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Pangan: Mayor Garbo's sustained health programs
Sun Star - 2018-09-09
In his syllabus of health programs given to partner hospitals, clinics and healthcare institutions clinic schedules for ophtalmology, surgery, pedia urology, internal medicine, oncology, ob-gyne and treatment schedules are laid out for the public to use ...

Bill filed mandating common weighing scale sites in markets
BusinessWorld - 2018-09-09
He said this kind of fraudulent business practice has also aggravated the adverse effects of inflation. "Timbangan ng Bayan Centers will provide readily accessible standards and instruments for weights and measures that can benefit the public in two ways ...

This beautiful map shows everything that powers an Amazon Echo, from data mines to lakes of lithium
The Verge - 2018-09-09
Anatomy of an AI system: a map of the many processes -- extracting material resources, data, and human labor -- that make an Amazon Echo work. Credit: Kate Crawford and Vladan Joler That the modern world is a complex place will not have escaped your notice.

Nintendo's Explanation For Limiting Switch Cloud Saves Is Baffling
Forbes - 2018-09-09
Nintendo has never exactly been at the forefront of the online aspect of video games, only just now launching a paid online subscription service in 2018, and its general lack of solid online functionality has been an unfortunate staple of the brand for ...

A lesson that Duterte must heed
BusinessWorld - 2018-09-09
He won the elections by a landslide, and till now, his political party is hard to beat. He put in place universal health care, poured resources in rural areas, and built massive infrastructure such as mass transit and a modern, world-class airport.

Poor healthcare linked to 5 million deaths yearly
Upi.com - 2018-09-09
SUNDAY, Sept. 9, 2018 -- Poor-quality healthcare results in about 5 million deaths a year in low- and middle-income countries, new research suggests. And another 3.6 million deaths a year are caused by lack of access to care, the study found. "Quality care ...

Business as usual
BusinessWorld - 2018-09-09
Like the meteors that wiped out the dinosaurs that lived for a hundred million years (give or take a few centuries), crisis can wipe out a corporate species. Remember the fate of Nokia which in 2007 was so dominant with 70% of the mobile phone market ...

PAGASA: Typhoon may enter PAR on Wednesday, September 12
CNN Philippines - 2018-09-09
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 9) - A tropical storm may enter the Philippine territory this week, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services ...

Trillanes: Duterte 'paranoid' about ouster talk
CNN Philippines - 2018-09-09
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 9) -- Senator Antonio Trillanes IV said President Rodrigo Duterte is paranoid. The senator was referring to an earlier statement made by Duterte that the ...

Bataan LGU leads promotion of healthy lifestyle, mental health
Philippine Information Agency - 2018-09-09
Mariveles Mental Hospital Health Education and Promotion Officer Jojie Maglaqui stresses the importance of mental health in an orientation during the Youth Congress held at Camp Tolentino in Balanga City. (Mar Jay S. Delas Alas/PIA 3) BALANGA CITY, Sept 9 ...

What it's like to fly in business class on Philippine Airlines
Business Insider - 2018-09-09
Flying with a new airline can be scary if you don't know what to expect -- particularly if you're shelling out on tickets. However, it's worth a shot if it means flying direct to a location that would otherwise be a challenge to reach. From September 15 ...

NYU medical school's free tuition will build status, but not the ranks of primary care doctors
USA Today - 2018-09-09
Two recent alumni of New York University School of Medicine discuss the school's decision to grant full-tuition scholarships to current and future students, regardless of financial need. Read on for one perspective on the decision. This summer ...

Nestle keeping coffee business
philstar.com - 2018-09-09
MANILA, Philippines -- Nestle Philippines Inc. said it is keeping its coffee manufacturing operations in the country, backtracking on its earlier statement that it may consider transferring such to other countries due to high costs. "Nestlé Philippines ...

Robredo: No truth in Duterte's claim of ouster plot by LP, Trillanes, communists
CNN Philippines - 2018-09-09
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 9) -- The Vice President has made it clear: her party has no plot to oust President Rodrigo Duterte. [Translation: We have neither connection nor ...

Jason Hairston's Wife Speaks Out After Former NFL Player's Suicide: 'He Was the Love of My Life'
YAHOO! - 2018-09-09
Just weeks before his suicide on Sept. 4 at age 47, former NFL player Jason Hairston struggled with worsening symptoms associated with chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), his wife, Kirstyn Hairston, tells PEOPLE. "We were sitting in our bedroom, and ...

5 invaluable lessons from Anwar Ibrahim
philstar.com - 2018-09-09
It is as if MAP itself plucked him from prison as the unusual suspect to deliver gems of lessons to a sophisticated crowd of Philippine business leaders. The MAP-PwC CEO Survey 2018 has gathered 68 percent of CEOs who say they will change their business ...

From bad to worse
philstar.com - 2018-09-08
The Philippine Public School Teachers Association ... The program aims to empower schools, educators and students with 21st century skills through the proper use of technology for teaching and learning. To date, there are over 1,000 Microsoft education ...

More rains expected over Luzon
philstar.com - 2018-09-08
As of 10 a.m. yesterday, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said the low-pressure area was located in the vicinity of Basco, Batanes. It added that the weather system is expected to develop into a ...

Study: Trips to ERs down, urgent care centers up for minor ills
Upi.com - 2018-09-08
SATURDAY, Sept. 8, 2018 -- For minor ills such as sore throats, privately insured Americans increasingly use urgent care centers rather than hospital emergency rooms, a new study finds. Researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston analyzed 2008 ...

Should You Be Using a Blood Pressure Monitor?
YAHOO! - 2018-09-08
Consumer Reports has no financial relationship with advertisers on this site. Consumer Reports has no financial relationship with advertisers on this site. More than 100 million Americans have high blood pressure, according to the American Heart ...

Snapchat Eyes the Fashion Set With Its Latest Line of Spectacles Eyewear
Fortune - 2018-09-08
Snap Inc is back at it with another line of new Spectacles eyewear to pair with ephemeral messaging app Snapchat. This time, the tech brand is directly eyeing the fashion industry, dropping the ...

Scientists Launch Massive Ocean Cleanup Project Off the Coast of San Francisco
Fortune - 2018-09-08
The San Francisco Bay area is preparing for the launch of a wide-scale project aimed at ridding our oceans of plastic pollution. The system, directed by The Ocean Cleanup, hopes to collect 5.5 ...

ThoughtSpot Raised $145M More To Target Tableau As It Barrels To IPO
Forbes - 2018-09-08
In May, Silicon Valley gave birth to another unicorn. It's targeting a $100 billion market for analyzing and drawing practical and timely insights from huge quantities of data. In that quest, the company is not alone -- in fact, it competes with Seattle ...

Rice prices going down in Zamboanga City
philstar.com - 2018-09-08
MANILA, Philippines -- The prices of rice in Zamboanga City, where a state of calamity was declared due to the rice crisis, are starting to stabilize, according to the National Food Authority. Citing its price monitoring, the NFA said some stores in the ...

21 hurt in bus crash
philstar.com - 2018-09-08
MANILA, Philippines -- Twenty-one persons were injured when a commuter bus figured in an accident in Quezon City on Friday. Chief Inspector Roldante Sarmiento, commander of Traffic Sector 5, said the Precious Grace Transport bus was traversing the ...

PDEA agent nabbed in drug sting
philstar.com - 2018-09-08
MANILA, Philippines -- An agent of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) and a woman were arrested for allegedly selling illegal drugs in Quezon City on Friday. Mario Luisito David Israel, 42, a PDEA agent with the rank of Intelligence Officer 1 ...

Casualties of Change
BusinessMirror - 2018-09-08
A NEW set of social protection programs is needed to ensure that the needs of Filipinos expected to be displaced by the Fourth Industrial Revolution (FIR) will be addressed, according to the ...

InventHelp Inventor Develops Protective Accessory for Men with Mild Incontinence (NPL-217)
Yahoo Finance - 2018-09-08
PITTSBURGH, Sept. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- "Men facing mild incontinence and do not need adult diapers or a catheter really do not have many good options available," said an inventor from Naples, Fla.

Study: Black patients have 5 times rate of blood pressure crises
Upi.com - 2018-09-08
SATURDAY, Sept. 8, 2018 -- A sudden, severe surge in blood pressure is known as a hypertensive crisis, and new research suggests that black people are far more likely to experience this potentially deadly condition. High blood pressure "is an unnecessary ...

AFP-BIFF Maguindanao clash: 3 bandits, civilian killed
philstar.com - 2018-09-08
MAGUINDANAO , Philippines -- Three members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) were killed in an encounter with government troopers in Datu Montawal town in Maguindanao on Friday. The fatalities were identified only as Monib, Bitong and ...

Sweet spot no more
BusinessMirror - 2018-09-08
Inflation hit its highest in nine years in August, as recently reported by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), wreaking havoc on the near-term market and business sentiment in the country.

MORGAN STANLEY: Cloud usage will more than double in the next two years --and that's great news for the stocks of these 8 high-tech companies
Business Insider - 2018-09-08
Tech titans like Amazon and Microsoft aren't the only ones that are benefitting from the mass migration of businesses to the cloud. As cloud computing becomes more ubiquitous in the IT industry, those same cloud giants are ramping up the amount they're ...

Jack Ryan: Not Exactly The Greatest Advertisement For Fintech
Forbes - 2018-09-08
I tried to take a break from fintech and the endless cryptocurrency documentaries on Netflix and watch the highly-publicized series Jack Ryan on Amazon Prime, but I realized that fintech is more mainstream than I thought. Without spoiling too much for ...

Magnitude 6.4 quake shakes Mindanao
philstar.com - 2018-09-08
MANILA, Philippines -- An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.4 hit parts of Mindanao yesterday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said. The tremor, which occurred at about 3:16 p.m., was felt at Intensity 6, which is ...

Trump suggests Apple could pay 'ZERO tax' if the company makes 'products in the United States instead of China'
Business Insider - 2018-09-08
President Donald Trump suggested that Apple could face no taxes if the company moves its manufacturing process to the US from China. "Apple prices may increase because of the massive Tariffs we may be imposing on China - but there is an easy solution where ...

Use of technology in investing still eludes millennials--broker
BusinessMirror - 2018-09-08
In Photo: First Metro Securities Brokerage Corp. (FirstMetroSec) Business Development head Andro Leo L. Beltran talks about investing in this undated photo. THE stock brokerage arm of the ...

Two Airplane Health Scares This Week Were Linked to People Returning From the Hajj in Mecca
YAHOO! - 2018-09-08
A pair of airline health scares this week were related to the hajj pilgrimage in Mecca, officials say. Eleven people were treated at a New York City hospital after reports of sick passengers and crew on an Emirates flight from Dubai on Wednesday.

City kicks off civil service anniversary celebration
Sun Star - 2018-09-08
An orientation about the importance of balanced mental health state called "Mind Matters: A Mental Health Awareness Forum/Workshop" is one of the activities of the PCSA celebration for employees set on September 14, followed by the third value ...

VIDEO: Watch this Rare Video of an F-22 Ratpor Fueling Up
YAHOO! - 2018-09-08
A YouTube video gives viewers a rare and awesome glimpse at an F-22 Raptor from the perspective of U.S. airmen aboard a fuel tanker. VIDEO: Watch this Rare Video of an F-22 Ratpor Fueling Up A YouTube video gives viewers a rare and awesome glimpse at an F ...

Earthquake of 6.4 magnitude strikes southern Philippines: USGS
Business Insider - 2018-09-08
MANILA (Reuters) - An earthquake of 6.4 magnitude struck the southern Philippines on Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. There were no immediate reports of any casualties or damage from the quake, which hit the east coast of the island of Mindanao.

Apple says China tariffs would hit Apple Watch, Air Pods
CNN Philippines - 2018-09-08
(CNN Money) -- New tariffs on China would make some Apple products more expensive. That's what the company told U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer in a letter dated Wednesday, a last ...

Yosemite Rock Climbing Goes Mainstream
NPR - 2018-09-08
Ken Yager fell in love with Yosemite as a 13-year-old when his dad pulled over and let him run to the base of the 3,000-foot monolith called El Capitan. When he touched it for the first time he said it felt like magic. "It was like sparks going into my ...

Discreetly Tracking Down Sex Partners To Stop A Surge In STDs
NPR - 2018-09-08
The U.S. is in the middle of a steep and sustained increase in sexually transmitted diseases. So how are public health officials responding? In northwest Oregon's Clackamas County, health officials have decided to ask anyone who comes in with an STD who ...

Probiotic supplements ineffective for some who take them
Upi.com - 2018-09-08
SATURDAY, Sept. 8, 2018 -- They're sold everywhere, but can probiotics -- the good bacteria found in some foods like yogurt and in supplements -- really help restore digestive health? Maybe, but only for some people, new research suggests. The Israeli ...

Could Your Patients Benefit From Chemotherapy Delivered at Work?
Medscape - 2018-09-08
The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre NHS Foundation Trust on Merseyside already has specialist nurses treating patients at home with chemotherapy - now it's branched out and suitable patients are receiving cancer treatment at their place of work. The ...

Strong 6.4 magnitude quake shakes Davao Oriental
philstar.com - 2018-09-08
MANILA, Philippines -- A magnitude 6.4 earthquake jolted Davao Oriental on Saturday afternoon, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology. In a bulletin, the agency said that a "tectonic" quake with a magnitude of 6.4 rattled ...

Duterte warns of ouster plot from Liberal Party, Trillanes and communists
CNN Philippines - 2018-09-08
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 8) -- President Rodrigo Duterte enumerated three of his critics allegedly planning to remove him from office: the Liberal Party, Senator Antonio Trillanes ...

Duterte on Trillanes' amnesty: I can't refuse Calida's findings
CNN Philippines - 2018-09-08
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 8) -- President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday said he cannot reject Solicitor General Jose Calida's recommendations, as he revealed it was the government's ...

Duterte to priests: You should all die from venereal disease
CNN Philippines - 2018-09-08
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 8) -- President Rodrigo Duterte did not take a joke on his health lightly -- and even hit back at the priest who wanted him to get sick. "Itong pari ...

Humbled by SWS poll, Palace says Duterte will remain focused on job
philstar.com - 2018-09-08
Duterte's net trust rating fell to a "very good" +57 in June from +65 in March, according to a second quarter Social Weather Stations survey. Seven out of ten or 70 percent of the respondents of the June poll had much trust on the president, 18 percent ...

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