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COTABATO CITY, April 15 — Two prominent fraternities here have joined the undertaking of saving the remaining forest covers of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM), particularly in Maguindanao province, under the “Adopt-A-Mountain” project.

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By Jaimee Mauricio

BATANGAS CITY, April 15 (PNA) – – Batangas police continued their investigation on Tuesday following the discovery of five dead male bodies inside an owner type jeep in Ticub Village in Laurel, Batangas early morning Monday.

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HONGKONG, April 15 (Xinhua)– An earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale jolted 71km W of Iquique, Chile at 16:09:34 GMT on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

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TACLOBAN CITY, April 15 — A top United Nations official in the Philippines vowed to support the expansion of mobile registration project in all areas pounded by super typhoon Yolanda.

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ROME, April 15 — A blood test developed in Italy could help predicting and preventing Alzheimer's Disease (AD), local researchers said on Monday.

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By Aerol B. Patena

MANILA, April 15 (PNA) — The Department of Science and Technology–Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI) in partnership with the Hyundai Asia Resources Inc. (HARI) organized a training camp for students and teachers which seeks to educate them on the impact of climate change.

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LISBON, April 15 — Portugal's Nobel Prize-winning author Jose Saramago will have an airbus A320 named after him this summer, airline TAP announced Monday.

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LONDON, April 15 — The atmosphere on ancient Mars was too thin to keep its surface consistently warm, which could be the reason why it had no water constantly in liquid form, suggests a new study published in Nature Geoscience on Monday.

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BERLIN, April 16 — Physicists at Ludwig-Maximilian University in Germany's Munich (LMU) announced Tuesday their calculations about how the bacteria maximize their survival.

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NAIROBI, April 15 — Kenya stands to gain greater economic benefits and food security while lowering the level of environmental pollution through a shift towards the green economy, UN said on Tuesday.

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ALGIERS, April 15 — Presidential campaigning officially ended in Algeria on Sunday at midnight, bringing the three-week campaign to close as the country braces itself for Thursday's presidential elections amid rising fears of political instability.

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WASHINGTON, April 16 — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said Tuesday that the country's greenhouse gas emissions showed a 3.4 percent decrease in 2012 from 2011.

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DAVAO CITY, April 15 –- Davao City will mark Earth Day with a two-day Eco Fair at SM City Ecoland on April 21 to 23 aimed at encouraging the public to further respect, protect and care for the environment under the theme: "Earth Day is Everyday, Everywhere for Everyone".

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HONGKONG, April 16 — An earthquake measuring 5.3 on the Richter scale jolted 156km SSE of Taron, Papua New Guinea at 19:16:16 GMT on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

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WASHINGTON, April 15 — U.S. space agency NASA said Monday its Cassini spacecraft has documented the formation of a small icy object within the rings of Saturn that may be a new moon.

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BERLIN, April 15 — With the help of electricity, scientists at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz have developed a new process to produce mixed biphenol, said the university on Monday.

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By Alex Osei-Boateng

ACCRA, April 15 (PNA/Xinhua) — Ghana will host the UN Joint Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS/FIFA) Protect the Goal Ball world tour later in the month, Girmay Haile, UNAIDS Country Director, said here on Monday.

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ALGIERS, April 16 — Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika on Tuesday urged voters to participate massively in the presidential election due on Thursday amid calls to boycott the polls.

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WASHINGTON, April 16 — U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday remembered victims of the Boston Marathon bombings, praised people who came to their aid and lauded the "incredible courage" of Boston "to run again" at the anniversary of the tragedy.

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MANILA, April 16 — A group of lawmakers are calling for the declaration of a critical habitat in the southern part of Metro Manila as a wetland to protect and sustain the population of the globally threatened Philippine Duck.

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