Mr. ABANG MOHD MOCHTAR ABANG PAWOZAN (SAR) is doing a post- graduate course for his Ph.D. at Reading under the guidance of Dr. D.M. KEITH-LUCAS and Dr. E. SOEPADMO on the systematics and ecology of Palaquium (Sapotaceae). Ms. M.G. AGOO (PNH) left the Philippine Flora Project at the end of February, 1994, to continue her Ph.D. studies at PNH. She has been replaced by Ms. M.S. SAMSON. Mr. J.A. ALVAREZ also left to become a forester with the Philippine National Oil Company.