Facade of the Senate building in Pasay City. (Philippine Daily Inquirer file photo) MANILA, Philippines — A Senate panel has flagged 31 “pending” smuggling cases involving nearly P848 million worth of smuggled goods. “Thirty-one smuggling cases are pending from May 28, 2021, with the total amount of smuggled goods estimated at P848,327,873.83,” the Senate Committee of the … [Read more...] about Senate panel flags 31 ‘pending’ smuggling cases
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Over the past decade, many studies have highlighted the power and benefits of napping. They have shown its impact on memory, performance and balancing the body's internal systems. Health professionals have been touting the benefits of napping for years, and in Europe and parts of Asia, napping has been embraced for decades. US space agency Nasa promotes it as a crucial … [Read more...] about A cup of coffee before a nap to wake up refreshed? The experts say it works
Potsdam — Today’s growing world population and a privileged minority’s rapidly rising living standards are driving resource consumption and waste production at a rate requiring the capacities of 1.7 Earths and fuels alarming levels of global warming. And the ocean is increasingly suffering the consequences—not only the well-known large-scale bleaching of tropical corals caused … [Read more...] about Save planet Earth but destroy the ocean?
There was so much hype about the Philippines’ pivot to China, but there are no significant results until now. After President Duterte’s visit to China last month, his fifth, we can’t help but ask whether the foreign policy shift has indeed translated to tangible benefits for Filipinos. The stronger and warmer Philippine-China bilateral relations were expected to boost … [Read more...] about Playing a losing game with China
PRECAUTION Barriers have been set up in several villages in Pasay City to prohibit nonresidents from going in and out of these communities as Metro Manila undergoes another round of lockdown to contain the spread of COVID-19. INQUIRER file photo / MARIANNE BERMUDEZ MANILA, Philippines — The government’s pandemic policy-making body will no longer take into account the … [Read more...] about IATF will no longer consider COVID growth rate in determining alert levels