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Duterte to human rights advocates: You were being listened to
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-04-16
MANILA, Philippines -- President Rodrigo Duterte warned human rights advocates allegedly concocting black propaganda against him and his family that they were "being listened to." Speaking ...

Otso Diretso dares admin bets to go with them to Scarborough Shoal
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-04-16
CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY -- Opposition senatorial hopefuls have challenged the administration candidates Tuesday to go with them or go on their own to the Scarborough Shoal, a part of the contested ...

Philippines eyes better ease of doing business ranking
Rappler - 2019-04-16
MANILA, Philippines - The Philippines is pushing for more regulatory reforms in a bid to improve in the World Bank's Ease of Doing Business rankings, according to the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI). Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez told reporters on ...

Senator Sonny Angara to continue family legacy as OFW champion
Global Nation - 2019-04-16
MANILA, Philippines -- Senator Sonny Angara looks set to actively promote safety nets for overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) through successfully enacted legislation he has authored in the Senate ...

PH studying 'legal action' vs. China's harvest of giant clams in Scarborough
CNN Philippines - 2019-04-16
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, April 16) -- The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) is looking at filing a case against China over reports of Chinese fishermen harvesting giant clams in ...

Fisherfolk seek SC help in protecting West Philippine Sea
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-04-16
MANILA, Philippines -- Citing the failure of the Duterte Cabinet and the head of government agencies to protect the maritime environment in the West Philippine Sea, fisherfolk from Palawan and ...

MMDA intensifying drive vs erring provincial bus drivers on Edsa
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-04-16
MANILA, Philippines - The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) on Monday said it will further intensify the implementation of existing loading and unloading policies for provincial ...

Gem L. Zenarosa building his empire with his faith
Inquirer - 2019-04-16
Success is an elusive dream for many people. And to those who find success say that it is not just about hard work but a mixture of luck and being at the right time, at the right place and being ...

BOC officers now have police powers vs smuggling, entry of illegal drugs
Inquirer - 2019-04-16
MANILA, Philippines -- Bureau of Customs (BOC) officers now have police powers to go after smugglers as well as importers and exporters of restricted goods, including illegal drugs. Customs ...

FILSCAP says only two candidates secured licenses for campaign jingles
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-04-16
MANILA, Philippines -- Out of all the candidates running in the 2019 midterm elections, only two secured public performance licenses for the use of copyrighted music as campaign jingles, the ...

Locsin disagrees with Del Rosario, Morales on ICC move vs Xi
CNN Philippines - 2019-04-16
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, April 16) -- Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro "Teddy Boy" Locsin Jr. disagreed with two former Philippine officials' bid to haul Chinese President Xi Jinping and ...

SWS: Trust in China stays neutral
CNN Philippines - 2019-04-16
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, April 16) -- Filipinos are still ambivalent toward China in the wake of maritime issues with the East Asian giant and ahead of President Rodrigo Duterte's scheduled ...

Fishermen run to SC to compel gov't officials to protect West PH Sea
CNN Philippines - 2019-04-16
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, April 16) -- The Integrated Bar of the Philippines and a group of fishermen from Palawan and Zambales run to the Supreme Court to compel government officials "to ...

Duterte on vetoed P95.3B: I will not tolerate attempts to circumvent Constitution
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-04-16
MANILA, Philippines -- In a strongly worded warning to Congress, President Rodrigo Duterte said in his veto message that he will "not tolerate attempts to circumvent the Constitution" as he ...

Zarate reiterates need for House to probe power plant shutdowns
Inquirer - 2019-04-16
MANILA, Philippines -- Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Zarate has called on the House leadership to prioritize a measure he filed back in 2017 on the questionable simultaneous shutdowns of numerous power ...

DOTr deploys 160 additional buses amid MRT-3 shutdown
CNN Philippines - 2019-04-16
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, April 16) -- Following public outcry due to inconvenience on the first day of the transportation department's bus augmentation program, officials decided to add 160 ...

US officials consider new penalty for visa overstays
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-04-16
WASHINGTON -- Top administration officials have been discussing ways to increase pressure on countries with high numbers of citizens who overstay short-term visas, as part of President Donald ...

Bayan Muna protests possible Meralco rate hike
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-04-16
MANILA, Philippines -- Members of the party-list Bayan Muna staged a protest Tuesday outside the Manila Electric Corporation (Meralco) office in Kamuning, Quezon City to denounce the possible ...

PNP asks Comelec to revoke personal security of politicians, candidates part of drug watch list
CNN Philippines - 2019-04-16
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, April 16) -- The Philippine National Police (PNP) has asked the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to deny alleged "narco politicians" of personal security ahead of ...

Job-matching start-up bags award at biggest ICT event in Geneva
Global Nation - 2019-04-16
MANILA, Philippines -- A Filipino job-matching start-up has bagged an award at an international summit for information and communications technology (ICT) in Geneva, Switzerland. Connected Women ...

Duterte to spend Holy Week in Davao City
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-04-16
MANILA, Philippines -- President Rodrigo Duterte will spend the Holy Week with his family in his hometown Davao City, Malacañang said Tuesday. "Bahay. As far as I know, (sa) bahay lang (siya ...

LRT-2 extension to Antipolo completed by 2020 - Tugade
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-04-16
MANILA, Philippines -- The Light Rail Transit Line 2 (LRT-2) extension project will be completed by the fourth quarter of 2020, Transportation Secretary Arturo Tugade said on Tuesday. During the ...

Duterte budget veto covers 'unconstitutional' insertions from Congress - Malacañang
CNN Philippines - 2019-04-16
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, April 16) -- Malacañang on Tuesday said President Rodrigo Duterte's veto of multibillion-peso budget insertions made by Congress hinged on the provisions ...

CIDG nabs 2, seizes guns, thousands of ammunition rounds in Cavite
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-04-16
MANILA, Philippines -- Two persons were arrested in Cavite on Monday by the Philippine National Police Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (PNP-CIDG) for illegal possession of firearms and ...

No air fare hike in next 2 months -- Civil Aeronautics Board
philstar.com - 2019-04-16
MANILA, Philippines -- Air fares will not increase anytime soon amid the recent spike in jet fuel prices as the applicable fuel surcharge level allowed to be imposed by airlines will stay the same in the next two months, according to the Civil Aeronautics ...

PPP project brings civil registry system into digital age
Inquirer - 2019-04-16
The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) has launched a new central outlet that will process and issue civil registry documents such as birth and marriage certificates. The Public-Private ...

Locsin says Hague ruling invoked in diplomatic protests vs China
CNN Philippines - 2019-04-16
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, April 16) -- Far from the country's victory at the Hague Tribunal on the South China Sea dispute being "shelved," the Philippines has actually invoked the ...

Controversial GlutaMAX ads 'not approved' by Ad Standards Council
CNN Philippines - 2019-04-16
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, April 15) -- The screening body of the country's advertising industry on Monday said it had not approved the controversial ads of whitening product brand GlutaMAX.

Manila Water top official resigns
CNN Philippines - 2019-04-16
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, April 16) -- Manila Water Co. Inc. Chief Operating Officer Geodino Carpio has resigned weeks after the water crisis that affected over a million of its customers.

Locsin wants Chinese vessels swarming around Pag-asa out
Global Nation - 2019-04-16
MANILA, Philippines -- Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. said he wants the Chinese vessels swarming around Pag-asa Island out. In an interview with CNN Philippines, Locsin said "Yes ...

Aston Martin unveils its first electric car
CNN Philippines - 2019-04-16
(CNN) -- Aston Martin unveiled the British luxury brand's first electric car at the Shanghai Motor Show, but don't expect to see many more. Only 155 of the four-door Rapide E will ever be produced.

Court resets arraignment of Rappler, Ressa over cyber libel case
CNN Philippines - 2019-04-16
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, April 16) -- A Manila court on Tuesday deferred the arraignment on the cyber libel case against online news agency Rappler Incorporated, its CEO Maria Ressa, and a ...

Philippine Airlines orders modern aircraft in line with 5-star rating goal
philstar.com - 2019-04-16
MANILA, Philippines -- Flag carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL ... PAL said it would also explore on sales and business opportunities, invest on facility and resource improvement programs, acquire more efficient operating system, optimize flight and ...

Locsin: Time not right to raise sea row with China
Global Nation - 2019-04-16
MANILA, Philippines -- In what could be another turnaround, Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. on Monday said this was "not the right time" for the Philippines to raise its "disagreements ...

Chinese man escapes from kidnappers in Cavite
philstar.com - 2019-04-16
MANILA, Philippines -- A Chinese man kidnapped by suspected members of a loan shark gang escaped from his captors in Kawit on Sunday. Col. William Segun, Cavite police director, said Ai Wu Yong, 27, was in handcuffs when rescued by police officers in ...

2 Negros towns under state of calamity due to drought
philstar.com - 2019-04-16
BACOLOD CITY, Philippines -- Two towns in Negros Occidental have been placed under a state of calamity due to the effects of El Niño. Citing a report of the municipal agricultural office, Isabela Mayor Joselito Malabor said damage to agriculture in his ...

Did DoE or NGCP lie about the power supply?
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-04-16
In the heat of the campaign period, barangay chairs in a city in Metro Manila are all abuzz about getting "manual sirens" from their local government. The sirens were allegedly bought for P172 ...

Most OFWs want to stay in Libya despite civil war
Global Nation - 2019-04-16
Khalifa Haftar and the internationally recognized Government of National Accord ... Filipino nurses at Oil Clinic in Tripoli and at the University of Tripoli Medical Center to convince them ...

Philippine Navy ship sets sail for Chinese fleet review
Global Nation - 2019-04-16
Francisco Tagamolilla. "Aside from LD-601, it is composed of a helicopter detachment, (Philippine Military Academy) cadets from the graduating class of 2019, and student officers from studying ...

PDEA: 53 drivers, bus conductors test positive for drug use
CNN Philippines - 2019-04-15
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, April 16) -- The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) said Monday 53 drivers and bus conductors nationwide tested positive for illegal drug use. The anti-drug ...

Tax amnesty to boost 2019 collections
Inquirer - 2019-04-15
Its 2019 collection goal was reduced from P2.33 trillion previously as President Duterte vetoed the provision on general amnesty from Republic Act No. 11213 or the Tax Amnesty Act of 2019 ...

Somber market slips below 7,800
Inquirer - 2019-04-15
SM Prime, ICTSI, Ayala Corp. and BPI all slipped by less than 1 percent. One notable decliner outside the PSEi was PNB, which slid by 5.56 percent. On the other hand, Ayala Land., BDO and ...

Devanadera: ERC working double time on pending cases
Inquirer - 2019-04-15
The Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) is working quickly on pending cases, including ones that involve the proposed construction of new power plants, in an effort to ensure that available power ...

AIDA raises Series A capital from Mastercard, Kuok, SGInnovate; eyes Philippines, Japan
The Straits Times - 2019-04-15
AIDA chief executive Tan Geok Leng told The Business Times that the proceeds of the investment ... and is planning to expand into the Philippines and Japan. AIDA is only planning to raise its next round of funds after about two years so that the company ...

BAE Systems Invents A Radically Different Way Of Speeding Defense Innovation
Forbes - 2019-04-15
In the 30 years since the Cold War ended, the United States has lost much of the technological edge it once enjoyed over countries like Russia and China in military technology. Although commercial innovation in the U.S. is progressing rapidly on many ...

Ubuntu 19.04 Delivers A Welcome Surprise For Nvidia GPU Owners
Forbes - 2019-04-15
Ubuntu 19.04 is a only few days away, and it's looking like the forthcoming Ubuntu Linux Gaming Report may get a slightly higher score than expected. That's because the "out-of-box" graphics driver situation for Nvidia GPU owners is getting a very welcome ...

My New Diet Is An App: Weight Loss Goes Digital
NPR - 2019-04-15
As they have with so many other industries, apps are shaking up the weight-loss business, including big-name companies like Nutrisystem and Weight Watchers. And it's basically because more consumers feel the way Jessica Holloway-Haytcher does. A couple ...

Lyft adds Citi Bikes to its app for NYC riders
TechCrunch - 2019-04-15
Lyft is going to integrate Citi Bike into its app for some riders in New York City. Lyft acquired bike-share startup Motivate back in July and proceeded to become a one-stop transportation app in ...

These 5 charts show how Uber and Lyft compare financially as they fight to win the ride-hailing race
Business Insider - 2019-04-15
Two angles facing left, which often indicate, "return to the beginning." Two angles facing right, which often indicate, "advance to the end." Uber filed its long-awaited documents for an initial pubic offering, or IPO on Thursday, giving us the first ...

Pre-Cut Melon Has Been Recalled Due to a Salmonella Outbreak
YAHOO! - 2019-04-15
Check those packages of precut melon in your refrigerator. According to health officials, 93 people have fallen ill from salmonella poisoning in nine states, prompting Caito Foods LLC to issue a voluntary recall of their precut melon products on Friday.

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