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Sanctions vs smoking ban violators start July 1

By Zen Hernandez – The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is set to enforce the no-smoking policy soon. They kicked off their information campaign today by handing out flyers and leaflets, informing the public that starting July, violators will be apprehended and fined.

Only 1% of country's coral reefs remains pristine — WWF

‘Public-private partnership needed to eliminate rape of seas’ The public and private sector should work together to finally stop the rape and plunder of the country’s marine resources, said the World Wide Fund for Nature.

Nation observes National Flag Day

Dictinctive among the flags of the world, the horizontal bicolor Philippine flag features two bands, royal blue and scarlet red in color, of equal proportions. It evolved from a series of revolutionary flags and Katipunan war banners. President Emilio F. Aguinaldo, the first President of the Philippines, came up Read more »

2 Filipinos among casualties in Missouri tornado

Two Filipinos were among those killed in the deadly tornado which devastated Joplin, Missouri on Sunday.

Chinese jets buzz PAF patrol planes

By Jaime Laude – Chinese jet fighters reportedly buzzed two Philippine Air Force (PAF) planes on a routine reconnaissance patrol on Thursday last week at the vicinity of the Kalayaan Island Group, which is part of the disputed Spratlys.

Swarm of bees disrupts NAIA Terminal 2 operations

Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 2’s domestic wing had its operations temporarily disrupted around 1:30 p.m. Thursday when bees swarmed at control panels of five aerobridges, a NAIA official said.