GOOD NEWS PILIPINAS HEADLINES – MARCH 31, 2016

In the headlines of Good News Pilipinas…

Gallery Vask among Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2016 by Erika Uy

Spanish chef J. Luis “Chele” Gonzalez’s Filipino fine dining restaurant Gallery VASK ranked 39 th in this year’s Asia's 50 Best Restaurants, being the only one from the Philippines that made it to the cut. Sponsored by San Pellegrino and Acqua Panna, the prestigious list honors the most outstanding restaurants. This year’s list was released in the awards ceremony held at the W Hotel in Bangkok and was attended by distinguished chefs and restaurateurs.

Philippines hosting the Asian Taekwondo qualifiers for Rio Olympic 2016 by Nico Lloyd Cayago

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines will be hosting another important international sports competition when the Philippine Taekwondo Association stages the Asian taekwondo qualification for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on April 16-17 at the Marriot Convention Center Grand Ballroom at the New Port Complex in Pasay City.

“R. Consueloae”, smallest of the world’s biggest flower, discovered in the Philippines by Joyce Samantha Gula

A new species of Rafflesia, which is now considered as the smallest of its kind, has been found recently on two sites on Pantabangan-Carranglan Watershed area in Nueva Ecija by a team of scientists from University of the Philippines.

We Speak, AdSpeak 2016 by Johanne Donne P. Parma

Advertising industry paved the way for us to feel and see the value and importance of every product presented to us. In this way, we tend to compare and contrast the competitions between same classifications. But as time goes by, the way and strategical concept of each advertisement innovates and improves so there is one way we can produce a new breed of advertisers and advertisements.

Filipino Students won awards from Shell Eco-Marathon 2016 by Catherine Rose Canon

Shell Eco-Marathon is a yearly competition that challenges students around the world to create, design, and drive the most energy-efficient car. Filipino students from different universities had used science, technology and innovation in addressing climate change, as their customized energy efficient cars bagged prizes during the awarding of the Shell Eco-Marathon (SEM) Asia 2016 that happened at Manila Hotel last March 06, 2016.

BIR Commissioner the only Filipino among Global tax leaders by Sionna Rose Carandang Avellaneda

Bureau of Internal Revenue Commissioner Kim Jacinto-Heneras is the only Filipino among the latest Global Tax 50 of the International Tax Review that was released on February 1 this year.

A merge of traditional and modern culture at Malasimbo 2016 by Yasmine Gelle

Malasimbo 2016 which happened last March 4-6 and 24-26, is a festival showcasing arts, music, culture and indigenous people in Malasimbo Amphitheatre, an outdoor theatre with a grass terrain located at the foot of Mt. Malasimbo. Performers all around the world gather and a gallery of Mangyan art was also exhibited.

Globe advocates responsible social media use by Niel John G. Clemente

Globe Telecom has collaborated with Optus and Singtel in launching Digital Thumbprint Cyber Wellness Advocacy which aims to empower and educate as many filipino youth on the significance of responsible social media consumption as well as to promote digital citizenship.

DOST’s Juan Konek: A new source of income and education by Mark Randolf M. Aguilar

Online job applications could now be accessed almost easily with the help of the Department of Science and Technology’s new Wi-Fi project. DOST has developed “Juan Konek”, a wireless internet project that would span throughout 7,118 locations aiming to provide free internet access and boost the online job application rates.

Filipina Bartender won at Bartending Competition by Paula Carissa M. Ruiz

Last March 3, 2016 in House of Blues Dallas, Texas, the 25 th ’s TGIFriday’s World Bartender Competition happened and made a history. A 21 year-old female bartender namely Rizza Umlas takes home the top prize, a first ever Filipino female champion. She’s also the youngest among the lists of winners

All these and more on Good News Pilipinas, on March 31, 2016 at 4:00 PM anchored by Mr. Abraham Tayao and Ms. Harlene Delgado. Only here at 95.9 Green FM!

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