Specimens of oil first discovered from the disputed reef located inside the country’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ) were newly donated to the National Museum (NM) of the Philippines despite tempers rose as a result of the Duterte government’s handling of the Reed Bank incident involving Philippine and Chinese fishermen. They will now be part of its Natural History Museum collection. The specimens and artifacts containing of crude oil samples, oil
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Around 10,000 runners are likely to participate in the Sesame Street Run Tour that will kick off at the SM by the Bay in Pasay City on August 17. The event is a five-kilometer run to celebrate Sesame Street’s 50th year. Veronica Ramos, Aldenver marketing director on Thursday said, “This is a once in a lifetime event, and it won’t be staged again like on a yearly basis. The event
MANILA – Google on Wednesday celebrated the 158th birth anniversary of national hero Jose Rizal with a special doodle for its default search engine. The search engine’s doodle features a likeness of Rizal together with a quill pen, an excerpt from his novels that inspired the Philippine revolution, and a magnifying glass to represent his occupation as an ophthalmologist. Google gave a statement, “Today, Rizal is remembered as a Filipino
In a social media announcement, Ayala Museum stated its 15-year-old facility, including its Heritage Library and ArtistSpace, will be temporarily closed to the public starting June for renovations. The museum will be open to the public until May 31, 2019. Renovations are expected to be finished by 2020. The museum will launch Ayala Museum On-The-Go (OTG), which will bring exhibits, workshops, lectures and concerts to the public while it is
The Philippines arrives at host the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series for the very first time as the competition series goes to the now famous Miniloc Island in El Nido, Palawan. The best cliff divers in the world will converge in the explained island from April 12-13 in the 1st leg of the Cliff Diving World Series’ 2019 season, its 11th overall. Rhiannan Iffland of Australia opens her make
NATURE takes away, and then nature gives. July sixteen awakens painful memories for many , as it was the day of the great 1990 Luzon Earthquake. With its epicenter near Nueva Ecija, it shook most of the island of Luzon, but particularly the Cordillera Region, the nest of summer playground Baguio City. Around twenty buildings in the city were leveled by the 7.7 magnitude quake, including the grand Hyatt Terraces
CEBU CITY, Philippines Cebu economy faces bright leads this year. Cebu Chamber of Commerce and then Industry Consul Antonio Chiu pointed out that a few analysts have underlined bright spots in the Philippine economy, particularly Cebu. “With several big events due to take place in Cebu this year should be an exciting year for the province’s economic system,” Chiu said. He was referring to this year’s Cebu Business Month (CBM)
The Taiwan Education Center Philippines , in cooperation with St . Paul Universities Quezon City , conducted an event yesterday ( Feb . eighteen ) that encouraged students and then teachers members of the university to go to Taiwan for further studies of Mandarin , and even apply for scholarships to pursue doctoral degrees For the duration of the event , Lee Cheng-han , the education and learning secretary at
MANILA , Philippines – Flag-carrier Philippine Airlines ( PAL ) will take a flight Southeast Asian ( SEA ) Games athletes and bodybuilders and then game experts from their respective countries to Manila , it announced Thursday , February fourteen . The partnership agreement allowing for official carrier current status was inked on Wednesday , February 13 . Among the signatories of the agreement were PAL President and CEO Jaime Bautista , Philippine Southeast Asian Games Organizing Committee Exclusive Board Chairman Alan Peter S .
IBM made history on Tuesday evening hosting the first ever public debate between man and machine. Formerly debuted in a small, closed-door event in June 2018, Project Debater moved onto the public stage for the first time in San Francisco’s Yerba Buena Middle to take on Harish Natarajan, world-class debate champion and head of economic risk at AKE International. Each contender had only 15 minutes to prepare their arguments on