Judges condemn labeling of colleague by ex-gov’t official 

PHILIPPINE judges on Monday collectively condemned the labeling of one of their own as a communist by a former government task force official, citing the potential dangers posed by such arbitrary tagging.    “The Philippine Judges Association (PJA) deplores in no uncertain term the undeserved vilification, red-tagging and life-endangerment of a member of the judiciary,” the […]

The full list of shortlisted nominees for ‘The Outlook 2022: Philippine Real Estate Awards’

The Outlook 2022: Philippine Real Estate Awards will happen on Sept. 27, 2022, at the Fort, Shangri-La. Here is the full list of shortlisted nominees after hundreds of entries evaluated by a distinguished panel of judges.Following the success of The Outlook 2022: Philippine Real Estate Conference on August 31, Lamudi preparations are underway for the […]

US Coast Guard assists PHL counterparts in small boat operations training 

THE UNITED States Coast Guard (USCG) assisted the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) in its first Small Boat Operations course that took place from September 5 to 16.    “This type of technical training among maritime professionals highlights the strong relationship, unity, and likeminded outlook between the Philippine and US Coast Guards,” USCG liaison Commander Bien J. […]

Bayer, Philippine Science HS in rice, corn breeding tieup

BAYER AG’s Philippines unit said it has launched a program to train students from the Philippine Science High School (PSHS) in hands-on farming, plant breeding, and crop protection. “They are expected to gain exposure to the end-to-end breeding process of rice and corn in an industry setting. This includes development of breeding populations, molecular breeding, testing […]

Export ‘clusters’ planned for industry, technology, health

THE Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) said it hopes to organize exporters into three “clusters” to create vibrant ecosystems among industries to raise their international competitiveness. Trade Secretary Alfredo E. Pascual told the Philippine Exporters Confederation, Inc. (PhilExport) on Aug. 31 that the three clusters are Industrial, Manufacturing, and Transport; Technology, Media, and Telecommunication; […]

Limpag: A vibrant community outside Philippine tennis

A couple of years ago, the International Tennis Federation (ITF) suspended the Philippine Tennis Association (Philta) for its failure to implement reforms that would increase Philta’s membership and representation. Philta president Antonio Cablitas brushed it off and since the Philippine Olympic movement is basically an old boys club that follows the “scratch mine and I’ll […]