Filipino space engineers make history with Maya-2 CubeSat launch

The country witnessed another historic moment as its second cube satellite (CubeSat) Maya-2 was successfully launched to the  International Space Station (ISS) Sunday, February 21, 2021 at 1:36 A.M. (PHT) aboard the S.S. Katherine Johnson Cynus spacecraft.

S.S. Katherine Johnson lifts off. Screenshot from NASA Live feed , February 21, 2021 (Sunday) PHT

Sending the satellite into the ISS is the final step before the satellite reaches its targeted altitude in Low Earth Orbit, when the space station deploys it at a date to be determined later.… Continue reading... “Filipino space engineers make history with Maya-2 CubeSat launch”

Leadership and Communication : 27th Nat’l PR Congress Explores Role of Leaders

Manila, Philippines, XX February 2021 — COVID-19 is not just a health crisis. While wreaking havoc around the world and causing so many losses, the pandemic also raises many other crucial issues, foremost of which is leadership.

Governments, businesses and organizations continue to struggle, all caught off guard by the pandemic and had to think on the fly.… Continue reading... “Leadership and Communication : 27th Nat’l PR Congress Explores Role of Leaders”

CDO to hold Virtual Chinese New Year Festival

The 6th Cagayan de Oro Chinese New Year Festival will be held virtually amidst health protocols mandated by the ongoing global pandemic.

In an online interview hosted by the City Information Office on 05 February 2021, Chedilyn Aissa Dulguime, OIC-City Tourism & Cultural Affairs Officer said the activities coordinated by her office for this first of the city’s four major annual festivals will be held virtually in the digital realm.… Continue reading... “CDO to hold Virtual Chinese New Year Festival”

Liceo U Alumni Holds Virtual Regresso 2021 Alumni Homecoming

Every February, the Liceo de Cagayan University campus is abuzz with activities commemorating the university’s foundation day. However, with the global health crisis still in full swing, this year’s celebration will be unlike the previous ones.

There will be no parades, food booths, fun games, music and dancing, and all the other usual exciting activities that students and guests enjoy every year.… Continue reading... “Liceo U Alumni Holds Virtual Regresso 2021 Alumni Homecoming”

LUCKY ‘N’ LOVE

Come celebrate an #OXtraordinary Chinese New Year and #OXtraspecial Valentine’s Day at the place to be, Limketkai Mall, on February 1-14, 2021! 

Experience the festive atmosphere and delightful activities we’ve lined up for you at the Limketkai Mall, Rotunda. 

Chinese Street Food Festival & Bazaar 

3-Day Oxtraordinary Valentine Sale 

Year of the Ox Chinese Lion Dance 

Love Treats: A Valentine Fair 

Heart Beats: A Live Music Entertainment 

Don’t miss out the fun and together, let’s usher in the Year of the OX and Heart’s Day with great enthusiasm to attract good luck, good fortune and love all year around! … Continue reading... “LUCKY ‘N’ LOVE”

DOST rallies behind ORAS PINAS, the new Filipino Time

To synchronize all timepieces across the country’s more than 7,100 islands, the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) unveiled the new “ORAS PINAS” in compliance to the Philippine Standard Time (PST). Previously dubbed as “Juan Time”, the ORAS PINAS campaign aims to promote the PST nationwide and ‘sync’ timepieces with the PST, the new Filipino Time.… Continue reading... “DOST rallies behind ORAS PINAS, the new Filipino Time”

Oro Chamber inducts 34th Officers & Board of Trustees

The premier chamber of commerce in Northern Mindanao marks another milestone today with the induction of its 34th set of Officers and Board of Trustees.

First convened by then PCCI Northern Mindanao Regional Governor Dante P. Sarraga on December 1982 with a group of 25 founding member companies, this first iteration elected the late Dr.… Continue reading... “Oro Chamber inducts 34th Officers & Board of Trustees”

Brand Digital PH eyes Whole-of-Country Digital Transformation

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Continuous Collaboration is evidently the next quantum step forward as the week-long World Fintech Festival (WFF)-Philippines wound up on a high note with the signing of three major partnerships between international organizations and tech associations in the country.

The three panels explored the core of the fintech industry with the upskilling and training of the digital workforce, the rise of healthtech and insurtech, and the launching of Brand Digital Pilipinas.… Continue reading... “Brand Digital PH eyes Whole-of-Country Digital Transformation”

Philippines to Gain in Tech Power Shift from West to Asia

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Two powerhouse panels on the fourth and penultimate day of the World Fintech Festival (WFF) – Philippines focused on two global trends that the Philippines needs to adopt on the road to post-COVID economic recovery. 

These are the tectonic shift of digital transformation from the West to Asia, and the swift integration of machine-learning tech into our industries, especially traditional or legacy companies.… Continue reading... “Philippines to Gain in Tech Power Shift from West to Asia”

Business Urged: Prioritize Data Security as Cyber Threats Skyrocket

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The many ways by which tech can revolutionize industries, revive and strengthen ailing ones, and even protect businesses from dangerous threats were highlighted during the third day of the World Fintech Festival Philippines on Dec. 9.

Rural banks, coops, and startups can maximize financing relief to the critically-impacted sectors.… Continue reading... “Business Urged: Prioritize Data Security as Cyber Threats Skyrocket”