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CSC releases school assignments, reminders for the October 13 exams

Oct 10, 2019 - 2:51 PM

PRESS RELEASE: Here's what you need to remember for the Civil Service Commission exams on October 13, 2019

5 journalists, archivist named 2019 Titus Brandsma awardees

Oct 08, 2019 - 1:09 PM

The Titus Brandsma awards are given to journalists for their outstanding leadership in the field and embodiment of Brandsma’s principles

DOST honors 9 groups for PH victories in internat'l science, math competitions

Oct 08, 2019 - 11:40 AM

'The fact that we are excelling in these fields in the global stage says that we have the potential to make wonders in other disciplines as well,' says DOST Secretary Fortunato de la Peña

Go for Gold. DOST-SEI Deputy Director Albert Mariño encourages national organizers to seek support from DOST and motivates Olympiad winners to go for gold in future competitions. Photo Courtesy of DOST

P100,000 gantimpala naghihintay sa pinakamahusay na tesis at disertasyon sa wikang Filipino

Oct 07, 2019 - 9:55 PM

PRESS RELEASE: Tatanggap ang Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino ng mga lahok sa Gawad Julian Cruz Balmaseda hanggang Oktubre 11, 2019

PNHS holds 40th national confab on national and local history, honors Samuel K. Tan

Oct 07, 2019 - 11:43 AM

PRESS RELEASE: The Philippine National Historical Society is holding the 40th National Conference on Local and National History

QC, SEAOIL Foundation, SPARK! launch development guide to good GAD governance

Oct 04, 2019 - 6:55 PM

PRESS RELEASE: Since its launch in 2017, LIPAD Pinay has engaged over 50 barangay leaders and empowered 160 women micro-entrepreneurs

WOMEN EMPOWERMENT. Women micro-entrepreneurs with QC Mayor Joy Belmonte and Maica Torres of SPARK! Philippines at LIPAD Pinay Replication Manual Launch on October 4. Photo courtesy of SPARK! Philippines.

Tech startups compete to represent PH at the ASEAN Rice Bowl Startup Awards 2019

Sep 30, 2019 - 3:10 PM

The ASEAN Rice Bowl Startup Awards 2019 will be announcing the national winners this coming October

Photo courtesy of the ASEAN Rice Bowl Startup Awards

5 UP mass com alumni named 2019 Glory awardees

Sep 27, 2019 - 4:59 PM

PRESS RELEASE: The Glory Awards will be held on November 9, 2019, at the Film Studio of the UP Film Institute (beside Plaridel Hall) in UP Diliman

 AWARDEES (from left): Carolyn Arguillas, Samira Gutoc, Nona Andaya-Castillo, Jeffrey Jeturian, and Florencio 'Floy' Quintos

Travel to Japan for free: Japanese airline joins JICA for video blogging contest on PH youth

Sep 26, 2019 - 10:56 AM

The video blogging contest is open to Filipinos aged 18 to 24 years old

DLSU Computer Studies Batch '89 offers scholarship

Sep 25, 2019 - 6:35 PM

PRESS RELEASE: The grant comes with a P10,500 monthly allowance, laptop, and mentoring by alumni, starting academic year 2020-2021

Palawan News to host Information Summit

Sep 25, 2019 - 4:47 PM

The summit will gather over 100 key government officials from provincial and national offices, private sector leaders, and members of the Palawan working press

Ateneo de Manila announces recipients of 2019 Traditional University Awards

Sep 24, 2019 - 9:18 PM

PRESS RELEASE: The awardees each receive a replica of the Sacred Heart statuette originally carved by national hero and Ateneo alumnus Jose Rizal

Recipients of the 2019 Traditional University Awards with the university administrators

Employee growth and efficiency development at Strengths Philippines Conference 2019

Sep 20, 2019 - 4:38 PM

PRESS RELEASE: CEOs, managers, and business owners are invited to participate at the conference to see ways to help employees grow and be more efficient


Company volunteers band together for environment in SERVATHON 2019

Sep 13, 2019 - 5:45 PM

PRESS RELEASE: With the theme 'Hands on, Hearts out for the Environment,' this year’s SERVATHON will gather company volunteers to create sustainable environment projects

DOST Filipino scientists and engineers bag 2019 Presidential Lingkod Bayan award

Sep 13, 2019 - 3:33 PM

The Presidential Lingkod Bayan Award is given to outstanding civil servants for their exceptional contributions with nationwide impact on public interest, security and patrimony

TRAILBLAZERS. DOST's Advanced Space Technology Research and Services is awarded the Presidential Lingkod Bayan award for placing the country in the space technology map through the development of DIWATA-1 and 2, the country’s first microsatellite, and the Philippine Earth Data Resource Observation Center on September 10, 2019. Photo from DOST-ASTI

Civil Service Commission holds 2019 Government Job Fair

Sep 12, 2019 - 6:25 PM

PRESS RELEASE: Civil Service Commission central and regional offices will hold online and onsite job fairs in selected venues nationwide

Applications now open for assistant language teachers in Japan

Sep 06, 2019 - 6:24 PM

PRESS RELEASE: Applications are now being accepted for Assistant Language Teacher positions in the 2020 Japan Exchange and Teaching Programme

British Council launches artist grants

Sep 05, 2019 - 7:18 PM

Applicants may apply to British Council's Connections Through Culture mobility grant to promote arts and cultural exchange between the United Kingdom and Southeast Asia until September 26

KWF tumatanggap na ng lahok para sa Gawad Julian Cruz Balmaseda 2019

Sep 04, 2019 - 3:16 PM

PRESS RELEASE: Maaaring magwagi ng P100,000 sa paggamit mo ng wikang Filipino sa iyong tesis/disertasyon

Innovation that aids locked-in syndrome patients nabs top prize in 30th BPI-DOST Science Awards

Sep 03, 2019 - 10:13 AM

PRESS RELEASE: Jay Patrick Nieles is also the recipient of the Best in Innovation Award for the same study

DOUBLE VICTORY. Jay Patrick Nieles of the University of Santo Tomas (3rd from left) bagged the Project of the Year award and one of two Best in Innovation awards in the 30th BPI-DoST Science Awards. (From left) Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) Foundation Executive Director Maricris San Diego, Best in Innovation awardees Christian Badua of the University of the Philippines Manila and Jay Patrick Nieles, and DoST-Science Education Institute Deputy Director Albert Mariño. Photo from DOST

When students become artists: Pettyjohn Pottery launches group exhibit

Aug 29, 2019 - 4:04 PM

The Pettyjohns will be putting their students at the forefront in the group exhibit 'Reemergence: Pansol Potters' at the Sierra Madre Gallery in Mandaluyong City on September 1, 2019

CREATION. Fifteen artists, who are former students of Jon and Tessy Pettyjohn, will highlight pottery pieces of their own creation in 'Reemergence: Pansol Potters' at Sierra Madre Gallery in Mandaluyong City on September 1, 2019. Photos courtesy of Sierra Madre Gallery

Applications for DOST undergraduate S&T scholarships open until September 6

Aug 29, 2019 - 10:44 AM

PRESS RELEASE: The nationwide examination will be held on October 20, 2019

Juana Change to perform monologue on EJKs at CCP

Aug 28, 2019 - 8:20 PM

PRESS RELEASE: Tao Po is a four-part monologue interactive performance that gives a human face to the issue of extra-judicial killings

Stronger PH-Japan economic ties create more demand for MBA holders

Aug 28, 2019 - 3:15 PM

PRESS RELEASE: Studying and working in Japan enable Filipino students to learn necessary skills that their careers demand and open doors to more opportunities

Educating for Life holds 'No Place Like Home' convention 2019

Aug 28, 2019 - 1:35 PM

Educating for Life, in partnership with Moneygment and SMX Convention Center, SM Aura Premier, presents this year the No Place Like Home Philippine Homeschool Convention

Philippines captures 189 medals in Singapore math contest

Aug 05, 2019 - 6:09 PM

PRESS RELEASE: The Philippine delegation wins 27 gold, 54 silver, and 108 bronze medals at the 15th International Mathematics Contest recently held in Singapore

Filipino gold medalists display the Philippine flag at the awarding ceremony of the 15th International Mathematics Contest (IMC) in Singapore. Photo by MTG

Over 270,000 to take civil service exam on August 4

Aug 01, 2019 - 9:11 PM

PRESS RELEASE: 276,819 examinees will be taking the nationwide Career Service Examination-Pen and Paper Test on Sunday, August 4

Consumer Insighting & Storytelling Conference returns to the marketing scene

Jul 30, 2019 - 12:08 PM

The conference is happening on August 28-29 at The Marquis Events Place, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig

Philippine team wins awards at International Biology Olympiad 2019

Jul 30, 2019 - 12:07 PM

Four high school students make the Philippines proud in this year's International Biology Olympiad, the premier global competition in biology

PHILIPPINE TEAM. (L-R) Team Leader Ronald Cruz; student delegates Jeremy Ng, Elizabeth Peralta, Keizo Yuda, Samuel Wood; Team Deputy Leader Crisanto Lopez

SAFER Foundation brings back BUYanihan fundraiser bazaar

Jul 29, 2019 - 10:53 AM

Press release: Now on its second run, BUYanihan Bazaar aims to raise money to implement its emergency response program and help more Filipinos affected by disasters

CEGP urges CHED: 'Act on complaints vs campus press freedom violations'

Jul 24, 2019 - 4:10 PM

'The vanguards of light and truth in various campuses are being the next targets of control by the government and school administrations,' says College Editors Guild of the Philippines national president Daryl Angelo Baybado

Philippines wins The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf’s 13th Asia Pacific Barista Competition

Jul 23, 2019 - 2:12 PM

The coffee and tea connoisseur brought together its best baristas from around the globe to compete for the World Champion title in Manila

Senior high students battle it out in tech contest imake.wemake

Jul 19, 2019 - 7:07 PM

PRESS RELEASE: Senior high school students can now apply to participate in the 3rd imake.wemake tech competition

Filipino students win 11 awards in world math contest in Hong Kong

Jul 19, 2019 - 1:38 PM

PRESS RELEASE: The Philippine team, composed of 8 Grade 5 students, bag awards at the 22nd Po Leung Kuk Primary Mathematics World Contest held in Hong Kong

TEAM PHILIPPINES. Filipino students students win 11 medals and a trophy at the 22nd Po Leung Kuk Primary Mathematics World Contest in Hong Kong. Photo from Mathematics Trainers Guild-Philippines

38th National Book Awards opens nominations

Jul 08, 2019 - 1:10 PM

PRESS RELEASE: All National Book Development Board (NBDB)-registered publishers and self-published authors are welcome to submit their nominations. Books in Filipino or English published in 2018 are eligible for the award

Benguet student builds special trap to manage coffee pests

Jul 06, 2019 - 10:24 AM

PRESS RELEASE: Since the coffee at the plantation was grown organically, pesticides were out of the question and considered impractical

How a La Union town transforms drug surrenderers into productive citizens

Jul 05, 2019 - 1:44 PM

In La Union, a town helps former drug dependents to renew their lives and become microentrepreneurs after rehabilitation

Enjoy a lifestyle of fun and free travels with the new CEB GetGo Prepaid Card

Jul 03, 2019 - 4:26 PM

Use it to travel, dine, and shop to earn points for free flights

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Team Philippines triumphs at Mathematics Without Borders

Jul 02, 2019 - 8:05 PM

PRESS RELEASE: Eight Pinoy whiz kids win multiple awards at the Mathematics Without Borders Tournament Finals in Nessebar, Bulgaria

Call for entries to the Asian International Children's Film Festival 2019

Jun 21, 2019 - 4:05 PM

All Filipino high school students grades 10 to 12, except those who have already been to Japan as part of previous Asian International Children's Film Festivals, are encouraged to submit their entries before the deadline on August 16, 2019

DOST-SEI invites Grade 12 students to apply for S&T scholarships

Jun 06, 2019 - 4:50 PM

PRESS RELEASE: The deadline for the submission of applications for the 2020 Undergraduate Scholarships Program is September 6, 2019

Young metro mayors challenged to make every day World Bike to Work Day

Jun 04, 2019 - 7:19 PM

The Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities urges the mayors to make a plan of cooperation linking Pasig, Quezon City, Makati, San Juan, and Manila via protected bicycle lanes

CHALLENGE. The Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities participates in a World Bicycle Day event organized by Manila Moves and other groups in Ortigas on June 3, 2019. The think tank calls for elected young mayors in Metro Manila to make their cities friendly for bike commuters. All photos by AC Dimatatac

In memoriam: Teodoro D. Regala

Jun 04, 2019 - 2:48 PM

PRESS RELEASE: One of ACCRALAW's founding partners dies at 85

Philippine Robotics National Team bags gold award in Turkey

Jun 04, 2019 - 2:18 PM

PRESS RELEASE: The national delegation comes home victorious after winning a Gold Award for Project Presentation and Finalist on Project Research

Groups hold donation drive for Samar children affected by militarization

Jun 04, 2019 - 10:37 AM

PRESS RELEASE: The groups are accepting school supplies and cash donations for the children of Northern Samar and Samar until the end of June

DOST-SEI opens innovation contest for science, math teachers

Jun 04, 2019 - 9:49 AM

The deadline for submission of proposals is on July 12, 2019

A student from the Philippine Science High School-Central Visayas Campus flies a drone to collect data on different environmental parameters such as temperature, humidity, atmospheric pressure and gas concentration. Photo from DOST-SEI

CCP announces 10 fellows to Virgin Labfest 15 writing program

May 31, 2019 - 9:20 AM

The Virgin Labfest 15 Writing Fellowship Program is a mentorship program on the study and practice of dramatic writing for the stage

Photo from Virgin Labfest

Last call for entries to the 69th Palanca Awards

May 23, 2019 - 6:31 PM

Aspiring authors may submit entries before the 6 pm deadline on May 31, 2019

KWF offers free seminar on language, poetry to SPA schools in Metro Manila

May 21, 2019 - 8:42 PM

PRESS RELEASE: The seminar aims to give additional skills to teachers and students of SPA on the proper use of Filipino, and the conventions of writing poetry

UP Press lends UPper Shelf to Philippine-based book clubs for free

May 14, 2019 - 1:18 PM

Using the bookstore as venue is absolutely free of charge