Day: September 25, 2020

22 die in Ukraine military plane crash

MOSCOW  — A Ukrainian military plane carrying aviation school students crashed and burst into flames Friday while landing, killing 22 people, the country’s emergencies service said. Two other people on board were seriously injured and four people were missing. The An-26 crashed while landing at the airport in Chuhuiv, about 400 kilometers (250 miles) east […]

DENR probes mining firms in Manila Bay white sand project

CEBU CITY, Cebu, Philippines — Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu on Friday suspended two mining companies in Cebu that provided the crushed dolomite for the controversial Manila Bay “beach nourishment project” of the environment department after they allegedly destroyed corals in the waters near the mine site. Dolomite Mining Corp. (DMC) and Philippine Mining Service Corp. […]

Private school enrollment drops to less than half

MANILA, Philippines — The situation in private schools seemed to be worse than Education Secretary Leonor Briones initially estimated in June as actual enrollment figures showed that less than half of learners have registered in those institutions this school year. According to updated data presented on Friday by the Department of Education (DepEd), only 49.62 […]

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