Articles By Vittorio Hernandez

Robert Cetantonio Arrest

From Tech Jul 12

Tweet of Travel to Middle East to Join Jihadists Leads Philippine Police to Capture Australian ISIS Supporter in Cebu

A tweet that he is leaving for the Middle East to join jihadist led Philippine police to capture Australian Musa Cerantonio, 29, a religious extremist and supporter of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in Cebu Province on Friday, July 11.

Brazil's Neymar grimaces as he is carried off the pitch after being injured during their 2014 World Cup quarter-finals against Colombia at the Castelao arena in Fortaleza July 4, 2014.

From Tech Jul 11

Iowa Public Radio Tackles How Twitter Turned World Cup into a Global Sports Bar

All eyes and ears are on the ongoing FIFA World Cup 2014 tournament in Brazil, especially with the recent heartbreaking loss of the host nation, 7-1, to Germany which has become the topic of discussion in radio and TV talk shows, offices, coffee shops, schools and sports columns.

Singapore Stock Exchange

From Companies Jul 11

Singaporeans Logs Largest Number of New Retail Investors in Past 5 Years

Because of the uncertainty surrounding Singapore's property sector, over 68,000 new Central Depository Accounts were opened in 2013. It is the largest number of new retail investors in the prosperous Southeast Asian nation in the past five years.

Medication

From Companies Jul 11

BioCorRx Eliminates Convertible Debt, Strengthens Balance Sheet

Addiction treatment and rehabilitation programs leader BioCorRx Inc. (OTCMKTS: BICX) has announced a series of transactions that strengthens the company's balance sheet and offers future, income-producing upside through the elimination of all convertible debt.

Argentinian fans celebrate at the end of their 2014 World Cup semi-final soccer match against the Netherlands, at a public square in Buenos Aires

From Tech Jul 11

World Cup 2014: Chinese Search Engine Baidu Joins World Cup Prediction Fever, Claims 100% Accuracy; Predicts Germany Would Win Over Argentina

Baidu, the biggest search engine in China, has joined the World Cup prediction fever after news that Cortana, the artificial intelligence digital assistant of Microsoft, upstaged known animal oracles of the soccer tournament such as Nelly, the Elephant, and Big Head, the Loggerhead Turtle.

Catholic Priest Lorenzo de Vedia (C) blesses Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner during a mass in honour of Venezuela's late President Hugo Chavez on the first anniversary of his death, in Buenos Aires March 5, 2014.   REUTERS/A

From Tech Jul 11

Viral Video: Priest Who Shamed Single Mum at Child’s Baptism Personally Apologises, But Is Suspended While Probe in Ongoing

Justice came swift for a 17-year-old single mum who was shamed by a Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer priest during the baptism of her baby on Sunday at the Sacred Heart Chapel in Mandaue City. After the video of his public shaming became viral on social media, GMA 7 reported that Fr Romeo Obach was suspended while a probe is ongoing.

Tony Abbott

From Politics & Policy Jul 11

Carbon Tax Repeal Measure Loses in Senate by 2 Votes, Abbott Government to Try Again Next Week

Mining magnate and MP Clive Palmer continued to push his weight around the repeal of the carbon tax issue by playing kingmaker and withdrawing his party's support for the measure on Thursday. The result is the measure that Prime Minister Tony Abbott has been dying to be enacted into a law lost anew in the Senate by two votes - 37 to 35.

Boxer Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines smiles during a news conference in New York August 6, 2013. Pacquiao will fight Brandon Rios of the U.S. in a welterweight match at the Venetian Macao in Macau on November 24. REUTERS/SHANNON STAPLETON

From Sports Jul 11

Boxing News 2014: Web Site Criticises Pacquiao’s Selection of Algieri as Nov 22 Opponent, Calls Filipino Champ ‘Cherry Picker’

Boxing News 24 disagrees with Manny Pacquiao's choice of junior welterweight champion Chris Algieri as his opponent for the scheduled Nov 22 bout in Macau, China.

Music

From Entertainment Jul 10

Radio Nova Launches World Cup of Music

World Cup is the buzz phrase of the week after various media platforms aired the humiliating defeat of the host country's national soccer team, Brazil, to the Germans with a score of 7-1. All eyes are now on Sunday for the championship match between Germany and Argentina.

Books

From Global Markets Jul 10

Survey Says 37% of Investors Consider Books, Magazines & Online Media as Best Sources of ‘Education’

There is no clear investor-education authority insofar as investor education is concerned, a new survey by the CFA Institute showed. Among seven information sources listed in the poll, books, magazines and online media emerged as the top choice, garnering 37 per cent of the responses.