Technology Milestones

Illac Diaz lights up remote villages in 100-day journey at sea around the world

Filipino innovator Illac Diaz of Liter of Light is leading a mission to light up the world’s remote villages through the 100-day journey at...

Science awardees dominate 2019 The Outstanding Young Men and Women

Six of the 11 awardees in the 2018 edition of The Outstanding Young Men and Women (TOYM) are from the sciences - indicating that...

Mochibits shines as 1st Filipino-made game featured at Google Play

The Philippines is once again in the spotlight on the international game development stage as the mobile game “Bounce.io – Balls vs Balls” developed...

MRI radiographer wants to help patients conquer claustrophobia one Lego brick at a time

Senior Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) radiographer Apollo Exconde, a Filipino based in Britain, has caught the attention of his colleagues in the UK and...

Fil-Am surgeon Dr. Ian Soriano co-leads 1st robotic bilateral plastic surgery

Filipino-American surgeon, Dr. Ian Soriano, has made medical history as the first in the world to use cutting edge minimally invasive procedure using robotics. Soriano...

Pinoy IT professionals make Top 25 cut in NASA Space Apps Challenge

Filipino IT professionals Team iNon made the Top 25 Global Finalists competing for the NASA Space Apps Challenge 2018 for solutions to problems on...

SM malls rolls out concierge robots in 2019, a 1st in the Philippines

The Philippines biggest shopping mall owner will start using robots to help customers shop around, the first ever in the country.

Diwata 2 PHL Microsat launch from Japan viewed live on YouTube

The direct launch into orbit of Diwata-2, the second Philippine microsatellite developed by Filipino scientists, was streamed live on October 29 via You Tube from the Japan space center.

Google doodle colourful masks celebrate Bacolod’s 39th MassKara Festival

Google's Doodle today marks the 39th anniversary of the MassKara Festival in the Philippines, a popular celebration known for its vibrant masks, feathers, costumes (like the one’s seen in today’s Doodle) and dancing on the streets.

Philippines 2nd-best in Globalization Destination list

The Philippines' thriving business process outsourcing industry, catapulted the country to the second-best globalization destination in the world this year.

Pasig River engages blockchain technology to clean-up 25 km waterway

The Pasig River Rehabilitation Commission (PRRC) is working with Filipino social enterprise Botcoin to assist in the rehabilitation and cleaning of the Metro Manila waterway.

Diwata 2 Microsat ready for lift-off end of October

Diwata-2, the Philippines’ second microsatellite project, is scheduled to be launched to outer space in October 2018.

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Parangal Dance Company showcases Philippines in Japan World Music and Dance...

California-based Parangal Dance Company will have their Asian debut as the Philippines' representative at the World Music and Dance Festival (WMDF) in Hakodate, Japan. The...