Firm widens University Outreach Program in Visayas to promote sustainable agriculture

MONSANTO Philippines recently conducted its University Outreach Program to over 400 students and faculty members in key agricultural-based schools in Visayas to promote biotechnology and its contribution to agricultural sustainability. The nationwide outreach program, which was previously held in select state universities and elementary schools in Luzon and Mindanao, visited the University of the Philippines-Visayas […]

Smile Guimaras launched to promote oral health care

THE provincial government of Guimaras (PGG) in cooperation with the Philippine Dental Association (PDA)-Iloilo and Colgate-Palmolive Philippines launched SMILE Guimaras Comprehensive Dental Program at Brgy. Sta. Teresa, Jordan last Feb. 10, 2017. SMILE Guimaras aims to decrease the prevalence of dental caries through a package of dental services and oral health awareness among Guimarasnon preschool […]

Prevention of child sexual abuse needs advocacy, action

CHILD sexual abuse is a serious matter and preventing it will require education, awareness, and collaboration in the community. Non-government organization Cameleon Association Inc. said the community has the responsibility to keep the children safe and be free from child sexual abuse and exploitation. Japhet Grace Moleta, advocacy coordinator of Cameleon Association, said the environment […]

DOH: Choose healthy options this V-Day

THE DEPARTMENT of Health (DOH) reminded the public to choose a heart-friendly gift or observe a healthy lifestyle and diet on Valentine’s Day. In celebration of the Heart Month themed “Gulay at Prutas Araw-Arawin, Matamis, Mamantika, at Maalat Hinay-Hinayin”, the DOH released the following heart-friendly tips: Instead of buying your sweetheart an overload of cakes, […]

Augustinian honored in TOSP 2016

ANNE Katherine D. Malazarte, a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Painting) graduate from the University of San Agustin, has been conferred the rare honor of being one of the 2016 Ten Outstanding Students of the Philippines (TOSP), in a ceremony held at the Malacañang Palace last Feb. 9, 2017. Joining her during the awarding ceremony were […]

Mandirigmang Mag-aawit receive award

FIVE Police Officers 1 who were responsible in composing and singing the Police Regional Office (PRO-6) Jingles receive the Medalya ng Papuri (PNP Commendation Medal) on Feb. 13, 2017 at Camp Delgado in Iloilo City. These Mandirigmang Mang-aawit are PO1 Jesril Supeda, Marvin Dariangan, Demas Rullan, Philip James Gumban and Jason Gentilezo. There songs on […]