Palawan's municipal council of Narra has opposed the construction of a 15-megawatt coal-fired power plant in Barangay Panacan by DMCI Power Corporation, a subsidiary of the Consunji-led DMCI Holdings Inc.
The Philippines is last year's biggest consumer of gin worldwide, according to The Economist, citing data from the International Wine & Spirit Research.
Dubbed the Smart TXTBKS campaign, condensed textbooks and workbooks used by students into 160-character messages that were then inserted in Smart SIM cards and distributed to several public schools in the Philippines.
Despite the bloodbath seen in the financial markets last week, the Philippine economy will remain robust since its growth is hinged on domestic consumption, government officials said today.
Industrialist Manuel V. Pangilinan, Makati Medical Center Foundation chairman, and the AFP top brass signed an agreement to improve and expand the services of the country's prime hospital for soldiers, the AFP Medical Center in V. Luna.
Floods brought about by the southwest monsoon and a low pressure area in Davao del Norte, Sarangani Province, Sultan Kudarat, North Cotabato and Maguindanao have thus far caused the forced evacuation of about 21,000 families, with almost 100,000 individuals.
The country's big mining lobby has asked the Supreme Court to dismiss petitions questioning the constitutionality of Republic Act No. 7942 or the Mining Act of 1995.
Journalists’ unions from five Southeast Asian countries have banded together and pledged to work together to ensure better welfare and working conditions, and fight for an end to attacks on press freedom and journalists in the region.