MANILA, Philippines — Among the complaints filed by the laywers of the Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption (VACC) against Senator Risa Hontiveros are 3 counts of violation of the RA-4200 or the Anti-Wire Tapping Law. Former congressman, Jacinto “Jing” Paras said the complaints stemmed from the lady
German automaker Daimler AG's trucks division said it would test a new technology called "platooning" on U.S. roads, allowing large digitally-connected trucks to save fuel by driving closely together, with one vehicle following the other. Daimler's announcement, and promises on Monday
RIDGEVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Even before the first vehicle rolls off the line at Volvo Cars' new factory in South Carolina, the Swedish automaker has nearly doubled its investment to $1 billion and promised to build a second vehicle at the site.
Jaguar's sports car replacement for the XK, the F-Type, may have only been with us since as recently as 2013, but thoughts are already turning towards its eventual replacement, which it appears will have to be electrified to some degree. Production plans in the auto industry have to cover pretty
General Motors' Cadillac luxury brand is embarking on a cross-country drive to show off its version of a car that almost drives itself on the freeway. A dozen Cadillac CT6 sedans will leave the brand's ...
Most manufacturers now have plans in place to move some considerable way towards electrifying their ranges. Full hybrids like the Toyota Prius typically run at 100-300 volts, so producing proper hybrids is a lot more expensive and complicated than just adding an electric motor to a petrol engine.
The head of Uber apologised Monday for "mistakes" made by the US ride-sharing app after London authorities refused to renew its licence, but still vowed to appeal the decision. "While Uber had revolutionised the way people move in cities around the world, it's equally true that we
SThe BMW 8 Series was discontinued in 1999 after being in production for a decade, and almost from the moment the last one rolled off the assembly line there have been calls for the 8 Series to return. Production of the new models will be carried out at BMW's plant in the southern German town of
MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte is interested to know the truth behind corruption allegations inside the Department of Information, Communication and Technology (DICT), according to Malacañang. It was reported that former Secretary Rodolfo Salalima told DICT personnel that corruption
A number of major automakers have recently been making bold statements regarding their plans for moving away from petrol and diesel and towards greater use of electrification, but none have gone as far as Volvo. The Swedish automaker has stated that every new model it launches from 2019 onwards will
MANILA, Philippines — Some personalities with positions ranging from barangay captain, councilor, vice mayor and mayor in Lanao del Sur are involved in the drug matrix of President Rodrigo Duterte. While these people are allegedly involved in the operation of illegal drugs in Mindanao, the government
Embattled carrier Ryanair has launched a massive seat sale with airfares as low as US$7, in a move aimed at redeeming its name after a disastrous week of canceled flights and public uproar.
NUEVA ECIJA, Philippines — A public forum about the Zero Hunger Bill was conducted at Central Luzon State University, the Science City of Munoz, Nueva Ecija. This was attended by at least 1,000 students,farmers, lawmakers and representatives of the local government unit in the province. The forum aims
BUTUAN, Philippines — The Philippine National Police (PNP) has now set nine checkpoints at the border lines of Butuan City as part of their campaign against terrorism. This is part of the Bonbon, Bit-os, De Oro, Ampayon area and the 24/7 checkpoint in Barangay Bancasi which has been intensified since
The 40-year history of Germany's Air Berlin will end in the coming weeks, as its planes and other assets are sold off in bankruptcy proceedings. Here's what passengers need to know:
BATANGAS, Philippines — More 200 drug surrenderers who graduated from the SIPAG program of the Philippine National Police (PNP) have marched in Tanauan, Batangas. At least 204 individuals from the three barangays of Tanauan City, Batangas who were former drug dependents are now looking forward to a new
LAGUNA, Philippines — A soldier was found dead along with his wife inside their house in Tuntungun Putho Village in Los Banos, Laguna, Saturday afternoon. The victims were identified as technical Sargeant Pedro Talandron of the Philippine Army and his wife, Rowena. The couple was both shot in the head
MANILA, Philippines — The 21-peso wage increase approved by the wage board will be included in the October payslip of the workers on Metro Manila. But despite the wage hike of the workers in the private sector, the Philippine Chamber of Commerce & Industry (PCCI) and Employers Confederation of the
Transport groups, which represent 575,000 jeepney drivers and operators nationwide, are asking the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board to increase minimum jeepney fare in National Capital Region (NCR), Central ... The post Transport Groups to LTFRB: “Increase Minimum Jeepney Fare to
MANILA, Philippines — Presidential Communications Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson is ready to face the cases filed against her by Senator Antonio Trillanes IV. Uson is now in New York as part of the Philippine delegates in the United Nations General Assembly. Despite being overseas, she received the report