January 20, 2020

Category: Health

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, […]

Allianz PNB Life Aims for Complete Sustainability in 2050

Media Release: IN its drive to be a fully-sustainable company by 2050, Allianz PNB Life keeps a strong focus on investing in companies with sustainable business practices that deliver long-term value via its Peso-Hedged Global Sustainability Equity Fund. The company promoted the equity fund during its recent Sustainability Forum, where speakers from different industries talked […]

LET US SEND OUR LOVE TO AUSTRALIA!

By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: @ed1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: Science, Digital & Current Affairs (SDN) — YES, let us send our love Down Under! For Australia is burning; and Australians are battling a conflagration lit by a lethal trio of “extreme heat, prolonged drought and strong winds,” United Kingdom’s The Telegraph said. In an article […]

Kai Anya to Market Enhanced DOST RTE Arroz Caldo

By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: Science, Digital & Current Affairs (SDN) — READY-TO-EAT (RTE) Arroz Caldo, anyone? If plans do not miscarry, an improved RTE Arroz Caldo shall be available in supermarkets for every Filipino. By then, what was initially created for disaster victims shall then be available to the general […]

Oligarchs, Vested Interest Are BNPP Revival Hurdles

“Five (factors),” the PNRI head echoed. “Vested interest. Vested interest. Vested interest…,” without completing the count. “It’s (the vested interest of) Mr. Oligarch.” — PNRI Director Dr. Carlo A. Arcilla By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current Affairs (SDN) — BLAME Philippine oligarchs and their vested interest […]

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 — […]

Ayala Foundation Brings Hope to Cancer Patients

By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current Affairs DAVAO CITY — There is hope for children suffering from cancer in Mindanao and nearby regions. The bearer of hope is the Ayala Foundation, Inc., the social development arm of Ayala Corporation and one of the Philippines’ pioneers in […]

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: […]

PopCom: Teenage Pregnancy Now National Emergency; Wreaks Php33-B Losses

​ By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: edd1819, Instagram: bluestar0910, Facebook: Science, Digital & Current Affairs PARENTS, watch your daughters! That is, take good care of your children, in this case your teenage daughters, particularly. And as Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young preached: “Teach your children well. “Their father’s hell “Did slowly go by. “And feed […]

Marawi IDPs Seek Rehab Fund Transparency, Accountability

By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current Affairs (SDN) — TRANSPARENCY and accountability! These are two of the issues that came out Monday, November 18, at the Tapatan sa Aristocrat Restaurant Media Forum edition titled’ “Marawi City: 756 Days after Liberation” hosted by veteran journalist Melo Acuna. […]