Sea dispute discussed in bilateral meeting

11/20/2015

The South China Sea disputes may not have been touched or even mentioned in the summit of leaders of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation but it proved to be among the hot topics on the sidelines. Japan’s…

Obama calls on China to halt land reclamation

11/19/2015

Manila — President Barack Obama called on China to halt land reclamation and construction in the disputed South China Sea in his latest show of support for Southeast Asian nations unnerved by China’s assertiveness in the region.…

Palestinian resistance icon in PH to oppose summit

11/15/2015

LEILA Khaled, Palestinian resistance icon and two-time plane hijacker, is now in the Philippines to join fellow global activists protesting the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit. Khaled was among the personalities present at the opening of the…

PH on highest alert status nationwide for Apec

11/15/2015

As planned, security forces nationwide were placed on their highest alert levels yesterday morning in preparation for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meeting in Metro Manila next week. The APEC security task force, led by the Philippine…

Mandaue curator’s rattan sports car an expo hit

Nestle L. Semilla 11/15/2015

Owner wants CICC renovated as a showroom for more Mandaue gems The sign said “Please don’t ride” but visitors of Mandaue City’s exhibit in the international expo for the APEC in Manila are agog over the sports…

More street dwellers rounded up in Manila as APEC nears; Escudero hits government

11/11/2015

THE number of street dwellers rounded up in Manila’s clearing operations rose as the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meeting drew nearer. The “rescued” persons on Monday alone was pegged at 300 — a huge leap from…

China to PH: No sea feud talk at APEC

11/11/2015

Manila — China’s top diplomat asked the Philippines yesterday not to raise contentious issues — an obvious reference to the Asian neighbors’ territorial spats — in an annual economic summit of Asia-Pacific leaders in Manila next week,…

APEC forms task force on energy resiliency

Marites Villamor Ilano 10/15/2015

THE PHILIPPINES and the US will co-chair a task force that the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Energy Working Group will create on energy resilience. The task force will work on: disaster-proofing energy infrastructure; advancing cutting-edge energy efficiency…

Mandaue selected as ‘green’ model town in Asia-Pacific

Marites Villamor Ilano 10/14/2015

APEC experts to study feasibility of planned growth areas, railway Mandaue City has been selected as a low-carbon model town of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum, acting Energy Secretary Zenaida Monsada announced at the end of…

Mandaue City is named APEC low-carbon model town

10/13/2015

Mandaue City has been chosen this year’s Low-Carbon Model Town by the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Energy Working Group meeting in Cebu. The city will receive a feasibility study grant to help establish integrated green growth areas…

APEC energy ministers set to award low-carbon model town

Brad Reddersen, Marites Villamor Ilano 10/11/2015

THE Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Energy Working Group will announce tomorrow the winner of a technical assistance package under its Low-Carbon Model Town (LCMT) Project. Mandaue City is one of three nominees for the award. The other…

Philippines slowing down on coal projects, targets more renewables

Marites Villamor Ilano 10/11/2015

The Philippines is slowing down on approving coal-fired power plant projects and pushing the development of renewable sources to achieve a balanced energy mix by 2030. Energy Undersecretary Loreta G. Ayson said the target is to have…

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