Day: May 19, 2020

US, China standoff ensnares WHO meeting on COVID-19 fight

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director General of the World Health Organization (Keystone via AP) GENEVA — Facing the most disruptive pandemic in generations, the technocratic halls of the World Health Organization are now the scene of pitched battles in an increasingly bitter proxy war between China and the United States. At the U.N. health agency’s annual […]

The Meanies Announce New Album ‘Desperate Measures’, Share First Single

Aussie punk rock royalty The Meanies have announced their new album Desperate Measures will be released this July via Cheersquad Records and Tapes. Their fourth full-length, Desperate Measures will mark the group’s first studio album since their 2015 comeback release It’s Not Me, It’s You, which arrived over two decades after previous album 10% Weird (1994). “Desperate Measures is an album […]

PhilHealth releases P13B to 546 healthcare institutions

THE Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) released P13 billion to 546 healthcare institutions as of May 14, said President Rodrigo Duterte in a report to Congress. Under the Bayanihan to Heal As One Act, the President is required to submit a report to Congress every Monday. “The PhilHealth has released P13.138 billion to 546 PhilHealth-accredited […]

Elementor Drives the Growth of WordPress as 7% of All WordPress Sites Are Now Built With the Platform

– 30% of Elementor’s new users are new to WordPress as the company passes the 5 million website milestone TEL AVIV, Israel, May 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Elementor, the leading WordPress website builder platform, today announced that 7% of all WordPress websites are built using Elementor. Founded in 2016, Elementor’s growth has continued to accelerate. […]

NetEase Reports First Quarter 2020 Unaudited Financial Results

BEIJING, May 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — NetEase, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTES) (“NetEase” or the “Company”), one of China’s leading internet and online game services providers, today announced its unaudited financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2020. First Quarter 2020 Financial Highlights Net revenues were RMB17.1 billion (US$2.4 billion), an increase of 18.3% compared […]

Youdao Reports First Quarter 2020 Unaudited Financial Results

HANGZHOU, China, May 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Youdao, Inc. (“Youdao” or the “Company”) (NYSE: DAO), a leading intelligent learning company in China, today announced its unaudited financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2020. First Quarter 2020 Financial Highlights Total net revenues were RMB541.4 million (US$76.5 million), a 139.8% increase from the same period […]

Meralco questioned over transaction fee

HIGH ELECTRICITY BILLS Many households in Metro Manila and other areas served by Meralco are shocked to see their power bills for May skyrocket even as they suffer the loss of their livelihoods because of the coronavirus pandemic. —INQUIRER FILE PHOTO MANILA, Philippines — Manila Electric Co. (Meralco), the country’s biggest power retailer, was yet […]

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