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3 reasons why Parklinks is the healthiest place to live in the metro
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-07
Located at the heart of the district, this 3-hectare park called Central Park is ... as the University of the Philippines, the Ateneo de Manila University, Miriam College, St. Pedro Poveda College ...

Negros high school canteen goes zero waste with bamboo mugs, coconut shell bowls
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-07
A high school in Negros Occidental is taking steps to reduce its plastic waste with reusable and locally sourced materials. The Wala Usik (zero waste) canteen in Bulata National High School in ...

SC allows Bohol Governor-elect Arthur Yap to travel abroad
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-07
Yap, together with former Department of Science and Technology (DOST ... the P15.8 million car plan of the Philippine Rice Research Institute in 2008 and 2009. He was charged in his capacity ...

SHDA Bullish on Resolving Housing Backlog
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-07
It has remained at the forefront of the Philippine housing industry for close to five decades. Since its inception in 1970, the Subdivision and Housing Developers Association Inc. (SHDA) has ...

Philippines should remain involved in climate change prevention -- CHR - 2019-06-07
MANILA, Philippines -- The Commission on Human Rights expressed ... No more talk." In his speech at the Nikkei International Conference on the Future of Asia in Tokyo last week, Duterte claimed the UN climate conferences have not done anything to improve ...

17 die as Oman-Dubai bus crashed in UAE - police
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-07
DUBAI -- Police in Dubai said 17 people were killed when a bus from Oman crashed in the United Arab Emirates. Dubai police announced the death toll in tweets published early Friday. Police said ...

WATCH: Sedan catches fire on Edsa
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-07
A Twitter alert from the Metro Manila Development Authority confirmed the incident that happened around 1:00 p.m. Traffic enforcers are already at the site, according to MMDA. A Makati Central ...

Globe Rewards customers donate P1.6M to plant 16,000 trees in Bukidnon
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-07
It was a cause worth every peso and point. Less than a month ago, Globe Telecom encouraged all its mobile customers to donate their 2018 expiring rewards points to help restore the Philippines ...

DTI probes #ShopeeScam amid outrage from BLACKPINK fans - 2019-06-07
MANILA, Philippines -- The Department of Trade and Industry said Friday it launched an investigation into a promo for a meet-and-greet event that e-commerce website Shopee Philippines organized for Kpop girl group BLACKPINK amid accusations from Filipino ...

Provincial bus ban on Edsa faces 3rd opposition at SC
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-07
MANILA, Philippines -- The controversial provincial bus ban policy on Edsa faced its third opposition before the Supreme Court (SC) after Bayan Muna representatives filed a temporary restraining ...

100 Chinese boats have left Pag-asa waters, envoy says
CNN Philippines - 2019-06-07
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 6) -- The Chinese government has finally removed about a hundred of its vessels from the vicinity of Philippine-occupied Pag-asa Island, an envoy said Thursday.

COMELEC sets hearing on petitions to stop Cardema substitution bid
CNN Philippines - 2019-06-07
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 7) -- The Commission on Elections (COMELEC) will begin hearings on petitions to block former National Youth Commission (NYC) Chairman Ronald Cardema's bid as ...

Cops rescue 16 women, 11 minors from prostitution den in Rizal
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-07
MANILA, Philippines -- Police have rescued 27 female, including 11 minors, from alleged prostitution racket following an entrapment operation of their alleged pimps in Antipolo City, Rizal.

PDP-Laban may pick House speakership bet next week
CNN Philippines - 2019-06-07
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 7) -- Ruling party Partido Demokratiko Pilipino - Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) may pick its bet for House Speaker next week, whittling down the speakership ...

DTI probes Shopee for BLACKPINK event mess
CNN Philippines - 2019-06-07
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 7) -- The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) on Friday has begun investigating an online retailer that hosted a South Korean girl group's event, a Cabinet ...

Woman held for Tinder extortion - 2019-06-07
MANILA, Philippines -- A 22-year-old woman was arrested for trying to extort money from an American man she met through Tinder, a dating app, in Quezon City last Tuesday. Jodelyn Parco was caught in an entrapment operation at a mall along EDSA at around 1 ...

Analytics secure firm place in marketing
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-07
Today, he is assistant vice president for marketing operations and capabilities of Rebisco and teaches marketing analytics at the University ... 9 at RCBC Theater in Makati. A: There are a lot.

Magnitude 5.2 quake jolts Mindanao - 2019-06-07
MANILA, Philippines -- A magnitude 5.2 earthquake shook parts of Mindanao before dawn yesterday, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs). The tremor occurred at about 4:41 a.m., with its epicenter located 17 ...

Abu kidnap suspects nabbed in Zambo - 2019-06-07
ZAMBOANGA CITY , Philippines -- Three Abu Sayyaf bandits tagged in kidnappings in Basilan and Sulu were arrested in this city on Wednesday. Personnel of the police, military and National Bureau of Investigation collared Canda Ibrahim Jamik and Majuk Amil ...

Injap Sia: the young visionary
BusinessWorld - 2019-06-07
Mr. Sia, who once dreamed of becoming an architect but dropped out of college to pursue entrepreneurship ... I have already found my passion both on the personal and business sides. On the personal side, I derive happiness from being a good son, a ...

COA flags trash pileup in Bulacan hospitals
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-07
The Commission on Audit (COA) has called the attention of the Bulacan government over uncollected and improperly stored biological waste from seven public hospitals in the province. In its annual ...

What executive talents and companies expect from search firms
BusinessWorld - 2019-06-07
This is an increase of 14 percentage points from 82% recorded in 2016. On the corporate clients side, the survey showed that companies who consider being ethical and trustworthy as the most important positive of headhunters jumped to 78% in 2018 from 59% ...

Move over, millennials, here come the centennials
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-07
These findings are part of the results of the Eon study culled from a combination of surveys and focus group discussions among public and private senior high school students, as well as freshmen ...

Senators say Sotto poised to keep Senate presidency
CNN Philippines - 2019-06-07
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 6) -- A number of senators said Senate President Vicente "Tito" Sotto III would stay as the chamber's leader in the 18th Congress following a meeting ...

Man who drove from passenger seat permanently banned from driving
CNN Philippines - 2019-06-07
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, June 6) -- The man who went viral on social media for driving from the passenger seat could no longer legally drive -- nor would he ever be allowed to. The Land ...

SCTEX undergoes improvements ahead of rainy season
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-07
Toll road operator NLEX Corp. is spending over P150 million to repair bridges and repave sections of the Subic Clark Tarlac Expressway (SCTEx) in Central Luzon. NLEX Corp., a unit of Manuel V.

Slain drug suspect pleaded for life, says witness
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-07
Angel had not slept since early Wednesday, still shaken by what he witnessed when policemen barged into his house in Navotas City. "I actually saw what they were doing," said Angel, who asked ...

Tourism contribution to national output biggest since at least 2012
BusinessWorld - 2019-06-07
Transportation had a 21.9% share of gross value added, followed by food and beverage services and ... networks that make more tourism destinations more accessible for greater number of foreign and local tourists and reduce travel time," he said.

DA seeks procurement exception in drive vs ASF - 2019-06-07
MANILA, Philippines -- The Department of Agriculture is seeking exception in the procurement process as the government intensifies measures against the dreaded African swine fever. Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol may request for an exception from ...

Easterlies to bring rain, cloudy skies over Metro Manila -- Pagasa
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-07
MANILA, Philippines -- Easterlies will bring partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rains and thunderstorms in Metro Manila, the weather bureau said in its 4:00 a.m. Friday forecast.

Tourism stakeholders welcome new Tieza tax incentives law
BusinessMirror - 2019-06-07
"Aside from the incentives, we need to make the process of setting up business here easier. Tieza is the infrastructure arm of the Department of Tourism and is tasked to oversee the development ...

One million STDs diagnosed every day, World Health Organization says
CNN Philippines - 2019-06-06
(CNN) -- More than one million new cases of four sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are contracted every day, according to figures released Thursday by the World Health Organization (WHO).

Long live, Ned Stark
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-06
With the groundbreaking fantasy series Game of Thrones (GOT) having wrapped up its final season, we realize that the show has revolved around the second-generation Starks all this time, the brutal ...

Fed says economic gains tempered by trade worries
BusinessMirror - 2019-06-06
In this April 23, 2019, file photo, building cranes are seen at the construction site of a condominium complex with the Lower Manhattan skyline seen in the background in Weehawken, New Jersey.

Companies make progress, but not enough, gauging climate risk
BusinessMirror - 2019-06-06
A worker points to a touch screen monitor displaying the globe in Leesburg, Virginia, U.S. (Photographer: Justin Ide/Bloomberg) COMPANIES too often make the mistake of thinking climate change is a ...

Japan's Mos Burger heads for the Philippines
Nikkei Asian Review - 2019-06-06
TOKYO -- Japan's Mos Burger will open its first ... Coffee Holdings, will set up a joint venture as early as August. Tokyo Coffee will own a 65% majority stake in Mos Burger Philippines, while ...

Research group cites Sara, fears of populist measures
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-06-06
Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte is "the lady to watch" in the run-up to the 2022 presidential polls, said New York-based think tank Global Source. Global Source cited the role of the President ...

Government urged to intensify crackdown vs oil smuggling
BusinessMirror - 2019-06-06
The business group asked the government to strictly implement the Customs Modernization and Tariff Act and the Anti-Agricultural Smuggling to deter illicit trading. "The government must focus on ...

Cuba expects major economic damage from Trump measures
BusinessMirror - 2019-06-06
That figure is now set to plummet. "Tough times are coming for my business," said David Pajón, who rents an apartment in Old Havana. He said he had a message from the Trump administration.

Local SI firm optimistic on entry of third telecom player, overseas market
BusinessMirror - 2019-06-06
"We do projects for both the business sector and the government. We have so far handled telecommunication, banking and finance, media and entertainment, manufacturing and retail. Solutions ...

Google finally revealed Stadia pricing, games, and release date
Business Insider - 2019-06-06
Almost a week before the 2019 E3 video game convention, the Google Stadia Connect event gave consumers a better look at Google's upcoming video game platform. Set to launch this November, initial pricing will start at $129, which includes a Stadia ...

Toyota unfurling its hybrid platform a big hit
BusinessMirror - 2019-06-06
the media and business partners. "IN 2015, Toyota announced the Toyota Environmental Challenges 2050 or TEC2050. We aim to go beyond zero CO 2 emissions and achieve a net positive contribution ...

Toyota hosts Hybrid Electric Technology Conference
BusinessMirror - 2019-06-06
the media and business partners," said Socco. With six challenges identified, the initial three aim to reduce CO 2 emissions to zero. This is by focusing on electrification, adoption of green ...

NFHFI urges raisers to explore new technologies
BusinessMirror - 2019-06-06
Livestock Philippines Expo 2019 will bring more than 280 exhibitors from over 30 countries which will offer business and networking opportunities, and will also feature seminars and talks from ...

Pinoy diplomats posted abroad can do better, economical job-Locsin
BusinessMirror - 2019-06-06
Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro L. Locsin Jr. clarified on Thursday that the Philippines will still have a voice in climate-change forums abroad but will stop sending delegates from Manila, as ...

Thumbtack is raising up to $120M on a flat valuation
TechCrunch - 2019-06-06
Thumbtack, one of the first players in what is now known as the gig economy, has hit the fundraising circuit once again. The online services marketplace that matches customers with nearby ...

HIT Workout Helps MS Patients Reach New Highs
Medscape - 2019-06-06
SEATTLE -- While the advice regarding exercise for multiple sclerosis (MS) patients until just a few decades ago was simple -- don't do it -- the latest evidence has evolved to show benefit not only from conventional exercise, but from high-intensity ...

Huawei inks agreement to establish Russian 5G network - 2019-06-06
June 6 (UPI) --Chinese telecommunications company Huawei has signed a deal with Russian Internet and mobile provider MTS to develop 5G networks in Russia, the companies announced Thursday. The two companies plan to establish the 5G network by 2020 on MTS ...

Five years ago, Google gave away a cloud computing project for free. Now people love it so much they're celebrating its anniversary in Spain.
Business Insider - 2019-06-06
Five years ago, Google decided to take a cloud software project its engineers had created and give it away to the world for free. The technology, called Kubernetes, was born as an internal Google project called Borg and designed to manage the search giant ...

Authorities investigate alleged animal abuse at famous farm
BusinessMirror - 2019-06-06
"Due to the many years Fair Oaks Farms has been in business, it is impossible to number the amount of calves and cows that have inhumanely died at the hands of this company," said Rachel ...

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