WASHINGTON, Jan. 28 — The snowstorms that started Monday evening across the U.S. northeast coast continued to ravage the region Tuesday, with millions of people living in New York City, Boston, Philadelphia and other metropolises in the area affected.
ZAGREB, Jan. 28 — Croatian President-elect Kolinda Grabar Kitarovic will be inaugurated on Feb. 15, a head of a transitional team for the new president confirmed on Tuesday.
By Catherine J. Teves
MANILA, Jan. 28 (PNA) — The environment department will further promote development of innovations and other solutions to the country's garbage problem to better protect public health and the environment.
DUMAGUETE CITY, Jan. 28 — Power grid operator National Grid Corporation of the Philippines’ (NGCP) technical personnel are set to display their highly specialized technical expertise during the first Maintenance and Testing Division (MTD) and Substation Personnel Skills Competition at NGCP’s Mexico Substation in Pampanga from January 28 to 30.
By Lydia C. Pendon
ILOILO CITY, Jan 28 (PNA) — After hosting the highly successful 1st International River Summit in 2012, this southern city will host another international event to be participated in by 53 countries with some 300 delegates from Asia and the Pacific including some countries in Europe and the western hemisphere.
MANILA, Jan. 28 — The northeast monsoon continues to affect Luzon as the regions of Cagayan Valley, Cordillera, Bicol, Calabarzon (Cavite, Laguna, batangas, Rizal and Quezon) and the provinces of Aurora, Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon and Quezon will experience cloudy skies with light rains Wednesday.
MOSCOW, Jan. 28 — Europe’s ATV-5 cargo spacecraft, docked with the International Space Station (ISS), will switch its engines for about five minutes on Wednesday night to lower the space station’s orbit by approximately 1.2 kilometers, the Russian Mission Control said.
MOSCOW, Jan. 28 — The discovery, made as part of a new study published by the Astrophysical Journal, suggests that ancient life in our universe is more likely than was previously thought, The Los Angeles Times reports.
BEIJING, Jan. 28 — A delegation led by the Chinese mainland's top Taiwan affairs official is scheduled to visit the island's Kinmen County on Feb. 7 and 8, a mainland spokesman said Wednesday.
DAVAO CITY, Jan. 28 –- City Councilor Al Ryan Alejandre, chairperson of the City Council Tourism Committee, bared the plan to expand the Araw ng Dabaw celebration this year given the large number of visitors who will witness the events.
MOSCOW, Jan. 27 — A gigantic asteroid safely flew past the Earth on Monday, with experts having started a thorough examination of the space rock characteristics, the National Geographic reports.
BEIJING, Jan. 28 — Several airlines canceled or postponed flights between China and United States due to a snowstorm ravaging New York on Monday.
By Catherine J. Teves
MANILA, Jan. 27 (PNA) — Government will provide farmers training on ecological solid waste management (SWM).
NEW YORK, Jan. 27 — US private companies Boeing and SpaceX have announced plans to carry out their first manned test flights to the International Space Station (ISS) in 2017.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 28 — An international team of astronomers combing through data from the U.S. Kepler space telescope said Tuesday they have discovered a solar system with five Earth-sized planets dating back to the dawn of the Galaxy.
DAGUPAN CITY, Jan. 27 — The Chinese community in Dagupan is set to conduct a trade exhibit showcasing their culture, customs and traditions, including their culinary arts from February 7 to March 1 as part of the celebration of Chinese New Year.
DUMAGUETE CITY, Jan. 27 –- The local government unit of Dumaguete City, the capital of Negros Oriental province, on Tuesday ran its first test of biological enzymes to tackle the ever increasing garbage problem in the city.
ILOILO CITY, Jan. 27 — More than 30 trucks-load of garbage have been collected after the celebration of the Dinagyang Festival 2015, revealed Engr. Raul Gallo, head of the city’s General Services Office (GSO).
MANILA, Jan. 27 -– Temperature in Metro Manila on Tuesday morning dropped to 18.1 degrees Celsius due to the strong northeast monsoon that continues to affect most parts of Luzon.
CANBERRA, Jan. 27 — Australia could be hit by sizeable temperature increases and almost twice as many natural disasters by the end of the century, according to new data released on Tuesday.