Microsoft on Wednesday unveiled new Surface devices with twin-screens that open like books, including a notepad-sized version that will put it back in the smartphone game next year. Surface Duo was touted as the first device in the lineup to fit into a pants pocket, with two “paper-thin” 5.6-inch screensContinue Reading

Rampant and unsustainable extraction of groundwater reserves crucial for food production will “critically impact” rivers, lakes and wetlands in half of Earth’s drainage basins by mid-century, researchers warned Wednesday. Found underground in cracks in soil, sand and rock, groundwater is the largest useable source of freshwater on the planet andContinue Reading

Philippine Ambassador to Russia Carlos Sorreta said the government is working “aggressively” to improve the Philippines’ market access to Russia, particularly on agricultural products. “Our primary objective is market access. Russian taste is evolving. They’re willing to try things that are new. So we have, I believe, a good marketContinue Reading

With the rise in the number of Filipino workers in Russia, Philippine Ambassador Carlos Sorreta is hoping that the Philippines and Russia would soon strike a bilateral labor agreement to provide them with visas. “For the past few years, dumami po ang pumupuntang Russia at nagtatrabaho. Dahil walang agreement, kokontiContinue Reading

England all-rounder Ben Stokes was voted Players’ Player of the Year at the Professional Cricketers’ Association awards on Wednesday. Stokes played a starring role in England’s first 50-over World Cup triumph, culminating in his dynamic man-of-the-match display in their dramatic final win against New Zealand in July. The 28-year-old thenContinue Reading

As part of its internal cleansing program, the Integrity Monitoring and Enforcement Group (IMEG), the anti-scalawag unit of the Philippine National Police (PNP), has already filed cases against 250 erring cops. Based on the data of IMEG from February 2017 up to September 11, 2019 released Thursday, the group hasContinue Reading

Lionel Messi insisted on Wednesday there are no problems between him and Antoine Griezmann or between the players and Barcelona’s board. Messi returned from injury to make his second start of the season against Inter Milan in the Champions League as Barca came from behind to win 2-1. Speaking afterContinue Reading