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Apple just released a cryptic new teaser for its coming TV show starring Jennifer Aniston and Steve Carell, and people are bewildered
Business Insider - 2019-08-12
An image of a chain link. It symobilizes a website link url. An envelope. It indicates the ability to send an email. A stylized bird with an open mouth, tweeting. The word "in". A stylized letter F. Three evenly spaced dots forming an ellipsis: "..

Twitch Faces Backlash For Pornography Playing On Channel Of Tyler 'Ninja' Blevins After Move To Mixer
International Business Times - 2019-08-12
Live streaming video platform Twitch has found itself in hot water after a pornographic live stream began playing on the now dormant channel of Tyler Blevins, better known as "Ninja," after his move to Mixer. The incident occurred Sunday when Blevins ...

Probe of Iloilo sea mishap starts
philstar.com - 2019-08-12
MANILA, Philippines -- An interagency panel has started its investigation into a boat-sinking incident in the Iloilo-Guimaras Strait on Aug. 3 that left 31 people dead. The Department of Transporation gave assurance that it would uphold fairness and ...

720 held, 62 firearms seized in Baseco raid
philstar.com - 2019-08-12
MANILA, Philippines -- At least 720 persons were rounded up in a police "saturation drive" at the Baseco Compound in Tondo, Manila on Sunday. The Manila Police District (MPD) reported that at least 62 assorted firearms, two rifle grenades, two hand ...

House eyes one year to solve EDSA traffic
philstar.com - 2019-08-12
MANILA, Philippines -- The chairman of the House of Representatives committee on transportation yesterday promised to offer a "roadmap to finally solve the traffic problem along EDSA." Upon the instructions of Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano, Samar Rep.

2 teens dead, 1 hurt in Tondo shooting
philstar.com - 2019-08-12
MANILA, Philippines -- Two teenagers were killed while a third was hospitalized after two assailants barged into their shanty in Tondo, Manila and shot them before dawn yesterday. Hervin Tribdino and Allan Bautista, both 19, died at the scene while ...

Indonesian Navy vessel in the Philippines
philstar.com - 2019-08-12
MANILA, Philippines -- A training ship of the Indonesian Navy arrived in Manila yesterday for a four-day port visit. The vessel, Bima Suci (945), arrived at the South Harbor with 15 officers, 74 crewmembers, 18 training staff and 83 cadets on board, said Lt.

Lawmaker seeks better social services for Metro Manila residents
philstar.com - 2019-08-12
MANILA, Philippines -- An official of the House of Representatives yesterday vowed to push for improvement of social services for residents of Metro Manila. Manila 1st District Rep. Manuel Luis Lopez, chairman of the House committee on Metro Manila ...

Avoiding Fatal Consequences of Adulterated Alcohol Requires Unexpected Treatment
Medscape - 2019-08-12
Recently, Costa Rica reported 55 suspected cases of methanol intoxication, resulting in 23 deaths between June and July. This type of tragedy has already been experienced by countries such as Ecuador, Nicaragua, Norway, Czech Republic, India, Indonesia ...

SC to tackle inheritance rights of illegitimate children
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-12
MANILA, Philippines -- The Supreme Court will tackle the rights of illegitimate children to claim an inheritance. The high court has tapped retired Supreme Court Associate Justice Jose Vitug and ...

China urges PH to probe death of Chinese man
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-12
MANILA, Philippines -- The Chinese Embassy on Monday urged the Philippine government to probe the death of a Chinese man in Las Pinas City and bring the suspect to justice. Yang Kang, a 27-year ...

Philippines Energy Efficient Glass Industry Databook 2016-2025 - A $74.7M Market Opportunity by 2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com
YAHOO! News - 2019-08-12
The "Philippines Energy Efficient Glass Industry Business and Investment Opportunities Databook (2016 - 2025) - 125 KPIs Covering Market Size by Value and Volume across End Markets, Products ...

Hong Kong airport cancels outbound flights
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-12
TAIPEI - Hong Kong International Airport canceled all flights out of Hong Kong for the rest of the day, after thousands of anti-government protesters descended on the airport. Demonstrators ...

Century Properties expanding to affordable housing
philstar.com - 2019-08-12
MANILA, Philippines -- Century Properties Group Inc., the listed real estate developer of the Antonio family, is preparing to expand its footprint into the affordable housing segment following the strong uptick in sales of its affordable housing brand.

Generally fair weather in next days -- Pagasa
philstar.com - 2019-08-12
MANILA, Philippines -- Apart from isolated rain showers and thunderstorms, fair weather will prevail over most parts of the country, including Metro Manila, in the next three days as the southwest monsoon weakens. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical ...

80 more migrants rescued as Richard Gere shines light on their plight
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-12
The rescue operation comes as a dispute escalates over who will take in migrants rescued by another charity ship, with mild Mediterranean weather increasing the number of people trying to make ...

Foreign tourist arrivals reach 4.1 million in six months - DOT
CNN Philippines - 2019-08-12
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 12) -- More than 4 million foreign tourists visited the country in the first six months of 2019, the Department of Tourism (DOT) said Monday, reaching half ...

Foreign tourist arrivals reach 4.1 million in six months - DOT
CNN Philippines - 2019-08-12
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 12) -- More than 4 million foreign tourists visited the country in the first six months of 2019, the Department of Tourism (DOT) said Monday, reaching half ...

UP outranks Harvard, Oxford in health research citations
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-12
MANILA, Philippines -- The University of the Philippines (UP) beat other premiere universities -- including Harvard University, University of Oxford, and the University of Stanford -- in the ...

NBI has until end of August to verify alleged terror plot
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-12
MANILA, Philippines -- The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) has until the end of this month to submit an initial report on the alleged terror plot of the Islamic State (IS) in Northern ...

LIST: Cancelled flights after Hong Kong airport sit-in protest
CNN Philippines - 2019-08-12
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines) -- A number of flights to and from Hong Kong have been cancelled as protesters there swarmed the international airport. Pro-democracy demonstrators have occupied ...

Cathay Pacific plunges; China guides yuan lower again
CNN Philippines - 2019-08-12
(CNN) -- Asian stocks were mixed Monday after last week's volatile trading. Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index was up nearly 0.2 percent after dropping 3.6 percent last week -- its third straight week ...

PCG: 210 passengers stranded in Luzon ports due to bad weather
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-12
MANILA, Philippines -- At least 200 passengers have been stranded in some ports of Luzon after authorities prevented them from traveling Monday noon due to inclement weather. Based on the ...

BI agents intercept 16 illegally recruited workers posing as tourists
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-12
MANILA, Philippines -- A total of 16 illegally recruited workers trying to sneak out of the country as tourists have been nabbed by Immigration agents at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport ...

Oil firms to reduce fuel prices Tuesday
CNN Philippines - 2019-08-12
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 12) -- Five oil companies are set to reduce pump prices beginning 6 a.m. Tuesday, August 13. Shell, Flying V, Petron, Petro Gazz and PTT Philippines will ...

Oil firms to reduce fuel prices Tuesday
CNN Philippines - 2019-08-12
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 12) -- Five oil companies are set to reduce pump prices beginning 6 a.m. Tuesday, August 13. Shell, Flying V, Petron, Petro Gazz and PTT Philippines will ...

Cathay Pacific warns it could fire staff for supporting 'illegal protests'
philstar.com - 2019-08-12
HONG KONG, China -- Hong Kong carrier Cathay Pacific warned its staff on Monday that they could be fired if they "support or participate in illegal protests," as the airline comes under pressure from Beijing. The warning follows new regulations imposed by ...

Solon wants liquor ban in all public places, limited sale of alcohol
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-12
MANILA, Philippines -- A bill banning the sale and consumption of alcohol and alcoholic beverages in all streets, pathways, plazas, alleys, sidewalks, parks, parking areas, and other public ...

E-commerce sites bask in animal shopping boom in Pakistan
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-12
KARACHI -- Engrossed in conversation about their plans for Eidul Azha, women sitting at a salon in DHA Phase VI claimed their brothers and husbands had opted for something new this year.

Asian stocks rise as trade war worries worsen
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-12
Benchmarks in Shanghai and South Korea rose while Hong Kong and Australia were unchanged. Japanese markets were closed for a holiday. Investors were encouraged by hopes global central banks will ...

Convenience stores expected to be the next big thing in franchising in Vietnam
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-12
HCM CITY -- After food and beverage and other sectors, it is the turn of convenience stores franchisers to eye the huge Vietnamese market. According to experts, Viet Nam has all the requisite ...

Israel expelling Filipina with Israeli-born son-NGO
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-12
JERUSALEM-A Filipino migrant worker and her Israeli-born teenage son were in the process of being deported from the Jewish state on Sunday night after successive court appeals failed, an NGO ...

Foreign tourist arrivals up 11.43% to 4.1 million in H1 2019
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-12
MANILA, Philippines - Foreign tourist arrivals increased by 11.43 percent to 4.1 million in the first half of the year, the Department of Tourism (DOT) announced Monday. The DOT said a total of ...

Instability in Hong Kong a problem for everyone, says Singapore exec
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-12
SINGAPORE - There is no profit in having instability in Hong Kong, said Law and Home Affairs Minister K. Shanmugam, adding that Singapore benefits from stability across the region, including ...

Basilan marks peaceful Eid'l Adha
philstar.com - 2019-08-12
BASILAN, Philippines -- The Eid'l Adha celebration in Basilan on Sunday was peaceful and officials say this was because of cooperation among local officials, religious leaders, the police and military. Gov. Jim Salliman on Monday thanked the Philippine ...

Search underway for vessel carrying 7 Filipinos that capsized off Brunei
CNN Philippines - 2019-08-12
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 12) -- A fishing vessel carrying a crew of 11 members, seven of which are Filipinos, capsized off the coast of Brunei, Philippine officials said on Monday.

Three killed in Baseco raid
CNN Philippines - 2019-08-12
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 12) -- Three people were killed when police officers raided Baseco Compound in Manila on Sunday, an area believed to be infested with illegal criminal ...

DOH: Dengvaxia can prevent future dengue epidemics
CNN Philippines - 2019-08-12
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 12) -- The Department of Health admitted that controversial Dengvaxia vaccine can be useful in preventing future dengue epidemics. "It could probably be ...

Robredo roots for Gilas Pilipinas in FIBA World Cup: We'll cheer for you until the end
CNN Philippines - 2019-08-12
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 12) -- Vice President Leni Robredo rallied behind Gilas Pilipinas after President Rodrigo Duterte expressed his lack of confidence for the Philippine men's ...

Año cites EO to support police presence in schools
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-12
MANILA, Philippines -- Interior Secretary Eduardo Año in a statement on Sunday cited an executive order that he said could be invoked to increase police visibility in schools "infiltrated ...

Makabayan bill seeks amendment to party-list law
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-12
The Makabayan bloc in the House of Representatives has filed a bill that would make the party list system exclusive to parties representing the neglected, six years after the Supreme Court ruled ...

Tesda to include shoemaking in certification program, says Marikina mayor
BusinessMirror - 2019-08-12
The City of Marikina is aiming to revive its footwear industry via the set up of a one-stop shop and the inclusion of shoemaking in the certification program of the Technical Education and Skills ...

Group flags new bidding on power deals
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-12
CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Misamis Oriental, Philippines -- While it welcomed the Supreme Court ruling requiring distribution utilities to bid out their power supply agreements (PSA), an activist group ...

El Niño now over, says US Climate Prediction Center
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-11
The mild occurrence of El Niño, which Philippine economic managers cited as one of major challenges that would impact on growth, is now over as sea surface temperatures (SSTs) in equatorial ...

DepEd, BSP push financial literacy lessons to students
BusinessMirror - 2019-08-11
Many of them will become leaders in industry, politics and business," said the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Deputy Governor Chuchi G. Fonacier. "Now is the time to equip them with ...

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