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Meatless for the Nutrition Month at the Inquirer Read-Along

July has been observed as Nutrition Month. The Inquirer Read-Along’s theme on July 13 at the main office of the Philippine Daily Inquirer news organization in Makati City goes meatless for the animals, for the environment and for health. The Inquirer Read-Along is a corporate social responsibility program of the nation’s leading newspaper, and aims …

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The Vegan Fairies of Manila joins the 2019 Pride March Philippines

Marikina City, June 29, 2019—Welcome to the 2019 Pride March Philippines. Though it’s rainy, the movement marched forward, and in record numbers at that. The latest unofficial count is that as many as 100,000 people  joined the march—from assembly time to after-party concert. TessDrive was here to share in the celebration of diversity, equality and unity …

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Does your SME need R&D help? DOST can provide the answer

Eighteen small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are now stronger in their partnership with universities and research and development institutions (RDIs) through the Department of Science and Technology’s funding assistance for R&D purposes. The Collaborative Research and Development to Leverage Philippine Economy (CRADLE) is a program specifically designed to catalyze partnerships in R&D between academic institutions, …

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Travel within Boracay Island has become more convenient and eco-friendly with these modern PUVs

Residents and tourists of Boracay Island will not only get to enjoy one of the world’s best beaches, they will now also get to travel around this tropical paradise in comfort, convenience, and safety on board the Isuzu modern public utility vehicles (PUVs). Isuzu Philippines Corporation (IPC), the country’s leading manufacturer and distributor of commercial …

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Your smartphone can now save your life while you’re on the road; just download this free app

According to the World Health Organization, there were an estimated 1.35 million road-related fatalities in 2016. Of this number, 22 percent were pedestrians. In the Philippines, there were a reported 12,690 traffic-related fatalities by the end of 2016, with almost half of the fatalities being the most vulnerable road users (motorcyclists, cyclists and pedestrians). That …

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Decreasing number of farmers necessitates use of mechanized rice farming

Mechanizing farm operations is the best way to solve the lack of skilled farm workers during the peak of transplanting and harvesting season. In Region 2, mechanized rice farming has resulted in lower production cost due to savings in labor. This was reported by Engineer Generoso M. Oli, Chief of the Field Operations Division of …

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The Project V360 Bicycle and Vegan Food Tour International Challenge

The 2019 Project V360 Bicycle and Vegan Food Tour is a one-of-a-kind activity in the Philippines, where we combine the fun of riding bicycles, ecotourism, and a healthy, humane, and compassionate 100% plant-based diet. Many said it couldn’t be done. But in the past five days this March 11 to 15, 2019, we proved otherwise. …

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Sophia School, where the new food revolution has begun

There are many ways to save the planet. Some avoid using plastics, while others segregate their waste for recycling. Many others also switch off their lights and other electrical appliances. But do you know there’s one habit that can make an even greater positive impact on our environment than all these other practices combined? If …

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