Thursday , November 14 2019
Home / Philippine News (page 29)

Philippine News

Water discovered for first time in exoplanet K2-18b

By AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE September 13, 2019 PARIS: Water has been discovered for the first time in the atmosphere of an exoplanet with Earth-like temperatures that could support life as we know it, scientists revealed Wednesday (Thursday in Manila). Eight times the mass of Earth and twice as big, K2-18b orbits …

Read More »

Indonesia forest fires stoke global fears

By AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE September 13, 2019 PEKANBARU, Indonesia: The number of blazes in Indonesia’s rainforests has jumped sharply, satellite data showed on Thursday, spreading smog across Southeast Asia and adding to concerns about the impact of increasing wildfire outbreaks worldwide on global warming. Illegal blazes to clear land for agricultural …

Read More »

Duterte not abandoning tribunal’s ruling – Palace

By CATHERINE S. VALENTE, TMT September 13, 2019 President Rodrigo Duterte is not abandoning the international ruling invalidating China’s sweeping claims in the West Philippine (South China) Sea, Malacañang assured the public on Thursday. It issued the clarification a day after the Chief Executive said he would ignore the ruling …

Read More »

NFA to flood market with imported rice

By EIREENE JAIREE GOMEZ September 13, 2019 THE National Food Authority (NFA) will flood the market with imported rice that will be sold for P27 per kilo, Agriculture Secretary William Dar said on Thursday. He said the NFA would release the 3.6 million bags of imported rice that has been …

Read More »

Govt adopts cash budgeting system

By CATHERINE S. VALENTE, TMT September 13, 2019 President Rodrigo Duterte President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the implementation of a cash-based budgeting system beginning fiscal year 2019 to hasten the delivery of public services. Duterte signed Executive Order (EO) 91 on September 9, but a copy was released to reporters …

Read More »

Apple’s new offerings: Cheaper iPhone, streaming TV

By The Manila Times September 11, 2019 CUPERTINO, California: Apple is dangling deals for its new phones and TV streaming service as it seeks to offset slumping device sales with new services. Here’s a look at what Apple unveiled on Tuesday at its product event in Cupertino, California. Apple Senior …

Read More »

Trump fires hawkish national security chief Bolton

By The Manila Times September 11, 2019 John Bolton. AFP PHOTO WASHINGTON,D.C.: President Donald Trump on Tuesday announced the firing of hawkish national security advisor John Bolton, a move widely seen as boosting the president’s push to negotiate with US foes in Afghanistan, North Korea and other trouble spots. Trump, …

Read More »

‘Inspired Yorme’ returns Duterte compliment

By The Manila Times September 11, 2019 Manila Mayor Francisco “Isko” Domagoso discusses his plans plans and projects on The Manila Times TV’s ‘Hotseat’ program. PHOTO BY J. GERARD SEGUIA MANILA Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso returned the compliment to President Rodrigo Duterte whose brand of leadership, he said, has …

Read More »

Draft ruling vs Marcos poll protest divides SC

By JOMAR CANLAS, TMT September 11, 2019 Several Supreme Court (SC) justices were inclined to oppose the draft decision circulated by Associate Justice Alfredo Benjamin Caguioa dismissing the poll protest filed by former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos against Vice President Leonor Robredo, sources told The Manila Times on Tuesday. Former …

Read More »