January 24, 2020

Tag: Philippines

Some Filipinos Want Total OFW Deployment Ban on Kuwait

By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: Science, Digital & Current Affairs (SDN) — IMPOSE a total deployment ban of Filipino domestic workers on the Arab State of Kuwait. An informal survey on GMA7’s Radio Station DZBB on Friday, January 3, 2020, elicited mostly calls for a total deployment ban. Some listeners/viewers of […]

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 […]

R3D Global Introduces Blockchain-based DigiCerts™ in Philippines

Media Release: R3D Global (ASX: R3D) is hoping to spread the application of blockchain technology in the Philippines. Recall that blockchain, which is more widely known as the engine on which digital money runs, particularly cryptocurrency most popular of which is Bitcoin, came to being just over a decade ago through a man or group […]

Japan, UK, PHL Seek Technology to Sustain Coastal Communities

Media Release: “SUSTAINABLE” has been a much-raised term across the world, including in the Philippines. Cambridge Dictionary defines the adjective “sustainable” as being “able to continue over a period of time.” In relations with the environment, it says “sustainable” means “causing little or no damage to the environment and therefore able to continue for a […]

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 […]

OPPO Launches Reno3 Series Phones in China

By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: Science, Digital & Current News (SDN) — AS 2019 is on its last few days, OPPO launched today, December 26, in China its Reno3 series smartphones. The Times of India reported the launch of the OPPO Reno3 and Reno3 Pro, both sporting 5G connectivity. They also […]

Typhoon ‘Ursula’ Maintains Strength, Moves Towards Southern Mindoro — DOST

By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: Science, Digital & Current News (SDN) — RESIDENTS of areas impacted by Typhoon “Ursula” (international name Phanfone) should remain vigilant and avoid taking risks. At 2 p.m. on Christmas day today, the Department of Science and Technology issued its Severe Weather Bulletin #18 as government weathermen […]

Kaspersky Gives Safety Tips for Holiday Cheer

Media Release: KASPERSKY has sent out advice to Filipinos to practice safe online habits to keep their sanity and be able to revel in the merry-making this Yuletide holiday. The cybersecurity company said cybercriminals are especially fond of the Christmas season when financial transactions are prevalent. In the Philippines, online shopping and being active on […]

Kaspersky Welcomes 2020 with Rebranded APAC Offices

Media Release: KASPERSKY has unveiled the new look of its offices across the Asia Pacific (APAC) region, led by the global cybersecurity company’s regional headquarters in Harbourfront Tower One, Singapore. With freshly painted walls and an updated logo welcoming guests and employees, the company gears up for further changes beyond its brand’s visual identity to […]

‘Bahamut’ Competes at Lenovo’s Bangkok LoC IV

​Media Release: AFTER a day filled with intense PUBG (PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds) action held recently at the SM Megamall Activity Center, Bahamut Gaming emerged victorious from the Philippine qualifying tournament As the champion, the group gained the right to represent the country in the upcoming Lenovo Legion of Champions (LoC) IV at Pantip Pratunam Mall in […]