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ICC case vs Xi Jinping hailed for patriotism
Global Nation - 2019-03-24
The case filed in the International Criminal Court (ICC) by former Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario and retired Ombudsman and former Supreme Court Associate Justice Conchita Carpio Morales ...

Scientists: Protect Verde Island before it meets same fate as Boracay
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-03-23
So how should Filipinos take care of the VIP that scientists declared as "center of the center of marine ... showed the sad truth that even marine life in VIP was polluted with plastics such ...

Metro Manila water woes: Years of policy logjam lead to dry taps
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-03-23
In 1979, the administration of dictator ... Act and the Supreme Court decision to clean up Manila Bay. The business plan also provides for debt service support to the implementation of new water ...

Pangasinan black sand case: Trial to proceed
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-03-23
DAGUPAN CITY -- The Sandiganbayan would proceed with the trial of former governor now Rep. Amado Espino and two other former officials of Pangasinan province over black sand extraction in the ...

Weaving a story of triumph
Inquirer - 2019-03-23
Women in different communities of the Philippines are literally weaving their way to economic empowerment and financial independence. Assisted by GREAT (Gender Responsive Economic Action for the ...

Juvy, Henry: the art of friendship
Inquirer - 2019-03-23
Once in a while, bonds are formed between unlikely individuals in improbable locations and under less than ideal circumstances. That Juvenal Sanso would become a painter of world renown and Henry ...

Joma Sison trying to be politically relevant -- Palace
philstar.com - 2019-03-23
MANILA, Philippines -- Malacañang lashed back at Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founding chairman Jose Maria Sison for criticizing President Duterte over his decision to stop peace negotiations with communist rebels. Presidential spokesman ...

Snapchat And Warner Bros. Launch First-Ever Voice-Activated Lens To Promote Film: 'Shazam!'
Forbes - 2019-03-23
Dating back to the "Puking Rainbow" Lens, Snapchat has been using AR to innovate social media since 2015. Last August, Snap announced that the popular messaging service would launch "speech-activated" Lenses, allowing users to trigger augmentations with ...

Adele and Jennifer Lawrence dropped in on a popular NYC gay bar and partied hard
Mashable - 2019-03-23
Mashable is a global, multi-platform media and entertainment company. Powered by its own proprietary technology, Mashable is the go-to source for tech, digital culture and entertainment content ...

With A New Podcast, Popular Science Looks To Stand Out From The Monotony Of Tech Media
Forbes - 2019-03-23
When Editor Joe Brown got to Popular Science two and a half years ago, it had no podcasts. But as he set out to put his mark on the venerable brand, three factors influenced his thinking and led to a growing stable of podcasts. Brown knew he wanted to make ...

The next iPhone might be able to wirelessly charge some Apple accessories
Mashable - 2019-03-23
While Apple fans are getting hyped up for the big March 25 event, a new report circulating the web is already hinting at a new feature for the next iPhone model. SEE ALSO: How Apple Could Make a ...

Better Methods Needed to Diagnose Thyroid Neoplasm, NIFTP
Medscape - 2019-03-23
Noninvasive follicular thyroid neoplasms with papillary-like nuclear features (NIFTP) can be challenging to diagnose with fine-needle aspiration cytology (FNAC), according to a new meta-analysis. according to a new meta-analysis. Although an FNAC ...

Ex-Autonomy CEO Lynch denies new U.S. charges against him
Reuters - 2019-03-23
LONDON (Reuters) - British entrepreneur Mike Lynch vigorously denies new U.S. criminal charges against him, his spokesman said on Saturday ahead of a court case over the sale of his firm Autonomy which will begin in London next week. U.S. prosecutors on ...

Traffic jams as 3 trucks collide, 2 buses catch fire
philstar.com - 2019-03-23
MANILA, Philippines -- Traffic gridlocks occurred along major roads in Metro Manila since Friday afternoon after two buses burst into flames and three trucks crashed into each other. Bong Nebrija, EDSA traffic czar of the Metropolitan Manila Development ...

Over One Third of Type 1 Diabetes Patients Quit Closed-Loop System
Medscape - 2019-03-23
NEW ORLEANS -- Among first-time users of the MiniMed 670G hybrid closed-loop insulin delivery system (Medtronic), almost 40% stopped using the device within 9 months, primarily because of technical difficulties, shows new research presented here at ENDO ...

Wireless earbuds from Beats are reportedly coming as an AirPods alternative
Mashable - 2019-03-23
No matter who you choose, Apple wins. The just-announced second-generation AirPods may soon have some competition from Beats, but what does "competition" really mean when Apple also owns Beats?

Philippine Science Centrum is more fun with new health and tech gallery
BusinessMirror - 2019-03-23
Science is more fun at Philippine Science Centrum (PSC). This is made possible by the launching of the Health and Technology Gallery last month at the PSC, the flagship program of the Philippine ...

At-home colon tests may help get more adults screened for cancer
Upi.com - 2019-03-23
No one likes to get a colonoscopy, but new research suggests that mailing at-home colon cancer tests to folks who are overdue for their checks might prompt them to get screened. "We believe that mailing kits directly to patients, which frames participation ...

K-pop acts, local band conquer free-concert stage
BusinessMirror - 2019-03-23
HORDES of K-pop fans trooped to the SM Mall of Asia Arena on March 7 to catch the performances of local and Korean artists in a concert aimed to commemorate the 70-year old diplomatic ties between ...

Jana Garcia music video out soon
BusinessMirror - 2019-03-23
Media partners include GigLab PH, SX Manila, RadioManila, Red Button Productions, Block Sheep Media Marketing, Business Mirror, Produccion Denada, OPM (Organisasyon ng mga Pilipinong Mang-Aawit ...

Big Coffee has problem as craft roasters cut out a middleman
BusinessMirror - 2019-03-23
Some of the top coffee traders are also adapting their business models to supply the exotic origins and micro lots these specialized shops need. Buyers are looking for smaller batches than ...

New astrology app offers on-demand readings aimed at millennials
BusinessMirror - 2019-03-23
Demand for her services had increased so much that by early 2019 she quit her job at Vogue and now focuses solely on her astrological business, which offers astrology chart readings ($40 to $65 ...

Baltimore sues to block move of Preakness Stakes
BusinessMirror - 2019-03-23
In a February letter to Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan and Maryland lawmakers, Pugh portrayed the Stronach Group as a family business in disarray, noting that the feuding "father, daughter and now ...

Guggenheim: T-Mobile Home Broadband Aimed At Boosting Sprint Merger, Not A Threat To Cable
YAHOO! - 2019-03-23
A move by T-Mobile Us Inc (NASDAQ: TMUS) to offer home broadband to some rural and underserved homes is aimed at boosting chances for a merger with Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S) and probably poses only a "muted threat" to cable companies, according to Guggenheim.

No, you don't have a 5G phone yet - US consumers are uninformed and misled about 5G, but T-Mobile, Verizon, Sprint, and AT&T can change that
Business Insider - 2019-03-23
This is an excerpt from a story delivered exclusively to Business Insider Intelligence Apps and Platforms Premium subscribers. To receive the full story plus other insights each morning, click here. US mobile carriers are racing to invest in the next big ...

Lamitan urges Palace to allow another representative to transition body
philstar.com - 2019-03-23
COTABATO CITY, Philippines -- Lamitan City residents again urged Malacañang on Saturday to accommodate one representative for their 45 vote-rich barangays to the Bangsamoro Transition Authority (BTA). Lamitan City, capital of Basilan, has more than ...

Drug Prices on TV? They May Be Coming.
nytimes.com - 2019-03-23
WASHINGTON -- The Trump administration is moving ahead with its proposal to require drug companies to disclose the often sky-high prices of their products in television commercials, despite strenuous objections and the threat of legal challenges by drug ...

Robredo: Men, women should complement each other
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-03-23
MANILA, Philippines -- Men and women should not compete but rather complement each other, Vice President Leni Robredo said on Saturday as part of her message in celebration of International Women ...

China Has Had Enough of Your Garbage
Fortune - 2019-03-23
China is sick and tired of taking rubbish from America. That sentence may or may not be true in a metaphorical sense, but it is absolutely true in a literal sense. According to a flurry of recent ...

NASA publishes images of the meteor no one saw
philstar.com - 2019-03-23
This time around, the blast occurred over waters, hundreds of kilometers off the Russian coast. The first photo of the event was taken by a Japanese weather satellite and published only this week.

Drinking One Coke A Day Could Cause Colon Cancer, Study Reveals
YAHOO! - 2019-03-23
If you find yourself reaching for a sugary drink at the same time every day (*cough cough* Coke lovers, I'm looking at you), you really ought to reconsider. New medical evidence reveals your seemingly not-so-serious soda addiction could actually be very ...

BPI, BDO announce unavailability of services due to systems upgrade
philstar.com - 2019-03-23
MANILA, Philippines -- Bank of Philippines Islands and Banco de Oro have issued advisories to their clients of unavailability of some of their services in succeeding days. BPI, in an advisory posted Friday, said that the bank will undergo major systems ...

ICTSI cleared to acquire more shares of Manila North Harbour Port
philstar.com - 2019-03-23
MANILA, Philippines -- The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) has given the go-signal for the acquisition of International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) of additional shares in Manila North Harbour Port Inc. (MNHPI) from Harbour Centre ...

Are The Risks Of Drugs That Enhance Imaging Tests Overblown?
NPR - 2019-03-23
One of the most widely used drugs in the world isn't really a drug, at least not in the usual sense. It's more like a dye. Physicians call this drug "contrast," shorthand for contrast agent. Contrast agents are chemical compounds that doctors use to ...

Philippines, UK craft action plan for economic cooperation
philstar.com - 2019-03-23
MANILA, Philippines -- The Philippines and United Kingdom (UK) have agreed to work together in priority sectors involving trade and investment promotion, ease of doing business, micro, small and medium enterprise (MSME) development to promote stronger ...

Filipinos look for 'not corrupt' senatorial bets, commissioned survey shows
philstar.com - 2019-03-23
MANILA, Philippines -- A senatorial candidate that is "not corrupt" tops the list of qualities that Filipinos are looking for in senatorial candidates, a commissioned survey conducted by the Social Weather Station showed. On Saturday, SWS disclosed on its ...

Filipinos seek uncorrupt, trustworthy senatorial candidates - SWS
CNN Philippines - 2019-03-23
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, March 23) -- A recent survey sponsored by a think tank studied the traits preferred by Filipino voters of their senatorial candidates. The Social Weather Stations ...

Robredo: ICC complaint vs. Xi Jinping shows we can stand against China
CNN Philippines - 2019-03-23
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, March 23) -- For Vice President Leni Robredo, the complaint filed against Chinese President Xi Jinping at the International Criminal Court (ICC) brings hope for the ...

6 killed, 5 wounded in NLEX vehicular accident
CNN Philippines - 2019-03-23
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, March 23) -- A passenger van careened along the North Luzon Express Way (NLEX), leading to the death of six of its passengers. Five of the passengers were injured.

Grab commends partner-driver for helping foil drug suppliers
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-03-23
MANILA, Philippines -- Grab Philippines lauded on Saturday its Grab Express driver for being an "instrument" in the seizure of the party drugs that were supposed to be delivered to Bonifacio ...

PAGASA: Expect dry spell to last until June
CNN Philippines - 2019-03-23
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, March 23) -- The national weather bureau says the country should expect an extended dry spell this year. Speaking to CNN Philippines Sunday, Raymond Ordinario, a ...

ICC case vs Xi gets support from De Lima, Colmenares, Zarate
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-03-23
MANILA, Philippines -- Senator Leila de Lima and two members of the Makabayan bloc on Saturday lauded the filing of a complaint by former Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario and former Ombudsman ...

Ex-Maguindanao governor Sajid Ampatuan gets prison term for P38M anomalous school project
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-03-23
Ampatuan Sr. died on July 17, 2015, after being confined at the National Kidney and Transplant Institute in Quezon City. Sajid was released from jail in March 2015 after posting a total of P11.6 ...

Ex-Maguindanao councilor shot dead
philstar.com - 2019-03-23
MAGUINDANAO, Philippines -- Gunmen killed in an ambush Saturday a former councilor in Talitay who was an active endorser of relatives aspiring for elective posts in the municipality. The victim, Ambel Guimadel and wife, Saida, were on their way to ...

Junjun Binay's aide seriously hurt after ambush try
CNN Philippines - 2019-03-23
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, March 22) -- The long-time executive assistant of Makati mayoral candidate Junjun Binay was brought to the hospital after she was shot by unknown suspects outside ...

DENR identifies areas contaminated with mercury
CNN Philippines - 2019-03-23
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, March 23) -- The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has confirmed mercury contamination in at least four areas in the country, including bodies ...

Escudero: ICC complaint vs Xi may have no jurisdiction
Global Nation - 2019-03-23
MANILA, Philippines -- The complaint filed against Chinese President Xi Jinping before the International Criminal Court (ICC) may have no jurisdiction because China is not a member of ICC ...

YouGov survey: Filipino food voted among least liked around the globe
Global Nation - 2019-03-23
MANILA, Philippines -- Filipino food has been voted as one of the least preferred food across the world, an international study showed. According to YouGov company, 25,000 people in 24 countries ...

Average price of shabu in Metro Manila now P4,000 per gram - PDEA
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-03-23
MANILA, Philippines -- The average price of shabu (crystal meth) has increased to P4,000 per gram in Metro Manila, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) said Friday night. "Medyo ...

Junjun Binay's aide dies after ambush
CNN Philippines - 2019-03-23
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, March 23) -- The longtime aide of former Makati Mayor Junjun Binay has died. This was confirmed by Binay in a statement Saturday. "Kagabi pumanaw ang ating kaibigan ...

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