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Boat ramming seen to boost ICC case vs Xi
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-22
MANILA, Philippines -- The ramming of a Philippine fishing boat by a Chinese vessel near Recto Bank in the West Philippine Sea can give a boost to the complaint of crimes against humanity against ...

Aid keeps coming for fishermen thrust into limelight
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-22
SAN JOSE, Occidental Mindoro, Philippines -- Help from private individuals are pouring in for the families of the 22 fishermen who survived a boat-ramming incident near Recto Bank two weeks ago.

3 call center workers die in Camiguin van crash
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-22
MAMBAJAO, Camiguin - Three call center workers were killed and 11 others were injured in a vehicular accident in a village here late Saturday afternoon, June 22, police said. The white Toyota Hi ...

TIMELINE: The Reed Bank incident
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-22
MANILA, Philippines -- Two weeks ago, the Philippine fishing boat Gem-Vir 1 anchored near Recto Bank sank after it was hit by a Chinese trawler. Here is a timeline of the key events that followed ...

Synod document raises possibility of married priests, roles for women
BusinessMirror - 2019-06-22
A woman reads the Bible during a workshop in Saint Ignatius, Guyana, on April 5. The workshop was to help laypeople improve their reading of the Sunday Scriptures in their own languages, so they ...

Fiscal hurt in shooting among new judges
philstar.com - 2019-06-22
MANILA, Philippines -- The provincial prosecutor of Oriental Mindoro, who was wounded in a gun attack last week, was among the 20 new regional trial court (RTC) judges recently appointed by President Duterte. Josephine Caranzo was named Oriental Mindoro ...

Duterte blames voters for political dynasties
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-22
DAVAO CITY, Davao del Sur, Philippines -- President Rodrigo Duterte admitted political dynasties are bad for the country but, he said, it was the fault of Filipino voters who keep on electing ...

Government urged to install vessel monitoring system
philstar.com - 2019-06-22
MANILA, Philippines -- Oceana Philippines reiterated its call for transparency at sea to protect the lives of fishermen amid the recent sinking of a Filipino boat by a Chinese ship in the West Philippine Sea. It asked the government to adopt a vessel ...

Sugar producers seek hike in development budget
philstar.com - 2019-06-22
MANILA, Philippines -- Sugar producers will likely face another problem as the government slashed the budget for sugar development to P67 million for next year from the programmed P2 billion. The Confederation of Sugar Producers Association (Confed) is ...

Best time, best bet
BusinessMirror - 2019-06-22
On an annual basis we can expect at least $30 billion from OFWs and another $30 billion from the business-process outsourcing industry, he said. The BSP chief explained this "hefty" GIR also ...

Positioning the Philippines as global diving destination
BusinessMirror - 2019-06-22
The Philippine participants showcased local diving products and conducted product presentations which included business-to-business (B2B) networking among Chinese dive counterparts. As a result ...

'Michael Jackson drug' still prompts curiosity from patients
Star Tribune - 2019-06-22
It remains the most widely used anesthetic in U.S. hospitals, but many patients still remember propofol as the drug that killed Michael Jackson. Most are no longer afraid of it, doctors say, though many still ask if they will get "the Michael Jackson drug ...

Netflix might get picture-in-picture on desktop
Mashable - 2019-06-22
Attention power users: Netflix is testing a new feature that'll allow you to watch videos without disrupting your work. According to Engadget, the streaming video service is testing a "pop-out ...

When Pollution Is a Matter of Life and Death
The New York Times - 2019-06-22
Not long after President Trump took office, I visited a small neighborhood in Louisiana. A half-hour from New Orleans, St. John the Baptist is a rectangle of modest homes bounded by the Mississippi River on one side and a large factory on another.

Microsoft reportedly bans its employees from using Slack for security reasons and encourages them to to use the Microsoft Teams app instead
Business Insider - 2019-06-22
Microsoft does not allow its employees to use Slack, GeekWire's Nat Levy and Todd Bishop reported, citing an internal document. Read more: Inside Slack's direct listing: Here's what actually went down between the tech company and its Wall Street advisers ...

Singaporean logistics provider plunks P210 million in PHL business
BusinessMirror - 2019-06-22
An internal Ninja Van survey conducted in the first quarter of 2019 revealed that 70 percent of Philippine-based sellers identified delivery speed as their main challenge in conducting business.

2 Marines nabbed for gambling
philstar.com - 2019-06-22
TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, Philippines -- Two Marines were arrested after they were caught betting on a cockfight in Barangay Pengue-Ruyu in this city on Friday. Cpls. Jey-Pherson Calagui, 30, was detailed with the Department of Foreign Affairs in Manila ...

New UP ID doubles as cash card
philstar.com - 2019-06-22
MANILA, Philippines -- Starting in August, students of the University of the Philippines (UP) will be able to use their identification cards to pay for meals, dormitory and other school fees. University officials this week signed an agreement with PayMaya ...

Landbank expands rollout of digital onboarding system
philstar.com - 2019-06-22
MANILA, Philippines -- State-run Land Bank of the Philippines is now fully implementing a new system in all of its branches nationwide aimed at simplifying the account opening process for its clients. In a statement, Landbank president and chief executive ...

YG bows out from his entertainment company
BusinessMirror - 2019-06-22
I will straighten out the basics in order for YG Entertainment to take a step forward." Furthermore, YGE will launch a new business transformation committee.)

Longer water service interruptions as allocations reduced further
philstar.com - 2019-06-22
The insufficient rainfall over Angat watershed is compounded by the monsoon breaks, which PAGASA said is a shift between weather systems that results in short breaks to no rainfall for several days or weeks. The 4 CMS reduction translates to a deficiency ...

Philippines pushes digitalization in Asean meet
philstar.com - 2019-06-22
BANGKOK - President Duterte will push for cooperation among the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member-states in a seamless transition into the fourth industrial revolution (IR) during 34th ASEAN Summit here this weekend. "We will be ...

Investors Go 'Phishing' For Gold In the Cybersecurity Market--Cyber Saturday
Fortune - 2019-06-22
Greetings. This is Jonathan Vanian, filling in for Robert Hackett and Jeff John Roberts. Investors see a potential gold mine in combating one of the oldest tricks by hackers. Three cybersecurity ...

MMDA ready to enforce EDSA bus ban
philstar.com - 2019-06-22
MANILA, Philippines -- Everything is all set for the implementation of the provincial bus ban of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) as the interim bus terminal in Valenzuela City is almost complete, an official said yesterday. MMDA ...

Visa tightens payments security in the Philippines
philstar.com - 2019-06-22
MANILA, Philippines -- Global leader digital payments provider Visa has outlined a robust approach for strengthening payments security in the country over the next three years. Dan Wolbert, Visa country manager for the Philippines and Guam, said payment ...

9 fishermen kidnapped off Sabah released
philstar.com - 2019-06-22
ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines -- Nine of the 10 fishermen snatched by unidentified gunmen off the coast of Sabah were released in Sulu on Friday night. The victims were spotted by personnel of the Talipao police in Barangay Kahawa, the Joint Task Force Sulu ...

Trade war a serious concern for Thailand, Prayuth says
BusinessMirror - 2019-06-22
The US-China trade war is a serious concern for Thailand that has the potential to undermine global business, Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-Ocha said. "We have to alleviate this tension and create ...

Hackers change tactic, target small amounts from bank accounts
philstar.com - 2019-06-22
MANILA, Philippines -- Fraudsters are shifting to other methods and techniques to illegally retrieve card information from unsuspecting individuals in light of the measures undertaken by the industry and the Bango Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) for consumer ...

Sandigan junks another graft rap vs Enrico Echiverri
philstar.com - 2019-06-22
MANILA, Philippines -- The Sandiganbayan has dismissed another graft case against former Caloocan City mayor Enrico Echiverri in connection with infrastructure and drainage improvement projects during his term. In a 70-page resolution promulgated on June ...

Cop sacked for beating up vendor
philstar.com - 2019-06-22
MANILA, Philippines -- A policeman has been relieved from his post for allegedly beating up and holding a vendor at gunpoint in Quezon City earlier this month. The vendor went to authorities on Friday and reported that Pat. Domino Cabuag, assigned to the ...

A Chicago story
philstar.com - 2019-06-22
Shootings! Random killings. Even schools and shopping malls are no longer safe. The whole world was shocked when kids were shot in their schools, and we wonder, "What is happening to the world today?" We instinctively blame violent and bloody TV ...

Bitcoin is trading above $10,000 for the first time in over a year following Facebook's cryptocurrency announcement and strong 2019 growth
Business Insider - 2019-06-22
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: "..

Bilibid detainee linked to Makati drug sting
philstar.com - 2019-06-22
MANILA, Philippines -- A drug convict serving time in New Bilibid Prison was linked to P204,000 worth of methamphetamine hydrochloride or shabu seized in a sting in Makati City Friday night. Mark Lester Canlas was caught during the sting in front of a ...

Amazon News: Retail Giant Patents Surveillance Drone Technology That Records Video Of Property
International Business Times - 2019-06-22
Amazon (AMZN) has filed a patent to use drones that could take pictures and videos of property. The news follows announcements earlier this year that the company would use drones to deliver goods and packages as part of its delivery system. The patent says ...

Biodesign Winners Universidad De Los Andes Have Found A Way To Naturally Make Ice In A Warming World
Forbes - 2019-06-22
Over two days the halls of Parsons School of Design and the Museum of Modern Art teemed with groups of college students rehearsing presentations and discussing projects they had spent months perfecting for Biodesign Challenge a program that partners ...

Uber, Lyft Could Fleece Consumers To Satisfy Wall Street's Thirst For Profits
International Business Times - 2019-06-22
The much-hyped IPO machine of Lyft (NASDAQ:LYFT) and Uber Technologies (NYSE:UBER) got off to a stuttering start as investors took note of the red flags these companies were waving before going public. The good thing is that stocks of both ridesharing ...

Airbus-owned Voom will compete with Uber Copter in the U.S. in 2019
TechCrunch - 2019-06-22
The U.S. air taxi market is heating up: Aeronautics industry giant Airbus will be among the companies operating on-demand air travel service in 2019 in American skies, FastCompany reports.

Korean found dead in Pampanga apartment
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-22
MANILA, Philippines -- A female caretaker was about to clean up a room in an apartment in Angeles City when she saw a body of a Korean man hanging by the window of his unit in Pampanga on ...

VACC president says past cases may be behind death threats
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-22
MANILA, Philippines -- Arsenio "Boy" Evangelista, the president of the Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption (VACC), said the cases filed against the Dominguez carnapping group and against ...

Palestinian Engineers Set for Huge Pay Outs Once Sale Of Israeli Tech Firm Completes
Forbes - 2019-06-22
Once U.S.-based chip maker NVIDIA completes its $6.9 billion acquisition of Israeli tech company Mellanox in the next few months, Palestinian engineers contracted to work for Mellanox are reportedly set to share a $3.5 million payout. With a shortage of ...

Flying insects in hospitals carry 'superbug' germs
Upi.com - 2019-06-22
Many flies and flying insects in hospitals carry bacteria that could pose an infection risk to patients, and more than half of them carry the types that resist antibiotics, a new study says. British researchers used ultraviolet-light flytraps, electronic ...

Introducing Philippine Metals (CVE:PHI), A Stock That Climbed 45% In The Last Three Years
YAHOO! - 2019-06-22
You can click on the image below to see (in greater detail) how Philippine Metals's cash levels have changed over time. In reality it's hard to have much certainty when valuing a business that has ...

When the Apartment Next Door Reeks of Weed
The New York Times - 2019-06-22
Q: I live in a duplex in northern New Jersey with my spouse and 15-month-old son. Our landlord lives in the unit next door. Whenever we turn on our air-conditioning, an overwhelming smell of marijuana permeates the house. We told our landlord about the ...

Apple's China Problem Is All Anyone Is Talking About
Fortune - 2019-06-22
Apple has a China problem. This week, the Nikkei Asian Review reported that Apple had asked its contract manufacturers to evaluate shifting as much as 30% of its iPhone production from China to ...

Dr Eric Rubin to Take the Helm at NEJM
Medscape - 2019-06-22
Eric J. Rubin, MD, PhD, an infectious diseases specialist, will be taking over as editor-in-chief of the New England Journal of Medicine and NEJM Group in September. "Jeff Drazen is a really tough act to follow," said Catherine DeAngelis, MD, MPH ...

Microsoft bans Slack and discourages AWS and Google Docs use internally
The Verge - 2019-06-22
Microsoft has banned the use of the free version of Slack for its 100,000+ employees. GeekWire reports that Microsoft has a list of prohibited apps and services, and even Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Google Docs are "discouraged for use" inside the ...

US-China trade war, sea row in ASEAN summit spotlight
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-22
BANGKOK -- Southeast Asian leaders will commit to conclude a long-delayed regional trade pact this year despite lingering odds to fend off risks from a protracted U.S.-China trade war when they ...

Around the world, people likelier to return wallets with more cash
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-22
Does the amount of cash in a lost wallet impact how likely a person is to return it? Classical economic theories suggest that the greater the temptation, the less likely we are to be honest--but ...

4 arrested, yield P170,000 in marijuana
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-22
MANILA, Philippines---At least four suspects, including the alleged leader of a drug gang, were arrested and locked up in jail after they were caught with P170,000 worth of marijuana in Tondo ...

Move Over, Goat Yoga. Alaskans Now Have Reindeer Yoga
NPR - 2019-06-22
If you want to incorporate quality time with animals into your yoga practice, you have a lot of options these days. There's puppy yoga, cat yoga, and perhaps the most famous -- goat yoga. Now, in Fairbanks, Alaska, there's a new offering: a yoga class ...

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