• 25 November 2014
MANILA, Nov. 25 -- President Benigno S. Aquino III on Monday led the launch of SM City North EDSA’s solar rooftop project, so far the biggest solar project in the country.In his speech, the President commended the country’s biggest retail outlet for its initiatives on environmental protection and energy conservation.“We are aware that you are no stranger to initiatives like this. From moving to the use of non-chlorofluorocarbon refrigerants to reducing the electricity consumption of 27 malls by 30.6 million kilowatt-hours in the span of a year; from participating in the Interruptible Load Program and helping to free up power when supply is tight, to this solar rooftop project, SM is indeed deservedly becoming recognized for its good practices in energy and the environment,” he said.The SM North EDSA solar project, powered by 5,760 solar panels installed at the rooftop of the multilevel parking building, is expected to generate 1.5 megawatts of power for the mall’s 16,000 lighting fixtures, 59 escalators, and 20 elevators.Energy Secretary Jericho Petilla called it the biggest solar project in the country. The SM Group first launched the solar project in SM Xiamen in Chin ...Read more

The Bangsamoro is for all—GPH legal rep

 CENTRAL  25 November 2014
CEBU CITY, Nov 25 -- Government peace panel legal team member Atty. Mohammad Al-Amin Julkipli said that  Mindanao’s pursuit of peace is not simply a Moro agenda and called for everyone to stake their claim in the process for it to succeed. “Ang usapin ng Bangsamoro ay hindi lang para sa Bangsa ...Read more

Gov’t bats for area and commodity-focused intervention to prepare for AEC

 CENTRAL  25 November 2014
QUEZON CITY, Nov. 25 --  Specific agricultural interventions for provinces, coupled with roadmaps crafted for each of the major agricultural commodities of the country, can meet the demands of the ASEAN’s Economic Community (AEC), the Department of Agriculture (DA) said in a statement over the we ...Read more