Author: Raffy Rico

NCMF, Nagsagawa ng 1st National Development Leaders’ Summit

Isinagawa ng National Commission on Muslim Filipinos (NCMF) ang kauna-unahang “National Development Leader Summit” na may temang: “Strengthening NCMF in Building Resilient Muslim Communities,” na ginanap sa Conrad Manila, noong January 31, 2023. Ito ay dinaluhan ng mga National Muslim Leader, both traditional at institutional, legislator, professional, academicians, ilang opisyal ng gobyerno, official delegates mula sa ibang bansa at mga media.  Layunin ng nasabing summit na magkalikha ng ibat-ibang programa na makakatulong sa mga Pilipinong Muslim sa bansa. Sa pasisimula ng programa, malugod na binati at pinasalamatan ni Atty. Guiling A. Mamondiong, Secretary ng MCMF, ang mga dumalo sa...

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Malaysian appointed SEARCA Deputy Director for Programs

For the first time, a Malaysian and a woman has been appointed as Deputy Director for Programs of the Philippine government-hosted Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA). The appointment of Assoc. Prof. Ts. Dr. Nur Azura Binti Adam, a distinguished educator and administrator at Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), took effect on 1 January 2023. Her appointment is for a three-year term. “I am very happy that we now have Dr. Nur as our Deputy Director for Programs since the post had been vacant since 2006. I am doubly pleased that with Dr. Nur...

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Pumanaw na Sundalo, Pinarangalan ni OCD Admin Nepomuceno

Itinuturing na bayani ngayon si Philippine Army Corporal Jerry Palacio matapos itong pumanaw habang nagliligtas ng ating mga kababayan sa gitna ng pagbaha sa buong lalawigan ng Samar nitong nakaraang linggo. Ang kanyang labi na ngayon ay nasa kanyang tahanan sa Mondragon, Northern Samar. Ito ay personal na pinarangalan ni Department of National Defense UnderSecretary Ariel Nepomuceno ng Office of Civil Defense (OCD). Sa kanyang pagdalaw sa pamilya ni Palacio, ipinaabot ni Nepomuceno ang pakikiramay ng buong OCD, NDRRMC at DND. Sinamahan si Nepomuceno ni Colonel Efren Morados ng Philippine Army . Bukod sa naturang pakikiramay ng OCD sa...

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SEARCA supports digitizing supply stores for farmers

  To provide farmers better access to supplies for agricultural production, the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) supported a project to digitize agri-supply stores through the GoEden online platform. According to SEARCA Director Dr. Glenn Gregorio, “GoEden consolidates products from various agri-supply stores into a one-stop online shop. This helps farmers cut travel time to multiple stores and avoid settling for products that fall short of requirements. The goal is to provide farmers a wide choice of products through an organized e-commerce platform.” The SEARCA Grants for Research towards Agricultural Innovative Solutions...

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G-I-N-E-B-R-A, G-I-N-E-B-R-A, G-I-N-E-B-R-A Grabs 15th Crown!

The Ginebra Kings outlasted the visiting Bay Area Dragons at the Philippine Arena in Bocaue, Bulacan with a 114-99 lopsided score Sunday, January 15, 2023. They led from the opening buzzer to the last second to the roar of 54, 589 fans. Justin Brownlee who acquired his Filipino Citizenship very recently showed Myles Powel that he is the better import with 34 points, 12 assists and 8 rebounds. Christian Standhardinger was judged the Honda Finals MVP winner for his consistency during the finals. Jamie Malonzo showed his class by scoring double-double game with 22 points plus 17 rebounds. (Max...

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NorthPort Batang Pier player Bolick, Negosyante na rin!

Ang sikat na manlalaro ng NorthPort Batang Pier ng Philippine Basketball Association na si Robert Lee Bolick ay isang negosyante na rin. Nitong nakaraang Enero 14, 2023 Sabado bandang 3:00 pm, pinasinayaan ang pagbubukas ng isang franchise na “Kurimi Milk Tea Bar” na pag-aari ng sikat na basketbolistang si Robert Lee Bolick, sa Ayala Malls Feliz, Unit 536, Level 5 Ayala Malls Feliz, J.P. Rizal St. Pasig City. Matatandaang si Robert Lee Bolick ay dati ng sikat na basketbolista sa kanyang kapanahunan sa kolehiyo. Naging player siya ng San Beda Red Lions ng National Collegiate Athletic Association, naging miyembro...

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DOST technologies at par with global technologies in the Consumer Electronics Show and Silicon Valley, USA.

Agwa from Israel, an AI-assisted indoor home vegetable-growing device (left) and Gul.AI a Philippine made mobile AI-powered plant growing system for optimum yield   DOST Undersecretary Leah J. Buendia presented DOST’s programs in 2023-2028 at the DOST Undersecretary Leah J. Buendia together with officials from DTI, DICT, PEZA, SEIPI and PTIC, and participants from the government and industry sectors The Department of Science and Technology (DOST), in an effort to strengthen emerging technologies such as Semiconductor Manufacturing Services (SMS), Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, and Space Technology industry in the Philippines, presented engagement opportunities to scientists during the Consumer Electronics Show...

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5 katao kasama ang 1 menor de edad timbog sa P1.1M halaga ng Shabu

Nasamsam ng mga alagad ng batas ang ₱1.1 million halaga ng hinihinalang shabu at naaresto ang 5 suspek, kasama ang isang menor de edad, sa isinagawang buy bust operation sa Marikina, City martes ng gabi. Kinilala ng police ang mga suspek na sina: alias “Mark”, 26 taong gulang; “Ton”, 45 taong gulang; “Aya”, 32 taong gulang, mga walang trabaho. Ang tatlo ay nakatirang lahat sa Marikina City; Kasama rin si alias “Ci”, 31 taong gulang, na taga San Mateo, Rizal, at isang menor de edad. Ayon sa isinagawang imbestigasyon,  nasakote ang mga suspek sa No. 84th Street, Goodrich Village, Bgry. Conception Uno sa ganap na 9:30 PM ng Martes . Nakumpiska sa mga ito ang 165 gramo ng hinihinalang shabu na nagkakahalaga ng P1,112,000. Isa sa mga suspek ay babae, na agad namang dinala sa Marikina CPS office para sa kaukulang dokumentasyon at imbestigasyon. Pagkatapos, ituturn-over ang mga ito sa  Eastern Police District (EPD) Forensic Unit para sa drug testing. Ang mga suspek ay kakasuhan ng violation of Republic Act 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002. Ang menor de edad na suspek ay dadalhin Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) para sa kanyang...

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SEARCA video contest on youth agripreneurs deadline extended until Jan. 15

The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) is looking for short videos that feature enterprising youth who ventured into profitable agribusiness in a contest themed “Amplifying Voices of Youth Agripreneurs.” The deadline of submission is extended until January 15, 2023. The video entries should feature success stories of youth who engaged in agricultural or social entrepreneurship. They can focus on agricultural production as well as on other ventures along the value chain. SEARCA Director Dr. Glenn B. Gregorio said the video entries can be about agribusiness ventures on crop, poultry, and livestock farming...

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Mahigit 4,000 NCRPO Cops na-promote sa mas mataas na posisyon

“In every promotion comes maturity” -ito ang paalala ni National Capital Region Police Office Regional Director, PMGEN Jonnel C Estomo sa mga na-promote, at itaas ang antas ng kanilang serbisyong iniaalok sa mga tao, sa araw ng Donning, Pinning at Oath Taking ng mga bagong na-promote na NCRPO police officers nitong nakaraang araw Enero 10, 2023 sa NCRPO Grandstand, Camp Bagong Diwa, Bicutan, Taguig City. Personal na pinangasiwaan ni PMGEN Estomo ang promosyon ng mga police commissioned at non-commissioned officers kung saan 12 ang na-promote bilang Police Major ; 462 bilang Police Captain; 38 Police Lieutenant;  82 Police Executive...

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