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PH science department attempting to halt souring Calamansi production

The Philippine Calamansi Association Inc (PCAI) recently said that research and development (R&D) programs should address the declining production of calamansi in the country. This was raised recently in a meeting held at the Nueva Vizcaya State University (NVSU) with university experts, PCAI stakeholders, and the monitoring and evaluation (M&E) team of the Philippine Council …

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Ma. Fe Perez-Agudo

Awards fit for a king; HARI welcomes international recognition

Here’s the latest statement from HARI (Hyundai Asia Resources Inc) President and CEO Fe Perez Agudo: “We at HARI welcome the release of two recent international survey results that affirm Hyundai’s identity as the Filipino’s lifetime mobility partner. “First, the 2018 edition of the prestigious Initial Quality Study by JD Power has Hyundai among the …

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How much will airline passengers pay if new fuel surcharges are imposed? Hold on to your wallets, or they may fly away

The Philippine Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB) is set to hear on July 10 petitions for airlines to renew fuel surcharges. Airlines claim they need the add-on charges to help them pay for rising aviation fuel costs, amid the surge in world oil prices. In a press statement sent June 27, Surigao del Sur Rep. Johnny …

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Pinoy Seafarer

500,000 Pinoy seafarers will be sending in P320B this year, but MARINA has a big job to keep PH sailors afloat

The cash sent home by overseas Filipino sailors through banks is projected to top the $6-billion mark (over P320 billion at the current exchange rate of P53.43 to $1) this year amid mounting deployment, ACTS-OFW Rep. Aniceto “John” Bertiz III said on Monday, June 25, the International Day of the Seafarer. “The number of Philippine-educated …

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67 million Pinoy Internet users need a leveled-up online experience

The Philippines has vaulted by three notches to No. 12 worldwide in terms of having the highest number of Internet users. Citing Internet World Stats’ latest ranking of the top 20 countries with the highest number of Internet users, Makati City Rep. Luis Campos Jr. said some 67 million Filipinos are now browsing the web, …

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Mycoprotein At Par With Conventional Protein

(Editor’s note: This article has been updated as of October 2, 2021) The protein found in Quorn meat-free foods may be just as good for muscles as any other protein sources, new research suggests. Food labelling usually lists protein as a simple number, but some proteins have better “bioavailability” than others – meaning more can …

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What to do when your doctor tells you to go easy on the meat, but you don’t intend to

So, you’ve been given a very unwanted Holiday gift of a diagnosis by your very concerned family doctor. He or she says your cholesterol is too high, and so is your blood sugar. You’re on the shortlist of those most likely to kick the bucket with a heart attack or a stroke anytime within this …

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