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What future awaits STEM students?

High-tech machines and robots, white lab gowns, and chemicals of different colors bubbling in test tubes and flasks of all sizes—these are all in the playful mind of a seven-year old kid who aspires to become a scientist someday. But beyond cool laboratories, what future awaits a STEM student? There are two popular perceptions...
Rescuers evacuate residents near a flooded village in Marikina City, Metro Manila August 7, 2012. Rescuers rushed to reach trapped residents across the Philippine capital on Tuesday, as torrential rains triggered severe flooding. Flood waters reached up to two metres (6.5 feet) in the village of Tumana in Marikina City, an eastern suburb of metropolitan Manila, where some residents were stranded in their homes. REUTERS/Cheryl Ravelo (PHILIPPINES - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT SOCIETY)

#PaalalaNiVibal: Paano maging handa at manatiling ligtas sa baha?

Panahon na naman ng sunod-sunod na pagpasok ng bagyo sa ating bansa kaya naman kaliwa’t kanan na ang mga lugar na binabaha. Marahil ay sanay na ang ilan sa paulit-ulit na pagbaha, ngunit ito pa rin ay posibleng maging banta sa buhay at ari-arian kaya’t dapat na malaman kung paano ito dapat paghandaan. Ang...
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How Spanish Are We?

Alas-sais: you turn on your television set and watch your favorite telenovelas. You sit in the sala with your feet raised on your lamesa. While eating late merienda, you react to the most dramatic scenes of the series. This is how it is for most Filipino families. We may not see it but we are...
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How July 4 Connects the Filipinos and Americans

We have fought and faced battles together. We have stood side by side during one of the darkest times of Philippine history. These are just two ways to describe the connection between the Philippines and the USA. Whether we like it or not, Filipinos and Americans will always be connected with each other. The...
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#PaalalaNiVibal: Disaster Preparedness Tips na Dapat Alam Mo Ngayong Panahon ng Bagyo

Panahon na naman ng tag-ulan. Taon-taon dumadaan sa bansa ang malalakas na bagyo na nagdudulot ng matinding pinsala sa mga komunidad sa siyudad at probinsya. Hindi na ito nakapagtataka lalo na’t ang bansa ay nasa bahagi ng Northwestern Pacific Basin. Dahil dito, nagbabadya ng panganib ang pagbaha na dulot ng malakas na pag-ulan.  Ang...