EU seeks to halve use of pesticides, restore nature with landmark laws

BRUSSELS — The European Commission proposed on Wednesday legally binding targets to halve the use of chemical pesticides and restore nature across the EU, in an attempt to better protect health and restore plunging wildlife populations. European Union (EU) Environment Policy Chief Virginijus Sinkevicius told Reuters the proposal on repairing habitats would require EU countries […]

Fashion as art, art in fashion

1 of 4 ART is woven into fashion at Voyageur, a fashion collection exhibited at Alabang’s Art Lounge Manila until June 28. Voyageur was made in a collaboration between label Septième Rebelle and Fundacion Sansó. The collection married the structure of Septième Rebelle with the textile designs of artist and Presidential Medal of Merit awardee […]

SEC joins global group ANNA to boost local market’s security

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said it recently secured membership as a partner in the Association of National Numbering Agencies (ANNA), a global association that seeks to foster standardization within the financial industry. The agency’s membership in ANNA is expected to help make the Philippine capital market more accessible and transparent, the SEC said […]

Manila lags in Digital Cities Index

The Philippines’ capital, Manila, placed last in the inaugural 2022 Digital Cities Index (DCI), developed by Economist Impact and supported by NEC. The index assessed the extent and impact of digitization in 30 cities while considering four thematic pillars: digital connectivity, services, culture, and sustainability. Manila scored 39.1 out of 100 in the index, below […]

Nakamoto Games Entering New Growth Phase

Play-to-earn disruptor to finalize private sale token distribution ahead of schedule Mahe, Seychelles, June 25, 2022 – (SEAPRWire) -Nakamoto Games ($NAKA), the token powering the industry’s fastest-growing play-to-earn gaming ecosystem, is entering a new growth phase with exciting prospects. On Monday, June 27th, 2022, Nakamoto Games will release the last $NAKA token allocation batch to private sale investors. […]

RDC 7: Penalize loan sharks accepting 4Ps cards

UNSCRUPULOUS loan sharks who reportedly accept Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) cards as loan collaterals may soon face penalties if they continue with their practice.This after members of the Regional Development Council in Central Visayas (RDC 7) have issued a request to the National Advisory Council (NAC) to request the 4Ps Oversight Committee to review […]

Tell it to SunStar: When arresting journalists becomes questionable

The Integrated Bar of the Philippines takes notice of the alarming arrest of journalists covering the protest actions of farmers and artists.In a recent press briefing, Philippine National Police Officer-in-Charge Lt. Gen. Danao Jr. accused the members of the press of agitating the activist groups during the protest, asking: “What is [their] purpose?” They were […]

Lim: Dance to the rhythm

I am perhaps the only person who likes to wake up early while on vacation yet likes to wake up late the rest of the year.I’m not a morning person. It takes a while for me to warm up. I don’t schedule morning appointments unless I have to. I don’t even want people talking to […]

Barriga fails 2nd world title attempt

EX-OLYMPIAN Mark Anthony Barriga again failed in his bid to become a world champion after bowing down to defending World Boxing Organization (WBO) light flyweight king Jonathan Gonzalez via unanimous decision June 25 at the Osceola Heritage Park in Kissimmee, Florida.Judge Rose Lacend scored it close at 115-113 for Gonzalez, while both judges Efrain Lebron […]