Study: Global warming is mixing up nature’s intricate dinner time

WASHINGTON—Global warming is screwing up nature’s intricately timed dinner hour, often making hungry critters and those on the menu show up at much different...

Turning rice straws into packaging materials avoids environmental hazards

Rice leaves a voluminous amount of straws when harvested. Burning seems to be the easiest way to get rid of them, but this causes...

Big firms told to reduce plastics use ahead of Earth Day

More than 1 million people, ahead of this year’s Earth Day (April 22), are demanding that the world’s largest corporations  reduce their production of...

Championing biodiversity in Southeast Asia

‘Biodiversity is an environmental concern that knows no boundaries.” Thus said Theresa Mundita S. Lim, the former director of the Biodiversity Management Bureau (BMB)...

Bench extracts a Cole mine

When Cole Sprouse tweeted, “Manila Manila Manila,” 180K of his 8.3 million followers clicked the heart button. Filipino fans, understandably, couldn’t contain their excitement...

Summer according to Parisian

No matter what the season, shoes and bags are our guilty shopping pleasure.  And this summer, Parisian Shoes and Bags of The SM Store...

Rocco Nacino rocks

There is a scene in Alvin Yapan’s Sayaw ng Dalawang Kaliwang Paa where Rocco Nacino, one of the two lead actors, expresses his love...

These women are true forces of nature

In celebration of Women’s Month in March, Burt’s Bees chose four women to talk about their life choices at the “Be a True of...

Woman-scientist leads study on Parkinson’s disease

A “first of its kind” data system for cancer is being established in the country by a 23-year-old Filipina scientist and her team of...

Homeschool Global graduates called achievers par excellence

HOMESCHOOL Global recently introduced its achievers to parents, supporters and the media in an event held at the British School Manila in Bonifacio Global...

The power of storytelling

PETER Guber, Mandalay Entertainment Group chairman and CEO, engaged his audience as he shared his leadership story and the importance of storytelling in business...

The Uber Driver

Shenton Way. The financial district of Singapore where the most savvy of the population congregate. Along this expensive stretch of commercial real estate and...

Church rallies behind Australian nun facing deportation from PHL

Church people from around the world have rallied behind Australian Sister Patricia Fox, NDS, who was freed after a day in detention, but still...

Name given at baptism gives sense of identity, belonging—pope

Naming a child is an important task for parents, because it gives children a sense of identity and belonging to their family and to...

‘You need deliberate focus to master a skill’

In this age of fast-food and instant gratification, hard work, patience and dedication are still the factors to propel an individual to success. In her...

The Good Shepherd

The sheep is an animal that cannot survive on its own. It is a species with an “intelligence quotient close to the bottom of...

4th Sunday of Easter: ‘John 10:11-18’ – ‘I am the Good Shepherd’

Today the gospel passage presents us with one of the best-loved sayings: “I am the Good Shepherd.” The popularity of the image goes way back...

Documentation of indigenous vegetables in PHL set in motion

LOS BAÑOS, Laguna—A project to document the indigenous vegetables in different provinces of the Philippines has been set in motion. Titled, “Documentation of the Indigenous...

Science Camp in Siquijor to raise students’ awareness on climate change

For most, the dry season or “summer” time in the Philippines is for art workshops and taekwondo lessons. But for students from various public...

Syngenta announces new malaria insecticide in early development

BASEL, Switzerland—Syngenta announced on Wednesday that a new insecticide active ingredient with a novel mode of action to address resistance in the control of...