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Dr. Antonio Alfonso: The Rice Doctor

It’s funny how sometimes in life, things don’t seem to go the way we plan them; yet somehow everything falls together in the right place.

At an early age, Antonio Andres Alfonso showed propensity for excellence by constantly excelling in his classes, all while helping his family earn more income by helping out in the farm.

Dr. […]

Guido Alfredo Delgado: Bridging the gap between the rich and poor through microfinance

The Philippine economy is steadily racing to be among the competitive markets in Asia. New investors are coming in, and more countries are expressing confidence in our economy. But despite these developments, the gap between the rich and the poor remains the same. Equal opportunities for mobility and economic stability are still an unattainable ideal.

Guido […]

Prof. Ivan Henares: A Heritage Hero

The Philippines’ rich history dates long before our colonial history. Three centuries of Spanish colonization, along with a relatively long period of American and Japanese occupation, left marks forever embedded in our country and our people. Their influences are manifested in our customs, traditions, and structures and are now symbols of our vivid past.


In the […]

Edsel Salvana: The Outstanding Doctor Physician

While relatively low compared to global statistics, the prevalence of HIV/AIDS in the Philippines is increasing in an alarming rate. Out of the 6,011 cases of HIV registered last year, 543 were confirmed AIDS cases and 188 deaths were reported. According toa recent report by the Department of Health,20 new cases of the virus are […]

Alonzo Gabriel: An Academic of the Nation, For the Nation

Despite pushing for industrialization, the Philippines still remains as a predominantly agricultural nation.But the rapid urbanization brought along an increased demand for convenient food, new processing and handling technologies,and a population susceptible to emerging pathogens—and all these point to a need for an effective national food safety program in the Philippines.

Dr. Alonzo Gabriel is a […]