Grandchild or $650,000: Indian couple sues son

Agence France Presse 05/12/2022

DEHRADUN, India — An Indian couple are taking their son to court demanding that he and his wife produce either a grandchild within a year or cough up almost $650,000. Sanjeev and Sadhana Prasad say that they…

LIST: 30 schools participating in pilot face-to-face classes starting Nov 15

John Eric Mendoza 10/20/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Only 30 schools will participate in the pilot limited face-to-face classes starting November 15, a Department of Education (DepEd) official said Tuesday. DepEd Assistant Secretary Malcolm Garma said the Department of Health’s (DOH) epidemiology…

TWG: Motorcycle taxi pilot run to continue after Senate hearing

Katrina Hallare 01/21/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The pilot run on motorcycle taxis will continue despite an earlier decision to terminate it early, Antonio Gardiola Jr., the chairman of the Department of Transportation’s technical working group, said on Tuesday. “The sentiment…

LOOK: Pilot saved from airplane stuck, hanging upside down in power lines

11/26/2019

By a stroke of luck, a man from Minnesota survived what could have been a deadly crash of a plane through power lines. Thomas Koskovich, 65 years old, was rescued by the Scott County Sheriff’s Office last…

Pilot whales strand on Iceland beach in group of 50 or more

07/20/2019

REYKJAVIK, Iceland — Tourists and a pilot on a helicopter sightseeing tour of Iceland have found dozens of dead whales on a remote beach in Iceland. David Schwarzhans, a pilot for Reykjavík Helicopters, said he and his…

Palace blames Visayas exec’s chopper pilot in PhilSports landing

Inquirer.net 01/10/2019

MANILA, Philippines – Malacañang on Thursday said Presidential Assistant for the Visayas Michael Dino had nothing to do with the disruption of a sports event when the helicopter he was on landed at the PhilSports Complex grounds…

Cebu pilot area for voters’ identity verification system

Rosalie O. Abatayo 12/09/2018

Polling places in Cebu will be one of the pilot sites for a new system that is expected to deter incidence of flying voters and identity theft during the May 2019 midterm elections. The voter’s verification and…

Cebu is Pilot site for Local Government Integrity Circle

Rosalie Abatayo 12/03/2018

The Cebu Provincial government will be the pilot site for the implementation of Local Government Integrity Circle (LOGIC) Network, a mechanism to promote integrity among its offices. Floriza Alpuerto, head of the Provincial Investment and Promotion Office…

Cebu is pilot area for modernized PUVs

Morexette B. Erram 11/23/2018

Cebu City is chosen as a pilot area for the Department of Transportation’s (DOTr) program on modernizing public utility vehicles (PUVs). At least 40 modernized e-Buses are expected to start their operations as soon as the city…

Cebu City to pilot test an ‘intelligent traffic management system’

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/03/2018

CEBU City may finally have an advanced intelligent traffic management system that will not only reinforce existing traffic rules and regulations but also help catch criminals. In a post on his official Facebook page, Cebu City Mayor…

Taiwanese firm eyes Colon Street as pilot area for improved traffic system

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/01/2018

A Taiwanese firm will conduct a pilot test on their intelligent traffic management system to see if such is suitable for Cebu City. Cebu City Councilor Jerry Guardo, the chairperson of the council’s committee on transportation, said…

Cebu is pilot area for national ID system

Futch Anthony Inso 08/11/2018

Cebu and other urban centers in Central Visayas will be selected as pilot areas for the national ID system, the regional office of the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA). “In what I understand, there’s a pilot testing to…

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