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Duterte picks outgoing Air Force chief to head gov't oil exploration corporation

Jan 16, 2020 - 6:36 PM

Outgoing Air Force chief Lieutenant General Rozzano Briguez replaces former Philippine National Oil Company Exploration Corporation head Pedro Aquino Jr, who was sacked due to 'loss of confidence'

PRESIDENT'S PICK. Outgoing Philippine Air Force chief Lieutenant General Rozzano Briguez will take the reigns of the Philippine National Oil Company Exploration Corporation. RTVM Screenshot

Mendoza family urges 'client' of slain ex-Batangas congressman to help cops

Jan 11, 2020 - 1:49 PM

The son of former Batangas congressman Edgar Mendoza urges the last person his father met before he went missing to surface and shed light on the case

SON OF BATANGAS. The wake of frmer Batangas congressman Edgar Mendoza in his residence in Batangas. Photo by Tina Ganzon-Ozaeta

Duterte fires gov't oil exploration corporation chief

Oct 15, 2019 - 3:12 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte aired his displeasure over PNOC-EC chief Pedro Aquino Jr during a Cabinet meeting on October 11

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte discusses matters with some members of the cabinet prior to the start of the 42nd Cabinet Meeting at the Malacañan Palace on October 11, 2019. Malacañang Photo

European Parliament narrowly elects Germany's Von der Leyen to EU top job

Jul 17, 2019 - 1:10 PM

German defense minister Ursula von der Leyen becomes the first woman to head the EU's executive arm

Newly elected European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen speaks as she attends a news conference following a vote on her election at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, eastern France on July 16, 2019. German defence minister Ursula von der Leyen was narrowly elected president of the European Commission on July 16, after winning over sceptical lawmakers. The 60-year-old conservative was nominated to become the first woman in Brussels' top job last month by the leaders of the bloc's 28 member states, to the annoyance of many MEPs.  FREDERICK FLORIN / AFP

Socialists pick Dutchman Timmermans for tilt at top EU job

Dec 08, 2018 - 11:57 PM

Dutch politician Frans Timmermans is the common candidate at the 11th congress for Europe's alliance of socialist parties in Lisbon

CANDIDATE. First Vice-President of European Commission Frans Timmermans attend the XI Party of European Socialists Congress at the University Institute of Lisbon (ISCTE) on December 8, 2018 in Lisbon. Photo by Patricia de Melo Moreira/AFP

Q&A: Drone-maker DJI on the non-recreational applications of drones

Apr 26, 2017 - 7:42 PM

The tech company speaks to Rappler about officially arriving in the Philippines agricultural drone deployment and the use of drones by certain terror groups

MATRICE 200. This model is designed for heavy duty use such as search and rescue, power line inspection, and agricultural deployment to name some. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Shell takes Malampaya tax dispute vs PH to int'l arbitration body

Jul 22, 2016 - 1:58 PM

Shell Philippines Exploration BV has raised its tax dispute with the Philippine government before the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes

SECOND TIME. Shell in September last year decided to file an arbitration case with the Singapore International Arbitration Center over the Malampaya tax dispute

Indonesia wRap: Elektabilitas Ahok tinggi, Rhoma deklarasi Partai Idaman

Oct 15, 2015 - 7:00 AM

Tim penyelamat akan meneruskan pencarian helikopter EC 130 dan penumpangnya yang hilang di Sumatera Utara Meski dirusak berkali kali Masjid Baitur Rahim milik Ahmadiyah berdiri makin megah

MASIH KUAT. Basuki ‘Ahok’ Tjahaja Purnama saat membacakan sumpah jabatan sebagai Gubernur DKI Jakarta sisa masa jabatan 2012-2017. Elektabilitas Ahok dinilai masih tinggi untuk kembali terpilih pada periode berikutnya. Foto oleh Bay Ismoyo/AFP

Pencarian helikopter EC 130 dilanjutkan besok

Oct 14, 2015 - 9:53 PM

Sementara itu satu penumpang selamat yang telah berhasil ditemukan akan segera dipindahkan ke Medan

TERUS MENCARI. Helikopter EC 130, serupa dengan helikopter yang hilang kontak di wilayah udara Sumatera Utara akhir pekan lalu. Pencarian terhadap helikopter tersebut masih terus berlanjut. Foto EPA

The wRap Indonesia: Church burned in Aceh, survivor found from chopper crash

Oct 14, 2015 - 6:00 AM

Other stories include the results of the MH17 probe Thailand s big football win against Vietnam and Indonesia as the guest of honor at the Frankfurt Book Fair

HELICOPTER. The helicopter that crashed was of this model. File photo: EPA

Indonesian found alive, naked in lake, after chopper crash

Oct 13, 2015 - 5:57 PM

The survivor in his 20s was one of 5 people aboard the Eurocopter EC 130 when it disappeared Sunday

HELIKOPTER. Heli ini sejenis dengan helikopter yang jatuh. Foto: EPA

Keluarga berharap penumpang helikopter hilang kontak di Sumut selamat

Oct 13, 2015 - 2:25 PM

Pihak Kementerian Perhubungan memperkirakan bahwa helikopter Eurocopter C130 registrasi PK BKA ini kemungkinan jatuh di Danau Toba

KELUARGA MASIH BERHARAP. Keluarga penumpang helikopter EC 130 (serupa dengan pada foto) yang hilang kontak di wilayah udara Sumatera Utara akhir pekan lalu masih berharap keluarga mereka bisa selamat. Foto dari

Kementerian Perhubungan: Helikopter EC130 mungkin jatuh di Danau Toba

Oct 12, 2015 - 10:16 PM

Izin operasi PT Penerbangan Angkasa Semesta terancam dibekukan jika terbukti kejadian hilangnya helikopter akibat kelalaian

Ilustrasi helikopter Eurocopter EC130. Helikopter serupa milik institusi penerbangan nasional dinyatakan hilang kontak di udara Sumatera Utara, 11 Oktober 2015. Foto dari

The wRap Indonesia: Helicopter missing, scores dead in Turkey blast

Oct 12, 2015 - 6:00 AM

Other top stories include the arrival of international aid to combat forest fires and a long term investment between Indonesia and PT Freeport Indonesia

INTERNATIONAL HELP. Malaysian aircrew members stand in front of the Bombardier 415 Superscooper aircraft as they arrive at Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin airport in Palembang, South Sumatra, Indonesia to help combat forest fires. Photo by EPA

Missing again: Indonesian helicopter carrying 5 loses contact in Sumatra

Oct 11, 2015 - 8:07 PM

We don t want to speculate on what might happen to the aircraft Our priority now is to find it as soon as we can says transport ministry spokesman J A Barata

Meralco looking to acquire more distribution utilities

Aug 02, 2015 - 9:38 PM

The firm is looking to expand its presence beyond its franchise area and its interests could extend to Visayas and Mindanao

Petrasanta on CA, Ormoc tragedy, Isabela gas well | 6PM wRap

Jul 03, 2015 - 6:36 PM

Watch the 6PM edition of Rappler s newscast The wRap

Gas well found in Isabela

Jul 03, 2015 - 2:45 PM

UPDATED An energy official says it is too early to determine if the discovery is commercially viable

Malampaya contractors, not DOE, should appeal COA ruling

May 11, 2015 - 2:28 PM

Energy Secretary Carlos Jericho Petilla also says that if state auditors will order his department to collect the P53 14B taxes from the contractors the agency has no choice but to comply

COA orders Malampaya contractors to pay gov't P53B taxes

May 07, 2015 - 2:57 PM

UPDATED State auditors say there is no provision in the law that provides that the income taxes of the contractors will be part of the government s share in project proceeds

PNOC eyes tie-up with BP to build depot facilities

May 03, 2015 - 11:33 PM

The proposed tie up is one of the measures to help alleviate falling revenues due to low oil prices

COA to agencies: Return P2.3-B bonuses

Jan 15, 2014 - 7:50 AM

UPDATED The Governance Commission for GOCCs responds to the COA order

GRACEFUL EXIT. COA Chairperson Grace Pulido-Tan leaves the Senate after enduring a one-hour grilling from Sen Jinggoy Estrada. The feisty Tan holds her ground and at times answers back. Photo by Ayee Macaraig/Rappler

PRC announces results of ECE licensure exams

Dec 18, 2013 - 11:14 PM

Here are the results of the Electronics Engineer and Electronics Technician Licensure Examinations

Eastern Petroleum expects 2014 sales to hit P5B

Dec 06, 2013 - 4:46 PM

Eastern Petroleum Corporation expects its growth next year to be fueled by its LPG business

HITTING TARGETS. Eastern Petroleum Corporation is confident in its prospects for next year. Image from EPC website

Making it to the top

May 20, 2013 - 2:02 PM

Two friends top the ECE Board Exams and share what it takes to succeed

PNOC-EC intends to stay listed

Apr 05, 2013 - 2:53 PM

PNOC EC said that it is working to comply with the PSE s 10 minimum public ownership requirement

MEETING PUBLIC FLOAT. PNOC-EC announced its intentions to meet the PSE's 10% public ownership rule.

MVP units, PNOC-EC win energy contract near Palawan

Feb 15, 2013 - 8:59 PM

The award of contract to explore oil and gas deposits in Area 4 northwest of Palawan is the Philippines way of asserting sovereign rights over parts of the disputed South China Sea

Almendras: Keep politics out of energy sector

Aug 03, 2012 - 4:55 PM

You need to depoliticize energy says Energy Secretary Jose Rene Almendras on TalkThursday

PNOC-EC gears up to meet public float req't

Jan 31, 2012 - 1:28 AM

The government is pushing for a follow on offering for its oil and gas exploration arm PNOC Exploration Corp to meet requirements needed to remain listed in the stock exchange