Auction of Bill Russell’s memorabilia nets more than $5M

BOSTON—The jersey that Boston Celtics Hall of Famer Bill Russell wore for his final game—the 1969 National Basketball Association (NBA) Finals clincher that...

Filipino Faces of Biotechnology Awards: 8 PHL biotech experts recognized

Filipinos who have exemplary work and have contributed to the advancement of biotechnology in the Philippines were once again recognized with the Filipino...

US, Europe scientists to map fungal networks, determine climate role

BERLIN—Scientists from the United States and Europe announced plans recently to create the biggest map of underground fungal networks, arguing they are an...

Farmer involvement is key to environment protection, innovative agricultural finance

Improved information management and market systems, as well as involving farmers are essential to protecting the environment and crafting innovative and equitable financial...

The vulnerable bats of Biak-na-Bato

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources-Central Luzon (DENR-CL) announced in October the arrest of four alleged wildlife poachers, who were caught with...

KNOWING THE PAST | The musical odyssey of Indonesian sensation, Mezzaluna

Exploring one’s past can be a difficult journey. But for Indonesian singer-songwriter Mezzaluna, to know the past is to know the present. Being the...

17 Pinoys from civil war-torn Ethiopia repatriated

Filipino workers and their children from conflict-stricken Ethiopia are safely returning back to the Philippines. Seventeen Filipinos, including five children and an infant, were...

HK’s new Catholic bishop hopes to foster healing

HONG KONG—The new head of Hong Kong‘s Catholic diocese expressed hope on December 4 that he could foster healing in a congregation and...

Pope: EU’s discouraging word ‘Christmas’ an anachronism

ROME—Pope Francis said that a withdrawn document discouraging European Commission staff from using the word “Christmas” was an “anachronism.” The pope was asked to...

Kentucky hardest hit as storms leave dozens dead in 5 states

MAYFIELD, Ky. — A monstrous tornado, carving a track that could rival the longest on record, ripped across the middle of the US...

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