Following the alarming findings from the Global Report on Road Safety 2015 released by the World Health Organization (WHO), the Motorcycle Development Program Participants Association (MDPPA), an organization of motorcycle manufacturers championing the promotion of road safety in the Philippines, strengthens its advocacy on road safety in a bid to lessen road deaths attributed to drunk-driving.
February 5, 2016
The history of the American fur trade is brief, yet pivotal, full of tales of daring but also grave destruction. Though the fur trade forged the romantic image of the mountain man – idealized loners purportedly as rugged as the wilderness they felt beholden to tame -- the fur trade was also very much a business. In a sense it ushered in the first emergence of the archetypal Western entrepreneur, the visionary iconoclast who forges ahead answerable to no one but himself.
The highlight of the new ZenFone Max (ZC550KL) is its incredibly-long-lasting, high-capacity 5000mAh lithium-polymer battery that gives users an unprecedented amount of mobile freedom. With capabilities of staying longer than most smartphones, the ZenFone Max has a standby mode of 38 days, or 37.5 hours of 3G talk time, or 32.5 hours of Wi-Fi Browsing, or 22.6 hours of video playback.
Chevron Philippines Inc. (CPI), marketer of the Caltex brand of fuels and lubricants, has a new demand-driven skills training program with a job placement component in its host community of San Pascual, Batangas. Appropriately called Caltex TOOLS (Training in Occupational Opportunities for Life Skills), the pioneer project of this program addresses the gap between supply and demand both here and abroad for highly-skilled scaffolders by providing free technical and values training to qualified disadvantaged youths.
Mitsubishi Motors Philippines (MMPC) started the year strong with January 2016 sales at 14 percent above December levels and 50 percent more than January 2015 sales.