January 27, 2020


DOST Boosts ‘ASEAN Helping ASEAN’ through Scholarships

Updated at 10 p.m., Thursday, January 22, 2020 for more information. By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current Affairs (SDN) — “WE are happy to assist our ASEAN counterparts and exemplify what the mantra “ASEAN helping ASEAN’ truly means.” The inspiring words came from the head of […]

Myanmar Ambassador Lwin Lauds SEARCA for Scholarships

By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current News (SDN) — THE Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) has been doing its share of modernizing agriculture in Southeast Asia (SEA). And, beyond, perhaps. Part of this effort is offering scholarships to the […]

NPC Takes Lead as PHL Hosts 52nd APPA Forum in Cebu

Media Release: THE Philippines is set to host the 52nd Asia Pacific Privacy Authorities (APPA) Forum in Cebu with the National Privacy Commission (NPC) taking the lead. Privacy commissioners from the region and guest Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) representatives are expected to converge for the main event at the Shangri-La’s Mactan Resort and […]

IRRI Says ASEAN Members Endorsed Rice Network

Media Release: THE International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) has successfully secured the endorsement of ASEAN Member States (AMS) and the support of Plus Three dialogue partners for the launch of ASEAN Rice Net, a new regional network for sharing and evaluation of advanced IRRI-developed rice breeding lines. Underpinning the collaborative partnership is the Rice Genetic […]

Philippines, Singapore to Share Best Practices in Data Protection

Media Release: MANILA — The Philippines and Singapore agreed to share best practices in personal data protection and develop compatible mechanisms to facilitate trusted cross border data flows, including mutual recognition of comparable protection afforded by their respective laws to safeguard both Philippines and Singapore citizens. Philippine President Rodrigo R. Duterte and Singapore President Halimah […]

Philippines Leads ASEAN Initiative to Protect Privacy

Media Release: THE Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) took a major step in harmonizing regional data protection, privacy regulations and initiatives by launching the first ASEAN Data Protection and Privacy Forum in Bangkok, Thailand, with the Philippines at the helm. Privacy Commissioner Raymund Enriquez Liboro, who chaired the Forum’s inaugural meeting, represented the country. […]

GenieTech Addresses Millennial Workforce, Holds Forum on HR Trends

Media Release:  WITH the rapid changes in today’s digital world — from globalization and organizational adjustments to a younger workforce clamoring for remote and mobile job opportunities — human resources must have to adapt swiftly, says leading solutions integrator Genie Technologies, Inc. (GenieTech). GenieTech Chief Operating Officer Mahesh Gopinath said that the most valuable asset […]

PH Accepts Singapore Invite to Co-lead ASEAN Data Protection & Privacy Forum

(SDN) — THE Philippines has accepted the invitation of Singapore to jointly lead a planned Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) a forum on data protection and privacy. To represent the country in the forum is the National Privacy Commission (NPC) headed by Privacy Commissioner Raymund E. Liboro. Apparently, the objective of the forum is […]

SAP PH Country Manager: Fueling Collaboration through Innovation

Media Release: By Edler Panlilio, Managing Director, SAP Philippines MANILA — In today’s innovation race, the ability for organizations to identify and act on digital trends as they arise can spell the difference between success and failure. The emergence of new digital tools helps companies respond swiftly to changing business demands, industry movements, and global occurrences […]