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‘Comet of Century’ may be seen in PH ‘if you know where to look’

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A streaking ball of ice, dust and rock dubbed by some science journalists as the “Comet of the Century” will make its very first trip around the sun on Thursday, keeping astronomers on tenterhooks as to whether or not it will “sizzle or fizzle.”  PHOTO FROM NASA.GOV

A streaking ball of ice, dust and rock dubbed by some science journalists as the “Comet of the Century” will make its very first trip around the sun on Thursday, keeping astronomers on tenterhooks as to whether or not it will “sizzle or fizzle.”

Posted: November 24th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Delight to October nights of celestial spectacles

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STARRY NIGHT IN BAGUIO  The country’s summer capital turns into a city of lights on the ground and in the sky, as this long-exposure shot turns bright stars into streaks of light against a purple canvas, a scene worthy of a Van Gogh painting. October is a month of celestial spectacles for stargazers. RICHARD BALONGLONG/INQUIRER NORTHERN LUZON

October nights will offer a number of celestial spectacles for stargazers, including the Square of Pegasus signaling the arrival of the northern fall and the Orionids meteor shower in the middle of the month.

Posted: October 6th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Latest Business Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Aboitiz accepting donations for ‘Pablo’ victims

The Aboitiz Group, led by the Aboitiz Foundation, is now accepting donations for victims of supertyhoon ‘‘Pablo” which devastated parts of Mindanao last week.

Posted: December 13th, 2012 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

‘Pablo’ farm damage at P11.23B; bananas hit hardest

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International Finance Corp. (IFC), the private sector funding arm of the World Bank, is working with partners to design new insurance products that aim to protect Filipino farmers against costly typhoon-related losses.  AP/BULLIT MARQUEZ

Damage to agriculture due to Typhoon “Pablo” has reached P11.23 billion as of Dec. 10, 2012, the Department of Agriculture (DA) reported Tuesday.

Posted: December 12th, 2012 in Latest Business Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Banana growers in Mindanao lose $318M

Cavendish bananas from Mindanao. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Philippines, the world’s third largest exporter of bananas, lost a quarter of its crop in Typhoon “Pablo,” an industry group said Thursday, adding that it has also likely spread a destructive pest.

Posted: December 7th, 2012 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

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