China HIV/AIDS cases surge by 14%

BEIJING, China – The number of people living with HIV/AIDS in China has surged by 14 percent, with most cases transmitted through sex rather than blood transfusions, state media said on Saturday, September 29. More than 820,000 people had AIDS or were HIV-positive at the end of June, up by 100,000 ........»»

Category: newsSource: rappler rapplerSep 30th, 2018

HIV/AIDS cases surge to 849 in February

MANILA, Philippines - The Department of Health (DOH) recorded an all-time high of 849 new cases of HIV/AIDS last February, surpassing the 844 cases in Januar.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 10th, 2017

Surge in China theft of Australia company secrets – report

SYDNEY -- China has sharply escalated cyberattacks on Australian companies this year in a "constant, significant effort" to steal intellectual property, a report published Tuesday revealed.   The investigation by Fairfax Media and commercial broadcaster Channel Nine comes just days after US Vice President Mike Pence accused Beijing at the APEC summit of widespread "intellectual property theft".   The report said China's Ministry of State Security was responsible for "Operation Cloud Hopper", a wave of attacks it said were detected by Canberra and its partners in the "Five Eyes" intelligence alliance -- the US, Britain, Canada, and New Zealand.   An unname...Keep on reading: Surge in China theft of Australia company secrets – report.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 20th, 2018

Stocks surge on prospects of easing trade war tension

The stock market skyrocketed yesterday as investors cheered news that the trade war between the US and China may ease after positive comments from President Donald Trump......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 20th, 2018

France seeks global talks on cyberspace security

PARIS, France --- The French government announced Monday a "Paris Call" for talks to lay out a common framework for ensuring internet security, following a surge in cyberattacks which has dented confidence in global networks. The move aims to relaunch negotiations on a "code of good conduct" which have stalled since last year. Officials said the text, to be presented by President Emmanuel Macron as he opens UNESCO's Internet Governance Forum in Paris on Monday, has been signed by most European countries. But China, Russia and the United States have not yet joined, though a source in Macron's office said a "critical mass" of US players support the call, including Microsoft and th...Keep on reading: France seeks global talks on cyberspace security.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 12th, 2018

Lazada plans PH expansion as revenues from 11.11 sale surge

  CABUYAO CITY, Laguna -- The local unit of online retailer Lazada aims to double its one-day revenues from Sunday's annual Single's Day sale which offered discounts of as much as 99 percent on products sold on the popular shopping portal.   In a press briefing, Lazada Philippines CEO for logistics Juan Pavez Spencer said the company --- majority-owned by China's Alibaba Group --- already recorded 60 percent of its sales target as of 9 a.m. of the 24-hour shopping event dubbed "11.11".   "Our team is prepared for the high volume of orders and deliveries thanks to the continuous expansion of our ecosystem of warehouses and logistics partners," he said, ad...Keep on reading: Lazada plans PH expansion as revenues from 11.11 sale surge.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 12th, 2018


By: Gail T. Momblan THE municipality of Janiuay, Iloilo posted a staggering 875 percent increase in dengue cases from January to October 2018 against the same period last year. Dr. Maria Socorro Colmenares-Quiñon of the Provincial Health Officer (PHO) said Janiuay already has 154 confirmed dengue cases with two deaths. Last year, the municipality only recorded […] The post DENGUE SURGE IN JANIUAY appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsNov 1st, 2018

Chinese-style digital authoritarianism grows globally – study

WASHINGTON, USA – Governments worldwide are stepping up use of online tools, in many cases inspired by China's model, to suppress dissent and tighten their grip on power, a human rights watchdog study found Thursday, November 1. The annual Freedom House study of 65 countries found global internet freedom declined ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 1st, 2018

Dairy production aids to eradicate malnutrition in Ilocos Sur

VIGAN CITY, October 24 -- Dairy milk feeding programs in the areas with high cases of malnutrition in the province of Ilocos Sur have helped in the continuous reduction of malnutrition cases......»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsOct 25th, 2018

PNP: Blame on Chinese for drugs in PH backed by intel

MANILA, Philippines – The blame against Chinese nationals for the proliferation of illegal drugs in the Philippines is based on intelligence reports and cases faced by law enforcement, Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Oscar Albayalde said on Monday, October 15. "'Yung mga drugs [galing China ay] as per intelligence ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 15th, 2018

WHO urges PH to give more attention to growing number of HIV-AIDS cases

MANILA, Philippines – World Health Organization (WHO) Western Pacific regional director Dr Shin Young-soo urged the Philippine government to “seriously consider" the growing number of people living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIV-AIDS). Young-soo said the Philippine numbers are the “ fastest growing ” in the Asia Pacific. “The ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 8th, 2018

PGH asks patients with no ‘life-threatening’ cases to go to other hospitals

THE Philippine General Hospital (PGH) in Manila appealed to patients to seek treatment from other hospitals or clinics until February if their cases were not “life-threatening,” as it cannot accommodate the usual surge of patients due to lack of space. “Our appeal to patients is to stop going to PGH’s emergency room for now,” Jonas [...] The post PGH asks patients with no ‘life-threatening’ cases to go to other hospitals appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsOct 4th, 2018

Manila government opens HIV/AIDS center

The Manila city government has inaugurated a health facility as part of its campaign to reduce the rising cases of HIV/AIDS in the city......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 30th, 2018

China may scrap two-child limit – report

BEIJING, China – China appears poised to scrap its two-child policy, with a state-run newspaper Monday, August 27, citing a draft civil code that would overhaul decades of controversial family-planning rules. The wide-ranging code would end a policy that has been enforced through fines but was also notorious for cases of ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 28th, 2018

NTC, KBP team up to catch rogue broadcast stations during 2019 polls

The National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) has partnered again with the Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster ng Pilipinas (KBP) to beef up its efforts against illegal broadcast stations ahead of the 2019 midterm elections. NTC made the in anticipation of a surge in fly-by-night broadcast stations, mostly in the provinces, which have victimized election candidates before. "Historically, we can see a steep increase in the number of cases in broadcast services in relation to unlicensed broadcasts leading to the election campaign period," NTC Deputy Commissioner Edgardo Cabarios said in a statement on Wednesday. "What we do is we immediately issue cease-and-desist and show cause orders...Keep on reading: NTC, KBP team up to catch rogue broadcast stations during 2019 polls.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 15th, 2018

Chinese Tourists to Surge as Cebu-China Flights Up

Cebu’s local economy gets a big boost as local and foreign airlines mount more direct flights to China from Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) this quarter. Starting September 1, the Philippine Airlines (PAL) will double its Cebu-Beijing operations, currently served twice a week, until October 27 using an Airbus A321 aircraft. It has also opened its […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsAug 15th, 2018

Customs bureau files cases vs more ukay-ukay importers

MANILA, Philippines – The Bureau of Customs (BOC) filed 5 smuggling cases against alleged importers and brokers of ukay-ukay or used clothing, illegally imported cigarettes, and uncleared onions and potatoes from either Hong Kong or mainland China. Cases were filed before the Department of Justice on Friday, August 3, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 5th, 2018

US’ Pompeo warns against IMF bailout for Pakistan that aids China

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned that any potential International Monetary Fund bailout for Pakistan’s new government should not provide funds to pay off Chinese lenders. US’ Pompeo warns against IMF bailout for Pakistan that aids China WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned on Monday that any potential International Monetary Fund… link: US’ Pompeo warns against IMF bailout for Pakistan that aids China.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJul 31st, 2018

Intensify awareness, voluntary testing to curb rise of AIDS cases

HEALTH SECRETARY Francisco Duque III has reiterated that intensified public awareness and voluntary testing for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) would […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanaoexaminerRelated NewsJul 30th, 2018

3 out of 5 HIV-carriers worldwide now have access to drugs — UN

Almost three in five people infected with HIV, or 21.7 million globally, took antiretroviral therapy in 2017 -- a new record for anti-AIDS drug access, the UN's HIV/AIDS agency said Wednesday. There were 36.9 million people living with the immune system-attacking virus in 2017, of whom 15.2 million were not getting the drugs they need -- the lowest number since the epidemic exploded, UNAIDS reported. Hailing progress in curbing new infections and deaths, the agency nevertheless lamented the mounting human toll: almost 80 million infections and 35.4 million lives lost since the first cases became known in the early 1980s. Progress made to date risks being halted, even reversed, i...Keep on reading: 3 out of 5 HIV-carriers worldwide now have access to drugs — UN.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 18th, 2018

US challenges China, EU and others at WTO over steel tariffs

The Trump administration on Monday brought cases against China, the European Union, Canada, Mexico and Turkey at the World Trade Organization for retaliating against American tariffs on imported steel and aluminum. Source link link: US challenges China, EU and others at WTO over steel tariffs.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJul 17th, 2018