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Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Newsletter: Steve Aoki and Bassjackers Unleash New Double Single Collab “Voices In My Head” and “Flashing Lights”

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2x-GRAMMY-nominated music producer Steve Aoki joins forces with Bassjackers for the release of two electrifying singles: “Flashing Lights” and “Voices In My Head (feat. Teddy Bee).” Aoki has been playing “Flashing Lights” on some of the biggest stages over the last year, such as Tommorowland and Ultra Europe, and now it is finally out. Both tracks deliver high-energy, head-banging vibes perfect for the start of the summer season.

Newsletter: UPMV K9, MMDA advocate first aid for dogs

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(L-R) UPMV K9 Corps Secretary Gladys Fresnoza, External Affairs Officer Gigie Binsol, and SAR Batch 10 graduate Joanna Miranda familiarize themselves with a basic K9 first aid kit under the supervision of veterinary professionals at the MMDA headquarters in Taguig City.

The UPMV K9 SAR Corps recently joined the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) in a bid to improve the appreciation and care of dogs in local communities, especially those involved in search and rescue (SAR) efforts through a one-day seminar on canine first aid. 

Tuesday, June 11, 2024

Newsletter: Maintaining Everyday Wellness, One Sip at A Time

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USANA’s Advanced Collagen is a drink that contains Collagen, Biotin, Hyaluronic Acid, and Vitamin C.

USANA Philippines celebrated Women’s Month 2024 along with a special milestone in the company’s history: it marked its 15th year of offering science-based beauty products to the local market and helping every Filipina to become more confident in their own skin. 

Newsletter: Why Do Science? CERN Physicist Answers

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By Harvey Sapigao


Dr. David giving a talk at UPD-CS (Photo credit: Maria Alexandra Marmol).

There are scientists whose works are immediately appreciated by people: molecular biologists and pharmaceutical scientists who develop medicines and vaccines and find cures for cancer; climatologists and environmental scientists who monitor the weather and fight climate change; engineers who invent thinner gadgets and faster electric cars. And then there are those like particle physicist Dr. André David, whose work veers into the more unfamiliar realms of science, the kinds that elicit unimpressed comments like “What for?” and “How will this help me in my everyday life?”.

Monday, June 10, 2024

Newsletter: Breakout artist Dhruv announces release of debut album, Private Blizzard

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Private Blizzard, the debut album from breakout vocalist, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Dhruv, is slated for release August 23 via Little Worry/RCA Records. 

PlayBack: Tanya Markova – Ang Mga Awitin Ng Normal Na Tao (album)

05/09/2024 11:38:54 AM


Mas masaya – at kung minsan talaga ay masakit na rin – pag may Tanya Markova.

Sa halos walong taon na sinubaybayan ko ang bandang ito, napatunayan nila na ang kakayahan nilang sumabay sa agos ng panahon sa laranagan ng pop music. Hindi naman obvious na iba-iba ang tunog ng mga kanta nila sa kada rekord na nagagawa nila, no, mula sa 'shock pop' era ng self-titled album nila hanggang sa mas synth pop na dominante na Mister Tililing... hanggang sa puro melodramatic at hugot na lyrics ng Mga Awitin Ng Normal Na Tao

Newsletter: Staff Spotlight - Tala of the Dean’s Office

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By Harvey Sapigao


Everything starts with coffee. That’s how Marie Kristine Alice Dela Rama, known as Tala, also starts her day. “I’d say coffee, hot or cold, is vital in my office routine.” Tala is an administrative staff member at UP Diliman College of Science (UPD-CS) Dean’s Office, where she processes and digitizes documents, and forecasts and updates contracts. But outside work, she and a couple of researchers had been working tirelessly for the past three years to write a textbook for senior high students. The book was finally published on April 1, 2024.

Sunday, June 09, 2024

Newsletter: ARTMS Releases debut full-length album ; ‘Moonshot’ World Tour kicks off in Seoul from July 20th

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On May 31st five extraordinary talents – HeeJin, HaSeul, Kim Lip, JinSoul, and Choerry - embarked on an exhilarating journey under the banner of ARTMS, to captivate audiences worldwide with the release of their highly anticipated first full-length album <Dall> (Devine All Love & Live)! This follows the release of ODD EYE CIRCLE’s (consisting members are Kim Lip, JinSoul and Choerry) album <Version Up>, HeeJin’s dazzling album <K>, and HaSeul’s four-day solo concert in Seoul, which demonstrated the member’s remarkable growth and artistry.

 

Newsletter: UP Professors Urge Long-term Monitoring of West Philippine Sea Resources

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By: Eunice Jean Patron

The ongoing dispute over the West Philippine Sea between China and the Philippines hinders Filipino scientists from conducting scientific work in Philippine territory, but something can still be done.

Guest speakers of the SCIENCE x WPS forum held on May 13, 2024 (Photo credit: Craig Soroño).

The University of the Philippines – Diliman College of Science (UPD-CS) facilitated a public forum titled SCIENCE X WPS: Opportunities and Challenges for Scientists in the West Philippine Sea on May 13, 2024. During the public forum, UP professors discussed the current geopolitical and ecological situation in the West Philippine Sea, as well as strategies that scientists and researchers can use to protect and preserve the sea’s marine resources.

Saturday, June 08, 2024

Newsletter: Pinoy First - AdDU Rocketry Team greenlit for Spaceport America Cup 2024

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The Ateneo de Davao University (AdDU) Rocketry Team has made history as the first representative from the Philippines to pass the Flight Readiness Review (FRR) for the Spaceport America Cup 2024 - Intercollegiate Rocket Engineering Competition (SAC-IREC). The Team’s rocket has been deemed fit for launch at the competition, spotlighting Filipino talent in the highly competitive global arena of aerospace engineering.

Newsletter: WARREN HUE - THE 21-YEAR-OLD RISING STAR CONTINUES TO EXPLORE NEW SONIC TERRITORY WITH THE RELEASE OF HIS NEW SINGLE "RODEO"

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The 21-year-old rising star continues to explore new sonic territory with the release of his new single, “RODEO,” which is out now via 88rising.

Friday, June 07, 2024

Newsletter: SB19’s Josh Cullen embraces emotional maturity and healing in R&B track “Sumaya”

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After announcing his participation at this year’s Round Festival in South Korea, Josh Cullen continues his winning streak with the release of his new single, “Sumaya” under Sony Music Entertainment. 

Newsletter: PLDT, Smart link up with Lanao del Sur LGU, boosting Maranao online entrepreneurship

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Over 100 Maranao entrepreneurs recently learned how to create engaging content and promote their businesses and products via e-commerce during a training organized by PLDT and its wireless unit, Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart), in partnership with the provincial government of Lanao del Sur.

Thursday, June 06, 2024

Newsletter: dwta yearns for the comfort of someone she calls home on new single “Pauwi Na 'Ko (Dito Ka Na Lang)”

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Dwta (stylistically spelled as dwta), or Jhasmine Villanueva in real life, has released her new single “Pauwi Na 'Ko (Dito Ka Na Lang)” via Sony Music Entertainment.

Newsletter: PNP arrests fake online meat supplier with support from GCash

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An online meat supplier is facing charges of swindling and estafa for allegedly using a false identity and running away with the P12,173 payment for undelivered supplies. Police operatives were able to arrest the suspect with the help of the leading finance app GCash.

Wednesday, June 05, 2024

Newsletter: Meet Kaspersky Next: New flagship product line for businesses in the Philippines

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Kaspersky Officials in the Kaspersky Next Launch Event in Makati, Philippines, from left to right: Charleen Caban - Territory Manager for Kaspersky Philippines, Lai Leng Chow - Head of Enterprise for Southeast Asia Kaspersky, Victor Chu - Head of Systems Engineering for Southeast Asia Kaspersky, and Eden Carreon - Presales Manager for Kaspersky Philippines. 

Kaspersky introduces its new flagship product line ‘Kaspersky Next’ combining robust endpoint protection with the transparency and speed of EDR (Endpoint Detection and Response) alongside the visibility and powerful tools of XDR (Extended Detection and Response). Customers can now choose one of three product tiers tailored to their business requirements, the complexity of their IT infrastructure, and their available resources

Newsletter: SB19 and Apl.de.Ap take Filipino music to greater heights with club anthem “Ready”

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After setting the dancefloor on fire with the euphoric banger “Moonlight,” SB19 returns with another monumental collaboration featuring Filipino-American hip-hop superstar Apl.de.Ap.

Tuesday, June 04, 2024

Newsletter: NIKI MAKES HISTORY AS FIRST INDONESIAN SOLO ARTIST TO PERFORM ON JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE!

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Jakarta-born singer-songwriter and producer NIKI achieved a significant milestone on May 29th with her late-night TV debut in the US as a musical guest on Jimmy Kimmel Live!. With this performance, NIKI became the first Indonesian artist to ever perform on the show in its 20+ year history.

Newsletter: Keiko Necesario opens up about overcoming challenges in married life on “Kahit Pa Anong Mangyari”

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Filipino indie singer-songwriter Keiko Necesario finds renewed strength in love and spirituality amidst unjust social conditions on her new single “Kahit Pa Anong Mangyari,” out on all digital streaming platforms worldwide this Friday, May 31, 2024.

Monday, June 03, 2024

Newsletter: Munimuni to stage “Alegorya” concert at the UP Theater this July!

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Filipino indie-folk collective Munimuni celebrates the release of their second full-length album, Alegorya with a major concert happening on July 20, 2024 (Saturday) at the prestigious UP Theater.

Newsletter: More than three-quarters of geo-distributed businesses using container development faced cybersecurity attacks

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More than three quarters (85%) of geo-distributed companies using container development methods experienced cybersecurity incidents in the last 12 months according to the latest Kaspersky study. These organizations, who used containers and/ or Kubernetes, faced a wide range of cyber incidents with catastrophic results including confidential data leaks (39%), financial losses (38%), and decreased customer trust (34%).

Sunday, June 02, 2024

Newsletter: Free Family Planning Service on Wheels to Travel Throughout Luzon

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The SODEX (Service Outreach and Distribution Extension Program) Mobile Clinic, the first-ever mobile Family Planning (FP) ambulatory clinic in the country, was recently launched by DKT Philippines Foundation and funded by TRUST Reproductive Health Choices, to bring safe and quality FP products and services to Filipinos. The mobile clinic will travel around Luzon this year to accommodate up to 3,000 beneficiaries who need permanent methods of contraception and another 3,570 who will avail of temporary methods. 

Newsletter: IMP.: 1st ALBUM "DEPARTURE" DEBUT ALBUM WAS RELEASED IN THREE EXCITING FORMATS

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IMP. released their first full album "DEPARTURE" on Wednesday, May 29, 2024! The 1st album "DEPARTURE" was released in three formats: Limited Edition A, Limited Edition B, and Standard Edition.

Saturday, June 01, 2024

Newsletter: USANA Philippines Meets with Local Health Experts to Discuss the Vital Role of Supplements

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From left: USANA Marketing Supervisor Leeo Onanad, USANA Marketing Supervisor Jara Tayamen, USANA’s executive director of global health education and nutrition research Dr. Rolando Maddela, Registered Nutritionist-Dietician Mary Rose Del Rio, Medical Oncologist Dr. Alex Delgado, Dr. Susano Yves Tanael, and USANA Senior Sales & Marketing Manager Joyce Ramallosa. 

To show the importance of supplementation in maintaining wellness, USANA Philippines met with around 300 health professionals nationwide at its inaugural symposium. Building on their 15th anniversary celebration, this event echoes USANA’s commitment to reach one million families globally —with a continued focus on product research, innovation, and education.

Isang Dekada ng Modernong Pinoy Wrestling

06/01/2024 02:49:38 AM

Billy Suede in a PWR event (October 2017)

Isang dekada na ang modernong henerasyon ng Filipino wrestling. 

Oo. Sampung taon na ba, o isangdaan at dalawampung (120) buwan, o lagpas limangdaan at dalawampung (520+) linggo. Wag mo nang bilangin yung araw dahil may mga leap year pa at hindi ka mathematician unless ikaw ay si Ivan the Sporty Guy.

Teka, sigurado ka ba? Hindi ba't since 80s ay may Pinoy wrestling na sa atin? Totoo yan. Kaya nga sinabi kong 'moderno' eh, kasi hindi na ito yung panahon na sila Joe Pogi, Max Buwaya, Smokey Mountain Brothers, Bakal Boys, atbp., ang mga nakikipag-buno sa squared circle. Hindi na rin ito yung panahon na sila Jimmy Fabregas, Johnny Revilla at ultimo Gary Lising ang mga celebrity na involve rin sa mga episode ng palabas na ito sa RJTV noon? Lalong hindi na rin ito yung era na tadtad ng mga sponsor banners yung venue, mapa-parking man ng SM City North EDSA, Tarlac, o sa kung saan man yan.

Oo, kumbaga sa serye, isa at ibang libro na ito, dahil noong 2013 pa nga lang kung tutuusin – nagsimula lang sa isang Facebook na grupo ng wrestling fans – ay nabuo ang mga pangarap na magkaroon ng sariling eksena ng sport na ito sa bansa muli. Lalo na noong sila'y naatasan tumulong magsagawa ng isang event nun sa Ynares Center sa Pasig kung saan tampok ang ECW legend na si Tajiri pati na rin ang then half-Filipina triple crown champion na si Shuri Kondo.