Duterte mourns death of Oman’s Sultan

Duterte mourns death of Oman’s Sultan Christina Mendez (The Philippine Star) - January 12, 2020 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — President Duterte has expressed condolences to the people of Oman after the passing of Sultan Qaboos bin Said on Friday. “On behalf of the Filipino nation, President Duterte expresses his sincere…

Chinese Coast Guard to visit Philippine next week

Chinese Coast Guard to visit Philippine next week MANILA, Philippines — There will be no discussion of the sensitive South China Sea issue with the Chinese Coast Guard (CCG) chief who is scheduled to arrive in Manila tomorrow. His Philippine counterpart emphasized this yesterday, citing the preeminence of “common interest”…

Postponing the inevitable

A problem which our government kept on pushing to the back burner has finally reared its ugly head.  With the 60-year-old Angat Dam in Norzagaray, Bulacan supplying 97 percent of the water needs of Mega Manila’s consumers numbering about 16.5 million,  a government plan to find an alternative source to meet…

Be a specialist

Business people love taking risks. They deal with significant and vast amounts of money transactions in the day time and then go home and sleep peacefully. This is what business people do. Athletes love to compete and win. They enjoy facing off their opponents and experience the thrill of victory.…

DOE revises guidelines for 3rd party program

DOE revises guidelines for 3rd party program Danessa Rivera (The Philippine Star) - January 12, 2020 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Energy (DOE) has issued the revised guidelines for qualified third party (QTP) program to allow private sector participation in the electrification of off-grid areas. Signed by…