January 26, 2020

Category: ANNOUNCEMENT

OIC Team Now in Manila for Mindanao Peace Process

Read it first here: By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current News (SDN) — AN advance team of the Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC) has arrived in Manila on Saturday, January 25. A highly reliable source familiar with the workings of the Mindanao peace process told SDN […]

Double Whammy from Taal Volcano for Marawi Siege ‘Bakwits’ in Batangas

To be updated: By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current News (SDN) — LIGHTNING strikes twice, as the saying goes. For some 130 “bakwit” families from Marawi City, Lanao del Sur, around 600 individuals, who fled the 2017 Marawi Siege or Battle of Marawi, the saying is […]

3-Man Team from OIC Arriving in Manila

Read it first here: By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current News (SDN) — APPARENTLY, the Mindanao peace process is back in the sight of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC). The OIC, comprised of 57 Muslim and a few non-Muslim countries, is the voice of the […]

DOST Boosts ‘ASEAN Helping ASEAN’ through Scholarships

Updated at 10 p.m., Thursday, January 22, 2020 for more information. By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current Affairs (SDN) — “WE are happy to assist our ASEAN counterparts and exemplify what the mantra “ASEAN helping ASEAN’ truly means.” The inspiring words came from the head of […]

DOST Helps Zambo Seaweed Farmers Harness Science for Drying

Media Release: SEAWEED farming has long been a reliable source of income for coastal communities in the Philippines Some of the communities are in Western Mindanao, including in Zamboanga City. Bordered by waters of the Sulu Sea and the Moro Gulf, the city of Zamboanga is no stranger to the seaweed trade. Only recently, four […]

QC Mayor Joy Belmonte Maintains Partnership with SPARK! Philippines

By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current Affairs (SDN) — EMPOWERING women is thriving in Quezon City under the leadership of Mayor Josefina “Joy” Belmonte. Her active involvement in this initiative can be traced back to her being the city’s vice mayor about four years ago. Or […]

Coco Martin and Yassi Pressman Ride Honda Philippines Latest Airblade 150

Media Release: TAGUIG CITY –ACTORS and entertainers Coco Martin and Filipino-British Yassi Pressman, a model, helped Honda Philippines introduced its new motorcycle in the Philippines. This is the The All-New Airblade 150, being touted as “The Cutting Edge,” and a boon for urban riders. Honda Philippines President Susumu Mitsuishi led the launch of the new […]

‘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 […]

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, […]