December 6, 2019

Category: CURRENT AFFAIRS

DOST’s PAGASA Severe Weather Bulletin No. 13

Courtesy of www.pagasa.dost.gov.ph GOVPH Department of Science and Technology Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration Severe Weather Bulletin #13 Typhoon”Tisoy” Typhoon”Tisoy” Tropical Cyclone: WARNING Issued at 08:00 pm, 02 December 2019 (Valid for broadcast until the next bulletin to be issued at 11:00 pm today.) TYPHOON “TISOY” FURTHER INTENSIFIES AND IS ABOUT TO MAKE […]

ILO Implements US$.6-M Water Desalination Plant in BARMM

By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: Science, Digital & Current Affairs (SDN) — DIRECTOR Khalid Hassan of the International Labor Organization (ILO)-Manila Office on Monday, December 2, said United Nations agency is presently implementing two projects in Muslim Mindanao. He told SDN — Science and Digital News the projects are for water […]

Halal Certifying Bodies Must Be Transparent, Accountable

By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: Science, Digital & Current Affairs (SDN) — Here’s what an official of Saudi Arabia’s Muslim World League (MWL) said about halal certifying bodies (HCBs). Speaking on condition of anonymity, the official of the MWL, called Rabitahtul Alam al-Islamie in Arabic, said that groups or organizations such […]

Allianz, LT Group Launch 12-M Trees Project

Media Release: LUCIO TAN III has made his first order of business — a massive environmental sustainability project that aims to plant 12 million trees — together with the support of leading global insurer Allianz. Tan launched the Green Canopy Project, which is a reforestation project created by the late Lucio “Bong” Tan, Jr. under […]

PopCom: Teenage Pregnancy Now National Emergency; Wreaks Php33-B Losses

​ By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: edd1819, Instagram: bluestar0910, Facebook: Science, Digital & Current Affairs PARENTS, watch your daughters! That is, take good care of your children, in this case your teenage daughters, particularly. And as Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young preached: “Teach your children well. “Their father’s hell “Did slowly go by. “And feed […]

Marawi IDPs Seek Rehab Fund Transparency, Accountability

By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current Affairs (SDN) — TRANSPARENCY and accountability! These are two of the issues that came out Monday, November 18, at the Tapatan sa Aristocrat Restaurant Media Forum edition titled’ “Marawi City: 756 Days after Liberation” hosted by veteran journalist Melo Acuna. […]

APAC Dives into State of Prison Health

​Media Release: MANILA (ICRC) – With the Asia and Pacific region having over four million prisoners — the highest in the world according to the latest World Prison Population List[1] — tackling the need for quality healthcare among detainees is as complex as it is critical. “Prisoners deserve the same standards of healthcare as are […]

Special Olympics PHL, Athletes Thank UAE for ‘Wonderful Experience’

By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current Affair (SDN) — BEMADALLED athletes of the Special Olympics Philippines, Inc. (SOPI) have expressed their gratitude and thanks to the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The SOPI joined the athletes in lauding the Emirati government and its citizens for taking good care […]

UAE Amb. Al-Zaabi Says Expo 2020 Dubai Countdown Ongoing

By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: @edd1819, Intagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current News MANILA (SDN) — THE United Arab Emirates (UAE) Embassy in the Philippines announced yesterday the 365-day countdown for Expo 2020 Dubai has started. Now, it’s One Year to Go (1YTG) for Expo 2020 Dubai. And being awaited is the coming […]

British Firm, Sulu LGU to Construct US$2.3-B Gas Plant, Petroleum Park

By ANDY OROBIA & MARK NAVALES LUGUS ISLAND, Sulu — A US$2.3-billion liquefied natural gas (LNG) refinery plant will soon be constructed on Lugus Island, Sulu province. The funding also covers the Lugus Island Petroleum Park (LIPP) with several components. Sulu is one of the component provinces of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao […]