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No move to replace Sotto – Bong Go

Credit to Author: THE MANILA TIMES| Date: Mon, 17 Feb 2020 04:12:56 +0000

SEN. Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go on Monday said that there is no move to replace Senate President Vicente Sotto 3rd because the majority of senators trust his leadership. “The Senate is a collegial body.  It is not composed of only one person.  As far as I know, majority of the sitting senators still trust the […]


China sees rise in new virus cases, death toll rises by 105

Credit to Author: Associated Press| Date: Mon, 17 Feb 2020 04:02:55 +0000

BEIJING: Chinese authorities on Monday reported a slight upturn in new virus cases and 105 more deaths for a total of 1,770 since the outbreak began two months ago. The 2,048 new cases followed three days of declines but was up by just 39 cases from the previous day’s figure. Another 10,844 people have recovered […]


Gasoline prices up, diesel down

Credit to Author: THE MANILA TIMES| Date: Mon, 17 Feb 2020 03:29:01 +0000

OIL companies are set to increase the price of gasoline by 35 centavos per liter but the cost of diesel and kerosene will drop by 10 centavos per liter each. Petro Gazz, Phoenix Petroleum, Pilipinas Shell, and Seaoil will adjust their pump prices on Tuesday, followed by Cleanfuel on Wednesday. Last week, oil firms cut […]


Fire razes pine forest in Benguet

BAGUIO CITY —- A fire of still undetermined cause has destroyed at least 150 hectares of pine forest in Benguet province, local authorities said on Monday. Colonel Elmer Ragay, Benguet police director, said the blaze started on February 11 and engulfed forested, bushy, and grassy areas in two villages of Kabayan town. Ragay said the fire was initially traced to Barangay Adaoay before spreading to the forested area of Barangay Anchukey. As of Monday afternoon, the raging fire has reached a forested area in Barangay Kabayan Barrio, also in Kabayan. The Bureau of Fire Protection said the blaze was already under control. Ragay said the fire destroyed an old house, but no one…

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Ifugao bans entry of pigs, frozen pork products to prevent ASF

BAGUIO CITY —- The provincial government of Ifugao has banned the entry of live pigs and frozen pork products as a precautionary measure against African swine fever (ASF). Ifugao Governor Jerry Dalipog on Monday said the ban was enforced after ASF contamination was confirmed in some parts of the Cordillera region. The provinces of Kalinga and Benguet had reported ASF cases in some of the backyard piggeries there. James Gopeng, Ifugao provincial veterinarian, said he had asked local communities to report illegal shippers and traders transporting undocumented live pigs or pork products in private vehicles. Edited by Lzb…

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Atienza questions ‘imaginary votes’ in approval of House bill

  MANILA, Philippines — Buhay Party-list Rep. Lito Atienza on Monday questioned the voting process in the approval of a bill at the House of Representatives, particularly on counting the votes of lawmakers not physically present inside the plenary hall. During Monday’s session, Atienza initially questioned why the Secretariat said there are 232 lawmakers in attendance during the session when there are only 127 lawmakers physically present in the gallery. Deputy Majority Leader and Camiguin Rep. Xavier Jesus Romualdo explained that as per House rules, 43 members of the lower chamber are considered to be present despite being physically absent on the floor. According to …

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Fossil Automakers Abandon US Monthly Sales Reporting

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 17 Feb 2020 07:01:07 +0000

Now, 2020 has rolled around and a bunch more automakers have decided to ditch monthly sales reporting. Nissan (& Infiniti), Jaguar Land Rover, and Volkswagen (including Audi, Porsche, etc.) announced the change with press releases. Others didn’t seem to announce it but just stopped publishing the monthly numbers (Mercedes, BMW, and Toyota)


Yikes — One Of My Favorite Political Commenters Bombs On 21st Century Energy

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 17 Feb 2020 06:24:22 +0000

Ah, man. It’s annoying as heck to see people who you think are idiots screw up a topic you know well, but it’s an extra special kind of annoying when brilliant people screw up — massively — on that same topic. In this edition of “Smart people who don’t understand the energy industry of 2020,” we’ve got Fareed Zakaria of


10 “Worst Things” About Tesla Model 3 Ownership … Tesla Pollution Myth Debunked … Sony Electric Car — CleanTechnica Top 20

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 17 Feb 2020 04:30:54 +0000

The most popular CleanTechnica articles in January were, as it turns out, led by a bit of an unusual post for us. While it was a genuine list of the “worst things” about owning a Tesla Model 3 (from my perspective), there are buckets of humor enveloping it all



Engineering Group: American Gas Turbines Will Remain Relevant But Need Advancement

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 12 Feb 2020 14:26:45 +0000

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Given current trends, the U.S. gas turbine industry is set to play a critically important role in power generation, aircraft propulsion, and the oil and gas industry “for decades to come,” but it could benefit from prioritized research and development (R&D) and technological leadership, a new publication from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and […]

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Dominion Latest to Set Net-Zero Carbon Goal

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Wed, 12 Feb 2020 11:46:06 +0000

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Richmond, Virginia-based Dominion Energy has joined a growing list of power companies establishing net-zero emissions targets. The company, which has more than 7 million electricity and natural gas customers in 18 states, said it intends to reach its carbon dioxide and methane reduction goals by 2050. Under the net-zero framework, the company is committing to […]

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Why Do People Choose Careers in Engineering? [PODCAST]

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Wed, 12 Feb 2020 09:44:16 +0000

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Do you want to solve important problems, contribute to society, and help people? Well, then, you may want to become an engineer. At least that’s why some successful engineers have said they entered and persist in the occupation, according to a recent study published by DiscoverE, an engineering outreach organization based in Alexandria, Virginia. The […]

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