DoST accomplishments cited at 2021 science week

Department of Science and Technology Secretary Forunato dela Peña underscores the agency’s many accomplishments this year. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO DEPARTMENT of Science and Technology (DoST) Secretary Fortunato de la Peña presented the notable successes of the agency during the opening of the 2021 National Science and Technology Week. De la Peña pointed out that from 2016 to 2021, the DoST had… The post DoST accomplishments cited at 2021 science week first…

Celebrating the ‘Evolution of Philippine Cuisine’

“The world’s first global city” was neither in Europe nor the Americas—according to British musical historian David Irving, Manila during the 17th-18th centuries could have worn that title very well.  Participants in the virtual celebration of ‘Evolution of Philippine Cuisine with Quiapo A la Carte.’ The city attracted people from four continents: Europe, Asia, North and South America. Trade, culture,… The post Celebrating the ‘Evolution of Philippine Cuisine’ first appeared…

Coronavirus latest: India advises states to increase testing for omicron

Nikkei Asia is tracking the spread of the coronavirus that was first detected in the central Chinese city of Wuhan. Cumulative global cases have reached 262,080,883, according to Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. The worldwide death toll has hit 5,206,454. For more information about the spread of COVID-19 and vaccination progress around the world, please see our interactive charts and… The post Coronavirus latest: India advises states to increase testing…

HBO’s ‘Folklore’ features Philippines’ mystical side

Multi-awarded director Erik Matti helms the Philippine episode of ‘Folklore Season 2.’ The Philippines — with its rich set of traditions, beliefs, and practices — became the perfect setting for a special episode of “Folklore Season 2,” an HBO Asia Original horror anthology series. “Folklore,” which premiered in 2018, features stories based on Asian superstitions and myths. What makes it… The post HBO’s ‘Folklore’ features Philippines’ mystical side first appeared…

Giancarlo Esposito could play iconic role in Book of Tobit film

Book of Tobit writer almost demands Giancarlo Esposito play a role in iconic film of Tobit Giancarlo Esposito Tobit screenwriter Alan Nafzger on Sunday finally spoke out about his vision for the film adaptation of Tobit. He wants Giancarlo Esposito to play a major role in The Book of Tobit.  Nafzger pointed out in the interview that Giancarlo Esposito could play a number of roles in the iconic story about…

Fran Drescher could play iconic role in Book of Tobit film

Book of Tobit writer almost demands Fran Drescher play a role in iconic film of Tobit Fran Drescher Tobit screenwriter Alan Nafzger on Sunday finally spoke out about his vision for the film adaptation of Tobit. He wants Fran Drescher to play a major role in The Book of Tobit.  Nafzger pointed out in the interview that Fran Drescher could play a number of roles in the iconic story about…

Ted Wass sides with Dave Chappelle

Transgender screenplay is released and Ted Wass sides with Dave Chappelle Ted Wass says, “Dave Chappelle has written a transgender screenplay And it’s pretty damn good” Supporters praised comedian Dave Chappelle today for his response to the controversy surrounding his new Netflix special “The Closer,” as he declared he was “not bending to anybody’s demands” following left-wing backlash over remarks he made about transgendered people. HACKED SCRIPT – DOWNLOAD CHAPPELLE’S…

Katherine Barrell sides with Dave Chappelle

Transgender screenplay is released and Katherine Barrell sides with Dave Chappelle Katherine Barrell says, “Dave Chappelle has written a transgender screenplay And it’s pretty damn good” Supporters praised comedian Dave Chappelle today for his response to the controversy surrounding his new Netflix special “The Closer,” as he declared he was “not bending to anybody’s demands” following left-wing backlash over remarks he made about transgendered people. HACKED SCRIPT – DOWNLOAD CHAPPELLE’S…