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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 ...

PCG, Marina finish own probe on Recto Bank incident, says Tugade
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-22
BANGKOK, Thailand -- Even as President Rodrigo Duterte agreed to a joint investigation with China, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) and Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) have concluded their ...

Iloilo factory worker dies when he falls into meat grinder
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-22
ILOILO CITY -- It was one of those freak accidents. A frozen meat factory worker was reaching for something inside a machine on Saturday morning when his hand caught the blades. Jomar Junco ...

Duterte stops processing of Metro Manila ecozones to boost rural development
BusinessMirror - 2019-06-22
President Rodrigo Duterte has imposed a moratorium on the processing of applications for economic zones (ecozones) in Metro Manila in a bid to spur rural progress through development of special ...

How strength training may help people with diabetes
Medical News Today - 2019-06-22
Brazilian scientists conducted a study on mice and found that strength training can reduce liver fat and improve blood sugar levels in people with diabetes. Insulin is a hormone that the pancreas produces to regulate blood sugar levels. When the body does ...

DFA to cancel all diplomatic passports issued to ex-top diplomats
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-22
MANILA, Philippines -- The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Saturday said it will cancel all courtesy diplomatic passports issued to former top diplomats. "The DFA Office of Consular ...

BMW reloads roadster in all-new Z4, now in Philippines
philstar.com - 2019-06-22
MANILA, Philippines -- SMC Asia Car Distributors Corp., the official importer and distributor of BMW in the Philippines, announced the availability of the all-new BMW Z4, an updated interpretation of the classical roadster concept. The all-new BMW Z4 is ...

Rise Up for Life welcomes UN move to probe Philippine drug war killings
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-22
MANILA, Philippines -- An alliance of human rights has welcomed the initiative of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to conduct an independent investigation into the numerous cases ...

Duterte wants swift development of ecozones in rural areas
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-22
MANILA, Philippines -- President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the faster development of ecozones in rural areas and halted the applications in Metro Manila ecozones. Through Administrative Order ...

Trillanes challenges Duterte: Go ahead, probe helmet deal
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-22
MANILA, Philippines -- Senator Antonio Trillanes IV challenged President Rodrigo Duterte to go ahead and investigate the involvement of his mother on the so-called anomalous purchase of Kevlar ...

Beijing controls HK immigration, says Chinese legislator
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-22
MANILA, Philippines -- A Hong Kong legislator on Saturday expressed concern on the ordeal experienced by former Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert Del Rosario and former Ombudsman Conchita Carpio ...

Duterte says Philippines, China, 'neutral country' should jointly probe Recto Bank allision
CNN Philippines - 2019-06-22
It claimed the Chinese vessel only left when other local boats came to rescue the Filipino fishermen ... peaceful means to resolve international disputes." The Palace said the government is "demanding justice for our countrymen, and we are using all ...

MAKE VACATION PART OF YOUR EDUCATION
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-22
A new school year is here once again and without a doubt, families who are living at a considerable distance from universities are looking for living spaces especially for their college-age kids.

Philippine Airlines: long haul adjustments - first, drop London?
Centreforaviation.com - 2019-06-22
Philippine Airlines (PAL) will likely follow Garuda Indonesia ... PAL is looking at a 414-seat three class configuration (lie flat business, premium and 10 abreast economy) for the A350-1000. PAL needs to improve the consistency of its long haul product ...

Thriving Calabarzon remains a steady force to reckon with
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-22
The provinces of Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal and Quezon compose Calabarzon, a region with a population of 14.4 million as of 2015 and a labor force of 10 million as of April 2018. With 35 of ...

5,059 examinees pass June 2019 Nurse Licensure Exam
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-22
Jeremiah Paula Caceres of Angeles University Foundation and Almira Louise Hinsoy of West Visayas State University-La Paz both grabbed the top spot with both having a 87.40 percent passing rate.

Pinoy hotel group goes on expansion mode
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-22
It rose at a long-neglected government property in 2012 ... the group continues to advocate for indigenous culture by making local crafts and products an integral part of the properties, and ...

Fakery of PhilHealth receipts to OFWs evades POEA scrutiny
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-22
The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA), which could have sanctioned recruitment agencies involved in the issuance of fake receipts of the Philippine Health Insurance Corp ...

DDT Sky Tower: Structure of grandeur
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-22
An iconic landmark is set to make the bright Quezon City skyline glitter. Launched on Thursday at the Edsa Shangri-La Hotel, the 60-storey DDT Sky Tower is set to redefine the way office buildings ...

Seda Atria provides seamless hotel experience
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-22
Seda Atria is the first hotel venture of the Seda Hotels brand in the Visayas region. It opened its doors four years ago to serve discerning business travelers and local residents in Iloilo City.

Sugar stakeholders decry sharp budget cut
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-21
From P2 billion to P67 million. Such was the drastic cut in the budget intended for the programs under the Sugarcane Industry Development Act (Sida) after the Department of Budget and Management ...

New online payment rules could cost EU economy EUR57bn
YAHOO! - 2019-06-21
New online payment rules due to be introduced by the EU in September could dent the European economy by EUR57bn, according to new research commissioned by payments giant Stripe. The new Strong ...

Way passed the deadline
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-21
On April 29, 1980, spouses Dencio and Susan obtained a loan from LD Bank. As security, Dencio and Susan executed a deed of real estate mortgage over a parcel of land registered in their names in ...

Pioneering genetic-testing company Myriad's biggest up-and-coming product could be at risk after scientists raised major questions
Business Insider - 2019-06-21
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Chinese Cancer Article Retraction Could Point to Regulators' Drive for Higher Clinical Research Standards
Medscape - 2019-06-21
The authors of a scientific article describing the results of a randomized clinical trial of two cancer drugs conducted in China have retracted it just months after publication in January of this year, citing Chinese regulators as a factor in the retraction.

Duterte admits taking sleeping pills
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-21
MANILA, Philippines -- President Rodrigo Duterte admitted Friday that he was taking prescribed sleeping pills. Speaking at the inaugural ceremony of his children, Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte ...

Free proxy service found running on top of 2,600+ hacked WordPress sites
ZDNet - 2019-06-21
A website offering both free and commercial proxy servers is actually running on top of a giant botnet of hacked WordPress sites, security researchers from Netlab, a network threat hunting unit of Chinese cyber-security giant Qihoo 360, have revealed.

Cavite LGU offers free meds for senior citizens
BusinessMirror - 2019-06-21
NOVELETA, Cavite--Free maintenance medicines for senior citizens, especially for those with hypertension and diabetes, are now available at the local health office. The local government launched ...

Protecting U.S. coastal communities from sea level rise will cost $400 billion
Upi.com - 2019-06-21
June 21 (UPI) --To protect themselves from the inevitable threat of rising sea levels, coastal communities in the United States will have to shell out more than $400 billion, according to a new report released by the Center for Climate Integrity.

Skills gap in cyber security must be addressed
BusinessMirror - 2019-06-21
"The world is not producing enough talent to work on cyber-security problems as they get worse by the day," said Malcolm Rowe, business unit executive for Asean of IBM Security, in a recent ...

Battle of the dongles will benefit commuters
BusinessMirror - 2019-06-21
I USED to be envious of those people on the MRT who would watch TV shows on their MyPhone mobiles (complete with antennas) on the commute home. This was the time when video-on-demand (VOD) and ...

JICA commits ¥900 B more for railway projects in Philippines
philstar.com - 2019-06-21
MANILA, Philippines -- Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has pledged to lend around ¥900 billion more to fund ongoing railway projects in the Philippines, an official of the agency said. "Just to relate to the railway sector, I mentioned ...

Magaworld earmarks P300 B for 5-year capex
philstar.com - 2019-06-21
MANILA, Philippines -- Property developer Megaworld Corp. is setting aside P300 billion for its capital expenditures from 2020 to 2024 as it continues to expand its township and integrated developments portfolio across the country. Megaworld chief ...

PNB raises record $750 M from bond offer
philstar.com - 2019-06-21
MANILA, Philippines -- Lucio Tan-led Philippine National Bank (PNB) has raised $750 million from the offshore debt market via the issuance of fixed rate senior notes, with the fund raising activity heavily oversubscribed. PNB president Jose Arnulfo Veloso ...

3 out of 4 mobile apps downloaded by consumers last year have vulnerabilities that could let hackers steal your passwords and other sensitive data
Business Insider - 2019-06-21
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Cancer survivors may be less likely to develop dementia
Upi.com - 2019-06-21
Researchers have found more evidence of a puzzling phenomenon: Older adults who survive cancer seem to be somewhat protected against dementia. A number of studies in recent years have found that cancer survivors have a relatively lower risk of developing ...

What's next for Slack, Goldman Sachs's new unit, and Amazon's healthcare ambitions
Business Insider - 2019-06-21
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Korean writer found dead with gunshot wound in Antipolo
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-21
MANILA, Philippines -- A Korean writer was found dead with a gunshot wound in the head on Sunday morning in Antipolo, Rizal. A report from The Korea Times on Friday stated that the police ...

World Trade Center dust linked to prostate cancer in 9/11 responders
Upi.com - 2019-06-21
June 21 (UPI) --Responders to the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001, were exposed to dust that may play a role in their developing prostate cancer, new research shows. The dust, which contained metals and organic compounds like polycyclic aromatic ...

Indonesian linked to IS gets 10 years
philstar.com - 2019-06-21
MANILA, Philippines -- An Indonesian man suspected to be linked to the Islamic State-Maute Group was sentenced to 10 years in prison for carrying a loaded firearm while martial law was in effect in Marawi City in 2017. In a 13-page decision, Taguig City ...

DTI conducts B2B activities in Ifex 2019
BusinessMirror - 2019-06-21
THE Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), through the Export Marketing Bureau (EMB), conducted business-to-business (B2B) matching activities of the recently concluded International Food ...

Hot money outflow swells to 32-month high in May
philstar.com - 2019-06-21
MANILA, Philippines -- Foreign portfolio investments exited the Philippines for the third straight month in May, with net outflow hitting a 32-month high of $749.84 million, almost four times the net outflow of $206.35 million in the same month last year ...

Intel cop slain near Crame
philstar.com - 2019-06-21
MANILA, Philippines -- A policeman assigned to the Philippine National Police Intelligence Group was gunned down near the PNP headquarters at Camp Crame yesterday morning. S/Sgt. Fernando Diamzon, 49, and a colleague were riding their respective ...

Ex-EPD chief summoned by NCRPO probe body
philstar.com - 2019-06-21
MANILA, Philippines -- Relieved Eastern Police District (EPD) director Brig. Gen. Cristopher Tambungan was summoned yesterday to appear before an investigating body to give his side on allegations that he physically and verbally abused a policewoman in ...

Cavite village exec nabbed for shabu
philstar.com - 2019-06-21
CAMP VICENTE LIM, Laguna, Philippines -- A village councilor and his driver were caught sniffing methamphetamine hydrochloride or shabu Wednesday in Barangay Aniban 5, Bacoor City, Cavite. Brig. Gen. Edward Carranza, Calabarzon police director, said ...

Water board hopes for heavy rains soon in Angat
philstar.com - 2019-06-21
The absence of rain over the Angat watershed is compounded by "monsoon breaks" that PAGASA explained are a shift between weather systems, resulting in short breaks of no rainfall for several days or weeks. He said water allocation for MWSS stays at 40 ...

Laborer arrested for raping girl, 7
philstar.com - 2019-06-21
MANILA, Philippines -- A construction worker was arrested in Pasig City on Thursday for allegedly raping a seven-year-old girl each time she went to his house to watch television in 2017. Jessienel Neiz was cooking dinner for his co-workers at a ...

More Evidence Links Hepatitis C and Parkinson's Disease
Medscape - 2019-06-21
A possible link between hepatitis C infection and Parkinson's disease has been further strengthened by a new study from Taiwan. The study shows that among patients with chronic hepatitis C, those who received therapy with interferon-based antiviral therapy ...

PH Consul says Hong Kong does not need to disclose reason to bar Del Rosario's entry
CNN Philippines - 2019-06-21
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 21) -- Former Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario was barred entry from Hong Kong on Friday due to "immigration reasons," and the Philippines' top ...

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