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Scientists develop new technique of orbiter defense from space debris

DUBLIN, Oct. 21 (PNA/TASS) — A new computer model that will help the scientists to increase orbiter defense from clashing with space junk has been developed in Ireland. The researchers…

Preparation for longest Dagupan fiesta in full swing

DAGUPAN CITY, Oct. 22 (PNA) — Preparations for the longest Dagupan City Fiesta ever is now in full swing following the creation by Mayor Belen Fernandez of a fiesta executive…

PhilRice to adopt drone technology for data research

By Magtanggol C. Villar SCIENCE CITY OF MUNOZ, Nueva Ecija, Oct. 21 (PNA)–The Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) will conduct training program on drone technology which is seen to help…

PHL shares extend gain on upbeat US data

MANILA, Oct. 21 (PNA) — Local share prices extended their winning streak for a second day on Tuesday, spurred by upbeat United States (US) data. The bellwether Philippine stock exchange…

Publicly-listed firms urged to adopt good corporate governance

By Leslie D. Venzon MANILA, Oct. 21 (PNA) — More publicly-listed companies are encouraged to practice good corporate governance to enhance their performance and help improve the ranking of Philippine…

Robinsons Land sets 2015 capex at P15-B to P17-B

MANILA, Oct. 21 (PNA) — Robinsons Land Corporation (RLC), the real estate arm of JG Summit Holdings Inc., expects to spend next year P15 billion to P17 billion capital expenditures,…

Palace working with Congress to ensure stable power supply next year

MANILA, Oct. 21 (PNA) — Malacañang said it continues to work with Congress to come up with an acceptable solution to the impending power shortage during summer next year. “The…

Palawan dubbed Top Island in the World by US travel mag

By Azer N. Parrocha MANILA, Oct 21 (PNA) — The small island of Palawan, according to most readers in a survey conducted by a US travel magazine Conde Nast Traveler…

Experts call for public support on commercialization of Bt Egglant

By Jade D. Miguel LOS BANOS, Laguna, Oct. 21 (PNA) — Experts from various science and technology centers in the country have called for support on the commercialization of Bt…

Academician says PHL can compete with other countries in terms of genetic engineering

By Jade D. Miguel LOS BANOS, Laguna, Oct. 21 (PNA) — What our country only needs are smart minds, said Dr. Emil Javier, an academician from the National Academy of…

600 BCPO men keep peace and order in Baguio City

BAGUIO CITY, October 21 (PNA) -– The Baguio City Police Office (BCPO) with its 600 strong personnel, is continuously doing its best in maximizing police presence and in bringing in…

DOLE-Eastern Visayas to complete compliance check within this month

TACLOBAN CITY, Oct. 21 (PNA) -– The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) eyes to complete within this month the first post-Yolanda routine inspection of establishments to come up with…

Councilors push different measures vs wearing of bonnets, to hide motorcycle riders’ identities

DUMAGUETE CITY, Oct. 21 (PNA) -– The City Council of Dumaguete will tackle in its regular session Wednesday separate but similar measures prohibiting the wearing of various types of cover…

28 Dagupan detaines earn college diploma

DAGUPAN CITY, Oct. 21 (PNA) — Even in a slammer, a jail bird can get a school diploma and fulfill his dreams. This happened to 28 detainees of the Dagupan…

DOH assures readiness of RITM for Ebola Virus Disease

By Leilani S. Junio MANILA, Oct. 21 (PNA) — The Department of Health (DOH) assured on Tuesday the readiness and capability of its Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) in…