US Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Army Gen. Mark A. Milley. -Image via US Secretary of Defense/Flickr. WASHINGTON -- The top US military officer, General Mark A. Milley, has provided the first official US confirmation of a Chinese hypersonic weapons test that military experts say appears to show Beijing's pursuit of an Earth-orbiting system designed to evade American ...

Elon Musk, co-founder of Tesla and SpaceX. Image by Daniel Oberhaus/Flickr/CC BY 2.0 The combined net worth of Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos approached $500 billion on Wednesday, fueled by the unrelenting rally in Tesla Inc. shares and a broad surge in tech stocks that sent the Nasdaq 100 to an intraday record. The value of the two fortunes -- ...

The first roof-deck miniature golf course is now available for the general mall-going public at SM Aura Premier. The putt-putt course, featuring five (5) holes with varying degrees of challenge difficulty, is located at the mall's open-air level, called the Skypark. The course surrounds one of the mall's iconic art installations - the giant red carabao sculpture by internationally recognized ...

BONGBONG MARCOS FB PAGE The University of Oxford has waded into a row waged on social media over the education credentials of Philippines presidential candidate Ferdinand Marcos Jr., saying he did not complete his degree. "According to our records, he did not complete his degree, but was awarded a special diploma in Social Studies in 1978," Oxford said in an ...

By Luz Wendy T. Noble, Reporter THE PHILIPPINES is seeing signs of economic recovery after almost two years since a global coronavirus pandemic hit the world, according to the central bank. "A year and a half since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are seeing concrete signs of economic rebound," Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Governor Benjamin E. Diokno ...

PIXABAY By Angelica Y. Yang and Jenina P. Ibanez, Reporters THE COUNTRY'S pipeline of coal capacity fell by 43% to 8.73 gigawatts (GW), during a 10-month period through end-June after the Energy department halted greenfield coal projects a year ago, according to a local think tank. "Coal capacity in the pipeline has nearly halved since last year," Avril de Torres, ...

YIBEI GENG /UNSPLASH OFFICE LEASING in the Philippines shrank by 35.7% to 72,000 square meters in the third quarter from a year earlier amid a coronavirus pandemic and uncertainties posed by elections next year, according to JLL Philippines. The extension of the work-from-home setup in many companies had mainly caused the contraction, Janlo C. de los Reyes, research head at ...

THE HOUSE of Representatives sent the proposed P5.024-trillion budget for next year to the Senate on Monday, two days ahead of schedule, according to the chairman of the House appropriations committee. The Senate received copies of House Bill 10135 or the 2022 General Appropriations Bill on Oct. 25, according to a copy of a House letter to the upper chamber ...

REUTERS A PASAY City court had granted Philippine Airlines, Inc.'s (PAL) petition for recognition of the proceedings and decisions of a United States bankruptcy court currently hearing its Chapter 11 case. "Pasay court recognizes Chapter 11 filing before foreign court," PAL said in a statement on Wednesday. In a decision penned by Presiding Judge Wilhelmina B. Jorge-Wagan dated Oct. 22, ...

WILCON Depot, Inc.'s net income for the third quarter rose by 16.7% to P622.14 million, higher than the P533.21 million logged in the same period last year despite net sales inching down because of mobility restrictions imposed during the quarter. In a disclosure to the exchange on Wednesday, the listed home retailer reported a 1.9% dip in net sales to ...