DILG, MinDa To Launch Rural Solar Water Supply

The Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) and the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) will jointly design a program, which aims to provide solar-power generated water supply systems in off-grid villages all over Mindanao and the island provinces of the region, to provide water for drinking and irrigation. DILG Secretary Eduardo Año and MinDA chairman and Secretary Emmanuel “Manny” Piñol agreed in their last meeting in Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao on Sept. 7 to start the program with the signing of a Memorandum of Agreement between the two agencies, including the beneficiary-local government units. The idea of establishing Solar-Powered Water…

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WOCEE 2019 Champions Tech Entrepreneurship at The Final Pitch Pavilion

Now on its third year, the highly anticipated World of Consumer Electronics Expo, or simply WOCEE, is back to showcase another exciting presentation…

GCash Launches Customer Protect Program For Users

Leading mobile wallet GCash, powered by fintech startup Mynt, provides users with increased peace of mind when using the app with the launch…

Mindanao News

DSWD Assesses Anew Poor Households In Region 11

The Department of Social Welfare and Development in Southern Mindanao (DSWD-11) will once again roll out its assessment for poor households in Davao Region. During…

BARMM Eyes Export Of Mature, Green Coconuts

The fledgling Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM), in coordination with the Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA,) is bullish to soon export mature and green…

Westmincom Distributes Relief Items To Poor Families

Some thirty families in Barangay Bolong here received food packages and other supplies from the Western Mindanao Command (Westmincom). The packages and supplies distributed by…

Sports News

New Clark City Sports Facilities Boost Performance Of National Athletes

The Philippine Swimming Inc. (PSI) and the Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association (PATAFA) Inc. were impressed by the newly built Athletics Stadium…

National Athletes Test SEA Games-Ready Facilities In New Clark City

In preparation for the upcoming South East Asian (SEA) Games, national athletes tested the new and modern sports facilities at the New Clark…

Local News

AirAsia PH To Launch Manila-Bacolod Flights In October

AirAsia Philippines is adding another route this year, offering flights between Manila and Bacolod beginning October 27. The carrier's chief…

DAR Orders NFA To Lower Rice Prices To P27/Kilo

Agriculture Secretary William Dar ordered the National Food Authority (NFA) to bring down rice prices to PHP27 per kilo by…

Dominguez Raises Need For SSS To Hike Income

Finance Secretary, Carlos Dominguez III has underscored the need for state-run Social Security System (SSS) to "dramatically increase income" to…

World News

WHO Calls For Urgent Research On Microplastics

The World Health Organization (WHO), on Thursday called for further…

What Is Really Happening In The Amazon Rainforest And Why Are We Freaking Out Just Now?

By: Meggy Garcia So today, you pulled out your phone…

Tech

Puregold, GCash Launch Cash-In, Payment Via Barcode

Industry leaders Puregold, Globe and GCash have worked together to launch another innovative mobile-based service that will enhance their customers' experience nationwide—the Cash-In…

Technology Is Keeping Us Young! People Who Use Tech Feel 11 Years Younger, Lenovo™ Research Reveals

Technology is making the world feel younger, healthier and more emotionally connected, reveals new research released recently by Lenovo, suggesting a growing relationship…

Double The Storage, Double The Fun With The New Realme C2 2020

Game changer brand realme Philippines launches the upgraded version of the #RealEntryLevelKingrealme C2, the realme C2 2020. The new model comes in 2GB+32GB…

Motoring

Palace Dares Poe To Name Expert To Fix Traffic Woes

Malacañang urged Senator Grace Poe to suggest an expert, who can help manage traffic in Metro Manila, if she feels that Transport Chief Arthur Tugade…

DOTr To Poe: Traffic Not Part Of Our Mandate

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) took exception to the remarks of Senator Grace Poe, stressing that addressing traffic woes is not part of its mandate.…

Tyreplus Underscores Importance Of Optimum Tire Condition During Rainy Season

Tyreplus, a professional tire and car maintenance service center, underscored the need to have perfect tire condition to ensure safety during the rainy season. Traveling…

Entertainment

Kathryn Bernardo’s Different ABS-CBN Ball Looks

Growing up in the spotlight takes a lot of guts since you're just discovering your personal style. You know, that…

Ageless Beauties and Their Stunning ABS-CBN Ball Looks

Age is just a number, and these stars prove it by serving fabulous looks not just when they're all glammed…

United International Pictures Get Inside The Making Of “Gemini Man” With New Featurette

Go behind-the-scenes of Paramount Pictures’ "Gemini Man" with Will Smith, director Ang Lee, and producer Jerry Bruckheimer to learn more…

Travel

Thailand In Taste And Flavors: A Guide For Starters

No adventure is ever complete without its culinary counterpart. After all, a country’s flavors are very much a part of…

How Taiwan Commits To A Green Future

In today's pressing climate crisis, sustainability has now become a top priority for countries aiming to balance bullish economic development…

Thailand In A Spur Of The Moment: Where To Get Your Adrenaline Fix

We are down to the last few months of the year and for those who have an insatiable spirit for…

Drink & Dine

FamilyMart Has Your Caffeine Fix Covered With New ‘Coffee Creations’

Heads up, coffee junkies! A new set of beverages just made FamilyMart your new favorite destination for a satisfying yet…

FamilyMart: Authentic Japanese ‘Konbini’ Experience

FamilyMart is one of the biggest convenience store brands in Japan, and the only homegrown one among the top three…

Chillax With Your Barkada At Dencio’s This September

Planning a simple get-together with your friends can be quite a challenge. Setting a date, alone, is hard but what…

The Talk

Ten Affordable Food Spots Near DLSU

Hear Ye, Hear Ye to students in Taft area! It's no secret that in college, you will be swamped with…

10 Things To Do When You Have Writer’s Block

Your work is due in a few hours, but you’re a blank slate. Your creative juices have just stopped flowing.…

10 Must Watch Filipino Films On Netflix

Netflix, viewed as the most popular streaming service in the international field, has recognized the Philippines and its media art…

Trending

Emily Doe, the Victim of Stanford Sexual Assault Finally Reveals Her Identity

The New York Times recently published an article which finally reveals the identity of the Stanford Sexual Assault victim, which…

The Viral Instagram Policy Message You’ve Been Seeing Is A Hoax

The Instagram community all but panicked when known influencers and celebrities started posting about a new Instagram policy that states,…