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No letup and new dangers

The market ended in the red again last week – as if there was no letup to let it break out from 8,000 points on the benchmark index – when it closed at 7,899.98, with a weekly loss of 45.68 points or 0.57 percent. Foreign investors largely dictated the direction of trading as they continued [...] The post No letup and new dangers appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource: manilatimes_net manilatimes_netApr 16th, 2018

Teens glued to phones risk ‘modest’ rise in ADHD symptoms – study

TAMPA, United States -- Could teenagers suffer symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder after engaging in excessive smartphone use? A new study out Tuesday says digital overload could be linked to a "modest" but significant rise in new ADHD behaviors, offering a warning to parents about the potential dangers of too much screen time. The findings in the Journal of the American Medical Association were based on nearly 2,600 Los Angeles teens who answered survey questions over a two-year period -- making it one of the largest and longest studies on the topic to date. The more social media, streaming video, text messaging, music downloads or online chats they engag...Keep on reading: Teens glued to phones risk ‘modest’ rise in ADHD symptoms – study.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News16 hr. 57 min. ago

Asylum Seekers Bring Evidence to Show Dangers of Home

MATAMOROS, MEXICO - An MS-13 gang member left eight voicemails on Brenda Mendez's cellphone demanding that she turn over her teenage boy. If she refused, he said, the gang would dismember both her.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJul 12th, 2018

Rising leptospirosis cases prompt renewed information drive about the deadly disease

Health officials have confirmed an increasing number of leptospirosis cases in 2018 following the onset of the rainy season prompting a renewed information drive about the dangers of the deadly disease. Growing problem At least 1,030 cases of leptospirosis have been recorded halfway through 2018, confirmed Health Undersecretary Eric Domingo in a recent news interview. […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsJun 29th, 2018

Rising leptospirosis cases prompts renewed information drive about the deadly disease

Health officials have confirmed an increasing number of leptospirosis cases in 2018 following the onset of the rainy season prompting a renewed information drive about the dangers of the deadly disease. Growing problem At least 1,030 cases of leptospirosis have been recorded halfway through 2018, confirmed Health Undersecretary Eric Domingo in a recent news interview. […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsJun 28th, 2018

NCRPO: No letup in enforcing ordinances

There will be no letup in the police campaign to enforce city ordinances in the country, especially in Metro Manila, an official said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 25th, 2018

Surging Ginebra eases past Alaska

Barangay Ginebra got off to a blistering start and never letup to torch Alaska, 105-86, and stretch its winning streak in the 2018 PBA Commissioner's Cup Sunday night at Smart Araneta Coliseum. The Gin Kings took a 30-16 lead in the first 12 minutes of the game before extending it to as high as 33 points, 85-52, late in the third quarter. "I was surprised by what happened in the first half. I don't know what we're doing that's making us play as well as we are," said Ginebra head coach Tim Cone. "We're playing really well. Our defense has really, really stepped up. I thought that we did a lot of things really well that disrupted what they do." Justin Brownlee set the tone for Ginebr...Keep on reading: Surging Ginebra eases past Alaska.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 24th, 2018

Commentary: Dangers, opportunities in China’s Belt and Road Initiative

When President Rodrigo Duterte came back from his state visit to China in October 2016, his Cabinet members touted the US$ 24 billion in investment and credit line pledges that they have supposedly secured from their Chinese counterparts......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2018

No letup for bitcoin as biggest cryptocurrency extends collapse

Bitcoin extended losses, bringing its four-session slide to as much as 20%, as questions mount about whether the world’s biggest cryptocurrency was manipulated during last year’s record price surge. After rallying more than 1,400% in 2017 amid an investor frenzy for digital assets, Bitcoin is down almost 70% to around $6,325 as of 2:52 p.m. […] The post No letup for bitcoin as biggest cryptocurrency extends collapse appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJun 13th, 2018

Sam Concepcion disgusted with toxicity in social media

It seems like singer-dancer-actor Sam Concepcion is tired of the toxicity in social media these days. There's a saying that anything in excess is bad, and social media, too, has its dangers wh.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJun 1st, 2018

Warning up on diverse, intricate cyber threats this year

      As digital technologies continue to disrupt the cyberspace, a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions has advised organizations to prepare against varied and sophisticated cyber threats this year.       In the recently held 5th National Anti-Cybercrime Summit, spearheaded by the Philippine National Police -- Anti-Cybercrime Group (PNP-ACG), Nap Castillo, Fortinet's regional pre-sales consultant for Southeast Asia and Hong Kong, said that as business organizations and individuals increasingly rely on technology for their daily activities, they also expose themselves to many dangers lurking online...Keep on reading: Warning up on diverse, intricate cyber threats this year.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 29th, 2018

‘PH will likely lose maritime rights’ in Spratlys – experts

  The long-delayed implementation of the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA) between the Philippines and United States signed in 2014 will make it more difficult for the Philippines to fight for its stakes in the South China Sea, maritime experts said.   "If implementation of the agreement continues at this rate, the national interests of both the Philippines and the United States will suffer," wrote Gregory Poling and Conor Cronin, experts on maritime disputes from the Washington-based Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative, in a commentary,"The Dangers of Allowing US-Philippine Defense Cooperation to Languish."   "Without a fully implemented E...Keep on reading: ‘PH will likely lose maritime rights’ in Spratlys – experts.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 18th, 2018

Hawaii braces for long upheaval as erupting Kilauea boils

Hundreds of anxious residents on the Big Island of Hawaii hunkered down Saturday for what could be weeks or months of upheaval as the dangers from an erupting Kilauea volcano continued to grow......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 6th, 2018

Hawaii braces for long upheaval as erupting Kilauea boils

Hundreds of anxious residents on the Big Island of Hawaii hunkered down Saturday for what could be weeks or months of upheaval as the dangers from an erupting Kilauea volcano continued to grow......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 6th, 2018

Afghan journalists remembered

KABUL -- Afghanistan’s slain journalists were remembered on World Press Freedom Day Thursday, days after the deadliest attack on the country’s media since the fall of the Taliban in 2001. Ten journalists, including Agence France-Presse chief photographer Shah Marai, were killed in assaults on Monday, underscoring the dangers faced by….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsMay 3rd, 2018

Technophobia

One of the greatest minds, Stephen Hawking, before he passed away, warned us anew on the dangers of artificial intelligence (AI). In several interviews, he said that it could be the “worst event in the history of our civilization” and warned us that it could end mankind. He drove home the point. In a recent […] The post Technophobia appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 24th, 2018

IS2CP brings the ‘up side’ to PH, Asia

      The global financial environment is changing faster and more significantly than at any other time in recent history. It is driven by a variety of forces, coming from multiple directions.   These include government-driven issues such as rising national debt, "quantitative easing," the new "ball-in" policies, recently legalized by the G7 countries, the Greek debt, (which is indicative of the dangers inherent when currency control is disconnected from monetary policy control), and Saudi-driven devaluation of energy on a global scale.   Civil unrest driven by the Islamic State, Russia in Eastern Europe, uncontrolled mass emigration, and nat...Keep on reading: IS2CP brings the ‘up side’ to PH, Asia.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 19th, 2018

SSS lowers compulsory retirement age of racehorse jockeys

THE Social Security System (SSS) has reduced the compulsory retirement age for professional racehorse jockeys, from 60 years old to 55 years old, in compliance with Republic Act 10789 or the Racehorse Jockeys Retirement Act. Based on RA 10789, the reduced age is to protect racehorse jockeys from the “inherent dangers of their profession which […] The post SSS lowers compulsory retirement age of racehorse jockeys appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsApr 13th, 2018

Sereno warns vs dangers of ouster petition

Sereno warns vs dangers of ouster petition.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated NewsApr 12th, 2018

Corrections: April 2018

This is Rappler's corrections page for April 2018. Please read the Editor's Note in each of these reports: U.P. hosts forum on dangers of perpetuating fake news.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 10th, 2018

U.P. hosts forum on dangers of perpetuating fake news

MANILA, Philippines – As dummy accounts on social media gain more traction each day, coupled with the curtailment of press freedom, the University of the Philippines Diliman hosted "[M]ULAT: A Humanistic Approach to the Philppine Culture of Disinformation," a forum on why and how fake news is processed. The timely discussion, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 7th, 2018