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Socio-civic groups team up to empower OFW children

The Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP), the Villar SIPAG Foundation, and Singapore-based financial technology startup BeamAndGo joined hands recently to stage LearnAndGo: My Ticket to an Empowered Life. The seminar focused on the needs and challenges of one of the most vulnerable groups in society – Overseas Filipino Workers and their children. Senator […]

IATA awards IGOM Certification to PAL and PAL Express

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) – the trade association of world airlines – has presented the certificate of implementation of IATA Ground Operations Manual (IGOM) to Philippine Airlines and PAL Express. IATA Airport, Passenger, Cargo and Security (APCS) Asia Pacific Regional Manager Richard Tan and IATA – Philippines Country Manager Atty. Roberto C.O. Lim […]

M&M’s Red, Yellow, Green also kick off their own 2016 campaigns

Even “candydates” are gripped by the election fever as M&M’s Red, Yellow and Green launch their own campaigns this 2016. The charming characters wooed the crowd with their sweet words and—of course—mouth-watering chocolate at a miting de avance in Makati Coliseum on April 22 for the Vote M&M’s 2016 campaign. In the running for M&M’s Character […]

Snickers launches ‘Don’t Drive Hungry’ initiative for drivers

Snickers launches an initiative with free temporary ‘Don’t Drive Hungry’ plates and car stickers for drivers at the Capital Commons Carpark last Saturday as a reminder not to let hunger get in their way of driving. Metro Manila was named as “having the worst traffic on Earth,” which was revealed by a study released by a […]

Pringles releases limited edition party speakers

Pringles launched its first music campaign in the Philippines with its limited edition party speakers. Bringing life to parties around the world, Pringles offers a unique portable device that is easily attached to the top of any Pringles can. Designed to embody the Pringles philosophy, “You don’t just eat ‘em, you party with ‘em,” shoppers […]

McDonald’s releases new ad, improved chicken

McDonald’s Philippines released their new television commercial of the new and improved taste of Chicken McDo. In the video, two Pinays — both named Joy — shared that aside from their names, their love for Chicken McDo is what they have in common. Filipinos will now get to enjoy Chicken McDo even more as it […]

2nd ECHO Summit set on April 28

The Experts’ Convergence for Health Outcomes or ECHO Summit will be held on April 28, 2016, 2-6:30 p.m. at the Grand Ballroom of the Manila Marriott Hotel. This second inception of the ECHO Summit promises to match or even surpass last year’s outstanding scientific program. Intended to elucidate diverse but connected fields of practice, four international experts will be discussing relevant topics […]

Talk on another reality slated

“SCIENTISTS have demonstrated that both the brain and the body change constantly, according to how we use them. They tell us, for instance, that when we fall in love or become parents, massive brain reorganization takes place. Millions of old neural networks fall away, as millions of new ones form.” Thus British author and journalist […]

Cutting chemicals from food up at meet

About two decades ago, Philippine prawn exports to Japan were at a peak when they suddenly nose-dived after Japanese importers discovered the presence beyond acceptable limits of an antibiotic, chloramphenicol. The multibillion-peso prawn industry, which contributed substantially to the national economy, and which took decades to develop, was suddenly crippled. Today, the industry has overcome […]

UPLB grad devises machine vs pests

A graduate of the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) has devised a simple and affordable solution that can help poor rice and corn farmers substantially reduce pest damage to their crops while in storage. Josine A. Macaspac, an entomology graduate from the state university, said post-harvest losses from pests amount to millions of […]

LRT operator inks deal on battery, oil disposal

The Light Rail Manila Corporation (LRMC), operator of LRT-1, recently forged  a partnership with ABS-CBN Lingkod Kapamilya Foundation Inc. (LKFI) in an effort to decrease its environmental footprint through the latter’s Bantay Baterya and Bantay Langis projects. In a signing event held at the Eugenio Lopez Jr. Communications Center, top officials of LRMC and ABS-CBN […]

UP Knowledge Festival showcases innovations, applications of research and creative works

From April 17 to 19, 2016, the University of the Philippines will showcase the outputs of its top scientists and artists in the areas of food production, health, climate change, energy, technology, education, and more. Billed UP Knowledge Festival: Utak at Puso para sa Bayan, the three-day event will be held at the Taal Vista […]

Summer Reading Camp now on its 3rd Year

Get ready to see Filipino stories come alive and take home a part of them with you thru art- as we open our doors for the 3rd Summer Reading Camp this April 17, Sunday, from 10am to 4pm! It will be a whole day of reading, storytelling and art activities for kids aged 3-12! There […]