NATIONAL HARBOR, Maryland—Artificial intelligence employed by the US military has piloted pint-sized surveillance drones in special operations forces’ missions and helped Ukraine in its war against Russia. It tracks soldiers’ fitness, predicts when Air Force planes need maintenance and helps keep tabs on rivals in space.
The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) calls on photographers in Southeast Asia, including the Philippines, to participate in the 17th Searca photo contest, which closes on November 30.
ILOILO CITY—The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) introduces initiatives in support of the environment.
TORVAIANICA, Italy—Pope Francis’ recent gesture of welcome for transgender Catholics has resonated strongly in this working class, seaside town south of Rome, where a community of trans women has found help and hope through a remarkable relationship with the pontiff forged during the darkest times of the pandemic.
Following a successful run in Tacloban City during the 10th-anniversary commemoration of Super Typhoon Yolanda (international name Haiyan) on November 8, the People’s Museum of Climate Justice opened its doors in Manila City as part of the Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior ship’s visit to the capital region.
NEW DELHI—Manju Devi suffered in pain for two months last year as she worked on a farm near Delhi, unable to break away from duties that sometimes had her standing for hours in the waist-deep water of a rice paddy, lifting heavy loads in intense heat and spraying pesticides and insecticides. When that pain finally became too much to bear, she was rushed to a hospital.
The Good Meat Fresh Hub, the leading provider of premium meat and other fresh food finds, is excited to announce the launch of its latest offering: Celebration Ham. This delicious and savory ham is perfect for the holiday season, providing families with a mouthwatering centerpiece for their festivities.
THE Philippines will be a laggard in the technology race if local organizations cannot step up their deployment of artificial intelligence (AI) and other technologies.
ONE might assume that common sense is common. After all, is not common sense simply the application of our accumulated knowledge and life experiences in practical ways? We have all heard someone exclaim: “That’s just common sense!” when faced with an obvious blunder.
THE coronavirus contagion may have had a dent on the publishing sector, but it did not halt local writers from creating stories stoking Filipinos’ penchant for reading, especially when they were all locked in their homes at the height of the lockdowns.
FOOD-CHAIN giant operator Jollibee Foods Corp. (JFC) has teamed up with the local government unit (LGU) of Muntinlupa to give senior citizens and persons with disabilities (PWDs) a chance to become productive and be able to support themselves or their families despite their age and physical conditions.
There is one person in my life whose face I couldn’t shake off my mind for many years. I first encountered Mr. G in an ad agency that was at that time newly established. I was one of the first to join it, and even had a minor share. Then a short time later, he was recruited to head the agency. Before that he used to be a formidable hot shot in a top multinational agency with international companies as clients. Then suddenly he stepped down from that agency. Rumors had it that he had been eased out by a more formidable rival, another rising star. He retired with a hefty separation package, but eventually he put up his own shop, which did not last long.