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Zaijian is star awards’ best new male TV personality!

May Bukas Pa’s Miracle Boy, Zaijian Jaranilla, bagged the Best New Male TV Personality award in PMPC’s 23rd Star Awards. Zaijian, widely known as Santino, naively shared the joy he…

ABS-CBN secures three nods from 14th Asian TV awards

ABS-CBN is set to continue with its winning streak after getting three nominations from the prestigious 14th Asian TV Awards. The station’s late night newscast “Bandila” is a finalist in…

US court ruling on GMO rice affirms danger of Bayer crops

Greenpeace pushes for ruling on motion in RP court A United States federal jury ruling on 4 December 2009, that Bayer CropScience LP must pay US$2 million to two Missouri…

Exam Registrations for CFA increase 73% for December 2009

Registration for Philippine investment professionals for Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) exams has increased 73 percent for December 2009 compared to December 2008, CFA Philippines reports. The Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)…

Volunteering for Our Planet

Environmental Cleanups in Celebration of International December 4, 2009. Tomorrow, hundreds of local and foreign volunteers will join in global celebrations for International Volunteer Day with environmental cleanup activities in…

Tourism industry steps up efforts against climate change

Boracay Island, 02 December 2009 – The Department of Tourism (DOT)has stepped up its “Save the Climate Save Boracay” project which will be rolled out to other popular tourist destinations…

(U.S. ASIAN WIRE) 2010 Open enrollment for medicare

CMS Encourages Beneficiaries to Review Coverage The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is encouraging Medicare beneficiaries to take advantage of the annual Open Enrollment period to make sure…

Korea-Philippine TV Content Showcase & Media Forum

Hosted by Korea Communications and organized by Korea Internet and Security Agency, the Korea-Philippine TV Content Showcase & Media Forum will be held in Hyatt Hotel Manila from November 30…

Wooga Secures EUR 5m (USD 7.5m) In Funding Led By Balderton

Berlin-based social games developer wooga today announced that it has secured a further EUR5 million ($7.5m) in its latest round of funding led by Balderton Capital, one of Europe’s largest…

Global economic index rises again, but problems remain

Paris, 19 November 2009 — Reflecting more favourable economic conditions for the coming six months but also a more positive assessment of the current situation, the World Economic Climate Indicator…

Thousands ‘volunteering for our planet’

Volunteers register more than 370,000 hours of climate 13 November 2009, Bonn, Germany – People around the world are volunteering hundreds of thousands of hours to tackle climate change and…

Greenpeace to Bayer: ‘Hands off our rice!’

Manila, 18 November 2009—Greenpeace today challenged Bayer to stop contaminating the world’s rice supply with GMOs (genetically modified organisms), during a forum on rice genetics sponsored by the giant agrochemical…

Filipino volunteer laid to rest

UNV volunteer Jossie G. Esto, who died during the attack on a UN guesthouse in Kabul on 28 October, has been laid to rest in her native Philippines. The memorial…

CFA charter is especially relevant in uncertain financial environment

The CFA Society of the Philippines will recognize eight investment professionals being newly awarded the CFA® charter at the 4th Prestige Night–building up a new generation of Philippine CFA charter…

GMO myths debunked with Marker Assisted Selection (MAS)

New Greenpeace report outlines how MAS is better, safer Manila, 13 November 2009 – A new Greenpeace report released today in Manila effectively puts genetic engineering where it belongs—into the…