First delegates to arrive in the Philippines for Wednesday’s “17th Conference of the Science Council of Asia” are from Myanmar. Maung Kyaw and Khin Htay, who are members of the Myanmar Academy of Arts and Science, together with another delegate, arrived evening Monday, 12 June 2017, at NAIA and were received by Dr. Geraldo S. Petilla (R), National Research Council of the Philippines (NRCP) chief administrative officer and conference logistics lead secretariat. For information about the conference, visit