THE BusinessMirror bagged two awards—the Outstanding Media Partner (Institution category) and Outstanding Media Partner (Individual category)—from the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) during the latter’s celebration of its 64th anniversary tagged, “DOST@64: Gabi ng Parangal at Pasasalamat” at a hotel in Pasay City on June 13.
Philippine Veterans Bank (PVB) will hold its 2022 Annual Stockholders’ Meeting (ASM) on June 17, 2022 face to face after two (2) consecutive years of holding it virtually due to restrictions brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic. About 3,000 Filipino World War II veterans-stockholders or their compulsory heirs are expected to attend this year.
The momentous PBA Season 47 grand opening last June 5 was made even more memorable by a star-studded program, a special awarding ceremony, and the much talked-about parade of teams with their respective muses. Aside from the live audience at the Smart Araneta Coliseum, TV viewers also got to enjoy their front-row access to the spectacular show via the live telecast of TV5, One Sports, and Cignal’s PBA Rush channel.
Plastic pollution is such a serious global problem that 175 members of the United Nations (UN) agreed last March to forge a legally binding treaty toward ending it. In particular, plastics are one of the biggest threats to the health of the oceans that sustain humanity, endangering the well-being of man himself. In the Philippines, 2.7 million tons of plastic waste are generated each year and an estimated 20 percent of this ends up in the ocean, making the country among the largest contributors to marine plastic pollution in the world.