December 16, 2019


Princess Diane of France Visits Philippines Yearly

(SDN) — UNKNOWN to most Filipinos Her Royal Highness Princess Diane of France has been a visitor to the Philippines every year. She is the duchess of the German Duchy of Württemberg. Princess Diane is a relative to the last king of France. In a chance meeting recently at her temporary residence in the Philippines […]

DOST Eyes Php20-K Nuclear-based Cancer Diagnosis

“If our plans work, we will put up a Cyclotron with four PET/CT Scans. We will lower the cost of cancer diagnosis from Php60,000 to maybe Php20,000 or Php25,000. That will happen in the next two years.” — PNRI Director Dr. Carlo A. Arcilla By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: edd1819, Instagram: bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — […]

FAO: 3-M Undernourished APAC Population Need Saving from Hunger

Three million undernourished people in Asia-Pacific need to be lifted out of hunger every single month until the end of 2030 to achieve Sustainable Development Goal UN agencies warn on the state of malnutrition across the world’s hungriest region and call for nutrition to be placed at the heart of social protection programs Media Release: […]

DOST Celebrates 47th Atomic Energy Week Today

Media Release: With the Philippines celebrating its latest achievements in the field of nuclear science and technology, the Department of Science and Technology – Philippine Nuclear Research Institute (DOST-PNRI) will host the 47th Atomic Energy Week (AEW) from December 9-13, 2019 at the PNRI compound with the theme, “Nuclear Science and Technology for the People: […]

UAE 48th National Day in Photographs, Manila

By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current Affairs ON December 2, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) celebrated its Founding Anniversary, the 48th National Day. In the Philippines, the UAE Embassy-Manila led by Ambassador Hamad Saeed Al-Zaabi led the festivities, which was duplicated across the world where the […]

ILO Implements US$.6-M Water Desalination Plant in BARMM

By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: Science, Digital & Current Affairs (SDN) — DIRECTOR Khalid Hassan of the International Labor Organization (ILO)-Manila Office on Monday, December 2, said United Nations agency is presently implementing two projects in Muslim Mindanao. He told SDN — Science and Digital News the projects are for water […]

Robredo Calls for IPFF 2020 Entries; Php180,000 Await Winners

By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: Science, Digital & Current Affairs (SDN) — ORDINARY Filipinos and their inspiring stories of triumphs amidst a gauntlet of adversities will be back in 2020. To drumbeat the 3rd Istorya ng Pag-asa Film Festival (IPFF), Vice President Leni Robredo met with members of the media on […]

Allianz, LT Group Launch 12-M Trees Project

Media Release: LUCIO TAN III has made his first order of business — a massive environmental sustainability project that aims to plant 12 million trees — together with the support of leading global insurer Allianz. Tan launched the Green Canopy Project, which is a reforestation project created by the late Lucio “Bong” Tan, Jr. under […]

APAC Dives into State of Prison Health

​Media Release: MANILA (ICRC) – With the Asia and Pacific region having over four million prisoners — the highest in the world according to the latest World Prison Population List[1] — tackling the need for quality healthcare among detainees is as complex as it is critical. “Prisoners deserve the same standards of healthcare as are […]

DOST Seeks Media’s Help For Science News; PCAARRD FIESTA Is On

By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current Affairs VALENCIA, Bukidnon, November 11 (SDN) — THE news media’s help is vital to the Department of Science and Technology (DOST). ON the eve of his 70th birth anniversary, Science Secretary Fortunate T. de la Peña made this known as […]