Efforts underway to save historic Homonhon Island

House of Representatives Minority Leader Marcelino “Nonoy” Libanan has announced the launch of a multisectoral effort to save the historic Homonhon Island in Eastern Samar from further environmental degradation due to commercial nickel and chromite mining activities. “We are pleased to report that following a meeting that we initiated among stakeholders, environment Secretary Maria Antonia […]

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Philippine EV group represented in Indonesian EV show

Edmund Araga, president of the Electric Vehicle Association of the Philippines (EVAP) and concurrent president of the Asian Federation of Electric Vehicle Associations (Afeva), recently participated in the Periklindo Electric Vehicle Show at the Jiexpo Kemayoran in Indonesia held April 30 to May 5. As the Afeva representative, Araga showcased the Afeva movement to support

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Increasing number of obese Pinoy teens alarms food and nutrition institute

The overweight and obesity prevalence among Filipino adolescents significantly increased from 11.6% in 2018 to 13% in 2021. This is according to a policy statement on “FAT (Fad and Trending): Adolescent Obesity” and data from the 2021 Expanded National Nutrition Survey (ENNS) of the Department of Science and Technology-Food and Nutrition Research Institute (DOST-FNRI). The

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Dongfeng unveils new lineup in PH

Dongfeng Motors (DFM) Philippines broke the mold with a unique event to unveil a new lineup of high-tech, sustainable vehicles alongside its “Drive Your Friend” campaign last May 2 at the Metrotent Convention Center in Ortigas. Merging the thrill of a car reveal with musical theater, the launch brought to life the Aeolus Huge, Forthing

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More Pinoy adults, elderly at risk for osteoporosis

(Photo by RDNE Stock Project/Pexels) Osteoporosis is a growing concern among Filipino adults and the elderly. The Department of Science and Technology-Food and Nutrition Research Institute (DOST-FNRI) reported that one of the potential contributors to poor bone health that causes osteoporosis among Filipinos is low calcium intake. The 2021 Expanded National Nutrition Survey (ENNS) of

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SLEX expansion completed by December 2024

San Miguel Corp (SMC) recently announced that the South Luzon Expressway (SLEX) expansion project is approximately 70% complete, with a target completion date set for December, just in time for the holiday season. This project is seen to further boost the economic prospects of the Cavite-Laguna-Batangas-Rizal-Quezon (Calabarzon) region and provide significant benefits for motorists. The

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Hyundai truck and bus distributor hands out gifts to PUV drivers

Hariphil Asia Resources Inc, the official distributor of Hyundai Truck & Bus (HTB), paid tribute to the relentless spirit of the Philippine transport sector with its “Idol sa Pasada” event held at the SM Megamall Bus Terminal. This special celebration was made possible in partnership with SM Supermalls and Park Solutions Inc. The event was

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You can now rent or lease a BYD Atto 3

BPI Tokyo Century Rental Corp (BPITCRC) has acquired a BYD Atto 3 electric crossover from BYD Cars Philippines. The popular electric vehicle (EV) may now be rented or leased through Diamond Rent-a-Car, BPITCRC’s car rental and leasing arm, and one of the largest car rental companies in the Philippines. The collaboration agreement between BYD Cars

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Tech visionaries, experts to gather at Semicon Southeast Asia 2024 starting May 28

The Southeast Asian semiconductor industry, which accounts for over $200 billion in chip exports, has shown remarkable growth, attracting investments from around the world. This makes the upcoming Semicon Southeast Asia 2024 a pivotal technological event and a key convergence of business opportunities from May 28 to 30 at Mitec in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. With

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