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CCP accepts short feature entries for Cinemalaya 2020

Feb 15, 2020 - 3:30 PM

PRESS RELEASE: The 10 best short features will be announced on May 12 and will be screened at the Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival in August

U.P. Manila to open 1-day human library experience on February 15

Feb 12, 2020 - 6:11 PM

Watch stories come to life through University of the Philippines Medical Students for Social Responsibility's human library as people share their experiences on various issues

DepEd to release service recognition incentive bonus

Feb 12, 2020 - 5:16 PM

PRESS RELEASE: DepEd regional offices shall coordinate with their Department of Budget and Management counterparts for the issuance of Notices of Cash Allocation, says Undersecretary Annalyn Sevilla

Here's why you should spend Valentine's Day at U.P. Fair

Feb 11, 2020 - 3:40 PM

PRESS RELEASE: UP Fair Friday: Cosmos advocates for gender equality and empowerment and calls for a collective action towards acceptance of all through the power of music

Cinderella Filipina Benitez-Jaro appointed as CHED executive director

Feb 11, 2020 - 1:40 PM

PRESS RELEASE: As Executive Director, Cinderella Filipina Benitez-Jaro will serve as head of the Commission Secretariat and will oversee the overall implementation and operations of the CHED Central and Regional Offices

Raffy Lerma, Mae Paner chosen in Global Initiative's Resilience Fellowship

Feb 06, 2020 - 2:41 PM

Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime chooses 10 fellows from around the world, including two from the Philippines, for their work tackling extrajudicial killings, human trafficking among others

Photos from Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime

UPLB's Engineering Congress to tackle dev't of PH public transport system

Feb 04, 2020 - 3:16 PM

PRESS RELEASE: The congress is open to delegates who want to learn more about engineering and are passionate to improve the Philippine public transportation system

BPO firm Afni appoints new vice president for PH operations

Feb 04, 2020 - 12:36 PM

PRESS RELEASE: Khalid Khursheed assumes full responsibility for the operational oversight and performance of Afni programs in the Philippines

Librong LIRA launches Nick Pichay’s poetry book

Feb 03, 2020 - 12:23 PM

PRESS RELEASE: Nick Pichay’s book will be the sixth poetry book published by Librong LIRA

Photo courtesy of LIRA

DOST offers scholarships to grad students from Cambodia, Laos, and Myanmar

Feb 01, 2020 - 11:57 AM

PRESS RELEASE: Graduate students from the 3 ASEAN member states may pursue their masters and doctorate degrees in various fields of science and engineering at partner universities

Philippine Band of Mercy inaugurates new medical building

Jan 31, 2020 - 3:21 PM

PRESS RELEASE: The Philippine Band of Mercy's newest building was designed to accommodate the expansion of their ambulatory surgical programs

Philippine Band of Mercy: In the Service of the Child (photo taken during annual gift giving, held last December 12, 2019)

Two students from Mindanao’s conflict-affected area win first JICA video blog contest

Jan 31, 2020 - 9:24 AM

Students from Mindanao State University win the contest with their entry about witnessing the effect of the armed conflict in Marawi in 2017 and their wish for peace and solidarity in the city

U.P. IE Club to hold 4th Ergonomics Convention for PH inclusivity

Jan 29, 2020 - 11:38 AM

PRESS RELEASE: The Ergonomics Convention of the University of the Philippines Industrial Engineering Club is a platform for high school and college students to brainstorm ideas for a more inclusive Filipino community

U.P. Diliman Arts and Culture Festival 2020 commemorates 50th year of First Quarter Storm

Jan 23, 2020 - 2:53 PM

PRESS RELEASE: The festival serves to raise awareness on the significance of this pivotal chapter during the turbulent Marcos regime especially on issues concerning human rights

Paligsahang 'Iispel Mo!' kasadong-kasado na sa Enero 2020

Jan 18, 2020 - 10:50 AM

PRESS RELEASE: Ang 'Iispel Mo!' ay pambansang timpalak sa pagbaybay sa wikang Filipino na batay sa mga umiiral na tuntunin ng Ortograpiyang Pambansa at Manwal sa Masinop ng Pagsulat

Filipinos can now apply for 2021 Ajinomoto Postgrad Scholarship Grant

Jan 11, 2020 - 2:56 PM

PRESS RELEASE: Deadline of application is on March 1, 2020

Filipino youth named 'Engagement Leader of the Year' by ACEEU

Jan 11, 2020 - 2:51 PM

Salonga is the only Filipino finalist out of over 300 nominations across 12 categories from 20 participating countries

11 Philippine groups to get Canada Fund backing in 2020

Jan 07, 2020 - 2:05 PM

PRESS RELEASE: The Canada Fund is a program run by the Canadian embassy, which provides financial aid for projects that promote inclusive governance in the Philippines

PH, Taiwan accepting applications for science graduate courses for 2020

Jan 06, 2020 - 4:44 PM

The deadline for submissions of MECO-TECO SSP applications is on January 15, 2020

Search for 2020 Outstanding Government Workers opens

Jan 02, 2020 - 11:47 AM

PRESS RELEASE: The deadline of nomination is on March 31, 2020

PH team reaps medals at World International Mathematical Olympiad

Dec 31, 2019 - 11:09 AM

PRESS RELEASE: The team of young Philippine students place second overall at the World International Mathematical Olympiad Final in Tokyo, Japan

Hihiranging Makata ng Taon 2020, gagawaran ng P30,000

Dec 27, 2019 - 5:41 PM

PRESS RELEASE: Sa Enero 3, 2020 na ang huling araw ng pagpapasa sa timpalak

CCP to hold Misa de Aguinaldo 2019

Dec 20, 2019 - 4:29 PM

PRESS RELEASE: The CCP will hold the Misa de Aguinaldo on Tuesday, December 24, at the CCP Main Theater

Christmas Eve Mass CCP. Photo by CCP

First Filipino architect elevated as fellow by Royal Institute of British Architects

Dec 19, 2019 - 9:29 AM

PRESS RELEASE: Lira Luis is named a Fellow of the Royal Institute of British Architects

CSC confers Local Treasurer eligibility on more than 700

Dec 09, 2019 - 4:39 PM

PRESS RELEASE: The Local Treasurer Eligibility is a second level eligibility specific and appropriate for appointment to Local Treasurer and Assistant Local Treasurer positions

Surigao tribes light first ever Christmas tree

Nov 30, 2019 - 3:35 PM

PRESS RELEASE: Many of the IP communities were converted and have accepted the tradition of Christmas

U.P. Cebu community discusses social issues through Cookout

Nov 29, 2019 - 3:13 PM

Press release: The University of the Philippines Cebu Cookout is a platform for the community to air out grievances, show dissent, and take a stand on issues through theater, art, and music

The Lumad calls to stop the attacks during their theatrical performance. Photo courtesy of UP Cebu Cookout 2019

2020 NAST, DOST awards now open for nominations

Nov 26, 2019 - 10:46 AM

PRESS RELEASE: Except for the Magsaysay Future Engineers/Technologists Award, the deadline for the submission of nominations for all awards is on the last working day of November 2019

HS students from Pitogo, Caloocan, and Malabon top local robotics competition

Nov 22, 2019 - 2:13 PM

PRESS RELEASE: Pitogo High School is named Best Team while Malabon National High School and Caloocan National Science High School win Best Alliance at the 2019 Tagisang Robotics

THREEPEAT. For the third time, Pitogo High School secured the Best Team Award in the returning Tagisang Robotics Competition organized by DOST-SEI. Photo courtesy of DOST-Science Education Institute

QC youth innovation program to grant advocates on community projects

Nov 13, 2019 - 4:13 PM

PRESS RELEASE: Kaya Natin! Movement for Good Governance and Ethical Leadership opens applications for their youth grant program until November 30

Powerful technology and luxury come together in the Vivo NEX 3

Nov 08, 2019 - 9:00 PM

With innovations anchored on future technologies and trend-setting design, the Vivo NEX 3 is on its way to becoming a symbol of luxurious innovation

Eligibility certificate for Career Service Exam passers now available

Nov 08, 2019 - 6:55 PM

PRESS RELEASE: This certification may be preferred more by government agencies as supporting document for employment application, including promotion and other human resource actions/movements

'Panit Bukog' art exhibit returns to Cagayan de Oro

Nov 07, 2019 - 8:48 PM

PRESS RELEASE: The art exhibit features local artists showing works on essential and unique Mindanaoan realities on peace and environment preservation

Social Media Week Manila's 2nd year set to shape online stories for the better

Nov 07, 2019 - 6:10 PM

PRESS RELEASE: Social Media Week Manila 2019 seeks to rekindle the Filipinos' innate passion for storytelling and to encourage them to use social media's influence as a storytelling platform for the better.

Kalendaryo 20/20 is not your typical yearender exhibit

Nov 06, 2019 - 7:17 PM

PRESS RELEASE: Artist and University of the Philippines Fine Arts professor Marco Ruben Malto II reconstructs the Filipino calendar to represent how the unfortunate events of our past are recurring today and rapidly shaping our future

'Long Distance' podcast premieres second season with documentary companion series

Nov 06, 2019 - 8:50 AM

PRESS RELEASE: The second season will include stories of an immigrant couple who paved the way for the rise of Filipino food in the United States and of a woman who survived torture and incarceration during the Martial Law

2 Filipino doctors chosen among next generation of IAP Young Physician Leaders

Nov 04, 2019 - 5:59 PM

PRESS RELEASE: Both engage with a diverse group of outstanding early career physicians (ages 40 and below) coming from multiple specialties and career interests

Ateneo PAIR screens 'Hello, Love, Goodbye' to bring home an OFW

Oct 31, 2019 - 8:55 PM

Proceeds from the November 7 screening will go to Ateneo Project for Asian and International Relations' initiative to fund an overseas Filipino worker's trip home for the Christmas season. The screening is open to the public.

UST's Varsitarian to hold 21st Inkblots journalism fellowship

Oct 30, 2019 - 12:57 PM

PRESS RELEASE: Inkblots will feature veteran writers, reporters, and photojournalists to discuss trends and issues in the media landscape. It will run from December 3 to 5.

DLSU holds 6th Agro-Industry International Conference Nov 5-7

Oct 29, 2019 - 6:52 PM

PRESS RELEASE: The conference will cover the agricultural industry's process, engineering, urban-farming, emerging agricultural technology among others

Filipino wins int'l award on global health impact

Oct 23, 2019 - 8:42 AM

PRESS RELEASE: Garilao is nominated for the effectiveness of the Zuellig Family Foundation’s Health Change Model (HCM), helping local political chief executives to assume responsibility for improving health systems, services, and indicators

Benilde HiFi launches 2020 Future Shapers program

Oct 22, 2019 - 12:01 PM

PRESS RELEASE: De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde’s Hub of Innovation for Inclusion will accept applications for their Future Shapers program until November 30, 2019

Pisay students’ outstanding creative research vows to end traffic problems

Oct 18, 2019 - 8:00 AM

PRESS RELEASE: The research is a proposed system for a more efficient method of managing traffic in intersections

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