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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 ...

Cathay Pacific plunges; China guides yuan lower again
CNN Philippines - 2019-08-12
(CNN) -- Asian stocks were mixed Monday after last week's volatile trading. Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index was up nearly 0.2 percent after dropping 3.6 percent last week -- its third straight week ...

PCG: 210 passengers stranded in Luzon ports due to bad weather
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-12
MANILA, Philippines -- At least 200 passengers have been stranded in some ports of Luzon after authorities prevented them from traveling Monday noon due to inclement weather. Based on the ...

BI agents intercept 16 illegally recruited workers posing as tourists
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-12
MANILA, Philippines -- A total of 16 illegally recruited workers trying to sneak out of the country as tourists have been nabbed by Immigration agents at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport ...

Oil firms to reduce fuel prices Tuesday
CNN Philippines - 2019-08-12
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 12) -- Five oil companies are set to reduce pump prices beginning 6 a.m. Tuesday, August 13. Shell, Flying V, Petron, Petro Gazz and PTT Philippines will ...

Oil firms to reduce fuel prices Tuesday
CNN Philippines - 2019-08-12
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 12) -- Five oil companies are set to reduce pump prices beginning 6 a.m. Tuesday, August 13. Shell, Flying V, Petron, Petro Gazz and PTT Philippines will ...

Cathay Pacific warns it could fire staff for supporting 'illegal protests'
philstar.com - 2019-08-12
HONG KONG, China -- Hong Kong carrier Cathay Pacific warned its staff on Monday that they could be fired if they "support or participate in illegal protests," as the airline comes under pressure from Beijing. The warning follows new regulations imposed by ...

Solon wants liquor ban in all public places, limited sale of alcohol
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-12
MANILA, Philippines -- A bill banning the sale and consumption of alcohol and alcoholic beverages in all streets, pathways, plazas, alleys, sidewalks, parks, parking areas, and other public ...

E-commerce sites bask in animal shopping boom in Pakistan
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-12
KARACHI -- Engrossed in conversation about their plans for Eidul Azha, women sitting at a salon in DHA Phase VI claimed their brothers and husbands had opted for something new this year.

Asian stocks rise as trade war worries worsen
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-12
Benchmarks in Shanghai and South Korea rose while Hong Kong and Australia were unchanged. Japanese markets were closed for a holiday. Investors were encouraged by hopes global central banks will ...

Convenience stores expected to be the next big thing in franchising in Vietnam
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-12
HCM CITY -- After food and beverage and other sectors, it is the turn of convenience stores franchisers to eye the huge Vietnamese market. According to experts, Viet Nam has all the requisite ...

Israel expelling Filipina with Israeli-born son-NGO
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-12
JERUSALEM-A Filipino migrant worker and her Israeli-born teenage son were in the process of being deported from the Jewish state on Sunday night after successive court appeals failed, an NGO ...

Foreign tourist arrivals up 11.43% to 4.1 million in H1 2019
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-12
MANILA, Philippines - Foreign tourist arrivals increased by 11.43 percent to 4.1 million in the first half of the year, the Department of Tourism (DOT) announced Monday. The DOT said a total of ...

Instability in Hong Kong a problem for everyone, says Singapore exec
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-12
SINGAPORE - There is no profit in having instability in Hong Kong, said Law and Home Affairs Minister K. Shanmugam, adding that Singapore benefits from stability across the region, including ...

Basilan marks peaceful Eid'l Adha
philstar.com - 2019-08-12
BASILAN, Philippines -- The Eid'l Adha celebration in Basilan on Sunday was peaceful and officials say this was because of cooperation among local officials, religious leaders, the police and military. Gov. Jim Salliman on Monday thanked the Philippine ...

Search underway for vessel carrying 7 Filipinos that capsized off Brunei
CNN Philippines - 2019-08-12
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 12) -- A fishing vessel carrying a crew of 11 members, seven of which are Filipinos, capsized off the coast of Brunei, Philippine officials said on Monday.

Three killed in Baseco raid
CNN Philippines - 2019-08-12
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 12) -- Three people were killed when police officers raided Baseco Compound in Manila on Sunday, an area believed to be infested with illegal criminal ...

DOH: Dengvaxia can prevent future dengue epidemics
CNN Philippines - 2019-08-12
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 12) -- The Department of Health admitted that controversial Dengvaxia vaccine can be useful in preventing future dengue epidemics. "It could probably be ...

Robredo roots for Gilas Pilipinas in FIBA World Cup: We'll cheer for you until the end
CNN Philippines - 2019-08-12
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 12) -- Vice President Leni Robredo rallied behind Gilas Pilipinas after President Rodrigo Duterte expressed his lack of confidence for the Philippine men's ...

Año cites EO to support police presence in schools
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-12
MANILA, Philippines -- Interior Secretary Eduardo Año in a statement on Sunday cited an executive order that he said could be invoked to increase police visibility in schools "infiltrated ...

Makabayan bill seeks amendment to party-list law
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-12
The Makabayan bloc in the House of Representatives has filed a bill that would make the party list system exclusive to parties representing the neglected, six years after the Supreme Court ruled ...

Tesda to include shoemaking in certification program, says Marikina mayor
BusinessMirror - 2019-08-12
The City of Marikina is aiming to revive its footwear industry via the set up of a one-stop shop and the inclusion of shoemaking in the certification program of the Technical Education and Skills ...

Group flags new bidding on power deals
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-12
CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Misamis Oriental, Philippines -- While it welcomed the Supreme Court ruling requiring distribution utilities to bid out their power supply agreements (PSA), an activist group ...

El Niño now over, says US Climate Prediction Center
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-11
The mild occurrence of El Niño, which Philippine economic managers cited as one of major challenges that would impact on growth, is now over as sea surface temperatures (SSTs) in equatorial ...

DepEd, BSP push financial literacy lessons to students
BusinessMirror - 2019-08-11
Many of them will become leaders in industry, politics and business," said the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Deputy Governor Chuchi G. Fonacier. "Now is the time to equip them with ...

SEC eyes release of new REIT rules by September
BusinessWorld - 2019-08-11
Ayala Land, Inc. (ALI) is set to become the first company to launch a REIT, composed of its premium office assets in the Makati Central Business District. ALI said the REIT company will be valued at about $500 million, about $300 million of which will be ...

The US Navy will replace the touchscreen controls with mechanical ones on its destroyers
The Verge - 2019-08-11
The US Navy will replace the touchscreen throttle and helm controls currently installed in its destroyers with mechanical ones starting in 2020, says USNI News. The move comes after the National Transportation Safety Board released an accident report from ...

Opening up the hotel industry to more Filipino executives
philstar.com - 2019-08-11
MANILA, Philippines -- Being hospitable is a natural trait among Filipinos. It is that warm welcoming spirit that continues to attract more foreign tourists into the country. Despite this, there is still a lack of Filipinos holding higher positions in the ...

Sandigan affirms graft raps vs Ampatuan
philstar.com - 2019-08-11
MANILA, Philippines -- The Sandiganbayan has upheld its previous ruling to proceed with the trial of the criminal charges filed against former Maguindanao governor Sajid Ampatuan in connection with the allegedly anomalous procurement of palay and corn ...

3rd party to sell biomass assets of AboitizPower
philstar.com - 2019-08-11
MANILA, Philippines -- Aboitiz Power Corp. has tapped a third party to sell the assets of its 8.8-megawatt (MW) biomass power plant in Lian, Batangas as disposal of the equipment drags on. The company is still selling the equipment of its Batangas biomass ...

Kepwealth raises P385 million in initial public offering
BusinessWorld - 2019-08-11
The company also manages 459 units in different buildings in Metro Manila such as Oxford Suites, Medical Plaza Ortigas, Burgundy Corporate Tower, Burgundy West Bay Tower, Atrium Mall, Icon Macapagal, and Vivaldi Residences-Cubao Commercial Space.

The Value of a Medical Scope
New York Times - 2019-08-11
"Devices That Are Hard to Sterilize" (Science Times, Aug. 6) understates the value of duodenoscopes and the procedure they are used for, endoscopic retrograde cholangio pancreatography, or ERCP. This is a potentially lifesaving procedure for the ...

Project management in the transformative age
BusinessWorld - 2019-08-11
A Microsoft/IDC Asia Pacific white paper ... This is according to the Project Management Institute (PMI), a leading non-profit professional association. Since ownership of digital efforts should cut across the C-Suite and the different groups within ...

Dementia Risk Increases With Hearing Loss In Middle Age, Study Finds
International Business Times - 2019-08-11
Hearing loss during middle age is associated with an increased risk of dementia, according to a study. The study found that hearing protection, screening and treatment can reduce the risk of this cognitive decline to a certain extent. More than 50 million ...

COA flags COMELEC's ?1.6-B unliquidated cash advances
CNN Philippines - 2019-08-11
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 11) - The Commission on Elections (COMELEC) has failed to liquidate ?1.637 billion of cash advances as of September of 2018, state auditors said.

Will Car Insurance Pay for an Animal Collision?
YAHOO! News - 2019-08-11
LOS ANGELES, CA / ACCESSWIRE / August 11, 2019 / Cheapquotesautoinsurance.com has launched a new blog post that explains what car insurance coverage drivers need if they hit an animal. For more ...

Theravada meditation tradition for holistic human health
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-11
COLOMBO -- The research world over has today proven that meditation techniques cause detectable changes in the body and mind which are conducive to physical, psychological and spiritual wellbeing ...

The CEO of F5 Networks is taking his $8 billion company through a tough transition by using lessons he learned growing up under a dictatorship
Business Insider - 2019-08-11
Founded in 1996, F5 Networks was named after the most powerful storm category in "Twister," the disaster film which came out the same year. The movie's about people who loved to chase tornadoes, which was what the F5 founders were essentially doing then ...

How goes the economy?
BusinessWorld - 2019-08-11
Amelia H. C. Ylagan is a Doctor of Business Administration from the University of the Philippines. The Italian SuperEnalotto lottery is currently offering a EUR205.4 million jackpot prize, which is the biggest jackpot anywhere in the world at the moment...

Lee Kuan Yew
BusinessWorld - 2019-08-11
I personally experienced a thin slice of life in Singapore. During a respite from education for the stretch from 2002 -2005, I made a few visits to Singapore, and my business then exposed me to entrepreneurship and Singaporean entrepreneurs. Being an ...

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