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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 ...

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
An envelope. It indicates the ability to send an email. A stylized bird with an open mouth, tweeting. The letter F. A stylized letter F. The word "in". An image of a chain link. It symobilizes a website link url. Three evenly spaced dots forming an ...

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 ...

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