December 8, 2019

Tag: Japan

PHL Lauds Japanese Envoy’s Contribution to Bangsamoro Peace Process

Media Release: DIPLOMATS play a key role in promoting their respective government’s foreign policy agenda across the globe. More importantly, they serve as bridges of peace, understanding and cooperation between their country and other nations. One such diplomat is Takehiro Kano, the outgoing deputy chief of mission of the Japanese Embassy in the Philippines. During […]

DOST Wants Firmed Up Space Link with JAXA, Training with ATCSP

​(SDN) — STRONGER space cooperation with the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA).  The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) headed by Secretary Fortunato T. de la Peña has sought to strengthen space cooperation further with the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA). De la Peña also explored “opportunities for technical and management training” with Japanese companies, […]

Ramadan 2019 Fast Starts May 6; 24,800 Dwellings for Marawi IDPs

(SDN) — RELIGIOUS leaders in the Philippines have determined that the first day of 2019 Ramadan fast is on Monday, May 6. The determination for Muslim Filipinos of the advent of the ninth month of the Islamic lunar calendar called Hejirah came after the non-appearance of the “hilal” (crescent moon) on Saturday, May 4. Like […]

ILO, Japan in US$2.6-M project on water, jobs & peace for BARMM

MANILA (ILO News) — A new International Labor Organization (ILO)-Japan project will focus on community-based water supply development in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM). The US$2.6 million (¥300 million) project aims to reduce poverty in communities prone to conflict. The project will organize communities, provide skills training, create jobs, and promote better […]