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2020 YEAR ENDER: Best Good News in Filipino Science & Technology

This Year Ender List of the Good News about Filipino Technology in 2020 presents the best of the ground-breaking Filipino science and technology innovations that were developed in response to the Taal Volcano eruption in January and as the world faced the coronavirus pandemic.

Globe sustains rollout drive with 211 new cell sites, 867 site upgrades

Globe continues to improve its services in more locations in the country despite the continuing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Philippines showcases nuclear application in medical, agricultural sectors

The Philippines' use of nuclear technology application in the medical and agricultural sectors were showcased in the recent 48th Atomic Energy Week celebration (AEW).

JUST IN: University of the Philippines’ driving app wins Global Eco-Marathon

The University of the Philippines' Alamat UP Team CO2 Emission Reduction Operation (CERO) driving app project has just been announced the global winner of the first-ever Shell Eco-Marathon: Pitch the Future for the Tracking and Reducing CO2 Emissions from Vehicles Challenge.

Bamboo musical instruments showcased in Science & Technology concert

Filipino bamboo musical instruments were showcased by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) in a concert during the National Science and Technology Week.

1st Philippine-made Maya nanosatellite completes space mission, returns to earth

The first Philippine-made Maya-1 nanosatellite has successfully completed its mission and re-entered the Earth's atmosphere after 2 years, exceeding its projected travel in outer space.

Philippines’ Globe 5G covers 17 more cities in NCR, Visayas & Mindanao

Keeping true to its promise of bringing the latest technology to other parts of the country, Globe has expanded its 5G coverage to 17 key cities in Metro Manila, Visayas and Mindanao.

Filipino students score major wins at virtual World Robot Olympiad Canada

Filipino students scored major medals at the World Robot Olympiad (WRO) Canada 2020-X tournament held virtually this year.

UP, Ateneo, PRRI scientists honored in 1st virtual Science & Technology Awards

JUST IN: Filipino scientists from the University of the Philippines, Ateneo de Manila University, and the Philippine Rice Research Institute have been honored in the first virtual National Science and Technology Week Science & Technology Awards.

Filipino innovations showcased at National Science & Technology virtual fair

Filipino innovations will be on showcase in the 2020 National Science & Technology Week (NSTW) virtual fair this November.

University of the Philippines wins Shell Eco-Marathon regionals, vies in global finals

The University of the Philippines' Team Alamat UP has won the Shell Eco-Marathon Tracking and Reducing CO2 Emissions Challenge regional competition and is now vying for votes in the global finals.

Filipino startup CirroLytix wins GEO Sustainable Development Goals Award

Filipino startup CirroLytix Research Services has won the GEO Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Awards for applying Earth observations towards the achievement of the SDGs.

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Western Visayas longest bridge opens in Aklan, cuts travel time to...

The new Kalibo Bridge III, the longest bridge in Western Visayas, was opened this week and is expected to cut travel time of tourists going to the world-famous Boracay Island.