DepEd suspends national, regional activities

The Department of Education (DepEd) has suspended all national and regional activities which require travel and congregation of schools, division, and regions amid the continuing threat of the 2019 coronavirus disease (Covid-19).

In Department Memorandum No. 034, series 2020, issued Monday, the DepEd said only …

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Patrolwomen honored for protecting wildlife

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has recognized two female maritime police officers who have made significant contributions to the protection of wildlife species in the Philippines.

Patrolwoman Diane Flores, 26, and Patrolwoman Ella Mae Duquiatan, 26, of the Manila Maritime Police Station, …

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Once in a leap year

Thirty days has September."

Still remember this nursery rhyme? Who could forget its last part that says, "All the rest have 31, except for February alone, which has 28 days clear, and 29 in each leap year"?

Did you ever wonder why we have a …

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Poy Erram traded to TNT

The Philippine Basketball Association finally approved the trade that would send Poy Erram to TNT from NLEX.

On Friday, the league announced that the swap that also involves Blackwater was finally given a green light after revisions were made.

In the approved trade package, the …

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Covid 19 outbreak delays 2 solar projects

Meralco PowerGen Corp. (MGen) is delaying the commissioning of two solar projects in the latter part of the year, its president and chief executive officer Rogelio Singson said on Monday.

In Manila Electric Company's (Meralco) media briefing, Singson said these solar projects are in Tarlac …

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Cordillera now has 4 PUIs for nCov: DOH

The Department of Health-Cordillera Administrative Region (DOH-CAR) on Friday reported that there are now four persons under investigation (PUI) who are under hospital quarantine suspected of being infected with the 2019 novel coronavirus (nCoV).

In a press briefing, DOH-CAR officer-in-charge, Dr. Amelita Pangilinan said the …

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Steam emissions from Taal rise: Phivolcs

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) on Friday reported an increase in the amount of steam being released by Taal Volcano in Batangas after having weak and moderate steam emissions for the past three days.

Phivolcs director Renato Solidum said the increase in …

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