Seagrass craft making flourishes in Camarines Sur by Rena S. Hermoso

From the plain-looking handwoven slippers to embroidered bags and embellished baskets, the seagrass craft making in San Fernando, Camarines Sur has upscaled into a full-blown home-based business industry enterprise providing additional income to rice farmers in the flood-prone areas. According to the Department of Agriculture-Regional Field Office (DA-RFO) 5-Bicol Integrated Agricultural Research Center (BIARC), the majority […]

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Achieving quality coffee through postharvest technology system by Leoveliza C. Fontanil

Coffee is one important drink that Filipinos are familiar with. Studies have shown that today’s demand for coffee is increasing by 2.4 percent every year. It is projected to rise in the coming years, as more and more Filipinos drink coffee every day. From being one of the top coffee exporters in the world, the […]

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FRANCHISE ASIA 2019

EVENT WAS HELD AT SMX CONVENTION CENTER, MANILA, PHILIPPINES LAST MARCH 29-31, 2019 About the Expo Exhibit Hours: Friday-Saturday 10:00AM-7:00PM • Sunday 10:00AM-6:00PM • 29 – 31 March 2019 Student Visitors : Friday 3:00 PM onwards • Saturday and Sunday 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM only Entrance Fee: Online: FreeOnsite: Php 100.00 /visitor /day  All […]

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Textile Stakeholders Conference A TELA Story Phil Tropical Fabrics- (PTRI)

FASHIONABLE COUTURE FOR DOST EMPLOYEES Take a look at the uniform designs made for the DOST-Philippines and presented during the Textile Stakeholders Conference at the Philippine International Convention Center in Pasay City on Thursday. The TELA Conference brought together the textile stakeholders and advocates from various sectors of the government, academe, private institutions, and social enterprises to […]

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DOST, COMELEC & DEP-ED will once again be joining forces to ensure a successful 2019 national and local elections.

January 29, 5pm: MOA signing ceremony of DOST Secretary Fortunato T. dela Peña, COMELEC Chairman Sheriff M. Abas, and DepEd Undersecretary Alain Del B. Pascua for the Board of Election Inspectors Certification Program. The three agencies will once again be joining forces to ensure a successful 2019 national and local elections.

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Go Negosyo, DOTr, ride-sharing and logistical digital platforms discuss issue

After the first meeting last January 9 with several sharing economy platforms where the main agenda is to push for digitalization in the country, Presidential Adviser for Entrepreneurship Joey Concepcion organized another meeting with motorcycle ride-sharing and logistics digital platforms such as Angkas, Grab, Lalamove and Quad X. This time, the group was joined by […]

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