SWS: 4 from 5 Filipinos are dissatisfied with government action on South China Sea

City Manila (CNN Philippines, July 14)– Around 80 percent of Filipinos are not pleased with how the administration manages the territorial conflict with China in the South China Sea, an independent pollster reported.The Social Weather Stations(SWS)conducted a survey from June 27-30 through in person interviews with 1,200 adults, 300 each from Luzon, Visayas, Mindnao and…

ASUS ZenFone Live L1 now available in the Philippines; Priced at PHP5,995.

The ASUS ZenFone Live L1 is now available in stores across the Philippines. The handset features a large display and a 3,000 mAh battery. ASUS ZenFone Live L1 Price in the Philippines The first ASUS ZenFone Live released in the Philippines was meant for live streaming. This time, the company has released a follow up to…

A-PAD-Philippines assembles local partners

NAGA CITY, July 14 (PIA)– Emanating from a small group of various private and public partners, Asia Pacific Alliance for Disaster Preparedness (A-PAD) Philippines Metro Naga scaled up and assembled local essential stakeholders to form the A-PAD Bicol Regional Platform.In the simple yet historic A-PAD Bicol Regional Platform launch held Friday, July 13 at the…

Government sets lower call, text charges between telcos

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, July 19)– The government has actually set lower charges on texts or brief messaging service and calls in between telecommunication companies.Edgardo Cabarios, National Telecom Commission(NTC)deputy commissioner, said the corresponding memorandum circular on the order will be published Friday.” The interconnection rates will be reduced from 2.50 to 0.50 per minute for…

How to Start a Mud Crab Farming Organisation

Picture by Ezry A Rahman Crab fattening is commonly practiced in Thailand, Taiwan, Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia. Gravid female mud crabs with full orange-red egg masses remain in excellent demand in seafood dining establishments of South East Asian nations. Due to its high rate, individuals began to hold immature female crabs in some kind of…

Sri Lanka to hang drug criminals, replicate Philippines ‘success’

By Agence France-Presse Sri Lanka announced Wednesday it would start hanging drug criminals, ending a near-half century moratorium on capital punishment as officials promised to “replicate the success” of the Philippines drug war. Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte’s brutal war on drugs since coming to power in 2016 has left thousands of people dead and prompted…

Xiaomi Redmi 6 series arrives in the Philippines! Specs, PH Price

Xiaomi has launched their latest entry-level smartphones, the Redmi 6 and 6A, here in the Philippines! The event was held in The Marquee, Shangri-La Hotel. According to Xiaomi, these smartphones are both entry level smartphone kings. Xiaomi Redmi 6 vs Vivo Y83 — Specs Comparison Xiaomi Mi Mix 2s Review: An all-screen stunner? The Redmi…

Australian Photographer Catches the Beauty of DIY Basketball Courts in the Philippines

In his book Dancing in the Shadows, Dave Carswell magnificently photographs the Filipino flair for basketball innovation By Eric Nicole Salta|Lead picture from , is presently out of stock but Carswell’s Instagram shares a variety of snippets– sufficient to lure you to look for the charm of these Do It Yourself basketball courts and rebuild…

Travel Guide: Masungi Georeserve in Baras, Rizal

Masungi Georeserve is a conservation area and karst rock garden hidden in the rainforests of Baras, Rizal. Its name comes from the local term “masungki” which translates to “spiked” – describing the jagged limestone landscape found here. The discovery trail offers a unique outdoor experience where visitors get to hike through karst landscape, with limestone formations, sinkholes, caves and natural…