European Higher Education Fair to be Held in Makati

The “European Higher Education Fair Philippines 2014: Expanding Horizons” will be held at the InterContinental Hotel in Makati City on November 15, 2014. The fair is headed by the Delegation of the European Union to the Philippines together with the EU Member States’ Embassies and Cultural Institutes, and in collaboration with the Commission on Higher Education. The Fair’s main objective is to give Filipino students … Continue reading European Higher Education Fair to be Held in Makati

2014 NAMCYA National Finals Competition Happening in November

The 2014 NAMCYA NATIONAL FINAL COMPETITIONS is set to happen from November 18 to 23, 2014, at the Cultural Center of the Philippines. The National Music Competitions for Young Artists (NAMCYA) celebrates 41 discovering and nurturing young Filipino musicians towards advancement of artistic performance, creativity, and Philippine music traditions. With generous support from the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), the Cultural Center … Continue reading 2014 NAMCYA National Finals Competition Happening in November

15th Achievers and Leaders Seminar: Joseph Grenny Live in Manila

Hundreds of professionals and leaders from various companies convened inside the SMX Convention Center at the SM Aurafor the 15th Achievers and Leaders Seminar last October 28, 2014. With the theme “Crucial Leadership During Critical Times,” the seminar featured 3 speakers who talked about influence as the most critical aspect of being a leader. The first speaker was Senator Bam Aquino, who mainly talked about young leaders … Continue reading 15th Achievers and Leaders Seminar: Joseph Grenny Live in Manila

Alternative Class on Science Journalism Held at UP Diliman

An ACLE (Alternative Class Learning Experience) on Science Journalism was held at the Beltran News Room, Plaridel Hall of University of the Philippines, Diliman. Speaker Shaira Panela, a freelance science journalist, said that the Philippine media give most of their attention to celebrity news rather than on scientific reports. She also said that science does not sell in the Philippines which make it harder to … Continue reading Alternative Class on Science Journalism Held at UP Diliman

NYC Holds Youth Consultation on the Anti-Hazing Law

The National Youth Commission (NYC) held a youth consultation on the Anti-Hazing Law at the NYC office last October 15. Entitled “Kapatirang Walang Karahasan,” the said consultation aimed to involve the youth in the process of proposing amendments to Republic Act No. 8049, known as the Anti-Hazing Law. Several youth organizations, fraternities, sororities, and implementing units attended the said event. They discussed the law in detail … Continue reading NYC Holds Youth Consultation on the Anti-Hazing Law

10 Things You Can Do During the Sembreak

Fix your stuff. Gather your readings, used notebooks and papers, and organize them. Also, sort out the things you can still use and throw the ones that you won’t need anymore. Don‘t forget to recycle, too! Read the books you want. If you have been wanting to do some leisurely reading, then it is your chance. Get all the books you want to read for … Continue reading 10 Things You Can Do During the Sembreak

New asteroid named by a Filipino student

Asteroid (3757) 1982XB now bears the name “Anagolay” after it was named by Filipino student, Mohammad Abqary Alon. The asteroid was named after the Philippine goddess of lost things. Alon’s suggestion of the name was just one of the over 1500 entries from 85 countries submitted to the Space Generation Advisory Council’s (SGAC’s) Near Earth Projects (NEO) Project Group which launched a campaign to name … Continue reading New asteroid named by a Filipino student

Flood Safety Tips

Floods seem to be a common part of the lives of people in Metro Manila these days. Low areas, poor road conditions, clogged drainage systems–what’s new? Classes get cancelled, kids swim in murky water, vehicles get stuck on the road and sometimes break down, people get stranded. Worse, some actually get diseases and die. All these should serve as a wake up call to everyone, most … Continue reading Flood Safety Tips

Princess Sarah Memes Go Viral

Craving for some fries and potato chips? Princess Sarah might be able to help you satisfy your cravings–through the potatoes she has peeled. Kidding. “Sarah, ang Munting Prinsesa” is a Tagalized animated series based on Frances Hogson Burnett’s novel The Little Princess. The said series was so famous in the 90’s. All of a sudden memes featuring its characters Sarah, Becky, Ermengarde, Lavinia, Miss Minchin, Peter, and even … Continue reading Princess Sarah Memes Go Viral

Anti-Bullying Seminar to Happen on October 14

Special Seminar for students leaders, moderators, and Class Advisers is happening this coming October 14, 2014. Entitled “Student Leadership to Prevent Bullying: Improving School Climate through Youth Empowerment,” the seminar aims to equip student leaders with the necessary skills to initiate programs and activities that can proactively prevent bullying and create a welcoming campus atmosphere. Participants will also get the opportunity to form part of a network … Continue reading Anti-Bullying Seminar to Happen on October 14

Laguna Blogging Summit to Happen on October 3

Laguna Blogging Summit is happening this coming Friday, October 3, 2014 at the Malayan College Auditorium in Cabuyao, Laguna. It will feature speakers who are considered social influences such as Pocholo Gonzales (VoiceMaster and Personal Branding Expert), Boris Joaquin (Saddleback Church), Janette Toral (Digital Filipino), Grace Nicolas (Empowered Grace), Art Samaniego (Manila Bulletin), Rod Magaru (The Rod Magaru show), and Lloyd Luna (Motivational Speaker). Registration is … Continue reading Laguna Blogging Summit to Happen on October 3