move from Quiapo to this thriving city was inspired not only by the exponential growth of MLQU’s enrollment rate for school year 2015-2016 but also because it coincide with the 138th birth anniversary of Philippine Commonwealth President Manuel […]

HALLYU WAVE HITS TMC

Asia’s Best, the program block of TMC (Tagalized Movie Channel), gets even better with the launch of “Hallyu Wave” – where blockbuster movies from Korea will be featured regularly starting this September.   Tune in every Wednesday at 6:00 PM, and enjoy heartwarming stories, great acting from good-looking stars, beautiful cinematography, and many other amazing […]

Longer leave for new moms pushed

DESPITE passage of the Milk Code and the numerous campaigns to get more mothers to exclusively breastfeed their children, the breastfeeding rate in the country remains at 36 percent for children six months and under. Speaking at the launch of the “Feel to Free to Breastfeed” campaign at SM Aura in Taguig City, cosponsored by […]

Vaping helps smokers quit, says Italian doc

MOST smokers can’t do it cold turkey. They require a period of transitioning to a completely smoke-free life. Some take longer than the others. And then there are those lucky enough now to be enjoying the next best thing, thanks to the virtue of vaping, or the act of inhaling and exhaling the vapor produced […]

10 Silliman mass com alumni get Golden Jubilee Awards

TEN OUTSTANDING alumni of the Silliman University College of Mass Communication will receive professional achievement awards on Aug. 25 on the occasion of the golden jubilee of the first college of journalism (now mass communication) outside Metro Manila. The awardees were announced yesterday by Silliman College of Mass Communication Dean Rose M. Baseleres and Mass […]

IT education czar Amable Aguiluz V named 2016 Gawad Kaagapay awardee

Last August 10, the 2016 Gawad Kaagapay Award from Land Bank of the Philippines for Outstanding Large Corporates, non-agri category was given to Ambassador Amable R. Aguiluz V, Chairman of AMA Computer College. The Award was handed by Secretary Carlos G. Dominguez of the Department of Finance. The Gawad Kaagapay honors Bank-assisted large corporations which […]

Boy Abunda and friends to hold talent management seminar

Boy Abunda and company will hold an Artist Management Seminar on August 20 at Blupoint Building, 106 Kamuning Rd., Quezon City. The one day seminar will tackle the complex world of talent management and the intricacies that go with artist management. So, how do you handle a talent? What makes an effective talent manager? Are […]

QCHD launches Batang 1000 Program

Ending all forms of malnutrition by 2030 is part of the targets set under the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), ratified by countries worldwide in September 2015. The SDG includes achieving by 2025 the internationally agreed targets on stunting and wasting in children under five years of age, and addressing the nutritional needs of adolescent girls, […]

Semiconductor firm expects to ship 130 million memory devices in Q3

Listed semiconductor company Phoenix Semiconductor Philippines Corp (PSPC) announced that its production orders are anticipated to total 130 million units of the next-generation DDR4 8 and 4-gigabyte dynamic random access modules (DRAM) and flip-chip memory chips and memory cards in the third quarter of 2016. The company expects sales revenues to normalize back to $17 […]

‘Batang Lampara, Batang Kuwentista: Lampara Storytelling Competition 2016’ returns

Parents and teachers! Do you have children and students who love reading stories? How about those who love telling stories? Sign them up for “Batang Lampara, Batang Kwentista Storytelling Competition 2016!” Publishing giant Lampara Publishing House teams up with the Philippine Educational Theater Association (Peta) for the fifth consecutive year to bring you this one-of-a-kind […]

A glimpse of the metro one Flash at a time

Flash users rampage along Bonifacio Global City (BGC) recently for a photo-walk using their Flash phones in line with the Flash Fans Day 3.0. Sheree Gayas, Country Marketing Manager of Flash Philippines, said that these series of events are being held in order to fully satisfy their customers who are regarded as their “bread and […]

Australian National University inks deal with De La Salle to deliver a dual program in economics

The Australian National University (ANU) and De La Salle University (DLSU) in the Philippines signed an agreement on 2 August 2016 at DLSU Campus, Manila, Philippines, to establish a new joint program of graduate studies in economics at both universities. The partnership was made possible through the Australian Government’s Institutional Partnerships Program in the Philippines. […]

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