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How to Apply for Psychology License without Examination in the Philippines

The Philippines now has an approved “Psychology Law” formally named as “REPUBLIC ACT No. 10029” or the “Philippine Psychology Act of 2009”. This law professionalizes the practice of psychology and provides guidelines for the licensure of psychologists and psychometricians who wish to practice the profession in the Philippines.

Many psychology graduates and colleagues are asking about the process for applying for the license without examination so I decided to share my experience through this blog. I just completed my application this morning. Here are some of the common questions I had myself. I feel future applicants will benefit from having them answered. Continue reading

Tourism is the theme of “Philippines-Korea” partnership forum

[PRESS RELEASE] The Embassy of the Republic of Korea, in cooperation with the Ateneo Initiative for Korean Studies (AIKS) will be holding a one-day partnership forum on tourism on December 11 at the Intercontinental Manila. With the theme “Strengthening Bilateral Relations through Mutual Cooperation,” the third Philippines-Korea Partnership Forum
will be discussing policies, strategies and cooperation in the field of tourism following the influx of Korean tourists in the Philippines and the increasing interest of the Filipinos in Korea, largely due to popularity of Hallyu. Continue reading

Total Family Health Care Expo 2012

The Philippine Pediatric Society celebrates its 65th birthday through the “Total Family Health Care” Expo at the SMX on September 1 and 2. There will be many many booths for the family to enjoy along with FREE seminars including topics on breastfeeding, healthy cooking, handling picky eaters, swimming, core yoga, fevers, bone health, and many others. There will also be free diagnostics. Do not miss this excellent event.

I will definitely be there! Entrance fee is PhP50.00.

September 1 will feature the following specialized talks:

  • Breastfeeding Basics
  • Swimming as a Sport for Life
  • Life is Better When You Surf
  • Healthy Cooking Demo
  • Dealing with Picky Eaters
  • Raising an Early Reader
  • Sing and Sway: Music for Language Stimulation
  • Healthy Eating for Kids
  • Skin and Allergies in Children

September 2 will feature the following talks:

  • Pediatric Eye Exam Pearls
  • Primer for Pediatric Dental Care
  • Protect Your Child from the Sun
  • Sports and Fitness
  • Bone Health
  • Yoga: Why It’s Good to Start Young
  • Lifestyle Management
  • Urinary Screening
  • When to Worry about Fever and Rash
  • Teenage Pregnancy on the Rise

Philippine-Based Korean Speech Contest Now Open!

[Press Release] The Korean Cultural Center in the Philippines will be holding its first metro-wide Korean Speech Contest to provide an avenue for the Korean language learners to exercise their knowledge on the said language. This will also be a gauge on how much the language learners understand the cultural nuances embedded in the Korean language. Continue reading

Japan: Kingdom of Characters Exhibit at the MET

As part of the Philippines-Japan Friendship month, an exhibit entitled “Japan: Kingdom of Characters” will be held at the Metropolitan Museum of Manila from July 8 until August 20.

Japan: Kingdom of Characters is open to the public at the Tall Galleries of the Metropolitan Museum of Manila. The museum is located at the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Complex, Roxas Blvd., Manila. Continue reading