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Better ways found today: Greta, Pope, Aquaman, and toothpaste from Iceland

Starting today, TessDrive presents a daily summary of online finds, web discoveries that show us better ways to a better world. Ever so slowly, we’ll help you restore your faith in humanity. ‘Aquaman’ star urges climate action Posted 6 days ago at Aussie-based SBS News was “Game of Thrones”, “Aquaman” and “Justice League” star Jason …

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All 6 PH team members bring home medals in International Math Olympiad

All six members of the Philippine contingent to the 60th International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) won a medal in the oldest and most prestigious of the international scientific olympiads. The national team brought home one silver and five bronzes against more than 600 other contestants in the competition held in Bath, United Kingdom from July 11 …

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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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Expanding the caring

After its Philippine debut early this year, Mitsubishi’s small SUV Xpander has finally taken members of the local motoring media on its official ride-and-drive this November 23 and 24 from Manila to Subic Bay in Zambales, then onwards to Bataan province. Boasting of spacious legroom, minimal noise, vibration, and harshness (NVH), and sedan-like suspension and …

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Philippine centenarians get P100,000 incentive; double if you live in this city

Since the passage of the Centenarians Act in 2016, the Philippine government (via the Department of Social Welfare and Development) has awarded a total of P468.8 million in cash to 4,688 Filipinos who turned 100 years old–a one-time, tax-free payout of P100,000 per centenarian. For 2019, the government will set aside another P109 million for …

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Are you a softie for your pets, but still remain a hardcore carnivore? August 26 can be your personal tipping point

More likely than not, you may be a caring human companion for a beloved domesticated animal. You may be sparing no expense for the comfort and well-being of your pet, and gush over the cute little thing’s adorable traits on social media. You may be even posting videos of your pet’s naughty but lovable antics …

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Widespread animal abuse is one of the biggest causes of climate change. You can help stop both with just one act on August 25

On August 25, thousands of vegans across the world will take to the streets, demanding an end to all forms of animal oppression. The march will be led by The Official Animal Rights March (TOARM), which began in London in 2016 when UK animal rights organisation Surge started the movement with 2,500 vegans. In 2017, …

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Team Philippines at their sendoff at UP-Diliman

PH team aces global math olympiad, pays visit to staunch supporter

The Philippine team of young math aces once again bagged top honors at the 59th International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO), the world’s largest and most prestigious mathematics competition for high school students. The competition was held in Cluj-Napoca, Romania, last July 3 to 14. This year’s team was composed of Emmanuel Osbert Cajayon of Emilio Aguinaldo …

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