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Lawmaker: Exile drug lords to West PH Sea
CNN Philippines - 2019-09-16
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 16) -- A lawmaker on Monday proposed sending drug lords jailed at the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) to an island in the West Philippine Sea. In a statement ...

?204-M worth of shabu seized in Pasig
CNN Philippines - 2019-09-16
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 16) -- Authorities seized shabu worth P204 million during operations in Pasig City Monday. A warrant issued by Pasig Regional Trial Court Branch 152 ...

More rains in Luzon, Metro Manila expected until Friday
philstar.com - 2019-09-16
PAGASA weather specialist Ariel Rojas said the new low-pressure area was formed from the remnants of Tropical Depression Marilyn, which left the country on Saturday. Rojas said the low-pressure area was forecast to develop into a tropical depression in the ...

PDEA chief confirms: Drug lord did business in prison
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-09-16
MANILA, Philippines -- A convicted drug lord traded illegal drugs from behind bars using mobile phones, Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) chief Aaron Aquino confirmed on Monday at a ...

Senators: De Lima must be given chance to explain side on Bilibid mess
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-09-16
MANILA, Philippines -- Senator Leila de Lima should be given the chance to explain her side amid the controversy surrounding the early release of heinous crime convicts, three senators said Monday.

Remittance growth fastest in 9 months
philstar.com - 2019-09-16
MANILA, Philippines -- Money sent home by Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) recovered in July, recording the fastest growth in nine months, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) reported yesterday. BSP Governor Benjamin Diokno said personal remittances ...

RedDoorz to open 4 properties in Davao in 2 months
BusinessWorld - 2019-09-16
"These kinds of public demands where traffic is in and out. We are okay with any kind of location as long as the business model wherein hotel as a partner get our standards. We do not exactly really mind with a lot of location because we go even to the ...

PCC fines Wingtech for late filing of notice for Nexperia acquisition
BusinessWorld - 2019-09-16
The Philippine Rules on Mergers Review requires companies that have business interests in the Philippines to notify the PCC within 30 days after the execution of their agreement, but the firms filed with the anti-trust body after 194 days. "The qualified ...

Robredo lauded for OVP anti-poverty projects; likened to Diosdado Macapagal
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-09-16
MANILA, Philippines -- Senators have commended the anti-poverty initiatives of Vice President Leni Robredo, who has been going to far-flung areas nationwide to provide assistance to communities ...

3 Senate panels OK reset of village, youth polls 3 years later than original schedule
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-09-16
MANILA, Philippines -- Three Senate committees on Monday, Sept. 16, recommended the postponement of village and youth council elections originally scheduled in May 2020. At least 14 senators ...

Ronald Cardema withdraws as Duterte Youth nominee as 'sacrifice'
CNN Philippines - 2019-09-16
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 16) -- Former National Youth Commission chair Ronald Cardema has formally withdrawn his bid to be a congressman under the Duterte Youth Party-List.

OFW personal remittances up in July
CNN Philippines - 2019-09-16
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 16) -- Overseas Filipino workers remitted approximately $2.9 billion in July, according to the latest data from the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP).

POGO salaries outstrip call center wages in PH
CNN Philippines - 2019-09-16
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 16) -- Philippine offshore gaming operators (POGOs) have given bigger salaries in the Philippines compared to call centers, Leechiu Property Consultants ...

The new iPhone is betting almost everything on its camera. But will it be enough?
CNN Philippines - 2019-09-16
(CNN) -- Smartphones are boring now. Every year they stay expensive and get minor upgrades. The new iPhones are no different. The biggest appeal of the iPhone 11, 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max is the camera.

Solon wants convicted drug lords exiled to West Philippine Sea
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-09-16
MANILA, Philippines -- Instead of housing convicted drug lords in New Bilibid Prison (NBP) where they could still enjoy special privileges just by bribing prison guards, they should instead be ...

Almost 80,000 homes still without power a week after Japan typhoon
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-09-16
The national weather agency Monday issued new warnings for heavy rain in Chiba, while local authorities issued non-compulsory evacuation orders to 46,300 people due to the risk of landslides.

Rain showers to persist in parts of Luzon on Monday afternoon
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-09-16
In an advisory released 2 p.m., the state weather bureau said light to moderate with occasional heavy rains will affect Metro Manila and nearby provinces of Cavite, laguna, Batangas, Rizal ...

MNLF surrenders 37 firearms
CNN Philippines - 2019-09-16
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 16) -- The Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) voluntarily surrendered Friday 37 of their firearms after being blocked by the military in Buluan ...

Axelum trims maximum IPO price to P5.72 per share
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-09-16
MANILA, Philippines - Leading integrated coconut product manufacturer and exporter Axelum Resources Corp. has trimmed the maximum price for its upcoming initial public offering to P5.72 per ...

2 dead, child hurt in a road mishap in Quezon
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-09-16
LUCENA CITY -- A man and his son were killed, while another son was injured when their motorcycle bumped a car in Candelaria town in Quezon province on Sunday night. Candelaria police reported ...

One year after
BusinessMirror - 2019-09-16
It is imperative that definitive solutions be done since the present dire situation is not addressing the growing demands for accountants and CPAs by the local and global business communities ...

The Federal Reserve is poised to deliver another rate cut
CNN Philippines - 2019-09-16
(CNN) -- The US Federal Reserve looks set to follow the European Central Bank, and cut rates next week by perhaps a quarter of a percentage point. Fed Chairman Jerome Powell has made clear that ...

Boris Johnson likens himself to the Hulk in Brexit fight
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-09-15
LONDON - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has compared himself to the Hulk in a newspaper interview emphasizing his determination to take Britain out of the European Union next month.

Walang Pasok: Class suspensions for September 16
CNN Philippines - 2019-09-15
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 15) -- Authorities have ordered a suspension of classes in the following areas for Monday, September 16, due to the effects of the southwest monsoon (habagat)

Bello named SEC commissioner
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-09-15
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has named lawyer and civil servant Karlo Bello from Davao as commissioner. Bello took over the post vacated by Antonieta Fortuna-Ibe, whose seven-year ...

DA to link farmers, consumers
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-09-15
The Department of Agriculture (DA) launched on Friday the Kadiwa ni Ani at Kita program to ensure that the products of farmers reach consumers without passing through a multilayered marketing ...

P63 billion earmarked for ROW payments
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-09-15
MANILA, Philippines -- The government has allocated as much as P63 billion in right of way (ROW) payments for infrastructure projects but earmarked them in lump sums. Deputy Speaker Johnny ...

7 generals shortlisted for post of AFP chief
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-09-15
MANILA, Philippines -- Seven three-star generals have been recommended to succeed Gen. Benjamin Madrigal Jr. as chief of staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines. The AFP Board of Generals ...

Current-account gap shrinks to $1.7B
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-09-15
The Philippine economy experienced less pressure from the outflow of hard currency in the first half of this year, thanks to a lower trade deficit in the April-June period that, in turn, helped ...

In PH, cashless whispers
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-09-15
As recently as five years ago, a world with no paper bills and coins changing hands was difficult to imagine. Indeed, factors such as technological advancements, consumer demand and the evolving ...

Megaworld to grow P18-B bloom-filled estate in Cavite
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-09-15
The group of property tycoon Andrew Tan is investing P18 billion to develop a 251-hectare new township in the municipality of Tanza, Cavite, that features expansive gardens and natural parks.

Resign or be fired
BusinessMirror - 2019-09-15
What can you say about your boss and his/her leadership style? Business insiders have shared that people nowadays are looking less for good jobs and more for good bosses. These people directly ...

DOLE unit puts finishing touches on referral system for mental health concerns in the workplace
BusinessMirror - 2019-09-15
A referral system for workers with mental concerns will soon be in place, as the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) nears the completion of a new set of guidelines on the workplace in ...

iPhone 11, Dyson V8, bObsweep robot vacuum, Samsung Galaxy Note 10, and more deals for Sept. 14
YAHOO! - 2019-09-15
Has your smartphone seen better days? If so, we think it's time for you to upgrade. Pre-orders for the new Apple iPhone 11 has already begun and Verizon Wireless is offering up to $700 off with ...

Now hodling: Bitcoin whales
YAHOO! - 2019-09-15
RIGA, Latvia--Bitcoin whales are holding on to their coins, crypto hedge fund manager Murad Mahmudov told the audience this weekend at Baltic Honeybadger, a Bitcoin conference. Azerbaijan-based ...

Is Google Chrome A CPU Hog? Chrome Vs FireFox, Safari, Microsoft Edge
Forbes - 2019-09-15
The Google Chrome browser is an often cited as a processor or memory "hog." This is due to processes such as the Google Chrome Helper (Renderer) often consuming a disproportionate amount of CPU resources - and memory. On my MacBook Air Retina* (late 2018 ...

MNLF men disarmed, allowed to join peace rally in Maguindanao
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-09-15
COTABATO CITY, Maguindanao, Philippines -- Army soldiers in Maguindanao disarmed on Sunday, Sept. 15, about 50 Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) members who identify with the leadership of ...

Violence flares after Hong Kong protesters defy police ban
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-09-15
HONG KONG -- Police fired chemical-laced blue water and tear gas at protesters who lobbed Molotov cocktails outside the Hong Kong government office complex Sunday, as violence flared anew after ...

Public school teacher nabbed in Albay buy-bust
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-09-15
LEGAZPI CITY, Albay, Philippines -- Anti-narcotics operatives arrested on Sunday afternoon a public school teacher after selling P67,000 worth of suspected crystal meth, or "shabu," in a buy ...

Get the word on product-market fit from leads at Instagram, Tinder, Uber, and Okta at Disrupt SF
TechCrunch - 2019-09-15
Every founder knows you gotta find market fit. Almost no one gets it right on the first try, which means iterating quickly and decisively is the difference between greatness and the void.

Artificial intelligence will be big, so prepare
StarTribune - 2019-09-15
It seems like artificial intelligence is taking over the world, leaving many of us non-techies feeling terrified. Yet when you stop to think about it, we all use artificial intelligence (AI) every day. When we Google something, use Siri on our smartphones ...

Bulls And Bears Of The Week: Altria, Apple, Caterpillar, Ford, Oracle And More
YAHOO! - 2019-09-15
The big U.S. indexes ended the past week barely any higher than where they started, led by the Dow Jones industrial average's less than 2% rise. It was another busy week, with the Brexit and trade ...

Kawit proposes own POGO City
philstar.com - 2019-09-15
MANILA, Philippines -- The local government of Kawit, Cavite is proposing to put up a 70-hectare offshore gaming hub to take advantage of the booming industry worldwide. Kawit Mayor Angelo Emilio Aguinaldo has formally written the Philippine Amusement and ...

European space agency records Amazon air pollution
BusinessMirror - 2019-09-15
The agency said fires released carbon dioxide once stored in the Amazon forests back into the atmosphere, potentially having an impact on the global climate and health. Burning continues in the ...

Govt to shutter POGOs with tax-delinquent foreign workers
BusinessMirror - 2019-09-15
"The proposed coordinating body is composed of different concerned government agencies along representatives from labor and business sectors attached to the Office of the President," Mendoza sai

WHO mulls pesticide ban to control suicides
philstar.com - 2019-09-15
MANILA, Philippines -- The World Health Organization (WHO) is mulling a pesticide ban to control the rising prevalence of suicides, saying its regulation is a highly effective strategy. "The intervention that has the most imminent potential to bring ...

3 Keys to Accelerating Your Automation Efforts
Inc - 2019-09-15
Today's business marketplace is rapidly evolving, and automation will be one of the biggest drivers of growth in the years ahead. Gartner recently reported that within the next four years, 40% of teams working in infrastructure and operations for the ...

The Drone Strike Threat is Real, Says Black Sage | The US and Allied Nations Need to Immediately Address This Persistent, Growing Threat
YAHOO! - 2019-09-15
Low cost solutions can be quickly and easily deployed to ensure safety and security for all In light of the drone attack on precious oil resources in Saudi Arabia, Black Sage Technologies (Black ...

Peso seen sideways ahead of Fed
BusinessWorld - 2019-09-15
The peso is expected to move sideways this week ahead of a possible interest rate cut by the US Federal Reserve. THE PESO may move sideways this week amid expectations of an interest rate cut by the US Federal Reserve and geopolitical tensions. On Friday ...

Motorcycle theft suspect killed by cop
philstar.com - 2019-09-15
MANILA, Philippines -- A man was killed while his cohort was arrested after they allegedly attempted to steal the motorcycle of a policeman in Las Piñas City yesterday. Cpl. Eric Jone Ambat was on his motorcycle along Tionquiao street in Barangay Manuyo ...

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