MPBL set to turn professional

CHOOKS-TO-GO PILIPINAS will now handle the MPBL’s operations and is girding for an invitational tournament set for next month. — CHOOKS-TO-GO PILIPINAS By John Bryan Ulanday THE Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL) is set for a major reboot including a planned transformation to a professional league soon and the lifting of restrictions for Filipino-foreign players. […]Read More

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Escherichia coli or E. coli is a bacterium commonly found in the intestines of humans and other animals. In short, it is in all of us. It helps with digestion. But some strains of it can also make us sick, such as those that cause severe food poisoning. E. coli is also the same bacterium […]Read More

China nears launch of first modern aircraft carrier

REUTERS CHINA is three to six months from launching its third and most modern aircraft carrier, new analysis shows, in what would be a milestone for President Xi Jinping’s effort to project power into the high seas. The Jiangnan Shipyard near Shanghai has made “steady progress” this year on the vessel, known for now as […]Read More

China holds combat readiness patrol as U.S. lawmakers visit Taiwan

REUTERS BEIJING/TAIPEI – China’s military said on Tuesday it had conducted a combat readiness patrol in the direction of the Taiwan Strait, after its defence ministry condemned a visit to Taiwan by a U.S. congressional delegation it said had arrived on a military aircraft. The patrol was aimed at the “seriously wrong” words and actions […]Read More

IGNITE CYBER 2021: Blazing towards recovery & growth

As the challenging year of 2020 came to a close, 2021 ushered in the feeling of hope and recovery. Last year, IGNITE PH went online for the first time and focused on shaping the future of Innovation as the theme. This year, the largest international innovation conference in the Philippines is back again online this […]Read More

Get ready for the Philippine’s first-ever Virtual Sustainability Career Fair

Metamorphosis Group with the support of Sustainable PH and the Society of Sustainability Practitioners is hosting the Philippines’ first ever Virtual Sustainability Career Fair called the Virtual Career Academy (VCA) Summit 2022! The VCA Summit is a 5-day annual event meant to invite employers and job seekers to come together and share mutually-beneficial opportunities in […]Read More

GDP grows faster than expected in Q3

The Philippines’ gross domestic product (GDP) grew by 7.1% in the third quarter despite lockdown restrictions. — PHILIPPINE STAR/ MICHAEL VARCAS By Jenina P. Ibanez, Senior Reporter THE PHILIPPINE economy grew faster than expected in the third quarter, putting it on track to meet the upper end of the government’s full-year growth target and return […]Read More

Peso climbs on strong Q3 GDP growth

THE PESO rose on better-than-expected gross domestic product data. — BW FILE PHOTO THE PESO strengthened versus the greenback on Tuesday amid upbeat sentiment on the Philippine economy following better-than-expected growth in the third quarter. The local unit ended trading at P50.091 per dollar on Tuesday, gaining 6.9 centavos from its P50.16 close on Monday, […]Read More

Factory output sustains growth in Sept. as economy reopens

REUTERS FACTORY OUTPUT rose for a sixth consecutive month in September in step with the recovering economy, according to the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA). According to the preliminary results of the PSA’s Monthly Integrated Survey of Selected Industries report released Tuesday, the volume of production index (VoPI) rose 124% year on year in September. It […]Read More

Timor Leste replaces Brunei from Group A of Suzuki Cup

PHILIPPINE national football team Azkals TIMOR Leste will complete the cast of opponents the Philippine Azkals will face in the group stage of the ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) Suzuki Cup next month in Singapore. The Timorese got a free pass to Group A action against seeded squads the Azkals, Thailand, Singapore and Myanmar after their […]Read More