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Google could face DOJ antitrust probe -sources
Reuters - 2019-06-01
The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Google, a unit of Alphabet, to determine if the tech giant violated antitrust rules by giving its businesses preferential treatment on its widely used search engine, two sources told Reuters.

Newer drug, hormone therapy helps young breast cancer patients
Upi.com - 2019-06-01
Adding a newer drug to standard hormone therapy lengthens the lives of younger women with advanced breast cancer, a new trial has found. The drug, called Kisqali (ribociclib), is already approved for treating such patients -- based on earlier results ...

Tropical threat may brew in gulf as hurricane season officially begins
Upi.com - 2019-06-01
The 2019 Atlantic hurricane season is officially underway and the southern Gulf of Mexico is being monitored for potential tropical activity into early week. A broad area of unsettled weather located near the west coast of the Yucatan Peninsula will move ...

In Facebook's Own Words This Week 'There Is No Privacy' On Its Platform
Forbes - 2019-06-01
In the aftermath of a year of major privacy scandals, Facebook has been working hard to redefine itself as a privacy-first company. Just this past March, Zuckerberg himself presented a grand new "privacy-focused vision" of his company. He repeated ...

Groupon cofounder Eric Lefkofsky just raised another $200 million for his newest company, Tempus
TechCrunch - 2019-06-01
When serial entrepreneur Eric Lefkofsky grows a company, he puts the pedal to the metal. When in 2011 his last company, the Chicago-based coupons site Groupon, raised $950 million from investors ...

Japan pledges ?12 billion for Mindanao development
CNN Philippines - 2019-06-01
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 1) -- President Rodrigo Duterte's trip to Japan has netted more funds for the development of Mindanao. In a joint press event Friday with Japanese Prime ...

Lorenzana favors local shipbuilders for new Navy ships
CNN Philippines - 2019-06-01
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 1) -- The Navy is planning to buy at least 25 more vessels in the next decade, and it need not look very far. Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana, in a recent ...

Here are the cities where you can get mobile 5G service from major carriers in the U.S.
Mashable - 2019-06-01
Mobile 5G is coming to the United States, whether you're ready for it or not. In fact, for some of us, it's already here. Unfortunately, due to the nature of the business, mobile 5G service is ...

Tolentino urging Villar to challenge Senate presidency - Lacson
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-01
MANILA, Philippines -- Senator-elect Francis Tolentino is allegedly urging Sen. Cynthia Villar to challenge the leadership of Senate President Vicente "Tito" Sotto III. In a text message to ...

These are the best characters in 'Mortal Kombat 11,' according to the world's best 'Mortal Kombat' best player
Business Insider - 2019-06-01
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. A bulleted list of stacked lines. Two angles facing left, which often indicate, "return to ...

Aboitiz Equity cleared to issue P30 billion bonds
philstar.com - 2019-06-01
MANILA, Philippines -- The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has approved the shelf registration of Aboitiz Equity Ventures Inc. (AEV) for P30 billion worth of fixed rate bonds. In its meeting on May 30, the commission en banc approved the company ...

A Drug Prolonged Life in Younger Women With Advanced Breast Cancer
The New York Times - 2019-06-01
A drug that can slow the progression of advanced breast cancer has been shown for the first time to lengthen survival in women whose disease started before or during menopause, researchers reported on Saturday. In patients who took the drug along with a ...

Teachers forced to turn comfort room into faculty area in Cavite school
CNN Philippines - 2019-06-01
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 1) -- Just days before the opening of classes, some teachers in a public school in Cavite were forced to convert a comfort room into makeshift faculty quarters.

Another Tick-Borne Disease To Worry About
NPR - 2019-06-01
When a tick bores into your skin, anchoring itself for what can be a leisurely meal while often spreading germs, it isn't just Lyme disease that you have to worry about. Various kinds of ticks have been shown to carry at least 16 different diseases in the ...

Pilot, trainee rescued after training plane crashes in Tarlac
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-01
MANILA, Philippines -- A pilot and his student trainee were rescued Saturday after their training plane crashed in Comillas, Tarlac. The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (Caap) said in ...

BIR to implement estate tax amnesty mid-June
CNN Philippines - 2019-06-01
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 1) -- Heirs of those who died with outstanding estate tax liabilities may find some relief in the latest issuance of the Bureau of Internal Revenue. The BIR on ...

Australia supports BARMM government's efforts to provide quality education
philstar.com - 2019-06-01
COTABATO CITY -- Interventions by foreign benefactors are effectively complementing current Bangsamoro regional programs addressing illiteracy in conflict-ravaged areas, officials said. Hadji Ahod Ebrahim, chief minister of the Bangsamoro Autonomous ...

Why a deadly shadow hangs over Everest summit
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-01
As most Everest hopefuls are escorted by at least one Nepali guide, the crowds caused bottlenecks on the path to the top - especially after bad weather cut the number of climbing days.

No threat to inflation seen from prolonged El Niño
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-01
The El Niño phenomenon may linger in the country longer than expected, but the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said this would not have an effect on inflation and put "negligible" pressure ...

Filipino teen may be the next Catholic saint
CNN Philippines - 2019-06-01
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 1) -- Darwin Ramos, a Filipino teenage boy who continued to inspire until his last breath, is a step closer to sainthood. The Vatican has declared Ramos a ...

Filipino teen may be the next Catholic saint
CNN Philippines - 2019-06-01
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 1) -- Darwin Ramos, a Filipino teenage boy who continued to inspire until his last breath, is a step closer to sainthood. The Vatican has declared Ramos a ...

Filipino teen may be the next Catholic saint
CNN Philippines - 2019-06-01
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 1) -- Darwin Ramos, a Filipino teenage boy who continued to inspire until his last breath, is a step closer to sainthood. The Vatican has declared Ramos a ...

Isabela family buries Kuwait OFW, asks Duterte to intervene
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-01
ANGADANAN, Isabela -- Migrant worker Constancia Lago-Dayag, who died on May 15 at a Kuwait hospital under mysterious circumstances, was buried on Saturday (June 1) by her family at the public ...

Half-naked , injured woman found in Tagbilaran village
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-01
TAGBILARAN CITY, Philippines -- A still unidentified woman was found with head wounds and half-naked in this city Saturday morning. The woman was alive and was rushed to a hospital. A group of ...

Fish kill destroys P42.9 million worth of tilapia in Batangas
philstar.com - 2019-06-01
LAUREL, Batangas (The Filipino Connection) -- Over 605 metric tons of tilapia have died after being hit by a fish kill in Taal Lake, in what the Department of Environment and Natural Resources dubbed as the worst crisis faced by the fishcage industry.

Achieving that nautical vibe
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-01
Nautical-themed interiors give out that relaxing, out of town vibe. It never goes out of style as well. Turn your home into your very own nautical haven with a few simple tweaks with the help of ...

Locsin reminds Europe: Gov't clearance needed to fund local NGOs
CNN Philippines - 2019-06-01
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 1) -- The country's top diplomat on Saturday ordered consuls in Europe to make sure that all donations to non-government organizations in the Philippines are ...

5 drug pushers nabbed in Quezon drug busts
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-01
LUCENA CITY, Philippines - Authorities arrested five alleged notorious drug pushers and seized about P226,000 worth of "shabu" (crystal meth) in a series of buy-bust operations in Lucena ...

Palace: PH-Japan partnership on a 'stronger footing' after Duterte's visit
CNN Philippines - 2019-06-01
More than $5 billion dollars (or ?288.804 billion) worth of business deals, which are expected to generate 82,737 jobs were signed during a business forum organized by the Department of Trade ...

Green sanctuary in a concrete jungle
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-01
"At the same time, we see this as an investment for when she goes to college," Terrado shared ... We are looking at nearby provinces, maybe Pampanga or Batangas," Dionisio concluded.

Japan, Philippines urge cool heads to prevail in trade and South China Sea as tensions escalate
The Straits Times - 2019-06-01
Mr Motegi, who is economic revitalisation minister, is Japan's point man for trade talks with the United States. He told the 25th Nikkei Future of Asia conference on Friday that trade disputes ought to be resolved by "finding a solution based on rules and ...

Inclusive growth with TLDC
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-01
near University of Santo Tomas; and soon, Torre Lorenzo Loyola in Katipunan, near Ateneo de Manila University, Miriam College and University of the Philippines Diliman. In Calabarzon, Tierra ...

Super living in student leasing
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-01
Due to its proximity to the University Belt area in Manila, the dorm is ideal for college pupils ... Klepper hosted community activities alongside dormitory services. While one may see students ...

Napocor sets bidding for 2 Bohol projects
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-05-31
National Power Corp. (Napocor) is bidding out the contract for the design, supply and installation of two 50-kilowatt solar-diesel hybrid system project for Balicasag and Cuaming islands in Bohol.

PNB plans P12-B rights offering, doubles euro note plan
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-05-31
Tycoon Lucio Tan-led Philippine National Bank (PNB) is firming up plans to raise fresh funds to support asset growth. In a stock exchange filing on Friday, PNB said a P12-billion rights offering ...

Duterte kisses Filipinas in Japan as his partner looks on
CNN Philippines - 2019-05-31
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, May 30) -- A speech sealed with kisses. President Rodrigo Duterte concluded his speech on Thursday before the Filipino community in Japan by inviting women on stage ...

Government infrastructure projects to pump-prime economy -- DOF
philstar.com - 2019-05-31
MANILA, Philippines -- The government must expedite the implementation of infrastructure projects to stimulate economic activity, boosting private investments and driving gross domestic product (GDP) growth, according to the Department of Finance (DOF).

Top Senate post still up for grabs
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-05-31
The brewing tension between veteran senators and their incoming colleagues has apparently escalated as Sen. Panfilo Lacson on Friday disclosed that he has drafted a manifesto of support for Senate ...

Philippines sends trash back to Canada after Duterte threats
Nikkei Asian Review - 2019-05-31
SUBIC, Philippines (Reuters) -- The Philippines has started returning dozens of shipping containers full of trash to Canada after a long-running row over waste exports that has tested diplomatic ...

AUB to add 10 new locations to branch network
BusinessWorld - 2019-05-31
ASIA UNITED Bank Corp. (AUB) plans to open 10 new branches this year in areas demonstrating "vibrant" business activity, while pursuing opportunities to apply new technology to its operations. In a disclosure to the bourse Friday, the bank said it will ...

Progress anchored on land development
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-05-31
There is still room for growth within Metro Manila. This time, however, property developers are setting their sights on reclaimed land, where an emerging business district is seen to hold a huge ...

Top 11 E-Commerce Android Mobile Apps
Forbes - 2019-05-31
When it comes to online shopping, "mobile" is the leader in searching for products and visiting online shops but "desktop" is still the preferred option for completing the purchases. According to Statista, in the first quarter of 2019 smartphones accounted ...

The curious case of Nanoy Ilusorio
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-05-31
High society scandals fascinate me. Maybe because I understood high society tucked away in its own utopia of grandeur, sophistication and expensive education. Or maybe because the future of being ...

DOE names more power projects of national significance
philstar.com - 2019-05-31
MANILA, Philippines -- The Department of Energy (DOE) has named more power projects as energy projects of national significance (EPNS). The Energy Investment Coordinating Council (EICC), led by the DOE, issued a certificate of energy projects of national ...

Reynaldo Parojinog Jr. gets life term for drugs
philstar.com - 2019-05-31
MANILA, Philippines -- A Quezon City court yesterday sentenced a son and namesake of slain Ozamis City mayor Reynaldo Parojinog to life imprisonment for illegal possession of drugs. The conviction stemmed from the discovery of 116.9 grams of shabu by ...

Metrobank is Best Managed Bank in the Philippines
BusinessWorld - 2019-05-31
BANGKOK, THAILAND - Metropolitan Bank and Trust Co. (Metrobank) is recognized as The Best Managed Bank in the Philippines at the Asian Banker Leadership Achievement Awards 2019. These awards are widely acknowledged by the financial services industry as ...

National Geriatric Health: The need for an institutionalized center
BusinessMirror - 2019-05-31
Dr. Melhammid Tomawis, chairman of the National Center for Geriatric Health (NCGH), in an interview, told the Philippine News Agency (PNA) that senior citizens comprise more than 10 percent of the ...

NASA Picks Three Companies For The First U.S. Moon Landings Since 1972
Forbes - 2019-05-31
NASA has selected three companies to send landers to the surface of the Moon, part of its ambitious new lunar programme to land humans on the surface of the Moon by 2024. Each of the companies will develop landers that would take equipment, including ...

Woman gets 21 years for online child trafficking
philstar.com - 2019-05-31
MANILA, Philippines -- A 23-year-old woman will spend 21 years in prison for offering children to online sex predators. Cebu City Regional Trial Court Branch 11 Presiding Judge Ramon Daomilas Jr. sentenced the woman to 15 years in prison for attempted ...

Crame to implement own number coding scheme
philstar.com - 2019-05-31
MANILA, Philippines -- The Philippine National Police (PNP) is set to implement a vehicle reduction program at its national headquarters in Camp Crame. The coding scheme, which will follow the restrictions under the Unified Vehicular Reduction Program ...

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