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Women With Breast Cancer Protest at Komen NYC Run
Medscape - 2019-09-08
A group of women living with metastatic breast cancer, some wearing hospital gowns and rolling IV poles, and their allies protested today at the Susan G. Komen "Race for the Cure" event in New York City, calling for the organization to devote more of its ...

LandBank corners bulk of July subsidies from NG
BusinessMirror - 2019-09-08
The list includes Philippine Health Insurance Corp.; Small Business Corp.; Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority; Social Housing Finance Corp.; and the Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority.

Smart cities, smart country
BusinessMirror - 2019-09-08
And investments mean bringing direct and indirect revenues to the community. Take the case of the business-process outsourcing companies or BPOs, which are now on the lookout for capable cities ...

No, ProtonMail Is Not 'Partnering' With China's Huawei
Forbes - 2019-09-08
This confusion started unfolding after Bloomberg published this article on September 5, referencing a blog post by ProtonMail the reasons why it is exploring the possibility of distributing its app on alternative stores like Huawei's AppGallery. Bloomberg ...

Cybercriminals manipulate their way into company computers
StarTribune - 2019-09-08
NEW YORK - The cybercriminal who steals information or money from a small business is probably a master of deception and manipulation as well as a techno-expert. When Nancy Butler received a call from someone claiming to be from her information ...

Most kids today dream of influencer fame, but YouTubers are warning their young fans about anxiety, exploitation, and burnout
Business Insider - 2019-09-08
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Wunderlist founder wants to buy his app back from Microsoft
Mashable - 2019-09-08
Four years ago, Christian Reber sold his company, makers of the Wunderlist productivity app, to Microsoft for somewhere between $100 million and $200 million. Now, in an unusual move, Reber is ...

Citira, Pifita bills seen to hurdle House soon
BusinessMirror - 2019-09-08
We can never perfect legislation but one thing is sure: it is bad to prolong the business uncertainty and the best thing to do is to approve it and allow investors to decide on that basis ...

How Each Big Tech Company May Be Targeted by Regulators
New York Times - 2019-09-08
Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google have been the envy of corporate America, admired for their size, influence and remarkable growth. Now that success is attracting a different kind of spotlight. In Washington, Brussels and beyond, regulators and lawmakers ...

PlayStation tried to pin a name on the 'X' button and it didn't go so well
Mashable - 2019-09-08
It's the X button. It's always been the X button. And until PlayStation controllers fundamentally change, it will always be the X button. That wasn't the message PlayStation UK's Twitter account ...

LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman defended a former MIT official who accepted donations from Jeffrey Epstein
Business Insider - 2019-09-08
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Big Oil Is on the Prowl for Its Next Big Acquisition
Nasdaq - 2019-09-08
Leading energy companiesExxonMobil (NYSE: XOM) and Chevron (NYSE: CVX) are no strangers to the merger-and-acquisition market. Both have made big splashes over the years, which has enabled them to grow to their current size. While they haven't completed a ...

Aggressive blood pressure treatment not risky for seniors: study
UPI.com - 2019-09-08
Intensive treatment to lower high blood pressure can decrease older adults' risk of sharp blood pressure drops that can cause dizziness and increase the likelihood of falling, a new study says. It included more than 2,800 patients, average age 63, who had ...

Indian moon lander found after going silent before scheduled landing
UPI.com - 2019-09-08
Sept. 8 (UPI) --India's lunar lander has been found on the surface of the moon after going silent moment before it was scheduled for a soft landing, the Indian Space Research Organization said Sunday. The agency has not been able to contact Vikram, which ...

PISI supports government decision to tighten environmental standards in steelmaking
philstar.com - 2019-09-08
MANILA, Philippines -- The Philippine Iron and Steel Institute (PISI) is supporting the steps taken by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) to tighten environmental standards in steelmaking ...

Minimum capital for non-stock savings and loan associations set at P1 M
philstar.com - 2019-09-08
MANILA, Philippines -- The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) has established the minimum capitalization of non-stock savings and loan associations (NSSLAs) at P1 million and capital contributions of its members. BSP Deputy Governor Chuchi Fonacier said ...

Philippines eyes re-fleeting in tuna industry
philstar.com - 2019-09-08
MANILA, Philippines -- The Philippines is looking at upgrading and modernizing the fishing fleets of the tuna industry to be able to compete in the global market. Agriculture Secretary William Dar said re-fleeting is the way forward and the best option to ...

Pangilinan wants crops as collateral for rice farmers
philstar.com - 2019-09-08
MANILA, Philippines -- Sen. Francis Pangilinan said that farmers should be able to use their crops as loan collateral to help them sustain farm operations amid the deluge of cheap imported rice following the opening up of the industry. Pangilinan said ...

GOCC subsidies reach P38 B in July
philstar.com - 2019-09-08
MANILA, Philippines -- The national government provided P38.29 billion in subsidies to state-run firms last July, the bulk of which went to the Land Bank of the Philippines, according to the Bureau of the Treasury. According to the latest cash operations ...

Mananalong pelikula sa PPP tatanggap ng milyones!
philstar.com - 2019-09-08
The seven feature entries include Cuddle Weather, directed by Rod Marmol, starring Sue Ramirez at RK Bagatsing. Producers are San Joaquin projects and Regal Entertainment. -- LSS (Last Song Syndrome, directed by Jade Castro. A production of Globe Studios ...

5 Hot Exclusives You Can Miss At the Metro Sidewalk Sale
BusinessMirror - 2019-09-08
On top of that, Metro Business Club Owners can also get 5kg of rice with a single receipt purchase of P3,500 cash or credit in the supermarket. Another unmissable deal comes from the home section ...

AboitizPower enters into revenue sharing deal with host communities
philstar.com - 2019-09-08
MANILA, Philippines -- Aboitiz Power Corp. has struck a deal with communities hosting its power projects for easier access to financial revenue shares. Subsidiaries of AboitizPower namely AP Renewables Inc. (APRI) MakBan, Therma Mobile Inc. (TMO), and SN ...

Carousell welcomes veteran auto exec as new Head of Cars
BusinessWorld - 2019-09-08
CAROUSELL PHILIPPINES, the leading classifieds marketplace in the country, announces the appointment of Karl Magsuci as the new head of its Cars business group. Karl has more than 17 years of management experience in marketing, brand and product strategy.

Peso likely to move sideways ahead of US economic reports
BusinessWorld - 2019-09-08
The ISM said businesses "remain concerned about tariffs and geopolitical uncertainty," but also noted "they are mostly positive about business conditions." On the other hand, US job growth slowed more than expected in August, with retail hiring ...

US probe finds possible lapses in Deutsche Bank controls
BusinessWorld - 2019-09-08
The stakes are high for the German lender, which is trying to engineer a turnaround under Chief Executive Officer Christian Sewing after a multi-year bet on building a global investment banking business unraveled. Graham Barrow, a financial crime ...

HPG warns EDSA motorists to shape up
philstar.com - 2019-09-08
MANILA, Philippines -- Undisciplined motorists passing through EDSA should shape up starting today as the Philippine National Police Highway Patrol Group (PNP-HPG) will not hesitate to arrest and sanction them for traffic violations. HPG traffic ...

CHR condemns Sultan Kudarat bomb attack
philstar.com - 2019-09-08
MANILA, Philippines -- The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) yesterday condemned a bomb attack in Isulan, Sultan Kudarat that wounded eight persons on Saturday. The Islamic State terror group has claimed responsibility for the explosion, which follows ...

MPTC unit to invest P30 B for 22-km Cavite toll road
philstar.com - 2019-09-08
MANILA, Philippines -- A unit of Metro Pacific Tollways Corp. (MPTC) plans to pour in P30 billion to develop, together with the Philippine Reclamation Authority (PRA) a 22-kilometer toll road in Cavite, which will include a road to Sangley, which may be ...

PEZA appeals anew to Duterte regarding fiscal incentives
philstar.com - 2019-09-08
MANILA, Philippines -- The Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) is appealing to President Duterte to exclude the investment promotions agency (IPA) from the rationalization of fiscal incentives under the Corporate Income Tax and Incentive ...

19 loose firearms surrendered in Lanao
philstar.com - 2019-09-08
LANAO DEL NORTE, Philippines -- Barangay officials in the town of Munai in this province recently surrendered 19 high-powered firearms and ammunition to the military. The firearms were received by troopers of the 4th Mechanized Infantry Battalion led by Lt.

Woman shot dead by partner
philstar.com - 2019-09-08
MANILA, Philippines -- A 24-year-old woman was allegedly shot dead by her partner during a quarrel in Antipolo City yesterday. Angela Shynne Villanueva, alias Bamby, suffered a gunshot wound in the body and died while being treated in a nearby hospital.

2 die in Cavite vehicular mishap
philstar.com - 2019-09-08
MANILA, Philippines -- Two construction workers died while another was injured after they were hit by a car driven by a Nigerian missionary in General Trias, Cavite before dawn on Saturday. Roderick dela Rosa, 47, died at the scene due to head and body ...

Woman dies in Antipolo fire
philstar.com - 2019-09-08
MANILA, Philippines -- A 38-year-old woman died in a fire that hit her house in Antipolo City yesterday. Marystel Sotongon was asleep when the fire broke out at around 12:30 a.m. in Sitio Alimogmog, Barangay Sta. Cruz. Responding firefighters found ...

SEC issues warning vs GM Pineda Construction
philstar.com - 2019-09-08
MANILA, Philippines -- The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has raised the red flag against a construction company soliciting investments from the public. In an advisory, the SEC said that G.M. Pineda Construction and Development is engaged in the ...

Measure seeks initial tax exemption, contract protections for freelancers
BusinessWorld - 2019-09-08
"With more and more freelancers, we are confronted with an urgent need to protect this new sector and empower them with ease of doing business." The bill requires any party retaining the services of a freelance worker to issue a written contract for ...

LANDBANK tops GOCC subsidy list due to payouts to jeepney drivers
BusinessWorld - 2019-09-08
Philippine Crop Insurance Corp. and Small Business Corp., among others. GOCCs operate as self-sustaining bodies and return a part of their profits generated to the treasury in the form of dividends. The government extends budgetary support to state-run ...

Suspected suicide bomber killed in Sulu explosion
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-09-08
A suspected suicide bomber was killed after attacking an Army detachment in Sulu on Sunday. The blast occurred at the 35th Infantry Battalion detachment in Barangay Kajatian in Indanan town at 5 ...

More and more people are bringing their kids to Burning Man -- and this Instagram account advocating for their right to be there
Business Insider - 2019-09-08
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More freed heinous crime convicts surrender
CNN Philippines - 2019-09-08
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 8) -- Dozens of heinous crime convicts who were released from jail early due to the expanded Good Conduct Time Allowance (GCTA) law have surrendered ...

Dark skin no protection against sun's harmful rays
UPI.com - 2019-09-08
The widely held belief that people with dark skin don't need to use sunscreen is a potentially deadly myth, an expert warns. "There's a common colloquial phrase, 'black don't crack' -- meaning your skin will always be good. You won't get wrinkles and you ...

More armed fighters undergo decommissioning
CNN Philippines - 2019-09-08
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 8) -- Another armed group is laying down arms in line with government peace efforts. A statement from the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace ...

76 convicts freed under GCTA now under BuCor custody - DOJ
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-09-08
MANILA, Philippines - A total of 76 people deprived of liberty (PDL) who surrendered after being freed under the good conduct time allowance (GCTA) are now in the custody of the Bureau of ...

Deaf customer mocked in 7-Eleven Makati branch; management apologizes, suspends clerk
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-09-08
A deaf customer complained after being mocked while making a purchase at a Makati branch of convenience store 7-Eleven. Philippine Seven Corporation, which operates 7-Eleven stores in the country ...

Walang Pasok: Class suspensions for September 9
CNN Philippines - 2019-09-08
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 8) -- Several areas declared class suspensions for Monday, September 9, due to the effects of the southwest monsoon (habagat). - Kapangan, Benguet (pre ...

Microsoft ups effort to get firms off Windows 7 with FastTrack
Computerworld - 2019-09-08
The Windows 10 FastTrack service is designed to help folks in the operating system slow lane, late to the migration party and now facing Windows 7 end-of-life. Updating to new operating systems has always been problematic, and this tool will help...but ...

BIR exec assistant sues Ramon Tulfo for libel, cyber libel
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-09-08
MANILA, Philippines -- An executive assistant at the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR), Adonis M. Samson, has filed at the Quezon City Prosecutors Office a libel and cyber libel complaints against ...

Duterte vetoes bill granting national status to PUP
philstar.com - 2019-09-08
MANILA, Philippines -- President Duterte has vetoed a bill that was supposed to grant the Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP) national university status. The President cited the need to reassess the performance of the PUP and its satellite ...

Walang Pasok: Class suspensions for September 9
philstar.com - 2019-09-08
PAGASA weather specialist Aldczar Aurelio said the southwest monsoon affects northern and central Luzon. He added that the state weather bureau is monitoring two weather systems, Typhoon Faxai and a low pressure area outside the Philippine area of ...

JBC to interview SC chief justice candidates on Oct. 2
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-09-08
MANILA, Philippines -- Candidates for the position of Supreme Court chief justice will face Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) for an interview on Oct. 2, 2019. In a statement issued on Sunday, the ...

House to begin debates on proposed 2020 budget on Sept. 10
CNN Philippines - 2019-09-08
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 8) -- The House of Representatives will start deliberations for the proposed ?4.1-trillion budget for 2020 on Tuesday, September 10. According to the ...

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