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DILG strips 189 mayors, governors of authority over police

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Wed, 17 Jul 2019 02:16:01 +0000

MANILA, Philippines – One hundred eighty-nine mayors and governors nationwide were stripped of their supervisory powers over the local police, Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) said on Wednesday.

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Pulse: Duterte remains most trusted government official

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Wed, 17 Jul 2019 02:15:48 +0000

Pulse: Duterte remains most trusted government official

President Rodrigo Duterte remains the most trusted government official, the latest Pulse Asia survey released on Wednesday showed.

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Biz groups to govt: Veto SoT bill

Credit to Author: TYRONE JASPER C. PIAD| Date: Tue, 16 Jul 2019 16:31:29 +0000

VARIOUS industry groups and business chambers urged the government on Tuesday to veto Senate Bill 1826, or the Security of Tenure (SoT) measure, arguing that there are existing laws already…READ

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PLDT executives’ multi-million paycheck

Credit to Author: EMETERIO SD. PEREZ| Date: Tue, 16 Jul 2019 16:30:22 +0000

Manuel V. Pangilinan (MVP) is president and chief executive officer (CEO) of PLDT Inc.; Ernesto R. Alberto, executive vice president; Ma. Lourdes C. Rausa-Chan, Anabelle L. Chua, and Menardo G….READ

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‘Falcon’ makes landfall in Cagayan

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Tue, 16 Jul 2019 23:08:16 +0000

MANILA, Philippines – Tropical Storm Falcon (international name: Danas) made landfall in Cagayan early Wednesday morning, the state weather bureau said.

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US sanctions Myanmar generals over killings of Rohingya

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Tue, 16 Jul 2019 22:57:03 +0000

WASHINGTON – The United States is hitting four top Myanmar generals, including the country’s commander in chief and his deputy, with sanctions over the mass killings of Rohingya Muslims.

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DTI lends P3.10B to MSMEs

Credit to Author: ANNA LEAH E. GONZALES| Date: Tue, 16 Jul 2019 16:29:05 +0000

Total amount of loans released under the Pondo sa Pagbabago at Pag-asenso (P3) program already reached P3.10 billion as of May 31, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) said…READ

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Don’t discriminate HIV victims, IC tells HMOs

Credit to Author: JORDEENE B. LAGARE| Date: Tue, 16 Jul 2019 16:28:53 +0000

THE Insurance Commission (IC) has released new rules mandating health maintenance organizations (HMOs) to not discriminate people living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). In a statement on Tuesday, Insurance Commissioner…READ

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Facebook’s currency plan gets hostile reception in Congress

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Tue, 16 Jul 2019 22:52:31 +0000

Facebook's currency plan gets hostile reception in Congress

WASHINGTON – Under sharp criticism from senators, a Facebook executive on Tuesday defended the social network’s ambitious plan to create a digital currency and pledged to work with regulators to achieve a system that protects the privacy of users’ data.

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Magnitude 4.3 earthquake rattles San Francisco Bay Area

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Tue, 16 Jul 2019 22:46:58 +0000

SAN FRANCISCO – An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.3 has rattled parts of the San Francisco Bay Area.

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PBA: Bolts fight for survival vs Beermen

Credit to Author: Tempo Online| Date: Wed, 17 Jul 2019 00:00:44 +0000

The Bolts try to end the Beermen’s three-game winning run in the 4:30 p.m. opener in order to arrange a do-or-die meeting with the Alaska Aces for the right to secure the last quarters berth in the midseason conference.


Duran for Pacquiao; Leonard for Thurman

Credit to Author: Tempo Online| Date: Wed, 17 Jul 2019 00:00:29 +0000

Former rivals Tommy Hearns and Roberto Duran sided with Pacquiao, saying the Filipino will win it on points. Former foe Shane Mosley and ex-sparmate Shawn Porter and the legendary Roy Jones also predicted that Pacquiao will win.


Vice News

I Eat the Same Fast Food Every Day to Manage Anxiety About the Gig Economy

Credit to Author: John Paul Brammer| Date: Tue, 16 Jul 2019 18:33:16 +0000

Working in a familiar place and eating familiar, anodyne food gets me through the chaos of life as a freelancer (and life in general).


Free Speech ‘Activist’ Lindsay Shepherd Was Banned From Twitter

Credit to Author: Manisha Krishnan| Date: Tue, 16 Jul 2019 17:32:22 +0000

Oh no, one less person screaming on the internet. How will we manage?


Don’t Bother with Emmy Nominations, Just Give ‘Fleabag’ All the Awards Already

Credit to Author: River Donaghey| Date: Tue, 16 Jul 2019 17:00:48 +0000

The pitch-black comedy about sex and trauma should take home everything.


Immigration

Community consultations underway for proposed Ontario Regional Immigration Pilot

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Tue, 16 Jul 2019 23:19:54 +0000

A proposed regional immigration pilot that would bring skilled foreign workers to rural and smaller communities in Ontario could become a reality in 2020, the province’s government says.  In an update published this week, Ontario’s Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade said its staff will work with stakeholders in selected communities to assess […]


Dealing with cultural differences in the classroom

Credit to Author: Geneviève Beaupré and Susan Qadeer| Date: Tue, 16 Jul 2019 02:27:31 +0000

When we add newcomers to the diverse student mix in a typical Canadian post-secondary classroom, we have the possibility of delight as well as tension. The delight is the opportunity for students to learn from each other and develop an appreciation of how others do things. On the other hand, tensions can develop leading to […]


Ontario’s first Tech Draw invites more than 1,600 Express Entry candidates with CRS scores as low as 439

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Mon, 15 Jul 2019 16:17:04 +0000

Ontario conducted its first Tech Draw on July 12, inviting 1,623 Express Entry candidates with eligible work experience to apply for a provincial nomination for Canadian permanent residence.  Those invited in the July 12 draw had Express Entry Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) scores ranging from 439 to 459 and created their Express Entry profiles between […]


Sports

MLB, MLBPA, Cuba reach deal for players to sign
Major League Baseball, its players’ association and the Cuban Baseball Federation reached an agreement that will allow players from the island nation to sign big league contracts without defecting.


Source: Panthers shutting down Cam Newton
The Carolina Panthers are not expected to play Cam Newton for the final two games because of a shoulder injury and the fact that the team is all but eliminated from playoff contention.


UGA lands Dean in latest recruiting win vs. Bama
Georgia landed a commitment Wednesday from linebacker Nakobe Dean, the No. 23 ranked prospect overall who chose the Bulldogs over Alabama, Ole Miss, Auburn and LSU.


Thunder’s Felton, Schroder suspended 1 game
Oklahoma City guards Raymond Felton and Dennis Schroder were suspended for one game without pay Wednesday for leaving the bench area during an altercation and participating in the melee that spilled over into the stands.


‘Heartbroken’ Leonard eyes 40 tackles vs. Giants
Colts rookie linebacker Darius Leonard, who leads the league with 146 tackles, said he was “heartbroken” at being passed over for the Pro Bowl. He said he wants to get 40 tackles against the Giants on Sunday.


Decorated swimmer Missy Franklin retires at 23
Missy Franklin, a five-time Olympic gold medalist, announced her retirement at age 23, citing chronic shoulder pain as the impetus for her decision.