20 March 2019

  • EU offers Copernicus satellite data to PHL
    Story & photo by Stephanie Tumampos The Philippines’s geographical location is a vulnerable, prone to many calamities and natural phenomena. As the country sits in the Pacific Ring of Fire, earthquakes can happen anytime. And as the country is located just above the equator, it is definitely exposed to stronger typhoons and global warming. While […]
  • DepEd, MTG join hands to offer a toast to Filipino math, science whiz kids
    By Lourdes M. Fernandez THE government must continue supporting mathematics and science education because of the “21st-century skills” they engender, such as problem solving, critical thinking and creativity. And, beyond these vital skills, it’s crucial for young people to develop the “soft skills” of “diligence, commitment and grit” as they embark on the reputedly tough […]
  • PHL’s one-stop shop halal center opens
    Story & photo by Edd K. Usman KORONADAL CITY, South Cotabato—It was 10 years in the making. The Philippine National Halal Laboratory and Science Center (PNHLSC) in Southern  Mindanao is now open for business. Local and foreign dignitaries joined and witnessed the inauguration of the PNHLSC building in this city. It was built at a cost […]
  • Breaking the HIV Stigma through digitized art
    THE cities of Caloocan, Manila and Quezon have high prevalence rate of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in Metro Manila. At the same time, it is feared that the incidence might reach uncontrollable rates as reported by the Department of Health (DOH).  In terms of the number of people with HIV infection, “we are not bad,” […]
  • Medical treatments fit for Pinoys’? Omic technology may be the answer
    Many people are at times too late in finding out they are afflicted with ailments like cancer, diabetes or heart disease. They are also faced with concerns on whether they are taking the right medicines or treatments that suit the Filipinos’ genome. On top of these, they have to deal with high prices of medicines […]

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