Day: January 7, 2020

Intertropical convergence zone to bring rains in parts of Mindanao

[embedded content] MANILA, Philippines — The intertropical convergence zone (ITCZ) is affecting Mindanao, bringing cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms particularly in Caraga and Davao Region on Wednesday, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said. ADVERTISEMENT In the northern Philippines, partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated light rains will be […]

Medical News Today: What are the types of depression?

Seven common types of depression are: Major depressive disorder Share on PinterestA person with major depressive disorder may feel guilty, worthless, and hopeless. Major depressive disorder is the classic form of depression. People with major depression experience symptoms that may include: sadness feelings of guilt, worthlessness, and hopelessness difficulty sleeping changes in appetite fatigue irritability […]

OK new deals or face raps, Duterte tells water firms

MANILA, Philippines — It’s an offer that two water concessionaires may not be able to refuse. President Rodrigo Duterte has offered Maynilad Water Services Inc. and Manila Water Co. Inc. new contracts to distribute water in Metro Manila and nearby areas without what he called “onerous” provisions. ADVERTISEMENT Should the companies reject the new deal, […]

Americans in PH told to keep low profile

MANILA, Philippines — The US Embassy in Manila on Tuesday raised the security alert for American citizens in the Philippines due to rising tensions between the United States and Iran. In a Jan. 7 advisory posted on its website, the embassy advised Americans to keep a low profile and update their personal security plans. ADVERTISEMENT […]

DOE calls for energy conservation amid Mideast tension

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Energy (DOE) on Tuesday reiterated its call to the public to conserve energy and use resources efficiently amid expectations by Moody’s Investor Service of high volatility in oil prices this year due to sluggish demand and rising tensions in the Middle East. “[We are] closely monitoring unfolding developments brought […]

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