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PH reinforcing BRP Sierra Madre

The Philippine Navy is quietly reinforcing the hull and deck of a rusting ship it ran aground on a disputed South China Sea reef in 1999 to stop it breaking apart, determined to hold the shoal as Beijing creates a string of man-made islands nearby.

PHL DOST Project NOAH identifies flood-prone areas in partial data

The Philippine Department of Science and Technology, and its project, the Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards (NOAH) has been in operation for some time and has been gathering data on recent disasters, forming a prediction and information body that can be used by everyone for risk and disaster management.

Sexist attacks on women in Vietnamese water resort in free-entry promo – and the ridiculous aftermath

This is what happens when the perfect storm of corporate greed, lack of planning, lack of security, and lack of restraint combines into a horrific incident still being talked about by Vietnamese people.

Acting Makati Mayor Kid Peña starts hunt for ghost employees

Acting Makati City Mayor Romulo “Kid” Peña on July 3 said he has started an inventory of employees at the Makati City Hall to weed it of “ghost” employees.

Kid Peña halts Makati City’s aid to over 600 sister-cities, now under audit

Acting Mayor Kid Peña has suspended the release of any assistance Makati City is giving to more than 600 sister-cities, GMA News TV’s News To Go reported on Monday.

Public utility buses required to install GPS devices starting September

All public utility buses (PUBs) will be required to install global positioning system (GPS) devices starting September of 2015.

Davao City cop arrested after refusing to pay bill, assaulting owner

A member of the Davao City police was arrested for allegedly making trouble inside a bar before dawn Friday.

China’s stock market in BIG trouble

Just a few short weeks ago, Chinese state media were touting it as the place where people could realise what President Xi Jinping calls the “Chinese dream”. But since then, that dream has turned into a nightmare for the millions of mainlanders who heeded the leadership’s call to invest in the stock market.

Natural gas production in Isabela at full swing, indicative of Bernham Rise’s plentiful resources

Geologist Carlos Primo David, newly assumed executive director of the DOST’s Philippine Council on Industry, Energy and Emerging Technology Research and Development (PCIEERD), said the discovery of the resource in Isabela is an indication of the richness of natural resources of the eastern shelf of the Philippines, where the Benham Rise is situated.

WANTED: JOHN WAYNE H. VILLANUEVA, AKA. Jay Bee, Jollibee Delivery scammer

Guess what? The Jay Bee personality who tricked Jollibee Delivery personnel to get compensative gift certificates may have been an outlaw all along.