January 18, 2020


‘Kuwaitis Liars, Good-for-Nothing’, Says Bello; OFW Total Ban On

By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current Affairs ​(SDN) — KUWAIT had it coming! And now it has come. The ban on sending or deploying overseas Filipino workers (OFWs), this time not only for domestic workers or household workers or maid. A Business World story on January […]

Creating Sustainable Businesses in Philippines, Here Is Epson’s Way

Media Release: FOR businesses to succeed in today’s competitive digital marketplace, it is important for companies to leverage innovative technologies. It’s a challenging prospects for the Philippines’s small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).. In an Epson survey of 864 SMEs across six of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations’ (ASEAN) largest countries by GDP, 63 percent […]

Holcim Intensifies Digital Initiatives, Unveils ‘Easybuild’ Portal

​Media Release: LEADING cement maker Holcim Philippines, Inc. has steadily introduced digital innovations such as online customer portal Easybuild to improve its service to business partners. Over the past years, leading cement maker has Holcim Philippines, Inc. has launched new products and services that help local builders deliver high-quality structures and grow its business. Aside […]

US Hawks Beat War Drums; PHL Seeks Iran Assurances

By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current Affairs ​(SDN) — HAWKS in the Trump administration have been beating the war drums, apparently eager to engage the Islamic Republic of Iran in a conflict. In fact, the American leader, only the third president to suffer the ignominy of […]

Ayala Foundation Helps ‘Lola’ Milagros, 84, Other Taal Evacuees

By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current Affairs ​BAUAN, Batangas (SDN) — LOLA (grandmother) Milagros Apiol, 84, her daughter Gloria, 53, and two other family members. Annie Enriquez, 58. Rikki Martin, 18. They and 270 other evacuees or internally displaced persons (IDPs) — elderly, men, women, children, […]

Russia’s Kaspersky Beats Competitors in Canalys Channel Satisfaction Benchmark

Media Release: KASPERSKY, the Russia-based global cybersecurity company, has just added another feather to its cap. The company accomplished the feat, beating all its competitors in the cybersecurity industry as attested by Canalys Channel, a globallly renowned independent analyst firm. An announcement from Upspring Public Relations Agency, which handles Kaspersky Philippines’ media affairs in the […]

Allianz PNB Life Aims for Complete Sustainability in 2050

Media Release: IN its drive to be a fully-sustainable company by 2050, Allianz PNB Life keeps a strong focus on investing in companies with sustainable business practices that deliver long-term value via its Peso-Hedged Global Sustainability Equity Fund. The company promoted the equity fund during its recent Sustainability Forum, where speakers from different industries talked […]

‘Shopper’ Trojan Spreading Fake Reviews, Kaspersky Warns

Media Release: BEWARE! Kaspersky researchers have detected a Trojan application that terrorizes users with unsolicited ads and boosts installations of online shopping applications – fooling both users and advertisers. This malicious app visits smartphone app stores, downloads and launches applications and leaves fake reviews on behalf of the user, all while hiding itself from the […]

Nook Enters PHL, Introduces Easier Loan Applications

By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current News (SDN) — NOOK, a real estate company based in Newport Beach, California, United States, is now open for business. Its goal, as gleaned from a press statement, is to provide Filipinos a vehicle for an easier way to apply […]

DOST Seeking Adopters of S&T Products, Technologies for Commercialization

Media Release: MORE and more products and technologies are being churned out by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST). They come from the department’s various attached agencies and its regional offices, with some of the products and technologies produced in partnership with the private sector and the academe (state universities). In line with this, […]