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S. Korea prosecutors turn to mobile app for ferry probe

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Prosecutors probing South Korea’s ferry disaster have turned to a popular mobile chat service to reconstruct the final moments of hundreds feared to have perished on board the sinking ship.

Posted: April 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

‘Aha!’ moments with bright market prospects

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Nanocoat reduces heat going through glass surface.

Sometimes brilliant ideas come out of the simplest situations.

Posted: April 8th, 2014 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »

Europe launches environment satellite

Europe on Thursday launched the first in a constellation of hi-tech satellites designed to monitor Earth for climate change and environmental damage and help disaster relief operations.

Posted: April 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Obama selfie: White House objects to Samsung use

Boston Red Sox designated hitter David "Big Papi" Ortiz takes a selfie with President Barack Obama, holding a Boston Red Sox jersey presented to him, during a ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, April 1, 2014, where the president honored the 2013 World Series baseball champion Boston Red Sox. In the background is pitcher Koji Uehara, upper right. AP FILE PHOTO

The White House is not amused that Samsung is promoting a selfie with the president taken by Boston Red Sox player David Ortiz on a Samsung phone.

Posted: April 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Cebu Pacific probes ground staff hit for blocking sick child passenger

Cebu Pacific airlines ground staff Mark Rotanal refused to board a 12-year-old boy with a congenital disease due to a damaged passport. The boy was set to have an operation in Vietnam the next day. Cebu Pacific has since re-booked the boy's flight free of charge. Screengrab from Facebook user Richell De Guzman's account.

Budget carrier Cebu Pacific said it would grill its ground staff who was hit on social media for blocking a sick child passenger going to Vietnam for an operation.

Posted: March 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Cebu Pacific makes up for wrong deed against sick child passenger

Cebu Pacific airlines ground staff Mark Rotanal refused to board a 12-year-old boy with a congenital disease due to a damaged passport. The boy was set to have an operation in Vietnam the next day. Cebu Pacific has since re-booked the boy's flight free of charge. Screengrab from Facebook user Richell De Guzman's account.

When a Cebu Pacific manager refused to board a child in need of an operation abroad, netizens were quick to call the airlines “heartless.”

Posted: March 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

DOST’s ‘Dream’ gets nominated

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The Disaster Risk Exposure and Assessment for Mitigation (Dream) program of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) has been nominated for a prestigious international award.

Posted: March 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Banks urged: Return money in ATM scams

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Sen. Grace Poe is pushing for a measure mandating a “uniform process” for banks to reimburse depositors defrauded in ATM cloning. Poe, who opened a hearing on ATM fraud as chair of the Senate committee on public order the other day, said on Thursday that banks should “reinstate” the amount that the victims lost to ATM fraud.

Posted: February 28th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

40 lashes for Sudan man over rare sex video – lawyer

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A Sudanese man, whose video of others having sex with a pregnant Ethiopian teenager created a rare case of Internet controversy in the conservative nation was sentenced to 40 lashes Thursday, a lawyer said.

Posted: February 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Exhibit energizes visitors

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The importance of sustainability and innovation for the future of energy, technology and mobility was highlighted in the recent Shell Energy Lab (SEL).

Posted: February 17th, 2014 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »

Raising campaign spending limits, online voting among poll reforms eyed for 2016

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Comelec spokesperson James Jimenez. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Commission on Election officials called on Congress on Monday to consider putting in place reforms that could help secure further the integrity of the polling process, especially during the 2016 presidential elections.

Posted: February 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Remote village school prepares for technology-based education

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A public elementary school in a remote village in Rodriguez town, Rizal province, received electricity for the first time through solar panels, an effort by private and public organizations to introduce technology-based education.

Posted: February 9th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

NASA launches newest communication satellite

In a photo provided by NASA a United Launch Alliance Atlas V with TDRS-L atop, arrives at the launch pad at Cape Canaveral, Fla., Air Force Station's Launch Complex 41. The unmanned rocket is set to blast off Thursday night, Jan. 23, 2014, with the latest, third-generation Tracking and Data Relay Satellite. (AP Photo/Daniel Casper)

NASA has launched an advanced, new communication satellite. An unmanned rocket blasted off Thursday night from Cape Canaveral with the latest, third-generation Tracking and Data Relay Satellite.

Posted: January 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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