Technology Milestones

Maglev train in Shanghai China

Filipino inventor develops Magnetic levitation train

Filipino inventor Jose Guardo Jr. of Davao has developed a local magnetic levitation or ‘Maglev’ train system to solve the country’s mass transportation
OpenSignal LTE Report

PH internet speed comparable to world service

The Philippines is providing comparably fast mobile internet service with Globe Telecom LTE speed, this according to a world report on internet services.
Shopify

E-commerce site Shopify to boost Pinoy entrepreneurs

International e-commerce platform Shopify is now being made available to local entrepreneurs with Globe myBusiness.
Anton Tanquintic

Anton Taquintic wins in Vienna Nuclear Olympiad

A 22-year-old Filipino physicist won in the Nuclear Olympiad held in Vienna, besting the world’s best and getting into the final round of the competition.
Miss ko na

Google crowd sources a song Miss Ko Na for Pinoy OFW’s

Filipino musical acts Kjwan, Sponge Cola, Itchyworms and Ebe Dancel, along with entertainer Mikey Bustos, have collaborated on a track
Philippines WiFi

Free WiFi for 99% of the Philippines by 2016

Free WiFi access for 99 percent of the Philippine archipelago by 2016 has been projected by the Department of Science and Technology.
Mayor Herbert Bautista launching the iReport QC

QC utilizes online mobile-based platform to fight HIV

A new online and mobile-based platform is being utilized by the Quezon City government to combat the spread of HIV.
Project NOAH

Pinoy-made app prepares users for natural calamities

Locally-made mobile applications for smartphones are making disaster preparedness a more personal matter to Filipinos.
H2O Salamander

Pinoy trike-boat: Solution for flood-prone streets

The Pinoy tricycle has undergone another makeover, thanks to the ingenuity of Filipino inventor Atoy Llave.
eHatid

Mindanao LGUs receive DOST ‘Health Tablets’

Doctors and health workers in Mindanao can now make better informed and accurate decisions about health-related concerns
SAlt lamp

Salt+Water=Light: A Filipino Invention for poor homes

Filipino homes without power sources can now light up their nights using two main components that can be found in every kitchen – salt and water.
Ostreavent

Filipinos invent cheaper Philippine ventilator

Filipino neonatologist Dr. Enrique Ostrea, a team of University of the Philippines engineers,and the Department of Science and Technology have collaborated

Top Stories of the Week

“Maynila sa Kuko ng Liwanag” chosen one of the world’s greatest...

The Filipino film “Maynila sa Kuko ng Liwanag (Manila in the Claws of Light)” by acclaimed director Lino Brocka has scored a spot in the Criterion Collection of the greatest films from around the world along with masters of cinema such as Renoir, Kurosawa, Hitchcock, and Kubrick.