Tech News, Travel, World

Laptop ban reduce passenger demand on US-bound flights from ME

5 Jun , 2017  

The prevailing ban on laptops for passengers traveling specific routes from Middle Eastern countries to the United States has a negative impact on airlines in the region. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) confirmed Sunday that passenger demand for flights by Middle East airlines to the United States fell in April in year-on-year terms by […]

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Surface and underground mine workers can retire at age 50 – SSS

25 May , 2017  

The Social Security System (SSS) lowered the age for optional and technical retirement of both surface and underground mine workers from the previous retirement age of 55 years old to 50 years old. Tis is in compliance with Department of Labor and Employment(DOLE) Department Order (DO) No.167 S-2016. SSS President and Chief Executive Officer Emmanuel […]


Tech News, Video, World

Visual effects director sells old SUV by epic viral video

11 May , 2017  

He love his car. Have driven it for 10 years. It is 1996 Model Suzuki Vitara. But he has to let go from that personal attachment. This mixed feeling, “with deep sorrow selling my little beast,” for a 21-year old SUV proved powerful enough that owner Eugene Romanovsky had to let go of the driving […]

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Crime, News, Video

Cayetano to represent PH at UN human rights council universal periodic review in Geneva

8 May , 2017  

As the new dawn opens up in Geneva, Philippine senator Peter Alan Cayetano may have gotten a good night sleep already and has freshen up for his appearance at the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) Universal Periodic review today. Cayetano co-leads the country’s delegation with Senior Deputy Executive Secretary Menardo Guevarra. In a statement, […]

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Global Pinoy, News, NOAH

Why Overseas Filipino Workers need a separate, distinct OFW bank?

7 May , 2017  

It is a good thing that the government is focused on the welfare of the Overseas Filipino Workers. But why open a separate bank for OFWs? The present crop of government officials under the Duterte administration, and so so true of the past ones, has no trust that existing government owned or controlled banks can […]

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Tech News, Video, World

This is how America grow the awesome kamote or sweet potato

6 May , 2017  

So, how do you plant kamote or sweet potatoes? You go down the market, buy a bundle of fresh cut kamote tops complete with long stems. Consume the leaves either through a simple salad or part of the sinigang (sinabawan) na ‘Abo” or Tiger Tooth Croker. Naturally, the “hard” stems will be left behind. Soak […]

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Bicol News Now, Economy, News

Bicolanos are too poor to open a savings account – Survey

4 May , 2017  

Many Bicolanos are either living dirt poor, pay check to pay check, do not have money left to put up a bank account, or do not have confidence in the Philippine banking system. Either one of the above could be true. Take a look at the recent finding based on the survey conducted by the […]

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News, Video

Palace confirms suspension of ERC chairman

4 May , 2017  

MalacaƱang Palace on Thursday confirmed the suspension order issued by Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea against Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) chair Jose Vicente Salazar. Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella confirmed on Thrusday that the Office of the President has placed ERC chair Jose Vicente Salazar on preventive suspension pending investigation of the various complaints filed against him. […]


Environment, Luzon, News

DA to restock Laguna lake with indigenous, non-invasive commercially viable fish

4 May , 2017  

The Department of Agriculture has unveiled a plan to restock Laguna and other lakes, rivers and creeks in the country with indigenous fish and non-invasive but commercially viable species. The initiative tagged as Project BASIL (Balik Sigla sa Ilog at Lawa) aims to revive inland bodies of water where decline of fish stocks has been […]


Education, Mindanao, News

Law grad from University of San Carlos Cebu tops 2016 bar exam

4 May , 2017  

A law graduate from the University of San Carlos in Cebu topped the 2016 Bar exams while a janitor at the Commission on Elections (Comelec) also passed the Bar. These two are part of the 3,747 who passed out of the 6,344 examinees who took the 2016 Bar examinations, or 59.06 percent of the total […]

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Luzon, News, Politics

PPP hybrid formula to fast track implementation of road projects in Luzon

4 May , 2017  

The fiscal administration under President Rodrigo Duterte is boasting of its makeover of the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) program with the adoption of a “new” approach to fast-track the implementation of two road projects in Luzon. Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III said that under the hybrid PPP formula, the government selects, finances and builds big-ticket projects […]

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Media, Travel, TV, Video, World

TV host makes fake commercial about United Airlines and it is funny and sad

12 Apr , 2017  

American TV host makes fake commercial about United Airlines and it is funny and sad. Thank you Jimmy Kimmel for placing on the front row seat the flight of the obviously Asian man on that United Airlines plane. When already the details of the incident had been swarm-broadcasted on cable and free channels, more TV […]

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Celebrity, Entertainment, News, Video

Watch: Lead vocalist Arnel Pineda perform with Journey at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Ceremony

10 Apr , 2017  

The 80’s popular rock band Journey finally got inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame last Friday. It was the 32nd year in a row of honoring musicians into the prestigious list of outstanding musicians that left an indelible mark in the music and entertainment industry. But while the group have Philippine’s Arnel […]

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Nation, NOAH, Politics

President Duterte douse cold water on claims of fake news site VS Robredo

16 Mar , 2017  

What’s next when truth is twisted and served as fake news? On Monday, President Rodrigo Duterte doused cold water on the fake news article published maliciously by a dubious, fake news web site, obviously supportive of the administration but into overdrive attack against critics, particularly vice-President Leni Robredo. ATPV 2,452

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Luzon, Nation, News, Video

Malacanang convenes on Monday the National Security Council’s Execom

12 Mar , 2017  

On Monday, members of the Executive Committee of the National Security Council will meet at Malacanang. At the behest of President Rodrigo Duterte, the Executive Committee of the National Security Council (EC-NSC) will meet at 5:45 in the afternoon. ATPV 2,567

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Business, News, Video, Visayas

Corn farmers are getting small financing scheme thru credit card

12 Mar , 2017  

Corn farmers are getting introduced to small financing scheme using the credit card. This came about with the collaboration of Monsanto Philippines and Metrobank with the launch of Dekalb Mlite, touted as the first credit card facility for corn farmers in the country. ATPV 2,391

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Bicol News Now, News, Politics, Video

Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation refutes malicious claim against Jesse Robredo

9 Mar , 2017  

The Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation Inc., released a statement refuting an untruthful and baseless claim of a dubious blog site spreading lies and spinning made-up stories against former Naga City Mayor and Interior and Local Government Secretary Jesse Robredo. ATPV 2,162

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Manila, News, Travel

Jeepney drivers strike cause suspension of classes in NCR

27 Feb , 2017  

MalacaƱang has suspended classes for elementary and high school levels in the National Capital Region (NCR) due to the scheduled nationwide transport strike on Monday. Several local government units, universities and colleges also announced suspension of classes in different levels due to the transport strike. The Monday mass protest was a defiant move against the […]


Tech News, Video, World

Autonomous flying taxi soon in Dubai on July 2017

25 Feb , 2017  

First, the driverless cars. Now what is Dubai up to next? The city of Dubai, the modern capital of the Emirate of Dubai, one of seven that comprise the United Arab Emirates, is opening up to another first in the world. It is because by July this year, passenger drones will get introduced in this […]

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News, NOAH

Duterte wants you to know he got highest award from the Knights of Rizal

25 Feb , 2017  

Duterte wants you to know he got highest award from the Knights of Rizal. On Thursday night, the Knights of Rizal conferred the highest honor it gives to an individual on President Rodrigo Duterte in a ceremony at the SMX Convention Center in Davao City. He was honored with the Knight Grand Cross of Rizal […]

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News, NOAH, Social Media

Kabayan Party List Harry Roque under fire for sexist comment

23 Feb , 2017  

Kabayan party list representative Harry Roque got swarmed with negative comments on social media sites Facebook and Twitter. In a press conference Wednesday, Kabayan party list Harry Roque wagged his tongue longer than it should. He uttered a sexist remark towards Senator Leila de Lima. Roque asked why the lady senator, facing drug complaints being […]

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Election, Nation

This is how SSS pensioners will get their P1-K increase

23 Feb , 2017  

On Wednesday, Malacanang confirmed approval of the initial release of P1,000 pension hike for Social Security System beneficiaries.The palace nod signals the fund administrator can release the promised P1,000 hike beginning Mach 2017 and retroactive covering from the month of January this year. According to the SSS, the schedule of release will follow the timetable […]

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Climate Change, News, Video

Pink pineapples for your fruit salad, anyone?

13 Feb , 2017  

Do you love fruit salads? Are you fond of experimenting by adding colors on the mix to make it more fancy and attractive? Now that wait is almost over. Very soon, the food stalls and supermarkets in the US of A will get a fill of pineapple, not the yellow fleshed ones, but a new […]

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News, Video, World

Be aware: Are fast food wrappers killing consumers?

12 Feb , 2017  

Out of 100 persons shopping at city malls in the country, roughly 80+ (80% or more) of the number end up eating in fast food chains. That is a pretty good stat for mall operators and food retailers. Good for business, they can say. But there’s a possible downside for people who frequents fast food […]

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