July 15, 2020

Category: Events

PHL Embassy Starts Test for Coronavirus; 1st Batch, Negative

Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current News By EDD K. USMAN & DEEN MOHAMMAD MANILA/RIYADH, July 16 (SDN) — UNDER Ambassador Adnan Alonto, the Philippine Embassy in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, has started Covid-19 tests for its its officials, staff, and employees. Good news, at least for the first batch of […]

Get Covid-19 Test If You Attended Malaysia ‘Tabligh’ Assembly

By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar019, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current Affairs (SDN) — Anyone from the Philippines who participated in the February 27-March 1, 2020, “Tabligh” gathering in Malaysia should get tested for novel coronavirus. Reason: Several attendees of the religious gathering have tested positive for Covid-19, the official name […]

66 NICE Entries Compete for Php1.84-M Prize, Bragging Rights

By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: Science, Digital & Current Affairs (SDN) — Php1,840,000 prizes in cash. That’s the total of cash prizes that winners of the 2020 National Invention Contest and Exhibition (NICE) will take home today, March 5. The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) through its Technology Application and […]

Expo Dubai 2020, A Video Sneak Peek

Media Release: Here’s a video sneak preview of the Expo Dubai 2020 in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to be held on October 10, 2020. Under the leadership of His Highness President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed bin Sultan Al-Nahyan, the UAE will staged what is billed as the “The World’s Greatest Show” on Earth until […]

East-West Center Now Accepting Applications for 2020 SJS

Media Release: ARE you a journalist and love to travel and learn? Then, here’s for you. The East-West Center (EWC), based in Honolulu, Hawaii, is now accepting applications for the 2020 Senior Journalists Seminar (SJS). For this year’s edition of the SJS, the EWC will bring from 10 t0  14 journalists to various countries to […]

SYKES’ ‘Amazing Year’ Equals Bonanza for Employees

Media Release: MILLIONS of cash and in kind prizes and giveaways went to many lucky SYKES employees during the company’s Year-End Celebration (YEC). For their entertainment, something to relieve them of work-related stress,  one of the country’s biggest rock bands in attendance, and fan-favorite video characters coming to life, it was indeed another memorable grand […]

Star Wars Premiere Draws Phishing, Malware Attacks

​​Media Release: POPULAR films are often used by cybercriminals as bait to distribute malware, and the latest movie saga from “a galaxy far, far away” is no exception. This year, the latest, and last film of the sequel’s trilogy, has drawn the attention of attackers even before the premiere, with fraudulent websites and malicious files […]

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: […]

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 […]

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 […]