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The United States is delaying some tariffs on China. Markets are moving higher
CNN Philippines - 2019-09-12
(CNN) -- Global stocks are mostly on the rise after the United States and China took small steps toward cooling trade tensions between each other. China announced Wednesday that it would waive ...

Walang Pasok: Class suspensions for September 12
CNN Philippines - 2019-09-12
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 12) -- Several areas have called off classes due to bad weather. Weather officials earlier reported the entry of Tropical Depression "Marilyn" Thursday ...

Meralco rates down for the fifth straight month
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-09-12
The Manila Electric Company (MERALCO) announced today the fifth consecutive month of lower power rates, as overall electricity rates for a typical household consuming 200kWh decreased to P9.0414 ...

Philippine property sector to withstand global headwinds -- Colliers
philstar.com - 2019-09-12
MANILA, Philippines -- The Philippine property sector should withstand external headwinds that are threatening the global economy amid "strong appetite" for commercial and residential spaces in the country, property consultancy Colliers International ...

BuCor hit for including Napoles in freed convicts' list
CNN Philippines - 2019-09-12
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 12) -- The Bureau of Corrections was attacked for the erroneous list of freed convicts that it provided the Senate and security forces ordered to carry ...

30 years of building relationships -- One roof at a time
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-09-12
In 1989, with only experience and an Architecture degree to buoy him, a young and ambitious David Ong left his job as a sales agent for a roofing company to start his own business distributing ...

Philippines, Morocco ink direct flights deal
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-09-12
MANILA, Philippines - Direct flights between the Philippines and Morocco will soon be opened after the Department of Transportation (DOTr) inked a deal with officials of the North African nation.

SM opening newest mall in Olongapo City
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-09-12
MANILA, Philippines - Property giant SM Prime Holdings is opening this Friday (Sept. 13) its 73rd shopping mall in the Philippines: a new lifestyle mall in the highly-urbanized city of ...

Competencies and Credentials: What does it take to be a coach?
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-09-12
So, you want to be a Coach. You sincerely like helping people. You have this amazing way with words. Your friends seek you out for advice whenever they find themselves grappling with ...

Ogilvy Group takes home 23 metals for 13 clients at 17th Quill Awards
BusinessMirror - 2019-09-12
The 17 th Philippine Quill Awards, organized by the International Association of Business Communicators - Philippines, was held on August 30, 2019 at the Marriott Hotel. Meanwhile, the 2019 Asia ...

Water discovered for first time in atmosphere of habitable exoplanet
philstar.com - 2019-09-12
PARIS, France -- Water has been discovered for the first time in the atmosphere of an exoplanet with Earth-like temperatures that could support life as we know it, scientists revealed Wednesday. Eight times the mass of Earth and twice as big, K2-18b ...

The iPhone 11 is here but is it worth the upgrade?
CNN Philippines - 2019-09-12
(CNN) -- Apple unveiled its latest slate of iPhones on Tuesday at a widely-covered media event at its campus in Cupertino, California. The new lineup includes the iPhone 11, an entry-level device ...

Go: Duterte should appoint a 'killer' as BuCor Chief
CNN Philippines - 2019-09-12
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 12) -- Senator Bong Go wants President Rodrigo Duterte to appoint a "killer" to be the next Bureau of Corrections Chief amid corruption allegations ...

SM to open new mall in Olongapo
BusinessWorld - 2019-09-12
The mall will house staple SM brands such as SM Supermarket, The SM Store, Our Home, Watsons, Uniqlo, Surplus, Sport Central, SM Appliance Center, Ace Hardware, BDO Unibank, Inc. and China Banking Corp. It will also include amenities such as a food hall ...

Megachurch pastor who was known for his work in mental health advocacy kills himself
CNN Philippines - 2019-09-11
(CNN) -- Jarrid Wilson, a popular pastor known for his work in mental health advocacy at a Southern California megachurch, has died by suicide, Senior Pastor Greg Laurie with Harvest Christian ...

Aaron Carter reveals battle with multiple mental health issues
CNN Philippines - 2019-09-11
(CNN) -- Singer Aaron Carter revealed he's battling multiple mental health issues -- including multiple personality disorder, schizophrenia, acute anxiety and manic depression -- in a new ...

China waives tariffs on some US goods for first time since the trade war began
CNN Philippines - 2019-09-11
(CNN) - China just waived import tariffs on more than a dozen US goods. It's the first time Beijing has issued such exemptions since the US-China trade war began. The Chinese government issued ...

Commissioner strengthens AUS-PHL trade, investment ties
BusinessMirror - 2019-09-11
It gave me a greater appreciation for the direct impact such an agency and its officers can make in guiding companies through the complexities of international business and overseas markets.

DTI, NEDA preparing measures for long trade war
BusinessWorld - 2019-09-11
Mr. Lopez added that immediate goals focus on promoting the ease of doing business, specifically pushing many transactions online via a Central Business Portal and fully implementing TradeNet, the online platform for trading permits. DTI also wants to help ...

Axelum counts on resurgent coconut industry
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-09-11
Integrated coconut product manufacturer and exporter Axelum Resources Corp. is counting on the growth of exports of Philippine coconut products and a global wave of health and wellness trends to ...

4 dead in Davao City road mishap
philstar.com - 2019-09-11
DAVAO CITY, Philippines -- A cargo truck fell into a canal along the diversion road in this city yesterday, leaving four persons dead. Police said the fatalities, all construction workers, have yet to be identified. Initial investigation showed the driver ...

MESEMS: No Reduction in MS Lesions With Stem Cell Therapy
Medscape - 2019-09-11
STOCKHOLM -- Autologous mesenchymal stem cell (MSC) treatment did not significantly reduce the number of gadolinium-enhancing lesions on imaging in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) compared with placebo in a new multinational study. "The results are ...

Apple TV+ is 'no substitute' for Netflix and its stockpile of original programming, Bank of America says
Business Insider - 2019-09-11
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Water detected on planet in 'habitable zone' -- a first
UPI.com - 2019-09-11
Sept. 11 (UPI) --For the first time, scientists have detected water in the atmosphere of an exoplanet positioned within its host star's habitable zone. The exoplanet K2-18b, which is located 110 light-years from Earth, completes an orbit around the red ...

Study offers strategies for addressing hunger through sustainable agriculture
UPI.com - 2019-09-11
Sept. 11 (UPI) --A new study has offered several strategies for ending hunger without expanding agriculture, releasing additional CO2 or putting more stress on the planet's resources. An estimated 821 million people were undernourished in 2017, and by 2050 ...

WeWork's attempt to tap junk-bond investors might not work this time -- 'Their borrowing model is seriously in question at this point'
Business Insider - 2019-09-11
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Digitalizing The Care Home Sector
Forbes - 2019-09-11
Sam Hussain cold called hundreds of care homes in August of 2017 trying to persuade one to try out his new business, but to no avail. "Nobody wanted to take a risk on a baby business," he recalls. "But then we got a break." A care home on the south ...

Isoc, edotco put up new vehicle to build common towers in PHL
BusinessMirror - 2019-09-11
has proven to help mobile network operators focus on their core business and service offerings by alleviating the cost pressure of building and maintaining towers. "We believe that the right ...

Hypertension Common Among Young Black Women
Medscape - 2019-09-11
NEW ORLEANS -- Twice as many young black women as young white women have hypertension, according to an analysis of data for women aged 18 to 35 years in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) database. In a study presented at the ...

Tech startups want to destigmatize sex
TechCrunch - 2019-09-11
Sex, despite being one of the most fundamental human experiences, is still one of those businesses that some advertisers reject, banks are hesitant to financially support and some investors don ...

Microsoft's new Windows 10 20H1 test build adds ARM64 support for WSL
ZDNet - 2019-09-11
Microsoft's newest Windows 10 20H1 test build is adding ARM64 support for the second iteration of the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL). The new build for Fast Ring Insider testers, released on September 11, also adds a couple of other minor features.

The jolts shaking SoftBank's Silicon Valley empire
Business Insider - 2019-09-11
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Profits of Metro Manila hotels rising-STR
BusinessMirror - 2019-09-11
Infograph courtesy STR "With staycations on the rise, the average daily rate [ADR] of hotels in Metro Manila saw the biggest increase on weekends," according to STR Business Development ...

Facebook Says It Needs to Always Know Your Location, and Is Warning iOS and Android Users Against Turning It Off
Inc - 2019-09-11
Both Apple and Google are releasing new versions of their operating systems with privacy features that include the ability to limit what apps can do with your personal information--especially your location. Apple told us yesterday that the next version of ...

Fine-tuning finances to take more than a moonlight serenade
BusinessMirror - 2019-09-11
This is especially the case for business-process outsourcing (BPO) firms affected by the Citira. These firms, Neri said, need to consider relocating to provinces to bring down their costs.

BSP issues rules for greater bank client protection
BusinessMirror - 2019-09-11
"In doing so, the BSP aims to ensure that financial service providers conduct ethical business practices and do not engage in practices that may cause harm to the consumer in the conduct of ...

SWS: Reports of vote buying highest in Mindanao
CNN Philippines - 2019-09-11
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 11) -- A new survey released by the Social Weather Stations (SWS) showed that reports of poll irregularities during the 2019 elections were highest in ...

Trump: we have to do something about vaping
Reuters - 2019-09-11
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Wednesday told reporters the United States has a problem with vaping, and must do something about it, as he met with government officials at the White House about the emerging health concerns around ...

Tropical depression to enter PAR within 48 hours
philstar.com - 2019-09-11
MANILA, Philippines -- The low-pressure area east of the Visayas has intensified into a tropical depression and is expected to enter the Philippine area of responsibility within the next 48 hours, the state weather bureau said yesterday. The trough of the ...

PPA readies talks on proposals for Iloilo, GenSan ports rehab
philstar.com - 2019-09-11
MANILA, Philippines -- The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) hopes to start negotiations late this month with the two proponents of unsolicited proposals seeking to rehabilitate and upgrade ports in Iloilo and General Santos. PPA general manager Jay ...

Marawi rehab, hydro plants top agenda at MinBizCon
BusinessWorld - 2019-09-11
DAVAO CITY -- Rehabilitation of Marawi City and the two government-owned hydropower complexes are among the concerns that are expected to be discussed during the three-day Mindanao Business Conference (MinBizCon) in Iligan City starting Sept. 12.

AC Energy bags Asean Green Bond label
philstar.com - 2019-09-11
MANILA, Philippines -- AC Energy Inc., the power generation unit of the Ayala Group, sees more opportunities in tapping green financing after it bagged the ASEAN Green Bond Label. The company secured another certification under the ASEAN Green Bond ...

Sonny Angara files plastic straw bill
philstar.com - 2019-09-11
MANILA, Philippines -- To help wean people from the use of plastic straws, Sen. Sonny Angara proposed that establishments charge customers for the use of these straws blamed for polluting waters and killing whales. Angara has filed Senate Bill 954 or the ...

Regional network formed to explore bamboo possibilities
philstar.com - 2019-09-11
MANILA, Philippines -- A regional network that will explore the vast potential of bamboo for environmental sustainability and economic resiliency in the midst of climate change will soon be established, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources ...

BOC seizes P53-million smuggled produce
philstar.com - 2019-09-11
MANILA, Philippines -- The Bureau of Customs (BOC) confiscated at least 16 shipping containers of smuggled agricultural products, with an estimated market value of P53 million, at the Port of Manila (POM) yesterday. POM district collector Arsenia Ilagan ...

Phl Singapore ink MOU on work skills upgrade
philstar.com - 2019-09-11
MANILA, Philippines -- The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority have partnered with the Singaporean government to implement programs to upgrade the skills of the Philippine labor force.

8 nabbed for kidnapping in Parañaque, Pasay
philstar.com - 2019-09-11
MANILA, Philippines -- Eight men, including two Chinese, were arrested in separate kidnapping cases in the southern part of Metro Manila, the Philippine National Police Anti-Kidnapping Group (PNP-AKG) said yesterday. In Parañaque City, Deng Shiwu, 30 ...

Globe buys back Yondu shares
BusinessWorld - 2019-09-11
GLOBE TELECOM, Inc. is buying back all its shares in Xurpas, Inc. subsidiary in a move expected to benefit its enterprise business. In separate disclosures to the stock exchange Wednesday, the two companies announced Globe is buying back 51% or 22,950 ...

Joy Belmonte welcomes law allowing sale of UP property
philstar.com - 2019-09-11
MANILA, Philippines -- Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte yesterday welcomed the passage of a law allowing the University of the Philippines (UP) to sell 22 hectares of land in Barangay Krus na Ligas to the city government. "We are extremely grateful to the ...

Satellite registration for indigenous people set
philstar.com - 2019-09-11
MANILA, Philippines -- To ensure that more indigenous people can vote in the May 2020 barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) polls, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) will hold special satellite registration from Sept. 16 to 20. Comelec Commissioner ...

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