Penalizing the car owner not being behind the wheel

WHY must we become impersonal?What’s the point in penalizing someone you have not personally seen violating a traffic rule? Those are but two of the many questions begging for answers in the government’s long-bashed NCAP regulation. NCAP stands for No Contact Apprehension Policy.It allows our Local Government Units (LGUs) in…

Hyundai Motor Philippines ushers in new era, brings exciting new vehicles

Hyundai Motor Philippines (HMPH) has officially gone all-in, launching a set of new and refreshed vehicles coinciding with the company’s relaunch and introduction of a new distributor for its passenger car offerings. This marks a major turning point for the car company, who aims to continue strengthening the brand while…

STCA recognizes outstanding child advocates

The Saint Teresa of Calcutta Award (STCA) has announced the 2021 and 2022 winners of the distinguished Philippine-based humanitarian awards after a one-year hiatus due to the pandemic. Angela Maria “Beth” Luna Pangan was named the 38th STCA awardee for 2021, while Consuelo Misa Balbero was recognized as the 39th…

IPOPHL pushes creation of ACAPP in schools, LGUs to boost IP insight

The Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL) is pushing for the establishment of Anti-Counterfeit and Anti-Piracy Policies (ACAPP) across all local government units (LGU) and universities to deepen intellectual property (IP) respect across the country. IPOPHL noted that IP Rights Enforcement Office (IEO), the enforcement arm of the agency,…

Plania climbs ring vs unbeaten Aleem for WBO/NABO belt

MIKE “MAGIC” PLANIA finally gets to face unbeaten World Boxing Association interim super bantamweight champion Ra’eese Aleem for the World Boxing Organization/North America Boxing Organization belt on September 4 at the Cypto.com Arena in Los Angeles, California. The bout was initially set for June 18 in Houston, Texas, but was…

Jollibee to open store in New York’s Times Square

Filipino-owned fast-food chain Jollibee will open its flagship store in Times Square—New York’s famous landmark and one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. On Wednesday, Jollibee inaugurated its flagship store in Times Square, the 65th store in the United States and the fourth store in the Big…