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NBI cites rise in cyber-libel raps amid Bong Go complaint
CNN Philippines - 2020-07-17
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, July 17) -- There has been a "significant increase" in the cyber-libel complaints filed by the public and several government officials over the past months, the ...

RBG's Cancer Returns; She's Still Working
Medscape - 2020-07-17
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said Friday she is on a course of chemotherapy to treat a recurrence of cancer after lesions were found on her liver. Her chemotherapy treatment is often given when pancreatic cancer spreads. She was first treated ...

Microsoft is giving retail employees until July 26 to meet certain conditions to keep their jobs, find new roles, or resign, sources say
Business Insider - 2020-07-17
A leading-edge research firm focused on digital transformation. Good Subscriber Account active since DOW S&P 500 NASDAQ 100 Last month, Microsoft announced it would permanently close all of its retail stores and shift its focus to digital sales. Employees ...

Earthwork construction could release cancer-causing fibers into the air
UPI.com - 2020-07-17
July 17 (UPI) --Earthwork construction may pose a significant health risk, according to new research. During construction, small, needlelike fibers from the mineral erionite can become released from disturbed bedrock. When inhaled, these mineral fibers can ...

CDC Says Three COVID-19 Symptoms Are Most Common
Medscape - 2020-07-17
Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. While a wide range of symptoms can accompany the coronavirus, the CDC says a large majority of patients in a recent study exhibited one of three symptoms ...

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Has Cancer Again, Says She Will Remain On The Court
NPR - 2020-07-17
The Supreme Court justice revealed she on Friday that she had begun a course of chemotherapy on May 19. In a statement, she said she is still able to do her job "full steam."

Ansys CEO Declares Super Power Of Simulation To Speed EVs To Market
Forbes - 2020-07-17
The head of Pennsylvania tech company Ansys Inc.says the simulations it develops give auto engineers a special super power that can bring electric vehicles to market sooner.

Following Funds From The Twitter Hack & Bitcoin Scam - Affecting Joe Biden, Elon Musk, And Others
Forbes - 2020-07-17
Using publicly available data to track the movement of Bitcoin from the massive Twitter Hack, and the public sentiment regarding the incident.

COVID-19 cases in Northern Luzon provinces rise
philstar.com - 2020-07-17
Several provinces in Northern Luzon have recorded a surge in coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19 cases. The Department of Health said 17 cases were recorded in La Union yesterday. Eight of the cases are from Caba,

Brian Hall, who Amazon Web Services sued for taking a job at Google Cloud, appears to be cleared to work
Business Insider - 2020-07-17
Brian Hall, who AWS sued for allegedly violating a noncompete agreement by taking a similar job at Google Cloud, is no longer a "VP in purgatory."

Stocks retreat anew on lack of market catalysts
philstar.com - 2020-07-17
Share prices slumped anew as the absence of positive catalysts forced investors to stay on the sidelines, traders said yesterday.

How Carolyn Everson made Facebook an ad juggernaut, with ski trips, cocktails, and exclusive clubs
Business Insider - 2020-07-17
Her hire and development of Facebook's exclusive client council and Marketing Partners groups helped cement the company's power.

EU realigning 15 million financing for COVID-19
philstar.com - 2020-07-17
The European Union plans to realign 15 million euros or approximately P844 million of its financing assistance to the Philippines for coronavirus disease 2019 response efforts.

Coca-Cola, DTI offer loans for small retailers
philstar.com - 2020-07-17
Cola Philippines has partnered with the Department of Trade and Industry and two microfinancial institutions to implement the P157-million lending program for small retailers hit hard by the coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19 pandemic.

DTI grants automatic PS license renewal
philstar.com - 2020-07-17
MANILA, Philippines -- The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) will automatically renew the Philippine Standard (PS) licenses of manufacturers expiring this year to help alleviate the impact and reduce the risk of the coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID ...

Manila to set up drive-thru testing at Quirino Grandstand
philstar.com - 2020-07-17
The Manila city government will put up another drive-thru testing for the coronavirus disease 2019 at the Quirino Grandstand to test more people for COVID-19.

DOH endorses quarantine breach case vs Koko to NBI, PNP
philstar.com - 2020-07-17
The Department of Health has endorsed to the National Bureau of Investigation and Philippine National Police the complaint against Sen. Koko Pimentel for allegedly breaching quarantine protocols.

Ex-Comelec chief Abalos gets virus
philstar.com - 2020-07-17
Former Commission on Elections chairman Benjamin Abalos Sr. and his wife, Corazon, have contracted the coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19, Mandaluyong Mayor Menchie Abalos announced yesterday.

Man, 88, stabbed dead by son
philstar.com - 2020-07-17
A man was apprehended yesterday after he allegedly stabbed dead his 88-year-old father over an inheritance dispute in Quezon City.

Belmonte still recovering from COVID-19
philstar.com - 2020-07-17
Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte clarified yesterday that she has not fully recovered from the coronavirus disease 2019 amid reports that she tested negative for COVID-19.

Moderately strong quake jolts Cebu
philstar.com - 2020-07-17
A magnitude 4.2 earthquake rocked parts of Cebu yesterday. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said the tremor occurred at about 7:17 a.m., with its epicenter traced four kilometers northeast of Minglanilla town.

Exclusive: EU in talks with Moderna, BioNtech, CureVac to secure possible COVID vaccines, sources say
Reuters - 2020-07-17
The European Union is negotiating advance purchase deals of potential COVID-19 vaccines with drugmakers Moderna , Sanofi and Johnson & Johnson and biotech firms BioNtech and CureVac, two EU sources told Reuters.

UP, UST researchers predict 85,000 COVID-19 cases in PH by end-July
CNN Philippines - 2020-07-17
The number of COVID-19 cases in the country may surge to at least 85,000 by end of the month, with 2,000 possible deaths in the next two weeks, according to the projection by a group of researchers from UP and UST.

Media groups, journalists demand Duterte's speeches be aired 'live and unfiltered'
CNN Philippines - 2020-07-17
Nine media groups and 51 journalists have signed a statement demanding that the President's speeches be broadcasted

Salceda: House only waiting for Senate to pass 'Bayanihan 2'
CNN Philippines - 2020-07-17
The House of Representatives is currently on the lookout for the Senate's approval of the Bayanihan to Recover as One or Bayanihan 2 Act, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Rep. Joey Salceda said.

PH'S COVID-19 cases climb to 63,000 with 1,841 new infections
CNN Philippines - 2020-07-17
The country's COVID-19 case tally has reached 63,001, the Department of Health (DOH) said on Friday. The agency reported 1,841 new infections, of which 710 were "fresh" or detected in the last three days and 1,

PNP probes Malaybalay police Facebook post linking ABS-CBN supporters to terrorism
CNN Philippines - 2020-07-17
The Philippine National Police Headquarters investigates a controversial social media post of the Malaybalay City Police Station, associating ABS-CBN supporters to terrorism.

SMC running 'full speed ahead,' unfazed by pandemic
CNN Philippines - 2020-07-17
San Miguel Corporation chief Ramon Ang says operations remain unaffected by the COVID-19 crisis, with its essential businesses running full speed ahead as they took advantage of the lockdown to fast-track projects.

As Philippines fights coronavirus, some fear involvement of the police
Reuters - 2020-07-17
At the peak of the Philippines' war on drugs, people in the rundown neighbourhoods of Navotas in the capital Manila grew used to police knocking on doors, or bursting into the homes of drug suspects - who often wound up dead.

Roque tells lawyer seeking disclosure of Duterte health records: Graciously admit defeat
Manila Bulletin - 2020-07-17
Malacañang told the lawyer who urged the Supreme Court to compel President Duterte to disclose his health records to "graciously admit defeat" and respect the decision of the High Court. Presidential Spokesperson Atty.

First movers reap increased property values at Ayala Land estate
philstar.com - 2020-07-17
Ayala Land Inc. (ALI), one of the largest and diverse property developers in the country, has deepened its foothold in the metro with Arca South.

Globe back offshore; raises $600-M from bonds sale
philstar.com - 2020-07-17
Telecommunications giant Globe Telecom Inc. on Friday said it raised $600 million from the issuance of dual-tranche US dollar-denominated bonds, proceeds from which will be used to fund the company's spending plans and pay maturing debts.

Philippine health ministry reports 17 coronavirus deaths, 1,841 more cases
Reuters - 2020-07-17
The Philippines on Friday recorded 17 new coronavirus deaths and 1,841 additional infections, with the capital Manila still accounting for the bulk of newly confirmed cases and casualties.

Anti-Terrorism Act takes effect Saturday
CNN Philippines - 2020-07-17
Solicitor General Jose Calida says he filed a comment at the Supreme Court defending the validity of the Anti-Terrorism Act.

Philippine health ministry reports 17 coronavirus deaths, 1,841 more cases
Nasdaq - 2020-07-17
The Philippines on Friday recorded 17 new coronavirus deaths and 1,841 additional infections, with the capital Manila still accounting for the bulk of newly confirmed cases and casualties. MANILA, July 17 (Reuters) - The Philippines on Friday recorded 17 new coronavirus deaths and 1,

Philippine Health Ministry Reports 17 Coronavirus Deaths, 1,841 More Cases
New York Times - 2020-07-17
The Philippines on Friday recorded 17 new coronavirus deaths and 1,841 additional infections, with the capital Manila still accounting for the bulk of newly confirmed cases and casualties.

Ramon Ang: Quick mass testing needed to reopen economy
CNN Philippines - 2020-07-17
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, July 17) - The Philippines must scale up mass testing as it looks to restore the economy, San Miguel Corporation President and Chief Operating Officer Ramon Ang ...

Groups announce massive SONA protests
CNN Philippines - 2020-07-17
Despite the pandemic, various groups announced their nationwide protests during President Duterte's fifth State of the Nation Address (SONA) on July 27.

DOH assures San Lazaro Hospital staff of paid quarantine leaves, enough PPE
CNN Philippines - 2020-07-17
The Department of Health clarified on Friday that healthcare workers in San Lazaro Hospital in Manila are paid even when they are on quarantine.

DA injects additional ?1.4 billion to its loan program for agri, fishery projects
CNN Philippines - 2020-07-17
DA adds ?1.4 billion to its lending program for agriculture and fishery projects under the Agricultural Competitiveness Enhancement Fund.

BSP says digging deeper into Wirecard scandal
philstar.com - 2020-07-17
Regulators are now looking into possible violations of banking rules after two of the country's biggest lenders got dragged into the Wirecard fiasco.

India, US, Brazil, South Africa: Coronavirus spikes hit big countries hardest
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-07-17
India, the United States, Brazil and South Africa are currently experiencing the highest spikes in COVID-19 cases seen since the start of the month. And the four economic powerhouses are still well

Manila eyes opening second drive-thru testing facility for COVID-19
CNN Philippines - 2020-07-17
The local government of Manila is planning to set up a second free drive-thru testing site in Quirino Grandstand.

Burial of COVID-19 fatality in North Cotabato sparks panic
philstar.com - 2020-07-17
Residents of Matalam town are restive for days now, agitated by the burial in the area of a COVID-19 fatality that their local government unit did not even know.

Netflix shares dive on profit miss despite user growth
philstar.com - 2020-07-17
SAN FRANCISCO, United States -- Netflix shares dived on Thursday after the leading streaming entertainment service reported relatively flat quarterly profits despite rising subscriber numbers. Netflix reported a profit of $720 million on revenue of $6.1 ...

Megawide-GMR takes over NAIA rehab project after rival consortium drops out
philstar.com - 2020-07-17
Megawide Construction Corp. and its Indian partner, GMR, announced Friday they will now take over the rehabilitation of the aging Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA), just days after talks between the government and the duo's rival "super consortium" collapsed amid concerns over the project's viability.

Taguig City set to partially open 'mega' quarantine center for residents this week
CNN Philippines - 2020-07-17
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, July 17) -- Taguig City is set to open the first phase of its 500-bed "mega" quarantine facility for its residents who have contracted COVID-19, Mayor Lino Cayetano ...

WATCH: Navotas on lockdown despite a relaxed Metro Manila quarantine
philstar.com - 2020-07-17
Navotas on Thursday, July 16 placed its 250,000 residents under a strict quarantine policy after a surge in confirmed COVID-19 cases.

MultiSys launches cash disbursement platform CashBox
philstar.com - 2020-07-17
Multisys Technologies Corporation developed and launched its new cash disbursement platform, CashBox, that will provide a new cash disbursement option for companies, organizations, and the public, in general.

Megawide GMR replaces NAIA Consortium in airport rehab project
CNN Philippines - 2020-07-17
Cebu airports has been named as the new contractor poised to upgrade the Ninoy Aquino International Airport, it announced Friday.

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