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2 Filipino Students Win Gold and Silver Medals in China Math Tournament

  MANILA, Philippines – Two young 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, located in the south-western Chinese province of Sichuan. Clyde Wesley Ang and Albert…



Study Shows Peace is Not Happening Anytime Soon in the Philippines

  MANILA, 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….


Revolutionary See-through Solar Cells Can Turn Your Windows into Power-Stations

  MANILA, Philippines – Researchers’ at Michigan State University have developed something that can make installing windows in a home in the Philippines, a power saving energy supply. Called the “Transparent Luminescent Solar Concentrator,” the invisible solar cells are set directly into your glass windows. Using small organic molecules, the…



Bislig and Mangagoy: The “Twin Cities of Gold” of Mindanao

Not many have travelled to the city of Bislig or Mangagoy on the island of Mindanao, their remoteness would put many people off. But those taking the northern route should take the time to stop at the Enchanted River. Getting in for a swim is just the first thing that will…


Davao City Taxi Cab Driver Rewarded For Honesty

  DAVAO CITY, Philippines – A Davao City taxi cab driver who returned 54,000 peso cash left by a passenger inside of his cab, received 30,000 peso reward from Mayor Rodrigo Duterte this past Sunday, August 24th. Duterte hailed Laurence Ygonia, a native from Cebu, who gave the bag to…



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