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Why Jojoba Oil Is the Only Oil You Should Be Using On Your Face
YAHOO! - 2019-04-21
At this point, there's no shortage of skin-care oils out there, and they're found in all kinds of products. But here's the thing: Not all oils are created equal, particularly as it pertains to those you're slathering all over your face. And while every ...

Long hours, isolating loneliness, and confusing fees: Uber drivers in Washington D.C. are struggling to make ends meet
Business Insider - 2019-04-21
New research from Georgetown University has codified what many Uber drivers have felt for years: it's hard to get ahead when your boss is an algorithm. Researchers published their study on Thursday, after more than two-years of interviewing 40 drivers in ...

Palace condemns Sri Lanka blasts
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-04-21
MANILA, Philippines -- Malacañang on Sunday expressed support for Sri Lanka following a series of bomb explosions that killed nearly 160 people there. The blasts ripped through hotels and ...

Increased muscle power may prolong life
Medical News Today - 2019-04-21
Increasing muscle strength is good, but increasing muscle power may be even better for enjoying a longer life, according to a recent study. Professor Claudio Gil Araújo, who is the director of research and education at Exercise Medicine Clinic ...

No reports of Filipino casualties in Sri Lanka blasts -- DFA
Global Nation - 2019-04-21
MANILA, Philippines -- There has been no report of any Filipino hurt following a series of explosions in churches and hotels in Sri Lanka, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Sunday.

Tech, green features, power mix to boost luxury car sales
Inquirer - 2019-04-21
NEW YORK -- US auto sales may be slowing, but carmakers have high hopes for luxury vehicles, which are imbued with increasingly sophisticated gadgetry and sex appeal to seduce a new generation of ...

MS: High-strength MRI may predict disease progression
Medical News Today - 2019-04-21
Researchers used a powerful MRI scanner to monitor people with multiple sclerosis and found a link between the total volume of cortical lesions and neurological disability. Their study reveals that the development of lesions in the brain's cortical gray ...

DOF: P1.01B daily underspending in Q1 due to reenacted budget
Inquirer - 2019-04-21
MANILA, Philippines -- The government was unable to spend more than P1 billion per day on public goods and services as it had ought to during the first quarter due to the budget impasse in ...

5 arrested for carrying firearms at Comelec checkpoint
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-04-21
MANILA, Philippines -- Five armed persons have been arrested by authorities in a Commission on Elections (Comelec) checkpoint in Catanduanes. Catanduanes Provincial Director Col. Paul Abay ...

Girl born without hands, 10 years old, wins handwriting contest
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-04-21
A 10-year-old girl did not let her disability get in the way of her love for art and writing, as she won a national handwriting contest despite having no hands since birth. Sara Hinesley, a ...

Crime solution efficiency at 89% in Caraga, 85% in Region 11 in Q1 2019 -- PNP
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-04-21
MANILA, Philippines -- Police regional offices in Region 13, Region 11, and Region 1 have the highest crime solution efficiency (CSE) rate during the first quarter of 2019, the Philippine ...

Taxi driver strikes again; accused of robbing OFW
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-04-21
MANILA, Philippines - A taxi driver who was earlier arrested for overcharging a passenger was collared again by the police for allegedly robbing an overseas Filipino worker (OFW) who just ...

Rules out on trading of natural gas
philstar.com - 2019-04-21
MANILA, Philippines -- The Department of Energy (DOE) has issued rules to regulate the importation, trading, supply and distribution of natural gas in the country with an aim to become a liquefied natural gas (LNG) hub in the region. The agency issued a ...

17,000 marijuana plants uprooted in Davao del Sur
philstar.com - 2019-04-21
NORTH COTABATO, Philippines -- Authorities uprooted this week 17,000 marijuana plants in Kiblawan town in Davao del Sur. The operation on Thursday was a joint initiative of the Davao del Sur provincial police office, the Kiblawan municipal police, the ...

Duterte to Filipinos on Easter: Unite for the country
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-04-21
MANILA, Philippines - President Rodrigo Duterte expressed hope that the country would unite to build the nation, particularly with the coming elections. "I trust that this season of Easter ...

Dry run of EDSA provincial bus ban set; MRT, LRT operations to resume Monday
CNN Philippines - 2019-04-21
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, April 21) -- Coinciding with the resumption of work following the Holy Week break, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) will hold a dry run of the ...

Facebook says it stored 'millions' of unencrypted Instagram passwords
philstar.com - 2019-04-21
SAN FRANCISCO, United States -- "Millions" of Instagram users had their passwords stored in unencrypted form on internal servers, Facebook said Thursday, raising its original estimate of tens of thousands. "We discovered additional logs of Instagram ...

Robredo on Easter: Defend democracy, stand for freedom
CNN Philippines - 2019-04-21
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, April 21) -- Vice President Leni Robredo greeted the public a happy Easter Sunday, and reminded Filipinos to continue their fight against injustice amid alleged ...

Cloudy on Easter Sunday - Pagasa
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-04-21
MANILA, Philippines - Cloudy skies will prevail over the country this Easter Sunday, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said. Pagasa said ...

7 drown in Northern Luzon
philstar.com - 2019-04-21
MANILA, Philippines -- Seven persons drowned in separate incidents in Northern Luzon on Friday. The fatalities included four in Cagayan, two in Pangasinan and one in Isabela. Reports said that Santiago Supnet Jr., 45; Rogie Evilla, 35; Jhon Jericho Doran ...

What to expect in the high-level China-led Boao economic forum in Manila this week
CNN Philippines - 2019-04-21
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, April 20) -- Against the backdrop of warming ties between the Philippines and China, over 300 top Chinese business leaders will fly to Manila to attend the Boao ...

Swine fever has wreaked havoc with China's pork production, and the world is feeling it
CNN Philippines - 2019-04-21
(CNN) -- African swine fever is plaguing China's pork production. The disease is killing multitudes of animals, hitting the global pork supply chain, and driving up prices. China is one of the ...

Giving new life to native trees
Inquirer - 2019-04-20
Giant pandas, Philippine eagles, African elephants and Bengal tigers are not the only species facing extinction. Some trees found only in the Philippines are, too. Widespread logging, the ...

Rice tariff fund to benefit local machinery sector
philstar.com - 2019-04-20
MANILA, Philippines -- A large portion of the Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF) will be used to modernize rice farms, boosting demand for local machinery in the process, the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) said. The newly ...

MMDA to hold dry run of EDSA bus ban
philstar.com - 2019-04-20
MANILA, Philippines -- Beginning tomorrow, all provincial buses will no longer be allowed to drop off and pick up commuters on EDSA as part of the dry run for the provincial bus ban of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA), an official said ...

Fire leaves 100 Quezon City families homeless
philstar.com - 2019-04-20
MANILA, Philippines -- A fire that lasted more than six hours left at least 100 families homeless in Quezon City yesterday. The blaze started at a two-story house along Tabing Ilog street in Barangay Apolonio Samson at around 12:18 a.m. Fire officials ...

Netflix Says New Competition Isn't Material: Is It Right?
Yahoo Finance - 2019-04-20
Over the last month, Apple and Disney (NYSE: DIS) have revealed details about their upcoming premium video-streaming services. Several other media companies are expected to launch their own ...

Navotas youth keep century-old pabasa alive
philstar.com - 2019-04-20
MANILA, Philippines -- Nineteen-year-old Dhie Joshua Salvador remembers the time he had to learn the pasyon play for him to become an usher at a parish church in Navotas when he was only 13 years old. "When I wanted to become a church usherette, an ...

Why Intel's Smartphone Strategy Went off the Rails (Again)
YAHOO! - 2019-04-20
Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) recently scrapped its plans to sell 5G modems for smartphones, shortly after its top customer, Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL), announced that it would start using Qualcomm's (NASDAQ: QCOM) modems again. Apple previously used Qualcomm's modems ...

A backpack with a flexible screen? Sure, Sony, why not
YAHOO! - 2019-04-20
The race among consumer electronics giants to develop all manner of screens that flex and fold -- and to attach them to phones, tablets and more -- is starting to get a bit extreme. We saw over the past 24 hours, for example, the results of Samsung ...

Amazon's delivery drivers now have to verify their identity with selfies
Mashable - 2019-04-20
Amazon is now using facial recognition to verify its delivery drivers' identities. Specifically, the change applies to people who drive for Amazon Flex, the retail giant's program that allows ...

Cebu Pacific boosts capacity in key hubs
philstar.com - 2019-04-20
MANILA, Philippines -- Budget carrier Cebu Pacific has ramped up its capacity in key hubs to address increasing demand from tourists and business travelers. The expansion is being undertaken through a combination of additional flights and upgrading to ...

BIFF subleader, comrade killed in North Cotabato
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-04-20
MIDSAYAP, North Cotabato - A leader of an Islamic State-linked Moro armed group and his subordinate were killed during law enforcement operations in a remote village of this town on Black ...

Zoom IPO: What Can Entrepreneurs Learn From The Mega Success?
Forbes - 2019-04-20
While much of the attention for IPOs this year has been on high-profile operators like Slack, Lyft, Uber and Pinterest, the standout deal has so far been Zoom. Last week the company launched its offering and the stock rocketed by 72% on its first day of ...

Uber's self-driving cars are still a 'science experiment,' report says
Mashable - 2019-04-20
Uber's self-driving cars still aren't very reliable, apparently. Business Insider reports that Uber's self-driving tech is still far behind competitors like Waymo. The report, which cites ...

The Week in Business: Pinterest Provides I.P.O. Inspiration and Tesla Shows Off Self-Driving Cars
nytimes.com - 2019-04-20
Want this column in your inbox? Sign up here. Need a break from the Mueller report? Or just want a quick rundown of the top headlines in business and tech, plus the big stories to watch in the week ahead? Catch up here. Pinterest Inc., the digital pinboard ...

Japanese baby coming home after being born at a little over half a pound
New York Daily News - 2019-04-20
Five months after he was born weighing only a little over half a pound, a baby in Japan is being released from the hospital in good health. Ryusuke Sekino is set to go home with his parents less than half a year after he was born at about 9 ounces.

Anti-Haftar forces near Libya capital launch counter-attack
Rappler - 2019-04-20
At least 213 people have been killed and more than 1,000 wounded since the violence erupted, according to the World Health Organization, while the International Organization for Migrations says over 25,000 people have been displaced. (READ: PH diplomat ...

Man nabbed for alleged rape of stepdaughter, illegal firearms
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-04-20
MANILA, Philippines -- A 47-year-old man was arrested at his house for allegedly raping his stepdaughter twice and for owning several illegal firearms, the Pasay City Police Station said on Black ...

8 actions to introduce enterprise AI and robotic process automation in a human way
ZDNet - 2019-04-20
Here's the paradox: it takes people to automate. Enterprises are moving aggressively to automate as many of their processes as possible, through artificial intelligence, machine learning and robotic process automation. Automation opens up new types of ...

FDA approves first general nasal spray against opioid overdose
Upi.com - 2019-04-20
The first generic naloxone nasal spray to treat opioid overdose has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Teva Pharmaceuticals' lifesaving product is also the first generic naloxone nasal spray approved for use by people without ...

Facebook is quietly building a voice-controlled AI assistant like Amazon Alexa
Business Insider - 2019-04-20
Facebook Inc is working to develop a voice assistant to rival the likes of Amazon.com Inc's Alexa, Apple Inc's Siri and Alphabet Inc's Google Assistant. "We are working to develop voice and AI assistant technologies that may work across our family of AR/VR ...

Almost half of young asthma patients misuse inhalers
Upi.com - 2019-04-20
Many children with asthma don't use their inhalers properly and don't get a full dose of medicine, researchers report. They evaluated inhaler use among 113 children between the ages of 2 and 16 who were hospitalized for asthma. Such patients are at highest ...

Reach Out: Ways To Help A Loved One At Risk Of Suicide
NPR - 2019-04-20
If you know someone struggling with despair, depression or thoughts of suicide, you may be wondering how to help. Most Americans say they understand that suicide is preventable and they would act to help someone they know who is at risk, according to a ...

Why Mammogram Regulations Might Be Changing in the Near Future
YAHOO! - 2019-04-20
Thanks to the efforts of doctors and researchers, breast cancer treatment continues to stress more awareness and earlier detection. And recently, the FDA has proposed new regulations under the Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA), with the main change ...

Forecasters turn to array of technology to fight floodwaters
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-04-20
U.S. scientists said in their spring weather outlook that 13 million people are at risk of major inundation, with more than 200 river gauges this week showing some level of flooding in the ...

22 Filipinos in Libya seek repatriation
Global Nation - 2019-04-20
MANILA, Philippines -- The Philippine Embassy in Tripoli, Libya announced on Saturday that it had received 22 requests for repatriation of Filipinos, who feared getting caught in the crossfire there.

DOH offers tips for beating the summer heat
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-04-20
MANILA, Philippines -- The Department of Health (DOH) has shared some tips to keep people safe in the intense summer heat. The heat index recorded on Maundy Thursday hit 49.2°Celcius in Guiuan ...

2 killed, 17 injured in Batangas road accident
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-04-20
SAN PEDRO CITY, Philippines -- A passenger jeepney bound for a beach in the town of Lobo in Batangas hit a concrete a barrier on the highway, killing two people and injuring 17 others on Black ...

Prison For Forced Addiction Treatment? A Parent's 'Last Resort' Has Consequences
NPR - 2019-04-20
Robin Wallace thought her years of working as a counselor in addiction treatment gave her a decent understanding of the system. She has worked in private and state programs in Massachusetts and with people who were involuntarily committed to treatment.

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