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Munti eyes one-way traffic scheme - 2019-09-28
MANILA, Philippines -- The city government of Muntinlupa is considering enforcing a one-way traffic scheme to address the traffic gridlock in the city due to the construction of the Skyway Extension project, an official said yesterday. Both lanes of the ...

Ex-activist: Transport leader sent racy texts - 2019-09-28
MANILA, Philippines -- A former activist is accusing transport leader George San Mateo of sexual harassment. TV5 reported that the young woman, called "Maxine," met San Mateo in 2013 when he was president of PISTON - the Pinagkaisang Samahan ng mga ...

Sandigan: Strong evidence to convict Mindoro mayor - 2019-09-28
MANILA, Philippines -- The prosecution team of the Office of the Ombudsman has presented sufficient evidence to convict Mayor Ma. Fe Brondial of Socorro, Oriental Mindoro for 10 counts of violation of the Code of Conduct and Ethical Standards for Public ...

How Many Millions Of Phones Risk SIM-Based Attacks? New Report Provides Answers
Forbes - 2019-09-28
In between reports of increasingly sophisticated nation-state sponsored cyberattacks on devices and platforms of all flavours and varieties, the Simjacker news in September was decidedly old school. Exploiting archaic leftover functionality on SIM cards ...

New credit facility available for farmers - 2019-09-28
MANILA, Philippines -- The Department of Agriculture has launched a new credit facility in a bid to elevate the level of farming and productivity of local farmers. BuyANIhan, to be administered by DA-attached agency Agricultural Credit and Policy Council ...

Mitsubishi brings back L300 cab - 2019-09-28
STA.ROSA, Laguna, Philippines -- After more than a year of absence in the local market, Mitsubishi Motors Philippines Corp. (MMPC) is bringing back the L300 cab and chassis to cater to demand in the utility vehicle segment. For the return of the L300, the ...

Frees up P100 B into financial system - 2019-09-28
MANILA, Philippines -- The level of deposits banks are required to keep with the central bank has been lowered by another 100 basis points to free up about P100 billion into the financial system to support the economy. The Monetary Board, the policy ...

SBMA moves to foreclose Ocean Adventure - 2019-09-28
SUBIC BAY FREEPORT ,Philippines -- Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) is moving to repossess Ocean Adventure and its related facilities due to multiple contract violations and failure to fulfill development commitments. SBMA chairman and ...

NASA managed to catch a black hole totally annihilating a star
Mashable - 2019-09-28
It's been a big year for black holes. Back in April, NASA gave us our first direct glimpse of an existentially terrifying gravitational event, and now, the agency has gotten another look at what ...

First-line Immunotherapy Still Elusive in Advanced Liver Cancer
Medscape - 2019-09-28
BARCELONA, Spain -- The promise of first-line immunonotherapy remains unrealized for patients with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), but early promising results look good for a combination. However, overall response rate (ORR) was nearly double on ...

Divvy, a rent-to-own startup for homeowners, grabs $43 million in fresh funding -- including from home-building giant Lennar
Business Insider - 2019-09-28
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Former PCUP executive assistant shot dead in QC
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-09-28
MANILA, Philippines -- A former executive assistant of the Presidential Commission for the Urban Poor (PCUP) was gunned down by motorcycle-riding gunmen in Quezon City on Saturday afternoon.

Tech M&As led by foreign companies increase in Brazil
ZDNet - 2019-09-28
The number of mergers and acquisitions (M&As) involving international technology companies in Brazil has increased in the first half of 2019, according to consulting firm KPMG. According to the new stats on activity in the first six months of the year, 61 ...

Apple Jailbreak Tool checkm8 Can Permanently Jailbreak iPhone 4S To iPhone X
International Business Times - 2019-09-28
Jailbreaking activities have become increasingly popular these days, giving rise to the popularity of jailbreakers online. Over the years, the Cupertino-based tech titan has been finding ways to make sure that this kind of activity is stopped. In August ...

Flipkart or Amazon: Who'd Win the Smartphone War?
Entrepreneur - 2019-09-28
As e-commerce giants Amazon India and Flipkart gear up for another round of discount wars starting Sunday, there are smaller battles being fought on their turf. Both companies have come up with steep discounts for smartphones from different brands ...

Business leaders set to take the spotlight at the 10th Asia CEO Awards this October
CNN Philippines - 2019-09-28
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines)-- A number of business leaders, who have made a name for themselves in various fields, are set to take the spotlight anew as the prestigious Asia CEO Awards unfolds ...

These Sectors are the Hottest In Asia Right Now
Entrepreneur - 2019-09-28
In recent times, the Asia Pacific region has been touted as the fastest growing economy in the world, with investment opportunities across public and private sectors. Labelled "emerging economy", the region has seen an inflow of not only foreign funds, but ...

Huawei CEO Has an Elaborate Plan to Create a 5G Rival in the U.S.
Fortune - 2019-09-28
Ren Zhengfei, founder and chief executive officer of Huawei Technologies Co., says 5G competition would stoke his own firm's innovation.Qilai Shen/Bloomberg via Getty Images Huawei Technologies ...

Sotto: Proposed alcohol, tobacco taxes still up for debate
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-09-28
MANILA, Philippines -- The proposed higher taxes on tobacco and alcohol products might still be debated and could still be adjusted, Senate President Vicente "Tito" Sotto III said at the ...

Giant "pansit batil patong" served and gone in minutes at Cagayan fest
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-09-28
TUGUEGARAO CITY -- A giant noodle dish, called "pansit batil patong," was consumed in minutes after it was served to about 500 people on Saturday (Sept. 28) at the first "Cagayan Valley ...

Tech-based solutions pushed to financial institutions amid growing challenges
BusinessMirror - 2019-09-28
To meet the challenge, insights from the survey show that business leaders use analytics tools as a competitive advantage to yield more room for growth. "Information is a very powerful thing.

Business leaders set to take the spotlight at the 10th Asia CEO Awards this October
CNN Philippines - 2019-09-28
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines)-- A number of business leaders, who have made a name for themselves in various fields, are set to take the spotlight anew as the prestigious Asia CEO Awards unfolds on Tuesday, October 15, at the Marriot Hotel Grand Ballroom ...

5 Ill Effects Of Vaping You Should Know
International Business Times - 2019-09-28
Although vaping is thought to be less harmful than traditional smoking, it can still be addictive and bad for your health. And with The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reporting a spike in the number of cases of vaping-related illnesses ...

Big Tobacco 2.0: The Legal Fight Against Vaping Is Just Beginning
Fortune - 2019-09-28
The Centers for Disease Control, the Food and Drug Administration, and a bevy of state health departments are investigating more than 800 confirmed and probable cases of mysterious lung illnesses ...

Go to ask President Duterte to ban US senators supporting De Lima from PH
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-09-28
BALANGIGA, Eastern Samar -- Senator Christopher Lawrence "Bong" Go will ask President Duterte to likewise ban American senators who prohibit entry to the US of Philippine government ...

Sotto: US senators may still think PH under Commonwealth rule to meddle in De Lima case
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-09-28
MANILA, Philippines -- For Senate President Vicente "Tito" Sotto III, United States senators may still think the Philippines is under Commonwealth rule for them to meddle in the case of ...

Dormitorio narrates PMA upperclassmen's punishment for allowance spending
CNN Philippines - 2019-09-28
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 27) -- The late Philippine Military Academy cadet (PMA) Darwin Dormitorio personally detailed the beating he endured from his upperclassmen almost one ...

Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra performs classics for Manileños
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-09-28
MANILA, Philippines -- The Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra serenaded the people of Manila on Friday evening with classical music for free at the Bonifacio Shrine, the park just across Manila ...

Casino money heads back to Macao from Philippines and Cambodia
NIKKEI - 2019-09-28
"I don't think there are too many people physically going to the Philippines or Vietnam," Hoffman Ma, deputy chairman of Macao gaming company Success Universe Group, told the Nikkei Asian Review.

Macao to win from gambling crackdown in Cambodia and Philippines
NIKKEI - 2019-09-28
"I don't think there are too many people physically going to the Philippines or Vietnam," Hoffman Ma, deputy chairman of Macao gaming company Success Universe Group, told the Nikkei Asian Review.

Lacson vows to fight until his last breath alleged 'pork barrel' in 2020 appropriations bill
CNN Philippines - 2019-09-28
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 28) - No amount of threat can stop Senator Panfilo Lacson from blocking the alleged 'pork barrel' allocations of members of the House of Representatives ...

BBC faces backlash after censuring anchor for Trump remarks
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-09-28
LONDON -- The BBC faced a backlash Friday after finding one of its presenters in breach of its editorial guidelines on impartiality for comments that were critical of U.S. President Donald Trump.

Albayalde: PMA parade held same day his class walked out over hazing
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-09-28
FORT DEL PILAR, Baguio City -- Police Gen. Oscar Albayalde, chief of the Philippine National Police, said the testimonial parade he received at the Philippine Military Academy on Saturday (Sept.

DOF bolsters case to liberalize sugar
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-09-28
The case for the liberalization of the domestic sugar industry has strengthened as the Department of Finance (DOF) found out that the sector enjoyed a high level of protection that eventually ...

World News Day: Ghost patients, scammers haunt Philippine health system
The Straits Times - 2019-09-28
Leila Salaverria, Jovic Yee, Mariejo Ramos, Marlon Ramos and Melvin Gascon Philippine Daily Inquirer, The Philippines As a member of Philippine Health Insurance Corp (PhilHealth), patient Maria (not her real name) was getting free dialysis treatment at a ...

PMA to address mental health of cadets after Dormitorio hazing death
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-09-28
FORT DEL PILAR, Baguio City, Philippines -- After the hazing death of Cadet 4th Class Darwin Dormitorio on Sept. 18, the Philippine Military Academy (PMA) will be strengthening its guidance ...

Some surrenderers freed, given gov't written clearance
CNN Philippines - 2019-09-28
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 28) -- At least 52 convicts walked free after surrendering to authorities on suspicion their earlier releases were invalid. The Justice Department on ...

Melting snowcaps spell water trouble for world's highest capital - 2019-09-28
The severe drought that lasted from November 2016 to February 2017 was blamed on the combined effects of the El Nino weather cycle, poor water management and climate change. Leftist President Evo Morales declared a "state of national emergency" and tens of ...

Tropical Depression Onyok enters PAR, may develop into tropical storm within 24 hours - 2019-09-28
MANILA, Philippines -- A tropical depression has entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility and was given the local name "Onyok", the state weather bureau reported Saturday. In its 5 a.m. weather bulletin, PAGASA said "Onyok" entered PAR at 2 a.m ...

More than a smile: Importance of your kid's long-term oral health
CNN Philippines - 2019-09-28
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines) -- Dental health is an essential -- yet often overlooked -- aspect of one's general well-being. Busy days at work and school can hamper our oral care routine.

Released tanker with 1 Filipino, 15 other crew reaches Dubai coast
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-09-28
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates-The British-flagged oil tanker Stena Impero, which had been held off the Iranian port of Bandar Abbas for more than two months, set sail Friday and arrived off the ...

Tourism: A fun, booming biz in PH
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-09-28
One would have to be living in a cave to miss her seemingly boundless energy, her contagious enthusiasm, and deep passion for what she does at the Department of Tourism. Never mind the long hours ...

Inflation among poor hits 32-mo low of 2.3%
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-09-27
Price increases among poor families further eased and fell to a 32-month low of 2.3 percent year-on-year in August due to slower increases in food prices. In a report Friday, the Philippine ...

Esperon allays fears of espionage over telco deal with AFP
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-09-27
National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon on Thursday downplayed spying concerns after a Filipino venture with state-run China Telecom recently signed an agreement to build telco facilities ...

DOJ sets probe of kidnap raps vs Trillanes
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-09-27
The Department of Justice (DOJ) has set on Oct. 11 the first preliminary investigation of the kidnapping with serious illegal detention case filed against former Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV and ...

Tagle to baptize 450 street kids
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-09-27
Manila Archbishop Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle will lead on Saturday the baptismal rites for 450 street children in a bid to bring the poor closer to the Christian faith. According to Fr.

Apple Streaming Service Films Could Debut In Theaters: Report
International Business Times - 2019-09-27
Apple is making cinema alliances that would allow theater debuts for films created for its online streaming service set to launch in November, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday. The Journal cited anonymous sources as saying Apple hoped theatrical ...

The Week That Wasn't: Face Transplant Failure, Salmonella Chickens, Amazon Care
Medscape - 2019-09-27
Trending tales of a failing facial transplant, dangerous backyard chickens, and Amazon's foray into virtual healthcare swarmed the Internet this week. But you didn't see those stories covered by Medscape Medical News. Here's why. Six years ago, Carmen ...

Onyx ONE: Resolute Onyx as Good as BioFreedom in High-Bleeding-Risk Patients
Medscape - 2019-09-27
SAN FRANCISCO -- A durable polymer-based drug-eluting stent was noninferior to a polymer-free drug-coated stent in patients at high-bleeding-risk on 1-month dual antiplatelet therapy (DAPT) after percutaneous coronary intervention, according to results of ...

What We Know About CrowdStrike, The Cybersecurity Firm Trump Mentioned In Ukraine Call, And Its Billionaire CEO
Forbes - 2019-09-27
CrowdStrike has found itself in the eye of a political storm, again. In a reconstructed transcript released by the White House on Wednesday morning of a phone call between President Donald Trump and Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky from July 25 ...

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