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Philippines raises ¥92 B from samurai bonds
philstar.com - 2019-08-02
MANILA, Philippines -- The Philippines successfully returned to the Japanese debt market, raising $855 million (¥92 billion) in fresh funds from the issuance of samurai bonds with multiple tenors, the Bureau of the Treasury (BTr) reported yesterday.

BIR optimistic on hitting 2-year collection targets
philstar.com - 2019-08-02
MANILA, Philippines -- The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) has expressed confidence that it would attain its collection target of P2.27 trillion for 2019 and P2.58 trillion for 2020. In an interview, Internal Revenue Commissioner Caesar Dulay said the ...

Government allows 250,000 MT sugar imports
philstar.com - 2019-08-02
MANILA, Philippines -- Local processors scored victory anew after the government allowed the importation of 250,000 metric tons of sugar, the second time for the current crop year, amid tight supply. In its latest order, the Sugar Regulatory ...

Brace for weekend floods - Pagasa
philstar.com - 2019-08-02
MANILA, Philippines -- Filipinos should brace for more flooding this weekend due to rains from the southwest monsoon and a brewing cyclone off Catanduanes, the state weather bureau warned yesterday. Light to moderate to at times heavy monsoon rains will ...

Index gains anew on bargain hunting
philstar.com - 2019-08-02
MANILA, Philippines -- The benchmark Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) went up yesterday, closing 31.77 points higher at 8,129.93. The All Shares index gained 22.05 points, or 0.45 percent to 4,926.56. Most sectors opened in positive territory except ...

Tit for tat: Give NPA rebels what they deserve, Duterte tells military
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-02
MANILA, Philippines -- President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday ordered the military to give the communist rebels what they deserve as he accused them of being behind the spate of killings in Negros ...

Duterte awards 1,361 land ownership certificates in Davao
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-02
DAVAO CITY-President Rodrigo Duterte handed over some 1,361 Certificates of Land Ownership Award (CLOAs) to 1,709 farmers in the Davao Region during a Mindanao-wide gathering of agrarian reform ...

Duterte expected at rites to distribute 60,000 land titles in Mindanao
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-02
DAVAO CITY--President Rodrigo Duterte is leading on Friday night (Aug. 2) a ceremony to distribute nearly 60,000 land reform recognition titles to beneficiaries from five regions in Mindanao.

Duterte says Cory is popular only for losing her husband
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-02
MANILA, Philippines--A day after the 10th death anniversary of former President Corazon Aquino, President Rodrigo Duterte said she was only famous for losing her husband, former senator Benigno ...

How a retail giant gives back to smaller enterprises
CNN Philippines - 2019-08-02
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 2) -- SM Store wants to give back to the businesses that helped it grow to a large nationwide retail chain-- the micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs).

Scientist develop technique for 3D printing hearts
UPI.com - 2019-08-02
Scientists say they have taken an important step forward in creating 3D-printed hearts -- with the ultimate goal of making replacement tissue for organs and body parts damaged by disease or injury. The 3D printing process builds three-dimensional objects ...

BI ramps up campaign vs illegal aliens
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-02
MANILA, Philippines -- The Bureau of Immigration (BI) said they will improve its campaign against illegal aliens entering the Philippines. In a statement on Friday, BI Commissioner Jaime Morente ...

Tick Virus That Causes Rare Brain Infection Kills New York Man
International Business Times - 2019-08-02
Ticks are among the most dangerous bugs in the United States. They transmit a range of diseases including Lyme disease, ehrlichiosis and Rocky Mountain spotted fever. These tiny arachnids also carry pathogens that cause the potentially fatal Powassan fever.

Philippines weighs re-use of controversial dengue vaccine
Reuters - 2019-08-02
In March, the Department of Justice said it had found probable cause to indict Sanofi officials, and former and current Philippine health officials, over 10 deaths it said were linked to the use of Dengvaxia, which Sanofi has repeatedly said is safe and ...

16 Chinese tourists rescued after boat capsizes in Boracay
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-02
MANILA, Philippines -- The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) has rescued 16 Chinese tourists after their boat ran into another boat and capsized off the coast of Boracay Island in Malay, Aklan.

Philippines weighs re-use of controversial dengue vaccine
YAHOO! News - 2019-08-02
In March, the Department of Justice said it had found probable cause to indict Sanofi officials, and former and current Philippine health officials, over 10 deaths it said were linked to the use of Dengvaxia, which Sanofi has repeatedly said is safe and ...

Philippines weighs re-use of controversial dengue vaccine
Reuters - 2019-08-02
In March, the Department of Justice said it had found probable cause to indict Sanofi officials, and former and current Philippine health officials, over 10 deaths it said were linked to the use of Dengvaxia, which Sanofi has repeatedly said is safe and ...

Hospitality startup RedDoorz raises US$45 million to cement its leadership position in Southeast Asia
BusinessMirror - 2019-08-02
RedDoorz has a scalable business model and a practical solution for the fast-growing online travel booking Industry, especially in South East Asia. We will support RedDoorz to grow the brand in In ...

LIST: Canceled, diverted flights on August 2
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-02
MANILA, Philippines -- Several domestic flights were canceled and diverted on Friday, August 2, as inclement weather swept through some parts of the country. In an advisory, the Manila ...

Ex-generals' link to PCSO corruption will be probed - Justice chief
CNN Philippines - 2019-08-02
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 2) -- The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) will look into the alleged involvement of former police and military officials in the so-called "massive ...

BSP cancels work in head office due to inclement weather
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-02
MANILA, Philippines -- The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) canceled work in its main office in Manila as heavy rains poured over Metro Manila on Friday. In a tweet, BSP also suspended work in ...

Milestone Ayala North Exchange is the new gateway to Makati CBD
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-02
Ayala Land, Inc. (ALI) marked yet another milestone as it officially opened the Ayala North Exchange - the newest gateway to the Makati central business district. Ayala North Exchange is a ...

Public Advisory
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-02
The public is hereby advised that a certain individual representing himself as "Henry Narvaez" or "Henry Gatchalian" is reportedly introducing himself as a representative of Unilab and is ...

Public Advisory
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-02
The public is hereby advised that a certain individual representing himself as "Henry Narvaez" or "Henry Gatchalian" is reportedly introducing himself as a representative of Unilab and is ...

PH borrows $860M more through samurai bonds
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-02
The Philippines has sold in Japan some $860 million in yen-denominated samurai bonds across four tenors, or periods of redemption, that all fetched yields below 1 percent. In a text message ...

Japan ramps up row with South Korea, removing favored export status
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-02
The move comes with the countries mired in a long-running dispute over the use of forced labor during World War II, but Japan insists the move is related to national security and is not retaliatory.

Growing your business is now easy with Social Media
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-02
Your target market is using social media on the average of six (6) hours per day. Growing your brand and business is now easy with social media. There is a need to understand and study the ...

Downpour forces class suspension in Calabarzon
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-02
said they had still to monitor any flooding or landslide incident concerning the inclement weather. No local government has also enforced a preemptive evacuation yet, although rivers and ...

BIR narrowly misses target but looks at glass as half full
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-02
Despite revenue collection that fell below target in the first half of 2019, the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) would look at the glass as half full, confident of achieving collection targets at ...

EU gives 100K euro to aid dengue outbreak areas in PH
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-02
such as the establishment of dengue emergency medical units or hospital extension wards at local government hospitals, and the provision of nursing staff to respond to overwhelming dengue cases."

Walang Pasok: Class, work suspensions for August 2
CNN Philippines - 2019-08-02
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 2) -- Some areas have called off classes today due to bad weather. Work in all courts and Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) offices in ...

Cebu Pacific cancels two domestic flights due to bad weather
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-02
MANILA, Philippines -- Cebu Pacific cancelled two domestic flights on Friday due to inclement weather. In an advisory, the Manila International Airport Authority (Miaa) announced the following ...

Philippines, Malaysia forge pact to bolster cooperation on health programs
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-02
MANILA, Philippines -- The Health Departments of the Philippines and Malaysia have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to strengthen their collaboration on the advancement of the ...

Pinterest hits 300 million monthly users and its stock is soaring
CNN Philippines - 2019-08-02
(CNN) -- While massive online platforms like Facebook are coming under heavy scrutiny from regulators for their market dominance, some of their smaller rivals are showing renewed signs of growth.

Monsoon, LPA bring rains to PH
CNN Philippines - 2019-08-02
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 2) -- Parts of the country are experiencing bad weather today, due to the combined effects of an enhanced southwest monsoon, or habagat, and a low pressure ...

Pagasa raises yellow rainfall warning; expect heavy rains, flooding
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-02
MANILA, Philippines -- Metro Manila, Zambales and Bataan residents may have to brace for heavy rains as the state weather bureau on Friday raised a yellow rainfall warning in these areas.

DOT: Not all Chinese nationals issued visa upon arrival in Philippines
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-02
MANILA, Philippines -- The Department of Tourism (DOT) clarified Friday that not all Chinese nationals entering the country are issued visas upon arrival (VUA). DOT said VUAs are only granted to ...

Sotto pushes for law vs fake news online
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-02
MANILA, Philippines -- After a blogger admitted that he was paid to slander administration candidates during the May 2019 midterm elections, Senate President Vicente Sotto III insisted on Friday ...

Ifugao State University assesses condition of rice terraces
philstar.com - 2019-08-02
BAGUIO CITY, Philippines -- Ifugao State University, through its Research and Development Center for the Ifugao Rice Terraces as Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems, launched has a collaborative assessment of the Ifugao Rice Terraces to find ...

EcoWaste to SoKor president: Take back exported trash now in Mindanao
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-02
MANILA, Philippines-- An environmental advocacy group has asked South Korean President Moon Jae-in to immediately take back some 5,177 tons of trash that were illegally shipped to Mindanao from ...

Trade war, Brexit woes curb IMI earnings
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-02
MANILA, Philippines-The slowdown in the global economy and downturn in the automotive market amid the US-China trade war and Brexit gnawed on the first semester earnings of Ayala-led electronics ...

US to slap 10% tariff on $300 billion more in Chinese goods -- Trump
philstar.com - 2019-08-02
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump announced Thursday he will hit China with punitive tariffs on another $300 billion in goods, escalating his trade war after accusing Beijing of reneging on more promises. The sudden deterioration meant the world's two ...

WATCH: How this Silicon Valley-funded startup can make payments easier
CNN Philippines - 2019-08-02
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 2) -- The first Filipino financial technology startup to get funding from Silicon Valley-based Y Combinator, the initial funder of successful startups like ...

PEP Guide to Cinemalaya 2019
PEP - 2019-08-02
The Cinemalaya 2019 awards night will be held on August 11, 2019, at 7 pm, at the Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo (CCP Main Theater ... is cast as a photocopier working at the University of the Philippines Diliman campus. She works as a photocopier by ...

Sandiganbayan suspends work due to heavy rain
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-02
According to the latest weather bulletin from Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa), most parts of the country will experience rain brought by the ...

NCRPO to demolish 35 more police precincts that obstruct roads, sidewalks
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-02
MANILA, Philippines -- The National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) will demolish 35 more police community precincts (PCPs) and community police assistance centers (compacs) that are ...

NCAA cancels games due to bad weather
philstar.com - 2019-08-02
MANILA, Philippines -- The NCAA Management Committee has cancelled the scheduled basketball games this Friday due to heavy rainfall in Metro Manila. Initially reported by Manila Bulletin's Waylon Galvez on Twitter, the collegiate league suspended three ...

Poe: Airport terminal fee exemption will encourage students to travel across PH
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-02
MANILA, Philippines -- The exemption of students from paying airport terminal fees will encourage them to travel to different parts of the country, Senator Grace Poe said on Friday ...

BREAKING: SC suspends work in Metro Manila courts due to bad weather
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-02
MANILA, Philippines-The Supreme Court has suspended work in all courts in Metro Manila due to inclement weather. In its advisory, Executive Judges in other affected areas may exercise discretion ...

Walang Pasok: Class suspensions for August 2
philstar.com - 2019-08-02
MANILA, Philippines -- Several local government units announced class suspensions for Friday, August 2, due to the inclement weather brought by southwest monsoon. The Supreme Court has also suspended work in all courts on Friday.

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