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New Apple USB-C Digital AV Multi-Port Adapter 60Hz 4K Video Capable Now Available
International Business Times - 2019-08-09
Apple released its newest USB-C Digital AV Multiport Dongle featuring the 60Hz 4k video capability. A recent report suggested that Apple released its newer version of its USB-C digital AV multiport dongle this week. The launch did not make much noise in ...

People with 'subprime' credit scores are reportedly getting approved for Apple's new credit card
Business Insider - 2019-08-09
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Bronx Man Discovers His Penis Is Turning Into Bone After Feeling Pain
International Business Times - 2019-08-09
In a bizarre twist of events, a man from the Bronx, New York went to the hospital for a knee x-ray and got the surprise of his life when doctors told him his penis was turning into bone. The man checked himself in hospital after falling over in the street ...

Trump is drafting an order to regulate Facebook and Twitter for bias
The Verge - 2019-08-09
The White House has drafted an ambitious new proposal to regulate social media platforms, with the aim of combating perceived bias against conservatives, according to a new report from CNN. The proposal, some details of which were previously reported by ...

DBM releases 89% of budget
philstar.com - 2019-08-09
MANILA, Philippines -- The government has released P3.263 trillion in funds to line agencies in the first seven months to support their programs and operations, according to the Department of Budget and Management (DBM). The DBM said allotment releases ...

Laguna village chief shot dead
philstar.com - 2019-08-09
LAGUNA, Philippines -- A barangay captain was killed while two bystanders were wounded in a gun attack in Barangay 3, Poblacion, Alaminos in this town yesterday. Romeo Sagario, chairman of Barangay San Andres, was tending his meat stall when he was shot ...

From iPhone to Android, and make mine pink
BusinessMirror - 2019-08-09
WHEN Vivo announced its partnership with Benefit Cosmetics, of course I wanted whatever it was that they had to offer. The partnership was the limited-edition Vivo V15 Blossom Pink with two Benefi ...

China's Huawei to Invest $800 Million in New Brazil Factory Amid 5G Push
U.S. News & World Report - 2019-08-09
China's Huawei to Invest $800 Million in New Brazil Factory Amid 5G Push FILE PHOTO: People look at products at the Huawei stall at the International Consumer Electronics Expo in Beijing, China August 2, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter Reuters By Gabriela Mello ...

Use this map to see if your local police department has access to Amazon Ring's unofficial surveillance network of video doorbells
Business Insider - 2019-08-09
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Truckmageddon overwhelms Roxas Boulevard
philstar.com - 2019-08-09
MANILA, Philippines -- From Thursday night until yesterday morning, motorists were stuck in traffic along Roxas Boulevard in Manila and Pasay City. Cargo trucks jammed the road going to the South Harbor following the partial shutdown of operations at the ...

Government urged: Tap MVUC for road clearing ops
philstar.com - 2019-08-09
MANILA, Philippines -- The national government should have "equity" in the road clearing operations it had mandated local government units (LGUs) to undertake to address the traffic crisis, Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto said yesterday.

1 dead, 4 hurt ?as wall collapses
philstar.com - 2019-08-09
MANILA, Philippines -- One person died and four others were injured when a concrete wall collapsed during the demolition of a condemned building in Caloocan City on Thursday afternoon. The fatality, identified only as "John-john," died at the scene ...

DILG eyes review of memos barring cops from campuses
philstar.com - 2019-08-09
MANILA, Philippines -- Interior Secretary Eduardo Año will push for a review of memoranda between state universities and law enforcement agencies following the supposed recruitment of students in organizations reported to be communist fronts. Año said ...

DOF optimistic on hitting lower end of growth target
philstar.com - 2019-08-09
"In infrastructure - with its multiplier effects on growth - the bulk of the disbursements in the second semester is expected to keep economic expansion on a higher plane, barring obstacles such as erratic weather disturbances," Dominguez sai

MWSS chief seeks new water sources
philstar.com - 2019-08-09
MANILA, Philippines -- The new administrator of the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) yesterday admitted he is facing big challenges ahead but vowed to prioritize improving water security and finding new water sources. During the turnover ...

Thousands stranded as Hanna exits
philstar.com - 2019-08-09
MANILA, Philippines -- The prevailing stormy weather has left 2,235 people stranded at various ports in Southern Tagalog, Central Visayas and Bicol region, the Office of Civil Defense (OCD) reported yesterday. Most of the stranded passengers are in the ...

Another interest rate cut looms
philstar.com - 2019-08-09
MANILA, Philippines -- After cutting policy rates by 25 basis points Thursday, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) may slash rates anew before the end of the year and set the pace for more cuts in the reserve requirements for banks, according to London ...

Cebu Pacific launches new routes in Clark
philstar.com - 2019-08-09
MANILA, Philippines -- Budget carrier Cebu Pacific eyes to become the largest carrier operating in Clark in terms of capacity by the end of the year, unseating flag carrier Philippine Airlines. "By end 2019, Cebu Pacific will be the largest carrier in ...

Resorts World Manila marks first decade with everything grand
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-09
In 2009, Filipinos experienced a new kind of thrill as Resorts World Manila (RWM) introduced the new concept of integrated resorts in the country. This August, RWM marks its first decade milestone ...

Hands off 'Last Two,' Duterte says
CNN Philippines - 2019-08-09
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 9) -- Tough on state-run gambling operations that supposedly reek of corruption, President Rodrigo Duterte has revealed a softer stance on an illegal numbers ...

COA: NFA failure to meet 2018 buffer stock targets brought supply, price problems nationwide
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-09
MANILA, Philippines--Low stocks of rice at many National Food Authority (NFA) warehouses in 2018 made towns vulnerable to supply shortage and high commercial rice prices aside from putting at ...

Lining up for health care services
Bulatlat - 2019-08-09
MANILA - Inside the compound of the Lung Center of the Philippines is the Charity Assistance Department of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO), where hundreds of Filipinos seek medical assistance every day. The queue begins in the wee hours ...

Bloomberry income drops 12% to P4.65 B
philstar.com - 2019-08-09
MANILA, Philippines -- Razon-led Bloomberry Resorts Corp., the operator of Solaire Resort and Casino, reported a 12.3 percent drop in its net income in the first half of the year due to lower foreign exchange gains and hi gher interest expenses.

US lifts NAIA security advisory, says 'significant improvements' were made
CNN Philippines - 2019-08-09
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 9) -- The United States cancelled a notice it issued in December 2018 regarding security concerns at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA), saying ...

Bayan Muna welcomes SC affirmation of its ruling requiring power supply deals to undergo bidding
BusinessMirror - 2019-08-09
Meralco linemen inspect meters on Road 10 in Tondo, Manila, in this file photo. Bayan Muna chairman Neri Colmenares and Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate welcomed the decision of the Supreme Court ...

China won't change its mind about rejecting arbitral ruling, envoy says
CNN Philippines - 2019-08-09
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 9) -- The Chinese government will continue to reject the arbitration ruling that invalidated its sweeping claim to the South China Sea, its envoy said ahead ...

Brexit turmoil drives UK economy towards recession
philstar.com - 2019-08-09
LONDON -- Britain's economy unexpectedly shrank in the second quarter of the year on Brexit turmoil, official data showed Friday, placing the country on the verge of a recession. Gross domestic product (GDP) fell 0.2 percent in the April-June period, the ...

A US human rights worker was shot outside his home in the Philippines. He was branded an 'enemy of the state' in 2015
Business Insider - 2019-08-09
US citizen Brandon Lee was shot outside his home in the Philippines. Activists continue to be targeted in the Philippines' crackdown on dissent.

DA: Agriculture growth won't hit 3.5% target
CNN Philippines - 2019-08-09
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 9) -- The growth in the local agricultural sector will not hit the 3.5 percent government target. This is according to newly appointed Department of ...

Chinese tech companies sink as trade tensions rise again
CNN Philippines - 2019-08-09
(CNN) -- Chinese markets sagged Friday as renewed trade fears sent tech stocks plunging. ZTE led the way with a nearly 8% drop. The losses came after the United States moved forward with a ban ...

Joma Sison shoots down Duterte's claim rebels are insisting on peace talks
CNN Philippines - 2019-08-09
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 9) -- Communist rebels clarified they will never talk peace with the government under the existing orders of President Rodrigo Duterte. Communist founder ...

SC orders early dismissal in Metro Manila courts due to bad weather
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-09
MANILA, Philippines -- The Supreme Court has suspended work in all Metro Manila courts due to bad weather. In its advisory, the High Court said that all Metro Manila courts will have early ...

DepEd changing policy to avoid stocking of books, learning materials
CNN Philippines - 2019-08-09
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 9) -- The Department of Education (DepEd) said it was changing its policy regarding buffer stocks of books after a Commission on Audit report revealed ?113 ...

Eleazar relieves cop tagged in Quezon City road rage
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-09
MANILA, Philippines -- The National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) on Friday ordered the relief of a policeman from the Quezon City Police District (QCPD) who allegedly got involved in a ...

Filipinos in Congo advised to remain cautious amid ebola outbreak
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-09
MANILA, Philippines -- The Philippine Embassy in Nairobi advised Filipinos in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to "remain cautious and observe health safety precautions at all times ...

No mere lip service
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-09
When it comes to cosmetics, Pinoys love to pucker up and experiment with the one product that defines their whole look: their lipstick. This is one key finding of "Beyond Skin Deep ...

Manila Water president resigns
CNN Philippines - 2019-08-09
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 9) -- Manila Water Company President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Ferdinand dela Cruz has resigned from his post, citing personal reasons. Dela Cruz ...

Rene Almendras to head Manila Water after president resigns
philstar.com - 2019-08-09
MANILA, Philippines -- Manila Water Company Inc. announced Friday that Ferdinand dela Cruz resigned as president and CEO of the company for "personal" reasons. In a disclosure to the stock exchange, the Ayala-led utility firm said Dela Cruz will be ...

Angat Dam water level continues to rise, now at 170-meter mark --Pagasa
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-09
However, the water levels in both the Magat and Caliraya dams have dipped. The state weather bureau earlier said that some parts of Luzon and Metro Manila will still experience rains as the tail ...

Lorenzana seeks protest over presence of 2 Chinese survey ships in PH EEZ
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-09
MANILA, Philippines -- Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana on Friday said he will recommend the filing of protest concerning the reported presence of two Chinese survey ships in the Philippines ...

Analysis: LPU's big win over the Altas
philstar.com - 2019-08-09
MANILA, Philippines - In a week where the NCAA games were postponed due to inclement weather, we saw one match -- the Lyceum Pirates eked out a hard-earned win against the Perpetual Help, 87-85. It was a game that went down the wire, and there was a ...

NCAA cancels games anew due to bad weather
philstar.com - 2019-08-09
MANILA, Philippines - The NCAA Management Committee has cancelled Friday's basketball games amid inclement weather. The seniors basketball double-header between College of St. Benilde and Jose Rizal University, and San Sebastian and Emilio Aguinaldo will ...

LOOK: San Miguel gives a sneak peek into proposed Bulacan airport
CNN Philippines - 2019-08-09
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 9) -- A more spacious and state-of-the-art airport will soon rise in northern Luzon. San Miguel Corporation (SMC) has revealed design studies for the New ...

'Hanna' leaves PH, heads towards China
CNN Philippines - 2019-08-09
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 9) -- Typhoon Hanna has left the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) and is now moving northwest in the direction of China. This according to the latest ...

PLDT tweaks core net income target for 2019 to P26.4 billion
BusinessMirror - 2019-08-09
It will also be driven by the continued slowdown in losses from its international business, which has shifted its focus from the traditional overseas voice and text service to a more digital app ...

LIST: Canceled flights on August 9
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-09
MANILA, Philippines -- Several domestic and international flights were canceled on Friday, August 9, due to bad weather brought about by Typhoon "Hanna." In an advisory, the Manila ...

Fish and fabric: biochemical warfare used vs dengue
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-09
Local governments aided by state agencies are waging a biological and chemical warfare of sorts to stop the fast-rising number of dengue cases and deaths caused by the mosquito-borne viral disease.

US Homeland Security lifts security travel notice on NAIA
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-09
MANILA, Philippines -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has lifted the public notice on its security concerns at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia). In a statement late ...

Senate panel summons transport officials to explain Edsa gridlocks
BusinessMirror - 2019-08-09
File photo: Bumper-to-bumper traffic on Edsa reflects the miserable state of the Metro Manila commuting THE Senate Committee on Public Services summoned transport officials to appear at a hearing ...

SMC reports ?26.2 billion net income for H1
CNN Philippines - 2019-08-08
it announced to the Philippine Stock Exchange Thursday. The diversified profits were boosted by revenues from its beer, spirits and power businesses. San Miguel Food and Beverage Inc., the ...

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