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Samira Gutoc says her Twitter was hacked, loses followers
CNN Philippines - 2019-09-22
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 22) -- Former senatorial candidate Samira Gutoc revealed one of her social media accounts has been hacked. Gutoc said all her data on her Twitter account ...

Digital Threats Multiply Ahead Of 2020 US Elections
International Business Times - 2019-09-22
It could be a manipulated video embarrassing a candidate. Or a computer voting system locked by ransomware. Or doubts about electronic voting machines with no paper backups. As Americans prepare for 2020 elections, digital threats to election security are ...

Ramon Ang rallies hunger champions
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-09-22
We are gonna love you, people of the world. We are gonna make you a better world," Ryan Cayabyab once wrote. Ramon Ang and daughter Cecile Ang seemed to have taken these words seriously.

Cookie maker from UK tames the monster appetite of Pinoys
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-09-21
The last few years saw a deluge of brands meant to feed the curiosity of Filipinos wanting to try anything, well, foreign. The hype machine is usually run by a well-oiled local company, which has ...

Filipinos in NY raise PH concerns in Climate Strike
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-09-21
NEW YORK CITY -- Filipinos in this city called for an end to the exploitation of natural resources by big business and to violence against Earth activists, as they marched on Friday from Foley ...

Sale On Smartwatches? Amazon Cuts Price of New Apple Watch Series 5
International Business Times - 2019-09-21
E-commerce giant Amazon has cut the price tag of the 40mm Apple Watch 5 with GPS to $384.99, a $15 discount on the tech product. A purchase of the Apple Watch 5 on Amazon will also be eligible for Amazon Prime delivery. The 5 series was announced on Sept.

From farm to cup, big coffee turns to tech to lure consumers
BusinessMirror - 2019-09-21
a start-up backed by Swiss coffee trader Sucafina and developed in partnership with International Business Machines Corp. The technology will help firms trace the origin of the beans they buy and ...

Women May Have More To Offer In Natural Disasters
International Business Times - 2019-09-21
What do Texas, Florida, California, and Louisiana have in common? They were rated as the riskiest states for extreme weather in America, according to forecast data by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Since 1980, weather and ...

Do gut bacteria affect bowel cancer development?
Medical News Today - 2019-09-21
Being able to identify someone's risk of cancer is vital for saving lives. However, it is challenging to predict how likely a person is to develop a specific type. Some links are known, including the link between smoking and lung cancer, while others are ...

Coffee Fiesta sells new technology, machines
BusinessMirror - 2019-09-21
The lectures were given during the Coffee Fiesta, a Smaardec regional symposium on research and development highlights at the Digos City campus of the Southern Philippines Agri-Business and Marine ...

Madrigal scion sees early childhood education pivotal in personal development
BusinessMirror - 2019-09-21
The program also seeks to help the parents of early childhood learners provide the children with good health through good nutrition. "We also do in-class feeding in partnership with RS Po ...

Valverde returns to defend crown
BusinessMirror - 2019-09-21
Alejandro Valverde goes for a second straight crown at the world championships in Yorkshire. SPAIN has named its squad for the International Cycling Union (UCI) Road World Championships in ...

Americans in their 60s have nearly as much student loan debt as people in their 30s
Business Insider - 2019-09-21
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A baffling viral video shows Apple employees in a standing ovation after man buys iPhone 11
Business Insider - 2019-09-21
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Sotto vows scrutiny of health budget for 2020
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-09-21
MANILA, Philippines -- Senate President Vicente Sotto III said on Saturday that the Senate would scrutinize the allocation for health -- including funding for vaccination and a health ...

Two popular camera apps turn out to be adware, are pulled from Google Play Store
Mashable - 2019-09-21
Two Android apps that weren't what they seemed got pulled from the Google Play app store this week. Instead of offering features to up your selfie game and mobile picture-taking, the two apps, Sun ...

The Growing Impact Of AI On Marketing Strategy
Forbes - 2019-09-21
The march toward personalization means marketing strategy finds itself under the expanding shadow of artificial intelligence. AI is being deployed in a growing number of functions. I recently asked Jerry Roche, CEO of Trial Run, a fractal analytics firm ...

BOC seizes cannabis oil at NAIA
philstar.com - 2019-09-21
MANILA, Philippines -- The Bureau of Customs intercepted on Friday six boxes of cannabis oil, sent from Romania, which arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport. The boxes were labeled "Lady Mary Farm Cannabidiol CBD Oil BIO" and consigned to ...

Lawyer slain in Muntinlupa
philstar.com - 2019-09-21
MANILA, Philippines -- A lawyer was gunned down by still unidentified assailants in front of his house in Muntinlupa City before dawn yesterday. Jesus Acpal, 68, a retired police officer, and his son had just arrived at their home in Katarungan Village in ...

JG Summit appoints head of digital enterprises
philstar.com - 2019-09-21
MANILA, Philippines -- The Gokongwei Group seeks to build cutting edge digital enterprises as it strengthens its bid to become a leading digital player in the country. JG Summit Holdings Inc., the holding company of the Gokongwei Group, has appointed ...

Philexport pushes countryside employment ahead of growing automation in factories
philstar.com - 2019-09-21
MANILA, Philippines -- The umbrella organization of exporters in the country is pushing for the creation of more employment opportunities in the countryside to prepare rural areas for Industry 4.0 or automated manufacturing. Philippine Exporters ...

2 Japanese warships in Manila
philstar.com - 2019-09-21
MANILA, Philippines -- Two warships of the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSF) are in Manila for a three-day goodwill visit, the sixth this year alone, the Philippine Navy said yesterday. Japanese Ship Bungo, an Uraga-class minesweeper tender, and JS ...

Zine fair held to fight martial law revisionism
philstar.com - 2019-09-21
MANILA, Philippines -- In a bid to combat disinformation and historical revisionism in the age of social media, an independent book store held a zine fair in Makati City yesterday. Independent bookstore Kwago and event space Warehouse Eight launched ...

Polio strain mutation confirmed; vaccines coming
philstar.com - 2019-09-21
MANILA, Philippines -- The Department of Health (DOH) confirmed yesterday that vaccine-deprived polio (VDP) Type 2 has mutated, causing the re-emergence of the disease in the country recently. In an interview, DOH Public Health Undersecretary Myrna ...

LTFRB urged: Allow new buses on Commonwealth Avenue
philstar.com - 2019-09-21
MANILA, Philippines -- The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) should allow new buses to serve Commonwealth Avenue to ease the daily plight of commuters stranded for hours, an administration lawmaker said yesterday. Rep.

Philippines joins APEC data privacy system
philstar.com - 2019-09-21
MANILA, Philippines -- The Philippines has formally joined the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Cross-Border Privacy Rules (CBPR) system, which will allow the country to expand trade opportunities through removal of data flow barriers with other ...

SSS, cops nab 2 delinquent employers
philstar.com - 2019-09-21
MANILA, Philippines -- Two employers were arrested last week for failing to remit Social Security Systems (SSS) contributions of their employees. Police officers served arrest warrants to Florida Jose of Falcon Maritime & Allied Services Inc. and to Ana ...

Trucks-for-hire not allowed to carry passengers -- LTFRB
philstar.com - 2019-09-21
MANILA, Philippines -- The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has warned operators and drivers of trucks-for-hire against carrying passengers. In an advisory, the LTFRB said violators would be arrested in accordance with existing ...

Much-delayed funds out
philstar.com - 2019-09-21
After six months of delay, Filipino farmers are getting more funds aimed at financing projects that will hopefully improve their competitiveness amid increasing rice imports, declining palay prices, and the shift from quantitative import restrictions to ...

Former radio DJ caught in drug raid
philstar.com - 2019-09-21
MANILA, Philippines -- A former radio disc jockey was arrested with three others during a raid on a house allegedly used as a drug den in Quezon City on Friday night. Marieto Laureno, known as "Papa Tolits," 40; Arbie Yu Chua, 36; Winnie Hunter, 31 ...

20,000 join Manila Bay cleanup
philstar.com - 2019-09-21
MANILA, Philippines -- At least 20,000 people participated in the cleanup of Manila Bay yesterday as part of the observance of International Coastal Cleanup (ICC) Day 2019. "More and more are now taking part in the cleanup following the campaign we ...

Magnitude 5 quake jolts Bicol
philstar.com - 2019-09-21
MANILA, Philippines -- A magnitude 5 earthquake rocked parts of Bicol yesterday. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries, but warned the public of aftershocks. Phivolcs ...

Ex-Bohol mayor gets 10 years over fertilizer scam
philstar.com - 2019-09-21
MANILA, Philippines -- A former town mayor in Bohol has been sentenced to up to 10 years in prison in connection with the fertilizer fund scam. Requillo Samuya of San Isidro was found guilty of violating Section 3 (e) of Republic Act 3019 or the Anti ...

Cop, suspects slain in shootouts
philstar.com - 2019-09-21
TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Philippines -- A police officer and two robbery suspects were killed in a shootout in Ramon, Isabela on Friday. Col. Mariano Rodriguez, Isabela police director, identified the fatalities as S/Sgt. Richard Gumarang; Cristobal ...

High levels of cancer-causing chemical found in mint and menthol e-cigarettes: Study
YAHOO! - 2019-09-21
High levels of cancer-causing chemical found in mint and menthol e-cigarettes: Study originally appeared on abcnews.go.com The Food and Drug Administration has announced plans to ban all non-tobacco flavored e-cigarettes and now a study from Duke ...

Zoox CEO Aicha Evans to talk self-driving cars at Disrupt SF 2019
TechCrunch - 2019-09-21
Aicha Evans, CEO of self-driving startup Zoox, is joining us at TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco in just two short weeks. Evans came on board to Zoox earlier this year following the unexpected ...

Big-time oil price hike seen next week amid Saudi attacks - DOE
CNN Philippines - 2019-09-21
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 21)-- Heads up, motorists! Local oil companies are set to implement bigger fuel price adjustments next week-- a development which stemmed from last ...

Delayed vaccine schedule caused 2nd PH polio case - DOH-CALABARZON
CNN Philippines - 2019-09-21
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 21)-- A health official from CALABARZON said the caretakers of the 5-year-old boy who contracted vaccine-derived polio in Barangay Lingga, Calamba City ...

Delayed vaccine schedule caused 2nd PH polio case - DOH-CALABARZON
CNN Philippines - 2019-09-21
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 21)-- A health official from CALABARZON said the caretakers of the 5-year-old boy who contracted vaccine-derived polio in Barangay Lingga, Calamba City ...

Pagasa expects improved weather in Metro Manila, parts of Luzon
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-09-21
MANILA, Philippines -- The weather in Metro Manila and big part of the Luzon region is expected to improve after Severe Tropical Storm "Nimfa" exited the country, the Philippine Atmospheric ...

Nestlé Has a Plan for Reducing Emissions--and It Starts With Happier Cows
Fortune - 2019-09-21
Cows are released onto fresh grass this spring in the Netherlands--which has one of the highest milk yields per cow in the EU. Nestlé says lowering its carbon footprint will start with ...

For Fat Cats, The Struggle Is Real When It Comes To Losing Weight And Keeping It Off
NPR - 2019-09-21
Erin Shibley and Chirag Rathod are parents to Miko the cat. "Miko Angelo. Miko Angelo's his full name. Miko for short," Rathod says. It's dinner time, and the smell of paninis is wafting from the kitchen of their apartment in Blacksburg, Va. It smells ...

Opinion: Remembering Cokie Roberts
NPR - 2019-09-21
Cokie Roberts was fierce and funny, hard-nosed and kind-hearted. She was steeped in politics, as the daughter of two Louisiana pols, Hale and Lindy Boggs, and enjoyed the game. But she also elevated politics with her elegant reporting. Cokie wasn't fooled ...

Bello gives aid to family of acid-doused OFW from Taiwan
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-09-21
CITY OF ILAGAN, Isabela -- Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III on Saturday (Sept. 21) handed out financial aid to the family of twenty-nine-year-old Deserie Tagubasi, an overseas worker who died ...

Cops raid indoor weed farm in San Juan
philstar.com - 2019-09-21
MANILA, Philippines -- Police raided an indoor marijuana farm at a condominium in Barangay Batis, San Juan City Thursday night. The raiding team found 55 young plants in an air-conditioned unit on the fourth floor of the five-story building and 55 fully ...

Once hostile Basilan now has five new doctors of medicine
philstar.com - 2019-09-21
BASILAN, Philippines -- Five of this year's physician licensure examination passers are from this island province, four of them from now peaceful towns rising from underdevelopment due to armed conflicts. For local officials, the feat can help prove to ...

Cagayan de Oro mourns for PMA cadet killed in hazing
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-09-21
CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY -- This city, home for Philippine Military Academy Cadet Fourth Class Darwin Dormitorio, is in mourning amid official pronouncement the aspiring soldier died of hazing.

Magnitude 4.4 quake hits waters off Surigao del Sur
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-09-21
MANILA, Philippines -- A magnitude 4.4 quake struck the waters off Cagwait, Surigao del Sur on Saturday afternoon, the Philippine Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported. The quake was ...

QC seeks help of private sector to impose ban on illegal parking
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-09-21
MANILA, Philippines -- The Quezon City government on Saturday sought the help of private business establishments to continue implement the ban for illegal parking and road obstructions as the 60 ...

Ex-DOH spokesperson Dr. Lyndon Lee Suy passes away
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-09-21
MANILA, Philippines -- Former Department of Health (DOH) spokesman Dr. Lyndon Lee Suy died on Saturday due to cardiac arrest. In a text message to INQUIRER.net, a DOH source said Suy passed away ...

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