Good home hygiene habits are essential and regular cleaning and ‘targeted disinfection’ of all surfaces that are regularly touched such as door handles, taps, switches and bin lids can help to reduce the spread of germs around the home.
The Philippine Supreme Court (SC) in its latest decision granted a petition filed by the Ampatuans, asking the high court to reconsider a June 14, 2011 ruling penned by then Associate Justice and now Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales that allowed live coverage of the high-profile Maguindanao massacre trial.
One has to give Manny Pacquiao the benefit of the doubt that he could beat Juan Manuel Marquez convincingly this time, if possible by knockout.
The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) pinpointed mainly to pilot error as the cause of the crash on the ill-fated Piper Seneca that killed Interior and Local Government Secretary Jesse Robredo.
The Philippine Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development (PCAARRD) released P10 million (US$ 250,000) to start off the National Aquafeeds Research and Development Program.
Based on the Philippine Export Development Plan (PEDP) 2011-2013, the country’s exports target is US$ 80.23 billion for 2012, and US$ 89.20 for 2013.
The World Bank report ranks the Philippines in the 138th among 185 economies studied in the ‘Doing Business 2013: Smarter Regulations for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises.’
The British company, QuantuMDx, has developed a device that can identify all known types of cancer while the patient waits and decide the best drug for treatment.
The recent National Bamboo Congress held last October at the World Trade Center in Pasay City, has highlighted the importance of bamboo industry in the country’s socioeconomic and environmental development.
House Bill No. 6551, or the Political Party Development Act (PPDA) of 2012 is aimed, according to the proponents of the bill, to level the playing field among political parties and promote financial transparency.