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Concern over “abnormal behaviour” at summit of Mayon Volcano

  The famous Mayon Volcano has been exhibiting some abnormal behaviour recently. Over the past few weeks the landmark has been watched closely by vulcanologists who suspect it may be about to erupt. Those living in, near or around one of the most photographed volcanoes in the world – the Philippine Mount Fiji…


Two Filipino students win gold and silver medals in China maths tournament

  Two Filipino students made the Philippines proud this past week by winning the gold and silver medals in the 2014 China Western Mathematics Invitational competition. The event was held in Chongquing City, in the south-western Chinese province of Sichuan. Clyde Wesley Ang and Albert John Patupatj say they have taken home…


Global Peace Index 2014: Things are not looking good for the Philippines

  Despite strong economic growth, corruption and political horseplay, the Philippines is holding itself back from achieving a peaceful process for its country. A 2014 Global Peace Index study initiated by the Institute of Economics and Peace have found the process most likely will never actually happen. “While in many…


Revolutionary transparent solar cells turn windows into power stations

  Researchers’ at Michigan State University have developed something that can transform windows into a source of free electricity. Called the “Transparent Luminescent Solar Concentrator,” the invisible solar cells are set directly onto your glass windows. Using small organic molecules, the invisible power supply absorbs wavelengths of sunlight and channels them to…