PCSO: LOTTO SALES DROP BY 39.19%, SEES GROWTH PICKUP

PHILIPPINE Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) General Manager Alexander Balutan on Thursday said the February sales of Lotto products have dropped by 39.19 percent, but he clarified that this is only temporary since the lottery products are “jackpot-drihttps://i.imgur.com/WwCQ8dH.jpgven.” “Sales for the month of February declined by 39.19 percent, registering only P1,587,785,710 sales compared to the same […]

WHY BENGUET ARABICA COFFEE IS THE BEST

By Larry T. Lopez Benguet (PIA)– Coffee lovers say a cup of coffee in the morning makes your day. But coffee drinkers would claim, it’s up to your coffee! Well, coffee experts say the best Arabica coffee in the Philippines is grown in the highlands, particularly in the province of Benguet. Produced in the upland […]

PCSO gets ISO 9001:2015 certification

MANDALUYONG CITY, Philippines–Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) General Manager Alexander Balutan on Monday said that the agency has been awarded with the ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System certification that is focused on leadership, risk-based thinking, and context of the organization. “ISO 9001 is the title of an ISO standard that outlines the requirements an organization […]

RAPPLER’S RESSA IS A COLOSSAL CON MAN

By Rigoberto D. Tiglao OR con woman, con person. Whatever. Rappler CEO and Editor in chief Maria Aycardo Ressa has successfully fooled Western media that she is a Filipino journalist with little means who is fighting her country’s authoritarian President bent on suppressing media dissent. The reality is that she is a well-off American citizen, […]

DOST-TAPI CONDUCTS FORUM ON TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT AND IPR FOR AANR TECHNOLOGIES

by: Maricon R. Avila IN AN effort to improve and boost technology assessment, the Technology Application and Promotion Institute of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-TAPI) in partnership with the Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development (DOST-PCAARRD) conducted the “First Technology Assessment and Intellectual Property (IP) Rights Protection Forum […]

TOPDAC LAB COOP SAVES, LEARNS, RIPPLES

By Susan C. Aro ATOK, Benguet (PIA) – – Being part of the laboratory cooperative (lab coop) is more than just learning the habit of saving at young age but also shaping up values and skills and becoming future leaders. Cooperative Development Authority- Cordillera Regional (CDA-CAR) Director Franco Bawang Jr said establishing a lab coop […]