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The Philippines' acceptance of homosexuality did not change between 2013 and 2019, according to a Pew Research survey
If left unresolved, the lack of accurate and accessible data can undermine efforts to contain the spread of the virus, say the experts, who now work closely with the health department
(UPDATED) University of the Philippines experts say Cebu province is the 'second major battleground' in the country’s fight against COVID-19
Metro Manila cities differ in how they are faring against the virus, leading a U.P. expert to call for continued caution amid the easing of quarantine measures
Quarraisha Abdool Karim is best known for a study that found that a gel of the anti-retroviral drug tenofovir is effective in reducing the risk of women catching HIV and genital herpes during sex
Should the Philippines have an Anthony Fauci-like figure explaining the science behind the government's COVID-19 policies?
Is it safe to ease the modified community quarantine in Metro Manila?
'The improvements in air quality at this time confirm that it is possible to reduce air pollution if efforts are targeted towards the main sources of the problem,' the Center for Research on Energy and Clean Air says in a recent report
'Wouldn't it be beneficial to future generations if we start noticing and trusting the talents of our own people instead of doubting their capabilities?'
Results show promising leads and a whole new way to fight COVID-19
The grant will support the COVID-19 response of 7 frontline laboratories in the Philippines, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, and Vietnam
The Research Institute for Tropical Medicine says 7 other staff members who are still recovering from COVID-19 are in stable condition
The Pew Research Center says 66% of Americans hold 'unfavorable views' of China – the highest negative rating for the Asian country since 2005
Dr Celia Carlos, director of the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine, says they are scaling down operations after 43 employees tested positive for the virus
A DOST tool shows that the biggest factor in flattening the coronavirus curve in the Philippines may be the strengthening of the country's testing capabilities, from availability of test kits to availability of health workers, facilities, and devices
A new Pew Research Center survey reveals considerable internet usage gaps among older and younger Filipinos, and those with low and high educational attainment
The portal hopes to gather research and knowledge on the disease all in one place
(UPDATED) The fact remains, however, that Eric Go Yap of ACT-CIS Partylist, while a person under investigation, broke quarantine protocols and exposed several high-level government officials in the process
'Not all laboratories can be COVID-19 testing centers,' says RITM Director Celia Carlos amid offers from local governments and private laboratories to set up their own testing centers
Economists from the Ateneo de Manila University urge the Philippines' top 30 companies to donate at least P1 billion each to combat the coronavirus
DOH Secretary Francisco Duque III still vouches for the technical expertise of RITM director Celia Carlos, but says she needs help in expanding the country's COVID-19 testing capacity
The office of Vice President Leni Robredo says an extraction kit is an essential part of the full coronavirus test kit. Its procurement from a local supplier was requested by the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM), the country’s primary testing center.
(UPDATED) The World Health Organization also gives additional test kits to the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine, increasing the laboratory's daily testing capacity from 300 to 450 tests
(23rd UPDATE) As of June 21, tests are conducted at full scale in 46 laboratories nationwide and in 17 labs using Gene Xpert. At least 100 other laboratories are being prepared to handle tests.
The group is also helping to improve the availability of coronavirus testing kits
The case is against the company controlled by a confidant of Russian President Vladimir Putin that allegedly funded the campaign to meddle in the 2016 elections
Secretary Francisco Duque III also says the health department still won't use rapid diagnostic testing kits that have not been accredited by the World Health Organization
The turnover of the 100 biggest arms manufacturers comes to $420 billion, thanks in large part to the US market, says the report from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute
A survey by Washington-based Pew Research Center finds that 79% of people across the Asia-Pacific region say they are alarmed by China's growing military strength
'Our stand is that if you have to do anything in our EEZ (exclusive economic zone), you have to notify us and take permission,' an Indian admiral tells reporters when asked about the intrusion
The company is also planning to manufacture 5G equipment outside China and build factories in Europe 'to win more trust,' says Ren Zhengfei
The invention was declared as the regional winner for the Outstanding Utility Model Award at the 2019 DOST Regional Invention Contests and Exhibits
The Philippines and China are also considering fisheries cooperation, maritime search and rescue, and maritime safety initiatives
Scientists launch a campaign called 'Top up the eagle's mobile' to keep the research going with the public's help
National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr says this is in line with the government's goal to sustainably develop and protect the country's marine resources
According to a UN report, a key obstacle is unequal access: while some people throw away food they buy too much of, others cannot afford or find the nutrition they need
Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano, elected as top House leader in July, gets better approval and trust ratings than the Vice President in September
(UPDATED) Viral videos unrelated to the Philippine Rice Research Institute's mandate are being posted on the hacked Facebook page
The Russian foreign ministry says the new US sanctions on several Russians – including a businessman tied to President Vladimir Putin and a disinformation operation accused of conspiring to manipulate the US 2018 midterm election – 'will not go unanswered'
The Consumer Insighting and Storytelling Conference covered approaches from various disciplines that use consumer insighting to address the evolving needs and wants of consumers
After studying and photographing the movements of a corpse over 17 months, Alyson Wilson says she found humans don't exactly rest in peace
The new lab aims to develop a sustainable space program in the country and empower Filipino students to pursue careers in space technology
The lifesize robot named Fedor – short for Final Experimental Demonstration Object Research – copies human movements, a key skill that allows it to help carry out tasks remotely
(UPDATED) The life-size robot, named Fedor, was to spend 10 days learning to assist astronauts in the space station
Alcohol really is no excuse for bad behavior: Research reveals you're still the same person after a drink
Researchers attempt to paint a clearer picture of how drinking alcohol, empathy, and moral behavior are related
Named Fedor, for Final Experimental Demonstration Object Research with identification number Skybot F850, the robot is the first ever sent up by Russia
After 4 weeks in space, the craft completes its Lunar Orbit Insertion as planned, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) says
Philippine Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr now says he was 'reliably informed' that under international law, countries cannot ban marine surveys
'Exceptions invite bribe$,' Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr says in a tweet as he announces a 'universal ban' on marine scientific surveys
What is the latest happening on the ground with ordinary mortals who are doing science to try to read people's minds?