Team Pilipinas: 19 Filipinos to Compete in 11 Sports Discipline in the Tokyo Olympics

The 1896 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the Olympiad, was the first international Olympic games held in Athens, Greece from April 6 to 15, 1896. The  Philippines first competed in the Summer Olympic Games in 1924 in Paris as the first country to compete in Southeast Asia. The Philippines first participated at the WinterContinue reading “Team Pilipinas: 19 Filipinos to Compete in 11 Sports Discipline in the Tokyo Olympics”

Lessons I learned from my Coleos

It takes a lot of patience to care for plants, just like for people. But if you love doing it, then you will enjoy every minute. In life, when our work and our responsibilities become part of our passion and mission, they become bearable, and at best, they breathe more life to what would seemingly beContinue reading “Lessons I learned from my Coleos”

9 Digital cities launch 5-year roadmaps

Nine of thirty one cities ascribed as “digital cities” June of last year in 25 different locations successfully launched their five-year roadmaps last Monday, June 28. In a virtual ceremony organized by the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT), the ICT stakeholders of Balanga, Batangas, General Santos, Iligan, Legazpi, Puerto Proncesa, Taytay Rizal, Tuguegarao,Continue reading “9 Digital cities launch 5-year roadmaps”

10 Things I Wish To See Happen Out of the CORONA Impeachment

This reflection was written and shared on May 30, 2012 at the height of the impeachment of Chief Justice Renato Corona. A truly independent judiciary. The next CJ must not be anyone within the circle of PNOY. If the President is bent on doing what is for the common good and constitutional, lawful and fairContinue reading “10 Things I Wish To See Happen Out of the CORONA Impeachment”

THE BATTLE OF MACTAN 500 YEARS AGO

Written below is an excerpt from the historical account written by Antonio Pigafetta about the Battle of Mactan, Philippines on April 26 and 27, 1521. Source: The First Voyage Round the World by Antonio Pigafetta, translated by Lord Stanley of Alderley Friday, the 26th of April, Zula, who was one of the principal men orContinue reading “THE BATTLE OF MACTAN 500 YEARS AGO”

Learning From India’s Innovation

My first visit to Incredible has been a journey filled with wonders. In 2017, I had the opportunity to be invited to speak at an international event hosted by a prestigious university in collaboration with major technology corporations. The Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Amity School of Engineering and Technology (ASET), Amity University organized Confluence 2017 – 7th  International Conference themedContinue reading “Learning From India’s Innovation”

Dancing Coleus: An Inspirational Art

Growing coleus has become an enjoyable hobby for most stay-at-home Filipino women (and men) these days because of the ease of growing these species of perrenial or annual herbs or shrubs (sometimes succulents) found in tropical countries. It is an indoor plant that likes to have some sunshine during the day, but not too much;Continue reading “Dancing Coleus: An Inspirational Art”

A Glimpse of the Mayan Civilization

An experience of a lifetime. Sharing the ICT Council Model and best practices in the Philippines to bring jobs to the countryside and seeing some of the world’s oldest seat of civilization. In November 2017, I had the privilege of being invited to speak at the 1st Annual Convention of the Contact Center and BPOContinue reading “A Glimpse of the Mayan Civilization”

More Serious Global Risks Perceived After Pandemic

Full Text of the Global Risks Report 2021 The immediate human and economic cost of COVID-19 is severe, but this is just the beginning of more serious global risks as stated in the recently released 16th edition of Global Risks Report (GRR) by the World Economic Forum (WEF). In the WEF statement October last year,Continue reading “More Serious Global Risks Perceived After Pandemic”