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Barangay councilor killed, ex-vice mayor wounded in Batangas shootings
philstar.com - 2018-07-15
BATANGAS -- A barangay councilor was shot dead while a former vice mayor is in critical condition in separate shooting incidents in Batangas Saturday evening, police said. Romel Luancing, councilor of Barangay Antipolo del Sur in Lipa City, was declared ...

PAGASA: LPA enters PH, may develop into a tropical depression
CNN Philippines - 2018-07-15
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, July 15) -- The state weather bureau is monitoring a low pressure area (LPA) that has entered Philippine territory, and it may develop into a tropical depression in the next 24 hours. In a 5 a.m. weather update Sunday, the ...

Apple is helping bring education to girls in Brazil
CNN Philippines - 2018-07-15
For the Malala Fund challenge, they'll focus on ways to increase girls' enrollment in school, skills development for teachers and students, and advocacy. "I am eager to see their innovative ideas to help girls in Brazil and across the globe," Yousafzai ...

4 more cops at large
philstar.com - 2018-07-15
MANILA, Philippines -- The National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) raided the Muntinlupa City police headquarters Friday night and arrested four policemen accused of extorting money in exchange for the release of a woman and her seven-year-old child.

How Russian Spies Hid Behind Bitcoin in Hacking Campaign
The New York Times - 2018-07-14
SAN FRANCISCO -- In early 2016, Russian intelligence officers obtained a new pool of the virtual currency Bitcoin. They quickly put the digital money to work. The Russian spies used some of the Bitcoins to pay for the registration of a website, dcleaks ...

Monsoon to bring rains over Phlilippines western section
philstar.com - 2018-07-14
MANILA, Philippines -- The southwest monsoon will continue to bring scattered to widespread rains over the western section of the country, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said yesterday. This ...

Surfing on the side of the TRAIN
philstar.com - 2018-07-14
This Sunday, allow me to go back to my bread and butter, and point out or remind everyone of some of the benefits that come with the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) law that should be maximized: 1. The REIT law can now be implemented.

The Cyclospora Parasite Outbreak: What You Need to Know
YAHOO! - 2018-07-14
Consumer Reports has no financial relationship with advertisers on this site. Consumer Reports has no financial relationship with advertisers on this site. Two recent foodborne outbreaks were traced to a parasite, something that's more common than many ...

Senate set to tackle draft federal charter
philstar.com - 2018-07-14
Pangilinan said survey outfits Pulse Asia and Social Weather Stations (SWS) have also been invited to share insights on the sentiments of the public on the issue. A survey released by SWS revealed that only one in four Filipinos were aware of federalism.

Charter change information campaign needed
philstar.com - 2018-07-14
A survey conducted by the Social Weather Stations revealed that only one out of four Filipinos is aware of the proposed shift toward federalism, which is why the proposed amendments should be properly disseminated to the public. Business including the ...

PAL brings home first A350-900
philstar.com - 2018-07-14
TOULOUSE -- Lucio Tan owned Philippine Airlines made history yesterday as it accepted delivery of its newest Airbus aircraft, the A350-900, a sleek and shiny hulking white airplane that departed from the Airbus hangar here on Saturday. PAL becomes the ...

What to know about salivary gland infections
Medical News Today - 2018-07-14
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Study: Depression during pregnancy may be more common today
Upi.com - 2018-07-14
SATURDAY, July 14, 2018 -- Today's young mothers-to-be may be more likely to develop depression while pregnant than their own mothers were, a new study suggests. British researchers found that, compared with their mothers' generation, young women who ...

SSS loan restructuring offer yields P1.3 billion
philstar.com - 2018-07-14
MANILA, Philippines -- State-run Social Security System (SSS) has generated P1.31 billion in additional income during the first three months of implementation of a loan restructuring program (LRP), which offers penalty condonation to members with past due ...

High school reunions
philstar.com - 2018-07-14
My friend Cynthia Galindo sent me this material that got me roaring with laughter. Cynthia says this material is from a lady called Archana. "My name is Archana. I was sitting in the waiting room for my first appointment with a new dentist. I noticed his ...

New tax training center eyed at UPLB campus
philstar.com - 2018-07-14
MANILA, Philippines -- The Department of Finance (DOF) is eyeing the possibility of establishing the next Philippine Tax Academy (PTA) campus at the University of the Philippines-Los Baños in Laguna, a top official said. According to Finance ...

Looking for the perfect destination for your next business trip? South Korea has got you covered.
philstar.com - 2018-07-14
Think: speedy internet for fast data transfer, chill weather and spacious convention centers that can comfortably entertain thousands of guests. The Korea Tourism Organization Manila Office, in cooperation with Gyeonggi Tourism Organization and Jeju ...

Elon Musk's kid-submarine was 'a PR stunt,' Thailand cave rescue diver says
Mashable - 2018-07-14
One of the British divers who helped rescue the Thai soccer team just confirmed what many suspected about Elon Musk's somewhat bizarre attempt at helping: It was never going to work. In an interview with CNN, British diver Vern Unsworth called Musk's ...

Apple Reveals New Partnership Between App Developer Academies In Brazil And Malala Fund
Forbes - 2018-07-14
Malala Yousafzai is the young Nobel Peace Prize winner whose Malala Fund was set up to help provide secondary education opportunities for girls where it can't be taken for granted. Back in January, Apple became the first Laureate partner with the Fund ...

These Are Amazon Prime Day's Best 2018 Deals
Fortune - 2018-07-14
Amazon Prime Day 2018, a 36-hour annual sale that kicks off on Monday, will offer "more than one million deals" on products available through the online retailer, an increase over the "hundreds of thousands" last year. The Amazon Prime Day sale ...

Retired cop found dead
philstar.com - 2018-07-14
BACOLOD CITY, Philippines -- A former police officer was found dead with bullet wounds in the head in Escalante City, Negros Occidental yesterday. Former Senior Police Officer 2 Angel Sinadjan, 62, was found with two bullet wounds in the head at his home ...

Danish diver on Thai cave rescue experience: 'It was terrifying'
CNN Philippines - 2018-07-14
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, July 14) - Danish diver Ivan Karadzic was one of the many volunteers tasked to assist in the recently concluded Thailand cave rescue operation. Karadzic, who owns a diving center in the island of Koh Tao in Thailand, was ...

Former Batangas town vice mayor shot
CNN Philippines - 2018-07-14
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, July 14) -- A former politician was attacked Saturday night. Ferdinand Ramos, former vice mayor of Santo Tomas, Batangas, was shot at approximately 7:25 p.m. in Barangay Poblacion 2, Sto. Tomas, Batangas. According to the ...

Phoenix Petroleum expands Cebu Pacific service offering
philstar.com - 2018-07-14
MANILA, Philippines -- Phoenix Petroleum Philippines Inc. deepens its decade-long partnership with budget carrier Cebu Pacific by providing into-plane services and expanding its fuel storage and bridging services to two domestic airports. In a statement ...

Troika eyes digital economy
BusinessMirror - 2018-07-14
Gaba, a cofounder and CEO, finished his management ... Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Kucharzyk, who finished accounting and finance in Northeastern University, has a strong background in finance and accounting, having worked in global ...

Looking for Instagram-worthy shots? Try these hubs of culture
BusinessMirror - 2018-07-14
Instagram-worthy shots are with the dioramas that show several milestones in Philippine history. 5. UST Museum of Arts and Sciences. The museum of Pontifical and Royal University of Santo Tomas highlights the humongous collection of biological and ...

Why productivity is not keeping up with technology
BusinessMirror - 2018-07-14
In 2016 and 2017, for example, output per hour in the US non-farm business sector rose by less than 1 percent ... A scintillating new paper by Adair Turner of the Institute for New Economic Thinking suggests that rather than presenting a puzzle, the ...

SWS: Four out of five Filipinos are dissatisfied with government action on South China Sea
CNN Philippines - 2018-07-14
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, July 14) -- Around 80 percent of Filipinos are not satisfied with how the administration handles the territorial dispute with China in the South China Sea, an independent pollster reported. The Social Weather Stations (SWS ...

This $610 million real estate company doesn't have an office for its 8,000 employees -- instead, everybody works from this completely virtual island
Business Insider - 2018-07-14
If you've ever wondered what the next phase of working remotely could be like, look no further than eXp Realty. In most respects, eXp is your typical real estate brokerage company. It employs thousands of licensed agents to help clients buy and sell their ...

Here's how much millennials spend on Uber and Lyft in major US cities every month
Business Insider - 2018-07-14
Between Uber and Lyft, millennials are spending upwards of $100 a month on ridesharing services in some cities. Money managing app Empower surveyed 50,000 users across the US to determine how much millennials pay for Uber and Lyft per month in 29 cities.

A Surge In Meth Use In Colorado Complicates Opioid Recovery
NPR - 2018-07-14
Huddled at a computer screen at the Denver Recovery Group, counselor Melissa McConnell looks at the latest urinalysis results for her client, Sara Florence. Last fall, it lit up like a Christmas tree. Now it's all clean. Florence says she stopped using ...

Muntinlupa police chief relieved due to cops' alleged crime involvement
CNN Philippines - 2018-07-14
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, July 14) - Muntinlupa police chief Senior Supt. Dionisio Bartolome was relieved after a number of his staff had been involved in an alleged robbery extortion. National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) Director Chief Supt.

Tech Workers Demand CEOs Stop Doing Business With ICE, Other U.S. Agencies
NPR - 2018-07-14
Tech workers from Salesforce, Microsoft, Amazon and Google have been putting pressure on their CEOs to cut ties and end contracts with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, known as ICE, and other government agencies. It's a rare occurrence for ...

'Challenge accepted': Villar confident DPWH can complete projects
CNN Philippines - 2018-07-14
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, July 14) -- The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is confident it can complete its infrastructure projects on time, despite pressures and challenges, Secretary Mark Villar said Saturday. Admitting he is under ...

Manila Water bags Pagsanjan contract
philstar.com - 2018-07-14
MANILA, Philippines -- Laguna Water Corp., a unit of Ayala-led Manila Water Co. Inc., has been awarded the contract to ... with Pagsanjan Water District to establish a joint venture company that will implement the project. This year, Laguna Water is ...

McDonald's Pulls Salads From 3,000 Locations After Dozens Sickened By Parasite
NPR - 2018-07-14
Health officials are investigating an outbreak of intestinal illness that has sickened dozens and is "likely linked" to salads at McDonald's. McDonald's said Friday it's voluntarily pulling salads from about 3,000 locations in 14 states, primarily in the ...

Update: There Are Now 100 Salmonella Cases Linked to Recalled Honey Smacks Cereal
YAHOO! - 2018-07-14
Honey Smacks cereal fans just can't catch a break. According to an update from the CDC this week, there have now been 100 salmonella cases in 33 states related to the recalled cereal. Of those cases, 30 required hospitalization. Illnesses associated with ...

Ramon Tulfo denies link to DOT deal
philstar.com - 2018-07-14
MANILA, Philippines -- Media personality and columnist Ramon Tulfo has denied any involvement in the controversial P89.9-million advertisement deal between the Department of Tourism during the term of his sister, Wanda Teo, as DOT secretary and a media ...

Senate leaders confident latest BBL draft won't violate Constitution
CNN Philippines - 2018-07-14
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, July 14) -- The bicameral conference committee is almost done drafting its proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) and it's confident of the constitutionality of the latest version. "It will not hit a snag in the Supreme Court ...

Fans howl over taking down World Cup Twitter posts for copyright issues
NBC News - 2018-07-14
Harry Kane of England scores against Tunisia on June 18 during a World Cup game in Volgograd, Russia.Ryan Pierse / Getty Images LONDON -- Alex Conn, 7, a fan of England's soccer team, had plenty to cheer about this summer as his heroes exceeded ...

Stocks extend win streak to 4 days
philstar.com - 2018-07-14
Conglomerate Ayala Corp. emerged as the mostly traded stock with P374.59 million changing hands but it lost P2 to close at P964 per share.

LPA spotted off Mindanao, may intensify into cyclone
philstar.com - 2018-07-14
MANILA, Philippines -- A low-pressure area spotted off Mindanao will bring rains over parts of the region this weekend, the state weather bureau said yesterday. The weather system, which was located 715 kilometers east of Surigao City, Surigao del Norte ...

PSALM to cut Luzon, Mindanao generation charges
philstar.com - 2018-07-14
MANILA, Philippines -- The Power Sector Assets and Liabilities Management Corp. (PSALM) is proposing to reduce its basic generation charge in Luzon and Mindanao. However, it is looking to raise its rate in Visayas following the impact of fuel and ...

U.S. indictments show technical evidence for Russian hacking accusations
Reuters - 2018-07-14
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - U.S. indictments against a dozen Russian intelligence officers on Friday provided detailed technical evidence to back up allegations of Russian hacking and leaking of information to influence the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

PDEA wants all HS, college students to take drug tests
CNN Philippines - 2018-07-14
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, July 14) -- The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) wants to require all high school and college students to undergo drug testing to help determine the prevalence of drug use among the youth. "We will propose mandatory ...

Año: Some local officials will gain police powers back soon
CNN Philippines - 2018-07-14
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, July 13) -- Some of the 186 local chief executives who were stripped of police powers will again be allowed to exercise some supervision over the police, Interior and Local Government Officer-in-Charge Eduardo Año revealed ...

Trillanes: My police escorts were removed
CNN Philippines - 2018-07-14
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, July 14) -- Senator Antonio Trillanes IV said the Philippine National Police has removed his security detail since the end of June. Trillanes, in an interview Friday, confirmed this shortly after the information went viral ...

?3.757-T budget for 2019 up for Congress approval
CNN Philippines - 2018-07-14
Funds for general public services such as maintenance of public order and safety and subsidies for local governments have 18.9 percent of the total budget proposal, higher than the current share. For the first time since 2010, the allocation for debt ...

Police allegedly involved in death of 4-year-old boy relieved from their posts
CNN Philippines - 2018-07-14
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, July 13) -- Four policemen allegedly involved in the killing of four-year-old Skyler Abatayo in Cebu have been removed from their posts, the Philippine National Police said in a statement Friday. The statement said PNP Chief ...

Bong Go helping, not campaigning
philstar.com - 2018-07-13
In a survey on possible senatorial candidates for the 2019 elections conducted by the Social Weather Stations, Poe led the list, getting 67.4 percent of the votes of respondents.

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