January 25, 2020

Category: Lifestyle

QC Mayor Joy Belmonte Maintains Partnership with SPARK! Philippines

By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current Affairs (SDN) — EMPOWERING women is thriving in Quezon City under the leadership of Mayor Josefina “Joy” Belmonte. Her active involvement in this initiative can be traced back to her being the city’s vice mayor about four years ago. Or […]

Coco Martin and Yassi Pressman Ride Honda Philippines Latest Airblade 150

Media Release: TAGUIG CITY –ACTORS and entertainers Coco Martin and Filipino-British Yassi Pressman, a model, helped Honda Philippines introduced its new motorcycle in the Philippines. This is the The All-New Airblade 150, being touted as “The Cutting Edge,” and a boon for urban riders. Honda Philippines President Susumu Mitsuishi led the launch of the new […]

Millennials See Catastrophic War as Real Possibility

Media Release: GENEVA (ICRC) – Millennials see catastrophic war as a real likelihood in their lifetime. In fact, most millennials surveyed by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) believe it is more likely than not that a nuclear attack will occur in the next decade. A survey of more than 16,000 millennials in […]

Russia’s Kaspersky Beats Competitors in Canalys Channel Satisfaction Benchmark

Media Release: KASPERSKY, the Russia-based global cybersecurity company, has just added another feather to its cap. The company accomplished the feat, beating all its competitors in the cybersecurity industry as attested by Canalys Channel, a globallly renowned independent analyst firm. An announcement from Upspring Public Relations Agency, which handles Kaspersky Philippines’ media affairs in the […]


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 […]

DOST R&D Program Boon to Talaandig, Others

Media Release: DATU Rodelio “Waway” Saway is not called “Tatay” for nothing. A teacher at the Talaandig School of Living Traditions and a well-known performing artist, Saway has been keeping the Talaandig musical heritage intact by mentoring young members of their tribe. Community artists would always go to their Tatay Waway to learn how to […]

Filipino Scientist Ebarvia Winner of APMP DEN Awards 2019

Update, January 5, 2020: This story was updated to reflect the statement of Science Secretary Fortunato T. de la Peña and the position of Dr. Benilda S. Ebarvia in the DOST. By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: Science, Digital & Current Affairs (SDN) — FILIPINO scientist Dr. Benilda S. Ebarvia has brought […]

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 […]

BPI Shares Secure Online, Mobile Banking Practices

​Media Release: CYBERCRIMINALS and other hackers have been pouncing on users of online and mobile financial transactions. Or whatever netizens do whenever they are online. Remember news reports on identity thefts, people losing their personal information and falling victims to cyber bad guys? Do your best to not be another victim. The Bank of the […]

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 […]