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Banned ‘child flu medicine’ in US now in Manila store shelves

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An environment and consumer safety watch group alerted authorities to the local sale of a child flu medicine, which was banned in the US after it was found to contain high levels of the toxic metal lead and actually make kids sicker.

Posted: September 30th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Stronger Asean response to climate change pressed

This Aug. 14, 2010, file photo shows an aerial view of the flooded Rohjan area in southern Pakistan. Prominent climate scientist Kerry Emanuel of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology said Monday, July 8, 2013, that rising greenhouse gas emissions could lead to a 10 to 40 percent increase in the frequency of tropical cyclones by the year 2100.  AP PHOTO

A regional coalition of environmentalists are demanding a stronger and united response by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations to climate change, which has the most impact on a region where natural disasters cause $4.4.billion in damage annually.

Posted: September 22nd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

PH, Germany ink tech-voc pact

Tesda Director General Joel Villanueva. tesda.gov.ph photo

The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (Tesda) has hooked up with its counterpart in Germany to boost technical-vocational education and training (TVET) in the Philippines.

Posted: September 22nd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

34 Filipinos to compete in skills Olympics


The Philippines will send a 34-member delegation to compete in next month’s 10th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) Skills Competition in Hanoi, Vietnam.

Posted: September 8th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Journalist is China’s ‘most dangerous woman’

FEARLESS CHINESE President Aquino applauds 2014 Ramon Magsaysay awardee investigative journalist Hu Shuli of China during ceremonies at the Cultural Center of the Philippines in Pasay City on Sunday. AP

Whoever said journalists can’t do a good job in China clearly hasn’t met Hu Shuli and the growing number of her colleagues dedicated to “shedding light on the unseen and lending a voice to the unheard.”

Posted: September 3rd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »