October 16, 2019


Gov’t Panel Pays Historic Visit to Ex-Enemy MILF’s Camp Rajamuda

Media Release:​ CAMP RAJAMUDA, Pikit, North Cotabato (July 25, 2019) – Government of the Philippines (GPH) Implementing Panel members arrived at this Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) camp Tuesday, 19 years after the Estrada Administration’s all-out-war against the MILF. it marks the first time the GPH panel has set foot on the camp, which was […]

12,000 Delegates, 550 Brands Expected at Inaugural IBEW 2019 in Singapore

Media Release: ​Four dynamic built environment trade shows to welcome Asia’s largest gathering of industry professionals and innovators New all-in-one platform combines sustainability, productivity, energy efficiency as well as smart city solutions and innovations in building and construction from across the globe. ================================ SINGAPORE, the Lion City, will be host to four co-located trade shows […]

Mega Global’s Lim Pays it Forward with Aspiring Entrepreneurs

Media Release: MANILA — For entrepreneurs, the first few years of a business are often the most challenging. This is something that Mega Global Corp. CEO William Tiu Lim, who built the sardine behemoth from scratch, knows all too well from personal experience. Seeing one’s ideas translated into a real business takes tremendous courage, substantial […]

No Sighting of Shawwal Crescent Moon; Eid’l Fitr Prayers on June 5 — Darul Ifta

Media Release: Here’s an announcement from the National Commission on Muslim Filipinos (NCMF) about conclusion of 2019 Ramadan fasting: June 4, 2019 NCMF 1440 Eid’lFitr Advisory: No sighting of Hilal or New Moon “The National Commission on Muslim Filipinos (NCMF), as the Government agency tasked in providing accurate information in relation to the affairs of […]

Php1-M in Cash, Products Await Pioneer Epoxy’s 4th Nat’l ‘Bangkarera Winners

(SDN) — ​AND the race is on! PIONEER Epoxy is offering over Php1-million prizes in cash and products to the winners of this year’s 4th National ‘Bangkarera’ Competition. It’s officially called the Pioneer Epoxy National “Bangkarera” (PENB), with the 2018 edition held in Iloilo City on April 13-14. The 2019 competition will be held in […]

NPC Reminds Political Parties, Bets to Uphold Voters’ Data Rights

(SDN) — IS it true that some political parties and candidates in the May 13, 2019 national election are exposing voters’ personal information? The National Privacy Commission (NPC) headed by Commissioner Raymund E. Liboro is “currently looking into” some reports about this. “Political parties and candidates, in their capacity as personal information controllers, should at […]

UAE Kicks Off Ramadhan 2019 Charity Work for PH Muslims

​(SDN) — PRACTICING charity is an esteemed tradition, especially during Islam’s Ramadhan season. Ramadhan is the ninth in the Muslims’ Hejirah lunar calendar, the period for the 30 days of fasting during which adult Muslims are obliged to perform. The fast in Islam spans around 12 hours, from dawn to dusk, or from sunrise to […]

Bicolana Artist Helps Popularize Craft Making Using Seagrass in Camarines Sur

(Editor’s Note: SDN — Science and Digital News features this heart-warming article about creativity, arts, originality, industry, craft making and, most of all, a socially-responsible human being who is at ease with the world, happy with life, and making others at ease and happy in their lives through providing training in crafts making or handicraft making.) […]

President Inks EO 79 on Normalization, Pushes GPH-MILF Peace Process Further

Media Release: MALACAÑANG PALACE, Manila (APRIL 30, 2019) — In another historic move, President Rodrigo R. Duterte signed Executive Order No. 79 or the Annex on Normalization under the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro (CAB). The President’s approval of EO 79 marks another milestone in the decades-long Bangsamoro peace process and signals the full implementation […]

Microsoft’s Digigirlz Empowers Young Filipinas to Advance STEM Fields

Media Release: OVER 150 Filipina students and educators joined the Microsoft Digigirlz: Assemble event to learn more about careers in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines. Strengthening its commitment to promote gender inclusion in the field of technology, Microsoft Philippines held Digigirlz: Assemble, an event that opened young women to opportunities to learn […]