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Microsoft to buy Nokia’s mobile devices business for 5.44-B euros

NEW YORK, (PNA/Kyodo) — Microsoft Corp. said Tuesday it has agreed to buy the mobile devices and services business of Finland’s Nokia Corp. for 5.44 billion euros, aiming to catch…

New World Bank climate change report should spur SEA and world leaders into action: Greenpeace

Jakarta/Bangkok/Manila, 20 June 2013—Greenpeace today called on Southeast Asia and world governments to get serious about addressing climate change, following the release of the World Bank report Turn Down The…

Save the Philippine Seas before it’s too late — Greenpeace

Manila, June 7, 2013—“Save the Philippine seas now—before it’s too late,” Greenpeace, marine experts and fisherfolk made the call today as they renewed their demand for the Philippine government to…

Palanca Awards’ last call for entries

The Carlos Palanca Foundation, sponsor and organizer of the Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature (Palanca Awards), announces that interested participants in this year’s competition have until 12:00 midnight of…

Philippines joins the global call for Arctic protection

Manila/Davao, April 20 — Filipinos showed their support for the environment by participating in Greenpeace’s Global Day of Arctic Action –  a united movement that seeks to have the Arctic declared…

63rd Palanca Awards now accepting entries

Now on its 63rd year, the country’s premier and longest-running literary contest, the Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature or Palanca Awards, has once more opened its doors to both…

Celebrating partnerships in empowering dairy communities

In the livestock sector, the Philippine Carabao Center (PCC) is hailed to be the leader in the national livestock biotechnology research and development program. Behind this mandate, PCC’s pillars and…

Amid Series of Workplace Deaths, TUCP Urges DOLE to Hire More Safety and Health Inspectors

The series of workplace mishaps in two construction sites, a geothermal power plant, and a coal mine that caused the death of 20 workers and injured more than 20 others…

President Aquino urged to usher in renewables: coal plants to bring Mindanao more harm than good

Manila, 7 March 2013—Coal plants will bring Mindanao more harm than good, Greenpeace said today as they urged President Benigno (Noynoy) Aquino III to usher in clean, green renewable energy…

Chiz: EDSA all about ‘daang matuwid’

Senator Chiz Escudero called on government elected and appointed to adhere to the “daang matuwid’ philosophy of President Benigno Aquino III which was also the principle behind the launching of…

Chiz sounds alarm over wildlife ‘invasion’

Senator Chiz Escudero called on the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and environmental groups to intervene in the reported entry of alien plant and animal species to the…

Cardinal Santos Medical Center goes high-tech with mobile app

Cardinal Santos Medical Center goes high-tech with mobile app Adding to an already vast catalog of health services, Cardinal Santos Medical Center (CSMC) is now adapting Smartphone mobile technology to…

Cardinal Santos Medical Center opens Hand Center equipped with robotic rehab technology

At the forefront of providing advanced medical technology, the Cardinal Santos Medical Center (CSMC) recently opened its Hand Center to cater to patients in need of comprehensive care for all…

29 Outstanding Overseas Filipinos and Foreign Organizations Chosen for the 2012

29 Outstanding Overseas Filipinos and Foreign Organizations Chosen for the 2012 Presidential Awards In time for the celebration of the Month of Overseas Filipinos, President Benigno S. Aquino III will…

Absentee voter registration by Oct.30

Press Release No. 77-2012 Embassy Reminds Filipinos To Register As Overseas Absentee Voters. The Philippine Embassy in Riyadh reiterates its invitation to all Filipinos in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia…