Pinoy scientists support March for Science in US

via inquirer.net – We in Agham-Advocates of Science and Technology for the People support the March for Science of the vanguards of science and technology in the United States. Less than a week in office, US President Donald Trump has intensified his anti-science and anti-people moves. His efforts to Read more »

Nickel prices surge after Philippines shuts down mines

By Neil HumeNickel/financialtimes – rose on Thursday, outpacing other industrial metals, as speculators rushed to close bearish bets after the Philippines pressed ahead with an environmental crackdown on domestic producers. Nickel for delivery in three months on the London Metal Exchange rose as much as $250 to $10,500 tonne Read more »

5 missing, over 120 injured in Cavite factory fire

By Yumi Lugod/CNN Philippines – Five people are missing and 126 others are injured in an ongoing factory fire at the Cavite Economic Zone (CEZ) in General Trias town, officials said Thursday. CEZ Administrator Norma Tañag told CNN Philippines 27 persons are confined at Divine Grace Medical Center, 15 at Read more »

Philippines to mark 75th anniversary of Death March

By Ronron Calunsod/Kyodo News – The Philippines will mark this year the 75th anniversary of Japan’s violent conquest of the Southeast Asian nation, earmarking events that will honor survivors from Japan’s atrocities and commemorate the lessons from that chapter in the two countries’ history, officials said Wednesday. “Our countrymen, Read more »

Palestinian refugee takes oath as Filipino

By Tarra Quismundo/inquirer.net – At the most serious moment of his life, Maher Mohammed Al Raee cracked up the room as he fumbled through the oath he had waited so long to take. “Swear to God,” he ended his oath, improvising as he followed the judge’s words “So help Read more »

How Trump’s immigration EO might affect the Philippines

By Audrey Morallo/philstar.com – US President Donald Trump’s executive order on Friday halting the US refugee program for 120 days and preventing immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries has sent shockwaves across the globe, with both leaders and ordinary citizens from several countries expressing consternation and outrage over the order. Read more »

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