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MMDA gets high-visibility vests

Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) traffic personnel can have safer enforcement of their duties following the donation of 108 high-visibility reflective vests by a private sponsor on Friday. Edison “Bong” Nebrija, MMDA Edsa Special Traffic and Transport Zone (ESTTZ) head, said they appreciate the donations from private organizations and individuals, who see and happy with […]

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SMB claims PBA Commissioner’s Cup title after ousting TNT

San Miguel claimed the PBA Commissioner’s Cup title after eliminating TNT, 102-90, in Game 6 of the finals series at the Smart Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City on Friday night. The Beermen shut down the KaTropa in the first half, holding them to just 35 points while staying consistently offensive in the second half to […]

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Uncertainty rises, Fitch downgrades Argentina’s credit rating to CCC

Fitch, the international credit rating agency, today downgraded Argentina’s long-term credit rating by 2, on the grounds of increased uncertainty and rising debt default risk. Agence France-Presse reported that Fitch downgraded the rating of Argentina’s public debt from B to CCC. Fitch said: “After the pre-election on August 11, severe economic conditions, and the macroeconomic […]

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Europe calls for China to abide by international law obligations

It is well noted that the European External Action Service (EEAS) is relatively cautious when it comes to issuing statements regarding China and its multiple human rights abuses. So it was interesting to see that the EEAS issued a statement on the trial of Chinese human rights activist Huang Qi on 30th July 2019. Mr […]