Coloring politics | Tito Genova Valiente

Colors have histories; they also have politics and cultures. These interesting positions are explained in a book edited by Sungshin Kim entitled The Use of Color in History, Politics, and Art. In the introduction to the book, the author, a historian of East Asia, talks of how the most accessible way to historicize color is to locate it in within…

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MTRCB taps PayMaya for online payments

Movie and Television Review and Classification Board, Paymaya and government officials strike a partnership for the installation of Paymaya’s digital invoice solution for easier billing of MTRCB and Filipino movie and TV producers. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

THE Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB) is accelerating its digital transformation efforts with PayMaya’s online payment solutions to ensure safer and more…

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Knowledge Channel returns to free TV

Dubbed the ‘biggest classroom on-air,’ the local Ed-TV pioneer airs over 1,500 video lessons for Kinder to Grade 10 students, which have all been adapted to the day’s Alternative Learning System. Program hosts include Robi Domingo, Enchong Dee and MayMay Entrata.

More students, educators, and parents nationwide have renewed access to quality educational programs with Knowledge Channel’s return to digital…

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Never for what it is

Subjectivity in art applies not only to how the audience consumes artworks. Artists, even in the infancy of the artmaking process, often perceive inspiration in ways other than what it simply means.
In Mono8 Gallery’s exhibition lineup this October, one artist attempts to interpret a cryptic message. Another draws sociopolitical parallels from a decade-long fascination. A third presentation, meanwhile, gathers…

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Blind learners get technology boost – Manila News

Deed of donation signing between the Rotary Club of Makati McKinley
President Michael Manaois and Philippine National School for the Blind
Principal Corazon Salvador CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

TECHNOLOGICAL developments, especially in information technology, created opportunity among visually impaired learners to improve their ability to communicate and absorb knowledge. Screen reading software and special talking and Braille devices enabled them to independently…

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Surface-to-air-missiles for 2 PH frigates delivered – Manila News

BRP Jose Rizal (File photo)

MANILA – The Philippine Navy (PN) on Sunday said the Mistral 3 surface-to-air-missiles (SAMs) of the country’s two guided-missile frigates were finally delivered at the Subic Bay International Airport in Bataan last Oct. 8.
In a statement, Navy spokesperson Commander Benjo Negranza said the surface-to-air missiles of the two Jose Rizal-class (JRC) frigates of the…

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Seeing ourselves through others’ eyes: ‘The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy’ – Manila News

By Rory J. Bolivar and Robespierre L. Bolivar
One of the recurring pop culture references in the hit sitcom “The Big Bang Theory” centers around the book “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy”. 
Sheldon Cooper calls it a beloved novel. Leonard Hofstadter says it was his favorite book growing up. Penny bought Leonard a first edition of the novel as…

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Nora Aunor to run in 2022 polls as party-list representative – UNTV News

MANILA, Philippines – Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio on Friday maintained that she is seeking reelection in the May 2022 national and local elections.
In her latest statement, Duterte-Carpio said she will run for mayor in the upcoming elections amid the persistent calls from her supporters to run for president.
“I am presenting myself to the Dabawenyos as Mayor for…

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Bicol International Airport to start commercial operations on Oct. 8

The facade of the Bicol International Airport. Photo: Cebu Pacific 

MANILA – The Bicol International Airport will begin commercial operations on Friday Oct. 8 following the inauguration led by President Rodrigo Duterte and Transport Secretary Art Tugade on Thursday. 
Once operational, the airport can accommodate 2 million passengers annually, the Department of Tourism said in a statement. 
The BIA…

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Duterte opens PH’s ‘most scenic’ airport in Bicol – Manila News

Bicol International Airport (Photo courtesy of Secretary Art Tugade’s Facebook page)

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday afternoon inaugurated commercial domestic operations at the Bicol International Airport (BIA) after 11 years of delay.
The PHP5 billion international airport facility in Daraga, Albay, will start receiving commercial domestic flights on Thursday and will be ready for international flights a month…

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