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WASHINGTON, Oct. 30 — The Orbital Sciences Corporation, that built and launched Antares supply rocket crashed in Virginia, may replace the spacecraft’s current AJ-26 Russian rocket engine, once their investigation of the crash is finalized, the company's CEO David Thompson stated.

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CEBU CITY, Oct. 30 — The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) 7 has completed the forest delineation of all 24 protected areas in Central Visayas, an official said.

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BAGUIO CITY, Oct. 30 — The Baguio City Public Market (BCPM) will be a market for art until November 9 where visual and interdisciplinary trade-barter exhibition that features painting, photography, media installations, mixed media works, performances and a spoken word events will be staged.

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MOSCOW, Oct. 30 — Russia has launched a Soyuz-2.1a carrier rocket with a Meridian communications satellite from the Plesetsk space center in northern Russia, the Defense Ministry's spokesperson told RIA Novosti Thursday.

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MANILA, Oct. 30 — Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Ramon J.P. Paje has called on Filipinos to avoid generating unnecessary waste and pollution as they troop to cemeteries to remember their departed loved ones this weekend.

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By Joann Santiago

MANILA, Oct. 30 (PNA) — Emerging market economies (EME) that have trading pact with the US are seen to profit from the Federal Open Market Committee’s (FOMC) decision to end the Federal Reserve’s stimulus program.

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BAGUIO CITY, Oct. 30 — The National Greening Program (NGP) of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)-Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) boasts of more than 10 million tree seedlings planted in more than 21,000 hectares in the Cordillera region.

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SHIJIAZHUANG, Oct. 30 — More than 2,000 factories will halt or reduce production in north China's Hebei Province, a contributor of pollution in Beijing, to ensure air quality during the APEC meeting next month.

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LOS ANGELES, Oct. 30 — Singer Jennifer Lopez felt mentally, emotionally and verbally abused in some of her past relationships, she has revealed in her memoir 'True Love'.

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HELSINKI, Oct. 31 — Finnish researchers have discovered a new type of low-mass black hole, which is a bright celestial body that emits X-ray, said the University of Turku in a press release published on Thursday.

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SYDNEY, Oct. 30 — Driverless cars could become affordable to most people within 10 years, Australian researchers said on Thursday.

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By Leonardo V. Micua

SUAL, Pangasinan, Oct. 30 (PNA)–The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) is set to submit to higher headquarters an inspection and apprehension report in connection with the reported oil spill Monday caused by a ruptured pipe of the Sual Coal-fired Power Plant here.

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MOSCOW, Oct. 30 — Microsoft's first attempt to break into the smartwatch market will launch today, a full 6 months ahead of the Apple Watch, with the release of the cross-platform Microsoft Band at the low price of US$ 199.

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By Catherine J. Teves

MANILA, Oct. 30 (PNA) – The environment department aims tightening its screening of proposed projects nationwide to help better protect Philippine eco-systems from adverse impacts of these target undertakings.

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By Jojo Lamaria

BAGUIO CITY, Oct. 30 (PNA) – The Ecosystems Research and Development Services (ERDS) of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DERNR) Cordillera is introducing a low-cost and environmentally sound green technology to rid contaminated land and water systems of pollutants.

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BAGUIO CITY, Oct. 28 -– Seventeen adoptors of inland waterways renewed and signed the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the city government in supporting Baguio City’s “Salaknib ti Waig” (Protector of Rivers), in reference to the Agno-Ambalanga, Asin-Galiano, Balili and Bued Rivers.

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MANILA, Oct. 28 — Czechoslovakia’s most famous opera, Rusalka, by Antonin Dvorak starts on Nov. 18 at 6:30 p.m. at Greenbelt 3 Cinema 1 in Makati City.

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By Juzel D. Dangayan

MANILA, Oct. 28 (PNA) — The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) is targeting to increase its storm surge forecasts or warning capability during tropical cyclones to 48 hours by December, this year.

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DAR ES SALAAM, Oct. 28 — Twenty-seven new vertebrate species have been found in Tanzania's Eastern Arc Mountain forests, said a new study availed by Xinhua on Monday.

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CANBERRA, Oct. 28 — Scientists have criticized the Australian government's multi-million dollar Great Barrier Reef protection plan, claiming it ignores the threat of climate change.

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