Steps and Guides Creating Your Own Co-working Space Business

Working in a virtual office in Manila can bring a lot of opportunities. The feeling of working in the comfort of your home and constant conceptualization of ideas for yourself is nothing short of fulfillment. But what if you wish for a space of your own where people of your caliber can gather and let […]

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GfK: Five technology trends that will shape consumers’ lives in 2017

GfK’s latest Tech Trends report highlights the five key technology trends that will have the potential to significantly impact consumers’ lives this year. Highlights: Mobile payments will extend their reach this year, driven by consumers’ desire for a cashless, improved retail experience. Smart home looks set to expand beyond the smart TV Wearables is a […]

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How to Make Cookies with Pineapple Jam Filling (Nastar)

Cookies with Pineapple Jam Filling (Nastar) Nastar, or tananas, are pineapple jam filled cookies. These are popular treats for Eid ul-Fitr and Christmas celebrations in Indonesia. Ingredients Cookie 0.5 kg margarine 0.5 kg all-purpose flour 6 egg yolks 2 egg yolks, for painting the top of the cookies 1 ounce sugar 5 gr vanilla powder […]

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From tomato to cucumber, farmer-scientist makes the shift

Caaninaplahan, Talavera, Nueva Ecija- Instead of losing hope and being distressed over the destruction of his Science and Technology-based Farm (STBF) on off-season tomato, Magsasaka Siyentista (MS) Reynaldo Hilario saw a window of opportunity open. He shifted to cucumber production. Floods heavily damaged MS Hilario’s third tomato crop production cycle last year. Coming from a two-week […]

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Myanmar hybrid rice field trial yielded a promising 1.5 ton per hectare of seed on 100 hectares in Dagon Township, Yangon

A hybrid rice field trial in Myanmar has yielded 150 metric tons (MT) of seed per hectare on 100 hectares in Yangon’s Dagon Township, proving Myanmar can be a viable production site for Philippines’ rice export. Filipino hybrid rice firm SL Agritech Corp. (SLAC) successfully led last planting season a pioneering trial of hybrid rice […]

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Region 3 rice sector ASEAN integration-ready due to strong government-private hybrid rice collaboration

The rice sector of Region 3 is prepared for the ASEAN integration in light of a high 5.25 metric tons (MT) average yield owing to a strong government-private sector collaboration on hybrid rice. While it is not being so recognized by the national government, Region 3 accounts for more than 70 percent of total rice […]

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Katmon’s phytochemical constituents and biological activities studied

INDANG, CAVITE—A group of researchers from the Cavite State University (CvSU) has looked into katmon’s phytochemical constituents and  biological activities in a study. Phytochemicals, also known as phytonutrients, are chemical compounds found in plants and are beneficial to human health. In particular, the study aimed to isolate the bioactive component or secondary metabolite from the […]

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Saving the country’s cheapest source of protein: Tamban

Torrential rains, floods, and blackouts may have been battering the city of Zamboanga but it did not dampen the spirit of the festivities of the Sardines Festival 2014. As a cue to the celebrations ahead of the day, the toll of wooden beaters on the gong and kulintang echoed clearly on the gymnasium of the […]

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How to Make Smoked Sausage

Sausage is one of the oldest forms of processed food, and is also called by names, frankfurters, frank, weenie, wienie, wiener, dog, and ted hot. A cooked sausage consists of a combination of beef and pork or all beef, which is cured, smoked, and cooked. Seasoning may include coriander, garlic, ground mustard, nutmeg, salt, sugar, […]

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OWWA’s Programs and Services for OFW

OWWA is the government welfare institution that protects and promotes the interest of member-Overseas Filipino Workers. It develops responsive programs and services for the social protection of its members. With a membership fee of US$25.00, an OFW is entitled to the following benefits and services: I. SOCIAL BENEFITS A. Disability and Dismemberment Benefit Disability / […]

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Million-peso Pili

Who would have thought that P1,500 would eventually turn into a million after less than 10 years? With hard work, innovation, and technology intervention, Belen’s Pinahamis did it, as Maria Judtih L. Sablan relates in this story. Philippines’s Region V or Bicol region is surely famous for its majestic Mayon volcano and spicy dishes such […]

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How to Make Gel Candles

There are many DIY tutorials of making gel candles at home. If you are creative in making gel candles, you can surely make good money. Gel candle makes a great gift ideas to give whenever there’s a birthdays, anniversaries, weddings and other special occasions. How to Make Gel Candles BASIC INSTRUCTIONS: Melting ~ Follow regular candle […]

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