SAN FRANCISCO, April 13 — US social networking service Facebook said Tuesday that it was bringing chatbots into its popular messaging app to allow users to interact with businesses and get updates from them.
By Ma. Cristina C. Arayata
MANILA, April 13 (PNA) — With less than three months before his term ends on June 30, Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Secretary Mario Montejo hopes that the next Science chief will continue "Agham na Ramdam" — the agency's nationwide Science Nation tour.
MOSCOW, April 13 — Russia is retaining the leading positions in the space industry, is firmly in first place in terms of the number of space launches, is actively developing the orbital satellite group and is working on new high-tech products, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday.
MOSCOW, April 13 — Cargo spacecraft Progress MS-02 has propelled the International Space State (ISS) upwards approximately by one kilometer, Mission Control near Moscow has said.
LUSAKA, April 13 — Zambia in this week will host an agritech exposition, the country's prime agricultural event where over 15,000 farmers and experts are expected to attend, organizers said on Tuesday.
LUBAO, Pampanga, April 13 — Forty traditional and special-shaped hot air balloons from different countries will take off the skies as the Lubao International Balloon Festival (LIBF) kicks off April 14 to 17 at Pradera Verde, Prado Siongco here.
NANNING, April 13 — A man was sentenced to 10 years in prison by a court in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region for illegally transporting wild animal products, including ivory products and rhino horns, the Intermediate People's Court of Fangchenggang City has announced.
BANGKOK, April 13 — Thai weather forecaster has warned that weather temperature will be over 40 degrees during water-splashing Songkran festival, which began on Wednesday, when large number of visitors across the world are expected to visit Thailand.
MANILA, April 13 — Environmental and health advocates from various groups asked all presidential candidates for the May 9 polls to put the closure of the Canadian garbage controversy among their top priorities if elected.
CLARK FREEPORT, April 13 — The Clark Development Corporation (CDC) is set to implement a Clark Green Building Manual to ensure increased efficiency in the use of resources, such as energy, water and other elements in existing and new buildings here.
BACOLOD CITY, April 13 — Negros Occidental, including Bacolod City, experienced isolated rains Tuesday amid the persisting dry spell, but hotter weather is still expected to continue.
MOSCOW, Feb. 21 — Astronomers found a star in the Leo Minor constellation, which has regular eclipses measured to be around 3.5 years long, the longest found so far.
MOSCOW, Feb. 21 — The second incarnation of Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo was unveiled by Virgin boss Sir Richard Branson and named 'Unity' by physicist Stephen Hawking.
MOSCOW, Feb. 22 — With as many as 500 billion galaxies out there, some of them really stand out.
MOSCOW, Feb. 22 — Researchers at Russia’s Altai State University have reportedly finished the second stage of testing of what may prove to be a viable longevity treatment.
BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 22 — Chinese telecommunications companies Huawei and ZTE, as well as Korean Samsung all launched products on Sunday ahead of the opening of the Mobile World Congress (MWC) here on Monday.
MOSCOW, Feb. 22 — An Apollo mission secretly hidden in a classified tape for almost 40 years has been finally revealed, according to a NASA recent report.
AUCKLAND, New Zealand, Feb. 21 — The annual Auckland Lantern Festival has unveiled 800 lanterns on a showground in central Auckland, attracting a large number of visitors.
CALAMBA CITY, Laguna, Feb. 21 — The Phoenix Petro Terminal at Salong Village, Calaca, Batangas has been on fire for more than 18 hours already since fire started at 4:21 p.m. Saturday.
PHNOM PENH, Feb. 22 — Thailand's Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn arrived here on Monday morning for a 3-day visit to boost relations in education and health between the two neighbouring countries.