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May 20, 2018 3:50 PM CoA tells Bulacan: Fire 81 consultants

The Commission on Audit has recommended to Bulacan Gov. Wilhelmino Sy Alvarado to fire 81 consultants of the provincial government for lacking expertise or failing to meet necessary documents. The hiring of such personnel under questionable circumstances violated Republic Act 9184 or the Government Procurement Reform Law, according to CoA. During an exit conference 3

May 19, 2018 11:24 AM Chinese bombers make debut landing on disputed South China Sea runway

BEIJING -- China has for the first time landed several bombers on an island in the disputed South China Sea, a move that could provoke renewed tensions between countries bordering the strategically vital maritime region. Several bombers of various types — including the long-range, nuclear strike capable H-6K — carried out landing and take off drills 4

May 17, 2018 12:56 PM Zuckerberg heads to Europe amid data protection scandal

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg makes the keynote speech at F8, Facebook’s developer conference, in San Jose, California on May 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will meet with leaders of the European parliament in a closed-door meeting next Tuesday about the data protection scandal that has engulfed his company 5

April 26, 2018 9:53 AM Youtube removed over 8 million videos in just 3 months

YouTube has released a transparency report that shows a high number of inappropriate content being uploaded, however automated flagging is speeding up the removal process. It’s easy for the internet to get cluttered with spam and inappropriate content, which means major clean-up for big internet companies who receive massive amounts of uploads and traffic 11

April 22, 2018 9:02 PM ‘PLLO spent too much on consultants’

THE Commission on Audit has questioned the Office of the President’s Presidential Legislative Liaison Office for the recruitment of 10 consultants and 20 contractual workers in 2017 not covered by the agency’s budget for salaries. CoA said the P4.1 million in consultancy services expenses in 2017 was too much for too little return. It recommended the PLLO, currently 7

April 19, 2018 11:58 AM Dalian manager confident Chinese trains for MRT will pass weight test

Li Depu of China-based Dalian says they are subjecting their trains to a test by the German-based TUV Rheinland to refute allegations they are too heavy for the MRT's tracks In a media interview, Li Depu said the testing was done again in Manila in response to the request of the Philippine government. During the Senate hearing on the MRT3 in February 11

April 19, 2018 11:20 AM New Clark City to attract tech firms

Surbana Jurong, Singapore’s largest engineering firm and a leading expert in urban and infrastructure development, said it expects New Clark City in Tarlac province to attract a “whole new industry” of technology companies. “Part of our task in New Clark City is really to see a bit forward, not just in 2022, but really 10 years from now,” Wong Heang 24

April 18, 2018 6:12 AM Gadon submits expert comment on Sereno quo warranto. SC expunges it

(UPDATED) The Supreme Court did not recognize the amicus curiae because there was no invitation extended to lawyer Larry Gadon to begin with, say court insiders (UPDATED) The Supreme Court (SC) en banc has expunged the amicus curiae comment submitted by lawyer Larry Gadon in the quo warranto petition against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno. Two sources 6

April 12, 2018 8:22 AM 
Two dinosaurs fetch over 1.4 million euros each in Paris sale

Two dinosaur skeletons marketed as hip design objects — one of a diplodocus, the other of an allosaurus — sold for more than 1.4 million euros ($1.7 million) apiece at auction in Paris on Wednesday. “The same foreign buyer acquired the two dinosaurs,” the Drouot auction house said, hailing “exceptional” prices for dinosaurs, though neither was a record 5

April 4, 2018 9:21 AM Microsoft offers artificial intelligence training courses online

The AI track is one of a number of publicly available course tracks, which Microsoft says "provides job-ready skills and real-world experience to engineers and others who are looking to improve their skills in AI and data science through a series of online courses that feature hands-on labs and expert instructors." In this course track, participants 17