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Address of UNCAV Secretary General to Filipinos in Austria

Address of UNCAV Secretary General to Filipinos in Austria

PACES is pleased to publish excerpts of a speech that the Secretary General of the United Nations Correspondents Association in Vienna (UNCAV), Mr. Hermann Kroiher, addressed to members of the Philippine Community on 10 June 2022. Mr. Kroiher delivered this address at...

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PACES marks 6th Anniversary with Thanksgiving Mass

PACES marks 6th Anniversary with Thanksgiving Mass

The Philippine-Austrian Cultural and Educational Society (PACES) celebrated it's 6th year Anniversary on 16 May with a Thanksgiving Mass held at the St. Augustin Church in Vienna's first district. This coincided with the Sunday Loretto High Mass at St.Augustine Church...

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STEMS70 Scholars Pass Philippine Licensure Examination

STEMS70 Scholars Pass Philippine Licensure Examination

Congratulations to Koleen L. Bacud and Cathrine M. Madlangbayan for passing the Civil Engineering Licensure Exam (Board Exam) given in May 2022 by the Philippine Professional Regulation Commission. The two new Civil Engineers, who passed the board exam on their first...

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Properly train the youth of today

Properly train the youth of today

The Philippines can really reap its demographic dividends if we train our youth properly now. This was the message of Philippine Consul General and Charge d'Áffaires Frank Olea during his introductory remarks at the virtual lecture of Dr. Baby Jane Punongbayan on the...

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PACES Holds Annual General Assembly for 2022

PACES Holds Annual General Assembly for 2022

Members, partners and supporters of the Philippine Austrian Cultural and Educational Society (PACES), gathered virtually on Thursday, 27 January for its annual general assembly. The milestones in 2021 and planned initiatives for the coming year were the main focus of...

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PACES Awards STEMS75 Scholarships for 2021-2022

PACES Awards STEMS75 Scholarships for 2021-2022

The Philippine-Austrian Cultural and Education Society (PACES) has awarded university scholarships for the academic year 2021-2022 to four deserving students from the Philippines. The new STEMS75 scholars selected for the academic year 2021-2022 are: Mr. John Paul...

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Statistics in Daily Life: Uses and Misuses

Statistics in Daily Life: Uses and Misuses

(Lies, damned lies, and statistics) "Lies, damned lies, and statistics," a phrase popularized by Mark Twain and variously ascribed to different public personalities, describes the persuasive power of statistics to convince, rightly or wrongly, and to prop up not only...

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PACES Lecture: Zoom Your Way to the Top

PACES Lecture: Zoom Your Way to the Top

Since the current pandemic began more than one year ago, online video calls and virtual meetings have become practically the norm, displacing traditional face-to-face interactions, work and business meetings, scientific meetings and conventions, social gatherings,...

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STEMS70 Scholar Passes Metallurgical Engineering Board Exam

STEMS70 Scholar Passes Metallurgical Engineering Board Exam

A former PACES scholar has achieved an important career milestone. Mr. Kenneth Dave Borja passed the July 2021 Metallurgical Engineering Licensure exam, also called the board exam, given by the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) in the Philippines. Kenneth Borja...

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