Registration for the 2019 NASA International Space Apps Challenge now open

August 21, 2019
MANILA, Philippines - Now in its 8th year, Space Apps is an international hackathon for coders, scientists, designers, storytellers, makers, builders, technologists, and others in cities around the world, where teams engage with NASA’s free and open data to address real-world problems on Earth and in space. Space Apps 2018 included over 18,000 participants at more than 200 events in 75 countries.

Cardinal Pell: Disgraced but still defiant

Pell remained defiant after his appeal against that conviction was rejected Wednesday, issuing a statement via a spokeswoman saying he was “obviously disappointed” with the ruling and insisting he “maintains his innocence”, while leaving open the option of seeking a new appeal to Australia’s highest court.

‘Ban online gambling’

August 21, 2019
BEIJING wants the Philippines to ban all online gambling. “We have also taken note of the Philippine government’s announcement and appreciate it. We hope the Philippines will go further and ban all online gambling,” Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang said in a press conference in Beijing.

House to hold marathon 2020 budget hearings

“Under these rules, the committee on appropriations may continue with their budget hearings while the House is in plenary session. We are invoking the powers of the Majority Leader, as Rules Chairman, to enable the House to tackle simultaneously all the vital measures included in the President’s legislative agenda,” Romualdez explained.

One voice for Marawi rehab urged

“Napakaraming well-meaning groups supporting Marawi. And although maganda ang bawat hangarin nila, kalat-kalat ang mga boses at nawawala sa ingay ng lahat. We need ONE strong, loud voice for Marawi, and we should start organizing everyone for this effort,” Hataman, representative of the lone district of Basilan, said.

Most wanted Ecija man falls

CABANATUAN CITY — Nueva Ecija’s number one wanted man who is facing a string of criminal cases ranging from murder, frustrated murder and gun ban violation finally fell into the hands of the police during a joint operation by several police units conducted in Victoria, Tarlac on Tuesday morning.