PHL, World Intellectual Property sign MOU to develop national strategy for intellectual property

The Philippines and the World Intellectual Property (WIPO) signed a Memorandum of Understanding last November 25 to jointly develop for the Philippines a national strategy for intellectual property (IP), which it can use to address its needs and priorities in line with existing...

Too much TV as a young adult may harm brain in mid-life: study

(Miami, United States–AFP) – Too much television-watching in young adulthood could lead to cognitive problems in mid-life, suggested a study Wednesday that tracked more than 3,000 people for 25 years. People who reported watching more than three hours of television...

PHL’S efforts towards sustainable food security highlighted at global youth institute address

WASHINGTON, D.C – Exceptional high school students from across the United States and other countries learned about positive developments in the Philippines and its efforts to become climate-resilient, climate-smart, and food-secure. Some 200 high school students are participating...

Shaina Magdayao makes ‘wise investment’

Actress Shaina Magdayao is exploring the world outside show business by opening a franchise of Engineering for Kids, an educational program that originated in the United States. The course aims to introduce kids ages four to 14 to science, technology, engineering and math through...

Fil-Am to host World Championship Robotics Competition St. Louis, Missouri

LOS ANGELES, C.A.  – We are pleased to announce that Filipino-American, Jojo Aguilar, is returning as the Master of Ceremony for the 2014 FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics World Championships in St. Louis, Missouri on April 22-25, 2015 at...

Cardinal Tagle expects Pope to talk on poverty and inequality in PHL

MANILA, Jan 14 (Mabuhay) — Messages on the “daily disaster” of poverty and inequality will be among the things Filipinos await from Pope Francis during his five-day visit in the Philippines, Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle said Wednesday. In a...

Solon wants to extend the services of scientists due for retirement

MANILA (Mabuhay) – A lawmaker has filed a bill extending the services of scientists in government who are due for retirement for another five years. Rep. Fernando V. Gonzalez (3rd District, Albay), author of House Bill 5155, said compulsorily retiring government scientists at the...

Details of Obama’s immigration plan

WASHINGTON (AFP) – President Barack Obama takes executive action Thursday to left the threat of deportation for some five million people, 44 percent of the estimated 11.3 million immigrants living illegally in the United States. The nation’s undocumented people hail mostly from...

Legarda cites Germany’s experience in improving PHL’s natural resources governance

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Senator Loren Legarda today said that the Philippines can learn a lot from Germany’s experience in natural resources management and improving relevant policies, particularly on land use planning, coastal protection, sustainable forest management and...

Families bring their bacteria with them wherever they go, study finds

(Relaxnews) – Millions of bacteria populate the home and in light of mounting evidence that some may actually play an important role in keeping us healthy, researchers are aiming to learn more about them. A collaboration of the US Department of Energy’s Argonne...