San Francisco first major U.S. city to ban e-cigarette sales

LOS ANGELES, USA – San Francisco on Tuesday, June 25, became the first major US city to effectively ban the sale and manufacture of electronic cigarettes. The city's legislature unanimously approved an ordinance which backers said was necessary due to the "significant public health consequences" of a "dramatic surge" in vaping ........»»

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China halts Canadian meat exports over fake certificates

OTTAWA, Canada – China asked Canada on Tuesday, June 25, to suspend all meat exports after discovering bogus veterinary health certificates attached to a batch of pork, while Canadian federal police launched a criminal probe. The forgery allegations against Frigo Royal come amid frosty relations between the two nations following Canada's arrest of a ........»»

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Bill Cosby appeals sexual assault conviction

NEW YORK, USA – Comedian Bill Cosby, who is serving a 3 and a half year jail sentence, on Tuesday, June 25 appealed a Pennsylvania court's verdict that found him guilty of drugging and sexually assaulting a woman 15 years ago. "This filing is an important ........»»

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Suicide prevention hotline ‘Hope Line’ to stop operation as DOH, NCMH drop support

National suicide prevention and emotional crisis intervention hotline Hopeline Philippines on Tuesday announced that it is ceasing its operations after the Department of Health and National Center for Mental Health decided to withdraw its support for the organization......»»

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Gov’t makes full award of T-bills as rates drop

THE GOVERNMENT fully awarded the Treasury bills (T-bill) on offer yesterday, with rates slipping across all tenors as market participants await the trade meeting between the United States and China later this week......»»

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Maguindanao health units get medical equipment

TO CAPACITATE local government units in conflict and natural calamity affected towns in Maguindanao, the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim […].....»»

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Bill Murray to receive Lifetime Achievement Award

ROME, Italy – A-list star Bill Murray is to receive a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Rome Film Festival while director Ron Howard will unveil a documentary about Italian opera singer Luciano Pavarotti, organizers said Monday, June 24. Murray, 68, who starred in films including Ghostbusters (1984), ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJun 25th, 2019Related News

Duque seeks inclusion in PhilHealth scam probe

To prove that the probe into the Philippine Health Insurance Corp.( PhilHealth) irregularities would spare no one, Health Secretary Francisco Duque III has volunteered to be included among the officials placed under investigation......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJun 25th, 2019Related News

Dengue cases in Iloilo rising

By: Gerome Dalipe DENGUE cases in Iloilo increased by 716 percent, records from the Provincial Health Office showed. The number of suspected dengue cases spiked to 2,823, from 394 cases for the period January to June, 2018 to 3,217 for the same period this year. The town of Pototan, Iloilo topped the list with 318 cases and two […] The post Dengue cases in Iloilo rising appeared first on Daily Guardian......»»

Source: Thedailyguardian ThedailyguardianCategory: NewsJun 25th, 2019Related News

Janno Gibbs napamura, gobyerno binanatan: 1 week na walang tubig, konting ulan…baha

EXASPERATED by the water shortage, singer Janno Gibbs took a swipe at an agency recently. Binanatan ni Janno ang gobyerno dahil sa water shortage na kanyang naranasan at ang nakakalokang pagbaha matapos ang ilang oras lang na pag-ulan. Sa kanyang Instagram stories, ibinuhos ni Janno ang kanyang sentiment. “Siguro naman may refund water bill namin! […] The post Janno Gibbs napamura, gobyerno binanatan: 1 week na walang tubig, konting ulan…baha appeared first on Bandera......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsJun 25th, 2019Related News

SFDEO sponsors NSHCA’s Medical, Optical and Dental Mission in N. Samar

The Northern Samar Health Care Advocates (NSHCA) have once again conducted their annual medical, optical and dental mission last March 23, 2019 for the marginalized people of Northern Samar......»»

Source: Samarnews SamarnewsCategory: NewsJun 25th, 2019Related News

Twenty Dollars

A well-known speaker started off his seminar by holding up a $20 bill.  In the room of 200, he asked, ‘Who would like this $20 bill?’ Hands started going up. He said, ‘I am going to give this $20 to one of you but first, let me do this.’ He proceeded to crumple the dollar […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsJun 25th, 2019Related News

Asia is not ‘Silicon Valley Lite’

If you attend a startup event anywhere in Asia, you’ll most likely hear mentors, advisors, and other judges using the ecosystem’s universal jargon. They’ll speak of the need to build a lean startup, create a minimum viable product, and pivot when needed. Such terminology comes of course from the Lean Startup by Eric Ries. While […].....»»

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Ebola death toll breaks 1,500 mark in DR Congo

KINSHASA, DR Congo – More than 1,500 people have died in a nearly 10-month-old outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the health ministry said Monday, June 24. As of Sunday, June 23, 1,506 people have died out of 2,239 recorded cases , it said. Earlier this month, the virus claimed ........»»

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SEC clears P1-B IPO of Ace Medical Center

Allied Care Experts Group has received the green light from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to proceed with the P1 billion initial public offering of ACE Medical Center-Butuan Inc......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: FinanceJun 25th, 2019Related News

Duque faces plunder, graft complaint over PhilHealth

Parents of 10 deceased children suspected as victims of the Dengvaxia vaccine have filed a criminal complaint with the Office of the Ombudsman against Health Secretary Francisco Duque III......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJun 24th, 2019Related News

Mikee Romero to file Eddie Garcia Law on safe workspaces for actors

MANILA, Philippines – 1-Pacman Representative Mikee Romero, the stepson of the late actor Eddie Garcia , is set to file a bill seeking to safeguard the well-being of actors while on set.  On Monday, June 24, Romero said the first bill he will file once the 18th Congress ........»»

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Dealing with Life’s Problems

How often have you been living life, happy and content, and then suddenly life slaps you in the face with something unexpected? We all have problems, and the truth of the matter is that problems will never go away. They will just change form. One time you may be struggling with health, then next with […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsJun 24th, 2019Related News

Manny Pacquiao- Keith Thurman title bout to be aired on SKY Sports PPV

Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao guns for another win in a major boxing bout as he challenges Keith Thurman for the WBA (Super) Welterweight World Championship this July 21 (Sunday) live via SKY Sports Pay-Per-View. The reigning WBA (regular) Welterweight World Champion faces an opponent ten years his junior after successfully defeating Adrien Broner last January and Lucas Matthysse in the latter part of 2018. Pacquiao currently holds a boxing record of 61-7-2 with 39 wins coming via knockout. On the other hand, Keith Thurman also known by the moniker, “One Time,” is coming from a majority decision win over Josesito Lopez. He owns an unblemished record of 30-0-0 with 22 wins via knockouts and one No Contest. Local boxing analyst Ed Tolentino said in an interview by that the bout between Thurman and Pacquiao will be a good one, stating that Thurman is better than Broner. One thing he is concerned about Thurman, though, is his health since this fight is only the American fighter’s second after being inactive for almost two years. Don’t miss the eight division world champion as he returns to the MGM Grand this July 21. Subscribe now until June 30 to avail an early bird promo for only PHP 649 instead of Php 949.This promo is available to all digital SKYcable, SKY Fiber, and SKYdirect subscribers nationwide. Subscribers to the fight on SKY Sports Pay-Per-View will have access to its live and commercial-free airing in high definition, including its replays on the same day right after the live event, as well as its livestream with a 7-day catch-up via SKY on Demand. Call 418 0000 or your SKY local office or visit to subscribe. SKYcable, SKY Fiber + HD Cable TV Plan and SKYdirectsubscribers can also activate their subscription by texting PPV to 23662. For SKYdirect prepaid subscribers, they can text PPV PACMAN  to 23667 (available to Globe Prepaid, or TM ). .....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsJun 24th, 2019Related News

Duque faces plunder, administrative raps over family’s lease contract with PhilHealth

HEALTH Secretary Francisco Duque 3rd is facing plunder, graft and administrative charges for allegedly allowing his family to transact business with the state-run Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth), where he…READ The post Duque faces plunder, administrative raps over family’s lease contract with PhilHealth appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: NewsJun 24th, 2019Related News