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More Missiles in the Pipeline for Philippine Navy

MANILA — More capable and powerful missile weaponry are now in the pipeline for the Philippine Navy (PN) following the successful integration of Rafael Advanced Defense Ltd.’s Spike-ER (extended range) surface-to-surface missile system into the fleet. This was revealed by Navy spokesperson Commander Jonathan Zata when asked if more sophisticated missile systems and platforms are in […]

Negros Occidental Governor Alfredo Marañon Jr. (left) meets the second batch of senior high school scholars bound for Miyakonojo Higashi High School in Japan during the signing of the memorandum of agreement in Nature’s Village Resort, Talisay City last Friday. (Photo courtesy of Negros Occidental Capitol PIO)

More Negros senior high students get scholarships in Japan

BACOLOD CITY — Ten more senior high school students in Negros Occidental received a three-year scholarship from the Miyakonojo Higashi High School in Japan’s Miyazaki Prefecture. The group is the second batch of scholars from the province after the first,  who left in April this year to study General Health and Automotive. Negros Occidental Scholarship Program […]

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Comelec to regulate social media campaigns

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) is coming out with new guidelines to regulate the use of social media in the campaign for the coming May 2019 elections.Comelec spokesman James Jimenez pointed out that while politicians can still use various social mediums in their campaign, the poll body would limit the cost of doing this. “We […]

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Bureau of Immigration: Chinese top list of deported foreigners

President Duterte may have close ties with China, but when it comes to deporting foreigners, records of the Bureau of Immigration (BI) show that Chinese are not given “special treatment” as they top the list of most number of deported nationals.Data provided by the BI showed that 1,510 Chinese nationals were sent back to their […]

Strange waves rippled around the world, and nobody knows why

On the morning of November 11, just before 9:30 UT, a mysterious rumble rolled around the world. The seismic waves began roughly 15 miles off the shores of Mayotte, a French island sandwiched between Africa and the northern tip of Madagascar. The waves buzzed across Africa, ringing sensors in Zambia, Kenya, and Ethiopia. They traversed vast oceans, […]

‘Coliform high in Panglao, El Nido beaches’

MANILA, Philippines — “Very high” levels of coliform have been found at popular resorts in Panglao in Bohol and in El Nido in Palawan, according to an inter-agency body tasked to monitor tourist attractions and ensure their compliance with environmental laws.   Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat said in an interview that coliform count was 16,000 […]