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Fighting terror

First, 49 people were killed by a gunman in Orlando, Florida in what authorities described as acts of terror and hate. The American-born assassin allegedly pledged allegiance to the terrorist group ISIS in a 911 call during the cowardly attack that is regarded as the deadliest mass shooting in the US and its worst terror attack since the 9/11 attacks.

Manila, Philippines – An Australian study has become a source of pride for the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) since it claimed Asian farmers harvested an extra $1.46 billion through the use of rice varities the institute had developed. The Australian Center for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) assessed the impact of IRRI’s research on improving […]

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NEW YORK CITY (PNA via PLDT) –- President Benigno S. Aquino III welcomed a top US business process outsourcing company’s decision to renew its pledge to partner with government in its advocacy to alleviate poverty, provide more jobs and spur economic growth through its commitment to invest in the Philippines. Jeffrey Fox, president and CEO […]

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