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Report: Top plastic polluters also drive climate crisis

Environmental organization Greenpeace Philippines today called on the national government to regulate plastic production and enact a strong ban on single-use plastics (SUP) and non-environmentally acceptable products (NEAP) as part of urgent climate plans.

Majority want to prioritize equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines before boosters, survey finds

A new survey found a majority of fully vaccinated adults would get a COVID-19 vaccine booster shot if offered, but think priority should be given to people who have not had a first dose.

IBM Power of 10: Power servers for frictionless, scalable hybrid cloud

IBM announced Wednesday the new IBM Power E1080 server, the first in a new family of servers based on the new IBM Power10 processor, designed specifically for hybrid cloud environments.

What’s the future of quantum computing? Experts weigh in.

At a World Economic Forum briefing, experts from industry and academia looked at the quantum computing technology. These experts weighed in on what it is, where it’s come from and where it’s heading.

Shopee, Lazada urged: Reveal, reduce, and redesign

Over 14,000 individuals, including youth organizations and online sellers, are demanding e-commerce giants Lazada and Shopee to adopt a zero-waste approach to enable a better normal in the industry.

First Filipino musical Still ready to move viewers

Set in a pandemic-struck music camp, Still puts the spotlight on young aspiring artists as they navigate through a period of isolation and struggle.

Jurassic World RUN! Asia Pacific 2021: There’s more time to escape Isla Nublar and collect all 3 Jurassic World RUN! medals

Asia Pacific’s first-ever augmented reality virtual run, Jurassic World RUN! Asia Pacific 2021, extends its registration and clock-in deadline to 29 November and 30 November 2021.

Island nations nudge G7 on unfulfilled $500 billion climate change pledge

The Pacific island nations have again reminded the world’s rich countries of their yet-to-be-fulfilled promise to mobilize $500 billion a year to finance the climate change adaptation programs to mitigate the impact of climate change.

MILF, MNLF jointly pursue peace and security initiatives

Stakeholders may see better days ahead for the Bangsamoro region with the convergence now of the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) on development objectives for the local communities.

Habitat, Holcim forge partnership to build houses

Holcim Philippines, Inc. forged a commitment to support Habitat for Humanity Philippines’ socialized housing projects Friday, September 3.