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

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

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 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.

Little boy saves mother cat and kittens during typhoon

Little boy saves mother cat and kittens during typhoon

While heavy rains hit Manila due to typhoon “Egay” during the first week of July, 2015, a young boy lovingly protected a stray cat who had just given birth.

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

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.

SOMETHING TO BE PROUD OF – How The Philippines helped refugees from other countries

SOMETHING TO BE PROUD OF – How The Philippines helped refugees from other countries

Aside from world-class singers, boxers, and performers, Filipinos have something else they can be proud of: a history of taking in refugees who fled from persecution in their countries.

Public utility buses required to install GPS devices starting September

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

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

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

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.

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