July, 2015

July 29th, 2015Uncategorized 0 Comments

MANILA — Aboitiz Equity Ventures Inc. (AEV) formalizes alliance with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in support of the government’s National Greening Program. The DENR recently forged a nationwide reforestation partnership with Aboitiz for the planting of six million trees under the program. (MORE)

THE Abu Dhabi Central Jail released 15 Filipino prisoners as a gesture of goodwill for the holy month of Ramadan, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said on Wednesday. According to a statement, the 15 Filipinos were among the 879 prisoners ordered released by His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, president of United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Ruler of Abu Dhabi. The report was made public by prison…

July 21st, 2015Aquinos, cost, SONA, spendingadmin 0 Comments

THE committee in charge of the overall preparations for President Benigno Aquino III’s final State of the Nation Address (SONA) has aimed to bring down the cost of next week’s event. House Secretary General Marilyn Barua-Yap, chair of Task Force SONA, said that although the cost of food will be much higher compared to last […]

YOUNG Filipino students took home eight awards in a tough math competition in Hong Kong. The Philippines won two silver and six bronze awards in the 18th Po Leung Kuk Primary Mathematics World Contest (PMWC), said Dr. Simon Chua, president of the Mathematics Trainers Guild-Philippines (MTG). Bagging silver awards for the Philippines are Albriz Moore Bagsic of Lilyrose School and Naomi Anne King of St. Jude Catholic School. The bronze…

July 18th, 2015News 0 Comments

THE Davao Light and Power Co. saved and released an Olive Ridley sea turtle at the Cleanergy Park in Punta Dumalag, Matina Aplaya, Davao City last July 10. The pawikan was turned over by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and the police authorities to Davao Light’s community relations manager Fermin Edillon last

July 16th, 2015News 0 Comments

DESPITE the growing harm inflicted on the environment in Cagayan de Oro City, environment advocates remain optimistic that these continuing destruction could still be mitigated as interventions were discussed in a forum held at Liceo de Cagayan Univers…

A LAWMAKER urged President Benigno Aquino III on Wednesday to express support to bills that will lower individual income taxes in his final State of the Nation Address (Sona). Senator Juan Edgardo Angara, chairman of the Senate committee on ways and means, said he is hoping that among the measures the President traditionally mentions in […]

July 14th, 2015Features, Photosadmin 0 Comments

  Lauro Eklund (left), who was born in Cebu, Philippines in 1996, stars in National Geographic channel show “Yukon River Run”. Lauro’s father, Neil, told Sun.Star website at www.sunstar.com.ph that they still visit the Philippines often. Lauro is featured in this year’s show and is seen to carry the Yukon log raft legacy when his father retires. According to the National Geographic, Lauro has been doing the Yukon trip since…

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