WASHINGTON, March 11 — Elephants are able to identify humans that pose a threat to them by distinguishing between the language and voices of different ethnic groups, a new study said Monday.
MANILA, March 10 –The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) is hosting an ASEAN Workshop entitled “Regional Workshop and Comparative Study of Social Pensions in the ASEAN” from March 11-14, 2014 at the Dusit Thani Hotel, Makati City.
BERLIN, March. 11 — German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) announced Monday that it will establish new research in the field of Big Data and IT security in the country.
LONDON, March 10 — Four new man-made gases may be undermining the recovery of the ozone hole over Antarctica, researchers revealed in a scientific report published in Nature Geoscience.
MANILA, March 10 — A magnitude 4.1 earthquake struck the province of Davao Occidental on Monday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.
LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, March 10 -– La Trinidad in Benguet is preparing for the 34th Festival of Strawberry which was established in 1980 under former mayor Abe Pawid and was institutionalized in 2011 under mayor Greg Abalos with the approval of Municipal Ordinance No 5 s 2011.
By Sammy F. Martin
MANILA, Mar. 10 (PNA) — Vice President Jejomar Binay on Monday urged government doctors to double check the condition of Delfin Lee before recommending hospital arrest to avoid being detained in regular detention cell.
By Priam F. Nepomuceno
MANILA, March 10 (PNA) — The number of people killed in the series of clashes between the military and New People's Army rebels in Davao Del Sur has climbed to 12 with nine others wounded.
NAIROBI, March 11 — The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) on Monday signed an agreement with some 100 UN volunteers who have served the agency for the past seven years to continue conserving the environment.
MANILA, The House Independent Minority Bloc on Monday said that the committee membership entrusted to them by Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr., is not a bribe to favor Charter Change (Cha-cha) which is being pushed by the leadership under Resolution of Both Houses 1.
TACLOBAN CITY, March 10 — An official of the Climate Change Commission is calling for a massive participation to address the challenges brought about by climate change.
BEIJING, March 10 — China will introduce its plans on raising the retirement age before 2020, a senior official has pledged, as the government looks to push ahead with the contentious overhaul to cope with a shrinking workforce and an aging society.
MANILA, March 10 — The city government of Muntinulpa under the administration of Mayor Jaime R. Fresnedi has filed charges of corruption against former mayor Aldrin San Pedro before the Ombudsman for his alleged role in the overpriced sale of a parcel of land during his tenure.
WASHINGTON, March. 11 — The expansion of the Mongolian empire in the 1200s may have been supported by a warm and unusually wet climate that likely spurred grassland productivity, U.S. researchers studying the rings of ancient trees in mountainous central Mongolia said Monday.
By Danny O. Calleja
LEGAZPI CITY, Mar. 10 (PNA) – Mayor Noel E. Rosal here has asked the city legislative council to come up with an appropriate local legislation aimed at protecting whale sharks that have started to inhabit the city’s territorial waters.
RAMALLAH, March 10 — The armed wing of the Gaza- ruling Islamic Hamas movement said on Monday it has bolstered its missile capabilities which can now hit distant targets within Israel.
PEKANBARU, Riau, March 10 — Haze triggered by forest and plantation fires has caused the air quality in Pekanbaru, Riau Province, polluted and very unhealthy.
MANILA, March 10 — The Filipino Inventors Society (FIS) is urging the Senate to select an 'Inventor of the Year' annually to recognize the country’s outstanding innovators.
KIDAPAWAN CITY, March 11 — To equip stakeholders of the country's highest peak, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and Mt. Apo Natural Park (MANP) in partnership with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)- funded Biodiversity and Watersheds Improved for Stronger Economy and Ecosystems Resilience (B+WISER) have conducted a 3-day special training program for the Protected Area Management Board Ecotourism Committee of MANP in Davao City.
By Leilani S. Junio
MANILA, March 10 (PNA)–The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) said Monday that it had received a total of P817,262,574.16 local and foreign donation as of March 4, 2014.