Stories about Philippines from April, 2011
Philippines: Invisible paintings in a Manila museum
Artist Edd Aragon's ‘invisible’ paintings are on display today in a Manila museum. The artist used a unique paint formula that allows him to paint under UV (ultraviolet) light.
Philippines: Using social networks to promote local music
A photographer uses various social networks to promote original Filipino music.
Philippines: Mosquito Press
The Mosquito Press is an online publication that satirizes Filipino public figures, government offices, mainstream press, commercial products, and media practitioners, among many others. Some of its victims include the Philippine President, a major broadsheet and a TV company.
Philippines: Solar lighting project
Isang Litrong Liwanag (A Liter of Light), is a “sustainable lighting project in the Philippines which aims to bring the eco-friendly Solar Bottle Bulb to underprivileged communities nationwide”
Is Empowering Women Key to Eradicating Global Hunger?
As global food prices continue to remain high, with potential increases on the horizon because of soaring oil prices and supply concerns, experts says that there is one often-overlooked solution for fighting hunger: women.