June 19, 2019


Indonesia Travel and Tourism Fair 2019 in photographs at Glorietta Mall

FOR two days, the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia staged an international Trade and Tourism Fair at the Glorietta Mall in the Central Business District of Makati City. The embassy headed by Ambassador to the Philippines Dr. Sinyo Harry Sarundajang said at the opening on Friday, March 8, the event marked the 70th diplomatic […]

Pangarungan reminds Muslims on responsibilities as Filipinos; NCMF holds 45th NQRC on March 11

MUSLIMS have responsibilities to the Filipino nation related to their being citizens of the Philippines. It means they are expected to be patriotic, love their own country and their fellow Filipinos, and live and co-exist with every inhabitant of the over 7,000-island archipelago. Their responsibilities are three fold, at least, to Allah (God in Arabic), […]

Indonesia marks 70th year of Philippine ties, holds trade, tourism fair at Glorietta

GLORIETTA, Makati City (SDN) — Diplomatic relations between the Philippines and Indonesia is now 70 years old this month of March 2019. Just in case anyone forgets about it, the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia opened today, March 8, here at the Central Business District (CBD) a two-day International Trade and Tourism Festival. Showcased […]

World Halal Assembly 2019 delegates endorse OIC-SMIIC unified global standards for PH

INNOVATION and sustainability. The World Halal Assembly Philippines (WHAP) 2019 held on February 26-27 chose a theme revolving around the above two words. It was the brainchild of a M’ranaw woman leader, Dr. Zenaida P. Hadji Raof Laidan, the head as regional director of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) XII. Many local and […]

BTA Minister Mohagher Iqbal graces BCCP thanksgiving ‘kanduli’ at Maharlika Village

MOHAGHER Iqbal, chairman of the Implementing Panel of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), now also minister of the Bangsamoro Transition Authority (BTA) visited on Thursday (February 28) Barangay Maharlika Village, Taguig City. The occasion he attended pertained to the oathtaking of the officers of the Bangsamoro Coordinating Council of the Philippines (BCCP) and thanksgiving […]

Breaking News: Russian envoy, Rabitah exec, other foreign dignitaries join launch of Halal Lab Building

KORONADAL CITY, South Cotabato (SDN) — The top diplomat of the Russian Federation along with other foreign dignitaries from Saudi Arabia, Iran, and Turkey, etc., participated and witnessed the inauguration here of the building of the Philippine National Halal Laboratory and Science Center (PNHLSC). Russian Ambassador to the Philippines Igor H. Khovaev arrived in the […]

BPI wins 2 Silver Anvils for OFW program, 2017 Annual Report

TWO Silver Anvil trophies for the Bank of the Philippines Islands (BPI). The Public Relations Society of the Philippines (PRSP) bestowed to BPI the awards during the 54th Anvil Award recently this month. PRSP recognized BPI for its Overseas Filipino Financial Wellness Program (OFFWP) and its 2017 Annual Report. In an email to SDN – […]

DOST XII strengthens promotion of PH halal industry with 2 major events

THE SOCCSKSARGEN regional office of the  Department of Science and Technology (DOST) has two major halal-focused events coming up. DOST XII Regional Director Dr. Hadja Sittie Shayma Zenaida P. Hadji Raof Laidan relayed this to SDN — Science and Digital News through an email. These are the inauguration on February 25 of the Philippine National […]

Epson mindful of environment, works with 2 youth groups

EPSON has partnered with two youth-led organizations to help raise awareness on environmental issues as part of its 2018 to 2019 environmental initiatives, in line with its vision to contribute to the development of a sustainable Philippines. In its partnership with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources–Environmental Management Bureau (DENR-EMB), its youth arm GREENducation […]

ILO: majority of world’s 3.3-B workers suffer from poor working conditions

GENEVA (ILO News) – Poor quality employment is the main issue for global labor markets, with millions of people forced to accept inadequate working conditions, according to a new report from the International Labor Organization (ILO). New data gathered for the World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends 2019  (WESO) show that a majority of the […]