Lenovo eyes opportunities in hybrid lifestyle, gaming in PHL

By Arjay L. Balinbin, Senior Reporter LENOVO Asia-Pacific is looking at opportunities in the Philippines’ “hybrid lifestyle” and growing gaming community, as well as the education and retail sectors, with services being the focus of its business strategy, the company’s president said. “The hybrid lifestyle is a key emerging trend that we are tapping on, […]

Senators urge poll body to extend voter registration

SENATORS on Monday adopted a concurrent resolution urging the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to extend voter registration for another month until Oct. 31. “I don’t think one month would undermine their preparations or would risk the deadline that they have set,” said Senator Francis “Kiko” N. Pangilinan told a plenary hearing. Many Filipino voters have […]

CHR says ICC probe an indication of lack of confidence in PHL judicial system

THE PHILIPPINES, through the office of the prosecutor, should prove the capability of its legal system to relax international investigation on its “war on drugs,” the country’s human rights commission head said. Jose Luis Martin C. Gascon, chair of the Commission on Human Rights (CHR), said the International Criminal Court (ICC) would unlikely proceed with […]

Fishers group appeals to local governments to defy order to dismantle fishing structures in Cavite

A FISHERS group appealed on Monday to local governments in Cavite to defy the dismantling of alleged illegal fishing structures in Manila Bay led by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR). Fernando L. Hicap, chairperson of the Pambansang Lakas ng Kilusang Mamamalakaya ng Pilipinas (PAMALAKAYA), said officials of four localities in the province […]

Mandaue adopts law mandating feeding of undernourished children

TO COMBAT malnutrition in Mandaue City, the City Council passed a resolution adopting Republic Act 11037, an act institutionalizing a national feeding program for undernourished children. The Mandaue City Council approved the resolution sponsored by City Councilor Nerissa Soon-Ruiz during the 124th regular session on Sept. 15, 2021. In an interview, Ruiz endorsed the resolution […]

Porsche PHL now has the country’s first ultra-fast DC charger

PORSCHE PHILIPPINES now makes available a new high-powered direct current (DC) charger for its all-electric Taycan buyers. Designed to complement the owners’ own AC home charging system, the electric vehicle (EV) DC charger is located at Porsche Center Philippines in EDSA Greenhills. In a release, Porsche Philippines said the charger is the first of its […]

US Open Pool crown back to PH

ADD Carlo Biado to the elite list of Filipino cue artists who have won the prestigious US Open Pool Championship. This, after the 37-year-old pool player mounted a spectacular comeback to win the 2021 US Open Pool Championship, beating Singapore’s Aloysius Yapp, 13-8, in the Final on Sunday (PH Time) at the Harrah’s Resort, Atlantic […]

Gwen rejects ‘Bakuna Bubble’

CEBU Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia does not agree with the “Bakuna Bubble” approach of the Cebu City Government incentivizing the Covid-19 vaccination program that limits only to vaccinated individuals access to some air-conditioned establishments in Cebu City. In a press conference held in Boljoon during the Caravan of Provincial Government Services on Sept 16, Garcia said […]

Cabaero: Neutrality in elections

The usual question posed to media during an election campaign is if newspapers, televisions or radio stations should endorse a candidate. In other countries, the United States in particular, many news organizations have taken to choosing a candidate in an election, especially in presidential and vice presidential exercises. The Philippines will have general elections – […]