Students and other mall goers appreciate the “Woven Identities Clothing Traditions of ASEAN” exhibits at SM Masinag Atrium in Antipolo City on Monday (Sept. 28, 2015). Woven Identities showcases a plethora of weaving techniques and embroideries that symbolize ASEANís... [Read more...]
SM Masinag Assistant Mall Manager April Duquez leads the ribbon cutting during the opening on Monday (Sept. 28, 2015) of the “Woven Identities Clothing Traditions of ASEAN” exhibit from Sept. 28 to Oct. 4 at SM Masinag Atrium in Antipolo City. Woven Identities showcases... [Read more...]
SM Masinag Assistant mall manager April Duquez delivers a message during the opening of the “Woven Identities Clothing Traditions of ASEAN” exhibit at SM Masinag Atrium in Antipolo City on Monday (Sept. 28, 2015). Woven Identities showcases a plethora of weaving techniques... [Read more...]
Philippine Dealing System Holdings Corp. & Subsidiaries President Cesar Crisol (right) says the fixed income exchange is looking to hit a volume of PhP 100 billion in 2015, or just about half of last yearís PhP 190 billion. ìWe’re looking at something similar to... [Read more...]
Senator Loren Legarda (left), chairperson of the Senate Committee on Finance, directs a question to Department of Education (DepEd) Secretary Armin Luistro (right) during the public hearing on the proposed 2016 budget of the DepEd and its attached agencies on Monday (Sept. 28,... [Read more...]
MANILA, Sept. 28 – The Ayala Bridge in Manila, which is now under maintenance work, will have a partial opening on October 1, as the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) advised motorists to take alternate routes.
ILOILO CITY, Sept. 28 — Delegates to the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Multi-Year Project (MYP) seminar “Strengthening Public-Private Partnership to Reduce Food Losses in the Supply Chain”, held here Sunday, discussed ways to cut losses in the livestock and fishery sectors.
ILOILO CITY, Sept. 28 — Member economies of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) are being urged to identify their specific targets in reducing food waste.
JAKARTA, Sept. 28 — The Indonesian government has launched a large air operation, involving helicopters, planes and thousands of soldiers, to fight forest fire that has spread haze to Singapore and Malaysia.
MOSCOW, Sept. 28 — People's lives today are ruled by consumerism which also leads them to overuse social networks rather than engage in real communication, the Pope bemoaned in an address to bishops in Philadelphia.
Sports & Entertainment
By Jelly F. Musico
MANILA, Sept. 27 (PNA) — Gilas Pilipinas survived Japan’s stinging defense for a 73-66 victory on Sunday at the start of the FIBA Asia Championship second round in Changsha City, China.
ADELAIDE, Sept. 27 — India's most successful cueist Pankaj Advani on Sunday added another feather to his cap by winning the IBSF World Billiards Championship by outplaying his opponent in the final to take his world title count to 14 here on Sunday.
IBARAKI PREFECTURE, Japan, Sept. 27 — Indian golfer Gaganjeet Bhullar scored a bogey free one-under 69 with one birdie and 17 pars to finish Tied-38th up from 45th overnight at the Asia-Pacific Open Mitsubishi Diamond Cup here today.
Travel & Tourism
LHASA, Sept. 27 — Tibet in southwest china has welcomed 14.3 million tourists in the first eight months of 2015.
DUMAGUETE CITY, Sept. 28 — A showcase of all the culinary extravagance in the city and exchange of knowledge between HRM (hotel and restaurant) and tourism students was witnessed in a one-day activity dubbed as the “Flavors of Dumaguete” in celebration of the World Tourism Day on Sunday.
POKHARA, Nepal, Sept. 28 — Nepal's tourism hub Pokhara, some 200 km west of the capital Kathmandu, is trying to help revive the Himalayan nation's tourism industry, which has been severely affected by the April 25 killer earthquake.
Health & Lifestyle
Cebu City health department to launch all-out war against mosquitoes as dengue claims lives of 2 kids
CEBU CITY, Sept. 28 — The Cebu City Health Department (CHD) will launch an “all-out” war against dengue-carrying mosquitoes on Tuesday as dengue claimed the lives of two children in the city last week.
ILOILO CITY, Sept. 28 — South Korea-based organizations Medipeace Global Health and Babonanum Foundation recently turned over medical equipment to five barangay health stations in the Municipality of Leon, Iloilo.
MANILA, Sept. 28 — The Department of Health (DOH) is advising patients to maintain strong immune system in managing post-dengue hemorrhagic fever and other illnesses.
LINGAYEN, Pangasinan, Sept. 28 — The Land Bank of the Philippines (LBP), through its Lingayen Branch here, will soon provide the provincial government, especially its employees, with additional banking services.
By Manilyn Ugalde
LEGAZPI CITY, Sept. 28 (PNA) — The top Department of Public Works and Highways Bicol official finally got his wish to be moved out of the regional office after almost a year that he was obliged to transfer here, allegedly a controversial and scandal-ridden regional office.
CAMP ALAGAR, Cagayan De Oro City, Sept. 28 – The police has arrested the No. 3 “most wanted person” in Bukidnon and the No. 2 “most wanted person” in Misamis Occidental, the police regional command said Monday.
MANILA, Sept. 28 — The pre-selling of beep cards in five Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT-3) stations kicked off on Monday.
MANILA, Sept. 28 — Local share prices retreated for fifth day to 6,800-level on Monday after Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen signaled a hike in United States interest rates will be possibly raised later this year.
FRANKFURT, Sept. 28 — The German car maker Audi said on Monday that a total of 2.1 million Audi cars were affected by the emissions cheating scandal. (PNA/Xinhua)
SAN LUIS, Aurora, Sept. 28 — Some 1,241 hectares of agricultural lands in this province are in danger of being severely affected by the El Niño phenomenon, according to the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) satellite office here.
MANILA, Sept. 28 — Member-economies of the Asia Pacific region agreed to boost stronger Public-Private partnership (PPP) seeking to reduce, if not eliminate, food losses in the supply chain of fishery and livestock in one of the meetings of the APEC Food Security Week.
BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, Sept. 28 — The provincial government here through the Provincial Agriculture Office (PAO) will be giving away free certified rice seeds to farmers as assistance to increase their production and income.
NAGASAKI, Sept. 24 — Chanson singer Kazumichi Terai has been directing a choir of Nagasaki atomic bomb survivors for more than a decade, hoping to convey their wishes for global peace and a nuclear-free world.
OSAKA, Sept. 25 — Reiko Yoshitomi has never ceased to rue the delay in ending World War II.
KOCHI, Japan, Sept. 27 — Kiichi Watanabe, who works in a beauty salon in western Japan, believes that the best way he can contribute to society as a hairdresser is by offering wigs made of donated human hair to children who lack hair of their own.