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Speech pathology convention July 23-24

The Philippine Association of Speech Pathologists (PASP) holds its first national convention today and tomorrow at SMX Convention Center, SM Aura, Taguig City. The convention aims to improve the skills of speech-language pathologists in the country by connecting global trends to their current practice; provide international and local researches that can help them develop their […]

Czech former professor at UP dies

MIREK Cestmir Simunek, Prague-based senior partner of Coris International and former sociology professor at the University of the Philippines, died of a heart attack on July 8. He was 66. Interment is scheduled in Prague this week. Simunek spearheaded the Czech Republic’s earliest trade fair and food festival at the Manila Hotel in 1997. He […]

Girl Scouts to fete PWDs

THE GIRL Scouts of the Philippines will join the National Council on Disability Affairs (NCDA) in the celebration of the 38th National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation (NDPR) Week on July 17 to 23 with the theme “Karapatan ng Maykapansanan, Isakatuparan…Now na!” The NDPR week is commemorated yearly by virtue of Proclamation No. 361 dated August […]

MiG Ayesa, Tanya Manalang to ignite the stage in RW Manila’s ‘Curtains Up!’

He is a Filipino-Australian singer who first made waves as a finalist in the CBS television series “Rock Star: INXS” and has made a promising career on Broadway. She is one of the rising female stars in international theater recently having played the role of alternate “Kim” in Cameron Mackintosh’s Miss Saigon in London the […]

FPI supports Faeldon in fight against smuggling

George Chua, president of the Federation of Philippine Industries (FPI), has stated the organization’s full support for incoming Bureau of Customs (BOC) Commissioner Nicanor Faeldon’s antismuggling campaign. Chua hopes the BOC will continue and expand the important task of fighting smuggling, which results in annual government revenue losses of ₱200 million, according to estimates made […]

Smart subscribers can win free tickets to the FIBA games

Smart Communications continues to support Gilas Pilipinas’ Rio Olympic campaign as the national team battles France at 9pm, July 5, in the FIBA Olympic Qualifying tournament in Mall of Asia (MOA) Arena. Smart subscribers can catch all the basketball action from July 5 to 10 via Freenet service, said Kat Luna-Abelarde, FVP and Head of […]

2-day autism conference set July 22-23

AUTISM Partnership (AP), the largest and most established Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) service provider for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) will hold a two-day conference entitled, “Maximizing Progress: Looking Forward to the Future,” on July 22-23 at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Cebu City. Topics include strategies on how children with ASD can reach their potential, […]

Flash redefines the definition of ‘metal’ with new Flash Plus 2

Metal offers a whole new aesthetic appeal to people worldwide. That’s why when Flash announced that the sequel to the record-breaking Flash Plus is coming to the Philippines through its website (http://flash3c.com/ph ), the brand wanted its loyal customers to have a glimpse of how it was able to transcend metal, redefining it to a […]

Etihad Airways wins top honors at the Adam Smith Awards

Abu Dhabi, UAE – Following a string of recent awards for its funding activities and treasury practice, Etihad Airways swept top honours at the Treasury Today Adam Smith Awards in London. Etihad Airways’ treasury team collected the highest honour, winning the Top Treasury Team Award for overall excellence. The team also picked up the awards […]

‘How cutting down on meat helps clear environment’

AFTER a successful debut in the United Kingdom last year, World Meat Free Day came to the Philippines this month to underscore the connection between chicken breasts, bacon and steak to climate change. Supporting World Meat Free Day on June 13 in the country were Bantay Kalikasan, Climate Reality Project Philippines, WWF Philippines, Luntiang Lunes, […]

Win a trip to Hollywood for the ‘Ghostbusters’ world premiere

The iconic “Ghostbusters” films took the world by storm 30 years ago and the franchise is returning this July with a fresh take by Director Paul Feig (“Spy”, “Bridesmaids”). The film reboot will be taken on by an all-girl group made up of Melissa MaCarthy (“Mike and Molly”, “Spy”), Kristen Wiig (“The Martian”, “Bridesmaids”), Kate […]

Pinoy film on SJ founder preems in the Vatican

AN ADVANCE screening of “Ignacio de Loyola” was held Tuesday last week in the Vatican, a first for a Filipino film. The screening at the Filmoteca Vaticana at the Palazzo San Giorgio was attended by Catholic Church officials and the media. It will premiere in the Philippines in July, according to a press statement. The […]

Why Father’s Day is important to the Philippines…and the world

This Sunday we will celebrate Father’s Day…or at least some of us will. Unfortunately this honorable holiday seems to be falling out of favor in some quarters,along with the whole concept of fatherhood. But we as families and as a nation need to rally behind the importance of Father’s Day and fatherhood in general.Because good […]