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January 16, 2019

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FEU TAMWorld Roving Exhibit Journeys To The South For Intensified Awareness Campaign

There are currently 523 tamaraws in the mountains of Iglit-Baco in Occidental Mindoro, a 30% increase from last year’s count of 401. This milestone is a result of the joint efforts of Far Eastern University (FEU), the Department of Natural Resources (DENR), and the World Wildlife Fund for Nature (WWF) Philippines. Another milestone is the recent sighting of at least...

The 1.5° Celsius Climate Challenge: Survive And Thrive Together

The Climate Change Commission is spearheading this year's observance of the Global Warming and Climate Change Consciousness Week from 19 to 25 November 2018 with the theme The 1.5° Celsius Climate Challenge: Survive and Thrive Together. The observance will highlight the whole-of-government climate action together with sustainable development stakeholders. A week-long conference aims to synergize the country's vision and policy...

L’Oréal Philippines Pushes For Women Empowerment In The Field Of Science

2018 marked a milestone for the field of science in the Philippines as it saw the return of L’Oréal’s For Women In Science (FWIS), a global program in partnership with United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). Established in 1998, FWIS aims to support and recognize women researchers who have dedicated their work in finding solutions to the...

Art In Healing: HSP Hosts Benefit Gala And Art Sales For Liver Health Advocacy

The Hepatology Society of the Philippines (HSP) recently held a gala dinner with live art auction dubbed as The Liver Benefit Gala 2018, and an ongoing online artwork bidding from October 23 until November 30. The auctions will raise funds for HSP's liver health awareness programs, which aim to inform the public and medical community about the threat of Hepatitis...

Seven Stories Of Hope In Yolanda 5th Anniversary Video

Five years after Typhoon Yolanda, seven survivors from different walks of life who helped rebuild their communities shared their stories of hope in a music video released by ABS-CBN Lingkod Kapamilya Foundation, Inc. (ALKFI). The individuals showed in the video, a baker, a tour guide, a teacher, a sanitation inspector, a midwife, a student, and a volunteer—rallied their communities to...

Share The Spirit Of Giving This Christmas With Save the Children’s Bandana

“This Christmas, lahat dapat kasali.” As part of the advocacy of Save the Children to help improve the lives of children from poor urban areas in the Philippines, this coming holidays season, Save the Children will launch the #LahatDapat campaign. Donors who will give PhP 500 are going to have the chance to make a difference in little kids' lives...

Knowledge Channel To Raise Funds For Beneficiary Schools With Movie Screening

As part of its 19th year celebration, Knowledge Channel Foundation Inc. (KCFI) will hold the "Admit One, Educate All: A Gift of Knowledge Fundraising Event" movie block screening at 4:20PM, November 18, 2018 at Power Plant Mall Cinema 7 in Rockwell, Makati. The movie block screening will feature the sequel to JK Rowling's Harry Potter book spin-off entitled, "Fantastic...

A Flight To Fight Malnutrition

In a third-world country like the Philippines, poverty resulting to lack or deprived access to proper hygiene, shelter, clothes, nutritious food, safe drinking water, education, and other basic things is widely spread in the country which is evident everyday. Even though that this is something that has been normalized, that should not be the case because of the children...

Pangasinan Town, Zhejiang Partner For Environment

The Environmental Protection Bureau of Zhejiang province of the People’s Republic of China and this town have signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) to establish friendly cooperation, including on technology and environment. Mayor Cezar Quiambao and Vice Mayor Raul Sabangan represented Bayambang town in the MOA signing on Oct.31, while it was Deputy Director Shan Jinyan, who represented the Zhejiang...

Golden Kubeta Awards Recognizes Exemplary Public Toilets

Now on its second year, the Golden Kubeta Awards continues to recognize buildings, establishments, organizations, and companies nationwide that provide clean and complete comfort room facilities for its occupants, as well as visitors and the general public. The program is water services and solutions provider Maynilad’s advocacy for higher sanitary standards in toilet maintenance that exemplify proper wastewater management. “We...

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