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Reds, Army wrangle over Red-tagging of journalists
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-31
CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY -- The question of who is responsible for the recent Red-tagging of two journalists here has the Philippine Army and communist rebels pointing at each other. This week ...

Duterte tells China: South China Sea code 'least concern of' US
CNN Philippines - 2019-08-31
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 31) -- President Rodrigo Duterte revealed he has received a lot of queries on the progress of the long-delayed Code of Conduct in the South China Sea, and ...

Hundreds rally as 13th weekend of Hong Kong protests starts
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-31
HONG KONG -- About 1,000 people were taking part in a Christian march through central Hong Kong on Saturday as a 13th straight weekend of pro-democracy protests got underway. After gathering at ...

Lacson names BuCor exec who freed convicts in Chiong sisters rape-slay
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-31
MANILA, Philippines -- Senator Panfilo Lacson has disclosed that a correctional technical superintendent at the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) was the one who signed the documents that allowed the ...

'Not raising arbitral ruling again means accepting China is above rule of law'
CNN Philippines - 2019-08-31
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 31) -- President Rodrigo Duterte may not bring up ever again the Philippines' arbitration win against China's sweeping claims in the South China Sea, even ...

Sotto: Bribery involved in early release of inmates convicted of heinous crimes
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-31
MANILA, Philippines -- Senate President Sotto III on Saturday said it is possible that money changed hands in the early release of inmates convicted of heinous crimes. "Wala namang iba, pa ...

Philippine Airlines cancels flights due to bad weather
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-31
MANILA, Philippines -- Some Philippine Airlines (PAL) flights scheduled on Saturday were canceled due to bad weather. In an advisory, the Manila International Airport Authority (Miaa) said the ...

Bahamas braces for hit as Hurricane Dorian roars toward US
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-31
FREEPORT, Bahamas -- The sounds of hammers banging into plywood and cash registers dinging echoed across the Bahamas on Friday as the archipelago just southeast of Florida rushed to prepare for ...

Twitter CEO account hacked, offensive tweets posted
philstar.com - 2019-08-31
SAN FRANCISCO, United States -- Twitter said Friday the account of chief executive Jack Dorsey had been "compromised" after a series of erratic and offensive messages were posted. The tweets containing racial slurs and suggestions about a bomb showed up ...

Duterte not aware of 2,000 heinous crimes convicts freed, says Go
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-31
BEIJING-President Rodrigo Duterte would order officials of the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) to explain why they truncated the sentences and authorized the release of nearly 2,000 prisoners ...

Veloso, Panelo: Send 1,914 heinous crime convicts back to prison
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-30
But human rights lawyer Theodore Te doubted whether the government could legally rearrest ... by the DOJ and Department of the Interior and Local Government. The committee also was to determine ...

Present men jailed for Chiong sisters slay, BuCor dared
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-30
In 2004, the Supreme Court imposed the death penalty on the convicts except for James Andrew, a minor at the time of the crime, who was sentenced to life imprisonment. In 2006 then President ...

A seamless blend of local, foreign expertise
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-30
Nearing nine decades in the real estate scene, Ortigas & Co., plans to scale new heights in an aggressive, ambitious expansion plan. And with a massive redevelopment plan underway, Ortigas has ...

The rise of foreign and Filipino partnerships
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-30
Nowadays, it is common to see advertisements on the streets announcing the latest real estate projects in the metro. As construction is booming nowadays, many developers hire foreign designers to ...

Jollibee open to taking in partner for CBTL
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-30
Fast-food giant Jollibee Foods Corp. may bring in a strategic partner to co-own global specialty coffee chain Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf (CBTL) in lieu of borrowing more money to fund this $350 ...

Indian firm eyes bus manufacturing in PH
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-30
The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) said it would help an Indian conglomerate to look for a local partner in manufacturing buses for the Philippines. The DTI said that the Hinduja Group ...

Curated accents, local crafts at ArteFino
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-30
There is an abundance of home furniture and furnishings that are skillfully crafted by Filipino artisans. Using locally woven materials and well curated accents, Filipino products add a unique ...

Butuan bettor wins P61 million lotto jackpot
philstar.com - 2019-08-30
MANILA, Philippines -- A lone bettor in Butuan City and another in Mandaluyong City won the jackpots of the 6/49 Super Lotto and 6/42 Regular Lotto, respectively, which were drawn on Thursday night. The winning numbers in the 6/49 Super Lotto are 07-24-14 ...

Tales from the LRT courtesy coach
BusinessMirror - 2019-08-30
I tried buoying up his hopes, but it was a perfunctory gesture . Business is cruel and brutal to old people. More specially the advertising business, which prizes young, fresh-looking faces ...

First-class shopping experience at Wilcon Sto. Tomas
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-30
Filipinos are no strangers to world-class design and this has become evident with more and more joint ventures happening now between local real estate developers and international companies.

Battleground of champions
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-30
The 85-year-old Rizal Memorial Sports Complex was identified as an Important Cultural Property by the National Museum of the Philippines ... equipped with state-of-the-art technology and world ...

Timeline: UAAP history
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-30
... first members are National University (NU), University of the Philippines (UP), University of Santo Tomas (UST) and Far Eastern University (FEU). 1954 - The University of the East (UE ...

A Look At Cree's Wolfspeed Segment And What To Expect Over The Next 3 Years
Forbes - 2019-08-30
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YouTube reportedly agrees to pay up to $200 million in FTC settlement
Business Insider - 2019-08-30
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Why streaming services are the new credit-card rewards binge
BusinessMirror - 2019-08-30
"As the consumer gets older, and presumably begins to spend more, the credit-card company has already secured their business," Allec says. Subscription services can give these relationships ...

10 Chinese tourists rescued off Panglao
philstar.com - 2019-08-30
MANILA, Philippines -- Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) personnel rescued 10 Chinese tourists when their boat suffered engine trouble in the waters off Balicasag Island in Panglao, Bohol on Thursday. PCG spokesman Capt. Armand Balilo said the tourists came ...

Philippines, China sign $219 million loan for PNR project consultancy
philstar.com - 2019-08-30
MANILA, Philippines -- The Philippine government has forged a $219.78 million loan agreement with China to fund the project management consultancy for the Philippine National Railways (PNR) South Long Haul Project, the Department of Finance (DOF) said ...

Law institutionalizing Islamic banking signed
philstar.com - 2019-08-30
Moreover, the Bureau of Internal Revenue has completed a draft regulation to implement the provision on tax neutrality under the law. Islamic banking and finance promote inclusive finance by making it available to groups that avoid using existing ...

Ex-Maguindanao governor pleads not guilty to graft, malversation
philstar.com - 2019-08-30
MANILA, Philippines -- Former Maguindanao governor and now Shariff Saydona Mustapha Mayor Sajid Islam Ampatuan has pleaded not guilty to the charges filed against him before the Sandiganbayan. Ampatuan was arraigned yesterday before the anti-graft court ...

State of calamity declared in 4 Davao City villages
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-30
DAVAO CITY -- The City Council here on Thursday declared four barangays under a state of calamity following heavy flash flood Wednesday evening, August 28, that affected thousands of residents.

Special Forces soldier wounded in Sulu clash with Abu Sayyaf
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-30
MANILA, Philippines -- An Army soldier was wounded following a clash between government troops and suspected members of the Abu Sayyaf Group in Sulu on Friday morning. Soldiers were providing ...

Tagle issues Oratio Imperata amid rise in dengue, leptospirosis cases
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-30
MANILA, Philippines -- Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle issued an "oratio imperata" or mandatory prayer for those inflicted by either the dengue fever or leptospirosis.

Poll: A third of CEOs believe TRAIN law had bad impact
BusinessMirror - 2019-08-30
ABOUT a third of chief executives in the country said the first package of the tax reform program has negatively impacted their business, a survey recently showed. In its report on Thursday ...

Deportation of four Chinese drug convicts on hold - BI
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-30
MANILA, Philippines -- The deportation of four Chinese nationals convicted for illegal drugs have been put on hold, the Bureau of Immigration (BI) said Friday. "Deportation Unit was already ...

FMIC, UA&P: Philippine economy to rebound in H2
philstar.com - 2019-08-30
MANILA, Philippines -- The Philippine economy will likely recover in the next quarters driven by "expected rebound" in government spending, improvement in external trade and cooling inflation, analysts said. The economy expanded 5.5% in the second ...

Solons, health activists close ranks behind tax hike on alcohol, e-cigs
BusinessMirror - 2019-08-30
By raising the price of alcohol through taxation, these products will be less accessible. Hence, poor families will be signaled to use their budget wisely, and hopefully allocate their ...

This "Entreprenerd" makes the switch
BusinessMirror - 2019-08-30
"When I was with the Manila Jaycees (a premier leadership ... I also joined the Solar Energy Foundation as one of their light ambassadors to help bring much-needed energy to off-grid communities.

Islamic banking, shunning interests, gets boost with new law
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-30
The Bureau of Internal Revenue has also completed its draft regulation to implement the provision on tax neutrality under the law. Islamic banking and finance promote inclusive finance by making ...

EXCLUSIVE: PH, China appoint members of joint exploration committee
CNN Philippines - 2019-08-30
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 30) -- Progress has been made in the Philippines' joint oil and gas exploration deal with China following the appointment of members of the inter ...

Two Filipino seafarers killed in Mexico bar arson attack
CNN Philippines - 2019-08-30
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 30) -- Two Filipino seafarers were killed in an arson attack carried out by suspected gang members in Mexico City, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA ...

Pampanga, parts of Luzon to experience moderate to heavy rains Friday
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-30
MANILA, Philippines -- Pampanga and other parts ... Pagasa earlier said that Metro Manila, as well as western and central parts of Luzon, will have cloudy skies with scattered rain and ...

PSE approves AllHome, Axelum IPOs
CNN Philippines - 2019-08-30
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 30) -- The Philippine Stock Exchange, Inc. (PSE) has cleared the planned initial public offerings of home furnishing chain AllHome Corporation and coconut ...

PSE approves AllHome, Axelum IPOs
CNN Philippines - 2019-08-30
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 30) -- The Philippine Stock Exchange, Inc. (PSE) has cleared the planned initial public offerings of home furnishing chain AllHome Corporation and coconut ...

After China trip, Palace says Duterte to study implications of banning online gambling
CNN Philippines - 2019-08-30
The Bureau of Internal Revenue said it has collected ?186 million in withholding taxes from POGOs since June, and is set to get ?170 million more this month. Philippine Ambassador to China ...

Chiong sisters rape-slay convicts already released - Lacson
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-30
MANILA, Philippines - Those convicted for the abduction, rape and murder of siblings Marijoy and Jacqueline Chiong in Cebu in 1997 have ... the rape and murder of University of the Philippines ...

Trump eyes mental institutions as answer to gun violence
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-30
WASHINGTON - When shots rang out last year at a high school in Parkland ... to wind their way through the regulatory process. The National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors ...

High number of dengue cases among Filipino kids alarms CHR
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-30
MANILA, Philippines - The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) has expressed alarm about the increasing number of Filipino children affected by dengue in view of the ongoing national epidemic.

Duterte signs law to regulate Islamic banking
philstar.com - 2019-08-30
"This is a great stride in our financial inclusion mandates," Diokno added. Islamic banking business, as defined by RA 11439, refers to a banking business with objectives and operations that do not involve interest (riba) as prohibited by the Islamic ...

Palace: Send back heinous crime convicts freed by GCTA to jail
CNN Philippines - 2019-08-30
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 30) -- Less than 2,000 inmates convicted of heinous crimes and freed for good behavior behind bars should be sent back to jail, Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said Friday. The Bureau of Corrections (BuCor ...

Running your business the Alibaba Way, with JC Bisnar
BusinessWorld - 2019-08-30
"So us Filipino founders, you can see the operational excellence in there. Do we just want to confirm to the ordinary corporate rules? Or do we want to put our hearts into it, the extra effort?" 4. Suffer optimistically -- and grow stronger -- together

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