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'Deaths of despair' are taking more lives of millennial Americans than any other generation
Business Insider - 2019-06-16
"Deaths of despair" are increasing among young Americans. These deaths -- related to drugs, alcohol, or suicide -- claimed the lives of 36,000 American millennials in 2017 alone. Drug overdoses are the most common cause of death. That's according to ...

A massive power outage left over 48 million people in the dark across entire countries in South America
Business Insider - 2019-06-16
Millions of people across South America woke up on Sunday, June 16, to a completely dark world. The BBC reported that the entire countries of Uruguay and Argentina, a combined population of 48 million people, were left totally without power. The outage ...

Microsoft warns Azure customers of Exim worm
ZDNet - 2019-06-16
Microsoft has issued a warning to Azure customers on Friday about a Linux worm spreading via Exim servers, which has also infected some Azure installations. The worm, first reported by ZDNet earlier this week, and later detailed in more depth by the ...

VP wants PH trial for Chinese crew in sea collision
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-16
MANILA, Philippines -- Vice President Leni Robredo on Sunday urged the Philippine government to demand China to find those responsible in the collision in the West Philippine Sea and hold them ...

Duterte to meet boat captain in Recto Bank incident
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-16
SAN PEDRO CITY, Laguna, Philippines -- Malacañang has invited Junel Insigne, the captain of the Filipino fishing boat Gem-Vir 1, to a meeting with President Rodrigo Duterte. The invitation for a ...

Motorcyle driver killed in Isabela hit-and-run
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-16
REINA MERCEDES, Isabela-- A 29-year-old motorcycle driver was killed by a sports utility vehicle (SUV) that left the victim dying on the road on Saturday (June 15) at a village here. Jefferson ...

Duterte to meet captain, cook of Filipino boat hit by Chinese vessel - Occidental Mindoro town mayor
CNN Philippines - 2019-06-16
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 16) -- President Rodrigo Duterte will meet on Monday the captain and cook of the Filipino fishing boat that was rammed and abandoned by a Chinese vessel in the ...

Filipino-Chinese businessmen promise help for fisherfolk in Recto Bank ramming incident
CNN Philippines - 2019-06-16
Roland Simbulan, a development studies professor from the University of the Philippines Manila, believes the Chinese government did not order to sink the boats. He believes Beijing will not opt to ...

SEC secures ?100-M assets linked to KAPA
CNN Philippines - 2019-06-16
In a statement on Sunday, the corporate regulator said it obtained an order from the Court of Appeals instructing a freeze on KAPA's assets "to protect the interests of investors duped".

Flowers pile up for dead Hong Kong protester
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-16
HONG KONG-- Bouquets of white flowers, written tributes and origami cranes piled up Sunday outside a high-end Hong Kong shopping mall, where a young man plunged to his death protesting against a ...

No special Cabinet meeting called, only joint cluster meeting -- Nograles
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-16
But if it involves several Cabinet secretaries yung kasama sa meeting, siguro loosely natatawag siyang Cabinet meeting," Nograles said in an interview over radio station DZBB. "But in the ...

Flight delays expected after red lightning alert raised at Naia
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-16
MANILA, Philippines -- Several flights at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia) are expected to be delayed after a red lightning alert was raised on Sunday afternoon. The red lightning ...

Pregnant, Locked Up, And Alone
NPR - 2019-06-16
For many expectant moms, the tedious final days before the due date are spent going to baby showers, stocking the refrigerator, or getting the nursery ready. Natalie Lynch spent the last two weeks of her pregnancy in a prison cell, mostly alone. "It's eerie.

Chinese-Filipino business federation to help Gem-Vir 1 crew fix boat
philstar.com - 2019-06-16
MANILA, Philippines -- An association of Chinese-Filipino business owners have offered assistance to the 22 members of the crew of F/B Gem-Vir 1 as it called for sobriety in the wake of a collision with a Chinese vessel that sank the boat. In a press ...

Farmer gunned down in another attack on the Left
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-16
CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY--A member of a left-wing organization of farmers was gunned down outside his house at Barangay Halapitan, San Fernando town in Bukidnon province on Saturday (June 16) in what ...

Leaderless and livid: The youngsters on Hong Kong front lines
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-16
HONG KONG -- Young Hong Kongers who marshalled the fight against a police force that was armed with tear gas and rubber bullets have spoken of how they were pushed into embracing more ...

Laid off Filipino in UAE receives medical aid, returns home after treatment
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-16
A Filipino expatriate returned to the Philippines last week after his treatment for vasculitis at the Emirates Hospital Jumeirah in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Jesrel Joya was on a three-month ...

3 pushers arrested in Nueva Ecija
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-16
CABANATUAN CITY--Separate police and Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) operations led to the arrest of three suspected pushers in Nueva Ecija province on Saturday (June 15). Five sachets ...

Samsung Galaxy Fold Release Won't Be In July; Competition Also Delays Launch
International Business Times - 2019-06-16
Samsung will not release the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Fold next month, according to new reports. The foldable phone has already been delayed for a few months after its supposed U.S. launch. Meanwhile, its competition has also delayed its release as well.

Duterte calls special Cabinet meeting Monday to discuss sinking of PH boat
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-16
MANILA, Philippines -- President Rodrigo Duterte has called a special Cabinet meeting on Monday, June 17, to discuss issues regarding the West Philippine Sea, INQUIRER.net has learned. A reliable ...

American paradox: Deficit widens even as economy grows
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-16
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump likes to take credit for the US economy, with historic low unemployment and few signs of rising prices, but his promises that surging growth would pay for ...

Pagasa sees rains, thunderstorms in parts of Luzon, Davao region
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-16
Pagasa weather specialist Gener Quitlong said scattered rain showers and thunderstorms are expected in the Ilocos region, Cordillera Administrative Region, Mimaropa (Mindoro, Marinduque ...

1 dead, 1 arrested in Quezon anti-drug operations
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-16
LUCENA CITY - A drug suspect was killed while another was arrested in separate anti-illegal drugs operations in Burdeos and Sariaya in Quezon province. Dante Tancinco, 59, died on the spot after ...

Papa, do preach
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-16
De La Salle University, the University of Asia and the Pacific and the University of San Carlos. In 2007, the foundation granted 34 young Filipinos, the first batch of GBF China Scholars ...

Notre Dame celebrates 1st Mass since devastating April fire
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-16
PARIS - The archbishop wore a hard-hat helmet, burnt wood debris was still visible and only about 30 people were let inside, but Notre Dame Cathedral on Saturday held its first Mass since the ...

Elenita Binay acquitted of graft
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-16
MANILA, Philippines -- The Sandiganbayan Fifth Division has effectively dismissed the graft case against former Makati Mayor Elenita Binay in connection with the procurement of overpriced office ...

Blackpink promo has 148 complaints
Inquirer - 2019-06-16
MANILA, Philippines -- Almost 150 fans have now filed consumer complaints against the online shopping site Shopee over its recent meet-and-greet promo that dangled passes to the show of the K-pop ...

Procurement law needs a revisit to aid PHL research
BusinessMirror - 2019-06-15
Dr. Fernando Siringan of the Marine Science Institute (MSI ... Science Secretary Fortunato de la Peña told the BusinessMirror at the sidelines of the conference that everyone is affected by ...

Investment scam victims mull raps vs KAPA execs
philstar.com - 2019-06-15
GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Philippines -- Several persons who claimed to be victims of an alleged investment scam by Kapa Community Ministry International Inc. (KAPA) are planning to file charges against its officials. The victims showed to The STAR their ...

Barangay councilor gunned down
philstar.com - 2019-06-15
MANILA, Philippines -- A barangay councilor was shot dead in Pasig City yesterday morning. Bobby Nazareth, 43, of Barangay Sagad, died at the scene after motorcycle-riding assailants shot him repeatedly along Mercedez Avenue in Barangay San Miguel.

Target Faces Chaos As Cash Registers Go Offline
NPR - 2019-06-15
Red carts full of merchandise piled up at Targets nationwide as customers abandoned their shopping due to a computer failure at the cash registers. "We're aware that guests are currently unable to make purchases at Target stores. Our teams are ...

Kickstarter and XOXO have shut down their subscription platform before it launched
The Verge - 2019-06-15
Last October, Kickstarter announced that it was ending its subscriber-based crowdfunding platform, Drip, but that it was planning a successor project with XOXO festival creators Andy Baio and Andy McMillan. Now, that project has been shut down, according ...

Manila Water taps additional deep wells
philstar.com - 2019-06-15
MANILA, Philippines -- East Zone concessionaire Manila Water Co. Inc. has operated additional deep wells to further augment supply in its service areas. The Ayala-led water firm is currently operating additional 34 deep wells in its concession area where ...

South Korea trash ready for pickup on June 30
philstar.com - 2019-06-15
MANILA, Philippines -- The remaining 5,000 metric tons of garbage that arrived from South Korea at the Mindanao International Container Terminal (MICT) in Misamis Oriental last year will be ready for pickup by June 30, an official of the Bureau of Customs ...

FDA warns of infections from fecal transplants after death
Upi.com - 2019-06-15
Fecal transplants -- transferring fecal matter from a healthy person into an ill person with a compromised "microbiome" -- is an increasingly used new treatment for a variety of ills. But on Thursday federal health officials announced that a patient died ...

This remarkable Greenland photo highlights extreme Arctic melting
Mashable - 2019-06-15
The melting Arctic is on dramatic display. At mid-June, Arctic sea ice is now at a record low for this time of year, and melted ice is especially notable both in and around Greenland -- home to ...

Bill Ford Exudes A Sparkling Optimism That Israel And Its Startups Can Boost Ford Motor Tech
Forbes - 2019-06-15
As a matter of protocol, foreign business executives from abroad take care to pay polite respect to their hosts and to the countries they are visiting. Bill Ford, executive chairman of the Ford Motor Co., went well beyond graciousness during his first ...

Fish cage development to boost catch, says DA
philstar.com - 2019-06-15
MANILA, Philippines -- The Department of Agriculture and local fish importers have agreed to develop fish cage farming in the country to boost production. Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol recently met with fisheries product importers where the latter ...

LTFRB to shorten provincial bus routes
philstar.com - 2019-06-15
MANILA, Philippines -- Provincial buses will no longer be allowed to on EDSA before the end of June due to a new route modification policy of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB). Sources told The STAR that the LTFRB is set to ...

P5.7-million cocaine, ecstasy seized from hotel safe
philstar.com - 2019-06-15
MANILA, Philippines -- More than P5.7 million worth of ecstacy tablets and cocaine were seized from a safety deposit box rented by an arrested drug suspect at a posh hotel in Taguig City on Friday night. Operatives of the Philippine Drug Enforcement ...

Tour of China shows a nation girding for protracted trade war
BusinessMirror - 2019-06-15
PRESIDENT Donald Trump is eager to crow about the economic weapon he wielded against Mexico to win concessions on immigration: "Tariffs are a great negotiating tool," he declared on Tuesday.

Rediscount loans hit record P85.8 B in 5 months
philstar.com - 2019-06-15
MANILA, Philippines -- Banks continued to take out more loans from the rediscount window of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) to further beef up their lending portfolio. Disbursements hit a record P85.8 billion in the first five months, almost 10 ...

SMC puts up 1st food bank in Tondo
philstar.com - 2019-06-15
MANILA, Philippines -- Diversified conglomerate San Miguel Corp. (SMC) is putting up its first food bank and community center in Tondo, Manila. This aims to address hunger, food wastage and poverty, SMC president and chief operating officer Ramon Ang said ...

PLDT Global expands partnership with Tranglo
philstar.com - 2019-06-15
MANILA, Philippines -- PLDT Global Corp., a subsidiary of telecommunications and digital services provider PLDT, is expanding its partnership with international airtime remittance hub Tranglo. Aside from Smart, TNT, and Sun products, Filipinos overseas ...

BSP seen cutting rates this week
philstar.com - 2019-06-15
MANILA, Philippines -- The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) is expected to slash policy rates in its meeting on June 20 despite an uptick in inflation in May, London-based Capital Economics said over the weekend. Headline inflation rose at a faster pace ...

The U-2 reconnaissance plane has been snooping all over the world for more than 60 years, but today's Dragon Lady is nothing like the past
Business Insider - 2019-06-15
Since the mid-1950s, the US Air Force's U-2 Dragon Lady has been cruising the upper reaches of the atmosphere, snooping almost totally unnoticed. While the mission is pretty much the same, the aircraft doing it are much different. "The 'U' in U-2 stands ...

PAGASA: More than 10 tropical cyclones expected this rainy season
CNN Philippines - 2019-06-15
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 15) -- The weather bureau expects more than ten tropical cyclones to hit the Philippines this rainy season. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and ...

KAPA Ministry assure its founder won't leave the country
CNN Philippines - 2019-06-15
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 15) -- The KAPA Community Ministry spokesperson said the religious group's founder will not leave the country. This is amid the Immigration Lookout Bulletin ...

CrowdStrike IPO: Investors Are Positively CrowdStruck--Cyber Saturday
Fortune - 2019-06-15
A poorly kept secret of the cybersecurity business: For all the talk of entrepreneurs determined to build strong, independent public companies atop impenetrable, hack-proof platforms, the vast ...

Locsin: PH to appeal to IMO over Recto Bank incident
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-15
MANILA, Philippines -- Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. said he had ordered the Philippine Embassy in London to appeal to London-based International Maritime Organization (IMO) on the ...

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