NUMBER CODING IN METRO MANILA LIFTED ON EDSA PEOPLE POWER ANNIVERSARY HOLIDAY

MANILA — The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) announced the suspension of the Unified Vehicular Volume Reduction Program (UVVRP), commonly known as Number Coding Scheme, on Thursday in line with the commemoration of the 30th anniversary of EDSA People Power Revolution. According to Crisanto Saruca, head of MMDA’s Traffic Discipline Office the Number Coding Scheme … Read More

CHINA DEPLOYS FIGHTER JETS TO CONTESTED SOUTH CHINA SEA ISLAND – REPORTS

MOSCOW — China has deployed fighter jets to a contested island in the South China Sea amid territorial tensions in the region, media reported. According to the Fox news television channel’s Tuesday report, US intelligence spotted China’s Shenyang J-11 and Xian JH-7s aircraft (NATO reporting names Flanker B+ and Flounder, respectively) on Woody Island in … Read More

PRESIDENT AQUINO ASKS BULAKENYOS TO SUPPORT ROXAS-ROBREDO TANDEM, OTHER LP BETS

MALOLOS CITY, Bulacan — Proudly telling Bulakenyos that he has deep roots in this historic capital city, President Benigno S. Aquino III called on Tuesday Bulakenyos to rally behind Liberal Party (LP) presidential candidate Mar Roxas and running mate Leni Robledo together with their senatorial slate and provincial candidates led by reelectionists Gov. Wilhelmino M. … Read More

2 NEW VARIETIES OF CROSSBREED RICE DEVELOPED IN MANGALDAN, PANGASINAN

MANGALDAN, Pangasinan -— Two farmers here successfully combined two varieties of rice to form new crossbred varieties which they named Bona 1 and Bona 2. Dionisio Frianeza and Samuel Gorospe, farmer breeders, named their newly developed crossbred varieties of rice after the incumbent mayor of the town, Bonafe Parayno, nicknamed Bona. Frianeza successfully combined Jasmin … Read More