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[ANALYSIS] Increasing maritime domain awareness: The P3C Orion option

Jun 12, 2019 - 4:07 PM

The Philippines must think twice before agreeing to the transfer of a P3C Orion platform only, because the government would end up spending more to refurbish an old plane

Ayala Land boosts stake in Prime Orion, positions it as industrial estate arm

Mar 23, 2018 - 6:32 PM

The P3 billion share swap deal will increase Ayala Land’s stake in Prime Orion to 63.90% from 54.91%. It will also fold Laguna Technopark Incorporated into Prime Orion.

NASA delays deep-space Orion test to 2019 due to costs

May 13, 2017 - 11:34 AM

The unmanned test flight had been scheduled for November 2018 but was pushed back after the White House asked for a feasibility study

ORION SPACECRAFT. This photo dated May 3, 2017, shows machining for NASA's Orion spacecraft well underway at Ingersoll Machine Tools in Rockford, Illinois. Photo by Radislav Sinyak/NASA

Mars spacecraft's first missions face delays, NASA says

Apr 14, 2017 - 2:56 PM

A report by NASA s Office of Inspector General cited technical as well as budget challenges behind the delays

Core businesses lift Ayala Land's net income

Nov 07, 2016 - 4:30 PM

The increase for the 3rd quarter of 2016 is driven by the sustained growth of its residential and office businesses as well as the strong performance of its shopping centers

MOST EXPENSIVE. This year, Ayala Land announces most expensive residential project to date – the P20.5-billion Park Central South Tower. announced its most expensive residential project to date – the P20.5-billion Park Central South Tower. Artist rendition image from Ayala Land

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Jun 29, 2016 - 12:23 PM

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Ayala Land to acquire stake in Tutuban mall owner Prime Orion

Feb 26, 2016 - 5:59 PM

Being the site for the common station of North South Railway project Tutuban Center will be strategic for property developer Ayala Land

STRATEGIC. Ayala Land says acquiring stake in Prime Orion is aligned with its strategy to expand its leasing business. Background image from Wikimedia

US Navy's P3 Orion on PH Navy's wishlist

Jul 08, 2015 - 5:49 PM

Rappler tours the US Navy s long range maritime patrol aircraft

Japan, PH navies fly together for the first time

Jun 24, 2015 - 1:52 PM

They say it is only a simulation of a search and rescue operation but this is also the first time that the Japanese navy is flying over the West Philippine Sea

SPY PLANES: Two P3-C Orion spy planes are in Palawan this week for maritime training exercises. Rappler photo

New team to add 250 MW of solar power to FIT race

May 20, 2015 - 5:24 PM

Solar Philippines and Citicore Power team up to provide 250 MW for the FIT allocation and beyond

Calamba hospital saves on costs with solar power

Feb 06, 2015 - 7:30 AM

What the Calamba Doctor s Hospital in Laguna has is possibly the largest renewable energy system to be powering a hospital in the country

SOLAR HOSPITAL. Officials at the Calamba Doctor's Hospital say its new solar panels will help promote the hospital as a 'green' hospital. All photos by Pia Ranada/Rappler

Improving the PH hunger situation in 2014

Dec 20, 2014 - 6:19 PM

The Philippines did not achieve ZeroHunger in 2014 but different projects and programs show that the fight is still going on

Webhits: NASA geeks create 'All About That Space' parody video

Dec 14, 2014 - 8:00 AM

The geeks at NASA parodied All About That Bass and called it All About That Space

NASA's Orion pushes boundaries of human spaceflight

Dec 06, 2014 - 7:25 AM

The Orion mission is the first in more than 4 decades of a new US spacecraft intended to carry humans to the Moon an asteroid or Mars

SPLASHDOWN. NASA's Orion spacecraft is seen from an unpiloted aircraft descending under three massive red and white main parachutes and then shortly after its bullseye splashdown in the Pacific Ocean, 600 miles southwest of San Diego, California. Image courtesy NASA

NASA's Orion capsule blasts off on 'first step' to Mars

Dec 05, 2014 - 8:50 PM

I think it s a big day for the world for people who know and love space says NASA administrator Charles Bolden

NASA's deep space capsule poised for 2nd launch bid

Dec 05, 2014 - 2:45 PM

The unmanned 4 hour flight aims to test crucial systems like the heat shield and parachute splashdown on a spacecraft that could one day transport humans to an asteroid the Moon or Mars

STANDBY. The Delta IV rocket on standby for launch, 4 December 2014. Image courtesy NASA Kennedy Space Center/Twitter

Rocket problems delay deep space Orion launch to Friday

Dec 04, 2014 - 8:19 PM

5th UPDATE NASA hails the Orion spacecraft s test launch as a first step in mankind s journey to Mars

STANDBY. The Delta IV rocket on standby for launch, 4 December 2014. Image courtesy NASA Kennedy Space Center/Twitter

NASA's Orion capsule poised for first test launch

Dec 02, 2014 - 11:13 AM

The Orion capsule s demonstration flight aims to propel it higher than any spacecraft meant to carry humans in 40 years

Orion launch site. NASA/Kim Shiflett

Ayala, Aboitiz won't join Cavite-Laguna expressway rebid

Nov 25, 2014 - 7:09 PM

But the tandem will not oppose the rebidding of the public private partnership project

Payatas, poverty, and the peanut butter project

Oct 23, 2014 - 6:55 PM

How can peanut butter save the lives of malnourished children in Payatas?

MH370 search looks for debris breakthrough in new area

Mar 29, 2014 - 10:16 AM

Authorities say items sighted could not be verified as coming from MH370 until they were physically examined

Australia says MH370 search to continue 'indefinitely'

Mar 22, 2014 - 4:24 PM

There s no information that would lead us to not want to continue this search deputy prime minister Warren Truss said; meanwhile he cautioned that the objects may not be related to MH370

SEARCH CONTINUES. Deputy Australian Prime Minister Warren Truss holds a press conference at the RAAF Base Pearce after meeting with pilots, crew and maintenance personnel of the RAAF Orions currently searching for the missing Malaysian Airlines MH370 on March 22, 2014. Photo by Greg Wood/AFP

Malaysia asks US for undersea surveillance gear in jet search

Mar 22, 2014 - 10:11 AM

Pentagon chief Chuck Hagel assured Malaysia he would assess the availability and utility of military undersea technology for the MH370 search

Sense of desperation as MH370 search enters third week

Mar 22, 2014 - 9:42 AM

UPDATED Finding wreckage in the remote southern Indian Ocean would undermine the hijacking theory which many of the relatives of the 227 passengers on board continue to cling to

DFA: Spy planes to gather evidence vs China

Aug 01, 2013 - 12:58 AM

The DFA confirms US spy planes provide crucial intelligence on Chinese military activities in the West Philippine Sea

US, Europe team up for moon fly-by

Jan 17, 2013 - 1:05 PM

The US and European space agencies announced a new partnership Wednesday January 16 pairing a European cargo module with NASA s Orion space capsule which aims to take astronauts into deep space

As part of a new agreement between the two space agencies, the European Space Agency will provide the service module for NASA’s Orion spacecraft. Image credit: NASA

Palace: US spy planes just like Google Earth

Jul 03, 2012 - 4:02 PM

UPDATED But the US planes that could monitor Scarborough Shoal carry missiles torpedoes rockets mines and bombs