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2 other PMA hazing victims in hospital

By DEMPSEY REYES September 24, 2019 Two other cadets of the Philippine Military Academy (PMA) who were subjected to hazing rites are being treated in a hospital, the military admitted on Monday as two academy officials were dismissed over the hazing death of Cadet 4th Class Darwin Dormitorio. Cadets of …

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Palace to PMA head: Resign

By CATHERINE S. VALENTE, TMT September 24, 2019 Malacañang on Monday called for the resignation of the Philippine Military Academy (PMA) superintendent, as officials confirmed that two other hazing victims were being treated in a hospital. “He should [resign]. You know, if I were the superintendent and I would not …

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Swine fever spreads, 15K hogs culled

By EIREENE JAIREE GOMEZ September 24, 2019 THE Department of Agriculture on Monday said 15,000 pigs had been culled as more African swine fever (ASF) cases were detected in more villages. Agriculture Secretary William Dar said the number of hogs culled was equivalent to 0.11 percent of the country’s 12.8-million …

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Japan roboticists predict rise of the machines

By AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE September 24, 2019 SEIKA, Japan: Set in 2019, cult 1980s movie “Blade Runner” envisaged a neon-stained landscape of bionic “replicants” genetically engineered to look just like humans. So far, that has failed to materialize, but at a secretive research institute in western Japan, wild-haired roboticist Hiroshi Ishiguro …

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House to hike budget for palay

By GLEE JALEA September 24, 2019 The House of Representatives will realign less than P10 billion in the proposed 2020 budget to buy palay (unmilled rice) from small rice farmers and augment funds of the Department of Education (DepEd) to boost the efficiency of its K to 12 program.| House …

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Sogo hotel collapses

By The Manila Times September 23, 2019 An image of the collapsed SOGO building in Manila. PHOTO BY ENRIQUE AGCAOILI Two workers died when a portion of the Sogo Hotel along Mabini St. in Manila that was being demolished collapsed on Monday. Another worker was injured. Police officials identified the …

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Emmy winners in key categories

By The Manila Times September 23, 2019 LOS ANGELES: Here is a list of the winners in key categories for the 71st Emmy Awards, which were handed out in Los Angeles on Sunday (Monday in Manila). “Game of Thrones” wrapped up its run with an Emmy for best drama series …

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