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Duterte wants PhilHealth execs to resign-Go
BusinessMirror - 2019-06-10
PRESIDENT Duterte was set to meet with executives of the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) on Monday after he had asked them to resign following the alleged fraudulent claims being ...

Famed short-seller Jim Chanos explains how Silicon Valley unicorns have pushed prices lower -- and why central banks are to blame
Business Insider - 2019-06-10
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 ...

Microsoft outlines new features for its Wave 2 Dynamics 365 CRM and ERP refresh
ZDNet - 2019-06-10
Microsoft is continuing its twice-annual Dynamics 365 update pace by providing its Release Wave 2 plan documents on June 10. The new features outlined by Microsoft include both new pieces of its Power Platform, specifically Power BI analytics, Power Apps ...

Game Changer: TrialNet Is First to Delay Type 1 Diabetes Onset
Medscape - 2019-06-10
SAN FRANCISCO -- For the first time, the onset of type 1 diabetes has been successfully delayed in those at high risk using teplizumab, an investigational anti-CD3 monoclonal antibody (Provention Bio). In the phase 2, randomized, placebo-controlled trial ...

Holberton opens its software engineering school in Medellin
TechCrunch - 2019-06-10
Holberton School, which sees itself as a college alternative for budding software engineers, today announced that it has opened a campus in Medellin, Colombia. With this, it now operates to ...

A Judge Rules Against One Stem-Cell Clinic. There Are Hundreds of Them.
The New York Times - 2019-06-10
A judicial ruling this month that will stop questionable stem-cell treatments at a clinic in Florida is widely seen as a warning to a flourishing industry that has attracted huge numbers of patients, who pay thousands of dollars for unproven, risky procedures.

Duterte and Abe come together to stand up to China
NIKKEI - 2019-06-10
Speaking at the Nikkei forum, the Filipino president questioned ... Over the past few years, Japan has sought to improve the Philippines' maritime security capabilities through, among others ...

Two key players of the Microsoft antitrust trial 20 years ago explain why its lessons will be critical to regulating Google, Amazon, and Facebook
Business Insider - 2019-06-10
Two veterans of the Microsoft antitrust battle that raged 20 years ago have some advice for government regulators seeking to curb the power of today's tech giants. In conversations with Business Insider, Lawrence Lessig, who briefly served as a special ...

New drug may help delay onset of Type 1 diabetes, study says - 2019-06-10
A two-year delay in the onset of Type 1 diabetes could make a big difference for people with the disease. And researchers say a new drug may make that postponement possible. Researchers gave the drug teplizumab or a placebo to a small group of people who ...

Apollo 11's 50th anniversary evokes glory, regret in space travel - 2019-06-10
"This anniversary reminds me that there was a time when this country could do great things," said Al Worden, who orbited the moon on the Apollo 15 mission in 1971. CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., June 10 (UPI) --Fifty years after Apollo 11 astronauts were first to ...

Duterte accepts federalism may not prosper under his term -- Bong Go
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-10
MANILA, Philippines -- President Rodrigo Duterte has accepted that the push for a federal form of government may not prosper under his watch, his former longtime aide and now Senator-elect ...

Group continues fight to retain Filipino, Panitikan in language curriculum
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-10
MANILA, Philippines -- In a last ditch effort to convince the Supreme Court to retain Filipino and Panitikan in the language curriculum, members of the Alyansa ng mga Tagapagtanggol ng Wikang ...

Faster internet by next year - 2019-06-10
MANILA, Philippines -- Change is coming for the Philippine information and communications technology landscape, with the government giving its assurance that Filipinos will finally enjoy faster internet speed next year. Eliseo Rio, acting secretary of the ...

Mindoro town exec shot dead - 2019-06-10
MANILA, Philippines -- A municipal treasurer in Occidental Mindoro was shot dead by motorcycle-riding men on Saturday. Reydante de Lara, 43, of Sta. Cruz town was on a motorcycle when he was killed at around 6:30 p.m. in Barangay Mulawin, according to Lt.

3 nabbed, ?6.8-M shabu seized in Manila buy-bust
CNN Philippines - 2019-06-10
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 10) -- Authorities seized ?6.8 million worth of methampetamine hydrochloride (shabu), and arrested three suspected drug peddlers during a buy-bust operation ...

CIDG apologizes to journalist for erroneous arrest
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-10
MANILA, Philippines -- The Philippine National Police Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (PNP-CIDG) apologized on Monday to veteran community journalist Margarita Valle, who was ...

5-minute Cubao-Makati travel time 'physically impossible' - expert
CNN Philippines - 2019-06-10
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines ... executive director of the University of the Philippines Planning and Development Research Foundation, said. "Wala naman ganung [There is no such] traveling ...

Court freezes KAPA bank accounts, properties
CNN Philippines - 2019-06-10
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 10) -- The Court of Appeals has issued a freeze order on money and properties linked to the Kapa-Community Ministry International, Inc. as authorities shut ...

It's official: PMA alumni declare Erwin Tulfo a persona non grata
CNN Philippines - 2019-06-10
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 10) -- Scorned graduates of the Philippine Military Academy declared broadcaster Erwin Tulfo a persona non grata on Monday, weeks after his scalding remarks ...

Ease of doing business at the BIR
BusinessWorld - 2019-06-10
I even met some of the familiar faces from the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) who are tasked to implement the provisions of the Ease of Doing Business Law within the Bureau. Their mission is not easy. Breaking down decades-old practices and mindsets at ...

PIA chief under probe over corruption allegations - Andanar
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-10
MANILA, Philippines -- The Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) is investigating the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) director general over allegations of corruption.

Erwin Tulfo declared persona non grata by PMA alumni
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-10
MANILA, Philippines -- The alumni of the Philippine Military Academy has declared radio personality Erwin Tulfo as persona non grata for berating on his radio show two weeks ago Social Welfare ...

Teen blames bathroom emergency after getting caught overspeeding
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-10
A teenager from Manitoba, Canada cited a bathroom emergency after being caught by local police for overspeeding. The 16-year-old was pulled over by the police for driving at 170 kilometers per ...

Albayalde gets distinguished service medal; Marawi cops awarded
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-10
MANILA, Philippines -- Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Police Gen. Oscar Albayalde received on Monday the PNP Distinguished Service Medal from Interior Secretary Eduardo Año for his ...

Toyota PH launches its newest hybrid vehicle in technology conference
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-10
Following the lead of Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) in its global initiative to steer the company as a sustainable mobility provider, Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) reinforced its call to ...

The Philippines is overwhelmed by 10 million excess mangoes after a bout of weirdly warm weather
Business Insider - 2019-06-10
The Philippines is sagging under the weight of millions of excess mangoes after an unusual weather pattern yielded a bumper crop. "There is a surplus of about 2 million kilos of mangoes now, and this is only in Luzon," agriculture secretary Emmanuel "Manny ...

PhilHealth execs asked to submit courtesy resignation over dialysis mess
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-10
MANILA, Philippines -- President Rodrigo Duterte has asked Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) acting Chief Roy Ferrer and its board members to hand over their "courtesy ...

Weaker inflation, more cash drag down T-bill rates
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-10
Treasury bill rates further fell on Monday (June 10) dragged down by easing inflation and more money in the market, allowing the Bureau of the Treasury to pay off P15 billion in short term securities.

Air travel ban for climate change conferences only for DFA personnel, Locsin says
CNN Philippines - 2019-06-10
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 10) -- Employees of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) may attend conferences on climate change abroad -- but only if they travel by land. In a series of ...

Chinese warship circling Scarborough Shoal
CNN Philippines - 2019-06-10
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 10)-- The Philippine Coast Guard said Monday it has spotted a Chinese warship among vessels recently circling the disputed Scarborough Shoal. PCG personnel on ...

DOF says Duterte administration quickest to solve inflation
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-10
MANILA, Philippines--The administration of President Rodrigo Duterte was quicker in addressing inflation than any of its predecessors, according to the Philippine Department of Finance (DOF).

Duterte names retired PNP director as PDEA deputy director general
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-10
MANILA, Philippines -- President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed Gregorio Pimentel, former head of the Directorate for Intelligence of the Philippine National Police (PNP), as Deputy Director ...

NBI to probe shooting of Mindoro Oriental prosecutor - 2019-06-10
MANILA, Philippines -- A prosecutor in Oriental Mindoro was shot Monday, prompting an immediate investigation by the National Bureau of Investigation. Justice Undersecretary Markk Perete, also the department's spokesperson, said Oriental Mindoro ...

Meralco announces second consecutive month of electricity rate decrease
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-10
The Manila Electric Company (MERALCO) announced today a second consecutive month of lower power rates, as overall electricity rates for a typical household consuming 200kWh decreased to P10.0918 ...

Foreign investments drop in March
CNN Philippines - 2019-06-10
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 10) -- Foreign direct investments (FDIs) slipped in March to a four-month low, the central bank said. Investment inflows netted $586 million for the month ...

Bong Go visits Valenzuela, QC fire victims, vows to address housing woes in Metro
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-10
MANILA, Philippines -- Following his visit ... Go coordinated with the NHA to provide victims an opportunity to avail housing assistance, and to facilitate payment terms that would ease their ...

Job-creating investments in the Philippines decline in early 2019
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-10
MANILA, Philippines--The flow of job-creating investments into the Philippines slowed in the first quarter of the year after going strong in 2018, according to the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP).

Ban on air travel for climate change talks only for DFA officials -- Locsin
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-10
MANILA, Philippines -- Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. clarified that his directive to ban "air travels to climate change forums" is "strictly limited" to officials of the ...

Oriental Mindoro prosecutor hurt in shooting
CNN Philippines - 2019-06-10
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 10) -- A provincial prosecutor was shot in Oriental Mindoro by unidentified gunmen on Monday morning, a police report said. Josephine Caranzo Olivar was shot ...

Duterte administration rejects plea for independent probe of PH killings
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-10
MANILA, Philippines--The administration of President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday (June 10) rejected appeals, one of them coming from Vice President Leni Robredo, for the government to allow the ...

Asian stocks rise as Chinese trade data beats expectations
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-10
SINGAPORE -- Asian financial markets advanced Monday after China released better-than-expected trade data for May, though worries remain over trade negotiations between the Washington and Beijing.

Van der Valk targets 2nd crown in Bacolod
BusinessMirror - 2019-06-10
Guido Van der Valk (center) receives his trophy from Club Filipino de Cebu (CFdC) President Edgar Aliño (left) as Philippine Golf Tour Executive Director Narlene Soriano looks on after the ...

AFP reduces troops in Basilan - 2019-06-10
BASILAN, Philippines -- The military has started downsizing troops in Basilan as the situation in the area is returning to normal and threats from the Abu Sayyaf are declining. Brig. Gen. Fernando Reyeg, commander of the Joint Task Force Basilan and 104th ...

13 die as truck crashes in Camarines Sur - 2019-06-10
MANILA, Philippines -- Thirteen persons died while 41 others were injured when a truck rolled over in San Fernando, Camarines Sur on Saturday afternoon. Among the fatalities were a bride-to-be and the friends and relatives of the groom, who was not in the ...

Official: Canada to announce ban on single-use plastics
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-10
TORONTO - The Canadian government plans to announce it is moving to ban single-use plastics as early as 2021, a senior government official said late Sunday. The official said Prime Minister ...

Grab continues to deactivate colorum drivers - 2019-06-10
MANILA, Philippines -- Brace for harder bookings with ridesharing platform Grab as the transport network company is set to continue its deactivation of colorum drivers today. In a statement, Grab said the company would be deactivating some of its drivers ...

Huawei smartphones will no longer come with Facebook apps
CNN Philippines - 2019-06-10
(CNN) -- Facebook has stopped allowing the pre-installation of apps on Huawei smartphones, becoming the latest American company to respond to Washington's blacklisting of the Chinese tech firm.

SCTEx raising toll rates starting Friday
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-10
Rates are going up at the Subic Clark Expressway (SCTEx) starting June 14 this year after the toll road regulator approved an application made eight years ago. Metro Pacific Tollways Corp., the ...

Task force created to ease traffic from Cubao to Makati -- MMDA
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-10
MANILA, Philippines -- The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has created an inter-agency task force to help ease traffic from Cubao, Quezon City to Makati City, an official of the ...

Duterte conducts surprise Naia inspection, apologizes for flight woes
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-10
MANILA, Philippines - President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday morning made a surprise inspection at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 2 and apologized to passengers affected by the ...

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