PHL, World Intellectual Property sign MOU to develop national strategy for intellectual property

The Philippines and the World Intellectual Property (WIPO) signed a Memorandum of Understanding last November 25 to jointly develop for the Philippines a national strategy for intellectual property (IP), which it can use to address its needs and priorities in line with existing...

20 million cars will be autonomous by 2025

(Relaxnews) – The latest report into the future of autonomous and self-driving cars from Juniper Research sets 2021 as the date when the technology, which until recently was confined to sci-fi thrillers and James Bond films, starts to become a real-world reality. The...

US hospital to offer uterus transplants

(Miami–AFP) – A leading US hospital said Thursday it is preparing to offer women uterine transplants, a technology that has been proven in Sweden and could help those struggling with infertility. The Cleveland Clinic said it will be the first hospital in the United...

DOTC chief promises improved MRT services by 1st quarter of 2016

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Transportation Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya assured the Senate Monday that there will be an improvement in the services of Metro Rail Transit (MRT3) as new trains become operational in the first quarter of 2016. “There will be improvement in the service...

2016 Toyota Land Cruiser: A luxurious bridge between civilization and adventure

How do you improve ultimate? The Toyota Land Cruiser has long been the brand’s ultimate-capability, ultimate-luxury SUV, and for 2016 Toyota is ratcheting up the meaning of that term. New exterior and interior design features are the obvious changes made to the 2016 Land Cruiser,...

Agri Dept. steps up cloud seeding as El Niño intensifies

MANILA (Mabuhay) – No seedable cloud will be left unseeded, the Department of Agriculture (DA) said on Monday as it bolsters efforts against the harsh effects of El Niño this October. State weather bureau PAGASA expects El Niño to intensify this month. “We will seed all seedable...

Mitsubishi launches new-look Lancer

(Relaxnews) – A sharper design and a longer list of standard equipment should help the car really stand out among other compact sedans currently on sale in the US. “[It] not only looks good with its updated styling, but it drives and performs at a level well beyond its...

Incoming USAID Mission Director reaffirms strong partnership with PHL

WASHINGTON, DC — In a meeting at the Philippine Embassy in Washington D.C. on  01 September, Dr. Susan K. Brems—the incoming Mission Director of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) for the Philippines, Pacific Islands and Mongolia—reaffirmed the strong...

Tesla will soon enable an autopilot mode and offer an alternative charging method

  (Relaxnews) – The innovative American car manufacturer Tesla has become the gold standard in the world of electric cars. According to Autoblog, only a select few Model S owners will be able to test the brand’s autopilot function to start. With the help of a camera, radar...

BMW hybrid system balances power with responsibility

(Relaxnews) – At a special event at its company headquarters this week, BMW took the wraps off a new plug-in hybrid system and with it, signalled the direction that Europe’s leading carmakers are going in order to meet increasingly stringent pollution, emissions sand fuel economy...