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Two DLSU-Manila grads top CPA licensure exam
CNN Philippines - 2019-05-28
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, May 28) -- Two graduates of De La Salle University (DLSU)-Manila shared the top spot in the certified public accountant (CPA) licensure exam in May. Josemaria ...

Ramon Tulfo gets another 6 months as special envoy to China
CNN Philippines - 2019-05-28
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, May 28) -- President Rodrigo Duterte has reappointed broadcaster and newspaper columnist Ramon "Mon" Tulfo as his special envoy for public diplomacy to China.

Bicam approves bill giving 100% service charge to employees
CNN Philippines - 2019-05-28
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, May 28) -- Congress has approved the bill that would give all service charges to hotel and restaurant employees, excluding managerial staff. Currently, the Labor ...

Senate ratifies bill giving 100% service charge to employees
CNN Philippines - 2019-05-28
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, May 28) -- Rank-and-file workers in th hotal and restaurant sector may soon look forward to fully receing service charge after the Senate ratified the bicameral ...

UV Express operators ask LTFRB to defer implementation of new policy for fear of losing passengers
CNN Philippines - 2019-05-28
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, May 28) -- A group of UV Express van operators is calling on transport officials to defer the implemention of a new policy that modifies their service route to a ...

Bureau of Immigration arrests Japanese wanted for Tokyo embezzlement
philstar.com - 2019-05-28
MANILA, Philippines -- A Japanese man wanted for an embezzlement case in Tokyo was arrested yesterday by agents of the Bureau of Immigration (BI) in Pasay City. Fuminori Sato, 37, is being held at the BI detention facility at Camp Bagong Diwa in Taguig ...

Facebook says Zuckerberg and Sandberg will defy Canadian subpoena, risking contempt vote
CNN Philippines - 2019-05-28
(CNN) -- Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg will not attend a hearing in Ottawa later this week, despite receiving summonses from the Canadian parliament, Facebook confirmed on Monday.

2 feared dead, 17 hurt in Japan stabbing attack - fire dept
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-05-28
TOKYO, Japan - Two people, including a child, are feared dead after a mass stabbing attack on Tuesday in the city of Kawasaki near Tokyo that injured a further 17, a fire department official ...

ABS-CBN stuntman arrested for illegal possession of firearms
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-05-28
MANILA, Philippines -- Police arrested a stuntman of entertainment giant ABS-CBN in Cainta, Rizal, for alleged illegal possession of firearms and ammunition, authorities said Tuesday. Members of ...

Everest 'traffic jam' survivor calls for tougher rules
philstar.com - 2019-05-28
Ten people have died in little more than two weeks after poor weather cut the climbing window, leaving mountaineers waiting in long queues to the summit, risking exhaustion and running out of oxygen. Nepal issued a record 381 Everest permits this season ...

Cloudy with scattered rain all over on Tuesday
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-05-28
The weather bureau warned the public against possible flash floods and landslides during severe thunderstorms. Light to moderate winds from the southwest to south will be experienced over the ...

Typhoon-proof wind turbines to help Philippines keep lights on
Nikkei Asian Review - 2019-05-28
TOKYO/MANILA -- The Philippines frequently finds itself in the path of powerful typhoons, and a Japanese startup is working on wind power equipment that can stand up to the storms. Challenergy ...

ADB okays $300-M loan for PH education project
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-05-28
About 20 million high school students can expect improved access to "high-quality secondary education that responds to labor market needs" as the Asian Development Bank (ADB) approved a $300 ...

China's tech workers burn out mentally and physically in the '996' rat race
CNN Philippines - 2019-05-28
(CNN) Wang Shichang works 12 hours a day, often for six days a week. The newlywed is so busy he says he barely has time for his wife. At the age of 28, Wang's energy levels are low. His eyes feel ...

Duterte signs Magna Carta of the Poor bill in bid to reduce poverty
BusinessMirror - 2019-05-28
File photo from Presidential Communications. President Duterte has finally signed the Magna Carta of the Poor in a bid to institutionalize long-term strategies in poverty reduction. The President ...

Duterte's Japan trip expected to yield P300B in deals, thousands of jobs for Filipinos
CNN Philippines - 2019-05-28
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, May 28) -- Filipino and Japanese firms are seen to sign over 20 business agreements amounting close to P300 billion when President Rodrigo Duterte visits the east ...

BI nabs Japanese wanted for Tokyo embezzlement
philstar.com - 2019-05-27
MANILA, Philippines -- A Japanese man wanted for an embezzlement case in Tokyo was arrested yesterday by agents of the Bureau of Immigration (BI) in Pasay City. Fuminori Sato, 37, is being held at the BI detention facility at Camp Bagong Diwa in Taguig ...

PH, Japan firms to sign P300B in deals during Duterte visit
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-05-27
medical devices, business process outsourcing, power, electricity, transport, automotive, food manufacturing and marine manpower industries. "The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI ...

Colorado climber dies after reaching top of Mount Everest
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-05-27
Most of them died while descending from the summit during only a few windows of good weather each May. Most are believed to have suffered from altitude sickness, which is caused by low amounts of ...

2 Negros mayors file poll protests
philstar.com - 2019-05-27
BACOLOD CITY , Philippines -- Two town mayors in Negros Occidental, who lost in their reelection bids, have filed election protests. Isabela Mayor Joselito Malabor, who lost to Irene Montilla, sought a recount of votes in 37 clustered precincts.

Bus, truck collide in Quezon; 2 dead, 50 hurt
philstar.com - 2019-05-27
MANILA, Philippines -- Two persons were killed and 50 others were injured when a trailer truck crashed into a bus in Atimonan, Quezon on Sunday. The fatalities are the drivers of the ill-fated vehicles, one of them identified as the bus driver, Jonathan ...

Isko forms transition team
philstar.com - 2019-05-27
MANILA, Philippines -- Manila Mayor-elect Isko Moreno has created a team to ensure a smooth transition of leadership a month before he assumes office. In a one-page letter dated May 24, Moreno asked outgoing Mayor Joseph Estrada to coordinate with his ...

Burnout is an official medical diagnosis, World Health Organization says
CNN Philippines - 2019-05-27
Burnout is now a legitimate medical diagnosis, according to the International Classification of Diseases, or the ICD-11, the World Health Organization's handbook that guides medical providers in diagnosing diseases. Burnout now appears in the ICD-11's ...

Canada taking back its garbage from PH
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-05-27
MANILA, Philippines -- Canada is now "fully cooperating" in shipping out its garbage dumped in the Philippines without delay after Malacañang rejected its timeline to get it done by the end ...

COA: 48.2% of DND calamity funds for personnel unused
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-05-27
MANILA, Philippines -- The Commission on Audit (COA) has called out the Department of National Defense (DND) for not utilizing P2.140 million in funds intended for its personnel affected by ...

Teen who hacked Apple told to use 'gifts for good rather than evil'
YAHOO! - 2019-05-27
One sharp Australian teen caught a break this week after being caught hacking tech giant Apple. The 17-year-old Adelaide student was one of two teens who were charged with hacking Apple twice ...

Intra-aortic Balloon Pump May Best Inotropes in Decompensated HF
Medscape - 2019-05-27
PARIS -- Early implantation of an intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP) in patients with decompensated heart failure (HF) and low output provided more effective treatment than inotropic agents in a small study. Among adults with decompensated HF with no acute ...

Meralco April sales up 11%
BusinessMirror - 2019-05-27
He said the growth mainly came from the "residential segment" of the power distribution business "although both commercial and industrial" also improved, brought about by "higher ...

Stocks tumble on lack of leads
philstar.com - 2019-05-27
MANILA, Philippines -- Shares prices tumbled yesterday due to the absence of fresh leads. Traders said there were no new catalysts to entice investors to go back to the market. Thus, the benchmark Philippine Stock Exchange index finished in negative ...

Air Force OV-10s grounded after crash
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-05-27
MANILA, Philippines -- The Philippine Air Force has grounded its OV-10 light attack aircraft following a plane crash near Sangley Point Airport last week. "As per safety procedure, they are ...

SMC wins Ilijan IPPA cases vs PSALM
philstar.com - 2019-05-27
MANILA, Philippines -- The power unit of San Miguel Corp. (SMC) scored another win against state-run Power Sector Assets and Liabilities Management Corp. (PSALM) for the output administration of the 1,200-megawat Ilijan power plant in Batangas. In a ...

Tons of garbage to be shipped back to Canada on May 30
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-05-27
MANILA, Philippines -- The tons of garbage from Canada illegally dumped in the Philippines several years ago will finally be shipped to its place of origin on May 30, Foreign Affairs Secretary ...

U.S. measles outbreak grows with 60 new measles cases across 26 states
Reuters - 2019-05-27
(Reuters) - The United States recorded 60 new measles cases last week, taking confirmed cases for the year to 940, the worst outbreak since 1994 and since measles was declared eliminated in 2000, federal health officials said on Monday. The U.S. Centers ...

Latest MS Advances, Strategies for Clinical Challenges at CMSC
Medscape - 2019-05-27
SEATTLE -- The wide-ranging mix of healthcare providers involved in the management and treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS) convene in Seattle this week for the 2019 Annual Meeting of the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers (CMSC). The latest ...

Duterte signs law extending perks to tourism ecozones
philstar.com - 2019-05-27
MANILA, Philippines -- President Duterte has signed a law that extends the granting of incentives to tourism enterprise zones (TEZs) for another 10 years by the Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority (TIEZA). The President signed Republic ...

Emerging Asia growth to remain weaker this year, says think tank
philstar.com - 2019-05-27
MANILA, Philippines -- Growth in Emerging Asia is expected to remain weak of the rest of the year as looser fiscal and monetary policy are unlikely to offset the drag from weaker global demand, Capital Economics said. The London-based think tank noted ...

MPIC to sell stake in toll road, hospital businesses
BusinessMirror - 2019-05-27
MPIC owns 60.1 percent in its health-care business, the largest hospital operator in the country with a portfolio of 14 hospitals. The rest is owned by Government of Singapore Investment Corp. " ...

Foreign Investment Law update urgent-Win
BusinessMirror - 2019-05-27
THE chairman of the Senate Committee on Economic Affairs is moving to update the 28-year-old Foreign Investment Law, aiming to lure more foreign direct investments (FDI) into the country to ...

White Panda Is Spotted in China for the First Time
The New York Times - 2019-05-27
HONG KONG -- An all-white, albino panda has appeared in a natural reserve in China, the first of its kind to be documented, an expert said this week. The panda was photographed in April with an infrared camera at the Wolong National Nature Reserve in the ...

Digital Transformation Is Risky, But Not Transforming Is Even Riskier
Forbes - 2019-05-27
Some enterprises are embracing digital strategies and are roaring ahead. Others are, well, nervous about the consequences. You can't blame the nervous Nellies -- let's face it: the digital journey isn't all sweetness and enlightenment. It's a messy and ...

ALI ups stake in logistics unit
BusinessWorld - 2019-05-27
ALLHC secured approval from the Securities and Exchange Commission to change its corporate name earlier this month, in line with its shift to become the real estate logistics and industrial estate business of ALI. ALI initially acquired a 51.36% stake in ...

The YouTube Gaming app is shutting down this week
The Verge - 2019-05-27
The standalone YouTube Gaming app is shutting down on May 30th. YouTube announced the impending shutdown last year, saying that the spinoff had caused "confusion" among gaming fans. It integrated the service into its main app instead, launching a games ...

LOOK: Duterte spotted in BGC restaurant
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-05-27
MANILA, Philippines -- President Rodrigo Duterte looked fine from a distance -- dressed in casual black shirt and pants, both hands in his pockets -- as he emerged from a Chinese restaurant in ...

DOJ clears cops tagged in Quezon City prosecutor's slay
CNN Philippines - 2019-05-27
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, May 27) -- The Department of Justice has dismissed the murder cases filed against three policemen over the killing of Quezon City Prosecutor Rogelio Velasco in 2018.

Garbage from Canada to leave PH on May 30 - Locsin
CNN Philippines - 2019-05-27
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, May 27) -- Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro "Teddy Boy" Locsin Jr. on Monday said the tons of garbage from Canada will be shipped back to the North American ...

Scientists Wanted: Recruited by Juul, Many Researchers Say No
The New York Times - 2019-05-27
LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Alex Carll was presenting his research about the impact of e-cigarette smoke on mouse hearts at an American Heart Association conference when a man from Juul Labs approached him and started asking questions. "He seemed genuinely ...

9 mind-blowing facts that show just how wealthy Mark Zuckerberg really is
Business Insider - 2019-05-27
Two angles facing left, which often indicate, "return to the beginning." Two angles facing right, which often indicate, "advance to the end." Facebook CEO and co-founder Mark Zuckerberg lost more money than any of the world's 500 richest billionaires ...

DA asks recall of Ma Ling, pork products from countries affected by African Swine Fever
CNN Philippines - 2019-05-27
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, May 27) -- The Department of Agriculture and stakeholders of the Philippine hog industry said Monday it will ask the Food and Drug Authority to recall processed ...

Lani Mercado-Revilla seeks GMRC from Twitter, gets roasted by netizens
CNN Philippines - 2019-05-27
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, May 27) -- Lani Mercado-Revilla -- the wife of Senator-elect Ramon "Bong" Revilla who was jailed for four years for plunder and graft charges -- became the ...

LinkedIn Introduces "Ads" Tab to Show Sponsored Content from Companies
Inc. - 2019-05-27
Social media firms have made several changes to make their platforms more transparent. Without accountability, it's easy for people to misuse social media posts and advertising. Consumers need to know who pays for a particular ad and what other ads are the ...

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