AFP, DSWD Ink Pact On Peace, Countering Communist Threat

By Priam Nepomuceno The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that seeks to enhance the cooperation of the two agencies, especially in peace-building programs and ending the threat posed by the conflict with the communists. Military public affairs office…

AirAsia UFC® Training Scholarship Now Open

UFC®, the world’s premier mixed martial arts organisation, and AirAsia have announced the opening of the application process for this year’s AirAsia UFC® Training Scholarship. Now in its second year, the training scholarship will provide an up-and-coming MMA athlete from Asia Pacific with the opportunity of a lifetime – an all expenses-paid training program at…

Eddie “The Underground King” Alvarez and Eduard “Landslide” Folayang Enter ONE Lightweight World Grand Prix

The largest global sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), has just announced that multiple-time World Champion Eddie “The Underground King” Alvarez of the United States and his opponent, former ONE Lightweight World Champion Eduard “Landslide” Folayang of the Philippines, will enter the ONE Lightweight World Grand Prix Semi-finals after Timofey Nastyukhin was…

UnionPay Deepens Connection With Filipinos Through Partnership With PBA

UnionPay, a global payment brand, announced a year-long partnership with Philippine Basketball Association (PBA), the first professional basketball league established in Asia since 1975, and the second oldest professional basketball league globally after the National Basketball Association. Basketball is the number one sports in The Philippines, watched and loved by millions of people. It has…

Yellow Cab Launches Pizza Slices

What fuels you through the day? Maybe it’s the desire for success, the commitment to your goals, or simply celebrating big and small wins. Whatever the case may be, you need fueling food with generous, edge-to-edge flavors and a refreshing drink to get you going. After all, there are a few things more satisfying than…

Philippine Marines: “Easier To Find Rebels Than Pangolins”

“It’s easier to find rebels in these mountains than pangolins,” grunted a sergeant from the Philippine Marine Corps. Battle-hardened Marines from the 3rd Brigade joined researchers to find pangolins in the dense, rattan-tangled jungles of southern Palawan last month. Pangolins are scaly mammals which slurp ants and termites with their sticky tongues. Caught for traditional…

Meralco Rates Down For Third Consecutive Month

The Manila Electric Company (Meralco) announced a Php 0.11 per kilowatthour (kWh) reduction in power rates this month. This downward adjustment amounts to around Php 21 in total savings for a typical household consuming 200 kWh per month and represents a total rate decrease of P0.57 per kWh since May 2019. Meralco Public Information Office…

Kaspersky Pledges Support To Philippine Ice Hockey And Tennis Reps At 30th SEA Games In Manila

Kaspersky recently signed a memorandum of understanding with the national teams in ice hockey and lawn tennis pledging a financial incentive project for the athletes’ participation in the 30th edition of the Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) in Manila this year. Present at the signing were (from L-R): Francois Gautier, executive vice president of Hockey…