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What PH astronaut Chino Roque will bring to space

first PH astronaut

The first Filipino astronaut, Chino Roque, has said he would bring with him two items on a space flight scheduled next year: a rosary and the Philippine flag.

Posted: July 9th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »


To all, a Merry Apocalypse


So NASA released a video entitled “Why the World Didn’t End Yesterday.” But if NASA is so confident, why did it release the film 10 days ahead of December 21, 2012? Deep down, even NASA isn’t so sure. It’s the same reason why not a single business establishment is giving away Mayan calendars for Christmas. Really, it’s time we discussed end-of-life issues.

Posted: December 14th, 2012 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »

S. Korea plans 3rd rocket launch bid Friday

Outgoing NDRRMC executive director Benito Ramos said the “no-fly, no-sail, and no-fishing” zones would include the entire Bicol region, Samar and Leyte in Eastern Visayas, and Surigao del Norte, Surigao del Sur, Siargao Island, and Dinagat Islands province in the Caraga region.

South Korea plans to make its third attempt to join the exclusive club of countries capable of placing a satellite in space on Friday with a rocket launch from the Naro Space Center on the south coast.

Posted: October 23rd, 2012 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

North Korea says satellite ‘failed to enter into orbit’

South Korean people watch a TV screen showing a graphic of North Korea's rocket launch at a train station in Seoul on Friday. North Korea launched a long-range rocket that appears to have disintegrated soon after blastoff and fallen into the ocean. AFP

North Korea admitted Friday its long-range rocket launch had failed, disintegrating mid-air and plunging into the sea soon after liftoff in a major embarrassment for the reclusive state.

Posted: April 13th, 2012 in Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Nuclear institute denies being source of indoors policy on North Korea rocket launch


Should one stay indoors for almost a week because of the North Korean rocket launch? Not really, says the Philippine Nuclear Research Institute.

Posted: April 7th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »