Filipina astrophysicist verifies the theory of relativity in deep space
Reinabelle Reyes, a 28-year-old Filipina astrophysicist, led a team at Princeton that proved Eintsein’s Theory of General Relativity beyond our own solar system. Currently a fellow at the University of Chicago, she hopes to one day return to the Philippines and make a contribution to help solve some of the immediate problems facing her own country.
Further reading: Rappler
The Philippines has the highest percentage of believers in God
In a comparison with 29 other countries, the data shows that the Philippines has the highest number of believers in God (94%). The lowest percentage is found in east Germany (13%).
Further reading: Yahoo!
Six daily round trip Manila-Dumaguete flights available soon
In addition to Cebu Pacific and Philippine Airlines, another airline is expected to be offering daily flights to and from Manila and Dumaguete City. Expansion of the tarmac at the Dumaguete airport (DGT) is reportedly underway.
Further reading: Negros Chronicle
Happy (belated) 18th birthday, Philippines Internet!
On March 28, 1994, a 64K serial link connected the Philippines to the Internet for the first time.
Further reading: soc.culture.filipino newsgroup, March 28, 1994
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