Former Agri chief returns to department as undersecretary 

PRESIDENT Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr. on Monday named a new Agriculture undersecretary, who previously headed the department, days after a controversy on sugar importation broke out.   In a Facebook post, Mr. Marcos said he appointed Domingo F. Panganiban as Agriculture undersecretary.  Mr. Panganiban served as agriculture secretary in 2001 under the administration of Joseph E. […]

Team Mitsubishi Ralliart Conducts Endurance Tests of the Triton Rally Car for the Asia Cross Country Rally 2022 in November

TOKYO, Jul 18, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via – Mitsubishi Motors Corporation announced that Team Mitsubishi Ralliart, which will compete in the Asia Cross Country Rally (AXCR) 2022 with Mitsubishi Motors’ technical support, has conducted endurance tests of the Triton rally car on an off-road course in Thailand on June 27th and 28th, confirming […]

PH scraps Covid pre-departure test for fully vaccinated, boostered tourists

The Department of Tourism (DOT) is looking forward to an uptick in tourist arrivals in the coming weeks following the further easing of entry requirements into the country.The DOT announced Friday, May 27, 2022, that the country will no longer require a pre-departure Covid-19 test for incoming fully vaccinated passengers as part of its measures […]

Batuhan: Both sides of the story

Who could forget the 25th of February 1986?At least to those of the Martial Law generation, it was Nirvana and The Rapture all rolled into one, an experience so cathartic for the Filipino nation, it had to be illegal for causing the ultimate high.And why wouldn’t it be?The Marcos years were the darkest this country […]

Berjaya Partners Holista to Offer Healthy Breads and Foods in Starbucks Malaysia, 7-Eleven and Other F&B Outlets

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 12, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – Malaysians will soon be able to order healthier breads and food products from Starbucks Malaysia, Kenny Rogers and 7-Eleven stores under a collaboration between Berjaya Corporation Bhd (“Berjaya”) and homegrown natural foods specialist Holista Colltech Ltd. (“Holista”). Australian Securities Exchange-listed Holista, headquartered in Petaling […]

Faith: A spiritual empire

THE roots of the Christianity, specifically the Roman Catholic faith, in the Philippines have links to European imperialism in the 16th century, and the faith practiced by the majority of modern Filipinos can never shed its colonial past. The first baptism in the archipelago—the conversion of Rajah Humabon and his men to Christianity—on April 14, […]