Isuzu Philippines Corporation (IPC) recently launched the 2015 Isuzu Crosswind. Available in five variants, its still equipped with the same 4JA1-1 2.5L diesel, in both manual and automatic transmission. Isuzu has equipped the crosswind with features that set it apart from other AUV’s on the market. The Sportivo X and XUV variants have 15” multi spoke silver alloy wheels, black aluminum side stepboards, black roof rails are standard for the Sportivo X, XUV and XT and a black tire cover for the XUV variant. ...
The Philippine National Bank or PNB has scheduled an auction of real estate assets on Wednesday, March 11, 2015. Auction proper will begin 2:00 p.m. at the PNB Koronadal Branch on Morrow Street, Koronadal, South Cotabato.Located in South Cotabato and Sultan Kudarat, the properties for bidding consist mainly of residential lots as well as residential house-and-lots, with one industrial and one residential/commercial entry each. ...
Carmaggedon the term used for the horrendous traffic that Metro Manila experiences is not longer limited to the Christmas season and days leading to a long weekend. With Metro Manila seeing over 7 million people every day, many of who commute from places as far as Novaliches, Bulacan and Batangas, commuting has become such a dread for professionals.
Developed by Ayala Land, Circuit Makati will be the premier venue for celebrating cultural and civic gatherings, as well as concerts and events. The Stiles will be composed of two Grade A, LEED-certified towers, the East and the West Towers, and is slated for launch in the latter quarter of 2019. Location is a primary consideration for investors, and Circuit Makati is part of the most prestigious business addresses in the country.
Senate Minority Leader Juan Ponce Enrile should be allowed house arrest since he is already 91 years old and suffering from pneumonia. “For humanitarian reasons, place him simply under house arrest,” Castro said. “I think detainees who are very old and sickly should be simply placed under house arrest. Detained Sen. Jinggoy Estrada said yesterday no birthday party was held for Enrile at the Philippine National Police General Hospital in Camp Crame last month.
The Philippines is one of the four best countries in the world for women, according to an annual gender equality index revealed on Friday. The MasterCard Worldwide Index of Women’s Advancement ranked New Zealand, Australia, the Philippines and Singapore as the best countries for women, while India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka performed the worst. Women in the Asia Pacific region lag behind men in securing leadership roles in business and politics despite being better educated, the index showed. Female university students outnumber males in 10 of the 16 countries surveyed, including China, Thailand and Sri Lanka.
Government troops captured Sunday a bomb and weapons factory of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) in Mamasapano, Maguindanao, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) announced yesterday. Col. Restituto Padilla, AFP spokesman, said the captured bomb and weapons factory is located inside an area controlled by radical Muslim cleric Ustadz Mohammad Ali Tambako at Barangay Dasikil in Mamasapano.
The Senate yesterday approved a resolution giving President Aquino special powers to address the expected power shortage in the summer months of this year. Senators also approved Senate Bill 2622, which seeks to amend a provision of the Biofuels Act in relation to the joint resolution. The Senate and the House of Representatives will hold a bicameral conference committee hearing today to reconcile their respective versions of the resolution. Instead of leasing generator sets (gensets), the Senate-approved joint resolution called for several alternatives, including the harnessing of the Interruptible Load Program (ILP).
Local petroleum players yesterday announced a rollback in the prices of diesel but would increase gasoline rates effective today. Leading the announcement was Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corp., ollowed by Petron Corp. and independent players Seaoil Philippines, PTT Philippines, Phoenix Petroleum and Eastern Petroleum. The oil firms said they are cutting the price of diesel by 40 centavos per liter while gasoline rates would be raised by 15 centavos per liter. The petroleum players said the adjustments would reflect the movement in the prices of refined petroleum products in the world market.
The Philippines may tap foreign funding to help address the effects of climate change, especially in vulnerable areas, as the Department of Budget and Management has released P1.15 billion to the Department of Public Works and Highways to boost infrastructure projects in areas affected by Super Typhoon Yolanda. “We are still in the process of (rehabilitation) and reconstruction. We need all the support that we can get… any support that will be offered will be welcomed,” Climate Change Commission Secretary Mary Ann Lucille Sering said in a press briefing yesterday. Sering said the 50-million euros in loan facility offered by French President Francois Hollande was welcome but it would have to be studied “closely and carefully” to ensure it would not affect ongoing negotiations.