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Duterte endorses Cayetano, Velasco as House Speaker in term-sharing deal
CNN Philippines - 2019-07-08
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, July 8) -- President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday bared his choices for the House Speakership: Taguig-Pateros Rep. Alan Peter Cayetano will go first, then Marinduque Rep.

The next Speaker
BusinessWorld - 2019-07-08
Oscar P. Lagman, Jr. is a retired corporate executive, business consultant, and management professor. He has been a politicized citizen since his college days in the late 1950s. To assure consumers who are interested in Huawei phones, partner retailers and ...

Six more teams make NCAA Season 95 debut
BusinessWorld - 2019-07-08
The Generals are banking on a mix of steady and capable players to propel their cause, which include JP Maguliano, Jethro Mendoza, Kyle Carlos, Marwin Taywan and JC Luciano. Meanwhile, Perpetual Help begins life without league most valuable player Prince ...

3rd telco Mislatel gets permit to operate
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-07-08
MANILA, Philippines -- President Rodrigo Duterte awarded on Monday the license to operate to Mislatel consortium, the third major telecommunications player in the Philippines. Duterte gave ...

Exercise At This Time Of Day For Effective Weight Loss, Study Suggests
International Business Times - 2019-07-08
The time of day an individual chooses to exercise and the level of physical activity play an important role in weight loss, a study suggests. In other words, exercise level and consistency determine the effectiveness of a workout. The study was conducted ...

Treasury sells P15B in T-bills as rates fall farther
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-07-08
MANILA, Philippines -- The Bureau of the Treasury on Monday sold all P15 billion in T-bills as a more liquid market coupled with expectations of monetary easing here and abroad pulled down rates ...

Charge Chinese crewmen in Recto Bank incident - Dela Rosa
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-07-08
MANILA, Philippines - Charges must be filed against the Chinese crewmen behind the ramming and sinking of a Philippine fishing boat in the West Philippine Sea based on the result of an ...

Gokongwei firm sells 40% stake in Oceania business in bid to access European market
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-07-08
Gokongwei-led Universal Robina Corp. (URC) is selling a 40 percent stake in its consolidated business in Australia and New Zealand to German-based snack food maker Intersnack Group, unlocking ...

Alipay is investing $145 million to grow women's soccer in China
CNN Philippines - 2019-07-08
(CNN) -- China's national women's soccer team just got a big boost from online payments app Alipay. The Alibaba-affiliated company is taking the lead on a 1 billion yuan ($145 million) commitment ...

NBI files syndicated estafa complaint vs KAPA founder, 14 officials
CNN Philippines - 2019-07-08
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, July 8) -- The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) on Monday filed a syndicated swindling complaint against religious group Kapa-Community Ministry International ...

PNP says mother of child killed in drug sting has right to sue cops
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-07-08
MANILA, Philippines - The mother of the three-year-old child killed in the crossfire during a drug buy-bust operation in Rodriguez, Rizal has the right to file charges against involved police ...

Illegal POGOs
philstar.com - 2019-07-08
My source who narrated this said their gaming company pays P10,000 per person for the service. Provided by employees of the Bureau of Immigration or airport personnel, these unauthorised escort services facilitate the walk-through of arriving and departing ...

Pagasa sees fair weather for most of the week
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-07-08
MANILA, Philippines -- The low-pressure area off Palawan has dissipated and the ridge of a high-pressure area will bring generally fair weather for most of the week, the Philippine Atmospheric ...

No rush to file case against Chinese trawler crew, says Panelo
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-07-07
MANILA, Philippines -- The government is not rushing the filing of charges against the crew of the Chinese trawler that hit and sank a Philippine fishing boat in the South China Sea on June 9 ...

Policy changes, lack of data prompt DTI to adjust halal exports target
BusinessMirror - 2019-07-07
University of the Philippines-Diliman, discusses halal food and its importance to the Islamic faith and lifestyle at a forum organized by the Department of Science and Technology-Rizal in 2018.

Duterte on track to become Philippines most popular president
NIKKEI - 2019-07-07
MANILA -- Rodrigo Duterte is on track to becoming the Philippine's most popular president since the democratic era began 33 years ago with the fall of Ferdinand Marcos's dictatorship. Duterte ...

Deutsche Bank, a pillar of European finance, unveils radical restructuring. It will cut 18,000 jobs
CNN Philippines - 2019-07-07
(CNN) -- Deutsche Bank will cut 18,000 jobs and dramatically shrink its investment bank as part of a costly overhaul that marks a retreat from Wall Street after two decades of intense competition ...

CITEM urges food firms to explore China market
philstar.com - 2019-07-07
MANILA, Philippines -- The export promotions arm of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is calling on food companies to explore opportunities in China by being part of the Philippine delegation in the upcoming China International Import Expo (CIIE).

Govt cheers deeds; labor jeers anti-SOT tack
BusinessMirror - 2019-07-07
Last week, local and foreign business groups submitted a letter to Duterte to appeal to him to junk the SOT bill, claiming it was already redundant with the provisions of Executive Order (EO ...

Lucio Tan-led insurer seeks more palatable infra projects
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-07-07
Lucio Tan-owned Allianz PNB Life Insurance Inc. is interested to invest in infrastructure, but only if life insurers could also join big-ticket, long-term projects not being made available to them ...

Human rights concerns stall PH free trade talks with EU
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-07-07
The European Union (EU) has suspended negotiations for a free trade deal with the Philippines partly due to concerns over human rights protection as the government wages war against illegal drugs.

SEC readies rules on cross-border capital market research
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-07-07
As part of regional integration efforts, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is drafting the framework to enable capital market professionals in the Philippines to issue research reports ...

DOF, Pogo firms reach deal on taxation of Chinese workers
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-07-07
As a result of this agreement, the Bureau of Internal Revenue will start levying withholding taxes from these foreign workers worth an estimated P2 billion a month starting this month. The Finance ...

Fall in palay prices now on its sixth month
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-07-07
The downtrend in palay prices has entered its sixth month, reinforcing the need for more government interventions as struggling farmers await a much-needed buffer fund. Based on the Philippine ...

Want to land that dream job? Take advice from top PH firms
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-07-07
A rock climbing wall, five Cs and soft skills. These phrases may seem ambiguous, but fresh graduates would do well to keep them in mind as they go job hunting--because these are prized tips from ...

DTI confiscates substandard goods, penalizes stores in Valenzuela City
BusinessMirror - 2019-07-07
"Selling substandard products is not good for your business since you will not establish credibility. If you are caught selling them, you will be fined and we will confiscate your ...

Wonchuking ventures into industrial leasing
philstar.com - 2019-07-07
MANILA, Philippines -- The Wonchuking family, erstwhile owners of the Mighty cigarette brands, has joined the industrial leasing estate band wagon. The group recently launched T12 Polo Land Inc. industrial leasing estate in Guiguinto, Bulacan. In a recent ...

Why Constellation Brands Stock Jumped 11.6% in June
YAHOO! - 2019-07-07
Shares of Constellation Brands (NYSE: STZ) (NYSE: STZ-B) rose more than 11% last month, according to data provided by S&P Global Market Intelligence, following its fiscal 2020 first-quarter ...

Local firms urged to change biz models toward digitization
BusinessMirror - 2019-07-07
IP Converge Data Services Inc. (IPC) dares traditional companies to transform their business models as they shift to digitization. This is in line with the latest study by RightScale, which shows ...

IABC highlights relevance of print as it supports UPMG
BusinessMirror - 2019-07-07
THE International Association of Business Communicators Philippines strongly believes the print media has not lost it relevance, but has, in fact, raised the ante when it comes to credibility and ...

Microsoft Closes The Book On Its E-Library, Erasing All User Content
NPR - 2019-07-07
Coffee poured. Pillow fluffed. E-book loaded. You're ready to begin a delightful afternoon on your e-reader when, poof, the book disappears. Starting in July, Microsoft will be closing its e-book library and erasing e-books from all devices. Consumers will ...

US paratroopers are headed to Afghanistan with these awesome drones that fit in their pockets
Business Insider - 2019-07-07
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macOS Catalina and iOS 13 might use Face ID and Touch ID to sign onto iCloud
The Verge - 2019-07-07
Apple appears to be testing out a new way for users to log onto iCloud.com with its next operating systems, according to 9to5Mac. The site reports that users who have installed the beta for iOS 13, iPadOS 13, and macOS Catalina can sign onto their accounts ...

Solon pushes bill mandating stiff fines for violators of occupational safety law
BusinessMirror - 2019-07-07
Michael Romero said the film, television and theater industry involves a unique business, and as such, presents several unique health and safety hazards that require special attention.

5 Key Healthcare Issues Pending In Congress: 'New Rules' That Could Change How You Get Healthcare
Forbes - 2019-07-07
In this Gallup poll from late 2018--and in almost every other national research poll on the concerns of American voters--healthcare ranks as the No. 1 issue. Of course, healthcare is a complex, multifaceted issue, and voter concerns include the cost ...

First Law and Tech Summit in PHL tackles legal and regulatory landscape for tech initiatives
BusinessMirror - 2019-07-07
The firm offers a full array of services such as corporate and business law, technology media and telecommunications, capital markets, M&A, taxation, estate planning, litigation, transportation ...

Eye Drop Recall: Pharma Company Recalls Eye Drops, Ointments At Walmart, Walgreens Due To Sterility Concerns
International Business Times - 2019-07-07
Altaire Pharmaceuticals Inc. announced last week that it is recalling several brands of eye drops and ointment sold over-the-counter at popular retailers Walmart (WMT) and Walgreens (WBA). These products are being called back due to the possibility of not ...

Govt subsidies for scientific activities up 50%
BusinessMirror - 2019-07-07
Based on the preliminary results of the 2017 Annual Survey of Philippine Business and Industry (ASPBI) for Professional, Scientific and Technical Activities Sector with Total Employment of 20 and ...

More companies to go public as PSEi firms up
philstar.com - 2019-07-07
"If we sustain the 8,000 level, maybe by the third or fourth quarter the IPOs will come out," Philstocks Financial Inc. research analyst and engagement officer Piper Tan told reporters. The benchmark Philippine stock exchange index (PSEi) ended near ...

Index seen holding up above 8,000
philstar.com - 2019-07-07
MANILA, Philippines -- The Philippine Stock Exchange index may now have the momentum and the strength to stay above the 8,000 mark and continue on to higher levels. This after inflation came in within expectations last week at 2.7 percent or within the ...

Private sector presents 10-point policy action plan to government
philstar.com - 2019-07-07
The sixth suggestion includes the amendment of Republic Act 9501 or the Magna Carta for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs), enactment the Warehouse Receipts Act and Weather-Indexed Agricultural Insurance, and acceleration of efforts to address ...

The power of dreaming big, continuous learning
philstar.com - 2019-07-07
MANILA, Philippines -- Mr. Peter Garrucho Jr., OBE, chairman, AIM board of governors and trustees; professor Jikyeong Kang, president and dean, Asian Institute of Management; members of the AIM board of governors and board of trustees; faculty ...

Disrupting the news industry
philstar.com - 2019-07-07
Last week, the Social Weather Stations confirmed what we have known for some time. The SWS First Quarter 2019 Social Weather Survey found that 21 percent of adult Filipinos or an estimated 13.9 million individuals use Facebook daily for reading the news.

NCRPO nabs 1.2 million ordinance violators
philstar.com - 2019-07-07
MANILA, Philippines -- The National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) rounded up at least 1,191,090 persons since June last year for violating various ordinances in Metro Manila, an official said yesterday. "The intention is to get rid of street ...

Is bluebird bio a Buy?
YAHOO! - 2019-07-07
Gene therapy stocks attracted frenzied attention from investors in 2017 and early 2018, and with good reason. New technologies to manipulate the very software of life hold the promise of curing ...

Rice prices still falling
philstar.com - 2019-07-07
MANILA, Philippines -- The price of rice remained on the downtrend, with consumers saving more but farmers earning less following a new rice regime in the country. Latest data from the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) showed consistent lower prices ...

FDA warns vs injectable whiteners
philstar.com - 2019-07-07
MANILA, Philippines -- The use of injectable skin lightening agents may lead to the transmission of infectious diseases and have toxic effects on the body, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said yesterday. In an advisory, the FDA said it has not ...

Afghan officials say car bomb kills 12, wounds scores
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-07-07
KABUL, Afghanistan -- The Taliban carried out a devastating suicide car bombing in central Afghanistan Sunday that killed 12 people and wounded over 150 others, said Afghan officials. The attack ...

3 slain in Batangas shootout
philstar.com - 2019-07-07
CAMP VICENTE LIM, Laguna , Philippines -- Three alleged members of a criminal group were killed in a shootout with police officers following a six-hour standoff in Sto. Tomas, Batangas before dawn yesterday. Two of the fatalities were identified as ...

The art of brinkmanship
philstar.com - 2019-07-07
The Philequity board meeting last June 29 coincided with a crucial one-on-one meeting between Trump and Xi at the G-20 summit. The most-awaited private talk was scheduled at 11:30 a.m., Tokyo time. During the course of our board meeting, our directors ...

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