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Adelina Award

Courageous Typhoon Heroes Win Adelina Awards

TACLOBAN, Philippines, Nov. 20, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Several individuals and groups who exemplified great valor in the face of unimaginable tragedy during Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) have been honored by receiving the Adelina Award, the most prestigious prize in the Philippines awarded for humanitarian relief efforts, according to Lydia Ramos and Sarah Mendel of the […]

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Adelina Award

Philippines Employs ‘Lumpia Strategy’ to Counter Chinese Expansion

AYUNGIN ISLAND, Philippines, Nov. 1, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — An under-the-radar struggle for disputed island reefs is evolving in the South China Sea, between China and the Philippines, and the tactics employed by each side are named after foods, according to Reina Prince, global strategist for the NGO Friends Beyond Borders.

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Adelina Award

Children’s Choir Moves Nation, World, with Performance at Earthquake-ruined Church

TAGBILARAN CITY, Philippines, Oct. 23, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The World Mind Network today announced that The Loboc Children’s Choir provided a spontaneous moment of inspiration and hope to the quake-ravaged Philippines on Thursday, with an impromptu performance of Josh Groban’s ‘The Prayer.’

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Adelina Award

Students use Social Media to help Victims of Earthquake in Philippines

CEBU CITY, Philippines, Oct. 17, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In efforts spearheaded by the World Mind Network, Friends Beyond Borders, and Batangas Varsitarian, young people from around the world used Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Skype, Friendster, and SMS tracking sites to help rescuers locate and aid victims of the recent earthquake in the central Philippines. The […]

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Ferry Accidents

Smartphone-equipped Passengers May Decrease Ferry Accidents in the Philippines

ATANGAS, Philippines, Oct. 7, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new effort to reduce death and property loss from ferry disasters in the Philippines based on crowd-sourced efforts of ship passengers with Smart phones is already producing results, proponents say. According to Lydia Ramos and John Toomey of BatangasVarsitarian.net, alert passengers using both their sharp eyes […]

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Cardinal Luis Tagle

Supporters take to the Web to Publicize Filipino Candidate for Pope

MANILA, Philippines (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Only a few days have passed since the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI, and already speculation is rampant about his replacement. In Asia, those who are devoted to one of the prime candidates, Archbishop of Manila Cardinal Luis Tagle, have mounted an Internet campaign to share their support of his […]

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Crowd-sourced Research Project Seeks to Solve Batangas Fish Kill Mystery

LIPA CITY, Philippines (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A multi-national coalition of researchers has been formed to study and treat a massive fish kill of over 800 metric tonnes which started on May 27 in Taal Lake, in the Philippine province of Batangas. Sponsored by the World Mind Network, it will involve on-site as well as online […]

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