The natural gas resources on the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea)
are so vast that the fuel there can energize the Luzon, Visayas and
Mindanao grids for at least 20 years, the Liquefied Petroleum Gas
Marketers’ Association (LPG-MA) said on Sunday.
For the 8th consecutive week, oil companies slashed prices of petroleum products. In separate advisories, Pilipinas Shell, Seaoil, Flying V, Eastern
Petroleum Corp. and Phoenix Petroleum announced the rollback, which will
take effect Tuesday.
Filipino recipients of the Taiwan Scholarship Program were recently
cited by the Representative of Taiwan to the Philippines for their
“contribution to enhancing Taiwan- Philippines relations that have never
been stronger than they are today.”
The 44 Special Action Force (SAF) commandos killed in the Maguindanao clash with Moro rebels last Sunday will receive the Bravery Medal or the Medalya ng Katapangan, one of the highest recognition given by the Philippine National Police.