Electric tricycle and electric vehicle (EV) drivers and owners in Quezon City (QC) now have three additional places to charge their vehicles on the road, with the inauguration of a network of rapid-charging stations for EVs in three locations in QC. 

The QC Solar Electric Vehicle Charging Network is composed of three rapid electric vehicle charging – Charging in Minutes (CharM) fast-charging stations located at key points in QC where electric vehicles (EVs) such as electric scooters and e-trikes can charge for free. 

THE Philippines needs to post GDP growth of 7 to 8 percent annually in the next six years in order to regain what the economy lost during the pandemic, according to an economist from the University of the Philippines School of Economics (UPSE).

In a presentation on Monday at the #PILIpiLUNAS2022 webinar, UPSE Associate Professor Renato Reside Jr. said this level of growth annually, or higher, could help finance future deficits.

To boost election reporting in the age of digital media, the University of the Philippines through the College of Mass Communication/Journalism Department will conduct The Philippines Elections Workshop Series for newsroom editors and journalists, with a focus on data-driven stories, website and social media tracking.

The workshop series will offer new media skills for election coverage — from finding ideas on Google Trends, producing data-driven stories, conducting investigations on political ads, to producing your newsroom’s best election coverage on YouTube. These workshops aim to offer a breadth of new skills to fully equip journalists before polling day.

Initiated in 2019, Tsek.ph is a project of the UP System, under the Office of the Vice President for Public Affairs through the UP-CMC Journalism Department serving as a collaborative fact-checking network, which at the time united three academic institutions and 11 media partners as a public service commitment to counter disinformation.

On Monday, the University of the Philippines (UP) revived Tsek.ph, an alliance of 23 academic, media and civil society organizations committed to identifying and flagging disinformation on social media.

First set up in 2019 during the midterm elections, the alliance was revived “to make it in time for the 2022 elections,” said project co-coordinator Rachel Khan, associate dean of the UP College of Mass Communication.

“Bakunahan sa Diliman” is now closed. The UP Diliman vaccination project on campus, in partnership with the Quezon City (QC) local government, officially ended on Dec. 15, after almost eight months. The vaccination drive at the College of Human Kinetics (CHK) gymnasium was established for registered and confirmed UPD personnel, Barangay UP Campus residents, and […]