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Philippines’ Department of Science and Technology (DOST) hopes to open up 13K scholarship slots in 2020

ICYMI: MANILA – Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Secretary Fortunato dela Pena on Monday said he is hoping to increase the agency’s scholars to at least 13,000 in 2020 after a big number of students took the scholarship exam last October. “Eleven thousand at the least, but hopefully we could open 12,000 to 13,000 slots...

Over 1K Bulacan cops to be deployed for Philippines 30th Southeast Asian Games (SEAG) opening
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Over 1K Bulacan cops to be deployed for Philippines 30th Southeast Asian Games (SEAG) opening

A total of 1,083 police personnel in this province will be deployed for the opening of the 30th Southeast Asian Games (SEAG) at the Philippine Arena, Ciudad de Victoria in Bocaue town this November 30. Col. Chito Bersaluna, provincial director of the Bulacan Police Provincial Office and commander for Bulacan Cluster of Task Force Central...

The New INC MUSEUM:  Splendid, Sublime,  Immersive
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The New INC MUSEUM: Splendid, Sublime, Immersive

Housed in a five-floor building with an expansive facade and lobby, the INC Museum is an architectural wonder designed by Francisco Mañosa, who was recognized as a Philippine National Artist for Architecture in 2018. Integrating historical and thematic exhibits, the museum features well-curated artworks, audio recordings, vernacular materials, original furniture, interior elements, and relics of...

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PHL DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH (DOH) OFFICIALS LEAD ‘SEARCH AND DESTROY’ VS. DENGUE

MANILA — Health Secretary Francisco Duque III and other officials of the Department of Health (DOH) on Tuesday led the “search and destroy” activity inside its headquarters as part of its anti-dengue campaign. During the activity, Duque inspected the different areas inside the DOH compound which could be possible breeding places of mosquitoes. He reiterated that...

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Antibiotics abuse: Saving money at the expense of one’s health

MANILA — Many cash-strapped Filipinos tend not to finish their dosage of antibiotics in order to save money. Little did they know that this practice will cost them bigger expenses later when their disease or infection becomes resistant to antibiotics. “Sasabihin ng doktor one week ang antibiotic pero hindi ko na kinukumpleto dahil mahal. Minsan, five days lang, kasi iniisip ko branded, hindi...

Malacanang Palace slams “derogatory, biased” foreign docu on PHL drug war
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Malacanang Palace slams “derogatory, biased” foreign docu on PHL drug war

MANILA: The Palace on Tuesday, Sept. 17, slammed as “derogatory and biased, if not outright fiction” a British-American documentary on President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs. In slamming “On the President’s Orders” made by Frontline PBS, Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo  said it, together with “its so-called cinematic investigation on drug-related deaths, evidently has been deliberately...