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Stock index seen breaching 8,200 mark
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-07-14
The local stock barometer is seen attempting to breach the 8,200 barrier this week as the bulls struggle to regain control of the market. Last week, the main-share Philippine Stock Exchange index ...

Amazon is starting Prime Day 2019 a day early with discounts on its devices
The Verge - 2019-07-14
Only the best deals on Verge-approved gadgets get the Good Deals stamp of approval, so if you're looking for a deal on your next gadget or gift from major retailers like Amazon, Walmart, Best Buy, Target, and more, this is the place to be. Vox Media has ...

Hardware store owner shot dead in Tacloban
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-07-14
TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte, Philippines -- A man was shot dead on Sunday morning by still unidentified assailants as he was about to open a hardware store he owned in this city. Manuel Tan, 50, was ...

3 Top Biotech Stocks to Buy for the 2nd Half of 2019
YAHOO! News - 2019-07-14
Biotech stocks, in general, enjoyed a great first half of 2019. The biggest winners have been clinical-stage biotech stocks. Several of these smaller biotechs have quadrupled or more this year.

Fighting Big Tech Makes for Some Uncomfortable Bedfellows
New York Times - 2019-07-14
It was not a given that Steve Hilton, the conservative Fox News host, and Tim Wu, a Columbia University law professor who worked in the Obama White House, would get along. But when they met by chance at a cocktail party in Washington last year, they ...

Huawei will reportedly lay off hundreds of US workers
The Verge - 2019-07-14
Chinese telecommunications firm Huawei is reportedly preparing to lay off hundreds of workers in the United States, reports The Wall Street Journal. The company has struggled in recent months after the Trump administration placed a de facto ban on US sales ...

BSP to help banks comply with agri-agra lending
philstar.com - 2019-07-14
MANILA, Philippines -- The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) is looking at further expanding the list of eligible investments to help banks comply with the mandated threshold for agriculture and agrarian reform loans. BSP Governor Benjamin Diokno said the ...

Ada Valley raw ground beef recalled due to possible contamination with broken metal bits
YAHOO! News - 2019-07-14
Ada Valley raw ground beef recalled due to possible contamination with broken metal bits originally appeared on abcnews.go.com Ada Valley Gourmet Foods, Inc. has recalled nearly 3,500 pounds of frozen raw ground beef that may be contaminated with ...

'I Was Utterly Gutted': Farai Chideya Endures 3 Failed Adoptions
NPR - 2019-07-14
Farai Chideya wanted to become a mother. Five years and $50,000 after she began this quest, Chideya is still childless but has gained a harsh lesson about the ills of America's adoption system. Three times, Chideya was matched with a child and three times ...

Study in the US: Global classrooms create global opportunities
BusinessMirror - 2019-07-14
Whether Filipino or American, an aspiring business professional or health-care provider, one maxim applies to all students: the best academic fit brings out the best performance. Each higher ...

Outstanding Aerial Photos, Winners Of Drone Awards 2019
Forbes - 2019-07-14
A Shoal of Colorful Fish, by Jacek-Deneka Photographer Of The Year Winner. Cross-country skiers during the Ski Racing Festival "Bieg Piastow" in Poland. From the sky they look like shoal of colorful fish floating among coral reefs. The sky is literally the ...

What to Do About Prescription Drug Costs?
New York Times - 2019-07-14
Re "Sound, Fury and Prescription Drugs" (editorial, July 7): I heartily agree with your recommendations to constrain prescription drug costs. In addition to efforts at the federal level, state governments have been very active on this issue since 2017.

The rise of e-wallets
philstar.com - 2019-07-14
Kenneth Palacios, director and head of consumer business at PayMaya, said more Filipinos now prefer to use emerging payment options for their financial transactions. He said consumers today pay using their e-wallets not only for their online purchases ...

Philippines wheat imports higher at 7.2 million MT
philstar.com - 2019-07-14
MANILA, Philippines -- The Philippines is expected to post a record-high wheat importation this year at 7.2 million metric tons amid continuous increasing consumption following smaller corn output. The latest report of the United States Department of ...

Remove stigma on mental health, experts urge government
philstar.com - 2019-07-14
MANILA, Philippines -- Health experts have called on the government to mainstream mental health services to remove the stigma associated with it, also lamenting the lack of psychiatrists and psychologists in the country despite the increasing number of ...

Stealthy TrickBot Malware Has Compromised 250 Million Email Accounts And Is Still Going Strong
Forbes - 2019-07-14
A strain of malware known as TrickBot has been infecting victims since 2016. It's still going strong today -- in fact many in the cybersecurity world consider it the top threat targeting businesses right now. Experts believe that TrickBot may have ...

P12-million smuggled rice seized off Basilan
philstar.com - 2019-07-14
ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines -- Naval forces intercepted a motorboat loaded with smuggled rice worth P12 million near an island off Basilan on Friday, security officials said. Rear Admiral Erick Kagaoan, chief of the Naval Forces Western Mindanao, said ...

Kadiwa-like stores to rise in Bangsamoro
philstar.com - 2019-07-14
MANILA, Philippines -- The Department of Agriculture (DA) will establish Marcos era-like Kadiwa store system in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) to ensure food availability, especially in the remote areas. Agriculture Secretary ...

13 Pinoys with fake boarding passes held at NAIA
philstar.com - 2019-07-14
MANILA, Philippines -- Immigration officers at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) have intercepted 13 Filipino passengers bound for Hongkong in possession of fake boarding passes believed to be acquired from a scammer. Bureau of Immigration (BI ...

3 Ways AI Can Help Businesses Improve Customer Relations
Entrepreneur - 2019-07-14
In a world where technology is changing rapidly, it can be hard for businesses to keep up with shifting consumer demands. Take how customers interact with businesses, for instance. According to a recent study by Drift, people now prefer real-time ...

The last three years
BusinessWorld - 2019-07-14
He cites the following as "significant economic and socially progressive legislation": the Rice Tariffication Act, the Bangsamoro Organic Law, the Agriculture Free Patent Act, the Ease of Doing Business Act, the Personal Property Security Act ...

Robredo spokesperson shrugs off VP's impeachment warning from anti-corruption exec
CNN Philippines - 2019-07-14
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, July 14) -- The camp of Vice President Leni Robredo downplayed the statement of the Presidential Anti-Corruption Commissioner Manuelito Luna after he said Robredo ...

An Algorithm May Decide Your Next Pay Raise
Fortune - 2019-07-14
Just about everyone agrees that the traditional, annual-review-based way of evaluating employees simply doesn't work anymore, if it ever did. In fact, it's hard to think of anything businesses ...

Simple Ways To Prevent Falls In Older Adults
NPR - 2019-07-14
As we age, the risk of falling increases and becomes increasingly perilous. A fall can be a real health set-back for a frail, elderly person. And, more older adults are dying from falls today than they used to 20 years ago. A recent study showed that more ...

Palace hits critics for using survey to attack Duterte
philstar.com - 2019-07-14
There are many ways of asserting such rights," presidential spokesman Salvador Panelo said. In the Social Weather Stations survey, most respondents expressed belief the country should assert its rights over the West Philippine Sea by invoking a 2016 ...

Depression is on the rise among Gen Z -- and teen girls are experiencing the worst of it
Business Insider - 2019-07-14
America's teens are depressed. The number of US teens ages 12 to 17 who said they experienced at least one major depressive episode in 2017 increased by 59% since 2007. That's a total of 3.2 million teens, or 13% of the entire cohort, according to a Pew ...

Ship manning firm bares new BOC modus to link unsuspecting companies to smuggling
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-07-14
BACOLOD CITY--A top official of a ship manning company based here on Sunday (July 14) called for an investigation of reports that linked it to the illegal release of 641 shipping containers ...

LPA expected to enter PAR, may develop into tropical depression
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-07-14
MANILA, Philippines -- The low pressure area (LPA) spotted outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) may enter the country Sunday night or Monday morning, the Philippine Atmospheric ...

Hard Rock returns to its roots, opens new hotel in birth city of London
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-07-14
It has come full circle for the Hard Rock brand, as the international chain opened a 900-room hotel in the heart of London, where the first Hard Rock Cafe was founded almost 50 years ago by a pair ...

Vietnam plans to become leading digital economy in Asean by 2030
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-07-14
HANOI -- Vietnam will become the leading digital country and economy in the Asean region by 2030 and allow testing of new technologies in the digital economy. This is one of the proposals in a ...

Cimatu: Flagged tourist spots have to comply with regulations or face sanctions
CNN Philippines - 2019-07-14
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, July 15) -- Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu says tourist spots that continue to violate environmental laws have been given time to shape up or risk facing sanctions.

Cement bucket falls from construction site, kills laborer
philstar.com - 2019-07-14
MANILA, Philippines -- A cable of a tower crane carrying a bucket filled with cement broke Sunday morning at a construction site in Manila leaving one laborer dead, according to the Manila Public Information Office. The Manila Disaster Risk Reduction and ...

WATCH: One killed in shooting incident in Makati
philstar.com - 2019-07-14
Manila, Philippines-- A man was gunned down by an unknown motorcycle-riding assailant in Makati City on Sunday morning. The shooting incident occurred at 8:25 a.m. at Osmeña Avenue corner Gen. Cailles Street in Barangay Bangkal, Makati City. A report ...

LPA to enter PAR on Sunday evening may develop into tropical cyclone
philstar.com - 2019-07-14
In a Sunday weather advisory, PAGASA weather specialist Gener Quitlong said that as of 3 a.m. the LPA was seen 1,345 kilometers east of Visayas, still outside PAR.T The LPA may intensify into a tropical cyclone on Tuesday. It would then be locally named ...

Lorenzana doubts result of new survey on West Philippine Sea
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-07-14
The Social Weather Stations (SWS) released Thursday its latest poll indicating that 93 percent of Filipinos want the Philippine government to assert its territorial rights over the West Philippine ...

Filipino priest elected head of Dominican Order worldwide
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-07-13
MANILA, Philippines -- Filipino priest Fr. Gerard Francisco Timoner III has been elected the new Master of the Order of Preachers (OP), more popularly known as the Dominicans. Timoner, now the ...

COA asks PTV for documents on P90M paid to employees
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-07-13
MANILA, Philippines -- The Commission on Audit (COA) has cautioned state-run television network PTV4 over some P89.68 million that it paid to contract of service (COS) and contractual employees ...

Startup with AI-driven platform bags $6 million-funding
BusinessMirror - 2019-07-13
Burda has been a pioneer in adopting digital technology and is a trusted partner for the long-term success of digital business. In a statement, SweetEscape said the fresh round of financing will ...

Chrissy Teigen Shut Down a Body-Shamer Who Came After Her Butt on Twitter
YAHOO! News - 2019-07-13
Shamers of all sorts can't seem to leave Chrissy Teigen alone, but whether someone's criticizing her for taking her daughter to the dentist or rudely asking if she's pregnant, she responds--and responds powerfully. That was the case yet again this week ...

Roblox EC-1, immigration requirements doubling, grief in the workplace, and cannabis startups
TechCrunch - 2019-07-13
In part one of this EC-1, Morrison looks at the origin story of Roblox, which has to be one of the most interesting I have read in some time. Founders Dave Baszucki and Erik Cassel first worked ...

Traditional rice for medical use
philstar.com - 2019-07-13
MANILA, Philippines -- Traditional rice varieties have become an alternative to medicine and home remedies. A recent study by the Philippine Rice Research Institute showed that 18 rice varieties were identified as medicinal in Palawan, North Cotabato and ...

DTI: Bulacan traders unaffected by bloodiest killing field tag
philstar.com - 2019-07-13
She also cited the establishment of more business centers in the province. Aldana said an average of 10,000 applications for business name registration were received in Bulacan in the past three years. She said more than 6,000 others filed their ...

Maynilad upgrades technology to address non-revenue water
philstar.com - 2019-07-13
MANILA, Philippines -- West Zone concessionaire Maynilad Water Services Inc. has beefed up its technology to address its non-revenue water (NRW) or water loss recovery. The Pangilinan-led firm said it acquired its second Sahara mobile leak detection ...

4 Quezon City restaurants get bomb threats
philstar.com - 2019-07-13
MANILA, Philippines -- A day after a Korean diner was rocked by a grenade explosion, four restaurants in Quezon City were hit with bomb threats in a span of nine hours on Friday. Maj. Gen. Guillermo Eleazar, director of the National Capital Region Police ...

Access to free WiFi widened
philstar.com - 2019-07-13
MANILA, Philippines -- The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) is ramping up the deployment of faster and free WiFi access to public hospitals as part of its program to provide free internet access nationwide. Information and ...

7 dead in North Cotabato, Isabela road mishaps
philstar.com - 2019-07-13
MANILA, Philippines -- Four persons died and three others were seriously injured when a Toyota Innova collided with a tricycle along the Cotabato-Davao Highway in Matalam, North Cotabato yesterday. The fatalities and those injured are the passengers of ...

Beep card reloads via BPI Online
philstar.com - 2019-07-13
MANILA, Philippines -- AF Payments Inc., a consortium of Metro Pacific Investments Corp. (MIPC) and Ayala Corp. that is behind tap-and-go payment system beep card, is teaming up with BPI to make reloading more convenient for its users. AF Payments said ...

Developers appeal changes in housing standards, price cap
philstar.com - 2019-07-13
MANILA, Philippines -- Socialized housing developers are opposing the changes in housing standards and price ceilings imposed by the Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council (HUDCC). The Organization of Socialized and Economic Housing Developers ...

One country, two standards?
philstar.com - 2019-07-13
The Bureau of Customs (BOC) is now going on a tear, conducting audits like what the BIR does. Can the BOC, with its imperfect trust rating, credibly conduct an audit for deficiency import duties and taxes? My answer would be a flat-out yes. You see, even ...

In Apple We Trust--Cyber Saturday
Fortune - 2019-07-13
Good morning readers, it's Jeff pinch-hitting for an Aspen-bound Robert Hackett on this gorgeous Saturday. The cyber-story of the week was the discovery of a gaping security hole in video ...

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