Public Service

US embassy in Manila closed on Nov. 11

The United States embassy in Manila and its affiliated offices will be closed to the public on Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2008, in observance of Veterans Day, an American holiday.

Bantay Kalikasan holds "Ride with Pride" to protect La Mesa Watershed

Bantay Kalikasan's H2Hope project recently set forth Ride with Pride: First Eco-Bike Challenge to Protect the La Mesa Watershed.

US Embassy closed on Oct 13

The United States Embassy and its affiliated offices on Roxas Avenue, Manila will be closed to the public on Monday, October 13, 2008, in observance of Columbus Day, an American holiday.

Statement from the distributor of Jolly Cow dairy products

First of all, we commend the Bureau of Food and Drugs and the Department of Health’s decision and action.

As announced by the BFAD, under the supervision of the DOH, recent lab tests have concluded that a certain number of milk products were found to have traces of Melamine.  Only one (1) of Jolly Cow’s products, Jolly Cow Slender Low Fat High Calcium Milk from China, was among the products listed.  The Jolly Cow Brand fully respects and supports the DOH and BFAD’s test findings, and shall fully cooperate in its effort to rid the market with milk products with traces of Melamine.

Software giant invites Filipino students to intl Web site tilt

A foundation funded by a software giant is inviting Filipino students to participate in ThinkQuest Website Competition 2009.

Areas in Manila to have no water Oct. 7-8 due to repairs -- Maynilad

Maynilad, in a press release, announced that areas in Manila are set to have a water service interruption on October 7-8 due to a service improvement project.



Honda extends free motorcycle safety seminars till Oct

The Honda Safety Driving Center (HSDC) on Tuesday announced that it is extending its free motorcycle safety riding seminar to the public throughout the month of October.

'12 hours in memory of Gabriel'

Senator Pia S. Cayetano on Saturday leads hundreds of participants and volunteers, including very young children, in a day-long multi-sport event meant to raise funds to help differently abled children.

How to earn from your e-junk

Here's an opportunity to earn a little cash while caring for the environment. Bring your recyclable refuse--from broken computers and printers to paper products and plastic bags--to a one of the Ayala Foundation's Recyclables Fairs!