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More than 100 children in India have died this month from a mysterious 'brain fever'
Business Insider - 2019-06-19
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Pinoy crew of oil tankers attacked in Oman safe
philstar.com - 2019-06-19
MANILA, Philippines -- The Filipino crewmembers of two oil tankers that were attacked in the Gulf of Oman are safe, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) reported yesterday. Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello said there were no reports of casualties ...

I Spy, Via Spy Satellite: Melting Himalayan Glaciers
NPR - 2019-06-19
The world's glaciers are melting faster than before, but it still takes decades to see changes that are happening at a glacial pace. To look back in time, researchers are turning to a once-secret source: spy satellite imagery from the 1970s and 1980s, now ...

Nuclear weapons and Iran's uranium -- 4 things to know about one of the Iran deal's most important elements
Business Insider - 2019-06-19
Editor's note: Iranian leaders have threatened to withdraw from a 2015 agreement that limits their nation's nuclear activities. Under the deal, the United States and five other world powers lifted economic sanctions they had imposed to prevent Iran from ...

Rotavirus Vaccine May Help Protect Against Type 1 Diabetes
The New York Times - 2019-06-19
Rotavirus disease is a highly contagious virus that can cause severe illness and death in infants and young children, but there is a vaccine that is highly effective in preventing it. A large new study confirms previous research suggesting that the vaccine ...

Open Invention Network, the Linux-based patent non-aggression community, exceeds 3,000 licensees
ZDNet - 2019-06-19
Some businesses, such as pharmaceuticals, still spend enormous amounts of time and money on intellectual property (IP) fights. Thanks to the Open Invention Network (OIN), the largest patent non-aggression community in history, Linux and related open-source ...

U.S. proposes rules that could cause faster destruction of national forests
Upi.com - 2019-06-19
DENVER, June 19 (UPI) --U.S. environmental groups are sounding the alarm that one of the oldest environmental laws in the United States is being weakened on multiple fronts by the Trump administration. The U.S. Forest Service last week proposed changes to ...

Fans mock home team
BusinessMirror - 2019-06-19
SALVADOR, Brazil--For the second straight time in the Copa America at home, Brazil was jeered by its fans. The hosts followed a lackluster win over Bolivia with a scoreless draw against Venezuela ...

Is Medicare Shared Savings Plan Working? Researchers at Odds
Medscape - 2019-06-19
Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) in the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) have been credited with modest savings, but new research suggests the savings may be lower if it comes not from better care management but because the biggest-spending ...

Rising Temperatures Ravage the Himalayas, Rapidly Shrinking Its Glaciers
The New York Times - 2019-06-19
Climate change is "eating" the glaciers of the Himalayas, posing a grave threat to hundreds of millions of people who live downstream, a study based on 40 years of satellite data has shown. The study, published Wednesday in the journal Science Advances ...

Philippines government partners with blockchain company
YAHOO! - 2019-06-19
The Philippines Department of Information and ... DICT hopes the use of blockchain tech will facilitate business and help it with cybersecurity. Monsoon will provide DICT with "complimentary ...

YouTube partners with Universal to upgrade nearly 1,000 classic music videos to HD
TechCrunch - 2019-06-19
YouTube has teamed up with Universal Music Group to remaster nearly a thousand classic music videos, the companies announced today, including those from from Billy Idol, Beastie Boys, Boyz II Men ...

Woman cut in half in Quiapo road crash
philstar.com - 2019-06-19
MANILA, Philippines -- A woman was cut in half after being run over by a 14-wheeler truck in Quiapo, Manila yesterday morning. Ederlyn Buclares, 34, was thrown off a Honda motorcycle driven by her companion, Julius Tevara, after they were struck by a ...

EPD chief relieved for assaulting policewoman
philstar.com - 2019-06-19
MANILA, Philippines -- The director of the Eastern Police District (EPD) was sacked from his post yesterday for alleged physical and verbal abuse of a policewoman. EPD director Brig. Gen. Christopher Tambungan was relieved by Maj. Gen. Guillermo Eleazar ...

PNP: 208 Metro Manila barangays affected by drugs
philstar.com - 2019-06-19
MANILA, Philippines -- Around 12 percent of barangays in Metro Manila are seriously affected by illegal drugs, the Philippine National Police (PNP) reported yesterday. Records from the PNP Directorate for Operations showed that 208 or 12.16 percent of ...

Mobile number transfer starts next year -- DICT
philstar.com - 2019-06-19
MANILA, Philippines -- The actual rollout of the mobile number portability scheme will begin early next year as telcos will be given six months to comply with the new law, the head of the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) said.

REITs to boost hotel development -- Colliers
philstar.com - 2019-06-19
MANILA, Philippines -- The offering of real estate investment trust (REITs) for hotels could spur the development of more hotels in the country and address growing demand due to the continued increase in tourist arrivals, a property services firm said.

BOP posts surplus for 7th straight month
philstar.com - 2019-06-19
MANILA, Philippines -- The Philippines continued to register strong inflows resulting to a surplus in the balance of payments (BOP) position for the seventh straight month with $928 million in May, reversing the $583 million deficit booked in the same ...

Qatar Airways inaugurates direct Davao-Doha flight
BusinessMirror - 2019-06-19
The company said it would serve this route once a week with a Boeing 787-8 aircraft, which has 22 seats in Business Class and 232 seats in Economy Class. It said its direct flight between Davao ...

Eating yogurt may reduce risk of colon cancer in men, study says
Upi.com - 2019-06-19
Yogurt is a healthy food, and it may also be a cancer fighter, a new study suggests. Men who had two or more servings of yogurt a week had a 26 percent lower risk of developing precancerous growths in their colon, a new study reports. Researchers didn't ...

K-Pop superstars BTS and retailer Uniqlo team up for playful T-shirt range
CNN Philippines - 2019-06-19
(CNN) -- Uniqlo has teamed up with K-Pop sensations BTS to release a range of T-shirts. The range, which will hit stores this week, includes designs featuring the group's BT21 characters ...

3 Country Funds That Should Benefit From Trade Wars
Investopedia - 2019-06-19
The Nikkei Asian Review illustrated the high stakes at play for ... However, funds tracking the markets in Philippines, Vietnam, and other localities that might benefit from a manufacturing exodus have slumped in recent months, even though trade talks ...

US Navy expert: Tanker attack mine resembles Iranian mines
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-19
U.S. NAVY 5TH FLEET BASE NEAR FUJAIRAH, United Arab Emirates -- The limpet mines used to attack a Japanese-owned oil tanker near the Strait of Hormuz last week bore "a striking resemblance ...

Ramming of PH vessel intentional or accident? Boat captain now unsure
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-19
MANILA, Philippines -- Far from a fishing boat captain who was so certain that their boat was deliberately rammed by a Chinese vessel in the West Philippine Sea, Junel Insigne, after meeting ...

Government urged to phase in teacher pay hike
BusinessWorld - 2019-06-19
the Financial Executives Institute of the Philippines, the Foundation for Economic Freedom, the Makati Business Club, Management Association of the Philippines and the Philippine Business for Education. The groups said the government also has other ...

From foundation to innovation
BusinessWorld - 2019-06-19
While organizations institute controls to minimize these risks ... timely and adaptable? How are tools, technology, and methodology aligned with the overall data strategy to support organizational growth? These are just some among the list of many ...

Cebu Pacific buys 31 new aircraft
CNN Philippines - 2019-06-19
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 19) -- Cebu Pacific has ordered 31 new aircraft from Airbus to upgrade its fleet. The budget carrier made the announcement as company executives attended the ...

Globe taps ISOC-led common tower pool
philstar.com - 2019-06-19
MANILA, Philippines -- Globe Telecom Inc. has become the first mobile operator in the country to secure a deal with aspiring common tower providers. The Ayala-led telco signed Monday a tripartite agreement with ISOC Infrastructure Inc. of Megawide ...

Philippines extends dollar inflow winning streak into May
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-19
MANILA, Philippines -- Net dollar inflows to the Philippine economy extended their winning streak into May 2019, pushing the cumulative value to their highest level in six years, the Bangko ...

Cardema ineligible as youth representative, not a professional - lawyer
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-19
MANILA, Philippines -- The lawyer of Duterte Youth party-list nominee Ronald Cardema admitted Wednesday that her client is not qualified to represent the youth sector, not a professional, and not ...

Filipino seafarers affected by oil tanker attack now back in PH
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-19
MANILA, Philippines -- The Filipino seafarers working in one of the two oil tankers damaged in an alleged attack near the Strait of Hormuz have returned home, the Department of Foreign Affairs ...

2 Filipinos dead, 3 others injured in New Zealand train and car crash
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-19
MANILA, Philippines -- Two Filipinos died while three others were injured in a train and car accident in New Zealand Wednesday morning, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said. In a ...

Another investment operator in Davao Norte flees with P500M
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-19
DIGOS CITY -- About a hundred individuals sought police assistance in Tagum City on Wednesday, June 19, after the chief executive officer of Titan 29 Marketing allegedly fled with around P500 ...

Bong Go to push for extension of incumbent barangay, SK terms
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-19
LUCENA CITY -- Senator-elect Christopher Lawrence "Bong" Go on Wednesday declared that he would push for the extension of the terms of office of barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK).

BSP unlikely to cut rates this week but may leave door open for easing -- ING
philstar.com - 2019-06-19
MANILA, Philippines -- The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas will likely keep its key rate unchanged this week but may signal an increased likelihood for easing in the near term, a global bank said. In a commentary, ING Bank said the BSP and the Bank Indonesia ...

Gordon to China: Abandoning our fishermen is the issue
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-19
MANILA, Philippines -- "Whether it is an accident or an intentional collision is beside the point. The crux of the matter is you (China) left the fishermen in peril of the sea." Senator ...

St Giles Makati Hotel GM Derrick Tan named as one of the PH Best General Managers
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-19
Before coming to Manila, he served as the general manager ... He was sent to study hospitality and management in Hawaii and Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. He is a true-blue hotelier ...

Pangilinan: Filipinos will continue to resist bullying
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-19
MANILA, Philippines -- Filipinos will not be cowed, and will continue to resist bullying, opposition Senator Francis Pangilinan said Wednesday as he marked the 75th year of the Battle of the ...

Town councilor killed while bringing students to school
philstar.com - 2019-06-19
ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines (Updated 4:33 p.m.) -- A municipal councilor of Sindangan, Zamboanga del Norte in May was shot dead by gunmen on a motorcycle on Wednesday morning while he was driving students to school. Cicero "Don" Dalangan Gurrea, 59, was ...

First batch of neophyte lawmakers finish House training
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-19
There are two other batches of lawmakers who will be trained by veteran House members and professors from the University of the Philippines National College of Public Administration and Governance ...

DFA: PH Embassy monitoring situation of Filipinos in Japan after magnitude 6.8 quake
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-19
MANILA, Philippines -- The Philippine Embassy in Tokyo is monitoring the situation and condition of Filipinos in areas affected by the magnitude 6.8 earthquake that hit Yamagata Prefecture in ...

Duterte admin asked to ensure Recto Bank is strictly for Filipino fishers
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-19
MANILA, Philippines -- Mindoro fishermen, whose boat was rammed by a Chinese vessel in the West Philippine Sea last June 9, have asked the Duterte administration to make sure Recto (Reed) Bank is ...

BFAR turns over boats to fishers in Occidental Mindoro
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-19
CITY OF CALAPAN - The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources would turn over on Wednesday 11 boats to the crew of F/B Gem-Vir 1, which was rammed by a Chinese trawler in the West Philippine ...

Suspected Pakistani terrorist nabbed in Zamboanga City
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-19
MANILA, Philippines -- A Pakistani man who is suspected to be a member of the Dawlah Islamiya terrorist group was arrested on Tuesday in Zamboanga City. The Dawlah Islamiya allegedly has links to ...

Senate moves to reverse declining fish catch, poverty incidence in coastal areas
BusinessMirror - 2019-06-18
Navotas fishermen prepare their fishnets. Moving to address declining fish population and high poverty incidence among the more than 1.5 million coastal fisherfolk in the country, the Senate has ...

Mobile number portability scheme to start on July 2
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-18
Starting next month, telco subscribers will be allowed to keep their current mobile numbers even when switching between PLDT Inc. and Globe Telecom and the eventual third mobile player backed by ...

Peso seen weakening to 55:$1 by year-end
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-18
The peso is seen weakening to 55 to $1 by year-end as the yawning current-account deficit mainly due to strong imports and weak exports continues to put pressure on the local currency, London ...

PNB rights offer OKd
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-18
The Philippine Stock Exchange has approved the P12-billion stock rights offering of tycoon Lucio Tan-led Philippine National Bank, which intends to strengthen its core capital and sustain asset ...

Sea incident biggest test to PH-China ties under Duterte - expert
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-18
MANILA, Philippines - The incident at Recto Bank, where a Filipino fishing boat sank after being hit by a Chinese vessel, will be the biggest test for relations between the Philippines and China ...

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