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Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

Google Street View Lands in Manila

Google has just set new sights on the Philippines, bringing people around the world close to some of the country’s ancient fortresses and historic churches. On Tuesday the tech-giant began capturing images of the Philippines for Street...

Wednesday, August 8th, 2012

Crowdsourcing Crisis Response Following Philippine Floods

Widespread and heavy rains resulting from Typhoon Haikui have flooded the Philippine capital Manila. Over 800,000 have been affected by the flooding and some 250,000 have been relocated to evacuation centers. Given the gravity of the situation, “some resourceful Filipinos...

Monday, January 23rd, 2012

Policy makers, Scientists to Meet in Manila – Coastal Protection

A high-level discussion on the protection of marine environment against land-based activities is slated on January 25-27, 2012 at the Third Intergovernmental Review Meeting (IGR3) on the Implementation of the Global Programme of Action (GPA) for the...

Monday, November 14th, 2011

Australian PM Lauds Aquino for Introducing Reforms

The two leaders exchanged pleasantries and expressed appreciation for each other’s help such as Australia’s assistance in mapping out flood-prone areas in Metro Manila, Foreign Affairs Undersecretary Laura del Rosario said. “The Australian government is helping us unmask...

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011

Grassroots GIS Project Develops Low-Cost Mapping for Manila Slums

The 'Grassroots GIS' research project is working to develop low-cost mapping and publishing methods for slums and slum-upgrading projects in Manila, financed by the School of Design and Environment, Department of Architecture, National University of Singapore (NUS)....

Monday, September 19th, 2011

Metro Manila’s Risky Areas Shown in 3-D Maps

Areas in Metro Manila at high risk during natural disasters may now be known through an accurate hazard map, a product of Australia’s high-resolution three-dimensional mapping technology, which had been turned over to the Philippine government recently....

Monday, September 12th, 2011

Christine Acosta: The Leak Detective

Christine Acosta is a young engineer who detects leaks for Maynilad Water Services, Inc. to solve the mysterious cases of water losses in Metro Manila. In this interview, Christine talks about her job of finding missing water;...