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WASHINGTON, May 11 — US space agency NASA said Tuesday its Kepler mission has verified the existence of nearly 1,300 new planets, almost doubling the number of known planets outside our solar system.

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MOSCOW, May 11 — The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has published stunning video online showing a timelapse of Mercury passing in front of the Sun, showcasing the first time a Mercury transit of the Sun has been captured by an orbiting satellite.

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LAS VEGAS, May 11 — A U.S. high-tech startup said Tuesday it has successfully raised another USD 80 million to build a new transportation system called Hyperloop.

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JAKARTA, May 11 — Indonesian Finance Minister Bambang Brodjonegoro has said his country is ready to host the 12th World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF) from August 2-4.

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ACCRA, May 11 — Ghana needs a deliberate strategy to both generate growth and share its proceeds more equally among the population, a senior UN official said here on Tuesday.

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By Ma. Cristina C. Arayata

MANILA, May 11 (PNA) — Grade 6 students have until Sept. 2 to file applications for the Philippine Science High School (PSHS) National Competitive Examination (NCE) slated on Oct. 22.

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ILOILO CITY, May 11 — The election fever has not ended yet but for the people of Guimaras, it's time to set it aside and focus on the staging of its 23rd Manggahan Festival and celebration of the province’s 24th founding anniversary.

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By Ma. Cristina C. Arayata

MANILA, May 11 (PNA) — The Information and Communications Technology Office (ICTO), an attached agency of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST), will conduct free ICT trainings for new Education and ICT graduates.

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By Danny O. Calleja

LEGAZPI CITY, May 11 (PNA) -– The National Youth Commission (NYC) will convene selected delegates from all over the country next month for its 11th National Youth Parliament (NYP) with one slot given to a representative from this key Bicol city.

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TAGAYTAY CITY, May 11 — The Development Academy of the Philippines (DAP) – Public Management Development Program (PMDP), the National Government’s Career Executive Service Development Program, is now accepting nominations to the Senior Executives Class Batch 5 (SEC 5) which is set to open on June 20, 2016.

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By Maria Vasileiou

ROTTERDAM, The Netherlands, May 11 (PNA/Xinhua) — Urgent and broadened action is needed to avoid increasing costs and impacts of global warming and to adapt effectively to climate change, climate experts told delegates from over a hundred countries meeting here for a three-day conference on climate change.

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NANNING, May 11 — Torrential rain and hail have left nine people dead and hundreds of thousands affected in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, authorities said on Tuesday.

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UNITED NATIONS, May 11 — Kazakhstan is set to generate 50 percent of the country's electricity from non-fossil fuel sources by 2050, Foreign Minister Yerlan Idrissov said in a statement.

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By Catherine J. Teves

MANILA, May 11 (PNA) — The country is increasingly facing possible onslaught of the rain-driving La Nina phenomenon beginning 2016's second semester.

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NANNING, May 11 — Police in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region are hunting the killer of a whale shark after detaining two other people for purchasing the butchered state-protected animal.

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MELBOURNE, May 11 — An Australian region's claim to having the cleanest air in the world may be under threat, with pollution levels steadily rising in the area.

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SYDNEY, May 11 — The smell of dead corals from the mass coral bleaching event occurring on Australia's Great Barrier Reef is masking the predators to the tropical damsel fish that call the reef home, Aussie researchers warned on Wednesday.

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NEW Delhi, May 11 — Delhiites today woke up to a sunny morning after overnight rains with the minimum temperature recorded at 24 degrees Celsius, normal for this time of the year.

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LONDON, May 9 (Xinhua) — Researchers have developed a new wearable polymer material that can restore the aesthetic and functional properties of healthy, youthful skin, according to a report published online Monday in the journal Nature Materials.

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SAN FRANCISCO, May 10 — A new technique has helped researchers take snapshots of molecules in chemical reactions and begin to build a toolbox that will help design or improve catalytic reactions.

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