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Certain AT&T Customers Can Get Spotify Premium For Free Starting Tuesday
Fortune - 2019-08-05
AT&T is using incentives to lure more subscribers to its wireless program. Starting Tuesday, the carrier will offer a Spotify Premium subscription as one of seven entertainment options to people ...

Index slumps below 8,000 on US-China trade conflict
philstar.com - 2019-08-05
MANILA, Philippines -- Philippine stocks plunged yesterday, mirroring the global downtrend as the escalation of the trade tensions between the US and China spooked most investors. The main composite index nosedived by 239.91 points, or 2.95 percent, to ...

'Bikoy' applies for witness protection
CNN Philippines - 2019-08-05
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 5) -- The self-confessed star of a series of videos linking the Duterte family and their allies to the drug trade has sought witness protection. Peter Joemel ...

Artists coming to the UK want to be paid in dollars
CNN Philippines - 2019-08-05
(CNN) -- Performers at a leading UK cultural festival are so worried about the British pound falling over the next few weeks that they have asked for payment in dollars and euros. Fergus Linehan ...

T-bill rates ease ahead of expected BSP rate cut
philstar.com - 2019-08-05
MANILA, Philippines -- Treasury bill (T-bill) rates continued to fetch lower rates across all tenors as the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) is expected to resume its easing cycle on Thursday on the back of the continued downtrend in inflation.

Gale warning prevents boats from leaving Cebu
philstar.com - 2019-08-05
Jr. Grade Michael John Encina said that there were few stranded passengers on several ports, but they were immediately advised to go home and wait until the weather and sea conditions improve. Fishing boats and other smaller sea vessels were also advised ...

Gale warning prevents boats from leaving Cebu
philstar.com - 2019-08-05
Jr. Grade Michael John Encina said that there were few stranded passengers on several ports, but they were immediately advised to go home and wait until the weather and sea conditions improve. Fishing boats and other smaller sea vessels were also advised ...

P28 Million giant clams seized in Negros Occidental
philstar.com - 2019-08-05
BACOLOD CITY, Philippines -- Around seven tons of giant clams, locally known as taklobo or manlot, were seized in Escalante City, Negros Occidental on Friday. The giant clams have an estimated value of P28 million. The endangered species is reportedly ...

Peso 2nd best performer in Asia
philstar.com - 2019-08-05
MANILA, Philippines -- The peso is expected to remain one of the most stable currencies in the region as it emerged as the second best performing currency after the Thai baht, according to the Department of Finance (DOF). Finance Undersecretary Gil ...

EDITORIAL - Sail at your own risk
philstar.com - 2019-08-05
Malacañang has also called for improved warning systems on weather conditions for sailing. The Philippine Coast Guard said that after the first two boats capsized, the weather improved and there was no gale warning so a third boat was cleared to sail.

Endangering the endangered Philippine Eagle
philstar.com - 2019-08-05
("2 Philippine Eagles flown to Singapore sanctuary," Philippine ... to Jurong Bird Park in Singapore last month ("2 Philippine eagles fly to Singapore," Business Mirror, June 5). This is a safe and sane way of conserving the endangered species ...

Man cleared in foiled US embassy bombing
philstar.com - 2019-08-05
MANILA, Philippines -- A Quezon City court has dismissed the charges filed against a man allegedly involved in a foiled bombing at the United States embassy in Manila in 2016. Nasip Ibrahim, said to be a member of the Islamic State-linked Maute terrorist ...

Duterte appoints former Davao City administrator as acting budget chief
BusinessMirror - 2019-08-05
President Rodrigo Duterte has named former Davao city administrator and Presidential Special Assistant for Special Concerns Wendel Avisado as new acting secretary of the Department of Budget and ...

Cancer Survival Linked to Antidepressant Adherence
Medscape - 2019-08-05
A large cohort study of Israeli patients with cancer found that antidepressant adherence above 50% was associated with one quarter less mortality over 4 years compared with adherence below 20%. The study was published online July 22 in Depression and Anxiety.

Alvarez picks Mayweather over Pacquiao in rematch
philstar.com - 2019-08-05
MANILA, Philippines -- Former UFC and Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez predicts a rematch between super WBA welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao and unbeaten Floyd Mayweather Jr. will be a major pay-per-view success, if it happens, but the ...

Walang pasok: Class suspensions for August 6
philstar.com - 2019-08-05
MANILA, Philippines -- A number of local government units called off the classes for Tuesday, August 6, due to the inclement weather brought by Tropical Storm Hanna. "Hanna" is expected to develop into a severe tropical storm on Tuesday.

Lions, Blazers stake unbeaten slates
philstar.com - 2019-08-05
Unbeaten in four outings, the Lions and the Blazers were supposed to part ways last Friday. But their ancitipated meeting was called off due to bad weather. Instead, the Lions tangle with the Cardinals, in search of their very first win after losing their ...

PLLO chief: SOT bill, despite Duterte veto, is still a priority bill of the government
BusinessMirror - 2019-08-05
The Security of Tenure (SOT) bill has just been included in the list of priority measures of the President for the 18th Congress, according to Presidential Legislative Liaison Office Chief Adelino ...

Former Iloilo rep fined P17,000 for PDAF misuse
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-05
MANILA, Philippines -- Former Iloilo Rep. Augusto Syjuco Jr. has been asked to pay a fine of P17,000 after pleading guilty to the misuse of his P4.3 million Priority Development Assistance Funds ...

Philippines captures 189 medals in Singapore math contest
BusinessMirror - 2019-08-05
Ralph Uzzxyll Belleza - University of the Philippines High School ... Charlemagne Aldevera III - Philippine Science High School-Southern Mindanao 71. Kean Railey Chan Huan - Chiang Kai ...

Duterte worries about ISIS, hopes PH will be spared
CNN Philippines - 2019-08-05
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 5) -- President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday expressed concern over threats of a possible attack by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in the Philippines.

Duterte worries about ISIS, hopes PH will be spared
CNN Philippines - 2019-08-05
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 5) -- President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday expressed concern over threats of a possible attack by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in the Philippines.

U.S. recorded eight new cases of measles last week
Reuters - 2019-08-05
(Reuters) - The United States recorded eight new measles cases last week, taking the total for the year to 1,172 in the worst outbreak since 1992, federal health officials said on Monday. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said it had ...

29 killed in 2 US shootings, and it could have been worse
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-05
It took just 30 seconds in Ohio and zero bullets in Texas for officers to stop two mass shooters this weekend, but not before 29 people were killed and about 50 injured in less than 24 hours.

Duterte appoints CA justice to SC
CNN Philippines - 2019-08-05
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 5) -- President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed Court of Appeals (CA) Associate Justice Rodil Zalameda to the Supreme Court. Presidential Spokesperson Sal ...

Judge to decide fate of Fil-Am who sent pipe bombs to Dems, CNN
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-05
NEW YORK -- Prosecutors are calling for a life prison sentence for a Florida amateur bodybuilder who sent pipe bombs to prominent Democrats and CNN. His lawyers said a decade in prison is enough.

BREAKING: Duterte names ex-Davao administrator as Budget acting chief
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-05
MANILA, Philippines--President Rodrigo Duterte has named former Davao City administrator Wendel Avisado as Budget Acting Secretary. In 2010, Avisado was appointed to HUDCC as assistant secretary ...

SC asked to assign more courts to intellectual property cases
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-05
The Supreme Court was asked to assign more courts to intellectual property cases as the Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (Ipophil) reported an increasing number of intellectual ...

17 flights to, from Hong Kong canceled due to raging protests
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-05
MANILA, Philippines -- Fifteen Monday flights to and from Hong Kong and two others on Tuesday were canceled due to ongoing protests in the special administrative region of China.

Arrested Filipino in Hong Kong in fine condition -- DFA
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-05
MANILA, Philippines -- The Filipino in Hong Kong who was arrested for allegedly joining the ongoing protests there is in fine condition, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Monday.

Capiz Rep. Castro says he resigned as NUP president out of delicadeza
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-05
MANILA, Philippines - Capiz 2nd Dist. Rep. Fredenil Castro said his resignation as president and member of the National Unity Party (NUP) was out of "pure and simple delicadeza." "My ...

Jollibee income slumps in Q2
CNN Philippines - 2019-08-05
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 5) -- Earnings of Jollibee Foods Corporation (JFC) slumped in the second quarter of 2019, pulled by losses and lower sales from two of its business units.

Autokid drives businesses forward with light-duty trucks
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-05
More and more cities in the country--be it in Metro Manila or in nearby and faraway provinces--are being developed in terms of infrastructure and establishment. This results in increasing ...

Chinese tourists spent $130 B overseas in 2018--report
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-05
BEIJING -- Chinese tourists made 149 million overseas trips in 2018, with total spending amounting to $130 billion, according to a report released by the China Tourism Academy. The data marked a ...

Globe income up 18% to ?12B in H1 driven by higher data use
CNN Philippines - 2019-08-05
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 5) -- Globe Telecom, Inc. posted higher earnings in the first half of 2019, largely driven by growth in data consumption among its customers. The Ayala-led ...

Court drops estafa raps vs. WellMed owners, whistleblowers due to lack of jurisdiction
CNN Philippines - 2019-08-05
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 5) -- A Quezon City court dropped estafa charges against the owner of the controversial dialysis center WellMed and its former employers who exposed that it ...

Action taken over illegally-hired foreign English teachers in China
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-05
BEIJING -- Mohsine el Baghdadi always wanted to be an English teacher in China, considering such a job to be ideal. A friend who taught English in China told the 27-year-old Moroccan that foreign ...

ALI net profit grows to P15.2B
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-05
Property giant Ayala land Inc. grew its net profit in the first semester by 12 percent year-on-year to P15.2 billion as higher earnings from commercial leasing and office condominium and lot sales ...

No cancellation of classes in Navotas, says city government
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-05
In our 7:42 a.m. update, INQUIRER.net included Navotas in the list of Metro Manila areas that suspended classes due to bad weather. However, the Navotas City Public Information Office clarified ...

Trump is playing a dangerous game with America's economy
CNN Philippines - 2019-08-05
(CNN) -- President Donald Trump's escalating trade war against China threatens to inflict a powerful shock to the American economy that not even the Federal Reserve can fully absorb. The Fed cut ...

'Hanna' seen to develop into severe tropical storm within a day
philstar.com - 2019-08-05
MANILA, Philippines -- Weather forecasters are expecting Tropical Storm Hanna (international name: Lekima) to intensify into a severe tropical storm within 24 hours. "Hanna" was last spotted 875 kilometers east of Tuguegarao City, Cagayan and is ...

Taxi driver arrested for charging P6,000 from NAIA Terminal 3 to 1
CNN Philippines - 2019-08-05
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 5) -- Airport authorities have arrested a taxi driver for overcharging a group of Chinese nationals at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA).

New US, PHL tie-up to boost reading, numeracy, socio-emotional learning for Filipino learners
BusinessMirror - 2019-08-05
"PCCI and its national network of business associations, chambers, enterprises, and schools are fully supportive of this project, which will better prepare our children for the world of work ...

Chinese investors eye 3 PH isles
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-08-04
MANILA, Philippines -- Chinese investors are targeting three strategic islands in northern Philippines for transformation into economic and tourism zones. The islands -- Fuga in Cagayan province ...

Iloilo sea tragedy: 6 Ermita folk among dead
philstar.com - 2019-08-04
"When the boats left the ports, there was good weather," Dela Vega said Miral said they received reports about the eight Sunday dawn. Mayor Edgardo Labella who visited Ermita yesterday said the city will provide the assistance the families need

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