PH ranks lowest in reading comprehension among 79 countries — survey

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Wed, 04 Dec 2019 06:00:44 +0000

THE Philippines was ranked the lowest in reading comprehension and second lowest in science and mathematics among 79 countries, a global survey said. The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) tested around 600,000 15-year old students in 79 countries through the 2018 Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA). PISA results showed that Philippines has […]

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Regulators: Central Station Generation Will Stay Dominant Despite Emerging Tech

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 21 Nov 2019 15:39:32 +0000

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A nationwide survey of state utility commissions suggests regulators are increasingly grappling with issues that could “profoundly” alter energy delivery and utility business models. However, over the next decade, they expect central station generation will continue to dominate state portfolios, and utility-scale solar growth will surpass customer-owned photovoltaic (PV).  The survey to take the “regulatory […]

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The POWER Notebook: Power Sector Digitalization Accelerates

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 07 Nov 2019 15:21:09 +0000

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The pace at which new digitalization technologies are being adopted in the power sector is dizzying, but news from major players in the sector—among them, AES, Invenergy, Google, and IBM—this week suggests it will only accelerate.  For more insight into power plant digitalization, including the latest in digital monitoring, diagnostic, analytics, Industrial Internet of Things […]

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Public wants Duterte to talk about  jobs, China in his Sona — Pulse Asia

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 01:35:08 +0000

Public wants Duterte to talk about  jobs, China in his Sona -- Pulse Asia

MANILA, Philippines — Workers’ salaries, prices of basic commodities, and employment have topped the list of issues the public would

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93% of Filipinos see importance of regaining control of China-occupied islands – SWS

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Wed, 10 Jul 2019 23:42:26 +0000

93% of Filipinos see importance of regaining control of China-occupied islands - SWS

MANILA, Philippines – Ninety three percent of Filipinos believe that it is important that the government regain control over China-occupied islands in the West Philippine Sea (WPS), based on a Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey.

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Poll: 1 in 4 don’t plan to retire despite realities of aging

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Mon, 08 Jul 2019 00:20:14 +0000

CHICAGO – Nearly one-quarter of Americans say they never plan to retire, according to a poll that suggests a disconnection between individuals’ retirement plans and the realities of aging in the workforce.

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How to Position Your Power Company for the Future

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Mon, 01 Jul 2019 04:00:46 +0000

Faced with the challenge of making the right moves to accommodate a swiftly changing energy ecosystem, one question draws into sharp focus for generators and the entire power and utilities industry: What will their role become in the years ahead, considering evolving portfolio mixes and changing industry dynamics? Leaders know there’s a very real possibility […]

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Americans are kinder travelers than Canadians, says etiquette survey

Credit to Author: hmallorca| Date: Wed, 12 Jun 2019 11:16:47 +0000

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American travelers are more considerate and polite than their Canadian counterparts, based on the findings of the latest Expedia survey.

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