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Verano Greenhills gives a glimpse of urban luxury
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-13
How would one feel living in a high-end and exclusive residence where modern comforts and premium experiences are within reach? Verano Greenhills gives a glimpse of this urban luxury through its ...

PCC gives Grab more time to comply with competition requirements
CNN Philippines - 2019-08-13
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 13) -- The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) is giving Grab more time to comply with its initial price and service commitments after its merger with ...

Lawmaker: Keep POGOs away from military camps
CNN Philippines - 2019-08-13
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 13) -- A lawmaker said Philippine offshore gaming operators (POGOs) should not operate near military camps. "We should stay away from sensitive areas like ...

Vico Sotto says MMDA policies for Edsa worsened traffic in Pasig
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-13
MANILA, Philippines -- Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto lamented how the policies of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) to ease traffic along EDSA worsened the situation in major ...

Immigration on alert for 2 suspected terrorists planning to enter PH
CNN Philippines - 2019-08-13
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 13) -- Immigration officials are on the lookout for two suspected terrorists reportedly planning to enter the country from Sri Lanka. Their supposed cohort ...

SMC partners with international firms to build Bulacan airport
CNN Philippines - 2019-08-13
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 13) -- San Miguel Corporation (SMC) teams up with several global firms to create a world-class airport. In a statement Tuesday, the diversified conglomerate ...

China, U.S. Friendship Beneficial to Philippines, Says VP Robredo
Bloomberg - 2019-08-13
"Bloomberg Markets" is focused on bringing you the most important global business and breaking markets news and information as it happens. The David Rubenstein Show: Peer-to-Peer Conversations" explores successful leadership through the personal and ...

Parts of South and Midwest grapple with dangerous heat wave
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-13
The heat index soared to 121 degrees (49.4 Celsius) by late afternoon in Clarksdale, Mississippi; and to 119 degrees (48.3 Celsius) in West Memphis, Arkansas, the weather service reported.

Will India allow Huawei to sell its 5G networking equipment in the country?
ZDNet - 2019-08-13
After all, Huawei hardware has already been used in 5G trials in Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand ... People's Liberation Army will undoubtedly not be very reassuring. As the Asia Nikkei article details, security experts feel that companies in China ...

20,000 households in Quezon City to have low to no water this week - Manila Water
CNN Philippines - 2019-08-13
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 13) -- Water concessionaire Manila Water announced three days of service interruptions in three areas in Quezon City beginning today due to power supply ...

LIST: Water service interruption schedule in Quezon City
philstar.com - 2019-08-13
MANILA, Philippines -- At least three barangays in Quezon City will experience water service interruption for three consecutive nights starting Tuesday evening. The Manila Water said around 20,000 households, commercials and business establishments in ...

Cebu Pacific mounts three new routes from Clark
BusinessMirror - 2019-08-13
"As we aim to fly 200 million passengers by 2020; and 300 million by 2022, trust that we have been and will always keep our customers at the heart of the business," said Gokongwei. "Rest ...

Arthaland, Mitsubishi Estate Co. team up on office condo project
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-13
MANILA, Philippines - Boutique property developer Arthaland Corp. has teamed up with Japanese real estate giant Mitsubishi Estate Co. Ltd. (MEC) to develop a two-tower office condominium hub ...

Overseas Filipino Bank to become first digital lender in PH by 2020
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-13
and the Philippine Overseas Employment Agency (POEA). Borromeo said digitizing OF Bank will not cost much as "the IT platform of Landbank is very robust and it can handle that--we just need to ...

Filipinos in China will pay if Chinese are harmed in PH - Locsin
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-13
MANILA, Philippines - The government must bring to justice those behind the death of a Chinese national in Las Pinas City recently since the incident may pose dire consequences on Filipinos in ...

Hong Kong airport shutdown: What it means for business and the economy
CNN Philippines - 2019-08-13
(CNN) -- Authorities in Hong Kong canceled nearly 200 flights Monday because of a major protest at the city's international airport. That's terrible news for companies operating in the financial hub.

South Korea downgrades trade ties with Japan
CNN Philippines - 2019-08-13
(CNN) -- South Korea is removing Japan from a list of trusted trading partners, escalating a dispute with its neighbor that is already disrupting the global supply chain for big tech companies.

Outrage as Trump administration weakens endangered species law
philstar.com - 2019-08-13
WASHINGTON -- US President Donald Trump's administration on Monday finalized rollbacks to key provisions of the Endangered Species Act, a law supported by a large majority of Americans and credited with saving the gray wolf, bald eagle and grizzly bear.

Stanford researchers found evidence that racial bias against venture capital funds led by people of color increases the better the funds perform
Business Insider - 2019-08-13
As the venture capital industry continues to pursue diversity and inclusion initiatives, a new study from Stanford University highlights the uphill battle many black-led firms still face. The study, out Monday, found that professional investors rated ...

LIST: Canceled flights due to Hong Kong airport strike
CNN Philippines - 2019-08-12
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 13) -- Several flights to and from Hong Kong have been canceled on Tuesday after thousands of pro-democracy protesters shut down one of the busiest airports ...

Pagasa: Scattered rain showers expected due to southwest monsoon
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-12
MANILA, Philippines - Parts of Luzon are may experience scattered rain showers and thunderstorms on Tuesday due to the southwest monsoon, the state weather bureau said. In its daily forecast ...

South Korea downgrades trade ties with Japan
CNN Philippines - 2019-08-12
(CNN) -- South Korea is removing Japan from a list of trusted trading partners, escalating a dispute with its neighbor that is already disrupting the global supply chain for big tech companies. Trade Minister Sung Yun-mo said Japan will be downgraded from ...

More big PH firms going digital
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-12
The Philippines is on the verge of a major digital adoption following breakthroughs in smartphone and data penetration and seven publicly-listed companies are likely to benefit most from this ...

3 wildlife traders convicted
philstar.com - 2019-08-12
MANILA, Philippines -- Three men have been sent to prison for transporting critically endangered Philippine pangolins. Simforoso Salazar, Jorlan Torrequimada and Victor Equisa were sentenced to up to three months in prison after pleading guilty to ...

PH to enjoy low inflation until 2021, BSP predicts
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-12
The central bank expects the rest of 2019 and the next two years to be a period of benign consumer prices as the benefits of the law liberalizing rice imports take greater hold, combined with the ...

US-China tariff war leaves Europe as collateral damage
BusinessMirror - 2019-08-12
But the damage from trade may be spreading to consumers and companies that do business only at home. While unemployment remains low at 3.1 percent, job gains have stalled recently. Ironically ...

Govt to test value-chain lending scheme for farmers in Davao
BusinessMirror - 2019-08-12
For its part, Go Negosyo would provide capacity building assistance to farmers organizations particularly in the areas of business/entrepreneurship and organizational development. Go Negosyo is ...

3 in 4 US smart speaker owners use their speakers everyday -- here is the latest data on this fast growing technology [SLIDE DECK]
Business Insider - 2019-08-12
Enterprises -- whether they operate in media, telecommunications, healthcare or technology can't ignore the smart speaker as a channel to reach consumers. The device is rapidly transforming how consumers communicate, control their homes, and engage with ...

Building an ethical business culture
BusinessMirror - 2019-08-12
WHEN business leaders talk about competitive advantages, building and maintaining an ethical culture must be part of the agenda. They have to be aware that being caught in corruption, unfair ...

Apple just released a cryptic new teaser for its coming TV show starring Jennifer Aniston and Steve Carell, and people are bewildered
Business Insider - 2019-08-12
An image of a chain link. It symobilizes a website link url. An envelope. It indicates the ability to send an email. A stylized bird with an open mouth, tweeting. The word "in". A stylized letter F. Three evenly spaced dots forming an ellipsis: "..

Twitch Faces Backlash For Pornography Playing On Channel Of Tyler 'Ninja' Blevins After Move To Mixer
International Business Times - 2019-08-12
Live streaming video platform Twitch has found itself in hot water after a pornographic live stream began playing on the now dormant channel of Tyler Blevins, better known as "Ninja," after his move to Mixer. The incident occurred Sunday when Blevins ...

Probe of Iloilo sea mishap starts
philstar.com - 2019-08-12
MANILA, Philippines -- An interagency panel has started its investigation into a boat-sinking incident in the Iloilo-Guimaras Strait on Aug. 3 that left 31 people dead. The Department of Transporation gave assurance that it would uphold fairness and ...

720 held, 62 firearms seized in Baseco raid
philstar.com - 2019-08-12
MANILA, Philippines -- At least 720 persons were rounded up in a police "saturation drive" at the Baseco Compound in Tondo, Manila on Sunday. The Manila Police District (MPD) reported that at least 62 assorted firearms, two rifle grenades, two hand ...

House eyes one year to solve EDSA traffic
philstar.com - 2019-08-12
MANILA, Philippines -- The chairman of the House of Representatives committee on transportation yesterday promised to offer a "roadmap to finally solve the traffic problem along EDSA." Upon the instructions of Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano, Samar Rep.

2 teens dead, 1 hurt in Tondo shooting
philstar.com - 2019-08-12
MANILA, Philippines -- Two teenagers were killed while a third was hospitalized after two assailants barged into their shanty in Tondo, Manila and shot them before dawn yesterday. Hervin Tribdino and Allan Bautista, both 19, died at the scene while ...

Indonesian Navy vessel in the Philippines
philstar.com - 2019-08-12
MANILA, Philippines -- A training ship of the Indonesian Navy arrived in Manila yesterday for a four-day port visit. The vessel, Bima Suci (945), arrived at the South Harbor with 15 officers, 74 crewmembers, 18 training staff and 83 cadets on board, said Lt.

Lawmaker seeks better social services for Metro Manila residents
philstar.com - 2019-08-12
MANILA, Philippines -- An official of the House of Representatives yesterday vowed to push for improvement of social services for residents of Metro Manila. Manila 1st District Rep. Manuel Luis Lopez, chairman of the House committee on Metro Manila ...

Avoiding Fatal Consequences of Adulterated Alcohol Requires Unexpected Treatment
Medscape - 2019-08-12
Recently, Costa Rica reported 55 suspected cases of methanol intoxication, resulting in 23 deaths between June and July. This type of tragedy has already been experienced by countries such as Ecuador, Nicaragua, Norway, Czech Republic, India, Indonesia ...

SC to tackle inheritance rights of illegitimate children
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-12
MANILA, Philippines -- The Supreme Court will tackle the rights of illegitimate children to claim an inheritance. The high court has tapped retired Supreme Court Associate Justice Jose Vitug and ...

China urges PH to probe death of Chinese man
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-12
MANILA, Philippines -- The Chinese Embassy on Monday urged the Philippine government to probe the death of a Chinese man in Las Pinas City and bring the suspect to justice. Yang Kang, a 27-year ...

Philippines Energy Efficient Glass Industry Databook 2016-2025 - A $74.7M Market Opportunity by 2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com
YAHOO! News - 2019-08-12
The "Philippines Energy Efficient Glass Industry Business and Investment Opportunities Databook (2016 - 2025) - 125 KPIs Covering Market Size by Value and Volume across End Markets, Products ...

Hong Kong airport cancels outbound flights
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-12
TAIPEI - Hong Kong International Airport canceled all flights out of Hong Kong for the rest of the day, after thousands of anti-government protesters descended on the airport. Demonstrators ...

Century Properties expanding to affordable housing
philstar.com - 2019-08-12
MANILA, Philippines -- Century Properties Group Inc., the listed real estate developer of the Antonio family, is preparing to expand its footprint into the affordable housing segment following the strong uptick in sales of its affordable housing brand.

Generally fair weather in next days -- Pagasa
philstar.com - 2019-08-12
MANILA, Philippines -- Apart from isolated rain showers and thunderstorms, fair weather will prevail over most parts of the country, including Metro Manila, in the next three days as the southwest monsoon weakens. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical ...

80 more migrants rescued as Richard Gere shines light on their plight
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-12
The rescue operation comes as a dispute escalates over who will take in migrants rescued by another charity ship, with mild Mediterranean weather increasing the number of people trying to make ...

Foreign tourist arrivals reach 4.1 million in six months - DOT
CNN Philippines - 2019-08-12
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 12) -- More than 4 million foreign tourists visited the country in the first six months of 2019, the Department of Tourism (DOT) said Monday, reaching half ...

Foreign tourist arrivals reach 4.1 million in six months - DOT
CNN Philippines - 2019-08-12
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 12) -- More than 4 million foreign tourists visited the country in the first six months of 2019, the Department of Tourism (DOT) said Monday, reaching half ...

UP outranks Harvard, Oxford in health research citations
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-12
MANILA, Philippines -- The University of the Philippines (UP) beat other premiere universities -- including Harvard University, University of Oxford, and the University of Stanford -- in the ...

NBI has until end of August to verify alleged terror plot
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-12
MANILA, Philippines -- The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) has until the end of this month to submit an initial report on the alleged terror plot of the Islamic State (IS) in Northern ...

LIST: Cancelled flights after Hong Kong airport sit-in protest
CNN Philippines - 2019-08-12
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines) -- A number of flights to and from Hong Kong have been cancelled as protesters there swarmed the international airport. Pro-democracy demonstrators have occupied ...

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