Fitch unit: Coal to remain dominant as renewable energy faces headwinds

Fitch unit: Coal to remain dominant as renewable energy faces headwinds Danessa Rivera (The Philippine Star) – August 22, 2019 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — Coal-fired power plants... Read more »

BoC to donate 800 seized vehicles

The Bureau of Customs will donate more than 800 seized imported secondhand vehicles to various government agencies and put them in good use rather  than destroy them. In a... Read more »

Intellasia East Asia News – Lobbying giant joins former CNN reporter’s battle against Trump ally Duterte in Philippines

* A former CNN investigative reporter hires a lobbying juggernaut to take on Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte, one of Donald Trump’s most loyal allies in the region. * Lobbying... Read more »

Water crisis cuts economic growth potential, says WB

Water crisis cuts economic growth potential, says WB Czeriza Valencia (The Philippine Star) – August 22, 2019 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — Economies experiencing water crises and high... Read more »

DOH-Calabarzon conducts UHC orientation – Manila Standard

The Department of Health-CALABARZON (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, Quezon)  conducted a week-long orientation on Universal Health Care for leaders of Sangguniang Bayan and Panlalawigan and Association of Barangay Captain Presidents... Read more »

Intellasia East Asia News – Philippines warns of ‘unfriendly’ greeting for uninvited warships

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has warned of “unfriendly” treatment for foreign ships travelling in the country’s territorial waters without permission, in a rare swipe at China’s use of warships... Read more »

BaliPure grounds Air Force for maiden win

BaliPure grounds Air Force for maiden win Luisa Morales (Philstar.com) – August 21, 2019 – 7:55pm MANILA, Philippines – The BaliPure Water Defenders eked out their first win... Read more »

US OKs sale of fighters to Taiwan

Washington―The US State Department on Tuesday approved the sale of 66 F-16 fighters to Taiwan, in a move expected to anger Beijing. Taiwan will get the latest version of... Read more »

Intellasia East Asia News – The Philippines creates its first space agency

The agency will co-ordinate the country’s activities in space and develop technologies. The Philippines is the latest country to create its own space agency. President Rodrigo Duterte has authorised... Read more »

‘Ineng’ intensifies, now a tropical storm

‘Ineng’ intensifies, now a tropical storm (Philstar.com) – August 21, 2019 – 5:47pm MANILA, Philippines — Tropical Depression Ineng (international name: Bailu) intensified into a tropical storm Wednesday... Read more »