MAKKAH, Saudi Arabia — The Philippines and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) signed on Thursday, January 3, the mother contract for Hajj 2019. The contract covers, among other important features, a quota of 8,000 hajj visas allocated for Filipino pilgrims. Saudi Arabia has a yearly quota for every pilgrims-sending country of 1,000 pilgrims for […]
PHILIPPINE Airlines (PAL) will begin operating a daily frequency between Nagoya and Cebu starting March 31, 2019, as the award-winning flag carrier escalates its bid to strengthen Japanese tourist travel to the Philippines. PR480 will depart Nagoya’s Chubu Centrair International Airport at 9:10AM every day, and arrive in Cebu by 2:30PM, while PR479 will leave […]
TWO agencies of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) have forged a partnership to promote aquaculture technologies. They are the Technology Application and Promotion Institute (DOST-TAPI) and the Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development (DOST-PCAARRD). To implement the objectives of their partnership, TAPI headed by Director Edgar I. Garcia conducted […]
CLOSE to a thousand current third year college students have another reason to celebrate the holidays. For they passed the 2018 Junior Level Science Scholarship (JLSS) examination. The Science Education Institute of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-SEI) administered the JLSS examination nationwide on October 20. DOST-SEI Director Josette Biyo. (Image: SEI) A total […]
ALREADY a producer of over 2,000 peacebuilders from around the world in two decades, the Mindanao Peacebuilding Institute (MPI) is not about to rest on its laurels….
DEPARTMENT of Science and Technology (DOST) Secretary Fortunato T. de la Peña on December 18 challenged DOST researchers to produce more Intellectual Property (IP) patents….
A fruit of the partnership between the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP) and the ASEAN Women….
THE Arab State of Qatar’s top envoy to the Philippines has cited the “strong relations” between the two countries…..
It can be recalled that the son of Mindanao from a poor family in General Santos City that was barely able to make ends meet before he rose to sports rockstar fame filed his tobacco measure in October 2017…..
These affected families received cash grants from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), with support ..