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MWSS used P23M from Angat Dam project to pay another loan -- COA
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-28
MANILA, Philippines - The Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) has used the P23.75 million balance from an Angat Dam project to settle other obligations, the Commission on Audit ...

SolGen wants Carpio out of West Philippine Sea case
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-28
MANILA, Philippines - The Office of the Solicitor General (OSG) on Friday called on the Supreme Court to inhibit Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio from participating in the petition urging ...

Pepsi sees improved sales volume this year
philstar.com - 2019-06-28
MANILA, Philippines -- Pepsi-Cola Products Philippines Inc. (PCPPI) is looking to post better sales volume this year as the market has adjusted to the higher taxes imposed on sweetened beverages. Allan Frias II, senior vice president for operations at ...

Declare law on Palawan split unconstitutional, Supreme Court asked
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-28
PUERTO PRINCESA CITY -- A citizens group asked the Supreme Court this week to declare unconstitutional the law that split Palawan into three smaller provinces. The 28-page petition signed by ...

Cop accidentally shoots wife, daughter while about to clean gun
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-28
MANILA, Philippines -- A police officer who was unloading his pistol accidentally shot his wife and daughter on Friday in Tondo, Manila. The suspect was identified as 31-year-old Police Corporal ...

5 killed, 9 wounded in Sulu blast
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-28
MANILA, Philippines -- Five people, including three soldiers, were killed while nine others were wounded in an explosion in the vicinity of a military camp in Indanan, Sulu, the military said Friday.

Philippines in climate change talks
Journal - 2019-06-28
It has to be built on a foundation of solidarity ... for example, the Philippines tapped the expertise of the Philippine Medical Association, the Philippine Hospitals Association, and the Philippine College of Physicians," he said.

Palace downplays Xi's remark vs. West PH Sea drilling as 'friendly advice'
CNN Philippines - 2019-06-28
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 28) -- When Chinese President Xi Jinping asked President Rodrigo Duterte not to drill for oil in the West Philippine Sea or there could be "trouble," it was ...

Ombudsman wants to drop graft, usurpation raps vs Aquino over Mamasapano
CNN Philippines - 2019-06-28
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 28) -- The Office of the Ombudsman moved to withdraw the graft and usurpation raps against former President Benigno "Noynoy" Aquino III in connection with ...

Lower inflation expected in June -- BSP
CNN Philippines - 2019-06-28
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 28) -- Inflation may have eased further in June, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said Friday. As food prices continue to stabilize, the BSP expects ...

Duterte reiterates Xi warning: PH exploring oil in WPS spells trouble
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-28
MANILA, Philippines -- President Rodrigo Duterte has again brought up the warning of Chinese President Xi Jinping that "trouble" would erupt if the Philippines would undertake oil ...

Apple's departed: Here's everyone who's left Apple recently
Business Insider - 2019-06-28
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Duterte not afraid of impeach try, Palace says amid his threat to jail filers
CNN Philippines - 2019-06-28
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 28) -- President Rodrigo Duterte's threat to jail those who will try to impeach him was made not out of fear but out of dismay with criticisms against him ...

Lawmakers see House supermajority cracking over speakership race
CNN Philippines - 2019-06-28
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 28) -- The supermajority composed of allies of President Rodrigo Duterte in the House of Representatives is bound to fracture over the speakership race, with ...

Duterte proposal for speakership term-sharing dims
CNN Philippines - 2019-06-28
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 28) -- In the race for House Speaker, President Rodrigo Duterte said Thursday he greenlighted the proposed arrangement between Taguig Rep. Alan Peter Cayetano ...

Filipino-Chinese group says Recto Bank incident a non-issue in China
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-28
MANILA, Philippines--The ramming of a Filipino fishing boat near Recto Bank in the West Philippine Sea has not become an issue for China, the President of a group of Filipino-Chinese businessmen ...

DA issues temporary ban on pigs, pork products from North Korea
CNN Philippines - 2019-06-28
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 28) -- The Department of Agriculture (DA) has issued a temporary ban on pigs and pork products from North Korea in a bid to prevent local pigs from being ...

Why the Philippines is the place to be for social enterprises
BusinessWorld - 2019-06-28
Academic institutions are slowly starting to incorporate social entrepreneurship into their curriculum. Many universities around the Philippines, including the UP schools ... social enterprises to thrive--the technology, the community, and the industry ...

Five startups to kickstart your zero waste habit
BusinessWorld - 2019-06-28
The Philippines is at the "center of the center" of biodiversity, with the highest number of species per unit area in the world according to the Foundation for the Philippine Environment. But all that natural beauty is quickly declining, due largely to ...

Dispatches from the Future
BusinessWorld - 2019-06-28
Ateneo de La Union University. FEU-Cebu. UST-Bacolod. Families from surrounding regions no longer had to look all the way to places like Manila or Davao for quality education. There was always a new satellite campus ... bike off the main road, towards ...

Crocodiles were once vegetarians, but it was just a phase
philstar.com - 2019-06-28
WASHINGTON, United States -- Crocodiles are sometimes described as living fossils for their close resemblance to their forebears who roamed the Earth during the age of the dinosaurs. But if you happened to find yourself a time machine that sent you back ...

Piñol: Less comments from me from now on
CNN Philippines - 2019-06-28
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 28) -- Resigned Agriculture chief Manny Piñol said he would not offer any more comments on his offer to leave office. In a post on social media Friday, Piñol ...

Duterte dares U.S., other nations to join Philippines in taking back Spratlys
CNN Philippines - 2019-06-28
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 26) -- President Rodrigo Duterte dared the United States and other nations to join the Philippines in reclaiming the disputed Spratly Islands. [Translation: I ...

China says there could be 'trouble' if oil explorations in West PH Sea proceed -- Duterte
CNN Philippines - 2019-06-28
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 28) -- President Rodrigo Duterte revealed he was warned by Chinese President Xi Jinping that Philippine oil explorations in the West Philippine Sea "could mean ...

Duterte on allowing China to fish in PH EEZ: If you try to impeach me, I will jail you
CNN Philippines - 2019-06-28
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 27) -- President Rodrigo Duterte threatens to jail those who will attempt to impeach him over the Chinese fishing in Philippine waters. "I-impeach ako?

Duterte: If you try to impeach me, I will jail you
CNN Philippines - 2019-06-28
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 27) -- President Rodrigo Duterte threatens to jail those who will attempt to impeach him over the Chinese fishing in Philippine waters. Constitutional expert ...

Pagasa: LPA to bring rains over parts of Mindanao
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-27
MANILA, Philippines -- The low-pressure area being monitored by the state weather bureau has entered the Philippine area of responsibility on Thursday evening and will bring rains over parts of ...

Starbucks has nearly 1,000 stores in the UK. They're losing money
CNN Philippines - 2019-06-27
(CNN) -- Starbucks is closing stores and losing money in its most important European market. The coffee chain said Thursday that its UK business lost £17.2 million ($22 million) in the year ...

OceanaGold Provides Update on Philippines Operations
YAHOO! - 2019-06-27
It directly employs 1,500 workers of which approximately 95% are Philippine nationals including ... execution of business strategy, future growth, future production, estimated costs, results ...

Protectionism in US to hit PH BPO sector the most
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-27
While the escalating trade tensions between the United States and China would unlikely make a big dent on the Philippine economy in the near term, its potential long-term damage would not only ...

Duterte invokes 2016 fishing agreement with China
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-27
Claiming he could not keep Chinese fishermen out of Philippine waters, President Duterte on Wednesday cited a deal he struck with Chinese President Xi Jinping in 2016, allowing the Chinese access ...

Megaworld unit sees doubling of revenue
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-27
Leisure estate developer Global-Estate Resorts Inc. (Geri) expects to double its recurring revenue this year to P1.4 billion as new resort-hotels and commercial ventures gain traction. Geri, a ...

Focus on preventive care to improve heart health: Report
The Straits Times - 2019-06-27
It is based on the insights of experts from Australia, South Korea, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam and the Philippines ... should work towards improving the general economic health of the population, because that will effectively eliminate ...

DICT, 2 firms sign pact to build common telco tower infrastructure
BusinessMirror - 2019-06-27
The Department of Information and Communications (DICT) signed on Thursday a memorandum of agreement with common infrastructure providers Isoc Infrastructure Inc. and edotco Group Sdn.

The poor people of this republic
BusinessMirror - 2019-06-27
The air was dry. My younger brother and I were outside this café noted for fancy concoctions. Near the curb of the street, a young man, emaciated, in black shirt, would accost passengers getting ...

100% Pure New Zealand: An enduring brand
BusinessMirror - 2019-06-27
from our perspective as associations organizing or hosting international conferences and business events, the value it provides to us in terms of consistency of messaging and recall. Started in ...

A car-sized asteroid exploded in the atmosphere south of Puerto Rico. Weather satellite and radar captured the moment.
The Washington Post - 2019-06-27
GOES-16 captured a small asteroid entering the atmosphere south of Puerto Rico. Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty sensors in Bermuda measured the resulting mid-air blast between 3 and 5 kilotons of TNT. pic.twitter.com/tQJxx71p3K -- Tony Rice (@ ...

Three Things Young Farmers Need To Know In Order To Harvest Success
Forbes - 2019-06-27
A panel of academic and industry leaders in agriculture discussed the keys to success for tomorrow's farmers. Matt Kang for Forbes Chris Rotticci, cofounder of Automated Harvesting LLC, knows that the agriculture workforce is shrinking. The pacing can be ...

Twitter to Attach a Warning Label to Tweets That Break the Rules from Trump and Other Leaders
Fortune - 2019-06-27
Twitter Inc. just created what may soon become a special Trump label. U.S. President Donald Trump walks a fine line on Twitter, routinely posting comments that might get a lesser-known person ...

Teacher faces raps for molesting boy, 9
philstar.com - 2019-06-27
TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Philippines -- A male public school teacher has been charged on Wednesday for alleged sexual abuse of a boy in Barangay San Fabian, Echague, Isabela. Maj. Andy Orilla, Echague police chief, said the suspect, a neighbor of the ...

Jaclyn Hill deleted her Twitter and Instagram accounts following backlash against her disastrous lipstick launch
Business Insider - 2019-06-27
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Google Maps can now predict how crowded your train will be
Mashable - 2019-06-27
You know it's going to be crowded on the bus to work, but now Google Maps can give you a heads up on just how bad it'll be. Similar to when crowded restaurant and store predictions rolled out in ...

Hulu customers are furious after the company's live TV service experienced an outage during the Democratic debate
Business Insider - 2019-06-27
Hulu viewers of the first democratic debate of the 2020 presidential election were interrupted by a streaming glitch on Wednesday night. Hulu streamed the debate as part of its live TV service. According to Consumer Press, the interruption lasted for over ...

Ornikar raises $40 million for its driving school marketplace
TechCrunch - 2019-06-27
French startup Ornikar is raising a $40 million Series B round (EUR35 million) from Idinvest and Bpifrance. The company competes with traditional driving schools in Europe with an online ...

Google Maps detour strands more than 100 vehicles near Colorado airport
Upi.com - 2019-06-27
June 27 (UPI) --A Google Maps error near a Colorado airport left more than 100 drivers seeking a detour stranded on a dirt road. Drivers headed to the Denver International Airport said they were diverted by Google Maps Sunday due to a crash on Pena ...

Twitter is going to put warnings on tweets by politicians and world leaders that break its rules amid calls for Trump to be barred
Business Insider - 2019-06-27
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Valve to continue Steam gaming on Ubuntu Linux
ZDNet - 2019-06-27
When Canonical announced that, beginning with October's Ubuntu 19.10 release, 32-bit -computer support would be dropped, it didn't expect there would be much blowback. It was wrong. Developers and users, especially of Steam games, threw fits. So, Canonical ...

UTIs, other infections may trigger strokes, study says
Upi.com - 2019-06-27
A urinary tract infection might be more than just a painful nuisance for some, with new research suggesting it could raise the risk of stroke in vulnerable people. The study of over 190,000 stroke patients found that the risk of suffering a stroke was ...

LP mulls joining House majority bloc; attends Romualdez-led caucus
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-27
MANILA, Philippines -- The 18-man opposition Liberal Party (LP) is considering the possibility of joining the majority bloc in the 18th Congress, Caloocan City 2nd District Rep. Edgar Erice ...

Pride and dignity
philstar.com - 2019-06-27
This was followed by former foreign affairs secretary Albert del Rosario being denied entry into Hong Kong ... He has even sided with China on the Huawei technology issue saying that it was time for the US to accept that it was no longer necessarily ...

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