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By Ma. Christina C. Arayata

MANILA, May 4 (PNA) — Two laboratories of Advanced Device and Materials Testing Laboratory (ADMATEL) got its respective ISO certificate in a ceremony held Monday at the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) ADMATEL grounds.

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BEIJING, May 4 — Chinese researchers have used 3D printing technology to make a safer space suit for astronauts while spacewalking.

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MAGSAYSAY, Davao del Sur, May 4 –- The local government unit and the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) in Region XI awarded gold and silver medals to 18 top performing student-members of the National Household Targeting System (NHTS)during the flag ceremony Monday morning.

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KABAYAN, Benguet, May 4 -– Kabayan in Benguet successfully staged its 8th Eco Tourism and Bindiyan Festival themed "Kabayan ja Bonatan angken toy nak dedaban on oliak son sikam" with rituals and community dancing.

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BUTUAN CITY, May 4 –A police commissioned officer and two non-commissioned officers were awarded the Philippine National Police merit medal for sizable seizure of illegal drugs and a firearm during the successful implementation of a search warrant last month at a central barangay of a seaside town in a southern province in the region.

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BEIJING, May 5 — A 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck New Britain region at 9:44 a.m. Tuesday (Beijing Time), the China Earthquake Networks Center said.

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MANILA, May 4 — Logos Hope, the world’s largest floating book fair, will again visit the country starting this month until July.

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BEIJING, May 4 — China has finished a successful test of the upgraded tandem accelerator, becoming few countries with a new-generation radioactive nuclear-beam accelerator, said a statement from the China Institute of Atomic Energy on Monday.

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LONDON, May 4 — Two of London's iconic buildings and Trafalgar Square, the capital's famous gathering place, will be illuminated with giant projected V-for-Victory signs this week.

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MANILA, May 4 — A magnitude 3.8 earthquake struck the province of Surigao del Sur on Monday morning, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs).

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MANILA, May 4 — The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is mounting a crackdown on resorts and other commercial establishments contributing to the poor quality of water in Boracay.

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BEIJING, May 5 — An earthquake measuring 7.5 on the Richter scale jolted 137km S of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea at 2015-05-05 01:44:04 GMT on Tue (2015-05-05 09:44:04 Beijing Time), the U.S. Geological Survey said.

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MANILA, May 4 — As part of a series of dialogues on issues regarding the service sector, the second Public-Private Dialogue (PPD) of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) will focus on the manufacturing, environment and agriculture sector at Shangri-La's Boracay Resort & Spa on May 17.

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BATAC CITY, May 4 –Students and employees of the state-run Mariano Marcos State University (MMSU) continue to make waves worldwide as they join the university's exchange program with various universities here and abroad.

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WASHINGTON, May 5 — Nerves in general are not very extensible, while "nerve stretch injury" is a common form of nerve trauma in humans. But Canadian and U.S. researchers said Monday rorqual whales have nerves in their mouths and tongues that can stretch like bungee cords.

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WELLINGTON, May 4 — A 6.0-magnitude earthquake jolted on Monday the New Zealand ski resort towns of Queenstown and Wanaka.

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SAN FRANCISCO, May 4 — San Francisco-based startup Planet Labs has used its small fleet of tiny satellites to help with relief work in Nepal, by providing imagery of the affected areas before and after the earthquake on April 25.

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By Rhaydz B. Barcia

TIWI, Albay, April 28 (PNA) — For spending most of his life in public service through public school mentoring, the Civil Service Commission Bicol regional office has nominated a mobile teacher in Albay for the Dangal ng Lahi Award.

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By Rhaydz B. Barcia

STO. DOMINGO, Albay, April 28 (PNA) — A world-renowned US geologist unearthed an ancient “pillow lava” in a remote village of this town.

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By Catherine J. Teves

MANILA, April 28 (PNA) — The Department of Environment and Natural Resources will further exert efforts on bringing Metro Manila's air quality to international standards.

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