Representatives of various groups reiterate the call for Canada to take back the waste shipped from that country to the Philippines, noting this cargo poses danger to public health and the environment. “If those container vans are still in the country by November, you can... [Read more...]
Robinsons Rewards Card holders can earn points by purchasing fuel products in Caltex through partnership program
Robinsons Retail Holdings Inc. (RRHI) President and COO Robina Gokongwei-Pe (right) and Chevron Philippines Inc. (CPI) Country Chair and General Manager Peter Morris share a light moment during the Caltex-Robinsons Rewards Card launching on Thursday (March 26, 2015) at the Rizal... [Read more...]
Robinsons Retail Holdings Inc. (RRHI) President and COO Robina Gokongwei-Pe (extreme left) and Chevron Philippines Inc. (CPI) Country Chair and General Manager Peter Morris (right, facing camera) answer questions from media during the launching of Caltex-Robinsons Rewards Card... [Read more...]
Chevron Philippines Inc. (CPI) Country Chair and General Manager Peter Morris delivers welcome remarks during the launching of Caltex-Robinsons Rewards Card loyalty program
Chevron Philippines Inc. (CPI) Country Chair and General Manager Peter Morris delivers his welcome remarks on Thursday (March 26, 2015) during the launching of Caltex-Robinsons Rewards Card loyalty program held at the Rizal Ballroom C, Makati Shangri-La Manila, Ayala Avenue,... [Read more...]
Robinsons Retail Holdings Inc. (RRHI) President and COO Robina Gokongwei-Pe (left) delivers her keynote message during launching of Robinsons Rewards Card and its partnership with Chevron Philippines Inc. (CPI), also known as Caltex, its first Rewards Card partner outside the... [Read more...]
MANILA, March 26 — Interior and Local Government Secretary Manuel "Mar" Roxas II on Thursday lauded the men and women of the Philippine National Police – National Capital Region Police Office (PNP-NCRPO) for its “remarkable” accomplishment in the implementation of OPLAN Lambat-Sibat.
MANILA, March 26 — The Philippine National Police (PNP) is alerting the public against con artists introducing themselves as police officers to facilitate transactions in government offices, PNP spokesperson Chief Supt. Generoso Cerbo said on Thursday.
MANILA, March 26 — House Committee on Labor Chairman and Davao City Rep. Karlo Alexei Nograles said on Thursday that President Benigno S. Aquino III has already spoken his piece on the Mamasapano incident and it is time for the nation to move on instead of trying to "further squeeze blood from stone."
KIEV, March 26 — Specialists from the United States will participate in military exercises in Ukraine’s western Lviv Region in April, the Ukrainian president’s press secretary said Thursday.
PARIS, March 26 — The captain of the Germanwings flight that crashed in the French Alps was in the cockpit at the time while the first officer was locked out, the Le Monde newspaper reported on Thursday.
LONDON, March 26 — Saudi Arabia announced the launch of a military operation against the Houthi rebels in Yemen Wednesday.
Sports & Entertainment
ORMOC CITY, March 26 -– The city government here is confident of producing competent swimmers now that the Olympic size swimming pool at New Ormoc City National High School (NOCNHS) oval is completed.
LOS ANGELES, March 26 — Vin Diesel says 'Furious 7' should win the Best Picture at the Academy Awards.
Travel & Tourism
BAGUIO CITY, March 26 — The tourism industry in Baguio City and the Cordillera Region must be managed to avoid deterioration in the next couple of years, thus the cooperation between the government and private sector is essential.
BANGKOK, March 26 — Bangkok-based Suvarnabhumi airport will add an extra charge to tickets of passengers leaving Thailand for checking their personal and criminal records, local media reported Thursday.
DUBAI, March 26 — The growth of international air travel from and to the Middle East outperformed global air travel in January both in number of passengers and the premium travel segment, an international civil aviation body said on Wednesday.
Health & Lifestyle
MONROVIA, March 26 — The international medical organization, Doctors Without Borders or M¨¦decins Sans Fronti¨¨res (MSF), has closed its Ebola management center in Liberia due to the decreased number of Ebola cases in the country, it said on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON, March 26 — Exposure to air pollution in the womb may be bad for children's brains and may contribute to slower processing speeds and behavioral problems, including attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms, a small imaging study of 40 kids said Wednesday.
MONROVIA, March 26 — Two new suspected Ebola cases have been recorded in Liberia following announcement of a patient tested positive for Ebola on Friday after weeks with no new cases, an official has disclosed.
BORACAY ISLAND, Malay, Aklan, March 26 — The local government of Malay, Aklan is needing a company to partner with experts in the field of information technology (IT).
LEMERY, Batangas, March 26 — Elements of Philippine National Police (PNP) in this municipality led by Police Chief Inspector Gerry M. Laylo, together with elements from the Provincial Public Safety Company (PPSC) led by Police Inspector Roy Cuevas , platoon leader, arrested a 37-year-old farmer cultivating marijuana at Sub-village Ayamitan, Mayasang Village on Tuesday.
Quezon police calls for support on anti-illegal drug campaign, identifies 2 villages with most number of drug cases
By Gideon Belen
LUCENA CITY, Quezon, March 26 (PNA) — The Quezon Provincial Police Office (QPPO) has appealed for the support of the public and barangay officials in its information gathering on those involved in illegal drugs whether user or pusher in their area.
MANILA, March 26 — After inking an agreement with the leading social media app to make internet.org available to its customers, Globe Telecom Inc. (Globe) on Thursday announced that it has extended its current Free Facebook (FB) offer until May 15.
By Joann Santiago
MANILA, March 26 (PNA) — Lower-than-forecast hike in minimum wage in the National Capital Region (NCR) was attributed as among the reasons for the drop in the Philippine central bank’s average inflation forecast for this.
WELLINGTON, March 26 — Opposition to the New Zealand government's trade policies mounted Thursday as critics claimed new international agreements were undermining the country's democracy and sovereignty.
LOS ANGELES, March 25 — Some 160 kilometers northeast to the famous Silicon Valley in the U.S. state of California, a new agriculture-based high-tech cluster is forming around the University of California Davis campus, renowned for agricultural research.
LEGAZPI CITY, March 26 — About 200 Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP) beneficiaries from different Agrarian Reform Communities in Albay are participating in the livelihood training conducted by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI)–Albay Provincial Office on Wednesday.
HA NOI, March 26 — Vietnamese business tycoons announced their plans to invest in agriculture to keep up with rising demand for high-quality produce.
By Rhaydz B. Barcia
TIWI, Albay, March 26 (PNA) — Lydia Ariate, 53, mother of four children and a resident of Sitio May Harige, an upland tribal sub-village of Barangay Misibis in this town, dwells in a house locally called by indigenous people as "kurob."
KABUL, March 26 — "No Muslim and no human being commits such crime except extremist elements, the extra-judicial killing of a man irrespective of his or her fault by anyone is condemnable," a Kabul resident, Mohammad Haroon, 59, told Xinhua.
By Rhaydz B. Barcia
TIWI, Albay, March 25 (PNA) — For the first time, an Agta lass here is set to graduate in college on March 27 under the special education system of the Department of Education — the Alternative Learning System.