February 23, 2020


AF Payments Extends Use of over 27,000 beep™ Cards

​Media Release: AF Payments, Inc., the operator of the beep™ tap-and-go payment system, has announced that as of February 12, 27,000 cards have been extended through the beep™ expiry date extension program. This is in line with the company’s thrust to maximize the utility of beep cards and minimize the environmental impact of disposing expired […]

East-West Center Now Accepting Applications for 2020 SJS

Media Release: ARE you a journalist and love to travel and learn? Then, here’s for you. The East-West Center (EWC), based in Honolulu, Hawaii, is now accepting applications for the 2020 Senior Journalists Seminar (SJS). For this year’s edition of the SJS, the EWC will bring from 10 t0  14 journalists to various countries to […]

AF Payments Is Extending Expiring beep™ Cards for Php10

​Media Release: IF you have an expiring beep™ card, there’s no need to buy a new one. AF Payments, Inc. (AFPI) is extending the validity of your card for only Php10. The company is the operator of the beep™ card tap-and-go payment system. It announced on Friday, January 3, 2020, the policy leeway, saying cardholders […]

Waze, DOT Making Metro Manila Traffic Gridlock Less Stressful

By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current News (SDN) — PARTNERSHIP is a great way to accomplish things. It’s like two brains are better than one. Perhaps, it’s exactly what Waze, the platform that brings communities together on and off the road, and the Philippines’ Department of […]

Cebu Pacific Raises Bar with 63 New Airbus Jets

By EDD K. USMAN, SDN, Twitter @edd1819, Instagram @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current News CEBU PACIFIC AIR raised the bar of expansion with order of 63 new Airbus aircraft. Charo Logarta Lagamon, Cebu Pacific director for Corporate Communications, said acquiring new aircraft is a long-term plan of the airline. She told SDN — […]

Skyjet Airlines to fly direct to Camiguin starting in May 2019

SHOULD be more fun on Camiguin Island, Northern Mindanao. It’s fun already, but it should be soon. It’s because Skyjet Airlines, Manila’s first boutique carrier, will be flying direct to the Region 10 tourism draw starting in May this year. Imagine that for over three decades there was no direct flight to the island province […]

DOST’s Eco-Sep Technology Now Cleaning Domestic Wastewater of Siargao Island, Other Hotels, Resorts

Thus, Eco-Sep was created, thanks Dr. Merlinda Palencia who came up with the innovation from DOST-PCIEERD’s support….